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Jérusalem. Étude et reproduction photographique des monuments: SALZMANN, Auguste (1824-1872).

SALZMANN, Auguste (1824-1872).

Publicado por Gide et Baudry, Paris (1856)

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Descripción: Gide et Baudry, Paris, 1856. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Folio. (423x305 mm), complete set of 40 calotype mounted plates on strong paper, half-title, title, list of plates, some foxing & light water stains to margins of first 20 pages, not reaching the actual plates, contemporary half calf, rubbed with top spine damaged, title gilt on raised spine, with initials P. M. in silver. Auguste Salzmann was commissioned in 1854 by the Ministere de l’Instruction Publique, a scientific mission to the Holy Land in order in to confirm the historical hypothesis of de Saulcy about the history of certain sites in Jerusalem which ignited fierce polemics in France. Salzmann left France to the Holy Land in September 1853, visiting the Greek islands, Egypt, and Syria for "reproducing by photography all the monuments left by the Chevaliers de Saint Jean de Jerusalem. Hoping to verify religious faith through the objective documentation of the city's holy sites." In 1854 Blanquart-Evrard published the first edition of the book entitled: Jérusalem, époque Judaique, Romaine, Chrétienne, Arabe. Exploration Photographique par A. Salzmann. Two years later, a revised reduced edition appeared, entitled: Jerusalem, etude et reproduction photographique des monuments de la ville sainte depuis l’époque Judaique jusqu’a` nos jours, par Auguste Salzmann, chargé par le Ministere de l’Instruction publique d’une mission scientifique en Orient (Paris: Gide et J. Baudry). The second portfolio exists in two sizes, a deluxe edition of 174 photographs and a small edition with 40 reduced photographs + A volume of text, Etudes sur Jérusalem, accompanied by the plates. The cost was prohibitive at 1422 francs, which resulted in the project not achieving a commercial success. This book was dedicated to Salzmann’s friend the famous archaeologist L. F. J. Caignant de Saulcy who presumed that Salzmann’s calotype plates will validate his theories about Jerusalem as a fact. Bibliographic references: Tobler 181f, Röhricht 440f. Baier, Geschichte der Fotografie 452f. Gernsheim, History of Photography 186. Size: Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012656

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Denkmäler Persischer Baukunst. Geschichliche Untersuchung und Aufnahme: SARRE, FRIEDRICH.

SARRE, FRIEDRICH.

Publicado por Wasmuth, Berlin (1901)

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Descripción: Wasmuth, Berlin, 1901. Hard Cover. Condición: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Volume I (Textband): x, 166 pp., 229 illustrations / Volume II (Tafelband): 8 pp., 89 plates (4 double-sided, 25 coloured), modern buckram, Light toning to plates and letterpress, scattered marginal dust smudging to plates and letterpress; Ex-library: perforated stamps to title pages, ink stamps on dedication and content pages, labels on paste downs. Plates free of library markings. Plates volume published 1901, text published 1910. Without the Erlauterung der Tafeln [the 2 located sets, Heidelberg University and Boston Public Library are also without the Erlauterung der Tafeln as above]; an excellent set printed 1901-10. Of the highest rarity. Initially published in seven consignments of fascicules between 1901 and 1910, Sarre’s Denkmäler Persischer Baukunst contained numerous plates and detailed texts (the latter were issued last), and became the main source for all those who were interested in Persian Islamic architecture. Providing excellent large scale photographs, Sarre’s study has been widely used since then, and it remained the main source on the topic for nearly thirty years, only surpassed by A Survey of Persian Art, the multi-volume survey carried out and written by a dozen scholars from various countries. Sarre’s Denkmäler was extensively used by Eric Schroeder, Arthur Upham Pope and others. Within the two volumes, the Seljuq monuments of Konya are discussed together with several sites located in Iran. The latter include the Safavid ancestral shrine in Ardabil (begun in the fourteenth century), the mausoleum of Bayezid al- Bistami in Bistam (twelfth to fourteenth centuries), and the Islamic monuments of Isfahan, dating from the eleventh to the seventeenth century. Throughout his career, Sarre placed the Seljuq monuments of Konya (he never wrote about other Anatolian cities) within the framework of Persian art that he established here. The issue of Turkish national and ethnic identity, so important in the 1920s and 1930s, had not yet emerged in the context of art history at the time Sarre prepared the first edition of Denkmäler Persischer Baukunst in the first decade of the twentieth century. Here, as in the Munich exhibition of Islamic art in 1910, the focus on Persian art and culture remains central and integrates Seljuq art into a framework that, according to the narrative of the time, put it at the top of the hierarchy of Islamic art in the eyes of Western scholars and collectors. Size: Large 4to. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012546

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Laborde (Léon Emmanuel Simon Joseph, Marquis de) et Linant.

Publicado por Girard, Paris (1830)

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Descripción: Girard, Paris, 1830. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Elephant folio. 43 x 59 cm, [4], 87 pp. + [1], Russian Red half-calf, with original corners of the period, title gilt on ornate smooth spine, untrimmed edges, Complete copy to include: the false title, the title page illustrated with the large frontispiece vignette of V. Adam, the Hommage to S.A.R Guillame II électeur de Landgrave, souverain de la Hesse, Grand Duc de Fulde, the Preface and 36 pp. of introduction, the explanation pages of the plates and the Flora, the full list of the plates which are 69 to include 1 folding map all mounted on tab and depicting the landscapes, monuments, tribes, the fauna and flora of the area (2 of the plates are coloured) painted by Madame de Laborde (1), Belliard (1), Champmartin (1), Dumenil (1), Léon de Laborde (64), Linant (13) et Oudart (1), lithographed par Deroy, Deveria, Engelmann, Fragonard, Hostein, Laborde, Lavigne, Sabatier, Smith, , Bookplate from the Library de La Rochefoucauld, Duc de Bisaccia, some light foxing throughout mainly in the margins, not affecting the plates or text. Archivist, curator, draughtsman and engraver, De Laborde (1807 - 1869) was the son of count (Louis-Joseph-) Alexandre de Laborde and Marie-Anne-Thérèse de Sabatier de Cabre. His family was for generations associated with government public-service appointments. His grandfather, Jean Joseph de Laborde was a Privy Councillor and banker to Louis XV (and guillotined in 1794). Alexandre de Laborde was a Privy Councillor and deputy for the Seine and Oise district. Léon de Laborde’s education also focused on a political career. In 1824 his father lost his assignment and he and his seventeen-year-old son traveled throughout the Middle East, from Damascus to Cairo. There Léon met the engineer Louis Linant de Bellefonds (1799-1883) The two Frenchmen decided to set up an expedition to the newly-discovered site of Petra with a view to making drawings of the monuments. The team of Linant and de Laborde spent more time at the site than any previous Western visitors, documenting the remains through drawings. After his return, De Laborde served as an embassy secretary in Rome, London, and Cassel. In 1830 he published a detailed day-to-day report of his 1828 travel, Voyage de l’Arabie Pétrée, richly illustrated with lithographs of his own drawings as well as a number of those by Linant. It includes various maps and plans, and an introductory essay on different aspects of the region, such as travel, pilgrimage, and trade. An engraver himself, he wrote a study on the history of mezzotint engraving, Histoire de la gravure en manière noire (1839) and another on the discovery of printing, Nouvelles recherches sur la découverte de l’imprimerie (1840). In 1841 he was elected Deputy of the town of Étampes, succeeding his father. He married Louise-Félicie Cousin-Corbin. In 1842 he was elected a member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres. In 1847 he was appointed curator of the Department of Antiquities at the Louvre, and a year later he became the curator of the collections of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. His research of the archives of Burgundy led to important art historical studies covering the period 1384-1482. Among these, his three-volume publication on the dukes of Burgundy, Les ducs de Bourgogne (1849-1852) deserves to be singled out. His pioneering study on sixteenth-century French Renaissance painting (1850 and 1855), La renaissance des arts à la cour de France, is also based on archival sources. De Laborde was involved in the contemporary art scene, such as the 1851 London World’s Fair and the 1855 Paris Exposition Universelle. In 1857 he was appointed general director of the Archives de l’Empire. In 1868, the year before he died, he became a member of the Senate. A son, Alexandre-Léon-Joseph (1853-1944), was a specialist of illuminated manuscripts. Laborde is among the first western explorers of the region around Petra. His travelogue Voyage de l’Arabie Pétrée provides a remarkable contribution. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012563

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Ninive et L'Assyrie, Consul General Avec Des: Place, Victor.

Place, Victor.

