Scandinavia and Finland

A Digital Library

of Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales

assembled by

D. L. Ashliman

© 2013


Return to D. L. Ashliman's folktexts, a library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology.

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  1. Andersen, Hans Christian. Wonderful Stories for Children. Translated from the Danish by Mary Howitt. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846.

  2. Andersen, Hans Christian. The True Story of My Life: A Sketch. Translated by Mary Howitt. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1847.

  3. Andersen, Hans Christian. The Sand-Hills of Jutland. London: Richard Bentley, 1860.

  4. Andersen, Hans Christian. Stories for the Household. Translated by H. W. Dulcken. With 220 illustrations by A. W. Bayes, engraved by the brothers Dalziel. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1866.

  5. Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales. A new translation. With over 200 illustrations by Harrison Weir, V. Pedersen, M. L. Stone, A. W. Bayes, and others. New York: R. Worthington, Publisher, 1884. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  6. Andersen, Hans Christian. Hans Andersen's Stories. Newly translated. Boston, New York, and Chicago: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1891.

  7. Andersen, Hans Christian. Stories for the Household. N.p.: McLoughlin Brothers, 1893.

  8. Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales from Hans Christian Andersen. 3rd edition. London: J. M. Dent and Company; New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1907.

  9. Andersen, Hans Christian. Folk-Lore and Fable: Æsop, Grimm, Andersen. The Harvard Classics, vol. 17. Edited by Charles W. Eliot. New York: P. F. Collier and Son Company, 1909. Andersen's Tales are found on pages 219-361. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  10. Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales and Other Stories. Oxford complete edition. Revised and in part newly translated by W. A. and J. K. Craigie. With 95 illustrations. London: Oxford University Press, 1914.

  11. Anonymous. Wonder-World: A Collection of Fairy Tales, Old and New. Translated from the French, German, and Danish. With four coloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts by L. Richter, Oscar Pletsch, and others. London: Geroge Bell and Sons, 1875.

  12. Árnason, Jón. Icelandic Legends. Collected by Jón Árnason. Translated by George E. J. Powell and Eiríkr Magnússon. [1st series]. With 28 illustrations. London: Richard Bentley, 1864.

  13. Árnason, Jón. Icelandic Legends. Collected by Jón Árnason. Translated by George E. J. Powell and Eiríkr Magnússon. 2nd series. With notes and introductory essay. London: Richard Bentley, 1866.

  14. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. Tales from the Norse. A selection from the translation of G. W. Dasent. With illustrations. London, Glasgow, and Dublin: Blackie and Son, 1906.

  15. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon with Other Norwegian Folk Tales. Retold by Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen. Illustrated by Frederick Richardson. Chicago: Row, Peterson and Company, 1912.

  16. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. Popular Tales from the Norse. [Translated] by George Webbe Dasent. With an introductory essay on the origin and diffusion of popular tales. Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1859.

  17. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. Popular Tales from the Norse. [Translated] by George Webbe Dasent. New edition. With a memoir by Arthur Irwin Dasent. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons; Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1912.

  18. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen. Tales from the Fjeld. A Second Series of Popular Tales from the Norse of P. Chr. Asbjørnsen. London: Chapman and Hall, 1874.

  19. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen. Round the Yule Log: Norwegian Folk and Fairy Tales. Translated by H. L. Brækstad. With an introduction by Edmund W. Gosse. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, and Rivington, 1881.

  20. Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen. Fairy Tales from the Far North. Translated from the Norwegian by H. L. Brækstad. With 95 illustrations by E. Werenskiold, T. Kittelsen, and O. Sinding. Authorised edition. London: David Nutt, 1897. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  21. Bay, Christian. Danish Fairy and Folk Tales: A Collection of Popular Stories and Fairy Tales. From the Danish of Svend Grundtvig, E. T. Kristensen, Ingvor Bondesen, and L. Budde. Profusely illustrated. New York and London: Harmer and Brothers Publishers, 1899.

  22. Craigie, William A. Scandinavian Folk-Lore: Illustrations of the Traditional Beliefs of the Northern Peoples. London: Alexander Gardner, 1896.

    Another copy.

  23. Dasent, George Webbe. A Collection of Popular Tales from the Norse and North German. With an introductory essay on the origin and diffusion of popular tales. London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Berlin, and New York: The Norrœna Society, 1907.

