By E.G. Browne
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Browne's well-known paintings, first released in 1902, used to be the basic textual content on literary background in Persian stories for a few years. As an summary of Persian literature from the earliest occasions until eventually Firdawsi, it remains to be a necessary reference. Out of print for a while, it's now reissued as a library variation, in facsimile to catch the texture of the unique variation.
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