The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran [POCKET HARDCOVER] 1964
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
POCKET EDITION  ALFRED A. KNOPF
Mini hardcover with dust jacket in excellent condition.
Dust jacket has some chipping to edges on rear; otherwise near mint.
Book itself is beautiful; a few indentations to gilded leatherette boards. Reads like new. faint pencil mark on first page.
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.