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Tercume-i Sihah el Cevheri (Translation of Kitab Sihah al Jawhari) printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika
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Tercume-i Sihah el Cevheri (Translation of Kitab Sihah al Jawhari) printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika

by Muhammad bin Shaykh Muslih Muhammed al Vani (D. 1000 H. -1592 AD. )

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First ed. complete with, vesilet ut tiba'aa by Ibrahim Muteferrika, and the Imprial order. contemporary full leather bindings with flap. (VOL.1) 2p., 6p. 1p. blank, 5p. wasilat ut tiba'aa, 2p. author's biography, 2p. blank. 9p. index and errata. 1p. blank. 666p. (VOL. 2) 7p. index and errata, 2p. blank. 756p. mint condition
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OTTOMAN ATLAS CONTAINS THIRTY NINE HAND COLORED MAPS PREPARED AND PRINTED IN THE MUHENDISHANE I...
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OTTOMAN ATLAS CONTAINS THIRTY NINE HAND COLORED MAPS PREPARED AND PRINTED IN THE MUHENDISHANE I BERRI HUMAYUN (THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF MILITARY ENGNEERING) IN ISTANBUL. POSSIBLY THE FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE ATLAS TO BE PRINTED IN USKUDAR AFTER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TELEGRAPH LINES IN THE OTTOMAN WILAYAS (STATES)

by THE OTTOMAN AUTHORITY

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Uskudar: MuhendisHane-i Berr-i Humatun (The Royal school of military engneering) Atlas. Illus. by YUMNI. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 1860's THIRTY NINE HAND COLORED MAPS MOSTLY SIGNED BY (YUMNI). MOST OF THEM ARE DESCRIBED IN THE OTTOMAN TURKISH. ALL MAPS ON DOUBLE PAGES, TITLED AND WITH PRINTING DETAILS. LATER HARD COVER. FOLIO 40 X 28 CM. SCARCE. the maps are the followings: (1)Arabistan (Arabian peninsula) 56 x 47 cm. (2)Tarablus Gharb wa tunus (Libya and Tunisia) 56 x 39 cm. (3)Tarablus Gharb (Libya) 56 x 40 cm. (4)Misir ayalet I mumtaza si (territory of Egypt) 56 x 46 cm. (5)Yemen 69 x 33 cm. (6)Hejaz, 56 x 39 cm. (7)Ankara . (8)Sivas . (9)Ma'muat ul Aziz. (10)Diyar Bekir. (11)Bitlis. (12)Erzurum . (13)Van. (14)Mosul 56 x 39 cm. (15)Bagdad 56 x 39 cm. (16)Basra 55 x 39 cm. (17)Zor mutasarrifligi (Part of Mesopotamia. (18)Halep (Aleppo). (19)Adana. (20)Konya. (21)Kibris (Cyprus). (22)Caza'ir I Bahr I Sefid (the Wilaya of the Mediterranean sea islands). (23)Aydin. (24)Pega… Read More
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Drawing of a seated Dervish with his followers seating in front of him and playing music, signed...
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Drawing of a seated Dervish with his followers seating in front of him and playing music, signed by Reza-i Abbasi

by Safavid Isfahan school of painting by Reza-i Abbasi

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1624 Drawing. Good. No Binding. Signed by Illustrator(s). Titled in Persian "Majlis-I yawm-I sa'id ast" (Session of the happy day), signed "Raqm Kamineh Reza-i Abbasi" and dated 1034 AH.,- 1624 AD. Measurments of drawing: 13x11.5 cm (complete page: 23x17 cm)..
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU...
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DIZIONARIO ITALIANO E ARABO CHI CONTIENE IN SUCCINTO TUTTI I VOCABOLI CHE SONO PIU IN USO E PIU NECESSARI PER IMPARAR A PARLARE LE DUE LINGUE CORRETTAMENTE EGLI E DIVISO IN DUE PARTI (THE FIRST BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAK)

by RAPHAEL ANTOINE ZAKHOUR (DON RAPHAEL)

