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Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean, including a visity to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece.
With observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, antiquities, etc. of the countries visited. Dublin: William Curry 1840
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xiv, [ii], 464; viii, 495; with frontispieces, 2 plates and 2 plans; several illustrations in the text. Original cloth, faded, rebacked; ownership signature on titles, offsetting to maps.
Modern Egypt and Thebes: [Two volumes]
being a description of Egypt; including the information required for travellers in that country. London: John Murray 1843
First edition Two volumes, pp.xx, 476, folding map; iv, 591, woodcuts. A very good set in bright original cloth. A little shaken, minor wear to heads and tails of spines. Map lightly foxed. Inscribed "from the author".
The Parsi Religion:
as contained in the Zand-Avasta, and propounded and defended by the Zoroastrians of India and Persia, unfolded, refuted, and contrasted with Christianity. Bombay American Mission Press 1843
First edition, pp.610, folding lithographed plate. A very good copy in original blind-stamped cloth, spine faded. Small tear to margin of folding plate, not affecting image.
Travels in Egypt and the Holy Land.
The second edition: with a journey through Turkey, Greece, the Ionian isles, Sicily, Spain, &c. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green 1824
Second edition pp.xxi, 452, frontis, 11 plates. A good copy bound in half-calf, marbled boards. Title and frontis foxed. Some foxing to and off-setting of plates.
A Journey to Mequinez; The Residence of the Present Emperor of Fez and Morocco.
On the occasion of Commodore Stewart's Embassy thither for the redemption of the British captives in the year 1721. London 1725
First edition pp.[xxxii], 251, [1, blank], [10, index], 6 folding plates. A handsome copy rebound in antique style half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor staining and dust soiling, but a very good copy.
Reise nach Mequinetz der residenz des heutigen Kaysers von Fetz und Marocco,
welche der herr Commandeur, Carl Stuart. Hanover Nicolaus Forster u. Sohn 1726
First edition in German. 4to, pp. [xiv], 131, [4, register]; portrait frontispiece, 6 large folding engraved plates; Gothic letter, title in red and black. An exceptionally clean copy bound in contemporary half vellum over rather scuffed boards.
Travels and Adventures of the Rev. Joseph Wolff, D.D., LL.D.
Vicar of Ile Brewers, near Taunton, and late Missionary to the Jews and Muhammadans in Persia, Bokhara, Cashmere, etc. London: Saunders, Otley & Co. 1860-61
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. viii, 535, frontis portrait; xv, 463, [i (apology)]. A very good set bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spines in compartment with maroon lettering piece,a little rubbed
A Complete English-Persian dictionary.
Compiled from original sources. London Sampson Low, Marston & Company 
First edition. Folio, pp. vii, [i], 1491, [1, colophon]; Persian characters in the text. A very good copy bound in contemporary brown cloth retaining original label. Ownership bookplate on front pastedown, minor foxing to first and last few leaves.
The Wilderness of Zin
(Archaeological Report). London Palestine Exploration Fund 1915 (1935)
First edition, second (1935) issue (without full stop after spine date), 4to, pp.xvi, 154, 37 plates, 2 maps. A little light spotting to end-papers and first title page, but otherwise a near fine copy in the original cloth-backed boards.
Schriften zur Arabisch-Islamischen Geschichte.
Frankfurt Am Main Institut für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften an der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität 1986
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xiii, 963; vii, 955, 4 folding charts, 2 folding illustrations. Veröffentlichungen des Institutes für Geschichte der Arabisch-Islamischen Wissenschaften. Reihe B. Nachdrucke, Abteilung Geschichte, Band 1.1 und Band 1.2. A very good set in original cloth.
Obraztsy persidskago narodnago tvorchestva [Specimens of Persian Folk Creativity]
[Songs of Vocal Musicians, Wedding Songs, Lullabies, Catches, Specimens of varied Content]. St. Petersburg 1902
First edition Large 8vo, pp. [iii], ix, , 10 colour illustrations on 5 plates, photographic black-and-white portrait, with 2 copies of the 9-page addenda bound at end. A very good copy bound in modern black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, all edges uncut, mostly unopened.
Catalogus Codicum Copticorum Manuscriptorum.
Anastatischen Neudruck der original ausgabe von 1810. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung 1903
Reprint of 1810 edition Folio, pp.xii, 663, 7 plates. A very good copy internally, in the original boards. Original paper vellum spine soiled, and with 10 cm split to edge.