Chauvin, Victor. Bibliographie des ouvrages arabes ou relatifs aux arabes publiés dans l'Europe chrétienne de 1810 à 1885.

Liège, H. Vaillant-Carmanne, 1892-1922.

Large 8vo. 12 vols. Original printed wrappers.


Monumental, exceedingly useful bibliography of Arabic literature and works relating to Arabia published in the West in the 19th century. Arranged by subject covering the Quran and its tradition (an entire volume), the Proverbs, Kalîlah, Loqmân, Barlaam, ´Antar, Syntipas, Oriental Tales, Mahomet, etc. Four volumes are dedicated to the 1001 Nights alone.

Edges slightly brittle as always, but very well preserved. Untrimmed, uncut copy in the publisher's original wrappers.


Besterman 455.

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