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The Book of Paradise being the Histories and Sayings of the Monks and Ascetics of the Egyptian Desert by Palladius, Hieronymus and others.
The Syriac Texts, according to the Recension of 'Anan-Isho of Beth 'Abhe, Edited with an English Translation. Volume I: English Translation; Volume II: English Translation-Continued, Index and Syriac Text. London 1904
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.lxxviii, 1095; 768. Lady Meux Manuscript No.6. No.220 of 500 copies printed for private circulation only. A very good set in slightly worn original cloth. Inner hinges shaken.
Some Account of the Collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.166 of 500 copies. A very good copy in the original half calf, cloth rather unevenly faded. With presentation note from Lady Meux to Dr Tweedy, and Sir John Tweedy's armorial bookplate.
Some Account of the collection of Egyptian Antiquities in the Possession of Lady Meux,
of Theobald's Park, Walthan Cross. London 1896
Second edition 4to, pp.xii, 361, folding frontispiece, 34 plates. No.19 of 500 copies. A very good copy bound in the original half morocco, cloth boards, gilt title on front board. Spine and corners a little ubbed. Some spotting to first few leaves and occasionally elsewhere.
The Book of the Dead. Facsimiles of the Papyri of Hunefer, Anhai, Kerasher and Netchemet
With Supplementary text from the Papyrus of Nu. With Transcripts, Translations, Etc. London British Museum 1899
Large folio, pp.xi, 64, 11, 8, 3, 12, , 63, 20 colour plates, some folding, 14 black & white plates, and 63 plates of heiroglyphic text. A very good copy bound in the original half calf, neatly rebacked, original spine laid down.
The Earliest Known Coptic Psalter.
The Text, in the Dialect of Upper Egypt, edited from the unique Papyrus Codex Oriental 5000 in the British Museum. London 1898
First edition pp.xiv, 154, 2 plates. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly recased and rebacked preserving original spine. Corners rubbed.
Lord Rawlinson's copy, presented by the editor
The History of Alexander the Great,
being the Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Callisthenes. Edited from five manuscripts, with an English translation and Notes. Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1889
First edition pp.cxi, 291, 275. A very good copy in original cloth, spine just a little rubbed. With a presentation inscription "Sir Henry Rawlinson, G.C.B. etc, from the Editor. 14.2.90."
Syrian Anatomy, Pathology and Therapeutics, or "The Book of Medicines".
The Syriac Text, Edited from a Rare Manuscript, with an English Translation, etc. Volume I: Introduction, Syriac Text. Volume II: English Translation and Index. London Humphrey Milford 1913
First edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. clxxviii, [iv], 612; xxv, [i], 804. A very good set in the original cloth, gilt lettering on spines, slightly frayed dust wrappers.
The Gods of the Egyptians, or Studies in Egyptian Mythology.
London Methuen 1904
First edition. Two volumes, large 8vo, pp. xxii, [ii], 525; viii, [ii], 431; 98 colour plates, 131 illustrations; hieroglyphic characters in the text. A very good set in an attractive full morocco contemporary binding, gilt ornamented, all edges gilt, signed C.F. Spine cracking but neatly repaired.
An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary.
With an Index of English Words, King List and Geographical List with Indexes, List of Hieroglyphic Characters, Coptic and semitic Alphabets, etc. London 1920
First edition Two volumes, pp.cliii, 592; (593)-1356, dedication leaf printed in colour. Original cloth a little marked and soiled, but a very good copy.
Travels in Arabia,
comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred. London Henry Colburn, by authority of the Association for promoting the discovery of the interior of Africa. 1829
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xxi, [1, corrigenda], 452, folding map, folding plan [Mekka]; iii, , 431, 3 folding plans [Arafat, Wady Muna & Medina] Contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed. Bookplate of Mrs Ancell. A very good set.
1822: Burckhardt on Syria
Travels in Syria and the Holy Land.
London John Murray 1822
First edition pp.[2, title], xxiii, [3, errata, contents, & plate list], 668, frontis. portrait of Burckhardt after a sketch by Henry Salt, 6 engraved maps & plans, 2 folding, numerous text illustrations. Without half-title. Contemporary marbled boards, later calf spine and corners to style. Corners bumped. Scattered light foxing, but overall a very good clean copy.
Atabey 166; Blackmer 237; Hamilton 57
Travels into Bokhara.
Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary, and Persia; also, Narrative of a Voyage on the Indus, from the Sea to Lahore, with Presents from the King of Great Britain; performed under the orders of the Supreme Government of India, in the Years 1831, 1832, and 1833. London John Murray 1834
First edition Three volumes, pp.xxii, 356; xv, 473; xvi, 332, 8 plates, 1 folding. Rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Plates foxed.
Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City, in the years 1836, 7, and 8. London John Murray 1843
Second edition pp.xii, 398, 12 plates, 2 folding. A very good copy in the original blind-stamped cloth, author & title on spine in gilt. Spine faded. A few light spots to cloth. Armorial bookplate of Richard Barwell.
Architecture and other Arts. Architecture, Sculpture, Mosaic, and Wall-Painting in Northern Central Syria and The Djebel Hauran.
New York 1903
First edition Folio, pp.xxv, 433, many illustrations, plans and elevations. Publications of an American Archaeological Expedition to Syria, Part II. A very good copy in original cloth.