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Category: All Categories: Literature: World: Persian Lit
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Dashti, Ali.  
In search of Omar Khayyam / by Ali Dashti; translated from the Persian by L.P. Elwell-Sutton.

Publisher: London : Allen and Unwin, 1971..
3-276p, plate, 1 illus ; 22.5 cm. Series: Persian studies monographs ; no.1. Originally published as 'Dami ba Khayyam'. Tehran: Amir Kabir, 1966. n-depth Persian study about the characters, religious and philosophical aspects found in Khayyâm/`s work. Stock# 42,741. Vg / dj vg.

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2.
Fānī, Muḥsin, d. 1671 or 2 / Shea, David, 1777-1836  
The Dabistán: or, School of Manners: The Religious Beliefs, Observances, Philosophic Opinions and Social Customs...
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Publisher: Washington: M. Walter Dunne [©1901].
xv, 411 p., [3] leaves of plates, illus.; 24 cm. Title continues: "of the nations of the East. Translated from the original Persian by David Shea and Anthony Troyer with a special introduction by A. V. Williams Jackson." Authorship attributed to Muḣammad Muḣsin, called Fānī. Abridged from the first edition of the translation begun by D. Shea, completed by A. Troyer, and published in three volumes (London, 1843). In accordance with its title-- "Dabistán-al-mazáhab" (School of Religious Doctrines or Institutes)-- the work presents a sketch of many different kinds of doctrines and religious tenets, notably of Magism, Hinduism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism (cf. "Special introduction)." Plates accompanied by guardsheets with descriptive letterpress. Stock#47065. Vg / no dj.

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3.
J. V. S. Wilkinson, Intro. by  
The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

Publisher: London: The Medici Society, No date..
Decorative paper pasted to front and rear boards. With an Introduction by J.V.S. Wilkinson of the British Museum. Seven Persian illustrations. xiii, 26 pp. Light foxing throughout the text, otherwise VG.

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4.
Khayyam, Omar  
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám Translated into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald

Publisher: NY, Random House [1947].
xxii, 149 p., illus., 24 cm. A complete reprint of the First Edition and the combined Third, Fourth and Fifth Editions, with an Appendix containing FitzGerald's Prefaces and Notes. Edited with an Introduction by Louis Untermeyer Illustrated by Mahmoud Sayah (b. 1916); white & gold predominantly floral decoration on endpapers and borders of all pages; lovely color frontispiece & plates; black & red floral cloth boards. Stock# 35,301. Slightly worn with a tiny chip out of the top rear spine; this pretty book is just short of a presentation copy. Persian literature; poetry.

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5.
Milani, Farzaneh.  
Veils and Words: The Emerging Voices of Iranian Women Writers (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East).

Publisher: Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, [1992]..
Reprint. ISBN: 0815602669 Paperback Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy.

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6.
Omar Khayyám  
Ruba'iyát of Omar Khayyám. Rendered into English Verse by Edward FitzGerald
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Publisher: London: Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society, 1913.
xxiv, 22, [4] p.; 24 cm. Series: Riccardi Press booklets. "Riccardi Press Edition"--Potter. "Of this edition... have been printed on handmade Riccardi Paper 1000 copies for Great Britain, and on vellum 12 copies, of which 10 are for sale. Paper copy Number 830" --p. [ii]. Good+ in grey paper stamped with title in gilt, tan linen spine, top edge gilt, boards & spine darkened. Stock#OB660.

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7.
Omar Khayyam / FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883, tr. / Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977, ed.  
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. Translated into English quatrains by Edward FitzGerald A complete reprint of the First Editio

Publisher: New York, Random House [1947].
xxii, 149 p. illus. (some col.) 24 cm. Title continues: " and the combined 3d, 4th, and 5th editions, with an appendix containing FitzGerald's prefaces and notes. Edited with an introduction by Louis Untermeyer."Illustrated by Mahmoud Sayah (b. 1916). Each page is uniquely bordered with matching endpapers. Stock# 43,535. Vg / slipcase good+

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8.
Omar Khayyam. Pogany, Willy, 1882-1955, illustrator. Saintsbury, George, 1845-1933. FitzGerald, Edward, 1809-1883  
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald. With Illustrations by Willy Pogány
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Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell [1935; Printed in Great Britain by R. & R. Clark Ltd. Edinburgh].
171, [2] p., illus. incl. 12 mounted color plates & decorative vignettes on gold foil pasted in; 26 cm. Most versos blank. Introduction signed by George Saintsbury. Peach cloth stamped in gold & black, spine faded; VG; tan paper pictorial dj chipped, in mylar. Good for its age; gift quality. stock#NS0209.

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9.
Rumi translated by Azima Melita Kolin & Maryam Mafi  
Rumi Hidden Music

Publisher: London: Thorsons, 2001 1st ed..
214pp. illus. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a Fine dj in Brodart poly cover. Translations from the Persian.

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10.
Sa'di  
Gulistan or Rose Garden
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Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1964 London.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall Translated by Edward Rehatsek; edited with a preface by W. G. Archer; introduction by G. M. Wickens. "The Gulistan or Rose Garden of Sa'di has been termed the most famous work in Persian literature. Its air of calm good sense linked to shrewd amusement has made it just renowned..The present edition, now openly published for the first time, faithfully follows the complete and unexpurgated translation printed in 1888 for F.F. Arbuthnot and Sir Richard Burton's Kama Shastra Society.." 265 pages. No dust jacket.

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