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Historical Memoirs of the Amir Sabaktagin, and the Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna, early conquerors of Hindustan, and founders of the Ghaznavide Dynasty. Translated from the Persian Version of the contemporary Arabic chronicle of Al Utbi, by the Rev. James Reynolds, B.A. London Oriental Translation Fund. 1858
First edition pp.xxxvi, 511, [1, errata]. A near fine copy in original cloth, spine label.
Diary of a March through Sinde and Afghanistan,
with the Troops under the Command of General Sir William Nott, K.C.B., &c. And Sermons delivered on various occasions during the campaign of 1842. London: J. Hatchard & Son 1843
First edition 8vo, pp. viii, 468, folding panoramic frontis, 7 plates. A very good copy bound in later 19thC leather, a little rubbed. Some foxing to plates.
Archiv Orientalni. Volumes I - X.
Journal of the Czechoslovak Oriental Institute, Prague. Edited by Bedrich Hrozny, in cooperation with J. Bakos, J. Cerny, J. Dobias, A. Grohmann, V. Lesny, F. Lexa, A. Musil, O. Pertold, J. Rypka, O. Stein, F. Tauer, and M. Winternitz. Prague: Orientalni Ustav 1929-1938
First edition Ten volumes, pp.383, 532, xxviii, 543, 401, 320, 480, 532, (28), 408, (44), 467, 469, 94, 274 plates, 3 tables. A very good set bound in half cloth, original wrappers bound in. From the library of Professor Otto Stein, co-editor and contributor of Archiv Orientalni.
The Arts of Central Asia: The Pelliot Collection in the Musee Guimet.
General Editor Jacques Gies. Translated by Hero Friesen in collaboration with Roderick Whitfield. Paris: London Reunion des Musees Nationaux; Serindia 1996
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp.372, 446, 767 illustrations, 481 in colour, 7 plans, with English translation in 4to, pp.235. 600 sets were issued, but only 250 copies of the English text. Fine set in original cloth as issued.
The Pictorial Epic in Oriental Art. With contributions by A.M. Belenitskii, B.I. Marshak, and Mark J. Dresden. Berkeley: University of California Press 1981
First edition 4to, pp.xxii, 217, 30 colour plates, 64 illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. Without dust wrapper.
Puteshestvie v Lavran.
[Journey to Labrang. A Buddhist Monastery in the North-Eastern Districts of Tibet. 1905-1907.] St. Petersburg Imperial Geographical Society 1908
First edition pp.(183)-232, 14, 5 plates. Russian text. An offprint from the Newsletter of the Imperial Geographical Society, Volume XLIV, Number IV. A very good copy bound in modern quarter morocco, original wrappers bound in.
Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex Numis illustrata
in qua, Edessae urbis, Osrhoëni regni, Abgarorunis regum, praefectorum Graecorum, Arabum, Persarum, Comitum Francorum, successiones, fata, res aliae memorabiles, a prima origine urbis ad extrema fere tempora explicatur. St. Petersburg Ex Typographia Academiae 1734
First edition 4to, pp. [xxii], 362, [10, index]; with 7 plates. Arabic, Greek and Syriac characters in the text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments with green lettering piece. Scattered light foxing.
Svodnyi Katalog 279; Brunet I, 710
An inquiry into the ethnography of Afghanistan,
prepared for and presented to The Ninth International Congress of Orientalists (London, September, 1891). Woking The Oriental University Institute 1891
First edition pp.208. A very good used copy in modern wrappers, remains of original wrappers pasted down. Preserved in a modern half morocco drop-back box.
A Dictionary of the Pukkhto or Pukshto Language, in which the words are traced to their sources in the Indian and Persian Languages
[and] A Grammar of the Pukkhto or Pukshto Language on a New and Improved System, Combining Brevity with Practical Utility, and Including Exercises and Dialogues, Intended to Facilitate the Acquisition of the Colloquial. London Thacker & Co. 1867
First edition pp.xi, 355; xii, 155. A very good copy bound in modern half calf, marbled boards.
A Grammar of the Pukkhto or Pukshto Language
On A New And Improved System, Combining Brevity With Practical Utility, And Including Exercises And Dialogues, Intended To Facilitate The Acquisition Of Colloquial London Thacker & Co. 1867
First edition pp.156 A very good copy bound in later (but not recent) half calf.