Love’s The First: Poems

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

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P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]. Love’s The First: Poems. Calcutta, India: Writers Workshop, 1968, second ed. Orange and patterned cloth with black spine titles, belly band, 14.5 by 22.2 cm, 32 pp. Hardcover is very good; belly band is fair with small chips, tears, yellowing, and a 2 in pen on the front panel. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Purushottama Lal (1929 – 2010), commonly known as P. Lal, was an Indian poet, essayist, translator, professor and publisher. Under the name of P. Lal, he wrote eight books of poetry (this being his fifth), over a dozen volumes of literary criticism, a memoir, several books of stories for children, as well as dozens of translations from other languages, chiefly Sanskrit, into English. He also edited a number of literary anthologies. He was awarded the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship in 1969. 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.

Title: Love’s The First: Poems

Author Name: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Categories: Poetry,

Edition: Second edition

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: fair

Seller ID: 2598

Keywords: India