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Descripción: Imprimerie Imperiale, Paris, 1857. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. Volume I: TEXTE, vii, 324 pp./ Volume II: TEXTE, 323 pp./ Volume III: PLATES, viii, 87 engraved plates including a map of Assyria and 86 engraved plates (photo- engraving lines), Fifteen are enhanced by hand colour and Ten are printed on double-page, half-titles, contemporary quarter calf, slightly rubbed, title gilt on spine, small library stamp on title page, scattered foxing throughout, small tear to top of plate 61 without any loss, small tear to front fly leaves of volumes 1 & 3, otherwise set in very good condition. The Discovery of the Assyrians. The excavations of Nineveh were conducted between 1851 and 1855 by Victor Place (1818-1875), Consul of France in Mosul. The French state had just voted a credit to continue the work begun by that other pioneer of Assyriology Paul-Emile Botta at the site of Khorasabad, and they nominated Place to succeed him. (He was born at Corbeil (France) in 1811) starting first his excavation at the site of Kuyundjik where he found a large quantity of antiquities, he resumed the excavation clearing about two hundred rooms in the palace of Khorasabd and he, too, found numerous stone wall reliefs and statues - most of which were lost in 1855, on their way to Europe, when the ships were attacked by rebellious Iraqi Tribesmen near Qurana, From the 235 boxes of antiquities, consisting of what Victor Place had discovered, together with material found by the British and by Fulgence Frensel Mission (1852-53), only 28 boxes arrived- Victor Place was the first to use photography for archaeological purposes, choosing as operator engineer Gabriel Tranchand for the calotypes (negatives and prints). The architect Felix Thomas, future painter, was commissioned to survey and design plans of the embellishments. These drawings were saved from the attack and have served to illustrate the book. The text is the first synthesis of all knowledge of Assyria and the famous palace of King Sargon II. (Avery, Architectural Library, p. 790.- Vicaire VI, 698). Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 005592

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Plans, Elevations, Sections And Details Of The: Jones, Owen &

Jones, Owen & Jules Goury.

Publicado por Privately Printed, London (1842)

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Descripción: Privately Printed, London, 1842. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. 68.0 x 52.0 cm. Volume I: (1842) Poem by Victor Hugo ‘Les Orientales’ 1 leaf; lithographic title in colours; typographical title printed in red and black; Dedication, 1 leaf; List of Subscribers, 1 leaf; List of Plates, 1 leaf; Advertisement, 1 leaf; Historical notice, 20 pp. with parallel text in French and English; 51 plates (2 copper engravings in original hand-colour, 25 chromolithographs, 20 single-page B & W lithographs and 4 double-page); the plates are interleaved with text in English and French as well as some Arabic, and occasional wood-engraved vignettes. The copper-engravings are printed on India paper. Volume II: (1845) Lithographic title page in colours: Details and Ornaments from the Alhambra by Owen Jones Architect; typographical title printed in red and black; 50 plates of 51 (42 chromolithographs and 9 copper engravings on India paper), a little fraying to edges, some damp staining, modern sheep over contemporary boards, damp stained, rubbed, folio. The first published work to include chromolithograph printing. Set published 1842-1845. Large paper copy of the first edition of this highly detailed and beautifully produced work. The lithographs printed in colour are extremely important in their own right as early experimental examples of the chromolithographic process that dominated colour reproduction for most of the second half of the 19th century. These, together with an excellent text, add an additional and valuable dimension to this work as an important historical record of this Moorish jewel in early 19th century, at least twenty years before the first detailed photographic records were made. An unusually good copy of a work which, because of its weight of some 26 kg, is often found in poor condition. It can be described without exaggeration as monumental, not just for its size, but as a milestone in English colour printing being one of the first to use the technique of chromolithography. Furthermore, it is a monument to the determination of its authors: Jules Goury, who died of cholera at Granada in 1836, while preparing the original drawings and Owen Jones, on his return to England in 1835, was faced with the complicated task of finding a printer capable of carrying out the work. He finally resolved to set up his own printing press; the colour plates demanded up to seven pressings and nearly nine years of experimentation passed before the work was successfully accomplished. In his employment of flat colours Owen Jones anticipated the works of William Morris, the Pre-Raphaelites and the Art Nouveau movement in France. Bibliographic references: Palau 106 445. Alberich 1491. Cresswell 357. Abbey Travel 156. Courtney Lewis pp.139 - 140. Tesoros de España 124. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011335

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Sketches In The East Drawn On Stone: Tenison (Lady Louisa

Tenison (Lady Louisa Marie Anne).

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Descripción: Dickinson and Son, London, 1846. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. (550 x 362 mm.) 3 printed text leaves (plate list), tinted lithographed title + 29 lithographed plates including a lithographed pictorial title, first and only edition, 3 pp. letterpress list of plates, broken and loose in binding, title lightly spotted, plates with occasional marginal spotting or soiling but generally clean, some a little frayed at edges, title gilt on front cover, E. M. Tenison's copy signed by her and with her extensive notes on front endpapers, original half morocco, title in gilt on upper cover, worn, spine. RARE AND SCARCE item depicting sites mostly in Egypt, Syria and The Holy Land, including scenes of Petra, views of Tripoli and Beirut, and the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. This copy was once owned by the Tenison family with the seal of Joseph Tenison to front paste-down and E.M.Tenison's notes in her hand concerning the family covering the front endpapers. Lady Louisa Tenison is more commonly known for her work Castile and Andalusia (1853). She was the daughter of Thomas William Anson (1795-1854), 2nd Viscount and 1st Earl of Lichfield and Louisa Catherine, daughter of Nathaniel Philips Esq. of Slebech Hall, Co. Pembroke. In 1838 she married Edward King Tenison of Kilronan Castle, Co. Roscommon, who became Lord Lieutenant in 1856. In 1843 she and her husband visited Egypt, Syria and Palestine, She visited Damascus during Sir Richard Wood's consulship, and amongst the sketches of that city is one drawn in the consul's house. Bibliographic references: Not in Atabbey or Blackmer, Atabey 1186/1208. Size: Large Folio. Signed by Author. Nº de ref. del artículo: 009413

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La Céramique dans l’Art Musulman. (TWO VOLUMES).: Rivière (Henri).

Rivière (Henri).

Publicado por Morance, Paris (1913)

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Descripción: Morance, Paris, 1913. Contemporary Cloth. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. 100 mounted colour plates, tipped-in colour illustrations, loose as issued in original pictorial cloth folders with ties, printed in grey, brown and yellow, half-title to vol.1 lightly browned, Uncut, vol.1 with additional printed wrapper inside folder, Preface by Gaston Migeon, very slightly browned but a very good set. Limited Edition of 200 copies of which this copy is number 124. Henri Benjamin Jean-Pierre Rivière (1864- 1951), French artist and designer best known for his creation of a form of shadow play at the Chat Noir cabaret, and for his postimpressionist illustrations of Breton landscapes and the Eiffel Tower. Henri Rivière is remembered as one of the foremost proponents of Japonisme, the French fascination with all things Japanese at the close of the 19th century. Inspired by the possibilities of lithography to render rich, atmospheric images in full colour, he enlisted Eugène Verneau in 1897 to assist him in producing the most ambitious project in colour printmaking Europe had seen to date. Through this collaboration with Verneau, Rivière was able to translate his panoramic Japonist landscapes of Paris and Brittany into over sixty monumental colour lithographs involving the execution and registration of dozens of limestone (often larger than 30 x 40 inches.) This work is a monumental achievement by Rivière on the Islamic ceramics. Creswell 736. [31320] Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. LIMITED EDITION. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011058

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Kitab ‘Aja’ib al-Maqdur fi Akhbar Timur.) Ahmedis: Ibn Arabshah, Ahmad

Ibn Arabshah, Ahmad ibn Muhammad / Edited by J. Golius).

Publicado por Lugduni Batavorum, Leiden (1636)

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Descripción: Lugduni Batavorum, Leiden, 1636. Contemprary Vellum. Condición: Good. First Arabic Edition. 448 pp., of Arabic text within borders, [4 foreword in Latin], contemporary full vellum, lightly soiled, title in Latin and Arabic printed in red and black with nice woodcut border by C. van Sichem, editor’s foreword with top border printed in blue, occasional mild foxing, two small closed marginal tears not affecting text, Lacking half title, hinges slightly weak. Extremely rare. First Arabic edition (not translation) of this historical work by Ahmad Ibn Arabsah (1392-1450), describing the conquests of Timur (Tamerlane) in the 14th century and the conditions under his successors. The Syrian author (died in Damascus 854/1450), who was captured with his mother and brother by Timur’s forces in Damascus in 803/1400, was deported to Samarqand, where he studied theology and philology and gained a thorough knowledge of Turkish and Persian (he translated Arabic books into Persian at the court of Sultan Muhammad Othman). He completed this work in 841/1437-8 when he returned to Damascus. It contains first hand observations of unparalleled frankness, showing Timur as an oppressive tyrant - a depiction which contrasted vividly with European views of his character prior to this work. In the 16th century, Timur was made famous in the English-speaking world through the English playwright Christopher Marlowe’s play "Tamburlaine" (1590). Like other Renaissance writers and scholars, Marlowe’s information on Timur derived indirectly from a letter by the Italian humanist, Jacopo Poggio, published in his Oratoris et Philosophi Opera in Basel in 1538. Poggio’s admiration for Timur derived from and supported the notion that not only classical figures, such as Alexander, but also contemporary leaders were capable of great achievement and conquest. The origin of this work is based on an Arabic manuscript which was completed in 1437-1438 and is still preserved at Leiden University library, Holland, and contains many notes in Golius’s hand. The work was edited and prefaced by Jacob Golius who used this text extensively for his lectures and intended to publish a supplementary volume with a translation and commentary, but the notes found among his papers at his death thirty years later were not ready to be published. "An interesting feature of the book is the use of blue ink for the printing of the word 'Tamerlanis' (between two red lines) on the half-title, as well as for one typographical ornament on leaf 3 recto" (Smitskamp). A French translation by Pierre Vattier appeared in 1658, after he had also translated Erpenius’s edition of the Historia Saracenica. Bibliographic references: Schnurrer, 166; Willems, 434; Fück, 81 f; Smitskamp, PO 313; De Nave, 90; Lambrecht; 1774. Size: Small 4 to. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012214

