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Price: $6.44

Publisher: Garden City NY, Nelson Doubleday: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001101


#10A - This book contains stories including Lassie Come Home; The Story of William Tell with full-color illustrations; Penny and the White Horse which is a merry-go-round horse; The Three Little Pigs with illustrations by Richard Scarry; Grimm's Rumelstiltskin with full-color illustrations; Animals of Africa, includes full-color photographs, and so forth. Thirteen titles in all, one on science, one on travel, and others.The binding has minor wear at the edges and spine e... View more info

Jacob's Hands

By: Huxley, Aldous; Isherwood, Christopher

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002348


This previously unpublished tale by Aldous Huxley and Christopher Isherwood, two of the greatest storytellers of the 20th century, uses tight, vivid and seamlessly crafted prose to show the dangers that a magical gift will undoubtedly bring to even the sincerest of characters. In this story, Jacob Ericson is a shy, enigmatic and somewhat inept ranch hand who works for crochety Professor Carter and his crippled daughter, Sharon, on a ranch in the 1920s. One day he finds t... View more info

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Mr. Fox

By: Oyeyemi, Helen

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead Books: 2011

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004153


Fairy tale romances end with a wedding. The fairy tales that don't get more complicated. This very gifted author has written a love story like no other. Mr. Fox is a magical book, enlessly inventive, as witty and charming as it is profound in its truths about how we learn to be with one another. The binding has a 1" black line on the page bottoms. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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Wonder Tales

By: Warner, Marina (edited and with An Introduction by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Publisher Edition

Seller ID: 003356


Once upon a time, in the Paris of Louis XIV, five ladies and a gentleman - all of them urbane aristocrats - seized on the new enthusiasm for "Mother Goose stories" and decided to write some of them down. Telling stories resourcefully and artfully was a key social grace for them, and when they wrote down these elegant narratives, they consciously invented the modern fairy tale as we still know it today. For this beautiful anthology of six masterpiece Wonder Tales,... View more info