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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.

$65.00

 

Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat by C. A. Kincaid, Karachi 1925.

Folk Tales of Sind and Guzarat.

With an introduction by M. de P. Webb, December 1924, when recent finds at Mohenjo Daro lent an extra excitement to Sindh tales. An uncommon original edition of a book which has been reissued, most recently as Folk Tales of Sindh & Gujarat, 2000. NOTE: This Book has been sold.

$85.00

 

The Legend of the Orange Blossom Newman, Isidora/Pogany, ill. Whitman (1926)

The Legend of the Orange Blossom.

Also contains Princess Pity Patter, The Lily Nymph and A Great-Big-Man. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$35.00

 

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.

$65.00

 

In the Reign of Coyote: Folklore from the Pacific Coast.

In the Reign of Coyote: Folklore from the Pacific Coast.

In this retelling, Indian servants on a large ranch across the bay from San Francisco tell the stories to little Dona Juanita and Don Antonio. Sources cited in the preface for the tales of different Native American tribes of Alta&Baja California. Note: This book has been SOLD.

$20.00

 

Tears of Pearls Fairy Book.

Tears of Pearls Fairy Book.

Eleven brief, poetic fairy tales: Time and the Kings of the Elements, The Sun; or the three golden hairs of the old man of Vsevede, Kinkacho Martinko, ... Although not credited by McLoughlin, these tales and drawings were selected from Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsman, by Alexander Chomsko, George Allen 1896, translated from the French by Emily Harding. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$25.00

 

Stories California Indians Told by Anne Fisher, Ruth Robbins, ill.

Stories California Indians Told.

Twelve authentic tales with more than 40 illustrations inspired by native design. NOTE: This book has been sold.

$5.00

 

Indian Sleep-Man Tales.

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$4.00

 

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