  24. Djurklou, Gabriel. Fairy Tales from the Swedish of Baron G. Djurklou. Translated by H. L. Brækstad. With illustrations by Th. Kittelson and Erik Werenskiold and a frontispiece by Carl Larsson. London: William Heinemann, 1901.

  25. Fillmore, Parker. Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1922.

  26. Grundtvig, Sven . Danish Fairy Tales. Translated by J. Grant Cramer. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1912.

  27. Grundtvig, Sven. Fairy Tales from Afar. Translated from the Danish Popular Tales of Svend Grundtvig by Jane Mulley. New York: A. Wessels Company, 1902.

  28. Hofberg, Herman. Swedish Fairy Tales. Translated by W. H. Myers. Chicago: Belford-Clarke Company, 1890.

  29. Kalevala: The Land of Heroes. Translated from the original Finnish by W. F. Kirby. Vol. 1. London: J. M. Dent and Company; New York: E. P. Dutton, [1907]. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  30. Kalevala: The Land of Heroes. Translated from the original Finnish by W. F. Kirby. Vol. 2. London: J. M. Dent and Company; New York: E. P. Dutton, [1907]. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  31. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology. Vol. 1. London: William Harrison Ainsworth, 1828.

  32. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. Vol. 2. London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Company, 1833.

  33. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. A new edition, revised and greatly enlarged. London: H. G. Bohn, 1851.

  34. Saxo Grammaticus. The Nine Books of The Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus. In two volumes. Translated by Oliver Elton. With some considerations on Saxo's sources, historical methods, and folk-lore. Vol. 1. London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, and New York: Norrœna Society, 1906.

  35. Saxo Grammaticus. The Nine Books of The Danish History of Saxo Grammaticus. In two volumes. Translated by Oliver Elton. With some considerations on Saxo's sources, historical methods, and folk-lore. Vol. 2. London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin, and New York: Norrœna Society, 1905.

  36. Stephens, George, and H. Cavallius. Old Norse Fairy Tales: Gathered from the Swedish Folk. Translated by Albert Alberg. With numerous illustrations by E. Lundgren. London: W. Swan Sonnenschein and Company, [1882].

  37. Stroebe, Clara. The Danish Fairy Book. Edited by Clara Stroebe. Translated [from the German] by Frederick H. Martens. With six illustrations in colour by George W. Hood. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  38. Stroebe, Clara. The Norwegian Fairy Book. Edited by Clara Stroebe. Translated [from the German] by Frederick H. Martens. With six illustrations in colour by George W. Hood. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922.

  39. Stroebe, Clara. The Swedish Fairy Book. Edited by Clara Stroebe. Translated [from the German] by Frederick H. Martens. With eight illustrations in colour by George W. Hood. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1921. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  40. Thorpe, Benjamin. Northern Mythology, Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions and Superstitions of Scandinavia, North Germany, and the Netherlands. Compiled from original and other sources. Vol. 1: Northern Mythology. London: Edward Lumley, 1851.

  41. Thorpe, Benjamin. Northern Mythology, Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions and Superstitions of Scandinavia, North Germany, and the Netherlands. Compiled from original and other sources. Vol. 2: Scandinavian Popular Traditions and Superstitions. London: Edward Lumley, 1851.

  42. Thorpe, Benjamin. Northern Mythology, Comprising the Principal Popular Traditions and Superstitions of Scandinavia, North Germany, and the Netherlands. Compiled from original and other sources. Vol. 3: North German and Netherlandish Popular Traditions and Superstitions. London: Edward Lumley, 1851.

  43. Thorpe, Benjamin. Yule-Tide Stories: A Collection of Scandinavian and North German Popular Tales and Traditions from the Swedish, Danish, and German. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853.

  44. Tibbits, Charles John. Folk-Lore and Legends: Scandinavian. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1891. Published anonymously. Prefatory note signed by C. J. T.

  45. Topelius, Zacharias. Whisperings in the Wood: Finland Idyls for Children. From the Swedish [Läsning for barn] of Zacharias Topelius, by Albert Alberg. London: W. H. Allen and Company, 1881.

  46. Wahlenberg, Anna. Swedish Fairy Tales. Translated by Axel Wahlenberg. Illustrated by Helen Maitland Armstrong. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company, 1901.



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