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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).
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.
The Kingdom of Hawaii. Its volcanoes, and the history of its missions. Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1883
First edition, tywo volumes, pp.vii, 297; vi, 279, 8 plates, 2 maps, 1 folding. A good/very good used set in lightly worn original pictorial cloth. Inner hinges tender. Library bookplate (disposed of by) on first paste down, but no internal library markings.
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
The Charts & Coastal Views of Captain Cook's Voyages.
Volume one. The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. With a Descriptive Catalogue of all the known original surveys and coastal views and the original engravings associated with them, together with original drawings of the Endeavour and her boats. London The Hakluyt Society 1988
First edition, folio, pp.lxiv, 328, illustrated throughout. A near fine copy in original cloth, dust wrapper.
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.
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.
Early Pamphlet on Destruction of Missions
Histoire de la Destruction des Missions Evangeliques a Taiti en 1844, et des causes qui l'ont amenee.
Lu a la seance publique du Casino, a Geneve, le 26 janvier 1845, et publie par la Comite de la Societe des Missions de Geneve. Valence 1845
First edition pp.[ii], 46. A very good copy in the original paper wrappers, later paper spine. A few minor corrections in ink appear to be by the author or editor.
Etudes Tsiganes. A complete set of volumes 1 to 28.
Bulletin de l'Association des Etudes Tsiganes. Paris 1955-82
First edition Year 1 nos.1-4; Year 2 nos.1-4; Year 3 nos.1-4; Year 4 nos.1-4; Year 5 no.1; Year 6 nos.2-4; Year 7 nos.1-4; Year 8 nos.1-4; Year 9 nos.1-4 (4 loosely inserted); Year 10 Nos.1-4, Year 11 Nos.1-4, Year 12 Nos.1-4, Year 13 Nos.1-4, Year 14 Nos.1-4, supplement to 12/3; Year 15 Nos.1-4, Year 16 Nos.1-4, Year 17 Nos.1-4, Year 18 Nos.1-4, Year 19 Nos.1-4; Year 20 Nos.1-4, Year 21 Nos.1-4, Year 22 Nos.1-4, Year 23 Nos.1-4, Year 24 Nos.1-4, Year 25 Nos.1-4, Year 26 Nos.1-4. Illustrations. A very good set bound in four volumes in binder's cloth, volumes 27-28 in original wrappers.