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Africa and arabic world

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First edition

Friedrich HORNEMANN

Voyage dans l'Afrique septentrionale, depuis le Caire jusqu'à Mourzouk

Dentu, Paris 1803, In-8 (12,5x20cm), xlviij, 236pp. (2) ; (4) 235-476p., 2 tomes en un volume relié.

First edition of Langlès' translation from German, accompanied by 2 large folding maps on strong paper. Langlès is also responsible for the various notes and the thesis on the oases, composed according to the Arab authors.

Vintage half calf binding. Smooth decorated back. Golden [...]

600 €

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First edition

Jean-Joseph-François POUJOULAT

Histoire de Jérusalem

Chez L. F. Hivert, Paris 1841, In-8 (14x22,5cm), 460pp. et 492pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition decorated with 2 frontispieces on steel (a view of Jerusalem with the mosque of Omar, another depicting Jesus and Mary Magdalene) and a folding map of the Middle East.
Binding in half navy blue sheepskin with vintage corners. Smooth back decorated with a romantic mirror decoration [...]

400 €

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Jacques BENOIST-MECHIN

Arabie carrefour des siècles

La guilde du livre, Lausanne 1961, 22,5x28,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur.

First edition, one of the numbered copies.
Publisher's binding in full cardboard, smooth back, illustrated boards.
Rich iconography, beautiful copy.

50 €

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First edition

Théodore MONOD & Paul de CENIVAL

Description de la côte d'Afrique de Ceuta au Sénégal par Valentim Fernandes

Librairie Larose, Paris 1938, 13,5x20cm, relié.

First edition published under the aegis of the Committee for Historical and Scientific Studies of French West Africa.
Back and boards slightly and marginally exposed and discolored.
Rare.

200 €

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First edition

Charles LALLEMAND

Tunis et ses environs

Maison Quantin, Paris 1890, In-4 (24,5x31,5cm), 245pp., relié.

First edition of this beautifully illustrated work with a title-frontispiece in color, a back cover in color and 150 watercolors by Charles Lallemand engraved by Michelet. Print on large paper, strong vellum. The watercolors are said to have been made in situ by the author.
Beveled sky blue [...]

600 €

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First edition, Signed book

André GERVAIS

Sentinelles du désert (le territoire des oasis)

Fernand Sorlot, Paris 1939, 12x18,5cm, broché.

first edition.
Small angular gaps on the boards.
Autograph signed by André Gervais to Jean Paillard.


20 €

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First edition

Andre SPARRMAN

Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, et autour du Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et principalement dans ...

Chez Buisson, A Paris 1787, in 8 (12x20cm), iii-xxxi, 389pp. (1) et 366, (1) et (iv), 366, (5), 3 volumes reliés.

Original French edition published simultaneously with the edition in 4, from the same publisher. It is illustrated with a folded frontispiece, a large folding map of Cape Town and 15 plates, some of which are folding.
Binding in full Rooted brown contemporary sheepskin. Back with nerves [...]

1 800 €

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First edition

Henry de MONFREID

La croisière du hachich

Grasset, Paris 1933, 14x19,5cm, relié.

First edition, one of 58 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, head print.
Binding in half red morocco, back with four nerves decorated with nets and black boxes decorated with black geometric patterns, a slightly split bit at the foot, flats of moiré effect, guards and counterplates of marbled [...]

800 €

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