Tarikh al-umam and Nihayat al-arab

Hamza al-Isfahani, Ibn-al-Hasan / Rasmussen, Jens Lassen (ed.). Historia praecipuorum Arabum Regnorum rerumque ab iis gestarum ante Islamismum [...]. E codicibus manuscriptis Arabicis Bibliothecae Regiae Hauniensis [...].

Kopenhagen, Johannes Friedrich Schultz, 1817.

Large 4to. VI, 146, (2) pp. With a folding table. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with giltstamped spine title. Marbled endpapers.

 1.500,00

First edition.

Arabic text, with Latin translation, of chapters 6-7, 9-10, part 1-2, of Hamzah al-Isafahani's "Tarikh al-umam"; and extracts from al-Nuwairi's "Nihayat al-arab" (in Latin only). The folded table presents the "Series regum Hirensium, una cum synchronismo regum Persarum, prouti Hamza Isfahanensis eos exhibuit".

Binding rubbed; some browning to interior, old shelfmark label to pastedown. Provenance: handwritten ownership of the Göttingen-based oriental scholar Mark (Mordechai) Lidzbarski (1868-1928) to flyleaf, with additional Canadian library stamps of the Ottawa Commissariatus, Terrae Sanctae. Rare.

OCLC 13131770. For the Danish oriental scholar Jan Larson Rasmussen cf. Fück 156.

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