ANCIENT IRANIAN LITERATURE, by Maneckji Nusservanji Dhalla - 1949


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ANCIENT IRANIAN LITERATURE, by Maneckji Nusservanji Dhalla - 1949

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Ancient Iranian Literature

by Maneckji Nusservanji Dhalla

A sample of the literature, some of its background and critiques. The intro is followed by three periods of literature: the Avestan, the Pahlavi and the Pazend. Includes an extensive bibliography. 229 pages. 6.25 x 9.5 inches.

Maneckji Nusservanji Dhalla (1875-1956) was a Zoroastrian priest and religious scholar. He was also known as M.N. Dhalla, and as a high priest of the Parsis and awarded recognition for his scholarship. Dhalla is best known for his criticism of the orthodox factions within the Parsi community.

Published by: Karachi, Pakistan. 1949.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Tan cloth is over boards with some flexibility.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Spine is sun-darkened with faded gilt title with crushed ends.
  • Covers are lightly soiled with bumped edges.
  • Back cover exhibits minor crease angled across top corner.
  • Three .25" damp stains near foot of front cover.
  • Pastedowns have a little pencil on front.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Frontis illustration is in excellent condition.
  • Interior is slightly tanned, with more aging to pastedowns and feps.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • CR20160901

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Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Literary Criticism
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Special Attributes: Limited Edition
Publisher: Sherman & Co
Place of Publication: Philadelphia PA
Year Printed: 18670000
Author: L.W. Brodhead
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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