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    Anon.   TRAVELS IN SOUTH-WESTERN ASIA. £58.00    
         165pp. Small 8vo. 4 full-page engraved plates. The travels and observations of a Captain Blisset through Palestine, Persia and by camel train to Mecca. Inscribed 'Ann Steptoe, a reward given for diligence in sewing'.   Very good. A clean copy in the original cloth.   1831 First edition, C.J.G.& F.Rivington, Booksellers to the Society for Promoting Christiam Knowledge.
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    Binyon, Lawrence, Wilkinson, J.V.S and Gray, Basil.   PERSIAN MINIATURE PAINTINGS £350.00    
      including a critical and descriptive catalogue of the miniatures exhibited at Burlington House, January-March, 1931.   212pp. Folio. Index. A sumptuous catalogue with 2 plates in colour and 113 in b/w.   Fine.   1933 Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press.
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    Blunt, Wilfrid.   ISFAHAN. £21.00    
      Pearl of Persia.   208pp. Index. 55 photographs in black and white and 36 in colour.   Fine in slightly chipped dw.   1966 First edition, Elek.
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    Brooke, Bibi.   A KEY TO THE HEARTS OF BEGINNERS. £49.00    
      A Set of Tales written down in Persian.   80pp. Stories collected in the late-eighteenth century by the Indian wife of East India Company official. Translated by Annette S.Beveridge.   Very good indeed.   1908 First edition, Luzac.
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    Burton, Sir Richard (translates).   THE GULISTAN £22.00    
      or Rose Garden of the Sheikh Sa'di of Shiraz.   256pp. Translated from the Persian. With 9 full-page stylish drawings by John Kettelwell.   Very good. A little light spotting.   1928 First thus, Philip Allan.
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    De' Conti, Nicolo et al.   VIAGGI IN PERSIA, INDIA E GIAVE. £40.00    
         251pp. Index. Said to be edition limited to 100 copies.Folding Mappamondo in colour and folding map of voyages. Other plates and maps. Well-bound in plain green boards. Text in Italian.   Very good.   1929 Edizioni Alpes, Milano.
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    Gray, Basil.   PERSIAN PAINTING. £14.00    
         92pp. 15 b/w plates.   Very good.   1930 First edition, Ernest Benn.
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    Gray, Basil.   PERSIAN PAINTING. £14.00    
         190pp. 4to. Card covers. Fully illustrated in colour.   Fine   1961 Bookking International.
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    Hedin, Sven.   OVERLAND TO INDIA. £216.00    
         In 2 volumes. 416pp and 342pp. Index. Travels throughout Persia. With many illustrations and two folding maps.   Front hinges slack and frontispiece of vol 2 loose but a very clean bright set. Attractive bookplate.   1910 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Heude, Lt. William.   A VOYAGE UP THE PERSIAN GULF AND A JOURNEY OVERLAND FROM INDIA TO ENGLAND IN 1817. £21.00    
         252 + xi pp. Facsimile reprint of 1819 original.   Fine in fine dw.   1993 Garnet Publishing.
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    Hopkirk, Peter.   ON SECRET SERVICE EAST OF CONSTANTINOPLE. £25.00    
      The Plot to Bring Down the British Empire.   431pp. 31 illustrations and 3 maps. German moves towards India.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, John Murray.
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    Hutt, Anthony and Harrow, Leonard.   IRANI. £21.00    
      Islamic Architecture.   192pp. 136 illustrations, 24 in colour. Card covers. 17th century architecture in Iran.   Very good indeed.   1977 Scorpion Publications.
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    Lampton, Ann K.S.   PERSIAN VOCABULARY. £12.00    
         394pp. Ex-British Library Lending Division. A dictionary for students.   Very good. Bookplate.   1954 at the University Press, Cambridge.
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    Lewis, G.Griffin.   THE PRACTICAL BOOK OF ORIENTAL RUGS. £31.00    
         375pp. Index. 32 illustrations in colour and 160 in b/w. Folding map. In original decorated boards. Top edge gilt.   Spine rubbed and darkening but otherwise very good.   1920 Revised edition, Lippincott, Philadelphia.
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    Malcolm, Sir John.   SKETCHES OF PERSIA. £72.00    
         287pp + 16pp Murray catalogue. Murray's 'Colonial and Home Library'. In the original red cloth.   Very good indeed.   1845, John Murray.
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    Meerza, HRH Najaf Koolee.   JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE IN ENGLAND. £25.00    
      and of a Journey from and to Syria. Volume 1 (of 2) only.   306pp. Translated from the Persian by Assad Y. Kayat. This volume concludes with the party's arrival in England. A rare item.   Text is complete but detached from from faded, rubbed, original blue boards.   1839, privately printed, London.
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    Morier, James.   THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHAN. £14.00    
         xxxvii + 407pp. 6 b/w plates by H.R.Millar. Introduction by Charles Beckett. In the original decorated blue cloth.   Very good.   No date (c1900) Gresham Publishing Company.
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    Morris, James, Wood, Roger and Wright, Denis.   PERSIA. £22.00    
         4to. Long essay by Morris, 151 fine black and white photographs by Roger Wood, each fully annotated by Denis Wright.   Fine in very good dw.   1969 First Thames & Hudson.
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    Pottinger, George.   THE AFGHAN CONNECTION. £15.00    
      The Extraordinary Adventures of Major Eldred Pottinger.   239pp. Index. 24 b/w illustrations, 2 maps and 2 plans. Hero of the defence of Herat in 1837-38 against a Persian army with Russian advisers.   Fine in fine dw.   1983 First edition, Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh.
