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Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary.
Translated from the Arabic by B[aro]n Mac Guckin de Slane. Paris Oriental Translation Fund 1842-45
First edition Three volumes, folio, pp.xl, 688; xvi, 695; 384. Original cloth, paper label on spine. Some minor spotting, but a very good set. Printed subscriber leaf to The Honourable Mountstuart Elphinstone. Carberry Tower Library bookplate.
Reise durch Armenien und Persien, in den Jahren 1805 und 1806.
Nebst einer Nachricht uber Ghilan und Masenderan, von dem Obristen Trezel. Weimar: Verlage des Landes-Industrie Comptoirs 1822
pp.viii, 270. Text in German. Neue Bibliothek der wichtigsten Reisebeschreibungen A very good copy bound in 20th century marbled boards. Burrell bookplate. Some minor spotting and pencil underlining.
The History of the Life of Nader Shah, King of Persia.
Extracted from an Eastern Manuscript, which was translated into French by Order of His Majesty the King of Denmark. With an Introduction, containing, I. A Description of Asia, according to the Oriental Geographers. II. A Short History of Persia from the earliest times to the present century: and an Appendix, consisting of an Essay on Asiatick Poetry, and the History of the Persian Language. To which are added, Pieces relative to the French translation. London Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell 1773
First edition pp.44], lxxii, 196. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf. Spine beginning to split. Contents fine. Ownership signature stamp (early 20th C?) on end paper.
The Life and Correspondence of Major-General John Malcolm, G.C.B.,
Late Envoy to Persia, and Governor of Bombay; from unpublished letters and journals. London Smith, Elder & Co. 1856
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 538, portrait frontis; vi, 631. A superb set bound in full contemporary tree calf.
Gazophylacium Linguae Persarum,
triplici linguarum clavi Italicae, Latinae, Gallicae, nec non specialibus praeceptis ejusdem linguae reseratum. Amsterdam Janssonio-Waesbergiana 1684
First edition. Folio, pp.[xx], 18, 473, [1, blank; 38, index], additional engraved title. Quire Ff bound in reverse. Title printed in red and black, Persian characters in the text. Bound in later quarter calf over boards, neatly re-backed, raised bands; gilt blind-stamp of the Signet Library on boards, small library shelf-mark plate on front paste-down. Partially uncut, occasional light foxing and spotting. A very good copy.
Smitskamp PO 345.
Map of the Turco-Persian Frontier
made by Russian and English Officers in the Years from 1849 to 1855. Southampton Ordnance Survey 1873-1912
First edition Nine sheets, six measuring 88 x 59 cm, three smaller, 90 x 22 cm, in full colour, linen-backed, folding, in portfolio. On the scale of 1/73.050 and reduced to the scale of 1/253440 or 4 English miles to 1 inch. The maps in very good fresh condition; the half morocco portfolio (54 x 39 cm) a little worn at head and tail of spine, but otherwise very good.
Not in Alai, General Maps of Persia, 1477-1925
The History of Persia,
from the most early period to the present time: containing an account of the religion, government, usages, and character of the inhabitants of that kingdom. London John Murray 1829
New edition, revised Two volumes, octavo, pp.xxvii,555; viii, 589. A handsome set, bound in full calf. Contemporary gilt-tooled spine laid down.
Mohammedis filii Chavendschahi vvlgo Mirchondi Historia Samanidarvm Persice.
E codice Bibliothecae Gottingensis nunc primum edidit, interpretatione Latina, annotationibus historicis et indicibus illustravit Fridericus Wilken. Goettingen Henrici Dieterich 1808
First edition, 4to, pp.viii, 222. Parallel Persian and Latin text. Rebound in half calf, cloth boards. Occasional scattered light spotting, rather heavier to a few pages. A very good copy.
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
A Second Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1818
First edition 4to, pp. [iii-xix], [1, errata], 435, 17 engraved plates, 3 folding, 4 hand-coloured, 2 folding maps, 47 wood-engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, plainly rebacked with morocco. Boards rubbed, corners worn. Lacks half-title. Title page creased. First gathering loose. Some plates spotted, and with slight off-setting. Overall a good well-margined copy. Bookplate and signature of Richard Corbet of Adderley.
Atabey 837; Abbey Travel 358
The Conquest of Syria, Persia and Aegypt, by the Saracens:
containing the lives of Abubeker, Omar and Othman, the immediate successors of Mahomet. Giving an account of the most remarkable battles, sieges, &c. particularly those of Aleppo, Antioch, Damascus, Alexandria and Jerusalem. Illustrating the religion, rites, customs and manner of living of that warlike people. Collected from the most authentick Arabick authors, especially manuscripts, not hitherto publish'd in any European language. London R. Knaplock, J. Sprint, R. Smith, B. Lintott, and J. Round. 1708
First edition pp.xxiv, , 391, [1, blank], [19, index], . A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf, new leather spine. Edges a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Godfrey Bosville, and three signatures on front free end paper of different generations of Bosvilles.
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