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Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1814–1883)

Eastwick, Edward Backhouse. An English Orientalist and diplomatist; born in Berkshire in 1814; died at Ventnor, Isle of Wight, July 16, 1883. He translated Sa’dī’s ‘Gulistan’ or ‘The Rose Garden’ in 1852, and the version of Pilpay’s fables called ‘Anvār-i-Suhailī’ in 1854. He also wrote a ‘Journal of a Diplomat’s Three-Years’ Residence in Persia’ (2 vols., 1864), and ‘Venezuela,’ or ‘Sketches of Life in a South-American Republic’ (1868). Between 1878 and 1882 he brought out a sumptuous two-volume edition of the ‘Kaisar-nama-i-hind,’ or ‘Lay of the Empress.’