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All the Way to Fairyland Fairy Stories

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[Illustration: Cover art]

All the Way to Fairyland

Fairy Stories

BY

EVELYN SHARP

AUTHOR OF "WYMPS"

WITH EIGHT COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS

AND A COVER BY MRS. PERCY DEARMER

JOHN LANE

THE BODLEY HEAD

LONDON AND NEW YORK

1898

COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY

JOHN LANE.

FIRST EDITION

University Press:

JOHN WILSON AND SON, CAMBRIDGE, U.S.A.

By the Same author:

WYMPS: FAIRY TALES. With eight coloured illustrations by Mrs. Percy Dearmer.

THE MAKING OF A SCHOOLGIRL.

AT THE RELTON ARMS.

THE MAKING OF A PRIG.

[Illustration: A PRINCESS FLOATING ABO...

Folklore of the Santal Parganas

This is an intriguing collection of folklore from the Santal Parganas, a district in India located about 150 miles from Calcutta. As its Preface implies, this collection is intended to give an unadulterated view of a culture through its folklore. It contains a variety of stories about different aspects of life, including family and marriage, religion, and work. In this first volume, taken from Part I, each story is centered around a particular human character. These range from the charmingly clever (as in the character, The Oilman, in the story, “The Oilman and His Sons”) to the tragica...

The Enchanted Island of Yew –by: L. Frank Baum

A fairy has become bored with her life, and convinces some young girls to transform her into a human boy so she can go on adventures. The adventures come fast and furious, as the newly-named Prince Marvel explores the surrounding kingdoms. A masochistic squire accompanies Marvel, helping him with assorted kings, knights, dragons, and other medieval menaces along the way.

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The Enchanted Island of Yew

Whereon Prince Marvel Encountered the High Ki of Twi and Other Surprising People

By

L. Frank Baum

Author of "The Wizard of Oz," "The Life and Adventu...

The Great Red Frog –by: Sidney Ransom

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[Transcriber's Note: Mosnar Yendis is an anagram of Sidney Ransom, the author. Best known for advertising posters, this children's book is a rare example of his work outside that genre. As of this writing, known copies include two in the Library of Congress offsite storage, one in the British Library, one in the National Library of Scotland, a small handful of others in the wild, and the one used to create this version. The NLS copy was used as a reference to verify the sequence and presence of all pages.]

[Illustration: Front cover.]

...

De Gouden Vaas

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E. T. A. HOFFMANN

DE GOUDEN VAAS

EEN SPROOKJE UIT DEN NIEUWEN TIJD

Vertaling Karel Wasch

WB Wereldbibliotheek

DE GOUDEN VAAS

WERELD · BIBLIOTHEEK Onder leiding van L. Simons

[Illustratie: BOEKEN ZIJN DE UNIVERSITEIT ONZER DAGEN.]

Uitgegeven Door: De Maatschappij Voor Goede En Goedkoope Lectuur · Amsterdam

E. T. A. Hoffmann DE ...

Der Traum ein Leben

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Der Traum ein Leben

Franz Grillparzer

Dramatisches M"archen in vier Aufzügen

Personen:

Massud, ein reicher Landmann Mirza, seine Tochter Rustan, sein Neffe Zanga, Negersklave Der K"onig von Samarkand Gülnare, seine Tochter Der alte Kaleb

(stumm)

Karkhan Der Mann vom Felsen Ein altes Weib Ein K"oniglicher K"ammerer Ein Hauptmann Erster und Zweiter Anführer Eine Dienerin Gülnarens Gefolge und K"ammerlinge des K"onigs Frauen und Dienerinnen Gülnarens Zwei Verwandte Karkhans Zwei Knaben. Diener. Krieger. Volk (beiderlei Geschlechts)

Erster Aufzug

...

Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends –by: Gertrude Landa

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JEWISH FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS

[Illustration: "Where is the door?" (Page 21)]

JEWISH FAIRY TALES AND LEGENDS

by

"Aunt Naomi" (GERTRUDE LANDA)

When Childhood's toys have passed away, May Books become another play. Then may each book a blessing give And bring you pleasure while you live.

Ruth Landa.

Sixteenth Thousand

New York Bloch Publishing Co., Inc. " The Jewish Book Concern " 1943

Copyright, 1919, Bloch Publishing Company.

PREFACE

The very cordial welcome given to my earlier volume o...

Little Mermaid –by: Hans Christian Andersen

The Little Mermaid" (Danish: Den lille havfrue, literally: "the little sea lady") is a very well known fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince. The tale was first published in 1837 and has been adapted to various media including musical theatre and animated film. But this tale is not the Disney version, all cleaned up and made pretty. This is the way Andersen wrote it. The Little Mermaid is indeed at the happy wedding of her beloved p...

Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

The wandering minstrel Martin Pippin finds a lovelorn ploughman who begs him to visit the orchard where his beloved has been locked in the well-house with six sworn virgins to guard her. Martin Pippin goes to the rescue and wins the confidence of the young women by telling them love stories. Although ostensibly a children's book, the six love stories, which have much the form of Perrault's fairy tales such as Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella, have a depth which is adult in sentiment, and indeed they were written not for a child but for a young soldier, Victor Haslam. Among the stories, them...

The Shadows –by: George MacDonald

“Old Ralph Rinkelmann made his living by comic sketches, and all but lost it again by tragic poems. So he was just the man to be chosen king of the fairies…”

George MacDonald (December 10, 1824 – September 18, 1905) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. Though no longer well known, his works (particularly his fairy tales and fantasy novels) have inspired admiration in such notables as W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Madeleine L’Engle. The Shadows is one such fairy tale. The strange Shadows spend their existence casting themselves upon the walls and forming p...

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