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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.
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.
London J. Dodsley 1787
Third edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.[i, blank], [i, directions for the binder], xvi, 387; [ii], 401, [1, advertisement]; with 6 plates (2 folding) and 3 folding maps. A very good set bound in contemporary tree calf, light wear to head of one spine.
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.
Telegraph engineer and collector of Islamic art
Exhibition of Persian art & curios.
The collection formed by J.R. Preece, Esq., C.M.G., Late H.B.M.'s Consul General at Ispahan, Persia. At the Vincent Robinson Galleries, 34, Wigmore Street, London, W. May, 1913. London Vincent Robinson Galleries 1913
4to (33 x 26 cm), ff.[55, single-sided], 16 photographic plates, 3 coloured, 1 folding. Bound in original printed boards, gilt device to upper board, manuscript title to spine. Spine worn and chipped, but sound. All edges untrimmed. Plates and text clean and fresh. Duplicate stamps of the Library of Congress to front free endpaper.
" the pencil is proved to be treacherous and deceptive"
Four views of the mosques and other objects of interest occupying the site of the Temple at Jerusalem.
Drawn and lithographed from photographs taken by The Rev. A.A. Isaacs, M.A. of Corpus Christi, Cambridge. By special permission of the Pasha of Jerusalem... No views of these structures have ever been obtained or published before. London printed and published by Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen 1 December, 1857
Four tinted lithographs, each image 22 x 30 cm, on sheets measuring 34 x 50 cm. Loose as issued in original printed wrappers. Wrappers chipped and soiled, spine partially split. Marginal fraying, some spotting, and a few light stains to plates, but images largely unaffected.
We locate two copies only, at Glasgow and the Victoria & Albert Museum.