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Purge of the Janissaries
Uss-i zafer. 1241.
[The foundation of victory.] [Istanbul] Ibrahim Sa'ib 1243 AH (1828 CE)
First edition. 8vo (22 x 16 cm), pp.[1, blank], 3, [1, blank], 4, [2, blank], 259, [1, blank]. Printed Ottoman Turkish, with printed text frames, marginalia, and ornamental headpiece. A very good copy bound in late 19th-century Ottoman cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, a little rubbed. Bookseller's stamp of Kohler Freres, Librairie Pera, and ownership inscription of A.G. Ellis, British Museum curator and Honorary Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Ottoman traveller inspired by the Prophet
Narrative of travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa,
in the seventeenth century. Translated from the Turkish by The Ritter Joseph von Hammer. [First part of the first volume only.] London Oriental Translation Fund 1834
First edition, folio, pp.[ii], xviii, 186. A very good copy in original silk cloth. Largely unopened. Cloth a little faded, slight wear to top of spine.
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.
Pioneering survey of Turcoman coins
Meskukati Turkmaniye qataloghi.
[Catalogue of Turcoman coinage.] Istanbul Mihran Matbaasi 1311 AH (1894 CE)
First edition. 8vo (25 x 17 cm), pp.[xxxii], 183, [1, blank], with printed genealogical tables to text, and 8 photographic plates depicting 75 coins at 1:1 scale. With printed Arabic and Ottoman Turkish text. A very good copy bound in contemporary pebbled cloth, title gilt to upper board and spine. Almost entirely unopened. Final and initial leaves price-clipped. Small scuff to first plate, just touching one coin, and spotting to plates. With contemporary ticket of an Istanbul printer and bookbinder.
The Old and the New; or the Changes of Thirty Years in the East, with some Allusions to Oriental Customs as Elucidating Scripture.
With an Introduction by Rev. William Adams. New York M.W. Dodd, Publisher 1853
First edition pp.xx, 240, 7 coloured plates, 1 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded. Frontis spotted, one plate loose.
With maps after Ortelius
Asia, sive historia universalis Asiaticarum
gentium et rerum domi forisque gestarum, a cuisque origine ad haec tempora mixti passim sacri profanique ritus... Antwerp Bellerus 1604
First edition. 8vo (20.5 x 16 cm), pp.(1)-424, 423-431, 434-(440), 449-99, 502-3, 502-722, [4, errata], 7 engraved maps. Erratically paginated but complete. A very good copy bound in 18th-century vellum. Manuscript title to fore edge. Some wear to spine. Much of text block browned. Faint traces of a contemporary manuscript ex libris to title, washed.
Not in Alai or Blackmer.
Voyage en Retour de L'Inde, par Terre, et par une route en partie inconnue jusqu'ici. Par Thomas Howell; suivi d'Observations sur le passage dans l'Inde par l'Egypte et le grand désert, par James Capper.
Paris: Imprimerie de la Republique 1797 (An V)
First French edition 4to, pp.xvi, 385, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent half calf.
Materials to the knowledge of eastern Turki. Four volumes
Tales, poetry, proverbs, riddles, ethnological and historical texts from the southern parts of eastern Turkestan. With translations and notes. I: Texts from Khotan and Yarkand II: Texts from Kashgar, Tashmaliq and Kucha. III: Folk-lore from Guma. IV: Ethnological and historical texts from Guma. Lund C.W.K. Gleerup 1946-51
First edition Four parts, pp.iv, 143; 181; 131; 197, illustrations. Lunds Universitets Arsskrift A very good set, 1-3 in plain wrappers, 4 in printed wrappers.
