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Color frontispiece and 13 other full-page color plates; 99 b/w plates with 2 views each. xiv, 212pp of text. Folio, original gilt and blind- stamped orange cloth; uncut edges (covers are just slightly bowed and the spine has a touch of faint spotting, otherwise a near fine copy). London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1933. First edition. With the small ownership plate of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
London: James Bohn, 1834. Illustrated with 11 lithographed plates and folding map at rear. 2 volumes in one. viii, 472, xxxiv, (2), (2), 238 pages. Thick 8vo, handsomely bound in full contemporary brown calf with ornately gilt borders on covers and spine; marbled endpapers and pages edges. London: James Bohn, 1834. First edition. Ex-library copy with small blue stamps from"Relations Department" on halftitle, title and back of map; removed pocket at rear and inked numerals on spine. Light scattered toning...
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. Profusely illustrated throughout in color. 287 pages. Tall folio, blue cloth with inset pictorial label, protected in decorative board slipcase. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2011). First trade edition. Previous owner has made some very small faint pencil markings at lower margin of some pages, otherwise a fine copy in fine box. Scarce. Published in conjunction with the 2011 opening of the galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran...
New York: Golden Press, 1962. Translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. With 538 illustrations, mostly handsomely printed photogravures, and 142 in color. Thick 4to, red cloth. New York: Golden Press, (1962). First American edition. A near fine copy. The Arts of Mankind series, volume 3, edited by Andre Malraux & George Salles.
Berlin: Propylaen, 1925. 39 gravure plates, some colored and mounted, numerous additional photographic illus. 617pp. 4to, cloth-backed boards (rubbed), backstrip frayed at head and tail. Berlin: Propylaen, 1925. Propylean-Kunstgeschichte V. "The strength of this series lies in the illustrations which form an invaluable body of visual material." - - Arntzen/Rainwater I19.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1965. Translated by Michael Heron, edited by Michael Rogers. Hundreds of illustrations, including many full-page plates. 358 pages, thick 8vo, yellow cloth; small ownership label front free endpaper, covers lightly worn. London: George Allen & Unwin, (1965). A very good copy.
Birmingham: Classics of Medicine, 1984. Color frontis. plus a few illustrations, folding table at rear. vii + 612 pages, 8vo, gilt-decorated blue leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: The Classics of Medicine Library, (1984). A fine copy. Facsimile of the London: Luzac & Co., 1930 edition. "The translation is accompanied by a large number of valuable notes and comments on the text, which bring out the close relationship between Arabic and Chinese medicine, and the influence which Avicenna had upon many mediaeval scholars." G-M, 42.
New York: Abrams, 1968. Illustrated with 24 mounted color plates and 184 b/w illustrations. Thick square 4to, natural cloth, edgeworn d.w. New York: Abrams, (1968). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. A finely illustrated study of the diverse influences, especially Hellenistic and Persian, which shaped the art of Gandhara, the ancient province located in present-day northwest India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, from the 1st through the 5th century.
London: Nichols, 1898. Being a Facsimile of the Manuscript in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, with a Typescript into modern Persian Characters, Translated, with an Introduction and Notes, and a Bibliography. Numerous black & white illustrations, rubricated title, 286 pages, untrimmed, tall 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 crimson morocco, ornately gilt spine, marbled boards. London: Nichols, 1898. Fine.