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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to. (2), 48 pp. With 2 folding plates. Contemporary wrappers. Prize-winning essay on the movements of the planets, published in the journal of the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St Petersburg and as an offprint (as here). Johann Albrecht Euler (1734-1800) was the son of the famous mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783). continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 372 pp. With frontispiece portrait, 4 maps (1 folding) & 17 plates. Publisher's gilt cloth with chipped and spotted dustjacket. First edition of this overview of Arab history and culture work that draws upon the author's own experience in the region and includes some of T. E. Lawrence's exploits. - Inscribed on the front free endpaper in the year of publication: "To the Rt Hon and Mrs L.S. Amery, With respects, Bertram Thomas, May 1937". - Bertram Thomas's (1892-1950) "first crossing of the Empty Quarter, albeit by the shortest and easiest route, assured him a permanent place in the hi... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to (182 x 275 mm). (6), VIII, 40 pp. Publisher's original illustrated printed wrappers. First edition of this study on the origins of the Wahhabis, published from the archives of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With a preface by the French historian Édouard Driault (1864-1947). An Arabic translation ("al-Tadhkirah fi asl al-Wahhabiyin wa-dawlatihim") appeared at Riyadh as recently as 2004. - Binding somewhat frayed and chipped. Uncut, untrimmed copy from the library of the respected Cairo-based Egyptologist and dealer in antiquities, Roger Khawam (1922-2016), who dispersed his libr... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to (188 x 254 mm). Arabic manuscript on paper. 51 ff. Script in bold black sini, 5 lines within red rules, vowel markers in black and corrections in red, surah headers in red, illuminated double-page frontispiece 'Unwan decorated with geometrical and floral designs in gold and colours in a typical Yunnan style of mainly gold on a red ground highlighted with green and blue. 16th century full brown leather with fore-edge flap, prettily ruled and stamped in blind with Islamic and Chinese-influenced designs. Very early Qur'an Juz (one of thirty parts of varying lengths into which the Qur'an is... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 33 x 44 cm (neat line). Pencil on paper. Charming dressage scene between an Arab in back view and two bridled Arabian horses with luxurious saddles and a backdrop of tents. The stallion on the left is carrying a round shield and a bow. The signing artist Charles Paris was probably an amateur and is not otherwise known. - Professionally restored. The upper and right margins show traces of tears and brittleness, probably due to old water damage. Browning and minor foxing overall. Some light spotting to the lower margin. The drawing is little affected by the paper flaws. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Oblong 8vo (190 x 130 mm) 57 albumen prints (mostly 90 x 65 mm) mounted on 15 black sheets, 9 more loosely inserted. Wooden boards with a coloured view of Rachel's tomb, captioned in Hebrew and English. Charming souvenir album, privately assembled by a British soldier and captioned by him throughout with his ownership entry "Jerusalem. E. Stacey. 9.9.46" to inner front board and a photo ("Boys of the Shack 147") showing him among his comrades in front of their baracks. The majority of the photos bear the ink stamp of the Matson Photo Service on the reverse. The Matsons were handed the manag... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. 40 pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. First Bulaq edition of this collection of witty anecdotes centered on the humorous folk figure Nasreddin; the second edition altogether following that published in Istanbul the previous year. "The influential Cairo prints of 1254 H (1838), 1256 H (1840), 1257 H (1841), and 1259 H (1843) [...] became the basis of European translations, and an unbroken line of [...] Nasreddin Hoca tales thus became cemented in the literary tradition" (Palabiyik). In Ottoman Turkish throughout. - Binding markedly rubbed; some dampstains and traces of worm... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. (8), VI, (2), 446 pp. With a frontispiece portrait, 21 plates (7 double-page; last single-page plate included in pagination), 2 folding coloured maps of Yemen, folding plate of the game "abdùr", folding coloured plan of Sana'a, folding view of Sana'a, folding view of Aden, and numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards with blindstamped spine and giltstamped spine-title. Marbled endpapers. First edition, rare. Richly illustrated account of Yemen, without doubt "one of the fullest descriptions of life in San'a and Turkish-occupied North Yemen"... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large 4to (210 x 263 mm). 23, (1) pp. Contemporary unsophisticated wrappers. Early edition of the text of Lokman's Fables, never released in the regular book trade. Edited by Caussin de Perceval père (1759-1835), professor of Arabic at the Collège de France sice 1784. Includes four additional Fables not previously edited. "Ce livre n'a pas été mis dans le commerce. Il y a des exemplaires en grand papier. Caussin utilise le manuscrit de Paris et, aux 37 fables connues, ajoute le texte des quatre nouvelles, qui Marcel avait traduites en 1803" (Chauvin). - Wrappers frayed; wrinkled and browned... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to (180 x 260 mm). Arabic manuscript on oriental paper. 190 leaves. 20 lines of unvocalized black naskh in black and occasional red ink. Numbering of quires partially preserved in the upper left corner, foliation and part of the claims subsequent to the copy, numerous marginal glosses. Later coloured paper boards with leather spine and fore-edge flap. The earliest surviving textual witness, copied during the author's lifetime from his lost autograph, of what is the first and still the most popular Hanafi text on legal distinctions: the "Kitab al-furuq" by Abu al-Muzaffar As'ad ibn Muhammad... