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A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the year 1816,
under the command of the right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Exmouth. London John Murray 1819
First edition pp.[x], cxli, 230, [1, note], portrait frontis, 2 folding plates, 1 in colour, folding plan. Author presentation inscription on reverse of title, ink soaked through page. Page of acknowledgements crossed out in ink. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. A little rubbed.
A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the Year 1816,
Under the Command of the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Falmouth. London, John Murray, 1819.
8vo; pp. [x], cxli, [i], , 230, ; frontispiece, 2 folding plates (1 coloured), 1 folding map. Edges untrimmed; worn but sound contemporary vellum-backed boards; upper hinge starting; a very good copy. Contemporary ex-libris of George Nugent to front pastedown.
Travels, or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
Illustrated with cuts London printed for A. Millar and W. Sandby 1757
The second edition, with great improvements 4to, pp. v, [i, epitaph], [v]-xviii, [ii], 513, [1, list of plates]; with 24 plates (3 folding) and 14 maps (10 folding), numerous vignettes. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked in calf, raised bands. Minor wear to corners, light offsetting from some plates, small wormhole to margin of first few leaves, not affecting text. Armorial bookplate and signature of Thomas William Evans on front pastedown.
See Blackmer 1533 (first edition)
The first grammar of the Ethiopian language, and the first study of any African language to appear in Europe.
Chaldeae seu Aethiopicae Linguae Institutiones.
Rome Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1630
Second edition, pp.[viii], 86. A very good copy bound in early 19th century half vellum, marbled boards.
Sacchetti Sassetti, Angeloi - La vita e gli scritti di Mariano Vittori, 1917; Smitskamp PO 218