1886 - The Iliad of the East; A Selection of Legends Drawn From Valmiki’s Sanskrit Poem, The Ramayana
By Frederika Richardson
Published 1886, Early Edition
Macmillan and Co., Publishers/ New York
Richardson Macdonald (c.1845-1923), also author of Puck and Pearl: The Wanderings and Wonderings of Two English Children in India (1887), was an avid writer where she also spent several years in India.
The stories in this book are drawn from Valmiki's epic poem, the "Ramayana," which is considered one of the most significant works of Indian literature. "The Iliad of the East" offers readers a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of India, with its fascinating myths, legends, and stories that continue to capture the imagination of people around the world.
Teal blue cloth cover with gilt detail to front board and spine, decorative endpapers, binding tight, clean pages, light wear/bumping to bottom board corners/spine edges, 315pp.
Size: 5” x 7 1/2”