Carsten Niebuhr - Voyage en Arabie, four vols
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SMITH (ADAM) NIEBUHR (CARSTEN) Description de l'Arabie, 1774, FROM THE LIBRARY OF ADAM SMITH; and 3 others (4)
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[SMITH (ADAM)]
NIEBUHR (CARSTEN) Description de l'Arabie, half-title, engraved folding map hand-coloured in outline, 24 engraved plates (one with upper margin slightly cropped), one engraved folding table, 1774; Voyage en Arabie & en d'autres pays circonvoisins, 2 vol., half-titles, 117 engraved plates (of 124) and one engraved folding map, 2 leaves with contemporary ink annotations, 1776-1780; MICHAELIS (JOHANN DAVID) Recueil de questions, proposées à une société de savants, qui par ordre de sa majesté Danoise font le voyage de l'Arabie, 1774, together 4 vol., FROM THE LIBRARY OF ADAM SMITH, with his bookplate in each volume, some spotting, uniform contemporary tree calf gilt, worn, 3 covers detached [Mizuta, Adam Smith's Library, 1153, 1216 & 1217], 4to, Amsterdam, S.J. Baalde (4)
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