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Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

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HOUSEHOLD STORIES

GRIMM

[Illustration: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

" AT LAST HE CAME TO THE TOWER & OPENED THE DOOR OF THE LITTLE ROOM WHERE ROSAMOND LAY."]

HOUSEHOLD STORIES, FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE BROS: GRIMM:

TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY LUCY CRANE; AND DONE INTO PICTURES BY WALTER CRANE

DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC.

NEW YORK

This new Dover edition, first published in 1963, is an unabridged republication of the work first published by Macmillan and Company in 1886.

Standard Book Number: 486 21080 4 <...

Snowdrop and Other Tales –by: Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

Many of these tales were published in English in 1909, the Brothers Grimm tales in this book were published separately in 1920 with illustrations by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939).

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Transcriber's Note

Illustration captions in {brackets} have been added by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader, with reference to the Lists of illustrations wherever possible.

[Illustration: {Seven dwarfs.}]

SNOWDROP & OTHER TALES

BY THE BROTHERS GRIMM

ILLUSTRATED B...

The Fisherman and His Soul –by: Oscar Wilde

”The Fisherman and his Soul” is a fairy tale first published in November of 1891 in Wilde’s “A House of Pomegranates”. It tells of a fisherman who nets and falls in love with a mermaid. But to be with her he must shed his soul, which goes off to have adventures of its own. Will forbidden love endure?

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A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES

Contents:

The Young King The Birthday of the Infanta The Fisherman and his Soul The Star child

THE YOUNG KING

[TO MARGARET LADY BROOKE THE RANEE OF SARAWAK]

It was the night before the day fixed for his coro...

Childhood s Favorites and Fairy Stories

Since this series of books is intended for all young people from one to one hundred, it opens with about eighty of the old MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES. Nothing better was ever invented to tell to little folks who are young enough for lullabies. Their rhythm, their humor, and their pith will always cause us to prize them as the Babies’ Classics. Editors: Hamilton Wright Mabie, Edward Everett Hale, William Byron Forbush.(Gutenberg Text)

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Prince Ricardo of Pantouflia being the adventures of Prince Prigio s son

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PRINCE RICARDO OF PANTOUFLIA

BEING THE ADVENTURES OF PRINCE PRIGIO'S SON, BY ANDREW LANG AUTHOR OF PRINCE PRIGIO

ILLUSTRATED BY GORDON BROWNE

PUBLISHED AT BRISTOL BY J. W. ARROWSMITH, QUAY STREET, AND AT LONDON BY SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, HAMILTON, KENT & COMPANY LIMITED

DEDICATION. To Guy Campbell.

My dear Guy ,

You wanted to know more about Prince Prigio , who won the Lady Rosalind , and killed the Firedrake and the Remora by aid of his Fairy gifts . Here you have some of his later adventures , and you will...

At the Back of the North Wind for Children

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

Eleventh Impression

THE CHILDREN'S CLASSICS

Each beautifully illustrated in color and tastefully bound

BY WASHINGTON IRVING THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW RIP VAN WINKLE

SELECTED TALES OF WASHINGTON IRVING'S ALHAMBRA

BY JOHN RUSKIN THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER

BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON A CHILD'S GARDEN OF VERSES

SELECTED HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES

BY MISS MULOCK THE LITTLE LAME PRINCE THE ADVENTURES OF A BROWNIE

BY EMMA GELLIBRAND J. COLE

BY JOH...

The Little Gingerbread Man

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The Little Gingerbread Man

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[Illustration: Cook makes the Gingerbread Man]

The Little Gingerbread Man

by G.H.P.

[Illustration]

PICTURES & DECORATIONS by Robert Gaston Herbert

G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London The Knickerbocker Press

[Illustration]

COPYRIGHT, 1910

BY

G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS

First Printing, October, 1910 Second " September, ...

The Cat and the Mouse A Book of Persian Fairy Tales –by: John R. (John Rea) Neill

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Persian Fairy Tales

Altemus' Fairy Tales Series

THE CAT AND THE MOUSE

A Book of Persian Fairy Tales

Edited with an Introduction by

HARTWELL JAMES

With Forty Illustrations by John R. Neill

Philadelphia Henry Altemus Company

Altemus' Illustrated Fairy Tales Series

The Magic Bed A Book of East Indian Tales The Cat and the Mouse A Book of Persian Tales The Jeweled Sea A Book of Chinese Tales The Magic Jaw Bone A Book of South Sea Islands Tales The Man Elephant A Book of African Tales The Enchant...

The Lost Princess (or A Double Story, or The Wise Woman) –by: George MacDonald

Also known as "A Double Story" or "The Wise Woman."

The story of two very spoiled girls, a princess and a peasant, who are kidnapped by a strange woman for a lesson in life. They may not emerge the same... but will their parents be changed for the better too?

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A DOUBLE STORY

BY GEORGE MACDONALD.

NEW YORK:

A DOUBLE STORY

I.

There was a certain country where things used to go rather oddly. For instance, you could never tell whether it was going to rain or hail, or whether or not the milk was going to turn sour. It was impossible to ...

Der Spiegel des Cyprianus –by: Theodor Storm

Eine traurige Geschichte über b"ose und gute Stiefmütter und einen magischen Spiegel.

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Der Spiegel des Cyprianus

Theodor Storm

Das Grafenschloss eigentlich war es eine Burg lag frei auf der H"ohe; uralte F"ohren und Eichen ragten mit ihren Wipfeln aus der Tiefe; und über ihnen und den W"aldem und Wiesen, die sich unterhalb des Berges ausbreiteten, lag der Sonnenglanz des Frühlings. Drinnen aber waltete Trauer; denn das einzige S"ohnlein des Grafen war von unerkl"arlichem Siechtum befallen; und die vornehmsten "Arzte, die herbeigerufen wurden, vermoch...

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