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The Travels of Monsieur de Thevenot into the Levant.
In three parts. Viz. Into I. Turkey. II. Persia. III. The East-Indies. Newly done out of French. London Printed by H. Clark, for H. Faithorne, &c. 1687
First English edition, second issue Folio, pp.[xxxviii], 291, [iii], 104, 105*-108*, 105-176, 179-200, [ii], 90, 91*-94*, 91-114, ; engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 plates. A very good copy rebound in half calf over cloth, raised bands. Tears to margin of title page, page 271 (not affecting text, 10 cm corner missing from last leaf (affecting a small amount of text).
A tour to Sheeraz, by the route of Kazroon and Feerozabad;
with various remarks on the manners, customs, laws, language, and literature of the Persians. To which is added a history of Persia, from the death of Kureem Khan to the subversion of the Zund dynasty. London T. Cadell and W. Davies 1807
First English edition 4to, pp. [xv], 329, two engraved portraits. Bound without half-title. A very good copy bound in later half calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece in compartments. Some spotting to title page, margins of plates, and occasionally elsewhere.
Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.
Janvier-Fevrier 1935. [with] Exposition d'Art Persan. Cairo Societe des Amis de l'Art 1935
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.(iv), 72 plates, erratum slip; viii, 97, . Number 13 of 300 copies only issued. The plates are in very good condition; the original board portfolio a little worn. The original wrappers of text volume are worn, and partially detached, but text in good condition. Signed by Gaston Wiet on title page.
The Parsi Religion:
as contained in the Zand-Avasta, and propounded and defended by the Zoroastrians of India and Persia, unfolded, refuted, and contrasted with Christianity. Bombay American Mission Press 1843
First edition, pp.610, folding lithographed plate. A very good copy in original blind-stamped cloth, spine faded. Small tear to margin of folding plate, not affecting image.
Early collection of Persian folklore & music
Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity]
Pesni pevtsov-muzykantov, pesni svadebnye, pesni kolybel'nye, zagadki, obraztsy raznogo soderzhaniya. [Songs of Singers-Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Riddles, Samples of Various Content.] St. Petersburg I. Boraganskago 1902
First edition. Small 4to (29.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.[iv], ix, [1, blank], 279, , [1, blank], 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, 1 black-and-white portrait, with 9-page addenda loosely inserted. A very good copy bound in modern blue cloth, all edges untrimmed, mostly unopened.