New York: The Foliophiles, 1928.
First Edition. Very Good Condition. Item #045338
23 leaves in the 15 original folders all housed in the original folding box. A bit of wear to the box especially along the front hinge. Internally unmarked - leaves with various mostly mild foxing, aging, stains, etc. Number 6 of 120 copies.
1: Two 18th Century Japanese Books. Printed 1703 and 1789. Light wear, worming to one margin.
2: A 1741 Armenian Manuscript. Written on both sides in black and red - with an early 19th century printed leaf for comparison. Browned, stain to bottom edge.
3:A Hebrew Responsa. Moses Kasabi, Constantinople, 1736.
4: An Algerian Koran. Probably 19th century.
5; Arabic Koran, 17th century. With an 1833 printed leaf for comparison from a very early Islamic press established in Cairo in 1825. A few marginal repairs to MS, light worming.
6: Arabic Manuscript ca. 16th century. Some discoloration.
7: Two Talipus Manuscripts, ca. 18th century. 1 Burmese, 2 Sinhalese, all on palm leafs.
8: A Nestorian Syrian Manuscript, 16th century. With an 1843 printed leaf for comparison. Heavily wormed at edges.
9: Persian Manuscript. Kandahar, 1478. With an 1827 leaf printed in Calcutta for comparison. With a number of repairs to edges and to wormholes.
10: Manuscript Gulistan, 1563.
11: Sanskrit Manuscript, ca. late 18th century. With a leaf printed in 1844 in Calcutta for comparison.
12: Sanskrit Manuscript, ca. early 19th century.
13: A Javanese Manuscript, 19th century.
14: 17th century Chinese printed book.
15: Two Japanese Manuscripts. One 1449, the other 17th century.
Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Books on Books. Inventory No: 045338.