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An Account of the Empire of Marocco,
and the district of Suse: compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an accurate and interesting account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London Printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co. 1809
First edition, 4to, pp.xvi, 287, [1, errata], 11 plates, 5 folding, 2 coloured, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy bound in polished calf, neatly re-backed to style. Corners bumped. Occasional spotting and off-setting. Inner hinges strengthened with tape. Armorial bookplate of Sir Joseph Verdin.
Reise durch Armenien und Persien, in den Jahren 1805 und 1806.
Nebst einer Nachricht uber Ghilan und Masenderan, von dem Obristen Trezel. Weimar: Verlage des Landes-Industrie Comptoirs 1822
pp.viii, 270. Text in German. Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen A very good copy bound in 20th century marbled boards. Burrell bookplate. Some minor spotting and pencil underlining.
Lettres sur la Palestine, La Syrie et l'Egypte, ou Voyage en Galilée et en Judée,
avec une Ralation sur la Mer Morte, et sur l'etat présent de Jérusalem, traduites de l'anglais sur la seconde edition, par Aubert de Vitry. Paris: Picard-Dubois & others; London: J. Warrick 1820
First edition in French 8vo, pp. [iii], [vi], 363, lithographic frontispiece, map and 4 plates by Lacroix after Gebhardt. A very good copy internally, occasional very minor spotting. Original boards, spine worn and partially detached, printed label. Extremities rubbed.
see Blackmer 878
From Abu Nuwas to Hafiz
Poeseos Asiaticae commentariorum libri sex,
cum appendice; subjicitur Limon seu miscellaneorum liber. London T. Cadell 1774
First edition. 8vo (23 x 14.5 cm), pp.[iv], xxxi, [1, blank], 542, [1, errata; 1, blank], 3 engraved plates of Chinese, Arabic, and Persian scripts. With printed Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, and Persian text. A very good copy bound in 20th-century half calf over cloth. Some spotting.
The History of the Life of Nader Shah, King of Persia.
Extracted from an Eastern Manuscript, which was translated into French by Order of His Majesty the King of Denmark. With an Introduction, containing, I. A Description of Asia, according to the Oriental Geographers. II. A Short History of Persia from the earliest times to the present century: and an Appendix, consisting of an Essay on Asiatick Poetry, and the History of the Persian Language. To which are added, Pieces relative to the French translation. London Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell 1773
First edition pp., lxxii, 196. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf. Spine beginning to split. Contents fine. Early 20th century ownership signature stamp on end paper.
Przekład i objaśnienie 53-ciej Sury Koranu
Sourate 53 du Coran: Traduction et Commentaire polonais (avec résumé allemand). Krakow 1926
First edition 8vo, pp. 48. Memoir of the Oriental Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Literature, no.8 Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. Spine torn, lightly browned.
Narrative of the Defence of Kars,
Historical and Military. Illustrated by Lieut.-Colonel C. Teesdale, C.B., and William Simpson, Esq. London Richard Bentley 1857
First edition, pp.xx, 344, 6 plates, including large folding panorama, folding plan. With half-title. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor spotting.
Being the report of an extempore address delivered at South Place Chapel, Finsbury, on Sunday afternoon, January 6th, 1889. Woking The Oriental Nobility Institute 1889
First edition, pp.36. Bound in rather worn contemporary cloth, spine defective. Title page soiled, and with small hole at edge. Text clean and in very good condition. Ownership signature of G.J. Holyoake on title.
Two rare 17th century accounts of the Porte
De l'Empire Ottoman ou l'Ambassade a la Porte Ottomane,
ordonnee par Sa Majesté Imperiale Leopold I. Executée par Gaultier de Leslie, Comte du S. Empire. Commencée le 25 may de l'an 1665, & finie le 26 mars de l'an suivant 1666; [Bound with]: Colyer, Justinus. Journal de Monsieur Colier, Resident à la Porte. Pour Messieurs les Estats Generaux du Provinces Unies. Traduit du Flamand. [Paris?] 1672
Two works bound in one, 12mo, pp.[x], 222; [viii], 96. Contemporary calf-backed mottled boards, spine in compartments with lettering piece. Edges worn. A very good copy.
Not in Blackmer; for second work see Koc 66; Copac records one copy of the first work, at Cambridge; two copies of the second, one copy printed in Geneva in 1671, and the second printed in Paris by G. Cluzier, with 103 pages. Koc refers to a third Amsterdam edition.
Historie de re Lusignani.
Publicate da Henrico Giblet cavalier. Libri undeci. Bologna Giacomo Monti 1647
First edition pp., 731, . Page numbers 71-72 are repeated. Worm track in text affecting pages 167 to 330. Otherwise a very good clean copy bound in later (late nineteenth century) quarter morocco, a little rubbed.
COPAC records three copies of this edition, Oxford, Cambridge, & Kings College. Not in Blackmer.
Voyage du Sieur Paul Lucas, dans la Turquie,
l'Asie, Sourie, Palestine, Haute et Basse Egypte, &c. Où l'on trouvera des Remarques très-curieuses... Fait en M.DCCXIV, &c. par Ordre de Louis XIV. Amsterdam Steenhouwer & Uytwere 1720
Third edition, two volumes, 12mo, pp.[xx], 436, [7, contents]; [ii, title], 345, [4, contents], [23, adverts.]; 2 folding maps, 32 plates, 19 of which folding. A very good copy in contemporary vellum, red speckled edges, lettering direct to spine. Vellum has a few stains to boards but otherwise binding tight and strong. Internally clean apart from small note to front end-papers of volume 1. Both maps have small 1cm tears to margins.
Atabey 733; Blackmer 1038; Brunet 19953; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, 394; Tobler 122.
Constantinople in 1828.
A residence of sixteen months in the Turkish capital and provinces: with an account of the present state of the naval and military power, and of the resources of the Ottoman Empire. London Saunders and Otley 1829
First edition. 4to, pp.xix, , 406, 5 plates, one double page, three hand coloured. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth, spine faded. A little light marginal foxing. Contemporary inscription on end-paper. Small tear (without loss) to half title. Folding plate detached (but present).
Abbey 393; Blackmer 1047
The History of Persia,
from the most early period to the present time: containing an account of the religion, government, usages, and character of the inhabitants of that kingdom. London John Murray 1815
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp. xxii, [i, errata], [i, directions for plates], 644; with 1 folding map and 11 plates; vii, [i, blank], 715, [1, errata]; with 11 plates. A very good set bound in full contemporary calf, raised bands, spines decorated gilt in compartments. Hinges cracked. Ownership bookplates of E.P. Shirley, author of The Sherley Brothers, on front pastedowns, some minor foxing at the end of each volume.
Ghani, p. 236