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Histoire de l'Égypte sous le gouvernement de: Mengin, Felix.
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Descripción: Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1823. Contemporary Calf, Condición: Very Good. First Edition. Volume. I: LJ, 464 pp. / Volume II: 644 pp. / plus small Folio Atlas containing: 12 plates, 5 b/w and 5 colour, 2 folding maps of which 1 is in colour, 1 table (2 sheets) showing trade activities between Egypt and Europe, Atlas slightly rubbed & soiled, round edges, title gilt on flat tooled spine, yellow outer edges, appendices, light occasional foxing to plates, otherwise a nice set in beautiful gilt binding. First Edition. COMPLETE with the Atlas containing twelve plates of portraits and landscapes which was issued with the same two volumes. Felix Mengin, son-in-law of Caffe, agent for the French Consul, was resident in Cairo for many years as a merchant. He acted as Chateaubriand’s host in Cairo in 1806. Mengin was one of Muhammad Ali’s apologists; he wrote a sequel to his work entitled Histoire Sommaire de l’Egypte. The importance of this historic work lies in the detailed information gathered in it during that period on Egyptian policy towards Arabia, Syria, the European powers, and the Porte. In the appendix of Volume I there is a biography of Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar of Akka (Acre-Palestine). The preparations made by Ibrahim Pasha for the conquest of Arabia are also mentioned extensively. In Volume II, a large section entitled "Précis de l’histoire des Wahabys" is a detailed analysis of the Wahhabi doctrines, and the situation in Arabia during the early part of the 19th century. A geographical essay about Najd written by Jomard is based on observations made during the Egyptian occupation of Najd in 1820. The essay includes information about distances between major towns and villages, the limits of Najd, al-Yamamah, al-Qatif, Bahrain, al Hasa, the capital of Najd al-Dar’iyyah, and other locations. A list in French and Arabic text is also published for the major towns and villages in Najd. The book is regarded as a major reference for the Egyptian war against the inhabitants of Najd. The plates are as follows: 1- Portrait de Mohammed-Aly, vice-roi d’Egypte, d’après un dessin de M. Le Conte de Forbin. Coloured. 2- Mourad Bey, Chef des Mamlouks. Coloured. 3- Abdallah Ebn Souhoud, Chef de Wahabys. Coloured. 4- Puits à roue du pays de Nedjd. 5- Vue du palais et du serail de Mohammed-Aly, à Alexandrie. 6- Le Roi de Sennar triturant du mais. Coloured. 7- Une fille de Sennar donnant audience a ses ministres. 8- Femme Arabe de la tribu des Ababdeh. Coloured. 9- Vue du palais de Mohammed-Aly, sur la place de L’Ezbekyeh, au Kaire, prise à l’époque de l’inondation. 10- Plan du nouveau canal d’Alexandrie, dit Mahmoudiyah, dressé par M. Coste, architect de Mohammed-Aly. 11- La Sainte famille se reposant sous un Sycomore à Matharyeh. 12- Carte Geographique du pays de Nedjed (gravée). Bibliographic references: Atabey, n°802; Ibrahim-Hilmy, II, 30; Macro 1577. #32629 Size: 8 Vo. And Folio (the atlas). Nº de ref. del artículo: 011368

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Recueil de cent estampes representant differentes nations: Ferriol, Charles de,

Ferriol, Charles de, Marquis, Le HAY & Jean Baptiste van Mour.

Publicado por Le Hay et Duchange,, Paris (1714)

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Descripción: Le Hay et Duchange,, Paris, 1714. Contemporary Full Calf. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. Folio. Engraved Title, [3 preface], [1 avertissement], 26 pp., (Explication des Estampes + Enterrement Turc, [1 engraved leaf of music, title within border slightly soiled, + 102 engraved plates by Simonneau, Scotin, Haussard of Franssières (comprising 100 numbered plates and 2 unnumbered, 3 double-page), full morocco in the spirit of "From the Threshold", backpacks ornate spine, roulette on the fields and inside, gilt edges, Le Hay et Collombat, Paris, 1714-1715. First edition of both parts. Part II containing the explanation of the plates plus two supplementary plates of Turkish ceremonies (the dance of the Derwishes and a Turkish funeral), appeared in 1715. Because the two parts are frequently bound together and the two supplementary plates are bound in with the rest of the plates, this second part, containing the only printed title, is often referred to as a second or even the third edition. This is incorrect; it is the first edition of the text, as its preface clearly states: "Je souhaite que le Public soit aussi content de ce nouveau travail.". A second edition of both parts, with engraved letterpress in which the preface has been changed, and with an added leaf ‘Anecdotes de l’Ambassade de M. De Ferriol’, appeared with the imprint ‘L. Cars À Paris chez Basan Graveur’ and the date 1714. This date is puzzling since this edition, which Boppe refers to as the second edition of part I, in facet contains the explication of the plates (part II) which first appeared in 1715. Laurent Cars had bought the plates and it is clear from his preface that the explanation had already appeared: "Il a fait retoucher le discours qui avoit des longueurs et des inutilites, ajoutes des choses importantes". The work was translated into German and printed at Nuremberg in 1719-21 (q.v.). Italian and Spanish piracies exist, and the plates were used by Viero in his Raccolta, Venice, 1783, and in Thomas Jeffery’s Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, 1757. The text either was written either by Charles de Ferriol, French ambassador to the Porte from 1699 to 1710, or he furnished Le Hay with the necessary information. The plates are after drawings by J. B. Van Mour who was established at Constantinople for many years during the first half of the 18th century. It has been suggested that he came to Constantinople in 1699, possibly as part of Ferriol’s entourage. He is known to have died there in 1737 at the age of 66. Much of his work was done for Cornelis Calkoen, who was Dutch ambassador to the Porte, and some of these paintings are now to be found in the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum. This publication certainly contained the most popular and influential illustrations of Turkish dress to date. Its use as a source book was wide- spread. Bibliographical References: Brunet III 947-8; Cohen 392; Colas 1819-20; Vinet 2335; Blackmer 591. Size: Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011587

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Espana Artistica y monumental Vista y Descripcion: De Villa-Amil, Genaro

De Villa-Amil, Genaro Perez (1807-1854).

Publicado por Hauser y Menet, Paris (1842)

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Descripción: Hauser y Menet, Paris, 1842. Contemporary Quarter Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Large Folio. (378 x 532 mm) Volume I: 99 pp. 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece, volume inscribed at front endpaper as follows: Ernest Fontaine, souvenir d’amitie L. Haller" / Volume II: 91 pp. + 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece / Volume III: 103 pp. + 47 lithographed plates including a frontispiece, contemporary quarter calf, title gilt on raised decorated spine of six compartments, edges slightly bumped & rubbed, marbled endpapers, book plate Vervaisse verso front cover, small stamp "Ernest Fontanier, Clermont-Ferrand" spotting & foxing, sometimes heavy, otherwise set in good condition published 1842-50. MONUMENTAL WORK. Genaro Perez De Villa-Amil, the famous Spanish romantic painter in the nineteenth century. His father was also a painter and a professor at the Military School in Santiago. In 1832 he attended the "The Parnasillo" with José de Espronceda, Patricio de la Escosura and Ventura de la Vega. He travelled through Spain in the company of English Romantic painter David Roberts, looking the picturesque landscapes. In 1835 he received the chair of landscape in the San Fernando School, becoming head of the institution in 1845. Due to his relation with Isabel II, he became a court painter. At the height of his fame, he died in Madrid in 1854, at the age 47. The text of this monumental work was written by Don Patricio de la Escosura and engravings made by leading lithographers of Paris. Between 1842 and 1850 the prestigious Paris. Ref: Brunet II, 1057; Palau 82011. Size: Large Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011259

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The Ruins of Gour Described and Represented: Creighton, Henry.

Creighton, Henry.

