L’Espagne des Maures. Esquisses Historiques.

Piquet, Victor.

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Book ID: 9991

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8vo. 229 pp., [3], half-title, 16 drawings hors text, contemporary half-calf, title gilt on raised spine, publisher’s original pictorial wrappers preserved, previous owner’s inscription on title page, some pencil annotations, few red crayon underlining (3 phrases), otherwise copy in good condition, E. De Boccard, Paris, first edition, 1945.

Synopsis

The author who is an established authority on North Africa, opens his work with a quotation: “Spain is the real capital and centre of the Al-Maghreb El Aqsa, it is the source of all merits and talents of every kind. It is in that country the sun of sciences rose. . . ” Bibliographic reference: Creswell, 330.

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