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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.
The History of the Long Captivity and Adventures of Thomas Pellow, in South-Barbary.
Giving an account of his being taken by two Sallee Rovers, and carry'd a slave to Mequinez, at eleven years of age; his various adventures in that country for the space of twenty-three years; escape, and return home. In which is introduced a particular account of the manners and customs of the Moors... [Bath] R. Goadby 
Second edition pp., 388. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, later calf spine. Boards a little scuffed.
Nel Paese dei Bango-Bango.
Naples Libreria Detken & Rocholl 
First Edition pp.337 plus 11 coloured sketchmaps, 1 folding, large folding map laid in at rear, numerous half-tone illustrations in the text, some full-page. Bound in contemporary half red crushed morocco with cloth boards. Boards marked. Front endpaper split at hinge. Very good otherwise.
London MacMillan 1901
First edition. 4to. pp.viii, 113, 25 plates, 1 folding, coloured frontispiece, with 7 tables. Figures in the text. A little marginal spotting to some pages. Endpapers foxed. Ink signature and notes on front free endpaper. Original red cloth a litttle rubbed at corners and spine extremities and with some darkening. Ink marks on lower fore-corners of both boards. Very good otherwise. Presentation blind stamp on title.
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)
1844: grammar and dictionary of Berber Arabic
Grammaire et dictionnaire abrégés de la langue Berbère...
revus par P. Amédée Joubert. Paris Imprimerie Royale 1844
First edition. 4to, pp.[vii], xxiii, 236; Arabic characters in text. Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, publié par la Société de Géographie, volume 7, part 1. A very good unsophisticated copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Light foxing throughout.
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