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The Fisher-Boy Urashima –by: Unknown

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Transcriber's Note: Text is heavily illustrated, so the illustration tags within have been removed to avoid congestion.

JAPANESE FAIRY TALES, No. 8.

THE FISHER BOY URASHIMA

BY B. H. CHAMBERLAIN

GRIFFITH FARRAN & CO., LONDON & SYDNEY, N.S.W.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

THE FISHER BOY URASHIMA.

Long, long ago there lived on the coast of the sea of Japan a young fisherman named Urashima, a kindly lad and clever with his rod and line.

Well, one day he went out in his boat to fish. But instead of catchin...

Religion of Ancient Egypt –by: W. M. Flinders Petrie

William Matthew Flinders Petrie – the father of Egyptian Archaeology – developed and applied statistical analysis to pottery from prehistoric sites and by this established seriation as a relative dating method as a major contribution to Egyptian Archaeology. In this scientific paper he describes special varieties of the conception of the supernatural in ancient Egypt. The source text also includes a list of "principal works on Egyptian religion" and a list of works "on religions ancient and modern".

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The Dumpy Books for Children; No. 7. A Flower Book –by: Eden Coybee

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A FLOWER BOOK

EDEN COYBEE & NELLIE BENSON

London: GRANT RICHARDS, 9 Henrietta Street, W.C.

The Dumpy Books for Children

No. 7. A FLOWER BOOK

THE DUMPY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN.

Cloth, Royal 32mo, 1/6 each.

1. THE FLAMP, THE AMELIORATOR, AND THE SCHOOLBOY'S APPRENTICE. By E. V. LUCAS. ( Seventh Thousand. )

2. MRS. TURNER'S CAUTIONARY STORIES. ( Fifth Thousand. )

3. THE BAD FAMILY. By MRS. FENWICK. ( Third Thousand. )

4. THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAM...

A Chinese Wonder Book –by: Norman Hinsdale Pitman

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[Illustration: (Front cover image)]

[Illustration: "SNAKE'S BLOOD MIXED WITH POWDERED DEER HORN."]

A CHINESE WONDER BOOK

BY

NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN

ILLUSTRATED BY LI CHU T'ANG

[Illustration: Colophon]

NEW YORK E. P. DUTTON & CO. 681 FIFTH AVENUE

COPYRIGHT, 1919 By E. P. DUTTON & COMPANY

All rights reserved

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Japanische Mrchen –by: Karl [Translator] Alberti

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JAPANISCHE M"ARCHEN

Eine Sammlung der sch"onsten M"archen, Sagen und Fabeln Japans für die deutsche Jugend ausgew"ahlt und frei ins Deutsche übersetzt von

PROFESSOR KARL ALBERTI

in Tokyo. Bilder v. T. Tokikuni, Tokyo. Deckelbild von Fritz Kracher, München

Cl. Attenkofersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Straubing.

Alle Rechte einschliesslich des "Ubersetzungsrechtes vorbehalten.

Druck der Cl. Attenkoferschen Buch und Kunstdruckerei Straubing, Bayern.

Inhalts Verzeichnis. Seite

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The Brown Fairy Book –by: Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang’s Brown Fairy Book (1904) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was one of many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books.

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THE BROWN FAIRY BOOK

Edited by Andrew Lang

Dedicated to Diana Scott Lang

Preface

The stories in this Fairy Book come from all quarters of the world. For example, the adv...

Old Peter s Russian Tales –by: Arthur Ransome

Arthur Ransome is best known for his ‘Swallows and Amazons’ series of children’s books. This is the only example of his fiction in the public domain. These stories are all from Russian folklore, some comparatively well-known, others less so. Ransome spent some years in Russia as a newspaper correspondent fir the ‘Daily News’ and the ‘Manchester Guardian’ and was peripherally involved in the revolution. In the late twenties he married Evgenia Shvelpina, Trotsky’s secretary, retired from newspapers and started writing his children’s books.

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Les mille et une nuits, tome premier

Afin de ne plus être décu par les femmes, le sultan Schahriar décide d’épouser une jeune fille chaque jour et de la faire mourir dès le lendemain.

Scheherazade ne peut le souffrir davantage. Elle se fait donner à lui en mariage par le grand vizir, son père, afin de mettre un terme à cette barbarie, si cela est possible.

Par ses contes surprenants, Scheherazade tiendra le sultan en haleine, renouvellant son sursis dès les premières lueurs du jour. Jusques à quand ?

Joignons-nous à Dinarzade et Schahriar. 'Ecoutons ses récits passionants, nuit après nuit, ap...

Up! Horsie! An Original Fairy Tale

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LILLIPUTIAN LIBRARY.

NEW SERIES.

UP! HORSIE!

AN

Original Fairy Tale.

BY

MADAME DE CHATELAIN.

JOSEPH, MYERS, & CO., 144, LEADENHALL STREET, LONDON, E.C.

THE

LILLIPUTIAN LIBRARY.

UP! HORSIE!

A young peasant was riding to market on a stout, well fed nag, when he overtook an old Scotch shepherd, who was trudging along on foot.

"I say, Sandy," cried the young man, "if you go no faster than that, market will be over before you get to town."

The Scotchman turned round, and peered at him from under his bushy eye...

The Blue Moon

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THE BLUE MOON

By Laurence Housman

CONTENTS

THE BLUE MOON A CHINESE FAIRY TALE THE WAY OF THE WIND A CAPFUL OF MOONSHINE THE MOON STROKE HOW LITTLE DUKE JARL SAVED THE CASTLE THE WHITE DOE THE GENTLE COCKATRICE THE RAT CATCHER'S DAUGHTER WHITE BIRCH

THE BLUE MOON

Nillywill and Hands pansy were the most unimportant and happy pair of lovers the world has ever gained or lost.

With them it had been a case of love at first blindness since the day when they had tumbled into each other's arms in the same cradle. A...

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