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HEDIN, SVEN:
Konung Oscars beskickning till Schahen af Persien år 1890. Stockholm 1891.
. Pp. xvi, 479. With front portrait of King Oscar II, 39 full page plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's decorated cloth, stamped in gilt, g.e., lightly rubbed, stamp on endpaper. Old ownership signature on title. Sven Hedin made the design of the binding himself, clearly inspired by Persian carpets. First edition of Hedin's narrative of his second journey to Persia in 1890 when he participated in a diplomatic mission to the Shah of Persia. Hess p.19.
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Book number: 100261
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 303.99 | £UK 238.75 | JP 47518]
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[OXENSTIERNA, BENGT BENGTSSON] / HEDIN, SVEN:
Resare-Bengt. En lefnadsteckning. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1921.
. Pp. xvi, 544, (1) + (2). With one large folding coloured map and one accompanied leaf with list of names in pocket at rear, and many illustrations throughout the text including two coloured and some after drawings by Hedin. Original blue cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt, with medaillon in silver on front cover. First edition of a biography of Hedin's predecessor Beng Gengtsson Oxenstierna (1591-1643). A mint copy. Hess p.42, no. 3.
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Book number: 100344
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 130.28 | £UK 102.25 | JP 20365]
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Keywords: Near East, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, persia, travel, exploration, orient, levant, near east, middle east,

 
HEDIN, SVEN:
Eine Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien. Three volumes. Stockholm, Generalstabens Lit. Anstalt, 1918 & 1927.
. Atlas in folio and two text volumes in 4to, all in original printed wrappers. Pp. xii, 139; x, 548. With 11 coloured maps, mostly folded, 15 coloured folding panoramas, 66 plates made from photographs, another 43 folding plates and two plates with diagrams. The atlas folder contains 8 loose folding maps. As issued, entirely uncut. Volume one slightly shaken, small tear at foot of spine. First edition. During Sven Hedin's third expedition he travelled across Persia for some months at the end of 1905 and the beginning of 1906. The results of his cartographic work of Eastern Persia are to be found in this work. The text is richly illustrated with photographs, water colour panoramas, and maps. The maps in the folder were compiled from Hedin's sketches and summarized in eight sheets. The second volume includes " A Route Survey across Eastern Persia", a section on Persian place names giving their meaning in German. Hess pp. 51-2. Kish, To the Heart of Asia, pp. 79-80.
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Book number: 99914
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 922.84 | £UK 724.25 | JP 144251]
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Keywords: Near East, persia, perse, persian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, maps,

 
VON HELLWALD, FRIEDRICH ANTON HELLER & BECK, L.C. (Ed.):
Turkiet i våra dagar. Bilder och skildringar från alla delar af det osmanska riket. Two volumes. Stockholm, Central tryckeriet, 1878.
. Pp. (viii), 440; (iv), 441-952. With 2 folding coloured maps of the Ottoman Empire and numerous illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial red cloth richly decorated in gilt, upper part of hinge to voume two split. Translated from the German into Swedish by P.W. Thunman and O. W lund. Deals with the Ottoman Empire including Rumania, Serbia, Montenegro, European Turkey, Asiatic Turkey and Arabia. A lovely, mint copy.
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Book number: 100694
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 173.71 | £UK 136.5 | JP 27153]
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Keywords: Near East, turkey, turkish, turkiet, levant, ottoman, osmanska, rumania, montenegro, arabia, travel, exploration, asia, asie, asiatic, asien, europe, european,

