In an Eastern Rose Garden; [ "Voice of Inayat" series ].
Geneva: The Sufi Movement, ND [Circa 1921]. First Edition (?). Hardcover. Octavo. 367pp + ipp advert. Original textured brown with gilt titling and illustration and blind borders on upper cover, subject index. A volume by Inayat Khan (1882 –1927), the founder of The Sufi Order in the West in 1914 (London) and a teacher of Universal Sufism who wrote extensively on the subject for Western readers.
This book consists of reports of a collection of verbatim reports of a series of extempore discourses given by Hazrat Inayat Khan at different times during the years 1918, 1919 and 1920, on diverse subjects from "Love, Harmony and Beauty," and "The Personality of God" to "Will-Power" and "Spirits and Spiritism."
Unfortunately the publishers did not specify early printings of this work - but we believe this to be a first edition circa 1921, although we cannot say this with absolute certainty.
Cloth lightly rubbed, hint of bruising to corners and head of spine, spine slightly rubbed - with some dulling of gilt titling. Page edges, endpapers and first & last leaves a little toned and foxed, pages toned. Overall a tight & clean VG+ copy. No dust jacket. Item #69605