BENGALI HOUSEHOLD TALES. Collected and Translated by the Rev. William McCulloch. London, New York, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, . Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-xi [xii] 1-320, original red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. A semi-scholarly collection, with appendix and footnotes, of twenty-eight folk tales transcribed from local sources and first gathered, according to McCulloch's preface, in the 1880s. Fantastic material abounds in the stories. Crown of spine worn, spine lettering dull, light stains to rear cover, front corner tips mildly bumped, two college library stamps on front free endpaper, small "34" inked on title page, a sound, good copy. (#118073).
"Printed in 1912" on copyright page.