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About old story-tellers : of how and when they lived, and what stories they told

Author: Donald Grant Mitchell; Scribner, Armstrong, and Company.; Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, Armstrong, & Co., 1878, [©1877]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections from such traditional favorites as Gulliver's travels, The Arabian nights, Robinson Crusoe, and Ivanhoe accompanied by background information on the authors, the times in which they lived, and the origins of the stories.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908.
About old story-tellers.
New York : Scribner, Armstrong, and co., 1878 [©1877]
(OCoLC)606854778
Online version:
Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908.
About old story-tellers.
New York : Scribner, Armstrong, and co., 1878 [©1877]
(OCoLC)608390917
Online version:
Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908.
About old story-tellers.
New York : Scribner, Armstrong, and co., 1878 [©1877]
(OCoLC)613262998
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Grant Mitchell; Scribner, Armstrong, and Company.; Trow's Printing and Bookbinding Company.
OCLC Number: 2179523
Notes: Includes half-title page, illustrated title page with red border, table of contents, and list of illustrations.
Frontispiece has protective guard sheet and is included in pagination.
Full-page plates, printed on one side only, are included in pagination.
Description: xv, 237 pages : front, illustrations, portraits, plates ; 19 cm
Contents: Introduction --
First printers and their homes --
The Arabian nights --
Goldsmith's work --
Gulliver Swift --
An Irish story-teller (Maria Edgeworth) --
Two French friends (Bernanrdin de St. Pierre; Madame Cottin) --
Fairy realm (The Grimm brothers) --
A Scotch magician (Sir Walter Scott) --
Robinson Crusoe --
How a tinker wrote a novel (Bunyan's Pilgrim's progress).
Responsibility: by Donald G. Mitchell.

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Selections from such traditional favorites as Gulliver's travels, The Arabian nights, Robinson Crusoe, and Ivanhoe accompanied by background information on the authors, the times in which they lived, and the origins of the stories.

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