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The Light of Asia by Edwin Arnold / Hamzeh Carr (Illust.) - 1st Edition Thus  - 1926 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

The Light of Asia

by Edwin Arnold / Hamzeh Carr (Illust.)

Condition: Very Good Minus


London: John Lane: The Bodley Head, 1926. 1st Edition Thus . Very Good Minus. 7.75 x 10 inches (20 x 25.5 cm). First edition thus, limited edition of 3000 copies, this copy unnumbered. Purple buckram binding, sun fading to spine and edges of boards, scratch to rear board. Some spots of light foxing, otherwise very clean throughout. 16 colour plates by Hamzeh Carr. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 177
  • Bookseller: Tarrington Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1176E019
  • Title: The Light of Asia
  • Author: Edwin Arnold / Hamzeh Carr (Illust.)
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good Minus
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Lane: The Bodley Head
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1926
  • Keywords: Poetry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry; Travel: Asia;
  • Subjects: POETRY / General; TRAVEL / Asia / General;
  • Size: 7.75 x 10 inches (20 x 25.5 cm)

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