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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.
Europe and the Arab World, 37
Zend Avesta, ou plutot Zen-Daschta
expliqué d'apres un principe tout a fait noubveau,par .. Le teste est accompagné d'une prononciation, de traductions Polonaise et francaise, et suivi d'un vocabulaire et d'une grammaire. Berlin chez l'auteur éditeur 1858-1862
First edition Three volumes bound in one, 4to, pp.xii, 440; vi, 120; , 321, . Bound in later cloth, leather label on spine. Title page soiled. Last leaf repaired. A little spotting and occasional soiling but overall a very good copy.
1718: Charming engravings of Greece and Turkey
A voyage into the Levant:
perform'd by command of the late French King. Containing the ancient and modern state of the islands of the Archipelago; as also of Constantinople, the coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor. With plans of the principal towns and places of note; an account of the genius, manners, trade, and religion of the respective people inhabiting those parts: and an explanation of variety of medals and antique monuments. Illustrated with full descriptions and curious copper-plates of great numbers of uncommon plants, animals, &c. And several observations in natural history. To which is prefix'd, the author's Life, in a letter to M. Begon: as also his elogium, pronounc'd by M. Fontenelle, before a publick assembly of the Academy of Sciences. Adorn'd with an accurate map of the author's travels, not in the French Edition: Done by Mr. Senex. London: D. Browne, A. Bell, J. Darby et al. 1718
First edition in English. Two volumes, 4to, pp.xlii (quire a bound out of order), 402; [iv], 398, [xviii]; with 149 plates (of 153), 7 folding. Lacking plates: 117, women of Milo; 328, Pathmos; 328, Pathmos (map); 346, Gallipoli. A handsome copy bound in tan calf, raised bands, spines lettered in gilt; bookplate of Richard Grosvenor of Eaton on front pastedowns. Some spotting and marginal staining throughout, with some plates in second volume quite heavily foxed, two plates torn, not affecting plate surface.
This edition not in Atabey or Blackmer
Association copy, with correspondence from the author
Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine.
Washington Freer Gallery of Art 1956
First edition, 4to, pp.xv, 194, 142 plates. Original cloth a little worn and scuffed. Contents very good. The copy of the celebrated author and collector, Gerald Reitlinger, inscribed to him from John Pope. With, loosely inserted, seven typed letters signed by Pope discussing various aspects of ceramics.
Chronological Retrospect, or Memoirs of the Principal Events of Mahommedan History,
from the Death of the Arabian Legislator, to the Accession of the Emperor Akbar, and the Establishment of the Moghul Empire in Hindustaun. From original Persian Authorities. London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown; and Black, Kingsbury, Parbury and Allen; Sold by J. Booth 1821
First edition Three volumes in four, 4to (27.5 x 21 cm.), pp.xvi, 606, [6, notes], large hand-coloured folding map; xvi, 716; xv, 483; (485)-998. A very good set in the original embossed cloth, gilt titles on spine. Professionally re-cased with heads and tails of spines repaired. Old wax seals on spines. With contemporary ownership signature of Frederick F. Cornell, and recent bookplate of Robert & Maria Travis.
Studies in Islamic Metal Work.
I-VI. London SOAS 1952-58
Six parts bound in one, pp.(564)-578; (61)-79; (229)-238; (489)-503; (206)-231; (225)-253, 70 plates, illustrations. A very good set bound in buckram, original wrappers bound in. With book-plate of and presentation inscription from Robert Hamilton. Library withdrawn stamps on rear end-paper.
Narrative of a Journey to the Site of Babylon in 1811, now first published:
Memoir of the Ruins; with engravings from the original sketches by the author: Remarks on the topography of Ancient Babylon, by Major Rennell; in reference to the memoir: Second Memoir on the Ruins; in reference to Major Rennell's remarks: with Narrative of a journey to Persepolis: now first printed, with hitherto unpublished cunieform inscriptions copied at Persepolis: by the late Claudius James Rich, Esq., Edited by his widow. London Duncan & Malcolm 1839
First edition 8vo, pp.[xvi], xlvii, 324, 24 plates, 19 double-page, folding map, and one illustration in the text. A little minor foxing, but a very good clean copy bound in recent half morocco, cloth boards. With the Northbrook armorial bookplate.
Weber I, 299
Persian Poetry for English Readers.
Being specimens of six of the greatest classical poets of Persia: Ferdusi, Nizami, Sadi, Jelal-ad-din, Rumi, Hafiz, and Jami. With biographical notices and notes. [No place]; printed for private circulation 1883
First edition pp.xvi, 646. A superb copy bound by Riviere and Son in full morocco. Spine faded. Armorial bookplate of Sir Chas. Chadwyck Healey of Wyphurst.
A Vocabulary of the Persian language.
In two parts. London Printed for S. Bagster by S. Rousseau at the Arabic and Persian Press, Wood St., Spa Fields. 1803
Second edition. 8vo, title, pp.x, (9)-198, 201-484 (in columns), [2, errata]; Persian characters in text. Original boards, recased and rebacked, rubbed at extremities; uncut and partly unopened, minor foxing. A very good copy.
First complete Gulistan
Musladini Sadi rosarium politicum,
sive amoenum sortis humanae theatrum, de Persico in latinum versum, necessariisque notis illustratum a Georgio Gentio. Amsterdam Joannis Blaev 1651
First edition Small folio, pp.[xx], . Persian text with Latin translation. A very good copy bound in modern green half morocco over marbled boards, gilt ornaments in compartments on spine. Title and last page lightly soiled.
Brunet V, 24: http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/golestan-e-sadi;
The Bustan by Shaikh Muslihu-d-din Sa'di Shirazi,
translated for the first time into prose with explanatory notes and index, by Captain H. Wilberforce Clarke, R.E. London 1879
First edition pp.viii, 424, chromolithograph frontispiece portrait. A very good copy in original cloth, inner hinges shaken.
Voyage ou relation de l'etat present du Royaume de Perse
Avec une dissertation curieuse sur les Moeurs, religion & gouvernement de cet etat. [Bound with]: Pidou de Saint Olon, Francois. Relation de l'empire de Maroc. Paris la Veuve Mabre Cramoisi 1695
Second edition of both works 12mo, pp. [x], 264, ; with frontispiece and 5 plates (2 folding), folding map, title printed in red and black; [xvi], 229 (erroneously written as 127), ; with frontispiece and 9 plates (1 folding), title printed in red black. A very good copy bound in contemporary sheep, spine decorated gilt in compartments, worn at extremities. Front free endpaper torn, upper hinge cracked.
Seventeenth century Arabic type designer and computer pioneer
Tarich h.e. Series Regum Persiae,
Ab Ardschir-Babekan, usq; ad Iazdigerdem a Chaliphis expulsum, per annos fere 400. Cum prooemio Longiori ... Omnia ex fide Manuscrpti Voluminis ... & primus in Germaniam invexit Vitus Marchtaler. Tubingen Typis Theodorici Werlini 1628
First edition 4to, 8 leaves including initial blank, pp.(9)- 231, [1, errata], 4 woodcut seals in text. Arabic and Hebrew letters in text. Rebound in modern half calf and mottled boards; some minor browning. A very good copy.
see P.O. 132, 257g, 279c; COPAC records 1 copy at Lambeth Palace