London: John Murray, 1961. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo, Preface by A. J. Arberry, green cloth with silver lettering on spine, Mylar-protected white and blue-green dust jacket with depiction of a whirling dervish, ix-[x] + 276 pages. Fine / Very Good +. Item #3126
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Jal l ad-D n Muhammad R m (Persian ), and more popularly as Rumi (1207 – 1273), was a 13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic originally from Greater Khorasan. . . Rumi has been described as the "most popular poet" and the "best selling poet" in the United States.
A. J. Arthur John Arberry (1905 – 1969) FBA was a highly respected British orientalist. A prolific scholar of Arabic, Persian, and Islamic studies, he was educated at Cambridge. His translation of the Qur'an into English, The Koran Interpreted, is one of the most prominent written by a non-Muslim scholar. Arberry is also notable for introducing Rumi's works to the west through his high quality and selective translations.--Wikipedia adapted
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