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FERGUSON, Robert. Nineveh and its ruins: or, the history of the great city. London, T.J. Allman, (ca. 1860).4to. Original pictorial cloth gilt (sl. discoloured), a.e.g. With chromolithographed frontispiece and title-page, and numerous woodengravings. VI,(2),102 pp. 'Nineveh, which was the capital of Assyria, was situated on the eastern bank of the river Tigris, about 280 miles north of Babylon, which was the metropolis of the Chaldean empire, and which it sought to rival in spendour and renown'. [Boeknr.: 22845 ]

€ 125,00

FREYGANG, Wilhelm von. Brieven over den Kaukasus en Georgie, en verslag van eene reis in Perzie in 1812. Uit het Fransch oorspronkelijke der reizigers zelve den heer Wilhelm van Freygang en deszelfs echtgenoote. Amsterdam, Johannes van der Hey, 1817.Contemporary half calf (top of spine sl. damaged). With engraved view on title-page after De la Belle by D. Veelwaard and engraved folding map by D. Veelwaard. VIII,340 pp. First Dutch edition, first published in Hamburg in 1816: Lettres sur le Caucase et la Géorgie suivies d'une rélation d'un voyage en Perse en 1812. - The married couple Freygang travelled from the Caucasus and Georgia to Persia. - (Age-browned).Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 113; Catalogue Russica F761; Miansarof p.348; Wilson p.76 (not the Dutch ed.); Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 8279 ]

€ 525,00

HABERLAND, Detlef. Von Lemgo nach Japan. Das ungewöhnliche Leben des Engelbert Kaempfer 1651 bis 1716. Bielefeld, Westfalen Verlag, 1990. Folio. Boards. With many illustrations. 223 pp. Engelbert Kaempfer (1651 - 1716) was a German naturalist, physician, and explorer writer known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. [Boeknr.: 34653 ]

€ 45,00

HUNDT, Michael. 'Woraus nichts geworden'. Brandenburg-Preussens Handel mit Persien (1668-1720). (Hamburg, Abera Verlag Meyer & Co, 1997). Wrappers. 58 pp. - (Übersee. Kleine Beiträge zur europäischen Überseegeschichte). [Boeknr.: 34310 ]

€ 18,00

KELLERMANN, Bernhard. Auf Persiens Karawanenstrassen. Berlin, S. Fischer, 1928.Original cloth. With 72 photographic illustrations. 204 pp. First edition. - Interesting account of a trip through Persia. - Some light foxing otherwise fine. Wilson p.116. [Boeknr.: 1107 ]

€ 35,00

KOTZEBUE, Moritz von. Reis naar Perzie met het Russisch keizerlijk gezantschap in den jare 1817. Uit het Hoogduitsch vertaald. 's Gravenhage, Weduwe J. Allart en Comp., 1819.Contemporary half calf (extremities of spine damaged). With finely hand-coloured engraved title-page and 3 folding aquatint plates by W.H. Hoogkamer. XVI,264 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in Weimar in 1819 Reise nach Persien mit der russisch kaiserlichen Gesandtschaft im Jahre 1817. - Moritz von Kotzebue (1789-1861), Russian/Estonian army officer and traveller, accompanied general Jermoloff during the peace negotiations in Persia. He kept an informative journal of this embassy and gives a lively description of the people of Persia. - (Stained).Wilson p.121; Engelmann I, p.143 (German edition of 1819); Muller, Bibl. Neerl.-Russe, 206; Catalogue Russica K1106; Howgego II, p.329; Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 31744 ]

€ 395,00

LEãO, Francisco G. Cunha. O Índico na Biblioteca da Ajuda. Catálogo dos manuscritos relativos a Moçambique, Pérsia, Índia, Malaca, Molucas e Timor. Lisboa, 1998. Wrappers. 483 pp. [Boeknr.: 34336 ]

€ 45,00

OLEARIUS, Adam. Persiansche reyse/ uyt Holsteyn, door Lijflandt, Moscovien, Tartarien in Persien, door Philippus Crusius, en Otto Brughman, gesanten (van) Frederick, Erf-heer in Noorwegen .. aen de koninck van Persien en van daer te landt naer Oost-Indien. Waer in veel vreemde ontmoetingen en gheleghentheden der voor-noemde landen en volckeren beschreven zijn. In't Hooghduyts beschreven .. en nu in't Neder-Duyts over-geset. Amsterdam, Joost Hartgers, 1651.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Old half vellum, marbled boards. With engraved frontispiece and 10 engravings in the text. 134; 120 pp. First Dutch edition published in the same year, first issued in Schleswig in 1647: Offt begehrte Beschreibung der newen Orientalischen Reyse. - Olearius travelled in the train of the embassy of the Duke of Holstein to Russia and Persia. This was the first German expedition to Persia. The embassy travelled from Riga to Moscow and Astrakhan. Olearius became a Persian scholar. During his travels Oearius collected many valuable information on Russian customs and tradition, his account greatly influenced European opinion of Russia in the 17th and 18th centuries. - Atabey Collection 884 (French ed.); not in Blackmer; Muller, Neerlando-Russe, 255; Adelung II, pp.299-306; Howgego M38;Tiele 814; Cat. NHSM I, p.255. [Boeknr.: 31945 ]

€ 2450,00

WRIGHT, Denis. The English amongst the Persians during the Qujar period 1787-1921. London, Heinemann, (1977). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With coloured frontispiece and many photographic illustrations. XV,218 pp. [Boeknr.: 15883 ]

€ 30,00


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