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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.
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.
Dissertation on the Gipseys: Representing their Manner of Life, Sickness, Death & Burial, Family Economy, Religion, Occupations & Trades, Language, Marriages & Education, Science & Arts etc etc. etc.
With a Historial Enquiry Concerning their Origin and First Appearance in Europe. London printed by William Ballintine 1807
Second English edition pp.xiii, 210. A very good copy bound in slightly rubbed contemporary half calf, marbled boards. New leather spine. Pencil annotations on pastedown. Occasional minor spotting.
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.
Collection of Maps of Argentina
Monumenta Chartographica Indiana I: Regiones del Plata y Magallanica. IV: Atlas.
First edition Two volumes in one portfolio, folio, pp.xxxv, 100; xii, 127 plates, some in colour, some folding. No.360 of 500 copies only. A very good set in original cloth-backed portfolio.
A short way to know the World, or the Rudiments of Geography:
Being a new familiar Method of teaching Youth the Knowledge of the Globe, and the Four Quarters of the World. London Tho. Osborne 1712
Second edition, with Additions 12mo, pp. [xxiv], 234, [xviii (index)], with two engraved plates. Contemporary panelled calf, slightly rubbed, hinges weak, pages 5-8 loose. A very good copy.
"The most notable book printed during this time"
A Feejeean and English Dictionary:
With examples of common and peculiar modes of expression and uses of words. Also, containing brief hints on native customs, proverbs, the native names of natural productions of the islands, notices of the Islands of Feejee, and a list of the foreign words introduced. Vewa, Fiji printed at the Wesleyan Mission Press 1850 
First edition pp.vii, [1, blank], (9)-328. A very good copy bound in early 20th century cloth. Small stain to lower margin of title and following page. Edges of pages 136-40 frayed. Stain to edge of last few pages and bottom corner of last leaf. W.D. Kington stamped in gilt on front board. Two early ownership signatures, D.W. Black, Suva, 1922; and Geoff Johnson, 1872.
Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Antelope East-India Pacquet on the Pelew Islands,
situated on the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean; in August, 1783. Perth R. Morison 1788
First edition pp.viii, 268, 2 engraved plates. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf, some offsetting of frontis on title. Bookplate of Ray Parker.
Libros del Saber de Astronomia
del Rey D. Alfonso X de Castilla, copilados, anotados y comentados por Don Manuel Rico y Sinobas. Madrid Tipografia de Don Eusebio Aguado 1863
Volume 1 only. First edition, folio, pp.xcii, 208, ., 48 plates. A little scattered light foxing, but overall a very good copy bound in somewhat scuffed contemporary calf.
Historie de re Lusignani.
Publicate da Henrico Giblet cavalier. Libri undeci. Bologna Giacomo Monti 1647
First edition pp., 731, . Page numbers 71-72 are repeated. Worm track in text affecting pages 167 to 330. Otherwise a very good clean copy bound in later (late nineteenth century) quarter morocco, a little rubbed.
COPAC records three copies of this edition, Oxford, Cambridge, & Kings College. Not in Blackmer.
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.