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The Sikandar Nama, e Bara,

or Book of Alexander the Great, translated for the first time out of the Persian into prose, with critical and explanatory remarks, with an introductory preface, and with a life of the author, collected from various Persian sources...

Stock Code 109948

London, W.H. Allen, 1881

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A fine copy of Clarke's translation of the first part of Nizami's history of Alexander the Great containing Alexander's life and accomplishments. Nizami wrote a further part detailing Alexander's philosophy and ideas. Clarke (1840-1905), the grandson of a former chairman of the East India Company, made a career in India before returning to England and making fine translations of Persian classics.

First edition; 8vo, xxxi, 831 pp., mostly unopened, original pebble-grained green cloth decorated in gilt and black, a fine copy.

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The Sikandar Nama, e Bara,

NIZAMI; CLARKE, Captain H. Wilberforce (translator).

Stock code: 109948

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