A rare ephemeral Ottoman map of Africa was printed on the back cover of a notebook 8°. [48 pp.] manuscript in pencil on paper with printed stripes, stapled, original pink illustrated wrappers (front cover with light water-staining, tears, loss of image and recently repaired with scotch tape, map with soft folds and tiny tears in the margins, staples…
A complete set of the contemporary Ottoman translations of Schweinfurth’s influential travelogue to Africa. 8°: 911 pp. with black and white illustrations, folding map, coloured in outline, one toned lithograph with hand coloured details, contemporary Ottoman black calf with gilt and debossed decoration (remboîtage in a contemporary Ottoman binding) (minor age-toning and foxing, holes in the map on the crossings…
A very rare ‘Restricted’ map of Agra made during World War II, when the city was feared to be a target of Japanese bombing, such that the dome of the Taj Majal was covered in camouflage, published in Dehra Dun by the Survey of India. Colour print (Good, some wear along old folds, some conspicuous toning to lower…
8°, 156 pp.,  with illustrated vignettes in the text, contemporary brown cloth binding without bound in wrappers (small tears and minor loss of paper in the gutter, minor staining, binding with light wear and ink staining, some sheets slightly stained in the margins, old bookdealer’s stamp on the last page, old signature and date on the title page, altogether…
8°. 29-35 pp., facing pages marked with the same number, with colour lithographed plates, printed covers, stapled (tiny loss of paper in the lower corners of the last pages, light staining and foxing, otherwise in a good used condition).
A rare pamphlet on a sermon preached in Nestorian Mission in Urumia, Persia, printed in Boston, and signed by the author, Rev. Justin Perkins, “an apostle to Persia” and the first citizen of the United States to reside in Iran.
A rare richly illustrated book, supporting the anarchist movement Mlada Bosna (Young Bosnia), responsible for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, was written by a brother of one if its founders Vladimir Gaćinović, and published in Tunis.
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