The Sun and the Serpent: A Contribution to the History of Serpent-Worship

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The Sun and the Serpent: A Contribution to the History of Serpent-Worship

By Oldham, C. F.

SKU# 18738

$ 150.00

Pp. 206; 33 illustrations (all black-and-white photo-plates).  Publisher’s original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt symbol of cobras on the front cover, top page edge in gilt, 8vo.  This is an account of the history of serpent-worship in India and its origin outside of India.  Many pages are un-cut and un-opened.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.

Publisher Archibald Constable
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1905
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light wear to the outer edges of the cloth binding, mild foxing to endpapers, half-title and title pages, minor insect damage to the top inner rear cover; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN
Limited Edition