From Adam's Peak Elephanta: Sketches in Ceylon and India.

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co. New York: Macmillan & Co, 1892.

First edition. Illus. 363pp. 8vo. Bound in modern polished three quarters green calf and marbled boards. Fine Item #316964

Carpenter, a gay icon, was drawn to Hinduiasm andd tarveled to India nad Ceylon in 1890. His account of the travel was published herein The book's spiritual explorations would subsequently influence the Russian author Peter Ouspensky, who discusses it extensively in his own book, Tertium Organum (1912).

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