Bombay, India: Limited Editions Club, 1964. First edition thus. Hardcover. Small quarto. xx,(4),128,(2)pp. Floral patterned red cloth with gold paper label on front cover. Housed in publisher's felt lined red cloth, gilt decorated portfolio with a ribbon tie (spine sunned). Illustrated with 15 tipped-in color plates. Edition limited to 1500 numbered copies (this is #1363). Signed on the limitation leaf by the artist Y. G. Srimati.
The Bhagavad Gita is a portion of the epic Mahabharata. It is in the form of a dialogue between Shri Krishna and Arjuna where rival armies stand face to face just before their deadly war is about to begin.Text on facing pages in Sanskrit and English. There are gift donation rubber stamps on the endpapers, half title and one text leaf, otherwise this is a near fine copy. very good + to near fine. Item #50423