Indian Tales for Little Folks, written and illustrated by W.S. Phillips (El Comancho), (good condition)
"Illustrated with 11 full page colored plates reproduced from water color paintings by the author and further embellished with several 100 little Indian drawings with explanatory key list so little folks can understand them." There are over 320 individual notations in the rear of the book which identify and describe the significance and origin of each of those border figures. Decorative Cloth. Oblong quarto, tangerine colored cloth covered boards with full page (11.5" x 9") color paste on illustration
20th-century collection of Indian stories by W.S. Phillips who had first-hand experience living among various Native American tribes. These stories were Phillips re-telling of traditional, aural tales that had been passed down through Indian generations. The stories in this work are stories of animals each of which includes a moral.
Condition Notes: Published by Platt & Munk Co, 1928. Scuffing at bottom of spine and corners; front cover at bottom is separating from book.