 HERBELOT DE MOLAINVILLE, BARTHÉLEMY D':, Bibliothèque orientale, ou dictionaire universel contenant généralement tout ce qui regarde la connoissance des peuples de l'Orient. Leurs histoires et traditions veritables ou fabuleuses. Leurs religions, sectes et politique .... Paris, par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1697.
HERBELOT DE MOLAINVILLE, BARTHÉLEMY D':
Bibliothèque orientale, ou dictionaire universel contenant généralement tout ce qui regarde la connoissance des peuples de l'Orient. Leurs histoires et traditions veritables ou fabuleuses. Leurs religions, sectes et politique .... Paris, par la Compagnie des Libraires, 1697.
. Folio. Pp. (xxxvi), 1059, (1). With title printed in red and black, woodcut head- and tailpieces. Contemporary full calf, spine with six raised bands, richly decorated in gilt and with title label, worn and hinges cracked, spine ends and corners chipped. Bookplates (of Edouard Montet, French orientalist and Patrick Lort-Phillips) and old inscriptions on front paste down. With some staining and partly with tiny wormholes in the inner margin (no loss).First edition of one of the major European works on Orientalism compiled by d'Herbelot and completed and published by orientalist Antoine Galland after d'Herbelot's death. Herbelot spent thirty years working on this alphabeticallly arranged encyclopaedia of the Orient, including much information of Arabic, Persian and Turkish literature and history. It is partly based on the extensive Arabic bibliography (the Kashf al-Zunun) of Hadji Khalifa. A second edition was published in 1776 and a supplement by Claude de Visdelou in 1780. Cf Atabey 572. Graesse 1216. Sale 563. Zenker i, 1735.
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Book number: 120280
€  1650.00 [Appr.: US$ 1791.4 | £UK 1405.75 | JP 280017]
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Keywords: Near East, arabic, persian, turkish, orient, middle east, asia asie, asien , asiatic, dictionary, exploration, travel,

 
HESSELGREN, ERIK & AURIVILLIUS, CARL:
Dissertatio de lingua aramaea. Part one & part two. Upsala, Joh, Edman, 1771 & 1773.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), 25, (1); (ii), 25-40. Disbound.
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Book number: 34166
€  130.00 [Appr.: US$ 141.14 | £UK 110.75 | JP 22062]
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Keywords: Near East, syrien, syrie, aramaic, syria, linguistics, languages, langue, sprache, linguistique, linguistica, sprachwissenschaft, asia, east, orient, oriente, asiatica, asie, asien, near east, middle east, arabia, arabic, arabica, le moyen-orient, nahe os

 
HETZEL (HEZEL), WILHELM FRIEDRICH:
Erleichterte arabische grammatik, nebst einer kurzen arabischen chrestomathie, zur uebung im Lesen und Uebersetzen. Two parts in one volume. Jena, Felix Fickelscherr, 1776.
. Pp. (xvi), 104, 48; 20 pp. With two folding tables. Library stamp. Contemporary half calf, worn, top of spine chipped. First edition. This grammar is based on the works by Erpenius, Hirtius and Michaelis. In 1801 Hetzel (or Hezel) was appointed the first professor of oriental languages at Dorpat. Schnurrer p. 82. Zenker, BO i, 220.
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Book number: 25009
€  320.00 [Appr.: US$ 347.42 | £UK 272.75 | JP 54306]
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HINDOGLU, ARTIN:
Theoretisch-pracktische Türkishe Sprachlehre für Deutsche, mit einer Auswahl der nothwendigne Gespräche, Leseübungen und einem deutsch-türkischen und türkisch-deutschen Wörterbuch, nebst einem alphabetisch geordneten Verzeichnisse det Aussprache mit lateinischen Buchstaben, für jene, die Türkisch nicht lesen können oder es nicht lernen wollen. Wien, A. Edler von Schmid (für Beck), 1829.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), ii, 110, (ii), 111-180. With lithographed title page. Contemporary blue silk covered boards, title printed in gilt on spine, somewhat worn and stained. Marbled edges. Upper margin has a stain throughout and partly with some minor browning. First edition of an useful Turkish language book for Germans at this time. It was translated into French in 1834. The phonetic transcription is based on actual spoken Turkish, rather than written Turkish. Printed by Anton Edler von Schmid, an important publisher of oriental works in Vienna. De Sacy 2531. Keyser ii, 144. Vater p. 416.
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Book number: 28111
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 814.27 | £UK 639 | JP 127280]
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 HOBHOUSE, SIR JOHN CAMERON:,  A Journey through Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809 and 1810. London, Printed for James Cawthorn, 1813.
HOBHOUSE, SIR JOHN CAMERON:
A Journey through Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809 and 1810. London, Printed for James Cawthorn, 1813.
. Thick 4to. Pp. (xix), (1) errata, 1152 + pp. (8) including two pages of facsimile letters, two engraved plates of music, directions to the binder and publisher's adv. With engraved front, two folding engraved maps, seventeen hand-coloured aquatints (seven double-page) and one plan. Partly with some minor foxing, some plates with discolouration and one plate with small tear. Contemporary full calf, expertly rebacked to style with a flat spine elaborated with gilt and red title label. A handsome copy of the first edition with a remarkable provenance.John Cam Hobhouse (1786-1869) known as Lord Broughton was a close friend of Lord Byron with whom he made this journey to Albania, Greece and Turkey, in particular to Janina (Ioannina). These letters include detailed descriptions of the places en route, as well as meetings with various characters, including the notorious Ali Pasha of Tepelena. The beautiful hand-coloured plates depict costumes, highlighted in gold, views and historical sites. According to Atabey, the plates were done from drawings by the British architect Charles Cockerell and the German landscape painter Jacob Linckh. They participated in an expedition in 1810 to the temples of Aphaia in Aegina and of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae. Atabey 584. Blackmer 821. Navari Greek Civilization, 330. Cf Abbey Travel 202 (2nd ed.) Provenance: Mary Hamilton Bruce (ne Nisbet, 1777-1855), was the first wife of British diplomat Thomas Bruce 7th Earl of Elgin during his term as Ambassador extraordinary to the Ottoman Empire. Bruce became famous for the "Elgin marbles", a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures which were removed from the Parthenon and other places in Athens, and brought to Britain. (today kept at the British Museum).
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Book number: 100460
€  6000.00 [Appr.: US$ 6514.17 | £UK 5111.5 | JP 1018242]
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Keywords: Near East, albania, greece, turkey, greek, turhish, turc, levant, ottoman empire, travel, exploration

