The Golden Book of Christmas Tales.

The Golden Book of Christmas Tales.

Very short tales with large intricate pictures to illustrate them: The Cherry Tree, The Talking Animals, The Robin, The Glastonberry Thorn, La Befana, and others. Possibly some of these appeared earlier in Life magazine. Note: This book has been sold.



20448 Robi Dobi - Jaffrey

Robi Dobi.

"Madhur Jaffrey draws on some of the great myths of Indian folklore, while adding a modern spirit that will bring laughs and appreciation from readers everywhere." Robi Dobi is based on the stories of a kindly elephant which the author's father told his girls in the 30's, and continues the storytelling style of their family. The actress/author is an expert on Indian cuisine. The artist traveled extensively in India while researching this book.  Note: This book has been SOLD



Stories from Chaucer

Stories from Chaucer.

Containing The Knight's Tale, the Man of Laws Tale, and the Clerk of Oxford's Tale, well adapted for young Edwardian children, with beautiful Art Nouveau plates. Underdown and Anderson's longer and more elaborate book, Gateway to Chaucer, published the previous year, is readily available, but this book is not common. Note: This book has been sold.



Aventures de Telemaque, Fenelon. Firmin Didot Freres, (1847) 19th c. edition.

Aventures de Telemaque.

An early copy of this edition.



Old Man Coyote by Bayliss/E. Warde Blaisdell, ill. 1908

Old Man Coyote.

Adaptions of Coyote trickster/creator stories from authoritative sources with lighthearted pictures. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.



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