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BROWNE , JOSEPH ET AL (CONTRIB.)
Gratulatio Solennis Universitatis Oxoniensis Ob Celsissimum Georgium Fred. Aug. Walliæ Principem Georgio Iii. Et Charlottæ Reginæ Auspicatissime Natum
. The many contributors include Joseph Browne, Henri Duke of Beaufort, Edward Bentick, brother of of Prime Minister William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland. Thomas Fitzmaurice, Ambrose Saint John, Thomas Hunt, Professor of Hebrew and Arabic, Professor R. Browne (Syriac), John Swinton (Syriac), Lewis Bagot (son of Ssir Walter Bagot), John Moore (Hebrew) , William Weller Pepys. Oxonii , E typographeo Clarendoniano MDCCLXII [ Oxford Clarendon press 1762 ] [173pp. ] Includes verses in in Latin, English, Greek, Welsh, Arabic, Hebrew, and Syriac. Folio-sized volume. In contemp. red calf leather binding. front and rear cover with detailed tooling, binding, especially the spine worn, outer hinges split, binding strenghtened with later new end papers. a.e.g. Text very good. Fine etching on title page. This volume comes from the library of the Royal House of Hanover library, a circular stamp with the motto "suscipere et finire" at the top and the text "ex bibliotheca fideicomm. Ernestii Aug." at the bottom, with his coat of arms in the center is found on the reverse of the title page. Inserted is a 32-line autograph letter in ink dated 3 Jan. '68 signed G.R.Driver = Sir Godfrey Rolles Driver, CBE, FBA ( 1892 - 1975), the English Orientalist noted for his studies of Semitic languages and Assyriology. Written from his home address Park town, Oxford on a crossed out Oriental Institute letter heading.
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Book number: F2195
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 285.5 US$ 321.83 | JP¥ 36741]
Catalogue: Rare
Keywords: Rtare British History George Iii England

 
MORITZ,, BERNHARD,
Arabic Palaeography.
. A collection of Arabic texts from the first century of the Hidjra till the year 1000. Reprint of the Cairo 1906 edition. 1986, Folio, 188 plates and IX pages. fine hardback -a magnificently produced collection. folio-sized volume postage for a 5 KG parcel.
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Book number: 092644-3
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 108.5 US$ 122.29 | JP¥ 13961]
Catalogue: Middle East

 
MOUSTAPHA ANOUAR TAHER
Nusus 'arabiyya Tarikhiyya 'an Al-Zalazil Wa L-Barakin Fi L-'alam Al-'arabi Wa L-Islami Min Bidayit Al-Tarikh Al-Islami Ila L-Qarn Al-Thani 'ashar Al-Higri
. Textes arabes historiques concernant les séismes et volcans dans le monde arabe et islamique des débuts de l’ère islamique jusqu’au XIIe siecle de l’Hegire (du VIe au XVIIIe siecle de notre ere). (IF 1012) ( Textes arabes et études islamiques volume 46 ) 2011, 230pp. coloured wrappers, fine copy.
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Book number: F2867
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Catalogue: Islam
Keywords: Arabic Islam Seismography Vulcanos Vulkanen

 
ABÛ HILÂL AL-‘ASKARÎ.(TRAD. ET ÉD. PAR MATHIEU TILLIER)
Le Livre Des Califes Qui S’En Remirent Au Jugement D’Un Cadi .
. ( Cahiers des Annales islamologiques, 30 ) 2011, 103pp. glossy printed wrappers,
¶ This short adab treatise by Abu- Hila-l al-?Askari- (d. c. 400/1010) marks an important turning point in the relationship between political power and the judiciary in Islam. Written in the Bu-yid period as a concise mirror for princes, the work sanctions a doctrinal evolution that is the outcome of long-standing tension between the judiciary and the highest levels of the state. Using a series of pseudo-historical narratives, Abu- Hila-l suggests that rulers should be prepared to submit to the adjudication of ordinary men. By presenting caliphs as being under the judicial authority of qa-d.i--s, the author contributes to the de-sacralisation of the caliphate and to the promotion of an independent judiciary. Mathieu Tillier, researcher at the Institut français du Proche-Orient (Ifpo), presents a critical edition of the text with an introduction and a translation into French. righ bottom of front wrapper creased, o/w fine new copy.
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Book number: WO046
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Catalogue: Islam
Keywords: Arabic Islam

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