N.p: n.d., 17th c.?]. Substantial fragment of a gloss upon the Qur‘anic commentary of al-Baydawi (d. 1286?). Al-Baydawi’s... Read More
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1789.
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1797.
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1787. Second, revised edition, following the 1776 first edition. Text rewritten, plate enlarged.
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1776. First edition. The First Burmese Type.
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771. First edition.
[Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, n.d., 1809]. The last in the series of elegant type specimens of exotic languages issued by the Propaganda Press from the 1770s onward. Uncommon.
Rome: Typis. Sac. Congreg. de Prop. Fide, 1771.
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1886. First Edition. On Aramaic loan words and phrases in classical Arabic.With the ownership signature of linguist and scholar of Jewish history, Max L. Margolis.
Leipzig: Hinrich'sche Buchhandlung, 1896. First Edition.
Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel, 1884. First Edition.
London: John Murray, 1911. First edition thus. John Quinn’s Copy. The first three sections of this book were first published in 1880, and this edition adds a fourth section on "Basho and the Epigram." This was collector and patron John Quinn’s copy.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1970. No. 321 of 1500 copies, signed by the artist.
Parma: Dalla stamperia imperiale, 1807. From Abdalkader to Zoheir. Succinct biographical dictionary of classical Arabic authors in all fields, with notes of manuscripts in European libraries and printed editions. A standard work, widely cited by Schnurrer, who also notes de Rossi’s work, De Corano arabico (Parma, 1805); de Rossi also...
[Ethiopia: late 19th century].
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917. First American edition. From Pound to a Friend by Way of John Quinn. INSCRIBED from collector and patron John Quinn to scuptor Gwen Baxter on the front free endpaper, “To Miss G. Baxter from John Quinn at the suggestion of Ezra Pound. June 29...
Tokyo: Printed and Published by T. Hasegawa, Ca. 1896. Illustrated Japanese Crepe Book. Consists of 100 Japanese-folder pages of doubled crepe silk, each of the poems illuminated in colors with Japanese classic motifs after, or in the style of, famous artists, who are listed at the back. A lovely (and instructive) work.
London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1961. One of 500 copies printed on Millbourn paper.
Rome: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum, 1967. Photomechanical reprint of the 1965 edition.
Calcutta. Signed on the diagonal by Hearn on ffep "Lafadio Hearn/ New Orleans 1885." With a long note signed by Mitchell McDonald, executor of Hearn's estate, indicating that this was one of 597 books from Hearn’s library surrendered to the estate by George M. Gould (author of "Concerning Lafcadio Hearn")...
N. P: n.d. Eminent Harvard Professor of Sanscrit and Oriental scholar. From the autograph collection of Harry P. Kuhn Jr.
London: Reeves and Turner, 1892. First edition. First edition of this noted translation of an Arabic verse romance.A.W. Lawrence’s “probably complete” inventory, Books at Clouds Hill, lists only a copy of the Gregynog Press edition of 1930 given him by Edward Garnett, but Lawrence clearly knew the work long before.....
[Persia: 17th-18th century C.E.]. Attractive manuscript page, the central text in two horizontal panels and additional text filling the surrounding margins on the diagonal.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. First UK edition.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1957. First edition. With Advance Review slip laid in.
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1957. First edition in English.