The following links for out of print texts and downloadable books:
Andrew Lang colour fairy books.
Sur la Lune- 1660 fairy tales and 40 ebooks of stories.
Ashlimans’ site for folk tales - he lists them under themes so that you get
15 variants of Cinderella, or folktales that have "abduction by aliens”.
Stav Academic Library - has a mixture of folk tales and historical papers.
Theoi Greek Mythology - website for classical myths.
Chest of Books - another useful collection of out of print folk tale and fairy
tale books that you can download.
Applit - Appalachian Folktales in Children's Literature and Collections
for all ages.
Project gutenberg - many free downloadable books!
- more texts, including folklore (and opportunity to buy searchable CDs which
contains the texts).
- another source of free downloadable books (which is also a print on demand
company which will sell you a paper copy).
Kessinger Rare reprints
- it's not a free download, but a print on demand access to out of print books
(works through Amazon).