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Die Einbande der Palatina in der Vatikanischen Bibliothek.
Band 1: Beschreibung. Band 2: Katalog, Stamp. Pal. V. 1 - VI. 246 - Sondersammlungen und Handschriften. Citta del Vaticano: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana 1962
First edition Two volumes, pp.x, 353, illustrations, 180 plates, 20 in colour; (405)-912, original wrappers. Studi e Testi 216, 218. A very good set.
1862: Fiji described, in Eton binding
Viti: An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands in the Years 1860-61.
First edition pp.xv, 447, colour frontispiece, 3 colour plates, 2 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in "Eton" binding of contemporary calf, spine richly gilt.
seu de Nuptiis & Divortiis ex Iure Civili, id est, Divino & Talmudico, Veterum Ebraeorum, Libri tres. London Richard Bishop 1646
First edition, pp., 630, [2, errata]. Title, a cancel, is printed in red and black. Text in Latin with some Hebrew. A very good copy bound in 20thC half calf, marbled boards. Occasional light marking. Some page edges age-darkened.
ESTC R4001; Wing S2443
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.
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.
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
Ten years in south-central Polynesia:
Being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands and their dependencies. London: James Nisbet & Co. 1865
First edition pp.xv, 500, frontispiece, folding map. A very good copy bound in modern half-calf, cloth boards. Minor spotting to title and final pages.
Histoire Romaine ecrite par Xiphilin, par Zonare, et par Zosime.
traduite sur les originaux grecs, par Monsieur Cousin. Paris la Veuve de Damien Foucault 1678
4to, pp.[xxiv], 933, engraved headpiece by F. Chauneau to text. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked with original gilt spine, with raised bands. Title inscribed 'ex libris Nicolai de la Houssaye (1634-1706, historian and publicist); the copy of Georges Grappe, art historian, with his signature on endpaper and book-plate.
Brunet V, 1504