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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
1599: Hebrew-Latin dictionary
Epitome Thesauri Linguae Sanctae
Fr. Raphelengius compluribus locis auxit, emendauit, & appendicem dictionum Chaldaicarum addidit. Accessis hac editione index dictionum Latinarum, siue lexicon Latino-Hebraicum. [Leiden] Ex Officina Plantiniana, apud Christophorum Raphelengium 1599
pp.[xvi], 495, [3, blank]; [62, index]. Contemporary calf, re-backed. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society. End-papers soiled, but overall a very good copy.
First printed account of coffee culture
Beschreibung der Reyss Leonhardi Rauwolffen...
so er vor dieser Zeit gegen Auffgang in die Morgenländer, fürnemlich Syriam, Judeam, Arabiam, Mesopotamiam, Babyloniam, Assyriam, Armeniam, &c... Frankfurt Christoff Raben 1582
Second edition. Three parts in one, small 4to (19.5 x 14.5 cm), pp.[xvi], 123, [1, blank], [ii], 161, [3, blank], 176, , [2, blank], each part with separate title, first title printed in red and black, all three with woodcut vignettes. A very good copy bound in modern vellum-backed boards. All edges red. Some spotting and occasional staining to text. A handful of contemporary annotations in red and black, some critical.
The first edition was published at Lauingen in 1582; a fourth part with botanical illustrations, was published at Lauingen in 1583. This Frankfurt edition is rarer than the first edition. Von Hunersdorf & Hasenkamp, p.1221, for the Lauingen edition.
Voyage dans la Palestine,
vers le Grand Emir, Chef des Princes Arabes du Desert, connus sous le nom de Bedouins, ou d'Arabes Scenites, qui se disent la vraie posterite d'Ismael fils d'Abraham.Fait par Ordre du Roi Louis XIV. Avec la Description Generale de l'Arabie, faite par le Sultan Abulfeda, traduite en Francais sur les meilleurs Manuscrits, avec des Notes. Par M. De La Roque. Amsterdam Steenhouwer & Uytwerf 1718
pp.[xlvi], 342, [vi], engraved frontis and four engraved plates, 1 folding. Title page lightly marked, a few spots and marginal stains, but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed. Corners rubbed. Armorial book-plate of Viscount Bruce of Ampthill.
A Relation of a Journey
begun An. Dom. 1610. Four Bookes containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote Parts of Italy and Ilands adioyning. London printed for W. Barrett 1621
Second edition Folio, pp.[iv, including engraved title], 309, [i, errata], double-page engraved map of the eastern Mediterranean, folding view of the Seraglio, 47 engraved illustrations in the text. A very good copy rebound in modern half calf, gilt ornaments with mauve lettering piece in compartments on spine. Title page discoloured, with centre piece repaired. Small wormholes in latter half affecting some letters. Panorama, map and plates clean.
STC 21727; Blackmer 1484
Dissertationis Academicae de Utitlitate Dialectorum Orientalium ad tuendam integritatem Codicis Hebraei.
Partem Primam [and] Alteram; [bound with]: Dissertatio Theologica Inauguralis ad Locum apostoli Phillipp II. 5-11. Leiden Johannes Luzac 1742-1743
Two works bound in one volume, 4to, pp. [iv], , [i], 89-; [iv], . Arabic and Hebrew type in the first work. A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum, manuscript lettering on spine.
Ein newe Reyssbeschreibung aus Teutschland nach Constantinopel und Jerusalem.
Nuremberg Caspar Fulden 1619
Small 4to, pp. [xliv], 340 [p. 340 mispaginated '240']; with 8 [of 9] plates, 7 folding, numerous woodcuts in the text. Title printed in red and black. Bound in later vellum over boards. Leaf Aa4 (p.191-2) torn and repaired, 6 lines of text affected. Lacks 1 plate. Plates with paper repairs. Paper browned throughout. Armorial bookplate on verso of title.
See Blackmer 1512.
Nach den Aufzeichnungen von Dr. G. Schumacher. Met einem Anhang: Namenliste des nordlichen Ostjordanlandes. Leipzig 1927
First edition, two volumes bound in one, pp.xviii, xii, 551, 213, 85 plates. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter cloth. Minor browning, one or two ink stains in text.
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte,
pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85. Paris Courcier 1807
Fourth edition, two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. With royal monogram, VAC, possibly Italian, in gilt on spine.
The Wilderness of Zin
(Archaeological Report). London Palestine Exploration Fund 1915 (1935)
First edition, second (1935) issue (without full stop after spine date), 4to, pp.xvi, 154, 37 plates, 2 maps. A little light spotting to end-papers and first title page, but otherwise a near fine copy in the original cloth-backed boards.