The Arcadian Library

Western Appreciation of Arab and Islamic Civilization
Author(s): 
Hamilton, Alastair
ISBN: 
9780199609635
Date published: 
April 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£120.00

This book surveys the main holdings of a major private library devoted to published works and documents produced in Europe concerning the Arab and Islamic world. Travel reports, history, religion, science, languages, and literature are all covered in what is both an introduction to the whole field and a scholarly reference work.