/ Venetia Porter ; with contributions by Isabelle Caussé ; foreword by Saeb Eigner. London : British Museum Press, 2006. First edition. Quarto (285 x 225 mm), publisher’s cloth covered boards in pictorial dust jacket; pp 144, profusely illustrated in colour; a fine copy. ‘Word into Art presents highlights of the contemporary art and culture …
BENJAMIN, Roger (curator and editor)
/ Roger Benjamin, curator and editor ; Mounira Khemir, guest curator and contributor photography ; Ursula Prunster, guest curator and contributor Australian art ; Lynne Thornton, contributor. Sydney : AGNSW, 1997. Large quarto (300 x 240 mm), pictorial card covers, pp iv, 259, profusely illustrated in colour; a fine copy. Catalogue of an exhibition held …
Bulan sabit : seni dan peradaban Islam di Asia tenggara.. Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, and Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2006. Quarto, laminate boards with acetate dustjacket, pp. 303, extensively illustrated, as new copy. Crescent Moon: Islamic art and civilisation in Southeast Asia is a spectacular visual exploration of the Islamic …
London : Philip Wilson Publishers, 1997. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 191, illustrated. This all-color book describes the Turkish harem in a comprehensive manner, bringing it to life with sensual, evocative illustrations and well-documented text. The author describes the reigns and idiosyncracies of the Sultans and their favorites and brilliantly traces the decline of a …
London : Alexandria Press in association with Thames & Hudson, 1988. First edition. Quarto (290 x 230 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered green cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jacket; 270,  pp, profusely illustrated with colour and b/w plates; a fine copy.
ROBERTS, David (1796-1864)
La Terre Sainte. Vues & monuments recueillis par David Roberts de l’Académie de Londres, avec une description historique sur chaque planche.
Bruxelles : Société des Beaux-Arts, Gérant A. de Wasme (J. Lots, lithographic printer), 1843. Large folio (560 x 390 mm), contemporary gilt-ruled half red crushed morocco over marbled papered boards (upper board virtually unrubbed, lower board with a few minor grazes), spine in compartments with tooled ornament and lettering in gilt, original silk endpapers, front …
ARUNDALE, F[rancis] (1807 - 1853)
Illustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai : including the most interesting sites between Grand Cairo and Beirout
From drawings by F. Arundale, architect. With a descriptive account of his tour and residence in those remarkable countries. London : Henry Colburn, 1837. Quarto, gilt-lettered embossed plum cloth (spine slightly sunned with a couple of very neat minor repairs), bookplate to pastedown, lithographed portrait frontispiece, pp. viii; lithographed map; pp. 116, 20 tinted lithographed …
HARPER, Henry Andrew (1835-1900)
London : The Religious Tract Society, 1888. First edition. Large quarto (320 x 260 mm), publisher’s oatmeal cloth over bevelled boards, upper board and spine with gilt-stamped lettering and pictorial device (light staining to boards and spine), all edges gilt, title page in red and black, 128 pp, with  photogravure plates, all with tissue …
MORAGA, Hernando de (d. 1620)
Tercero Rey de las Españas, y Emperador del Nuevo mundo, hizo á Xaabay Rey de Persia clarissimo: la qual embaxada dio Don García de Silua y Figueroa su Embaxador, el año passado de 1618 años, hecha por fray Hernando Moraga, Custodio de la Prouincia de San Gregorio de Felipinas, que se halló presente en la Corte del Persiano, …
DIXON, W. (William) Hepworth
London : Chapman and Hall, 1879. First edition. Octavo (230 x 150 mm), publisher’s blind-blocked red cloth over boards (some light marks and staining to both), Crescent and Cross device in black at centre of both boards, spine with the same device and lettering in gilt (a little sunned); ownership signature of original owner in …
SOSKIN, Abraham (photographer) (1884-1963)
[Berlin : Photophot A.G., 1926]. Oblong octavo (160 x 220 mm), rebound in later half morocco over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt ‘Tel Aviv 1926’;  pp, comprising  pages with three versions of the Preface written by photographer Abraham Soskin, in Hebrew, English and German, followed by  preliminary plates (coat of arms …
SPILSBURY, F[rancis]. B.
/ By F. B. Spilsbury, of His Majesty’s ship Le Tigre; surgeon in that expedition during both campaigns. London : Published by Edward Orme, Printseller to His Majesty and the Royal Family, 59, New Bond-street. Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-row, 1803. First edition. Large folio (470 x 335 mm), contemporary gilt-ruled half scarlet …
MAYER, Luigi (1755-1803)
Views in Palestine from the original drawings of Luigi Mayer with an historical and descriptive account of the country and its remakable places.
/ Vues en Palestine, d’apres les dessins originaux de Luigi Mayer; avec une relation historique et descriptive du pays, et des lieux principaux qu-on y remarque. London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, for R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall, 1804. First Edition. Large folio (495 x 350 mm), contemporary gilt-ruled half scarlet straight-grain morocco …
WILSON, Charles William, Sir (1836-1905) and Charles WARREN
/ by Capt. Wilson, Capt. Warren … [et al.] ; with an introd. by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley ; edited by Walter Morrison. London : Richard Bentley, 1871. First edition. Thick octavo (225 x 150 mm), publisher’s maroon cloth over boards with gilt device to upper board (rubbed and lightly marked), spine with title and insignia …
ALSAGOFF, Syed Mohsen
The Alsagoff family in Malaysia : A.H. 1240 (A.D. 1824)-A.H. 1382 (A.D. 1962) : with biographical and contemporary sketches of some members of the Alsagoff family. (Presentation copy)
Singapore : The Author, . Quarto (265 mm), illustrated wrappers (lightly marked, upper wrapper chipped at head of spine and creased at top corner), staple bound; presentation inscription to title ‘With compliments from Dato A. M. Alsagoff 24/4/63‘; pp 50, with numerous b/w photographic illustrations, advertisements; internally very clean and sound. This well-illustrated publication relates the …
SANSON, Nicolas (1600-1667)
et in tabulas quatuor concinnata: quarum I. Totius orbis, in Bibliis Sacris cogniti, partes continet II. Terram Promissam, sive Judaeam in suas tribus divisam III & IV. Jesu Christi, & Apostolorum Petri & Pauli Patriam, Mansiones, & Itinera, & Pauli Navigationem Jerosolymis Romam usque. Additae sunt descriptio Terrae Chanaan, sive Terrae Promissae, Jesu Christi, et …