Publicado por Black, Parbury & Allen, London (1817)

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Descripción: Black, Parbury & Allen, London, 1817. Contemporary Full Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. iii,47 pp. + 19 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; half-title, folding hand-coloured engraved map of Gour in 1801, eighteen fine hand-coloured aquatint plates after T. Medland, manuscript note loosely inserted "Presented to the India Office Library by the Rev. Charles Arthur Molony, M.A. late vicar of Saint Lawrence, Thanet, a Grandson of Mr. Henry Creighton, the author of this book.", contemporary polished calf gilt, with gilt armourial of the East India College to centre of each board, spine lightly soiled and worn round the edges, joints repaired, cracked, East India College presentation label to upper pastedown, awarded to W.L. Wilkinson as first of his class in drawing, dated 3 December 1822. VERY RARE AND SCARCE COPY. Creighton was the Superintendent of an indigo factory at Gour, in eastern India. He was an excellent amateur painter and in order to find subjects for his paintings, he frequented the ruins of Gour at his leisure hour. Gradually, from his pastime he developed a serious interest on these ruins and antiquities. At the time of writing, Gour was ‘regarded as an immense quarry, whence bricks had been carried to Malda, Murshidabad, Rajmahal, and other places, and many majestic and beautiful edifices of great antiquity had been thus destroyed. Marbles and stones, being rarities in Bengal, were the objects of constant depredation, which was so ruthlessly carried forward that some noble structures were defaced or undermined for the sake of a few blocks or slabs of marble built into their brick walls’ (Lewis 1873: 130–1). Even Charles Grant, Creighton’s master, was a party to this despoliation. At his suggestion, St. John’s Church was paved with stones taken from these ruins, and sent down by him to Calcutta, at a cost to the church building fund of Rs 1,258. ‘Materials for floors, chimney pieces, and sepulchral monuments, were thus appropriated and carried off by anyone disposed to take possession of them’ (Lewis 1873: 130–1). In this scenario, Creighton worked in the opposite direction. He put in considerable labour to extricate richly carved architectural fragments and detached inscriptions from the deep jungles with which Gour abounded in order to prevent them from falling prey to the undertakers. He carefully recorded their place of occurrence and fondly preserved them in the courtyard of his factory at Guamalati. These inscriptions and antiquities collected at Guamalati were later removed by William Francklin, Reginald Porch and other British officers to England and fortunately found their way to the major public collections of England and USA (Mitra 2010: 30–8). Creighton visited all the extant monuments of Gour, painted sketches of them, and even repaired some of the crumbling edifices like Firuz Minar (Mitra 2010: 13). He also collected the prized glazed bricks of Gour and coins, the latter ‘have been occasionally found among the ruins’ in his time. His antiquarian interests led him to Pandua where he prepared detailed architectural drawings of the Adina Mosque (Francklin 1910: 14) and probably other monuments, which never came to light. Gradually, he developed a large portfolio of drawings of the ruins of Gour and its vicinity. In 1801, he completed the first scientific survey of the city of Gour and prepared a detailed map of its ruins. He presented a copy of his survey map on a reduced scale to Marquis of Wellesley, the then Governor General of Bengal (1798–1805). A year after his death, in 1808, six of Creighton’s drawings were engraved and published by James Moffat in Calcutta. Still nine years later, in 1817, the result of his exertions at Gour was finally published in the form of a book entitled: "The Ruins of Gour: Described and Represented in Eighteen Views with a Topographical Map", compiled from his manuscripts and drawings in the hope of providing some financial support for his family. The aquatints are engraved by Thomas Medland, who was the drawing master at The East India Company's College. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012385

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Voyage dans le Levant en 1817 et: Forbin, Louis-Nicolas Philippe

Forbin, Louis-Nicolas Philippe Auguste, Comte de 1779-1841.

Publicado por Imprimerie Royale, Paris (1819)

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Descripción: Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1819. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Large Folio. [3], 132 pp., 80 plates numbered 1-78 (+ 2 unnumbered folding plates), of which 9 are folding, 70 lithographed, 8 aquatinted, and 2 engraved, half-title, title vignette, marbled boards, slightly rubbed with minor repairs to spine, fitted in a modern slipcase, title gilt on raised spine, the plates represent costumes and views of Constantinople, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Cairo, etc. scattered foxing throughout, some light dampness on margins of plates occasionally affecting small portions of plates, otherwise copy in good condition. First edition, Brunet states that 325 copies were printed. Two editions, the one marked "Seconde", were also issued in 1819 with the text in 8vo and the folio plates to be purchased separately. Forbin's was one of the first important French books to use lithography on a grand scale, and the standard of production is equal to that of Napoleon's "Description de l'Égypte" or "Denon's Voyage". The plates are after drawings by Forbin, Isabey, Prevost, Fragonard and Carle Vernet. The aquatint plates are all after drawings by Forbin himself. Most of the plates illustrate scenes in Egypt and Syria, including one of Drovetti, French consul in Egypt, measuring a colossal head. The two unnumbered plates illustrate the catacombs of Milos and a diagram of the Holy Sepulchre. In 1816 Forbin replaced Dominique Denon as Director of Museums of France, and in August 1817 he undertook a semi-official year-long voyage to the Levant, having been authorised to purchase antiquities for the Louvre. He travelled to Milos, where his son-in-law Marcellus had negotiated the purchase of the recently discovered Venus de Milo and from there he continued to Athens, Contantinople, Asia Minor, Syria and Palestine. From Jaffa he travelled overland to Alexandria and visited Egypt. His party included the artist Prevost and the engineer Linant de Bellfonds. Bibliographic references: Atabey, 447; Blackmer, 614; Brunet II, 1337; Colas, 1089; Graesse II, 614; Röhricht, 1660; Tobler, 144-145; Hilmy I, 163 cites a copy with coloured plates. Size: Atlas Folio - over 23" - 25" tall. LIMITED EDITION. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011627

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Views In Palestine From The Original Drawings: Mayer, Luigi.

Mayer, Luigi.

Publicado por Thomas Bensley for Robert Bowyer,, London (1803)

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Descripción: Thomas Bensley for Robert Bowyer,, London, 1803. Contemporary Tree Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. (447 x 320 mm), 47 pp., English and French text, 24 aquatint plates finished in handcolour, with description of each plate in English and French [BOUND WITH]: Views in the Ottoman Empire, chiefly in Caramania. (4), 40 pp., with 24 aquatint plates finished in hand-colour, gilt, re-cased with only minor restorations to spine; original red-and-gilt title label and ornaments on spine, Custom brown cloth clamshell box, Plates and text generally very fresh with very minor occasional light spotting, a very pleasant volume. Set printed 1803 -1804. FIRST EDITIONS AND HANDSOME COPIES of Mayer's views of the Holy Land and the Ottoman Empire, including a total of 48 fine aquatint plates. In addition to the magnificent views of cities and ruins, there are many plates of ethnographic interest depicting native costume. Diplomats were in an ideal position to contribute to the spread of knowledge about the countries they visited. Although he was in many respects an amateur, Sir Robert Ainslie compensated his lack of training with his enthusiasm as an orientalist. He was the English ambassador in Istanbul from 1776 to 1792 and became a particular favourite of the Sultan Ahmed IV. He availed himself of his position to assemble a large collection of ancient coins from North Africa, Eastern Europe and the Near East, many of which were published by Domenico Sestini in Leghorn. Ainslie also employed a draughtsman, Luigi Mayer from Rome who had been a pupil of one of the greatest artists of his day, Giovanni Battista Piranesi. In 1792, before accompanying his patron back to England, Mayer toured Egypt, Caramania and Palestine and executed many of the fine drawings. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 1098; Abbey Travel, 369; Gay 2145. Rohricht p. 339; Weber 1, 1101. Size: Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012351

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Roteiro em que se contem a viagem: Castro, João de

Castro, João de (1500-1548).

Publicado por De Baudry and Theoph. Barrois,, Paris (1833)

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Descripción: De Baudry and Theoph. Barrois,, Paris, 1833. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First American Edition. Text Volume: 8vo. ix, 333 pp., 2 lithograph portraits, 1 large folding plan, contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, rubbed round edges, marbled edges, title gilt on decorated spine / Atlas: Folio. 16 double-page lithographed maps and plans, of which 15 are hand coloured, contemporary boards, rubbed, spine worn, foxing throughout both volumes, small tear to folded map in text volume without any loss, bookplates of Antonio Capucho and Annibal Fernandes Thomaz verso covers. Extremely rare text and atlas in two volumes. A rare account of this 16th century sea voyage around the Arabian Peninsula. The present work is the first appearance of this journey in print, published from the original logbooks of João de Castro's voyage. We have found only one copy of this work in international auction trade, from 1964. João de Castro was a Portuguese nobleman and fourth Viceroy of Portuguese India. He was called Castro Forte ("Stronghold" or "Strong Castle") by the poet Luís de Camões. In 1535 he accompanied Dom Louis to the siege of Tunis, where he had the honour of refusing knighthood and reward bestowed by the Emperor Charles V. In 1538 he left for India in the company of his uncle Garcia de Noronha, and on his arrival at Goa went off for the relief of Diu. In 1540 he served on an expedition to Suez under Estêvão da Gama (the son of Vasco da Gama and then Viceroy of Portuguese India), by whom his son, Álvaro de Castro, a child of thirteen, was knighted, as a compliment to him. Estêvão da Gama went on an expedition to the Red Sea with 12 large galleons and carracks, and 60 galleys, on 31 December 1540; D. João de Castro being the captain of a galleon. This expedition to Suez was truly remarkable, and João de Castro made a detailed roadmap of it, with maps, calculations, pictures and detailed notes from the coasts of the Arabian Peninsula as of those of the countries of today’s Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt, as far as Suez and to several ports in the shores of the Sinai Peninsula, all included in the Roteiro do Mar Roxo, which was offered to Prince Louis. Eight months later he returned to Goa on 21 August, having acquired by the experiences made during the expedition, the name of a philosopher. "I pay great attention to eclipses of the moon," he wrote, "as also to longitudes and latitudes, fishes, seaweeds, currents, winds, the colour of the Red Sea, and every detail that might concern the art of navigation", to the delight of his friends Pedro Nunes and Prince Louis, who had furnished him with special instruments and other assistance for his voyage. D. João de Castro called for the need of the co-ordination between the observation and reason, in the case of the navigation: "This science of navigation is poorly distributed among the men, or because they act like idiots, which for a long time and through continuous exercise they reach many particulars, though with all their works are never to gain authority in their office, or those who have no experience, but with much learning and great practice in the science of mathematics, reached the shadow of this art but not the true science." It is in overcoming this separation that rooted the ways of science, which reaches an understanding with no epilogue, an open knowledge, in constant motion approach, not compatible with the spirit of the system. João de Castro tell us that the knowledge of science is " to arrive at the truth", that science is "closer to the truth and not the absolute truth": "We need to consider how much we owe for teaching us how not to ignore the fact that we can be closer to the truth, as are human things that men can learn (.). Not only to be expected by virtue of reaching the truth, but also get close to her." In 1543 he was named commander of a fleet; and in 1545 he was sent to India to assist Martim Afonso de Sousa, who had been dismissed of the viceroyalty. Bibliographic references: Innocencio III, 345; Phillips 9500; Yerasimos 197; Henze I, 524. Size: Nº de ref. del artículo: 012424

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Voyage de S.A.R. Monseigneur le duc de: Latour, Antoine de

Latour, Antoine de 1808-1881.

