London: Batchworth Press. Numerous full page plates in color & in black & white. Oblong 4to, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, edges of corners worn, edges of boards, lightly worn. London: Batchworth Press, ca. 1940.
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Paris: Jean Francois de La Harpe. Map. Engraving. Image measures 8.5 x 10". Sheet measures 9.5 x 11". This beautiful map of the Arabian Peninsula dating to 1740 was issued by Nicolas Bellin. The map shows incredible detail along the coastline with little inland detail. Identifies the pearl banks along the coast of Bahrain. Several other coastal features, shoals and banks are also noted. Qatar is identified as Katara. A beautiful rococo style title cartouche adorns the lower left. The...
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.
New York: Hacker Art Books, 1975. Illustrated (b/w). 201 pages. Tall 4to. Red cloth with top of boards somewhat sunned, lacking dust wrapper. New York: Hacker Art Books, 1975. A very good copy.
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...
Cambridge: University Press, 1964. Illustrations in b/w, some folding. 698 pages. Very thick 8vo, brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover, top edge gilt, d.w. Cambridge: University Press, 1964. Reprint. Minor staining on fore-edge, still a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Cambridge: University Press, 1964. Illustrated with folding maps. 648 pages. Very thick 8vo, brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover, top edge gilt, edgeworn d.w. Cambridge: University Press, 1964. Reprint. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1969. Map. xvi + 261pp., 4to, red cloth, cloth lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1969. Double-Page Reprint Series. Each page has two original pages reproduced and printed sideways.
London: David Black, 1982. Edited by David Black. Many color plates, tall slim 4to. (London: David Black, 1982).
275pp. Illus. Tall 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Schocken Books, (1983). vg.
London: Longman, 1845. Illustrations and decorative borders throughout. Small 8vo, 194 pages, light scattered foxing. Rebound in 3/4 purple morocco, top edge gilt. London: Longman, 1845. Near fine. Selections on and from classical Persian literature and writers.
Paris: Duchesne, 1772. By M.D.D.R.A.A.P. 278 pages, 12mo, full mottled calf, marbled edges, ornately gilt spine, burgundy leather label. Paris: Duchesne, 1772. Hinges cracked but still sound, otherwise a very good(-) copy. Bookplate on inside front cover.
London: Duckworth, 1960. 4 color plates, 9 maps, 419 text illustartions. 384pp. 4to, gilt decorated burgundy cloth. London: Duckworth, (1960). Very good (+). Detailed and comprehensive work on the modern carpet waevers of Persia.
Lisbon: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, 1972. Illustrations in color & in black and white. Small thin folio, blue cloth, d.w. Lisbon: Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, 1972. First Edition. Fine.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. 334pp. Tall thick 4to, 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.
Strassburg: Johannes Gruninger, 1525. Map. Uncolored woodcut. Sheet measures 15.25" x 20.5". This rare and early Ptolemaic woodcut map dating to 1525 depicts the region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf, covering Israel, Palestine or Holy Land, Syria, Jordon, Lebanon and Iraq. Includes Cyprus. This map was included in the 1525 Strasbourg edition of the Lorenz Fries' "Geographia" of Ptolemy, published by Johannes Grüninger. Verso includes Latin text and includes a key to important locations marked on the...
Cleveland: World, 1963. Illustrated. xvii + 301pp., 8vo, green cloth. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, (1963). First edition. A very good copy.
Helsinki: Frenckelliana, 1845. Some folding tables, 352pp., 8vo, 1/2 leather, marbled boards; (hinges rubbed, some foxing). Helsingforsiae: Frenckelliana, 1845. Very good (-).
Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1954. 53 plates in black & white, 3 folding plans, 102pp. Folio, original stiff printed wrappers. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1954. First Edition. Memoires Mission Archeologique en Iran. Tome XXXVI.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971. Profusely illustrated with photographs by William MacQuitty, many in color. 224 pages. Folio, green cloth, edgeworn d.w. (Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971). First American edition. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
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.
Geneva: Skira, 1961. Mounted color plate on title, 80 tipped in color plates, 191 pages, square 4to, yellow cloth, chipped dust wrapper. (Geneva): Skira, (1961). Gift inscription on front endpaper, else a near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Treasures of Asia series.
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.