Item #22813 The Grateful Elephant and other stories. Eugene Watson Burlingame.
The Grateful Elephant and other stories
The Grateful Elephant and other stories
The Grateful Elephant and other stories
The Grateful Elephant and other stories
/Dorothée Duntze

The Grateful Elephant and other stories

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923/1923, 1st, tp; brown cloth boards with stamped illustration of Elephant with children on his back, coloured frontis and 9 black and white single sided glossy plates, as issued; 7.25 x 10.25"; 172 pp, including glossary. Juvenile hardback.

Twenty-six stories from the author's larger work on Buddist parables, with sources noted in the Index, a close translation of the original Pali text, not "written down" for children, but I think, selected to be of interest to them. With magical, elegant, animal illustrations by Lathrop and generous margins .

CONDITION: Very Good without jacket; no names, spine ends pushed and frayed, corner tips lightly bumped, pale discoloured areas on bottom board, otherwise clean, straight, tight. Item #22813

Price: $65.00

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