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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.
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.
Vollstandige Faksimile-Ausgabe der Blatter des Meisters Mehmed Siyah Qalem aus dem Besitz des Topkapi Sarayi Muzesi, Istanbul und der Freer Gallery of Art. Graz Akademische Druck 1976
First edition, folio, pp.48, 74 colour plates, 8 folding, 16 text illustrations. German text. A very good copy in original cloth.
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.
The King of Hedjaz and Arab Independence.
With a facsimile of the proclamation of June 27, 1916. Together with the proclamation issued at Baghdad by Lieut.-General Sir Stanley Maude, after the occupation of that city by the British forces. London Hayman, Christy & Lilly, Ltd. 1917
First edition pp.14, , frontis portrait [Hussain the First], large folding facsimile. Original wrappers. A very good copy.
Makedonia; Arkheologicheskoe puteshestvie [Macedonia; an archeaological Journey].
St Petersburg 1909
First edition Large 8vo, pp. [vi], 304, 13 plates, one in colour, 194 illustrations in the text. Published by the Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences. A good copy bound in later blue cloth, brown lettering piece on spine.
Przekład i objaśnienie 53-ciej Sury Koranu
Sourate 53 du Coran: Traduction et Commentaire polonais (avec résumé allemand). Krakow 1926
First edition 8vo, pp. 48. Memoir of the Oriental Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Literature, no.8 Original printed wrappers, uncut and unopened. Spine torn, lightly browned.
Narrative of the Defence of Kars,
Historical and Military. Illustrated by Lieut.-Colonel C. Teesdale, C.B., and William Simpson, Esq. London Richard Bentley 1857
First edition, pp.xx, 344, 6 plates, including large folding panorama, folding plan. With half-title. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor spotting.