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1 (GRIMM). COMBRIDGE, Rosemary and CHARLWOOD, Stanley. The Bremen Town Musicians. From Grimm's Fairy-Tales. Translated by... Illustrated by Ina Overbeck. (SIGNED).
Otto Meissners Verlag. 1978 
First Edition Thus. No DW. SIGNED presentation copy from Rosemary Combridge "To Margot and Arthur with best wishes from Rosemary", with hand written publishers' details to rear. Small slim square 8vo. Yellow cloth. Delightful colour illustrations throughout. Pages hand printed on one side only. Slight soiling to boards o/w a charming copy. VG+. 65323 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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2 (GUEST, Lady Charlotte). THE EARL OF BESSBOROUGH. (Edited by). Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891. In continuation of the The Diaries of Lady Charlotte Guest.
John Murray, London. 1952 
First Edition. DW. Portrait frontis. Internally a clean copy. Wrapper is worn and torn, lacking large portion from tail of sunned spine and smaller portions from extremities. VG+/GOOD only. 62363 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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3 (KING ARTHUR). ANON. The Symbolic Meaning of the Story of King Arthur.
Published at King Arthur's Hall, Tintagel. n.d. (c1930) 
Red cloth, gilt. No DW. Illustrated. Slightly worn but attractive copy sunned to spine, slightly frayed at head and with some light soiling to boards. Gift inscription to front endpaper o/w contents clean and sound. Pamphlet titled "The Hall of Chivalry and King Arthur's Hall" loosely inserted. Overall VG. 64397 
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4 (TREES). ANONYMOUS. A Familiar Account of Trees, Describing Their Qualities, &c. And Narrating Numerous Interesting Anecdotes and Superstitions From Sacred and Profane History Connected with the Subject. in a Series of Letters from a Mother to Her Son.
George East. London. 1837 
First edition. VERY SCARCE. Small 8vo. viii, 117pp. Frontis of giant chestnut tree at Mount Etna. Original grey-green cloth gilt, decorated in blind, rubbed and sl. soiled. Recased with new endpapers. Pages browned and one spot of foxing affecting last few pages o/w a lovely copy of an exceptionally scarce item. 43562 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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5 (Vietnam) Vietnam Legends and Folk Tales
The Gioi Publishers 2002 
First thus. Contains several illustrations; decorative tail peices. Creased around the spine and some page edges are creased. ISBN 9786000155629 44818 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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6 ABRAHAMS, Roger D. (editor) Afro-American Folktales. Stories from Black Traditions in the New World.
Pantheon Books, New York. 1985 
Paperback. xxii, 326pp. Illustrated. Bottom edge slightly stained, covers slightly worn o/w VG+. 53140 
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7 ADAMNAN. Life of Saint Columba. Founder of HY, by... Edited by William Reeves.
Llanerch Publishers, Felinfach. 1988 
Facsimile Reprint. Paperback. Lovely bright copy, slight soiling to covers and spine o/w Nr. fine. ISBN: 0947992197 44687 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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8 AESOP. Select Fables of Esop and Other Fabulists. In Three Books.
Printed by John Baskerville for R. and J. Dodsley. London. 1761 
First edition. Small 8vo. iv, lxiii, 204pp. + [28]pp. index of fables. Engraved frontis., vignette to title, 14 engraved plates + illustrative head and tail pieces. Rebound in later half brown morocco gilt, marbled bds, gilt bands and title to spine (late 19th century rebinding). Signs of wear to head and tail of spine and along joints and edges of bds. pages browned and lightly stained in places, small portion of outer margin to two plates absent not affecting the illustrations. The book is in three portions; Ancient Fables, Modern Fables and Traditional Fables with a preface and a long life of Aesop and a an essay on fables. A lovely example of a well produced eighteenth century volume. 15331 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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9 AESOP. TAYLOR, Jefferys. Aesop in Rhyme, With Some Originals. By Jefferys Taylor. With an Engraving to Each Fable. The Second Edition, Corrected.
1823 
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. 1823. Second edition. Small slim 8vo. iv, 127pp. Engraved frontis. displaying Aesop's trial with the animals including a large elephant. 70 detailed oval vignettes to 35 pages. Quarter red roan gilt, very rubbed to spine. Marbled boards. Upper joint very tender and partially split. Corners rubbed and worn. Some occ. spotting. Illustrations attractively off-set to opposing page. 70281 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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10 AGRAWALA, Vasudeva S. Ancient Indian Folk Cults. Indian Civilisation Series No. VII.
Prithivi Prakashan, Varanasi. 1970 
First Edition. DW. 216pp including appendices. Boards slightly warped, rubbed and worn at extremities. Pages lightly browned. Wrapper spine sunned, with slight fading to margins o/w VG/VG. 57988 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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11 AINSWORTH, Ruth. Fairy Gold. Favorite Fairy Tales Retold for the Very Young. Illustrated by Barbara Hope Steinberg.
Heinemann, London. 1975 
Reprint. Hardback. DW. Illustrated. 119pp. VG+/VG in slightly worn wrapper that is sunned to spine and margins of upper panel. 52749 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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12 ALIBASAH, Margaret Muth. Folk Tales from Bali and Lombok.
Penerbit Djambatan. Jakarta. 2007 
Fourth edition. Small p/bk. Illustrated. As new. ISBN: 9789794283509 44946 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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13 Alice Werner. Africa.
Senate, Imprint of Studio Editions, London. 1995 
Reprint. Paperback. 334pp. Illustrated. Edges and endpapers foxed with indentation to margin of cover and paper edges o/w a nice clean copy. VG. 47381 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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14 ALLEN, J. Romilly. Early Christian Symbolism in Gt. Britain and Ireland: The Romano-British Period and Celtic Monuments With An Account Of Early Christian Symbolism in Foreign Countries. Being Two of the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1885.
Llanerch Publishers, Felinfach. 1992 
Facsimile Reprint. Paperback. Illustrated. Spine sunned o/w a clean tight copy. VG+. 58973 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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15 ALLIES, Jabez. The British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk-Lore of Worcestershire.
1856 
John Russell Smith, London. 1856. Second Edition. No DW. Original Plum cloth, gilt, recased with new endpapers. Illustrated with all plates present. Ex-Library copy, but very clean with only 1 stamp to title page and 1 stamp to last page of catalogue at rear. Spine is sunned with wear to outer edges and some rubbing to boards. Prelims foxed and occasional light foxing to contents o/w a clean copy. VG. 71788 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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16 AMAN, Dra. S. D. B. Folk Tales from Indonesia.
Penerbit Djambatan. Jakarta. 2007 
Ninth edition. Small p/bk. Illustrated. As new. ISBN: 9789794283516 44945 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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17 AMAN, Dra. S. D. B. Other Folk Tales from Indonesia.
Penerbit Djambatan. Jakarta. 2007 
Third edition. Small p/bk. Illustrated. As new. ISBN: 9789794284018 44943 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 AMAN, Dra. S. D. B. (Retold by). More Folk Tales from Indonesia.
Penerbit Djambatan. Jakarta. 2004 
Second edition. Small p/bk. Illustrated. As new. ISBN: 9789794285218 44944 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 ANAND, Mulk Raj. Folk Tales of Punjab.
Sterling Publishers PVT Ltd, New Delhi 1980 
Third Edition. 112pp. Lower board grubby, foxing throughout. Spine creased and head and tail of spine bumped. Good. 44958 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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20 ANDERE, Mary. Arthurian Links with Herefordshire.
Logaston Press, Herefordshire 1996 
Paperback. Illustrated. Slightly shelfworn o/w a lovely clean copy. VG+. 67843 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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