BOOK REVIEWS


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Book reviewed in this article:

The Turkish Ordeal: Being the further Memoirs of Halidé Edib. The Century Co., New York, 1928. pp. 407. $400.

The Search, being the C. M. S. story of the year 1928–9. Church Missionary Society, London, pp. 122. 1 shilling.

Islam: Beliefs and Institutions, by Henri Lammens, S. J. Translated from the French by Sir E. Denison Ross. Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, pp. 256. 8s. 6d.

Biblical Doctrines: by Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield. Oxford University Press, pp. 665. Price $4.

The Book of the Ten Treatises on the Eye ascribed to Hunein ibn Ishaq (809–877 A. D.). The earliest systematic Text Book of Ophthalmology. The Arabic Text, edited from the only two known manuscripts, with an English Translation and Glossary, by Max Meyerhof. Cairo, 1928. 8vo, liii 277, 222 pp. Government Press.

Fajr ul-Islam. Part I. By Ahmad Amin. 8vo, xiv, 355 pp. 1928. I'timad Press, Cairo. 20 piastres.

Sul Libro Siro-Romano e sul presunto Diritto Siriaco i Carlo Alfonso Nallino. Pavia, 1929. 8vo, 61 pp. Fratelli Fusi.

To Koranion Metaphrasis ek ton Arabikon. By G. I. Pentake. Eleutheroudakes, A. E., Athens, pp. 464. 1928.

The Desert Road To Turkestan. By Owen Lattimore. Little, Brown & Company, Boston, pp. 373.

Julian Ribera y Tarrago, con una introduccion de Miguel Asin Palacios. Estanislao Maestre, Madrid, 1928. 2 vol., cxvi 637, viii 796 pp. Pesetas 30.

The Koran (Quran). Translated by E. H. Palmer with an introduction by R. A. Nicholson, pp. 551. Oxford University Press, London, 80c.

Als Mohrenland Noch Christlich War. By G. V. Massenbach, Evangelische Muhammedaner-Mission, Wiesbaden. 94pp. M 1,50.

Ramon Lull: A Biography by E. Allison Peers. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, pp. 454. Price 18sh. net.

L'Islam Naissant: Notes Psychologiques–Michael d' Herbigny, S. J., Pont. Institutum Orientalium Studiorum, Roma. pp. 177–325.

Syntaxe des Parlers actuels du Liban, par Mgr. Michel Feghali, Geuthner, Paris, 1928. 8vo. xxv, 535 pp. 125 fr.

Zapiski: Koliegii vostokovedov pri Asiatskom Muzee: Akademii Hank. Tome III. Pt. 2. Russian Academy. Leningrad. 1928. 365 pp.

Lea Religions Contre la Guerre. Procès-verbaux du Comité Préparatoire du Congrès Universel des Forces Religieuses pour la Paix; Genève, Septembre, 1928. Union des Eglises pour la Paix. Paris, New York, Londres, 241 pp.

Pour Apprendre L'Arabe. Manuel du dialecte vulgaire d'Egypte, Grammaire-vocabulaire-dialogues par Georges Hug et Guirguis Habachi. Paul Geuthner, Paris, 1928. 128 pp. Price 20 frs.

Zoroastrian Studies: Iranian Religion and Various Monographs by A. V. Williams Jackson. Columbia University Press, New York, 1928. Price: $4.00.

Wisdom of the Prophets (in the light of Tasawwuf), being a synoptical translation into English of Shayk Muhiyuddin ibn-i-Ali ul Arabl's famous standard work on Tasawwuf—Fusus-ul-Hikam (Bezels of Wisdom) with Analytical Notes on each Fas, and a Life of the Shayk. By Khan Sahib Khaja Khan, B. A. The Hogarth Press, Madras, 1928, pp. x1, 202. Price Rs. 2/— net.

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