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Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations by THE MARCHIONESS OF WINCHESTER - Hardcover - 1954 - from Attic Books and Biblio.com

Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations

by THE MARCHIONESS OF WINCHESTER

Condition: Good


London: Hutchinson, 1954. Hardcover. Good. Limited deluxe edition of 250 copies of which this is no. 193. xiii, 111 p. 23 cm. Colour frontispiece portrait of the author by Augustus John and 14 b&w plates. Red cloth hardcover with gold impressing. Label removed from lower spine, corners bumped, faint spotting to text block edge, tiny chip to top of half title.

Heroines of Firdausi's poem the Shahnama or Book of Kings.

  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 121106
  • Title: Heroines of Ancient Iran: Stories Retold From the Shahnama with Fourteen Illustrations
  • Author: THE MARCHIONESS OF WINCHESTER
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hutchinson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: Women, Poetry, Shahnama, Firdausi, Ancient Persia, Ancient Iran
  • Bookseller catalogs: Women;


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