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1 Abu al-Fazl Maybudi, Rashid al-Din; Hikmat, Ali Asghar (editor) Kashf al-asrar wa-uddat al-abrar (volume 7)
Tihran (Tehran) Muassasah-i Intisharat-i Amir Kabir 9640003484 / 9789640003480 Later Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Text in Persian. pp. 571. Volume 7 only of ten volume set. The laminate is starting to bubble on the dustjacket. This is a commentary on the Koran. This volume covers the Koran from Surat al-Furqan to the end of Surat al-Sajdah. 
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2 Ahsan, A. Shakoor [Abdushshaur] Modern trends in the Persian language
Islamabad Iran Pakistan Institute of Persian Studies 1976 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 25 cm tall 
Text is mainly in English with Persian. pp. xxii, 210. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Samll ding on lower front edge of cover. Series: Publication of Iran Pakistan Institute of Persian Studies ; serial no. 19. Literature ; no. 8. Additional title page in Persian. 
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3 Al Ahmad, Jalal Gharb-zadagi: maqalah
s.l. s.n. 1990 Later Edition Soft Cover Very Good 21 cm tall 
Text in Persian. 115 p. Date and place written on title page. Remaining text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923 - 1969) was a prominent Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic. Gharbzadegi is a pejorative Persian term variously translated as "Westoxification," "West-struck-ness" "Westitis", "Euromania", or "Occidentosis".[Wikipedia] 
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4 Alamuti, Mustafa Iran dar asr-i Pahlavi
London Book Press 1988 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 21 cm tall 
Text in Persian. Volume One only. Vol. 1: Shigiftiha-yi zingdagi-i Riza Shah. Previous owner's brief notation, in Persian, on title page. Errata slip laid in. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
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5 Amir, Pul; Hasan ibn al-Sabbah; Mansuri, Zabih Allah Khudavand-i Alamut : Hasan-i Sabbah / ta'lif-i Pul Amir ; tarjamah-i Zabih Allah Mansuri
Tehran Javidan 1983 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian. 776 p. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Some wear to the binding, with odd almost home-made looking title on cover and spine. Hassan-i Sabbah (1050s - 1124) was a Nizari Isma‘ili missionary who converted a community in the late 11th century in the heart of the Alborz Mountains of northern Persia. He later seized a mountain fortress called Alamut and used it as the headquarters for a decentralized Persian insurrection against the dominant Seljuk Turks. He founded a group of fedayeen whose members are sometimes referred to as the Hashshashin, or "Assassins".[Wikipedia] 
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6 Ashtiyani, Jalal al-Din Mudiriyat nah hukumat
[Tehran?] Shemi Intisher 1986 Second Edition Soft Cover Good 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian. Two volumes in one. pp. 416. At head of title page: Idahal-i bashar; tajziyah va tahlil-i afkar. Portion of the bibliography in English. Wrappers are very worn. Leaves show age-toning. A few scattered marks in the margins of the text. 
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7 Bashiri, Ahmad; Russia. Ministerstvo inostrannykh del. Kitab-i naranji : guzarish'ha-yi siyasi-i Vizarat-i Umur-i Kharijah-'i Rusiyah-'i tizari dar barah-'i inqilab-i mashrutah-'i Iran / bih kushish va virastari-i Ahmad Bashiri; [2 volumes]
Tihran (Tehran) Nashr-i Nur 1988 Second Edition Soft Cover Good 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian; translated from Russian. Two volumes (complete). Contents: jild-i 1. Zill al-Sultan va Muhammad 'Ali Shah ru dar ru -- jild-i 2. Guzarish'ha-yi siyasi-i Vizarat-i Kharajah-'i Rusiyah-'i Tzari darbarah-'i Inqilab-i Mashrutah-i Iran. Small tear on the spine of v. 2 with some sun fading to the wrappers. Previous owner's brief notation on title page of v. 1. Text is clean, tight and unmarked in each volume 
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8 Bihrangi, Samad Majmu'ah-'i maqalah'ha
Tihran (Tehran) Intisharat-i Dunya 1978 Later Edition Soft Cover Very Good 22 cm tall 
Text in Persian. pp. 302. Light rubbing to the wrappers. Previous owner's brief notation on first and last page. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Bunyad-i Farhang-i Iran A dictionary of scientific terms, covering mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, geology, zoology and botany : with definitions in Persian and equivalents in Persian, English and French
Tehran Franklin Book Programs 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 25 cm tall 
Text in Pesian with equivalent words in English and French. pp. 163, 613. Age toning to leaves with most around the edges. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. There is a pocket on the front paste-down, but nothing in it. 
