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Die Englander in Indien.
Nach Orme. Leipzig: Im Verlage der Dykischen Buchhandlung 1786-88
First edition Three volumes bound in one, pp.[vi], 460, ; 419; 258, , folding engraved map. A very good set bound in contemporary or slightly later half calf, marbled boards. Some light browning throughout.
Archiv Orientalni. Volumes I - X.
Journal of the Czechoslovak Oriental Institute, Prague. Edited by Bedrich Hrozny, in cooperation with J. Bakos, J. Cerny, J. Dobias, A. Grohmann, V. Lesny, F. Lexa, A. Musil, O. Pertold, J. Rypka, O. Stein, F. Tauer, and M. Winternitz. Prague: Orientalni Ustav 1929-1938
First edition Ten volumes, pp.383, 532, xxviii, 543, 401, 320, 480, 532, (28), 408, (44), 467, 469, 94, 274 plates, 3 tables. A very good set bound in half cloth, original wrappers bound in. From the library of Professor Otto Stein, co-editor and contributor of Archiv Orientalni.
The Islamic Book.
A Contribution to its Art and History from the VII-XVIII Century. Leipzig The Pegasus Press 1929
First edition 4to, pp.xxi, , 130, , 104 plates, some in colour, illustrations. Number 2 of 375 copies only issued. Original cloth, gilt, spine faded. Minor wear to head and tail of spine, otherwise a very good copy. With the ownership signature of Theron Johnson Damon, who taught at Robert College in Constantinople from 1906-1909 and continued to live in Constantinople as a correspondent for the Associated Press. He befriended Bernard Berenson, whom he accompanied on many buying expeditions throughout the Middle East. In 1929 Damon opened an antiquities shop in New York City, called Old and Near Eastern Art and Craft Work.
Arrian's Voyage round the Euxine Sea
translated; and accompanied with a geographical dissertation, and maps. To which are added three discourses, I. On the Trade to the East Indies by means of the Euxine Sea. II. On the Distance which the Ships of Antiquity usually sailed in twenty-four Hours. III. On the Measure of the Olympic Stadium. Oxford Sold by J. Cooke; and by Messrs. Cadell and Davies. 1805
First edition 4to, pp.212, frontis, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent old style quarter calf. Blind stamp of Essex Institute on title. Light spotting to maps and frontis.
1597: China as a model state
Il Magno Vitei di Lodovico Arrivabene Mantoano in questo libro, oltre al piacere, che porge la narratione delle alte cauallerie del glorioso vitei primo Re della China & del varioso Iolao,
First edition Quarto, pp.[xxiv], 576 (misnumbered '525'), , [2, blank]; pagination irregular A very good copy bound in nineteenth-century polished calf, gilt edges, neatly rebacked.
Cordier I, 17; Lach II, 2, pp.219 ff.; Lach & Foss, p.18; Lowendahl 35
Ars Islamica. Volume IV.
The Research Seminary in Islamic Art. Institute of Fine Arts. University of Michigan. Commemorating the Centenary of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, 1837 - 1937. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 1937
First edition 4to, pp.498, many illustrations, original wrappers. A very good copy in slightly stained original wrappers.
The Arts of Central Asia: The Pelliot Collection in the Musee Guimet.
General Editor Jacques Gies. Translated by Hero Friesen in collaboration with Roderick Whitfield. Paris: London Reunion des Musees Nationaux; Serindia 1996
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp.372, 446, 767 illustrations, 481 in colour, 7 plans, with English translation in 4to, pp.235. 600 sets were issued, but only 250 copies of the English text. Fine set in original cloth as issued.
A Siam Miscellany by "Asvabahu", a travelled Siamese.
Bangkok: "Siam Observer," Printing Office 1912
First edition in book form pp.76, original wrappers. [A reprint of Articles written by "ASVABAHU" to the "Siam Observer" and appearing in its columns during the period August 5, to Decemeber 31, 1912.] A good copy in original wrappers. Wrappers worn, stain to front wrapper and title page.
Indian Spices for English Tables;
Or, A Rare Relish of Fun from the Far East. Being the Adventures of "Our Special Correspondent" in India, Illustrated in a Series of One Hundred and Twenty Humorous Sketches, and Exhibiting, in all its Phases, the Peculiarity of Life in that Country. London Day and Son, Lithographers to the Queen 1860
First edition Oblong folio, 27.5 x 37 cm, tinted lithographed title page, pp., 27 plates. Bound in later half-cloth. Library label on end-paper and cancelled stamp on reverse of title. A very good copy.
Oriental and Western Siberia:
A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia. London Hurst and Blackett 1858
First edition pp.viii, 611, 20 lithograph plates, 4 in colour, 32 text illustrations, folding map. An exceptionally bright and clean copy in original cloth.
Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the confines of India and China.
With adventures among the Mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the Hunting and Pastoral Tribes. London Hurst and Blackett 1860
First edition pp.xiii, 570, chromolithographic frontis, 71 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in a contemporary gilt tooled half calf, edges and spine lightly rubbed. A little foxing to title, frontis, and map.
I: Le Royaume Actuel. II: Les Provinces Siamoises. III: Le Groupe d'Angkor et l'Histoire. Paris Ernest Leroux 1900-04
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 478, 88 illustrations, 14 maps; 481, , errata leaf, 84 illustrations, 10 maps; 818, frontispiece, 59 illustrations, map. A very good set bound in later buckram, leather title labels on spine. Minor spotting to prelims.
The Pictorial Epic in Oriental Art. With contributions by A.M. Belenitskii, B.I. Marshak, and Mark J. Dresden. Berkeley: University of California Press 1981
First edition 4to, pp.xxii, 217, 30 colour plates, 64 illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. Without dust wrapper.
Pioneering dictionaries of Vietnamese languages
recueil de 2,500 mots. Fait a Brolam en 1863. [bound with] Chéon et Mougeot, Essai de Dictionnaire de la Lange Chrau (Dialecte Moi) [and other papers]. Saigon Imprimerie Coloniale. 1887-90
First edition pp.vii, . 54, 134; xiii, , 106. Extrait des Excursions et Reconnaissances. Bound in contemporary quarter calf, spine gilt. A very good set. From the library of the great French linguist and archaeologist Etienne Aymonier, 1844-1929, with his initials in gilt on spine. The paper on Chrau was presented to him by the author. And later in the library of Karl Gustav Izikowitz, 1903-1984, Swedish ethnologist and specialist on Indochina. With his signature.