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Voyage de M. Niebuhr en Arabie et en d'autres pays de l'Orient. Avec l'extrait de sa description de l'Arabie & des observations de Mr. Forskal. 1-2.
En Suisse (Berne), chez les Libraire Associés, 1780. 8vo. (4),+ 428 pp.+ 11 engr. plates, of which 3 are folding,+ 3 folding engr. maps; VIII,+ 464 pp.+ 8 engr. plates, of which 1 is folding,+ 3 folding engr. maps. Minor spotting and foxing, ink spot on p. 177 in second part. Mid 19-century blue cloth with gilt spines and blue marbled edges. Two volumes, spines slightly faded. From the library of Vibyholm, with its library stamp, and from Trolleholm, with the books plate of Carl Trolle Bonde. Atabey 874. Second French edition, the first was published in Amsterdam in 1776-80, and it is an abridged version of Niebuhrs "Reisebeschreibung" from 1774-78. But it includes material also from Niebuhrs "Beschreibung von Arabien" and from Peter Forskål's "Descriptiones animalium, "Flora Aegyptiaca-arabica" and "Icones Rerum naturalium", both edited and published by Niebuhr in 1775-76.
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