folktales

The Beautiful Blue Jay and Other Tales of India.

A collection of tales told by Indian mothers to their children today, not classical Indian tales, or western tales, but nursery tales from a variety of Indian sources, some not previously written down.

$16.00

 

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

 

Book of Giants.

A collection of 19 giant tales chosen and introduced by Mayne, with authors from Jonathan Swift to Janet McNeill.

$14.00

 

Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat by C. A. Kincaid, Karachi 1925.

Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat.

With an introduction by M. de P. Webb, December 1924, when recent finds at Mohenjo Daro lent an extra excitement to Sindh tales. An uncommon original edition of a book which has been reissued, most recently as Folk Tales of Sindh & Gujarat, 2000. NOTE: This Book has been sold.

$85.00

 

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

 

Tales from the Welsh Hills.

Twelve tales first told the author by her Welsh grandparents, among them; Luc; Morgan and the Pot of Brains; Prince Alun and the Cannwyl Corph; Six-and-Four; Arawn; Scoffer; Cardiff Town; The Smart Daughter; Ruddy-My-Beard.

$8.00

 

The Seven Good Years and other stories.

Ten stories by the "master of Yiddish literature" adapted for young readers: (title); Peace at Home, Treasure, Bontche Schweig, Magician, Revealed: or the Story of the Goat; Who Couldn't Say No, Little Hanukkah Lamp, If Not Still Higher, Match. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$12.00

 

The Blue Book of Hob Stories.

"In this delightful collection of five stories, Hob pits his wits against Clockstop, Wump, Hotfoot, Dusty and Hickup." PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.

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$6.00

 

Contes en Vers et en Prose.

An inclusive collection in an attractive French '30's paperback.

$18.00

 

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