Author:Sir Richard F. Burton


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Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana: The Classic Hindu Treatise On Love and Social Conduct

By: F.F. Arbuthonot, G.D. Khosla & Sir Richard Burton

Price: $2.88

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105320

ISBN: 8172241283

Condition: New

The ancient Hindus believed in the wisdom of the dictum: If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well. What they believed to be wise, they practiced in thought and in deed.When they set out to acquire knowledge any subject, they spared no pains, to explore every avenue. The relationship between the two sexes is something that cannot be ignored or treated in a surreptitious or haphazard way, because it is the very essence of existence and the means by which life is perpetuated. Vatsyayana's Kama Sutra is an essence of their vast studies on sex and love.Printed Pages: 220. View more info

Tales from 1001 Arabian Nights

By: Sir Richard F. Burton

Price: $4.85

Publisher: Delhi, India, Jaico Publishing House:

Seller ID: 105483

ISBN: 817224052X

Condition: New

These tales comprise of fantasy and a whimsical plot arrangement; the story goes thus :Shahryar, king of India, inflamed with jealousy by his wife's infidelity and wanton ways, executes her. After which he resolves to take revenge on all womankind. Hence each night after having betrothed a beautiful girl, kills her the next morning.A stage comes when there is no eligible woman left for him except the daughter of his Wazir, Shahrazad. The Wazir, having no choice, gives his daughter to King Shahryar. Shahrazad, a beautiful but shrewd girl, learns of the King's fondness for enchanting stories. Th... View more info