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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.
Evliya Çelebi in Bitlis. The Relevant Section of the Seyhatname
Edited with Translation, Commentary and Indtroduction. Leiden E.J. Brill 1990
First edition pp.xx, 435, illustrations. Evliya Celebi's Book of Travels. Land and People of the Ottoman Empire in the Seventeenth Century. A Corpus of Partial Editions. Volume II. A very good copy in original cloth.
La Grèce, ou description topographique de la Livadie, de la Moree et de l'Archipel,
contenant des details curieux sur les moeurs et usages des habitans de ces contrees. Paris: Ferra Jeune 1823
First edition. Four volumes, 18mo, pp. [iv], 279, ; [iv], 186, ; [iv], 214, ; [iv], 178, ; with 1 folding map (small wormholes) and 8 folding plates. Uncut and partially unopened in the original wrappers. A very good sey. Minor wear to covers.
Blackmer 472 (second edition)
Historische Nachricht von der Rom. Kayserl. Gross-Botschaft nach Constantinopel, welche auf allergnadigsten befehl.
Nuremberg: Peter Conrad Monath 1723
First edition in German. 4to, pp.[xviii], 494, [38, index]; with engraved allegorical frontispiece, 11 plates (4 folding). Lacking the plan and 1 portrait plate. Gothic letter. A very good copy in contemporary vellum over boards, spine lettered in ink, lightly rubbed; ownership inscription on front end-paper.
The Blackmer copy
A narrative of the expedition to Dongola and Sennaar,
under the command of His Excellence Ismael Pasha, undertaken by order of His Highness Mehemmed Ali Pasha, Viceroy of Egypt. Boston: Wells and Lilly 1823
First American edition pp.xv, , 177, , [50, appendix], folding map. Original boards, re-cased, and rebacked in cloth. Minor foxing. Henry Blackmer's copy with his bookplate.
Blackmer 553; Hilmy I, 222
Through Bosnia and the Herzegóvina on Foot, during the insurrection, August and September 1875. With an historical review of Bosnia and a glimpse at the Croats, Slavonians, and the ancient republic of Ragusa.
With a Map and Fifty-Eight Illustrations from Photographs and Sketches by the Author. London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1876
First edition pp.lxiii, 435, 41, 4 plates, 54 illustrations, folding map. Speckled calf. Bookplate of Duke of Westminster. A handsome copy. Light staining to foot of a few pages and plates.
A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey. London Griffith & Farran 1882
First edition pp.xvii, 507, mounted woodburytype frontis of author, 10 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed and re-cased preserving original spine. Ex Northampton, Mass public library with stamps on title and first text page, shelf number on spine.
Turcicarum rerum commentarius
Pauli Iouii episcopi Nucerini, ad Carolum V. Imperatorem Augustum [bound with] Commentarius captae urbis, ductore Carolo Borbonio ... Paris: Ex Officina Roberti Stephani, 1539
8vo, pp. 87, ; 32. Latin text. A very good copy bound in contemporary half sheep, neatly rebacked. Minor damage to margin of title. Some light spotting. Ownership bookplate of Cesare Saluzzo on front pastedown. Two ownership inscriptions on title-page, one deleted in ink.
The Old and the New; or the Changes of Thirty Years in the East, with some Allusions to Oriental Customs as Elucidating Scripture.
With an Introduction by Rev. William Adams. New York M.W. Dodd, Publisher 1853
First edition pp.xx, 240, 7 coloured plates, 1 folding. A very good copy in original cloth, spine faded. Frontis spotted, one plate loose.
The Nestorians; or, The Lost Tribes:
containing Evidence of their Identity; An Account of their Manners, Customs, and Ceremonies; together with Sketches of Travel in Ancient Assyria, Armenia, Media, and Mesopotamia; and Illustrations of Scripture Prophecy. London: John Murray 1841
First edition pp.x, 338, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth, spine faded. Minor wear to head of apine.
A Tour performed in the years 1795-6, through the Taurida, or Crimea,
the antient kingdom of Bosphorous, the once powerful republic of Tauric Cherson, and all the other countries on the north shore of the Euxine, ceded to Russia by the peace of Kainardgi and Jassy; described in a series of letters to her husband, the editor, Matthew Guthrie. London T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies 1802
First edition 4to, pp. xxiv, 446, ; with 3 engraved plates, 8 woodcut plates of coins, text illustrations, 2 folding maps. A very good uncut copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor spotting, small damp stain to margin edge of first plate.
Historia Orientalis quae ex variis Orientalium monumentis collecta,
agit de Muhammedismo ... De Saracenismo ... Editio posterior et auctior, charactere novo Orientali nunc primum vestita. Tiguri [i.e. Zurich] Joh. Jacobi Bodmeri 1660
Second edition [revised and much enlarged] 4to, pp. [xx], 600, [24, index]; Arabic, Hebrew and Greek characters in the text. Rebound in half calf over marbled boards, raised bands; uncut, title and first few pages lightly browned, some minor spotting throughout. A very good copy.
Smitskamp PO 380e
Voyage en Retour de L'Inde, par Terre, et par une route en partie inconnue jusqu'ici. Par Thomas Howell; suivi d'Observations sur le passage dans l'Inde par l'Egypte et le grand désert, par James Capper.
Paris: Imprimerie de la Republique 1797 (An V)
First French edition 4to, pp.xvi, 385, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in recent half calf.