1922 · London
by Gidvani, M. M.
London: The India Society, 1922. cloth. 8vo. cloth. (vi), 48 pages. Printed by Curwen Press, Monotype Caslon type; 500 copies on Haesbeek paper, in cloth with lettering by Percy J. Smith, 7s 6d. (Ransom 2201). The book discusses the writings of Shah Abdul Latif (1689-1752). Latif was a missionary, spiritual poet and scholar. It was not until 114 years after the poet's death, that Ernest Trumpp, a German scholar, compiled "Risalo", a complete collection of Shah Abdul Latif's poetry, along with two other Sindhi scholars. Black and white frontis tipped-in. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Small tear on front free endpaper. Cover edges and spine slightly worn. (Inventory #: 87284)