Fairy & Folk Tales: Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections. Includes modern written fairy tale collections, modern 19th c author collections (Grimm, Andersen, Asbjornsen, Perrault, etc) and theme based collections. Does not include Myths, Fables, and Legends, a related term.
Four African tales illustrated by Payne include the title story, The Queen Bee, Clever Beauty and Dapplegrim, Tales that were first told and illustrated for children in the Sewanee Kindergarten and Nursery School Note: This book has been SOLD.
Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding-Hood, Blue Beard, Puss in Boots, The Fairies, Cinderella, Ricky of the Tuft, (Riquet a la Houpe), Little Tom Thumb. Originally in verse form: The Ridiculous Wishes, Donkey-Skin, Patient Griselda. Also, Beauty and the Beast Mme Leprince de Beaumont and, The Friendly Frog, and Princess Rosette by Mme D'Aulnoy. A clean modern reproduction without plates.
Indian and Eskimo Tales (most), Black American Tales, Tales Brought by European Immigrants, Tall Tales.
15 Folk Tales from Russia: The Twelve Clever Brothers Go to Town, How Grandpa Mowed the Lord's Meadow, The Fool and the Birch, Eight Donkeys, How Two Brothers Improved Their Luck, The Crooked Pine, The Clever Fool, Tyndal and the Priest, Tyndal Goes to Market, Dividing the Axe, The Vain Lord, The Wolf Cub, Barter, How the Twelve Clever Brothers Got Their Feet Mixed Up.
Twenty-two Irish legends collected by Kathleen Foyle
By the an Irish poet and Celtic mythologist who came to live in California and knew many of the artists and authors of her day. Author of the Tangle-Coated Horse, she was well known by the group of children's editors and librarians in the 30's who relished these folk tales. The book " grew out of stories I used to tell to two children who had a fondness for tales about Ogres and Magicians and Strange Beasts. In an unlucky hour I invented Ballor's Son and could never be quit of him after...." The Ballor's son's adventures with fantastic creatures. An early Robert Lawson.
A lovely copy of the Rainbow Edition, suitable for a gift. Please see our Book House page for shipping, information on our assembled or original sets, and for general information on Publication Data and Contents of the Book House and shipping. On the Book House page, the illustrations and cover pictures of the Rainbow edition come from this set. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.
An early black "Castle" Book House in gift condition. Please see our Book House page for general information on Publication Data and Contents of the Book House and shipping information. On the Book House page, the illustrations from the older Book Houses and the cover pictures for each volume come from this set. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
An inexpensive set with most volumes in sturdy condition. Please see our Book House page for shipping, information on our assembled or original sets, and for general information on Publication Data and Contents of the Book House. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
Though this set is sold, it has some wonderful comments from readers about the Book House, so please take a look.
A well matched early black "Castle" binding, assembled, all with the same printing. Please see our Book House page for shippping, information on our assembled sets and for general information shipping, and on Publication Data and Contents of the Book House. Note: This Book has been sold.