TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE ... Notes by R. C. Temple
1894.·London and New York
by Steel, Flora Annie
London and New York: Macmillan and Co., 1894.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] i-v] vi-ix [x-xi] xii-xiii [xiv-xv] xvi  2-395 [396: blank], illustrations by J. Lockwood Kipling, original dark green cloth, printed paper label affixed to spine panel, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, cream endpapers. First edition. The second selection of Indian stories (43 in all) collected and written down by Flora Steel with scholarly aids by Richard Carnac Temple (the first selection was WIDE-AWAKE STORIES: A COLLECTION OF TALES TOLD BY LITTLE CHILDREN, BETWEEN SUNSET AND SUNRISE, IN THE PUNJAB AND KASHMIR ). In 1894, Flora Steel and Richard C. Temple once more collaborated to produce TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE. Again, Mrs. Steel collected the stories and selected them with a view to youthful tastes while Temple provided the scholarly annotations and appendixes (pp. -395) ..." - Dorson, The British Folklorists, p. 341. Spine label a bit tanned, mild foxing to page edges, a very good, attractive copy. (#157578) (Inventory #: 157578)
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