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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.
Europe and the Arab World, 37
A Relation of a Journey
begun An. Dom. 1610. Four Bookes containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote Parts of Italy and Ilands adioyning. London printed for W. Barrett 1621
Second edition Folio, pp.[iv, including engraved title], 309, [i, errata], double-page engraved map of the eastern Mediterranean, folding view of the Seraglio, 47 engraved illustrations in the text. A very good copy rebound in modern half calf, gilt ornaments with mauve lettering piece in compartments on spine. Title page discoloured, with centre piece repaired. Small wormholes in latter half affecting some letters. Panorama, map and plates clean.
STC 21727; Blackmer 1484
Cuneiform Texts from Cappadocian Tablets in the British Museum. Parts I-V.
First editions Five volumes complete. Folio, pp.26, 50 plates, 2 plates comprising signn-list and photogravure plate of facsimiles of Cappadocian Tablets; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4 plus 50 plates. Paper boards, cloth backed. With armorial bookplates on front pastedown endpapers. A llittle browning or foxing to some endpapers. A very good set.
Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt:
undertaken by order of the old government of France. Translated from the French, by Henry Hunter. London John Stockdale 1799
First edition in English, three volumes, 8vo, pp. xix, [i, blank], 376; vii, [i, blank], 368; viii, 324; with 3 frontispieces, 36 plates (2 folding) and large folding map. A handsome set in very good condition, bound in contemporary speckled calf, gilt lined, red spine labels. Spines gently rubbed, joints just beginning to crack, occasional light spotting.
This edition not in Atabey or Blackmer
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte,
pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85. Paris Courcier 1807
Fourth edition, two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. With royal monogram, VAC, possibly Italian, in gilt on spine.
Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt:
including descriptions of that country, and of Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri; with an appendix containing official papers and documents. London T. Cadell and W. Davies 1803
The second edition, 4to, pp.viii, [20, subscribers and list of plates], 275, [1, errata], , 163*, 50 maps and illustrations, of which 6 are coloured aquatints and 11 fold out. Some spotting, mostly marginal, but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed to style. Armorial bookplate of the Duke of Westminster.
Abbey Travel 266; Atabey 1317; Blackmer 1767