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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
Biographical notices of Persian poets;
With critical and explanatory remarks. To which is prefixed A memoir of the late Right Hon. Sir Gore Ouseley, Bart., sometime Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at the Court of Persia. By the Rev. James Reynolds. London Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund. 1846
First edition, 8vo, pp. ccxxvi, 387, [ii (errata)]; with Persian characters in the text. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title.
Scarce sale 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
First edition, 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.
French relations with the Islamic world in the seventeenth century
Voyage ou relation de l'etat present du Royaume de Perse.
Avec une dissertation curieuse sur les Moeurs, religion & gouvernement de cet etat. [with] Relation de l'empire de Maroc. Paris la Veuve Mabre Cramoisi 1695
Second edition of first work, first edition of second. 12mo (16 x 10 cm), pp.[x], 264, [24, contents], frontispiece, 5 plates, 2 folding, and folding map, title printed in red and black; [xvi], 224, , frontispiece, 8 plates, and folding plan, title printed in red black. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments. Edges somewhat rubbed, spine worn. Hinges cracked but firm, front free endpaper torn. Contents clean.
Bulletin of The School of Oriental Studies, London Institution. Volumes I-V.
University of London. London The School of Oriental Studies 1917-1930
First edition Five volumes, in all some 4,400 pages, occasional illustrations. Bound in contemporary half cloth, continental marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. A very good set.
Pasargadae. A Report on the Excavations conducted by the British Institute of Persian Studies From 1961 to 1963.
First edition 4to, pp.xii, 326, 192 plates, folding tables and plans. A very good copy in original cloth, dust jacket. With presentation inscription from the author to Margaret.
The Travels of Monsieur de Thevenot into the Levant.
In three parts. Viz. Into I. Turkey. II. Persia. III. The East-Indies. Newly done out of French. London Printed by H. Clark, for H. Faithorne, &c. 1687
First English edition, second issue Folio, pp.[xxxviii], 291, [iii], 104, 105*-108*, 105-176, 179-200, [ii], 90, 91*-94*, 91-114, ; engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 plates. A very good copy rebound in half calf over cloth, raised bands. Tears to margin of title page, page 271 (not affecting text, 10 cm corner missing from last leaf (affecting a small amount of text).
With the first publication of the Paikuli inscriptions
Early Sassanian inscriptions, seals and coins.
London Trubner & Co 1868
First edition. 8vo (23 x 15 cm), pp.viii, 137,  56 [advertisements], mounted photographic frontispiece, folding plate, illustrations in text. A very good copy in original publisher's cloth. Spine faded.
Privately printed catalogue of a fine collection
Collection of Islamic Art.
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan. Chateau de Bellerive, Geneva [privately printed] 1972-78
Four volumes 4to (30.8 x 24 cm), pp. 224, ; 224, ; 218, ; 220, ; with 5 maps (4 coloured) and 372 mounted photographs (145 in colour). A fine set in original green morocco, spines gilt, all edges gilt.
Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.
Janvier-Fevrier 1935. [with] Exposition d'Art Persan. Cairo Societe des Amis de l'Art 1935
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.(iv), 72 plates, erratum slip; viii, 97, . Number 13 of 300 copies only issued. The plates are in very good condition; the original board portfolio a little worn. The original wrappers of text volume are worn, and partially detached, but text in good condition. Signed by Gaston Wiet on title page.
Early collection of Persian folklore & music
Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva.
Pesni pevtsov-muzykantov, pesni svadebnye, pesni kolybel'nye, zagadki, obraztsy raznogo soderzhaniya. [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity. Songs of Singers-Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Riddles, samples of various content.] St. Petersburg I. Boraganskago 1902
First edition. Small 4to (29.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.[iv], ix, [1, blank], 279, , [1, blank], 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, 1 black-and-white portrait, with 9-page addenda loosely inserted. A very good copy bound in modern blue cloth, all edges untrimmed, mostly unopened.