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.
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Edinburgh: Hodder & Stoughton. Illustrated with 10 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, protected with lettered tissue. , 113 pages. Short, thick 4to, original white cloth with ornate green & gilt-stamped pictorial cover and spine. In the original pictorial box - though the box is broken it has preserved the book in fine condition. Edinburgh: Hodder and Stoughton, no date, ca.1913. First trade edition. A fine attractive copy.
London: Longman Hurst, 1810. Translated by Charles Stewart. Frontispiece portrait. 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 calf over marbled boards. London: Longman,Hurst, Rees, 1810. First Edition. The leather spines are dry and crackled; front cover of volume 2 is partly detached, with ink blot on title page; both volumes foxed throughout, but overall good copies of a scarce work.
London: Routledge, 1904. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Small 8vo (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 inches), 160 pages. Twelve fine hand-colored photogravure plates including frontispiece after drawings by Gilbert James, all with original tissue-guards. Bound by Bayntun in crushed green morocco, beautiful ornate cover with picture of women (based on the frontispiece), bordered by 2 wide elaborate grapevines within a gilt border. Inside covers and flyleaves are beige silk moire. The spine is decoratively inlaid with leaves and bunches of grapes.....
London: Hodder & Stoughton. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated with 20 tipped in color plates by Edmund Dulac, protected with lettered tissue. 4to, burgundy cloth with ornately gilt covers and spine (spine lightly faded and very slightly rubbed at the extremities). London: Hodder & Stoughton, (no date, circa 1920). A very good(+) copy.
Paris: Morance, 1922. 103 plates, some in color. 2 volumes. Vol. I: Sculpture, Bois Sculptes, Ivoires, Bronzes, Armes, Cuivres, Tapis et Tissus, Miniatures. Vol. II: Cristaux de Roche, Verres Emailles Ceramique. Slim square 4to, 1/2 morocco, marbled boards; (ex.-lib., spine rubbed, flyleaves brittle with some chipping). Paris: Albert Morance, 1922. Very good.
London: Day & Son. 52 richly illustrated chromolithographic plates, (plates are glued into binding as issued, one is loose). Slim folio contemporary brown embossed cloth, beveled edges, spine, titles and decorative tooling is gilt, corners lightly bumped, a.e.g. (London): Day & Son, no date, ca. 1860. Near Fine. A tale from Moore's Lallah Rookh.
London: James Wallis, 1805. 2 volumes. Extra illustrated title pages and 6 fine engravings in each volume. 8vo, handsomely bound by Root & Son in full brown polished calf; ornate gilt-decorated spines; inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. London: Printed for James Wallis, 1805. A later printing, considered the "best" edition. A near fine copy in a lovely binding. A very popular pseudonymous work, first published in 1764, which purported to be a translation from the Persian. "The Tales.....
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1947. With a preface by Sir Walter Scott and illustrations by Honore Guilbeau. Text illustrations, decorative initials and rubrics. 2 vols. 8vo, leather-backed pictorial boards (spine slightly rubbed), pictorial board slipcase. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. Very good. One of 1500 numbered copies, designed by W. A. Dwiggins, printed by Aldus Printers, and signed by the illustrator.
Qajar Persia: 1815. Written in Shikasteh Script, copied by Muhammad Husain. Persian manuscript on paper. 88 leaves, between eight and eleven lines to the page, written horizontally and diagonally in shikasteh script in black ink, significant words in red, interior rules in gold, inner margins ruled in gold, blue and red, one late 19th Century double-page illuminated frontispiece in colors and gold, several pages ruled but left blank at end, five later illustrations in Safavid and earlier styles, accession note.....
Faithfully translated from the Persian Manuscript; And compared with the French and Spanish Editions... by Sir Charles Morell. 2 volumes. Illustrated with a frontispiece and 5 engravings in each volume. 12mo., contemporary speckled calf with gilt-decorated spines; hinges repaired. London: Printed for J. Wilkie, 1766. Very good. Third edition of the very popular pseudonymous work, first published in 1764, which purported to be a translation from the Persian. "The Tales, however, are entirely Ridley's own; the stories are good in.....
New York: George Dearborn, 1836. Two volumes bound in one. Frontispieces, illustrations, and maps, some in color. Double column text. 584 and 701 pages, tall, very thick 8vo, red pebbled leather with gilt decorative stamping of vase and filigree, inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt (leather a bit rubbed and worn, hinges beginning to crack though holding firm, still a handsome binding). New York: George Dearborn, 1836. A very good copy. A "New and Improved Edition"