‘The Oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century’  (16/388)
The record is made up of 1 volume (327 pages). It was created in 1800. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Printed Collections.
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In compiling, from the Manuscript Works of several
Persian and Arabian Authors, whatsoever they had written
on the Geography of the Eastern World, I found that, in a
variety of detached extracts, I had imperceptibly translated
almost half of that treatise which I now offer to the Puhlick as
complete in an English version as the obscurities and imper
fections of the original would admit.
Besides the intrinsic^ merits of the work, its authenticity
and antiquity induced me to regard it as the most important
of all compositions on the subject of Oriental Geography.
A bulfeda informs us, that E drisi , E bn K hordadbah, and
many other writers of high reputation, have only traced, on
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The Oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century , translated from the author’s own manuscript, and collated with one preserved at the Library of Eton College by Sir William Ouseley.
Publication details: Printed at the Oriental Press by Wilson & Co., Wild-Court, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, for T Cadell Junior and W Davies, Strand, London, 1800.
Physical description: One volume, initial Roman numeral pagination (i-xxxvi), 327 pages, fold-out map.
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- 1 volume (327 pages)
This volume contains a table of contents giving chapter headings and page references. There is an alphabetic index at the back of the volume.
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Dimensions: 280mm x 220mm.
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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- Ouseley, Sir William
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