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A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed

N.P.Trent Antiques

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A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed
A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed
A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed
A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed
A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed
A Digit of the Moon, 1st Ed

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Vintage; 1910-1950
Very Good; cover has wear, bend, owner's name
6" W x 8" H

Why We Love This

A Digit of the Moon and Other Love Stories from the Hindoo by Francis William Bain. NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1920. Bain was a British writer of fantasy stories that he claimed were translated from Sanskrit and that his was a translation of the eighth part of of a Sanskrit manuscript given to him by a brahmin. In the story, the king Súryakánta falls in love with the wise and beautiful princess Anangarágá, who will marry only the suitor who asks her a question she cannot answer.
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About N.P.Trent Antiques

N.P. Trent Antiques has been a sought-after resource for New York and Florida collectors and design professionals for more than a quarter of a century. Located in Kinderhook, NY, the showroom specializes in period English and continental furniture, art, and decorative accessories.