SHAH, Sirdar Ikbal Ali. The Oriental Caravan. A Revelation of the Soul and Mind of Asia.

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SHAH, Sirdar Ikbal Ali. The Oriental Caravan. A Revelation of the Soul and Mind of Asia. London, Denis Archer, [1933].

8vo. Original decorated cloth in decorated dust-wrappers; pp. 331, spine of wrapper a little darkened, very light and scattered spotting only internally; a very good copy.
First edition, second impression, written by an English-language writer of Afghan-Indo-Scottish descent (born in Simla) and Sufi thinker. An omnibus of retold great stories from the Midlle East and all over Asia, including epsodes from the Bible, the Quran, the Vedas, the Talmud, Persian, Indian and Ottoman poetry, including rarely found pre-Islamic poetry.

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