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On Egypt by Murthada Ibn al-Khalif 1666

On Egypt by Murthada Ibn al-Khalif 1666
On Egypt by Murthada Ibn al-Khalif 1666
On Egypt by Murthada Ibn al-Khalif 1666
On Egypt by Murthada Ibn al-Khalif 1666

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3 000 SEK

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5 000 SEK

Beskrivning

EGYPT. MURTHADA IBN AL-KHALIF - VATTIER, PIERRE (transl.). L´Egypte de Murtadi fils du Gaphiphe, ou il est traité des pyramides, du d´ebordement du Nil, & des autres merveilles de cette province, selon les opinions & traditions des arabes. De la traduction de m. Pierre Vattiere... sur un manuscrit Arabe tiré de la Bibliothéque de feu monsigneur le cardinal Mazarin. Paris (chez Livys Billaine) 1666.

12:o. (56), 1-304 pp.
New brown quarter calf, cracks in upper part of joints, richly gilt spine, speckled edges. Title with brownspot in upper part, minor foxing.

First edition. An English edition appeared in 1672. Pierre Vattier (1623-1687) translated many Arabic texts into French, including "L´histoire du Grand Tamerlan" (Paris 1658), and "L´Onirocrire muselman" (Paris 1664).

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl(1941-2013).

Konditionsrapport

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Auktionsnummer:

392448

Datum:

2016-09-18