The History of the Saracens;
comprising the Lives of Mohammed and his Successors, to the death of Abdalmelik, the eleventh Caliph. With an Account of their most remarkable Battles, Sieges, Revolts, &c. Collected from authentic sources, especially Arabic MSS.
First published in 1718. A nicely bound copy.
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Octavo (169 104 mm). Later 19th century dark red half morocco, decorative gilt spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Engraved frontispiece. Sides a little stained.