Modern Juvenile Fairy & Folk Collections

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.
My Book House First "A" Printing 1920, 1921.

My Book House First "A" Printing 1920, 1921.

The very first printing of the Book House in an assembled set from 1920, 1921. Will bring back memories. Please see our Book House page for information on our sets and shipping, and general information on Publication Data and Contents of the Book House. Note: This book has been sold.



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!



Yes and No Stories, Georgian Folk Tales, by Papashvily, Simon Lissim ill.

Yes and No Stories.

A beautifully produced book, illustrated by a Russian emigré fine artist and theatrical designer. Tales heard by the author as a child in Georgia. Told with an individual voice and unexpected humorous twists, for  as the old storyteller says him "a story is a letter that comes to us from yesterday. Each man who tells it adds his word to the message - and sends it on to tomorrow. So begin." A lovely book. Signed and briefly inscribed on the title page by Helen Papashvily.
NOTE: This book has been SOLD.



The Old Nurse's Stocking Basket by Farjeon, Ardizzone, illus.

The Old Nurse's Stocking Basket.

The Blue Lotus, The Proud Infanta, Can Men Be Such Fools As All That?, The Veil of Irazade, Lipp the Lapp, The Roof-Tree, You Can't Darn THAT Hole, The Princess of China, The Golden Eagle, The Two Brothers, The Sea-Baby. Note: This book has been sold.



Favorite Fairy Tales Told in England.

From Jacobs English Fairy Tales 1892; Jack and the Beanstalk, Johnny-cake, Tom Thumb, Molly Whuppie, Dick Whittington and His Cat, Cap O'Rushes. Illustrations on almost every page in black tones, or shades of blue and brown. One of a very well-written series.



By Loch and by Lin by Sorche Nic Leodhas, Vera Bock, ill.

By Loch and by Lin; Tales from Scottish Ballads.

Ten stories: Lay of the Smithy, Lay of the Amadhain Mhor, Lochmaben Harper, Earl of Mar's Daughter, Dick o' the Cow, Bonnie Baby Livingston, Lang Johnnie Mor, Famous Flower of Servingmen, Heir of Linne, Knight and the Shepherd Lass. Introduction.



Tales From the Rain Forest by Mercedes Dorson.

Tales From the Rain Forest

Tales collected from the Indians and translated from the Portuguese, which give a vivid picture of traditional life.



Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.) by Barbara Sleigh; Ambrus, ill.

Stirabout Stories (West of Widdershins.)

Stories of magic, old and new, involving everyday things looked at afresh and stirred "widdershins." Note: This Book Has Been Sold.



Foxglove Tales by Alison Uttley, Shirley Felts, ill.

Foxglove Tales

A group of Uttley's tales, chosen from the range of her work by Lucy Meredith and published on the centenary of Uttley's birth.



A Book of Magic Animals



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