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Relacam da Celebre embaixada, que o Principe dos Bezancudos mandou ao Schach da Persia, Tha'mas Koulikhan ...
Traduzida da lingua Franceza. Lisbon Pedro Ferreira 1744
First Portuguese edition 8vo, pp 8; decorative woodcuts on title-page, first and final pages. A very good copy bound in recent half calf over cloth boards, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt; small library shelfmark on front pastedown.
Ἀρριανου Ἰνδικη. Arriani Historia indica, cum Bonav. Vulcanii interpretatione latina permultis locis emendatiore.
Recensuit et illustravit Fridericus Schmieder. Halis Magdeburgicis 1798
First edition pp.xvi, 272, folding map. Text in Greek and Latin. Bound in contemporary calf. Top 1 cm of spine damaged, corners bumped. Scattered light foxing. A very good copy.
with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1914
First edition in English, pp.lxiv, 590, 40 maps and 78 plans. A very good copy in original cloth. Large general map carelessly opened and torn at edge, light stain to edge of title and following few pages. Spine faded.
1734: 18thC century study of Manicheism
Histoire critique de Manichee et du Manicheisme
Amsterdam J. Frederic Bernard 1734-39
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.[iv], lxxvi, 594; viii, xxxiv, 806 and final blank leaf. Volume 1 with title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, and 2 engraved headpieces by B. Picart. A superb set bound in contemporary calf, triple fillet round covers, spines gilt in compartments with maroon and brown lettering pieces. Minor repair to heads of spines. Light marginal waterstain on a few leaves in second volume.
Brunet 1, 723
Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia.
Containing, I. A journey to Ispahan in Persia, in the years 1715, 1716, 1717, and 1718. II: A journey to Pekin in China, through Siberia, in the years 1719, 1720, 1721. With a map of the author's two routes between Mosco and Pekin: ... III. A journey from Mosco to derbent in Persia, in the year 1722. IV. A journey from St. Petersburg to Constantinople, in the years 1737 and 1738. Dublin Robert Bell 1764
Two volumes, pp.ix, , 387, large folding map; 499. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spines a little rubbed. Foot of spine of second volume starting.
see Lowendahl 528 for first edition; Cordier BS 3, 2093 & 4, 2470; Spence, The Chan's Great Continent, pp.44-51
Persian miniature painting.
Including a critical and descriptive catalogue of the miniatures exhibited at Burlington House, January-March, 1931. London Oxford University Press 1933
First edition. Folio, pp. xiv, 212; colour frontispiece, 15 colour plates, 100 plates. A fine copy in the original tan cloth, lettering and decoration on spine and upper board in gilt.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 334, x, 352, two folding maps. A very good set in original cloth.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul 1910
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 334; x, 352, two folding maps. Trubners Oriental Series. Original tan cloth; very lightly soiled, but an excellent copy.
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.
Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan Roi de Perse.
Nouvelle edition. Paris Briasson 1743
Second edition 8vo, pp. [iii], 476, [iv (privilege)]; portrait frontispiece, folding engraved map. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, triple gilt fillet round covers, spine gilt in compartments. Spine rubbed, and lightly worn at foot.
Atabey 257 (first edition)
The compleat history of Thamas Kouli Kan, (at present called Schah Nadir) Sovereign of Persia.
In two parts. Part I. Containing a description of the Persian Empire; an account of the religion and manners of the Persians; a chronological abridgment of their history, including the lives and reigns of Cyrus and his descendents, the Arsacidæ, the Caliphs, the Tartar Princes, and the Sophis, down to the late revolutions; a particular account of the Aghwans, and their leaders Mir-Weis, Magmund, and Eschref, to their total reduction by Kouli Kan; the origin and rise of this commander, his wars with the rebels and the Turks, and his artful assumption of the crown. Part II. Containing a description of the Empire of Indostan, and a character of the Indians; some account of the Great Moguls from Tamerlane down to Mahmet-Cha now reigning; grounds of Kouli Kan's quarrel with this latter; his invasion of the Kingdom of Cabul, and the whole progress of his arms till he entirely defeats, deposes, and generously restores his enemy, after having taken from him an immense booty, obtained the cession of part of his dominions, and obliged him to an annual tribute. With copies of letters, edicts, manifesto's, &c. translated from the originals under the hands of both monarchs. London printed for J. Brindley, at the King's Arms in New-Bond-street, bookseller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; S. Birt, in Ave-Mary Lane; J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall; Messrs. Hodges and Harris on London-Bridge; T. Cooper in Pater-noster-Row 1742
The second edition, pp.[iv], 163, ; 116, engraved portrait, folding map. Rebound in half calf, cloth boards. A little light soiling throughout, but a very good copy.
1818: Fraudulent work of Zoroastrianism
The Desatir or sacred writings of the ancient Persian prophets;
in the original tongue; together with the ancient Persian version and commentary of the fifth Sasan; carefully published by Mulla Firuz bin Kaus, who has subjoined a copious glossary of the obsolete and technical Persian terms: to which is added an English translation of the Desatir and commentary. Bombay: printed at the Courier Press, by J. F. de Jesus 1818
First edition Two volumes bound in one, pp., iii, , ix, , 4, , 316, (iv); ii, 203, 81. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Forbes Library punched stamp on title. Paper very lightly age-toned. A couble of minor tears to margins.
Encycl. Iranica Vol. III (1989) pp.185-7 and Vol. VII (1994) p.85.
1. Band. Mit einem Beitrage von Max van Berchem. [All published] Berlin 1918
First edition Folio, pp.xi, 116, 41 plates, 5 in colour, folding map. Arbeiten des Kunsthistorischen Instituts der K.K. Universitat Wien (Lehrkanzel Strzygowski)Band VII. A very good copy bound in full contemporary calf, a little rubbed.
The History of Vartan, and of the Battle of the Armenians:
containing an account of the religious wars between the Persians and Armenians; translated from the Armenian. London printed for the Oriental Translation Fund 1830
First edition 4to, pp.xxiv, 111. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Faint blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title.