Large 8vo, pp. , extensively illustrated in colour throughout; cloth-bound.
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Guillaume Postel (1510–1581).
A catalogue of a collection of the works of the Renaissance scholar and Arabist, Guillaume Postel. ‘Not only does it include editions of quite exceptional rarity, to be found in few libraries on either side of the Atlantic, but it illustrates every moment of Postel’s extraordinary career and gives a remarkably complete idea of the man and his thought.’
A limited edition of 150 cloth-bound copies was printed for sale, edited by Detlev Auvermann and with an introductory essay by Alastair Hamilton.
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