fairytales

20961 Bland Tomtar och Troll, Strömgren ed / Bauer & Norelius illustrators. Dw.

Bland Tomtar och Troll.

On the cover a greedy Norelius troll holds a beautiful princess in his hands. A gorgeous children's annual, continued for many years, with the elegant and beautiful artwork by Bauer and the more humorous and wild paintings of Norelius. In Swedish. A lovely copy.

$210.00

 

22507 Fairy Tales from the North - Einar Nerman.

Fairy Tales from the North.

A Swedish artist, caricaturist, and musician (1888-1983) who studied with Matisse in Paris, lived for many years in London , and then moved to the United States during the War, at the time of this book. Sweden: Dalecarlia Horse, Princess of Babylon (Lagerlöf), Little Lisa; Norway, (Asbyornsen and Moe): Virgin as Godmother, Princess on the Glass Hill, Little Freddie and His Fiddle, Kari Wooden-Skirt, Cat on Dovrefell; Denmark (Andersen): Nightingale, Little Sea Maid, Thumbelina, Swineherd,Tinderbox, A lively translation, which I assume was his.

$125.00

 

20075 The Crimson Fairy Book, A. Lang, H. J. Ford Illus, Longmans 1st printing

The Crimson Fairy Book. Longmans 1st.

In an amusing preface, the editor points out yet again that he is not the creator of these stories, as most of his readers seem to think. "Like nature, popular tales are too vast to be the creation of a single modern mind." His wife, Mrs. Lang, actually wrote the adaptations for most of them so his role has been in ferreting out the interesting and varied world wide tales of this collection.

$390.00

 

Contes des Fees Illustres (Perrault). Lefevre, Guerin, ca. 1895.

Les Contes des Fees Illustres.

A simply beautiful little gift book, containing la Belle au bois dormant; le Petit chaperon rouge, la Barbe-bleu, le Maitre chat, les Fees, Cendrillon, Riquet a la houppe, le Petit Poucet, Peau d'ane, les Souhaits ridicules, l'Adroite Princess. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$75.00

 

Crosspatch... Broderip/Thomas Hood, ill hand coloured plates. Griffith 1865

Crosspatch, the Cricket and the Counterpane.

"A patchwork of story and song" a long fantasy involving two children and the strange characters. Beautifully coloured plates, still very bright. Frances and Thomas (Tom Hood) were the children of the poet Thomas Hood the Elder. They collaborated on a series of young children's books.
Note: This book is SOLD.

$115.00

 

Fairy Garland. Perrault et al/ Dulac, ill. Scribner's, 1929, 1st US trade ed.

A Fairy Garland.

A poem and eight tales, most by Perrault and d'Aulnoy, including Puss in Boots, , Green Dragon, Fortunata, May blossom, with lovely paintings set in impressed frames. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$95.00

 

Green Willow. James, ed/Goble ill. Macmillan, 1923/1910, 3rd trade ed.

Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales.

A collection of Japanese tales and legends from various sources: from the author's memory, from plays, and from the Ko-ji-ki or Record of Ancient Matters .. some newly translated. Beautifully illustrated by Goble. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

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$65.00

 

Quacks, the Story of the Ugly Duckling, Marion Wingrave, illustrator.

Quacks, the Story of the Ugly Duckling.

Finelined borders surround verse tale and a lovely chromolithograph on each page showing the (never ugly) duckling set in a bucolic landscape. Some pages have borders of wild flowers. Quite beautiful, with no printer ascribed. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$95.00

 

The Fairy Book, J. A. Adams, illustrator, Harper and Brothers (1836)

The Fairy Book.

Twenty-seven fairy tales: traditional English, Perrault and others, with twelve translated for this volume; includes Florise, Prince Nosey, Aurora&Amy, and a very interesting introduction by "John Smith". PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.

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$110.00

 

The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade by Mrs. James. Griffith/Kobunsha.

The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade.

NOTE: This copy has been SOLD.

$125.00

 

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