The Tongue of the Hidden by Clarence K. Streit, Hafiz - 1929 1st Edition

The Tongue of the Hidden by Clarence K. Streit, Hafiz - 1929 1st Edition

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The Tongue of the Hidden by Clarence K. Streit, Hafiz

Hardcover 1929 1st Edition 2nd Printing | Published by The Viking Press, New York

Some smudges to boards. No dust jacket. Spine lightly faded and gilt on spine is fairly worn. Previous owner’s name and note to front endpaper and title page. Text looks pretty clean. Binding is tight.

The poet Hafez of Shiraz, the most famous Persian poet from the 14th century, is still the most quoted, most admired, most praised, most memorized poet in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikhistan. Known as The Teller of Secrets, he used the language and metaphor of human love to describe his mystic intoxication with the divine.

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