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    [African Exploration]. Five Studies of the Sudan and Morocco, including works by: O. Houdas. Four titles. [and:] E. Lévi-Provençal. One title. One text is in Arabic, the rest are in French. All very good. From the Professor John Ralph Willis Collection of Rare Africana.


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    This lot contains: O. Houdas. Tarikh Es-Soudan par Abderrahman Ben Abdallah Ben 'Amir Es-Sa 'Di. Paris: Libraire de la Société Asiatique de l'Ecole des Orientales Vivantes, etc., 1898. Quarto. 326 pages. Text in Arabic. Publisher's original paper covers bound in full red Moroccan leather with gilt titles. Ink highlights to original paper covers, light scuffing to the spine, else a tight clean copy. Bookplate. Very good. [and:] O. Houdas. Tarikh Es-Soudan par Abderrahman Ben Abdallah Ben 'Amir Es-Sa 'Di. Paris: Libraire de la Société Asiatique de l'Ecole des Orientales Vivantes, etc., 1900. Quarto. xix, 540 pages. Text in French. Publisher's original paper covers bound in full red morocco with gilt titles. Cracked front hinge and light scuffing to the spine. Bookplate. Very good. [and:] O. Houdas. Tedzkiret En-Nisian fi Akhbar Molouk Es-Soudan. Paris: Libraire de la Société Asiatique de l'Ecole des Orientales Vivantes, etc., 1901. Quarto. xiv, 415 pages. Text in French. Publisher's original paper covers bound in full brown morocco with gilt titles. Edge restoration to original paper covers; light scuffing to the spine with slight bowing. Bookplate. Very good. [and:] O. Houdas and M. Delafosse. Tarikh El-Fettach ou Chronique de Chercheur par Mahmoud Kati ben El-Hadj El-Motaouakkel Kati. Paris: Libraire de la Société Asiatique de l'Ecole des Orientales Vivantes, etc., 1913. Quarto. xx, 362 pages. Text in French. Publisher's original paper covers bound in green buckram with gilt titles. Light pencil notations. Bookplate. Very good. [and:] E. Lévi-Provençal. Les Historiens des Chorfa, Essai sur la Littérature Historique et Biographique au Maroc du XVIe au XXe Siecle. Paris: Émile Larose, 1922. Quarto. 470 pages. Text in French. Publisher's original paper covers. Chipping at spine and light dampstaining at the bottom of the first twenty pages. Bookplate. Very good.



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