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(JEDDAH WATER SUPPLY.) BALFOUR, David Ross. City of Jeddah Water Supply.
Westminster [Jeddah] : 1947-8Rare no other copies located or references found. These highly detailed planning documents would have been produced in extremely limited numbers for a small group of stakeholders. This copy with gilt presentation supralibros; "To A.A. / From D.R.B.": D.R.B. was David Ross Balfour, who led the project as a partner in his father's Westminster and Newcastle... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 138324
IBN MALIK. Alfiyya,
Paris : 1833First edition of Ibn Malik's 13th-century Arabic grammar, written in 1,000 rhymed couplets to help students remember their grammar, with strong religious themes. The text is printed in the original Arabic with a lengthy commentary by the oriental scholar Silvestre de Sacy (1758-1838). Sacy became the first professor of Arabic at the Ècole speciale... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 130469
(ARABIAN NIGHTS.) BURTON, Richard F. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night.
London : 1897The Library Edition, a most striking and handsome set of Burton's Arabian Nights, retaining the imposing box which has kept the set in lovely condition. "The Arabian Nights had been an important part of Burton's life for decades. In 1882 he began translating it in earnest. Although there were other translations of the Nights in English, Burton's was... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 131161
WILD, Frank. Shackleton's Last Voyage.
London : 1923First edition, third impression. Wild had joined Scott on the Discovery, travelled with Mawson on his Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14, "and was a close friend of Shackleton on both the Nimrod expedition of 1907-09 and second-in-command on the Transantarctic Expedition of 1917-17... Wild joined Shackleton on his final voyage... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 137538