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Historia dos Soberanos Mohametanos das primeiras quatro dyastias,
e de parte da quinta, que reinarao na Mauritania, escripta em Arabe por Abu-Mohammed Assaleh, e traduiza, e annotada por Fr. Joze de Santo Antonio Moura. Lisbon Typografia da Mesma Academia 1828
First edition, 4to, pp. [iv], 454, [iv (advertisements)]. Text in Portuguese. A very good copy rebound in modern half calf over cloth boards; minor damp-staining along the lower fore-edge.
COPAC lists 3 copies (BL, Cambridge and Oxford)
Histoire de l'Afrique et de l'Espagne, sous la domination des Arabes:
composee sur differens manuscrits Arabes de la Bibliotheque du Roi. Paris Chez Saillant 1765
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxiii, , 402, [6, errata, approbation, privilege]; [ii], 400; [ii], 336. A very good set recently bound in half calf, cloth boards.
Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817
by the Bey of Tripoli, in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo.
To which is added, the Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-Coast, partly by a more Eastern Route. London 1829
First edition 4to, pp.xxiii, [iv], 355, portrait frontis, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy attractively rebound in full speckled calf, gilt tooling on spine. Minor spotting to frontis and title. Offsetting to map, map torn at folds. Without half-title.
A History of the Island of Madagascar,
comprising a political account of the island, the religion, manners and customs of its inhabitants, and its natural productions. With an appendix... London: Burton and Smith 1822
First edition pp.xv, , 369, [3, errata leaf], large folding map. A very good copy bound in nineteenth century half morocco, marbled boards. Map badly folded and torn on fold (without loss).
From the library of Wingate of the Sudan
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
Voyage Archéologique dans la Régence de Tunis;
exécuté et publié sous les auspices et aux frais de M. H. d'Albert, Duc de Luynes. Paris Henri Plon 1862
First edition Two volumes, tall 8vo, pp.xv, 437; 395 with a folding plate reproducing the bilingual inscription of Thugga, and a large folding map of the Regency. A very good set bound in later half red crushed morocco, marbled paper boards. The upper board of volume I and lower board of volume II just a little rubbed. Spines faded, though lettering distinct. A very little light browning to a few pages, and light foxing to map. A near fine set of this very scarce work.
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.
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.
Nel Paese dei Bango-Bango.
Naples Libreria Detken & Rocholl 
First Edition pp.337 plus 11 coloured sketchmaps, 1 folding, large folding map laid in at rear, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text, some full-page. Bound in contemporary half red crushed morocco with cloth boards. Boards marked. Front endpaper split at hinge. Very good otherwise.
A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the year 1816,
under the command of the right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Exmouth. London John Murray 1819
First edition pp.[x], cxli, 230, [1, note], portrait frontis, 2 folding plates, 1 in colour, folding plan. Author presentation inscription on reverse of title, ink soaked through page. Page of acknowledgements crossed out in ink. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. A little rubbed.
A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the Year 1816,
Under the Command of the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Falmouth. London, John Murray, 1819.
8vo; pp. [x], cxli, [i], , 230, ; frontispiece, 2 folding plates (1 coloured), 1 folding map. Edges untrimmed; worn but sound contemporary vellum-backed boards; upper hinge starting; a very good copy. Contemporary ex-libris of George Nugent to front pastedown.
French relations with the Islamic world in the seventeenth century
Voyage ou relation de l'etat present du Royaume de Perse.
Avec une dissertation curieuse sur les Moeurs, religion & gouvernement de cet etat. [with] Relation de l'empire de Maroc. Paris la Veuve Mabre Cramoisi 1695
Second edition of first work, first edition of second. 12mo (16 x 10 cm), pp.[x], 264, [24, contents], frontispiece, 5 plates, 2 folding, and folding map, title printed in red and black; [xvi], 224, , frontispiece, 8 plates, and folding plan, title printed in red black. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments. Edges somewhat rubbed, spine worn. Hinges cracked but firm, front free endpaper torn. Contents clean.