Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bradley-Birt. Bengal Fairy Tales

Today's free book is Bengal Fairy Tales by F. B. Bradley-Birt, with illustrations by Abanindranath Tagore. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

You can read one of the stories from this book here: The Petrified Mansion.

The book is available at Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.




The Four Riddles: page image
Padmalochan, The Weaver: page image
Budhibanta, The Boy Weaver: page image
Khoodeh, The Youngest Born: page image
Luckhinarain, The Idiot: page image
The Four Swindlers: page image
Katmanush, or The Human Being who Was Made of Wood: page image
The Wily Brahmin: page image
Hati Sing, or The Vanquisher of an Elephant: page image
The Country of Swindlers: page image
The Man who Was Enriched by Accident: page image
Strange Friends in Time of Need: page image
Lakshmi's Gift: page image
The Redeeming Power of the Ganges: page image
Madhumala, The Wreath of Sweetness: page image
Pushpamala, The Wreath of Flowers: page image
Malanchamala, The Wreath in a Flower Garden: page image
Kanchanmala, The Golden Wreath: page image
Shankha, The Garland of Shells: page image
Princess Kalabutti: page image
The Seven Brothers who Were Turned into Champa Trees: page image
Sheet and Basanta: page image
Kirunmala, or The Wreath of Light: page image
Blue Lotus and Red Lotus: page image
Dalimkumar: page image
A Stick of Gold and a Stick of Silver: page image
Jackal, The Schoolmaster: page image
Humility Rewarded and Pride Punished: page image
A Brahmin and His Wife: page image
The Petrified Mansion (I've transcribed this one)
A True Friend: page image

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