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Ottoman traveller inspired by the Prophet
Narrative of travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa,
in the seventeenth century. Translated from the Turkish by The Ritter Joseph von Hammer. [First part of the first volume only.] London Oriental Translation Fund 1834
First edition, folio, pp.[ii], xviii, 186. A very good copy in original silk cloth. Largely unopened. Slight wear to top of spine.
La Langue Hebraique
restituee, et le veritable sens des mots Hebreux retabli et prouve par leur analyse radicale. Paris L'auteur, Barrois, Eberhart 1815-16
First edition. Two volumes bound in one, 4to, pp. xlviii, 197,[ii], 138; 208, 201-208, 209-216, 225-348, ; text continuous despite pagination, Hebrew characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over marbled boards, raised bands; uncut and partly unopened. Dampstains on final few leaves
An Archaeological Journey to Yemen (March-May, 1947)
[with] Part II: Epigraphical Texts [and] Part III: plates (1951) Cairo Government Press 1952-1951
First edition Three volumes 4to, pp.xv, 188; xii, 95; x, 92 plates. Service des Antiquites dl l'Egypte. Limited to 500 copies. A very good set bound in cloth.
Practical Philosophy of the Muhammadan People,
exhibited in its professed connexion with the European, so as to render either an introduction to the other; being a translation of the Akhlak-i-Jalaly, the most esteemed ethical work of middle Asia, from the Persian of Fakir Jany Muhammad Asaad: (with references and notes) by W.F.Thompson, Esq. of the Bengal Civil Service. London Oriental Translation Fund 1839
First edition pp.lxiv, 496. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
Chow-Chow; Being selections from a Journal kept in India, Egypt, and Syria.
London: Hurst and Blackett 1857
First edition Two volumes, pp.ix, , 326; vii, , 287, , ix, , 2 colour frontispieces (Moollah of the Booras, and Walkeshwur). Original cloth, rubbed, and faded by damp to edge of first volume. Occasional light foxing, more severe to frontis of vol.1. Inner hinges strained. Overall a good set that could become very good with a little attention.
Relation en forme de Journal, du Voiage pour la Redemption des Captifs, aux Roiaumes de Maroc & d'Alger.
Paris Louis Sevestre, Pierre-Francois Giffart 1726
First edition 8vo, pp.[ii], x, [viii], 364, xii, ; with a portrait frontispiece and 1 folding plate. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartments. Rubbed at extremities.
The Archaeological Survey of Nubia. Report for 1909-1910.
First edition Folio, pp.viii, 180, 41 plates, 3 in colour, 5 plans, 3 folding. Ministry of Finance, Egypt. Survey Department. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth, boards. Boards rather dusty, small nick to base of spine.
A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey. London Griffith & Farran 1882
First edition pp.xvii, 507, mounted woodburytype frontis of author, 10 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed and re-cased preserving original spine. Ex Northampton, Mass. public library with stamps on title and first text page, shelf number on spine.
Del Giusto Scacciamento de Moreschida Spagna. Libri Sei.
Ne quali si tratta della loro instruttione, apostasia, e tradimento; e si risoluono i dubii, che d'intorno a questa materia si risuegliarono. Rome Bartholomeo Zannetti 1611
First edition. 4to, pp.[xxiv], 378, [18, index]; engraved architectural title-page with a vignette of Hercules slaying the Hydra. A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum over boards, manuscript title on spine. Vellum a little worn, two short splits to bottom of spine, upper hinge cracked. A few spots to text, D3 (pp.53-54) with a short marginal tear. Bookplate of the Library of the Dominican Fathers, London, N.W.5, and manuscript shelfmarks on front pastedown, their discreet stamp to margin of first text page.
1855: Scarce pamphlet on chess
Observations on the origin and progress of Chess,
containing a brief account of the theory and practice of the Chaturanga, the primaeval game of the Hindus, also of the Shatranj, the mediaeval game of the Persians and Arabs. London Sercombe and Jack 1855
First edition pp.50. Disbound from a volume of pamphlets. Title page waterstained. Otherwise a very good copy. Presentation inscription "Major Goldsmid, with best wishes, from the author".
Fraser's Persian provinces
Travels and adventures in the Persian provinces on the southern banks of the Caspian sea.
