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Naga the Serpent A5

Hinged claws grip the cover and serpent gods wrap around the book as divine temple guardians of the secrets within.


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A5 - 312 pages. Brown dry oiled kangaroo leather with four ridges on spine. Main feature is a hinged white snake with sculpted scales and a blue ceramic glass eye. The book is sewn in French style with two reinforcing ribbons and spinal insert. Red headbands, gold elephant hide endpapers.
   'Naga' is a Sanskrit name that means 'snake' or 'serpent'. Naga was a serpent god widespread throughout Southern Asia and still appears on doors of Hindu and Buddhist temples as a divine guardian.
   Three black satin bookmarks with trinkets supplied by the customer - an articulated blue cloisonne fish (symbolising longevity), an iris flower with handmade pewter border (faith, valour and friendship), and an elephant (wisdom). Intended as a graduation present.
Cover: 158mm W x 220mm H (6.25 x 8.68in).
Page: 148mm W x 210mm H (5.88 x 8.25in). Weight: 0.887kg (1.95lb).
Commission: Jasmina Higham (Canberra, Australia) 10 Mar 2005 - 24 Apr 2005

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