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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo (197 x 120 mm). (2), XXVI, 355, (1) pp. Contemporary quarter calf with red leather spine label lettered in gilt, spine gilt ruled. Marbled endpapers. The first edition of Hegel’s seminal work on "the sociology of the perfectly organized state" (PMM), best known in English as "Elements of the Philosophy of Right". "It turns away from the apparent chaos of the democratic advocates of individual right in favour of an overwhelming sense that liberty cannot exist apart from order, and that the vital connexion of all parts of the body politic is the source of all good" (ibid.). In spite of th... leer más
    • Librería: Antiquariat Inlibris (Austria)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 Bde. XVI, 512 SS. (8), 456, (38) SS. Mit 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Zeitgenöss. Interimspappbände mit hs. Rückentitel. 8vo. Erste deutsche Ausgabe des erstmals 1782 in Stockholm erschienenen Werks, eines der maßgeblichen metallurgischen Kompendien des vorindustriellen Zeitalters. Der Bergbauexperte, Mineraloge und Chemiker Rinman (1720-92) gilt als "Vater der schwedischen Eisenindustrie" und war lange Jahre als Direktor mehrerer Bergwerke und Eisenhütten tätig; er hatte großen Einfluss auf die Entwicklung der schwedischen Stahlproduktion. Die Übersetzung stammt von dem vor allem durch seine ... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Gouaches on paper. 316 x 241 mm. Partly dated and monogrammed by the artist. The present works were commissioned by Baron Theodor Hruby von Gelenj (1826-1914) at Petschkau castle, where he assembled the largest and most important collection of orchids in Austria at the end of the 19th century. - Provenance: Countess Maria von Thurn-Valsassina, née Hruby von Gelenj (1924-96). A slightly smaller set from the same series, encompassing merely 59 gouaches, commanded $92,500 at Sotheby's NY on 18 Oct. 2011 (lot 922: property from the collection of Lilly & Edmond J. Saffra). Altogether, the artist... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large 8vo. XIII, 1-255, 255A-C, 256-296 pp. Navy cloth with gilt title to spine. Scarce history covering the roles of King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, the Sheikhs of Bahrain and Kuwait, the British geologist Major Frank Holmes etc., drawing on the author's own first-hand recollections and his personal discussions with the wives of HRP Dickson and Frank Holmes. Self-published reproduction of typescript, "printed for private circulation". Signed by the author in blue ink on the title page. First printing (a second printing appeared in the same year). In 1926 Ward had undertaken negotiations in the U... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to. (7) ff., 1 blank f., 88, (4) ff. With woodcut printer's device to title page. 19th century vellum with giltstamped red spine labels. First dated publication of Ulloa's account of the siege of Tripolis in Italian. Includes the three-page dedication to Johann Jakob Fugger - the only place in the book where Ulloa's name appears. The author, a courtier of King Philip II, celebrates the defence of St Angelo's fortress on Malta, modern Libya. - In the 1551 Siege of Tripoli, the Ottoman fleet vanquished the Knights of Malta in Tripoli; the city was captured on 15 August by Sinan Pasha after s... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4to (174 x 260 mm). 16 pp. Includes 34 (of 70) loose albumen photographs, images approximately 130 x 100 mm each, mounted separately and numbered, housed in a modern album. Text volume in original paper wrappers. Rare anthropoligical publication, with original photographic documentation, of the inhabitants of the Fergana region in the extreme east of Uzbekistan, near Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. - Born in Transylvania, Károly Jenö (Charles Eugene) Ujfalvy de Mezokövesd (1842-1904) was a noted Austro-Hungarian ethographic researcher and linguist of Central Asia and the Himalayas. He settled in... