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Signed presentation copy
London Thornton Butterworth 1937
First edition pp.372, illustrations, 4 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, slightly stained and chipped dust wrapper. With presentation inscription: To Sir Arthur Keith/ In Admiration/ Bertram Thomas/ May 1937. And the Armorial bookplate of Sir Cecil Wakeley.
With the first publication of the Paikuli inscriptions
Early Sassanian inscriptions, seals and coins.
London Trubner & Co 1868
First edition. 8vo (23 x 15 cm), pp.viii, 137,  56 [advertisements], mounted photographic frontispiece, folding plate, illustrations in text. A very good copy in original publisher's cloth. Spine faded.
Dictionnaire Armeno-Kiptchak, d'apres Trois Manuscrits des collection Viennoises. Four volumes.
Tome I, Fascicules 1-4. Warsaw Panstowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. 1968-72
First edition Four volumes, pp.914, illustrations. Zaklad Orientalistyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk. VG, slightly soiled original wrappers. Presentation inscription from author and letter loosely inserted in fascicule 4.
Turcici Imperii Status.
seu discursus varii de rebus Turcarum. Leiden ex officina Elzeviriana 1630
First edition, 16mo, pp. [vi], 314, [5, index]; engraved title page. Latin text. A very good copy in full vellum, page edges blue, ink title to spine. One small chip to spine, corners bumped, clean internally. Previous ownership inscription dated 1830.
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte,
pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85. Paris Courcier 1807
Fourth edition, two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. With royal monogram, VAC, possibly Italian, in gilt on spine.
The Alishar Huyuk Seasons of 1930-1932.
[Three volumes] Chicago 1937
First edition. Three volumes, 4to, pp.xxii, 283 11 plates including frontispiece (6 coloured, 3 extending), with 281 figures in the text (1 extending) ; pp.xxii, 481, 26 plates, including frontispiece (3 coloured, 17 extending), with 513 figures, plans and tables in the text (16 extending); pp.xxiv, 496, 15 plates (5 coloured, 5 extending), with 289 figures, plans and tables in the text (23 extending, 1 folding). University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Volumes XXVIII, XXIX and XXX. Researches in Anatolia Volumes VII, VIII, IX. A very good set in original cloth. With a little marking, and a small scuffed hole to spine of volume 3. This book weighs 9 kilos before packing, and may incur additional postage.
Privately printed catalogue of a fine collection
Collection of Islamic Art.
Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan. Chateau de Bellerive, Geneva [privately printed] 1972-78
Four volumes 4to (30.8 x 24 cm), pp. 224, ; 224, ; 218, ; 220, ; with 5 maps (4 coloured) and 372 mounted photographs (145 in colour). A fine set in original green morocco, spines gilt, all edges gilt.
Album de l'Exposition d'Art Persan.
Janvier-Fevrier 1935. [with] Exposition d'Art Persan. Cairo Societe des Amis de l'Art 1935
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.(iv), 72 plates, erratum slip; viii, 97, . Number 13 of 300 copies only issued. The plates are in very good condition; the original board portfolio a little worn. The original wrappers of text volume are worn, and partially detached, but text in good condition. Signed by Gaston Wiet on title page.
Early collection of Persian folklore & music
Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva.
Pesni pevtsov-muzykantov, pesni svadebnye, pesni kolybel'nye, zagadki, obraztsy raznogo soderzhaniya. [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity. Songs of Singers-Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Riddles, samples of various content.] St. Petersburg I. Boraganskago 1902
First edition. Small 4to (29.5 x 19.5 cm), pp.[iv], ix, [1, blank], 279, , [1, blank], 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, 1 black-and-white portrait, with 9-page addenda loosely inserted. A very good copy bound in modern blue cloth, all edges untrimmed, mostly unopened.