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New York Weathervane Books 0517225557 / 9780517225554 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Arthur Rackham. 
288 pp, 10 1/4" H. Wonderfully illustrated throughout with b&w drawings, silhouettes, and 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) by Arthur Rackham. Contents: Note by the Illustrator; Little Ida's Flowers; The Goblin and the Provision-Dealer; The Ugly Duckling; The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep; The Snow Queen; The Swineherd; The Beetle; Soup from a Sausage-Peg; The Elfin Hill; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; Ole Lukoje; Little Claus and Big Claus; the Tinder-Box; Thumbelisa; Elder-Tree Mother; The Princess and the Pea; What the Old Man Does is Always Right; The Little Match Girl; Everything in the Right Place; The Little Mermaid; The Travelling Companion; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Snow Man; The Goloshes of Fortune. Previous owner's bookplate on blank preliminary page, minor edge wear, minor wrnkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, small chip and scuff mark at bottom edge of rear panel, minor browning on spine. 
Price: 27.50 USD
2 Barker, Clive. Inscribed. THE THIEF OF ALWAYS.
HarperPrism, (New York, 1977), 2nd printing. 
226 pp, Trade paperback. Boldly inscribed by author on title page, 'To Chris, Best Wishes Clive Barker'. When Harvey finds life almost too boring to bear, he meets a goblin-like stranger who offers him an escape. Holiday House is magical and seems to provide neverending fun, however..."when darkness falls at Holiday House, every night is Halloween - filled with deadly terror. And Harvey discovers the final horrifying secret...Dozens of children have gone into Holiday House, but not one has ever come out." Interior - clean and tight. Exterior - minor edge wear, spine flat and uncreased. VG 
Price: 12.00 USD
Manchester World Distributors 1968 Hard Cover Very Good - No Jacket Jo Berryman. 
93 pp, small 4to (10 5/8" H), glazed pictorial boards. Profusely illustrated in colour. A collection of stories, poems, games and puzzles. Full of fairies, goblins elves, wizards, dragons, pixies, toys and animals! Interior - Christmas gift inscription on title page, edges of pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight. Exterior - light rubbing to glossy boards, small bump to bottom of spine, light wear at top corners, small area of discoloration at top corner of front board. 
Price: 15.00 USD
PRINCESS TO THE RESCUE.  (POP-UP BOOK), Cartland, Barbara.  Illustrated by Jane Longmore.
4 Cartland, Barbara. Illustrated by Jane Longmore. PRINCESS TO THE RESCUE. (POP-UP BOOK)
Hamlyn, London, 1984, first edition. 
Unpaginated (6 double-pages), 10 1/2" H, pictorial glazed boards - no dust jacket (as issued). ISBN 0600389588 Colorful pop-ups, 5 with pull-tabs. A beautiful princess goes on a quest to find the Elixir of Life for her ailing mother. One pop-up hinge has had small glue/archival tape repair on reverse side, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges, minor rubbing to glossy boards. Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
New York ROC Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good 
The first three volumes of the "Forest Kingdom" series, 6 7/8" H. 1. Blue Moon Rising - 476 pp, 1991, 2nd printing, ISBN 0451450957 - "Rupert didn't especially want to be a prince. And he certainly never asked to be the second son of a royal line that really didn't need a spare. After all, a kingdom suffering from financial setbacks couldn't afford to have factions fighting over who was more worthy to rule as the next king. So Rupert was sent out to slay a dragon and prove himself - a quest straight out of legends. But he also discovered the kind of things legends didn't tell, as well as the usual demons, goblins, the Night Witch - even the terrors hidden in the Darkwood. Rupert found his dragon and a princess to rescue, too. But the dragon turned out to be a better friend than anyone back at the castle. And with the Darkwood suddenly spreading its evil - with the blue moon rising and the Wild Magic along with it, Rupert was going to need all the friends he could get - ." 