New York: Paragon, 1970. Translated by K.M. Miatra, with a new introduction by L. Carrington Goodrich. iv, 123 pages with text in English & Persian. Slim 8vo, red cloth. New York: Paragon Reprint Corp., 1970. A fine copy, as new. Scarce. An unaltered and unabridged reprint of the work first published in Lahore in 1934.
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973. Slim oblong 4to, black spine & white boards with design on front cover, slightly bumped at corners; rubbed and crinkled d.w. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, (1973). Second Edition. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. A publication of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.
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: J.H. Colton & Co., 1856. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 12 3/4" x 15 1/2". New York: 1856 Beautifully colored map of the Middle East, centered on Arabia and the Gulf. Includes the Mediterranean and Arabian Sea. Pearl banks are noted. Bahrein is named and the Imariyeh mountains are depicted. The Colton family was one the most prolific and successful publishers of maps and atlases in the United States. J.H. Colton (1800-1893) founded his business.....
London: Laurie & Whittle, 1795. Map. Engraving. Image measures 20 1/4" x 28" Beautiful double-page map of Turkey and the Middle East, published in 1795 by D'Anville. Robert Laurie (c. 1755-1836) and James Whittle (1757-1818) were London-based map and atlas publishers active in the late 18th and early 19th century. Their firm combined Laurie's engraving skills with Whittle's social contacts and print sales experience. Together, they published numerous maps and atlases, often enlisting prominent cartographers such as Kitchin, Faden, Jefferys.....
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. 334 pages. Tall thick 4to, black boards, dust wrapper (d.w. is neatly taped along all the edges, oddly to strengthen rather than for existing flaws). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Ownership signature on half title, else a very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Oxford: Shakespeare Head, 1926. Decorations by Thomas Lowinsky. Slim 37 pages, rubricated title, untrimmed edges. 12mo, vellum-backed cream cloth, lightly soiled and warped. Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, 1926. Limited Edition. A very good copy, internally fine. The Shakespeare Head Quartos No. 6. Limited to number 25 of only 55 copies.
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, no dust wrapper. New York: Golden Press, (1962). First American edition. A near fine copy, lacking the dust wrapper. 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.
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.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1861. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 17 3/8" x 22 5/8" Fascinating map of Persia and Afghanistan, extending from Baghdad to Peshawar. Engraved and printed by W. and A. K. Johnston. Published in Keith Johnston's General Atlas, 1861. Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871) was a Scottish geographer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He partnered with his brother William Johnston, who founded a prolific publishing firm in 1825, and together they continued to.....
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.....
Riga: Hartknoch, 1776. Translated from Abraham Anquetil-Duperron's version by Johann Kleuker. First 2 volumes (of 3), bound together in one volume. 168 pages. Small slim square 4to, rubricated edges, original full brown leather, dried and cracked surfaces.; foxing on title page and end papers, age toning. Riga: Hartknoch, 1776. A very good(-) copy. Scarce.