BHAGAVAD GITA:The Song Celestial LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB signed Y. BHAGAVAD GITA: The Song Celestial. Was translated by Sir Edwin Arnold and published by the Limited Editions Club in 1964.
In the fall of 1929, George Macy launched the. With the dedication to produce the great classic of antiquity and the best of modern literature in beautiful editions. The books were edited and introduced by renowned scholars, designed by masters of the typographic arts and illustrated by many of our century's greatest artists. Strictly limited, usually from 1,500 to 2,000 numbered copies, almost all of these volumes were signed by the artist, author or designer; sometimes by all.Few publishers can boast of sustaining a pattern of excellence for over five decades. THE BHAGAVAD GITA: The Song Celestial. A Sanskirt poem, was probably written between 500 and 200 B. It reveals the great Krishna, God of the Hindu and is fundamentally a work of philosophy. The Sanskrit texy is translated into English verse by Sir Edwin Arnold. Introduction by Shri Sri Prakasa, Governor of Maharaashtra, India.
Printed on specially produced paper at The Commercial printing Press, Ltd (India) and bound in a red-pink-black stamped cloth which is housed in a red cloth-covered, velvet-lined wallet like slipcase (with a drop-down flap on all sides). THE BOOK AND SLIPCASE ARE IN FINE CONDITION. COPIES, NUMEROUS HAND-MOUNTED (SUITABLE FOR FRAMING) COLOR PRINTS, SIGNED. THE BHAGAVAD GITA is a short work and can be read in an hour or two but which repays many readings. It is a work of almost hair-raising power magnificence.
It is one of the first of Indian classical literature to be translated into English when the British East India Company consolidated its colonial control of India. Emerson admired it, Thoreau had a copy with him at Walden Pond and read it with enthusiasm.
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