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TALES OF THE PUNJAB: Told by the People by  illustrator  J. Lockwood Kipling - First Edition - 1894 - from Quill & Brush and Biblio.com

TALES OF THE PUNJAB: Told by the People

by Steel, Flora Annie, J. Lockwood Kipling, illustrator

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. First edition. With notes by R. C. Temple. Flora Annie Steel (1847-1929) lived with her husband, a member of the Indian Public Service, in British India for 22 years during which time she became an Inspector of Government and Aided Schools in the Punjab and worked with John Lockwood Kipling, Rudyard Kipling's father, to foster Indian arts and crafts. Among her other works is THE HOSTS OF THE LORD, a popular history of India, Steel also collected Indian folk tales, many of which became the basis for the 43 short stories included herein. (Wikipedia) 8vo gilt-stamped dark green cloth with dark green coated endpapers; all edges gilt. Tiny tear in cloth at head of spine otherwise near fine.


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