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Kniga Razskazov o Bitvakh Tekintsev [The Book of Tales about the Battles of the Tekei: Turkmen Historical Poem of the 19th Century]
Published and translated with a Foreword and Notes by A.N. Samoilovich. Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences 1914
First edition Octavo, pp.xx, 157, 82, [55, Arabic numbering] one plate. Text in Russian and Turkmen. Bound in later brown gilt tooled half calf with cloth boards and black gilt label. Original printed wrappers bound in. A very good unopened copy.
Dil ve Tarih-Cografya Fakultesi Dergisi. [Journal of the Ankara University Faculty for Language and History/Geography]
iki ayda bir cikar. Birinci Yil. A run from Volume I, Number 1, 1942 to Volume XXVIII, Number 2, 1970. Ankara 1942-70
First edition Twenty-eight volumes, bound in buckram. A very good set in original cloth.
Bound for Sultan Abdulaziz
Memoir on the Euphrates Valley route to India; with official correspondence and maps.
[with:] Report on the Euphrates Valley Railway. [and:] European Interests in the Euphrates Valley Route. A Compilation. [and:] From London to Lahore. [and:] The Highways to the East. [and:] Opening of the Meerut and Umballa section of the Delhi Railway. [and:] Remarks of the press on works on Indian railways by W. P. Andrews, Esq. London Wm. H. Allen & Co., et al 1857-69
First editions, 8vo, seven works bound in one volume; pp. xvi, 249, [1, blank], 2 folding maps, coloured in outline; 20, 7, [1, blank]; 36; 32, 1 folding map; 12; 46, ; 7. Bound in contemporary red morocco, boards elaborately gilt, spine with raised bands, gilt compartments, and title; white moire endpapers; all edges gilt; small area of discolouration to lower board. Gilt tughra of Sultan Abdulaziz (1830-1876) to upper board.
Arrian's Voyage round the Euxine Sea
translated; and accompanied with a geographical dissertation, and maps. To which are added three discourses, I. On the Trade to the East Indies by means of the Euxine Sea. II. On the Distance which the Ships of Antiquity usually sailed in twenty-four Hours. III. On the Measure of the Olympic Stadium. Oxford Sold by J. Cooke; and by Messrs. Cadell and Davies. 1805
First edition 4to, pp.212, frontis, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent old style quarter calf. Blind stamp of Essex Institute on title. Light spotting to maps and frontis.
Historia Osrhoena et Edessena ex Numis illustrata
in qua, Edessae urbis, Osrhoëni regni, Abgarorunis regum, praefectorum Graecorum, Arabum, Persarum, Comitum Francorum, successiones, fata, res aliae memorabiles, a prima origine urbis ad extrema fere tempora explicatur. St. Petersburg Ex Typographia Academiae 1734
First edition 4to, pp. [xxii], 362, [10, index]; with 7 plates. Arabic, Greek and Syriac characters in the text. A very good copy bound in modern half calf over marbled boards, spine in compartments with green lettering piece. Scattered light foxing.
Svodnyi Katalog 279; Brunet I, 710
Journal of a residence in Circassia during the years 1837, 1838 and 1839.
London Edward Moxon 1840
First edition. Two volumes. 8vo; pp. [iii]-xxiii, [i, list of plates], 453, [1, blank]; [iii]-viii, [i, blank], 488; with coloured frontispieces, 10 plates, 1 coloured, and folding map. Bound without half-titles and list of plates for volume two. A very good, tight copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards; slightly rubbed, with a few inoffensive scuffs. Bookplate of Robert George Bailey.
Atabey 91; not in Blackmer.
Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia.
