Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1898. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 60 pages with 4 pages of ads; VG-: Green cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering; Edge wear, corners bumped with some fraying to spine edges as well as corners; Wear and fading to spine; Ownership marks on ffep; Pages toned, free of marking; Some spotting/foxing, mostly to endpapers; Shelved case 8 1/2; LJ consignment.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. Second Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; G; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt titling to spines; some wear and rubbing; gutters in volume 1 weak and partially visible; bookplate to front pastedowns; discoloration to endpapers; frontispiece to volume 1 slightly curled; folding maps in rear of volume 2, one with small tear; profusely illustrated; scarce; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Paris: Chez Rollin, Quillau, Desaint, 1726. First Edition. Quartos, 4 volumes; VG-; bound in full brown leather, paneled spines with gilt lettering to two compartments, uniform gilt tooling to the rest; marbled endpapers; general rubbing and scraping to boards, some wear to hinges, chipping to heads and tails of spines, corners; name written in ink on verso on ffeps; purple stamps of the Grand Consistory of Kentucky (Freemasons) on all title page, some other pages; wide margins, with no writing or marginalia in text; with 71 full page portraits, five folding maps, and one plan; Volume 1: 28 portraits, 3 folding maps; Volume 2: 20 portraits, 1 plan; Volume 3: 5 portraits, 2 folding maps; Volume 4: 18 portraits; text in French; shelved case 7.
nd [19th Century]. Small Octavo; G; 16 leaves; Riviere and Son binding; On polished paper, rounded naskh hand, tables headed in red, three columns, nine to fifteen examples with fine script below, within gilt rule borders. Some marginal annotations; Persian and undated, though likely 19th century; Incomplete. Leaves dampstained with some loss of border rules and some blurring and loss of text mostly to preliminary leaves; Notes in a later Persian hand on first and last pages; Old paper repair to border rules. The red morocco binding by Riveire and Sons has some edge wear, and bumping, front joint is cracked; "Persian Manuscript" in small gilt lettering on spine. TH Consignment; Shelved case 3.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1879. First Edition. Large quarto in 3/4 brown marble with burgundy leather; VG; 6 band embossed spine with gold gilt; boards show some amount of shelf wear around corners and spine and slight soiling; small sticker inside front board; previous owner's signatures on ffep; strong binding; paper slightly faded and plates clean; contains 190 lithographs of patterns and 10 color lithographs (1 with gold lining); Jules Bourgoin traveled to Damascus in 1875 and came upon 150 plates which he could not acquire but reproduced and elaborated upon; 47 pages of text in French; shelved in Case 7.
London: Day & Son, 1856. Quarto, unpaginated; VG; 3/4 bound in black leather, black pebbled cloth boards; paneled black spines with gilt lettering and tooling; spine has some rubbing, minor scratches; mild wear to corners; small bookseller sticker on front pastedown; all plates present and in excellent condition; shelved case 7.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1881. First Edition. Octavo; VG; brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex libris, signatures; edge wear and bumping; text block clean; 470 pp.; five engraved plates with a tipped folded color map; appendix, "General Lists of Works," 24 pp.; light general toning; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; spine, sunned; previously restored; else very good. Case 7.
Cairo, Egypt: Printed at Imperial Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 183pp.; VG; in brown wraps, black lettering on spine, mild shelfwear; stapled binding; last page partialy torn along gutter due to the nature of binding; INSCRIBED on ffep by Beglar to Arthur E. Callahan, First Secretary (title) to the U.S. Iraqi Ambassador, dated 27.10.47 in Cairo; Beglar was the Secretary for the American Committee for the Independence of Armenia; incredibly scarce in any condition, let alone as a signed presentation copy; shelved case 2.
Amsterdam: Abragam Wolfgangh, 1686. Second Edition. 16mo, 496 pages; VG; bound in full contemporary vellum; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; some end-paper markings; shadow of lost bookplate; index, 18 illus., complete with frontispiece, engraved title-page; and folded plates; [plate 14 bound at pg. 358 instead of at 458 as listed]; other decorative figures; light foxing; spine, sunned; boards, spot staining and discoloration; else very good; shelved case 3.
Paris: Librairie De Brissot-Thivars, 1819. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in wraps, of a faded rose color, handwritten black lettering on spine; pastedowns of both volumes are pages from other books, tape partially used to attach; some wear to pages, including some fraying to pages; half-title and title pages present in both volumes; some pages uncut; interiors clean of writing; shelved case 7.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
London: Tylston & Edwards, 1893. Memorial Edition. Two Octavos; 436 & 479 pages; G; Dark gray cloth boards and spine with gilt illustration and titling; Ex-Library with stamp on title page; Boards are worn with some bumping and fraying at the corners; Cloth tearing at upper 2" of spine on volume one, Chipping to the crown and tail of both volumes; Waviness to the cloth on volume one; Bindings slightly shaking but sturdy; Frontispiece of volume two has separated but is present; Previous owners bookplates on paste downs; Outer edge of text block is foxed/spotted; Interior is age toned, free of markings; Case 8 1/2; LJ consignment.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
Washington, DC: Brassey's, 1991. First English Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG/VG; Black jacket spine with gold and red lettering; 224 pages; Book has been SIGNED by Bani-Sadr on the ffep; Jacket only has minimal wear, now protected by mylar cover; Boards and binding strong, interior clean. LH Consignment; Shelved case 5.
