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[DELISLE DE SALE, JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE]:
Histoire d'Assyrie, ou histoire des monarchies de Ninive, de Babylone, et d'Ecbatane; avec des vues sur la population de l'Asie. Two volumes. Paris, avec approbation & privilegie de Roi, 1780.
. Pp. xlviii, 332, (4); 300. Text within woodcut border. With one folding engraved map, four folding engraved plates and two large folding engraved tables. Contemporary full calf, spines with five raised bands, decorated in gilt and with title labes, rubbed, spine ends chipped, marbled endpapers. Rare first edition. Jean-Baptiste-Claude Delisle de Sale (1741-1816) was a controversial French philosopher renowned for his "De la philosophie de la nature" (1770-1804). He was even imprisoned for his radical ideas and interpertations of Enlightenment writings. A beautiful copy with attractive engravings of Babylon and the Kaaba in Mecca. A second edition was published in 1782 with a slightly different title ("Histoire de l'empire Assyrien"). Barbier i, 655.
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Book number: 100511
€  1800.00 [Appr.: US$ 2037.82 | £UK 1530 | JP¥ 230564]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, assyria, babylon, iraq, syria, syrian, jordan, turkey, babylonian, asia, asie, asien, asiartic, history, historical, travel, exploration,

 NORBERG, MATTHIAS (Transl. & Ed.):, Codex Nasaraeus, liber Adami appellatus, syriace transcriptus, loco vocalium, ubi vicem literarum gutturalium praestiterint, his substitutis, latineque redditus. Three volumes. Lund, Berlingianis, 1815-16.
NORBERG, MATTHIAS (Transl. & Ed.):
Codex Nasaraeus, liber Adami appellatus, syriace transcriptus, loco vocalium, ubi vicem literarum gutturalium praestiterint, his substitutis, latineque redditus. Three volumes. Lund, Berlingianis, 1815-16.
. 4to. Pp. viii, (xii), 329, (1); vi, 319, (1); (ii), 320. With one plate. Syriac transcription and Latin text. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spines ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed. Codex Nasaraeus, also called Ginza Rba and sometimes The Book of Adam, is the canonical prayer book of the Mandaeans. It is a compilation of various oral teachings and written texts and includes literature on a wide variety of topics: liturgy and hymns, theological texts, as well as both religious and secular poetry. It was originally written in Mandaic script which is a local variant of the Aramaic language. Norberg published the Codex in Syriac characters together with a Latin translation. "Édition donnée la copie d'un manuscrit sabéen de la Biblioth. Impériale de France". Pallis, Mandaean Bibliography, p. 131. Zenker, BO ii, 1973.
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Book number: 120305
€  650.00 [Appr.: US$ 735.88 | £UK 552.5 | JP¥ 83259]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, syriac, irak, iraq, iran, middel east, mandaenas, mandaic, mandaen, nazaraeus,

 
NORBERG, MATTHIAS / NORRMANN, JOHANNES (RESP.):
Dissertatio de Panificio Orientali ex ore Behenami Episcopi chaldaei. Lund, Berlingianis, 1808.
. 4to. Pp. 8. Disbound. A dissertation about Oriental breadmaking according to the Chaldaic Bishop Joseph Behenam. Marklin 126.
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Book number: 120468
€  100.00 [Appr.: US$ 113.21 | £UK 85 | JP¥ 12809]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, chaldaic, aramean, chaldaen, religion, religious, asia, asien, asiatic, babylon, syriac, mesopotamia, iran, iraq, turkey,

 
NORBERG, MATTHIAS:
Stellae Nasaraeorum ®ones ex sacro Gentis codice. Parts I-V. Lund, Berlingianis, 1811.
. 4to. Five parts. Text in Syriac and Latin. Pp. (ii),12; 10; (ii) 11-20; (ii) 21-28; (ii) 29-38. Disbound. Four parts devoted to the stars of the Nazareans.The four respondents are: Olof Svanander; Andr. Holm; Olof J. Bolmeer; Johan Chr. Hesselgren and P.N. Block. Pallis, Mandaean Bibliography, p.129.
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Book number: 120460
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 271.71 | £UK 204 | JP¥ 30742]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, mandeism, ginza, mandaean, mandaic, mandaen, aramiac, iraq, iran, persia, religion, religious,

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