Czech Folk Tales

translated by Josef Baudiš

1917

 

Czech Folk Tales.

Selected and translated by Dr. Josef Baudis, M.R.I.A., Lecturer in comparative philology at the Prague university.

With 8 illustrations.

George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40 Museum Street, W.C. 1; London 1917; XVI + 196 pp. + 8 ills. [8vo]. [On the spine and in the preface correctly typed Baudiš] [Pages 52—53, 68—69, 109, 127, 176—177, 193 are vacant.]

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Contents

  • Preface ... ... ... vii—viii
  • Contents ... ... ... xi—xii
  • Introduction ... ... ... xiii—xvi
  • The twelve months (From B. Němcová) ... ... ... 1—15
  • Víťazko (From B. Němcová) ... ... ... 16—38
  • Boots, cloak, and ring (From B. M. Kulda) ... 39—51
  • Silly Jura (From B. M. Kulda) ... ... ... 55—60
  • Sleepy John (From B. M. Kulda) ... ... ... 61—67
  • Three doves (From B. M. Kulda) ... ... ... 71—97
  • The bear, the eagle, and the fish (From Elpl) ... 98—102
  • Kojata (From V. Tille) ... ... ... 103—108
  • Shepherd Hynek (From Kubín) ... ... ... 111—122
  • The three roses (From Kubín) ... ... ... 123—126
  • The enchanted princesses (From Kubín) ... ... 129—141
  • The twin brothers (From Český lid, XIII p. 84) ... ... 142—150
  • The Waternick (From Kubín) ... ... ... 151—156
  • The man who met misery (From Kubín) ... ... 157—160
  • Nine at a blow (From Český Lid, XIII, p. 130) ... ... ... 161—164
  • A clever lass (From Kubín) ... ... ... 165—169
  • The soldier and the devil (From Český lid, XIII p. 167) ... 170—175
  • Old Nick and Kitty (From Kubín) ... ... ... 179—181
  • The knight Bambus (From Kubín) ... ... ... 182—185
  • Francis and Martin (From Český lid, XIII p. 213) ... ... ... 186—189
  • Witches at the cross (From Kubín) ... ... ... 190
  • The witch and the horseshoes (From Kubín) ... ... ... 191—192
  • The haunted mill (From Kubín) ... ... ... 195—196
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 CZECH FOLK TALES

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    MariaSC and other folk tale enthusiasts finished (August 2006) free audio records of this Czech Folk Tales.
    Details on LibriVox.org

    The first two illustrations are copies of pictures by Joseph Manes; the others have been drawn by Mr. E. Staněk, who in some case has adopted drawings by Mikuláš Aleš.

    The book is also downloadable from archive.org either as PDF or DJVU.

    Printed in Great Britain by Unwin Brothers, Limited, The Gresham Press, Woking and London (p. 196)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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