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Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
A Second Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1818
First edition 4to, pp. [iii-xix], [1, errata], 435, 17 engraved plates, 3 folding, 4 hand-coloured, 2 folding maps, 47 wood-engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, plainly rebacked with morocco. Boards rubbed, corners worn. Lacks half-title. Title page creased. First gathering loose. Some plates spotted, and with slight off-setting. Overall a good well-margined copy. Bookplate and signature of Richard Corbet of Adderley.
Atabey 837; Abbey Travel 358
An Itinerary containing his ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland.
Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons 1907
Reprint Four volumes, pp.xxiv, 465; 465; 498; ix, 520, 17 maps and illustrations, mostly folding. One of 1000 sets only. A very good set in original cloth.
Annals of the Turkish Empire,
from 1591 to 1659 of the Christian era. Translated from the Turkish, by Charles Fraser. Vol.I. (All published) London Oriental Translation Fund 1832
First English edition Volume one (all published), 4to, pp. xvii, 467. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over cloth boards, gilt ornaments with maroon lettering piece in compartments on spine. Discreet library blindstamps of Wigan Free Public Library on title-page and final page
Travels through some parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, and Turkey.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1818
First edition 4to, pp.[xv], 295, 11 hand coloured aquatint plates by I. Clark after the author, four with two views to the page. Bound in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards. Title page soiled. Light off-setting on plates, and gentle age toning to plates and some text pages. Bookplate of Safstaholms Bibliothek. A good copy.
Abbey Travel 19; Blackmer 1186; Atabey 859
Journey to Ararat.
Translated by W.D. Cooley. London Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans 
First edition in English. 8vo, pp. xii, 375; with a folding map and numerous illustrations in the text. A very good copy bound in full contemporary polished calf, gilt filletting on boards, spine decorated gilt in compartments, raised bands; presentation inscription (on leaving Eton) on second endpaper, map creased and with a slight tear
Atabey 925; Blackmer 1257
The Travels of Macarius,
Patriarch of Antioch: written by his Attendant Archdeacon, Paul of Aleppo, in Arabic. Translated by F.C. Belfour. Part the First: Anatolia, Romelia, and Moldavia. Part the Second: Wallachia, Moldavia, and the Cossack Country (1831). Part the Third: The Cossack Country, and Muscovy (1832). London Printed for the Oriental Translation Committee. 1831-32
First edition Three parts in one volume, 4to, each with separate title page, pp.x, 326. A near fine copy in original cloth.
The Travels of Macarius,
Patriarch of Antioch: written by his Attendant Archdeacon, Paul of Aleppo, in Arabic. Translated by F.C. Belfour. Part the First: Anatolia, Romelia, and Moldavia. Part the Second: Wallachia, Moldavia, and the Cossack Country (1831). Part the Third: The Cossack Country, and Muscovy (1832). Part the Fourth: Muscovy (1833). Part the Fifth: Muscovy (1834). Part the Sixth: Moscow. Novgorod (1835). Part the Seventh: Novgorod, Moscow, and the Cossack Country. Part the Eighth: Moldavia and Wallachia. Part the Ninth: Black Sea. Anatolia. Syria (1836). London Printed for the Oriental Translation Committee. 1831-36
Complete first edition Nine parts bound in two volumes, 4to, each part with separate title page, pp.x, 421; [iv], 486. A very good set rebound in half calf, cloth boards. Discreet library blind stamp on title pages. Occasional light spotting to the large margins.
From the library of Wilfrid Blunt
A View of the Levant:
particularly of Constantinople, Syria, Egypt, and Greece. In which their antiquities, government, politics, maxims, manners, and customs, (with many other circumstances and contingencies) are attempted to be described and treated on. London T. Woodward, C. Davis, and J. Shuckburgh 1743
First edition. Folio, pp. xviii, [viii, list of subscribers], 440, 449-524 (text is continuous), [4, index]; 20 plates, 7 folding. Bound in contemporary calf, neatly re-backed. Two bookplates on front pastedown, one of E.M. Cox, the second armorial but without name. Pencil signature of Wilfrid Blunt, 1946, on front end-paper.
Atabey 940; Blackmer 1291; Hilmy II, p.108; Koc 121
1718: Charming engravings of Greece and Turkey
A voyage into the Levant:
perform'd by command of the late French King. Containing the ancient and modern state of the islands of the Archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor. With plans of the principal towns and places of note; an account of the genius, manners, trade, and religion of the respective people inhabiting those parts: and an explanation of variety of medals and antique monuments. Illustrated with full descriptions and curious copper-plates of great numbers of uncommon plants, animals, &c. And several observations in natural history. To which is prefix'd, the author's Life, in a letter to M. Begon: as also his elogium, pronounc'd by M. Fontenelle, before a publick assembly of the Academy of Sciences. Adorn'd with an accurate map of the author's travels, not in the French Edition: Done by Mr. Senex. London: D. Browne, A. Bell, J. Darby et al. 1718
First edition in English. Two volumes, 4to, pp.xlii (quire a bound out of order), 402; [iv], 398, [xviii]; with 149 plates (of 153), 7 folding. Lacking plates: 117, women of Milo; 328, Pathmos; 328, Pathmos (map); 346, Gallipoli. A handsome copy bound in tan calf, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt; bookplate of Richard Grosvenor of Eaton on front pastedowns. Some spotting and marginal staining throughout, with some plates in second volume quite heavily foxed, two plates torn, not affecting plate surface.
This edition not in Atabey or Blackmer
The History of the Turks.
Beginning with the year 1679. Being a full relation of the last troubles in Hungary, with the sieges of Vienna, and Buda, and all the several battles both by sea and land, between the Christians, and the Turks, until the end of the year 1698, and 1699. In which the peace between the Turks, and the confederate Christian Princes and States, was happily concluded at Carlowitz in Hungary, By the Mediation of His Majesty of Great Britain, and the States General of the United Provinces. London Robert Clavell 1700
Sixth edition Folio, pp.[viii], 606, , frontis portrait of author, 6 portrait plates. A handsome copy bound in contemporary panelled calf, neatly re-backed and re-cornered, gilt coat of arms of Signet Library on front and rear. Some foxing to title page and scattered lightly elsewhere. Bookplate of Sir William Gordon of Inver Gordon.
Rare first edition of Sagtedo's Ottoman history
Memorie Istoriche de Monarchi Ottomani.
Venice: Presso Combi, & La Nou 1673
First edition 4to, pp. [viii], 1069. A clean copy bound in contemporary limp vellum, recased. Vellum soiled with age, and with an ancient repair to spine. Title and first few pages frayed at edges. Page 1063-4 torn at foot with loss of seven lines of text. Some wormholes, mostly insignificant, a few with loss of letters. Better than it sounds.
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
Die Grabung im Westhof der Spohienkirche zu Istanbul.
Berlin Deutches Archäologisches Institut 1941
First edition pp.vii, 45, 16 illustrations, 31 plates, 4 folding, original wrappers. Instanbuler Forschungen. Herausgegeben von der Zweigstelle Istanbul des Archäologischen Instituts des Deutschen Reiches, Band 12. A very good copy in original wrappers.