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Historia orientalis: quae, ex variis orientalium monumentis collecta.

Hottinger, Johann Heinrich.

Published by Typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, Tiguri, 1651
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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Hottinger, a Swiss-born Orientalist who published a number of works on theology and philology, here surveys five topics: "I. De muhammedismo. II. De saracenismo.III. De Chaldaismo. IV. De statu christianorum & judaeorum tempore orti & nati muhammedisimi. V. De variis, inter ipsos muhammedanos, circa religionis dogmata & administrationem." And he adds a sixth section "Accessit, ex occasione genealogiae muhammedis plenior illustratio Taarich Bene Adam." => First of two editions, and by far the less common. An interesting work on Judaism, Islam, Muhammad. 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [8] ff., 373, [1] pp., [11] ff. VD17 23:237169Q; Brunet, III, 347. Recent quarter calf with sides covered in German-style brown paper speckled with black, leather edges tooled in blind, spine with gilt-stamped cream-color leather author/title and place/date labels; raised bands accented with gilt rules. Title-leaf a little dust-soiled, and text with the occasional spot or instance of a slightly irregular edge (due to paper flaws, not damage); old four-digit number inked on dedication page and no other markings. A very nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 27523

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Title: Historia orientalis: quae, ex variis ...

Publisher: Typis Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri, Tiguri

Publication Date: 1651

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