VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRE OR TALES OF HINDU DEVILRY. Adapted by Richard F. Burton. Richard Burton.

VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRE OR TALES OF HINDU DEVILRY. Adapted by Richard F. Burton. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1870. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii-xix [xx-xxi]xxii [xxiii-xxiv [1] 2-319 [320: blank], 33 illustrations (including sixteen on inserted plates) by Ernest Griset, original bevel-edged pictorial green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, slate coated endpapers. First edition, second binding. A translation of eleven (of the twenty-five) Hindu fairy tales told by a Baital, "a huge Bat, Vampire, or Evil Spirit which inhabited and animated dead bodies." Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, partial hairline crack along inner front hinge which is still holding tight, a very good copy. A scarce book. (#165201).

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