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Mystery tales for boys and girls, selected by Elva S. Smith ; decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby

Label
Mystery tales for boys and girls
Title
Mystery tales for boys and girls
Statement of responsibility
selected by Elva S. Smith ; decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby
Title variation
Mystery tales for boys & girls
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
These stories and poems feature ghosts, legends and mysteries
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5.S64
LC item number
Mz
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1871-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Smith, Elva Sophronia
  • Kolsby, Edwin B
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Children's stories
  • Children's poetry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Mystery tales for boys and girls, selected by Elva S. Smith ; decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes tales from the author's previous works Mystery tales for boys and girls and More mystery tales for boys and girls
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hidden treasure: The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe -- Legend of the Moor's legacy / Washington Irving -- Cap'n Goldsack / William Sharp -- The goblin of Rummelsburg / Johann August Musäus. Ghost-ships and phantom isles: The phantom light of the Baie des Chaleurs / Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton -- The ballad of Carmilhan / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The ghost-ship / Thomas Moore -- The spectral ship / Wilhelm Hauff -- The flying Dutchman / John Boyle O'Reilly -- The flying Dutchman / Charles Godfrey Leland -- The last buccaneer / Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lord Macaulay -- A Greyport legend / Bret Harte -- The Adalantado of the Seven Cities / Washington Irving -- Hy-Brasail the isle of the Blest / Gerald Griffin. Magic spells and enchantments. St. Swithin's chair / Sir Walter Scott -- Don Roderick and the magic tower / Washington Irving -- Alice Brand / Sir Walter Scott -- Friar Bacon's brazen head / Abby Sage Richardson -- The luck of Edenhall / Johann Ludwig Uhland -- Lost in the fog / Noah Brooks. Uncanny tales: Edenbain / Alexander Smith -- The Erl-King / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Wandering Willie's tale / Sir Walter Scott -- Ipswich Bar / Esther and Brainard Bates. Humor and fantasy: My grandfather, Hendry Watty / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch -- The mystery of Old Daddy's window / Charles Egbert Craddock -- Ms. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe -- The miracle of the white wolf / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. The supernatural: Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe / Jan Struther -- Peter Rugg, the missing man / William Austin -- The fisherman's ring / Selma Lagerlöf -- Ticonderoga / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The highwayman / Alfred Noyes -- The roll-call of the reef / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch -- The three low masses / Alphonse Daudet -- The abbot of Inisfalen / William Allingham. With a background of history: Genseric / Owen Meredith -- The American coracle / Cromwell Galpin -- The mystery of Cro-a-tàn / Margaret J. Preston -- The gray champion / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The admiral's ghost / Alfred Noyes -- The bowmen / Arthur Machen
Control code
ocm01401905
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 397 pages
Lccn
46022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.2 M9992 ; P ; XX-JN/HQ-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; DonationSchm9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1401905
  • (Sirsi) 1401905
  • (OCoLC)1401905
Label
Mystery tales for boys and girls, selected by Elva S. Smith ; decorations by Edwin B. Kolsby
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes tales from the author's previous works Mystery tales for boys and girls and More mystery tales for boys and girls
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hidden treasure: The gold-bug / Edgar Allan Poe -- Legend of the Moor's legacy / Washington Irving -- Cap'n Goldsack / William Sharp -- The goblin of Rummelsburg / Johann August Musäus. Ghost-ships and phantom isles: The phantom light of the Baie des Chaleurs / Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton -- The ballad of Carmilhan / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The ghost-ship / Thomas Moore -- The spectral ship / Wilhelm Hauff -- The flying Dutchman / John Boyle O'Reilly -- The flying Dutchman / Charles Godfrey Leland -- The last buccaneer / Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lord Macaulay -- A Greyport legend / Bret Harte -- The Adalantado of the Seven Cities / Washington Irving -- Hy-Brasail the isle of the Blest / Gerald Griffin. Magic spells and enchantments. St. Swithin's chair / Sir Walter Scott -- Don Roderick and the magic tower / Washington Irving -- Alice Brand / Sir Walter Scott -- Friar Bacon's brazen head / Abby Sage Richardson -- The luck of Edenhall / Johann Ludwig Uhland -- Lost in the fog / Noah Brooks. Uncanny tales: Edenbain / Alexander Smith -- The Erl-King / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Wandering Willie's tale / Sir Walter Scott -- Ipswich Bar / Esther and Brainard Bates. Humor and fantasy: My grandfather, Hendry Watty / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch -- The mystery of Old Daddy's window / Charles Egbert Craddock -- Ms. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe -- The miracle of the white wolf / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. The supernatural: Cobbler, cobbler, mend my shoe / Jan Struther -- Peter Rugg, the missing man / William Austin -- The fisherman's ring / Selma Lagerlöf -- Ticonderoga / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The highwayman / Alfred Noyes -- The roll-call of the reef / Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch -- The three low masses / Alphonse Daudet -- The abbot of Inisfalen / William Allingham. With a background of history: Genseric / Owen Meredith -- The American coracle / Cromwell Galpin -- The mystery of Cro-a-tàn / Margaret J. Preston -- The gray champion / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The admiral's ghost / Alfred Noyes -- The bowmen / Arthur Machen
Control code
ocm01401905
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xv, 397 pages
Lccn
46022915
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
398.2 M9992 ; P ; XX-JN/HQ-JHN ; (SMS) ; SJ (Local) ; DonationSchm9/05.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1401905
  • (Sirsi) 1401905
  • (OCoLC)1401905

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