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The Prophet
Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1923 - New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. Full leather. One volume. Thin octavo. First Edition. The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran. Frontispiece illustrated. Recently bound in full blue morocco with original covers in the rear, gilt title, raised band, all edges gilt. Gibran is one of a select group of literary geniuses whose greatest works were written in a language other than that of their birth, Other would iinclude Beckett, Conrad and Nabokov. Born in the Lebanon, Gibran emigrated to the U.S. and having published several works in Arabic he produced The Prophet, his masterpiece in 1923. A very rare First Edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books ABAA, ILAB]
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