London: Derrricke Ridgeway, 1952. First Edition. pale yellow cloth. landscape sextodecimo, 15 x 11.3 cm, 128 pp., fore edge uncut. Good, eps browned, cover lightly soiled. Item #586
Nizamut Jung (b. 1877) was an Arab-Indian poet. Cambridge educated, he became a barrister in England before returning to Hyderabad and entering the civil service. He served as Chief Justice of the Hyderabad Deccan High Court and as a Government Minister and was known as a passionate educational and social reformer. This book includes poems published in his earlier book from 1918 as well as others.