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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
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 elegy... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 118027
HUGHES, Ted (presents). The Apocrypha.
London, New York, Toronto : 1953A fascinating copy of the biblical Apocrypha, presented by Ted Hughes to one of two Hungarian poets, either Janos Pilinsky (1921-1981) or Janos Csokits (1928-2011), inscribed "To Janos 10th August 1960, from Ted" on the front free endpaper. Hughes has marked up sections of interest in "The Wisdom of Solomon" for the recipient's interest. Pilinszky,... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 131034
PARKINSON, Yehya-en-Nasr. Muslim Chivalry.
Rangoon : 1909First and only edition, extremely uncommon: Library Hub cites the British Library only among British and Irish institutional libraries, WorldCat 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... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 118377
RABADAN, Muhammad. Mahometism Fully Explained.
London : 1723-5First ever English language edition of a biography of the Prophet written by a Muslim, presenting for the first time to a European readership a sympathetic view of Muhammad himself, and of the culture of Islam. Well represented institutionally, we can trace only two complete copies at auction.
English translation of a biography of the Prophet... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 141305