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A compendium for sailing the Indian Ocean, with three charts, second copy located

ROSSER, William Henry.

Short notes on the winds, weather, & currents, together with general sailing directions and remarks on making passages; to accompany a chart of the Indian Ocean. With two[=three] illustrations.
London, James Imray and son (back of title-page: printed at the Tower press), 1866. 8vo. With 3 folding lithographed charts (the first as frontispiece and the third possibly extra added). Modern brown cloth, spine with a long vertical leather title-label.

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Road map of Saudi Arabia, with plans of Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam

[SAUDI ARABIA – MAP].

Road map of Saudi Arabia: accurate and most up to date road map.
[Saudi Arabia, 1960s]. Colour-printed folding map (48 x 69.5 cm) of the Arabian peninsula (scale: ca. 1: 5,000,000), with on the back a city map of Jeddah, a plan of the main business quarter of Riyadh, a city plan of Dammam(?), a distance table and 8 photographic city views.

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Road map of Saudi Arabia, with plans of Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam

[SAUDI ARABIA – MAP].

Road map of Saudi Arabia: accurate and most up to date road map.
Karachi, Pakistan, printed at Golden block works, [1970s]. Colour-printed folding map (48 x 69.5 cm) of the Arabian peninsula (scale: ca. 1:5,000,000), with on the back a city map of Jeddah, a plan of the main business quarter of Riyadh, a city plan of Dammam(?), a distance table and 8 photographic city views.

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First edition of “the first actual dispensatory”, with 271 numbered medicines

SCRIBONIUS LARGUS ( Jean RUEL ed.).

De compositionibus medicamentorum liber unus, ...
(Colophon: Paris, Simon Du Bois, October 1528). Folio (29 x 20 cm). With Du Bois's woodcut tree and 2 birds device at the end with motto, about 40 woodcut decorated initials (7 series?) plus about 100 repeats. Set in roman types with some preliminaries in an Aldine-style italic (with upright capitals) and occasional words in Greek. Recent parchment.

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Very rare collection of tribal Arabic poetry

[AL-SUKKARI, Abu Sa‘id] and Johann Gottfried Ludwig KOSEGARTEN (editors).

The poems of the Huzailis; edited in the Arabic, from an original manuscript in the University of Leyden, and translated, with annotations, ... Vol. I. Containing the first part of the Arabic text [all published].
London, the Oriental Translation Fund (colophon: printed by Frederic William Kunike), 1854. Large 4to (34 x 26 cm). With a wood engraved device on title-page. The book starts like usual at the left side with the title-page and preface, but the main text in Arabic starts at the "end" from right the left. Contemporary dark brown/black cloth, with letterpress title-label on spine.

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Authoritative history of the Portuguese missions in Ethiopia and Arabia, with a folding map

TELLEZ, Balthasar.

The travels of the Jesuits in Ethiopia: containing … travels in Arabia Felix, wherein many things of that country … are treated of, as a particular description of Aden, Moca, and several other places …
London, J. Knapton [and 3 others, and sold by 5 more], 1710. 4to. With engraved map of Ethiopia, including part of the Red Sea and the source of the Blue Nile. Modern calf.

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