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Observations connected with Astronomy and Ancient History, sacred and profane, on the Ruins of Babylon,
as recently visited and described by Claudius James Rich, Esq., Resident for the East India Company at Baghdad. London Printed for the author 1816-18
First edition Two works in one volumes, 4to, pp. [iv], viii, 164, [v (postscript. list of subscribers and advertisement)], 4 engraved plates. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. With, tipped in, a short letter from the author presenting this copy to Sir Robert Preston in Downing Street.
Medinet Habu - Volume VII: Plates 483-590. The Temple Proper. Part III: The Third Hypostyle Hall and all rooms accessible from it
with friezes of scenes from the roof terraces and exterior walls of the temple by the Epigraphic Survey. Chicago University of Chicago Press 1964
First edition Large folio, pp.xl, 108 plates, many folding. A very good copy in original cloth, light soiling to front cover.
Correspondance d'Orient, 1830-1831.
Paris: Ducollet 1833-1835
First edition Seven volumes, pp.iv, 468; viii, 416; 503; 440; 537; 478; 612, large folding map. A very good set handsomely bound in early twentieth century half morocco, marbled boards. A little scattered light foxing, map somewhat spotted. Chatsworth bookplate.
A Catalogue of the Turkish Manuscripts and Miniatures.
The Chester Beatty Library. With an Introduction by the late J.V.S. Wilkinson. Dublin Hodges Figgis & Co. 1958
First edition, folio, pp.xxxv, 145, 43 plates, 3 in colour. A very good copy in original cloth. From the library of Toby Falk, with his bookplate. And pencil note of presentation from Sir Chester Beatty to H.C. Maggs.
Mohammedis filii Chavendschahi vvlgo Mirchondi Historia Samanidarvm Persice.
E codice Bibliothecae Gottingensis nunc primum edidit, interpretatione Latina, annotationibus historicis et indicibus illustravit Fridericus Wilken. Goettingen Henrici Dieterich 1808
First edition, 4to, pp.viii, 222. Parallel Persian and Latin text. Rebound in half calf, cloth boards. Occasional scattered light spotting, rather heavier to a few pages. A very good copy.
Reise von Konstantinopel nach Jerusalem und dem Lande Kanaan,
Mit einem Anmerkungen von Palaestina von Johan Heinrich Reiz. Nebst einem fragment der von Herrn Peter Füesslin aus Zürich, im J. 1523 gethanen Pilgerreise nach dem gelobten Lande. Augsburg Chrstoph Friedrich Bürglen 1789
First edition, 8vo, pp.224. Bound in early twentieth century boards. Occasional light spotting, but still a very good copy. Bookplate of Hermann Frankl, signature of R. Tschudi on front endpaper. This copy was sold by Paul Graupe in Berlin in April 1926, Orient-Bibliothek Hermann Frankl, Wien, lot 1127.
Not in COPAC;
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
Fine large prints of traditional Islamic architecture
Traditional Architecture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Jeddah The author; The Saudi Research and Development Corporation; Printed in Florence by Fratelli Alinari, Istituto di Edizioni Artistiche. 1981
First edition Large folio (82 x 64 x 3 cm), pp.[xii], 33 prints, map. Edition limited to 2000 copies. A very good copy in the original cloth. The blank end-papers have some very light foxing; all prints are clean. This book weighs 9 kg and will incur additional postage.
Among the Moors: Sketches of Oriental Life.
London Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1894
First English edition. pp.xxii, 281, many illustrations after sketches by the author. Very light foxing to preliminary leaves. Faint marginal stain to edges of frontispiece. Original green cloth, gilt decorated. Top edge gilt. Corners bruised. A very good copy. With signed presentation inscription from the author. This copy is inscribed by Montbard in the year of publication on the half title page.
A complete history of Algiers.
To which is prefixed, An epitome of the general history of Barbary, from the earliest times: interspersed with many curious passages and remarks, not touched on by any writer whatever. London printed by J. Bettenham for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1731
New edition Two parts in one volume, 4to, pp.vi, [iii]-vii, [xxvii], 680, . Bound in contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with modern calf, corners worn. A very good copy. Armorial book-plate on front pastedown of Jeremiah Milles, D.D., President of the Society of Antiquaries and pioneer of the research questionnaire,
See Ann Thomson, Joseph Morgan et le Monde Islamique, 1995.
An Itinerary containing his ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland.
Glasgow: James MacLehose and Sons 1907
Reprint Four volumes, pp.xxiv, 465; 465; 498; ix, 520, 17 maps and illustrations, mostly folding. One of 1000 sets only. A very good set in original cloth.
map of Arabia by the Czech T.E. Lawrence
according to the original investigations of Alois Musil, Professor of Oriental Studies at Charles University, Prague. New York American Geographical Society, under the patronage of the Czech Academy of Science, Letters, and Arts, and Charles R. Crane 1926
First edition. Printed map on four folded sheets, each measuring approximately 62 x 60 cm, scale 1:1,000,000. Amr. Geo. Soc. Oriental Explorations and Studies Nos. 2-5 In fine condition, preserved in original cloth slipcase.
The Conquest of Syria, Persia and Aegypt, by the Saracens:
containing the lives of Abubeker, Omar and Othman, the immediate successors of Mahomet. Giving an account of the most remarkable battles, sieges, &c. particularly those of Aleppo, Antioch, Damascus, Alexandria and Jerusalem. Illustrating the religion, rites, customs and manner of living of that warlike people. Collected from the most authentick Arabick authors, especially manuscripts, not hitherto publish'd in any European language. London R. Knaplock, J. Sprint, R. Smith, B. Lintott, and J. Round. 1708
First edition pp.xxiv, , 391, [1, blank], [19, index], . A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf, new leather spine. Edges a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Godfrey Bosville, and three signatures on front free end paper of different generations of Bosvilles.
Europe and the Arab World, 37
Los Maestros Alfareros de Danises, Paterna y Valencia.
Contratos y Ordenanzas de los siglos XIV, XV y XVI. Madrid 1923
Second edition 4to, pp.181, frontis, text illustrations. Spanish text. Apuntes sobre Ceramica Morisca. Textos y Documentos Valencianos: No.II. A very good copy bound in quarter calf, head of spine scuffed.
No.137 of an unspecified limited edition
Biographical notices of Persian poets;
With critical and explanatory remarks. To which is prefixed A memoir of the late Right Hon. Sir Gore Ouseley, Bart., sometime Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at the Court of Persia. By the Rev. James Reynolds. London Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund. 1846
First edition, 8vo, pp. ccxxvi, 387, [ii (errata)]; with Persian characters in the text. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title.