Ultima Thule; or, A summer in Iceland.
"Catalogue-raisonné of modern travel in Iceland":v. 1, p. 235-260. Appendices: On sulphur in Iceland, by O. Henchel, Sir G. S. Mackenzie, Mr. C. Crowe ... Leasing contract. Sulphur in Sicily. Sulphur in Transylvania. Sulphur in Andaman Islands. Seen through the press by Högni Gunlögsen. cf. Pref.
Burton, Richard Francis - Burton, Richard F[Rancis]
The preaching of Islam; a history of the propagation of the Muslim faith,
The Preaching of Islam: A History of the Propagation of the Muslim Faith is an important early work by the British Orientalist and historian of Islamic art Sir Thomas Walker Arnold (1864-1930). Arnold was born in Devonport, Devon, England, and graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1888 he moved to British India, where he taught philosophy at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College (present-day Aligarh Muslim...
Pond, John - Pinkerton, John - Nicolle De La Croix
A History of the Eastern Roman Empire from the Fall of Irene to the Accession of Basil I. (A.D. 802-867).
A history of the Eastern Roman empire from the fall of Irene to the accession of Basil I. (A.D. 802-867)
John Bagnell Bury (1861--1927) was a classical scholar and historian. He was born in Ireland and, with the help of his father, the Reverend Edward John Bury, distinguished himself at an early age in Greek and Latin. He went on to become a regius professor of modern history at Cambridge. Bury was a scholar of wide interests, but he is best known for his...
Bury, John Bagnell
The Ashburnham, or Tours, Pentateuch.
This illustrated manuscript of the Pentateuch in the Latin Vulgate was made in Spain, North Africa, Northern Italy, or Rome in the late sixth century. The manuscript reached Frankish Gaul during the eighth century. It was kept in Tours during the following century, where it remained for about 1,000 years. The manuscript is fragmentary. Originally 208 folios, it contains 129 original folios and 13...