Typed Letter Signed from Yogi Pundit Achaye, pseudonym of Basudeb Bhattacharya, in 1940.

A letter from Yogi Pundit Acharya


Friendly letter from Yogi Pundit Acharya (i.e. Basudeb Bhattacharya) written to author, scholar, lecturer, and radio personality, William Lyon Phelps (1865–1943) thanking Phelps for praise of Acharya’s previous book, A Strange Language, and forwarding his next book, a published collection of poems. Bhattacharya modestly writes: “....were I a poet, I could at least learn to write poetry. The pages only show how childish are the efforts.” Bhattacharya informs Phelps that one of his poems was exhibited along with Edgar Allan Poe manuscripts from the collection of the famed Doctor Rosenbach in Philadelphia.


Description: Typed Letter Signed from Yogi Pundit Achaye, pseudonym of Basudeb Bhattacharya, in 1940.

New York City. Yoga Research Institute. June 28, 1940. Quarto, 1p. Transmittal folds, light foxing.

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Price: $50.00

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