 
HÖPKEN (HOPKEN), CARL FR. VON & CARLESON, EDUARD:
Relation om ... hafde audience wid Ottomanniske porten 8-19 julii 1740. Stockholm, Kongl. tryckeriet, Pet. Momma, 1740.
. 4to. Pp. (8). Wrappers. A nice and crisp copy. Deals with an audience by two Swedes to the Grand Visir in July 1740 regarding the ratification of the Treaty of Commerce between Sweden and Turkey. Only edition.A report by Hpken and Carleson, the first Swedish diplomats in Constantinople, of an audience with the Grand Visir regarding the ratification of a Treaty of Commerce between the countries in July 1740. Christian Callmer: In Orientem (1985) pp. 38-39.
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Book number: 14106
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 260.57 | £UK 204.5 | JP 40730]
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Keywords: Near East, asia, asie, asiatica, orient, east, asien, near east, middle east, arabic, arabes, turkey, turkish, travel, exploration

 
HÖPKEN, CARL FREDRIK VON & CARLESON, EDUARD:
Twå swenske herrars resebeskrifning, till Christi graf; ... samt en kort beskrifning öfwer Palestina. Westerwik, C.O. Ekblad & Co., 1893.
. 16mo. Pp. 32. Unbound. Title printed within wood cut border (some staining to outer margin). Title and last leaf chipped along edges with minor marginal losses, spine ends chipped. Late (probably the last) edition of this very popular account about the Holy Land, first published in 1768. In 1732, Hpken and Carleson were sent out to investigate trading possibilities with ports around the Mediterranean Sea. Later they negotiated with the Grand Visir in Constantinople and successfully concluded a treaty of commerce, giving the Swedes free access to all Turkish ports. This is a narrative of their journey in 1733 to the Holy Land where they visited Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
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Book number: 100379
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 217.14 | £UK 170.5 | JP 33941]
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Keywords: Near East, holy land, palestine, jerusalem, travel, exploration, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, near east,

