Item #67931 Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. Mysticism, Henry CORBIN, Willard R. Trask.

Avicenna and the Visionary Recital.

New York: Pantheon Books for Bollingen Foundation, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. xiv + 424pp. Pale blue cloth gilt-lettered on spine, matching blue top edge. List of works cited & index. The first US edition of this important study of Avicenna (Ibn Sina), the renowned 11th century Persian physician, philosopher, and mystic. By Henry Corbin (1903 – 1978) one of the great twentieth century scholars of Islamic philosophy, Professor of Islamic Studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, and author of the ground-breaking "Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique" (1964). Light bruising to corners, cloth quite darkened at spine and much of boards, else a lovely tight, clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (Light beige dust jacket has darkened a good bit, especially at spine. A bit of light rubbing to all edges and folds, a few tiny chips around the edges, not clipped. Now protected in mylar cover). A large heavy book may require additional shipping on US domestic cases and will require additional shipping on international orders. Item #67931