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Friedrich HORNEMANN Voyage dans l'Afrique septentrionale, depuis le Caire jusqu'à Mourzouk

Friedrich HORNEMANN

Voyage dans l'Afrique septentrionale, depuis le Caire jusqu'à Mourzouk

Dentu, Paris 1803, In-8 (12,5x20cm), xlviij, 236pp. (2) ; (4) 235-476p., 2 tomes en un volume relié.


First edition of Langlès' translation from German, accompanied by 2 large folding maps on strong paper. Langlès is also responsible for the various notes and the thesis on the oases, composed according to the Arab authors.



Vintage half calf binding. Smooth decorated back. Golden title.
In 1797 Hornemann left for Egypt, learned about the customs of the Arabs, was circumcised and became a Mohammedan.



650 €

Réf : 69584

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