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The Poems of Edwin Arnold: Containing the Light of Asia; Pearls of the Faith, or Islam's Rosary; and the Indian Song of Songs. To Which is Added Indian Poetry

1879 or later
Illustrated by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93), Author Edwin Arnold (English, 1832–1904), Publisher Hurst & Co. (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 19.3 x 13.3 x 3 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Hurst & Co. [1879 or later]) 19 cm.; 425 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s gilt- and black-stamped brown cloth.

Literary illustrations.

New York: Hurst & Co. [1879 or later]


William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent