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TURKISH FAIRY TALES.
1 TURKISH FAIRY TALES.
Mount Vernon, New York Peter Pauper Press 1964 Hard Cover Very Good Good- Vera Bock. 
61 pp, 7 1/2" H. Illustrated in black, white, green & pink. Contents: Kara Mustafa the Hero; The Fish-Peri; The Bird-Catcher and the Crow; Kamer-Taj, the Moon-Horse; Patience-Stone and Patience-Knife. Two page leaves with small dog-ear creases, a few minor wrinkles on free front endpaper. light edge wear to boards, minor soiling on rear board, two tiny corner bumps. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear, very small chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light to moderate browning - mainly on spine and flap-folds, light edge wrinkling, light soiling, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
2 Balzac, Honore de. Selected and translated by Jacques le Clercq. Wood-engravings by Derrick Harris. HONORE DE BALZAC: EPIGRAMS ON MEN, WOMEN, AND LOVE.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1959. 
62 pp (including colophon), 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Illustrated with yellow, black and white woodcuts. A collection of the sayings of Balzac, on the themes of love, marriage, religion, relationships, medicine, etc. Very light edge wear, minor soiling, a few soiling marks on fore-edge of textblock, minor browning to spine, previous owner's chop (stamp) on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wear - mainly at top of spine, minor soiling, very light browning to spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Betts, Kay. Illustrated by Ruth McCrea. THE GARDENER'S ALMANACK.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1958. 
62 pp (including colophon), 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Red and green illustrations. A collection of hints for the American gardener, arranged by month. Very light edge wear, very light browning and tiny speck on top of textblock. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear, light browning, minor soiling. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SONGS AND POEMS., Burns, Robert.
4 Burns, Robert. SONGS AND POEMS.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, n.d.. 
110 pp, including colophon, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover (plaid paper-covered boards with title block on spine) in slipcase with title label on front. A collection of over 100 poems and songs by Robert Burns. A line of tiny light foxing marks across page 5/6, slight darkening to spine, small area of soiling on either side of the spine (due to handling when taking the book out of the slipcase), one very small corner bump. Slipcase has some light wear at edges and corners,;light soiling; light rubbing; small waterstain, light erased pencil marks and light browning on title label; small corner tear reglued. Very Good/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HELL-RAISERS OF HISTORY., Emmons, Earl H.  Illustrated by Herb Roth.
5 Emmons, Earl H. Illustrated by Herb Roth. HELL-RAISERS OF HISTORY.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1948. 
92 pp, including colophon, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover (patterned paper-covered boards with title block on spine) in slipcase with pictorial title label on front. B&w illustrations. A collection of humorous verse. Contents: Jupiter - He Had Wom en on His Mind; Ulysses - His Heart Was True to Helen; Samson - He Just Didn't Like Philistines; David - Magnificent Sinner; Lancelot - Chivalry Should Begin at Home; Villon - Victim of Necessity; Bluebeard - Neatness Is Next to Godliness; H e n r y V I I I - Monarch of Marital Marathon; Cyrano - Fortune's Fabulous Phoney; D'Artagnan - Gascon Glamour Boy; Ben Franklin - America's Gift to Mankind; Casanova - Great Lover; Gasparilla - Pious Pirate; Geronimo - Juggernaut of Justice; Des pe ra te D es m on d - An Amatory Washout. Small area of soiling on either side of spine (due to handling when taking book out of slipcase), light browning to spine. Slipcase has light rubbing, light browning/darkening to edges, very light soilin g. Ve ry Goo d/V er y G oo d- 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
6 Hunvald, Henry, compiler. Illustrated by Jeff Hill. CHESS QUOTATIONS FROM THE MASTERS.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1972. 
62 pp, 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Black, white, red and yellow illustrations. A collection of quotations and proverbs by chess and literary masters on the subject of the game of kings and those who play it. Previous owner's chop (stamp) on free front endpaper, minor edge wear, very light browning to top of book. Dust jacket is price clipped, has four small areas of surface paper loss on front panel, light soiling. Very Good/Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
7 Illustrated by Johannes Troyer. PROVERBS FOR DAILY LIVING.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, n.d. 
Unpaginated, with colophon, 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Red, black and white illustrations. "The helpful and amusing proverbs gathered in this book come from both ancient and modern times, and from many languages....(They) are arra nged in almanac-fashion, one for each day of the year...." Company gift inscription pasted on free front endpaper, wear at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump, slight bump at bottom of front hinge. Dust jacket has very small chips a t t o p / b o t tom of spine and flap-folds, two small closed tears, slight browning to spine. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND., Irving, Washington.  Illustrated by Paul McPharlin.
8 Irving, Washington. Illustrated by Paul McPharlin. OLD CHRISTMAS IN MERRIE ENGLAND.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, n.d.. 
60 pp + colophon, 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Green and white illustrations. A lovely depiction of the old customs and traditions of Christmas as celebrated at Bracebridge Hall. Small Christmas gift inscription on free front endpa per, light browning to endpapers, corner crease on page 7/8, light edge wear, book slightly cocked, tiny mark on fore-edge of textblock, minor soiling, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket is price clipped, has one tiny chip, slight fading to s p i n e c o lor, minor soiling, very light edge wear. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 McCrea, Ruth, illustrator. THE ABC OF WINE COOKERY.
Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York, 1957. 
62 pp (including colophon), 12mo (7 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Red, yellow, black and white illustrations. A collection of recipes involving alcoholic ingredients (wine, rum, sherry, port, etc.), arranged alaphabetically, with illustrated short humorous rhymes with each letter (e.g. the letter H begins: "Happy the bride / Upon whom the sun shines; / And happy the sauces / Concocted with wines!" - which is followed by recipes for Hamburgers in Sherry, Hong Kong Chicken, Hot C h e e s e S o up and Holiday Stars). Free front endpaper has large piece clipped from top corner, tiny bump to top corner of first few pages, small bump to top corner of boards, light browning to top of book. Dust jacket has light to moderate e dg e we ar /w ri n kl in g, browning, several small chips. Good+/Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Teltser-Schwarz, Susan, compiler. Illustrated by Thomas Sperling. MONEY TALKS.
Peter Pauper Press, White Plains, New York, 1988. 
64 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0880884428 Black, white, yellow & green illustrations. "A compilation of quotations and proverbs, both witty and wise, on the subject of money, filthy lucre, and just plain cash." With "Money Glossary; To Coin a Phrase" at rear. Very light wear at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wear at bottom of front panel, three small closed tears with soft creases, minor wear on rear flap-fold. Very Good+/Very G o o d 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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