Red and green cloth over thin boards, “Flexiback edition,” dust jacket, 14 by 21.7 cm, 40 pp. plus 8 pages of publisher ads, small binder’s ticket on the rear pastedown: “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Near fine book in very good jacket with light edge wear. From Katrak’s current publisher: “Kersy Katrak was born in Bombay in 1936, was ordained a Parsi priest at 12, and began writing poetry at 16. Mentored by Nissim Ezekial, Katrak was one of the finest poets published in the Illustrated weekly of India in the early post-independence years. Katrak’s most recent collection was published in 2016. A Journal of the Way was his first book. The Writers Workshop is a Calcutta-based literary publisher founded by P. Lal in 1958. Over the next few decades it published many new authors of post-independence urban literature, many of these authors later became important. Text is in English. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: A Journal of the Way: Poems
Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: very good
Seller ID: 2334