Bibliotheca Orientalis. Manuel de Bibliographie Orientale. TWO VOLUMES IN ONE.

Zenker, Jules Theodore.

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8vo. Volume I: xlvii, 264 pp., / Volume II: xiv, 615 pp., [1 errata], + Appendix: pages 270-322, publisher’s original cloth, indices, title gilt on spine and upper cover, copy in mint condition, a reprint of 1846-1884 edition, Oriental Press, Amsterdam, 1966.

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This pioneering work, recording over 1800 titles, occasionally with comments and annotations. Volume I contains Arabic, Persian and Turkish books, Christian literature of India, Indochina, Malaysia, China and Japan. Volume II contains a supplement to volume one, plus an index of oriental titles, an index of European authors and an index of Orientalist authors.
Zenker (1811-1884) was an accomplished German orientalist, a doctor of philosophy, member of the Oriental Society of Leipzig and Halle, and a member of the Asian Society of Paris. In 1867, he published a substantial German/French Dictionary of Turkish, Persian and Arab, which were and are still used as references.

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