“Japanese fairy tale series (Volume 1)” is a collection of numerous Japanese traditional tales and folklore retold in English: no.1. – Momotaro, no.2. – Tongue cut sparrow (Shitakiri suzume), no.3. – Battle of the monkey and the crab (Sarukani kassen), no.4. – Old man who made the dead trees blossom, no.5. – Kachi-Kachi mountain (Kachikachi-yama), no.6. – Mouse’s wedding (Nezumi no yomeiri), no.7. – Old man & the devils (Kobutori), no.9. – Serpent with eight heads (Yamata no orochi), no.10. – Matsuyama mirror (Matsuyama kagami), no.11. – Hare of Inaba (Inaba no shirousagi), no.12. – Cub’s triumph (Noboshi no tegara).
“Japanese fairy tale tales series” was originally published by Hasegawa Takejirō in 1885-1902.
The authors (translators and illustrators) of the “Japanese Fairy Tale Series (Volume 1)” are David Thomson, Mrs T. H. James, Basil Hall Chamberlin, Lafcadio Hearn, James Curtis Hepburn.
The “Animedia Company” e-book edition (2013) contains about hundred original colorful illustrations, which were carefully restored by a publisher.
ISBN 978-80-87762-21-9 (online: epub)
ISBN 978-80-87762-22-6 (online: epub) (soubor)
ISBN 978-80-87762-24-0 (online: epub) (2 sv.)
© Print edition. T. Hasegawa, 1885-1902
© E-book edition. Animedia Company, 2013