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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.
With maps after Ortelius
Asia, sive historia universalis Asiaticarum
gentium et rerum domi forisque gestarum, a cuisque origine ad haec tempora mixti passim sacri profanique ritus... Antwerp Bellerus 1604
First edition. 8vo (20.5 x 16 cm), pp.(1)-424, 423-431, 434-(440), 449-99, 502-3, 502-722, [4, errata], 7 engraved maps. Erratically paginated but complete. A very good copy bound in 18th-century vellum. Manuscript title to fore edge. Some wear to spine. Much of text block browned. Faint traces of a contemporary manuscript ex libris to title, washed.
Not in Alai or Blackmer.
Correspondence respecting the relations between the British Government and that of Afghanistan since the Accession of the Ameer Shere Ali Khan.
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1878
First edition Folio, pp. vi, 266. [C 2190] A very good copy in the original printed wrappers. Wrappers a little dusty, chipped at head, minor wear to spine, corner of front wrapper torn off. Small (almost unnoticeable) library stamp on front wrapper. Corners of first few pages creased at foot.
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.
Persian Lyrics, or scattered poems, from the Diwan-I-Hafiz:
With paraphrases in verse and prose, a Catalogue of the Gazels as arranged in a Manuscript of the works of Hafiz in the Cheetham Library at Manchester, and other illustrations. London Printed, at the Oriental Press, by Wilson & Co. Wild Court, 1800
First edition 4to, pp.98, ix, 54. A good copy rebound in modern marbled boards. Title page slightly frayed at edges.
COPAC shows one copy only.
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.
Voyage en Retour de L'Inde, par Terre, et par une route en partie inconnue jusqu'ici. Par Thomas Howell; suivi d'Observations sur le passage dans l'Inde par l'Egypte et le grand désert, par James Capper.
Paris Imprimerie de la Republique 1797 (An V)
First French edition 4to, pp.xvi, 385, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent half calf.
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.