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Voyage de Sieur Paul Lucas au Levant.
On y trouvera entr'autre une description de la haute Egypte, suivant le cours du Nil, depuis le Caire jusques aux cataractes, avec une carte exacte de ce fleuve, que personne n'avoit donnee. The Hague Guillaume de Voys 1709
Two volumes bound in one, pp.[xxiv], 231, ; 265, , 9 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, neatly, but rebacked. [Sold as is; Paris editions have 10 plates & map.]
Voyage du Sieur Paul Lucas, fait par ordre du Roi dans la Grece, L'Asie Mineure, Le Macedoine et L'Afrique.
ITome Premier contenant la Description de la Natolie, de la Caramanie, & de la Macedonie. Tome Second, contenant la Description de Jerusalem, de l'Egypte, & du Fioume: avec un Memoire pour servir a l'Histoire de Tunis, depuis l'annee 1684. Amsterdam aux depens de la Compagnie 1714
Second edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp. [xxx], 323, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, large folding map; [x], 328, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, folding map, large folding letterpress table; titles printed in red and black, Greek characters in the text. A very good set bound in contemporary sheep, rebacked, raised bands, a little rubbed at extremities. Ownership bookplates of Charles, Viscount Bruce of Ampthill on verso of title-pages. Large map torn without loss.
Atabey 732 (first edition); not in Blackmer, Broc or Howgego
Histoire de Saladin, Sulthan d'Egypte et de Syrie:
avec une introduction, une histoire abrégée de la Dynastie des Ayoubites fondée par Saladin, des notes critiques, historiques, géographiques, et quelques pièces justicatives. Paris Tilliard 1758
First edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp.xxiv, 464; 518, . Without the three maps of Jerusalem and Acre. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. Jesuit stamps on half titles.
Atabey 768; Gay 2132.
First to make Egyptian antiquities intelligible
Chronicus Canon Aegyptiacus, Ebraicus, Graecus, et Disquisitiones.
London Thomas Roycroft 1672
First edition Folio, pp. [ii], 424, 427-438, 437-626, ; text is continuous, but lacks the index; Greek characters in the text. Contemporary calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartments. A very good copy, joints cracking. Bookplate of Sir Frederick Evelyn and label of J(ohn) E(velyn) on the front pastedown.
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.
Cemeteries of Armant I. Two volumes.
London The Egypt Exploration Society 1937
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.xii, 300, 7 large folding charts; xi, 78 plates, 11 folding. One of 500 copies only. The set of A.J. Arkell, with his signature and occasional annotation. A very good set in original (or contemporary) buckram, minor wear to extremities, cancelled Antiquities Service Library stamp on end-papers.
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.
1822: With Belmore in Egypt
Travels along the Mediterranean, and parts adjacent;
in company with the Earl of Belmore, during the years 1816-17-18: extending as far as the second cataract of the Nile, Jerusalem, Damascus, Balbec, &c. &c. Illustrated by plans and other engravings. London and Edinburgh T. Cadell; W. Blackwood 1822
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp.[iii]-xiv (lacking half-title), 536; iv, 527, [vi (explanation)], 6 lithographic plates, 1 hand-coloured, 2 folding plans. Contemporary calf, double gilt fillet with blind border around covers, spines gilt in compartments with lettering pieces. Volume one with light waterstains and some other minor stains. Folding plans lightly spotted. A very good set.
Atabey 1041; Blackmer 1416
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.