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Risalat ul Bayan fi Radd Jinayat al Yad wa al Lisan 'an Maqam Mawlana al Sultan

by Daghistanli Shamkhan zade Abdullah Bey

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1900
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Facsimile of the first and only edition. 116 p. of Arabic text Answer on a question about the youth Turkey party, contains a defeat of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II , the political point of view and statistic of the Sultan's projects. Rare books series of the Archive studies and publication, no.( 3 )
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Nuzhat al mushtaq fi tarikh yahud al Iraq (History of the Jews of Iraq)

by Yusuf Rizq Allah Ghanimah (Ghunaimah)

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1924
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Facsimile copy of the original and only published by the Furat press in Baghdad. Arabic text, 224 p. with several full page photographic plates. Detailed history of the jews in iraq by a jew Iraqi scholar. Archive studies and publication series no. ( 4 )
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Kitab sirat Napoleon al awwal (histoire de l'empereur Napoleon I) fine facsimile copy

by Le colonel C D H L Calligaris

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1856
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Facsimile ed. of the first edi. printed in Paris. ARABIC TEXT, HALF TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC AND FRENCH, FRONTISPIECE OF NAPOLEON, TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC AND FRENCH, 7 PP OF PREFACE IN FRENCH, HALF TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC, 11 PP INTRODUCTION IN ARABIC, 584 PP IN ARABIC, WITH SOME MAPS AND PLANS. Archive Studies and Publication rare books series no.… Read more
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Tarih-i Izzi (History of Izzi) printed in third establishment of Ibrahim Muteferrika

by Suleyman Izzi

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1785
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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1785 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Suleyman Halil Izzi was the official historian in the Ottoman state in 1745 after Mehmed Subhi. 8, 288 ff. in later hard cover. edges sprinkled in gold. .
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Tarih-i Timur Gurkan li Nazmi Zade

by Nazmi Zade, Murtaza b. Ali

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1730
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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1730 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 6, 129 ff. in contemporary hard cover binding. The Turkish translation of Aja'ib ul Maqdour fi Nawa'ib Teymur, by Ibn Arabshah> The fifth work has been printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1142 (1730) in 500 copies. .
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Tarih-i Seyyah der Beyan-i Zuhur-i Afganiyan ve sebeb-i inhidam-i bina-i devlet-i Sahan-i Safaviyan

by Krusinski, Judas Thaddaues, translated by Ibrahim Muteferrika

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1729
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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1729 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The third work to be printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1142 (1729). 3, 4, 97 ff. In contemporary hard cover binding. About the collapse of the Safavid state and the appearance of the Afghan state. .
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Takvim ut tevarih (Taqwim ut Tawarikh)

by Katib Celebi (Chalabi) Haci Halife (Hajji Khalifa)

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1733
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Istanbul: Ibrahim Muteferrika, 1733 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. the 12th book to be printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1146 (1733). 6, 3, 247 p. in Modern fine Ottoman style binding ornamented in gilt. .
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Tathkerat al- Nabih fi Ayam al- Mansour wa Banih (History of Mamlouks, Qalawoun dynasty) 3 volumes set

by al Hasan ibn Omar ibn Habib (d. 779 A H- 1377 A D)

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1976
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Cairo: The national library press, 1976 Book. As New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Uncut and unopened as issued. Title pages in Arabic and English. Several fine facsimile plates of Mamlouk remains and imperial endowment documents. The book was printed between 1976 and 1986. (vol. 1) 551 p, covers events between 678 and… Read more
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Kitab al ta'ir al ghirrid fi wasf al barid (The songbird in describing the post) about the post history

by Nu'man effendi Antone (a member of the Ehyptian post)

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1890
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Cairo: al- Muktataf press, 1890 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Un usual work on the history of the post in Arabic printed in Egypt 1890. 232 p. including introduction with dedication to Joseph Pasha Saba, the general director of the Egyptian post. Modern Hard cover binding..
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Kitab al Sudan bayna yadai Gordon wa Kitchener (History of the Sudan between the time of Gordon and the time of Kitchener) 2 volumes set.

by Ibrahim Fawzi Pasha (D. after 1898)

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1900
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Cairo: al Mu'ayyad, 1900 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Arabic text, 2 volumes (all published), (8), 403, 364 p. Author's diaries during his military service in Sudan and in his prison for 14 years there. The author is an Egyptian leader and historian was born in Cairo where he was graduated from… Read more
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AL HAWI LI AL MASAA'IL AL NAFA'IS OR BIDAYAT UL QUDAMAA' WA HIDAYAT UL HUKAMAA'

by RIFA'AA BADAWI RAFI' AL TAHTAWI AND OTHERS ( TRANSLATORS )

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1838
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Cairo: Bulak, Dar ut Tiba'aa, 1838 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. THIS BOOK WAS TRANSLATED FOR MUHAMMAD ALI PASHA , THE GRAND , WITH POETRY DEDICATION BY RIFA'AA AL TAHTAWI . 28 , 16 , 7 , 271 PP , ARABIC TEXT , PRINTED IN 1254 H. ( 1838 AD. ) . FINE… Read more
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Kitab Tarikh qudamaa' al Misriyyin al musamma Qunasat u ahl al 'Asr min Khulasat i tarikh Masr (an Arabic extract)

by Auguste Mariette bey (Minister of the Egyptian antiquites affairs)

