Reprint. Very Good / Very Good. Item #5455
Lucknow: Eastern Book Company, 1977. Reprint of 1975 edition with new Supplement. Octavo. 311 pages. Inscribed to previous owner on front free endpaper, but we have been unable to determine definitively if the signature comes from the author. Illustrated dust jacket with 40 rupee price present. Black boards with spine stamped in gilt.
Dust jacket is heavily chipped at corners and one inch and a half long closed tear running vertically from top edge of rear panel. Black boards are sturdy and square but with some collapse along spine. Cracked at front and rear hinges, but binding unaffected. Some toning and spotting to endpapers, but pages are unmarked.