Tornberg, Carl Johan. Symbolae ad rem numariam Muhammedanorum (In: Nova acta regiae societatis scientiarum Upsaliensis. Seriei tertiae vol. II).

Uppsala, Leffler, 1856-1858.

Small folio (230 x 288 mm). (10), 256, (3), XXVII, 257-406, (3), XXVII, 18 pp. With woodcut title vignette and 14 numbered lithographed plates. Contemporary blue wrappers with stamped volume number to spine.


Academic periodical of the Royal Swedish Society of Sciences in Uppsala, comprising papers in Latin and French by prominent Swedish scholars, including the orientalist Carl Johan Tornberg (1807-77). The plates show Islamic and pre-Islamic coins studied by Tornberg.

Near-contemporary handwritten ownership of B. E. Hovén to title-page, dated 4 December 1880. Slightly worn at extremities. A partly uncut copy.

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