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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.
Aldborough described: being a full description of that fashionable and much-frequented watering-place;
Ipswich: printed and sold by J. Raw 
First edition pp.viii, 110, wood engraved frontis and plate. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter morocco, boards. Some light spotting and off-setting, corners bruised, spine rather worn and rubbed.
Fontes Hebraici ad Res Oeconomicas Socialesque Terrarum Balcanicarum
Saeculo XVI Pertinentes. Collegerunt, traduxerunt et interpretati sunt Dr. Aser Hanan Sofia Academiae Litterarum Bulgaricae 1958-60
First edition, two volumes, pp.576; 510, illustrations. Text in Russian with French resumé. A very good set in original cloth-backed boards.
Origine e Vicende Dei Zingari.
Con Documenti intorno le specialiloro proprieta fisiche e morali, la loro religione, i loro usi e costumi, le lori arti e le attuali loro condizioni politiche e civili in Asia, Africa ed Europa. Con un saggio de grammatica e di vocabolario dell'arcano loro linguaggio. Milano 1841
First edition pp.xii, 274, portrait frontis, 3 plates. A very good copy in original boards, new paper spine, some spotting throughout.
Letters and Notes written during the Disturbances in the Highlands (Known as the "Devil Country") of Viti Levu, Fiji 1876.
Edinburgh Privately printed by R. & R. Clark 1879
First edition Two volumes, pp.xxi, 467, 376. A good set bound in later buckram. Library bookplate. Library stamp with de-accession on title. No other markings.
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.
De L'Evaluation et de l'Emploi des Mesures Itinéraires Greques et Romaines.
[with] Recherches sur le principe, les bases et l'évaluation des différens systèmes métriques linéaires de l'antiquité. Paris Imprimerie Impériale 1813
First edition, 4to, pp.115, large folding map; 119; 5; 43; 7, plate. Nineteenth century quarter morocco binding, spine worn and scuffed. Contents in excellent condition.
Lexicon Linguae Hebraicae;
in quo praecipua opera impenditur ... editio secunda priori auctior et correctior. Leipzig Wolfgang Deer 1743
Second edition. 4to, pp. [xliv], 1748, ; with 4 plates. Hebrew characters in the text. Contemporary vellum over paper boards, spine lettered in ink. Small label, Dupl. Bibl. Reg. Monac. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society on front endpaper. Contemporary ink annotation on title. A very good copy.
Dissertation on the Gipseys: Representing their Manner of Life, Sickness, Death & Burial, Family Economy, Religion, Occupations & Trades, Language, Marriages & Education, Science & Arts etc etc. etc.
With a Historial Enquiry Concerning their Origin and First Appearance in Europe. London: printed by William Ballintine 1807
Second English edition pp.xiii, 210. A very good copy bound in slightly rubbed contemporary half calf, marbled boards. New leather spine. Pencil annotations on pastedown. Occasional minor spotting.
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.
Collection of Maps of Argentina
Monumenta Chartographica Indiana I: Regiones del Plata y Magallanica. IV: Atlas.
First edition Two volumes in one portfolio, folio, pp.xxxv, 100; xii, 127 plates, some in colour, some folding. No.360 of 500 copies only. A very good set in original cloth-backed portfolio.
Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific between 1896 and 1899. Two volumes.
Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal. London: MacMillan and Co. 1903-06
First edition Two volumes, pp.xix, 392; xxvi, 627, 11 plates, 7 maps, 2 folding, 4 in colour. A very good set in original cloth. Cloth lightly dust soiled. Discreet library markings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Autograph slip "with the author's compliments" loosely inserted.