Author:P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

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An Annotated Mahabharata Bibliography

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1967

Seller ID: 2333


Yellow cloth with black spine titles and cover decorations, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.5 cm, 33 pp. Good with light bumping to the corners, some faint black smudges on the covers, and three small tape stains on the front and rear pastedown – and matching stains on the jacket flaps – where the dust jacket was once taped down. Aside from the tape stains, the dust jacket has fading on the spine panel and large chips at the head and tail of the spine. The Mahabharata, on... View more info

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Yakshi from Didarganj: Poems

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969

Seller ID: 2331


Orange and patterned cloth with black spine titles, dust jacket, 14.5 by 22.3 cm, 44 pp. Near fine hardcover is good jacket with small tears and chips along the top edge. 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, a... View more info

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The Lemon Tree of Modern Sex and Other Essays

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1974

Seller ID: 2597


Pink/purple and patterned cloth with gilt spine titles, lacks jacket, 14.5 by 22.2 cm, 106 pp. Inscribed, signed and dated (Calcutta 1974) by P. Lal on the ffep. Very good but for sun fading on the spine and a bookplate on the half-title page. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Includes essays on Samuel Beckett, Dante, Albert Camus, Somerset Maugham, Evelyn Waugh, Edith... View more info

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Love’s The First: Poems

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1968

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 2598


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 – ... View more info

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The Avyakta Upanisad [Avyakta Upanishad][

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal], translator

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1969

Seller ID: 2599


Purple cloth with gilt spine titles, dust jacket, 14.7 by 22.8 cm, [30] pp. Hardcover is very good; jacket is good with light edge wear, a few chips, yellowing on the spine, and a spot of skinning on the upper corner of the front panel where it looks like a label was peeled off. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” The Avyakta Upanishad is a Sanskrit text and a minor Upani... View more info

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The Isa Upanisad [Isha Upanishad]

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal], translator

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1971

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 2601


Oatmeal and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, belly band, 14.7 by 22.2 cm, 33 [3] pp. Hardcover is very good; belly band is very good with yellowing on the spine. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” The Isha Upanishad is one of the shortest Upanishads, embedded as the final chapter of the Shukla Yajurveda. It is a Mukhya (primary) Upanishad, and is known in tw... View more info

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The Writers Workshop Handbook of Assamese Literature: Volume One A-D

By: P. Lal [Purushottama Lal]; Prithvinath Shastri

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Writers Workshop: 1972

Seller ID: 2600


Orange and patterned cloth with worn gilt spine titles, lacks jacket, 14.7 by 22.3 cm, 106 pp. plus four pages of publisher ads. Very good with light wear to the lower corners. Has a label on the rear pastedown that reads “Handbound by Tulamiah with Indian handloom cloth at 13 Patwarbagan Lane, Calcutta.” Part bibliography, part biographical dictionary of Assamese writers and works. Purushottama Lal (1929 – 2010), commonly known as P. Lal, was an Indian poet, e... View more info