Publicado por Arthus Bertrand, Paris (1847)

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Descripción: Arthus Bertrand, Paris, 1847. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Very Good. First Edition. Volume: Text: [2]; 261 pp. half-title, / Atlas: (567 x 395 mm). Lithographic title and 31 tinted lithographic plates after Sinet Lieutenant de Vaisseau, commandant en second du «Gomer», contemporary half-calf, title gilt on spine, rubbed covers, scattered spotting, previous owner’s inscription verso front endpaper of text volume, otherwsie a very good set. EXTREMELY RARE, FIRST EDITION. Antoine de Latour, a poet, historian and a French traveller. He travelled on a diplomatic mission to Egypt and the Levant in 1845, accompanied by André Louis W.A. de Siney, Marquis (illustrator). Latour was known known for his books and translations of Spanish literature and history. He wrote the text volume of this set. Montpensier had taken part in the Algerian Campaigns, and it was from Algiers that he left on his visit to the East, which was mainly of a political nature. Mehmet Ali became a member of the French Legion of Honour after his visit, and the following year Ibrahim Pacha made an official visit to Paris. They sailed on board the Gomer where Sinety served as Lieutenant and naval artist to the mission. The plates include three views of Constantinople, four of Broussa, three of Cairo, two of Tunis, Greece and others. Bibliographic references: Atabey 1138; Blackmer 952; Weber 399-400; Creswell 443; Hilmy 1, 358; Not in Abbey; Carre 1, p. 185. Size: 8 Vo. & Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012134

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Voyage à Méroé, au Fleuve Blanc, au-delà: Cailliaud, Frédéric. 1787-1869.

Cailliaud, Frédéric. 1787-1869.

Publicado por Imprimerie Royale, Paris (1823)

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Descripción: Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1823. Modern Half-calf. Condición: Very Good. Accompagne de cartes ge ographiques, de planches repre sentant les monumens de ces contre es, avec des de tails relatifs a` l'e tat moderne et a` l'histoire naturelle. Ilustrador. First Edition. Volume I: xv, 429 pp. + 4 colour plates /Volume II: 442 pp. + 4 colour plates / Volume III: 431 pp. + 4 colour plates + 2 b/w plates / Volume IV: 416 pp. + 1 b/w plates, vocabulary tables, half-titles / Atlas: Folio, Volume I: [32 pp (2 folding) listing plates with description], +75 numbered plates, of which 16 engravings and 59 lithographs, Plate XX bears an autograph signed by Cailliaud stating: "Je certifie que cette planche est la même dans tout l'ouvrage" / Volume II: [15 pp listing plates with description], +75 plates, of which 55 lithographed, (plates 54-55 duplicated), marbled boards in style of the period by Ateliers Laurenchet, half titles, title gilt on spine, plates on vellum, new endpapers, scattered foxing, few restored tears, damp stain to lower corner of few pages of Atlas. Set published 1823-1827. This account of Cailliaud’s second sojourn in Egypt, 1819-1822, is particularly valuable for its description of contemporary Egypt and of Cailliaud’s contacts with Mehmet Ali. He joined Isma’il Pasha’s military expedition to Nubia, where he explored the ruins of the ancient city of Meroe, after already having explored the Western Oasis, and the Oasis of Siouwah and Jupitor Ammon with Mehmet Ali’s expeditionary force. The work was edited by Cailliaud and Jomard together. The plates in the text volumes are mostly of costumes; the lithographed views are relatively early. The Atlas contains 150 beautiful plates of maps, plans, views, costumes, inscriptions, botanical and wildlife figures. Jomard also produced two minor works connected with Cailliaud: Notice sur le second voyage de M.F. Cailliaud, 1823, and Voyage a l’Oasis de Syouah, redige et publie d’apres les materiaux recueillis par le Chev. Drovetti et par Cailliaud pendant leurs voyages dans cette Oasis en 1819 et 1820, Paris, 1823. There is a wealth of information as well as vocabulary tables "of the language of Syouah", "the language of Qamâmyl Negroes in Bertât" and "language spoken at Dongolah", lists of oasis villages in low Egypt and northern Sudan, transcriptions of Greek epigraphs found at Thebes, meteorological observations. Bibliographic references: Blackmer 270; Gay 2572; Chadenat 2066; Hilmy I, 113; Carre I, 221-4; Adhemar 73; Not in Abbey. Size: 8vo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012040

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Voyage en Syrie. (TWO VOLUMES IN FOUR).: Van Berchem, Max

Van Berchem, Max 1863-1921 & Edmond Fatio.

Publicado por Imprimerie de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale, Cairo (1915)

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Descripción: Imprimerie de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale, Cairo, 1915. Modern Half-calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Volume I, premier fascicule: 104 pp., 33 figures in text, tables, 3 folding maps at rear / Volume I, second fascicule: xvi, pages 105-344, figures 34-180 / Volume II, premier fascicule: 78 b/w plates / Volume II, second fascicule: Additions et Corrections, Index General: 40 pp., modern half- calf, rubbed at spine, original wrappers preserved, half-titles, Mémoirs publiés par les membres de l’Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale du Caire, sous la direction de M. George Foucart, Ministère de l’Instruction Publique et des Beaux-Arts. Set published 1913-1915. Extremely Rare. "Max van Berchem completed his doctoral thesis, focusing on the Islamic land-tax (kharâj), at the University of Leipzig in 1886. It was in Leipzig that he was initiated to the Semitic languages, particularly Accadian, the study of which was then in full expansion. He later turned decidedly towards Arabic. The same year that he completed his doctorate, he left on his first journey to Egypt where the dilapidated state of many Islamic monuments in Cairo, as well as the discovery of unrecorded Arabic inscriptions were to give his life its definite orientation. Max van Berchem was the first to recognize the value of Arabic inscriptions for a more exact reconstruction of mediaeval history. Founding scholar of Arabic epigraphy as its own discipline, he began systematically to explore the old quarters of Cairo looking for inscriptions and photographing mosques, schools, palaces and walls. Acknowledging the immensity of the task, he divided the work between a number of scholars, mostly French and German, but kept the larger cities of the Middle East - Cairo, Jerusalem, Damascus - for himself. To mention a few of his more important travels, he explored Egypt in 1887, 1888, 1889 and 1890; Jerusalem and Palestine in 1888, 1893 and 1914; and, Syria in 1894 and 1895. Between 1895 and 1914, he devoted most of his time to the publication of the huge volume of texts he had collected. As late as 1915, he wrote to one of his correspondents: "I have at least ten years worth of work!". But World War I had broken out in 1914 and had severely disrupted the international collaboration he had laboriously set up. The letters written during those years reflect his despondency. In the spring of 1921, having travelled to Cairo in order to supervise the printing of the Corpus of Jerusalem, he was suddenly taken ill and returned precipitately to Geneva where he died a few weeks later. In the course of his travels, Max van Berchem collected an impressive number of Arabic inscriptions. But he did not confine himself to the bare texts inscribed on the monuments. He studied each building as a whole, while placing it within its urban and natural environment. He was deeply aware that only in such a global framework could texts assume their full significance. This kind of methodology can be noted in his published works, where the philological edition of the inscriptions is accompanied by a detailed historical commentary. Hence, a vast number of pictures of monuments and landscapes taken by Max van Berchem can be found among the more technical photographs of inscriptions. .(Max van Berchem Foundation) Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012262

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The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis, in: Wood, Robert 1717-1771.

Wood, Robert 1717-1771.

