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1 Bird, Isabella Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan II
Virago 1989 185381055X / 9781853810558 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Introduction by Shusha Guppy. 399p, the edges browning a little with age. Illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations. Internally clean and tight. The second part of the author's challenging journey to Trebizond, first published in 1891 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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2 Frye, Richard N The Golden Age of Persia The Arabs in the East
Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1988 0297793802 / 9780297793809 Soft Cover Good 
290pp, including Index. Illustrated softback covers. A couple of chapters have pencil marking, otherwise clean and tight. After the conquest of Persia in the mid 7th century, the mutually enriching fusion of the traditions of Iran and the culture of Islam during the seventh to the tenth centuries, and the continuity of Iranian culture in all its aspects. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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3 Hafez and Boylan, Michael and Clarke, Wilberforce Hafez Dance of Life
Mage 1988 0934211043 / 9780934211048 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hossein Zenderoudi 
Square format. 107pp, beige cloth covered boards. Illustrated dustjacket with some wear to the edges. Colour illustrations. Internally clean. The verse translations are by Michael Boylan and the prose translations by H W Clarke. Newly calligraphed Qazvini/Ghani text by Amir Hossein Tabnak. 
Price: 34.50 GBP
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4 Levy, Reuben The Persian Language
Hutchinson 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
125pp, Including Index. Grey dustjacket with wear to the front edge and tape strengthening. Endpaper map. Internally clean. The structure of modern Persian, how it conveys meaning and its special characteristics, introduced by a brief account of Persia and its people. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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5 Matheson, Sylvia A Persia An Archaeological Guide
Faber 1976 0571048889 / 9780571048885 Soft Cover Very Good 
Revised second edition. 358pp, including Index, illustrated softback covers, a little rubbed to the edges. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's address sticker to the flyleaf, a couple of handwritten notes to the Index, otherwise internally clean and tight. A guide to the most significant of Iran's many archaeological and historic sites. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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6 Meisami, Julie Scott Medieval Persian Court Poetry
Princeton 1987 0691065985 / 9780691065984 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
345pp including the Index. Illustrated dustjacket with a couple of closed tears to the edges. Internally very clean. A study of the stylistic qualities and ethical purposes of the court poets of the Iranian dynasties from the beginning of the 11th century to the the end of the fourteenth. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
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7 Melville, Charles (ed) Safavid Persia The History and Politics of an Islamic Society
I B Tauris 1996 1860640869 / 9781860640865 Soft Cover Very Good 
A heavy book of 426pp, including Index. Illustrated softback covers. B + w illustrations and fold out plan of Ispahan. Internally clean and tight. Volume 4 of the Pembroke Persian Papers series. 15 essays. The first section has studies on the historiography and religious politics of Safavid Persia, and the second section on Society and Commerce, with essays on the silk industry, the urbanisation of Isfahan, the Safavids ' reluctance to adopt firearms etc. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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8 Nazim, Muhammad The Life and Times of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna
Cambridge 1931 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Foreword by Sir Thomas Arnold. 270pp, priceclipped dustjacket with a little wear to the edges. Fold out map. Internally very clean. The life of the great warrior, and his wars in Iran and India. 
Price: 98.00 GBP
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9 Phillott, D C and Morier, James The Adventures of Haji Baba of Ispahan Translated from English Into Persian By Haji Shaykh Ahmad I Kirmani and Edited with Notes By Lieut Colonel D C Phillott
Calcutta Asiatic Society of Bengal 1924 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Second edition, with extra Preface. 46pp English and Persian Introduction, and 465pp Persian text with English Notes, plus Errata. Frontispiece photograph of the translator. Buff boards, a little worn to the edges, with cloth spine. Previous owner's name to the flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Rare. 
Price: 32.50 GBP
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10 Roemer, Hans Robert Persien Auf Dem Weg In Die Neuzeit Iranische Geschichte Von 1350 -1750
Beirut Franz Steiner 1989 3515051147 / 9783515051149 Soft Cover Very Good 
525pp, including Index, grey softback covers, strengthened with clear tape to the bottom edge. Internally clean and tight. Band 40 in the Beiruter texte und Studien series. 
Price: 38.50 GBP
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11 Saadi Shirazi, Sheikh Moslehedin Abdullah and G M Wickns The Bustan
Iranian National Council for Unesco 1984 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title. 244pp of English translation by G M Wickns, followed by the text in Persian. Introduction by Dr Hossein Razmdjou. A clean copy. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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12 Savory, Roger Iran Under the Safavids
Cambridge 1980 0521224837 / 9780521224833 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
277pp, complete illustrated dustjacket with a little wear to the edges.B + w illustrations. Internally very clean. A comprehensive history of the dynasty, and how the Safavid period in Persia laid the foundations of the modern state, the arts and commercial development. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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