New York: Harper and Brothers, 1878-1886. Seven issues of Harper's Franklin Square Library with advertisements bound together: No. 463. The Russians at the Gates of Herat by Charles Marvin with 3 maps and 28 illustrations. 48 pp. April 24, 1885 No. 35 Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier or...
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New Delhi: Deptartment of Tourism, Government of India, 1958. 20 black and white. Tourist booklet of these historic Mughal cities in India.
London: Henry Graves and Company, 1842. 25 tinted lithographs by Louis and Charles Haghe after Atkinson. First edition of this important publication of Dr. James Atkinson's sketches from Afghanistan and the Punjab during the First Anglo-Afghan War, an early conflict in the Great Game. Dr. Atkinson was appointed Superintending Surgeon...
New Delhi: Oriental Books Reprint Corporation, 1934 (1983). Second edition revised by Vincent A. Smith.
London: Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 2001. Color and black and white illustrations. Sale #396. Important auction catalog of books, maps and manuscripts mostly of Central Asia travel. Some prices are marked in pen.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1877. Frontispiece portrait of Capt. Burnaby and 1 folding map / 2 folding maps. This renown British Army officer's tale of adventure from Scutari (Üsküdar) to Erzerum, with the object of observing the Russian frontier.
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1971.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, George H. Doran Company, 1911. 40 illustrations, folding map to rear.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1847.
London: Routledge, 1929. English translation of Voyage en Orient . Gérard de Nerval (1808-1855) was a major figure of French romanticism who traveled to the Near East in 1842. Chapters include: Coptic Marriages, The Slaves, The Harem, The Pyramids, and The Cange, The "Santa Barbara", and The Mountain.
New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1918. 21 black and white (none of rugs). A book of travels through Persia with a 40 page chapter, "About Rug Books", a critical review of early books on Oriental carpets. With the former bookplate of Oriental rug scholar George W. O'Bannon.
Wien: Mechitaristendruckerei, (1946). 9 color plates 7 black and white. GWO 2744. A travel report about buying trips. Illustrations are paintings of rugs and scenes from the rug weaving areas. German text.
Wien: Selbstverlag, (1946). 16 color plates 7 black and white. GWO 2746. Expanded edition. A travel report about buying trips. Illustrations are paintings of rugs and scenes from the rug weaving areas. German text.
London: Ward, Lock and Co., . 13 full page plates, 75 in-text engravings. Early American travel narrative by William Perry Fogg (1826-1909), an adventurer who wrote letters of his travels printed by The Cleveland Leader which became the basis of his books. An earlier edition was called, Arabistan, or The...
Berlin: Koch, (1920?). 57 black and white. GWO 419. Second expanded edition of the author's journey to the Caucasus and Middle East with unusual photography of weavers and and markets. German text.
New York: Dutton, . "Mr. Hale was stationed from. 1913 to 1917 at Birjand, in Eastern Persia, and from 1917 onwards at Kermanshah, near the Western frontier. This book contains his letters to a friend at home, describing the ordinary course of life in sleepy Persia, and touching lightly on...
London: Hali, 1996. 200 color plates. Handy tourist guide to this historical capital of the Orient rug world. Includes dealers, museums and other attractions.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1896. Folding map to rear.
Chicago: The Travelogue Bureau, 1920.
London: Seeley and Co., 1909. 37 monochrome illustrations, Stated second edition.
New York: Putnam's Sons, 1893. 32 black and white. Two volume set. 1829 visit to Grenada by the author. Author's revised edition. Darro edition.
London: Thacker, Spink and Co., 1888. Folding map in front, maps, plans. Englishman, Henry George Keene (1781–1864) was employeed by the East India Company as a civil servant and soldier. He was also a noted Persian scholar and academic.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. 31 black and white plates 1 map. First edition. "Januarius Aloysius MacGahan (1844-1878) was an American journalist and war correspondent working for the NEW YORK HERALD and the LONDON DAILY NEWS. His articles describing the massacre of Bulgarian civilians by Turkish soldiers in 1876...
London: Oguz Press, 1977. 13 black and white, map. Oguz Press English translation from original 1822 Russian edition.
New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1893. American edition of the abridged version of the earlier two volume The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years 1879-80-81 including Five Months Residence Among the Tekkes of Merv. "Edmund O'Donovan (1844–83) was a British war correspondent who covered...