Lammens, Henri, SJ. L'Arabie occidentale avant l'Hegire.

Beirut, Imprimerie Catholique, 1928.

4to. (4), 343, (1) pp. Original printed wrappers.


First edition. The French monk Henri Lammens (1862-1937) spent most of his life in Lebanon. He lectured in Islamic history at the Jesuit University of Beirut and was editor of the journal "al-Machreq". Here, Lammens discusses the situation of Christians and Jews in Mecca before the advent of Islam, the military organisation in Mecca, Arabic religious ceremonies, the border between Syria and Hijaz, etc.

Slight edge and spine repairs. Ownership note "Shaffer" on t. p. Untrimmed, partly uncut copy.


Cf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1401.

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