Expose de la Religion des Druzes, tiré des Livres Religieux de cette Secte, et précédé d’une introduction et de la vie du Khalife Hakem-Biamr-Allah. VOLUME II ONLY.

Sacy, Baron Albert Isaac Silvester de..

Book ID: 22780


8vo. 708 pp., [1 errata], half-title, contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, title gilt on raised spine, marbled endpapers, cover rubbed round edges, scattered spotting, library stamp on & verso half-title page, otherwise copy is in good condition, Imprimerie Royale, Paris, first edition, 1838.


First edition of “one of de Sacy’s principal works, the classical treatment of the early history and doctrine of the Druze”, which took more than 40 years to complete (Daftary, The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis, p. 132).

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