Links to online editions of fairy tales -- picture book format (primarily solo or 2-in-1)

The list below contains links to 19th- and early 20th-century editions of folktales published in the US and/or UK that have been digitized and can be viewed online (and often downloaded as page images). Entries usually show the short title of tale, publisher, date, collection. Chronological arrangement within each listing.

Order of listings: Cinderella,   Sleeping Beauty

Second section: Ali Baba,   Beauty and the Beast,   Bluebeard,   Bremen Town Musicians,   Chicken Little -- see Henny Penny,   Diamonds and Toads,   Frog Prince,   Henny Penny/Chicken Little,   Jack and the Beanstalk,   Puss in Boots,   Rapunzel,   Rumpelstiltskin,   Snow White and Rose Red,,   Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,   Three Bears (Goldilocks),   Three Pigs,   Ugly Duckling,   White Cat,   Yellow Dwarf,  

Unsuccessful searches so far (i.e., no entries): Hansel and Gretel

Cinderella

Cinderella (Cooperstown: Phinney, 1834?) [Rosetta]


Cinderella (London: Catnach, 1840) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella [in 2-in-1 w/ Red Riding Hood] (London: Dean & Son, 1877) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella and the Little Glass Slipper (London: Nimmo, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella (New York: McLoughlin, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella, il. Andre (New York: McLoughlin, ca1888) (Young Folks Ser.) [Villanova]


Cinderella (New York: White & Allen, ca1889) [Baldwin - UF]


Surprising Adventures of Cinderella, il. Will Gibbons. (London: Griffith, Farran, ca1889) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella (New York: McLoughlin, 1893) (Sunshine Series) [Baldwin - UF]**


Cinderella (New York: McLoughlin, 1896) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella (New York: McLoughlin, 1897) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella [w/ Puss in Boots & another] - il. Walter Crane (London: John Lane, ca1897) [Baldwin - UF]


Cinderella (London: Foulis, 1924) [Oldenburg]


Cinderella (London: Diggens/Tabart, 1807) (only two illus) [Baldwin - UF]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        Surprising Adventures of Cinderilla [sic] ( J. Kendrew, Colliergate, [1820?])

        Cinderella (facsimile of Carey, 1800)

        The History of Cinderella (Walker, 1813-37?)




Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty (New York: McLoughlin, ca1870) [Pantomime Toy Book] [Baldwin - UF]


*Sleeping Beauty (New York: McLoughlin, ca1870) [Hop 'o My Thumb series] (Hop 'o My Thumb series) [deGrummond - USM]


The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood (London: Routledge, ca1870) [Routedge Shilling Toy Books] [Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty (London: Routledge, ca1875) [Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty (New York: McLoughlin, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF] (with Bluebeard and another tale)


Sleeping Beauty (New York: McLoughlin, ca187?) (Little Dot Series) [Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty (New York: McLoughlin, ca1880) (Fairy Moonbeam series) [deGrummond - USM]


Sleeping Beauty, il. Brenneman. (London: Gibbings, 1889) [Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty, il. Paterson (London: Ward, ca1890) (with Cinderella and Snow White)[Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty (NY: Graham, n.d. [ca1880?]) [Baldwin - UF]


Sleeping Beauty [with Red Riding Hood], il. John R. Neill (New York: Reilly & Britton, 1908) [deGrummond - USM]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        The Sleeping Beauty of the Wood (ca1840?)

        The Sleeping Beauty (Guthrie)




Aladdin

Aladdin, il. Heath (London: Dent, 1895) [Rosetta]





Ali Baba

Ali Baba. Il. Walter Crane (London: Routledge, 1873) [Baldwin - UF]


Ali Baba (NY: McLoughlin, 1889) [Baldwin - UF]


Ali Baba (London: Dent, 1895) [Baldwin - UF]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        The Forty Thieves" (Clarke)



Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast (NY: Loomis, 1855) [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (London: Blackie & Son, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (Edinburgh: Gail & Inglis, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (Chicago: Conkey, 1896) [w/ Cinderella] [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (Chicago: Conkey, 1897) [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (NY: White & Allen, ca1890) [Baldwin - UF]


Beauty and the Beast (London: Darnton, n.d.) [ICDL]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        The History of Beauty and the Beast (Keys, ca1840-45?)



