Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (11 3/4 x 8 3/4"). x, , 260, pp (Text), 34pp (Plates), pp (Publisher's advertisement). Original gilt-stamped green cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover.
This volume is the completion of a work begun by Adolf Grohmann, intended to form an introduction to, and a chrestomathy of Arabic papyrology.
Illustrated with 34 pages of plates with b/w photographic reproductions of documents relating to private, social and administrative life in the first Islamic centuries.
Binding partly age-toned and slightly soiled. Ex-library copy, with reference sticker at upper front joint and tail of spine, stamp at top and bottom paper edges, bookplate on inside of front cover and pocket at rear. Binding in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #46663