La Nouvelle Mission de la Compagnie de Jésus en Syrie (1831-1895). TWO VOLUMES.

Jullien, R. P. M. (1827-1911).

Book ID: 34458


8vo. xi, 354 pp., / 312 pp., b/w plates, half titles, publisher’s original wrappers, foxing in volume 2 mainly to outer margins, small tears to back covers with top corner of volume 1 missing, without any loss to text, Imprimerie A. Mame et Fils, Tours, 1898. The upper cover bears the imprint: Delhomme et Briguet, Paris / Lyon, 1899.


The author was a Jesuit priest from Lyon who lived in Egypt from 1883 until his death in 1911, serving as rector at the Collège de la Sainte-famille in Cairo, and also in Alexandria. He was mainly interested in recording botany, plants mentioned in the Bible, and the legends of the Copts. He’s best known for his book “L’Égypte, Souvenirs Bibliques Et Chrétiens”.

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