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Cairo: Bolacco (Bulak), 1822 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. EXTREEMLY RARE, ARABIC ITALIAN DICTIONARY, VOCABULARY AND TERMS, PAGINATED IN ARABIC AND LATIN, TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC, CONTAINS PRINTING DATE 1238 AND PLACE (TAMMA AL TAB'U FI BULAK BI MATBA'AAT SAHIB AL SA'AADAH), AND PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR IN ARABIC, SUBTITLE, 266 PP IN TOW COLUMNS, ARABIC AND ITALIAN, 4 PP ERRATA IN ITALIAN, 2 PP ERRATA IN ARABIC, AND ONE TITLE PAGE IN ITALIAN CONTAINS PRINTING DETAILS: BOLACCO DALLA STAMPERIA REALE 1822. 4TO. THE FIRST AND ONLY BOOK TO BE PRINTED IN BULAQ AND IN A NATIONAL PRINTING OFFICE IN EGYPT AFTER THE FRANCH EXPEDITION. THE BOOK CONSISTS OF TOW PARTS: (Part I): del dizionario disposto come il solito nell'ordine alfabetico. (Part II): Che contiene una breve raccolta di nomi e di verbi li piu necessari, e piu utili allo studio delle due lingue. THE AUTHOR WAS AN EGYPTIAN BORN FROM ALEPPO AND A CATHOLIC MONK. HE ACCOMANIED THE FRENCH EXPEDITION DURING IT'S DEPARTURE… Read More
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Tuhfet ul Kibar fi Esfar il Bihar, complete with the all maps contemporarly hand colored
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Tuhfet ul Kibar fi Esfar il Bihar, complete with the all maps contemporarly hand colored

by katib Celebi, Haci Halife

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complete fine copy with the 5 maps of which 4 are colored in contemporary hands.In modern fine Ottoman style binding. on The naval expeditions, printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1141 H. (1728-1729).
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Tahrir Usul Iqlidis, TRADITIONE DOCTISSIMI NASRIDINI TUSINI NUNC PRIMUM ARABICE IMPRESSI.
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Tahrir Usul Iqlidis, TRADITIONE DOCTISSIMI NASRIDINI TUSINI NUNC PRIMUM ARABICE IMPRESSI.

by Euclid, Nasir ud Din Al Tusi

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TYPOGRAPHIA MEDICEA 1594, Arabic text of Thrir Usul Iqlidis (Eclid) translated by Nasir ud Din al Tusi. 453 p. iclude many woodcuts. chapter headings are in bold script. Firman (Imperial order) of the Ottoman Sultan Murad Khan IV dated 996 H ( November 1588 AD. ) in 31 lines, ordering the Ottoman citizens not to prevent the book dealers (whos names are mentioned in the Firman and seem to be Italian Book dealers.. Branton and Horacio (?) sons of Bandini ) from traviling in the Ottoman states and selling their Arabic, Turkish and Persian books freely. In early 20th c. dark green hard covers. almost un-cutted wide margins of papers. 32.5 x 22.5 cm. Copy in vey good condition.
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Alf Layla wa Layla ( Thousand nights and one night ) First volume of two for the most rare...
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Alf Layla wa Layla ( Thousand nights and one night ) First volume of two for the most rare edition printed in Bulak

by anonymous

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First volume of two, 710 p. in fine hard cover binding. the most rare and complete edition edited by Abdurrahman al Safti al Sharqawi. vol.1 contains 536 stories. 26.5 x 18 cm. printed in Bulak 1251 (1834-1835).
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Ottoman painting of the holy mosque of Mecca, signed and dedicated by the painter
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Ottoman painting of the holy mosque of Mecca, signed and dedicated by the painter

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50x40 cm. Oil colors on wood, showing Ka'ba and surroundings inside the holy mosque. The painting shows the architectural details of the pillars in defferent colors with gold and design of the flour. Mounted in framework measured 72x61 cm. The painting is signed in red on the left bottom; Mehmed Hilal or Mehmed Jemal (?) and dedicated on the revers in pencil to an Ottoman scholar; Faziletlu Arif efendi piraderimiz yadigarimdir 14 Sevval 1318 (my dedication to my brother his virtue Arif Effendi 3-2-1901). Fine Ottoman painting of the holy Mosque in Mecca.
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cihannuma or Jihannuma (Mirror of the world)
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cihannuma or Jihannuma (Mirror of the world)

by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

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FIrst page of the preface and last page of the index are facsimiles, else; complete with 39 original maps and shapes, mint condition and wide complete margins. 698pp of Ottoman Turkish text, printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1145 AH. - 1732 AD. In contemporary hard covers binding. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THE JIHANNUMA. Planned as a great cosmosgraphy, the work was never completed, although Katib Celebi wrote two versions. The text contained here is the second version, rewritten after the author had acquired a Mercator-Hondius Atlas minor (Koemans mistakenly considered the Jihannuma a translation into Turkish of that Atlas). It covers the world from Japan to the Ottoman borders and is well-illustrated with engraved maps, including: the World in twin hemispheres, the World in oval projection, Europe, Africa, Asia, America, the North and South Poles, Arabia, Japan and various other parts of Asia and Asia Minor. Several of the maps and diagrams had appeared in earlier books printed by Mteferrika.The… Read More
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The original manuscript draft of the most important work about the history of Bulak press, Tarikh...
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The original manuscript draft of the most important work about the history of Bulak press, Tarikh Matba'at Bulak prepared by the author in 1936 to be presented to the faculty of literature in the Egyptian University in Cairo, for the MA. degree

by Abu-l Futouh Ahmad Ridwan (1908 - 1982)

