SPANISH FAIRY TALES.: Caballero, Fernan SPANISH FAIRY TALES.: Caballero, Fernan


Caballero, Fernan

Published by NY. no date (circa 1885). J.W. Lovell, 1885
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black, brown & gilt decorative cloth hardbound 8vo. 8º (octavo). no dustwrapper (as issued). vg cond. binding square & tight. covers clean with rubbed away corners & spine cloth frayed at top & bottom. edges soiled, faint stain on bottom edge. old ink signature on front flyleaf. old embossed blind stamp from previous owner on title pg. & pg 1. clean text. good binding. nice vintage copy. no library markings or store stamps, no stickers, no underlining, no remainder markings etc ~. "Rugby Edition". J.W. Lovell, dubbed "book~a~day" Lovell, published between 1882 and 1891. This is one of his knock~off editions . The Table of Contents lists illustrations but there are no illustrations in this edition. decorative endpapers. xi+221p. minor text decorations. This is the same book that was published as " The Bird Of Truth" and has the same collection of Tales. as follows: The Bird of Truth./ A Girl who wanted Three Husbands./The Knights of the Fish./ Fair~Flower./ The Singing Sack./ The Foolish Wolf and the Shrewd Fox./ The Guardian Spirits./ John the Conjurer./ The Blue Lily./ A Tale of Taradiddles./ The Knavish little Bird./ Lucifer's Ear./ The Three Wishes./ The Demon's Mother~in~law./ The Fox and the Goose./ The Tribulations of a Cobbler./ The Little Ant./ The Hunchback./ Fortune and Misfortune./ The Fairy Friar./ The King's Power./ Juan Holgado and Death.The Cock and the Goose./ Uncle Curro and his Cudgel./ If Heaven will it./ Unpalatable Advice./ The Promise./ The Fairy Hen./ Dame Fortune and Don Money./ The Carlanco./ Benibaire./ Moro's Ears./ The Power of Will. folklore. mythology. "The Brother Grimm, in their universally popular collection of legends and tales drawn from all parts of Europe, appeared to doubt the existence of a national fairy literature in Spain. This the lady who wrote under the name of "Fernan Caballero" could not but deem a reproach upon her country, and to remove it, proceeded to collect and publish such legendary tales as were within her reach. The chief portion of her collection was gathered in Andalusia, where the greater part of her life was spent." (from the preface).spanish literature. fairy tales. Bookseller Inventory # 11031502

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Publisher: NY. no date (circa 1885). J.W. Lovell

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

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