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Mi'yar ul Awqat (Times standard) an Ottoman Turkish autograph written by a well-known Ottoman scholar

by Ismail Fehim b. Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi ( was alive in 1194 AH.)

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An astronomical Ottoman Turkish autograph manuscript written by the Ottoman author, the son of Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi, the author of Marifetname. According to Mehmet Tahir Bursavi, there is a copy of this work in the Khedivial library in Cairo (Osmanli Muellifleri vol. 1 p. 35). The author was finished the book in 1194 AH. (inspite of the note by… Read more
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Unrecorded early Arabic manuscript of Rawh al- Ruh on preaching and Islamic ethic, with other tow works of the author

by abdurrahman bin Ali bin Muhammad al Jawzi al Qurashi al Baghdadi, Abu al- Faraj (508-597 AH.,- 1114-1201 AD.)

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Handwritten Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Unique Arabic manuscript, mentioned by Abdulhamid al- 'Alwaji in his comprehensive work; Mu'allafat Ibn al- Jawzi p 135 as a second name of Rawh al Arwah which was printed in Cairo in the beginning of the 20th C, but comparing with the published work, We found that the tow… Read more
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image of Unique manuscript of the first vol. of Maqbul al Manqul al jami' li Ahadith al Rasul on Hadith مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول

Unique manuscript of the first vol. of Maqbul al Manqul al jami' li Ahadith al Rasul on Hadith مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول

by 'Ala al-Din 'Ali b. Muhammad b. Ibrahim .Umar b. Khalil ash-Shihi, al-Baghdadi al-Shafi'i al-Khazin (678 - 741 H.) علاء الدين علي بن محمد بن إبراهيم الخازن

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104 lvs including 3 p. of index. Naskh script on buff white paper. 28 cm tall, with few missing leaves from the end which include "kitab al i'tiqaf". Unique manuscript from the 8th or the beginning of the 9th c. H. (14th AD.). Title on the first page 1a: الجزء الأول من كتاب مقبول المنقول الجامع لأحاديث الرسول صلى… Read more
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image of Alf Layla wa Layla ( Thousand nights and one night ) First volume of two for the most rare edition printed in Bulak

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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image of Mi'raj al Mu'tamir wal Haj, Unique autograph Arabic manuscript about the Haj and 'Umrah possibly written in Mecca, dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II

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2 ff, 106 p. , 1ff. Ta'liq script in black with chapter headings in red. Royal unique autograph manuscript on the Haj, Umra and visit of the Holy Mosque in Medina. The author was a well-known Ottoman Scholar mainly came from Mardin and lived in Istanbul where he employed as the Military judge and a legitimicy investigator. There are three… 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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Published
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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image of As Sahm us Sa'ib, unique autograph manuscript in Ottoman Turkish on Archery, using the bow and arrow. Written by the author in Medina and dedicated to the Ottoman Sultan III Mustafa

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1240 Handwritten. As New. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. 58 pp. Ottoman Turkish manuscript, copied by the author who was the Imam of Khalid b. Zaid mosque in Medina in 1240. The first 3 pages of the manuscript contain a dedication to the Ottoman Sultan III Mustafa with a heading illumination centered with a bow shape.… Read more
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Tableau des nouveaux reglemens de L'Empire Ottoman

by Mahmoud Rayf Efendi, Mahmud Raif Pasha

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Published
1798
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Uskudar, Istanbul: La nouvelle Imprimerie du Genie, Dar ut Tiba'aa al 'Amira , 1798 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The second work of Mahmud Raif Pasha and one of the most rare and important military works has been early printed in Dar ut Tiba'aa al 'Amira, Uskudar by Adurrahman al Mudarris. French text, complete.… Read more
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Takvim ut tevarih (Taqwim ut Tawarikh)

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

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Published
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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image of Fevaid-i Gaza (the benefits of invasion) an unusual Ottoman military manuscript written for the Sultan Osman Han b. Ahmed Han (R. 1618 to 1622) TRADITIONAL TRAINING METHODS OF THE OTTOMANS  IN HORSEBACK ARCHERY

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Handwritten. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Written for the Sultan Osman II between 1618 and 1622, by the author who was the equipments supplier (Silah shor) in the Ottoman army. 8vo., 86 lvs (172 p.) Ottoman text missing the firs page. Early 17th C. in fine black Naskh script with significant words in red… Read more
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Unique Ottoman manuscript of Tafsilet ul Hakaik (Elaborating the facts)

by Haci (Hadji), Major General, Ahmad Rashid Pasha, the author of Tarikh i Yemen wa San'aa

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Book. Very Good. No Binding. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The attribution is written in contemporary script on the title page. (possibly un recorded work), 2 parts (all existed) in the Ottoman Turkish. 229 p (part 1: 1 to 166, and part 2: 167 to 229) and one folding table in 6 p. The author's notes and diaries… Read more
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image of 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)

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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… Read more
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Sharh al- Kafrawi 'ala matn al Ajrumiyya (one of the earliest Arabic books been printed in Bulak press and possibly the earliest Arabic one to be printed in ISKELE i Bulak )

by Hasan b. Ali al- Kafrawi al Shafi'i al- Azhari (D. 1202 AH- 1786 AD)

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1827
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Cairo: Iskele-i Bulak (Bulaq harbour), 1827 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Arabic text 172 p, in modern fine binding. Very rare, printed in Iskele i Bulak (Port of Bulak) which possibly was established as a branch near to the head printing house of Bulak for a short time where tow of recorded Turkish military… Read more
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Mecca-Cairo Ephemera. Very Good. No Binding. Fine handmade Silver ring dedicated "from the Sherif Hussein, Emir of Hejaz to (Sir Henry) McMahon". carved and enameld in gold, with natural stone contains natural formation shows a man riding on a lion inside jungle, and the stone is fixed by lion claws shapes. The McMahon–Hussein Correspondence, or the Hussein–McMahon Correspondence, was an… Read more
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