Older Folk & Fairy Books.

Great Swedish Fairy Tales.

A well designed book of old tales illustrated with facsimiles of the works of Sweden's great John Bauer (1882-1918), whose work is so richly imagined, and so hard to find in the original.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



The Legend of the Orange Blossom Newman, Isidora/Pogany, ill. Whitman (1926)

The Legend of the Orange Blossom.

Also contains Princess Pity Patter, The Lily Nymph and A Great-Big-Man. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Old-Time Stories. Perrault, etc. /W. Heath Robinson, ill. (1921)

Old-Time Stories.

Eleven tales, including eight from Perrault: The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, Puss in Boots, Little Tom Thumb, The Fairies, Ricky of the Tuft, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Blue Beard, Beauty and the Beast,(Mme LdeB.) The Friendly Frog, Princess Rosette (both Mme d'A.) Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD



The White Cat.

Arranged by Rachel Field.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



The Wild Flower Fairy Book by Singleton, C. B. Falls, ill. 15/16 plates present

The Wild Flower Fairy Book. (Wildflower).




The Ugly Duckling and other tales. /Armfield, Maxwell, illustrator. [1913]

The Ugly Duckling and other tales.

Twelve familiar tales illustrated by an artist of the early 20th c. A sweet little book. Note: This book has been sold.



A Round Dozen by Coolidge, Susan. /F. Merrill, illustrator. 1890/1883

A Round Dozen.

A collection of stories for young children: Queen Blossom, Toinette and the Elves, Jean's Money and What It Bought. With six pages of ads for Susan Coolidge's books.



Prince Tip-Top, by Bouvet, Marguerite./Helen Maitland Armstrong, ill 1892 1st.

Prince Tip-Top, a Fairy Tale.

A fairy tale about the blue haired Cerulians, who live an isolated life, and about a Prince (or commoner who believes himself a Tudor) who woos the Princess. Pretty but predictable with bits of humour. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



Little Saint Elizabeth and other Stories.

In 1887 Frances Hodgson Burnett published a story, Prince Fairyfoot, which she included in this book a few years later..However, the story was acutally written in 1856,  the work of Frances Browne, (1816 - 1879) the Blind Poetess of Ulster, included in her Granny's Wonderful Chair and its Tales of Fairy Times. Burnett later apologized to her readers;; the story was one she had loved and lost as a child.. She also wrote an introduction, The Story of the Lost Fairy Book, to a new edition of Wonderful Chair in 1904. Granny's Wonderful Chair continues to be published, the latest hardback in 1999. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



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