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Histoire des Sultans Mamlouks de L'Egypte.
Ecrite en Arabe par Taki-Eddin-Ahmed-Makrizi, traduite en Francais, et accompagnée de notes philologiques, historiques, géographiques, par M. Quatremère. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1837-45
First edition. Four volumes bound in two, 4to, pp.[ii], xix, [i, blank], 253, [1, errata]; [iv], 278; [iv], 288; [iv], 324. Arabic characters in the text. A very good complete set bound in recent half calf over cloth boards, raised bands. Occasional minor foxing and very light marginal damp stains. Library blind stamps on titles.
Euphrates Valley Route to India, in connection with the Central Asian and Egyptian Questions.
Lecture delivered at the National Club on the 16th June, 1882. London 1882
Second edition with map and appendix. pp.95, 2 folding maps, 48 pp. publishers adverts. Original cloth rather worn, but a very good copy.
Les observations de plusieurs singularitez et choses memorables, trouvees en Grece, Asia, Iudee, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays estranges
redigees en trois livres, Reveuz de nouveau & augmentez de Figures. Paris Hierosme de Marnef & la Veufue Guillaume Cavellar 1588
Third Paris edition 4to, pp. [xxiv], 468, [ii (imprint leaf)], woodcut device on title, portrait of the author on p.xxiv, 43 woodcut illustrations in the text, including a map of the Hellespont (p.173) and of Alexandria (p.206), woodcut tailpieces. Lacking the folding map, and the plate of St Catherine's monastery. Nineteenth-century French calf-backed marbled boards, spine decorated in gilt and blind with black lettering piece, hinges cracked. Light waterstain on some leaves towards the end. A very good copy.
Nissen ZBI 304; Atabey 94; Brunet I, 762
Narrative of the operations and recent discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia;
and of a journey to the coast of the Red Sea, in search of the ancient Berenice; and another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon. London John Murray 1821
Second edition 4to, pp.viii, (v)-xi, [2, blank, contents], (xii)-xix, [1, blank], 533; with an engraved portrait frontispiece, 1 folding map (1 small tear on hinge, without loss) and 2 plates. Bound in contemporary calf, gilt and blind panel. Neatly rebacked with navy lettering piece, all edges gilt. Occasional light foxing. A very good copy. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown, contemporary signature on title-page.
Atabey 95; Blackmer 116 (1820 edition)
The Book of Paradise being the Histories and Sayings of the Monks and Ascetics of the Egyptian Desert by Palladius, Hieronymus and others.
The Syriac Texts, according to the Recension of 'Anan-Isho of Beth 'Abhe, Edited with an English Translation. Volume I: English Translation; Volume II: English Translation-Continued, Index and Syriac Text. London 1904
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.lxxviii, 1095; 768. Lady Meux Manuscript No.6. No.220 of 500 copies printed for private circulation only. A very good set in slightly worn original cloth. Inner hinges shaken.
Some Account of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.166 of 500 copies. A very good copy in the original half calf, cloth rather unevenly faded. With presentation note from Lady Meux to Dr Tweedy, and Sir John Tweedy's armorial bookplate.
Some Account of the collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.19 of 500 copies. A very good copy bound in the original half morocco, cloth boards, gilt title on front board. Spine and corners a little ubbed. Some spotting to first few leaves and occasionally elsewhere.
The Book of the Dead. Facsimiles of the Papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Kerasher and Netchemet
With Supplementary text from the Papyrus of Nu. With Transcripts, Translations, Etc. London British Museum 1899
Large folio, pp.xi, 64, 11, 8, 3, 12, , 63, 20 colour plates, some folding, 14 black & white plates, and 63 plates of heiroglyphic text. A very good copy bound in the original half calf, neatly rebacked, original spine laid down.
The Earliest Known Coptic Psalter.
The Text, in the Dialect of Upper Egypt, edited from the unique Papyrus Codex Oriental 5000 in the British Museum. London 1898
First edition pp.xiv, 154, 2 plates. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly recased and rebacked preserving original spine. Corners rubbed.
Lord Rawlinson's copy, presented by the editor
The History of Alexander the Great,
being the Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes. Edited from five manuscripts, with an English translation and Notes. Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1889
First edition pp.cxi, 291, 275. A very good copy in original cloth, spine just a little rubbed. With a presentation inscription "Sir Henry Rawlinson, G.C.B. etc, from the Editor. 14.2.90."
The Gods of the Egyptians, or Studies in Egyptian Mythology.
London Methuen 1904
First edition. Two volumes, large 8vo, pp. xxii, [ii], 525; viii, [ii], 431; 98 colour plates, 131 illustrations; hieroglyphic characters in the text. A very good set in an attractive full morocco contemporary binding, gilt ornamented, all edges gilt, signed C.F. Spine cracking but neatly repaired.
An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary.
With an Index of English Words, King List and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and semitic Alphabets, etc. London 1920
First edition Two volumes, pp.cliii, 592; (593)-1356, dedication leaf printed in colour. Original cloth a little marked and soiled, but a very good copy.
Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817 by the Bey of Tripoli,
in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
Lettres ecrits d'Egypte et de Nubie, 1828 et 1829.
Collection complete, accompagnee de trois memoires inedits et de planches. Paris 1833
First edition. 8vo. pp.xv, 472, 7 illustrations on 6 plates. Bound in mid 20th century marbled paper boards, backed with buckram, leather title label. The original foxed and somewhat browned wrappers are bound in. A little light foxing throughout. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Uncut. A very good copy.
Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
[With:] The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge. London T. Cadell and W. Davies; J. F. Dove 1810-24
First edition Four volumes in seven, 4to, pp. [ii], xxviii, 812, xxiii (advertisement); [ii], xix, [xiii], 715, [1, errata]; [ii], xv, [i, blank], [xii, contents], , 822; [ii], xx, [xiv, contents], 735, [1, errata]; xii, [xiv, contents], 763, [1, errata]; [ii], iv, [xii, contents], 555, [1, addenda], with 181 of 186 plates and maps (22 folding), numerous vignettes and illustrations in the text; x, [ii], 667, portrait frontispiece. An attractive set bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards by J. Seacomb of Chester, with his ticket, neatly rebacked. Some minor wear, some offsetting from plates, occasional light foxing. [The missing plates: Vol.2, pl.22, Disposition of landing under captain Lamour; Vol.4, Spring at Delphi, & p.458, Silver Medals; Vol.5: pl.24, Bodies of criminals; Vol 6, pl 15, Palace in which Peter was murdered.] Bookplate of Hugh, Duke of Westminster, Eaton, 1884, on front pastedowns.