LE CAIN, Errol (illustrator). Rosemary HARRIS (author). The Lotus and the Grail; Legends from East to West [sold together with a rare publisher's proof copy]. London; Faber And Faber. 1974.
Tall 8vo.publisher's pinkish-red cloth lettered in gilt to spine, in pictorial dustwrapper with wrap-around design by Le Cain; pp. [vi], 7-268; with 8 fine coloured plates; a fine copy preserved in a fresh, price-clipped, dustwrapper.
First edition, sold together with a fully-realised first edition in limp white card covers and dustwrapper, which could be a publisher's proof. A collection of eighteen tales from international folklore here told afresh and drawn from a diversity of traditions including those Iceland; West Africa; Peru; New Guinea; New Zealand; India and Japan.