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Philippine Folk Tales (1916)

- March 6, 2019 in fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folktales, Mabel Cook Cole, philippines

Huge variety of stories presented, sourced from both the more traditional tribes, including the headhunters of the rugged mountain regions, and from those "Christianized natives" whose stories bear evidence of their European influence.

Philippine Folk Tales (1916)

- March 6, 2019 in fairy tales, fairytales, folk tales, folktales, philippines

Huge variety of stories presented, sourced from both the more traditional tribes, including the headhunters of the rugged mountain regions, and from those "Christianized natives" whose stories bear evidence of their European influence.

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.