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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).
A Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego, on the Coast of South Barbary,
and of the sufferings of the master and the crew while in bondage among the Arabs; interspersed with numerous remarks upon the country and its inhabitants and the peculiar perils of that coast. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1818
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 372. A very good copy in original boards. Minor wear to spine and corners.
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.
Nel Paese dei Bango-Bango.
Naples Libreria Detken & Rocholl 
First Edition pp.337 plus 11 coloured sketchmaps, 1 folding, large folding map laid in at rear, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text, some full-page. Bound in contemporary half red crushed morocco with cloth boards. Boards marked. Front endpaper split at hinge. Very good otherwise.
My Mission to Abyssinia.
London Edward Arnold 1892
First edition pp.viii, 261 - 2pp ads dated November 1891. With 9 plates and a folding map. Original burgundy cloth with gilt cover device. Spine extremities a little bruised. Free endpapers browned and with a very little light foxing to preliminary and last leaves. A very good copy.
Navigationi et Viaggi. Venice 1563-1606. [First Volume (of three) only]
With an introduction by R.A. Skelton, and an analysis of the contents by Prof. George B. Parks. Amsterdam Theatrum Orbis Terrarum 1970
Reprint 4to, pp.xvi, 39, 34, 394, 3 maps. Mundus Novus. First Series - Volume II. A very good copy in original cloth. A few pages creased (by printer).
London: MacMillan 1901
First edition. 4to. pp.viii, 113, 25 plates, 1 folding, coloured frontispiece, with 7 tables. Figures in the text. A little marginal spotting to some pages. Endpapers foxed. Ink signature and notes on front free endpaper. Original red cloth a litttle rubbed at corners and spine extremities and with some darkening. Ink marks on lower fore-corners of both boards. Very good otherwise. Presentation blind stamp on title.
Loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the western Coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815.
With an account of Tombuctoo, and of the hitherto undiscovered great city of Wassanah. London John Murray 1817
First edition 4to, pp.xvi, 618, folding map. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Light foxing to map.
A journey to the Kingdom of Shoa
Second voyage sur les deux rives de la mer Rouge dans les pays des Adels et le Royaume de Choa. [bound with] Atlas.
Paris Arthur Bertrand 1846
First edition Two volumes bound in one, 8vo, pp.xlviii, 406; [iv], 15 plates, large folding map. A handsome copy bound in later quarter calf, raised bands. Occasional minor foxing.
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.