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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: J.H. Colton & Co., 1856. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13 3/4" x 17 1/4". In good condition. 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.....
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.....