History of a Caucasian Khanate
Derbend-Nameh, or a history of Derbend;
translated from a select Turkish version and published with the texts and with notes, illustrative of the history, geography, antiquities &c &c. St Petersburg Imperial Academy of Sciences 1851
First edition. 4to (32 x 23.5 cm), pp.[ii], [xvi], (iii)-xxiii, [1, blank], (3)-245, [1, blank], printed Turkish text in naskh. with English translation and notes. A very good copy bound in modern blue half morocco over cloth. Original printed wrappers bound in at rear; upper wrapper's top corner torn away. A few faint spots to title, otherwise clean.
a l'usage des agents diplomatiques et consulaires, des commercants, des navigateurs et autres voyageurs dans le Levant. Paris l'Imprimerie Royale 1835-37
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xxvi, [ii], 788; [iv], 1304; Ottoman Turkish characters in the text A very good set bound in contemporary half leather over marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Tears on pp. 381-392 with amateur repair work.
Makedonia; Arkheologicheskoe puteshestvie [Macedonia; an archeaological Journey].
St Petersburg 1909
First edition Large 8vo, pp. [vi], 304, 13 plates, one in colour, 194 illustrations in the text. Published by the Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. A good copy bound in later blue cloth, brown lettering piece on spine.
Narrative of the Defence of Kars,
Historical and Military. Illustrated by Lieut.-Colonel C. Teesdale, C.B., and William Simpson, Esq. London Richard Bentley 1857
First edition, pp.xx, 344, 6 plates, including large folding panorama, folding plan. With half-title. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor spotting.
Histoire d'Emeric, Comte de Tekeli,
ou memoires pour servir a sa vie. où l'on voit ce qui s'est passé de plus considerable en Hongrie, depuis sa naissance jusqu'à present Cologne [but Netherlands]: Jaques de la Verité 1694
Seconde edition, revue & augmentée pp.292, [12, index], frontis portrait, 1 plate (Hongrois), folding map. Armorial bookplate, early signature on end-paper. Map mis-folded, and torn at edge. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed.
Two rare 17th century accounts of the Porte
De l'Empire Ottoman ou l'Ambassade a la Porte Ottomane,
ordonnee par Sa Majesté Imperiale Leopold I. Executée par Gaultier de Leslie, Comte du S. Empire. Commencée le 25 may de l'an 1665, & finie le 26 mars de l'an suivant 1666; [Bound with]: Colyer, Justinus. Journal de Monsieur Colier, Resident à la Porte. Pour Messieurs les Estats Generaux du Provinces Unies. Traduit du Flamand. [Paris?] 1672
Two works bound in one, 12mo, pp.[x], 222; [viii], 96. Contemporary calf-backed mottled boards, spine in compartments with lettering piece. Edges worn. A very good copy.
Not in Blackmer; for second work see Koc 66; Copac records one copy of the first work, at Cambridge; two copies of the second, one copy printed in Geneva in 1671, and the second printed in Paris by G. Cluzier, with 103 pages. Koc refers to a third Amsterdam edition
Neuwe Chronica Türckischer Nation, von Turchen selbs beschrieben.
[Bound with:] Neuwer Musulmanischer histori. Frankfurt Andres Wechels 1590
First editions. Three parts in one volume, folio, pp. [vii], 434, [i (fly-title)], 435-535, [xix (index)]; [xii], 104, [iv (index)]; woodcut map in text, folding genealogical table (torn). Gothic letter, titles printed in red and black. Contemporary blind stamped pigskin centred by a block of the Crucifixion and Resurrection over wooden boards, soiled, 1 clasp missing; some worming and foxing throughout. Lacking the plate of Budapest.
Atabey 716 and 718
Historie de re Lusignani.
Publicate da Henrico Giblet cavalier. Libri undeci. Bologna Giacomo Monti 1647
First edition pp., 731, . Page numbers 71-72 are repeated. Worm track in text affecting pages 167 to 330. Otherwise a very good clean copy bound in later (late nineteenth century) quarter morocco, a little rubbed.
COPAC records three copies of this edition, Oxford, Cambridge, & Kings College. Not in Blackmer.