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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Posted by dorian on July 23, 2009


Click here to open the book and turn pages


Illustrated by KATE GREENAWAY

London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd., 1888

This electronic version prepared by Jian Liu
March 1998, Reference Department, Indiana University Libraries

children of the blog,  here is your tale for the day. It’s Robert Browning’s version of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, beautifully illustrated by Kate Greenaway. This is a wonderful electronic scan of the entire book published in 1888. just click on the forward or backward scroll button images on the bottom to ‘turn’  the pages. It’s almost as if you are actually holding the book in your hands and finding a lovely surprise in every page. Enjoy!

Book information:

ACCESSION: 5005935
   AUTHOR: Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
    TITLE: The pied piper of Hamelin /
    PLACE: London ; New York :
PUBLISHER: Frederick Warne,
     YEAR: 1888
   FORMAT: 48 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
     ISBN: 0723205868 :
  SUBJECT: Pied Piper of Hamelin.
           English poetry.
           Legends -- Germany -- Hameln.
    OTHER: Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901, illus.

One Response to “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”

  1. princessxxx said

    best post ever. loved the illustrations. will reread when less intoxicated.
    that was very clever d9


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