Front Cover
 The jeweller
 Ali Baba and the forty thieves
 Back Cover

Title: Aladdin and other fairy tales
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00025003/00001
 Material Information
Title: Aladdin and other fairy tales
Physical Description: 10 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Pictorial Color Book Company ( Publisher )
Publisher: Pictorial Color Book Company
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: [188-]
Subject: Fairy tales -- 1885   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1885
Genre: Fairy tales   ( rbgenr )
non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- New York -- New York
General Note: Cover title.
General Note: "The pictorial fairy tales"-cover.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
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Bibliographic ID: UF00025003
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002951032
oclc - 52924079
notis - APJ2709

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
        Page 1
        Page 2
        Page 3
        Page 4
    The jeweller
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
    Ali Baba and the forty thieves
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
    Back Cover
        Back Cover
Full Text


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One day the emperor's daughter cane
to town. Aladdin hiding behind a lattice door
saw the princess and fell.in love with her. He
told his mother that he wished to marry the prin-
cess. His mother wanted him to be happy, so
she promised to help him.

One day while his mother was polishing
the old lamp, another genie appeared. "I am
the slave of the lamp," he said, "I must do as
you bid me." "Oh! genie," she said, "I wish

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A laddin was the son of a poor widow. One day a wicked magician niet him and said,
"Take this ring and come with me. If you do as I say you will be well rewarded."

Aladdin followed him for a long distance. At last the magician stopped and pointing to
a stone, said, "Lift up that stone, and you will see a ladder. Go down the ladder, open the door
and keep walking until you come to a beautiful garden. There you will find a little lamp which
I want you to bring to me."

Aladdin climbed down. At last he came to the beautiful garden where he found rare,
precious jewels. He picked up the lamp, which was burning, and taking as many jewels as he
could carry, went back to the ladder. The magician saw him and cried, "Hand mb the lamp."
But Aladdin answered, ,,Not until you help me get up out of here." The magician angrily closed
.the great stone down and left Aladdin there to die. Poor Aladdin wept bitterly. Without knowing
it, he rubbed the ring which the magician had given him. To his surprise, a genie appeared. "I
am the slave of the ring," he cried. "What do
.'- you want ?" Aladdin asked him to help him to,
Ss escape. In a second the stone flew opeh andc

S Aladdin found himself before the door of. his
S. house. Later he sold the jewels and he and ,Ais
mother became wealthy.

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to marry my son to the emperor's daughter." "I will help you," said the genie, "I will bring
you rare jewels from ny garden. When the emperor holds court, cast them at his feet and he
will be ready to give his consent to the marriage."
The mother did as she was bid and the emperor was so pleased with the gifts, that
he told her to bring Aladdin to the palace at once. Aladdin went dressed in beautiful garments
brought by the genie. He married the princess and the genie built them a beautiful palace.
One day, an old man passed the palace gate and cried, "New lamps for old ones!" The
princess gave the old lamp in exchange for a new one. As soon as she handed it to the
wicked magician, for it was he dressed as an old man, she and her palace disappeared. Aladdin
was in despair when he returned and found his wife and home gone. He called the slave of
%he ring to help him. The slave said, "I will take you to them but more I cannot do."
One day the princess looking through the window, was overjoyed to behold Aladdin
standing at the gate. Together they planned to get the lamp from the magician.
The princess invited the magician to tea. Deligted he came but before handing him his
cup, the princess dropped a sleeping powder into it. He fell asleep at once. Aladdin, who
had been watching from behind a curtain, now came forward and took the lamp from the
magician and rubbed it.
The genie appeared and
4,. Aladdin asked that he,
._ his wife and palace be
Nctransported back again
.- from whence they came.
SIt is said that the
1' wicked magician is still
S-asleep in Africa to-day,
and we hope that he
never will wake up
/again. Aladdin and his
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M any many years ago, a jeweller who had lived at court,
I I he would like to see his old home and family again, so
gings and putting the gold, which he had earned, in a bag, he

for a long time, decided that
carefully gathering his belon.
started out for home.

