TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE

By: [Kipling, John Lockwood]; Steele, Flora Annie

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Second printing. C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xvi; 395. Beautiful Art Nouveau unsigned publisher’s binding by J. Lockwood Kipling in smooth dark green cloth with olive tree, jackal and pea-hen stamped in gold; spine with titles, a native, a cobra and an alligator stamped in gold; Cream end papers. b/w line block Frontis., full page illustrations, historiated initials, headpieces, tail pieces and textual vignettes by J. Lockwood Kipling. With notes by R. C. Temple. Cover design is a replication of Kipling's illustration on page 197. A pleasing copy of this difficult to find title with neat inscription to the ffep, toning to the end papers and fading and chipping to the head and tail of the spine as usual with Cranford bindings.Part of Macmillan’s Cranford Series. Balston I 15; Rogerson 15. Scarce. Tales of the Punjab is a collection of Punjabi folk tales told for children collected by Mrs. Steele while a Government inspector in the Punjab (a state within India) during the time of the British Raj. John Lockwood Kipling, the father of author Rudyard Kipling, worked as an illustrator, teacher and museum curator in the Punjab during the same period as Mrs. Steele.

Title: TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE

Author Name: [Kipling, John Lockwood]; Steele, Flora Annie

Illustrator: Kipling, John Lockwood

Categories: Family, Environment & Nature, Children's Book, Art Nouveau, Folk Tales,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1917

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: very good

Seller ID: 57

Keywords: J. Lockwood Kipling, Kipling, Cranford Series, Cranford, Publisher's Binding, Art Nouveau, Folk Tales, India