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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: Houghton Mifflin/ Riverside Press, 1888. Frontispiece. 12mo, vellum-backed boards. New York ,Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin/The Riverside Press, 1888. The text of the fourth edition, followed by that of the first; with notes showing the extent of his indebtedness to the Persian original; and A Biographical Preface. From the library of Kenneth Roberts, with his bookplate.
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.
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.....
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.