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Histoire de la Guerre Saincte
faite par les Francois & autres Chrestiens, pour le delivrance de la Judee, & du S. Sepulchre. Paris Jean Petit-Pas 1620
First edition in French 8vo, pp., 516, . A very good copy bound in contemporary red morocco, raised bands, spines decorated gilt in compartments. Spine a little rubbed. Renard bookplate on front pastedown, old book sellers description pasted on front free endpaper.
Purge of the Janissaries
Uss-i zafer. 1241.
[The foundation of victory.] [Istanbul] Ibrahim Sa'ib 1243 AH (1828 CE)
First edition. 8vo (22 x 16 cm), pp.[1, blank], 3, [1, blank], 4, [2, blank], 259, [1, blank]. Printed Ottoman Turkish, with printed text frames, marginalia, and ornamental headpiece. A very good copy bound in late 19th-century Ottoman cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, a little rubbed. Bookseller's stamp of Kohler Freres, Librairie Pera, and ownership inscription of A.G. Ellis, British Museum curator and Honorary Librarian of the Royal Asiatic Society.
Ottoman traveller inspired by the Prophet
Narrative of travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa,
in the seventeenth century. Translated from the Turkish by The Ritter Joseph von Hammer. [First part of the first volume only.] London Oriental Translation Fund 1834
First edition, folio, pp.[ii], xviii, 186. A very good copy in original silk cloth. Largely unopened. Slight wear to top of spine.
Scarce sale catalogue of Islamic art
Exhibition of Persian art & curios.
The collection formed by J.R. Preece, Esq., C.M.G., Late H.B.M.'s Consul General at Ispahan, Persia. At the Vincent Robinson Galleries, 34, Wigmore Street, London, W. May, 1913. London Vincent Robinson Galleries 1913
First edition, 4to (33 x 26 cm), ff.[55, single-sided], 16 photographic plates, 3 in colour, 1 folding. Bound in original printed boards, gilt device to upper board, manuscript title to spine. Spine worn and chipped, but sound. All edges untrimmed. Plates and text clean and fresh. Duplicate stamps of the Library of Congress to front free endpaper.
La Langue Hebraique
restituee, et le veritable sens des mots Hebreux retabli et prouve par leur analyse radicale. Paris L'auteur, Barrois, Eberhart 1815-16
First edition. Two volumes bound in one, 4to, pp. xlviii, 197,[ii], 138; 208, 201-208, 209-216, 225-348, ; text continuous despite pagination, Hebrew characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over marbled boards, raised bands; uncut and partly unopened. Dampstains on final few leaves
An Archaeological Journey to Yemen (March-May, 1947)
[with] Part II: Epigraphical Texts [and] Part III: plates (1951) Cairo Government Press 1952-1951
First edition Three volumes 4to, pp.xv, 188; xii, 95; x, 92 plates. Service des Antiquites dl l'Egypte. Limited to 500 copies. A very good set bound in cloth.
Practical Philosophy of the Muhammadan People,
exhibited in its professed connexion with the European, so as to render either an introduction to the other; being a translation of the Akhlak-i-Jalaly, the most esteemed ethical work of middle Asia, from the Persian of Fakir Jany Muhammad Asaad: (with references and notes) by W.F.Thompson, Esq. of the Bengal Civil Service. London Oriental Translation Fund 1839
First edition pp.lxiv, 496. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
Chow-Chow; Being selections from a Journal kept in India, Egypt, and Syria.
London: Hurst and Blackett 1857
First edition Two volumes, pp.ix, , 326; vii, , 287, , ix, , 2 colour frontispieces (Moollah of the Booras, and Walkeshwur). Original cloth, rubbed, and faded by damp to edge of first volume. Occasional light foxing, more severe to frontis of vol.1. Inner hinges strained. Overall a good set that could become very good with a little attention.
The Archaeological Survey of Nubia. Report for 1909-1910.
First edition Folio, pp.viii, 180, 41 plates, 3 in colour, 5 plans, 3 folding. Ministry of Finance, Egypt. Survey Department. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth, boards. Boards rather dusty, small nick to base of spine.
