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QUEST FOR SITA

Written by Maurice Collis
Illustrated by Mervyn Peake
Published by Faber & Faber Limited in 1946

QUEST FOR SITA
Written by Maurice Collis. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1504625
1st. 1946. Hardback. Very good condition.

Title Page reads: Of Ravana The Dark Angel and his paradise at Lanka Quest for Sita of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati. Large format 11.5 x 8.5". Black cloth covers with gilt title in red block to spine and red vignette to front cover. Limited edition printed on English hand-made paper, limited to 500 copies for sale. 31 b/w illustrations. 162 pages. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby with faint white spots to outside edges (damp?). Browning to page edges. A very odd margin mark otherwise contents clean.
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QUEST FOR SITA
Written by Maurice Collis. Illustrated by Mervyn Peake.
Stock no. 1312662
1st USA. 1947. Hardback. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and red vignette to front cover. 162 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss to top and base of spine and a large section of loss to lower corner of front panel.
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