224: THE MIDDLE EAST (especially PERSIA)Published on 17 Aug. 2019
Specialities : Travel
[29 books]. SUBJECTS: Afghanistan, Arabian Nights, Babylon, Egypt; Iran, Language (Farsi); Middle East, Persia, Persian Poetry, Saudi Arabia, Turkey.
AUTHORS: George ANTONIUS; Sir Thomas ARNOLD; H. W. (Henry Walter) BELLEW; Pietro BIZARI [BIZZARI]; Philippus CHALLIMACUS; Jacques-Joseph CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC; CLEASIAS; James DARMESTETER; DÉMON STUDIO, Tehran; Shirin EBADI; Lewis EINSTEIN; Charles Boileau ELLIOTT; Mahshid ESSALAT-WEBER; James Elroy FLECKER, [Herman]; Helle FLECKER; James FRASER (1713-1754); James Baillie FRASER (1783-1856); Alfred GUILLAUMEHAFEZ (14th century); Muḥammad Mustajāb ibn ḤĀFIẒ RAḤMAT KHĀN; HAFIZ RAHMAT KHAN BARECH; Barbara HODGSON; William KIRKPATRICK (1754/6-1812); Moritz von KOTZEBUE; Colonel Sir John MALCOLM; Thoma MINADOUS; Azadeh MOAVENI; Henry Vollam MORTON; Major Sir William OUSELEY; William Gifford PALGRAVE (1826-1888); Julia S. H. PARDOE; PHOTIUS; Mahin POURDAD ESSALAT MOBAYAN; Henricus PORSIUS; Alfred "Toby" RAWLINSON; John RICHARDSON (1740 or 1741-1795); Freya Madeline STARK; Emanuel SWEDENBORG (1688-1772).
Melbourne Rare Book Fair 2019Published on 05 July 2019
Two highlights from our new catalogue to be shown at the forthcoming Melbourne Rare Book Fair include: a recently-discovered, fine pastel portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Amelia Susannah Petty. This remarkably fresh portrait in its original frame shows Sir Joseph Banks at the height of his powers wearing his Order of the Bath sash; and a fine illuminated presentation address to HRH Prince Albert Victor, on the occasion of the young prince’s visit to the Cook memorial at Kurnell, Sydney in 1881. The elaborate and fine illustrations, drawn and hand-coloured by Helena Scott (1832-1910) depict flora and fauna “indigenous to Botany, New South Wales”.[...] Read more