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THE BLOOD OF FLOWERS.
Edition: First printing.
Boston: Little Brown, (2007.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this author who was born in Tehran, Iran but grew up in the United States. An opulent historical novel set in the 1620's in Isfahan, Persia during the last years of the reign of Shah Abbas the Great. Author's note. 377 pp. ISBN: 0-316-065765.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 45132More details Price: $15.00
THE TREASURES OF ASSHUR: The Boys Adventure Series.
Edition: Early printing.
Cleveland: World Syndicate, (1929) dj. Hardcover - A 16 year old boy is told by the school headmaster that he is to leave the next day to join his father - whom he has not seen in years - in Persia. Frontispiece on plain paper. 286 pp.
Condition: Fair only in red cloth with gilt lettering, box on front cover in a poor dust jacket (some bleeding from the red cloth to the interior of the dj, several chips and tears, tape repairs, etc)Book ID: 72859More details Price: $11.50
THE HOUSE OF DEATH: A Mystery of Alexander the Great.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Carroll & Graf, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical fiction set in 334 BC as the young Alexander is preparing to invade the empire of the Persian king, Darius III. Author's note. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-786708530.
Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (short closed tear to back cover of dj).Book ID: 62168More details Price: $17.50
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Orange County, CA: Nortia Press, 2012. SIGNED first edition - A young adult novel, set in a Persia a hundred years ago, in a world on the brink of change. Anahita, a nomadic weaver, is kidnapped on the eve of her wedding and thrown into the world of slavery and the mystical Sufi faith. SIGNED on the title page. Glossary, double page map. references. 280 pp. Cover art by Rashin Kheirieh.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Publisher's material laid in.Book ID: 59296More details Price: $24.00
THE EXPANSE OF GREEN: Poems of Sohrab Sepehry.
Edition: First printing.
Los Angeles: UNESCO / Kalimat Press (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - Bi-lingual edition of Sepehry's poems, in both the original Persian, and with English translations by David L. Martin. The first English translation of a significant collection of Persian mystic poetry by one of the most important poets of modern Iran. Although influenced by classical Sufi poets, Sorab Sepehry broke with this tradition to write shi'r-i naw (new poetry). Introduced by the translator with an extended preface and commentary on the Sufi roots, the style, and the poetic thrust of Sepehry's work. Winner of the Van de Bovenkamp-Armand G. Erpf Award for excellence presented by the Translation Center at Columbia University. A title in the Unesco Collection of Representative Works: Persian Heritage Series. xi, 203 pp. ISBN: 0-933770421.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 70558More details Price: $65.00