Publicado por published for The Author, London (1757)

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Descripción: published for The Author, London, 1757. Contemporary Cloth. Condición: Good. First Edition. Large Folio (546 x 368 mm), 46 etched and engraved plates on 47 sheets (plate 3 in two sections, 10 folding) by P. Fourdrinier and T. Major after Giovanni Battista Borra, light toning and foxing to scattered plates, very good copy in general. A TALL COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL SOURCE. "With the Ruins of Balbec following Palmyra in 1757, Britain was firmly placed in the forefront of archaeological studies" (Harris British Architectural Books and Writers 936). Blackmer 1835. FIRST EDITION of a magnificent work published to wide acclaim and influential on contemporary British Buildings. Wood, accompanied by James Dawkins, John Bouverie and the Italian artist and architect Giovanni Battista Borra, travelled extensively in the Levant, reaching the relatively not visited sites of Palmyra and Balbec in 1751. He published The Ruins of Palmyra in 1753, and The Ruins of Balbec four years later. Robert Wood was a British traveller, classical scholar, civil servant and politician. In 1750-1751 Wood travelled around the Levant with two wealthy young Oxford scholars James Dawkins and John Bouverie (who died of a fever early in their expedition) and an Italian draftsman Giovanni Battista Borra. Their primary goal was to explore the Troad and locate the key sites mentioned by Homer. Moving south into Syria, they then took careful measurements and drawings of the ancient Roman ruins of Palmyra and Baalbek. The results of these were published in 1753 and 1757 in both English and French editions and were among the first systematic publications of ancient buildings. Both works were of great influence on Neoclassical architecture in Britain, Continental Europe and America. From 1753 to 1756, Wood was the tutor and travelling-companion (or Bear-leader as such men were known at the time) of the young Duke of Bridgewater, the richest peer in England, in making the Grand Tour. Wood's first voyage to the Levant was made in 1742. In 1750 another expedition was suggested by James Dawkins and John Bouveri. It is likely that the prime mover was Dawkins and that he intended to model the journey on Stuart and Revett's activities in Athens, which he was helping to finance. The three men accompanied by the architect and draughtsman Giovanni Batista Borra, toured Asia Minor, where Bouverie died. The others then returned to Athens where they joined Stuart and Revett. In 1751 Wood, Dawkins and Borra returned to Syria with some difficulty they managed to reach Palmyra and then went on to Baalbec, "both of Wood's publications on these unfamiliar sites were important architectural source books" (Blackmer). Borra's topographical views in the two works were engraved by Thomas Major and probably suggested to him the form of his later work on Paestum. Bibliographic References: Blackmer 1835; BAL RIBA 3706; Fowler 444; Harris 936; Cohen-de Ricci 916; Röhricht 1449; not in Atabey; Millard II, 94 (French edition); Berlin Kat. 1887. Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011628

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Monuments Arabes et Mauresques de Cordoue, Seville,et: Girault de Prangey,

Girault de Prangey, Joseph-Philibert 1804-1892.

Publicado por Veith et Hauser, Paris (1836)

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Descripción: Veith et Hauser, Paris, 1836. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Part 1: lithographic title and 1 frontispiece 'Mosquée de Cordoue', 1 pp. of text within lithographic borders, 1 pp. of list of plates, 8 lithograph plates (some browning to plate 3 and plate 6 is erroneously numbered 3) / Part II: lithographic title and frontispiece 'La Giralda et Alcazar de Séville', 1 pp. of text within lithographic borders, 1 pp. of list of plates, 6 lithograph plates / Part III: lithographic title and 1 frontispiece 'Souvenirs de Grenade et de L'Alhambra', 5 pp. of text within lithographic borders, 1 pp. of list of plates, 30 lithograph plates of which one represents the Alhambra Palace and the last plate is folding on a double page (some browning to plate 22), half-calf morocco binding, covers slightly rubbed, some marginal staining (not affecting the plates), copy in very good condition otherwise. Published 1836-1839. AN IMPRESSIVE SERIAL PUBLICATION ON THE ARABIAN ANTIQUITIES OF SPAIN, also available hand-coloured, showing external and internal views, architectural details and ornaments, with a plan of the Alhambra. One of the finest view books produced at the time; Girault de Prangey used the most skilled artists to interpret his drawings in the lithographic stone. Includes views, architectural details, ornaments and plans; the figures in the foreground of the views add charm as well as recording costume and customs. The plates were engraved first in Paris by famous painters, after which de Prangey coloured them according to the original colours. The documentation of de Prangey has an immense value because of the destruction and changes that have taken place on the Arab monuments in Spain. Part titles and the numbered plates are signed as drawn by Girault de Prangey (Granada 18, 26 as painted by him) but for Cordoba 1, after Asselineau, and Granada 27, after Bayot and Sabatièr. The three parts are as follows: 1- Mosquée de Cordoue, vues générales intérieurs détaills et plans dessinés et mesurés surles lieux en 1833. II- La Giralda et L’Alcazar de Sévile. III- Souvenirs De Grenade et de L’Alhambra. After the publication of Murphy's "The Arabian Antiquities of Spain" in 1816, this book is considered the first detailed study of the Arabian architecture in Al-Andalus. Girault de Prangey was at first interested in the Roman and Greek architecture, but later he concentrated on studying Arab arts. He travelled in 1832 to Granada, Cordoba and Seville and spent three years there after which he produced this monumental work. Bibliographic reference: Brunet, II 1614; Creswell, 332 and 356; Graesse, III 89. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012460

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SEETZEN, URLICH JASPER.

Publicado por F. Kruse in verbindung mit.Dr Hinrichs, G.F.H. Muller und Mehrren, Reimer, Berlin (1854)

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Descripción: F. Kruse in verbindung mit.Dr Hinrichs, G.F.H. Muller und Mehrren, Reimer, Berlin, 1854. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Vol. I: lxxv, 432 pp., / Vol. II: 400 pp., / Vol. III: 502 pp., / Vol. IV: xxvii, 524 pp., 3 folding lithographic maps + 6 plates, some foxing throughout, slight rubbing to extremitie, set published 1854 - 1859. Ulrich Jasper Seetzen (1767-1811) studied medicine, zoology, botany and mineralogy. Seetzen’s travel journal was published, from the years 1805-1809, only after his death 40 years later. He travelled to Constantinople and thence through Asia Minor, spent a year in Aleppo and another one in Damascus. By the close of 1805, his apprenticeship to the Arabic language and customs was complete, and he set out on the series of journeys. In 1806, he explored the Dead Sea, and travelled to Cairo across Sinai, and brought back a rich collection of manuscripts and antiquities, now housed in Gotha, Germany. His intentions were to explore Arabia and visit the two Holy cities Medina and Mecca. In 1809 he started his journey to Arabia by land with fifteen pilgrims of various nationalities. Seetzen reached Yambu’ on 27 August, continuing to Jeddah and Mecca, where he stayed one month. He also visited Medina before returning to Jeddah. After a short stay in Jeddah he travelled by sea to Hodeida in March 1810, and from there he started his journey through the Yemen. From Sana’ he travelled to Aden, his last two letters were dispatched from Mocha on the 14 and 17 November. He set out from Mocha with the intention of reaching Muscat, and thence travelling to Basra, but had only accomplished two days of travelling when he was suddenly assassinated. Mystery surrounds his fate, but it is generally believed that he was poisoned by order of the Imam of Sana’". This is his account of that formidable journey. The fourth volume of this work consists of a commentary on Seetzen’s Reisen Durch Syrien." edited by F. Kruse and H. L. Fleischer. References: Christians at Mecca 65 - 73 pp; Ibrahim Hilmy II, 226; Tobler 140; Gay 3601; not in Blackmer; Rohricht 1615. Size: 8vo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012440

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L’Art Islamique En Orient. TWO PARTS I: Raymond, Alexandre M.

Raymond, Alexandre M.

Publicado por M. Schulz, Prague (1923)

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Descripción: M. Schulz, Prague, 1923. Cloth Backed Boards. Condición: Good. First Edition. 49 x 33.5 cm. approx. Premiere Partie: Vieilles Faiences Turques en Asie-Mineure et a Constantinople,avec introduction et descriptions explicatives par Charles Wulzinger: 27 pp. including a bibliography + 40 colour plates (of which 4 are double-page), cloth backed decorative board, cover slightly soiled & rubbed at corners, new spine / Part II: 11 pp. [1], 11 pp, chromolithograph title page and leaf of dedication, 52 loose plates numbered 1-60, of which 9 on double page, numerous figures in text, original cover tipped-in on front & loer cover, decorative boards chromolithographed in green and gold, biblio, book plate of Comte Chandron de Briailles verso front endpaper, cover slightly rubbed round edges, otherwise a beautiful set published 1923-1924. First edition of both parts, complete and not listed thus in library catalogues. Until recently auction records used to consider the first part as being lost. A Part one edition was first located and listed by Librairie Soustiel, Paris. It illustrate numerous samples of Islamic ceramics and their different decoration, ornament and colour. A very attractive set illustrated with finely chromolithographed selection of plates. The second part depict Islamic architecture and architectural details drawn from numerous mosques including Konia, Brousse, Sivas, Constantinople, Yenicheir, and Iznik. It also depict Islamic calligraphy, domes on two spread sheets, doors, windows, wood carvings, and ornaments. Bibliographic References for part II only as follows: Atabey 1015; Creswell 445; not in Blackmer. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012112

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Die Ausstellung Von Meisterwerken Muhammedanischer Kunst in: Sarre, F. &

Sarre, F. & F. R. Martin.

