Strange Surprising Adventures of the Venerable Gooroo Simple and his Five Disciples, Noodle, Doodle, Wiseacre, Zany, and Foozle.

London: Trübner & Co., 1861. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 224 pp. + 4 pp. advertisements. Blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and black rules and illustration to upper board; hand-colored frontis, b&w illustrations (drawn on wood), some uncut pages. A free English paraphrase of the story of Guru Paramartan, based on a translation of the Tamil original. Spine chafed and darkened; spine ends frayed; corners and edges lightly rubbed and bumped; early and later free end paper unevenly browned; front end paper split at lower edge of inner hinge but holding firmly; book sellers labels on front paste down and front free end paper. Otherwise, a solid VG copy. No dust jacket. Item #3868

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