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The most important Turkmen historical record of the 19th century
Kniga razskazov o bitvakh tekintsev [The Book of Tales about the battles of the Teke]:
Turkmenskaia istoricheskaia poema XIX vieka. Izdal, perevel, primiechaniiami i vvedeniem snabdil A.N. Samoilovich. [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 1914
First edition, small 4to (28 x 19.5 cm), pp.xx, 157, [1, blank], 82, , [55, Turkmen text in Arabic characters], one plate. Printed Russian and Turkmen text. Bound in modern half calf over cloth. Original wrappers printed in Russian and Turkmen bound in. A very good unopened copy.
Photographic survey of Persian bindings
Persian bookbindings of the fifteenth century.
A contribution from the research seminary in Islamic art. Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1935
First edition, 4to (29 x 23.5 cm), pp.ix, [1, blank], 23, 22 plates, each with descriptive leaf, 13 text illustrations. University of Michigan Publications, Fine Arts, Volume I. A very good copy in original cloth, spine slightly faded. Ink ownership inscription of Margaret L. Hayes.
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)
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.
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.
De Medicina Aegyptiorum.
Libri quatuor. De Medicina Indorum. Editio ultima. Paris Nicolaum Redelichuysen 1645
4to, pp. [xxii], 150 leaves, [51, index], , 39 leaves, [2, index]. Title printed in red and black. A very good copy re-bound in half calf, marbled boards. Title page soiled at edge. Light marginal damp stain to last few pages.
Dil ve Tarih-Cografya Fakultesi Dergisi.
iki ayda bir cikar. Birinci Yil. [Journal of the Ankara University Faculty for Language and History/Geography] 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.
A justification of genocide?
Ermeni komitelerinin amal ve harekat-i ihtilaliyesi.
[Armenian nationalist aspirations and revolutionary movements.] [Istanbul?] Matba'a Orhaniyye 1332 Rumi (1916/17 CE)
8vo (23 x 16 cm), pp.323, [1, blank], [146, illustrations, maps]. Printed Ottoman Turkish text, small sections in English, German, and French. A very good copy bound in later buckram. English title gilt to spine. Paper toned, some marginal spotting to illustrations.
Özege 5033. We locate copies at Harvard, Leiden, Minnesota, Oxford, Sakarya University, and UCLA.
1734: 18th century study of Manicheism
Histoire critique de Manichee et du Manicheisme
Amsterdam J. Frederic Bernard 1734-39
First edition, two volumes, 4to, pp.[iv], lxxvi, 594; viii, xxxiv, 806 and final blank leaf. Volume 1 with title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, and 2 engraved headpieces by B. Picart. A superb set bound in contemporary calf, triple fillet round covers, spines gilt in compartments with maroon and brown lettering pieces. Minor repair to heads of spines. Light marginal waterstain on a few leaves in second volume.
Brunet 1, 723
The Pozzi collection of Persian miniatures
Miniatures Persanes et Indo-Persanes. Collection Jean Pozzi.
First edition Folio, pp.177, 65 plates, 9 in colour. A very good copy in original suede portfolio.
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
An English radical in Syria & Iraq
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
Second edition. Two volumes, 8vo (21.5 x 14 cm), pp.xx, 479, [1, blank]; (iii)-vi, 538, 28 plates (1 double-page), double-page plan, folding map. A very good set bound in contemporary straight-grained green morocco, spines with red morocco labels and raised bands, all elaborately gilt. Bound without half-titles. Contemporary bookseller's tickets of George Gregory, Bath, and ownership signatures of Mary Foulkes, Jesus College, dated 1828.
Atabey 163, Blackmer 233 (4to edition)
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. Minor wear to extremities. Light foxing to plates.
From Aleppo to Mysore
A Journey Over Land to India,
partly by a route never gone before by any European, by Donald Campbell, of Barbreck, Esq., in a series of letters to his son. Comprehending his shipwreck and imprisonment with Hyder Alli, and his subsequent negociations and transactions in the East. London Cullen and Company 1795
First edition, three parts and appendix, 4to, pp.xvii, [1, errata], , 176, 138, 181, [1, blank], 9, [1, blank]. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards, gilt panelling and lettering to spine. Spine lightly rubbed with top of spine neatly repaired, joints firm, boards slightly rubbed and corners bumped. Edges of pages foxed but internally clean and unblemished. Armorial bookplate of L.A. Burd.