Zakarija ben Muhammed ben Mahmud El-Kazwini`s Kosmographie - Erster Halbband: Die Wunder der Schöpfung [Abu Yahya Zakariya` ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini] [THIS VOLUME ONLY]  
  Nach der Wüstenfeldschen Textausgabe, mit Benutzung und Beifügung der reichhaltigen Anmerkungen und Verbesserungen des Herrn Prof. Dr. Fleischer in Leipzig, aus dem Arabischen zum ersten Male vollständig übersetzt von Dr. Hermann Ethé.  

Author Zakarija ben Muhammed ben Mahmud El-Kazwini [Abu Yahya Zakariya` ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini; Zakarya Qazvini] / Ethé, Hermann [Tr.]
Place of Publication Leipzig
Publication Name Fues`s Verlag (R. Reisland)
Year 1868
Language(s) German
RARE German translation of one of the earliest treatise on cosmography - "The Wonders of Creation" written in Arabic in 13th-century by Zakariya al-Qazwini who was born in Qazwin in 1203 (600 AH). 225x145 mm. XII+532 pages. Black rebound Hardcover. Spine upper edge bumped. Ex-library copy with stamps on title page, pages 97 and 532. Small ink inscription on tile page fore edge. Pencil underlining and notes on pages 120-121. Several small pen underlining near text on pages 359-360. Several last pages upper corner/edge wrinkled. Front whitepage edges slightly tattered. Few pages upper corner bumped/wrinkled. Several extreme pages (including title-page and whitepages) slightly age-stained. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare edition of a German translation of a work, called by Carl Brockelmann the “most precious cosmography of the Islamic culture”, is in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MS 20 05

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