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Ottoman Qur'an signed by an Ottoman calligrapher in Cairo and endowed by an Egyptian Bey (Emir) to a mosque in sukhumi, Abkhazia by Ottoman Qur'anic calligraphy
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Ottoman Qur'an signed by an Ottoman calligrapher in Cairo and endowed by an Egyptian Bey (Emir) to a mosque in sukhumi, Abkhazia

by Ottoman Qur'anic calligraphy

Book condition: Very Good

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591 p. of Naskhi script by a Bosnian Ottoman calligrapher, Abdurrahman el Bosnawi (Bosnavi), in Cairo 1080 AH. (1670 AD.). Fu...
  • Title: Ottoman Qur'an signed by an Ottoman calligrapher in Cairo and endowed by an Egyptian Bey (Emir) to a mosque in sukhumi, Abkhazia
  • Author: Ottoman Qur'anic calligraphy
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
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French Document, Royal Seat of Carhaix

ANON

1789. 1st Edition. No binding. Poor. French legal document dated 27 June, 1789 from the Royal Seat of Carhaix, Brittany, France. This is a worn pigs skin folio sheet on which the writing is significantly obscured. Pages 1 and 4 are somewhat legible, while pages 2 and 3 are darkened and far fro...

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$33.00
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Intervening in Africa's Civil Wars : The Bush Administration Approach to Resolving Third World Conflicts

Herman J. Cohen

  • Published : 1997
  • Edition : Draft Manuscript
  • ISBN : 0312232217
  • Bookseller: Books of the World
An early (1997) draft manuscript of Cohen's book Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent published by St. Martin's Press in 2000. As the Cold War faded, Ambassador Hank Cohen, President George Bush's Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, engaged in aggressive di...

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$100.00
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Hartford, CT: Governor's Office, 1917. Original document. Very Good. Partly printed document, accomplished by hand. In part: "...reposing special trust and confidence in the skill and patriotism of J.S. Anderson, Jr. of the Mirror of Stonington, Conn., do hereby appoint him...Special Represen...

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$75.00
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The Wife of the Bath's Tale

Maynadier, G. H

1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Uncommon copy of a Chaucer tale with commentary, part of author's Ph.D. dissertation from Harvard University (1898), viii + 214pps + index, minor wear along spine else VG.

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$85.59
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c.1860. MANUSCRIPT MAP OIL CREEK LAKE Bloomfield Township Crawford County Lovely hand-drawn map, in ink. 13 x 15.5 inches. No date, early, c.1860. One small area colored in red, with a house, “3 acres.” There is a “Road to Centerville & Titusville&#...

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$95.00
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[manuscript diaries for 1917 and 1918]

Brooks, Peter H. (Haverly), 1837-1922

Manuscript, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1917 & 1918. Hard Cover. Two volumes. Peter Haverly Brooks was minister of the Wilkes-Barre Presbyterian Church. Every day of these diaries is filled in and each page is full. These were two years of United States participation in World War I and Brooks served...

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$100.00
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This Democratic politician served as North Carolina's senator from 1932 to 1945. TNS, 1p, 8" X 10½", Washington, DC, 1937 April 26. Addressed to future Lincoln/Civil War scholar Arnold Gates (1914-93). Near fine. On "United States Senate" letterhead, Reynolds thanks Gates for writing and transm...

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$100.00
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1905. Good +. Signed 3-page typescript of a agreement of sale between the American Baptist Publication Society and John Wanamaker. The American Baptist Publication Society sold to John Wanamaker the Crozier Building at 1420 and 1422 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, for $900,000. The Crozier Buildi...

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$103.00
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[Document, Signed]

Harte, Bret

Glasgow, 1885. [4]pp. on two conjugate leaves. Quarto. Printed leaflet, on blue paper. Old folds, a few nicks and pinholes, some old repairs at folds, otherwise near very good. A document signed by Harte while Consul of the United States at Glasgow, approving the shipment of steel boiler plates ...

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$100.00
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Saiidi Fishermen in Aswan: a Case of Challenging Development Planning

Khadr, Nirvana A. Essawi

1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Minor wear, doctoral thesis, VG/-. 353pps including tables and illustrations. Heavy, one-sided pages.

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$106.99