Containing, I. A journey to Ispahan in Persia, in the years 1715, 1716, 1717, and 1718. II: A journey to Pekin in China, through Siberia, in the years 1719, 1720, 1721. With a map of the author's two routes between Mosco and Pekin:... III. A journey from Mosco to derbent in Persia, in the year 1722. IV. A journey from St. Petersburg to Constantinople, in the years 1737 and 1738. Dublin Robert Bell 1764
Two volumes, pp.ix, , 387, large folding map; 499. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spines a little rubbed. Foot of spine of second volume starting.
see Lowendahl 528 for first edition; Cordier BS 3, 2093 & 4, 2470; Spence, The Chan's Great Continent, pp.44-51
compilato dal M.R.P.F. Bernardo da Parigi, Predicatore Capuccino, Missionario Apostolico, gia custode della missione dei PP. Capuccini nel Leuante, per l'utilità non solamente di quelli che bramaranno d'imparar la lingua turchesca, mà ancora di quelli, che sapendola, voranno tradurre le scritture turchesche; tradotto dal francese nell'italiano con la fatica dal P.F. Pietro d'Abbauilla. Rome Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide 1665
First edition Three volumes bound in two, 4to, pp.[xvi], 73six, 735-1282; 1283-1330, 1333-1832, 1841-1848, 1833-1840, 1849-2064, 2061-2212, 2211-2458, . Lacks pages 1841-48 (q), but otherwise text is continuous. Ottoman Turkish characters in the text. Title page within ornamental border, woodcut initials, head- and tail pieces. Half title present. A very good set bound in modern half calf over marbled boards, raised bands. Margins of first three pages crudely repaired, half-title laid down. Stamps of Propaganda Fide on first pages of text, light spotting scattered throughout, occasional browning.
see PO 227d
A Jesuit at Istanbul
Journal d'un voyage de Constantinople en Pologne,
fait a la suite de Son Excellence Mr Jaq. Porter, Ambassadeur d'Angleterre... en MDCCLXXII. Lausanne Francois Grasset et Comp. 1772
First edition. 12mo (16.5 x 10 cm), pp.viii, 323 [1, blank]. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled sheep, spine with raised bands, gilt compartments, morocco label. Corners a bit worn and joints slightly rubbed, but a handsome copy. With morocco book label of G.J. Arvanitidi, and his stamp to p.9.
Atabey 137, Koc 141. Not Blackmer or Weber. Sommervogel I 1844 records a ghost 1772 Italian edition.
With autograph letter
Salaminia (Cyprus); the History, Treasures and Antiquities of Salamis in the Island of Cyprus.
With an Introduction by Samuel Birch. London Trubner & Co. 1882
First edition pp.xlviii, 329, coloured frontispiece, many illustrations on 20 plates, 326 text figures, 4 additional illustrations in the Appendix, map. A very good copy in the original red cloth, very minor soiling, and with a little edge rubbing. Inner hinges tender. Armorial bookplate of Hellier R.H. Gosselin on front endpaper, and with his inscription on the front free endpaper.
Antiquitates Asiaticae Christianam Aeram antecedentes;
ex primariis Monumentis Graecis descriptae, Latine versae, nitisque & commentariis illustratae. Accedit Monumentum Latinum Ancyranum. London Guil. Bowyer 1728
First edition Folio, 35 x 22 cm, pp.[xii], 207, [1, errata], 8, 2 plates, numerous engravings in text. Handsomely rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Edge stains to top of title and first few pages. Two plates faintly browned. Overall a very good clean copy with large margins.
Papers relative to the Consulate-General of Constantinople [with] Consulate of Morocco [and] Papers relating to the British Consular Establishments at the Prussian Baltic Ports.
May 1856 to September 1857. London 1857
First edition pp.123; 15; 54. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf, spine rubbed and worn.
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.
Commentarii Hieronymi comitis Alexandrini de Acerrimo, ac omnium difficillimo Turcarum bello, in Insulam Melitam gesto, Anno MDLXV.
[Second edition] 12mo, ff. [xvi], 71, [i (blank)]. Nineteenth-century blue boards, rubbed at extremities. Title and first leaf of preface torn with loss to ten lines lower right, replaced in manuscript. Contemporary annotations and underscoring on most pages. Two old stamps on reverse of title. A rather better copy than preceding description suggests.