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Published
1864
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Cairo: The Khedivial press, Bulak, 1864 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Arabic text, 192 p translated by Abd Allah Abu al Soud Effendi, according to the khedivial order of Ismail b. Ibrahim b. Muhammad Ali Pasha, the vice roy of Egypt. A French archaeologist and Egyptologist, Mariette-Bey was sent to Egypt by… Read more
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Katerina Tarihi (History of Catherine II) The first Ottoman Turkish translation of a work on western history to appear in print

by Jean H. Castera (translated by Yakovaki efendi)

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1830
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Cairo: Bulak, 1830 Book. Good. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Ottoman Turkish text, 225 p. The military history during the II Catherine period between Russia and the Ottoman state including the relations with England and France and the Ottoman point of view. This Ottoman Turkish translation was edited by Sa'dullah Sa'id Amidi. Occasional minor holes… Read more
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PROLEGOMENES D'EBN KHALDOUN (MUQADDIMAT IBN KHALDOUN) ARABIC TEXT IN 3 VOLUMES SET

by IBN KHALDOUN, ABDURRAHMAN B. MUHAMMAD B. MUHAMMAD (D. 808 AH- 1406 AD)

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1858
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Paris: Firmin Didot, 1858 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 3 VOLUMES: 422, 408, 434 PP ARABIC TEXT IN FINE SCRIPT.EACH VOLUME WITH ONE TITLE PAGE IN FRENCH: NOTICE ET EXTRAITS DES MANUSCRITS DE LA BIBLIOTHEQUE IMPERIALE ET AUTRES BIBLIOTHEQUES, PUBLIES PAR L'INSITUT IMPERIAL DE FRANCE.... PARIS, FIRMIN DIDOT FRERES 1858. COMPLETELY IN ARABIC. IN… Read more
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Cairo: IFAO, 1950 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The original Arabic and the translation in French, (v), 218 p and (xii), 329 p. Inscribed on the half title page in French by the editor and translator, Gaston Wiet: (a son excellence Naguib Hilali Pasha Hommage ...) to the last… Read more
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Al- Fakhri fi al adab al Sultaniyya wa al Duwal al Islamiyya (on the Systems of Government and the Moslem Dynasties)

by Muhammad ibn Ali ibn Tabataba, known as Ibn al- Tiqtaqa (660-709 AH.,- 1262-1309 AD.)

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1923
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Cairo: al- Ma'arif press, 1923 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 301 p. Arabic text, edited from the author's autograph written by him in Mosul in 701 AH. Published by Naguib Mitri in Cairo, al- Ma'arif press 1923. History of the Islamic states with an introduction about the notion of the Islamic state. In contemporary… Read more
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Tarikh al Harb al Balkaniyya (History of the Balkan war)

by Tawfik Tannous (an editor in al Basir news paper)

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1913
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Alexandria: George Gharzuzi, 1913 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Arabic text, title page missing the right part with the left part of the dedication on the back. Frontis of the author, 192 p with several photographic illus. and one folding coloured map in the end. Modern hard cover binding. Rare work in… Read more
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THE RELATIONS BETWEEN ARABS AND ISRAELITES PRIOR TO THE RISE OF ISLAM

by D. S. MARGOLIOUTH

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1924
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London: Humphrey Milford, 1924 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 86PP, EX-LIBRIS GERALD Y. GOLDBERG. JACKET LOOSE, JACKET'S SPINE PARTLY DAMAGED. OTHERWISE ALMOST AS NEW..
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Tarikh Hadramaut al siyasi (the political history of Hadramaut)

by Salah al Bakri al Yafi'i (1912 - 1993)

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1938
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Cairo: al- Babi al- Halabi, 1938 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Arabic text, mixed editions. (Vol. 1), second ed. printed in 1956 (first ed. was printed in the same press in 1935 and the both ed. were published by the author during his stay in Cairo) in 148 p with one folding map and… Read more
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MIR'AT AL HARAMAIN (VIEW OF THE TOW HOLY SANCTUARIES ) , 3 PARTS IN 4 VOLUMES COMPLETE SET

by EYUP SABRI PASHA (THE OTTOMAN ADMIRAL AYYUB SABRY) D. 1308 AH., 1890 AD.

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Published
1883
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Istanbul: Matbaa-i Bahriye (the Navy press), 1883 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE ENCYCLOPAEDIA IN THE OTTOMAN TURKISH ABOUT THE ARABIAN PENINSULA AND THE TOW HOLY SANCTUARIES IN HEDJAZ BY THE WELL-KNOWN AUTHOR WHO WAS EMPLOYED IN THE OTTOMAN ARMY IN HEJAZ IN C. 1865 AND THEN BECAME… Read more
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