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THE CONQUEST OF SYRIA PERSIA AND EGYPT SARACENS 1708 1st Ed. ISLAM Mahomet Arab
1708. THE CONQUEST OF SYRIA PERSIA AND EGYPT BY THE SARACENS By Simon Ockley. Printed for R. Knaplock, London 1708 1st Edition with xxiv, 4 pages of tables, 391 pages and 21 pages index. Full leather binding has been rebacked. Acid free end papers. Text is clean tight and in good condition. Scarce 1st Edition. Book portrays the lives of Abubeker, Omar and Othman, the immediate successors of Mahomet, giving an account of their most remarkable battles, sieges, etc., particularly those of Aleppo, Antioch, Damascus, Alexandria and Jerusalem, illustrating the religion, rites, customs and manner of living of that warlike people." It is "collected from the most authentick Arabick authors, especially manuscripts, not hitherto publish'd in any European language. [Attributes: First Edition]
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