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L'Arabie occidentale avant l'Hegire. Beirut, Imprimerie Catholique, 1928.
1928. 4to. (4), 343, (1) pp. Original printed wrappers. First edition. - The French monk Henri Lammens (1862-1937) spent most of his life in Lebanon. He lectured in Islamic history at the Jesuit University of Beirut and was editor of the journal "al-Machreq". Here, Lammens discusses the situation of Christians and Jews in Mecca before the advent of Islam, the military organisation in Mecca, Arabic religious ceremonies, the border between Syria and Hijaz, etc. - Slight edge and spine repairs. Ownership note "Shaffer" on t. p. Untrimmed, partly uncut copy. Cf. Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula, 1401.
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