Swedish Fairy Tales (Classic Reprint)

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Herman Hofberg compiles 82 stories in one volume, titled simply as Swedish Fairy Tales, with the main intention of augmenting efforts to preserve some of Sweden's beloved folk tales and pay homage to Swedish literature and history.

This edition is a translation of the original book, published in 1890. W.H. Myers, the translator, has assured in his preface that he has done "no embellishment and not more than a faithful reproduction of the author's ideas."

The translator also informs that he has left out some notes that the author has made on some passages in the stories and added some of them into the tales as a natural part of the accounts, rather than put all of them in a separate section in the book. This helps readers go through the stories without having to flip through other pages for the supplemental information.

The compiler has grouped the fairy tales by region, beginning with Skane and ending with Lapland. Nearly all stories are supplied with beautiful artistic renderings of the tale in question. The illustrations, done by some of the best Swedish artists of the time, are new additions, courtesy of the translator.

Those aged 8-80, Swedish or otherwise, will enjoy reading these stories for both their entertainment and educational value.

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Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

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.


Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Herman Hofberg


Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781527968479

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.5 cm

Page Count - 230

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