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Rome Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide [c.1636]
Oblong 8vo, 12 x 19 cm, 12 leaves. Issued without title-page. A very good copy. Protectively, though unattractively, bound in the late 20th century in half calf, cloth boards. Occasional scattered small spots.
Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 199, p.174; Birrell & Garnett 4, p.4.
with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1914
First edition in English, pp.lxiv, 590, 40 maps and 78 plans. A very good copy in original cloth. Large general map carelessly opened and torn at edge, light stain to edge of title and following few pages. Spine faded.
Oriental Customs: or an illustration of the Sacred Scriptures,
by an explanatory application of the customs and manners of the Eastern nations, and especially the Jews, therein alluded to. Together with observations on many difficult and obscure texts, collected from the most celebrated travellers, and the most eminent critics. London Printed by C. Whittingham 1802
First edition, pp.xvi, [8, subscriber list], 400, [xvi, index]. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Foxing to a few pages.
De Statu Mortuorum et Resurgentium Liber.
Accesserunt Epistolae Duae circa libellum de Archaeologiis Philosophicis. [with] Ad virum clarissimum A.B. circa nuper editum de archaeologiis philosophicis libellum, authoris epistola secunda. London 1723
4to, pp.[iv], 327, , 58. Latin text. A very good copy bound in full morocco. Binders ticket no longer legible. Spine rather rubbed. Nineteenth century ink annotations on end-paper.
With autograph letter
Salaminia (Cyprus); the History, Treasures and Antiquities of Salamis in the Island of Cyprus.
With an Introduction by Samuel Birch. London Trubner & Co. 1882
First edition pp.xlviii, 329, coloured frontispiece, many illustrations on 20 plates, 326 text figures, 4 additional illustrations in the Appendix, map. A very good copy in the original red cloth, very minor soiling, and with a little edge rubbing. Inner hinges tender. Armorial bookplate of Hellier R.H. Gosselin on front endpaper, and with his inscription on the front free endpaper.
Journal of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo.
To which is added, the Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-Coast, partly by a more Eastern Route. London 1829
First edition 4to, pp.xxiii, [iv], 355, portrait frontis, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy attractively rebound in full speckled calf, gilt tooling on spine. Minor spotting to frontis and title. Offsetting to map, map torn at folds. Without half-title.
A History of the Island of Madagascar,
comprising a political account of the island, the religion, manners and customs of its inhabitants, and its natural productions. With an appendix... London: Burton and Smith 1822
First edition pp.xv, , 369, [3, errata leaf], large folding map. A very good copy bound in nineteenth century half morocco, marbled boards. Map badly folded and torn on fold (without loss).
first complete dictionary and grammar of Tahitian
A Tahitian and English Dictionary,
with Introductory Remarks on the Polnesian Language, and a short Grammar of the Tahitian Dialect: with an Appendix containing a list of foreign words used in the Tahitian Bible, in Commerce, etc., with the sources from whence they have been derived. Tahiti London Missionary Society's Press 1851
First edition pp., vi, 40, 314, 7. A very good copy bound in late twentieth century quarter calf, with protective slipcase.
Taylor p.298; Du Rietz, Bib. Polynesiana 1016; O'Reilly & Reitman 5761
An unrecorded early Pacific imprint
[Primer of Ebon Dialect.]
Ebon Mission Press 
First edition, pp.44, woodblock illustrations, additional leaves inserted. There is no title page, but the blank cover is inscribed by Doane with title, and presentation. A worn but still very good copy stitched as issued and preserved in a modern half calf box. Inscribed: R.Andeyon DD, from E.T. Doane, Ebon, Aug 9th, 1860.
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.
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.
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.
"The Rarest Printed Work on the Pacific"
Records of Private and of Public Life, 1857 - 1880. Edinburgh [The author]; printed by R. & R. Clark 1897-1904
First edition Three volumes (of four), pp.viii, [2, errata leaf], 519; viii, 710; viii, 564, 54, 10. A very good set in the original tan cloth, paper title-labels a little rubbed. Inner hinges of volume two strained. Some pencil annotation in volume three. The first two volumes bear the bookplate of James Edge Partington; all three the bookplate of W.S. Robinson.
COPAC records sets at The British Library, Cambridge, and Aberdeen, though Cambridge also has three volumes 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.