Sammelband of five editions of Arabic or Ge’ez texts.

  • Multiple languages
  • Geez
  • Arabic
[Netherlands], [1660-1668].
1 volume ; 24 cm


Rare books genre
  • Composite resource comprising 5 titles by Johann Georg Nissel and Theodor Petraeus.
  • Title provided by dealer.
Binding note
Bound in contemporary Dutch vellum gilt, remains of green silk ties, edges gilt, manuscript title in Arabic and Latin on spine in an early hand.
  • Presentation inscription on verso of front free endpaper addressed by Petraeus to one ‘Dominus Fridericus Anthonius’ and dated 29 December 1667 at Amsterdam.
  • Frederik Rostgaard (1671–1745), Danish bibliophile and keeper of the Danish royal archives, with his ownership inscription dated 1 October 1715 at Copenhagen. He records here that the volume was given to him by Joachim Wieland ‘Secretary Regii’ (the printer, paper manufacturer, and ‘cancelliråd’ (high official in the Danish Chancellery) Jochum or Joachim Pedersen Wielandt, 1690–1730).
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