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Aikman, William Robertson
Manuscript in Urdu:] Sulasut Jul Kutuub . a treatise on the momentus controversy regarding salvation pending between Christians and Mahommedans: in which the current unfounded traditions of the Mohammedans are refuted
finished this evening Saturday 25 August 10pm 1866], [Madras. Small 4to, 3 parts in one volume comprising two drafts and a "Printer's copy," foliated 156, 118, 116, including title pages to the last two parts; approx. 9 x 6 1/4 inches. The handwritten text in Urdu in Nastaliq script comprises a "First draft" in pencil, followed by a "Second draft with corrections" in ink, written on blue fine paper. The text is heavily reworked with extensive ink and pencil alterations and crossing outs. In some places new text has been pasted in. Occasionally with some minor marks and tears. Bound in contemporary quarter calf over marbled paper covered boards, recased and rebacked. Bookplate of Hugh Henry Robertson Aikman (William's son). William Aikman (1822 - 1903) was a religious writer and poet who joined the Indian Army in 1840. Among his works are some essays published under the pseudonym "A Soldier of the Cross." This treatise on spiritual salvation was published in Urdu in Madras, 1866 by Willem Robert and this English edition by Aikman was printed by Caleb Foster in Madras 1868. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB) [St. Paul, MN, U.S.A.]
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