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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds

Bloomsbury Auctions Live Webcast Auction 30 Apr 2019 14:00 BST

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ƟBartholomaeus Georgievitz, De Turcarum Moribus Epitome, bound with Jamblichus, De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum, together 2 works in 1 volume, in Latin [...

A collection of early wood-cut and engraved plates of Ottoman Sultans and important Oriental figures, most from early German and French travel boo...

ƟPetrus Gyllius “P. Gylli”, De Bospero Thracio lib. III and De Constantino Poleos Topographia lib. IV, together two volumes, in Latin, second edit...

ƟA Group of Maps, Plans and Views relating to Constantinople and the Ottoman Empire, most engraved on paper [various places and publishers, most e...

ƟSir Paul Rycaut, The Present State of the Ottoman Empire..., 3 books in one volume, second edition [London, John Starkey and Henry Brome, 1668] c...

ƟM. Briot, Histoire de L'Etat Present de L'Empire Ottoman: contenant les maximes politiques des Turcs ..., translated by Monsieur Ricaut [Amsterda...

Ɵ Guillaume Joseph Grelot, Relation nouvelle d'un voyage de Constantinople..., first edition [Paris, Damien Foucault, 1680] complete, woodcut vign...

ƟGuillaume Joseph Grelot, A Late voyage to Constantinople: containing an exact description of the ... Grand Seraglio and chief mosques ..., first ...

ƟM. de Ferriol and Le Hay, Explication des cent estampes qui representent different Nations du Levant. Avec de nouvelle estampes de ceremonies tur...

Reception of the French Ambassador le Vicompte D'Andrezel with Sultan Ahmed III, engraved plate by Martin le Jeune after Jean Baptiste van Mour [F...

ƟLady Elizabeth Craven, A Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople ... [London, G. G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789] complete, half-title, large fol...

A Group of Costume Plates and Engravings relating to the Ottomans and Mamluks, on paper [most London, various publishers, nineteenth century] comp...

ƟWilliam Alexander, Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Turks, first edition [London, John Murray, 1814] complete, frontisp...

ƟPanormic Sketch of Jerusalem, taken from the Governor's Palace, from sketches by Mrs Bracebridge [n.p., probably London, 16 December 1833] comple...

ƟJulia Pardoe, The Beauties of Bosphorous ... views of Constantinople, illustrations by William H. Bartlett [London, George Virtue, 1838] complete...

ƟRev. Robert Walsh, Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor, illustrated by Thomas Allom, first edition, first series [...

ƟRev. Robert Walsh, Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor, illustrated by Thomas Allom, first edition, first & second...

ƟMichael Angelo Titmarsh, Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo, first edition [London, Chapman and Hall, 1846] complete, hand-coloured ...

ƟArthur J. Joyce, The Cossack and the Turk: a popular account of the affairs of the Ottoman Empire, first edition [London, Henry Vizetelly, 1853] ...

ƟThéophile Gautier, Constantinople of To-Day, first English edition [London, David Bogue, 1854] complete, sepia frontispiece and additional engrav...

ƟJohn Oldmixon, Gleanings from Piccadilly to Pera, first edition [London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1854] complete, frontispiece and 3 chr...

“Coffee House at Jerusalem” and “The Holy Rock, Jerusalem”, two plates by M. and N. Hanhart after Carl Werner, chromolithographs on paper [London,...

Frederick George (artist, attributed to), Three illustrations for publication in the Illustrated London News, original drawings on paper [Egypt (p...

L.B.H. Cremer (artist), Eastern Skyline, a view of Istanbul-Bosphorous, original illustration, watercolour on paper [probably Istanbul, Turkey, da...

ƟEdmondo de Amicis, Constantinople, first edition, 2 volumes [Philadelphia, Henry T. Coates & co., 1896] 2 volumes, complete, frontispieces and ph...

Tristram Ellis (artist), View of Constantinople Harbour, signed etching on paper [n.p. dated 1893 AD] single leaf, original etching with artist's ...

H.L. Bacon (artist), original illustration of Henry Morton Stanley's meeting Emin Pasha, watercolour on thick paper, possibly for use as a book il...

ƟAbu 'Ali al-Husayn ibn 'Abdallah Ibn Sina, known as 'Avicenna', Al Qanun fi al'Tibb (The Canon of Medicine), first edition, printed in Arabic [Ro...

ƟKitab Tahthib al-Ibarat fi fin an 'Akhadh al-Misahat (Treatise on Land Surveying), translated by Sa'id Omra Efendi from French to Arabic, apparen...

ƟFrancis B. Spilsbury, Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, delineated during the campaigns of 1799 and 1800 [London, G.S. Tregear, 182...

