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    Sir Richard Burton. The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi. Philadelphia, 1931. First edition thus. Original black cloth. A near fine copy in a now-worn original presentation box.

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    Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1931.

     

    First edition thus. Quarto. 129 pages. Translated by Sir Richard Burton. Illustrated by Willy Pogany. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji.

     

    Original black cloth with lavish silver border around a black-and-white illustration mounted on the front board. Titles stamped in silver on the spine. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper dated 1942. A near fine copy offered in the original presentation box. The box is worn at the extremities and the corners of the lid have cracked, else it is in very good condition.



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