History of Arabia, Ancient and Modern: Containing a Description of the Country - an account of its inhabitants, antiquities, political condition, and early commerce - the life and religion of Mohammed - the conquests, arts, and literature of the Saracens - the caliphs of Damascus, Bagdad, Africa, and Spain - the civil Government and religious ceremonies of the modern Arabs - origin and suppression of the Wahabees - the institutions, character, manners, and customs of the Bedouins; and a comprehensive view of its natural history.
Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd. 1834. Second edition, two volumes. 464, 464 pp. Publisher's red blindstamped cloth, gilt lettered to the spines. Old ownership inscription to first free endpapers. Folding map of Arabia and 10 illustrations including title vignettes. Sometime neatly recased, occasional darkening to the cloth and one small patch repaired, small tear to the map with small old repair, else a decent set. Item #19097