Slavic and Other Eastern European Folk and Fairy Tales

in English translation
a digital library assembled by

D. L. Ashliman

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  1. Afanas'ev, A. N. Russian Folk-Tales. With introduction and notes by Leonard A. Magnus. New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1916. Pages 35-36 missing. The collector's family name is also Anglicized as Afanasyev, Afanasief, or Afanasiev.

  2. Afanas'ev, A. N. Russian Folk-Tales. With introduction and notes by Leonard A. Magnus. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, and Company; New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1916. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive. The collector's family name is also Anglicized as Afanasyev, Afanasief, or Afanasiev.

  3. Anonymous [C. J. T.] Folk-Lore and Legends: Russian and Polish. London: W. W. Gibbings, 1890.

  4. Bain, R. Nisbet. Russian Fairy Tales from the Skazki of Polevoi. Illustrated by C. M. Gere. 3rd edition. London: A. H. Bullen, 1901.

  5. Blumenthal, Verra Xenophontovna Kalamatiano de. Folk Tales from the Russian. Retold. Chicago, New York, and London: Rand McNally and Company, 1903.

  6. Boettiger, Louis A. Armenian Legends and Festivals. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1920.

  7. Carrick, Valery [Karrik, Valerian]. More Russian Picture Tales. Translated by Nevill Forbes. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1920.

  8. Carrick, Valery [Karrik, Valerian]. Still More Russian Picture Tales. Translated by Nevill Forbes. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  9. Curtin, Jeremiah. Myths and Folk-Tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and Magyars. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1890.

  10. Dietrich, Anton. Russian Popular Tales. Translated from the German version of Anton Dietrich, with an introduction by Jacob Grimm. London: Chapman and Hall, 1857.

  11. Faulkner, Georgene. Old Russian Tales. Retold for children by Georgene Faulkner, the Story Lady. Illustrated by Frederic Richardson. Chicago: Daughaday and Company, 1916.

  12. Fillmore, Parker. Czechoslovak Fairy Tales. Retold by Parker Fillmore. With illustrations and decorations by Jan Matulka. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Howe, 1919.

  13. Fillmore, Parker. The Laughing Prince: A Book of Jugoslav Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. With illustrations and decorations by Jay Van Everen. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company, 1921.

  14. Fillmore, Parker. The Shoemaker's Apron: A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. Retold by Parker Fillmore. With illustrations and decorations by Jan Matulka. New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Howe, 1920.

  15. Glinski, A. J. [Antoni Józef]. Polish Fairy Tales. Translated by Maude Ashurst Biggs. London and New York: John Lane, 1920.

  16. Hodgetts, Edith M. S. Tales and Legends from the Land of the Tzar: Collection of Russian Stories. 2nd edition. London: Griffith Farran and Company, 1891.

  17. Houghton, Louise Seymore. The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales. Illustrated by W. T. Benda. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. Based on the German collection Tales and Legends of South Slavonia by Friedrich Krauss.

  18. Iliowizi, Henry. In the Pale: Stories and Legends of the Russian Jews. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates and Company, 1900.

  19. Jones, W. Henry, and Lewis L. Kropf. The Folk-Tales of the Magyars, Collected by Kriza, Erdélyi, Pap, and Others. Translated and edited, with comparative notes by W. Henry Jones and Lewis L. Kropf. London: Published for the Folk-Lore Society by Elliot Stock, 1889.

  20. Karrik, Valerian. See Carrick, Valery.

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

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

  23. 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.

  24. Kremnitz, Mite. Roumanian Fairy Tales. Collected by Mite Kremnitz. Adapted and arranged by J. M. Percival. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1885.

  25. Mawer, E. B. Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends. London: H. K. Lewis, 1881.

  26. Mijatovich, Elodie L. Serbian Folk-Lore. Translated from the Serbian by Madame Elodie L. Mijatovich. With an introduction by W. Denton. 2nd edition. London: The Columbus Printing, Publishing and Advertising Company, 1899.

  27. Mijatovies, Csedomille. Serbian Folk-Lore: Popular Tales. Selected and translated by Madam Csedomille Mijatovies. Edited, with an introduction by W. Denton. London: W. Isbister and Company, 1874.

  28. Naaké, John T. Slavonic Fairy Tales: Collected and Translated from the Russian, Polish, Servian, and Bohemian. London: Henry S. King and Company, 1874.

  29. Ralston, W. R. S. Krilof [Ivan Andreevich Krylov] and His Fables. London: Strahan and Company, Publishers, 1869.

  30. Ralston, W. R. S. Krilof [Ivan Andreevich Krylov] and His Fables. 4th edition. London, Paris, and New York: Cassell and Company, 1883.

  31. Ralston, W. R. S. Russian Folk-Tales. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1873.

  32. Ralston, W. R. S. Russian Folk-Tales. New York: R. Worthington, 1880.

  33. Ralston, W. R. S. The Songs of the Russian People, as Illustrative of Slavonic Mythology and Russian Social Life. 2nd edition. London: Ellis and Green, 1872.

  34. Ransome, Arthur. Old Peter's Russian Tales. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1916. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  35. Steele, Robert. The Russian Garland, Being Russian Folk Tales: Translated from a Collection of Chapbooks Made in Moscow. Edited by Robert Steele and pictured by J. R. de Rosciszewski. London: A. M. Philpot, [1916?]. This digitized book (available in various formats) is presented by the Internet Archive.

  36. Tolstoy, Leo. Fables for Children; Stories for Children; Natural Science Stories; Popular Education; Decembrists; Moral Tales. Translated by Leo Wiener. London: J. M. Dent and Company, 1904.

    Another edition (Boston: Dana Estes and Company, 1904). This digitized book is presented by the Internet Archive.

  37. Wardrop, Marjory. Georgian Folk Tales. London: David Nutt, 1894. Presented by the Internet Archive.

  38. Westall, William. Tales and Legends of Saxony and Lusatia. Illustrations by H. W. Petherick. London: Griffith and Farran; Geneva: The Continental Company, 1877.

  39. Wheeler, Post. Russian Wonder Tales. With a foreword on the Russian Skazki. Containing twelve of the famous Bilibin illustrations in color. New York: The Century Company, 1921.

  40. Wilson, Richard. The Russian Story Book: Containing Tales from the Song-Cycles of Kiev and Novgorod and Other Early Sources. Retold. With sixteen colored plates and line illustrations from drawings by Frank C. Papé. London: Macmillan and Company, 1916.

  41. Wratislaw, A. H. Sixty Folk-Tales from Exclusively Slavonic Sources. London: Elliot Stock, 1889.



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