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James Bruce's Arabic manuscripts sold by auction at Christie's
A list of the very rare and valuable Aethiopic and other Oriental Manuscripts,
collected by the celebrated traveller, James Bruce, Esq., of Kinnaird, taken from the catalogue of them made by the late Alexander Murray, edotor of The Travels by Mr. Bruce in Abyssinia. The manuscripts may be examined by the public, at Mr. Christie's, No.8, King Street, St. James's Square, previous to the Sale of the Collection in its undivided state, which will be made by him early in May, 1827. London [James Christie] 1827
First edition, 4to, pp.16. A very good copy, stitched as issued. A few minor creases and spots.
COPAC records one copy only, at BL
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.
Meidanii Proverbiorum Arabicorum
pars Latine vertit et notis illustravit henricus Albertus Schultens, opus posthumum. Lugduni Batavorum [i.e. Leiden] Sumptibus Auctoris 1795
First edition 4to, pp. viii, [8, list of subscribers], ix-xvi, 314, [2, errata and colophon]; Arabic characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over cloth boards, raised bands. Light spotting to title.
Histoire de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne, sous la domination des Arabes:
composee sur differens manuscrits Arabes de la Bibliotheque du Roi. Paris Chez Saillant 1765
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 402, [6, errata, approbation, privilege]; [ii], 400; [ii], 336. A very good set recently bound in half calf, cloth boards.
An Archaeological Journey to Yemen
(March-May, 1947) [with] Part II: Epigraphical Texts [and] Part III: plates (1951) Cairo Government Press 1952-1951
First edition Three volumes 4to, pp.xv, 188; xii, 95; x, 92 plates. Service des Antiquites dl l'Egypte. Limited to 500 copies. A very good set bound in cloth.
Fabrica overo Dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica,
et Italiana... Rome Stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition, Small 4to, pp. [x], 102; Arabic characters in text. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Dampstain to top inner corner throughout.
Balagna, p.138; Fück, pp.77–8; Marsden, p.23; Schnurrer 67; Smitskamp PO 224; COPAC: BL, Oxford, Cambridge
Man-Hunting in the Desert.
Being a narrative of the Palmer search-expedition. London Horace Cox 1894
First edition pp.xxii, 305, frontis portrait, 29 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy in original blue cloth. A little light foxing to edges of frontis and title page. Small red mark on cover. Spine faded.
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.
Przekład i objaśnienie 53-ciej Sury Koranu
Sourate 53 du Coran: Traduction et Commentaire polonais (avec résumé allemand). Krakow 1926
First edition 8vo, pp. 48. Memoir of the Oriental Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Literature, no.8 Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. Spine torn, lightly browned.
Being the report of an extempore address delivered at South Place Chapel, Finsbury, on Sunday afternoon, January 6th, 1889. Woking The Oriental Nobility Institute 1889
First edition, pp.36. Bound in rather worn contemporary cloth, spine defective. Title page soiled, and with small hole at edge. Text clean and in very good condition. Ownership signature of G.J. Holyoake on title.