The Chinese Fairy Book (1921)

The Chinese Fairy Book, ed. by Dr. R. Wilhelm, translated after original sources by Frederick H. Martens, with six illustrations in color by George W. Hood; 1921; Frederick A. Stokes company, New York.

A book compiling seventy-four traditional Chinese folk takes, making, as the translator notes, “probably the most comprehensive and varied collection of oriental fairy tales ever made available for American readers”. The tales are split up into the following sections: Nursery Fairy Tales, Legends of the Gods, Tales of Saints and Magicians, Nature and Animal Tales, Ghost Stories, Historic Fairy Tales, and Literary Fairy Tales.

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