The Allies' fairy book / with an introduction by Edmund Gosse and illustrations by Arthur Rackham

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Subjects: Folklore--Europe
Fairy tales
World War, 1914-1918--Literature and the war
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Lippincott, 1916?
LC Classification: G, GR
Physical Description: xxii, 121, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Authors: Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939
Notes: London publisher, William M. Heinemann, listed below Lippincott. OOxM
Text ends p. [122]
Illustrated endpapers and t.p. vignette
Introduction type dated August 1916, with post script "Since we went to press ... Rumania has joined the eight Allies ..."
Contents: Introduction -- English: Jack the Giant-killer -- Scotch: The battle of the birds -- Welsh: Lludd and Llevelys -- Irish: Guleesh -- French: The sleeping beauty -- Italian: Cesarino and the dragon -- Portuguese: What came of picking flowers -- Japanese: The adventures of Little Peachling ; The fox's wedding ; The tongue-cut sparrow -- Russian: Frost -- Serbian: The golden apple-tree and the nine peaches -- Belgian: The last adventure of Thyl Ulenspiegel
King Collection copy with original dust jacket
OCLC Number: 2954480