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Title(s):

The garden of caresses / translated from the Arabic by Franz Toussaint ; now rendered into English by Christopher Sandford.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for subscribers at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1934.
Physical Description:
91, [1] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm and [6] prints : engravings ; 11 x 16 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PJ7694.E3 T68 1934
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Privately printed for subscribers only by the Golden Cockerel Press, and completed the tenth of November 1934. The eight engravings on copper are by Gertrude Hermes. Compositors: A.H. Gibbs and E.J. Ward. Pressman: H. Barker. The edition is limited to 275 copies."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 100
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 58 of 275. Bound in full vellum. With six additional engravings (signed and dated by the engraver) in back pocket--removed to separate folder.
Moorish poems, partly anonymous, written in Spain in the 10th century. First translated into French by Franz Toussaint in 1911.
Subject Terms:
Arabic poetry -- Translations into English.
Arabic poetry.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Poems.
Engravings -- 1934. .
Translations.
Contributors:
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Hermes, Gertrude, engraver.
Sandford, Christopher, translator.
Toussaint, Franz, 1879-1955, translator.
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