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large 8vo (170 x 274 mm). Arabic manuscript on smoothen Indian laid paper. 328 leaves, 19 lines per extensum. Naskh script in black and occasional red ink; a few leaves of commentary loosely inserted. Contemporary full leather, spine rebacked, with oriental medaillon stamps to both covers. Expansive Arabic commentary on the "Qanunchah" ("Qanunceh", "Small Canon") of Mahmud al-Jaghmini, the important Persian medical compendium based on Ibn Sina's famous Arabic "Qanun". Al-Jaghmini's handbook of medicine was widely used at Eastern Persian schools as an introductory medical instruction manual ... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Large 8vo (190 x 287 mm). Arabic manuscript on polished paper. 233 leaves. Naskh script in black and occasionally red ink, 15 lines with extensive glosses in the margins and several interleaved smaller sheets of commentary (some bound, others loose, including a few diagrammatic illustrations). Contemporary full leather binding with blind-tooled green corner pieces and central medaillon. Mid-19th century manuscript, written in Arabic in the Persian countries, of the first of the five books that form what is perhaps the most important medical text of the Middle Ages. - Ibn Sina's "Kitab al-Qa... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Tall 8vo (136 x 258 mm). Arabic manuscript on unsopisticated oriental paper. 206 leaves. 20 lines, black and occasional red ink with underlinings in red. Restored red morocco oriental binding with blind-tooled medaillons to both covers, using oder material from a shorter binding. The fourth and final part of Ibn Sina's famous "Kitab Al-Shifa'" ("The Book of Healing"), a great scientific and philosophical encyclopedia that covers logic, natural sciences, mathematics including astronomy, and, as here, metaphysics and religion. - Browned throughout with occasional waterstaining. Early waqf sta... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to (142 x 195 mm). Manuscript in Ottoman Turkish, 2 parts in one volume. (105), (38) pp. on (84) ff. Text in black (and occasional red) riqa', 15 lines within red (and occasional gilt) rules. 19th century limp brown morocco binding. A collection of two Ottoman Turkish treatises in a single 18th century manuscript, discussing the planting of trees and the cultivation of flowers. - Sewing loosened, but altogether well preserved. continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio (ca. 230 x 304 mm). (2), 62 pp. Original printed boards. Blue and white illustrated flyleaves. Signed, illustrated (with a portrait of Tintin and Milou/Snowy) and inscribed by the artist on the verso of the front flyleaf to Denis Jamin for his birthday, dated 3 September 1971. The recipient was the grandson of the Belgian caricaturist Paul Jamin (1911-95), an old friend of Hergé's. - An early Tintin adventure, set in the Middle East, where the young reporter attempts to uncover a militant group responsible for sabotaging oil supplies. First published in album form in 1950. The s... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: Small folio (ca. 227 x 304 mm). (2), 62 pp. Original printed boards. Blue pastedowns with white cartoon figures. First edition. - An early adventure of Tintin, set in the Middle East, where the young Belgian reporter attempts to uncover a militant group responsible for sabotaging oil supplies. The story was originally set in Palestine under the British Mandate, but Hergé's publisher requested several alterations, and the setting was transferred to the fictional state of Khemed. - Extremities rubbed and bumped; small flaw to head of spine. Interior somewhat brownstained near the gutter and m... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo (175 x 252 mm). (4), IV, (2), 150, (8) pp. With a portrait frontispiece of the author. Original printed wrappers bound within private gilt full brown morocco. First and only edition, limited to 138 copies. A posthumous collection of stories by the Franco-Swiss explorer and writer Isabelle Eberhardt (1877-1904), famous for her intrepid lifestyle and exploits undertaken in male costume throughout the Sahara Desert and Northern Africa. She converted to Islam, disregarding many of its commandments, and adopted the name of Si Mahmoud Saadi. Her works and colourful persona were rediscovered b... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to (175 x 260 mm). (10), 225, (1) pp. Contemporary French half leather over marbled boards, spine prettily gilt with title "Histoire de Cathérine". Marbled endpapers. Early Bulaq imprint; a translation of the French biography of Catherine the Great by Jean-Henri Castéra (1749-1838), "Vie de Catherine II, Impératrice de Russie", published in two volumes in Paris in 1797. It was exceedingly popular in Europe and saw translations into many languages. This was the first Western historical text translated into Ottoman Turkish and printed by the Bulaq press in Cairo, at the time of volatile rela... continua a leggere
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 12mo (96 x 138 mm). Engraved title-page, 1 letterpress leaf, 15 engraved plates (of which 3 are double-page-sized). In a pretty red leather wallet binding with fore-edge flap and tab. Marbled endpapers. Edges gilt. Pretty German issue of engravings showing views from Levantine journeys. The set was published by Degen between 1803 and 1809 in the "Wiener Taschenbuch". The plates were engraved after the monumental, never-completed "Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phénicie, de la Palestine et de la Basse Égypte" by L. F. Cassas (Paris 1799, 180 plates in-folio: cf. Cohen/Ricci 204; Toble... continua a leggere
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