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Official report of The Armenian assassination attempt against the Sultan Abdul Hamid II

Official report of The Armenian assassination attempt against the Sultan Abdul Hamid II by Besiktas Police Commandership, the Ottomn authority

İn original decorative dark green binding with the Toghra (arm) of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II and the Ottoman cresent. Dedi...

$10,000.00
"Seven Pillars of Wisdom"

"Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by T.E. Lawrence

Weighing 4lbs. 3oz., a very good edition with many nice illustrations. Measuring 8 Vo., it has 672 pages....

$129.00
Draft of the pictorial jurney made by the Hijaz railway committee to Ma

Draft of the pictorial jurney made by the Hijaz railway committee to Ma'an , contains 95 photographs and descriptive text in Ottoman Turkish by The Ottoman Hejaz Railway photography commission

29 x 20 cm, 158 plates of text include 95 photographs by the Committee of which 42 photographs are on separate plates measured a...

$70,000.00
Howard Baskerville 1885-1909 Fiftieth Anniversary the Story of an American Who Died in the Cause of Iranian Freedom and Independence

Howard Baskerville 1885-1909 Fiftieth Anniversary the Story of an American Who Died in the Cause of Iranian Freedom and Independence by Shafagh, S. R

Iran: Privately Printed, 1959 Pictorial cover with Iranian and American colors stripes. Forword by Senator S. H. Taqizadeh Dedic...

$1,911.00
Tarikh al Dawla al- 'Aliyya al Uthmaniyya (History of the glorious Ottoman state)

Tarikh al Dawla al- 'Aliyya al Uthmaniyya (History of the glorious Ottoman state) by Muhammad Farid bey (1284-1338 AH.,- 1868-1919 AD.)

Cairo: Muhammad efendi Mustafa press, 1893 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. (8), 496 p. Arab...

$950.00
The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by Morier, James

New York: Random House, 1937. First published in 1824 and subsequently compared to Burton's Arabian Nights, this classic is ...

$124.99
Muntakhabat al Jawa'ib

Muntakhabat al Jawa'ib by Selim Faris al Shidyaq (Chidiac) (1826-1906)

Seven volumes; (vol.1): 4, 255, 3 p. (Vol.2): 6, 256 p. (Vol.3): 7, 219, 2 p. (Vol.4): 12, 169 p. (Vol.5): 17, 360, 2 p. (Vol.6)...

$16,000.00
Tarih-i Izzi (History of Izzi) printed in third establishment of Ibrahim Muteferrika

Tarih-i Izzi (History of Izzi) printed in third establishment of Ibrahim Muteferrika by Suleyman Izzi

Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1785 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Suleyman Halil Izzi was ...

$18,000.00
Alt-Stambuler Hof- und Volksleben Ein Turkisches Miniaturenalbum aus dem 17. Jahrhundert, I Tafelband

Alt-Stambuler Hof- und Volksleben Ein Turkisches Miniaturenalbum aus dem 17. Jahrhundert, I Tafelband by Taeschner, Franz (veroffentlicht)

Hannover: Orient-buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire, 1925. Brief text in German. Consists of 55 mounted reproductions. All 55 are presen...

$350.00
Seven Pillars of Wisdom [No. 363 of 750 Copies]

Seven Pillars of Wisdom [No. 363 of 750 Copies] by LAWRENCE, T. E

London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Edition thus. Near Fine+. First Trade Edition (hand-numbered limited issue of 750 copies) o...

$2,850.00
The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert]

The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert] by Wood, Robert

London, 1753. First Edition . Full Leather, Gilt. Very Good. 20 5/8" x 14 1/8. Plates. Vi, 50 Pp, Followed By Plates. The...

$3,500.00
The Natural History of Aleppo. Containing a description of the City, and the principal natural productions in its neighbourhood. Together with an account of the climate, inhabitants, and diseases; particularly of the Plague

The Natural History of Aleppo. Containing a description of the City, and the principal natural productions in its neighbourhood. Together with an account of the climate, inhabitants, and diseases; particularly of the Plague by Alexander Russell; Patrick Russell

London : GG and J Robinson, 1794 A good copy of the scarce 2 volume 2nd enlarged edition of this work. In contemporary full leat...

£1,500.00
REFLECTIONS OF PARADISE Silks and Tiles from Ottoman Bursa

REFLECTIONS OF PARADISE Silks and Tiles from Ottoman Bursa by Photographs by Ahmet Ertug Text by Godfrey Goodwin and others

Book Description: ERTUG & KOCABIYIK, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Focusing...

$500.00
AL I'LAAM BI A'LAAM BALAD ILLAHI L HARAM (HISTORY OF MECCA IN THE 16th C.), ARABIC MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN IN MECCA

AL I'LAAM BI A'LAAM BALAD ILLAHI L HARAM (HISTORY OF MECCA IN THE 16th C.), ARABIC MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN IN MECCA by KUTB UD DIN AL NAHRAWALI, MUHAMMAD BIN AHMAD BIN MUHAMMAD BIN QADI KHAN (D. 988 AH, 1580 AD)

Book. Very Good. No Binding. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. ARABIC MANUSCRIPT IN NASKH SCRIPT, # 200 PP MISSING PAGES FROM THE BEGI...

$13,000.00



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