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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 Library withdrawn stamps on rear end-paper.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.
A Vocabulary of the Persian language.
In two parts. London Printed for S. Bagster by S. Rousseau at the Arabic and Persian Press, Wood St., Spa Fields. 1803
Second edition. 8vo, title, pp.x, (9)-198, 201-484 (in columns), [2, errata]; Persian characters in text. Original boards, recased and rebacked, rubbed at extremities; uncut and partly unopened, minor foxing. A very good copy.
First complete Gulistan
Musladini Sadi rosarium politicum,
sive amoenum sortis humanae theatrum, de Persico in latinum versum, necessariisque notis illustratum a Georgio Gentio. Amsterdam Joannis Blaev 1651
First edition Small folio, pp.[xx], . Persian text with Latin translation. A very good copy bound in modern green half morocco over marbled boards, gilt ornaments in compartments on spine. Title and last page lightly soiled.
Brunet V, 24: http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/golestan-e-sadi;
The Bustan by Shaikh Muslihu-d-din Sa'di Shirazi,
translated for the first time into prose with explanatory notes and index, by Captain H. Wilberforce Clarke, R.E. London 1879
First edition pp.viii, 424, chromolithograph frontispiece portrait. A very good copy in original cloth, inner hinges shaken.
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.
On Alexander's Track to the Indus.
Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India. London MacMillan 1929
First edition pp.xvi, 182, 98 illustrations, 2 folding, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf with gilt motto on front board, spine a little rubbed.
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 Folio, pp.xix, 267, 34 plates, 6 in colour, 88 illustrations, 22 maps and plans, 2 large folding in pocket. A very good clean copy in original cloth. Library bookplate (withdrawn) on end-paper, discreet stamps on title and reverse of plates, gilt number on spine.
Old Routes of Western Iran.
Narrative of an Archaeological Journey carried out and recorded. Antiquities examined, described and illustrated with the assistance of Fred. H. Andrews. London Macmillan 1940
First edition pp.xxviii, 432, 31 plates, 112 illustrations, 8 maps, 1 large folding in rear pocket, 25 plans. A very good copy in original cloth, one corner slightly bumped. Armorial bookplate of Geoffrey Barber-Lomax,
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, dust wrapper. A very good copy in original cloth, dust wrapper. With presentation inscription from the author to Margaret.
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).
Viaggi Orientali del P. Filippo della SS. Trinita generale de'Carmelitani Scalzi.
Ne'quali si descriuono vary successi molti Regni dell'Oriente, Monti, Mari, e Fiumi; la successione de'Prencipi dominanti, i Popoli Christiani, & Infedeli, che stanno in quelle parti. Si discorre ancora degli Animali, Alberi Piante, e fratti, delle Missioni, de'Religiosi, e di molti easi degni della curiosita di chi legge. Venezia Antonio Tiuanni 1683
12mo, pp.(10), 730. A good unsophisticated copy bound in contemporary paper vellum.