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10 D'iakonov, M.M. [Diakonov]; Kishavarz, Karim (translator) Ashkaniyan [Les Parthes]
Tihran (Tehran) Anjurman-i Iran va Bastan 1965 First Thus Soft Cover Good 25 cm tall 
Text in Perian. Additional title page, in French, on back cover. Translation of an essay from D'iakonov's Ocherk istorii drevnego Irana. Previous owner's brief notations on title page. Some spots of soiling to the wrappers. Text is umarked by underlining or notations. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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11 Gangawi, Ilyas Ibn-Yusuf Nizzami [Nizami]; Alijev, Rustam M. Hikmat va nasihatlar = Aforizmy = Aphorisms: [XII asr dahi Azarbajgan sairi va mutafakkiri Nizami Kangavinin anadan olmasynyn 840 illij´ina ; to the 840th anniversary of the 12th century great Azerbaijanian poet and philosopher Nizami Ganjevi; ...]
Baku Izdat. Jazycy 1982 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 25 cm tall 
Text and commentary is in Azerbaijani, Russian, English and Persian. Color illustrations throughout. Brief notation on title page by previous owner. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Clear mylar jacket shows light wear. Nizami Ganjavi (1141 to 1209) was a 12th-century Persian poet. Nezami is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic. His heritage is widely appreciated and shared by Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kurdistan region and Tajikistan.[Wikipedia] 
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12 Ha'iri al-Mazandarani, Muhammad Salih Hikmat-i Bu 'Ali Sina / ta'lif-i Muhammad Salih 'Allamah Ha'iri Mazandarani muquim-i Simnan; bi-tashih va ihtimam-i Hasan Faza'ili Shiva; ba muqaddimah va muraqibat-i 'Imad al-Din Husayn Isfahani shahir bi-'Imadzadah [5 volumes]
[Tihran] Intisharat-i Husayn '"'mi va Nashr-i Muhammad 1984 Later Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 25 cm tall 
Text in Persian. Five volumes (complete). The blank free front endpaper has approximatley the top 2 cm trimmed off in each volume. No impact to text. General wear to the binding. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Contents: jild-i 1. [Without special title] -- jild-i 2. Shamil-i mustadrakat va mustalahat va kulliyat-i falsafah -- jild-i 3. Ilahiyat -- jildi 4. Ilahiyat bi-ma'ni-i akhass -- jild-i 5. Dar Ilahiyat bi-ma'ni-i akhass. Avicenna (c.980 - 1037) was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. Of the 450 works he is known to have written, around 240 have survived, including 150 on philosophy and 40 on medicine. His most famous works are The Book of Healing - a philosophical and scientific encyclopedia, and The Canon of Medicine - a medical encyclopedia - which became a standard medical text at many medieval universities and remained in use as late as 1650. Besides philosophy and medicine, Avicenna's corpus includes writings on astronomy, alchemy, geography and geology, psychology, Islamic theology, logic, mathematics, physics and poetry.[Wikipedia] 
Price: 175.00 USD
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13 Hidayat, Sadiq Sag-i vilgard
Tihran (Tehran) Javidan Later Edition Soft Cover Very Good 22 cm tall 
Text in Persian. 125 p. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations.Sadegh Hedayat (1903 - 1951) was an Iranian writer, translator and intellectual. Best known for his novel The Blind Owl, he was one of the earliest Iranian writers to adopt literary modernism in their career.[Wikipedia] 
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14 Hidayat, Sadiq Tup-i murvari
Tihran (Tehran) s.n. Later Edition Soft Cover Very Good 22 cm tall 
Text in Persian. 127 p. Image of cannon on front wrapper. Some light age toning on spine and around edges of wrappers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations.Sadegh Hedayat (1903 - 1951) was an Iranian writer, translator and intellectual. Best known for his novel The Blind Owl, he was one of the earliest Iranian writers to adopt literary modernism in their career.[Wikipedia] 
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15 Human, Mahmud Tarikh-i falsafah (2 volumes in 3)
Tihran (Tehran) Kitabkhanah-i Tahuri 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 23 cm tall 
Text in Persian. Two volumes in three (complete). Contaiins: Kitab-i 1. Az aghaz ta nukhustin akadimi -- Kitab-i 2, Daftar-i 1. Az nukhustin akadimi ta Pilutinus -- Kitab-i 2, Daftar-i 2. Zaman va Zaminah-'i falsafah-'i Pilutinus. The binding on vol. 1 is quite dirty. The other two books are clean and tight. Some reinforcing on the title page verso. All volumes unmarked by underlining or notations. 
