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EGYPTIAN BOOK DESIGN / EGYPTIAN LITERATURE: جزيرة الجيب و مشاهد أخرى

220.00

 

[The Pocket Island and Other Stories]

 

Signed by the author

 

8°, 194 pp., [2 pp.], original illustrated wrappers (wrappers with a tiny chip and repairs on the spine, inside a good, uncut examples, author’s dedication and signature on the title page).

 

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The first edition of an Arabic novel by Mahmud Taymur (1894 – 1973), by an Egyptian author from a family of literates: his father Ahmed Taymur Pasha (1871-1930) was a well known writer and researcher of Arabic heritage, his aunt Aisha al- Taymouri (1840-1903) was a pioneering Arabic female poet, his brother Muhammad Taymour (1892-1921) authored the first short story in the Arabic literature.

Mahmud Taymur wrote novels, stories and was a keen researcher of the Arabic language. He attended conferences in the Arabic and the Western world and received several prices for his work.

References: OCLC 745116136, 917392057, 235987396, 1158641072.

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