fairytale

22115 Beyond the Blue Mountains L. T. Meade Cassell 1910/1893

Beyond the Blue Mountains. L. T. Meade 1910/1893

Four orphans are summoned by the King to travel to his kingdom Beyond the Blue Mountains to rejoin their parents. One brother sister pair proceeds fairly quickly on the upward path, the other takes longer , succumbing to many temptations. An engaging fairytale/allegory "derived from Pilgrim's Progress but set in a flower-fairy children's world" (Bratton) and told in simple language. L. M. Meade, was a prolific Irish writer who essentially established the girls' school story.

$350.00

 

Rapunzel, Grimm, Felix Hoffmann, illustrator.

Rapunzel.

Lyrical stone lithos in greys, russets, dull golds and greens of Rapunzel's story, with a terrifying witch. In German. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$65.00

 

22315 Der Schwab, der Schneider ...- Ubbelohde /Grimm Bechstein

Der Schwab, der Schneider und der liebe Herrgott

Also contains der Schneider im Himmel (the Tailor in Heaven)

$25.00

 

Hans in Luck.

In this old tale, Hans feels lucky every time he makes an exchange, from gold to nothing in hand, but he is luckiest to be home again! Large bright pictures fill the page in a frieze-like layout, with a line of text running along the bottom margin.

$14.00

 

The Shepherd (Pastir, later published as The Magic Ring).

A fairy tale of a cowherd, a princess, an Emperor, and a kingdom, illustrated with little figures in a surreal folkloric landscape that looks almost like a toy set. One illustration contains a car and the date 1957.

$75.00

 

King Thrushbeard.

When the selfish princess insults her royal suitor, the king has had enough. She will have to marry the first man to come in the door. It happens to be the minstrel, and she will have to learn to work.

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$10.00

 

Shoes Fit For a King. Bill, Helen E. /Louis Slobodkin, ill.Franklin Watts, (1956

Shoes Fit For a King.

A fairy tale about some overconfident shoes. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$18.00

 

6854 Magic People Around the World - Softly/Bock.

Magic People Around the World.

A sequel to her Magic People of 1967 which deals briefly with many giants, goblins and other magic people world wide. 

$24.00

 

The Nightingale.

Delicate watercolours influenced by Chinese paintings illustrate this version.

$9.00

 

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