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16251. Banani, Amin, editor and translator.: Tahirih A Portrait in Poetry. Selected Poems of Qurratu'l -'Ayn.

Los Angles: Kalimat Press, 2005. Studies in Babi and Baha'i History: Volume Seventeen. 145 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Frontispiece illustration. The poetry is printed in Persian and English. Gold-blocked black boards, front board with impression of poet's name. In very good dustwrapper. Almost as new. A very handsome, beautifully-produced book . 23.00


9429. Browne, E. G: Art. VII Some Remarks on the Babi Texts edited by Baron Victor Rosen in Vols 1 and VI of the Collections Scientifiques de l'Institut des Langues Orientales de Saint Petersbourg. Manuscripts.

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. 1892. (Modern Photocopy) pp 259-335. A 30 year old photocopy, a little faded but perfectly readable, in a white plastic binder, in good condition. 10.00


9423. Browne, E. G: The New History (Tarikh-i-Jadid) of Mirza Ali Muhammed The Bab.

Amsterdam: Philo Press reprinted 1975. By Mirza Huseyn of Hamadan, composed A.D. 1880, being an account of the origins and growth of the Babi Religion and its Founder translated from the Persian and edited with explanatory notes, and appendixes, containing Subh-I-Ezal's narrative, Persian and English, Mirza Jani's History, and other documents, preceded by an historical introduction, and an index. With a biographical note by Michael Browne.First published in 1893 and not reprinted since 1975. Scarce. lii+459+26 pp. illustrated with 7 plates, in very good condition in a v.g. dustwrapper. 45.00


4260. Browne, Edward Granville: A Literary History of Persia, Volume IV Modern Times (A.D. 1500- 1924 )

Cambridge: The University Press, 1969. xvi + 530 pp. 22 x 14 cm. 16 plates. Gold-blocked pink boards, no dw. Former owner's name neatly written on ffep, o/w in very good condition. Browne's monumental History of Persian Literature ran to four volumes: the first in 1902, the second in 1906, the third in 1920 and this fourth volume in 1924. 17.00


5365. Cobb, Stanwood: Islamic Contributions to Civilisation.

Washington D.C: Avalon Press, 1965. Second printing. ix+84 pp. 20 x 13.5 cm. Silver-blocked green boards. No dw. Ffep removed, otherwise very good. 19.00


5319. Fischer M.J.: Iran From Religious Dispute to Revolution.

Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press 1980. xiv+314 pp. very good in dustwrapper. This was probably the first book after the Iranian revolution to make a serious attempt to decode Shi'ite culture based on extensive fieldwork carried out in Iran. 23.00


9500. Malouf, Diana. editor: Baha'i Studies Volume II. Unveiling The Hidden Words

Oxford: George Ronald 1997. The norms used by Shoghi Effendi in his Translation of the Hidden Words. xiii+205 pp. illustrated, paperback. In very good condition almost as new. 20.00


16250. Miller, William McElwee: What is the Baha'i Faith?

Michigan: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1977. The book is an abridgement of the author's "The Baha'i Faith, its History and Teachings", abridged by William Wysham. 151 pp. 21 x 13 cm. There are no illustrations in this abridgement. Pictorial glazed card covers. Previous owner's name on ffep, otherwise very good. A bit dated now, but still interesting as a response to the Baha'i Faith. 8.00


9498. Momen Moojan. editor: Studies in Babi and Baha'i History Volume 1.

Los Angles: Kalimat Press 1982. x+337 pp. illustrated, dustwrapper, hardback. In very good condition, almost as new. Contents include, Early Shaykhi reactions to the Bab and His Claims by McEoin, Early relations between Christian Missionaries and the Babi and Baha'i Communities by Momen, The American Baha'i Community 1897-1917, by Smith, Kenosha 1893-1912 by Collins, and, Some aspects of the Development of the Baha'i Administrative Order in America 1922-1936 by Bramson-Lerche. 40.00


9573. Momen, Moojan: The Babi and Baha'i Religions, 1844-1944 Some Contemporary Western Accounts.

Oxford: George Ronald 1981. xxx+572 pp. illustrated, very good in a v.g dustwrapper. A useful, albeit selective and edited collection of western accounts and encounters with these two faiths in Persia, Turkey, Palestine. 30.00


9505. Walbridge, John. editor: Baha'i Studies Volume I. Sacred Acts, Sacred Space Sacred Time.

Oxford: George Ronald 1996. ivx+322 pp. illustrated, paperback. In very good condition almost as new. An exploration of the sacred including, law, rites of life and death, wealth, pilgrimage, holy places, mystical writings, calendar, festivals. 20.00

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