Item #CNJWEM098 The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India. Georgene Faulkner, Frederick Richardson, Retelling, Illustrations.
The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India
The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India
The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India
The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India
The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India

The White Elephant; And Other Tales from Old India

Joliet: The P.F. Volland Company, c. 1929. Hardcover. Large octavo size, 95 pp., in publisher's box. Fine. Item #CNJWEM098

A lavishly illustrated book re-telling some traditional Indian tales, including: "The White Elephant", "The Grain of Corn", "The Timid Little Rabbit", "Singh Rajah and the Cunning Little Jackals", "The Kingdom of Mouseland", "The Alligator and the Jackal", "The Bold Blackbird", "The Kid and the Tiger", "The Brahmin and the Tiger", "The Bear's Bad Bargain", and "The Man Who Rode a Tiger".

___DESCRIPTION: Illustrated paper over boards with a black cloth spine, on the back board "This is one of the Volland Fairy Children Books", illustrated endpapers (mirror image), full-colour illustrations throughout; large octavo size (9 1/8" by 6"), pagination: [1-7] 8-92 [3). Publisher's box with the same illustration on the top as on the front board.

___CONDITION: Fine other than the barest hint of rubbing to the corners; the boards clean and unrubbed, straight corners, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; crisp and about as new. The box near fine, strong and sturdy with no splits to the seams; light overall edgewear.

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Price: $150.00