STORIES FROM THE EARLY WORLD ... With an Appendix by H. J. Fleure. New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-viii [ix] x-xi [xii-xiv] 1-162, twelve inserted plates, original pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver, bottom edge rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. Collection of thirty-six folk tales from various parts of the world, many with fantastic content. With an afterword by H. J. Fleure, and a brief bibliography of folk tales and mythology. "The author writes these stories with a charm comparable to that of Hawthorne in the TANGLEWOOD TALES. No child can resist being absorbed by their spell." - publisher's blurb. Fleming also wrote ANCIENT TALES FROM MANY LANDS (London: Benn Bros., 1922) and ROUND THE WORLD IN FOLK TALES: A REGIONAL TREATMENT; SIXTEEN STORIES FROM VARIOUS LANDS WITH A CHAPTER ON THEIR MEANING ... (London: B. T. Batsford Ltd, ). Early owner's signature dated 1928 on the front free endpaper. A very good copy in about good pictorial dust jacket with brown paper tape reinforcement on the inner surface. (#113070).
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