Arabismus, h.e. Præcepta Arabicæ Linguæ, In harmoniâ ad Ebræa, eademq; Universalia, nec non Chaldæo-Syra, (feofum antehac edita illa ab autore) conscripta, exemplis sufficinti-busq; confirmata illustrataq;. Accessit in fine Compendium Lexici Arbici, Radicum & Vocum notabiliorum prae cæterisq, maxime usitatarum, in gratiam tyronum.
Witteberg,Jobi Wilhelmi Fincelii 1658
Quarto, 18.0 x 14.5 cm, old cloth boards, black morocco label lettered gilt, spine chipped, pp.8 + 166, including the errata on the last two pages, woodcut initial, decorated woodcut to chapter heading and ending, Latin with Arabic in the text throughout, extensive manuscript annotations (slightly trimmed) in an early hand in Latin and Arabic in the blank margins on many pages, leaves lightly browned, faint small old oval library stamp on recto of title, discreet old small circular stamp on title, an excellent large copy.
Schnurrer, Biblotheca Arabica, 82. Not in Smitskamp, Philologia Orientalis. Copac: Oxford, Cambridge only. Not in the BL
FIRST EDITION OF THIS VERY RARE ARABIC GRAMMAR FROM THE WITTENBERG SCHOOL OF ORIENTALISM. Andrea Sennert (1606-1689) was a pupil of M.Trostius, became Professor of Hebrew in Wittenberg in 1636 and paid special attention to the study of Arabic.