Folklore, Fairy Tales & Social History
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1970. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. 27 x 20 cm. Quarto. 196 pages. Red cloth with band of peasant-inspired white linen to the front cover in red slipcase. Limited to 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, Teje Etchemendy, of which this is copy number 1342. Spine of cloth and slipcase are faded.
University Of Chicago Press, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. 224pp. Illustrated. Laid in is "advance promotion copy", slip. Sun-faded spine to dust jacket. "A marvelous encyclopedia of curioosities - monstrous human and animal births, bizarre beasts, natural phenomena. " Surgeon and scientist, Pare, was also philosopher, critis, historian, storyteller, philologist, moralist and demonologists.
J. & J. Colman's, (Circa 1890';s). Wraps. 24mo. (5 1/2" x 4 1/2") Stapled color pictorial chromo wrappers front and rear cover. Seven pages of text. Ten full pages of color chromo illustrations. Two of which are advertising (One signature has separted from the staples.) Very vivid and striking illustrations.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1972. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. 410 pages. Curtis deep-tan textured shalimar paper, bound in full rough-woven maroon linen, gold-stamped with decorations by Y. G. Srimati. In original ribbon tied clamshell box. Limited to 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist...
New York: Crown Publishing. Hardcover. 22 x 15 cm. Octavo. 806 pages. This is the "Limited Edition made especially for The Southwest". Orange cloth in lightly chipped, price clipped, dust jacket. SIGNED by the editor in pencil on the first page. 500 stories and 50 folksongs. Foreword by Bernard DeVoto.
New York: Mercury Publishing Company, 1923. Pamphlet. 25.5 x 18 cm. Octavo. 18 pages. Stapple bound wrappers. Covers are chipped and toned. Reproduced for the Societas Rosicuciana in America from the transactions of the New Castle College, working under the United Province of Northumberland, Durham, and Berwick-on-Tweed, which was printed January 1st 1894.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, undated circa 1920. Hardcover. 19 x 12.5 cm. Small octavo. 192 pages. Blue cloth orange letter. Spine is faded. Small tear to top of spine. Previous owner's two small stamps inside back cover. Some staining to inside back cover and rear endpaper. Staining to...
London: Macmilland and Co, 1894. First edition. Hard Cover. octavo. Dark green boards with paper title label to spine. 393pp Many black and white illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling. A beautiful copy with some age-toning to endpapers. Extensive notes and analysis added. Many of the tales in this collection appeared...