Translations of Ancient Arabian Poetry, Chiefly Prae-Islamic With an Introduction and Notes

By: Lyall, Sir Charles James

Price: $135.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Lii, 142 pp. Index. In English with some Arabic. Black cloth boards with bright gilt title to front cover and spine. Bottom of front board has a bump, spine tips a little rubbed. Interior front hinge just starting, old neat owner inscript, paper a little browned, intro has some light pencil underlining, one page has an old tape repair in the margin, but otherwise a neat and presentable copy. First published in 1885, this is the first US edition, I believe. "Of the fifty translations ... Thirty-three originally appeared in the Journal of the Asiatic society of Bengal, in the years 1877, 1878, and 1881"--Preface. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages

Title: Translations of Ancient Arabian Poetry, Chiefly Prae-Islamic With an Introduction and Notes

Author Name: Lyall, Sir Charles James

Categories: History: Middle East/Near East, Language-Arabic, Poetry,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 10588

Keywords: Arabic Poetry Pre-islamic Period,