Inscribed by the author

Servan de Sugny, Édouard. La Muse Ottomane ou Chefs-d'Oeuvre de la Poésie Turque. Traduits pour la première fois en vers francais avec un précis de l'histoire de la poésie chez les Turcs, etc. Seconde édition, revue et corrigée.

Paris & Geneva, Cherbuliez, 1855.

8vo. XXXVII, 394 pp. (Bound with) II: The same. Étude orientale ou trois odes de Hafiz et une élégie de Saadi poetes persans. Paris & Geneva, Duprat & Cherbuliez, 1852. 32 pp. Contemp. red half calf.


I: Early anthology of 44 Ottoman writers. An excellent translation, dedicated to the King of Prussia. Contains a wealth of information for the oriental scholar, especially by virtue of the learned introduction and the copious appendix with biographical notes on all poets here presented.

With the author's three-line autograph inscription to Ferdinand Perrier on the endpaper; Perrier's drystamp on title page.

Bound with the first French edition of these three odes of Hafez, also profusely annotated.

Somewhat browned; occasional insignificant foxing.

Saba 826. Nawabi VII, p. 990.