Sionita, Gabriel. Arabia, seu Arabum vicinarumque gentium Orientalium leges, ritus, sacri et profani mores, instituta et historia: accedunt praeterea varia per Arabiam itinera, in quibus multa notatu digna enarrantur [...].

Amsterdam, Willem & Jan Blaeu, 1635.

12mo. 247, (1) pp. With engr., illustrated title page. Contemp. vellum.

 650.00

Second edition of this collection; a reprint of the 1633 Jansson edition. Contains: 1. Sionita & Hesronita. De nonnullis orientalibus urbium. "This important work contains early descriptions of Baghdad, Bokhara, Damascus, Medina, Mecca, and Aleppo" (Blackmer). 2. "De moribus atque institutis Turcarum" by the French diplomat C. Richier. 3. W. Drechsler's "Historia Arabum".

Slightly browned throughout.

Gay 3452 (year mis-stated as "1653"). OCLC 69059126. Cf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 2084. Hage Chahine 4533. Blackmer 1544 (note). Schnurrer 188 (first ed. 1633).