New York: Knopf. Cloth. 8vo. Black cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover.
All volumes are tight and clean, missing dust jackets (except The Prophet, jacket in poor condition and laid inside). Minor soiling to endpapers. Each volume has a brief inscription inside front cover or on front free endpaper. Sand and Foam has several instances of underlining. The Prophet has a water stain on back cover.
This is a set of 7 handsome mid-century printings of the works of Lebanese-American poet and philosopher Gibran. The following volumes are included in this lot:
The Prophet, 1949.
Sand and Foam: A Book of Aphorisms, 1954.
Nymphs of the Valley, 1956.
The Garden of the Prophet, 1957.
The Forerunner: His Parables and Poems. 1957.
The Madman: His Parables and Poems, 1958.
Prose Poems, 1958. Very good. Item #1251