History of Algeria Africa 1839 de Vinchon illustrated Madrassa school Koran IslamBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Histoire de l'Algerie et des Autres Etats Barbaresques, Depuis les Temps les Plus Anciens Jusqu'a ce Jour, par M. le Baron de Vinchon, Officier Superieur en Afrique.
1839, Paris, Pougin, Libaire- Commissionnaire.
pp. 245. Four folding lithographed plates.
Fascinating images include a frontis of an Arab council meeting and one of a madrassa school instructing young students in the Koran which includes a child being disciplined.
In a 19th century, 1/4 leather binding, marbled boards. Damp stained throughout, including to plates and text block as clearly seen in short video.
Binding well rubbed and worn (but still sound). An uncommon book in any condition.
Book measures: 8 1/4" H X 5 3/8" W.