folktales

7313 Indian Sleep-Man Tales - Anderson.

Indian Sleep-Man Tales.

The author knew members of the Otoe tribe very well and relays their folklore directly from their words to her stories. In her introduction, Anderson tells of her conversations with Chief Mee-way-seh, the "last active chief of the tribe", about the old free days on the plains before Otoe lands were broken up; a photograph of him, shows him confined to a wheel chair (late 1920's).
Note: This book has been SOLD.

$8.00

 

My Book House Wooden Case.

My Book House Wooden House.

A charming old house in original condition. Many of these were produced for the Chicago Century of Progress exhibition of 1933-34 as promotional items. People could buy a set with the Travelships and take them home in a house! Please refer to our Book House page for full information. Many more pictures after the fair. Note: This book has been sold to a good home!

$1,000.00

 

The Beautiful Blue Jay and Other Tales of India.

A collection of tales told by Indian mothers to their children today, not classical Indian tales, or western tales, but nursery tales from a variety of Indian sources, some not previously written down.

$16.00

 

The Tall Book of Nursery Tales.

Little Red Riding Hood, City Mouse, Gingerbread Boy, Foolish Milkmaid, Ugly Duckling, Three Bears, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Little Wee Woman, Little Red Hen... more. The familiar coloured lithos on every other spread are very bright and deep.
Note: This book has been SOLD

$40.00

 

Nursery Tales, Books for the Bairns IV.

In 1895, Stead, a crusading liberal journalist, began to publish this series of penny booklets for children.

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$14.00

 

Book of Giants.

A collection of 19 giant tales chosen and introduced by Mayne, with authors from Jonathan Swift to Janet McNeill.

$14.00

 

Petrosinella.

In this version of Rapunzel, taken from the Pentamerone of about 1600, Petrosinella breaks the witch's enchantment with three acorns and escapes with her prince. In wash and ink illustrations reflecting the values of 16th art. Note: This book has been sold.

$15.00

 

16371 The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales, - Williams-Ellis.

The Rain-God's Daughter and other African Fairy Tales

"Here my tale! Let it come from me to you!" Wrong Way Round Country, Little Men on Kilimanjaro, The Great Greedy Beast, Praise Be to Cat, The Drinking Hole, My Berries, (title), Magic Bird, Rabbit and Elephant.  Note: This book has been SOLD

$18.00

 

Tales from the Welsh Hills.

Twelve tales first told the author by her Welsh grandparents, among them; Luc; Morgan and the Pot of Brains; Prince Alun and the Cannwyl Corph; Six-and-Four; Arawn; Scoffer; Cardiff Town; The Smart Daughter; Ruddy-My-Beard.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$8.00

 

The Seven Good Years and other stories.

Ten stories by the "master of Yiddish literature" adapted for young readers: (title); Peace at Home, Treasure, Bontche Schweig, Magician, Revealed: or the Story of the Goat; Who Couldn't Say No, Little Hanukkah Lamp, If Not Still Higher, Match. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$12.00

 

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