Madrid: Antonius Perez de Soto, 1760.
First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046894
One volume of two in full contemporary leather, a little dry, spine rubbed, hinges starting, wear at corners, but generally sound overall. Old library bookplate, inner hinge a little weak; a little foxing and browning here and there, but generally a fresh, wide margined copy. 544pp
The first volume of Casiri's catalog of over 1800 Arabic manuscripts found in the Escorial. The first volume contains descriptions of over 1500 items organized in sections on grammar, rhetoric, poetry, philology, lexicography, philosophy, ethics and politics, medicine, mathematics, law, and theology. The second volume wasn't published until 1770. Palau 47287. Size: Folio. One volume of the 2-volume set. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Books for Writers; Language & Linguistics. Inventory No: 046894.