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Arabic-Italian grammar for Catholic missionaries
Fabrica overo dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica, et Italiana,
copioso de voci; & locutioni, con osservare la frase dell'una & dell'altra lingua. Rome Nella Stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition, Small 4to (21.5 x 15 cm), pp.[x], 102. With printed Arabic text. A very good copy in contemporary vellum. Vellum slightly soiled. One short internal tear to gutter of first three leaves; early paper repair to margin of title where an ownership inscription has been excised. One quire browned. Small 18th-century owner's armorial seal impression to title.
Philologia Orientalis 224
Fabrica overo Dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica,
et Italiana... Rome Stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition, Small 4to, pp. [x], 102; Arabic characters in text. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Dampstain to top inner corner throughout.
Balagna, p.138; Fück, pp.77–8; Marsden, p.23; Schnurrer 67; Smitskamp PO 224; COPAC: BL, Oxford, Cambridge
Pioneering survey of Turcoman coins
Meskukati Turkmaniye qataloghi.
[Catalogue of Turcoman coinage.] Istanbul Mihran Matbaasi 1311 AH (1894 CE)
First edition. 8vo (25 x 17 cm), pp.[xxxii], 183, [1, blank], with printed genealogical tables to text, and 8 photographic plates depicting 75 coins at 1:1 scale. With printed Arabic and Ottoman Turkish text. A very good copy bound in contemporary pebbled cloth, title gilt to upper board and spine. Almost entirely unopened. Final and initial leaves price-clipped. Small scuff to first plate, just touching one coin, light spotting to plates. With contemporary ticket of an Istanbul printer and bookbinder.
The Old and the New; or the Changes of Thirty Years in the East, with some Allusions to Oriental Customs as Elucidating Scripture.
With an Introduction by Rev. William Adams. New York M.W. Dodd, Publisher 1853
First edition pp.xx, 240, 7 coloured plates, 1 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded. Frontis spotted, one plate loose.
Lexicon Hebraicum et Chaldaeo-Biblicum,
in quo non solum voces primigeniæ, seu radicales, verùm etiam derivatæ, cum omnibus earum accidentibus, ordine alphabetico disponuntur; & Latinis earum interpretationibus, quas exhibent optima, quæ hactenus prodierunt, vocabularia Hebraïca & Chaldaïca, præmittuntur Græcæ, quas suppeditant Lxx. interpretatum translatio, &, quæ supersunt, Aquilæ, Symmachi, Theodotionis, V. VI. & VII. editionum fragmenta. Accedunt nomina propria virorum, mulierum, idolorum, populorum, regionum, urbium, montium, fluviorum, etc. cum præcipuis eorum etymologiis. Paris Typis Jacobi-Francisci Collombat 1746
First edition Two volumes 4to, printed in double columns, pp.xii, 1412 (columns); [ii], (1417)-3014 (columns), . LACKING ONE LEAF, with columns 1413-1416. A very good set bound in modern half calf, cloth boards.
Voyage Archéologique dans la Régence de Tunis;
exécuté et publié sous les auspices et aux frais de M. H. d'Albert, Duc de Luynes. Paris Henri Plon 1862
First edition Two volumes, tall 8vo, pp.xv, 437; 395 with a folding plate reproducing the bilingual inscription of Thugga, and a large folding map of the Regency. A very good set bound in later half red crushed morocco, marbled paper boards. The upper board of volume I and lower board of volume II just a little rubbed. Spines faded, though lettering distinct. A very little light browning to a few pages, and light foxing to map. A near fine set of this very scarce work.
Man-Hunting in the Desert.
Being a narrative of the Palmer search-expedition. London Horace Cox 1894
First edition pp.xxii, 305, frontis portrait, 29 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy in original blue cloth. A little light foxing to edges of frontis and title page. Small red mark on cover. Spine faded.
Veterum Persarum et Parthorum et Medorum Religionis Historia.
Oxford Typographeo Clarendoniano 1760
Second edition 4to, pp.(38), 580, 20 plates, 6 folding. An attractive complete copy rebound in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards. First few pages lightly soiled. Some scattered off-setting and spotting.
Ibn Abd-el-Hakem's History of the Conquest of Spain.
Now edited for the first time, translated from the Arabic, with critical and exegetical notes, and a historicalintrodiction by John Harris Jones. Goettingen; London Dieterich; Eilliams & Norgate 1858
First edition, pp.vi, 81, ; 28, . A very good copy bound in recent cloth.
Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary.
Translated from the Arabic by B[aro]n Mac Guckin de Slane. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1842-45
First edition Three volumes, folio, pp.xl, 688; xvi, 695; 384. Original cloth, paper label on spine. Some minor spotting, but a very good set. Printed subscriber leaf to The Honourable Mountstuart Elphinstone. Carberry Tower Library bookplate.
Maured Allatafet Jemaleddini filii Togri-Bardii, seu rerum Aegyptiacarum annales,
ab anno Christi 971, usque ad annum 1453. Cambridge J. Archdeacon 1792
First edition 4to, pp.[iv], 132, viii, 132, 55 (notes); Arabic characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over cloth boards; minor browning to title page and last leaf.
The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the earliest Times to the Year 1885 inclusive. A Bibliography:
Comprising Printed Books, Periodical Writings and Papers of Learned Societies; Maps and Charts; Ancient Papyri, Manuscripts, Drawings, &c. London Trubner & Co. 1886
First edition, Two volumes 4to, pp.vii, 398, 459. One of 250 copies printed. A very good set in the original cloth, gilt. Some light foxing to extremities, hinges a little tender.
A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea, on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt,
and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
Second edition 4to, pp.[iii-xvi (without half-title)], 400, 2 sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. Contemporary calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece. A little very minor foxing. Boards worn and rubbed. Overall a very good copy.