POET OF THE EAST AND CHUGHTAIDimension: 14 x 11.4 inches
$ 7,500 - $ 9,000
POET OF THE EAST AND CHUGHTAI
(Also known as AMLE CHUGHTAI)
Introduction by Justice S. A. Rahman
Text in English and Urdu
Published in Lahore by Chughtai himself in 1968
Former Pakistan President Mohammed Zia ul Haq’s signed presentation copy to US Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger dated 30.9 .1983, with Weinberger’s library bookplate inside the front cover.
Weinberger [1917-2006] was US Secretary of Defense under Ronald Reagan from 1981-1987.
pp. 395 with 39 tipped-in colour plates, 24 photogravures, 8 calligraphic plates and 1 etching.
Each painting and photogravure has the English translation of Iqbal’s quatrain on which it is based on the facing page. Full cloth binding with fine dustjacket covered with plastic
Signed by Former President of Pakistan General Zia Ul Huq