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King Vikram and the Vampire : Classic Hindu Tales of Adventure, Magic, and Romance
by Richard F. Burton and Isabel Burton


Overview - Translated from the original Sanskrit by the noted Victorian Orientalist, Sir Richard Burton, these ancient Indian folk tales influenced such later works as 1001 Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decameron . As revealing today as they were in their own time, these stories will entertain and delight modern readers while illuminating the life and customs of classical India.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Translated from the original Sanskrit by the noted Victorian Orientalist, Sir Richard Burton, these ancient Indian folk tales influenced such later works as 1001 Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decameron. As revealing today as they were in their own time, these stories will entertain and delight modern readers while illuminating the life and customs of classical India. This reprint from the 1893 limited edition contains 34 black-and-white illustrations, including the frontispiece designed especially for that edition.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780892814756
  • ISBN-10: 0892814756
  • Publisher: Park Street Press
  • Publish Date: February 1993
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.02 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.03 pounds


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