The Kasîdah of Hâjî Abdû El-Yezdî.
London: Philip Allan & Co., 1926. Full morocco, 8 inches tall. A beautiful full terracotta crushed morocco binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe with raised bands and simple gilt and blind tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With dark blue and gold endpapers. Housed in a decorative orange and white paper covered slipcase. Second Impression. With 12 extraordinary full page illustrations by John Kettlewell. Written by Burton, the Kasidah is a distillation of Sufi thought in the poetic idiom of that Persian mystical tradition. A pristine copy.