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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. Traduit de l'Anglais par Théophile Mandar. 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, marbled boards.
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.
A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea, on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt,
and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
Second edition 4to, pp.[iii-xvi (without half-title)], 400, 2 sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. Contemporary calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece. A little very minor foxing. Boards worn and rubbed. Overall a very good copy.
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.