Item #048513 Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis. Miguel Casiri, Mikhael Ghaziri.
Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis
Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis
Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis

Bibliotheca Arabico-Hispana Escurialensis

Madrid: Antonius Perez de Soto, 1760.

First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #048513

One volume of two in original boards rebacked in black leather with new endpapers. Scattered very minor foxing and browning, overal an extremely a fresh, wide margined copy overall. A few leaves trimmed to a different size, last few leaves with repair in upper right margin - possibly carefully washed when rebound as some foxing and browning in the gutters seems to suggest. Headband damaged and partially loose, but binding sound. half title, title, (12), XXIV, 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: 048513.

Price: $2,500.00