The Ansab Al-Ashraf of Al-Baladhuri. Volume IV A - Arabic Text, Indexes, Apparatus and Bibliography / Volume IV B - Arabic Text, Preface in English and Hebrew, Indices & Annotations (also "Further Additions and Corrections") [VOLUMES IV A and IV B] [TWO VOLUME SET].  
  Published for the first time by The School of Oriental Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.  

Author al-Baladhuri, Ahmad ibn Yahya [b. Jabir] / Schloessinger, Max [Ed.] / Kister, M. J. [Ed. & Annotations]
Place of Publication Jerusalem
Publication Name The School of Oriental Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem [At the University Press]
Year 1938-1939-1940 / 1971
Language(s) Hebrew Arabic English
TWO VOLUME SET. VOLUMES 4A and 4B ONLY of the RARE annotated critical edition of one of the parts of al-Baladhuri`s (d.892) magnum opus `Ansab al-Ashraf` (`Lineage of the Nobles`) - a biographical work in genealogical order devoted to the Arab aristocracy, from Muhammad and his contemporaries to the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphs. [VOL.IVA]: 280x220mm. [291] + [XXII+98] + [291] pages. Orange cloth Hardcover with dust-jacket. Brown lettering on front cover and spine. Jacket rubbed. Jacket bottom edge slightly torn (25mm) and taped. Jacket edges/corners worn/wrinkled. Spine bottom edge bumped. [VOL.IVB]: 275x200mm. [XXXVIII] + [172] pages. Grey cloth Hardcover rebound with original covers. Cover and spine yellowing, slightly dirty and age-stained. Spine edges bumped. Title written in pen on spine upper edge. Binding slightly visible between two pages of "Further Additions and Corrections". Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: Both volumes of the critical edition with annotations and list of abbreviations of the Arabic text of `Ansab al-Ashraf`, containing some chapters from a key biographical work by an eminent 9th-century middle-eastern historian, is in good condition.
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