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Descriptive Catalogue of Antiquities
recovered by Sir Aurel Stein during his explorations in Central Asia, Kansu and Eastern Iran. Delhi Manager of Publications 1935
First edition, 4to, pp.x, 445, 3 illustrations, folding map. One of 500 copies printed. A very good copy bound in half leather by Ambala Book Binding House. Bookseller's blind stamp of K. Gai, Peshawar.
The Arts of Central Asia: The Pelliot Collection in the Musee Guimet.
General Editor Jacques Gies. Translated by Hero Friesen in collaboration with Roderick Whitfield. Paris: London Reunion des Musees Nationaux; Serindia 1996
First edition, two volumes, folio, pp.372, 446, 767 illustrations, 481 in colour, 7 plans, with English translation in 4to, pp.235. 600 sets were issued, but only 250 copies of the English text. Fine set in original cloth as issued. This set is heavy and may incur additional postage.
Magnificent lithograph of Afghanistan
The third descent of the Koojah Pass.
London Henry Graves & Co., and J.W. Allen; lithographed by Louis and Charles Haghe 1842
Coloured lithograph mounted on card, 24 x 36 cm. Plate 14 from Sketches in Afghaunistan. Fine example, framed by Academy Framers.
see Abbey 508
The Pictorial Epic in Oriental Art. With contributions by A.M. Belenitskii, B.I. Marshak, and Mark J. Dresden. Berkeley: University of California Press 1981
First edition 4to, pp.xxii, 217, 30 colour plates, 64 illustrations. A very good copy in original cloth. Without dust wrapper.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul 1910
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 334; x, 352, two folding maps. Trubners Oriental Series. Original tan cloth; very lightly soiled, but an excellent copy.
Rare Calcutta printed history of Armenia
History of Armenia
from B.C. 2247 to the Year of Christ 1780, or 1229 of the Armenian Era, translated from the original Armenian by Johannes Avdall... to which is appended a continuation... to the present date Calcutta Printed at Bishop's College Press, by H. Townsend. 1827
First edition in English, two volumes, 8vo, pp. lxi, 414; xiv, 565 including 9 page list of subscribers (for 250 copies), folding engraved map by P. Savignac, two folding plates by E. de la Combe. Bound in modern half calf with marbled boards, blind-stamped decoration in compartments on spine with maroon and dark green lettering pieces. With p.97-98 (f.01) in volume 1 a cancel. A very good set. Darkening of top corner of title and following page. Map slightly mis-folded.
Brunet V, 685
Gruzinskoe chekannoe iskusstvo
[Georgian embossed Art; Researches into the History of Georgian Mediaeval Art]. Tbilisi 1959
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp.xxxv, 690; xvii, 600 plates, text in Russian, titles in Georgian and Russian. A fine set in original cloth, in rather worn original slip-case
Chinese Turkestan with Caravan and Rifle.
London Rivingtons 1901
First edition pp.xi, [i], 207; folding map, 16 plates. A very good copy in original cloth. Small owners name card pasted to front end-paper and his rubber stamp on rear end-paper. Relevant leaf of ephemera tipped in.
Cordier BS 2863; Morrison I p. 171