The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation. Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism. Sir Edwin ARNOLD.

The Light of Asia or The Great Renunciation. Being the Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co., 1908. Deluxe Edition. Octavo, pp.xv; 158. Illustrated with thirty two pictures of Indian scenery from photographs taken by Mabel Eardley-Wilmott. Bound in cream vegetable parchment boards with gilt titles to spine and upper board, and illustrated to the upper and lower boards. Top edge gilt, fore and tail edge untrimmed. Light occasional spotting else clean within, armorial bookplate of E.H. Warner. Vellum with a little of the usual discolour expected at spine and extremities. Overall bright and attractive A narrative poem describing the life of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who after attaining enlightenment became the Buddha. Item #48780

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