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo. 100 pp. With a double-page map and numerous text illustrations. Original marbled printed wrappers. "First published: May, 1950". Stamp and postal history of the Arabian Gulf states, including Bahrain, Bandar Abbas, Dubai, Muscat, etc. The first study of its kind; a shorter version had appeared in serialized form in 1949. Includes brief historical introductions to explain to the collector, "What were we doing there anyway? How did we come to be there at all?" (preface). - A good copy. OCLC 13224212. leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 3 vols. (16), 256 pp. (2), 224, XLIV pp. (2), 259, (1) pp. All 3 titles engraved; with 2 folding engraved plates of music at the end of vol. 1. Slightly later half cloth with gilt spine. First edition. An excellent source work on the culture of the Ottoman Empire, one of the first publications ever to treat the subject. Part 1, pp. 222 ff., discusses Turkish music (with two plates of music, also showing a tanbur). Part 2 mainly treats of libraries and book collections, while part 3 contains the first-ever catalogue of the famous Müteferrika press - a closely annotated bibliography of the bo... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large 8vo. (4), XXXV, (1), 953, (1) pp. With a hand-coloured illustration of the Arab flag on p. 21. Period-style half calf with double giltstamped black spine labels. All edges sprinkled in red but top edge gilt. The earliest and rarest of the great collections of treaties closed between the British Government and local rulers in the western part of the expanding British Empire - most importantly, the accords reached with the sheikhdoms of the Arabian Gulf, the Wahhabis, the territory of Bahrain, and the so-called "Maritime Tribes" of the Arabian coast, or the "Trucial Arab Chiefs". While ... leer más
    • Librería: Antiquariat Inlibris (Austria)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large 8vo. XXVII, (1), 687 pp., including 6 lithographed folding maps and plans (a very large, partly hand-coloured area "Map of Maritime Arabia", 920 x 550, a "Sketch of Ras-ool Khymah", a "Sketch of the Island of Kenn", a "Plan of the Bassadore Roads", a "Trigonometrical Plan of the Harbour of Grane at Koweit", and a "Chart of the Gulf of Persia, by the late Captain G. B. Brucks", all flawless without any wrinkles or tears, the larger ones backed with cloth) and 1 printed folding table on p. 327f. ("Statement of the Number of Inhabitants, Vessels, Houses, and Date Trees of the Joasmee Por... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Small folio (ca. 192 x 262 mm). (Title leaf), 21, (1) pp., (final blank leaf). Italian manuscript on paper. A contemporary account of the 1736 Maronite Synod of Mount Lebanon, which laid the foundations for the modern Maronite Church. Concerns the appointment of Giuseppe Simone Assemani (Yusuf ibn Siman as-Simani) as Apostolic Delegate, who presided over the Synod, and the settlements of several sensitive issues of Maronite Church, such as liturgy, martyrology, sacraments, marriage, and the authority of the Patriarch. - On loose folded leaves, pages numbered. Well preserved. leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Small folio (222 x 334 mm). (4), IV, 278 pp. (Bound with) II: Slavery (East Indies). Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 22 April 1841; for, Copy of the Despatch from the Governor-General of India in Council to the Court of Directors of the East India Company, dated the 8th of February 1841 (No. 3), with the Report from the Indian Law Commissioners, dated the 15th day of January 1841, and its Appendix enclosed in that Despatch, on the subject of Slavery in the East Indies. Ibid., 26 April 1841. 595, (1) pp. Later 19th c. buckram-backed marbled boards, spine owne... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Large 4to. 1-229 pp.; entire volume: (4), 461, (3) pp. With 36 lithographic plates. Contemporary red half calf with giltstamped (oxydized) spine title. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Academy reprint of this account of ancient Arabic astronomy and astronomical instruments by the French orientalist L. A. Sédillot (1808-75), first published separately in 1841. The other contributions in the volume are: C. Leber, Mémoires sur l'appreciation de la fortune privée au moyen age (pp. 230-338); André Papadopoulo-Vretos, Mémoire sur le Pilima (pp. 339-364); and L. Dessalles, Le trésor des chart... