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Works on Paper from the Islamic and Near Eastern Worlds

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Ɵ C. Niebuhr, Description de L'Arabie d'apres les observations et recherches faites dans le pays meme, by Nicholas Möller [Copenhagen, 1773]single...

Ɵ C. Niebuhr, Voyage en Arabie & en d'autres pays circonvoisins, translated from German to French, in two volumes, by S. J. Baalde and J. Van Scho...

Ɵ Anthimos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, Al-Hidaya al-Qawiya ila l'amana al-Mustaqima (A Guide to the True Faith), first Arabic edition printed in Arab...

Ɵ Antoine Laurent Castellan, Turkey, Being a Description ... the History of the Turks, translated by Frederic Shoberl, first American edition, H. ...

Ɵ M. Noel Desverges and M. Jomard, Arabie, single volume from L'Universe. Histoire et Description de Tous les Peuples, by Didot Fréres [Paris, 184...

Ɵ Richard Francis Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, edited by Leonard C. Smithers, The Library Edition, H.S. Nichols & Co. [Lon...

Ɵ Qur'anic 'Tarsh' amulet, containing a blessing for the blind to regain sight, wood-block printed in Arabic, on paper [Fatimid Egypt, twelfth cen...

Ɵ Hand-carved Wood-block, engraved with "Safr Nishd al-Nishad li-Suleyman" (the Song of Solomon), for use as printing block, together with a print...

Ɵ Kitab Golestan Sheikh Sa'adi (the Golestan of Sheikh Sa'adi), printed in Farsi, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), dated 1249 AH (1833...

Ɵ Naima Tarih-i Naima (being a concise History of the Ottoman Empire from 1591-1660), printed in Ottoman Turkish, volume I only, on paper, by the ...

Ɵ Kitab Tarjama al-Jalistan al-Farsi (Book of translation for the Gulistan from Farsi), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Ca...

Ɵ Al-Khulasa al-Alfiyya (the poetic book of Arabic Grammar by Ibn al-Malik), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), dated...

Ɵ Shar ibn Aqil al-Alfiyaat ibn Malik (a commentary on Ibn Malik's al-Alfiyaat), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), d...

Ɵ Shudhur al-Dhab fi Ma'rifat Kalam al-Arab (a treatise on Arabic grammar), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), dated ...

Ɵ The Alif Laila, or Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, printed in Arabic and English, by Thacker and Co. St. Andrew's Library [India (Cal...

Ɵ Hasan al-Rashidi, Al-Durr al-Thamin fi Fann al-Aghrabadhin (a medical work on pharmacology), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Eg...

Ɵ Siyaha fi Amriqiyaat (treatise on travel and tourism in America), translated from the French text by Henry Markham, printed in Arabic, on paper,...

Ɵ Hashiyat al-Imamat al-Saja'i ila shahr al-Qatar, printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), dated 1272 AH (1855-56 AD)] sin...

Ɵ Ilm Sarfand Marah wa Azi wa Maqsud (being a grammatical treatise), in Ottoman Turkish, by order of Sultan Abd'ul Aziz Khan [Ottoman Turkey (prob...

Ɵ Shahr al-Alamat al-Kafrawi ila matn al-Ajrosiyat (being a treatise on Arabic grammar), printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (C...

Ɵ Al-Dala'ilat al-Alamiyaat ... (a Christian publication on the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Church), printed in Arabic and Greek, by the...

Ɵ A large Qur'an, printed in Arabic, with hand-coloured additions [Malaya, or Singapore, dated 1287 AH (1870 AD)] single volume, final page of Qur...

Ɵ Revd. T. P. Hughes (editor), The Khalid-i Afghani, being selections of Pushto prose and poetry, printed in English and Pashto, by the Afghan mis...

Ɵ Four legal treatises, printed in Arabic, on paper, by the Bulaq Press [Egypt (Cairo), all dated 1293 AH (1875 AD)] collection of four volumes, a...

Ɵ Kitab Mudakhil al'abadat (Book of Entrance to Worship, being a treatise on Christian practice), printed in Arabic, by al-Ab'a al-Yusu'in [Lebano...

Ɵ Mu'arif Nizarat Jalil ... (a Qur'anic commentary), in Arabic and Ottoman Turkish, lithographed in gold [probably Constantinople, dated Rabi I 13...

Ɵ Muqamat of Hariri, lithographed in Arabic and Farsi, by the Munshi Nawwal press [India (probably Lucknow), dated 1303 AH (1886 AD)] single volum...

Ɵ Kitab Alif la'Ila (being the Tales of a Thousand and One Nights), lithographed in translation to Urdu, on paper, by the house of Munshi Nawwal K...