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    Robinson, B.W.   PERSIAN PAINTINGS IN THE INDIA OFFICE LIBRARY. £43.00    
      A Descriptive Catalogue.   271pp. Index. Over 1,300 entries, extensively illustrated in colour and b/w. The collection was acquired by the East India Company from the library of Tipu and the collections of Warrern Hastings and Richard Johnson.   Fine in very good dw.   1976 First edition, Sotheby Parke Burnet.
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    Robinson, B.W.   PERSIAN MINIATURE PAINTING £16.00    
      from collections in the British Isles.   120pp. 52 black and white plates. Colour frontispiece. Index. Concordance. Details of 184 items in an exhibition at the V&A. Card covers.   Fine in fine dw.   1967, First edition, HMSO.
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    Sakisian, Armenag Bey.   LA MINIATURE PERSANE du XIIe au XVIIe Siecle. £190.00    
      Ouvrage accompagne de la reproduction de 193 miniatures.   191pp. Index. Folio. 190 illustrations in monochrome. Bound with leather spine and corners and marbled boards. Finely printed on high quality paper, this copy refers to a de luxe edition of 25 copies but is not numbered.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy of a very scarce book.   1929, Les Editions G.van Oest, Paris et Bruxelles.
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    Sargent, Rev.John.   A MEMOIR OF THE REV. HENRY MARTYN. £26.00    
         484pp. With leather spine and corners. Account of his missions in India and Persia.   Corners a little scuffed but binding sound.   1831 11th edition corrected and enlarged, Seeley and Burnside
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    Sinclair, Ronald.   ADVENTURES IN PERSIA. £14.00    
      To India by the Back Door.   216pp. Ex-intelligence officer travels from Beirut to India by car in 1926. On his death the author was revealed to be Reginald Teague-Jones who had been condemned by the Bolsheviks as the British agent in Baku.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Witherby.
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    Sinclair, Ronald.   ADVENTURES IN PERSIA. £12.00    
      To India by the Back Door.   216pp. Ex-intelligence officer travels from Beirut to India by car in 1926. On his death the author was revealed to be Reginald Teague-Jones who had been condemned by the Bolsheviks as the British agent in Baku.   Very good in very good dw.   1988 First edition, Witherby.
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    Smith George.   HENRY MARTYN, £31.00    
      Saint and Scholar. First Modern Missionary to the Mohammedans 1781-1812.   580pp. Index. Portrait frontispiece and 9 illustrations. Mission service in Serampore, Patna, Cawnpore and Persia.   Front endpaper removed. Otherwise very good.   1892 First edition, Religious Tract Society.
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    Standish, John F.   PERSIA AND THE GULF. £10.00    
      Retrospect and Prospect.   214pp. Index. Card covers. Chapters on British influence and the Persian War of 1856-57.   Fine.   1998 Curzon Press.
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    Sykes, Major P.M. and Khan Bahadur Ahmad din Khan   THE GLORY OF THE SHIA WORLD. £148.00    
      The Tale of a Pilgrimage.   279pp. 4 plates in colour from Persian paintings and many b/w illustrations.   An outstanding copy in complete dw.   1910 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Sykes, Major P.M. and Khan Bahadur Ahmad din Khan   THE GLORY OF THE SHIA WORLD. £70.00    
      The Tale of a Pilgrimage.   279pp. 4 plates in colour from Persian paintings and many b/w illustrations.   Very god indeed.   1910 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Ure, John.   THE TRAIL OF TAMERLANE. £12.00    
         207pp. Index. 20 b/w photographs and a map. Following the route of a 14th century campaign in Kurdistan. Georgia conquered, Castle of Van stormed and Isfahan sacked.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Constable.
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    Welch, Stuart Cary.   WONDERS OF THE AGE. £14.00    
      Masterpieces of Early Safavid Painting, 1501-1576.   Exhibition catalogue. With many full-page illustrations in colour and black and white. 224pp. Card covers.   Very good indeed.   1979 First Fogg Art Museum, Harvard.
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    Welch, Stuart Cary.   ROYAL PERSIAN MANUSCRIPTS. £14.00    
         127pp. 48 illustrations in colour. Card covers.   Fine. Owner's name.   1978 Thames & Hudson.
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    Welch, Stuart Cary.   PERSIAN PAINTING. £12.00    
      Five Royal Safavid Manuscripts of the Sixteenth Century   127pp. 48 illustrations in colour. Card covers.   Fine.   1996 Reprint, George Braziller, New York.
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    Welch, Stuart Cary.   ROYAL PERSIAN MANUSCRIPTS. £12.00    
         127pp. 48 illustrations in colour. Card covers.   Fine.   1978 Thames & Hudson.
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    Welch, Stuart Cary.   A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS. £35.00    
      The Shah-nameh of Shah Tahmasp.   199pp. 4to. Index. Illustrations in colour and b/w. Pages fom the Houghton manuscript.   Fine in fine dw. A lovely book.   1972 Reprint, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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    Willey, Peter.   THE CASTLES OF THE ASSASSINS. £22.00    
         328pp. 32 b/w photographs, 12 maps and plans (including a large folding map). A record of the Alamut Valley Expedition to Northern Persia.   Very good in slightly chipped dw.   1963 First edition, Harrap.
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    Wright, Denis.   THE ENGLISH AMONGST THE PERSIANS £10.00    
      during the Quajar Period 1787-1921.   Diplomacy, trade in competition with the Russians.   Fine in fine dw.   1977 Reprint year of publication, Heinemann.
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