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Grimm's Illustrated Fairy Tales By Birgit Amadori
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This ebook features 24 fairy tales from the classic collection by the brothers Grimm. It also includes 24 colorful, original illustrations that go along with the stories.
English Fairy Tales: Illustrated By Flora Annie Steel
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English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel. - Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, a renowned early 20th century British illustrator (responsible for Grimm's Fairy Tales). This edition contains dozens of... More > amazing black and white illustrations, including silhouettes. There are sixteen large color plates. Flora Annie Steel was an English writer. She was the daughter of George Webster. In 1867 she married Henry William Steel, a member of the Indian civil service, and for the next twenty-two years lived in India, chiefly in the Punjab, with which most of her books are connected. She was interested in relating to all classes of Indian society. The birth of her daughter gave her a chance to interact with local women and learn their language.< Less
A Tale of a Tub (Illustrated) By Jonathan Swift
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A Tale of a Tub was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of "digression" and a "tale" of three brothers, each... More > representing one of the main branches of western Christianity. The "tale" presents a consistent satire of religious excess, while the digressions are a series of parodies of contemporary writing in literature, politics, theology, Biblical exegesis, and medicine.< Less
The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Illustrated) By Beatrix Potter
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This is the illustrated version of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. “Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were-- Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter.... More > They lived with their Mother in a sand-bank, underneath the root of a very big fir-tree”.< Less
Indian Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By Joseph Jacobs
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From the extreme West of the Indo-European world, we go this year to the extreme East. From the soft rain and green turf of Gaeldom, we seek the garish sun and arid soil of the Hindoo. In the Land of... More > Ire, the belief in fairies, gnomes, ogres and monsters is all but dead; in the Land of Ind it still flourishes in all the vigour of animism. Soils and national characters differ; but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents, if not in treatment. The majority of the tales in this volume have been known in the West in some form or other, and the problem arises how to account for their simultaneous existence in farthest West and East. Some—as Benfey in Germany, M. Cosquin in France, and Mr. Clouston in England—have declared that India is the Home of the Fairy Tale, and that all European fairy tales have been brought from thence by Crusaders, by Mongol missionaries, by Gipsies, by Jews, by traders, by travellers.< Less
Irish Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By James Stephens
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The lore of ancient Ireland comes to life in this collection of classic folk tales retold for modern readers.
Japanese Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By Grace James
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These tales and legends have been collected from many sources. Some of them have been selected from the Ko-ji-ki, or Record of Ancient Matters, which contains the mythology of Japan. Many are told... More > from memory, being relics of childish days, originally heard from the lips of a school-fellow or a nurse. Certain of them, again, form favourite subjects for representation upon the Japanese stage. A number of the stories now gathered together have been translated into English long ere this, and have appeared in this country in one form or another; others are probably new to an English public.< Less
Hawaiian Folk Tales (Illustrated) By Thomas G. Thrum
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Thomas G. Thrum has compiled a collection of native folk tales in Hawaiian Folk Tales A Collection of Native Legends. The legends originally appeared in "The Hawaiian Annual." The Table of... More > contents includes Legends Resembling Old Testament History, Exploits of Maui, Pele and the Deluge, Pele and Kahawali,< Less
Andersen's Fairy Tales (Illustrated) By H. C. Andersen
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Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories This edition includes the following tales for children: The Emperor's New Clothes, The... More > Swineherd, The Real Princess, The Shoes of Fortune, The Fir Tree, The Snow Queen, The Leap-Frog, The Elderbush, The Bell, The Old House, The Happy Family, The Story of a Mother, The False Collar, The Shadow, The Little Match Girl, The Dream of Little Tuk, The Naughty Boy, The Red Shoes.< Less
Filipino Popular Tales (Illustrated) By Dean Spruill Fansler
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The folktales in this volume, which were collected in the Philippines during the years from to , have not appeared in print before. They are given to the public now in the hope that they will be no... More > mean or uninteresting addition to the volumes of Oriental Märchen already in existence. The Philippine archipelago, from the very nature of its geographical position and its political history, cannot but be a significant field to the student of popular stories. Lying as it does at the very doors of China and Japan, connected as it is ethnically with the Malayan and Indian civilizations, Occidentalized as it has been for three centuries and more, it stands at the junction of East and West. It is therefore from this point of view that these tales have been put into a form convenient for reference. Their importance consists in their relationship to the body of world fiction.< Less

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