The Light of Asia, or the Great Renunciation Mahabhinishkramana); Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism (as told in verse by an Indian Buddhist); Illustrated by Willy Pogany

Philadelphia, (PA): David McKay, (c1932). First edition with the Pogany illustrations. 4to. xvi, 182 pp. 12 full-page black-and-white plates. Inscribed by Pogany on the half title in 1941 to arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson "this far-eastern saga for those of Ultima Thule." Original silver-stamped black cloth (one small white paint smudge on spine), black-and-white pictorial onlay on upper board (large chip to upper corner affecting image). (#5290). Item #58228

Price: $450.00

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