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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
Archaeological researches at the citadel of Cairo.
Cairo Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale 1924
First edition, 4to, pp. [ii], -167; with 12 figures (some folding) and 30 plates. Extract from the Bulletin de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, vol. 23. A very good copy bound in half morocco, raised bands, gilt lettering on spine, original wrappers bound in. Minor foxing to preliminaries. With signed presentation inscription: 'To/ H. E. the Viscountess Allenby/ with the authors respectful compliments./ A. Creswell/ 25.xii.1924'.
The Muslim Architecture of Egypt.
Volume I: Ikhshids and Fatimids, A.D. 939-1171. Volume II: Ayyubids and Early Bahrite Mamluks, A.D. 1171-1326. Oxford Oxford University Press 1952-59
First edition Two volumes folio, pp.xxvi, 290, 125 plates, 173 illustrations and plans, large folding map in 2 sheets; pp.xxiv, 300, 127 plates, 151 illustrations and plans. Volume I is No.175 of 550 copies, Volume II is No.107 of 550 copies. A near fine set in original cloth, with rather torn and frayed dust wrappers. The first volume has a signed presentation inscription, "To Mrs L.W. Boothe, from the author, Archie Creswell", and the Boothe armorial bookplate.
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
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.
The Archaeological Survey of Nubia. Report for 1909-1910.
First edition Folio, pp.viii, 180, 41 plates, 3 in colour, 5 plans, 3 folding. Ministry of Finance, Egypt. Survey Department. A very good copy bound in the original half cloth, boards. Boards rather dusty, small nick to base of spine.
Le Livre des Rois d'Egypt. [Volumes 1, 2, and 3]
Recueil de Titres et protocols royaux, noms propres de rois, reines, princes et princesses, noms de pyramides et de temples solaires, suivi d'un index alphabetique. Tome Premier. Des origines a la fin de la XIIe dynastie. Tome second: de la XIIIe a la fin de la XVIIIe dynastie. Tome Troisieme. De la XIXe a la XXIVe Dynastie. Cairo 1907
First edition Three volumes folio, pp.viii, 377; 428; 448, Heiroglyphic and French text. Memoires publies par les membres de L'Institut Francais d'Archaeologie Orientale du Caire, Tome 17-18. A very good set bound in modern buckram.
Maured Allatafet Jemaleddini filii Togri-Bardii, seu rerum Aegyptiacarum annales,
ab anno Christi 971, usque ad annum 1453. Cambridge J. Archdeacon 1792
First edition 4to, pp.[iv], 132, viii, 132, 55 (notes); Arabic characters in the text. A very good copy, rebound in half calf over cloth boards; minor browning to title page and last leaf.
The Literature of Egypt and the Soudan from the earliest Times to the Year 1885 inclusive. A Bibliography:
Comprising Printed Books, Periodical Writings and Papers of Learned Societies; Maps and Charts; Ancient Papyri, Manuscripts, Drawings, &c. London Trubner & Co. 1886
First edition, Two volumes 4to, pp.vii, 398, 459. One of 250 copies printed. A very good set in the original cloth, gilt. Some light foxing to extremities, hinges a little tender.
A Series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red Sea, on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt.
London J. Dodsley 1787
Third edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.[i, blank], [i, directions for the binder], xvi, 387; [ii], 401, [1, advertisement]; with 6 plates (2 folding) and 3 folding maps. A very good set bound in contemporary tree calf, light wear to head of one spine.
A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea,
on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt, and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 400,1 (of 2) sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. A little light foxing and off-setting but overall a very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spine and edges rubbed, head of spine starting. Bookplate of Lord Luford. Lacking plate of Babelmandel & Mocha.
A Series of Adventures in the course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea, on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt,
and of a Route through the Desarts of Thebais, hitherto unknown to the European Traveller, in the year M.DCC.LXXVII. In letters to a lady. London printed for J. Dodsley 1780
Second edition 4to, pp.[iii-xvi (without half-title)], 400, 2 sepia engraved plates with two views, 4 engraved maps, three folding. Contemporary calf, rebacked in calf with dark green lettering piece. A little very minor foxing. Boards worn and rubbed. Overall a very good copy.
Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the country beyond the cataracts.
London John Murray 1817
Second edition 8vo, pp. viii, [ii], 132, , 133-296, [1, directions to the binder]; with a frontispiece, folding map and 10 plates (1 folding). A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, blind-tooled decoration on boards, spine decorated gilt in compartments; armorial bookplate of Serjeantson of Harlith on front pastedown.
Abbey 267; See Blackmer 999
The totall discourse, of the rare adventures,
and painefull peregrinations of long nineteene yeares travayles, from Scotland, to the most famous kingdomes in Europe, Asia, and Africa. London Nicholas Okes 1632
First edition Small 4to, pp. xiv, 507, ; woodcuts in the text. A good copy bound in later half calf over marbled boards. Occasional damp-staining. Lacking frontispiece.
see Blackmer 1021