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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 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 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 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, ...

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...

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

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 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...

Ɵ Dawud Ibn 'Umar al-Antaki, Majmia' al-Munafia al-Badaniyaat at-Tibb wa li'Sayailat (treatise on pharmacy and medicine for the human body), in Ar...

Ɵ An Astronomical treatise, in Arabic, decorated manuscript on blue paper [Ottoman Turkey or possibly Qajar Persia, dated 1231 AH (1816 AD)] singl...

Ɵ Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Hasan ibn Duraid al-Azdi al-Basri ad-Dawsi, known as "Ibn Duraid", Kitab Sharh al-Maqsurah (commentary on the poetic treat...

Timurid 'marriage' leaf with an illuminated miniature, in Farsi, illuminated manuscript on paper [Timurid Persia, c. 1500] single leaf, formed of ...

Muhammad Akbar Aref Muhammad Arzani, Hudud al-Amraz (a medical treatise), in Arabic, decorated manuscript on polished paper [Mughal India, first h...

Ɵ Kanz al-Daqaiq, translated into Farsi by Nasrullah Ahmad al-Azdi al-Kermani, decorated manuscript on paper [Mughal India, late seventeenth centu...

Ɵ Mirza Muhammad Kazim, Alamgirnameh, also known as "Munshaat Alamgiri", being a court history of the Emperor Aurangzeb, in Farsi, decorated manus...

Ɵ Nezami Ganjavi, Eskandarnameh (including both books Safarnameh and Khadrnameh of the Alexander Romance), in Farsi, decorated manuscript on polis...

Ɵ Divan of Hafez Shirazi, in Farsi, illuminated manuscript on paper [probably North Indian provinces, dated month of Ramadan, probably c. 1820] si...

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