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Histoire de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne, sous la domination des Arabes:
composee sur differens manuscrits Arabes de la Bibliotheque du Roi. Paris Chez Saillant 1765
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 402, [6, errata, approbation, privilege]; [ii], 400; [ii], 336. A very good set recently bound in half calf, cloth boards.
Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817
by the Bey of Tripoli, in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
With autograph letter
Salaminia (Cyprus); the History, Treasures and Antiquities of Salamis in the Island of Cyprus.
With an Introduction by Samuel Birch. London Trubner & Co. 1882
First edition pp.xlviii, 329, coloured frontispiece, many illustrations on 20 plates, 326 text figures, 4 additional illustrations in the Appendix, map. A very good copy in the original red cloth, very minor soiling, and with a little edge rubbing. Inner hinges tender. Armorial bookplate of Hellier R.H. Gosselin on front endpaper, and with his inscription on the front free endpaper.
Compte Rendu des Travaux de l'Ecole de Medecine d'Abou-Zabel (Egypte),
et de l'examen general des eleves pour les 1re, 2e, 3e, 4e et 5e annees de sa fondation 1242-43 (1827-28)... 1246-47 (1831-32; suivi de l'expose de la conduite et des travaux de l'auteur lui-meme en Egypte depuis 1240 a 1248 (Hegyre) 1823-1832, et de diverses pieces relatives a son voyage en France. Paris Librairie de Deville Cavellin 1833
First edition, pp.xii, , 265. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed. Minor spotting to first few pages. Armorial book plate of George Shaw, signed presentation inscription to him from the author and autograph letter from the author tipped in.
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. Otherwise complete. Contemporary annotations and underscoring on most pages. Two old stamps on reverse of title. A rather better copy than preceding description suggests.
Max Mallowan's copy, presented by the compiler
A Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts and Crafts of Islam to 1st Jan. 1960.
Together with Supplement Jan. 1960 to Jan. 1972. Cairo The American University of Cairo Press 1961
First edition Two volumes folio, pp.xxiv, 1326, xxv; xiii, 366 columns, ix. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers. Inscribed "To Max Mallowan from K.A.C. Creswell"
From the library of Wingate of the Sudan
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
1. Band. Mit einem Beitrage von Max van Berchem. [All published] Berlin 1918
First edition Folio, pp.xi, 116, 41 plates, 5 in colour, folding map. Arbeiten des Kunsthistorischen Instituts der K.K. Universitat Wien (Lehrkanzel Strzygowski) Band VII. A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf, a little rubbed.
Sir Gore Ouseley's copy
History of the Afghans:
translated from the Persian of Neamet Ullah. [Second part.] London printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great-Britain and Ireland, and sold by A. J. Valpy, Red Lion Court 1836
First edition. One volume, folio (32 x 25.5 cm); pp.[ii, subscriber's leaf], [iv], viii, 131, . A very good copy in original cloth, remnants of paper label to spine. Spine slightly faded with small tears to head and foot, corners bumped. Mild foxing to preliminaries. With the printed subscriber's leaf of Sir Gore Ouseley.
Beitrage zur Geschichte der Kaukasischen Lander und Volker aus morgenlandischen Quellen, III: Erster Beitrag zur Geschichte der Georgier.
[Bound with] IV: Tabary's Nachrichten uber die Chasaren, nebst Auszugen aus Hafis Abru, Ibn Aasem-el-Kufy. St. Petersbourg Academie Imperiale des Sciences 1844
First edition 4to, pp.(325)-443; (445)-601. Bound in later cloth. Scattered light spotting, first two pages browned, but a very good copy.
Histoire de la Guerre Saincte
faite par les Francois & autres Chrestiens, pour le delivrance de la Judee, & du S. Sepulchre. Paris Jean Petit-Pas 1620
First edition, 8vo, pp., 516, . A very good copy bound in contemporary red morocco, raised bands, spines decorated gilt in compartments. Spine a little rubbed. Renard bookplate on front pastedown, old book sellers description pasted on front free endpaper.
An Archaeological Journey to Yemen
(March-May, 1947) [with] Part II: Epigraphical Texts [and] Part III: plates (1951) Cairo Government Press 1952-1951
First edition Three volumes 4to, pp.xv, 188; xii, 95; x, 92 plates. Service des Antiquites dl l'Egypte. Limited to 500 copies. A very good set bound in cloth.
Practical Philosophy of the Muhammadan People,
exhibited in its professed connexion with the European, so as to render either an introduction to the other; being a translation of the Akhlak-i-Jalaly, the most esteemed ethical work of middle Asia, from the Persian of Fakir Jany Muhammad Asaad: (with references and notes) by W.F.Thompson, Esq. of the Bengal Civil Service. London Oriental Translation Fund 1839
First edition pp.lxiv, 496. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
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 Stone Age of Mount Carmel.
Volume I: Excavations at the Wady El-Mughara. Volume II: The Fossil Human Remains from the Levalloiso-Mousterian. Oxford Oxford University Press 1937-1939
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp.xi, 240, 55 plates; xxiv, 390, 28 plates, illustrations & maps. Report of the Joint Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the American School of Prehistoric Research, 1929-1934 A very good set in original cloth, light spotting to extremities, one minor bump to cloth. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage.