Fourth edition, revised,of the Rev. Henry Martyn's Western Farsi New Testament, translated by Martyn with the assistance of Mirza Saiyad Ali Khan and first published in 1815. Darlow and Moule note that the translation "won the encomiums of Persian scholars for the beauty of its style"; it became the basis of "all other Persian versions of note," according to The Book of a Thousand Tongues. And Darlow and Moule add that there are "some alterations [and the work was] . . . edited by S. Lee." Binding: Plain, spine label-less speckled sheep with binder's label "Bound by Burn & Sons, 37 Kirby St." Provenance: Bookseller's label "Librairie Ancienne et Moderne de A. Durand . . . Paris," and a 20th-century typewritten label "Presented by Mr. Charles R. Crane"; no internal sign affirms the "presentee," but the volume was lately part of The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion, and properly released.) 8vo (22 cm; 8.5").  ff., 627,  pp. Darlow & Moule 7337; Book of a Thousand Tongues (2nd ed.) 1047 (for first ed.) Binding lightly scuffed; remnant of small paper shelf-label on spine. A solid, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 36319
Title: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour ...
Publisher: Pr. by Richard Watts for British & Foreign Bible Society
Publication Date: 1837
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Printed at the Baptist Mission Press, for the Bible Translation Society, and the American and Foreign Bible Society, Calcutta, 1851. Second edition limited to 2000 copies, 8vo, pp. 719; contemporary paneled calf, dark brown gilt-lettered calf spine labels, ex-Baptist Mission House Library with usual early 20th-century markings and bookplate to back pastedown; edges scuffed and rubbed, else very good and sound. OCLC locates one copy in North America, at Chicago, as of October, 2013. Not in Darlow & Moule. Bookseller Inventory # 43616