84 results (displaying results 21 - 40)
A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey. London Griffith & Farran 1882
First edition pp.xvii, 507, mounted woodburytype frontis of author, 10 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed and re-cased preserving original spine. Ex Northampton, Mass. public library with stamps on title and first text page, shelf number on spine.
1855: Scarce pamphlet on chess
Observations on the origin and progress of Chess,
containing a brief account of the theory and practice of the Chaturanga, the primaeval game of the Hindus, also of the Shatranj, the mediaeval game of the Persians and Arabs. London: Sercombe and Jack 1855
First edition pp.50. Disbound from a volume of pamphlets. Title page waterstained. Otherwise a very good copy. Presentation inscription "Major Goldsmid, with best wishes, from the author".
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Maiolica, Hispano-Moresco, Persian, Damascus and Rhodian Wares, in the South Kensington Museum.
With Historical Notices, Marks & Monograms. London Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education 1873
First edition, pp.cix, 699, 12 colour plates, text illustrations. A very good copy in the original quarter leather, cloth, binding.
Fraser's Persian provinces
Travels and adventures in the Persian provinces on the southern banks of the Caspian sea.
With an appendix, containing short notices on the geology and commerce of Persia. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826
First edition 4to, pp. viii, 384. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf. Minor spotting to first few leaves.
The Persian Moonshee.
London, Oriental Press for J. Debrett and J. Sewell, the Persian types cast by Vincent Figgins 1801
First London edition. Three parts in one volume. 4to, 30 x 23 cm; pp.[vi], 106, 74 [but 147], [1, blank], 82, [2, publisher's advertisements]; 32 engraved plates. With Persian text in naskh and nasta'liq. Modern half calf over cloth; lightly foxed, title-page with an early paper repair, a few marginal damp stains at rear.
See Shaw 279 and 357.
Persian Lyrics, or scattered poems, from the Diwan-I-Hafiz:
With paraphrases in verse and prose, a Catalogue of the Gazels as arranged in a Manuscript of the works of Hafiz in the Cheetham Library at Manchester, and other illustrations. London Printed, at the Oriental Press, by Wilson & Co. Wild Court, 1800
First edition 4to, pp.98, ix, 54. A good copy rebound in modern marbled boards. Title page slightly frayed at edges.
COPAC shows one copy only.
An Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea:
With the author's Journal of Travels from England through Russia into Persia; and back through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added the Revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli. London Printed for T. Osborne, D. Brown, T. and T. Longman, &c 1754
The Second edition, revised and corrected, two volumes 4to, pp.xxvii, , 460, ; xx, 460, ; 2 engraved frontispieces, 17 engraved plates, 9 engraved folding maps. Bound in contemporary speckled calf, a little rubbed and worn, head of spine beginning to split. Scattered light foxing. A few maps torn at edge by careless opening. Overall a very good unsophisicated set.
Persia at sea
A History of Persian navigation.
With a foreword by Sir Muhammad Iqbal. London Methuen & Co 1928
First edition. 4to (27 x 21.5 cm), pp.xiv, 176, 12 plates, 2 in colour. One of 250 copies printed on handmade paper. A fine copy in publisher's blue cloth, gilt, with dust-jacket. Partly unopened. Limitation number cancelled by the author, with his signature and presentation inscription to F. Muller.
Eine Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien.
First edition Two text volumes, 4to, pp.xii, 139, vii, 548, 96 plates, 29 folding panoramas, 15 in colour, 12 maps, 3 folding, text illustrations, tables. Plus a portfolio containing one colour map in 8 sections. German text. A very good set bound in half morocco, spines slightly faded.
Overland to India.
London: MacMillan and Co. 1910
First edition Two volumes, pp.xix, 416; xiv, 357, 2 coloured frontis, 201 plates, 4 in colour, 5 folding, 2 colour folding maps. A very good bright set in original cloth, top edges gilt. Some light foxing to edges and first and last few pages of both volumes. Cover of Volume I lightly creased.
Am Tor von Asien. Felsdenkmale aus Irans heldenzeit.
Berlin Dietrcih Reimer & Ernst Vohsen 1920
First edition Folio, pp. xi, [i, blank], 164; with 65 plates (some with colour and tipped-in). A very good copy in the original quarter morocco over paper boards, gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Spine rubbed, and beginning to split at foot; ownership signature on verso of second endpaper, some plates with light browning to edges.
Veterum Persarum et Parthorum et Medorum Religionis Historia.
Oxford Typographeo Clarendoniano 1760
Second edition 4to, pp.(38), 580, 20 plates, 6 folding. An attractive complete copy rebound in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards. First few pages lightly soiled. Some scattered off-setting and spotting.
Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary.
Translated from the Arabic by B[aro]n Mac Guckin de Slane. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1842-45
First edition Three volumes, folio, pp.xl, 688; xvi, 695; 384. Original cloth, paper label on spine. Some minor spotting, but a very good set. Printed subscriber leaf to The Honourable Mountstuart Elphinstone. Carberry Tower Library bookplate.
Scarce catalogue of Islamic art
Exhibition of Persian art & curios.
The collection formed by J.R. Preece, Esq., C.M.G., Late H.B.M.'s Consul General at Ispahan, Persia. At the Vincent Robinson Galleries, 34, Wigmore Street, London, W. May, 1913. London Vincent Robinson Galleries 1913
4to (33 x 26 cm), ff.[55, single-sided], 16 photographic plates, 3 in colour, 1 folding. Bound in original printed boards, gilt device to upper board, manuscript title to spine. Spine worn and chipped, but sound. All edges untrimmed. Plates and text clean and fresh. Duplicate stamps of the Library of Congress to front free endpaper.
Reise durch Armenien und Persien, in den Jahren 1805 und 1806.
Nebst einer Nachricht uber Ghilan und Masenderan, von dem Obristen Trezel. Weimar: Verlage des Landes-Industrie Comptoirs 1822
pp.viii, 270. Text in German. Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen A very good copy bound in 20th century marbled boards. Burrell bookplate. Some minor spotting and pencil underlining.