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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    DOMINICUS GERMANUS, DE SILESIA (D.1670): FABRICA LINGUAE ARABICAE CUM INTERPRETATIONE LATINE, & ITALICA; AND OTHER EUROPEAN PRINTED BOOKS IN ARABIC AND LATIN

    ROME, 1639; THE OTHERS OXFORD, 1671; ALEPPO, 1720; BERLIN, 1910

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    DOMINICUS GERMANUS, DE SILESIA (D.1670): FABRICA LINGUAE ARABICAE CUM INTERPRETATIONE LATINE, & ITALICA; AND OTHER EUROPEAN PRINTED BOOKS IN ARABIC AND LATIN
    ROME, 1639; THE OTHERS OXFORD, 1671; ALEPPO, 1720; BERLIN, 1910
    First edition of this Italian-Latin-Arabic dictionary, 1 volume bound in 2, text in double columns in Arabic and Latin, including a full-page woodcut table of Arabic etymology, on paper, in cream morocco binding;
    Erpenius, Thomas: Historia Saracenica qua Res Gestae Muslimorum, in Arabic and Latin, Leyden, 1625, 171ff., in blue paper covered binding;
    Ibn Tufayl and Edward Pococke (trad.), sive Epistola Abi Jaafar Ebn Tophail de Hai Ebn Yokdhan, on philosophy, Oxford, 1671, in marbled paper covered morocco binding
    Rodriguez, Alonso: Al-kamal al-masihi, an Arabic translation, Aleppo, 1720, in two volumes, possibly in original morocco binding
    Dr.-Ing. Oscar Reuther, Das Wohnhaus in Bagdad Und Anderen Stadten Des Irak, Berlin, 1910, on Islamic architecture in Bagdad, in restored binding;
    a Persian copy of 'Umar Khayyam's Ruba'ayat, 1321, in cloth covered binding; a modern Ottoman Qur'an, 1387; and an Egyptian book by Shaykh Tantai Jawhari, Jamal al-'Alam, 1329


    Folio 31.8 x 21.8cm.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that that the AL-MAKIN/GEORGIUS ELMACINUS/THOMAS ERPINUS. Historia Saracenica book is lacking two leaves, the errata leaf and cancelled leaf found at the end of the first gathering.
    The volume DOMINICUS, Fabrica linguae Arabicae, is also lacking leaf c4.
    The books in this lot are sold as viewed and are not subject to return.