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46 FAYYUMI. Misbahu 1 Munir fi gharibi sh Sharhi 1 Kabir (Arabic
Dictionary by Ahmad b. Muhammad b. 'Ali al Mukri al Fayyūmi),
in Arabic, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. neatly lithographed, pp. 329 and 397;
native binding
(Egypt) A.H. 1278 (1861)

This dictionary was compiled with special reference to the great Commentary
(Sharhu 1 Kabir) of Rafi'i upon Ghazzāli's Wujūz.

47 FIRUZABADI. Al Kāmūs`al Muhit li . . sh Shaikh Majd-ad-din Muhammad bin Ya'kūb al-Fīrūzābādi ash Shirāzi (The great Arabic Dictionary, with a preliminary treatise on the technical terms of the Kāmūs, by Abu 1 Wafa al Haurini), in Arabic, entirely with vowelpoints, 2 vols. in 1, impl. 4to. about 1370 pp. hf. bd.


(Constantinople) A.H. 1272 ( = 1856)
Lexicon Arabico-Latinum ; accedit Index Vocum
Latinarum locupletissimus, 4 vols. 4to. over 2250 pp. double cols. neatly
Halis, 1830-37
694 pp. double

Lexicon Arabico-Latinum in usum tironum, 4to.
columns, hf. bd.
Halis, 1837
50 GREEN (Major A. O.) A practical Arabic Grammar, 2 vols. 12mo.
Oxford, 1893
A collection of modern Arabic Stories, 12mo. cloth
51 HALABI. Insanu l'Uyun (History of the Khalifate of Al-Mamun, by
Nur-ud-din 'Ali al-Halabi), in Arabic, 3 vols. large 4to., the last leaf of
Vol. III torn and slightly defective; red leather binding



(Bülük) A.H. 1280 (=1862) A great historical work which is very seldom seen.


Hamasa Carmina, cum Tebrisii scholiis, Arabice, edidit
Freytag, 4to. hf. calf


Idem, cum versione latina, 2 vols. 4to. hf. calf

Bonn, 1828 1828 The extreme interest of these old romantic ballads and songs of the ante-Islamic and early Islamic days, and the excellence of the edition, have led to the exhaustion of copies, and the book is now very scarce.

54 HARIRI, The Assemblies of, Student's Edition of the Arabic Text with English notes, grammatical, critical and historical, 8vo. pp. xxviii and 472, cloth

1897 55 HARIRI, Durratu 1 Ghawwas wa Awhāmu 1 Khawas (Treatise on Solecisms in language), in Arabic, small 4to. lithographed; bd.

Cairo, 1273 (=1856) 56 HIRGAS and ROSEN, Arabskaia Chrestomatia, 2 vols., Sanktpet, 1875-6; Slovar k Arabskoi Chrestomatìi i Koran, Kazan, 1881;-3 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. 1875-81 57 IBN ARABSHAH. Fakihatu 1 Khulafa wa Mafakihatu z Zurafă (Historical Anecdotes, compiled by Ahmad Ibn Arabshah) in Arabic, 4to. red leather (Bülāk) A.H. 1276 (1860) 58 IBN BATUTA'S Travels, from the Arabic, by LEE, 1829-HATIM TAI, the Adventures of, a Romance, translated from the Persian, by Duncan Forbes, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. O.T.F., 1829-30 59 IBN BATUTA. Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah, text arabe, accompagné d'une traduction par Defrémery et Sanguinetti, 4 vols. 8vo. hf. morocco

Paris, 1874 60 IBN HISHAM. Shuzuru z-Zahab (Syntax), 8vo. bd. Būlāk, 1253 (1837) 61 IBN-AL-HAJIB, Al-Kafi (a Grammar), in Arabic, 8vo. bd.




