Sparwenfeld, Johann Gabriel. Catalogus centuriae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum, &c. Qua anno MDCCV Bibliothecam Publicam Academiae Upsalensis auxit & exornavit [...] Ioan. Gabr. Sparvenfeldius.

Uppsala, Johan Henrik Werner, 1706.

4to. (6), 74 pp. With woodcut title vignette. modern boards.


Extensively annotated catalogue of 115 Arabic, Persian and Turkish works, mostly manuscripts which Sparvenveldt had acquired in Egypt, Syria, and Tunisia in 1691. Edited with the help of Erik Benzelius and Olof Celsius. The titles are rendered in the original languages in Kirsten's fine Arabic types, brought with him to Sweden from Breslau in 1636.

Insignificant edge staining to title page; reverse shows old library stamp of Upsala College, East Orange, NJ, dissolved in 1995. Untrimmed copy.


Smitskamp, PO 113d. Schnurrer 17 & 25. Besterman 152. Warmholtz 9270.