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HAMMER, Joseph von, baron (1774--1856)
[Shawq al-mustaham fi ma'rifatrumuz al-aqlam. English. 1806]
Ancient alphabets and hieroglyphic characters explained; with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, intiation, and sacrifices, in the Arabic language by Ahmad Bin Abubekr Bin Wahshih; and in English by Joseph Hammer, secretary to the imperial legation at Constantinople.
London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co.; and sold by G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, 1806.
[2], xxi, [3], 54, [2], 136--2, [1] p. ; 21.2 cm. (4°)

The English text is followed by the Arabic with a blank leaf between them; the last number-sequence is in reverse order.

Binding Original C19th blue paper boards, grey paper spine, paper spine-label lettered in ink 'Hieroglyphics/ J. Hammer./ 1806'.

Reference Number 2421


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