Persian & Japanese Literature (1900)

S$312.00

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Persian & Japanese Literature (1900)

S$312.00

Title: Persian Literature, Japanese Literature (3 volumes bound in 2)
Author: Julian Hawthorne (ed), Clarence Cook (ed)
ISBN: –
Publisher: Colonial Press, 1900. The World’s Great Classics series. Rawlinson Edition, limited to 1,000 copies.

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Title: Persian Literature, Japanese Literature (3 volumes bound in 2)
Author: Julian Hawthorne (ed), Clarence Cook (ed)
ISBN: –
Publisher: Colonial Press, 1900. The World’s Great Classics series. Rawlinson Edition, limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is 378. These are the first translations of some of these works into English. We have never encountered another copy on the open market.
Condition: Large hardcover, pale green cloth. Excellent for its age: certainly unread. Contains an inscription from 1903. Uncut pages.

Contents:

Volume 1:

The Shah Nameh of Firdausi

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

The Divan of Hafiz

Volume 2:

The Gulistan (Rose Garden) of Sa’di

The Tale of Genji

Contents:

THE SHAH NAMEH

Introduction
Kaiumers
Husheng
Tahumers
Jemshid
Mirtas-Tazi, and His Son Zohak
Kavah, the Blacksmith
Feridun
Feridun and His Three Sons
Minuchihr
Zal, the Son of Sam
The Dream of Sam
Rudabeh
Death of Minuchihr
Nauder
Afrasiyab Marches against Nauder
Afrasiyab
Zau
Garshasp
Kai-Kobad
Kai-Kaus
The Seven Labors of Rustem
Invasion of Iran by Afrasiyab
The Return of Kai-Kaus
Story of Sohrab
The Story of Saiawush
Kai-Khosrau
Akwan Diw
The Story of Byzun and Manijeh
Barzu, and His Conflict with Rustem
Susen and Afrasiyab
The Expedition of Gudarz
The Death of Afrasiyab
The Death of Kai-Khosrau
Lohurasp
Gushtasp, and the Faith of Zerdusht
The Heft-Khan of Isfendiyar
Capture of the Brazen Fortress
The Death of Isfendiyar
The Death of Rustem
Bahman
Humai and the Birth of Darab
Darab and Dara
Sikander
Firdusi’s Invocation
Firdusi’s Satire on Mahmud

THE RUBAIYAT

Introduction
Omar Khayyam
The Rubaiyat

THE DIVAN

Introduction
Fragment by Hafiz
The Divan

THE GULISTAN

Introduction

CHAPTER

I. Of the Customs of Kings

II. Of the Morals of Dervishes

III. On the Preciousness of Contentment

IV. On the Benefit of Being Silent

V. On Love and Youth

VI. Of Imbecility and Old Age

VII. Of the Impressions of Education

VIII. Of the Duties of Society