The Story of the Great War: Some Lessons from the Mahabharata (1899) (1st ed)

S$149.00

The Story of the Great War: Some Lessons from the Mahabharata (1899) (1st ed)

S$149.00

Title: The Story of the Great War: Some Lessons from the Mahabharata

Author: Annie Besant

Publisher: Theosophical Publishing Society, Benares, India, 1899. First and only edition. Scarce!

Condition: Hardcover, cream cloth with gilt decoration. Spine darkened, some rubbing of exterior and spotting of the interior, otherwise good. Previous owner’s pencil inscription on first blank flypage.

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Description

The Story of the Great War: Some Lessons from the Mahabharata for the use of Hindu Students in the Schools of India; From Notes of Lectures originally delivered at the Central Hindu College, Benares.

The book is written very much for the young adult. Translations into (relatively) simple English are provided of selected chapters from the Mahabharata. Please see third photo above for contents.