Select Popular Tales

Select Popular Tales : From the German (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Select Popular Tales: From the German Household Tales and Traditions (in this Series), where the greater part of them will be found. These Stories are so captivating in their original form, that we almost regret, at first, that any attempt should be made to embellish them; and, indeed, nothing but the wit and cleverness of a Musaeus, or, on the other hand, the poetry and deep earnestness of a Tieck, could compensate for the loss of their simple beauty. However, we believe they may be relished in both ways and, without further preface, we commend the following specimens to the reader.same item. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • English
  • 41 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243277865
  • 9780243277865