 
MOHAMMAD B. 'ALë B. M. AL-HOSEINë:
[Qu'ran studied in Persian].Tadjwîd - i - Qorán. Téhéran 1289H (1872).
. Folio. Lvs (8). Lithographed text. Contemporary Persian binding in full calf, rubbed, blue end papers. Binding shaken.BOUND TOGETHER WITH: 1. Mehdi Safaw: Zy 'Oyouno'n-Nzirn (Lumires des yeux qui voient) Talismans coraniques. Lvs (5). 2. Alcoran, with text in Arabic and Persian translation. Lvs 221. 3. Glossary of the Koran. Lvs. 68. Alphabetical index systematically comparing all words with references to the sacred text. 4. Mohammad- 'Ali da Sabzavr: Chadjar - i- Tayyiba. Lvs. 10.
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Book number: 100542
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 977.13 | £UK 766.75 | JP 152736]
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Keywords: Near East, persia, perse, persian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, koran, arabic,

 
IBRAHIM, MIRZA MUHAMMAD:
To which are Subjoined Several Dialogues; with an Alphabetical List of the English and Persian Terms of Grammar; and an Appendix, on the use of Arabic Words. London, W.H. Allen & Co., 1841.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. (vi), 10, 268 + errata slip. Text in Persian and English. Contemporary half calf, worn with spine ends chipped. Some staining to endpapers. First edition. Muhammad Ibrahim (ca 1800-57) came to Britain in 1826. He was appointed professor of Arabic and Persian languages at the East-India Company's College in Haileybury. After his return to Persia in 1844 he became tutor to the future Shah. Schwab ii, 860 (London 1843). Zenker BO i, 264 (1843 edition). Vater p. 281.
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Book number: 31023
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 814.27 | £UK 639 | JP 127280]
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Keywords: Near East, persia, persian, language, langue, linguistic, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, grammar, perse,

 
JAUBERT, PIERRE AMÉDÉE EMILIEN PROBE:
Voyage en Arménie et en Perse. Précédé d'une notice sur l'auteur par M. Sédillot. Paris (ca 1860).
. Pp. (iv), xxviii, 368. With one engraved portrait. Contemporary red morocco, spine gilt. French premium binding ("Universit de France Lycee Fontanes"). Partly some minor staining. Second edition (first Paris 1821). Jaubert (1779-1847), French interpreter and diplomat, was sent on a mission to Persia and Armenia in 1805 to negotiate with the Shah. Cf. Atabey 613. Diba p. 312. Cf Schwab 287.
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Book number: 23046
€  600.00 [Appr.: US$ 651.42 | £UK 511.25 | JP 101824]
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Keywords: Near East, persia, persian, perse, armenia, armenian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, voyage, exploration, levant

 
JESSUP, HENRY HARRIS:
The Women of the Arabs. New York, Dodd & Mead, (1873).
. Pp. (ii), x, 372. With frontispiece and thirteen wood engraved plates protected by tissue guards. Publisher's decorated brown cloth printed in gold and black, with some very light wear. Old ownership signature on front paste down. A few pages and the plates with light foxing. First edition, extremely rare. This work dealing with the role of women in society and female education in Lebanon and Syria is one of the earliest of its kind. Henry Harris Jessup (1832-1910) was an American missionary who came to Syria (now Lebanon) in 1855 where he stayed and worked until his death. He served as acting pastor of the Syrian Church of Beirut for more than thirty years. He functioned as secretary of the Asfuriyeh Hospital for the Insane from its establishment and also becoming missionary editor of the Arabic Journal, El Nesrah. Jessup writes about the situation for women in the Mohammedan world in general but he also explains about the Druze religion; the extreme Shi'ite group Nusayriyyah; missionary schools for girls in Syria (and Lebanon); Druze women; Beduin Arabs; the cities of Homs and Aleppo; and at last there is a chapter written for children. Smith J21.
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Book number: 120685
€  1600.00 [Appr.: US$ 1737.11 | £UK 1363.25 | JP 271531]
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Keywords: Near East, arabia, arabic, syria, lebanon, syrian, lebanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, women, middle east, islam, mohemmedan, religion, religious

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