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    • Note Bibliografiche: (16), 902, (2) SS. (Beigebunden:) Sammlung einiger Gebete für den häuslichen und öffentlichen Gottesdienst. Sorau, Trowitzsch & Sohn auf Kosten der Bücherkasse, 1846. 120 SS. Schwarzer Lederband, datiert 1849, mit beriebener Deckel- und Rückengold- sowie -blindprägung, Innenkantenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger ziselierter Goldschnitt. Buntpapiervorsätze. 8vo. Hübsches schlesisches Gesangbuch, am Hinterdeckel datiert "1849", am Vorderdeckel die Initialen "J. E. L. G. S.". Am Vorsatz verso signiert "Johanna Elonora Ludwig 1849", recto hs. Widmung "H. Reinnold Gemeindevorsteher zu Wigandsthal am 26.... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: (22), 576, (46) SS. Mit einem Portraitkupfer und Holzschnittdruckermarke am Schluss. Lederband der Zeit mit teils intakten Schließen und hs. Rückentitel (verblasst). 8vo. Lebensgeschichte des Kardinals Bellarmin, verfasst von dem italienischen Jesuiten Jacobo Fuligatto und erstmals 1624 erschienen. - Vorderer Innendeckel mit Exlibris des Servitenkonvents Maria Jeutendorf (Conventus Jeidendorfensis) in Niederösterreich. Stellenweise gering fleckig; Buchblock vorne gelockert, der Einband stärker berieben. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: (12), 171, (1) SS. Mit gest. Frontispiz und gest. Titelvignette. Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Deckelfileten sowie Supralibros und Datierung "B. Rudolph / 1831" am Vorderdeckel. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Roséfarbene Buntpapiervorsätze. 8vo. 15. Auflage des beliebten Kommunionsbuchs. Einband berieben, Rücken am Kopf angeplatzt. Vorderer fliegender Buntpapiervorsatz fehlt, hs. Besitzvermerk "Frieda Elling" am 2. Vorsatzblatt. Aus Familienbesitz des seit 1938 an der Universität Princeton lehrenden deutsch-amerikanischen Ökonomen Oskar Morgenstern (1902-77), der gemeinsam mit John von Neuman... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 314, (6) SS. Zeitgenöss. Pappband mit hs. Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Zweite verbesserte Auflage. - Joseph Jacob von Plen(c)k (1738-1807), der berühmte österreichische Mediziner und Botaniker, war Professor zu Basel, Ofen und Wien sowie an der Josephs-Akademie. “In seiner grossartigen literar. Thätigkeit, welche ihn zuletzt die Praxis ganz aufgeben liess, um sich jener ganz zu widmen, wurde er von Eyerl unterstützt, einem der gelehrtesten Aerzte seiner Zeit” (Hirsch). - Titel mit eigenh. Besitzvermerk des Ophthalmologen Francesco Buzzi (1751-1805), der im Jahre 1782 den gelben Fleck beschrieb un... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. (6), 437, (1 blank) pp. With a cut-out picture of a Bedouin woman on the verso of the half-title-page, a picture of "a typical Arab of Yemen" as the frontispiece, 15 plates, a floor plan of a mosque, 2 maps and numerous small illustrations in the text. Yellow cloth. An account of the history, geography, religion, and political and social situation of the Middle East, and especially of the Arabian Peninsula, from a Christian missionary point of view. This information is presented alongside accounts of the author's experiences, and it is illustrated with images of local peoples, landscap... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 79, (1) pp. With 3 maps (one double-page) and 53 black-and-white photographic illustrations on 16 plates. Original light blue cloth with black lettering to spine. First edition. - An uncommon short guide to the Gulf, with chapters on the Trucial Coast (now the United Arab Emirates) and Qatar as well as on Muscat, Bahrain, and Kuwait. While travelling through coastal Eastern Arabia, Tweedy noticed the demand for "some kind of handbook" on the Arab States of the Gulf and the lack of such publications on offer. "Bahrain and the Persian Gulf" was written in response to that need and gives ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to. 8 pp. With 2 woodcut vignettes. Sewn. First Portuguese edition. Exceedingly rare account of an attack on an Ottoman corn vessel by Spanish forces in the port of Tangier in Morocco. Essentially an encomium of Domingo Pignatelli and the 42 men who approached the Ottoman ship under heavy fire. Simultaneously published in Spanish in the Gaceta de Madrid. - Near-contemporary foliation in ink (77-80), suggesting the work was originally part of a larger volume. Slightly browned. BGUC Misc. 24, 488. Palau 66444. Not in OCLC. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: I: Ibn Yashmak, portrait of a chestnut Arabian horse (145 x 197 mm). II: Radi at the Islington Arab Horse Show, March 5th, 1938 - Radi by Rishan ex Rosaria (145 x 197 mm). III: Nasik, 1924, head and neck portrait (197 x 145 mm). IV: An Arabian mare and her foal in a stable (195 x 254 mm). V: Study of two Arabian horses in a stable (147 x 197 mm). VI: Study of an Arabian mare and foal (158 x 210 mm). VII: Study of an Arabian circus horse with female rider in Spanish costume (197 x 145 mm). VIII: Two riders on Arabian horses in a mountainous desert landscape (188 x 240 mm). IX: Enys Park, 196... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. XII, (2), 346 pp. With a double-page map on blue/green paper, 22 double-sided plates, a green ornament on the title-page, a small woodcut of Asolo on p. 336, and some small decorations in the text. Green cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine. With a dust jacket designed by F. Quilter. First part of Freya Stark's autobiography, spanning the years until her early thirties (1893-1927), immediately before embarking on her travels. The author was one of the first non-Arabs to journey through the southern Arabian Desert, in the 1930s. - The present copy is a reprint of the first... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. XIII, (3), 286, (2) pp. With 1 map of the Hadhramaut printed on green paper, 20 double-sided plates, 3 illustrations in the text on pp. 76, 77 and 85, a few small tail pieces throughout, and a green ornament on the title-page. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Third part of Freya Stark's (1893-1993) autobiography, in which she describes her life and especially the travels she undertook between 1933 and 1939. During this time, her first four works were published, starting with "The Valley of the Assassins" in 1934. The present account focuses mostly on Stark's travels in South A... