A La Découverte De L’Arabie. Cinq Siecles De Science Et d’Aventure.

Pirenne, Jacqueline.

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Book ID: 10531

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8vo. 327 pp., [1], 7 maps, numerous b/w plates hors text, publisher’s original cloth, title in white on spine, end paper plates, biblio, index, spine lightl soiled at top, pencil annotations on half-title page, otherwise copy in good condition, Le livre Contemporain, Paris, 1958.

Synopsis

A PhD thesis by one of the most important French Arabist in the 20th century. The book is a major reference on European travellers to Arabia, with special reference to the French connection and their contribution in the discovery of the Arabian Peninsula.

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