Extremely rare. Quinsac (&) Chaix, Paris, 1887. Large folio, 23 and 8 pages, 150 fine phototype photographs by Émile Bechard. Loose as issued in the original cloth portfolio with lithographic front side and ties. Spine recently restored, small tears to plates in places, margins a bit dust stained on some... Item #: M6938.
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Exceptional set: first edition signed by the author, 1 of 500 copies of which this is number 300. The Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1932-40. Folio, vol. I: xxxix & 372 pages, 62 plates. Vol. II: xxvi & 415 pages, 122 plates. Original cloth, rubbed and very slightly stained, inside in fine... Item #: M7011.
THE FULL BOOK IS PRESENTED HERE IN PICTURES, COURTESY OF ALFRED J. MARTIN. Extremely rare set of 2 volumes, probably only a hundred copies exist worldwide. Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1875. First edition. Folio. Band I: viii & 37 pages, 67 plates numbered I to XXVII and XXX to... Item #: M0486.
Extremely rare. Published for The Brooklyn Museum at The Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1941. First edition. Elephant folio with 6 pages of text and 72 double leaves (Plates) numbered 1a to 73a. Contemporary olive cloth, with gold lettering to spine. A fine copy. This is the first volume of a.... Item #: M0622b.
Very rare first edition, complete set in 2 volumes. Jules Didot, Paris, 1822-1826. Folio, 660 x 500 mm. Contemporary binding half vellum and marbled hardcover with corners, titles and ornaments within label in red Moroccan to the back. A total of 2 title-pages, 2 geographical maps and 92 aquatint plates... Item #: M6964.
Extremely rare. Chez l'Auteur, Paris, 1841. First edition. Elephant folio (59.5 x 43 cm), [1 errata], 36 leaves [72 pp.,], 37 aquatint engravings hors texte, etched in sepia by Hilmey after drawings by Horeau, depicting 58 subjects including a frontispiece portrait of Mehemet Ali and a panorama of Cairo, each... Item #: M6899.
Extremely rare first edition. Ludovico Grignano, Roma, 1650. Folio, 320x215 mm. Full stiff vellum binding, label with gilt tilte on the spine; leaves [32, including title page], pp. 560 [i.e. 558], leaves , mistakes in numeration. Coat of arms of Pope Innocenzo X on title page, woodcut Initials, Head and... Item #: M4849.
Unique complete set of 8 fascicles: fascicles 3 to 8 stem from the library of Archduke Maximilian of Bavaria himself and have his golden crown on interleaves. Verlag von Ebner & Seubert, Stuttgart, 1846-1850. First edition. Folio. , 70 pages, 48 plates of which 33 are tinted lithographs by J.... Item #: M6939.
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J. Savoy, Paris, 1885. First edition. Folio, 4 pages + 4 pages for the table of plates, 110 plates (actually 98 plates, as the 12 double-page plates are counted as two), of which 86 are chromolithographs and 12 are in b/w. Contemporary red half-leather with boards, the boards are rubbed... Item #: M6865a.
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Extremely rare. Firmin Didot, Paris, 1847. First edition. Folio, , 9 pages, , lithographed title page (a portion repaired, not affecting the text), 52 lithographic plates numbered I-L, XV bis et XXVI bis, of which 5 in colour. Recent half-calf, spine gilt. Some foxing. A near-fine copy. Item #: M6898.
Extremely rare first edition. James Madden, London, 1848. Elephant folio, 1 frontispice, 60 pages, 30 plates. Contemporary cloth boards rebacked and recornered. Prisse’s Oriental Album is a visual documentary, in 30 magnificent folio tinted lithographs finished by hand, of the people, costumes and way of life in the Nile Valley... Item #: M6905.
Rare complete set of 2 volumes. Edition limited to 1200 sets. Ordnance Survey, Giza, 1949-54. First edition. Large folio, original cloth, containing 243 plates showing mosques and architectural and decorative details (27 in colour): 216 in photogravure with sepia ink, 2 in photogravure with chromolithographed colour, 3 chromolithographed, and 22... Item #: M7019.