A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey. London Griffith & Farran 1882
First edition pp.xvii, 507, mounted woodburytype frontis of author, 10 plates, folding map. A very good slightly cocked copy in rather dull original cloth, neatly re-backed and re-cased preserving original spine. Ex-Northampton, Mass. public library with stamps on title and first text page, shelf number on spine.
Del Giusto Scacciamento de Moreschida Spagna. Libri Sei.
Ne quali si tratta della loro instruttione, apostasia, e tradimento; e si risoluono i dubii, che d'intorno a questa materia si risuegliarono. Rome Bartholomeo Zannetti 1611
First edition. 4to, pp.[xxiv], 378, [18, index]; engraved architectural title-page with a vignette of Hercules slaying the Hydra. A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum over boards, manuscript title on spine. Vellum a little worn, two short splits to bottom of spine, upper hinge cracked. A few spots to text, D3 (pp.53-54) with a short marginal tear. Bookplate of the Library of the Dominican Fathers, London, N.W.5, and manuscript shelfmarks on front pastedown, their discreet stamp to margin of first text page.
1855: Scarce pamphlet on chess
Observations on the origin and progress of Chess,
containing a brief account of the theory and practice of the Chaturanga, the primaeval game of the Hindus, also of the Shatranj, the mediaeval game of the Persians and Arabs. London Sercombe and Jack 1855
First edition pp.50. Disbound from a volume of pamphlets. Title page waterstained. Otherwise a very good copy. Presentation inscription "Major Goldsmid, with best wishes, from the author".
Fraser's Persian provinces
Travels and adventures in the Persian provinces on the southern banks of the Caspian sea.
With an appendix, containing short notices on the geology and commerce of Persia. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826
First edition 4to, pp. viii, 384. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf. Minor spotting to first few leaves.
The History of Nadir Shah,
formerly called Thamas Kuli Khan, the present Emperor of Persia. To which is prefix'd A short History of the Moghol Emperors. At the end is inserted, A Catalogue of about two hundred manuscripts in the Persic and other Oriental languages, collected in the east. London Printed for A. Millar 1742
Second edition, 8vo, pp. vi, 234, [6, index]; 40; folding portrait frontispiece, folding map. A exceptionally clean fresh copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spine rubbed and a little worn at head.
The Stone Age of Mount Carmel. Volume I: Excavations at the Wady El-Mughara. Volume II: The Fossil Human Remains from the Levalloiso-Mousterian.
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp.xi, 240, 55 plates; xxiv, 390, 28 plates, illustrations & maps. Report of the Joint Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the American School of Prehistoric Research, 1929-1934 A very good set in original cloth, light spotting to extremities, one minor bump to cloth.
Le Livre des Rois d'Egypt. [Volumes 1, 2, and 3]
Recueil de Titres et protocols royaux, noms propres de rois, reines, princes et princesses, noms de pyramides et de temples solaires, suivi d'un index alphabetique. Tome Premier. Des origines a la fin de la XIIe dynastie. Tome second: de la XIIIe a la fin de la XVIIIe dynastie. Tome Troisieme. De la XIXe a la XXIVe Dynastie. Cairo 1907
First edition Three volumes folio, pp.viii, 377; 428; 448, Heiroglyphic and French text. Memoires publies par les membres de L'Institut Francais d'Archaeologie Orientale du Caire, Tome 17-18. A very good set bound in modern buckram.
Arabic-Italian grammar for Catholic missionaries
Fabrica overo dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica, et Italiana,
copioso de voci; & locutioni, con osservare la frase dell'una & dell'altra lingua. Rome nella stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition. Small 4to (21.5 x 15 cm), pp.[x], 102. With printed Arabic text. A very good copy in contemporary vellum. Vellum slightly soiled. One short internal tear to gutter of first three leaves; early paper repair to margin of title where an ownership inscription has been excised. One quire browned. Small 18th-century owner's armorial seal impression to title.
Philologia Orientalis 224