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ZIMMERN, HELEN
The Epic of Kings Stories Retold from Firdusi .
. T. Fisher Unwin, 1882 folio, With two etchings by L.Alma Tadema, one of which is the frontispiece and a prefatory poem by Edmund W. Gosse. In cream cloth binding decorated with blue centre panel bordered by brown frame embossed onto cream cloth front cover, with titling and gilt and red floral decorations in gilt, bevelled edges. Persian lettering in the centre of the blue panel. Woodcut chapter initials and vignettes to chapter endings. Also gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. The binding is soiled and the bottom and top of the spine bent. Text in fine condition, large paper edition. [ Abu- al-Qa-sem H.asan ibn Ali- Ferdowsi- ] postage for 3.5 KG.
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Book number: F0029
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.25 US$ 44.64 | JP¥ 4933]
Catalogue: Rare
Keywords: Weblists2 Persia Rare

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