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Būlāk, A.H. 1255 (1839) 62 IBN ISHAK, Das Leben Muhammed's, bearbeitet von Abd el-Malik Ibn Hischam herausg. von F. Wüstenfeld, in Arabic, 2 vols. in 3, 8vo. hf. bd., scarce Gött., 1858 63 IBN ISHAK (Mohammed) Das Leben Mohammeds, bearbeitet von Ibn Ishak, aus dem Arabischen übersetzt von G. Weil, 2 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. Stuttgart, 1864 64 IBN KHALDUN'S Introduction to the study of History. Al-juz' al awwal (Kitabu 1 Mukaddimst) min Kitabi 1 ‘İbar . . al-mushtahir biMukaddima, folio, 314 pp. bound (Cairo) A.H. 1274 (1858) 1 16

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65 IBN KHALLIKAN. Wafayatu 1 A'yan.. tā'alifu 1 Kādi Ahmad
Ibn Khallikan (Biographical Dictionary of illustrious writers) in
Arabic, 2 vols. small folio, native binding Cairo, A.H. 1275 (1858)
66 IBNU L-ATHÍR, TARIKHU L-KAMIL; with the Akhbaru d Duwal of
ABU 'L-'ABBAS; the Rawzatu 'l-Munázir of IBNU SH-SHIHNA; and the
Táríkhu 'l-Yamini of ARU NASR AL-'UTBI; all in Arabic, the last three
printed successively on the margins of the Kámil; 12 vols. imp. 8vo.
in sheets
Búlák, A.H. 1290

Arabe avec un commentaire par de SACY. 8vo.

A magnificent set of medieval Arabic chronicles. The Kámil of Ibnu 'l-Athir, finished about A.D. 1230, is one of the most important historical works in any language. 67 IBN MALIK. Alfiya; ou, la Quintessence de la Grammaire Arabe. En Paris, 1834 68 IBN MALIK, Alfiyya (The Rhymed Grammar of Ibn Malik, with a prose commentary by Ibn 'Akil) in Arabic, large 8vo. bd. Bulak, 1251 (1836) 69 IBN AL WARDI. Kharidatu 1 'Ajā'ib wa Faridatu 1 Ghara'ib (Treatise on the World and its wonders by Siraj-ad-din 'Umar Ibn al Wardi) in Arabic, 8vo. neatly lithographed; bds. Cairo, 1276 (1859) 70 IDRĀKU S SUL fi masabakati 1 Khuyul, bi-rasmi. . s Sultāniyya al malikiyya an-nasriyya, 'amarahā 'llahu ta'āla bi-dawāmi ayyamihi, min insha il 'abdi 1 fakir al Husain al Husaini Kātib id Darj ish Sharif (a Poem on the Horse, written by Al Husain b. Muhammad al Husaini). Small folio, fine MS., 18 leaves, in large Naskhi characters, six lines to the page; with a title entirely in gold, and some gilt ornamentation; bound 6th Ramadan, 729(=1328) 71 IDH-HAR-UL-HAQQ, ou manifestation de la vérité traduit de l'Arabe par P. V. Carletti, 2 vols. 8vo. cloth Paris, 1880 72 JALAL AL-DIN AL-OSYOOTI, The Tarikh al-Kholfaa; or history of the Caliphs, from the death of Mohammad to the year 900 of the Hijrah, edited in Arabic by Lees, 8vo. hf. bd. Calcutta, 1857 73 KAZIMIRSKI (Biberstein de) Dictionnaire Arabe-Français, 2 vols. stout roy. 8vo. 1392 and 1638 pages, double cols.; hf. morocco, uncut Paris, 1846-60 74 KHAMĪS. Tārikhu 1 Khamis fi ahwāli Nafis (History of the Prophet Muhammad, by Husain b. Muh. b. al-Hasan ad-Diyarbakri) in Arabic, 2 vols. small folio, red leather binding (Bulak) A.H. 1283 (1866) 75 KITAB AL-ALMANAT wa 'l-I'tiqadat von Sa'adja b. Jusuf al Fajjumi von Laudauer, Arabisch, 8vo. hf. bd. Leiden, 1880 76 KUR'ĀN, in Arabic, with an interlineal translation in Persian, roy. 4to. fine MS. in bold Naskhi characters for the Arabic, and small Ta'lik for the translation; written within gold and coloured rulings, and decorated with gilt Sura-headings and other ornamentation; the first two leaves torn and mended; in dark blue morocco India, about 1680 77 THE KUR'AN, in Arabic, with a Persian translation interlined, and a Persian commentary written on the margins, folio, a splendid MS., ten lines of text to every page, with the opening pages richly illuminated, gold rulings and ornamentation throughout; bound in parchment covered with green silk, a very fine book About 1680-90 21 0 0

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78 AL-KUR'AN. The Sacred Book of Islām, in Arabic, folio, fine MS. with

all the prints, twelve lines to the page, with splendidly illuminated 'Anwāns,
gold headings to the Suras, gilt rulings, and a great quantity of gilt
ornamentation; in a fine binding of smooth brown morocco gilt in
compartments (apparently Turkish work)
About 1700
This fine MS. was ecclesiastical property, as appears from a note dated 1197 on
the last page, underneath some verses in Turkish.

