The Prophet

Bright Gilt Titles Great Gift

Publisher Alfred Knopf
Year 1955
Edition FIRST
Pages 96
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good
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Alfred Knopf, 1955. FIRST EDITION, fifty eighth printing. Very good condition throughout, bright gold gilt titles, former owner inscription. One of the true classics of the English language. An inspirational and spiritual work 12 full page illustrations by author.

"A brilliant man's philosophy on love, marriage, joy and sorrow, time, friendship and much more. Originally published in 1923 - translated into more than 20 languages. Each essay reveals deep insights into the impulses of the human heart and mind. The Chicago Post said of The Prophet : "Cadenced and vibrant with feeling, the words of Kahlil Gibran bring to one's ears the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes . . . If there is a man or woman who can read this book without a quiet acceptance of a great man's philosophy and a singing in the heart as of music born within, that man or woman is indeed dead to life and truth"." With twelve full-page drawings by Gibran, this beautiful work makes an incredible gift for anyone seeking enlightenment and inspiration.

Would make a spectacular gift. 96 pages.