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Medinet Habu - Volume VII: Plates 483-590. The Temple Proper. Part III: The Third Hypostyle Hall and all rooms accessible from it
with friezes of scenes from the roof terraces and exterior walls of the temple by the Epigraphic Survey. Chicago University of Chicago Press 1964
First edition Large folio, pp.xl, 108 plates, many folding. A very good copy in original cloth, light soiling to front cover.
Correspondance d'Orient, 1830-1831.
Paris: Ducollet 1833-1835
First edition Seven volumes, pp.iv, 468; viii, 416; 503; 440; 537; 478; 612, large folding map. A very good set handsomely bound in early twentieth century half morocco, marbled boards. A little scattered light foxing, map somewhat spotted. Chatsworth bookplate.
L'Egypte de Murtadi, fils du Gaphiphe
ou il est traite des Pyramides, du debordement du Nil, & des autres merveilles de cette Province, selon les opinions & traditions des Arabes. De la traduction de M. Pierre Vattier... Sur un Manuscript Arabe tire de la Bibliotheque du feu Monseigneur le Cardinal Mazarin Paris Louis Billaine 1666
First edition 12mo, pp. [lvi], 304. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments. Spine lightly rubbed, minor wear to foot.
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
Wiith a Harmony of Sacred and Egyptian Chronology, and an Appendix on Babylonian and Assyrian Antiquities. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1861
First edition. Two volumes. pp.lxxiv, vii,1053, 6 coloured illustrations on two frontispieces. A very good set in the original blind-embossed burgundy cloth, spines faded. The second volume unopened.
The Holy Land, Egypt, Arabia, and Syria, by David Roberts, A.R.A.
The Historical and Descriptive Notices by the Rev. George Croly, L.L.D. [bound with] Descriptive Catalogue of David Roberts's Views of the Valley of the Nile, by Joseph Bonomi. London F.G. Moon, Her Majesty's Publisher in Ordinary. 
First edition, 16mo, pp.40; 29; [86, manuscript list of plates in the order of publication; tipped in advert including plate list of Frith's Photographs of Egypt and Palestine, with Times Review, and manuscript index of Frith's Stereoscopic Views of Egypt, Nubia, and the Nile], 2 folding subscription forms. Fine copy in handsome contemporary red morocco French binding.
A new journey through Greece, Aegypt, Palestine, Italy, Swisserland, Alsatia, and the Netherlands.
Written by a French officer, who travelled those countries in the years, 1721, 1722, and 1723. Now first done into English. London: printed for J. Batley 1725
First edition pp.[viii], 269, [11, index]. A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf. Two cm split on top hinge at head.
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
Letters on Egypt,
containing, a parallel between the manners of its ancient and modern inhabitants, its commerce, agriculture, government and religion; with the descent of Louis IX, at Damietta. Extracted from Joinville, and Arabian authors. Translated from the French of M. Savary. London G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1787
Second edition, two volumes, pp.xi, 467, 4 folding plates & maps; 490, [14, index]. A very good set bound in contemporary tree calf, spines rubbed. Gordon Castle book plate.
Exceptional copy with both supplements
Travels or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
[bound with] A supplement to a book entituled travels, or observations, &c. Wherein some objections, lately made against it, are fully considered and answered: with several additional remarks and dissertations [and] A further vindication of the book of travels and the supplement to it, in a letter to the right reverend Robert Clayton D.D. Lord Bishop of Clogher. Oxford Printed at the Theatre 1738-46-47
First editions. Three parts bound in one, folio, pp.[vii], [i, blank], xv, [i, errata], 442, [ii], 60, [8, index]; [ii], xvi, 112; 6; with 23 plates (3 folding) and 11 maps (6 folding). Title printed in red and black, numerous vignettes. A very good copy attractively rebound in calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartment, gilt blindstamp decoration on boards. Spine edges rubbed. Discreet ownership stamps of Revd A.J. Suckling on first two leaves.
Blackmer 1533-34; Hamilton, Europe and the Arab World, 40.
Cuneiform Texts from Cappadocian Tablets in the British Museum. Parts I-V.
First editions Five volumes complete. Folio, pp.26, 50 plates, 2 plates comprising signn-list and photogravure plate of facsimiles of Cappadocian Tablets; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4 plus 50 plates. Paper boards, cloth backed. With armorial bookplates on front pastedown endpapers. A llittle browning or foxing to some endpapers. A very good set.