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East of the Sun and West of the Moon, illustrated by Kay Nielsen (1922 edition)

- November 6, 2018 in fairytales, folktales, golden age of illustration, illustration, Kay Nielsen, norway

Book of Norwegian fairytales and one of the finest creations to emerge from the golden age of illustration.

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1880)

- June 12, 2018 in elves, fairies, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, goblins, myth, wales, welsh fairies

Wirt Sikes, US consul to Cardiff from 1876 to 1883, describes the mythology and traditions of Wales, a land steeped in folklore.

Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio (1880)

- November 14, 2017 in china, chinese literature, fairytales, folklore, folktales, ghosts, spirits

First English translation of Pu Songling's collection of classical Chinese stories, including magical pear trees, thimble-sized babies, ghostly cities, and mean spirited daughters-in-law being turned into pigs.

Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

- December 13, 2016 in dew, fairy tales, fairytales, folklore, folktales, turkey, turkish fairytales

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including princesses, dragons, wizards, witches, and horses that can fly.

Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

- December 13, 2016 in dew, fairy tales, fairytales, folklore, folktales, turkey, turkish fairytales

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including princesses, dragons, wizards, witches, and horses that can fly.

Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

- December 13, 2016 in dew, fairy tales, fairytales, folklore, folktales, turkey, turkish fairytales

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including princesses, dragons, wizards, witches, and horses that can fly.

Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales (1913)

- December 13, 2016 in dew, fairy tales, fairytales, folklore, folktales, turkey, turkish fairytales

In this elaborately produced volume, beautifully illustrated by Willy Pogany, Hungarian-born linguist Ignác Kúnos presents 44 folktales from Turkey, including princesses, dragons, wizards, witches, and horses that can fly.

Cossack Fairy Tales (1916)

- November 12, 2015 in cossack fairy tales, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, Ukraine

Fairy tales and folk tales originally published in 1894 and translated from a dialect spoken in the area known to us today as western Ukraine.

Cossack Fairy Tales (1916)

- November 12, 2015 in cossack fairy tales, fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, Ukraine

Fairy tales and folk tales originally published in 1894 and translated from a dialect spoken in the area known to us today as western Ukraine.