Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969. First Edition. Octavo; xiv, 286pp. Glossary of Arabic words and proper names at rear. A Near Fine copy in publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered in gold in dust jacket (some darkening to spine, light extremity wear, pon in pencil to ffep). Item #20305
A volume in The Islamic World series (General Editor G.E. von Grunebaum). 'In this book Professor Pellat, indisputably the greatest Jahiz authority, has selected the best as well as the most characteristic of his known writings, prefacing them with an assessment of his life and works.' - dustjacket flap.