A 1947 visit to Hejaz

Rakbani, Omar al-. Kitab rihlat alsayf: Rihlat al-Hijâz [The Book of Summer Trips: Journey in Hejaz].

Tunis, Tlili Press, 1947 CE = 1316 H.

8vo (148 x 206 mm). 56 pp. Original printed pink wrappers.


Omar Rakbani (1904-62), a professor at Ez-Zitouna University, was a Tunisian historian and tutor of Muslim girls. Fond of travelling, he published several accounts of his journeys through Europe, North Africa and the East in a series entitled "Summer Trips". This sixth booklet in the series is devoted to his visit to the Hejaz in 1947, when he performed the Hajj to Mecca.

Slight fraying to wrappers; slight waterstain. Extremely rare: a single copy in OCLC (National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco, Rabat).


OCLC 929787399.