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Green Meadow Books has been established for over thirty five years.

We currently have over 2500 Enid Blyton items in stock, amongst many other favourite authors, including Malcolm Saville and J R R Tolkien.

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Folk & Fairy Tales

Folk & Fairy Tales

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1 A L BOWLEY THE BROWNIE FAMILY MOONLIGHT MANOR LIBRARY
VALENTINE 1909, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Gorgeous full page illustrations throughout in colour and tone. Pictorial onlay to boards, and pretty pictorial end papers. Top of last two pages and rear endpaper have small tear (half an inch). Spine strip missing otherwise a nice copy of a very scarce item. 024511 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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2 Anon CHILDREN'S HANDKERCHIEFS TRANSPORT - TRAINS & BOATS & PLANES!; WEE WILLIE WINKIE (RABBIT); LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
1950, First Issue
No Binding, Very Good

Three attractive children's hankies from the 1950's. Charming. 023964 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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THE THREE BEARS, ANON
3 ANON THE THREE BEARS
Salmon 2401 1930, First edition thus
Soft cover, Very Good

Wonderful colour chromo cover, and black and white illustrations of the glorious bears accompanying the text. 1930's/1940's. 10 inches by 7 & a half inches. Very faint pencil marking to one margin, otherwise very good. Adore the cover! 023734 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 BARBARA SLEIGH WEST OF WIDDERSHINS ORIGINAL TALES A GALLIMAUFRY OF STORIES BREWED IN HER OWN CAULDRON!
Collins 1973, 1st Reprint
Hardback, Very Good

Wonderful selection superbly illustrated. 025054 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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FLOWER FAIRIES MINIATURE LIBRARY, BARKER Cicely Mary
5 BARKER Cicely Mary FLOWER FAIRIES MINIATURE LIBRARY
Blackie 1981, First edition
Hardcover, Near Fine

Enchanting boxed set of four charming books, Berry Flower Fairies, Summer Flower Fairies, Blossom Flower Fairies and Spring Flower Fairies in immaculate condition, and contained in a pretty slipcase. 023121 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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6 BIEGEL Paul THE KING OF THE COPPER MOUNTAINS
Dent 1969, Reprint same year as 1st edition
Hardcover, Very Good

First reprint, 1969, as first edition. Wonderful tell-telling, delightfully illustrated. A very nice copy of this magical book. Gilt vignette & lettering to cloth. 024263 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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7 COOPER Susan GREENWITCH
Chatto & Windus 1974, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

A perilous wish granted by the Greenwitch supported by legends of the West Country in this great struggle between the force for the Dark and the Light. 024744 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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8 COOPER Susan OVER SEA, UNDER STONE
Chatto & Windus 1978, 2nd Impression 1978
Hardback, Near Fine

Set in Cornwall, the beginning of the search for a treasure more precious than life itself, to keep at bay the forces of evil. A lovely copy 024746 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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9 COOPER Susan SILVER ON THE TREE
Chatto & Windus 1977, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

The triumphant climax of the "The Dark is Rising" sequence. Set amid the darkliy brooding Welsh Mountains, dream and nightmare combine.... Compelling indeed! A pleasing copy. 024743 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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10 COOPER Susan THE DARK IS RISING
Chatto & Windus 1977, First edition, 3rd impression.
Hardback, Near Fine

Interweaving Celtic & English traditions as the forces of the Light struggle to prevent the Dark from Rising..... A lovely copy 024745 
Price: 195.00 GBP
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11 FOLK & FAIRY TALES: FORBES STUART THE MAGIC BRIDLE And Other Folk Tales From Great Britain & Ireland
Muller 1974, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

A beautifully varied selection ranging from the absurdly funny to the near horrific. Striking illustrations. Touch of light foxing. 19883 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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12 FOLK & FAIRY: GREAVES M KATE CRACKERNUTS
Methuen 1985, First edition
Hardback, Fine

Illustrated by F Crespi. Glazed boards as issued. 2399 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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13 FOLK & FAIRY: ORNA J: NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN INTEREST THE ADVENTURES OF RUNNING STAG THE LITTLE INDIAN
Brimax 1960, First edition
Soft cover, Very Good

