Islam under The Khalifs of Baghdad.

Osborn, Robert Durie.

Book ID: 5932


8vo. xiii, 406 pp., modern cloth, shelf mark on spine, unobtrusive blind stamps, library bookplate verso front cover, light yellowing to first 2 pages, otherwise copy in very good condition, Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, London, first edition, 1878.


This book is another research into the history of Islam after another work published by the author in 1877 under the title “ Islam under the Arabs” . Robert Durie Osborn (1835-1889) Lieutenant-colonel, serving in India and Afghanistan for twenty five years. ‘Osborn was a serious thinker on both religious and political topics. While in India he was a conscientious student of oriental religions, and spent fourteen years digesting the tangled materials for this work.

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