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Narrative of an Expedition from Tripoli in Barbary to the western Frontier of Egypt in 1817 by the Bey of Tripoli,
in Letters to Dr. Viviani of Genoa, with an Appendix containing Instructions for navigating the Great Syrtis. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Aufrere. London printed for John and Arthur Arch 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp. xv, 238, [ii (advertisements)], large folding engraved map, small woodcut illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original boards, paper label on spine. Upper hinge torn. Very light foxing to some pages and map.
Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo.
To which is added, the Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-Coast, partly by a more Eastern Route. London 1829
First edition 4to, pp.xxiii, [iv], 355, portrait frontis, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy attractively rebound in full speckled calf, gilt tooling on spine. Minor spotting to frontis and title. Offsetting to map, map torn at folds. Without half-title.
Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Sophia, on the 30th of May, 1819, on the Western Coast of Africa,
and of the Captivity of a part of the Crew in the Desert of Sahara. London: printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. 1822
First English edition 8vo, pp.[ii], 118, 7 aquatint plates, 3 folding, folding map. A very good copy bound in recent boards. Map lightly foxed. Some foxing to margins of text and some plates. Margins of a couple of plates a little frayed, not affecting plate surface.
A History of the Island of Madagascar,
comprising a political account of the island, the religion, manners and customs of its inhabitants, and its natural productions. With an appendix ... London: Burton and Smith 1822
First edition pp.xv, , 369, [3, errata leaf], large folding map. A very good copy bound in nineteenth century half morocco, marbled boards. Map badly folded and torn on fold (without loss).
The Life of John William Colenso, D.D. Bishop of Natal.
London: W. Ridgway 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xv, 708 - 1 pages advertisements; vi, 723, 3 photogravure portraits. Original blue cloth, with a little bruising to spine extremities and corners. Front and rear endpapers of volume one cracked at hinges, though joints are sound. Signet library bookplates. A very good set.
Carthage and her Remains;
being an Account of the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa, and other adjacent places. Conducted under the Auspices of Her Majesty's Government. London: Richard Bentley 1861
First edition. pp.xvi, 631 plus 25 lithographic and woodcut plates (2 coloured), 7 plans (1 extending, 1 folding) and an extending map. A near fine copy in full contemporary calf Eton prize binding, spine elaborately decorated gilt in panels. Inscription in ink on first blank.
Madagascar: or, Robert Drury's Journal, during fifteen years captivity on that island.
London: W. Meadows, J. Marshall, T. Worrall, and the author 1729
First edition pp.xvi, 464, 5 plates, large folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, neatly recased and rebacked to style. Occasional minor spotting, marginal damp stains, or age-toning. First two leaves creased in margin. Map torn without loss. Armorial bookplate of John Hunter.
Referenced by: ESTC T70323
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
Resultati Scientifici della Missione alla Oasi di Giarabub (1926-1927). [Four Volumes].
Fasc. I: La Morfologia; Fasc. II: La Geologia; Fasc. III: La Paleontologia; Fasc. IV: Notizie Geografico-Fisiche E Biologiche. Roma 1928-1931
First edition Four Volumes, pp.79, v; 83-163, folding map; 167-441; 445-568. 47 plates, folding map. Reale Societa Geografica Italiana. A very good set in original wrappers, some slight wear to extremities.
1586: religion in Ethiopia
De statu ecclesiae et religionis in Aethiopia
sub Praecioso Ioanne. [Lipsiae Georgius Defnerus imprimebat] 1586
pp.. In later wrappers, bound in twentieth-century cloth. Small tear to margin of title page, text lightly browned. Ownership signature of C.H. Armbruster. A very good copy.
WILLIAM WALDORF'S COPY
Voyages et Aventures dans l'Afrique Equatoriale;
Moeurs et Coutumes des Habitants; Chasses au Gorille, au Crocodile, au Leopard, a l'Elephant, a l'Hippopotame, etc. etc. Paris: Michel Lévy Frères 1863
First edition. 4to, pp.viii, 547, 26 engraved plates, engravings in the text. A little light marginal foxing. Very good otherwise in a later binding of marbled paper boards, backed with brown crushed morocco. A little wear to lower fore-corners and a little rubbing.
describing the events of a new reign and the revolution which followed; setting forth also the persecutions endured by the Christians, ... London: John Murray 1867
First edition pp.xviii, , 502, frontis, 12 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in original cloth, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. Lower corners bumped.
Relation en forme de Journal, du Voiage pour la Redemption des Captifs, aux Roiaumes de Maroc & d'Alger.
Paris Louis Sevestre, Pierre-Francois Giffart 1726
First edition 8vo, pp.[ii], x, [viii], 364, xii, ; with a portrait frontispiece and 1 folding plate. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartments. Rubbed at extremities.
A relation of a voyage
made in the years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the coasts of Africa, Streeights of Magellan, Brasil, Cayenna, and the Antilles, by a squadron of French Men of War, under the command of M. de Gennes. London printed for M. Gillyflower 1698
First edition pp., 91, (96)-173, , 14 plates (of 15), 1 folded. Text correct but one folding plate lacking. A used copy, textually complete but lacking one plate, rebound in half calf, cloth boards. Light staining throughout, dampstain to top corner of first few pages, one plate torn in margin.
Wing F-2233; ESTC R38897
De Abassinorum rebus, deque Aethiopiae Patriarchis Ionne Nonio Barreto & Andrea Oviedo, libri tres:
Lugdini (Lyons) Sumptibus Horatij Cardon, 1615
First edition pp.[xvi], 414. Some early ink annotation, but otherwise a rather good copy in late 18th or early 19th century calf binding. Binding worn at extremities, spine cracked.
De rebus hispanicis, lusitanicis, aragonicis, indicis & aethiopicis
Cologne in officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1602
pp., 443 (but 483, mis-paginated), , portrait (of Goes). A very good, near fine copy bound in contemporary vellum. Lower corner of p.341 torn in margin. Bookplate of Sunderland Library, Blenheim Palace (which was sold in 1882).
COPAC shows copies at BL and Oxford only.
Voyage Archéologique dans la Régence de Tunis;
exécuté et publié sous les auspices et aux frais de M. H. d'Albert, Duc de Luynes. Paris Henri Plon 1862
First edition Two volumes, tall 8vo, pp.xv, 437; 395 with a folding plate reproducing the bilingual inscription of Thugga, and a large folding map of the Regency. A very good set bound in later half red crushed morocco, marbled paper boards. The upper board of volume I and lower board of volume II just a little rubbed. Spines faded, though lettering distinct. A very little light browning to a few pages, and light foxing to map. A near fine set of this very scarce work.