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India to England by way of Jeddah
Route of Lieutenant-General Sir Miles Nightingall, K.C.B. overland from India.
In a series of letters from Captain Hanson. London T. Baker 1820
First edition. 8vo (22 x 14 cm), pp.viii, [2, subscribers], 284, errata leaf, folding map, printed music to text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf. A handful of contemporary manuscript corrections to text. With presentation inscription from the author to a Miss Chinnery on title-page, and four-page autograph letter from him to her bound in, dated 24 June , Madras.
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.
Thesaurus Philologicus seu Clavis Scripturae:
qua quic quid fere orientalium, Bebraeorum inaxime, & Arabum, habent monumenta de religione, ejusque variis speciebus, Judaismo, Samaritanismo, Christianismo, Muhammedismo, Gentilismo... Tiguri [i.e. Zurich] Johann Jacob Bodmer 1659
Second edition. 4to, pp. [xxvi], 611; Arabic, Hebrew and Greek characters in the text. Contemporary limp vellum, slightly cockled, chipped at head of upper board, spine lettered in ink, small label on spine; occasional light spotting throughout, but nonetheless a very good clean copy.
Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters explained;
with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices, in the Arabic language by Ahmad bin Abubekr bin Wahshih; and in English by Joseph Hammer. London G. and W. Nicol 1806
First edition, pp.xxi, , 54; 136 (Arabic text). Small hole in title page not affecting text. Pages lightly toned. A very good copy stoutly bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Top edge of first few pages dust soiled.
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
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 400,1 (of 2) sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. A little light foxing and off-setting but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spine and edges rubbed, head of spine starting. Bookplate of Lord Luford. Lacking plate of Babelmandel & Mocha.
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.
The King of Hedjaz and Arab Independence.
With a facsimile of the proclamation of June 27, 1916. Together with the proclamation issued at Baghdad by Lieut.-General Sir Stanley Maude, after the occupation of that city by the British forces. London Hayman, Christy & Lilly, Ltd. 1917
First edition pp.14, , frontis portrait [Hussain the First], large folding facsimile. Original wrappers. 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.