Islam [Dupont Only]
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Xenel Industries, 1989. First Edition. Quarto, black and purple cloth boards, gold lettering and gold illustration to front and back board, no lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards, gold title to front board in English, title to back board in Arabic; mild wear to gilt text-block; minor scattered imperfections to interior, full-color plates unaffected; text in English and Arabic; black silk ribbon; housed in VG- black cloth clamshell case, no lettering to spine: shelved Front Table.
London: W. Mears, 1723, 1725. First Edition. Two Octavos; VG; Leather spines with green title in gilt lettering, rebacked with new leather spine; Raised bands on spine; Scratching to leather, bumping and chipping at corners; Text block typically age toned; Previous owners name in ink; Some light pencil notations; Spotting near the edges of the text block; 3 fold out plates are intact on volume one--frontis. "Several Postures Used by the Turkes. . . ," "The Temple of Mecca" and "The Genealogy of Mahomet." Light tears to fold-outs, with a 2 inch tear to the edge of the genealogy. Full title, volume one reads: "Containing many surprizing passages, not to be found in any other author. Viz. I. The previous disposition to, and the method of, the creation: the fall of Adam and Eve; their repentance and sufferings; their posterity down to Noah. With a particular description of the deluge. II. The wonderful life of Abraham, and the disinstion between the two lines, that of Isasc, father of the Jews, and of Ishmael, father of the Arabs. III. An historical and chronological dissertation concerning the miraculous prophetick light, which thone on the forehead of Mahomet, and all his progenitors. IV. The lives of Hashem, Abdolmutalib, and Abdallab, the three immediate predecessors of Mahomet; with his own life, pilgrimage to heaven, death, &c. The prayers, ceremonies, fast:, festivals, and other rites observed by the Mahometans. With a remarkable description of the day of judgment. Written in Spanish and Arabick, in the year 1603, for the instruction of the moriscoes in Spain. By Mahomet Rabadan, an arragonian moor translated from the original manuscript, and illustrated with explanatory notes. By Mr. Morgan." MS consign, Shelve in case 4.
London: J. Darby for B. Lintott, 1712. First Edition. Octavo; VG; Bound in brown leather. Rebacked with new spine and green leather title with gilt lettering; Raised bands on spine; Bumping and some chipping to the corners; Scratches to original leather; Binding sturdy; Typical age-toning to the pages. Bookplate and signature of Catholic bishop Charles Walmesley. Life of Mahomet preface 85 pages, Second part: the Four Treatises 254 pages. Shelved in case 4. MS consign.