ƟSmall collection of works relating to Jerusalem & the Hebrew Language, in English [London, 1844-1883] 4 volumes, comprising: (i) W.H. Bartlett, W...

ƟNikolai Khanikoff, Bokhara: its Amir and its People, translated by the Baron Clement A. de Bode, first English edition [London, James Madden, 184...

A Collection of 13 engraved costume plates, most relating to North Africa, by Theodore Viero of Venice [probably Italy, c. 1785] 13 loose plates, ...

ƟA Cochinese Soldier, hand-painted engraving, on paper [probably London, c. 1850] single leaf, depicting a Cochinese Soldier, hand-painted, a few ...

ƟAn Indian Qur'an, in Arabic, Urdu and Farsi, lithographed on paper [India (probably Bombay), dated 1292 AH (1865 AD)] textually complete, possibl...

ƟDavid Ker, On the Road to Khiva, first edition [London, Henry S. King & co., 1874] complete, large folding map, 7 photographic plates, 40pp. publ...

ƟCaptain H. Wilberforce Clarke, The Bustan by Shaikh Muslihu-d-din Sa'di Shirazi, first edition [London, Wm. H. Allen and Co., 1879] complete, chr...

ƟSir Charles Wilson, Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt, 5 volumes including Supplement [London, Virture & co. n.d., 1880-84] complete, each v...

ƟCharles Marvin, The Russians at Merv and Herat, first edition [London, W. H. Allen & co, 1883] complete, frontispiece, plates throughout, many ga...

ƟThe Gospel of Luke, in Arabic, lithographed on paper [Mequinez, Morocco, Gospel Missionary Union, 1902] complete, lithography in Arabic maghribi,...

ƟVues Photographiques des Fouilles d'Al Foustat, together with Apel et Ses Environs, both photobooks, in French and Arabic [Cairo and possibly Par...

ƟYemen in 1937 and 1938, documented by Italian traveller B.V. Clementi, two albums of black & white photography with manuscript annotations and ca...

ƟArt and Reference Books relating to Middle Eastern and Persian Art & History [most UK, twentieth century]12 volumes, comprising: Islamic Painting...

Document recording a grain delivery by Aspiy, made in part payment of a debt owed to Muzd, in Middle-Iranian language and Bactrian script, manuscr...

ƟAbu Bakr ibn al-Arabi, work of Maliki Fiqh, possibly his commentary on Tirmidh's Hadith Collection 'Aridhat al-Ahwazi', in Arabic, decorated manu...

Bifolium from an Abbasid Qur'an, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on parchment [Near East (possibly Levant regions), tenth century AD] single bifol...

Three Egyptian documents, one fragmentary, in Arabic, on parchment and paper [Egypt, thirteenth and eighteenth centuries] 3 loose documents, compr...

ƟSection of a Mamluk Qur'anic Juz', in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper [Mamluk provinces, probably mid-fourteenth century] comprising text...

ƟA Sub-Saharan Qur'an, in a bound format, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [probably southern Sudan, mid-nineteenth century] 112 leaves (p...

ƟAn Alif-Ba Mufradat, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper [Provincial North Africa (possibly Tunisia), c. 1800] complete, 18 leaves on West...

ƟKitab al-Lughat (a Treatise on the Arabic Language), in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Near East, dated month of Sha'ban 1330 AH (1912 AD...

ƟKitab al-Ilam ba Ilam Beit Allah Al-Haram … (A History of Mecca and the History of the construction of the Haram al-Sharif), in Arabic, illuminat...

An illuminated Hajj Scroll presented to a woman named Fatemeh bint Abdullah Al-Hussaynieh, depicting Mecca and Medina, in Arabic, illuminated manu...

An impressive Qur'an leaf, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on polished paper [probably Mamluk Mesopotamia, c. 1320] single folio of very high qu...

Bifolia from three Mamluk Qur'ans, in Arabic, illuminated manuscripts on paper [Mamluk Regions including Egypt and Yemen, fifteenth and early sixt...

ƟNazm Al-Jawahra al-Sheikh Ibrahim al-Qani (a Treatise of Religious Doctrines in Poetic form), in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [“the coas...

Rustam Fighting Afrasiyab, with soldiers watching on from the hillside, leaf from a Shahnameh, in Ottoman Turkish, illuminated manuscript on paper...

A Sultan in conversation with his Courtiers, Ottoman miniature on paper [Ottoman Turkey, probably c. 1600] single leaf, gouache and ink on paper, ...

ƟAn Ottoman Anthology of Poetry, in Arabic, Ottoman Turkish and Farsi, decorated manuscript on paper [Ottoman Turkey, second half of seventeenth c...

Ɵ  A Fine Ottoman Qur'an, signed by Darwish Ibrahim Tahir Mustafa, a Student of Mawlana Muhammad Rasim, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper...

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