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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 Grèce, ou description topographique de la Livadie, de la Moree et de l'Archipel,
contenant des details curieux sur les moeurs et usages des habitans de ces contrees. Paris: Ferra Jeune 1823
First edition. Four volumes, 18mo, pp. [iv], 279, ; [iv], 186, ; [iv], 214, ; [iv], 178, ; with 1 folding map (small wormholes) and 8 folding plates. Uncut and partially unopened in the original wrappers. A very good sey. Minor wear to covers.
Blackmer 472 (second edition)
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.
Early Pamphlet on Destruction of Missions
Histoire de la Destruction des Missions Evangeliques a Taiti en 1844, et des causes qui l'ont amenee.
Lu a la seance publique du Casino, a Geneve, le 26 janvier 1845, et publie par la Comite de la Societe des Missions de Geneve. Valence 1845
First edition pp.[ii], 46. A very good copy in the original paper wrappers, later paper spine. A few minor corrections in ink appear to be by the author or editor.
An Album of the Weapons, Tools, Ornaments, Articles of Dress &c, of the Natives of the Pacific Islands.
Drawn and Described from Examples in Public & Private Collections in England. London The Holland Press 1969
Facsimile reprint Three volumes in two, oblong folio, pp.391; v, 238, 225, illustrated throughout. As new set in original cloth.
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.
Etudes Tsiganes. An complete set of volumes 1 to 28.
Bulletin de l'Association des Etudes Tsiganes. Paris 1955-82
First edition Year 1 nos.1-4; Year 2 nos.1-4; Year 3 nos.1-4; Year 4 nos.1-4; Year 5 no.1; Year 6 nos.2-4; Year 7 nos.1-4; Year 8 nos.1-4; Year 9 nos.1-4 (4 loosely inserted); Year 10 Nos.1-4, Year 11 Nos.1-4, Year 12 Nos.1-4, Year 13 Nos.1-4, Year 14 Nos.1-4, supplement to 12/3; Year 15 Nos.1-4, Year 16 Nos.1-4, Year 17 Nos.1-4, Year 18 Nos.1-4, Year 19 Nos.1-4; Year 20 Nos.1-4, Year 21 Nos.1-4, Year 22 Nos.1-4, Year 23 Nos.1-4, Year 24 Nos.1-4, Year 25 Nos.1-4, Year 26 Nos.1-4. Illustrations. A very good set bound in four volumes in binder's cloth, volumes 27-28 in original wrappers.
The History of Portugal,
London W. Rogers and Abel Roper, and others 1698
First edition in English, pp., 1-200, (209)-572, [20, index]. Text complete despite mis-pagination. Bound without half-title. A very good copy bound in contemporary panelled calf, corners restored. New leather spine to style. Recased rather too tightly. Occasional spotting and marginal staining, but a very good copy.
Catalogue of the Fiji Museum, 1916.
Printed by Order of His Excellency Sir Bickham Sweet Escott, K.C.M.G. Suva: printed at the Government Printing Office 1916
First edition pp.44. A very good copy in original wrappers. Colonial Office stamps on cover. Punched hole at top left, not affecting text. Page edges lightly browned.
The Cyclopedia of Fiji (Illustrated).
...Published under the Patronage of...His Excellency the Governor of Fiji, the Administration and Legislature of the Colony and the Wardens and Town Councils of Suva and Levuka. A Complete Historical and Commercial Review of Fiji. ...An Epitome of Progress... A Compendium of Statistics and Data concerning the Group never yet compiled or brought together in a Single Publication. Descriptive and Biographical Facts, Figures and Illustrations. Sydney The Cyclopedia Company of Fiji 1907
First edition 4to, pp.8, 332, , many illustrations. A very good copy in a modern buckram binding, with, bound in, a typescript index of persons appearing, and a specimen part of the Cyclopedia for presentation to subscribers.
Annual Medical Reports, 1908 - 1934.
First edition Folio, twenty seven reports bound in two volumes, in all some 1,350 pages, the later reports illustrated with plates, maps and diagrams. A very goodset bound in quarter cloth, spines rubbed. Some minor browning. Library withdrawn stamps on end-papers.
1568: Scarce work on alchemy
De Capricci Medicinali. Libri Quattro.
Nel primo de quali s'insema a conoscere diversi segni delle cose naturali con molti secreti nella medicina e cerurgia. Nel terzo si tratta dell'alchemia dell'huomo e dell'alchimia minerale con molti capricci a figlivoli dell'arte. Nel quarto si contengono alcuni belli discorsi filosofici e medicinali. Venice Lodovico Avanzo 1568
First edition, pp.[xlvi, 566, 1]. Added frontis portrait from later edition. Wood engravings in text. A handsome copy bound in later (eighteenth century?) calf, rubbed, one corner worn. Title page and some others lightly tainted with red, probably while staining edges. Page 135 showing burn marks to margin with minimal loss of text. Edge of spine just starting to split.
Essais Philosophiques sur les Moeurs de Divers Animaux Étrangers,
Avec des observations relatives aux principes & usages de plusieurs peuples. Ou extraits des voyages de M*** en Asie. Paris Couturier fils, & la Veuve Tilliard & Fils. 1783
First edition, pp., viii, (3)-430, frontis. A handsome copy in contemporary calf, spine richly gilt. Hinges cracked at tail of spine.