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The Stone Age of Mount Carmel.
Volume I: Excavations at the Wady El-Mughara. Volume II: The Fossil Human Remains from the Levalloiso-Mousterian. Oxford Oxford University Press 1937-1939
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. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage.
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
Fabrica overo Dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica,
et Italiana... Rome Stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition Small 4to, pp. [x], 102; Arabic characters in text. Dampstain to top inner corner throughout. Otherwise a very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards.
Balagna, p.138; Fück, pp.77–8; Marsden, p.23; Schnurrer 67; Smitskamp PO 224; COPAC: BL, Oxford, Cambridge
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.
A Voyage in the Indian Ocean and to Bengal,
undertaken in the years 1789 and 1790: containing an account of the Sechelles Islands and Trincomalee; the character and arts of the people of India; with some remarkable religious rites of the inhabitants of Bengal. To which is added, a voyage in the Red Sea, including a description of Mocha, and of the trade of the Arabs of Yemen... Translated from the French.. London G. and J. Robinson 1803
First edition in English, two volumes, pp.[iv],273; 303, 6 plates, 2 folding. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Minor wear to spines.
Relation du Voyage fait en Egypte, par le Sieur Granger,
en l'année 1730. Paris Jacques Vincent 1745
First edition, 12mo, half-title, title, pp.ix, [9, contents, permission du Roy], 262. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, re-backed in lighter calf. End-papers lightly stained. A few spots.
Atabey 513; Weber II, 503; Hilmy II, p.292
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.