London: Kegan Paul, trench & Co., 1882. First Edition. Octavo, x, , 215 pages; G; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt titling to spine; some wear, including toning to spine, fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; small newspaper clipping pasted to verso of ffep, offsetting to half-title; front gutter beginning to loosen; 'Arabian American Oil Company' stamp to page v, fore edge of text block; glue from removed bookplate to rear pastedown; name in pencil to ffep; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1881. 4tos., 4 volumes; VG; spines green cloth with gilt lettering; all edges of text block gilt; front boards have blind tooling and gilt title; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; spine on volume 4 loose; with numerous engravings on steel and wood from original drawings by Harry Fenn andv J. D. Woodward; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved front table.
London, Paris, & America; London, Paris, &: Fisher. Son & Co., 1836. First Edition. Two volumes. Quarto. Very good in burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering and rulings; stamped faux banding; half-bound w/red boards; ex libris, heraldic bookplates; ex libris, signatures; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, marbled; foxing and toning starts; --v1, 80 pp.; vignette on title-page; 38 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars and wear; foot of spine, break and loss; ---v2, 76 pp.; vignette on title-page; 37 engravings w/tissue guards; all edges and corners, chipping, nicks, scars, and wear; else very good. Shelved Case #9.
London: Hutchinson, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; 256 pages; VG-/G+; Faded Yellow spine with Black text; Fully bound in Red-orange cloth with Silver lettering; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, minor edgewear, small open tears at top corners of both covers, sunning to spine; Boards have minor edgewear; Textblock has brown stains along edges, otherwise clean; Inscribed by author "For Adrienne" on half title page; Shelved Case 9.
London: Constable & Co., 1928. First Edition, first printing. Octavo; 422 page; VG-; Gray cloth boards and spine with green lettering; Boards show wear to the edges, corners are bumped and starting to fray; Spine has faded and is spotted; Binding sturdy; Outer edges of the text block are spotted/foxed, interior age-toned; Shelved case 8 1/2; LJ consignment.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Octavo, xvii, 370 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to binding; bookplate to ffep; profselly illustrated; "Ibn Sa'oud of Arabia" to half-title; Erratum slip bound in at page xiv; scarce; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 771 pages, with folding map in rear pouch; VG-/G; Tan jacket spine with green lettering; Jacket is worn and torn, with one large tear horizontal across the center of the spine, frayed and chipped at the edges, now protected by mylar cover; Boards have some edge wear and toning at the lower and upper edges, corners bumped; Previous owner's names inked on ffep; Interior clean; Map present in rear pouch; LJ consignment; Shelved case 8 1/2.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1904. First American Edition. Octavo, xiii, 359 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's decorated green cloth, gilt and black titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to head of spine and corners; bookplate to ffep; with 54 maps and plates; scarce; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
London: Charles Knight and Co., 1842. Third, enlarged edition. 2 Octavos; 472 & 450 pages; G+; Green cloth boards and spine with gilt titling and illustrations; Boards are bumped and worn with some tearing [1/4"] to the cloth on the upper edge of the spines; Fraying to corners; Some liquid/moisture stains to paste downs; Previous owner's book plates; Owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing to the text block, no other markings; Case 8 1/2; LJ consignment.
