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Author: DUTT, ROMESH [ ROMESH CHUNDER DUTT 1848-1909 ] / HARDY, EVELYN STUART (ILLUSTRATOR) .
Title: Ramayana. The Epic of Rama, Prince of India Condensed into English Verse By Romesh Dutt, C.I.E. Ten Photogravures From Original Illustrations Designed From Indian Sources By E. Stuart Hardy .
Description: London: J. M. Dent & Co, 29 & 30 Bedford Street, W.C, MDCCCC. [1900 ]. 0. Signed by the author. First edition (with illustrations by Hardy). A very good original illustrated binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 5.25" x 1.0" . [10pp.]/pp.194/[2pp.] . Ivory cloth covered boards, a little soiled with gilt titles and decorations to the front board (a little rubbed). Spine with similar decorations very rubbed. Top page edges gilt. All other edges deckled (rough-cut). Sanskritt mark to verso of the front board. Endpapers foxed. Neat dedication to half title: "F. Millar Esq. With Kind regards. Romesh Dutt." Clean text throughout with all 10 photogravures, all with tissue guards. A lovely book. VG. ** "Romesh Chunder Dutt was an Indian writer, scholar and trnslator who provided some definitive translations of ancient Sanskrit epic poems. Ramayana, is one of the oldest and longest epic poems in the world. The epic relates to the ancient traditions of two powerful races, the Kosalas and the Videhas, who lived in Northern India between the twelfth and tenth centuries BCE. Janak king of the Videhas had a daughter named Sita, who was miraculously born of a field furrow, and who is the heroine of the Epic.Janak ordained a severe test for the hand of his daughter, and many a prince and warrior came and went away disappointed. Rama succeeded, and won Sita. The story of Rama's winning his bride, and of the marriage of his three brothers with the sister and cousins of Sita, forms the subject of this Book. - See Thoughtco. *** 'F. Millar' is thought to be Frederick Millar 1865-1933 Author of Darwinism and religious thought; Socialism: its fallacies and dangers. A collection of papers ; and over 15 other titles .
Keywords: 44959 J.M. Dent & Co. F. Millar Hardy, Evelyn Stuart Romesh Chunder Dutt Ramayana. The Epic of Rama, Prince of India Literature
Price: GBP 100.00 = appr. US$ 142.80 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 44148
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