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With a double-page plan and 34 tinted lithographed views of the fortified city of Jalalabad, Afghanistan

SALE, Sir Robert H. (and others). The defence of Jellalabad, ... drawn on stone by W.L. Walton.
London, Joseph Hogarth, Henry Graves & Co., and sold by Hullmandel & Walton, [1845/46]. 1mo (full-sheet leaves) (54 x 37 cm). With a lithographed frontispiece portrait of Sale by Thomas Fairl and after a painting by Scarlet Davis, a lithographed illustrated title-page, a lithographed dedication to Queen Victoria (reproducing Sales hand-written and signed dedication), a double-page "Plan of Jellalabad" (51.5 x 60 cm, lithographed by S. Leith in Edinburgh) and 34 tinted lithographic views of the city and its fortifications (in landscape format) on 22 leaves.
Gold-tooled red goatskin morocco, richly gold-tooled turn-ins, gold-tooled board edges, yellow endpapers, gilt edges. Lithographed frontispiece, title-page & dedication plus 5, [1 blank] pp. plus plates. Full description
€ 15,000
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Important anthropological study on the original inhabitants of the southern Arabic Peninsula

THOMAS, Bertram. Anthropological observations in South Arabia.
[offprint from:] Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 42 (1932). Large 8vo. With 2 plates (XI-XII) from photographs: (1) two views on the landscapes of the Sands of Dakara and the Qara Mountains, Arabia; (2) 12 portraits of members of the various tribes of Southern Arabia/Jemen. Blue wrappers with printed title label on the front cover. 83-108 pp. Full description
€ 750
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A scarce description of a gruesome journey to the Holy Land and a stay as slaves in the galleys
and the quarries in Constantinople (1556-1559)

SEYDLITZ, Melchior von; P. van ANGELEN (transl.). Ongeluckige Jerusalemsche Reyse. Waer in beschreven wordt de wonderlijcke gevanckenis, slavernye, ellendige en wreede tyrannye, soo op de Galeyen als in de steenbergen, ende eyndelijck de geluckige verlossinge van vier Hooghduytsche Edelluyden, die in ysere ketenen gesloten, meer als 300 mijlen na Constantinopel geviert zijn.
Amsterdam, for Marcus Willemsz. Doornick, 1662. Small 4to. With an engraving on the title-page of a group of chained enslaved prisoners on their way to Constantinople, after the illustration on the German editions (repeated on p. 59) and some woodcut initials. Contemporary limp vellum. 112 pp. Full description
€ 1,950
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