Folk Tales

By Loch and by Lin by Sorche Nic Leodhas, Vera Bock, ill.

By Loch and by Lin; Tales from Scottish Ballads.

Ten stories: Lay of the Smithy, Lay of the Amadhain Mhor, Lochmaben Harper, Earl of Mar's Daughter, Dick o' the Cow, Bonnie Baby Livingston, Lang Johnnie Mor, Famous Flower of Servingmen, Heir of Linne, Knight and the Shepherd Lass. Introduction.

$16.00

 

Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.) by Barbara Sleigh; Ambrus, ill.

Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.)

Stories of magic, old and new, involving everyday things looked at afresh and stirred "widdershins." Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$20.00

 

Foxglove Tales by Alison Uttley, Shirley Felts, ill.

Foxglove Tales

A group of Uttley's tales, chosen from the range of her work by Lucy Meredith and published on the centenary of Uttley's birth.

$16.00

 

The White Elephant by Faulkner, Frederick Richardson, ill. Volland 1929 1st. Box

The White Elephant and Other Tales from India.

Stories taken from various sources and originally broadcast by the "Radio Lady", which read smoothly. Her introduction gives children further books to explore and introduces them to comparative folklore. The illustrations are beautiful: full color plates inspired by Mughal painting, each facing a decorated caption, and others in black and white. (Since all Volland paper was "plate" quality, the colour and b/w could be printed on either side of the sheet.)

The stories are: The White Elephant, The Grain of Corn, The Timid Little Rabbit, Singh Raja and the Cunning Little Jackals, The Kingdom of Mouseland, The Alligator and the Jackal, The Bold Blackbird, The Kid and the Tiger, The Brahmin and the Tiger, The Bear's Bad Bargain, The Man Who Rode a Tiger.

$250.00

 

The Tall Book of Nursery Tales.

Little Red Riding Hood, City Mouse, Gingerbread Boy, Foolish Milkmaid, Ugly Duckling, Three Bears, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Wee Woman, Little Red Hen... more. The familiar coloured lithos on every other spread are very bright and deep.

$40.00

 

Nursery Tales, Books for the Bairns IV.

In 1895, Stead, a crusading liberal journalist, began to publish this series of penny booklets for children.

$14.00

 

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

 

The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales, including tales from Jackanory.

"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.

$20.00

 

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