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Abulfedae descriptio Aegypti, Arabice et Latine.
Ex codice Parisiensi edidit, Latine vertit, notas adiecit, Johannes David Michaelis. Gottingen Joann. Chriistian. Dieterich 1776
First edition. Small 4to, pp.[vi], 28, 134, 36, [iv]; printed text in Latin and Arabic. A handsome copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, raised bands,. Bottom of spine and corners worn. Occasional faint spots to text. Gilt arms of William Stuart of Tempsford Hall in Bedfordshire and Aldenham Abbey in Hertfordshire to boards. Armorial bookplate of Reverend George Williams on front pastedown.
Histoire des Sultans Mamlouks de L'Egypte.
Ecrite en Arabe par Taki-Eddin-Ahmed-Makrizi, traduite en Francais, et accompagnée de notes philologiques, historiques, géographiques, par M. Quatremère. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1837-45
First edition. Four volumes bound in two, 4to, pp.[ii], xix, [i, blank], 253, [1, errata]; [iv], 278; [iv], 288; [iv], 324. Arabic characters in the text. A very good complete set bound in recent half calf over cloth boards, raised bands. Occasional minor foxing and very light marginal damp stains. Library blind stamps on titles.
Some Account of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.166 of 500 copies. A very good copy in the original half calf, cloth rather unevenly faded. With presentation note from Lady Meux to Dr Tweedy, and Sir John Tweedy's armorial bookplate.
Some Account of the collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.19 of 500 copies. A very good copy bound in the original half morocco, cloth boards, gilt title on front board. Spine and corners a little ubbed. Some spotting to first few leaves and occasionally elsewhere.
The Book of the Dead. Facsimiles of the Papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Kerasher and Netchemet
With Supplementary text from the Papyrus of Nu. With Transcripts, Translations, Etc. London British Museum 1899
Large folio, pp.xi, 64, 11, 8, 3, 12, , 63, 20 colour plates, some folding, 14 black & white plates, and 63 plates of heiroglyphic text. A very good copy bound in the original half calf, neatly rebacked, original spine laid down.
The earliest known Coptic psalter.
The text, in the dialect of Upper Egypt, edited from the unique papyrus Codex Oriental 5000 in the British Museum. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. 1898
First edition, 4to, pp.xiv, 154, 2 plates. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly recased and rebacked preserving original spine. Corners rubbed.
Lord Rawlinson's copy, presented by the editor
The History of Alexander the Great,
being the Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes. Edited from five manuscripts, with an English translation and Notes. Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1889
First edition pp.cxi, 291, 275. A very good copy in original cloth, spine just a little rubbed. With a presentation inscription "Sir Henry Rawlinson, G.C.B. etc, from the Editor. 14.2.90."
An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary.
With an Index of English Words, King List and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and semitic Alphabets, etc. London 1920
First edition Two volumes, pp.cliii, 592; (593)-1356, dedication leaf printed in colour. Original cloth a little marked and soiled, but a very good copy.
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.
Lettres ecrits d'Egypte et de Nubie, 1828 et 1829.
Collection complete, accompagnee de trois memoires inedits et de planches. Paris 1833
First edition. 8vo. pp.xv, 472, 7 illustrations on 6 plates. Bound in mid 20th century marbled paper boards, backed with buckram, leather title label. The original foxed and somewhat browned wrappers are bound in. A little light foxing throughout. Bookplate on the front pastedown endpaper. Uncut. A very good copy.
Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa.
[With:] The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D., Professor of Mineralogy in the University of Cambridge. London T. Cadell and W. Davies; J. F. Dove 1810-24
First edition Four volumes in seven, 4to, pp. [ii], xxviii, 812, xxiii (advertisement); [ii], xix, [xiii], 715, [1, errata]; [ii], xv, [i, blank], [xii, contents], , 822; [ii], xx, [xiv, contents], 735, [1, errata]; xii, [xiv, contents], 763, [1, errata]; [ii], iv, [xii, contents], 555, [1, addenda], with 181 of 186 plates and maps (22 folding), numerous vignettes and illustrations in the text; x, [ii], 667, portrait frontispiece. An attractive set bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards by J. Seacomb of Chester, with his ticket, neatly rebacked. Some minor wear, some offsetting from plates, occasional light foxing. [The missing plates: Vol.2, pl.22, Disposition of landing under captain Lamour; Vol.4, Spring at Delphi, & p.458, Silver Medals; Vol.5: pl.24, Bodies of criminals; Vol 6, pl 15, Palace in which Peter was murdered.] Bookplate of Hugh, Duke of Westminster, Eaton, 1884, on front pastedowns.
Compte Rendu des Travaux de l'Ecole de Medecine d'Abou-Zabel (Egypte),
et de l'examen general des eleves pour les 1re, 2e, 3e, 4e et 5e annees de sa fondation 1242-43 (1827-28)... 1246-47 (1831-32; suivi de l'expose de la conduite et des travaux de l'auteur lui-meme en Egypte depuis 1240 a 1248 (Hegyre) 1823-1832, et de diverses pieces relatives a son voyage en France. Paris Librairie de Deville Cavellin 1833
First edition, pp.xii, , 265. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neatly re-backed. Minor spotting to first few pages. Armorial book plate of George Shaw, signed presentation inscription to him from the author and autograph letter from the author tipped in.
Tissus Islamiques de la Collection Pfister. [Islamic Textiles from the Pfister Collection].
Avec la collaboration de: Odile Valansot, Assistante technique du Musee des Tissus de Lyon, Secretaire generale technique du Centre international d'etude des textiles anciens pour les analyses et les traces techniques; Helene Meyer, Chargee de mission des tissues de Lyon pour l'examen microscopique des fils. Vatican City 1992
First edition 4to, pp.xix, 655, 305 illustrations, ten text illustrations, eight plates in colour, two maps. Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Documenti e Riproduzioni 4. New copy, original cloth