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Scarce Kobe Imprint
Sidur Beith-El [Prayers for the Entire Year]
yikhalkel ha-tefilot le-khol yemot ha-shanah... / asaf, sider ṿe-tirgem bi-śefat Rusiya Asher b.R. Eliezer Ṿohl. [Includes Hagadah for Passover. With Russian Translation by Asher Wohl] Kobe Sputnik 1920
First edition 8vo, pp.xvi, 498, 24, Hebrew and Russian title pages, vignette of Wandering Jew on verso of Hebrew title. Contemporary cloth-backed boards, lacking front free end-paper. Some light browning, opening two leaves repaired. Preserved in modern half calf box.
See H. Dicker, Wanderers and Settlers in the Far East, 1962, pp.169-70
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.
Sixteen years in Morocco
An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the districts of Suse and Tafilelt;
compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa, and an interesting Account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co 1811
Second edition, corrected and considerably enlarged. 4to (27.5 x 22 cm), pp.[iv], xvi, 328, frontispiece portrait, 12 plates, 6 folding, 3 coloured, 2 coloured folding maps. Two sheets of reprinted reviews tipped in. A very good copy bound in modern half morocco over cloth. Some spotting to plates. Presentation letter from the author to John Silvester, dated 2 July 1813, bound in with original wrapper.
The Raja of Sarawak.
An Account of Sir James Brooke, K.C.B., LL.D., given chiefly through Letters and Journals. London Macmillan & Co. 1876
First edition, two volumes, pp.xii, 379; 393, two frontispieces, two coloured maps, one folding. A very good set in original cloth. Spines professionally restored. Tear to free end-paper of volume 2.
Illustrated history of a Calcutta merchant house
A History of Bird & Co., 1864-1929.
For Private Circulation Only. Calcutta Caledonian Printing Company Limited 1929
First edition, two volumes, folio (33 x 26 cm), pp.xviii, 180, (181)-399, , 15 mounted plates, one reproduction of an autograph letter from Ernest Cable to text, large folding map. Hand-painted initial letters throughout. A very good set in the original Indian bindings of half reversed calf, gilt, upper boards with Baron Cable of Ideford's gilt-tooled arms (crocodiles rampant). A few marks to cloth, one spine label on the first volume slightly chipped.
We locate a copy at University of California, Santa Barbara, and the first volume only at the University of Washington.
Geographische, ethnographische und historische Studien. Mit bewilligung des verfassers nach dem Russischen bearbeitet und vervollstandigt. Jena: Hermann Goftenoble 1886
First edition pp.xviii, , 589, illustrations. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth, but with library stamps (intelligence department) on half-title.
Materials to the knowledge of eastern Turki. Four volumes
Tales, poetry, proverbs, riddles, ethnological and historical texts from the southern parts of eastern Turkestan. With translations and notes. I: Texts from Khotan and Yarkand II: Texts from Kashgar, Tashmaliq and Kucha. III: Folk-lore from Guma. IV: Ethnological and historical texts from Guma. Lund C.W.K. Gleerup 1946-51
First edition Four parts, pp.iv, 143; 181; 131; 197, illustrations. Lunds Universitets Arsskrift A very good set, 1-3 in plain wrappers, 4 in printed wrappers.
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.
With reproductions of original letters
Documenti e Titoli
sul Privato Fondatore dell'attuale Istituto (antico "Collegio dei Cinesi" in Napoli) Matteo Ripa sulle Missioni in Cina nel Secolo XVIII. Naples Gennaro Salvati 1904
First edition. 4to (30.5 x 23 cm), pp.[iv], 14, 662, numerous folding facsimile documents, some in Chinese. R. Istituto Orientale in Napoli. One hundred copies printed; this copy unnumbered. A very good copy bound in modern half calf, marbled boards. With cancelled stamps of SOAS to title verso and final page.
COPAC records copies at the British Library, Durham, and SOAS.
With the plan of Ricci's burial place
Litterae Societas Iesu e Regno Sinarum annorum MDCX. & XI.
Augsburg Christoph Mang 1615
First Latin edition. Small 8vo, pp.[viii], 294, folding plan of the villa in Peking converted into a church with Ricci's tomb. A very good copy bound in modern red morocco.
Cordier BS 808; Löwendahl 56; Morrison II, p.466; De Backer & Sommervogel, 8, 238.
18th & 19th-century missionaries in the Far East
Nouvelles lettres édifiantes des missions de la Chine
et des Indes Orientales. Paris Adrien Le Clere 1818-23
First edition. Eight volumes. 12mo (18 x 11 cm), pp.xxviii, 486, [1, errata], [1, blank]; [iv], 560; [iv], 503, [1, errata]; [iv], 567, ; viii, 603 (errata pasted on final page); [iv], 511, [1, errata]; [iv], 419; [iv], 448. A very good set bound in modern half calf. Stamps of the Jesuit École Saint-Geneviève on titles.
Cordier BS 953–7 (listing the contents in detail); Löwendahl 807-10; Morrison II, p.159
Rare sermons in praise of Francis Xavier
Enneade panegerica detta a S. Francesco Saverio.
... All'illustrissima, & excellentiss. Signora Marchesa Livia d'Este. Bologna Carlo Zenero 1650
First edition. 12mo (11 x 7.5 cm), pp.381, [1, blank]. A good copy bound in 18th-century half vellum over marbled boards, spine. All edges yellow. Text spotted, some stains, largely marginal. Bound without final blank leaf.
Backer & Sommervogel, I, p.126. COPAC records no copies. We trace no copies at auction.
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
Istoria o Zavoevanii Kitaia Manzhurskimi Tatarami,
Sostoiashchaia v 5 Knigakh, Sochinennaia g. Vozhe de Brunem B. et P.D.M. [History of the Conquest of China by the Manchurian Tatars in 5 parts, Compiled by Vojeu de Brunem; Translated from French by A.R.] Moscow Typograficheskaya Company, 1788
First and only Russian edition. 8vo, pp.1-96, (73)-168, (193)-603. Text in Russian. Bound in period Russian mottled full calf, neatly rebacked. Spine with raised bands and dark red gilt lettered label. 18th century owner's inscription on verso of the first free endpaper: "Iz knig Fedora skago." Chinese chop on title page. A very good copy.
Svodny Katalog XVIII 2275. French edition: Cordier BS 629; Löwendahl 468; Lust 436; Morrison II p. 32. One copy only found in Worldcat (Harvard)
Based on the unpublished history of a Jesuit missionary
Histoire de la conquête de la Chine par les tartares Mancheoux;
a laquelle on a joint un accord chronologique des annales de la monarchie Chinoise,... Par M. Vojeu de Brunem B. & P. D. M. Lyons chez les frères Duplain 1754
First edition. Two volumes bound in one, 12mo (16 x 10 cm), pp.[xx], 345, [1, blank]; [iv], 318; titles printed in red and black. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over speckled boards, spine gilt with raised bands. Top of spine chipped.
Cordier BS 629; Löwendahl 468; Lust 436; Morrison II, p.32