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long 4to, 30. 192ff, with 26, 16ff appendix. WITH UNPUBLISHED PARTS. The most important of the specific history of Bulak press which later printed in Bulak printing house in 1953 as: تاريخ مطبعة بولاق و لمحة في تاريخ الطباعة في بلدان الشرق الأوسط Unique manuscript of the author.
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Imperial album prepared By the Royal photographer Ali Sami, for the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II...
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Imperial album prepared By the Royal photographer Ali Sami, for the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II about the Hejaz Railway

by Imperial Hejaz Railway Album

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18 large photographs explained in Ottoman Turkish, with signature on the first photograph by Ali Sami, from the engineer corps. in a royal binding prepared for the Yildiz Palace. extra-ordinary royal album about the Hejaz Railway.
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Ottoman photographic journey in the red sea and Hejaz
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Ottoman photographic journey in the red sea and Hejaz

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Photographic album of the Red Sea journey contains 76 photographs of which 20 taken in Jeddah and Mecca in 1902 showing the annual celebration of the coronation day of Sultan Abdul Hamid II , in the government house in Jeddah and Mecca. With tow photographs showing the government and the Emir of Hejaz . 33 x 24 cm. ألبوم صور فوتوغرافية ، رحلة تعود إلى التسعينيات من القرن التاسع عشر الميلادي و تحتوي على 76 صورة فوتوغرافية مختلفة المقاسات ، أكبرها 25سم طولا في 14.5سم عرضا (منها صورتان لامرأتين باللباس الحجازي) و أصغرها 9 سم طولا في 6 سم عرضا. و أكثر الصور من الحجم الكبير و الوسط. الألوم يظهر أنه أعد بواسطة مصور عثماني أثناء بعثة رسمية (عسكرية غالبا) خلال السواحل الغربية للجزيرة العربية. و يحتوي على… Read More
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Fann ul Bahr (Maritime Science) An un-recorded autograph manuscript by the author
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Fann ul Bahr (Maritime Science) An un-recorded autograph manuscript by the author

by Isma'il -Pasha- Serheng (1852-1925)

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106 p. of Arabic autograph manuscript written by the author in Riq'aa script in back with many diagrams and mathematical shapes. Isma'il Pasha b. Serheng b. Abdullah al Giridi (initially from Crete) born and died in Egypt . He was a historian and admiral in the Egyptian navy . He learned in the naval school where he appointed as a director there , then a deputy of the ministry of war . He participated in the revolutionary movement of Orabi Pasha but didn't judged . Beside Arabic, he was fluent in English , French, Italian, Turkish, and some in Russian. He wrote a comprehensive work on history called : Haqa'iq al Akhbar 'an Doual al Bihar , which printed in three volumes in Bulaq , Cairo. (Khayr du Din al Zirikli : al A'laam vol. 1 p. 310)
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Mir'āt al-abdān fi tashrih-i a'za'il insan (Mirror of bodies on the human anatomy) known as...
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Mir'āt al-abdān fi tashrih-i a'za'il insan (Mirror of bodies on the human anatomy) known as Hamse-i Sanizade, first illustrated medical work to be printed by Muslims

by Sanizade, Mehmed Ataullah Efendi

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A complete copy with the preface of the printing reason of the book (Sebeb-i tab' kitab-i mustatab). In contemporary fine dark brown Ottoman binding with flap. 4 lvs. Contain the printing reason and details. 2 lvs. Contain praise to the Sultan Mahmud II. 223 numbered p. 283 numbered p. With numbered 56 lithographic plates by the Erzurumian Aghob. With many numbered pages of index and supplements through the book. Printed according to the order of the Ottoman Sultan by Abdurrahim Muhibb in the Imperial printing house. Sanizade, who lived in the first half of the 19th century, is an important physician for his great contributions to the Ottoman Medicine, by transferring European medical knowledge. He has important books concerning history, as well as medicine. In one of his works on medicine, Hamse-i Sanizade, a work of five volumes, the volume titled Kanunü'l Cerrahin (the Law of Surgery), deals with surgery. Written in 1810s, the book could be published only in 1828, after Sanizade's death. In the… Read More
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Ujalat ul Jografiya (the Geographic brief - عجالة الجغرافيا) The first atlas...
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Ujalat ul Jografiya (the Geographic brief - عجالة الجغرافيا) The first atlas geographic work to be printed by Muslims, the text volume of Atlas-i Cedid

by Mahmoud Rayf Efendi, Mahmud Raif Pasha

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45 x 38 cm. Ottoman Turkish text. printed by Abdurrahman el Muderris in 1219 AH, 1804 AD.
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