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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.
1756: "one of the most complete pictures of Eastern manners"
The Natural History of Aleppo, and parts adjacent.
Containing a description of the city, and the principal natural productions in its neighbourhood. Together with an account of the climate, inhabitants, and diseases; particularly of the plague, with the methods used by the Europeans for their preservation. London A. Millar 1756 (title reads 1856)
First edition. 4to, pp. viii, 266, ; with 16 folding plates. Rebound in modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine in compartments with maroon and dark green lettering pieces; minor off-setting from plates, small ownership stamp on p.83.
Hamilton, Europe and the Arab World, 45.
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
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.
The Travels of Monsieur de Thevenot into the Levant.
In three parts. Viz. Into I. Turkey. II. Persia. III. The East-Indies. Newly done out of French. London Printed by H. Clark, for H. Faithorne, &c. 1687
First English edition, second issue Folio, pp.[xxxviii], 291, [iii], 104, 105*-108*, 105-176, 179-200, [ii], 90, 91*-94*, 91-114, ; engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 plates. A very good copy rebound in half calf over cloth, raised bands. Tears to margin of title page, page 271 (not affecting text, 10 cm corner missing from last leaf (affecting a small amount of text).
Flore Libano-Syrienne. Parts I & II.
Illustrations de C. Jarrier. Le Caire Imprimerie de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale 1936
First edition Two parts bound in one, 4to, pp.xxiv, 174; 372, 16 plates. Mémoires présentés a l'Institut d'Égypte, et Publiés sous les Auspices de Sa Mejesté Fouad 1er, Roi d'Égypte, Tome 31, 40, A very good copy bound in modern cloth.
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85,
Paris Courcier 1807
Quatrieme 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 an Italian (?) royal monogram, VAC, in gilt on spine.
Oeuvres de C. F. Volney.
Volume I: Les ruines, ou meditation sur les revolutions des empires. Volumes II and III: Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie, pendant les annees 1783, 1784 et 1785. Volume IV: Tableau du Climat et du sol des Etats-Unis d'Amerique. Volumes V and VI: Recherches Nouvelles sur l'histoire ancienne. Volume VII: Lecons d'histoire. Volume VIII: L'alfabet Europeen applique aux langues Asiatiques. Paris Parmantier & Froment 1826
Second edition. Eight volumes, 8vo, each volume around 450 pp. With 2 frontispieces (1 folding), 1 folding frontispiece map, 9 plates (6 folding), 17 tables (13 folding) and 6 folding maps. A handsome set bound in quarter red morocco over paper boards, spines lettered in gilt. Minor wear to boards and corners; ownership labels on front pastedowns of each volume.
Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land.
The second edition: with a journey through Turkey, Greece, the Ionian isles, Sicily, Spain, &c. London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824
Second edition pp.xxi, 452, frontis, 11 plates. A good copy bound in half-calf, marbled boards. Title and frontis foxed. Some foxing to and off-setting of plates.
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.