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79 KURAN, in Arabic, 8vo. fine MS. written within gold lines and with a great deal of ornamental gilding, having besides, eighteen magnificently illuminated pages; Indian gilt binding covered with red silk About 1850 80 LANE'S ARABIC-ENGLISH LEXICON, complete, 8 vols. broad folio in 2, hf. 1863-93 81 1863-93


the same, in 8 parts, folio

The companion volume, "Lane's English-Arabic Dictionary," 1 vol. impl. 4to.,
Iub. at £9. 9s, I have for sale at £2. 2s.
82 MACARIUS, Patriarch of Antioch, Travels of, by BELFOUR, 2 vols, 4to.
O. T. F., 1829-37
83 AL-MAKKARI. The History of the Mohammedan Dynasties in Spain,
translated by Pascual de Gayangos, 2 vols., 4to., cloth

84 MAKRIZI (Taki-ad-din Ahmad). Kitabu 1 Mawa'iz wa 1 I'tibar
bi-zikri 1 ‘Khitat wa 1 Athār (History of Egypt (in Arabic, 2 vols. folio,
Bulāk, 1270 (1854)
85 MAKRIZI. Histoire des Sultans Mamlouks de l'Egypte. Traduite par
QUATREMERE, 2 vols., 4to., cloth
86 MAS'UDI, Murūju z Zahab Ma'adanu 1 Jauhar (Universal History) in
Arabic, 2 vols. 4to. MS. on paper, pp. 722 and 962; complete, in
Egyptian binding
A.H. 1266 (1850)
One of the oldest and most important of the Arabic chronicles. A complete copy
like this is of extreme rarity.

87 MAS'UDI. Les Prairies d'Or, de Maçoudi, Arabe et Francais, par Barbier de Meynard et Pavet de Courteille, 9 vols. 8vo. sd. £2. 10s; half calf 1861-77

This great work was composed in the fourth century of the Hijra, and contains a universal history. Its special value lies in the vivid and picturesque description of the early days of Islam.

88 MISHCAT-UL-MAS'ÁBIH'; or a Collection of the most Authentic
Traditions regarding the Actions and Sayings of Mohammed, translated
from the Original Arabic by Capt. A. N. Matthews, 2 vols. roy. 4to.
half morocco, rare
Calcutta, 1809-10

89 MUJIR-AD-DIN AL HANBALI. Al-Uns al Jalil bi tārīkhi 1 Kuds
wa 1 Khalil (History of Jerusalem and the Prophet Abraham, etc.)
in Arabic, 2 vols. 8vo. hf. bd.
Cairo, A.H. 1283 (1865)
90 Pocock (E.) Specimen Historiae Arabum, accessit Historia veterum
Arabum ex Abu'l Feda cura Silvestre de Sacy ed. White, impl. 8vo.
portrait, cloth

91 ROORDA (T.) Grammatica Arabica, 8vo. half calf

Oxonii, 1806 Leovardiae, 1858 92 SACY. Anthologie Grammaticale Arabe, suite de la Chrestomathie, Arabe et Francais, 8vo. x, 519 and 184 pp. bd.


93 SACY (Silvestre de) Chrestomathie Arabe, ou extraits de divers
écrivains arabes, tant en prose qu'en verse avec une traduction
francaise et des notes, seconde édition, 3 vols. 8vo. sd. £2.5s; or,
hf. calf
Paris, 1826
94 SACY. Grammaire Arabe, second edition, corrigée et augmentée,
2 vols. 8vo. xx and 608, xii and 697 pp., tables and plates, sd. £2. 2s;
hf. calf
Paris, 1831
95 SAGHANI Mashariku 1 Anwari n Nabawiyya wa 1 Akhyāri 1 Musta-
fawiyya (A Collection made in the thirteenth century of the best
Traditions concerning the Prophet, by [Radi-ad-din] al Hasan b.
Muhammad b. al-Hasan as-Saghani) in Arabic, square folio, fine MS.
in large Naskhi characters, 155 leaves, six lines to the page, with rubri-
cations, gilt ornamentation, and a title-page in gold; half morocco

About 1450

Large as it is, this seems to be only the first volume of the work. It ends with the words la yada'u l muta‘ammikūna ta‘ammukahum, underneath which is a large and beautiful arabesque ornament in gold and colours. 96 SCHIER (C.) Grammaire Arabe, 8vo. hf. bd.

