Title: Knights of Araby : A Story of the Yaman in the Fifth Islamic Century.
Publisher:  W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, London, 1917,
Seller ID: 95269
PICKTHALL, Marmaduke. Knights of Araby : A Story of the Yaman in the Fifth Islamic Century. London : W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., (1917). Pp (8),-381,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. (Mohammed) Marmaduke Pickthall (1875 -1936) was a Western Islamic scholar, noted as anEnglish translator of the Qur'an into English. A convert from Christianity , Pickthall was a novelist, esteemed by D. H. Lawrence, H. G. Wells, and E.M. Forster, as well as a journalist, headmaster, and political and religio us leader. Spine ends and corners worn, spine and margins sunned, tears to cloth along fore-edge, front inner hinge cracked, front panel of dustjackettipped in at front, lacking last blank, else good. As is. 40.00