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HOTTINGER, Joh. Heinrich

Historia Orientalis quae ex variis Orientalium monumentis collecta, agit I. De Muhammedismo.. II. De Saracenismo..III. De Chaldaismo...IV. De Statu Christianorum & Judaeorum...V. De Variis, inter ipsos Muhammedanos..VI. Accessit, ex occasione Genealogiae Mujammedis....
Tiguri [Zurich] Joh. Jacobus Bodmer 1651.

FIRST EDITION. 4to. (20 x 15 cm.). pp.[xvi]+373+[22, Index]. Red edges, contemporary dark brown calf. Binding generally worn and rubbed, spine chaffed at head. Old ink ownership inscription to f.f.e.p.

"Generally neglected by scholars of the history of oriental studies, Johann Heinrich Hottinger's Historia Orientalis (1651, 2nd ed. 1660) is one of the most significant contributions to the history of Islam to have been published in the seventeenth century". (Jan Loop, 2008)

Price £ 500.00
Stock Code 50771
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