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 & Frederika 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 correspondence sent by Frederika Afanas'eva von Freygang's (nee Kudriavskaia) to her husband contains an account of the journey to the Caucasus in the years 1811-1812. It is one of the earliest accounts by a Russian woman writer. The second part of the book, by Frederika Freygang's husband Wilhelm, is a historico-political account of the Transcaucasus region compiled from notes taken in the field. - (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

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

RAWLINSON, George. The sixth great Oriental monarchy; or the geography, history, & antiquities of Parthia, collected and illustrated from ancient and modern sources. London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1873.Contemporary half calf, spine gilt (spine rubbed; 1 hinge dam. but holding). With coloured lithographed frontispiece, 2 folding maps and several illustrations. XIII,458 pp. First edition. - Description of Parthia, the northeastern part of present-day Iran. Rawlinson (1812-1902) summarised for his generation in scholarly form the results of research and excavation in the East, in a series of works of considerable constructive ability which have hardly yet been superseded in English (D.N.B.). - One of two of the most important modern works on the history of the region and its inhabitants (Encyclopaedia Britannica). - (Some foxing).Wilson p.184. [Boeknr.: 15166 ]

€ 175,00

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