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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.
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.
Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters explained;
with an account of the Egyptian priests, their classes, initiation, and sacrifices, in the Arabic language by Ahmad bin Abubekr bin Wahshih; and in English by Joseph Hammer. London G. and W. Nicol 1806
First edition, pp.xxi, , 54; 136 (Arabic text). Small hole in title page not affecting text. Pages lightly toned. A very good copy stoutly bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Top edge of first few pages dust soiled.
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.
The 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment in the Sikkim Expedition of 1888.
With an introduction by Sir Steuart Bayley, K.C.S.I. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1900
First edition pp.xii, 116, frontispiece, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. End-papers browned. Cloth lightly stained at lower corners.
[Hebrew title] Bibliotheca Latino-Hebraica sive de Scriptoribus Latinis
[with] Avventus Messiae a Iudaeorum Blasphemiis, ac Haereticorum Calumniis vindicatus Rome Propaganda Fide 1694
First edition Two parts in one volume, folio, pp. [xv (including half-title)], 549, 277, [iv], engraved portrait of the author by Hub. Vincent after Franc. Andreonus Contemporary vellum, rather soiled, over card boards. Some leaves spotted, a few browned. A very good copy. Bookplate of the Library of the Metropolitan Church of Westminter, with duplicate stamp.
The Indian Ocean in Focus.
International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies. Perth, Western Australia, 1979. Nedlands University of Western Australia 1979
Two thick quarto volumes containing the 125 papers presented at this conference, under the headings Environments and Resources, Trade and Development, History of Commercial Exchange and Maritime Transport, International Politics, Cultural Exchanges and Influences, Archives and Resources for Study, and Comparative Education. Illustrations and maps. A very good set bound in cloth. With ownership signature of Andrew Forbes, who delivered the paper: Southern Arabia and the Islamicisation of the Central Indian Ocean Archipelagos.
A superb run of the foremost academic journal on Indochina
Bulletin de l'Ecole Française d'Extrème-Orient.
A run from volume 1, 1901 to volume 63, 1976, lacking only volume 11. Hanoi F.-H. Schneider, Imprimeur-Éditeur; Imprimerie d'Extreme-Orient 1901-1976
Sixty-two volumes bound in sixty-four (Volume 11 lacking; volumes 44 & 52 each in two parts), in total 42,979 pages with 2,323 plates and 37 maps. Text largely in French. This set is handsomely bound in half calf, marbled boards, and is in very good condition. Volumes 32 and 46 have small tears to top of spine. Bookplates of The Breezewood Foundation, and of Alexander Brown Griswold (1906-1991), American authority on the arts of Thailand and Southeast Asia.
Railway Gazette. First and second special Indian railway number.
A Journal of Transportation, Engineering, Docks, Harbours, Contracts and Railway News. First Indian Railway Number. May 28, 1913, AND Second Indian Railway Number. November 12, 1913. London 1913
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp.80, 102, (81)-140; 84, 162, (85)-146, illustrations and maps. A very good set in original cloth. Cloth mottled and worn, but tight and intact. Small tear on one spine. Contents fine. Presentation slips pasted to front end-papers.
Materialy po izucheniiu Iukagirskago iazyka i fol'klora [Materials on the Study of the Iukagir Language and Folklore, collected in the Kolyma District].
[Part 1. Specimens of native Literature of the Iukagirs (texts and translations)] St. Petersburg 1900
First edition Small folio, pp. viii, xv, 240 (last leaf misbound). Works of the Iakutsk Expedition under the leadership of I.M. Sibiriakov, Section 3, Volume 9, Part 3, published by the Imperial Academy of Science. Modern green cloth with blue lettering piece, uncut, mostly unopened. Outer margin of final 4 leaves repaired.
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
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 400,1 (of 2) sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. A little light foxing and off-setting but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spine and edges rubbed, head of spine starting. Bookplate of Lord Luford. Lacking plate of Babelmandel & Mocha.
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.