New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 307 pages; VG/VG-; full binding of blue cloth; spine faded orange with white lettering; spine cocked; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; moderate soiling to dust jacket; closed tears at joints of dust jacket spine; closed tears and small chips missing at front flap; price cut; top edge stained red; mild foxing at all edges; end papers foxed; previous owner's name on front free end paper; pages else clean; shelved case 6.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1853. First American Edition. Octavo, xxii, , 686,  pages; Fair; bound in publisher's dark green cloth, gilt titling and stamping; moderate wear to volume, including chipping to head of spine, fraying to edges, moderate shelfwear, gutter slightly visible at multiple places; foxing throughout; small ink to upper fore corner of ffep; small tide-mark to upper front hinge; profusely illustrated; first folding map torn and largely missing, second folding map intact; a well-read copy; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1933. First American Edition. Octavo, xxiv, 433 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's blue cloth, black titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, mild fading to spine, slight bumping to corners; name written to ffep; with 2 folding maps bound in rear and a folding plan of the Wabar craters; LJ consignment; shelved case 8 1/2.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First Edition. Large octavo, 454 pages, VG-/VG-; golden yellow DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to covers, slight age-toning to spine, rubbing with small open tearing to joints of spine, chipping with material loss to tail, "Price, net, $4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; purple cloth boards, gold lettering: spine and top margin of front board faded brown, lettering to spine faded yet legible; scattered spotting (likely water damage) to tail; age-toning to text-block, deckled fore-edge; slight wear to head, tail, and corners; foxing/age-staining to pp. 53-56, text and photograph adjacent to p. 55 somewhat affected yet legible/clear; ex-libris bookplate "From the books of Fred & Maud Black" to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Morgenthau to Mr. Frederick Black, dated March 23, 1928; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; shelved Case 5.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 457 pages; G+; full binding of taupe cloth; spine with red label and gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; ex library with usual marks; mild foxing to upper edge of text block; spine splitting at page 3 gutter; contains black and white photos throughout; contains two fold-out maps; pages clean else library marks; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1912. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 359 pages; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; wear, closed tears, small chips missing at crown and tail of spine; back joint starting; small bump at fore edge of front board; small gray stain at bump; wear at corners of boards; small divot in upper edge of text block affecting pages 121-165 with no damage to text; includes five fold-out maps; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: MacMillan & Co., Limited, 1951. Third Edition, Reprinted. Octavo, two volumes; VG/VG; full bindings of blue cloth; spines beige with red lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar wrappings; mild soiling and wear to both dust jackets; prices cut; mild shelf wear to both volumes; mild soiling to text blocks; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down of both volumes; black and white plates throughout; fold out maps within both volumes; pages clean; shelved above Middle East.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Octavo, 397 pages; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering and camel stamp; fading to spine and front cover; small stain at upper left corner of front cover; damage to crown of spine; mild shelf wear; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; bookseller's sticker at front free end paper; pages clean; contains black and white photos throughout; large fold-out map at back; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: E. & F. N. Spon, LTD., 1903. Second Edition. Octavo, 35 pages, 12 plates; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine faded with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; small tears at upper joints; wear to crown and tail of spine; previous owner's name at front free end paper; frontispiece cracking at tip-in; fold-out plates at back of volume; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Leipzig, Germany: Karl Baedeker, 1914. Seventh Edition. Octavo, 458 pages; G; full binding of red cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; closed tears at head and tail of spine; small closed tears at upper edge of back cover; all edges marbled; tanning to pages; both hinges split; contains maps throughout; two ribbon bookmarks; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1937. First Edition. Octavo, 583 pages; G+; full binding of red cloth; spine faded with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; crown of spine missing, damage to tail; minor staining to front cover; upper edge of text block stained red; previous owner's name at front free end paper; pages clean; contains black and white photos; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Naval Intelligence Division, 1946. First Edition. Octavo, 659 pages; G+; full binding of green cloth; spine faded to yellow with gilt lettering; in mylar wrapper; mild shelf wear; mild shredding at top of back joint; ex-library, with usual marks; bookseller's sticker at front free end paper; contains black and white photo plates, and fold-out maps; missing one map; pages clean else library marks; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & co., Ltd., 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 234 pages; G+; full binding of green cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; mild foxing to edges of text block, inside pages up to table of contents; previous owner's bookplate at front free end paper; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1885. First Edition. Octavo, 322 pages, 16 pages; G; full binding of brown cloth; spine with gilt lettering; moderate shelf wear; corners fraying; crown and tail of spine frayed and exposed; small bump at upper edge of back board; front and back hinges starting; previous owner's bookplate at front free end paper; previous owners' names at half title and title pages; pages else clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1930, 1931. First Edition. Octavo, two volumes; G+; full bindings of navy cloth; spines with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; wear to crown and tail of both spines; pages clean; black and white photos throughout both volumes; plates in pocket at back of vol. 1, fold-out plates at back of vol. 2; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
Staplehurst, Kent: Spelmont, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG- with plastic cover; Maroon and grey spine with white text; DJ has some shelf wear and minor chipping on lower edges; price has been clipped from lower inside front; Edges and text block are clean; Signed and inscribed by the author, this is No 47 of a very limited edition of 300 privately published by the author for friends and colleagues. This autobiography covers his nearly 40 years in the Army from commisioning in the late 1940s to his retirement as General Officer Commanding Wales. He served many years in Scottish Battalion of The Parachute Regiment ; he was the last comanderof the Sultan's Armed Forces before Oman indepedence.
New York: Dodd, Mead, & Company, 1907. First Edition. Octavo, 473 pages; VG; full binding of pink cloth; spine with gilt lettering and blind tooled design; mild shelf wear; mild bumping to back board fore edge; mild wear at crown and tail of spine; upper edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate at front free end paper; full color illustrated plates throughout; pages clean; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 515 pages; VG/VG; spine yellow with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar wrapper; price uncut '$30.00'; quarter binding of maroon cloth, covers in orange paper; mild shelf wear; Inscribed on title page by Dalrymple; pages clean; contains photos; shelved case 9.
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1947. First Edition. Octavo, 648 pages; Fair; full binding of orange cloth; spine with red label and gilt lettering; extensive shelf wear; shredding at lower edges and fore edges of boards; back joint split; front joint starting; shredding at head and tail of spine; upper edge of text block stained red; previous owner's bookplate at front free end paper; pages clean; contains black and white photo plates, full color plates; lacking map at back board; LJ consignment; shelved Case 8 1/2.