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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.
Sul d'Angola. Relatorio de um Governo de Distrito (1908-1910).
Lisboa. Composio e impresso na Typ. do Annuario Commercial 1912
First edition 4to, pp.xix, illustrations, maps, 26 folding maps and charts. A good copy in rather worn original wrappers, occasional spotting. Maps lightly spotted but in very good condition.
addito Samaritano et Rabbinico, cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica, & Symbolo Apostolico. Rome Sacra Congregatione de Propaganda Fide 1771
First edition. Small 8vo, pp. 16; Hebrew characters the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over marbled boards.
Smitskamp PO 204
With papers on silk and bamboo
Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 2.
Tome Second. Paris Chez Nyon 1777
First edition. 4to (26.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.viii, 650, 7 plates, 3 folding maps, and 27 printed tables to text. Second volume only. Bound in rather worn and scuffed contemporary calf. Text in very good condition. Ticket of Chung Yuan Bookstore, Peking.
Cordier BS 54 (giving a synopsis of each volume); Löwendahl 596 (giving the contents of each volume in detail); Morrison II, p.175
Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 5.
Tome Cinquieme. Paris Chez Nyon 1780
First edition. 4to (26.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.[iv], 518, 3 plates. Fifth volume only. Bound in rather scuffed contemporary leather. Contents in very good condition, with occasional spotting and a few marginal marks in crayon. Ticket of Chung Yuan Bookstore, Peking.
Cordier BS 54 (giving a synopsis of each volume); Löwendahl 607 (giving the contents in detail); Morrison II p.175
Amiot's biographies of fifty-two famous Chinese figures
Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 3.
Tome Troisieme. Paris Chez Nyon 1778
First edition. 4to (26.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.iv, 504, 6 plates. Third volume only. Bound in rather scuffed and worn contemporary calf. Top of spine split. Contents in very good condition, with occasional spotting. Ticket of Chung Yuan Bookstore, Peking.
Cordier BS 54 (giving a synopsis of each volume); Löwendahl 601 (giving the contents in detail); Morrison II, p.175
Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages, &c. des Chinois: par les Missionaires de Pekin, 14.
Tome Quatorzieme. Paris Chez Nyon 1789
First edition, 4to, pp.xvi, 561, . Fourteenth volume only. Bound in rather scuffed and worn contemporary calf. Contents in very good condition.
Cordier BS 54 (giving a synopsis of each volume); Löwendahl 667 (giving the contents in detail); Morrison II, p.175
"A fine example of Tamil grammatical knowledge"
Rudiments of Tamul Grammar:
combining with the rules of Kodun Tamul, or the ordinary dialect, an introduction to Shen Tamul, or the elegant dialect of the language. London printed for J.M. Richardson 1821
First edition. Small 4to, 24 x 19 cm; pp.[iii]-xx, 184; large, linen-backed folding chart. Contemporary blind-ruled calf; rebacked, a few marks to boards, corners worn; lacks half-title; internally, a crisp clean copy. Initial blank inscribed "James Cumming Esq / With the Author's Kind Regards", blindstamp of the British and Foreign Bible Society.
The scarce complete edition
Antar, A Bedoueen Romance.
Translated from the Arabic. By Terrick Hamilton, Esq. Oriental Secretary to the British Embassy at Constantinople. London John Murrary 1819-20
First edition Four volumes, 8vo, pp. [v], xlii, [i (direction to binder)], viii, 356, [ii (imprint)]; [i], 350, [ii (imprint)]; [iii], 375; [iii], 406 [ii (imprint)]. A handsome set bound in late nineteenth-century green half morocco and marbled boards by W.J. Mansell, gilt ornaments in compartments on spines, top edges gilt, others uncut. Scattered light spotting and more prevalent light damp-staining to margins of each volume. Bookplate of Geo. Evelyn Cower.
Dil ve Tarih-Cografya Fakultesi Dergisi. [Journal of the Ankara University Faculty for Language and History/Geography]
iki ayda bir cikar. Birinci Yil. A run from Volume I, Number 1, 1942 to Volume XXVIII, Number 2, 1970. Ankara 1942-70
First edition Twenty-eight volumes, bound in buckram. A very good set in original cloth.
Twenty years in China & Macao
Cartas escriptas da India e da China nos annos de 1815 a 1835.
Lisbon Imprensa Nacional 1843
First edition, first issue. Two volumes bound in one, 8vo (24.5 x 16.5 cm), pp.[xviii], 245, [1, blank], [4, index]; [x], 235, [1, blank], , [1, blank], [2, index], 12 lithographed portraits. A very good copy bound in later tree calf. Some foxing to portraits.
Cordier BS 2114; not in Löwendahl.
[bound with] Youen-pen-han-chou-pao-ouei. Verzeichniss einer grossen anzahl zu verkaufender acht chinesischer bucher. Frankfurt am Main: K. Theodor Volcker 1864
First edition pp.x, 108, [1, errata]; [iv], 32, 16 lithographed pages of Chinese text. A very good copy neatly rebound in recent boards, original paper front wrapper laid down. A little light foxing.
Bound for Sultan Abdulaziz
Memoir on the Euphrates Valley route to India; with official correspondence and maps.
[with:] Report on the Euphrates Valley Railway. [and:] European Interests in the Euphrates Valley Route. A Compilation. [and:] From London to Lahore. [and:] The Highways to the East. [and:] Opening of the Meerut and Umballa section of the Delhi Railway. [and:] Remarks of the press on works on Indian railways by W. P. Andrews, Esq. London Wm. H. Allen & Co., et al 1857-69
First editions, 8vo, seven works bound in one volume; pp. xvi, 249, [1, blank], 2 folding maps, coloured in outline; 20, 7, [1, blank]; 36; 32, 1 folding map; 12; 46, ; 7. Bound in contemporary red morocco, boards elaborately gilt, spine with raised bands, gilt compartments, and title; white moire endpapers; all edges gilt; small area of discolouration to lower board. Gilt tughra of Sultan Abdulaziz (1830-1876) to upper board.
The Dutch in Ceylon.
An account of their early visits to the island, their conquests, and their rule over the maritime regions during a century and a half. Volume I. Early visits and settlement in the island. (All published) Colombo 1929
First edition pp.[iv], 2, iv, ii, [ii], 198, 12 plates, 1 folding, folding map, 21 illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. With the signature of Sir Charles Collins, senior Ceylon civil servant and former President of the Royal Asiatic Society of Hong Kong.