Bluebeard

Bluebeard - il Walter Crane (New York: Routledge, 1875) [Baldwin - UF]


Bluebeard (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF] (with Sleeping Beauty and another tale)


Bluebeard (New York: Routledge, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Bluebeard (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1890) [Rosetta]


Bluebeard (Philadelphia: Adams, 1804) (limited illustrations) [Baldwin - UF]




Bremen Town Musicians

Bremen Town Musicians (New York: Macmillan, 1927) [Rosetta]



Diamonds and Toads

Diamonds and Toads (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1870) [deGrummond - USM]


  another copy (Wayne)

Diamonds and Toads il. Greenaway (London: Warne, 1870) [in Aunt Louisa's Nursery Favorites w/ 3 other stories] [ICDL]


Diamonds and Toads (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1875) [Baldwin - UF]


Diamonds and Toads (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1886) [deGrummond - USM]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        Diamonds and Toads (Brandard, ca1810)



Frog Prince

Frog Prince il. Walter Crane (London: Routledge, ca1874) [deGrummond - USM]




Golden Goose

Golden Goose il. L. Leslie Brooke (London: Warne, ca1900) [Internet Archive]

    Also at ICDL [with two other stories]

Golden Goose (New York: Macmillan, 1928) [Rosetta]




Hansel and Gretel

No items located



Henny Penny/Chicken Little

Remarkable Story of Chicken Little (Boston: Degen, Estes, & Co., ca1865-71) [IA]

Adventures of Henny Penny and Her Friends (NY: McLoughlin, ca1899) [USF]

Three Little Kittens [and] Chicken Little by Mara Pratt-Chadwick (Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1905) [IA]

Henny Penny il. Frederick Richardson (Philadelphia: Winston, 1918) [UWM]

The Story of Chicken Little by Kenneth Graham Duffield (Philadelphia: Altemis, 1921) [GB]




Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1875) [Baldwin - UF]


Jack (London: Darnton, 1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1888) [Baldwin - UF]


Jack, Il. Andre (New York: McLoughlin, 1888) [Villanova]


Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1888) [deGrummond - USM]


Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1897) [Kriss Kringle series] [Rosetta]

    Another copy deGrummond


Jack (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1897) [deGrummond - USM]


Jack (London: Langfier, 1899) [Baldwin - UF]




Little Red Hen

No pre-1920 books found with page images; see Little Red -- U. S. Editions for bibliography



Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots (NY: Hewett, 1855) [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1860s) [deGrummond - USM]
Another copy [Wayne State] [


Puss in Boots (NY: Hurd & Houghton, 1865) [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (London: Low & Marston, 1866) [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1870) [Hop o' My Thumb series] [deGrummond - USM]
    also at Rosetta


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1880) [Home series] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (New York: McLoughlin, 1880) [Aunt Louisa's big picture series] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (New York: McLoughlin, ca1880) [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (Cincinnati: Thompson, ca1880) [Sugar Plum series] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (NY: International Art, ca1880) [Sunbeam series] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (New York: McLoughlin, 1888) [deGrummond - USM]


Puss in Boots. Il. Andre (New York: McLoughlin, 1888) [Baldwin - UF]
    Another copy


Puss in Boots, il Andre (New York: McLoughlin, 1888) [Villanova]


Puss in Boots - il Walter Crane (New York: Routledge, n.d.) [Rosetta]

    Another copy of Crane illustrations (better quality) - Chris Mullenís The Visual Telling of Stories


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1897) [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, 1897) [different edition from above] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (London: Warne, ca1880) [Aunt Louisa's toy books] [Baldwin - UF]


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, ca1900) (Hop 'o My Thumb series) [Rosetta]


Puss in Boots (Springfield, MA: McLoughlin, c1907) [deGrummond - USM]


Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        Puss in Boots

            another copy



Rapunzel

Rapunzel (Kenosha, WI: Samuel Lowe, ca1950?) [Baldwin - UF]




Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin, il Halkett (London: Thomas De La Rue & Co. 1882) [Baldwin - UF]




Snow White and Rose Red (not Seven Dwarves)

Rose Red (London: Tuck, ca1890) [Baldwin - UF]


Rose Red ( New York: McLoughin, 1899) [Baldwin - UF]



Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Snow White (London: Ward, ca1890) (with Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty)[Baldwin - UF]

Snow White (NY: McLoughlin, 1883) (in Tales of the Fairy World; begins pg. 58)








Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling (London: Tuck, ca1890) [Rosetta]








Red Riding Hood (Partial listing)

Red Riding Hood Sleeping Beauty [with Sleeping Beauty], il. John R. Neill (New York: Reilly & Britton, 1908) [deGrummond - USM]


Little Red Riding Hood Picture Book (London: Routledge, ca1865) [deGrummond - USM]


Red Riding Hood, il. Andre (New York: McLoughlin, 1888) [Villanova]


Red Riding Hood (New York: Platt & Munk, ca1920) [Rosetta]


Red Riding Hood (London: Dean, 1907)[Oldenburg]

Chapbooks (McGill University Library, Montreal)

        Little Red Riding Hood (London, ca1840?)

        Little Red Riding Hood (Kendrew, ca1810-41?)




Sources:

Baldwin Library Collection of Historical Children's Literature -- University of Florida

deGrummond Collection -- University of Southern Mississippi

Library of Congress, Rare Books

Rosetta Project -- Children's Books Online

International Children's Digital Library

Internet Archive

curriculum Collection -- University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee [UWM]

Villanova Digital Collections

Ramsey Collection -- Wayne State U

Other Digital Collections (Not Used):

Ball State University



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