PALGRAVE, William Gifford. 19270



Arabic Proverb from the Koran, “hearts have eyes” etc., written in Arabic script by W.G.Palgrave. 4 x 7 inches, lightly tipped on to part of a Victorian album leaf, identified beneath by the first owner, now confirmed by reference to extant letters by Palgrave. Undated. William Gifford Palgrave (1826–1888), traveller and Arabic scholar, author of A Personal Narrative of a Year’s Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-1863).