Thomson, Charles. The History of Mahomet, That Grand Impostor.

Glasgow, J. & M. Robertson, 1783.

8vo. 40 pp. Modern marbled wrappers.

 1,500.00

Third edition, following two editions published in Edinburgh in 1781 and 1782. The pamphlet purports to give "a minute account of his parentage, rise and progress, his miraculous journey to Jerusalem, and from thence, through the seven Heavens. Their distance one from another. His access to the Divine Presence; and what marvellous things he saw and heard. His robberies and wars. His wives and concubines; with a particular account of his death and burial. Also, an account of the principal tenets of religions taught by that impostor and his followers, etc." - Browned throughout; final leaf remargined. Rare in all editions.

OCLC 316386491. ESTC T167642. Not in Chauvin or Gay.

Stock Code: BN#45983 Tags: , ,