About This Text
This text was prepared by Anita Muchilwa and Jyl Blackshaw,
using as copytext, Czechoslovak Fairy Tales retold by Parker Fillmore,
and illustrated by Jan Matulka, New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1919.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
One color illustration and numerous woodcuts, by Jan Matulka,
are included in the text. There is a header page before each
story that includes the title of the story and an accompanying
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