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SMART, Christopher. [Complete set of the Seatonian Prize Poems:]
Cambridge : 1750-6A rare complete set of Smart's Seatonian Prize-winning poems on the Supreme Being, all first editions except for Omniscience which is a second (1756). This set is attractively presented together in a contemporary binding with the library label to the front board of Montacute House, Somerset, the home of the Phelips family, and the contemporary ownership... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 120509
JUNG, Sir Nizamat. Arabian Poems. The Land of Faith.
Hyderabad : 1935First edition, no other copy traced. Group of poems on Islamic themes dedicated to Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur, Nizam of Hyderabad and Berar - "The Premier Muslim Ruler in India". Sir Nizamat Jung Bahadur (1871-1955)was an Arab-Indian poet, lawyer and bibliophile. In 1887 he became a student at Trinity College Cambridge where he gained a B.A. and LL.B... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 140973
PARKINSON, Yehya-en-Nasr. Muslim Chivalry.
Rangoon : 1909First and only edition, extremely uncommon: Copac cites BL only among British and Irish institutional libraries, OCLC adds Northwestern, Chicago and Cleveland Public Libraries. John Yehya-en-Nasr Parkinson (1874-1918) was a Scottish Muslim poet, essayist and critic. "Born John Parkinson, he adopted the name Yehya-en-Nasr after privately converting to... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 118377
KIRTLAN, Ernest J. B. (trans.) Pearl: a Poem of Consolation.
London : First Kirtlan edition, first impression, rare with the dust jacket. Pearl, a medieval allegorical poem on grief, was first translated into modern English by Israel Gollancz in 1891, followed by Charles Osgood in 1906, both of whom are credited in Kirtlan's introduction. Kirtlan's translation follows their interpretation that the poem was an... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 118027
(TAYLOR, Thomas, trans.) ORPHEUS. The Mystical Hymns of Orpheus.
Chiswick : 1824Second edition (edited and expanded since the first edition of 1787, with additional notes) of the Hymns of Orpheus by the influential translator and neoplatonist Thomas Taylor (1758-1835). Taylor was the first to translate into English the complete works of Plato and Aristotle, and also these Orphic fragments. He was such a committed Hellenist that... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 137323