Older Fairy & Folk Books

Fairy & Folk Tales: Older Folk & Fairy Books. 19th and early 20th c publications. Modern illustrators of individual authors from this period may also be found in Modern Juvenile and Picture Folk & Fairy sections, for instance, modern editions of Anderson, Grimm, Perrault, d'Aulnoy, and Asbjorsen. (La Fontaine and Aesop are with Myths Fables and Legends.)
Fairy Legends of the French Provinces. Cary (Carey). Crowell, 1887, 1903.

Fairy Legends of the French Provinces.

Thirty-four short tales from the provinces of France, some from the colonies, with the transcriber named.



The Wild Flower Fairy Book by Singleton, C. B. Falls, ill. 15/16 plates present

The Wild Flower Fairy Book. (Wildflower).




The Old Man Who Made the Dead Trees Blossom.T. Hasegawa, 38 Yotsuya Hommura

The Old Man Who Made the Dead Trees Blossom.

A Japanese crepe paper book from the early 1900's with splendid pictures. I like the little dog!.



La Fontaine. (Delierre, illustrator): Roberts Brothers, 1884

The Fables of La Fontaine.

Reproduction of the translations of Robert Thomson Paris, 1806 with very beautiful deep etchings original to this edition.



A Round Dozen by Coolidge, Susan. /F. Merrill, illustrator. 1890/1883

A Round Dozen.

A collection of stories for young children: Queen Blossom, Toinette and the Elves, Jean's Money and What It Bought. With six pages of ads for Susan Coolidge's books.



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