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TRANSLATION OF THE SANHITA OF THE SAMA VEDA

Edition: First Edition

London: Allen & Unwin, for the Oriental Translation Fund, 1842. Original black cloth, paper spine label. pp (xvi), (284). Bit of wear to foot of spine, rear joint, outer corners; some foxing, mainly to endpapers and text early and late; page edges yellowed; spine label darkened, chipped at edges, hard to read; modern ink owner name at front; one signature a little proud at the fore edge; text mostly unopened at the top edges; in all, good externally, internally unworn, VG. "Of all the numerous Samhitas of the Samaveda, which are said to have existed once, only three have come down to us. The best known of these, the Samaveda-Samhita of the Kauthumas consists of two parts, the Arcika or Purvarcika or the '(first) collection of stanzas' and the Uttararcika or 'second collection of stanzas'. Both parts consist of verses all of which recur in the Rigveda. Of the 1810 verses, which both parts contain altogether, all except 75 are also found in the Rigveda-Samhita and that largely in the VIII and IX books". ; Tall octavo

Book ID: 52097
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