Herbelot: Bibliothèque orientale

Barthelemi d’Herbelot: Bibliothèque orientale, ou dictionnaire universel contenant generalement tout ce qui regarde la connoissance des Peuples de l’Orient. Leurs Histoires et traditions veritables ou fabuleuses, leurs religions, sectes et politique, leurs Gouvernement, Loix, Coûmes, Mœurs, Guerres, & les Révolutions de leurs Empires […] (Paris: Compagnie des Libraires, 1697).

1777-1779: edition (La Haye):
Bibliothèque orientale, ou dictionnaire universel contenant […] (La Haye: Neaulme, 1777-1780)

  • Bibliographic reference: Löwendahl vol. 1, p. 261 (no. 588) provides a description of the  Maestricht edition (1776), the third edition was published in The Hague (1777 ff.), on the supplement published in 1780 see ibid. vol. 2, p. 9 (no. 610). The supplement contains two works written by Claude Visdelou SJ (1656-1737): on the Nestorian tablet found at Xi’an and a history of Tartary
  • Digitized:
    vol. 1: A-E (1777):
    > Gallica
    > Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: University of Ottawa; book contributor: Robarts – University of Toronto)
    > Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: Google; book contributor: University of Michigan)
    vol. 2: F-M (1777):
    > Gallica
    > Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: University of Ottawa; book contributor: Robarts – University of Toronto)
    >Google Books (book contributor: University of Michigan; digitized: 24 October 2007)
    vol. 3: N-Z (1778)
    > Gallica
    > Internet Archive (digitizing sponsor: University of Ottawa; book contributor: Robarts – University of Toronto)
    Supplement (1780)
    > Gallica
  • Entry in Wiener China-Bibliographie

German edition:

Orientalische Bibliothek oder Universalwörterbuch, welches alles enthält, was zur Kenntniß des Orients nothwendig ist (Halle: Gebauer, 1785-1790)

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