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Makamat or Rhetorical Anecdotes of Al Hariri of Basra.
Translated from the original Arabic with annotations, by Theodore Preston. London: James Madden, John W. Parker, and J. Deighton 1850
First edition pp.xv, [1, contents], 504, [1, corrigenda; 1, blank]. A very good copy recently bound in half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan public library.
addito Samaritano et Rabbinico, cum Oratione Dominicali, Salutatione Angelica, & Symbolo Apostolico. Rome Sacra Congregatione de Propaganda Fide 1771
First edition. Small 8vo, pp. 16; Hebrew characters the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over marbled boards.
Smitskamp PO 204
[Hebrew title] Paraphrasis Chaldaica in librum priorem et posteriorem Chronicorum.
Auctore Rabbi Josepho, rectore academiae in Syria ; nunc demum e MSto. Cantabrigiensi descripta, ac cum versione Latina in lucem missa a Davide Wilkins. Amsterdam Johannes Boom 1715
First edition 4to, pp., 415, . Aramaic and Latin parallel text A very good copy bound in half calf over cloth boards.
Juxta methodum Schickardi Grammatica Ebraea
cui accessit Accentuatio Prosaica cum Metrica Copenhagen 1727
First edition (?) 4to in twos, pp. [vi], 135. Contemporary half vellum and marbled boards, rubbed. Some leaves cropped close with occasional loss to text at foot. Ownership inscription of Lars Gumalius 15 March 1743 on endpaper
Travels in Mesopotamia.
Including a journey from Aleppo, across the Euphrates to Orfah, through the plains of the Turcomans, to Diarbekr, in Asia Minor; from thence to Mardin, on the borders of the great desert, and by the Tigris to Mousul and Bagdad: with researches on the ruins of Babylon, Nineveh, Arbela, Ctesiphon, and Seleucia. London Henry Colburn 1827
First edition 4to, pp. [iii]-xvi, 571; with 2 plates and 1 folding map, 26 wood-engraved vignettes in the text. Rebound in half calf, preserving the original marbled boards, rubbed. Without the half-title. Map and plates foxed. Otherwise a very good copy.
Travels in Palestine, through the countries of Bashan and Gilead, east of the river Jordan:
including a visit to the cities of Geraza and Gamala, in the Decapolis. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1822
Second edition Two volumes 8vo, pp.xxxviii, [ii, list of plates], 402, portrait frontis, folding map, folding plan; iv, 474, 6 folding plates & plans. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Small scratch to edge of spine; meerest trace of damp mark to bottom edge of frontis.
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."
Syrian Anatomy, Pathology and Therapeutics, or "The Book of Medicines".
The Syriac Text, Edited from a Rare Manuscript, with an English Translation, etc. Volume I: Introduction, Syriac Text. Volume II: English Translation and Index. London Humphrey Milford 1913
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. clxxviii, [iv], 612; xxv, [i], 804. A very good set in the original cloth, gilt lettering on spines, slightly frayed dust wrappers.
1822: Burckhardt on Syria
Travels in Syria and the Holy Land.
London John Murray 1822
First edition pp.[2, title], xxiii, [3, errata, contents, & plate list], 668, frontis. portrait of Burckhardt after a sketch by Henry Salt, 6 engraved maps & plans, 2 folding, numerous text illustrations. Without half-title. Contemporary marbled boards, later calf spine and corners to style. Corners bumped. Scattered light foxing, but overall a very good clean copy.
Atabey 166; Blackmer 237; Hamilton 57
La Syrie, La Terre-Sainte, L'Asie Mineure, etc illustrees. [Three volumes.]
Une serie de vues dessinees d'apres nature par W.H. Bartlett, Thomas Allom, &c Paris Fisher, Fils [1840?]
First French edition Three volumes 4to, pp.86, engraved title, 36 engraved plates; 80, [Vol.2] engraved title, 36 engraved plates; [Vol 3] 100, 46 plates. Some plates foxed, mostly with few spots but some quite heavily. Otherwise a very good set bound in contemporary quarter calf, all edges gilt.
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.
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
Travels through different Cities of Germany, Italy, Greece, and several parts of Asia, as far as the banks of the Euphrates:
In a Series of Letters. Containing an account of what is most remarkable in their present state, as well as in their monuments of antiquity. London Printed by W. Strahan, for the author. 1754
Folio, pp.[iv, title, Greek alphabet], 184, (189)-192, (185)-188, (193)-311, [1, blank]. With 34 plates and maps, including a large engraved folding frontispiece, large folding plate of Aleppo, and large folding maps of Cyprus, part of Syria, and Aleppo to the Euphrates. Bound in contemporary calf, somewhat scuffed. Boards starting to separate from spine. Slight watermarking to margin of a few pages. Some maps and plates torn on folds. Overall a very good complete copy with one section slightly mis-bound, and needing attention to spine. With bookplate of Philip Lyttleton Gell.
Histoire de la Guerre Saincte
faite par les Francois & autres Chrestiens, pour le delivrance de la Judee, & du S. Sepulchre. Paris Jean Petit-Pas 1620
First edition in French 8vo, pp., 516, . A very good copy bound in contemporary red morocco, raised bands, spines decorated gilt in compartments. Spine a little rubbed. Renard bookplate on front pastedown, old book sellers description pasted on front free endpaper.
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
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.