A Ring of Tales (inc. Thumbelina; Maiden Fair & the Fountain Fairy; Jesper Who Herded the Hares; Beginning of the Armadilloes; Dick Whittington and His Cat; King Robert of Sicily; Sir Cleges & the Cherries; The Beetle & the Moth; Fairy Ointment, etc)


---------hardcover, pale yellow cloth, a Very Good+ example with a bit of light rubbing and faint marks to the cloth, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, rubbing, looks quite nice with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 240 pages, b&w illkustrations throughout, ---this contains the following poems and stories ( poem is designated by (p) --- Spring by William Blake (p0; To Violets by Robert Herrick (p0; The Spice Woman's basket by Uttley; Snow White and Blood Red by The Brothers Grimm; The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids by Grimms; Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen (translated by M R James ); The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson (p0: Wait a Moment by Williams-Ellis; The Cuckoo, an old rhyme (p0; A-maying, an English madrigal (p0: Ariel's Song by Bill Shakespeare (p0; The Dutch Cheese by Walter de la mare; The Fairies by Wm Allingham (p0; The Maiden fair and the Fountain Fairy, a Scottish folk-tale retold by Norah and William Montgomerie; Little fan by Reeves (p); Jesper Who Herded the Hares, a Scandinavian folk-tale translated by W A Craigie; Meg Merrilies by John Keats (p); Doctor Knowall by Grimms; The beginning of the Armiadilloes by Rudyard Kipling; Munachar and manachar, a Celtic folk-tale retold by Joseph jacobs; Seeds by Reeves (p); The Stolen Turnips, a Russian folk-tale retold by Arthur ransome; Bertha Goldfoot by farjeon; No Goat with the Nuts, The White Hazel Nuts, a Russian folktale retold by Alexei Tolstoy; The Fairy Ointment, an English folk-tale; The Ride-By-Nights by de la Mare (p); The Strange Visitor, a Scottish ballad (p); Teeny-Tiny, an English folk tale; The Hare by de la Mare (p); A House for eeyore by A A Milne; Windy Night by R L Stevenson (p); Dick Whittington and His cat, an English folk tale retold by Steel; Ling Robert of Sicily, a legend re-told by F J Harvey Darton; The Beetle and the Moth, a Christmas legend by Diana Ross; Carol by W R Rogers (p); The Holy Night by Lagerlof; Sir Cleges and the Cherries, a legend retold by Harvey Darton; The Snowflake by de la mare (p), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: A Ring of Tales (inc. Thumbelina; Maiden Fair & the Fountain Fairy; Jesper Who Herded the Hares; Beginning of the Armadilloes; Dick Whittington and His Cat; King Robert of Sicily; Sir Cleges & the Cherries; The Beetle & the Moth; Fairy Ointment, etc)

Author Name: Lines, Kathleen (compiler) Alison Uttley; Hans Christian James (translated By M R James ); Amabel Williams-Ellis; James Reeves; Arthur Ransome; Eleanor Farjeon; Flora Annie Steel; Selma Lagerlof; F J Harvey Darton; Walter De La Mare; Rudyard Kipling et a

Illustrator: Harold Jones

Categories: Children's,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1958

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Jacket Condition: Good (see description)

Type: Flap Not Clipped

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 6.25w x 8.25h Inches

Seller ID: 164654

Keywords: Lines, Kathleen (compiler) Alison Uttley; Hans Christian James (translated By M R James ); Amabel Williams-Ellis; James Reeves; Arthur Ransome; Eleanor Farjeon; Flora Annie Steel; Selma Lagerlof; F J Harvey Darton; Walter De La Mare; Rudyard Kipling et al