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The History of the Life of Nader Shah, King of Persia.
Extracted from an Eastern Manuscript, which was translated into French by Order of His Majesty the King of Denmark. With an Introduction, containing, I. A Description of Asia, according to the Oriental Geographers. II. A Short History of Persia from the earliest times to the present century: and an Appendix, consisting of an Essay on Asiatick Poetry, and the History of the Persian Language. To which are added, Pieces relative to the French translation. London Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell 1773
First edition pp.44], lxxii, 196. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf. Spine beginning to split. Contents fine. Ownership signature stamp (early 20th C?) on end paper.
The Life and Correspondence of Major-General John Malcolm, G.C.B.,
Late Envoy to Persia, and Governor of Bombay; from unpublished letters and journals. London Smith, Elder & Co. 1856
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 538, portrait frontis; vi, 631. A superb set bound in full contemporary tree calf.
Gazophylacium Linguae Persarum,
triplici linguarum clavi Italicae, Latinae, Gallicae, nec non specialibus praeceptis ejusdem linguae reseratum. Amsterdam Janssonio-Waesbergiana 1684
First edition. Folio, pp.[xx], 18, 473, [1, blank; 38, index], additional engraved title. Quire Ff bound in reverse. Title printed in red and black, Persian characters in the text. Bound in later quarter calf over boards, neatly re-backed, raised bands; gilt blind-stamp of the Signet Library on boards, small library shelf-mark plate on front paste-down. Partially uncut, occasional light foxing and spotting. A very good copy.
Smitskamp PO 345.
Mohammedis filii Chavendschahi vvlgo Mirchondi Historia Samanidarvm Persice.
E codice Bibliothecae Gottingensis nunc primum edidit, interpretatione Latina, annotationibus historicis et indicibus illustravit Fridericus Wilken. Goettingen Henrici Dieterich 1808
First edition, 4to, pp.viii, 222. Parallel Persian and Latin text. Rebound in half calf, cloth boards. Occasional scattered light spotting, rather heavier to a few pages. A very good copy.
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
A Second Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1818
First edition 4to, pp. [iii-xix], [1, errata], 435, 17 engraved plates, 3 folding, 4 hand-coloured, 2 folding maps, 47 wood-engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, plainly rebacked with morocco. Boards rubbed, corners worn. Lacks half-title. Title page creased. First gathering loose. Some plates spotted, and with slight off-setting. Overall a good well-margined copy. Bookplate and signature of Richard Corbet of Adderley.
Atabey 837; Abbey Travel 358
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
Zend Avesta, ou plutot Zen-Daschta
expliqué d'apres un principe tout a fait noubveau,par.. Le teste est accompagné d'une prononciation, de traductions Polonaise et francaise, et suivi d'un vocabulaire et d'une grammaire. Berlin chez l'auteur éditeur 1858-1862
First edition Three volumes bound in one, 4to, pp.xii, 440; vi, 120; , 321, . Bound in later cloth, leather label on spine. Title page soiled. Last leaf repaired. A little spotting and occasional soiling but overall a very good copy.
The Ardai Viraf Nameh;
or, The Revelations of Ardai Viraf. Translated from the Persian and Guzeratee versions. With notes and illustrations. London Black, Parbury and Allen, Booksellers to the Hon. East India Company. 1816
First edition, pp.xv, 123. A very good copy. Original boards stained, spine worn.
Association copy, with correspondence from the author
Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine.
Washington Freer Gallery of Art 1956
First edition, 4to, pp.xv, 194, 142 plates. Original cloth a little worn and scuffed. Contents very good. The copy of the celebrated author and collector, Gerald Reitlinger, inscribed to him from John Pope. With, loosely inserted, seven typed letters signed by Pope discussing various aspects of ceramics.
Monumental history of Islam
Chronological Retrospect, or Memoirs of the Principal Events of Mahommedan History,
from the Death of the Arabian legislator, to the accession of the Emperor Akbar, and the establishment of the Moghul Empire in Hindustaun. From original Persian authorities. London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; and Black, Kingsbury, Parbury and Allen; sold by J. Booth -1821
First edition. Three volumes in four, 4to (27.5 x 21 cm.), pp.xvi, 606, [6, notes], large hand-coloured folding map; xvi, 716; xv, 483; (485)-998. A very good set in contemporary embossed cloth, gilt titles on spine. Professionally re-cased, heads and tails of spines repaired. Old wax seals on spines. With ownership inscriptions of Frederick F. Cornell (1804-1875), pastor of the Manhattan Reformed Dutch Church 1836-1856, dated 25 October 1848, New York; recent bookplate of Robert & Maria Travis to first volume.
Studies in Islamic Metal Work.
I-VI. London SOAS 1952-58
Six parts bound in one, pp.(564)-578; (61)-79; (229)-238; (489)-503; (206)-231; (225)-253, 70 plates, illustrations. A very good set bound in buckram, original wrappers bound in. With book-plate of and presentation inscription from Robert Hamilton. Library withdrawn stamps on rear end-paper.
Persian Poetry for English Readers.
Being specimens of six of the greatest classical poets of Persia: Ferdusi, Nizami, Sadi, Jelal-ad-din, Rumi, Hafiz, and Jami. With biographical notices and notes. [No place]; printed for private circulation 1883
First edition pp.xvi, 646. A superb copy bound by Riviere and Son in full morocco. Spine faded. Armorial bookplate of Sir Chas. Chadwyck Healey of Wyphurst.