Rare offprint, numerous passages printed in Arabic

Reinaud, [Joseph Toussaint]. Notice sur la Gazette Arabe de Beyrout, lue dans la séance générale de la Société Asiatique du 29 juin 1858.

Paris, Imprimerie Impériale, 1858.

8vo. 22 pp., final blank f. Contemporary unsophisticated wrappers.

 1,500.00

Rare offprint from the "Journal Asiatique", 1858, no. 10: Reinaud's account of the growing Arabic literary production among Syrian Christians, and the newly founded Lebanese periodical "Hadiqat al-Akhbar", Beirut's first bi-weekly newspaper. Numerous passages printed in Arabic, quoting from the works of Khalil-al-Khouri and others.

Some foxing throughout, small tear to corner of upper cover; old ownership (dated 1872).

OCLC 223258574.

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