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Object ID 001386

Object Name Our Fairy Story Book

Object Desc A collection of fairy tales for children. Features stories such as the Little Red Hen, Aladdin, and Cinderella.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001165

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 20

Object Date 1930

Start Year Range 1923

End Year Range 1930

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords fairy tales,books,children's books,Saalfield Publishing Company,Aladdin,Cinderella,Little Red Hen,fiction,hardcover books,

Title Our Fairy Story Book

Sub-Title A Collection of Favorite Tales for Boys and Girls



Description / Abstract Collection of popular fairy tales with illustrations.

Physical Description Red hardcover book with Little Red Riding Hood on the front. Title written in white text at the top. 9.75'' x 7.5''


Author Details





Publisher Saalfield Publishing Co.

Publisher Details The Saalfield Publishing Company published children's books and other products from 1900 to 1977. It was once one of the largest publishers of children's materials in the world. The company was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio, by Arthur J. Saalfield who had come to take charge of the Werner Company's publishing department. During its flourishing, the company published the works of authors including Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, P. T. Barnum, Daniel Defoe, Colonel George Durston, Laura Lee Hope, Herman Melville, Dr. Seuss, Anna Sewell, Shirley Temple, Johanna Spyri, Mark Twain, Johann Rudolf Wyss, and Robert Sidney Bowen.

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Image Caption CMY1165



Date FEB 4,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Heavy edgewear on the front and back cover. Most pages are disconnected or almost torn off the spine. Pages have aged considerably, many have tears and edgewear. Water stains on back cover.


Date JUN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin