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Folk Tales, Myths, Legends

Folk Tales, Myths, Legends

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1 Aesop The Fables of Aesop Selected and Illustrated by David Levine
Boston Gambit 1975 0876450745 / 9780876450741 First printing Hardcover Fine very good + Jacket Levine, David 
State First Printing, Fables translated by Patrick and Justina Gregory, 102 pages, 100 fables accompanied by 50 illustrations. Bound in navy blue cloth with an orange title block on the front and the spine, gold lettering. The spine of the jacket is sun-faded. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Song of Songs, Aleichem, Sholom; Grebu, Devis (illustrator); Leviant, Curt (translator
2 Aleichem, Sholom; Grebu, Devis (illustrator); Leviant, Curt (translator Song of Songs
Simon & Schuster 1996 0684814862 / 9780684814865 First edition thus Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
)First printing of this edition. 112 [ages, illustrations in color. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Andersen, Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales; Shorter Stories; Longer Stories (3 Volumes)
New York Heritage Press 1948 Hardcover Very Good + Slipcase-Very Good+ Jacket 
Translated from the Danish by Jean Hersholt, illustrated in color by Fritz Kredel. Each volume bound in a different bright color coloth (blue, yellow, green) with illustrations in red on the front and red lettering on the spines. All page edges stained bright yellow. Unmaked with bright clear pages. Spines lightly sunned. All housed in a firm red slipcasewhich has a stain at the top near the spine. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Fairy Tales, Andersen, Hans Christian
4 Andersen, Hans Christian Fairy Tales
New York Oxford University Press 1945 First printing Hardcover Very Good - Tudor, Tasha 
273 pages, 10 full-color plates plus a b&w illustration at the beginning of each of the 31 stories. Lovely gift inscription dated Christmas 1945 on the ffep, otherwise unmarked. The blue cloth covered boards have a silver snowflake on the front. The spine is sunfaded with a silver snowflake and silver lettering which is still readable. The sun fading extends 1 1/2" onto the back. Top edge with decorative blue stain. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Wild Swans, Andersen, Hans Christian
5 Andersen, Hans Christian The Wild Swans
Simply Read Books 2011 1897476361 / 9781897476369 First printing Illusterated paper, boxed. New Box-new Jacket Maguir3e, Thomas Aquinas 
A princess rescues her 11 brothers from a transformative spell cast by their wicked stepmother. This story of enchantment is conveyed here in a remarkable and unusual way -- as a wordless unfolding accordion book with a series of beautiful illustrations that tell the tale. A separate booklet included contains text to accompany the story. This is packeaged in an illustrated box with a magnetic closure.. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen (A Studio book), Andersen, Hans Christian;  Nielsen, Kay (illustrator)
6 Andersen, Hans Christian; Nielsen, Kay (illustrator) Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen (A Studio book)
New York Viking; Metropolitan Museum of Art 1981 067030557X / 9780670305575 Hardcover Very Good++ 
155 pages, 11 tales, Illustrations by Kay Nielson reproduced from a copy of the 1924 edition. 12 full color plates plus numerous two tone plates and smaller illustrations. Decorated endpapers, unmarked. Ble boards with green cloth spine. Faint toning at top edge of boards. Jacket has wear only at top of spine. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Fabrics of Fairytales:  Stories Spun from Far and Wide, Batt, Tanya Robyn; Griffin, Rachel (illustrator
7 Batt, Tanya Robyn; Griffin, Rachel (illustrator The Fabrics of Fairytales: Stories Spun from Far and Wide
New York Barefoot Books 2000 1841480614 / 9781841480619 First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Seven world folk tales, bobliography, illustrated Beautifully illustrated throughout, illustrated endpapers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Fairy-Tale Princess Seven Classic Stories From the Enchanted Forest, Blackwell, Su; Jones, Wendy
8 Blackwell, Su; Jones, Wendy The Fairy-Tale Princess Seven Classic Stories From the Enchanted Forest
New York Thames & Hudson 2012 0500650063 / 9780500650066 Hardcover New 
Seven classic fairy tales, imaginatively retold and illustrated with specially commissioned paper-cut constructions dren's 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tale of Gockel, Hinckel & Gackeliah, Brentano, Clemens
9 Brentano, Clemens Tale of Gockel, Hinckel & Gackeliah
New York Random House 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine VG+ Jacket Sendak, Maurice 
Black boards with blue cloth spine and decoration on the front. Illustrated endpapers. B&W illustrations throughout. This copy is an oddity in that 12 pages near the back of the book have been printed over with other pages. Example: page 122 is overprinted with page 50; page 123 is overprinted with page 51. these 12 pages have been put through the press two times. Other than that, the book is as new. Jacket with four-color illustration, not price-clipped (3.95), ad on back flap for "Dwarf Long-Nose". First Edition. Translated from the German by Doris Orgel. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Fairy Tales of the Orient, Buck, Pearl (editor); Wong, Jeanyee
10 Buck, Pearl (editor); Wong, Jeanyee Fairy Tales of the Orient
New York Sinon and Schuster 1965 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good + very good Jacket 
Stated first printing. 320 pages, unmarked, clean, crisp pages. Foreward plus thirty-six tales. Yellow cloth binding with illustration of elephants on the front and rear boards. Slight discoloration near top edge. Jacket has wear at spine ends and a little on top edge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes, Bulfinch, Thomas
11 Bulfinch, Thomas The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes
New York Heritage Press 1958 Hardcover Very Good++ Slipcase-Near Fine Jacket 
