Hardcover. Marbled boards, minor edge wear.Gift inscription.VG+; Extracts from Burton's translation of The Kasidah with comments on love, philosophy, and life's pleaures.; Quarto; 52 pp+colophon pages; Hand-written inscription to Paul Smith, editor San Francisco Chronicle, from Bob Livingston thanking him for a great trip to Canada and the fun they had. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Kasidah of Haji Abdu el-Yezdi: A Lay of ...
Publisher: John Henry Nash
Publication Date: 1919
Edition: #56 of 500 c.
Book Description The Book Club of California, San Francisco, 1919. Half-cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Limited Edition. A distillation of Sufi thought in the poetic idiom of that mystical tradition written by Burton though presented as a "translation" of original Sufi text that never existed. Copy # 3 of a limited edition of 500 produced by John Henry Nash. Vellum backstrip with gilt title lettering. vii, (1) 52 pp. Light shelfwear along outer edges with one very small nick on front cover. Previous owner's plate on front endpapers with offset to following uncut blank page. Barking Dog Books and Art LLC has been an independent bookseller online since 2002. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation. Seller Inventory # 009260