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Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817 by the Bey of Tripoli,
in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
With autograph letter
Salaminia (Cyprus); the History, Treasures and Antiquities of Salamis in the Island of Cyprus.
With an Introduction by Samuel Birch. London Trubner & Co. 1882
First edition pp.xlviii, 329, coloured frontispiece, many illustrations on 20 plates, 326 text figures, 4 additional illustrations in the Appendix, map. A very good copy in the original red cloth, very minor soiling, and with a little edge rubbing. Inner hinges tender. Armorial bookplate of Hellier R.H. Gosselin on front endpaper, and with his inscription on the front free endpaper.
Lettres ecrits d'Egypte et de Nubie, 1828 et 1829.
Collection complete, accompagnee de trois memoires inedits et de planches. Paris 1833
First edition. 8vo. pp.xv, 472, 7 illustrations on 6 plates. Bound in mid 20th century marbled paper boards, backed with buckram, leather title label. The original foxed and somewhat browned wrappers are bound in. A little light foxing throughout. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Uncut. A very good copy.
Antiquitates Asiaticae Christianam Aeram antecedentes;
ex primariis Monumentis Graecis descriptae, Latine versae, nitisque & commentariis illustratae. Accedit Monumentum Latinum Ancyranum. London Guil. Bowyer 1728
First edition Folio, 35 x 22 cm, pp.[xii], 207, [1, errata], 8, 2 plates, numerous engravings in text. Handsomely rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Edge stains to top of title and first few pages. Two plates faintly browned. Overall a very good clean copy with large margins.
Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan Roi de Perse.
Nouvelle edition. Paris Briasson 1743
Second edition 8vo, pp. [iii], 476, [iv (privilege)]; portrait frontispiece, folding engraved map. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, triple gilt fillet round covers, spine gilt in compartments. Spine rubbed, and lightly worn at foot.
Atabey 257 (first edition)
Papers relative to the Consulate-General of Constantinople [with] Consulate of Morocco [and] Papers relating to the British Consular Establishments at the Prussian Baltic Ports.
May 1856 to September 1857. London 1857
First edition pp.123; 15; 54. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf, spine rubbed and worn.
Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
[With:] The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge. London T. Cadell and W. Davies; J. F. Dove 1810-24
First edition Four volumes in seven, 4to, pp. [ii], xxviii, 812, xxiii (advertisement); [ii], xix, [xiii], 715, [1, errata]; [ii], xv, [i, blank], [xii, contents], , 822; [ii], xx, [xiv, contents], 735, [1, errata]; xii, [xiv, contents], 763, [1, errata]; [ii], iv, [xii, contents], 555, [1, addenda], with 181 of 186 plates and maps (22 folding), numerous vignettes and illustrations in the text; x, [ii], 667, portrait frontispiece. An attractive set bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards by J. Seacomb of Chester, with his ticket, neatly rebacked. Some minor wear, some offsetting from plates, occasional light foxing. [The missing plates: Vol.2, pl.22, Disposition of landing under captain Lamour; Vol.4, Spring at Delphi, & p.458, Silver Medals; Vol.5: pl.24, Bodies of criminals; Vol 6, pl 15, Palace in which Peter was murdered.] Bookplate of Hugh, Duke of Westminster, Eaton, 1884, on front pastedowns.
Compte Rendu des Travaux de l'Ecole de Medecine d'Abou-Zabel (Egypte),
et de l'examen general des eleves pour les 1re, 2e, 3e, 4e et 5e annees de sa fondation 1242-43 (1827-28)... 1246-47 (1831-32; suivi de l'expose de la conduite et des travaux de l'auteur lui-meme en Egypte depuis 1240 a 1248 (Hegyre) 1823-1832, et de diverses pieces relatives a son voyage en France. Paris Librairie de Deville Cavellin 1833
First edition, pp.xii, , 265. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed. Minor spotting to first few pages. Armorial book plate of George Shaw, signed presentation inscription to him from the author and autograph letter from the author tipped in.
The compleat history of Thamas Kouli Kan, (at present called Schah Nadir) Sovereign of Persia.
In two parts. Part I. Containing a description of the Persian Empire; an account of the religion and manners of the Persians; a chronological abridgment of their history, including the lives and reigns of Cyrus and his descendents, the Arsacidæ, the Caliphs, the Tartar Princes, and the Sophis, down to the late revolutions; a particular account of the Aghwans, and their leaders Mir-Weis, Magmund, and Eschref, to their total reduction by Kouli Kan; the origin and rise of this commander, his wars with the rebels and the Turks, and his artful assumption of the crown. Part II. Containing a description of the Empire of Indostan, and a character of the Indians; some account of the Great Moguls from Tamerlane down to Mahmet-Cha now reigning; grounds of Kouli Kan's quarrel with this latter; his invasion of the Kingdom of Cabul, and the whole progress of his arms till he entirely defeats, deposes, and generously restores his enemy, after having taken from him an immense booty, obtained the cession of part of his dominions, and obliged him to an annual tribute. With copies of letters, edicts, manifesto's, &c. translated from the originals under the hands of both monarchs. London printed for J. Brindley, at the King's Arms in New-Bond-street, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; S. Birt, in Ave-Mary Lane; J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall; Messrs. Hodges and Harris on London-Bridge; T. Cooper in Pater-noster-Row 1742
The second edition, pp.[iv], 163, ; 116, engraved portrait, folding map. Rebound in half calf, cloth boards. A little light soiling throughout, but a very good copy.
Commentarii Hieronymi comitis Alexandrini de Acerrimo, ac omnium difficillimo Turcarum bello, in Insulam Melitam gesto, Anno MDLXV.
[Second edition] 12mo, ff. [xvi], 71, [i (blank)]. Nineteenth-century blue boards, rubbed at extremities. Title and first leaf of preface torn with loss to ten lines lower right, replaced in manuscript. Contemporary annotations and underscoring on most pages. Two old stamps on reverse of title. A rather better copy than preceding description suggests.
Tissus Islamiques de la Collection Pfister. [Islamic Textiles from the Pfister Collection].
Avec la collaboration de: Odile Valansot, Assistante technique du Musee des Tissus de Lyon, Secretaire generale technique du Centre international d'etude des textiles anciens pour les analyses et les traces techniques; Helene Meyer, Chargee de mission des tissues de Lyon pour l'examen microscopique des fils. Vatican City 1992
First edition 4to, pp.xix, 655, 305 illustrations, ten text illustrations, eight plates in colour, two maps. Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Documenti e Riproduzioni 4. New copy, original cloth
Max Mallowan's copy, presented by the compiler
A Bibliography of the Architecture, Arts and Crafts of Islam to 1st Jan. 1960.
Together with Supplement Jan. 1960 to Jan. 1972. Cairo The American University of Cairo Press 1961
First edition Two volumes folio, pp.xxiv, 1326, xxv; xiii, 366 columns, ix. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers. Inscribed "To Max Mallowan from K.A.C. Creswell"