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BURTON, Richard Francis.

Vikram and the Vampire, or Tales of Hindu Devilry.

Stock Code
74137
Longmans, Green, and Co., London1870
£450

Translated from the original Sanskrit by the noted Victorian Orientalist, Sir Richard Burton, these ancient Indian folk tales influenced such later works as 1001 Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decameron.

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Description

First edition, second issue, 8vo, xix, 317pp, 33 plates by Ernest Griset, original pictorial red cloth gilt, inner hinges split, corners bumped, slight wear to extremities, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Penzer p82.

Stock ID:74137

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