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Comment j' ai traversé l 'Afrique depuis l' Atlantique jusqu' a l' Océan Indien a travers des regions inconnues. Deux Tomes.
First edition pp.xxx, 456; 463. Illustrations, maps, 9 maps, 5 folding and 1 folding journal excerpt. A good/very good recently rebound in cloth. Minor library markings on reverse of title, scattered foxing.
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)
In Darkest Africa; or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.
London: Sampson Low & Co. 1890
Subscribers edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xv, xxxii, 529; xv, 472, [11 (advertisements), 62 plates, 3 folding coloured maps, with a coloured section, 105 illustrations in the text. A very good copy in original maroon cloth, the upper cover with the author's signature in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Minor rubbing, waterstain on upper cover of volume 2.
The Congo and the Founding of its Free State; a Story of Work and Exploration.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885
First US edition on English sheets. Two volumes. pp.xvii, 528; x, 483, 2 large coloured folding maps in pockets, and 3 extending maps, 44 plates (many of these slightly misplaced but all present), with numerous illustrations in the text. An unusually fine set in the original green pictorial cloth, decorated in brown, red, gilt and silver.
The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains.
First edition. pp.xv, 435, 2 folding maps and 11 woodcut plates, with title page vignette and 15 woodcuts in the text. Original brown cloth, with corners bruised and slight fray to the head of the spine. A very little light foxing. Very good otherwise.
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.
Twenty-nine Years in the West Indies and Central Africa;
a review of missionary work and adventure. 1829-1858. London. 1863
First edition. pp. 681; 7 wood-engraved plates (including frontispiece), 3 full-page maps, wood engravings in text. A very good copy in original cloth. Very minor signs of shelf wear to head and tail of spine.
First published dictionary of Ethiopic
Lexicon Aethiopicum ad eminentiss. principem S.R.E. Card. Antonium Barberinum.
Rome Typis Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide 1638
First edition pp.[xvi], 319, 47, . A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum, some pages lightly browned.
Smitskamp P.O. 219
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.