The Lata'if al-ma'arif of Tha'alibi. The Book of Curious and Entertaining Information 1968 Clifford Edmund Bosworth ~ Persian Vade Mecum


Title: The Lata'if al-ma'arif of Tha'alibi. The Book of Curious and Entertaining Information.

Author: Tha'alibi. Translated with introduction and notes by C. E. [Clifford Edmund] Bosworth

Description: Greenish-gold boards stamped in gilt and apricot on spine and front cover. Fine. Clean and unmarked. Dust jacket rubbed at extremities; rear panel rubbed; price clipped; in an archival mylar sleeve. xiii, 164 pages. 9.3 x 6.75 inches.

The Lata'if, translated with introduction and notes by the English historian and Orientalist and specialist in Arabic and Iranian studies, Clifford Edmund Bosworth (1928-2015).

Al-Tha'alibi (961-1038) was born at Nishapur in eastern Persia and early acquired a reputation as a man of profound learning at the Court of Khurasan, then a great center for the cultivation of Arab sciences and literature.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: University Press
Place: Edinburgh
Year: 1968

Keywords: Persian, Iranian, Arabic, Islamic, vade-mecum, Al-Tha'alibi,

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