London: The Octagon Press, 1979.
Second Printing. Hardcover. 5 3/4" X 5 1/2". 148pp. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small closed tears to edges and extremities, surface wear, and spot of rippling to glossy surface covering paper. Green cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. Society for Sufi Studies label to rear free endpaper. A presentable copy of this retelling of this Sufi tale by Amina Shah. "Since the tale was translated into Urdu a century-and-a-half ago, it has been regarded as a classic of that language. Amina Shah's present re-telling of it now enables its beauty and power to reach the English-speaking world" (front flap). Very good / good. Item #3244