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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.
A charming complete set of three rare Turkish medical pamphlets on anatomy, written in the Ottoman language for students of medicine, illustrated with amazing proto-modern colour plates. 3 issues (all published), all 8°, with original printed wrappers: No. 1: 69 pp. with black and white illustrations, with 5 interleaved colour plates; No. 2: 36 pp. interleaved with 3…
Large 8°: [25 pp.], title page and 12 chromolithographed illustrations, printed on one side only, verso tan paper, original cover, later binding, stapled (internally in good condition with minimal staining in margins, back cover replaced, front cover slightly stained with repaired vertical crack with tiny loss).
[The Gospel of Wealth. According to the English Text of Andrew Carnegie] A rare Greek translation of The Gospel of Wealth by an American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, a text especially important for the history of foundation of public free libraries 8°. 75 pp. with a full page portrait, [4 pp.], original card pink wrappers with illustration…
A rare, unusual separately issued propaganda publication in Croatian language with an extreme anti-Semitic content, was printed in 1939, on the eve of WWII. It is a reprint of a 1906 article by an influential Croatian politician Stjepan Radić (died 1928), who later became a liberal politician and regrated his early writings. 8°: 16 pp., original green wrappers with…
A rare anti-Semitic work in Croatian language was published on the eve of WWII. 8°. X, 221 pp., original wrappers with lettering (old owner's stamp on the first page, tiny tears in the wrappers, otherwise a good, uncut example).
[Devil’s Daughter and Other Stories] Short stories in Arabic language written in Cairo during WWII by an Egyptian writer Mahmud Taymur and ornated with a stunning cover design 8°. 150 pp., , original illustrated card wrappers (wrappers rubbed on the corners and stained on the back cover, small old annotation on the title page, in a read…
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