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BROWNE, Edward G.
The Chahar Maqala ('Four Discourses') of Nidhami-I-Arudi-I-Samarqandi. Translated into English.

[Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, July and October, 1899].

pp. (iv), 139, (i). Original printed wrappers, library stamp on front wrapper and title, lower corners of the wraps torn with slight loss, faint vertical crease in the first few leaves, else a very good copy.

*PREFACE - 'The Chahar Maqala contains, as its name implies, four discourse, each of which treats of a class of men deemed by the author indispensable for the service of kings, to wit, (1) scribes (dabiran) or secretaries; (2) poets; (3) astrologers; and (4) physicians.

Stephen Austin and Sons. Hertford.

Date Published: 1899.

Stock No. 61777

Price: 125.00