Ibn' Jemin's Bruchstücke. Aus dem Persischen [...].
8vo. 191, (1) pp. Contemporary red cloth with giltstamped spine and as blindstamped cover borders. Patterned endpapers.
First German edition of the Mokathaát, "proving [Schlechta's] mastery at polishing the gems of the Persian poet and beautifully rendering them into German" (cf. Wurzbach). Includes poems of mostly philosophical and didactic content by the famous 14th century Persian poet. Schlechta von Wschehrd (1825-94) was a graduate of the Vienna Oriental Academy and one of the most distinguished experts on Persian and Turkish literature of his time.
Occasional slight foxing, otherwise fine.
Zenker II, 43, 578. Frankl 1055. Herrmann 153. Wurzbach XXX, 65. Graesse III, 407. Not in Schwab or Nawabi. Cf. Rabenlechner I, 124 (2nd edition: Vienna, Manz, 1879).