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Folio. (8), 168, (2) pp. With 37 etched plates. Contemporary full calf with richly gilt front cover, label to spine, and gilt edges. First (and only) edition in French. - Archduke Rudolf set out on his tour of the Middle East in 1881, travelling first from Vienna to Miramar, Corfu, Alexandria, and Cairo. From there the group sailed up the Nile to Aswan and Memphis, then journeyed on to Port Said, the Suez Canal, the Red Sea, and the Holy Land, returning to Vienna from Haifa via Cattaro (Kotor), Ragusa (Dubrovnik), and Trieste. This is an outstanding and unique copy in a sumptous Viennese bi... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Imperial folio (405 x 474 mm). 2 vols. (10), 12, (2) pp. With 10 colour illustrations in the the text and 100 full-page coloured illustrations mounted on plates. Sumptuous dark brown contemp. full calf, gilt, covers lined in silk, with silk endpapers. First edition of this monumental publication on Islamic pottery, no. 107 of 200 copies printed. All ceramics pictured within the two volumes are described in detail with place and date of origin as well as the current owner (mostly French noble or institutional collections). Includes a bibliography on the subject and list of plates. - Union Cl... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo. (10), 547, (1) pp. With additional engraved title page and 6 engraved plates. Contemporary vellum with handwritten spine title. Uncommon Dutch edition of du Ryer's version, in a translation by J. H. Glasemaker (previously published in 1658), with a Life of the Prophet and numerous engravings by Caspar Luyken (1672-1708). Du Ryer's 1647 French version served as the basis for further translations of the Qur'an (including English, German, and Russian), and was instrumental in introducing Europeans to the tenets of the Muslim faith. - Block somewhat loosened, but still a good copy. Chauvin... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Oil on canvas. 99.1 x 126.5 cm. The Godolphin Arabian was foaled in Yemen in approximately 1724. He was one of three great Eastern stallions imported to England between 1689 and 1730. Together with the Byerley Turk and the Darley Arabian they founded enduring bloodlines from which all modern thoroughbreds in the world descend. - Little is known about the origins of the Godolphin Arabian. He was said to have been given to King Louis XV of France by the Bey of Tunis in 1730. Later, Edward Coke acquired him for his stud at Longford Hall, Derbyshire. Upon Coke's death, the ownership of the Arab... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo. (12), 200 ff. Title with architectural woodcut border. 17th century vellum with ms. title to spine. An early merchants' guide to the measurements of the Mediterranean and Near East, this pocketbook for sixteenth-century Italian traders is one of the foremost sources for the study of the metrologies of Venice and her trading partners in the early sixteenth century. It enabled conversion between Venetian currency, weights and measures and units of other Italian city-states, European neighbours and more exotic locations in the Levant, North Africa, the Near and Middle East, including Cons... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Engraved map in ourline colour, 119 x 53.4 cm. Backed with cloth. One of the earliest monuments of Islamic cartography, of outstanding rarity: published at roughly the same time as the famous "Cedid Atlas", also by the Imperial Engineering School in Scutari (Istanbul), this large-scale engraved wall map shows the "Northern Territories of the Ottoman Empire". This hitherto practically unknown map is clearly to be viewed in connection with the atlas which has long been considered the first and most important achievement of modern Muslim cartography. Like the Cedid Atlas, this outstanding publ... leer más
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    • Notas Bibliográficas: Folio. ½ p. As general-in-chief of the Egyptian campaign, to the army's chief purser Hector Daure (1774-1846), requesting him to send the necessary cloth for the trousers of the 14th Dragoons with a list of the regiment's active debts: "Je vous prie, Citoyen ordonnateur, de faire délivrer dans 24 heures le drap nécessaire pour les pantalons du 14ère Régt. de Dragons et de me faire remettre l'Etat de tout ce qui est encore dû à les Cavalerie." Written on Napoleon's personal folio stationery ("Bonaparte, Général en chef") with the letterhead "République Française", "Liberté - Égalité", printe... leer más
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