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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).
The Life of John William Colenso, D.D. Bishop of Natal.
London: W. Ridgway 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xv, 708 - 1 pages advertisements; vi, 723, 3 photogravure portraits. Original blue cloth, with a little bruising to spine extremities and corners. Front and rear endpapers of volume one cracked at hinges, though joints are sound. Signet library bookplates. A very good set.
Carthage and her Remains;
being an Account of the Excavations and Researches on the Site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa, and other adjacent places. Conducted under the Auspices of Her Majesty's Government. London: Richard Bentley 1861
First edition. pp.xvi, 631 plus 25 lithographic and woodcut plates (2 coloured), 7 plans (1 extending, 1 folding) and an extending map. A near fine copy in full contemporary calf Eton prize binding, spine elaborately decorated gilt in panels. Inscription in ink on first blank.
Madagascar: or, Robert Drury's Journal, during fifteen years captivity on that island.
London W. Meadows, J. Marshall, T. Worrall, and the author 1729
First edition, pp.xvi, 464, 5 plates, large folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, neatly recased and rebacked to style. Occasional minor spotting, marginal damp stains, or age-toning. First two leaves creased in margin. Map torn without loss. Armorial bookplate of John Hunter.
Referenced by: ESTC T70323
La Nouvelle Egypte:
Ce qu'on dit, ce qu'on voit du Caire a Fashoda. Paris Librairie Universelle 1905
First edition 4to, pp.420, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text. Number 183 (of 500) of the de luxe edition, signed by the editor. Bound in contemporary half black morocco with cloth boards, the leather scuffed and worn. Light foxing to the half-title and title pages, otherwise clean. Armorial bookplate of Sir Francis Reginald Wingate.
Resultati Scientifici della Missione alla Oasi di Giarabub (1926-1927). [Four Volumes].
Fasc. I: La Morfologia; Fasc. II: La Geologia; Fasc. III: La Paleontologia; Fasc. IV: Notizie Geografico-Fisiche E Biologiche. Roma 1928-1931
First edition Four Volumes, pp.79, v; 83-163, folding map; 167-441; 445-568. 47 plates, folding map. Reale Societa Geografica Italiana. A very good set in original wrappers, some slight wear to extremities.
1586: religion in Ethiopia
De statu ecclesiae et religionis in Aethiopia
sub Praecioso Ioanne. [Lipsiae Georgius Defnerus imprimebat] 1586
pp.. In later wrappers, bound in twentieth-century cloth. Small tear to margin of title page, text lightly browned. Ownership signature of C.H. Armbruster. A very good copy.
describing the events of a new reign and the revolution which followed; setting forth also the persecutions endured by the Christians,... London: John Murray 1867
First edition pp.xviii, , 502, frontis, 12 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in original cloth, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. Lower corners bumped.
Relation en forme de Journal, du Voiage pour la Redemption des Captifs, aux Roiaumes de Maroc & d'Alger.
Paris Louis Sevestre, Pierre-Francois Giffart 1726
First edition 8vo, pp.[ii], x, [viii], 364, xii, ; with a portrait frontispiece and 1 folding plate. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, raised bands, spine decorated gilt in compartments. Rubbed at extremities.
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.
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.
Navigantium atque Itinerantium Biblioteca, or a Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels: Volume 1
First edition Volume one only (of 2), folio, pp.[xiv], xli, lxii-lxvii, 287, 305-468, 501-635, 685-820, 831-862, [xiv], engraved frontispiece with 4 portraits, 9 engraved plates, 6 double-page and folding maps by Herman Moll (a few slightly torn in fold) (Complete despite odd pagination) Contemporary calf, blindstamped panels with gilt double fillet round covers (rubbed), rebacked with modern calf in compartments, old lettering piece. A few stains and minor tears. Signature of Hew Dalrymple, North Berwick, on verso of frontispiece.
Sabin 30482; Cox 1, p.10
Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, in 1863 and 1864,
with Geological Annotations. London T. Cautley Newby 1866
First edition 4to, pp.[xix], xii, 183, 24 (publisher's advertisements), 2 lithographic portraits and 4 tinted plates, one line engraved plate, errata slip tipped in. Original green cloth stamped in gilt and blind, all edges gilt. Bookplate of Norman Douglas Simpson. A very good bright copy.
History of the Colony of Natal, South Africa.
To which is added an Appendix, containing a brief History of the Orange-River Sovereignty and of the various Races inhabiting it, the Great Lake N'Gami, Commandoes of the Dutch Boers, etc. etc. London: Alexander Heylin 1855
First edition pp.viii, 463, [4, Adverts], 3 maps, 2 extending, 1 folding, 4 llithographic plates and 13 woodcut illustrations. This copy is extra-illustrated with a lithograph of D'Urban, Port Natal by H.W. Piers. Original blind-embossed cloth, fore-edges of a few pages marginally creased. Some pages dust soiled. A good sound copy showing signs of use.
An Account of the Empire of Marocco,
and the district of Suse: compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an accurate and interesting account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London Printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co. 1809
First edition, 4to, pp.xvi, 287, [1, errata], 11 plates, 5 folding, 2 coloured, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good copy bound in polished calf, neatly re-backed to style. Corners bumped. Occasional spotting and off-setting. Inner hinges strengthened with tape. Armorial bookplate of Sir Joseph Verdin.
1811: Fine presentation copy
An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the districts of Suse and Tafilelt;
compiled from miscellaneous observations made during a long residence in, and various journies through, these countries. To which is added an account of Shipwrecks on the Western Coast of Africa, and an interesting Account of Timbuctoo, the great emporium of Central Africa. London Printed for the author by W. Bulmer & Co. 1811
Second edition, corrected, newly arranged, and considerably enlarged. Illustrated with improved maps and new engravings. 4to, pp., xvi, 328, portrait frontis, 12 plates, 6 folding, 1 partially coloured, 2 coloured folding maps. With 4 pages of printed reviews bound in. A very good copy bound in later half morocco, cloth boards. With letter from the author to John Silvester bound in.