The Light of Asia. New York: American Book Exchange. 1880.
Possible First American Edition. Original printed pink wrappers. 12mo. An unusual printing of this classic poem concerning the founder of Buddhism, published as a separate issue of the Library Magazine. This edition very likely precedes the authorized American publication by Roberts Brothers of Boston in the same year. Fragile thin-paper wrappers makes this edition an unlikely survivor over the years. A Near Fine copy with few edge nicks.
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