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ASIAN-ARABIAN sailing boats. - Three original watercolours showing Asian or Arabian sailing boats off the coast with native fishermen, signed by SCHLIEN. One is dated 1886. Seize ca. 24 x 19 cm and 2 others ca. 31 x 23,5 cm. - Fine views. [Boeknr.: 31661 ]

€ 425,00

BROECKE, Pieter van den. Historische ende journaelsche aenteyckeningh, van't gene Pieter van den Broecke op sijne reysen, soo van Cabo Verde, Angola, Gunea, en Oost-Indien (aenmerckens waerdigh) voorghevallen is, &c. (Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius, 1646).Oblong 8vo. Modern wrappers. With 7 (of 12) plates. 110 pp. (text set in two columns). Extracted from Commelin's collection of voyages. - 'Van den Broecke's journal provides considerable information about the establishment of the Dutch East India Company in India, about Indian cities, and their governors, and about commodities and trade' (Lach & Van Kley, III, p.452). He also sailed to West-Africa and Arabia where he in 1614 established the first Dutch factory at Aden. Between 1620 and 1629 he headed Dutch operations in Surat, from where he directed all of the VOC factories in Arabia, Persia, and India. - (Missing pl. 4,5,6,7,9; pp.89-96 missing but added in photocopy).Landwehr, VOC, 250. [Boeknr.: 31990 ]

€ 125,00

BROUWER, C.G. Al-Mukha. Profile of a Yemeni seaport as sketched by servants of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) 1614-1640. Amsterdam, d'Fluyte Rarob, 1997. Wrappers. With 6 maps and 22 plates. 508 pp. Thesis. - The first monograph on the legendary city of al-Mukha (Mocha or Mokka), the world's main coffee port in the 17th and 18th century. [Boeknr.: 19680 ]

€ 85,00

DOZY, R(einhart Pieter Anne). De Israëlieten te Mekka van Davids tijd tot in de vijfde eeuw onzer tijdrekening. Haarlem, A.C. Kruseman, 1864.8vo. Modern boards. With folding lithographed table. VI,214 pp. First edition. - History of the Israelites and Mecca, written by the Leiden scholar Reinhart Pieter Anne Dozy (1820-1883). This Orientalist marked the end of a specific period in Islamology in The Netherlands, the next phase was the religious historical one, which was dominated entirely by Snouck Hurgronje (Boland & Farjon, Islam in Indonesia, p.13). [Boeknr.: 30503 ]

€ 95,00

MICHAUD, (Joseph) & (Jean J.F.) POUJOULAT. Correspondance d'Orient (1830-1831). Bruxelles, N.J. Gregoir, V. Wouters et Cie, 1841.8 volumes in 4. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With folding map. First published in Paris in 1833-1835. - 'Michaud, the historian of the Crusades, and his secretary Poujoulat travelled together through Greece, Constantinople and the Archipelago to Jerusalem, where they separated. Poujoulat explored Syria and Michaud went on to Egypt, but they wrote regularly to each other, and these letters constitute in great part the voluminous Correspondance d'Orient. The first three volumes, dealing with Greece and Turkey, contain mostly Michaud's letters. Both Michaud and Poujoulat were interested in the contemporary state of the countries they visited than archaeology and antiquities' (Blackmer 1122). - A very fine set.Atabey Collection 807; Weber 211; Tobler p.151, Ibrahim-Hilmy II, p.33. [Boeknr.: 32445 ]

€ 475,00

MILLER, Anthony G. & Miranda MORRIS. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago. Edited by Ruth Atkinson. Edinburgh, Royal Botanical Garden, 2004. Folio. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations and coloured photographic illustrations. XVI,759 pp. Provides comprehensive information on the traditional uses of all plants found on the group of islands which is part of Yemen and situated in the Arabian Sea and it contains a fully illustrated key to all plant families and species - all species on the islands are illustrated with at least one line drawing, and there are attractive colour photographs of most of the circa 300 endemic species. Additional colour plates provide a stunning visual record of the landscapes, people and culture of this unique archipelago. [Boeknr.: 34590 ]

€ 75,00

STÜWE, Friedrich. Die Handelszüge der Araber unter den Abbassiden durch Afrika, Asien und Osteuropa. Berlin, 1836. Nachdruck. Amsterdam, Meridian Publishing, 1966. Wrappers. With folding map. XIV,(2),368 pp. [Boeknr.: 27130 ]

€ 30,00

WENSINCK, A.J. & J.H. KRAMERS. Handwörterbuch des Islam. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1941. Cloth. With plates. VIII,833,6 pp. [Boeknr.: 13605 ]

€ 55,00


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