Dresde, 1849

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98 SHARANI. Kitabu 1 Yawākiti 1 Jawahir fi bayāni ‘Akāïdi 1 Akābir.
(A great Sufi book by Abdu 1 Wahhab ash Sha‘rāni) in Arabic, folio,
red leather binding
(Bulak) A.H. 1277 (1860)
Kitābu s Sihah fi 1 Lughat (The great Arabic Dictionary
by Ismail bin Hammad al Jauhari al Farābi) in Arabic, 6 vols. sm.
folio, MS. with all the vowel-points, finely written, plentifully rubricated,
and having several illuminated headings and openings; hf. bd.
About 1580, etc.


Four of the volumes were written in the sixteenth century, the name of the transcriber appearing once as Yakut bin Abdallah, but without a date. Several notes show that the codex which he transcribed was a very ancient one. The other two volumes as well as some leaves at the beginning of Vol. I were supplied in a more modern hand (about 1780), but in style and writing nearly uniform with the older volumes, so as to make the MS. a complete, handsome and valuable one.

100 AN ARABIC-ENGLISH VOCABULARY of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt.
By SOCRATES SPIRO, royal 8vo. sd.
Cairo, 1895

“This is a very valuable work, indispensable to residents and others in Egypt who wish really to learn the language of the country.

"Mr. Spiro modestly calls the book a vocabulary'; but it may well claim the title of a dictionary, as it contains most of the words which the speaker of Egyptian Arabic is likely to hear.

"What makes the book so peculiarly valuable are the numerous idioms and slang phrases included in it which will be looked for in vain elsewhere. They are, nevertheless, of the very essence of the colloquial language, and in dealing with the fellahin, an ignorance of them is a constant source of misunderstanding.

"The usefulness of the book is further increased by the lists of weights and measures, civil and military grades, &c., which are prefixed to it."-A. H. SAYCE. The Academy, October 24th, 1896.

101 SPIRO (Socrates) English-Arabic Vocabulary of the modern and
colloquial Arabic of Egypt, 8vo. pp. xvi and 554, double columns;
Cairo, 1897
A cheap and good substitute for Dr. Badger's great Lexicon.
102 STEINGASS, Arabic-English and English-Arabic Dictionary, 2 vols. 8vo.
cloth, used copy, a bargain (pub. £3. 18s)

103 SUYUTI. Kitābu 1 Itkān fi ‘Ulūmil Kur'ān . . li 1 Imām Jalāl-ad-din
as Suyuti (.. The great Commentary on the Kuran) in Arabic, 2 vols.
in 1, sm. folio, red leather binding
(Cairo) A.H. 1278 (1861)

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104 TABARI, Chronique de; par L. DUBEUX. Vol. I (all published), 4to.
O. T. F. 1836
105 TOHFUT-UL-MUJAHIDEEN, an historical work in the Arabic Language.
Translated by Lieut. M. J. ROWLANDSON. 8vo. bds., scarce
A history of the first settlement of the Mohammedans in Malabar.
106 WAKIDÌ. Futuhu sh Sham li 1 Imam Muhammad bin 'Umar al
Wakidi (History of the conquest of Syria by the companions of the
Prophet, attributed to Wakidi) in Arabic, 2 vols. small folio, Egyptian
(Bulak) A.H. 1278 (1861) 100

107 YA KUB AL KINDÍ, and KUSTA BIN LUKA. Risalatu 1 Hashimi li sh
Shaikh Yakub al Kindi, wa Jawābu 1 mazkur lahu; wa Risalat Abi
'Isa wa Risala Kusta bin Lúka-Small 4to. MSS. on paper, all in one
hand and written continuously, 282 pp., unbound
Architectural Works from the Library of George Thomas
Robinson, Esq., F.S.A., of Earl's Court, Kensington:
108 BELCHER (J.) and MACARTNEY (M. E.) Later Renaissance Architecture in
England. A series of examples of the domestic buildings subsequent
to the Elizabethan Period, 6 parts, roy. folio, numerous fine full-paged
photographic plates in portfolios


