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Title The Allies' fairy book / with an introduction by Edmund Gosse C.B. ; and illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
Publication Info. London : William Heinemann ; Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott, [1916] (London : Complete Press)
Location Call No. Status
 Closed Stack Juvenile Fiction  Juv-X G CS    ASK AT CIRCULATION DESK
Description xxii, 121, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Summary Compilation of fairy tales from Allied countries during World War I.
Note Date of publication from introduction.
Printer statement at foot of p. [122].
Contents Jack the giant-killer (English) -- The battle of the birds (Scotch) -- Lludd and Llevelys (Welsh) -- Guleesh (Irish) -- The sleeping beauty (French) -- Cesarino and the dragon (Italian) -- What came of picking flowers (Portuguese) -- The adventures of Little Peachling (Japanese) -- The fox's wedding (Japanese) -- The tongue-cut sparrow (Japanese) -- Frost (Russian) -- The golden apple-tree and the nine peahens (Serbian) -- The last adventure of Thyl Ulenspiegel (Belgian).
Note Plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress.
Binding: blue cloth; stamping in gold and white on front cover; white only on spine; illustrated end-papers.
Local Note Library copy in original binding. Acquisition date stamp on p. [v]: December 12, 1916.
Subject Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Fairy tales.
Genre or Form Printed guard sheets (Printing) -- England -- London -- 1916.
Contemporary bindings (Binding) -- England -- London -- 1916.
Publishers' cloth bindings (Binding) -- England -- London -- 1916.
Added Author Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928, author of introduction.
Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, illustrator.
Complete Press (London, England), printer.
Heinemann (Firm), publisher.
J.B. Lippincott & Co., publisher.