2. Blood and Honor - 332 pp, 1993, first printing, ISBN 0451452429 - "Jordan had always prided himself on his acting abilities, but now he faced the challenge of his career. Magicked into looking exactly like Prince Viktor, middle son of the recently assassinated King Malcolm, Jordan had been hired to pretend to be the prince as a war of succession raged at Castle Midnight. With both Viktor's (brothers) only too eager to dispatch their middle sibling, thereby increasing their own chances to gain the crown, Jordan soon found himself hard pressed to survive. And in a castle where the winds of Unreality might at any moment sweep down upon the unsuspecting, leaving behind little that was recognizably human, Jordan could only hope for a very short run in the role of prince and a quick escape from the kingdom with the fortune promised him for a successful job." 3. Down Among the Dead Men - 283 pp, 1993, 2nd printing, ISBN 0451453018 - "The Witch's Sight was their first warning of danger. The four Rangers had been sent to check on the border fortress which had fallen mysteriously silent. What they found defied explanation - but all too soon the nightmares that reigned here would seek to possess them. Even with the unexpect-ed aid of three outlaws - the first a keeper of the Wild Magic, the second the bearer of the last Infernal Device of the Demon Wars, and the third a master bowman - it was doubtful that the Rangers could stand against the creature that waited in the depths below the fortress. And if they could not find it before it woke, this most ancient beast would rise up to wreak destruction on the world." Interiors - very light browning in margins of pages, two volumes with browning on inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light browning to edges of text blocks, one volume with some very light soiling on fore-edge of text block, very light edge wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
THE BOOK OF FAIRIES., Hague, Michael, selected and illustrated by.  (J.M. Barrie, Hans Christian Andersen, Christina Rossetti, M. Wallace-Dunlop, M. Rivett-Carnac, Charlotte-Rose Caumont de la Force, Elizabeth Grierson, Virginia Haviland, William Allingham.)
6 Hague, Michael, selected and illustrated by. (J.M. Barrie, Hans Christian Andersen, Christina Rossetti, M. Wallace-Dunlop, M. Rivett-Carnac, Charlotte-Rose Caumont de la Force, Elizabeth Grierson, Virginia Haviland, William Allingham.) THE BOOK OF FAIRIES.
HarperCollins 2000 0688108814 / 9780688108816 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Michael Hague. 
125 pp, 10 1/4" H. Colour pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. "In stories, songs, and poems, fairies have lived tantalizingly close to human folk for centuries. Unpredictable and elusive, they've brought luck and done harm, while people have longed for a glimpse of their magical world. In his illustrations for this rich and varied collection, Michael Hague, one of America's most beloved painters of fantasy, create a fabled world that belongs to the fairies." Contents: 'Lock-out Time' by J.M. Barrie; 'Thumbelina' by Hans Christian Andersen; 'Goblin Market' by Christina Rossetti; 'The Flower-Babies' by M. Wallace-Dunlop and M. Rivett-Carnac; 'Fairer-than-a-Fairy' by Charlotte-Rose Caumont de la Force; 'The Goodwife's Midnight Labors' retold by Elizabeth Grierson; 'The Brownie o' Ferne-Den' retold by Virginia Haviland; 'The Fairies' by William Allingham; More about Fairies; Notes. Very small bump to three corners, minor erinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear, gift inscription on verso of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two small shallow dents on rear panel and one on the front panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
7 Hammond, Wayne G. and Scull, Christina. J.R.R. TOLKIEN: ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR.
London HarperCollins 1995 0261103229 / 9780261103221 First Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ J.R.R. Tolkien. 
208 pp, 11" H. "J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) renowned author of 'The Hobbit', 'The Lord of the Rings' and 'The Silmarillion', was an artist in pictures as well as in words. Though he often remarked that he had no talent for drawing, his art has charmed his readers and has been exhibited to large and appreciative audiences the world over. In fact, his talent was far more than he admitted, and his sense of design was natural and keen. (This book) explores Tolkien's art at length, from his childhood paintings and drawings to his final sketches. At its heart are his illustrations for his books, especially his tales of Middle-earth. Also examined are the pictures Tolkien made for his children, his expressive calligraphy, his love of decoration, and his contributions to the typography and design of his books. With 200 reproductions, many in full colour, this lavishly-produced book offers a perfect opportunity for anyone wishing to discover a largely unexplored aspect of J.R.R. Tolkien's character." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing, tiny ink dot on bottom of text block. 