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109 BLOMFIELD (Reginald) History of Renaissance Architecture in England, 1500-1800, 2 vols. impl. 8vo. with 115 plates, and numerous smaller illustrations, cloth 1897

The author has attempted to give a consecutive account of Renaissance Architecture in England from its first experimental efforts, through its mature expression, to its ultimate decay. 110 BRANDON (R. and J.) The Open Timbered Roofs of the Middle Ages, impl. 4to. 43 plates, cloth


Illustrated by perspective and working drawings of some of the best variety of
Church Roofs.


Parish Churches; being perspective views of English Ecclesiastical Structures; accompanied by plans drawn to a uniform scale, 2 vols. impl. 8vo. plates, cloth 1858

112 BRISIEUX (C. E.) Traité du Beau essentiel dans les Arts appliqué particulièrement à l'Architecture, 2 vols. royal 4to. portrait, and numerous fine plates and text, engraved throughout, original calf, scarce

One hundred and ninety-five engraved pages of text with many fine ornamental designs and ninety-eight fine plates of Architectural Decoration. 113 BRITTON (J.) Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain, about 300 fine plates of Antient Edifices, 5 vols. impl. 4to. LARGE PAPER, very fine early impressions, calf extra, a handsome copy 114 CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL. The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, commonly called Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin: An Account of the Restoration of the Fabric by G. E. STREET; Historical Sketch of the Cathedral by E. SEYMOUR; and a Dedication by Sir Th. MARTIN. Royal folio, a very sumptuous volume, illustrated with 10 steel portraits and plates, 5 chromolithographic plates of Stained Glass Windows and Encaustic Tiles, 9 full-page woodcuts, and 43 vignettes (published at £10. 10s), elegantly and strongly whole bound in gilt and ornamental


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1882 115 CICOGNARA'S VENICE: Fabbriche (Le) e i Monumenti cospicui di Venezia, illustrati da L. Cicognara, da A. Diedo e da G. A. Selva, edizione con copiose note ad aggiunte di F. Zanotto, 259 plates, 2 vols. atlas folio, half morocco, g. t. Venezia, 1858 116 COCKERELL (C. R.) TEMPLES OF JUPITER Panhellenius at Ægina, and of Apollo Epicurius at Basse, impl. folio, 36 fine plates, half morocco,

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117 CONTANT D'IVRY (Architecte du Roi) (Euvres d'Architecture, atlas folio, portrait, and 72 fine large plates, hf. bd. Paris, 1769 Première partie, very rare; a second part did not appear. 118 DICTIONARY of Architecture, issued by the ARCHITECTURAL PUBLICATION SOCIETY, numerous plates and woodcuts, 8 vols. folio, half polished morocco, g. t. uncut, fine set 1849-92 18 10 0

A monument of the co-operative work of enthusiastic young Architects of the last


119 DIETTERLIN (Wendel Maler zu Strassburg) Architectura: von Ausstheilung, Symmetria und Proportion der fünf Seulen, folio, an excellent clean and perfect copy, portrait and 209 plates of ornamental and grotesque Architecture, hf. bd. calf Nürnberg, 1598 15 0 0 120 GAILHABAUD (Jules) Monuments anciens et modernes de l'Architecture des différents Peuples et Epoques, many hundred plates, 4 vols. 4to. bds. uncut Paris, F. Didot, 1844-50

Three leaves neatly mounted.

121 GRAPALDUS de partibus Aedium, 4to. bds. wormed
Argentovati, J. Pryss zum Thiergartten, 1508
122 GRUNER (L.) Decorations de Palais et d'Eglises en Italie, atlas folio,
56 fine plates, some coloured, half morocco, scarce


The best work on Fresco Painting and Architecture of Italy. 123 GRUNER (L.) Die Basreliefs an der Vorderseite des Doms zu Orvieto, mit erläuterndem texte von E. Braun, oblong large folio, 81 fine plates, half morocco extra




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