The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran [FIRST EDITION] • 120th Printing / 1991 • Alfred A. Knopf

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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran 


120th printing from 1991 of this U.S. first edition.

Hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.  

Beautiful copy with only minor trace wear. 

Book look and reads like new. *Neat but lengthy cursive gift inscription on front flyleaf.  Otherwise mint. 

Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies.

The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Gibran’s musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering such sprawling topics as love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, housing, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.