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A new journey through Greece, Aegypt, Palestine, Italy, Swisserland, Alsatia, and the Netherlands.
Written by a French officer, who travelled those countries in the years, 1721, 1722, and 1723. Now first done into English. London: printed for J. Batley 1725
First edition pp.[viii], 269, [11, index]. A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf. Two cm split on top hinge at head.
A Relation of a Journey
begun An. Dom. 1610. Four Bookes containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote Parts of Italy and Ilands adioyning. London printed for W. Barrett 1621
Second edition Folio, pp.[iv, including engraved title], 309, [i, errata], double-page engraved map of the eastern Mediterranean, folding view of the Seraglio, 47 engraved illustrations in the text. A very good copy rebound in modern half calf, gilt ornaments with mauve lettering piece in compartments on spine. Title page discoloured, with centre piece repaired. Small wormholes in latter half affecting some letters. Panorama, map and plates clean.
STC 21727; Blackmer 1484
Letters on Egypt,
containing, a parallel between the manners of its ancient and modern inhabitants, its commerce, agriculture, government and religion; with the descent of Louis IX, at Damietta. Extracted from Joinville, and Arabian authors. Translated from the French of M. Savary. London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1787
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 467, 4 folding plates & maps; 490, [14, index]. A very good set bound in contemporary tree calf, spines rubbed. Gordon Castle book plate.
Blackmer copy of uncommon book on Crete
Rambles in Egypt and Candia,
with details of the military power and resources of those countries, and observations on the government, policy, and commercial system of Mohammed Ali. London: Henry Colburn 1837
First edition Two volumes, pp.xx, errata leaf, 348; vii, , 358, 5 plates, text illustration, folding plan. A very good set in Eton prize binding. Bookplates of Sir Michael R. Shaw Stewart, and Henry Blackmer.
Abbey 269 (a coloured copy); Blackmer 1514
Exceptional copy with both supplements
Travels or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
[bound with] A supplement to a book entituled travels, or observations, &c. Wherein some objections, lately made against it, are fully considered and answered: with several additional remarks and dissertations [and] A further vindication of the book of travels and the supplement to it, in a letter to the right reverend Robert Clayton D.D. Lord Bishop of Clogher. Oxford Printed at the Theatre 1738-46-47
First editions. Three parts bound in one, folio, pp.[vii], [i, blank], xv, [i, errata], 442, [ii], 60, [8, index]; [ii], xvi, 112; 6; with 23 plates (3 folding) and 11 maps (6 folding). Title printed in red and black, numerous vignettes. A very good copy attractively rebound in calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartment, gilt blindstamp decoration on boards. Spine edges rubbed. Discreet ownership stamps of Revd A.J. Suckling on first two leaves.
Blackmer 1533-34; Hamilton, Europe and the Arab World, 40.
Cuneiform Texts from Cappadocian Tablets in the British Museum. Parts I-V.
First editions Five volumes complete. Folio, pp.26, 50 plates, 2 plates comprising signn-list and photogravure plate of facsimiles of Cappadocian Tablets; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4, 50 plates; pp.4 plus 50 plates. Paper boards, cloth backed. With armorial bookplates on front pastedown endpapers. A llittle browning or foxing to some endpapers. A very good set.
Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt:
undertaken by order of the old government of France. Translated from the French, by Henry Hunter. London John Stockdale 1799
First edition in English. Three volumes, 8vo, pp. xix, [i, blank], 376; vii, [i, blank], 368; viii, 324; with 3 frontispieces, 36 plates (2 folding) and large folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary mottled calf, spine rubbed, hinges starting; occasional spotting.
This edition not in Atabey or Blackmer
Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte, pendant les Annees 1783, 84 et 85,
Paris: Courcier 1807
Quatrieme edition Two volumes, pp.x, 487, , 2 folding plates, 2 folding maps.; vii, 458, , 2 folding plates, folding plan, folding map. A superb set bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards, with an Italian (?) royal monogram, VAC, in gilt on spine.
Oeuvres de C. F. Volney.
Volume I: Les ruines, ou meditation sur les revolutions des empires. Volumes II and III: Voyage en Egypte et en Syrie, pendant les annees 1783, 1784 et 1785. Volume IV: Tableau du Climat et du sol des Etats-Unis d'Amerique. Volumes V and VI: Recherches Nouvelles sur l'histoire ancienne. Volume VII: Lecons d'histoire. Volume VIII: L'alfabet Europeen applique aux langues Asiatiques. Paris Parmantier & Froment 1826
Second edition. Eight volumes, 8vo, each volume around 450 pp. With 2 frontispieces (1 folding), 1 folding frontispiece map, 9 plates (6 folding), 17 tables (13 folding) and 6 folding maps. A handsome set bound in quarter red morocco over paper boards, spines lettered in gilt. Minor wear to boards and corners; ownership labels on front pastedowns of each volume.
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785.
London G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1787
First edition in English. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. [iv], xii, 418; [iv], iv, 500, [16, index and errata]; with 2 folding maps and 3 folding plates. A very good set bound in full contemporary calf. Spines rubbed, and with minor wear at head. One map torn without loss. Armorial bookplate of George Montagu Knight of Chawton, on front pastedowns.
Atabey 1303; Blackmer 1067
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".
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.