With an appendix, containing short notices on the geology and commerce of Persia. London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1826
First edition 4to, pp. viii, 384. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf. Minor spotting to first few leaves.
History of Freemasonry in Aden from 1850 - 1925.
Printed by Bro. S. Pallonjee Patel and presented to Lodge Felix No.335 S.C., to be sold for the benefit of Lodge Felix Benevolent Fund. [Aden] 1925
First edition pp.106, 2 mounted photographs. A very good copy in original cloth, inner hinges strained.
The Stone Age of Mount Carmel. Volume I: Excavations at the Wady El-Mughara. Volume II: The Fossil Human Remains from the Levalloiso-Mousterian.
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp.xi, 240, 55 plates; xxiv, 390, 28 plates, illustrations & maps. Report of the Joint Expedition of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem and the American School of Prehistoric Research, 1929-1934 A very good set in original cloth, light spotting to extremities, one minor bump to cloth.
Le Livre des Rois d'Egypt. [Volumes 1, 2, and 3]
Recueil de Titres et protocols royaux, noms propres de rois, reines, princes et princesses, noms de pyramides et de temples solaires, suivi d'un index alphabetique. Tome Premier. Des origines a la fin de la XIIe dynastie. Tome second: de la XIIIe a la fin de la XVIIIe dynastie. Tome Troisieme. De la XIXe a la XXIVe Dynastie. Cairo 1907
First edition Three volumes folio, pp.viii, 377; 428; 448, Heiroglyphic and French text. Memoires publies par les membres de L'Institut Francais d'Archaeologie Orientale du Caire, Tome 17-18. A very good set bound in modern buckram.
Arabic-Italian grammar for Catholic missionaries
Fabrica overo dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica, et Italiana,
copioso de voci; & locutioni, con osservare la frase dell'una & dell'altra lingua. Rome nella stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition. Small 4to (21.5 x 15 cm), pp.[x], 102. With printed Arabic text. A very good copy in contemporary vellum. Vellum slightly soiled. One short internal tear to gutter of first three leaves; early paper repair to margin of title where an ownership inscription has been excised. One quire browned. Small 18th-century owner's armorial seal impression to title.
Philologia Orientalis 224
Fabrica overo Dittionario della lingua volgare Arabica,
et Italiana... Rome Stampa della Sac. Congreg. de Propag. Fede. 1636
First edition Small 4to, pp. [x], 102; Arabic characters in text. Dampstain to top inner corner throughout. Otherwise a very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards.
Balagna, p.138; Fück, pp.77–8; Marsden, p.23; Schnurrer 67; Smitskamp PO 224; COPAC: BL, Oxford, Cambridge
Pioneering survey of Turcoman coins
Meskukati Turkmaniye qataloghi.
[Catalogue of Turcoman coinage.] Istanbul Mihran Matbaasi 1311 AH (1894 CE)
First edition. 8vo (25 x 17 cm), pp.[xxxii], 183, [1, blank], with printed genealogical tables to text, and 8 photographic plates depicting 75 coins at 1:1 scale. With printed Arabic and Ottoman Turkish text. A very good copy bound in contemporary pebbled cloth, title gilt to upper board and spine. Almost entirely unopened. Final and initial leaves price-clipped. Small scuff to first plate, just touching one coin, light spotting to plates. With contemporary ticket of an Istanbul printer and bookbinder.
Volume 1. A history of the Mahomedan power in India during the last century, by Mir Gholam Hussein-Khan. Revised from the translation of Haji Mustafa, and collated with the Persian original. London Oriental Translation Fund 1832
First edition pp.ix, 465, genealogical table A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blindstamp of Wigan Public Library on title and last page.
Histoire Chevaleresque des Maures de Grenade,
traduite de l'Espanol de Gines Perez de Hita, precedee de quelques reflexions sur les Musulmans d'Espagne, avec des notes historiques et litteraires; par A.M. Sane. Paris Cerioux Jeune & H. Nicolle 1809
First French edition, two volumes bound in one, pp.lviii, 288; 292. A very good copy bound in later (circa 1900) half calf, marbled boards. Spine a little rubbed and age-darkened. Faint dampstain to margin of a few pages.