Sur les Chevaux Orientaux et Provenants des Races Orientales

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The Most Important European Book About Arabic Culture

One of the most important historical source of information about Arabian Peninsula 200 years ago. In present, its facsimile is the object of researches and desire of many collectors, enthusiasts and magnates.

The original copy of this beautiful manuscript consists of 352 pages and 218,000 words, contains 65 charming sketches of the Count and more than 100 other illustrations and maps.

There’re a lot of portraits of Bedouin tribes in Arabia, its history, customs, culture and excellent description of the unique nomadic lifestyle. In total, more than 400 color drawings, which constitute a source of research on local culture and customs. There are also notes of Bedouin music 200 years old, as well as a list of some tribes. Today the Rzewuski’s manuscript is not only the encyclopedia of Arabian horse but moreover the heritage of the Arabian history and culture, a unique source of information for anyone interested in this beautiful region of the World.

The Fascimile

200 years have passed since Count Rzewuski began his fascinating journey and writing the history of the Arabian horse breeding. Manuscriptum Publishing House took the effort to create a faithful, scientific copy of the most beautiful of the 3 volumes. This precious facsimile is covered in jewelry binding full of gold/silver and gemstones, emphasizing the value of the original.

Striped flint, otherwise known as „Polish diamond”, adorns its binding, emphasizing that the book is a bridge between European, Polish and Arabic culture.


Number of pages
352 plus Inserted maps
100 g/m² Fabriano – ribbed; 60 g/m² bulked paper Binding: hand-made, natural leather, dark green and blue, wood, elements plated with 24-carat gold and/or fine silver
Jewel embedded cover
Garnet stones; striped flint; Swarovski crystals; lapis lazuli; carnelian stones
Limited edition
200 copies worldwide
Wooden old style book chest, linen sack, gloves, notarial certificate

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