Mani, Seine Lehre und Seine Schriften: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Manichäsmus. Aus dem Fihrist des Abu'lfaradsch Muhammad ben Ishak al-Warrak, Bekannt Under dem Namen Ibn Abi Ja'kub an-Nadim, im Text nebst Uebersetzung, Commentar, und Index zum Ersten First edition, first printing
Flügel, Gustav; Abu'l-Faradj Muhammad bin Is'haq al-Nadim

Leipzig D. A. Brockhaus 1862 First edition Thick octavo ( standard size). Ex-library. Text primarily in German with some Arabic and even less Greek. Black tape over spine, nicely done, with one word title over author's last name, and call number at heel. Paper covered boards with scuffing, and wear at corners and edges. Accession bookplate from a theological seminary library on pastedown, and "withdrawn" stamped on card holder on rear pastedown. old date due card at read, and library name perforated on title page, over publisher's name. 440 p. w/ indexes. A discussion of the writings and teachings of the founder of Manichaeism, drawn from the famous historical and literary work of the Persian Al-Nadim, based in Baghdad in the 10th century c.e. Uncommon Good. No dust jacket, as Issued Hardcover (Item ID: 13503)

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