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From the tower window of my book house

Author: Jean AnthonyM D CharlesonDonn P CraneM S HurfordOlive Beaupré MillerAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : The Book House for Children, ©1937.
Series: My book house, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry
Bookplates
Cloth case bindings
Illustrated endpapers
Onlays (applied decoration
Anthologies
Children's books
Legends (folk tales)
Poems
Literary collections
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Anthony; M D Charleson; Donn P Crane; M S Hurford; Olive Beaupré Miller; Willy Pogány; Anne Renier; Fernand Gabriel Renier; Bookhouse for Children, Publishers,
OCLC Number: 1008036627
Notes: Acquired by the Reniers from Jean Anthony in October 1983.
Bookplate on upper pastedown reads: "From the Library of Anne Renier and F.G. Renier."
Case binding of blue cloth over boards. Title in pale blue on upper cover and spine. Volume number and publisher in pale blue on spine. Illustrated colour paper onlay pasted onto upper cover. Illustrated endpapers.
Cover and spine titles: "My book house."
Donated by Anne Renier and F.G. Renier.
Illustrators include Donn P. Crane, Willy Pogany, M.D. Charleson and M.S. Hurford.
Initialled in ink "AR" (ie. Anne Renier) on lower flyleaf.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: As you like it / told from the play by William Shakespeare --
Bannockburn / Robert Burns --
Cavalier tune / Robert Browning --
Children's crusade --
Chronicle of Kiev --
Cuculain, the Irish hound / retold from Tales of the ancient Gaelic bards --
Evening at the farm / John Townsend Trowbridge --
Exile of Rama / retold from the Ramayana, the sacred poem of India --
Frithjof, the Viking / retold from the Norse Saga of Frithjof --
Gathering song of Donuil Dhu / Sir Walter Scott --
Home-coming of Odysseus / retold from the Greek epic, The odyssey of Homer --
How Beowulf delivered Heorot / retold from the Old English epic, Beowulf --
Joan of Arc --
Joseph and his brethren / The Bible --
Kalevala, land of heroes / retold from the Kalevala, the national epic of Finland --
Last of the dragons / E. Nesbit --
Legend of William Tell --
Opportunity / Edward Rowland Sill --
Perfect knight / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Richard Feveral, and the hay-rick / George Meredith --
Robert Bruce, Scotland's hero --
Sir Beaumains, the kitchen knight / a legend of the Round Table --
Song of Roland / a French epic, retold from the Chanson de Roland --
Story of Rustem, the hero of Persia / retold from the Shah-Nameh (Book of kings) by Firdusi --
Story of the Cid / a Spanish epic, retold from the ancient Poem of the Cid --
Wanderings of Aeneas : an epic of the Romans / retold from the Latin of Virgil --
Word of Igor's armament / retold from an old Russian epic of the 12th century.
Series Title: My book house, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Olive Beaupré Miller.

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