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sive Medici Abu Mansur Muwaffak bin Ali Heratensis Liber Fundamentorum Pharmacologiae. Linguae ac scripturae Persicae specimen antiquissimum. Pars I: Prolegomena et textum continens. Vindobonae [Vienna] Ex Officina Caesarae 1859
First edition, pp.lv, 272, 6 plates. Text in Persian, preface in Latin. A very good copy in original cloth. Jews College library stamp.
Bulletin of The School of Oriental Studies, London Institution. Volumes I-V.
University of London. London The School of Oriental Studies 1917-1930
First edition Five volumes, in all some 4,400 pages, occasional illustrations. Bound in contemporary half cloth, continental marbled boards, original wrappers bound in. A very good set.
praecepta ac regulae quas lexico persico Ferhengi Reschidi praefixas e duobus codicibus uno Roedigeri, altero bibliothecae Reg. Berolinensis. Scripsit et editit... Halle Lippert & Schmidt 1846
Lithographed Persian text, pp.51. An interleaved copy, heavily annotated in both Latin and Persian in a contemporary hand. Bound in half calf, cloth boards. Title page foxed. Occasional spots elsewhere. A very good copy.
Archaeological Reconnaissances in North-Western India and South-Eastern Iran.
Carried out and recorded with the support of Harvard University and the British Museum. Antiques examined and described with the assistance of Fred H. Andrews and analysed in an appendix by R.L. Hobson. London Macmillan 1937
First edition, second issue, folio, pp.xix, 267, 34 plates, 6 in colour, 88 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding, 18 plans. Without the two large folding maps, Baluchistan and Kerman, and Kerman and Gulf Coast. Fine copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. But without the two large folding maps. It appears that when the publisher ran out of these maps he issued a number of copies without them. These copies can be distinguished as they are also without rear pocket.
Pasargadae. A Report on the Excavations conducted by the British Institute of Persian Studies From 1961 to 1963.
First edition 4to, pp.xii, 326, 192 plates, folding tables and plans. A very good copy in original cloth, dust jacket. With presentation inscription from the author to Margaret.
A Dutch sailor's eastern adventures
The perillous and most unhappy voyages of John Struys,
through Italy, Greece, Lifeland, Moscovia, Tartary, Media, Persia, East-India, Japan, and other places in Europe, Africa and Asia. London printed for Samuel Smith 1683
First English edition. Small 4to (22.5 x 18 cm), pp.[xxvi], 378, [9, index], [1, blank], title printed in red and black, additional engraved title, 18 (of 19) folding plates, folding map of the Caspian Sea. A very good copy bound in contemporary blind-stamped calf. Discreetly rebacked, retaining original spine. Bound without the plate of Mount Ararat. R2 (i.e. pp.131-2) with a small burn hole, affecting three letters only.
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).
A tour to Sheeraz, by the route of Kazroon and Feerozabad;
with various remarks on the manners, customs, laws, language, and literature of the Persians. To which is added a history of Persia, from the death of Kureem Khan to the subversion of the Zund dynasty. London T. Cadell and W. Davies 1807
First English edition 4to, pp. [xv], 329, two engraved portraits. Bound without half-title. A very good copy bound in later half calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece in compartments. Some spotting to title page, margins of plates, and occasionally elsewhere.
Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.
Janvier-Fevrier 1935. [with] Exposition d'Art Persan. Cairo Societe des Amis de l'Art 1935
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.(iv), 72 plates, erratum slip; viii, 97, . Number 13 of 300 copies only issued. The plates are in very good condition; the original board portfolio a little worn. The original wrappers of text volume are worn, and partially detached, but text in good condition. Signed by Gaston Wiet on title page.
Early collection of Persian folklore & music
Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity]
Pesni pevtsov-muzykantov, pesni svadebnye, pesni kolybel'nye, zagadki, obraztsy raznogo soderzhaniya. [Songs of Singers-Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Riddles, Samples of Various Content.] St. Petersburg I. Boraganskago 1902
First edition. Small 4to (29.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.[iv], ix, [1, blank], 279, , [1, blank], 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, 1 black-and-white portrait, with 9-page addenda loosely inserted. A very good copy bound in modern blue cloth, all edges untrimmed, mostly unopened.