Category: Folklore & Fairy Tale


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By: Bailey, Henry D. B.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: NY: Fishkill Standard, 1874

Edition: 1st ed.

8vo, dark brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Bailey tipped in, 431 pages. Slavery, Freedom, and Ghosts in the Hudson River Valley - a mixture of fact and fable. Good. Rubbed at top bottom of spine, corners; bits of newspaper residue on back cover. Newspaper obituaries of Bailey glued to front end papers. Some damp-staining to flyleaf page with tipped portrait but not affecting the photo. Front hinge weak but intact. Text block othe... View more info

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Tales of the Punjab Told By the People

By: Steele, Flora Annie

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, MacMIllan, 1894

Edition: First

Small 8vo, blue cloth. Elaborate gilt pictorial binding. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Flora Annie Steel lived in India during British rule. Fascinated by the culture and the people, she became interested in the local myth and customs, women's issues, and fairy tales. Gathered from village oral tradition, her collection remains among the most authentic in its field. Illustrations by R. J. Lockwood Kipling, father to Rudyard. Very Good: light wear to boards. ... View more info

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Ten Fables

By: Robert Lewis Stevenson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Swan Press, London, 1928

Edition: 1st thus.

1st ed. thus. 8vo, Quarter-bound in tan cloth over printed boards with the swan logo. With twenty one woodcut illustrations by Rachel Russell. Printed on hand-made paper and limited to 250 copies; this being no. 193. A near fine copy with light rubbing at corners and toning to end papers. Affixed to the inside back cover is one of the scarce ½” square ‘R.L. Stevenson Copyright” lables with a hand-inked price. These were placed in the back of some of Stevenson... View more info