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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.
De Medicina Aegyptiorum.
Libri quatuor. De Medicina Indorum. Editio ultima. Paris Nicolaum Redelichuysen 1645
4to, pp. [xxii], 150 leaves, [51, index], , 39 leaves, [2, index]. Title printed in red and black. A very good copy re-bound in half calf, marbled boards. Title page soiled at edge. Light marginal damp stain to last few pages.
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 Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1898
First edition, 4to, pp.xiv, 154, 2 plates. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly recased and rebacked preserving original spine. Corners rubbed.
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.
Compte Rendu des Travaux de l'Ecole de Medecine d'Abou-Zabel (Egypte),
et de l'examen general des eleves pour les 1re, 2e, 3e, 4e et 5e annees de sa fondation 1242-43 (1827-28)... 1246-47 (1831-32; suivi de l'expose de la conduite et des travaux de l'auteur lui-meme en Egypte depuis 1240 a 1248 (Hegyre) 1823-1832, et de diverses pieces relatives a son voyage en France. Paris Librairie de Deville Cavellin 1833
First edition, pp.xii, , 265. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed. Minor spotting to first few pages. Armorial book plate of George Shaw, signed presentation inscription to him from the author and autograph letter from the author tipped in.
From the library of Wingate of the Sudan
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
Being selections from a Journal kept in India, Egypt, and Syria. London Hurst and Blackett 1857
First edition Two volumes, pp.ix, , 326; vii, , 287, , ix, , 2 colour frontispieces (Moollah of the Booras, and Walkeshwur). Original cloth, rubbed, and faded by damp to edge of second volume. Occasional light foxing, more severe to frontispiece of vol.1. Inner hinges strained. Overall a good set that could become very good with a little attention.
Maured Allatafet Jemaleddini filii Togri-Bardii, seu rerum Aegyptiacarum annales,
ab anno Christi 971, usque ad annum 1453. Cambridge J. Archdeacon 1792
First edition 4to, pp.[iv], 132, viii, 132, 55 (notes); Arabic characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over cloth boards; minor browning to title page and last leaf.
The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the earliest Times to the Year 1885 inclusive. A Bibliography:
Comprising Printed Books, Periodical Writings and Papers of Learned Societies; Maps and Charts; Ancient Papyri, Manuscripts, Drawings, &c. London Trubner & Co. 1886
First edition, Two volumes 4to, pp.vii, 398, 459. One of 250 copies printed. A very good set in the original cloth, gilt. Some light foxing to extremities, hinges a little tender.
A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea, on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt,
and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
Second edition 4to, pp.[iii-xvi (without half-title)], 400, 2 sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. Contemporary calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece. A little very minor foxing. Boards worn and rubbed. Overall a very good copy.
Narrative of a Journey in Egypt
and the country beyond the cataracts. London John Murray 1817
Second edition 8vo, pp. viii, [ii], 132, , 133-296, [1, directions to the binder]; with a frontispiece, folding map and 10 plates (1 folding). A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, blind-tooled decoration on boards, spine decorated gilt in compartments; armorial bookplate of Serjeantson of Harlith on front pastedown.
Abbey 267; See Blackmer 999; Howgego E4.
Histoire de Saladin, Sulthan d'Egypte et de Syrie:
avec une introduction, une histoire abrégée de la Dynastie des Ayoubites fondée par Saladin, des notes critiques, historiques, géographiques, et quelques pièces justicatives. Paris Tilliard 1758
First edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp.xxiv, 464; 518, . Without the three maps of Jerusalem and Acre. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. Jesuit stamps on half titles.
Atabey 768; Gay 2132.
Medinet Habu - Volume VII: Plates 483-590. The Temple Proper. Part III: The Third Hypostyle Hall and all rooms accessible from it
with friezes of scenes from the roof terraces and exterior walls of the temple by the Epigraphic Survey. Chicago University of Chicago Press 1964
First edition Large folio, pp.xl, 108 plates, many folding. A very good copy in original cloth, light soiling to front cover.
Correspondance d'Orient, 1830-1831.
Paris: Ducollet 1833-1835
First edition Seven volumes, pp.iv, 468; viii, 416; 503; 440; 537; 478; 612, large folding map. A very good set handsomely bound in early twentieth century half morocco, marbled boards. A little scattered light foxing, map somewhat spotted. Chatsworth bookplate.
The Conquest of Syria, Persia and Aegypt, by the Saracens:
containing the lives of Abubeker, Omar and Othman, the immediate successors of Mahomet. Giving an account of the most remarkable battles, sieges, &c. particularly those of Aleppo, Antioch, Damascus, Alexandria and Jerusalem. Illustrating the religion, rites, customs and manner of living of that warlike people. Collected from the most authentick Arabick authors, especially manuscripts, not hitherto publish'd in any European language. London R. Knaplock, J. Sprint, R. Smith, B. Lintott, and J. Round. 1708
First edition pp.xxiv, , 391, [1, blank], [19, index], . A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf, new leather spine. Edges a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Godfrey Bosville, and three signatures on front free end paper of different generations of Bosvilles.
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