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206 pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color). "Selected from the Norske folkeeventyr of Asbjörnson and Moe; most stories in this book originally appeared in Sir G.W. Dasent's Popular tales from the Norse, cf. Preface, pages [1-2]. Illustrated title page; end papers illustrated in black and gold. CONTENTS East of the sun and west of the moon -- The blue belt -- Prince Lindworm -- The lassie and her godmother -- The husband who was to mind the house -- The lad who went to the North Wind -- The three princesses of Whiteland -- Soria Moria Castle -- The giant who had no heart in his body -- The princess on the glass hill -- The widow's son -- The three billy goats gruff -- The three princesses in the blue mountain -- The cat on the Dovrefell -- One's own children are always prettiest. Translated by George Webbe Dasent. Gift of the Estate of William E. Brigham."

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[London] : Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]


Hodder & Stoughton




fairy tales; folk tales; illustration (process); illustrations (layout features); Norway; Norwegian; Norse (ancient)


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RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

East of the Sun and West of the Moon; Norske folke-eventyr. English. Selections



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