Category: Fairy Tales, Folklore and Mythology

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Stories of the Faerie Queene Retold From Spenser

By: Dawson, Lawrence H. (Illustrated by Gertrude Demain Hammond R.I.)

Price: £18.41

Publisher: Published: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10056

Condition: Good


Size 12mo large 7 5/8" x 5 5/8". Book condition Very Good/Good, No Jacket. Quarter morocco on green decorated covers. Gilt title and decorations to spine. Inside clean and complete. 234 pages plus 4 pages of publisher's adverts at rear. Illustrated with 16 full page mono plate illustrations paintings by Gertrude Demain Hammond R.I. View more info

The Wild Duck. (Newly translated from the Norwegian by Michael Meyer

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: £4.05

Publisher: Soho Square London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1962

Seller ID: 10297

Condition: Very Good


Size 7½" x 4½" 141 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Condition very good / near fine, spine sunned else fine, internal condition fine. View more info

The Master Builder

By: Ibsen, Henrik. Newly Translated from the Norwegian By Michael Meyer

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10351

Condition: Near Fine


Size 7½" x 4¼" 127 pages. Introduction, the play The Master Builder itself, English Stage History and Note on the Translation. Navy blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Condition near fine, spine slightly faded else fine. View more info

Peer Gynt

By: Ibsen, Henrik. Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 10295

Condition: Very Good


No 747 of Everyman's Library Size 7" x 4½" 242 pages. Olive cloth covered boards with stamped motif on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Light orange decorative pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good / near fine, spine slightly sunned else fine. View more info

Ghosts. The Warriors at Helgeland. An Enemy of the People

By: Ibsen, Henrik. Translated by R. Farquharson Sharp

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co Inc. The Everyman's Library: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10349

Condition: Very Good


Size 6¾" x 4¼", 247 pages plus 12 pages of publisher's advertisements. Green cloth covered boards with stamped motif on front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Top page edge gilt. Condition Very Good, spine faded else fine. No 552 in The Everyman's Library. View more info

The Ingoldsby Legends.Or Mirth and Marvels. Complete in 3 Volumes

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1842

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12031

Condition: Very Good


Green Half Calf - Marbled Boards, 5 raised bands, title & volume labels, gilt frontis Many full page, half page and in text illustrations. Plus at the start of each chapter highly decorative initial capitals, 3x3cm highly detailed vignette illustrations. Illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and Dalton. Series I, II & III. Spines sl. faded, spine & corners rubbed, , spotting mainly to the full page plates, heavy on a few plates. A few finger marks to some pages. Volime 1 1846 third edition 338pp. Volume 2 1842 Second Edition 288pp. Volume 3 1847 364pp. Complete in 3 volumes ... View more info

The Ingoldsby Legends.Or Mirth and Marvels.

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas.

Price: £23.85

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1864

Seller ID: 12035

Condition: Very Good


Original decorated red cloth, heavily decorated in gilt with armorial designs and elaborate bordering. The spine is similarly heavily gilt decorated with the title and the description "illustrated". All edges are gilt, frontis, with 60 illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel. Spine is a bit grubby, rebacked, spine laid on, corners bumped. First & last couple of pages foxed. Complete in 1 volume View more info

The Ingoldsby Legends.Or Mirth and Marvels. Complete in 1 Volume

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas.

Price: £30.67

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1870

Seller ID: 12042

Condition: Very Good


Original decorated Blue cloth, heavily decorated in gilt with armorial designs and elaborate bordering. The spine is similarly heavily gilt decorated with the title and the description " The Ingoldsby Legends ". All edges are gilt, frontis, with 60 illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech, and John Tenniel. Spine ends rubbed, slight wear to corners, scattered spotting throughout, heavily first few & last few pages. Gift to Mary Samuels, 1871 on title page. 514pp. View more info

The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels. 2 Volumes Complete

By: Ingoldsby, Thomas. Edited By R.H. Dalton Barham

Price: £68.17

Publisher: New Burlington Street, Richard Bentley: 1876

Edition: Annotated Edition

Seller ID: 11999

Condition: Very Good


Brown Decorative Cloth with gold witch on covers & titles to spine. Frontis & black and white illustrations by George Cruikshank, John Leech and John Tenniel. Spine ends rubbed, some minor spotting on endpapers, some minor scattered spotting to both volumes. new endpapers. 428pp, 467pp, all in fine condsition View more info

The Golden Legend

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Farringdon Street, Publisher: G. Routledge & Co: 1856

Seller ID: 10011

Condition: Good


Tan Coloured cloth bound boards. 235 pages. Condition, Good. Fading to text on cover, spine and back. Minor wear to ends of spine and corners. No Jacket. Publisher's advertisement on outer back cover for their works of The American Poets, complete edition. View more info

The Lay of the Last Minstrel( Volume 6 of The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.)

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £27.26

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Robert Caddell & Whittaker & Co, London: 1833

Seller ID: 10012

Condition: Good


Printed for Robert Caddell & Whittaker & Co, London. 382 pages. Size 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Condition Good, no jacket. Bumping and rubbing to edges and corners. Centre third of spine containing title, author and vol. no. intact.Title text clean with none of the gilding missing. However, the lower and upper thirds of the spine leather are detatched and missing. Original brown full leather cover. Retains much of the original gilt border and all of the intricaqte blind stamping on front and rear cover. Marbled covers and end papers. Internally it is complete, nice and tight. Full p... View more info

The Wood-Carver of 'Lympus

By: Waller, Mary E.

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London & New York, Andrew Melrose, Ltd.: 1923

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 11102

Condition: Good


Size 6¾" x 4¼", 317 pages plus 3 pages of publisher's advertisements. Third pocket edition. Very dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Condition good, spine a little faded and gilt dull/worn, corners and edges rubbed, crossed out owner's name on front endpaper, some spots to prelims and ends, and a very few sporadic here and there. Title page printed in red and black. View more info