The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, translated from the original Greek into Persian.
by Bible. N.T. Persian. 1837. Martyn.
London: Pr. by Richard Watts for British & Foreign Bible Society 8vo (22 cm; 8.5").  ff., 627,  pp.. 1837 Fourth edition, revised,of the Rev. Henry Martyn's Western Farsi New Testament, translated by Martyn with the assistance of Mirza Saiyad Ali Khan and first published in 1815. Darlow and Moule note that the translation "won the encomiums of Persian scholars for the beauty of its style"; it became the basis of "all other Persian versions of note," according to The Book of a Thousand Tongues. And Darlow and Moule add that there are "some alterations [and the work was] . . . edited by S. Lee." Binding: Plain, spine label-less speckled sheep with binder's label "Bound by Burn & Sons, 37 Kirby St." Provenance: Bookseller's label "Librairie Ancienne et Moderne de A. Durand . . . Paris," and a 20th-century typewritten label "Presented by Mr. Charles R. Crane"; no internal sign affirms the "presentee," but the volume was lately part of The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion, and properly released.)
Binding lightly scuffed; remnant of small paper shelf-label on spine. A solid, clean copy.
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