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Colour plates of Algeria
Voyage dans la Régence d'Alger,
ou Description du Pays occupé par l'armée Francaise en Afrique; contenant des observations sur la géographie physique, la géologie, la météorologie, l'histoire naturelle, etc. Paris Arthus Bertrand 1833
First edition Three volumes 8vo, pp. 286; 326; 439; with folio atlas, pp.[ii], 2, 30 plates, 8 coloured, folding map. An attractive set in very good condition, bound in quarter morocco over boards; minor occasional foxing.
A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the year 1816,
under the command of the right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Exmouth. London: John Murray 1819
First edition pp.[x], cxli, 230, [1, note], portrait frontis, 2 folding plates, 1 in colour, folding plan. Author presentation inscription on reverse of title, ink soaked through page. Page of acknowledgements crossed out in ink. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. A little rubbed.
A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the Year 1816,
Under the Command of the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Falmouth. London, John Murray, 1819.
8vo; pp. [x], cxli, [i], , 230, ; frontispiece, 2 folding plates (1 coloured), 1 folding map. Edges untrimmed; worn but sound contemporary vellum-backed boards; upper hinge starting; a very good copy. Contemporary ex-libris of George Nugent to front pastedown.
Voyage ou relation de l'etat present du Royaume de Perse
Avec une dissertation curieuse sur les Moeurs, religion & gouvernement de cet etat. [Bound with]: Pidou de Saint Olon, Francois. Relation de l'empire de Maroc. Paris la Veuve Mabre Cramoisi 1695
Second edition of both works 12mo, pp. [x], 264, ; with frontispiece and 5 plates (2 folding), folding map, title printed in red and black; [xvi], 229 (erroneously written as 127), ; with frontispiece and 9 plates (1 folding), title printed in red black. A very good copy bound in contemporary sheep, spine decorated gilt in compartments, worn at extremities. Front free endpaper torn, upper hinge cracked.
Exceptional copy with both supplements
Travels or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
[bound with] A supplement to a book entituled travels, or observations, &c. Wherein some objections, lately made against it, are fully considered and answered: with several additional remarks and dissertations [and] A further vindication of the book of travels and the supplement to it, in a letter to the right reverend Robert Clayton D.D. Lord Bishop of Clogher. Oxford Printed at the Theatre 1738-46-47
First editions. Three parts bound in one, folio, pp.[vii], [i, blank], xv, [i, errata], 442, [ii], 60, [8, index]; [ii], xvi, 112; 6; with 23 plates (3 folding) and 11 maps (6 folding). Title printed in red and black, numerous vignettes. A very good copy attractively rebound in calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartment, gilt blindstamp decoration on boards. Spine edges rubbed. Discreet ownership stamps of Revd A.J. Suckling on first two leaves.
Blackmer 1533-34; Hamilton, Europe and the Arab World, 40.
Travels, or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
Illustrated with cuts London printed for A. Millar and W. Sandby 1757
The second edition, with great improvements 4to, pp. v, [i, epitaph], [v]-xviii, [ii], 513, [1, list of plates]; with 24 plates (3 folding) and 14 maps (10 folding), numerous vignettes. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked in calf, raised bands. Minor wear to corners, light offsetting from some plates, small wormhole to margin of first few leaves, not affecting text. Armorial bookplate and signature of Thomas William Evans on front pastedown.
See Blackmer 1533 (first edition)
1844: grammar and dictionary of Berber Arabic
Grammaire et dictionnaire abrégés de la langue Berbère ...
revus par P. Amédée Joubert. Paris Imprimerie Royale. 1844
First edition 4to, pp.[vii], xxiii, 236; Arabic characters in text. Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, publié par la Société de Géographie, volume 7, part 1. A very good unsophisticated copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Light foxing throughout.
Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean, including a visity to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece.
With observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, antiquities, etc. of the countries visited. Dublin: William Curry 1840
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xiv, [ii], 464; viii, 495; with frontispieces, 2 plates and 2 plans; several illustrations in the text. Original cloth, faded, rebacked; ownership signature on titles, offsetting to maps.
A Journey to Mequinez; The Residence of the Present Emperor of Fez and Morocco.
On the occasion of Commodore Stewart's Embassy thither for the redemption of the British captives in the year 1721. London 1725
First edition pp.[xxxii], 251, [1, blank], [10, index], 6 folding plates. A handsome copy rebound in antique style half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor staining and dust soiling, but a very good copy.
Reise nach Mequinetz der residenz des heutigen Kaysers von Fetz und Marocco,
welche der herr Commandeur, Carl Stuart. Hanover Nicolaus Forster u. Sohn 1726
First edition in German. 4to, pp. [xiv], 131, [4, register]; portrait frontispiece, 6 large folding engraved plates; Gothic letter, title in red and black. An exceptionally clean copy bound in contemporary half vellum over rather scuffed boards.