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TURMAGHAMBET, Iztileuov (Ferdowsi)

Title Rustem-dastan. (Kazakh verse rendering of part of Ferdousi's Shahname). Shahnameh Shah-nama Ferdowsi. [Kazakh Kazak language].
Publisher Alma-Ata Almaty Kazak Qazaqtyng memlekettik korkemedebiet baspasy
Date 1961
Book ID 38006
First Edition  


First thus. Quarto, blue Soviet cloth, stylised decoration in black and gold to upper board, spine gilt, stylised end-papers, sketch portrait frontis., 604pp.. Headpieces, no other decoration or illustrations. Cyrillic script used. Ex Central Asian Research Centre library with neat stamp. In very good condition, a little age darkening to cloth. Neat library plate and stamp. Heavy item. May attract extra charges for postage overseas. The Shahnameh or Shah-nama "The Book of Kings" is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 977 and 1010 CE and is the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world. Consisting of some 50,000 verses, the Shahnameh tells mainly the mythical and to some extent the historical past of the Persian Empire. Kazakh - Kazakh glossary of unusual words in back.
Price: £80.00