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The women of the Arabs. With a chapter for children by  Henry Harris JESSUP - Hardcover - First - 1873 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

The women of the Arabs. With a chapter for children

by JESSUP, Henry Harris

Condition: Near Fine


1873 1ed Women of the ARABS Feminism Syria Insane Hospital Arabia Jessup

Henry Jessup's 'Women of the Arabs' is a 19th-century work dealing primarily with the role of women and children in Middle Eastern society. Jessup was an American missionary and pastor who traveled extensively in Syria where he worked with mental patients in a hospital for the insane. This work, while focusing on women, also describes Arab Bedouins, missionary schools for girls, Arab cities such as Aleppo and Beirut.

Item number: #6299

Price: $499

JESSUP, Henry Harris

The women of the Arabs. With a chapter for children

New York : Dodd & Mead, ©1873. First edition.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [ii], [x], 372

· Language: English

· Binding: Cloth; tight and secure

· Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)

· Quite rare with the only other copy for sale worldwide at over $2,000

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6299
  • Title: The women of the Arabs. With a chapter for children
  • Author: JESSUP, Henry Harris
  • Format/binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dodd & Mead
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1873
  • Keywords: 1873 1ed Women of the ARABS Feminism Syria Insane Hospital Arabia Jessup rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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