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

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

MINADOI, Giovanni Thommaso. Historia della guerra fra Turchi, et Persiani .. divisa in libri nove. Dall' istesso nuovamente riformata, & aggiuntiui i successi dell'anno 1586. Con una descrittione di tutte le cose pertinenti alla religione, alle forze, al governo, & al paese del regno de Persiani .. Venetia, appresso Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588.8vo. Contemporary limp vellum (new endpapers, sl. soiled), manuscript title to spine. With woodcut printer's device on title-page, head- and tail-pieces and engraved folding map (small tear). (32),383,(27) pp. Second augmented edition, first published at Rome in 1587.With bookplate of Prince W.C. Czartoryski and manuscript notes at endpapers. - Giovanni Tommaso Minadoi (1545-1618) served as personal physician to Teodoro Balbi, the Venetian consul in Syria. While in Aleppo, Minadoi witnessed the outbreak of the Ottoman-Safavid War (1578-90) fought between the Turkish Sultan Murad III and the Persian Shah Mohammad Hodabanda the Blind. His book recounting the conflict also records many interesting details of Persian culture This eye-witness account of the war between the Ottoman Empire and Persia is notable for its discussions of government and administration as well as religious practices and local customs. Two brief lexicons precede the main text: the first explains terminology listed in transliteration from the “barbarous tongues”; the latter provides vernacular placenames for Lation geographical terms. Serving as a physician both in Syria and Constantinople, the author engaged with military and civilian leaders on both sides of the conflict. - Some marginal wormholes with no loss of text, otherwise a good copy.Atabey Collection 816; Göllner 1830; Wilson p.144. [Boeknr.: 28917 ]

€ 2950,00

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

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