Items in Category Hardcover

BAD RHYMES ABOUT GOOD ANIMALS WITH A FEW EXCEPTIONS
BAD RHYMES ABOUT GOOD ANIMALS WITH A FEW EXCEPTIONS
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black and white drawings, one colour plate as frontispiece,
118 pages

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BAD RHYMES ABOUT GOOD ANIMALS
LITTLE BRIGHT EYES 868
LITTLE BRIGHT EYES
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number found on the bottom of the last page

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books numbered 500-999
OLD FAIRY LEGENDS IN NEW COLOURS 5164
OLD FAIRY LEGENDS IN NEW COLOURS
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cloth covered boards with colored image to front cover. title embossed in gold gilt,
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. LONDON-PARIS-NEW YORK. PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA.
gift inscription for 1902

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books numbered 5000-5499
WILD ANIMAL LIFE 8082
WILD ANIMAL LIFE
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gift inscription for 1916

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FATHER TUCK'S HAPPY HOUR SERIES
CINDERELLA, ETC.,
CINDERELLA, ETC.,
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled CINDERELLA,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations, this copy has hand coloring,
contains six stories titled CINDERELLA, RAPUNZEL, THE GRATEFUL BEASTS, THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS, THE THREE LANGUAGES, and JORINDA AND JORINDEL
no adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

HANSEL AND GRETHEL, ETC.,
HANSEL AND GRETHEL, ETC.,
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled ,HANSEL AND GRETHEL-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations, this copy has some hand coloring,
contains four stories titled HANSEL AND GRETHEL, THE FIVE SERVANTS, THUMBLING, and THE WATER OF LIFE
no adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations, this copy has some hand coloring,
contains five stories titled LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED, KING GRISLY-BEARD, THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES, and CHERRY; OR, THE FROG-BRIDE
no adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

LITTLE SNOW-WHITE, ETC.
LITTLE SNOW-WHITE, ETC.
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled LITTLE SNOW-WHITE-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations, this copy has some hand coloring,
contains seven stories titled LITTLE SNOW-WHITE, THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN, BRIAR ROSE, RUMPELSTILTSKIN, THE GOLDEN GOOSE, THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER, THE CAT AND THE MILLER'S JOURNEYMAN,
no adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

THE GOOSE GIRL, ETC.
THE GOOSE GIRL, ETC.
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled THE GOOSE GIRL,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations,
contains five stories titled THE GOOSE GIRL, THE NOSE, THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR, THE FROG PRINCE, and THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE,
has four pages of adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

THE LITTLE BROTHER AND SISTER, ETC.
THE LITTLE BROTHER AND SISTER, ETC.
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cover illustration and one color plate frontispiece titled THE LITTLE BROTHER AND SISTER,-same image,
many in text black and white illustrations, this copy has some hand coloring,
contains four stories titled THE LITTLE BROTHER AND SISTER, THE TABLE, THE ASS, AND THE STICK, THE SIX SWANS, and THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN,
has four pages of adverts in back

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GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY SERIES,
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part of the larger series THE CHILDREN'S GEM LIBRARY. A CHARMING SERIES OF BOOKS BEAUTIFULLY BOUND, WITH PICTURE IN DECORATIVE DESIGN ON THE COVER, 64 PAGES, ILLUSTRATED IN COLOUR AND BLACK AND WHITE. 6D NET PER VOL., 6 VOLS IN AN ELEGANT CASE 3/6 NET. this advert lists 24 titles in four sets.
light brown covered boards with elaborate design and square colour plate illustration,
title also printed on spine, THE GEM FAIRY TALE LIBRARY printed on back cover with easel and palette trademark
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LTD., LONDON. PARIS. BERLIN. NEW YORK. MONTREAL
64 pages, some copies come with a four page advert in back listing other GEM LIBRARY SERIES

TALES OF WONDER
TALES OF WONDER
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on title page TALES OF WONDER "SUR, THE EAGLE"
illustrations HEY! GOOD MAN, I KNOW WHAT IS TROUBLING YOU, WHEN HE TRIED TO FLY HE FOUND HIS WINGS TOO HEAVY, THE HORSE WENT FLYING THROUGH THE AIR, THE WONDERFUL STAG WITH THE HAMMOCK, THE PRINCESS ASKED HER TO EXCHANGE...., I HAVE COME TO FIGHT YOU, ROBBER OF MY BELOVED, LITTLE BROTHER BOT TOOK HIS LOVELY BRIDE....,
250 pages

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THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY
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Undated, but approx 1920's-1930's. Red, green or blue cloth covers with pictorial pastedown illustration to front board, and gilt titles to spine. Some titles also come with cheaper linen type cloth cover with no picture. Catalogue to rear pages. Colour plate to frontispiece, plus five full page illustrations in text with several black and white drawings throughout.
come with and without THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY on spine, originally issued with an ARTISTIC WRAPPER IN FULL COLOUR
originally eight titles but expanded to twenty one, more titles listed but all seem legitimate, some come with Tuck advertising to back pages

THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES
THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES
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illustrations "HERA HAS SENT US A PILOT; LET US FOLLOW THE CUNNING BIRD", "THEN PERSEUS HELD ALOFT THE GORGON'S HEAD"," THEN ORPHEUS TOOK HIS HARP, AND BEGAN HIS MAGIC SONG"," DOWN CAME TWO FEARFUL MONSTERS, THE LIKE OF WHOM MAN NEVER SAW", "JASON TORE THE FLEECE FROM OFF THE TREE-TRUNK", " AS HE LOOKED HE SHRANK AND SHUDDERED"
272 pages

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THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY
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Undated, but approx 1920's-1930's. Red, green or blue cloth covers with pictorial pastedown illustration to front board, and gilt titles to spine. Some titles also come with cheaper linen type cloth cover with no picture. Catalogue to rear pages. Colour plate to frontispiece, plus five full page illustrations in text with several black and white drawings throughout.
come with and without THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY on spine, originally issued with an ARTISTIC WRAPPER IN FULL COLOUR
originally eight titles but expanded to twenty one, more titles listed but all seem legitimate, some come with Tuck advertising to back pages

WONDROUS DEEDS OF BYGONE DAYS
WONDROUS DEEDS OF BYGONE DAYS
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illustrations SIGURD AND BRYNHILD, "HE MARRIED A LADY OF HIGH BIRTH", ANDVARI AND THE RHINE MAIDENS, "THEY CAME TO A CAVE BY THE SEA", HLADGRUN, OLRUN AND ALVIT,"THE CHILD SHOWED SIGNS OF AMAZING STRENGTH", ODIN AND FRIGGA
250 pages

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THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY
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Undated, but approx 1920's-1930's. Red, green or blue cloth covers with pictorial pastedown illustration to front board, and gilt titles to spine. Some titles also come with cheaper linen type cloth cover with no picture. Catalogue to rear pages. Colour plate to frontispiece, plus five full page illustrations in text with several black and white drawings throughout.
come with and without THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY on spine, originally issued with an ARTISTIC WRAPPER IN FULL COLOUR
originally eight titles but expanded to twenty one, more titles listed but all seem legitimate, some come with Tuck advertising to back pages