Quarter leather with marbled boards. Text in Latin and Arabic. 382, xvii,298 pp, with an unnumbered leaf between page 382 and 298. Pagination begins at 1 at each end of the book, with what would be considered the rear in Latin text being the beginning for the Arabic section, reading from right to left to the middle of the book. This Arabic section contains Arabic printings of several books of the Bible, including Genesis, Psalms, Matthew, Luke, etc., as well as sections of poetics and didactics. This includes a fable by Lockmann, among other works. A chrestomathy or guide to the Arabic language, relying on the use of various texts, as well as a descriptive glossary of words. GOOD condition, ex-theological school library. Spine label, bookplate and minor library markings on the inside front cover. Some scuffing to the covers, heavy along the hinges and extremities. Minor soiling, uneven fading and darkening. Front cover splitting along the upper hinge. A few minor creases along the spine. Minor foxing throughout. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Chrestomathia Arabica una cum Glossario ...
Publisher: Antonii Schid, Printer
Publication Date: 1824
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Antonii Schmid 1823/24, Wien, 1823. berieb.,best.,stockfl., g.e. 8° Hldbd. (in Folie eingebunden) la Arabisch - Chrestomathie - Glossar lateinisch / arabisch; Mit Exlibris u. Vorbesstempel auf vord. u. hint. Titelblatt; XIV pp., 298 pp.; V pp., 384 pp. Seller Inventory # 1927