Publicado por Bruckmann, Munich (1911)

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Descripción: Bruckmann, Munich, 1911. Hard Back. Condición: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Imperial folio. Volume I: Carpets, Miniatures, Book Art / Volume II: Ceramics, Metalwork, Glass, Crystal / Volume III: Fabrics, weapons, Wood, Ivory, with 257 monochrome and mounted colour plates, each with 1 descriptive cover page, original cloth, rubbed, some plate and text leaves loose, plate 25 creased, 1911-1912. Limited edition of 430 copies, (D. 30 not intended for trading). with each copy numbered individually and is rarely encountered complete. This is the large and comprehensive catalogue of the Munich exhibition: Masterpieces of Mohammedan Art in 1910, which was notable as one of the first splendid exhibitions of Islamic work in Europe. The first volume covers Islamic manuscripts, book decorations, and carpets. The second volume is dedicated to ceramics and metalwork, glass and crystal, while volume III describes draperies, weaponry, woodwork, and ivory. With contributions by Max van Berchem, Camillo List, Ernst Kühnel, Ernst Bassermann-Jordan, Ernst Diez, Moriz Dreger, S. Schröder, and Arnold Nöldeke. Bibliographic reference: Enay/Azadi 516. Size: 4to. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012545

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Relation de l'expédition de Moka, en l'annee: DESFONTAINES (Abbe Pierre-Francois

DESFONTAINES (Abbe Pierre-Francois Guyot)

Publicado por Chaubert, Paris (1739)

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Descripción: Chaubert, Paris, 1739. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. xii, 120 pp., 1 folding plate at the end representing views of "vue des retranchements des Français du côte de la Terre", une "vue de Moka du côte de la mer" and "un plan de la rade et ville de Moka mise à Contribution Par les Vaisseaux et Troupes de la Compagnie des Indes de France", the plate was professionally restored, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, title gilt on raised spine, very light white marks on the red calf, the 2 pages of the King’s privileges were bound by mistake in the wrong place (between pages vi & vii instead of after the title), copy in very good condition, first and only edition. Abbe Pierre-Francois Guyot Desfontaines (1685-1745), a Jesuit and literary French figure. In 1724, he was one of the editors of the leading French journal known as the " Journal des Savants", in collaboration with Fréron, Granet, Destrées, etc., This is a major work covering the history of Moka, the port city in Yemen, known for the quality of its Arabica coffee. The Moka name became famous in Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. The first cafe opened in 1554 in Constantinople. The passion for Mocha won Venice in 1615 and opened the first coffee in Vienna (Austria) in 1640. Harvested in Yemen, coffee was transported by small vessels to Jeddah where the Turkish ships embarked for Suez and Egypt . The majority of coffee purchases for European countries was bought through the Venetian merchants and the French (Marseille). However, the Dutch were also able to establish a counter in Mokka, and each year, a Dutch vessel had to load the coffee to Batavia where it was sent back to Europe . Unique edition of this interesting narration of the expedition of the East India Company in 1737 to Moka, written by the Abbe Desfontaines and taken from the Journal of Pierre-Alexandre de la Garde-Jazier, the Wing Commander of the expedition. Nephew of the famous Rene Duguay-Trouin, Pierre-Alexandre de la Garde- Jazier was chosen for his qualities as warrior and negotiator, to set straight the governor of Mocha and the general treasurer of the Iman, who had shown dissent and corruption in his dealings in the coffee trade in Mocha, thus violating the treaty signed with the East India Company. The fleet moored in January 1737 in Moka. they attacked the city, before entering into negotiations with the Imam, whose destitution and dismissal was obtained by le Garde -Jazier from the governor. A new and favourable agreement for the French was then negotiated and a trade deal reached with compensation for harm done. Bibliographical references: (Gay, 3684. - Boucher de la Richarderie, IV, p. 440) Size: 12mo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011395

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Travels of Ali Bey In Morocco, Tripoli,: Ali Bey, el

Ali Bey, el Abbassi, pseud. [Domingo Badia y Le blich].

Publicado por Longmans, London (1816)

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Descripción: Longmans, London, 1816. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First English Edition. Volume I: xlii, 339 pp. steel engraved portrait frontispiece + 1 folding map of the Kingdom of Morocco, + 44 steel engraved plates / Volume II: ix, 373 pp; 36 steel engraved plates of which 2 are folding, Volume III: Atlas, 3 folding maps, 4 folding plates,marbled boards, lightly rubbed & bumped, marbled endpapers, title gilt on raised bands, scattered foxing, some foxed browning to map of morocco, stamps to fly leafs, bookplate of Henry B. H. Beaufoy verso front cover. Set complete. The Atlas contains three large folding maps: North Africa, Asia Minor and Arabia & The Red Sea. Plus three large folding plates: Plate 72 in 2 parts of El-Sahhara and one plate of El -Aksa. Badia y Leblich was a Spanish traveller who assumed the name Ali Bey El Abassi and disguised himself as an Arab. He seems to have been travelling as an agent of the Spanish government. In 1803 he departed for Tangier and travelled through North Africa to Egypt, where he met Chateaubriand in Alexandria. He continued on to Cyprus and had reached Mecca by the beginning of 1807, returning via Jerusalem, Damascus and Constantinople to Spain the same year. He joined the Napoleonic forces in the invasion of Spain, was forced to withdraw with them to France after their expulsion from the Peninsula, and was resident in Paris by 1813, which accounts for the fact that the first edition of this work was printed there. He’s commonly reported to have been a spy of Napoleon. Ali Bey was the first Christian to describe in some detail Mecca, and the mosque Omar in Jerusalem, as well as some little known aspects of Islam. After the publication of this work he planned a second journey under the name Ali Othman and returned to Syria, where he died suddenly at Aleppo, his disguise apparently having been penetrated. The plates in this work are mostly after designs by Ali Bey and include architectural plans, natural history subjects and views. In modern times scholars have demonstrated that he was actually very involved in the complex Spanish political events in the 1808-1810 period of the Peninsular War. Bibliographical references: Blackmer 62; Gay 81; Hilmy I, 30; Palau, 21683; Tobler p. 140; Brunet I, 182-3; Macro 451; Playfair, Morocco, 506; Rohricht 1607 for French edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011513

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Selections from the records of the Bombay: Jones, James Felix.

Jones, James Felix.

Publicado por Bombay Education Society’s Press., Bombay (1857)

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Descripción: Bombay Education Society’s Press., Bombay, 1857. modern Buckram. Condición: Good. steam trip to the north of Baghdad, in April 1846, with notes on various objects of interest en route : journey for the purpose of determining the tract of the ancient Nahrwan canal, undertaken in April 1848, with a glance at the past history of the ..... Ilustrador. First Edition. [258 x 164 mm.), 28 (of 30) lithographed plates and maps, many folding, most hand-coloured or with partial colouring, folding table at end, lacking 2 of the 3 folding maps in pocket at end, compiled and edited by R. Hughes Thomas. New Series. OF THE HIGHEST RARITY. James Felix Jones first served as a midshipman on the survey ship "Palinurus" commanded by Captain Stafford Bettesworth Haines (1802-1860), who is best known for securing Aden on behalf of the East India Company. Later, he was employed in the survey of Ceylon and the Gulf of Mannar, under Lieutenant Powell, and in 1840-41 joined Lieutenant C. D. Campbell and then Captain Lynch in surveying the Euphrates route to the Mediterranean. Jones succeeded Lynch in 1843 and continued this work for several years, and was also involved with Major Henry Rawlinson in gathering information on the Persian/Ottoman border in 1844. Promoted Commander, 13 September 1847, he conducted important archaeological surveys of parts of Mesopotamia, including the course of the ancient Nahrwan Canal (1848), the course of the Tigris and what he believed to be the site of Opis (1850), the Assyrian heartland (1852) and the Baghdad area (1853). Named political agent at Baghdad and consul-general in Turkish Arabia (1854), Jones later became political agent in the Persian Gulf (1855) when he initiated excavations at the site of Liyan on the Bushehr peninsula, but these were abandoned following the outbreak of war. Ill health compelled him to later return to England. His later career was spent carrying out geographical work for the India Office, and in 1875 he completed a beautifully drawn map, in four sheets, of western Asia, including the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates; it remains in manuscript in the India Office collections. Jones served on the Royal Geographical Society council, and was a valued contributor to the ‘Geographical Magazine’ and a member of the Geographical Club. He died on 3 September 1878, and the Geographical Magazine obituary called him "one of the greatest ornaments of the old Indian navy" (‘Geographical Magazine’, 1878). This volume contains his most important contributions. The selections comprise: [1] A steam-trip to the north of Baghdad; [2] Journey for the purpose of determining the tract of the ancient Nahrwan canal; [3] Journey to the frontier of Turkey and Persia, through a part of Kurdistan; [4] Researches in the vicinity of the medial wall of Xenophon; [5] Memoir of the Province of Baghdad; [6] Notes on the topography of Nineveh" and on the general geography of the country between the Tigris and the upper Zab. "The most important of [Jones’s] " numerous memoirs are included in Selections from the Records of the Bombay Government (1857). Jones made an important contribution to the development of safe communications between Britain and India - the basis on which the empire developed" " (ODNB). Bibliographical reference: Wilson p.111. Size: Large 8vo. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012069

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Tria Specimina Characterum Arabicorum. Oratio Domini ex: Kirsten, Petri. 1577-1640.

Kirsten, Petri. 1577-1640.

