The Arabs and the Turks. Their Origins and History, their Religion their Imperial Greatness in the Past, and their Condition at the Present Time, with Chapters on the Non-Christian Tribes of Western Asia. Edson L. CLARK.

The Arabs and the Turks. Their Origins and History, their Religion their Imperial Greatness in the Past, and their Condition at the Present Time, with Chapters on the Non-Christian Tribes of Western Asia.

Boston: Congregational Publishing Society, 1876. Sole edition. 8vo. 326 pp. Publisher's russet cloth with black horizontal rules, gilt lettered to the spine, contemporary ownership inscription to the front flyleaf. Some mild rubbing to the spine ends, very good overall. The first dozen chapters provide a potted history of the near and Middle East. Thereafter the author presents a contemporary account of the regions and their peoples, including chapters on the Laz, Turkmens, Kurds, Yazidis, Arabs, Bedouins, Wahhabis, Druzes, "Metewalies", "Nusairiîyah" (Alawites) and "Ismailíyeh" (Shias). Uncommon. Item #28980

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