ISLAM

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[George Canning, Prime Minister; John Richardson of Oxford University.] Manuscript copies of poems which won Chancellor's Medal for Latin verse: Canning's 'Iter ad Meccam [Journey to Mecca]'; Richardson's 'Maria Scotorum Regina [Mary Queen of Scots]'

Author: 
George Canning, British Prime Minister; John Richardson, Student of the University of Oxford [Chancellor's Medal for Latin verse]
Publication details: 
[University of Oxford, post 1789 and 1792.]
£850.00

Manuscripts in a contemporary hand of two poems which won the University of Oxford Chancellor's Prize for Latin Verse, neither of them published. In 1789, Canning, as a Christ Church undergraduate, won the prize for the second of the two, 'Iter ad Meccam Religionis causa susceptum'; and in 1792 John Richardson, 'Scholar of University', won it for the first of the two, 'Maria Scotorum Regina'. The manuscript of the two poems totals 29pp, 8vo. The pages are written lengthwise on fifteen of the twenty leaves of a stitched booklet of laid paper with Britannia watermark.

[Pamphlet; offprint] Muhammad's Pilgrimage Proclamation

Author: 
Richard Bell
Publication details: 
"From the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, April 1937".
£23.00

Offprint of pp.[233]-244, light brown printed wraps, some sunning, mainly good condition.

[Booklet] An Outline of the Religion of Islam

Author: 
Rev. H.U. Weitbrecht Stanton, Ph.D., D.D., Missionary in the Punjab, 1876-1911; Chief Reviser of the Urdu New Testament.
An Outline of the Religion of Islam
Publication details: 
Published by The Missionary Equipment and Literature Supply, Ltd, Church House, Westminster, SW1, 1925.
£85.00
An Outline of the Religion of Islam

52pp., 8vo, printed green wraps, chipped and sunned, contents good. It includes figures for Moslem populations. Scarce. COPAC lists copies at NLS, Trinity Dublin and Oxford.

Bold Signature with date on page detached from autograph book.

Author: 
Aga Khan III
Aga Khan III
Publication details: 
24 March 1911
£165.00
Aga Khan III

Top right corner of page of autograph book, with other signatures (Annie Hill etc), good condition: Aga Khan | 24. March. 11.

Islamic News [became The Muslim Standard] WITH: Muslim Outlook.

Author: 
[Muslim Newspaper; Islam]
Publication details: 
London, Nov. 1920 - July 1921
£450.00

Islamic News [Second Year of publication] Nos. 3, 19-24 inc., 28-38 inc.; as The Musliim Standard Nos.1-5 [39-43] inc., total 22 issues. A little staining, some edges dusty, some minor damage, mainly good. Subjects: "Strangling of Palestine, Muslim persecuted in India; letters; Palestine; Jews; Turkey; Turkey and Greece at War; Afghanistan; British attitudes; Khyber Railway; Anatolia; assassinations; India; Curzon v. Tchitcherin. WITH: "Muslim Outlook" no. 51 ONLY, London, 7 Oct. 1920, published by the Islamic Information Bureau (perhaps more hardline that the former, eg.

The Scholar; Journal of the Arab Students' League.

Author: 
Munir Atiyah; M. Masud Riza Khan; Samir Thabet; Muhammad K. Ibrahim; Majid Fakhri; Prof. Costi Zuraiq [THE ARAB STUDENTS' LEAGUE]
Publication details: 
92 Eaton Place, London: January, 1949.
£85.00

Forty pages, octavo. In original cream stapled printed wraps. Good though somewhat worn and dogeared at corners, and with wraps creased, stained and with marks from rusty staples. Six essays: 'This Sorry Scheme of Things' by Atiyah; 'A Personal Communication' by Khan; 'Reflections on Islamic Art' by Thabet; 'Towards An Arab Federation' by Ibrahim; 'Algazel in the 13th Century Scholasticism' by Fakhri; and 'The Meaning of the Calamity (Book Summary)' by Zuraiq. With loose leaf printed subscription form. No record found (COPAC, BLC).

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