Price: 37.50 USD
London Ward, Lock 1958 Reprint Hard Cover Good Good- 
224 pp, 7 3/8" H. Colour frontispiece, six b&w illustrations. Contents: The Wanderers; The Six Brothers; Tiki; Tawhaki's Climb; How the Moon was Made; Brother and Sister; The Sea-King's Victory; The Magician's Magic; Maui; More about Maui; The King and the Fairies; Hatupatu; The Star Hunt; The Pet Whale; On the Moon; The Wooden Head; The Fountain of Fish; Rata; The Island and the Taniwha; The Most Beautiful Maiden in the World; The Giant in the Cave; Tama and his Brother; Tama and his Wife; Sea-Goblins; The Great Bird of the Hills; The Floating Island; The Princess and the Giant; Hinemoa's Swim. Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, very light foxing on spine and at bottom of boards, minor soiling, two tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has moderate edge wear, light edge wrinkling and a few edge tears, moderate browning on rear panel, a crease down the front flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
9 Illustrated by James Ferguson. (Enid Blyton.) HATS OFF TO NODDY.
Purnell, London, 1998, reprint. 
69 pp, square small 4to (10 3/8" x 10 3/8"), hard cover with pictorial boards - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated throughout in full color. "Here are five exciting tales about Noddy and his Toyland friends. Noddy learns a lesson when he plays tricks with invisible paint. But soon all is forgiven, and he and the other toys have a party, where Noddy thinks he is being tricked! Noddy is very good at solving problems...and when he unravels the mystery of the giggling wind, he really is a very popular little Noddy. These stories plus exciting activity pages will give hours of fun." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small bump to top corner of book, two small bumps to bottom edge of rear board. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
10 Macdonald, George. THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN.
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott 1907 Later Printing Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Maria L. Kirk and Arthur Hughes. 
305 pp, 8 1/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, black illustration on front board, top edge orange. 12 colour plates (including frontispiece) - collated. B&w head- and tail-pieces and title page decoration together with wood engravings after Arthur Hughes. Orange & white pictorial endpapers. A lonely princess is the subject of a plot by goblins to abduct her as revenge for their banishment. A miner's son, Curdie, stumbles upon the goblin's one weakness - their very sensitive feet - and through many adventures, manages to foil their evil machinations. Splitting to front inside hinge paper - hinge holding firmly, light toning in margins of pages, one colour illidtration page has light corner creases, a few very small light stains in margins of pages 33 to 36 and pages 125 to 130, small tear at bottom of page 122 archivally taped, very light browning and a few very small stains to fore-edge and bottom of text block, very light fading to spine colour, light edge wear - wear at corners, wrinkling and light wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
HOB AND THE GOBLINS., Mayne, William.  Illustrated by Norman Messenger.
11 Mayne, William. Illustrated by Norman Messenger. HOB AND THE GOBLINS.
Dorling Kindersley, New York, 1994, 4th printing. 
140 pp, 9 7/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1564587134 "Hob works when he lives in a house. He tidies away abandoned things, like scraps of quarrels or pieces of spite. He banishes small troubles, makes ghosts happy, soothes tired curtain s, charms kettles into singing, and stops milk from sulking. Hob, the friendly house spirit, has found a new family to take care of, but the house they live in proves to hold more than just 'Floorshiver' and 'Plastercrack'. Hob is suddenly c o n f r o nted with dwarfs, witches, goblins, gremlins, and a dark secret that hides the path to a crock of gold. He must use all his tricks, cunning, and invisible powers if he is to see the adventure through to its hair-raising conclusion. Wi l li am M ay ne 's unique language c onjures up a magical world where children can create their own imaginative visions. Norman Messenger's spriteful Hobgoblin alphabet adds to the mystery and power of this spellbinding tale." Dust jacket is pri ce -cl ipp ed and ha s m inor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
London Brockhampton 1998 1860192173 / 9781860192173 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
128 pp, 11 11/16" H. Beautifully and magically illustrated in color with pictures by Arthur Rackam, Charles Robinson, Richard Doyle, Birkett-Foster, Millais, etc., etc. "Celtic myths and legends, Hebridean Gaelic tradition, recordings of Lowland cairds, children's tales, fireside storytelling and local accounts are all threads of the complicated cultural tapestry that defines the Scottish intellect, where oral tradition is still an important part of daily life. Heroic tales of the Scots, for many years preserved only in oral form, comprise some of the most enthralling and exhilarating literature ever to emerge from ancient Europe. Peopled by gods, witchcraft, ghosts and evil spirits, sea-folk and spirited queens, noble warriors, fairies, magical animals, goblins and wizards, the mythology of the Scots is unsurpassed in variety, spirit and charm. Celebrating the compelling appeal of the fiery Scottish tradition, this book gathers together the legends and sagas of both bygone cultures and more contemporary interpretations, in a powerful tribute to the heroism, romance and mystery of the Scottish people." Very minor wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 18.00 USD

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