The road was hot and
dusty but he kept on until
he came to the sea. Spying
a cave nearby he went in,
undressed and plunged into
the cool water. Unnoticed his

bag of gold fell on the sand and he did not hear it fall.

Refreshed he began to dress and missed his bag of gold. Seeing two boys playing in
the sand nearby, he accused them of having stolen his gold. The youths declared their inno-
cence but he became very angry and threw them into the water to drown.

His wife met him at the door and was very glad to see him. She asked him if.he had

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The king of that country.

was passing by and saw one of

the boys lying upon the shore.
He told one of his servants

to get him and when the king

found out that the boy was alive,
he adopted him and brought

him up as his own son. The
other boy was found by slave
dealers who took him to the

city to be sold as a slave.

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playing in the sand as
he came by. "Our ban
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his wife. Instantly the
jeweller realized that he

had thrown his own two

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thatIMe Mi d seeing this boy for sale, took a fancy to him and bought him for his wife.

How joyful the poor mother was when she found that it was their own boy her husband had


His father taught him his trade and he became so skilled at it that the king heard about

him and sent for him to become court jeweller. One day some jewels were missing and the

young king accused the young jeweller of having stolen them and had him thrown into a dark

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dungeon. The heartbroken parents hearing about their son's misfortune went to see the young

.king Ut plead far his release from prison.

.- The moiimet the king saw the poor woman he recognized her as his mother and clasped

o..F t his heart, When the young king heard that it was his own brother he had sent to prison

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Ali Baba, being robbed of all his money, was
forced to cut wood for a living. One day while in
the forest he saw a troop of rough looking men
carrying heavy bags coming towards him. Frightened
he climbed a tree. The man passed beneath him and
he counted forty in all. The leader approached a
door which Ali Baba had not noticed and said,
"Open Sesame" and Ali Baba from his perch was
surpriesd to see the door swing open at the command.
The men entered but soon came out again
without their bags of gold and disappeared into
the forest.
Ali Baba. dropped from the tree and going up
to the door said, "Open Sesame," and the door
opened. He entered and found himself in a treasure
room. All about was gold, silver, precious stones and
hale upon bale of silk and satin. Quickly helping

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....- hurried home and poured his new found wealth
Supon the floor before his astonished wife.
I' j When the robbers returned to their den,
SIi they discovered their loss. "Someone knows
^" lour secret and he must die," said the leader.
So sending one of his men disguised as a peddler
to town, he soon discovered that Ali Baba was
_41- the guilty party and made a mark upon the
/ door of his, house.
Morgiana, Ali Baba's slave, noticing the-
-- chalk and made a similar mark upon all the
S doors in town. When the robbers came that
night to kill Ali Baba they could'nt tell which
house he lived in so they went back again-to -
the forest.
Sometime afterwards an oil merchant
_j-i Jknocked at Ali Baba's door and asked for -a night's
/ Ilodging for himself and mules each of which
S __ carried a large jar of oil. Ali Baba welcomed
Sthe merchant and asked him in to dine with him.
SNow Morgiana needed oil so she took her jar out
/ into the yard to get some from the large jars of the
merchant. As she passed one of the jars she heard a

voice ask, "Is it time yet ?" She walked past
the forty jars and from each she was asked
the same question, "Is it time yet ?" To each
she answered, "Sleep until the moon rises, then
[, will awaken you.
Going quickly into the house,she filled a
Large kettle with oil arid boiled it until it was
'scalding hot. She took it out into the yard
and poured it into each one of the large jars
thus killing instantly each one of .the forty
Morgiana told her master Ali Baba what / / I
she had done and he then quickly killed the /
merchant who was the leader of the robbers.
MK giana was well rewarded soon after- L a-g
,ww4C,'ili Baba first freed 'her from slavery
au'thbgn. married her to his only son.
f AftB("ba was very wealthy now for lie made
many a journey to the robbet's den andu Irought
hb* .qverythiiig of value.

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