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Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
[With:] The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge. London T. Cadell and W. Davies; J. F. Dove 1810-24
First edition Four volumes in seven, 4to, pp. [ii], xxviii, 812, xxiii (advertisement); [ii], xix, [xiii], 715, [1, errata]; [ii], xv, [i, blank], [xii, contents], , 822; [ii], xx, [xiv, contents], 735, [1, errata]; xii, [xiv, contents], 763, [1, errata]; [ii], iv, [xii, contents], 555, [1, addenda], with 181 of 186 plates and maps (22 folding), numerous vignettes and illustrations in the text; x, [ii], 667, portrait frontispiece. An attractive set bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards by J. Seacomb of Chester, with his ticket, neatly rebacked. Some minor wear, some offsetting from plates, occasional light foxing. [The missing plates: Vol.2, pl.22, Disposition of landing under captain Lamour; Vol.4, Spring at Delphi, & p.458, Silver Medals; Vol.5: pl.24, Bodies of criminals; Vol 6, pl 15, Palace in which Peter was murdered.] Bookplate of Hugh, Duke of Westminster, Eaton, 1884, on front pastedowns.
Commentarii Hieronymi comitis Alexandrini de Acerrimo, ac omnium difficillimo Turcarum bello, in Insulam Melitam gesto, Anno MDLXV.
[Second edition] 12mo, ff. [xvi], 71, [i (blank)]. Nineteenth-century blue boards, rubbed at extremities. Title and first leaf of preface torn with loss to ten lines lower right, replaced in manuscript. Contemporary annotations and underscoring on most pages. Two old stamps on reverse of title. A rather better copy than preceding description suggests.
Evliya Çelebi in Bitlis. The Relevant Section of the Seyhatname
Edited with Translation, Commentary and Indtroduction. Leiden E.J. Brill 1990
First edition pp.xx, 435, illustrations. Evliya Celebi's Book of Travels. Land and People of the Ottoman Empire in the Seventeenth Century. A Corpus of Partial Editions. Volume II. A very good copy in original cloth.
La Grèce, ou description topographique de la Livadie, de la Moree et de l'Archipel,
contenant des details curieux sur les moeurs et usages des habitans de ces contrees. Paris: Ferra Jeune 1823
First edition. Four volumes, 18mo, pp. [iv], 279, ; [iv], 186, ; [iv], 214, ; [iv], 178, ; with 1 folding map (small wormholes) and 8 folding plates. Uncut and partially unopened in the original wrappers. A very good sey. Minor wear to covers.
Blackmer 472 (second edition)
Historische Nachricht von der Rom. Kayserl. Gross-Botschaft nach Constantinopel, welche auf allergnadigsten befehl.
Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath 1723
First edition in German. 4to, pp.[xviii], 494, [38, index]; with engraved allegorical frontispiece, 11 plates (4 folding). Lacking the plan and 1 portrait plate. Gothic letter. A very good copy in contemporary vellum over boards, spine lettered in ink, lightly rubbed; ownership inscription on front end-paper.
The Blackmer copy
A narrative of the expedition to Dongola and Sennaar,
under the command of His Excellence Ismael Pasha, undertaken by order of His Highness Mehemmed Ali Pasha, Viceroy of Egypt. Boston: Wells and Lilly 1823
First American edition pp.xv, , 177, , [50, appendix], folding map. Original boards, re-cased, and rebacked in cloth. Minor foxing. Henry Blackmer's copy with his bookplate.
Blackmer 553; Hilmy I, 222
Through Bosnia and the Herzegóvina on Foot, during the insurrection, August and September 1875. With an historical review of Bosnia and a glimpse at the Croats, Slavonians, and the ancient republic of Ragusa.
With a Map and Fifty-Eight Illustrations from Photographs and Sketches by the Author. London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1876
First edition pp.lxiii, 435, 41, 4 plates, 54 illustrations, folding map. Speckled calf. Bookplate of Duke of Westminster. A handsome copy. Light staining to foot of a few pages and plates.
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.
Turcicarum rerum commentarius
Pauli Iouii episcopi Nucerini, ad Carolum V. Imperatorem Augustum [bound with] Commentarius captae urbis, ductore Carolo Borbonio ... Paris: Ex Officina Roberti Stephani, 1539
8vo, pp. 87, ; 32. Latin text. A very good copy bound in contemporary half sheep, neatly rebacked. Minor damage to margin of title. Some light spotting. Ownership bookplate of Cesare Saluzzo on front pastedown. Two ownership inscriptions on title-page, one deleted in ink.
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.
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.
[Armenian title] Sancti Patris Nostri Jacobi Episcopi Nisibeni Sermones.
Cum Praefatione, Notis, & Dissertatione de Ascetis, quae omnia nunc primum in lucem prodeunt. Rome Typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1756
First edition Folio, pp., xlvi, [ii (blank)], 488. Text in Armenian and Latin, life in Greek and Latin. Nineteenth-century diced calf, narrow gilt foliate border round covers, rebacked with modern calf, red lettering piece. A very good large copy with wide margins, minor soiling to a few pages.
Brunet III, 483
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.
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, pp. [xviii], [iii]-xxiii, -245; Turkish characters in the text. Bound in modern blue half calf over cloth, gilt ornaments with purple lettering piece in compartments on spine, edges uncut; minor spotting, original wrappers bound in after last leaf. A very good copy.