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The Romance of the Portuguese in Abyssinia; an Account of the Adventurous Journeys of the Portuguese to the Empire of Prester John; Their Assistance to Ethiopia in Its Struggle Against Islam...1490-1633; with Illustrations from old Prints and Two Maps by Rey, C.F.(Charles Fernand)

London; (1929): H.F. & G. Witherby. First Edition. Octavo. 319p. index. frontispiece, plates, bibliography, includes two folding maps including those of Africa and the map of Abyssinia. A very nice copy bound in green cloth, spine lettered and ...

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Road to Democracy in Iran by Akbar Ganji

The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books Series) by Ganji, AkbarM.I.T. Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008. Hard Cover. First Edition, First Printing. 113 clean, unmarked pages. Signed by author on title page Size: 12 Vo....

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L’Alcoran de Mahomet. Translaté d’Arabe en François, Par le Sieur du Ryer; Sieur de la Grande Malezair by Qur'an

Twelvemo, contemporary vellum, (6) + 486pp + (2), title printed in red and black with printers woodcut device, some woodcut initials, some printed marginilia, ownership in ink on the title of Robt. St.George. The third printing of the Qur'an in French. T...

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Davidis Millii S.S. Theologiae D. ejusdemque, nec non Antiquitatum Sacrarum, & Linguarum Orientalium, in Academia Trajectina, Professoris Ordinarii, dissertationes selectae, varia S. litterarum et antiquitatis orientalis capita, exponentes et illustrantes. Curis secundis, novisque dissertationibus, orationibus, et miscellaneis Orientalibus auctae. by MILL, David

1743 1ed David Mill Oriental Treatises MUSLIM Arabic Muhammed Islam Coins RAREDavid Mill was an 18th-century Germany orientalist known for his reformed theological views. While professor of oriental studies at the University of Utrecht, Mill wrote a numbe...

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L'Alcoran De Mahomet by Quran

1775 QURAN Koran Islam Mohammed Mahomet Du Ryer BANNED Muslim Alcoran A rare, 17th-century printing of the Quran in French. This highly desirable Islamic text was translated by Andre du Ryer, known for his accuracy in French translations. Du Ryer transla...

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Fabrica Overo Dittionario Della lingua volgare Arabica, et Itliana, Copioso de voci; & locutoni, con osseruare lafrase dell’una lingua. by DOMINICUS GERMANO of Silesia

Quarto, contemporary vellum, pp.(10) + 102, Arabic and Italian throughout, title with printers woodcut device, some browning throughout, an excellent copy. Schnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica, 67. Brill, Philologia Orientalis, II,224. Graf IV 177. Lambrecht 46...

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Jami At-Tirmidhi 16 Arabic-English Med by At-Tirmidi, Mohammad Ibn Eisa

Riyadh: Darussalam, 2007-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Six volumes. Maktaba Darussalam, 2007. Bindings are tight, sturdy, and square; light edgewear to boards; very small surface abrasion on front board of Vol. 1, else gilt titling on spine and front boa...

From The Book House in Dinkytown


Guide de la conversation (grammaire, dialogues, vocabulaire) Français - Turc [Turque]. Avec la prononciation figurée. Enrichi d'un tableau comparatif des monnaies, poids et mesures. / Fransizdjè vè turktchè tekellum riçalèci. by Timoni, Alexandre

Paris, Librairie Orientale de Maisonneuve, 1854.. Oblong small octavo. Pp. xxxii, 112. Set in triple columns. Publisher's catalogue. Bound in the original orange stiff wrappers, worn under plasticization, corner clipped off from half-title, date stamp on...

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Gazophylacium linguae Persarum triplici linguarum clavi, Italice, Latine, Gallice by Ange de Saint-Joseph

Folio; 24 x 37 cm; engraved frontispiece, [xvi], 474, [20] pages; original paper covered boards, recent leather backstrip; ex-library two upstate New York seminaries, with small label on front pastedown, small rubber stamp and shelving information on vers...

From Archway Books


Arabismus, h.e. Præcepta Arabicæ Linguæ, In harmoniâ ad Ebræa, eademq; Universalia, nec non Chaldæo-Syra, (feofum antehac edita illa ab autore) conscripta, exemplis sufficinti-busq; confirmata illustrataq;. by SENNERT,Andrea

Quarto, 18 x 14.5 cm, old cloth boards, black morocco label lettered gilt, spine chipped, pp.8 + 166, including the errata on the last two pages, woodcut initial, decorated woodcut to chapter heading and ending, Latin with Arabic in the text throughout, e...

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Titles of honor by SELDEN, John

1672 John Selden Titles of Honor Heraldry Genealogy Persia Greek Rome Islam RARE "Most men's learning is nothing but History duly taken up. If I quote Tho. Aquinas for some Tenet, & believe it, because the school-men say so, that's but History: few men ...

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In The Name Of God: Selected Sonnets from Divan of Hafez by G.M.L. Bell

FIRST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING, HARDCOVER with CASE - In The Name Of God: Selected Sonnets from Divan of Hafez translated by G.M.L. Bell is a Eghbal Publications hardcover First Edition/First Printing - it states First Edition on the copyright page (Even tho...

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Les Mille et Une Nuits Contes Arabes by Galland, [A]. Translator

Paris: Earnest Burdin, 1860. Quarto. A new edition, text in French. 1106pp., illustrated with 17 full page gravures and textual illustrations by MM. Francais, H.Baron, Ed. Wattier Laville, and others. revised and corrected from the first edition of 1704,...

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Petri Venerabilis, Abbatis Cluniacensis, illustrium miraculorum libri II. Accesserunt selectiora quaedam ex chronicis fratru[m] ordinis Praedicatorum editis à R.P.M. Antonio Senensi. Nonnulla praeterea plena admirationis, desumptae ex antiquissimis ecclesiae scriptoribus, lectu dignissima. by PETER, the Vulnerable

1595 1ed Peter the Vulnerable Miraculum Miracles Cluny Islam Crusades Douai Peter the Vulnerable, Abbot of Cluny, was a 12th-century Benedictine monk. Throughout his lifetime, and in the decades following, Peter's writings were some of the best and most ...

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Mahomets Alkoran, Door de Heer du Ryer uit d’Arabische inde Fransche, en door J.H.Gazemaker by Qur'an

Two parts in one volume, twelvemo, contemporary vellum, engraved title frontispiece + (7) + 692pp; (2) + 125pp, a few woodcut initials, printed marginilia. Second printing of Qur’an in Dutch, the first translation into Dutch of du Ryer’s French transl...

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