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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
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.
Sixteen years in Morocco
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 and considerably enlarged. 4to (27.5 x 22 cm), pp.[iv], xvi, 328, frontispiece portrait, 12 plates, 6 folding, 3 coloured, 2 coloured folding maps. Two sheets of reprinted reviews tipped in. A very good copy bound in modern half morocco over cloth. Some spotting to plates. Presentation letter from the author to John Silvester, dated 2 July 1813, bound in with original wrapper.
Marocco and the Moors: being an Account of Travels, with a General Description of the Country and its People.
A revised and edited edition by Sir Richard Burton. London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington 1891
Second edition pp.xvi, 354, 10 plates, 3 maps (1 folding) and a plan, with 7 illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original red cloth. Preliminary and last leaves lightly foxed, tiny nick to the head of the title, faded spine. Bright gilt cover vignette.
Voyage du Sieur Paul Lucas, fait par ordre du Roi dans la Grece, L'Asie Mineure, Le Macedoine et L'Afrique.
ITome Premier contenant la Description de la Natolie, de la Caramanie, & de la Macedonie. Tome Second, contenant la Description de Jerusalem, de l'Egypte, & du Fioume: avec un Memoire pour servir a l'Histoire de Tunis, depuis l'annee 1684. Amsterdam aux depens de la Compagnie 1714
Second edition Two volumes, 12mo, pp. [xxx], 323, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, large folding map; [x], 328, frontis, 8 plates, 4 folding, folding map, large folding letterpress table; titles printed in red and black, Greek characters in the text. A very good set bound in contemporary sheep, rebacked, raised bands, a little rubbed at extremities. Ownership bookplates of Charles, Viscount Bruce of Ampthill on verso of title-pages. Large map torn without loss.
Atabey 732 (first edition); not in Blackmer, Broc or Howgego
1699: Ethiopian dictionary
Iobi Ludolfi Lexicon Æthiopico-Latinum
ex omnibus libris impressis, et multis MSStis contextum. Frankfurt Am Main Johannes David Zunner 1699
Second edition Folio, pp.[xvi], 664 numbered double columns, [xliv (index)]. Late nineteenth-century half calf and cloth boards, slightly rubbed. Some leaves rather browned. Shelf mark on spine.
Burnet III, 1224
The Rise of our East African Empire:
Early Efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda. [Two Volumes.] Edinburgh & London. Blackwood & Sons 1893
First edition. Two volumes. pp.xix, 563, 32pp advertisements; pp.ix, 682, 9 coloured maps (4 folding, 2 of these in pockets) and 54 plates (including photogravure frontispiece portrait of Lugard), with numerous illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth with inset pictorial cover vignettes. A little bruising to spine extremities and dull spine to volume I. A very good set indeed otherwise.
L'Afrique de Marmol,
de la Traduction de Nicolas Perrot sieur d'Ablancourt. Divisee en trois volumes, et enrichie des Cartes Geographiques de M. Sanson, Geographe ordinaire du Roy. Avec l'Histoire des Chérifs, traduite de l'Espagnol de Diego Torres, par le Duc d'Angoulesme le Pere. Reveue & retouchée par P.R.A. Paris Chez Louis Billaine, en la grand' Salle du Palais, a la Palme 1667
First French edition Three volumes, pp.[xxii, ii (blank), viii], 532, ; [xvi], 578, ; , 304, , [2, blank]; [xiv], 226, , [1, Privilege du Roy]; 28 folding maps. First volume without half-title. A very good set handsomely bound in full mottled calf, gilt panelled spines to style. Occasional scattered light foxing.
Brunet III, 1440
New Testament in Malagasy
Ny Teny N'Andriamanitra, atao hoe, Tesitamenta ny Jesosy Kraisty
tompo 'ntsikia, sady mpamonjy no mpanavotra. London British Sy Ny Foreign Bible Society 
8vo (18 x 11.5 cm), pp.[iv], 377, . Contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed, re-cornered and re-cased. A very good copy.
Darlow & Moule 6460
Province de Constantine. Recueil de Renseignemens pour l'Expedition ou l'Etablissement des Francais dans cette Partie de l'Afrique Septentrionale.
Paris Librairie de Gide 1857
First edition pp.xv, 315, large folding map. A handsome copy bound in half morocco, gilt, marbled boards. Some spotting throughout.
Miscellaneous Translations from Oriental Languages.
London Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition Eleven titles bound in one volume, 8vo, pp , iv, 31; 68; 75; 90; 36; iv, 94; 42; 28; 30; 3; 9. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title page.
Among the Moors: Sketches of Oriental Life.
London Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1894
First English edition. pp.xxii, 281, many illustrations after sketches by the author. Very light foxing to preliminary leaves. Faint marginal stain to edges of frontispiece. Original green cloth, gilt decorated. Top edge gilt. Corners bruised. A very good copy. With signed presentation inscription from the author.
A complete history of Algiers.
To which is prefixed, An epitome of the general history of Barbary, from the earliest times: interspersed with many curious passages and remarks, not touched on by any writer whatever. London printed by J. Bettenham for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, 1731
First edition Two parts in one volume, 4to, pp.vi, [iii]-vii, [xxvii], 680, . Bound in contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with modern calf, corners worn. Armorial book-plate of Jeremiah Milles, D.D., on front pastedown. A very good copy.