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Quest for Sita Of Ravana the Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka; of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati

By: Collis, Maurice & Mervyn Peake (illus)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Faber: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26661

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


VG-, dark blue boards with red decoration and gilt, no d/jkt, with a few slight signs of shelfwear and a slight bump to the top corner; text and extensive - not to say, beautiful - illustrations by Mervyn Peake are clean and bright, though the very edges of the pages are slightly toned by age. A first edition limited to 500 copies and a considerable work of art in its own right: "Beautiful though this relam of yours may be, to me it is a prison and you are a gaoler. ... View more info