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to. XXIII, (1 blank), 199, (1 blank) pp. With the title-page in red and black, 1 map of the Hadhramaut titled: "Seen in the Hadhramaut", and 50 double sided plates. The plates are included in the pagination. Blue cloth with black lettering on front cover and spine. With dust jacket. First edition. A perspective on the Hadhramaut region in Southern Arabia and its people through the eyes and camera lens of traveller, writer, and photographer Freya Stark (1893-1993). Of Italian and British descent, Stark was born in Paris and grew up in several places throughout Europe. Her present account te... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. XXII, 218 pp. Red and black title-page with a small illustration of two people. With a frontispiece, a map of the Middle East on green paper, titled: "East is West by Freya Stark", and 32 double-sided plates. Blue/green cloth. With dust jacket. First edition, detailing the author's experiences in the Middle East during the Second World War. Stark (1893-1993) spent the duration of WWII travelling from Egypt to Iraq and from Syria to Southern Arabia. She had offered her services to the British Ministry of Information and was sent to the Middle East to persuade government officials, among... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. XII, 296, [2] pp. With a map of the Middle East, titled "Dust in the Lion's Paw" on p. 6, 8 double-sided plates, and an illustration of a lion (in red) on the title-page. Green cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine. With dust jacket, designed by Frank Quilter, and protected by a clear plastic jacket. First edition of Freya Stark's (1893-1993) fourth and final volume of autobiography, detailing her work, travels and life during the years 1939-1946. During the Second World War she travelled through the Middle East in the service of the British Ministry of Information, spread... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. XIII, (3), 341, (1 blank) pp. With a double-page map on green paper, 40 double-sided plates, a green ornament on the title-page and some decorations in the text. Green cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine. With dust jacket designed by F. Quilter. First edition of the second part of Freya Stark's autobiography, detailing her first extensive travels through the Middle East. Stark (1893-1993) was one of the first European travellers in certain parts of the Middle East, for example Southern Arabia. Apart from a four-volume autobiography, she has 21 other works to her name. He... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: A total of 86 topographic maps, colour-printed, ca. 58 x 45 cm. Constant ratio linear horizontal scale. In Russian (Cyrillic). Nearly all of the Soviet Union's 1:200,000 General Staff map quadrangles showing the Red Sea coast of the Arabian Peninsula: from the Russian series of maps produced during the Cold War, based on high-quality satellite imagery, but usually also ground reconnaissance. While there are a few lacunae in Yemen near the south-western tip of the Peninsula, most of the area is well-covered. Assembled continuously, the quadrangles would form an enormous map spanning ca. 8 x ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Folio (ca. 305 x 393 mm). 1 page. Share certificate for a bearer stock security of 500 francs with 24 coupons, signed by two administrators of the "Société des factoreries francaises du Golfe Persique". The company operated from the small port town of Obock, on the Gulf of Tadjoura opposite Aden. It was the site of the first French colony in the region, which was established in 1862, initiating the colonisation of Djibouti. The French were especially interested in having a coaling station for steamships, which proved valuable upon the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large 8vo. XVIII, 200 pp. With half-title, frontispiece portrait, 5 black-and-white plates, folding map and "Genealogical table of members of the Al Bu Said dynasty". Publisher's original blue cloth, title gilt on spine & upper cover, Said bin Sultan name gilt in Arabic on upper cover. Rare first edition: presentation copy from Said-Ruete to Sir Saleh bin Ghalib Al-Qu'aiti, Sultan of Shihr and Makalla (ruled 1936-56), inscribed in green ink: "To / His Highness The Sultan / of Shiher and Makalla / Saleh bin Galib Alcaity / a token of sincere esteem / by the Author. / London, May 7th 1937". B... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large folding heliozincographed colour map, 2 (of 4) sheets, each measuring 940 x 700 mm (lacking the eastern sections). Both sections with original printed covers. Two sections of Hunter's large and extremely detailed map of the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf, showing the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia with the 'Asir, Hejaz and Nejd regions, as well as most of Yemen, with Kuwait and Southern Iraq. The two eastern sections, which covered Oman, the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and part of eastern Saudi Arabia, are not present. - The Canadian-born Hunter later became a major figure in British India's Intel... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 60 x 100 mm. 187 ff. Arabic ms. on smoothed oriental paper. Double-page 'unwan on first two pages shows elaborate ornamentation in gilt and colours. Gilt disk separators and red on gilt sura headings. All pages framed in red and gilt rules. Modern full black leather binding with fore-edge flap and ornamentation in relief. Marbled endpapers. A pretty miniature Qur'an manuscript, finely written in black ink. - A few early ink marginalia. Gutter of final leaf professionally repaired due to ink corrosion. Well preserved in a pretty modern binding. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. (8), 83, (1) pp. (8), 57, (1) pp. (8), 74 pp. (8), 52 pp. (4), 26 pp., final blank f. (4), 26 pp. 38 pp. (index). Publisher's printed green cloth. A manual of "geographical, economic, historical, social, religious and political" information compiled for the British delegates to the Peace Conference that took place in Versailles in 1919, here issued "for public use" for the first time. The extensive section on the Arabian coastal regions includes not only detailed statistics (giving the population of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah at 6,000, 20,000, and 15,000 inhabitants, respectively), ... continua a leggere
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