Holloywood: Vendanta Press, 1959-1962.
Softcover. Magazines. Twelve issues. Octavos. Glossy wrappers and all with their original subscription slips laid in. Near fine with some light rubbing. The original serialized appearance of the first 12 chapters of Christopher Isherwood's biography of the 19th Century Hindu mystic Ramakrishna, later collected (along with additional chapters) and published as *Ramakrishna and His Disciples* in 1965. *Vendanta and the West* was the official magazine of the Vedanta Society of Southern California for which Isherwood served at different times as managing editor and a member of the editorial advisory board. The magazine also attracted the attention of notable intellectuals of the day including Aldous Huxley, W. Somerset Maugham, Gerald Heard, Alan Watts, Arnold Toynbee, and others.