Kitab Qatif al-Zuhur fi Tarikh al-Duhur.

Abakarius, Yuhanna.

Book ID: 15302

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8vo. [11 contents], 717 pp., [5, errata], Arabic text within borders, 2 colour maps, profusely illustrated in woodcuts, original cloth, soiled & rubbed, endpaper stained, small label at top spine, endpapers soiled, previous owner’s stamp on front fly leaf, scattered foxing, otherwise copy in good condition, published in Beirut, 1873.

Synopsis

Yuhanna Abakarius (died 1889), an Armenian author who served as a dragoman at the British consulate in Beirut. He published several literary books including an English-Arabic dictionary, Nuzhat al-Khawater, and al-Tuhfa al-Nafisa fie al-Nawadir al-Nafisa.
Bibliographic reference: al-Zarkali Volume 8, p. 211.

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