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Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations   By: (1882-1953)

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EDMUND DULAC'S

FAIRY BOOK

[Illustration: SNEGOROTCHKA

The daintiest, prettiest little maiden they had ever seen.

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EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK

FAIRY TALES OF THE ALLIED NATIONS

NEW YORK GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY BOOK

HC

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

CONTENTS

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SNEGOROTCHKA: A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE 1

THE BURIED MOON: AN ENGLISH FAIRY TALE 7

WHITE CAROLINE AND BLACK CAROLINE: A FLEMISH FAIRY TALE 15

THE SEVEN CONQUERORS OF THE QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI: A BELGIAN FAIRY TALE 23

THE SERPENT PRINCE: AN ITALIAN FAIRY TALE 31

THE HIND OF THE WOOD: A FRENCH FAIRY TALE 45

IVAN AND THE CHESTNUT HORSE: A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE 63

THE QUEEN OF THE MANY COLOURED BEDCHAMBER: AN IRISH FAIRY TALE 73

THE BLUE BIRD: A FRENCH FAIRY TALE 81

BASHTCHELIK (OR, REAL STEEL): A SERBIAN FAIRY TALE 95

THE FRIAR AND THE BOY: AN ENGLISH FAIRY TALE 119

THE GREEN SERPENT: A FRENCH FAIRY TALE 129

URASHIMA TARO: A JAPANESE FAIRY TALE 145

THE FIRE BIRD: A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE 159

THE STORY OF THE BIRD FENG: A CHINESE FAIRY TALE 171

ILLUSTRATIONS

SNEGOROTCHKA A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE

The daintiest, prettiest little maiden they had ever seen Frontispiece

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THE BURIED MOON AN ENGLISH FAIRY TALE

In her frantic struggles the hood of her cloak fell back from her dazzling golden hair, and immediately the whole place was flooded with light 8

WHITE CAROLINE AND BLACK CAROLINE A FLEMISH FAIRY TALE

And, when he saw White Caroline, he started to play on his organ the most beautiful airs that it was possible to hear, and the three little dogs commenced to dance together 16

THE SEVEN CONQUERORS OF THE QUEEN OF THE MISSISSIPPI A BELGIAN FAIRY TALE

'Hi! friend! Take the whole castle, with the Queen and all that it contains, on your shoulders!' 24

THE SERPENT PRINCE AN ITALIAN FAIRY TALE

When Grannmia saw her strange lover, she alone remained calm and courageous 32

THE HIND OF THE WOOD A FRENCH FAIRY TALE

Giroflée thanked the fairy and went ... far into the wood; and there, sure enough, she saw a hut and an old woman sitting outside 56

IVAN AND THE CHESTNUT HORSE A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE

The chestnut horse seemed to linger in the air at the top of its leap while that kiss endured 64

THE BLUE BIRD A FRENCH FAIRY TALE

The Prince took a carriage drawn by three great frogs with great big wings.... Truitonne came out mysteriously by a little door 88

BASHTCHELIK (OR, REAL STEEL) A SERBIAN FAIRY TALE

The Prince, looking out, saw him snatch up the Princess ... and soar rapidly away 104

The Palace of the Dragon King 112

THE FRIAR AND THE BOY AN ENGLISH FAIRY TALE

The Friar, bound fast to the post, squirmed and wriggled, showing plainly that he would foot it if he could 128

THE GREEN SERPENT A FRENCH FAIRY TALE

Laideronnette kissed and embraced the good Fairy Protectress 144

URASHIMA TARO A JAPANESE FAIRY TALE

Urashima was so enchanted that he could not speak a word 152

THE FIRE BIRD A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE

There he found the Princess asleep, and saw that her face was the face he had seen in the portrait 160

With a scream the Princess rushed forward, and, before her wicked sister could prevent her, she had upset the cauldron with a crash 168

THE STORY OF THE BIRD FENG A CHINESE FAIRY TALE

The wonderful bird, like a fire of many colours come down from heaven, alighted before the Princess, dropping at her feet the portrait 172

SNEGOROTCHKA

A RUSSIAN FAIRY TALE

The old wife sang merrily as she sat in the inglenook stirring the soup, for she had never felt so sad... Continue reading book >>




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