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1 MacDonald, W. A. The Oldest Story: Doings of our Ancestors in India 10,000 years ago. Translated from the Pre-Vedic Sanskrit.
London Questall Press 1908 First Edition Softcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Poor condition. Text complete. Paper spine mostly missing. Front wrapper partly detached. Wrappers very rubbed and worn. Dust stains to wrappers and page edges. ; 170, [2] pages + [4] pages advertisements. Printed wrappers. A mock ancient tale. The "translator's" preface begins: "A few years ago, while I was roaming about the delta of the Indus, upon the beach of the Arabian Sea, my attention was attracted by a piece of slab upon which strange characters were engraved." After futher investigations, the translator finds the story on twelve large tablets inside the "brain space" of a Sphinx on an ancient submerged island. ; 12mo 7" - 7" tall 
Price: 22.95 NZD
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