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  2-319 [320: blank], 33 illustrations (including sixteen on inserted plates) by Ernest Griset, original bevel-edged pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red and gold, rear panel stamped in red, brown coated endpapers. First edition, first 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. Shallow chips from spine ends, inner front hinge cracked but holding tight, a good, sound copy. A better than average copy of a scarce book. (#170035).
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