# 20076

FALCONER, Forbes

Selections of the Bostân of Sâdi. Intended for the use of students of the Persian language (presentation copy)

$375.00 AUD

London : printed by L. Schonberg, for Allen & Co et al, 1838. Duodecimo, full diced calf, ruled in gilt, spine in compartments with contrasting morocco title label, marbled edges and endpapers, inscription in Farsi to preliminary blank, pp. iii (preface in English); 107 (text in Farsi), presentation inscription in copperplate pen ‘To William Andrew, M. A. with the author’s best wishes 1838’, further inscription ‘Given to me by Mrs Andrew after her husband’s death E. T. Fletcher’, a fine copy.

A book of poetry by the thirteenth century Persian poet Saʻdī. Presentation copy in find condition.