Title: Arabia seu Arabum vicina rumquibus gentium Orientalium leges ritus sacri et profani mores instituta et historia. Accedunt praeterea varia per Arabiam itinera in quibus multa notata digna enarrantur, 1633
Author: Gabriel Sionita; Joannes Hesronita; Janssonius
Publisher: Amstelodami Apud Ioannem Ianßonium
A first Amsterdam pocket edition of a pocket guide to the Arabic world of the 17th century. Destinations covered include Mecca, Medina, Baghdad, Damascus, and more. There are various accounts covering geography, history, culture, science and more. At the very end is an appendix describing the Arabic calendar.
One finely bound volume in 32mo, 297 pages (Pages 270-79 are omitted, but the work is textually complete)
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and stress to the joints. The headcap is crushed. One clasp is lacking. There is some foxing and toning to the pages.