1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.
1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.

1912 Rare First Edition - Folk-Tales of Bengal Illustrated by Warwick Goble. Bengal's Fairy Tale.

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Author: Rev. Lal Behari Day. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Title: Folk-Tales of Bengal With 32 Illustrations in Colour by Warwick Goble.
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1912. First Edition Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10" X 7.5".
Pages: xiv-273 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full gilt decorated red cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, spine slightly sunned - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are red.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing and staining - as shown, blank protective tissue guard is missing facing the illustration on page 138 - as shown, toning of endpapers - as shown, name of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the wonderful 32 color illustrations by Warwick Goble.

Estimate: (USD 400 - USD 500)

The book: "A rare first edition of ""Folk-Tales of Bengal,"" published in 1912 by Macmillan and Co., Limited, London. This collection, compiled by Rev. Lal Behari Day, brings together a rich tapestry of fairy tales from Bengal, each tale woven with the cultural and mythological threads of the region. The book is notably enhanced by the exquisite color illustrations of Warwick Goble, making it a significant work for collectors of folklore and illustrated books.

The stories in ""Folk-Tales of Bengal"" present a diverse range of themes, from magical adventures and moral lessons to romantic tales and mythological narratives. These stories provide insights into the cultural heritage and traditions of Bengal, showcasing the region's storytelling artistry."

The author: Rev. Lal Behari Day (1824–1894) was an Indian author and a pioneer in collecting and compiling folk tales from Bengal. His work played a significant role in preserving the rich oral traditions of the region, bringing to light the folklore and myths that form an integral part of Bengal's cultural identity.

The illustrator: Warwick Goble (1862–1943) was a renowned British illustrator, famous for his distinctive and ethereal watercolor illustrations, particularly of fairy tales and mythology. Goble's illustrations in "Folk-Tales of Bengal" are characterized by their vivid color and imaginative portrayal of the tales, adding visual depth and beauty to the narratives. His contribution to this edition makes it not only a repository of cultural tales but also a visual feast for readers.




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