fairy tales

Book of Giants.

A collection of 19 giant tales chosen and introduced by Mayne, with authors from Jonathan Swift to Janet McNeill.

$14.00

 

Petrosinella.

In this version of Rapunzel, taken from the Pentamerone of about 1600, Petrosinella breaks the witch's enchantment with three acorns and escapes with her prince. In wash and ink illustrations reflecting the values of 16th art. Note: This book has been sold.

$15.00

 

16371 The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales, - Williams-Ellis.

The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales

"Here my tale! Let it come from me to you!" Wrong Way Round Country, Little Men on Kilimanjaro, The Great Greedy Beast, Praise Be to Cat, The Drinking Hole, My Berries, (title), Magic Bird, Rabbit and Elephant.  Note: This book has been SOLD

$18.00

 

The Great Quillow

Can little Quillow the toymaker, affectionately called the Great Quillow by the townsmen, foil the ravenous giant Hunder?? Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$8.00

 

Tales from the Welsh Hills.

Twelve tales first told the author by her Welsh grandparents, among them; Luc; Morgan and the Pot of Brains; Prince Alun and the Cannwyl Corph; Six-and-Four; Arawn; Scoffer; Cardiff Town; The Smart Daughter; Ruddy-My-Beard.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$8.00

 

The Mermaid of Zennor Eileen Molony, ed, Maise Meiklejohn, ill

The Mermaid of Zennor.

Old stories retold for child visitors, full of the colour of Cornwall: (title story), Giant of St. Michael's Mount, Bobby Griglans, Pisky Threshers, Fairy Widower, Knockers (tin mine fairies), Copper Mermaid, Spriggan of St. Ives, Lead Shot Tower.

$20.00

 

Pookie in Wonderland. Wallace, Ivy L. Collins, 1963/1963, presumed first.

Pookie in Wonderland.

Pookie, the little white rabbit with the beautiful wings, blunders into Storyland. Fabulous pictures! We have all four large 1963 reissues/first: Pookie, Seaside, Swallows, and Wonderland, which came from the same collection, well cared for. Ask. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$80.00

 

Perrault's Fairy Tales. /Charles Robinson, illustrator.J. M. Dent. [ca 1939]

Perrault's Fairy Tales.

Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding-Hood, Blue Beard, Puss in Boots, The Fairies, Cinderella, Riquet with the Tuft, (Riquet a la Houpe), Little Thumbling, Beauty and the Beast, The Benevolent Frog, and Princess Rosette. Note: This book has been SOLD.

$20.00

 

Fairy Tales I Love: "Four Linenlike Books in This Box".

Light, delicate pictures of these favorites. NOTE: This Book has been sold.

$110.00

 

Stories to Shorten the Road by Effie Power, Dorothy Bayley, ill.

Stories to Shorten the Road.

Poor Man and the Flask of Oil, Murdoch's Rath, Man Who Was Going to Mind the House, Hans Who Made the Princess Laugh, King of the Birds, Why the Sea is Salt, Hafiz the Stonecutter, Old Woman and the Tramp, Goody 'Gainst the Stream, Katcha and the Devil, How the Son of the Gobjaun Saor Sold the Sheepskin, Jack the Giant Killer, the Three Golden Hairs of the Old Man Vsevede, The Red Ettin, The King and the Miller of Mansfield. Chosen by a Cleveland librarian.

$48.00

 

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