Ɵ Mirza Hasan Fasa'i, Farsnama-i Nasiri (a historical and geographical treatise on the province of Fars), lithographed in Farsi, on paper [Tehran,...

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

Ɵ J. M. Rogers, Topkapi Sarayi, limited edition reference books, in French [France (Paris), 1987-88]set of three volumes, comprising: (i) Costumes...

Ɵ Collection of six Islamic art reference books, in English, French, and German [various locations, 1954-2002]6 separate volumes, comprising: (i) ...

Bifolium from a fine Maghribi Qur'an, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on parchment [Andalusia, twelfth century] single bifolium, single column, ...

Bilolium from a fine Mamluk Qur'an, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on buff paper [Mamluk Egypt or possibly Syria, thirteenth century] single bi...

Ɵ Juz from a Mamluk Qur'an, comprising text from Juz IX (Qala l'Mala-u), in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper [Probably Egypt, mid-fourteent...

Ɵ Section from a Mamluk Qur'an, containing the opening to Surah al-Anfal, in Arabic, illuminated manuscript on paper [Mamluk Egypt, late fourteent...

Ɵ Hakim Tabib Abu Abd'ullah Muhammad bin Ibrahim bin Sa'id al-An'amari al-Sikhbari, Al-Muntakhib min kitab qaniy'a Mulabib... (a work on Herbal Me...

Ɵ Kitab Tarikh al-Makke al-Mukarrama wa bana al-Haram al-Sharif (being a history of Mecca and the construction of the Haram al-Sharif), second vol...

Ɵ Two Qur'anic Juz', copied for Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Sheikh Qabilah Beni Yas, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper ["in the town of Al-Dhafr...

Ɵ Ne'matullah bin Ahmad bin Mubarak al-Rumi, a book of Farsi Vocabulary, apparently copied for a French traveller, in Farsi, with some manuscript ...

A lengthy talismanic scroll, with numerous magic squares and number squares, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [probably Egypt or Levant, e...

Ɵ A Fine Maghribi Dala'il al-Khayrat, in Arabic, with numerous full-page decorations, manuscript on paper [North Africa, late nineteenth century]s...

A West African Qur'an in a contemporary carrying case, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Western Africa (probably Nigeria), late nineteent...

A provincial Maghribi Prayerbook, using Islamic number squares, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Western Africa, late nineteenth century]...

Qur'anic writing tablet, for use of students memorising verses of the Qur'an, in Arabic, ink on long narrow wooden panel with handle [West Africa ...

Ɵ A bound Sub-Saharan Qur'an, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [East Africa (probably Ethiopia), late nineteenth century] single volume, l...

Ɵ Tanbih al-'Anam fi Biyan awl' Muqam Nabina Muhammad (treatise on the names of Prophet Muhammad), two volumes, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on...

Small collection of scrolls, for purposes including prayer timetables, calendars and talismanic qualities, in Arabic, printed and manuscript examp...

Leaf from a Kufic Qur'an, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on parchment [Near East, 9th century] single leaf, single column, 18 lines of sepia Kufi...

Collection of leaves from dispersed Qur'ans, forming a teaching collection, in Arabic with some translations to Farsi, illuminated manuscripts on ...

Ɵ Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Ahmad al-Ghazali, Kitab Mujalis al-Taqiya (a work on hadith and jurispudence), volumes and II and III only, in Arabic, de...

Ɵ Tanweer fi Mathad al-Sarba'a min Nashr ila Mafi (a work on Fiqh compiled in verse form), in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Near East, da...

Ɵ Kitab Iddat al-Du'ali (a work on Shi'a Fiqh), in Arabic, decorated manuscript on polished paper [Near East, dated 1030 AH (1620 AD)]single volum...

Ɵ Ibrahim Ibn Musa al-Tarabulusi, Is'af fi Ahkam al-Awqaf, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Jerusalem (al-Aqsa Mosque), dated 1 Muharram ...

Ɵ Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi, Al-Hadra al-Unsiyya fi al-Rihla al-Qudsiyya, also known as "al-Rihla al-Wustd" (a travel journal for al-Nabulsi's journ...

Ɵ Sharh al-Tahrir fi Faru' al-Fiqh (a commentary on Fiqh), second volume only, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on paper [Jerusalem, dated 1134 AH ...

Ɵ Ahmad bin Ibrahim bin Khalil al-Halabi, Jadval Mu'arif Matla' al-Kawakib al-Khamisa asiyyara l'maqib al-Shams ... (being an astronomical treatis...

Ɵ Abu al-Fazl Hubaysh bin Ibrahim al-Tiflisi, Nazm al-Suluk wa Taqwim al-Adviyeh (a dictionary of medicine and guide to herbal remedies), in Arabi...

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