- London, 1952. 319 pages, clothbound, very good copy in very good dust jacket. First edition, inscribed by the author. Loosely laid in is an Autograph note signed and an Autograph letterr signed, detailing a large number of corrections to be made in the text. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: POISON-DAMSELS AND OTHER ESSAYS IN FOLKLORE ...
Publication Date: 1952
Book Description Privately Printed for Chas. J. Sawyer, Ltd. Grafton House, London, 1952. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 319 pages; bibliography, index; containing: Poison-Damsels; Tale of Two Thieves; Sacred Prostitution; Romance of Betel-Chewing - these ".Essays are based on Appendixes originally published in my edition of C.H. Tawney's Katha-Sarit-Sagara." (from the author's Foreword); title page printed in red and black; bound in red cloth covered boards, gilt spine titles; a bit of bumping and some edge, tips wear & soiling to binding, a little spotting to first and last few leaves; overall, in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 20180
Book Description Chas. J. Sawyer, London, 1952. orig. cloth Minor rubbing. A bump to head of spine. VG. 26x17cm, 319 pp., Based on appendixes originally published in [the] edition of C. H. Tawney’s Katha-sarit-sagara called The ocea Contents: Poison-Damsels; The Tale of the Two Thieves; Sacred Prostitution;The Romance of Betel-Chewing. Bibliography. Index. Minor rubbing. A bump to head of spine. VG. Seller Inventory # 015236