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ALDANA, Patricia. (Editor).
Jade and Iron. Latin American Tales from Two Cultures. Translated by Hugh Hazelton. Illustrated by Luis Garay.
Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, (1996). 1st ed.
Lovely colour illustrations. Fine in dust jacket.
$16.50                          Book Number: 5463                         Order / Enquire



ANDERSEN, Hans Christian.
Six Fairy Tales, with Illustrations by Vilhelm Pedersen.
Copenhagen: Det Berlingske Bogtrykkeri, 1955. First edition thus.
Small 8vo., wrappers, 71pp. Published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Andersen's birth. Slightly torn and neatly repaired at head of spine; light browning to covers; else very good.
$16.50                          Book Number: 6654                         Order / Enquire



BIRRELL, Anne.
Popular Songs and Ballads of Han China.
London: Unwin Hyman, , (1988). First edition.
Octavo, black boards, pp. [xvi], 226. Near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2729                         Order / Enquire



BISHOP, Morris. (Editor).
A Renaissance Storybook.
Ithaca: Cornell University, (1971). First edition.
Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 2730                         Order / Enquire



CLUTESI, George.
Son of Raven/Son of Deer. Fables of the Tse-Shaht People.
Sidney: Gray's Publishing, (1968). Second edition.
Pictorial boards, tiny sticker-stain on endpaper, publisher's small promotional sticker on upper board, else very good. No dust jacket.
$16.50                          Book Number: 6648                         Order / Enquire



(DILLON, Leo & Diane Dillon; Illustrators). Hamilton, Virginia.
The People Could Fly. American Black Folktales.
New York: Knopf, 1985. Second printing.
Illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon. Signed by both the illustrators and dated 1986 on the half title. Fine in a very good or better dust jacket, with Coretta Scott King Award labels affixed.
$60.00                          Book Number: 791                         Order / Enquire



DORSON, Richard M.
Peasant Customs and Savage Myths. Selections from the British Folklorists.
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1968). First edition, in two volumes.
Asian bookseller's labels on paste-downs, else near fine in a very good dust jackets, worn at corners and rubbed on rear panel of volume two. Nice set.
$30.00                          Book Number: 4123                         Order / Enquire



GREEN, Lila.
Folktales and Fairy Tales of Africa. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Morristown: Silver Burdett, (1967). First edition.
Pictorial boards, 4to. Address label on endpaper, else very good in a dust jacket (tiny chips and short tears).
$16.50                          Book Number: 4537                         Order / Enquire



JACOBS, Francine.
The King's Ditch. A Hawaiian Tale. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1971). First edition.
Slight foxing at edges, else near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket (some isolated rubbing and foxing).
$16.50                          Book Number: 4274                         Order / Enquire



La FONTAINE, Jean de.
Fables of La Fontaine, With Illustrations from Designs by J.J. Grandville. Translated From the French by Elizur Wright Jr. With a Life of La Fontaine, An Estimate of His Literary Character, and Critical Notices.
New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1865. Two volumes.
Small octavo, rebound in recent brown cloth/sturdy library style bindings, pp. xliv, [45}- 245 & 351, illustrated with small engravings. Signature of Isaac Chalom Edrehi on endpaper and title-page of each volume, and his frequent pencil notes throughout. Very good.
$150.00                          Book Number: 6657                         Order / Enquire



MacKAY, Agnes Ethel.
La Fontaine and his Friends.
New York: Braziller, (1973).
Octavo, light brown cloth, pp. [viii], 9 - 227; illustrated. A biography of Jean de La Fontaine. Fine in a fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00                          Book Number: 3255                         Order / Enquire



ROBINSON, Adjai.
Three African Tales.
NY: Putnam's, (1979). First edition.
Illustrated by Carole Byard. Very good in an slightly edge-worn dust jacket.
$16.50                          Book Number: 944                         Order / Enquire



SNEVE, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.
The Chichi Hoohoo Bogeyman. Drawings by Nadema Agard.
New York: Holiday House, (1975). First edition.
Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket, with some internal tape repair, a 3 cm tear and some soiling to the rear panel.
$16.50                          Book Number: 5432                         Order / Enquire



SWAYZE, Nansi.
Canadian Portraits. Jenness, Barbeau, Wintemberg. The Man Hunters.
Toronto: Clarke Irwin, (1966). Reprint.
Biographies of Diamond Jenness, Marius Barbeau and William J. Wintemberg. Near fine in a very good, spine-faded dust jacket, with a couple of tiny tears.
$16.50                          Book Number: 6647                         Order / Enquire



YOUNG, Chip. [Illustrations by Christiane Duchesne].
The Little Hen of Huronia.
Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1971. First edition.
Corners of covers are lightly bumped, else very good in a dust jacket, with several tears, some creasing and the publisher's foil sticker stating, " Special Edition For Saint-Marie Among the Hurons". Attractively protected in a mylar jacket.
$16.50                          Book Number: 8818                         Order / Enquire



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