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1811: Fine presentation copy
An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the districts of Suse and Tafilelt;
compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa, and an interesting Account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London Printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co. 1811
Second edition, corrected, newly arranged, and considerably enlarged. Illustrated with improved maps and new engravings. 4to, pp., xvi, 328, portrait frontis, 12 plates, 6 folding, 1 partially coloured, 2 coloured folding maps. With 4 pages of printed reviews bound in. A very good copy bound in later half morocco, cloth boards. With letter from the author to John Silvester bound in.
Marocco and the Moors: being an Account of Travels, with a General Description of the Country and its People.
A revised and edited edition by Sir Richard Burton. London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington 1891
Second edition pp.xvi, 354, 10 plates, 3 maps (1 folding) and a plan, with 7 illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original red cloth. Preliminary and last leaves lightly foxed, tiny nick to the head of the title, faded spine. Bright gilt cover vignette.
The totall discourse, of the rare adventures,
and painefull peregrinations of long nineteene yeares travayles, from Scotland, to the most famous kingdomes in Europe, Asia, and Africa. London Nicholas Okes 1632
First edition Small 4to, pp. xiv, 507, ; woodcuts in the text. A good copy bound in later half calf over marbled boards. Occasional damp-staining. Lacking frontispiece.
see Blackmer 1021
Voyage du Sieur Paul Lucas, fait par ordre du Roi dans la Grece, L'Asie Mineure, Le Macedoine et L'Afrique.
ITome Premier contenant la Description de la Natolie, de la Caramanie, & de la Macedonie. Tome Second, contenant la Description de Jerusalem, de l'Egypte, & du Fioume: avec un Memoire pour servir a l'Histoire de Tunis, depuis l'annee 1684. Amsterdam aux depens de la Compagnie 1714
Second edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp. [xxx], 323, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, large folding map; [x], 328, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, folding map, large folding letterpress table; titles printed in red and black, Greek characters in the text. A very good set bound in contemporary sheep, rebacked, raised bands, a little rubbed at extremities. Ownership bookplates of Charles, Viscount Bruce of Ampthill on verso of title-pages. Large map torn without loss.
Atabey 732 (first edition); not in Blackmer, Broc or Howgego
1699: Ethiopian dictionary
Iobi Ludolfi Lexicon Æthiopico-Latinum
ex omnibus libris impressis, et multis MSStis contextum. Frankfurt Am Main Johannes David Zunner 1699
Second edition Folio, pp.[xvi], 664 numbered double columns, [xliv (index)]. Late nineteenth-century half calf and cloth boards, slightly rubbed. Some leaves rather browned. Shelf mark on spine.
Burnet III, 1224
The Rise of our East African Empire:
Early Efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda. [Two Volumes.] Edinburgh & London. Blackwood & Sons 1893
First edition. Two volumes. pp.xix, 563, 32pp advertisements; pp.ix, 682, 9 coloured maps (4 folding, 2 of these in pockets) and 54 plates (including photogravure frontispiece portrait of Lugard), with numerous illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth with inset pictorial cover vignettes. A little bruising to spine extremities and dull spine to volume I. A very good set indeed otherwise.
L'Afrique de Marmol,
de la Traduction de Nicolas Perrot sieur d'Ablancourt. Divisee en trois volumes, et enrichie des Cartes Geographiques de M. Sanson, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. Avec l'Histoire des Chérifs, traduite de l'Espagnol de Diego Torres, par le Duc d'Angoulesme le Pere. Reveue & retouchée par P.R.A. Paris Chez Louis Billaine, en la grand' Salle du Palais, a la Palme 1667
First French edition Three volumes, pp.[xxii, ii (blank), viii], 532, ; [xvi], 578, ; , 304, , [2, blank]; [xiv], 226, , [1, Privilege du Roy]; 28 folding maps. First volume without half-title. A very good set handsomely bound in full mottled calf, gilt panelled spines to style. Occasional scattered light foxing.
Brunet III, 1440
Province de Constantine. Recueil de Renseignemens pour l'Expedition ou l'Etablissement des Francais dans cette Partie de l'Afrique Septentrionale.
Paris Librairie de Gide 1857
First edition pp.xv, 315, large folding map. A handsome copy bound in half morocco, gilt, marbled boards. Some spotting throughout.
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
Among the Moors: Sketches of Oriental Life.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1894
First English edition. pp.xxii, 281, many illustrations after sketches by the author. Very light foxing to preliminary leaves. Faint marginal stain to edges of frontispiece. Original green cloth, gilt decorated. Top edge gilt. Corners bruised. A very good copy. With signed presentation inscription from the author.
A complete history of Algiers.
To which is prefixed, An epitome of the general history of Barbary, from the earliest times: interspersed with many curious passages and remarks, not touched on by any writer whatever. London printed by J. Bettenham for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1731
First edition Two parts in one volume, 4to, pp.vi, [iii]-vii, [xxvii], 680, . Bound in contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with modern calf, corners worn. Armorial book-plate of Jeremiah Milles, D.D., on front pastedown. A very good copy.
Documentos sobre os Portugueses em Mocambique e na Africa Central / Documents on the Portuguese in Mozambique and Central Africa 1497-1840. First six volumes complete.
Volume I(1497-1506); Volume II (1507-1510) Volume III (1511-1514); Volume IV (1515-1516); Volume V (1517-1518); Volume VI (1519-1537). Lisboa 1962 - 1969
First edition pp. xxxv, 832; xxxvii, 612; xxxvii, 662; xiii, 604, xxi, 623; xiii, 510. A very good hardback set in dust wrappers.
Documents on the Portuguese in Mozambique and Central Africa 1497-1840. First five volumes complete.
Documentos sobre os Portugueses em Mocambique e na Africa Central. Volume I(1497-1506); Volume II (1507-1510) Volume III (1511-1514); Volume IV (1515-1516); Volume V (1517-1518). Lisboa 1962 - 1969
First edition pp. xxxv, 832; xxxvii, 612; xxxvii, 662; xiii, 604, xxi, 623. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers.
Eben-Ezer: or, a small monument of great mercy,
appearing in the miraculous deliverence of William Okeley, William Adams, John Anthony, John Jephs, John -- Carpenter, from the miserable slavery of Algiers with the wonderful means of their escape in a boat of canvas; ... and the following Providence of God which brought them safe to England. London Printed for Nat. Ponder, at the Peacock in Chancery Lane 1675
First edition, small 8vo, pp.[vi], [xxv], 86, 83-, [vi (advertisements)], engraved frontispiece. Rebound in modern calf, trimmed to edge of text, lettered in gilt on spine, all edges gilt. Frontis & title lightly browned, occasional spotting. Overall a very good copy.
ESTC, R17324; Wing O-191
Récits de Campagne.
1833-1841. Publiés par ses fils Le Comte de Paris et le Duc de Chatres. Paris Calmann Lévy 1890
First edition, pp.xiv, 508, , 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, cloth boards. With bookplate "From the books of the Duchess of Cleveland", and Cleveland signature in ink. Later pencil ownership signature of Wilfred Blunt (1942).
The History of the Long Captivity and Adventures of Thomas Pellow, in South-Barbary.
Giving an account of his being taken by two Sallee Rovers, and carry'd a slave to Mequinez, at eleven years of age; his various adventures in that country for the space of twenty-three years; escape, and return home. In which is introduced a particular account of the manners and customs of the Moors ... [Bath] R. Goadby 
Second edition pp., 388. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, later calf spine. Boards a little scuffed.