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Carsten Niebuhr. Voyage en Arabie & en ...

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Carsten Niebuhr. Voyage en Arabie & en D’autres Pays Circonvoisins. First edition in French. Two volumes. Extensive folding maps and engraved plates. 1776-80.
      * WITH: Carsten Niebuhr. Description de L’Arabie Faite Sur des observations propres et des avis recueillis dans les lieux memes. Second edition in French. Maps and plates. 1774.
      * AND: Johann David Michaelis. Recueil de questions, proposées à une société de savants, qui par ordre de Sa Majesté Danoise font le voyage de l’Arabie. FIRST EDITION. Occasional use of Arabic and of Hebrew. 1774.
Together, four volumes. Foxed and lightly worn in places. Contemporary uniform mottled calf with morocco spine labels, scuffed. Lg. 4to. Brunet IV, 74.

Amsterdam and Utrecht: S.J. Baalde and J. van Schoonhoven, v.d.

Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815) writings of the ill-fated Danish scientific expedition to Arabia, during which all but one of the participants died.