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WALLIN, GEORG AUGUST / TALLQVIST, KNUT (ED.): - Bref och dagboksanteckningar af Georg August Wallin. Utgifna jämte en lefnadsteckning. Helsingfors 1905.

. Pp. (x), cxxxiv, 366. With one front portrait and one folding map. Text in Swedish. Contemporary cloth, gilt lettered calf spine, slightly faded. First edition. Wallin, a distinguished Finnish orientalist who made several journeys to the Middle East in the 1840's and was the first European with knowledge of Arabic to explore the Arabian peninsula. Disguised as a learned Moslem sheikh he visited Mecca and Medina. This work comprises a collection of his letters and diary notes as well as a biography. (Included in "Sv. Litteratursällskapet i Finland. LXX").
EUR 400.00 [Appr.: US$ 485.19 | £UK 355.75 | JP¥ 50332] Book number 120640

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