Card wraps as issued. 1960's 2406 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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14 FOREMAN Michael Foreword by Princess Shirley Little Dove THE SONGS MY PADDLE SINGS NATIVE AMERICAN LEGENDS Collected by James Riordan
Pavilion 1996, First edition
Hardcover, Near Fine

A truly beautiful book with magic re-tellings of these wonderful tales beautifully illustrated. A perfect gift book. 024148 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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15 FROUD Brian Edited & designed by David Larkin FAERIES
Abrams 1978, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Amazing and fantastically illustrated volume with everything you could ever want to know about Faeries! Super copy. Gilt vignette to cream buckram cloth. 024238 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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16 FROUD Brian Edited by Terri Windling GOOD FAERIES BAD FAERIES
Pavillion 1998, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Amazing and fantastically illustrated volume with everything you could ever want to know about Faeries! Gilt lettering to cream cloth. 024398 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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17 GAZE Harold THE MERRY PIPER
Longmans Green 1925, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

There are HIDDEN FACES in many of Mr Gaze's pictures. Try to find some of them! Sadly missing one plate. Pretty pictorial cloth, and in attractive wrapper with pictorial onlay, chipped with loss to wrapper spine. A nice copy, priced accordingly. 024125 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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HANSEL AND GRETEL A Story of the Forest., GRIMM - THE BROTHERS! CHAPPELL
18 GRIMM - THE BROTHERS! CHAPPELL HANSEL AND GRETEL A Story of the Forest.
Ward 1963, First edition
Hardback, Very Good

Illustrated by W Chappell, with music by E HUMPERDINCK (the first!). 5904 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES, HANS ANDERSEN
19 HANS ANDERSEN HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Ward Lock 1950, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

Sixteen beautiful colour plates from Miss Tarrant, pretty picture boards, and cloth spine. The Sunshine Series. Very slight edge wear to boards, mainly corners, and a light touch of foxing. Overall a very pleasing copy of a charming gift book. Circa 1950. 022425 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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20 HUYGEN Wil GNOMES
New England 1977, First edition
Hardcover, Very Good

A enchanting delightful complete study of everything about gnomes. An absolute delight for the entire family. Wonderfully illustrated throughout. A joy! Gilt vignette of Gnome to cloth. Smashing copy in wrapper. 024300 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Some of Our Newly Listed Items
ENDYMION SPRING   THE PAST IS A DANGEROUS BEAST, SKELTON Matthew
ENDYMION SPRING THE PAST IS A DANGEROUS BEAST
35.00 GBP

THE THREE BEARS, SOUTHEY Robert
THE THREE BEARS
45.00 GBP

THE THREE BEARS, ANON
THE THREE BEARS
30.00 GBP

ARTHUR RACKHAM, LARKIN David
ARTHUR RACKHAM
25.00 GBP

FLOWER FAIRIES MINIATURE LIBRARY, BARKER Cicely Mary
FLOWER FAIRIES MINIATURE LIBRARY
45.00 GBP

A BOX OF BROWNIES, PALMER COX; Robert & Pam Kraus
A BOX OF BROWNIES
45.00 GBP

DISNEYLAND JIGSAW:  WILD DUCK     A TOWER PRESS JIGSAW PUZZLE  No. 6925, WALT DISNEY
DISNEYLAND JIGSAW: WILD DUCK A TOWER PRESS JIGSAW PUZZLE No. 6925
12.50 GBP

HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES, HANS ANDERSEN
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
25.00 GBP

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, TRADITONAL FAIRY TALE
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
20.00 GBP

CINDERELLA, TRANSFERS FOR NURSERIES, TOYS AND FURNITURE
CINDERELLA
10.00 GBP

BABES IN THE WOOD, TRANSFERS FOR NURSERIES, TOYS AND FURNITURE
BABES IN THE WOOD
10.00 GBP

HANSEL AND GRETEL A Story of the Forest., GRIMM - THE BROTHERS! CHAPPELL
HANSEL AND GRETEL A Story of the Forest.
5.00 GBP

 
 


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