230 pages, introduction by Dudley Pitts, illustrated with 20 full page lithographs by Joe Mugnaini. Index of principal names. Boards are covered in linen with a green on green design, green title block on the spine with gold lettering. Unmarked, clean and crisp, light sunning on the spine. Housed in a bright gold slipcase. Sandglass XI:23 laid in. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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12 Bulfinch, Thomas; Hale, Rev. E. E. Charlemagne or Romance of the Middle Ages
Boston Lee and Shepard Publishers 1903 Hardcover Very Good 
373 pages with an introduction by Arthur Richmond Marsh. Former owner's personal bookplate inside front cover, gift inscription in pencil on ffep. stamp on first page of introduction reads 'Rainbow Hospital, South Euclid, Ohio'. Binding is firm, pages are bright, b&w frontis plus 5 full-page plates in b&w. Line drawings at the start of each chapter. Bound in dark green cloth with gold lettering on the front and spine. Light wear at spine ends and corners. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Chase, Richard (editor); Williams Jr., Berkeley (illustrator) The Jack Tales: folk Tales from the Southern Appalachians
Cambridge Riverside Press; Houghton Mifflin Company 1943 0395066948 / 9780395066942 Hardcover Fine very good Jacket 
201 pages, gl;ossary and appenix. Later printing, former owner's name on ffep is the only marking. Crisp and clean, bound in blue cloth with deep red illustration on the front. Jacket has light edgewear. A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Coe, Franny E. The Third Book of Stories for the Storyteller
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1921 Hardcover Very Good - 
176 pages with a key to pronunciation and a list of proper names in the back. Illustrated with 3 color plates, including the frontis which is protected with a tissue guard. Former owner's name in bold pencil on the ffep. Bound in tan cloth with illustartion on the cover in green , red and brown. Moderate wear at corners and spine ends, spine lightly sunned.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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From Sea to Shining Sea A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs, Cohn, Amy; Compiled by
15 Cohn, Amy; Compiled by From Sea to Shining Sea A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs
New York Scholastic 1993 0590475789 / 9780590475785 First printing Hardcover Very Good++ very good++ Jacket 
399 pages, full color throughout, indexed by title, author, country & ethnic origin and story type. A unique celebration of America, splendidly illustrated by 15 Caldecott Award-winning artists. Here are more than 140 folk tales, songs, poems and essays by voices as diverse as Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Abbott and Costello, and Bob Dylan. This copy has a former owner's name in small letters on the half-title page, otherwise unmarked, clean and crisp. This is the reinforced library binding, exactly the same in appearance as ISBN 9780590428682, except the binding is sturdier. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Best-Loved Folktales of the World, Cole, Joanna
16 Cole, Joanna Best-Loved Folktales of the World
Garden City, NY Doubleday & dompany, Inc. 1982 Book Club Edition Very Good++ very good Jacket 
792 pages, index of titles, index of Catagories of tales, arranged by region. Unmarked, clear pages, firm binding. Ivory boards with red spine. Spine has gold lettering. Jacket has light wear at extremities. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Cotterell, Arthur; Storm, Rachel The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology
New York Hermes House 2002 1843094371 / 9781843094371 First printing Softcover Very Good++ 
512 pages, indexed, heavily illustrated in full color throughout. The myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through Persia and India to China and the Far East. Over 1000 entries with over 1000 illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Cowan, James Fairy Tales from the South Seas; Whitcombes Story Books
New Zealand Whitcombe & Tombs Limitedl Staple Good No Jacket Jacket 
66 pages, approx, 5" x 7 1/4", staple bound, illustrated with b&w photographs and line drawings. Last few pages are pronunciation guide and questions to test silent reading. Orange cover wraps have worn through at the spine and are loose (in 2 pieces, front and back. No. 426 in this children's series, price of 9d. printed on the cover, other titles listed inside. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Crane's Fairy Tales, Crane, Jackie
19 Crane, Jackie Crane's Fairy Tales
New York Greenwich Book Publishers 1958 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good Jacket Pomerantz, Norman 
Stated first edition. Inscription by the author to James Culbertson on the half-title page. Author's address sticker also on this page. Otherwise, book is unmarked, clean and tightly red cloth with black lettering on the spine. Jacket has light wear at extremities, original price (2.50) printed on jacket, now protected in mylar. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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The White Cat and Other Old French Fairy Tales, D'Aulnoy, Mme. La Comtesse; Field, Rachel
20 D'Aulnoy, Mme. La Comtesse; Field, Rachel The White Cat and Other Old French Fairy Tales
New York Macmillan company 1967 Ex-Library Edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket MacKinstry, E. 
150 pages, former library copy with typical markings, otherwise unmarked. This edition is a facsimile edition of the original 1928 printing. Stated first printing of this edition. B&W drawings throughout with 7 four-color plates. Title page has four-color decoration. Bound in teal cloth with silver lettering, light wear at top and bottom edges. Jacket is not price-clipped ($4.95) and is now in a fresh mylar protector. Jacket has wear at top of spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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