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‘The Oriental geography of Ebn Haukal, an Arabian traveller of the tenth century’ [‎281] (334/388)

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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on the road of
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( 281 )
Thus terminates the Oriental Geography of E bn H aukal,
according to the Manuscript preserved in the College Library
at Eton—fMy copy wants the last leaf.J However abrupt
it may seem, I am induced to believe that this is the proper
conclusion of the JVork; for a considerable part of the last
page in the Eton Manuscript is left blank—a circumstance
which could not have happened, had it been intended that
any more should follow, as the Eastern Penmen are so scru
pulously exact infilling every page with an equal number of
lines, that they frequently begin a new Section or Chapter at
the very bottom of a page. The Author, besides, appears to
have accomplished his design, intimated in the second and
third pages of this Volume,
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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)
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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
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