Gaudefroy-Demombynes, [Maurice]. Le pèlerinage a la Mekka. Étude d'histoire religieuse.

Paris, Paul Geuthner, 1923.

Large 8vo. (4), VIII, 332 pp., 1 bl. f. With a frontispiece showing a mural from the Holy Mosque. Original printed wrappers.


First edition.

Principal work of the French Arabist Maurice Gaudefroy-Demombynes (1862-1957), a religio-historical study of the pilgrimage to Mecca. The author taught at the École nationale des langues orientales vivantes (now the Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales) and also translated into French the travelogue of the Arabic explorer Ibn Jobair (1145-1217).

Margins slightly browned and brittle, still a very good, untrimmed copy.


Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1008.

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