Publicado por Georg Baumann’s widow Magdalena,, Breslau

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Descripción: Georg Baumann’s widow Magdalena,, Breslau. Modern Card Board. Condición: Good. First Edition. 10 pp. [1], Arabic text with parallel Latin translation, slightly browned pages, otherwise in very good condition. No date, circa 1608. EXTREMELY RARE SOLE EDITION. First work printed in the Breslau printing office of Georg Baumann’s widow Magdalena with Arabic types, containing the Lord’s Prayer, Psalm 50 and the first Sura of the Qur’an in Arabic text with parallel Latin translation. This work is also considered to be the first Arabic-language publication in Germany. The pioneering Arabist and physician Peter Kirsten started a private press in Breslau (Wroclaw) in 1607 (cf. Reske 130). His Arabic typeface, which shows the influence of the Medicean types, was cut by Peter von Selau. "Kirsten studied Arabic mainly because he hoped it would prove useful for reading Avicenna and other physicians in their original language, rather than in the faulty translations available, for he had been taught at medical school that a good practitioner would need to be a good Avicennist, and could more readily do without Latin than without Arabic" (cf. Fück). Kirsten himself financed the entire press run. The "Qanun" of Ibn Sina and Kirsten's "Tria specimina characterum arabicorum" (Bible excerpts and the first sura of the Qur’an in Arabic and Latin parallel text) are followed by a three-part Arabic grammar rarely encountered complete and several Biblical studies with an Arabist slant. These were the first books printed in Germany from an Arabic typeface. Roper notes that Kirsten "created a superior type-face, with some calligraphic qualities, which he not only used for his own letter specimens and Arabic grammar [.] but later took to Sweden, where he inaugurated Arabic typography under royal "ndividual titles by Kirsten are quite uncommon in institutional holdings and the few that have appeared at auction have often been rebound. A sound, contemporary copy of his major works such as this is a genuine rarity. Bibliographical References: Einzige Ausgabe. STC K 463. Schnurrer 45. Size: Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012278

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Die Baukunst Konstantinoples. THREE VOLUMES.: GURLITT, Cornelius.

GURLITT, Cornelius.

Publicado por Wasmuth, Berlin (1912)

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Descripción: Wasmuth, Berlin, 1912. Contemporary Full Calf. Condición: Fine. First Edition. Volume I: Text: [1], 113 pp. double column per page, half-title, title printed in red & black, Volume II & III: 204 plates, (1 coloured) + 224 illus. (6 coloured), professionally rebacked spine, generally rather dusty, internally dusty with smudging to margins, edges brittle, some creasing to corners. Ex-library copy SWAF including perforated stamps at titles, but plates are otherwise free of markings. Most sumptuously produced representation of all kind of architectural monuments surviving in early 20th century Constantinople. The author, a leading German art historian, was allowed by the Turkish government to take photographs and measurements freely in mosques, palaces, medrases, khans, cemeteries etc. His photographs, printed on thin card-board leaves, are unrivalled by modern works in brightness, sharpness and size. They are accompanied by drawings of plans and reconstruction. The collection may be called the first complete survey of antique, Byzantine and Islamic architecture. Ref: Creswell 453. Size: Folio. Nº de ref. del artículo: 012879

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Preclarum Summi in Astrorum Scientia Principis Alchabitii: ALCHABITUS / Abu

ALCHABITUS / Abu Al-Saqr ‘Abd Al-‘AzizIbn Uthman AL-QABISI.

Publicado por Melchior Sessa & Petrus de Ravanis, Venice, 8 June (1521)

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Descripción: Melchior Sessa & Petrus de Ravanis, Venice, 8 June, 1521. Contemporary Boards. Condición: Good. First Edition. 64 l. : ill. pp. Latin text, printed in gothic type throughout, Sessa’s woodcut device on title (cat with mouse), woodcut diagrams, large ornamental initials, contemporary parchment-covered boards, new spine & endpaper, remnants of clasps, another title with which this work was originally bound was likely removed. Al-Qabisi (died 967), was a famous Arab astrologer in the circle of Sayf al-Dawla, the ruler of Aleppo. This edition of the Al-madkhal ila Sina'at Ahkam al-Nujum ( Introduction to the Art of Judgments of the Stars) contains De planetarum coniunctionibus, a work which was once attributed to Alchabitius, translated into Latin by Joannes Hispalensis, and commented on by Joannes de Saxonia. However, this is probably not section four and five of the Madkhal as previously thought, since it does not seem to have been known to the two chief Arabic sources on al-Qabisi's life, al-Bayhaqi and Hajji Khalifa. This possibly spurious text was only previously published by Ratdolt in 1485. This work was dedicated to the Emir of Aleppo, Prince Sayf al-Dawla, and survives in at least twenty-five Arabic manuscripts, and over two hundred manuscripts of its Latin translation, with twelve printed editions of the Latin work between 1473 and 1521 (this edition). The Arabic text has received at least three Latin translations, which attracted several commentaries and were, in turn, translated into other European languages. In the 12th century Johannes Hispalensis translated it, but it was not published until in 1512 by Melchiorre Sessa in Venice. The 1473 copy and others until 1521, have writings about Al-Qabisi by John of Saxony. Al-Qabisi wrote a modest book on arithmetic, in which he discusses Euclid's perfect numbers and how to form them, and Thabit ibn Qurra's theorem on amicable numbers. Bibliographic references: BL STC Italian, p.1; Adams A-24; Sander 223; Sarton I, 669. Size: Small 4 to. Nº de ref. del artículo: 001067

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The Arabian Antiquities of Spain.: Murphy, James Cavanah.

Murphy, James Cavanah.

Publicado por Cadell & Davies, London (1815)

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Descripción: Cadell & Davies, London, 1815. Contemporary Half-Calf. Condición: Good. First Edition. Large folio (660 x 485 mm), engraved title, engraved divisional title, 102 engraved plates, some fraying, spotting and damp staining, plate 12 (plan of the Alhambra) defective, binding worn and re-backed, Hull Subscription Library, label on pastedown. Murphy made the drawings during a seven year stay in Andalusia 1802-1809, then he spent a further four years in preparing the work for publication; he himself died in 1813 and the book was published posthumously by T. Hartwell Horne and J. Shakespear. Palau describes this work as a sumptuous description of Cordoba and Granada. The text is limited to a description of the plates, which are as follows: 1. Plan of the Mosque at Cordova, in its Original State. 2. Plan of the Mosque at Cordova, in its Present State. 3. Elevations of the Mosque at Cordova. 4. A view in the Garden belonging to the Mosque at Cordova. 5. Interior of the Mosque at Cordova. 6. Elevation of the Gate of the Sanctuary of the Koran. 7. Exterior Angle of the Mosque. 8.(a) A Cufic Inscription in the place appropriated to the performance of ablutions, in the Mosque at Cordova. 8.(b) A Cufic Inscription on the Additions made to the Mosque at Cordova, by Order of the Khalif Alhakam. 9. The Bridge of Cordova. (s. n. Description of the Palace of the Alhambra. (Portada grabada de esta seccion). 10. The Royal Palace and Fortress of Alhambra, at Granada. 11. General Plan of the Fortress of the Alhambra. 12. Ground Plan of the Royal Palace of Alhambra. 13. The Principal Entrance to the Alhambra. 14. The Gate of Judgement. 15. Elevation of the Ancient Gate of Judgement. 16. Porch of the Gate of Judgement. 17. A Section of the Gate of Judgement. 18. Elevation of the Puerto del Vino. 19. Plan and section of the Great Cistern, in the Alhambra. 20. The Hall of the Baths. 21. A Section of the Hall of the Baths. 22. Ceiling of the Hall of the Baths. 23. The King's Bath. 24. The Queen's Bath. 25. Concert Room of the Baths. 26. A Section of the Baths in the Alhambra. 27. A Ground Plan of the Baths, in the Alhambra. 28. Elevation of a small portico near the Chapel. 29. North Side of the Pateo del Agua, or Great Fountain. 30 . Elevation of the Portico on the North Side of the Pateo del Agua. 31. View of the South Side of the Pateo del Agua. 32. Elevation of an Alcove in the Pateo del Agua. 33. A Perspective View of the Court and Fountain of Lions. 34. Elevation of the Fountain of Lions. 35. Plan of the Bason of the Fountain of Lions. 36. Side Elevation of the Lion's Court and Fountain. 37. Entablature in the Court of the Lions. 38. Hall of the Two Sisters. 39. Hall of the Abencerrages. 40. A Perspective View of the Golden Saloon, or Hall of Ambassadors. 41. Section and Elevation of the Interior of the Golden Saloon. 42. A Moorish Battle Piece, from a Painting in the Alhambra. 43. A Lion Hunt, from an Arabian Painting in the Alhambra. 44. A Boar Hunt, from a Painting in the Alhambra. 45. An Arabian Council, from a painting in the Alhambra. 46. Moorish Costumes from an Arabian Painting in the Alhambra. 47. An Arabian Vase and Niche, preserved in the Alhambra. 48. id. 49. Mosaic Pavement in the Dressing Room of the Sultana. 50. Mosaic Ornament in the North Side of the Lions Court. 51. Mosaic Ornament in the South Side of the Lions Court. 52. Mosaic in Dado of the Hall of the Two Sisters. 53. Mosaic in Dado of the Door of the Hall of the Two Sisters. 54. Mosaic in Dado of Recess in the Hall of the Two Sisters. 55. Mosaic in the Hall of the Abencerrages. 56. Mosaic in Dado of the Golden Saloon or Hall of Ambassadors. 57. Mosaic in Dado of Window in the Golden Saloon. 58. id. 59. Mosaic in Dado of Balcony in Golden Saloon. 60. Ceiling of Gallery in Golden Saloon. 61. Mosaic in Dado of Window in the North Side of the Golden Saloon. 62. Mosaic in Dado of the East Side of the Tower of Comares. 63. Mosaic in Portico of the Generaliffe. 64. A Mosaic Dado from a fragment in the Alhambra. 65. Various Mosaics from the Alhambra. 66. An Arabian Orna. Nº de ref. del artículo: 011255

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