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1844: grammar and dictionary of Berber Arabic
Grammaire et dictionnaire abrégés de la langue Berbère...
revus par P. Amédée Joubert. Paris Imprimerie Royale 1844
First edition. 4to, pp.[vii], xxiii, 236; Arabic characters in text. Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, publié par la Société de Géographie, volume 7, part 1. A very good unsophisticated copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Light foxing throughout.
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 Alishar Huyuk Seasons of 1930-1932.
[Three volumes] Chicago 1937
First edition. Three volumes, 4to, pp.xxii, 283 11 plates including frontispiece (6 coloured, 3 extending), with 281 figures in the text (1 extending) ; pp.xxii, 481, 26 plates, including frontispiece (3 coloured, 17 extending), with 513 figures, plans and tables in the text (16 extending); pp.xxiv, 496, 15 plates (5 coloured, 5 extending), with 289 figures, plans and tables in the text (23 extending, 1 folding). University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volumes XXVIII, XXIX and XXX. Researches in Anatolia Volumes VII, VIII, IX. A very good set in original cloth. With a little marking, and a small scuffed hole to spine of volume 3. This book weighs 9 kilos before packing, and may incur additional postage.
Wallin's edition of Ibn Malik, lithographed in Helsinki
Sharh Badr al-Din 'ala qasida walidihi al-'ulama Ibn Malik al-mashura bi-lamiyat al-af'al.
Helsinki F. Liewendal 1851
First edition, 12mo (16 x 13 cm), pp.[i], 41, lithographed Arabic text, 17 lines of naskh per page in single-ruled frames. Stab-sewn as issued. Short marginal tear to final leaf, text unaffected, and a small internal tear to final few leaves, just touching two lines. In very good condition.
Journal of the Late Campaign in Egypt:
including descriptions of that country, and of Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri; with an appendix containing official papers and documents. London T. Cadell and W. Davies 1803
The second edition, 4to, pp.viii, [20, subscribers and list of plates], 275, [1, errata], , 163*, 50 maps and illustrations, of which 6 are coloured aquatints and 11 fold out. Some spotting, mostly marginal, but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed to style. Armorial bookplate of the Duke of Westminster.
Abbey Travel 266; Atabey 1317; Blackmer 1767
A tour to Sheeraz, by the route of Kazroon and Feerozabad;
with various remarks on the manners, customs, laws, language, and literature of the Persians. To which is added a history of Persia, from the death of Kureem Khan to the subversion of the Zund dynasty. London T. Cadell and W. Davies 1807
First English edition 4to, pp. [xv], 329, two engraved portraits. Bound without half-title. A very good copy bound in later half calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece in compartments. Some spotting to title page, margins of plates, and occasionally elsewhere.
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.
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.
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.