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Islamic Manuscripts : Durr al-buḥūr

Burckhardt, John Lewis, 1784-1817Shaykh IbrāhīmIbrāhīm ibn ʻAbd Allāh al-Inklīsīابراهيم بن عبد الله الانكليزي

Islamic Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> An autograph manuscript and one of the three copies of the <i>Durr al-buḥūr</i> (Jewels of the Seas), composed and written by J.L. Burckhardt during his residence in Aleppo in the year 1810. As stated in the <a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(81);return false;'>colophon</a> this is an abridged Arabic version of <i>The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe</i>, the novel by Daniel Defoe. </p>

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