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16 Humayunfar, Izzaat Allah Az sipahigari ta siyasatmadari: zindagi-i Sipahbud Fazi Allah Zahidi
Paris Abnus 1997 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian (with some English.) 471, 20 p. Dustjacket has one cover English and the other in Persian. Added title page: Aze sepahigari ta siassatmadari / General Fazlollah Zahedi's biography. Includes excerpts from Foreign relations of the United States, 1952 - 1954, Volume X, Iran, 1951 - 1954 in English. Some small spots of blue on cover of dustjacket. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Fazlollah Zahedi (c. 1897- 1963) was an Iranian general and statesman who replaced democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh through a western-backed coup d'état, in which he played a major role.[Wikipedia] 
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17 Jalal Al Ahmad Az ranj kih mibarim
s.l. Intisharat-i Jangal Soft Cover Good 22 cm tall 
Text in Persian. pp. 106. Previous owner's brief notation on title page and last page of text. The rest of the text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Small stain on front cover and some general wear to the wrappers. Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923 - 1969) was a prominent Iranian writer, thinker, and social and political critic.He is perhaps most famous for coining the term Gharbzadegi - variously translated in English as westernstruck and occidentosis - in a book by the same name "Occidentosis: A Plague from the West." In the book Al-e-Ahmad developed a "stinging critique of western techonology, and by implication of Western `civilization` itself". He argued that the decline of traditional Iranian industries such as carpet-weaving were the beginning of Western "economic and existential victories over the East." [Wikipedia] 
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18 Javanshir, F.M. Hamash-'i dad: bahs'i dar muhtava-yi siyasi-i Shahnamah
[Tehran] Jami 2001 9645620244 / 9789645620248 First Edition Soft Cover NF 22 cm tall 
Text in Persian. 368 p. Text is clean, tight and unmarked by underlining or notations. Hakim Abul-Qasim Firdawsi Tusi (940 - 1020 CE), was a highly revered Persian poet. He is the author of the Shahnameh, the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world. The Shahnameh chronicles the legendary history of the pre-Islamic kings of Iran from Keyumars to Yazdegerd III. Ferdowsi spent over three decades (from 977 to 1010) working on the Shahnameh, which became one of the most influential works of Persian literature. 
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19 Mas'ud Sa'd Salman; Yasami, Rashid Divan-i Mas'ud Sa'd Salman, 438-515 / bih tashih Rashid Yasimi
Tihran (Tehran) Mu'assasah-'i Intisharat-i Amir- Kabir 1964 Later Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 25 cm tall 
Ex-Library. Original binding. Text in Persian. 66, 756 p. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Mas'ud-i Sa'd-i Salman was an 11th-century Persian poet of the Ghaznavid empire who is known as the prisoner poet. He lived from 1046 to 1121. He was born in Lahore to wealthy parents from Hamadan, present-day Iran. His father Sa'd bin Salman was a great Persian ambassador who was sent to India by Ghaznavids. Masud was born there and he was highly learned in astrology, hippology, calligraphy, literature and also in Arabic and Indian languages. In 1085, he was imprisoned, in the fortress of Nay, for his complicity with Sultan Ibrahim's son, Mahmud. He was released in 1096, when he returned to Lahore and was appointed governor of Chalander. Two years later, continued political changes resulted in a prison stay of 8 years, with his release in 1106. The last years of his life was spent in high favor most of his best poems were written in the Nay prison.[Wikipedia] 
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20 Mosaddeq, Mohammad; Mussaddiq, Ghulam Husayn; Afshar, Iraj Khatirat va ta'allumat-i Duktur Muhammad Mussaddiq
London JEBHE 1987 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 24 cm tall 
Text in Persian. pp. 423. A bit of sticker shadow on half-title page. Text is unmarked by underlining or notations. Mohammad Mosaddegh (1882 - 1967), was the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 to 1953 when his government was overthrown in a coup d'état orchestrated by the British MI6 and the American CIA.[Wikipedia] 
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