Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing. Society of Foliophiles.
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing
Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing

Specimens of Oriental MSS and Printing

New York: The Foliophiles, 1928.

First Edition. Very Good Condition. Item #045338
ISBN: NoISBN

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.

Price: $1,750.00

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