BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE Acquired Concerning the Cultivation of Gold by Abu'l-Qa'sim Muhammad Ibn Ahmad al-'Iraqi. The Arabic text [Kitab al-muktasab fi zira'at ad-dahab] with a Translation and Introduction.

Price: $224.00

click image to zoom

Paris: Paul Geuthner, 1923. FIRST EDITION. Original uncut wraps with small corner chip on front panel; A FINE COPY. 124 pages. This edition quite scarce as well as the one I did of the English translation only during the eighties. Last time I saw a copy it was priced than this one, and sold in less than a day. Octavo. (Item ID: M1-15504)

Payment Methods 

All orders are pre-pay, unless special arrangements have been made with Mr. Holmes. We accept checks, money orders, Western Union, Visa, Discover, Mastercard, and American Express. 

The payee on your credit card statement will read: 

Holmes Publishing Group LLC 

Books are held for 48 hrs pending confirmation. For large orders, a 25% deposit is required to hold the books if full payment cannot be made on site, or special arrangements are in order. We accept personal checks if we know you, or money orders if we do not. Regardless, all payments via post must be received within 5 business days of confirmation in the USA (international orders have 10 days) to ensure sale. 


USA orders 4.75 first book; 2.50 per book thereafter. Sets and folio volumes are determined by weight and more expensive books are insured. International carriage: we use a special air service that is reasonable and secure though a bit longer in delivery. They will phone to arrange a delivery time of convenience. 


Books are guaranteed as described and returnable for cause. Please notify of any problem.