INDIAN FAIRY TALES. Boston: John W. Luce & Company, 1912. Octavo, pp. [1-14] 1-206 [207: tailpiece] [208-210: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], head and tail piece illustrations, original pictorial chocolate brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. A collection of North American Indian folklore retold for young readers, some stories elaborated from native American myths and legends filed with the Bureau of Ethnology in the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, and others told to Browne "either by people who had dwelt with the Indians, or by Indians and half-breeds in Nova Scotia, in Maine, and in the South." - author's preface. 1912 Christmas gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Some leaves roughly opened, a very good copy. A scarce book. (#160597).
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