Engraving, with very large margins. Plate 184 x 140mm. 7¼ x 5½".
Frans van Ravelingen (1539-1597), the Flemish-born Dutch scholar, printer and bookseller. In 1587 he held the chair in Hebrew at Leiden University. In 1613 a copy of his Arabic-Latin lexicon was published, and this was said to be the first proper dictionary of the Arabic language. From Isaac Bullart's "Académie des Sciences et des Arts".
In the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek.
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