Auction 77 ONLINE AUCTION: PRINTED BOOKS, HOLY LAND MAPS, POSTERS, & JEWISH GRAPHIC ART
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ABU’L-FEDA, ISMAEL

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De Vita et Rebus Gestis Mohammedis.
First Edition. Printer’s device on title. Latin and Arabic in parallel columns. Edited and translated by Joannes Gagnier.
Browned. Recent vellum-backed boards, rubbed. Folio.
Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre 1723
An important work for the study of 18th-century Orientalism. The author of this life of the Prophet Mohammed, Ismael Abu'l-Feda (1273-1331), from whose "Annals" this study is derived, was a Kurdish historian, geographer and local governor of Hama, Syria.

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