Cañes | Gramatica arabigo-española, Madrid, 1775
Cañes | Gramatica arabigo-española, Madrid, 1775
Cañes | Gramatica arabigo-española, Madrid, 1775
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Cañes | Gramatica arabigo-española, Madrid, 1775

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Cañes | Gramatica arabigo-española, Madrid, 1775

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

CAÑES, FRANCISCO

Gramática arábigo-española, vulgar, y literal. Con un diccionario arábigo-español (Texto de la doctrina christiana). Madrid: Antonio Pérez de Soto, 1775


4to (242 x 164mm.), text in Spanish and Arabic, the second part ("Texto") printed in the Arabic manner from right to left, contemporary Spanish marbled calf, a few deckle edges


FIRST EDITION. Cañes was a Franciscan missionary in Damascus and the aim of this publication was the conversion to Christianity of the local Arabic-speaking peoples, although Cañes does make philological observations on the influence of Arabic on Spanish and on the usefulness of Arabic for the study of Biblical languages.


LITERATURE:

Palau 42854

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.


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