QUEST FOR SITA: OF RAVANA THE DARK ANGEL AND HIS PARADISE AT LANKA, OF HANUMAN AND THE DIVINE VULTURES JATAYUS AND SAMPATI. Maurice Collis.

QUEST FOR SITA: OF RAVANA THE DARK ANGEL AND HIS PARADISE AT LANKA, OF HANUMAN AND THE DIVINE VULTURES JATAYUS AND SAMPATI. New York: The John Day Company, [1947]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-x [xi-xii] 1-162 [163-164: blank], illustrations by Mervyn Peake, original pictorial cloth, front panel stamped in red, spine panel stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. An adaptation of the middle part of the Sanskrit epic, RAMAYANA (circa 500 B.C.), the adventures of an exiled prince questing for his abducted princess, attributed to the poet Valmiki. See Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 2-46. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some tanning to spine panel and long flap folds. (#164811).

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