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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.
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 Secret Languages of Ireland. With Special Reference to the Origin and Nature of The Shelta Language.
Partly based upon Collections and Manuscripts by the late John Sampson Litt. D. Cambridge 1937
First edition pp.x, 284 A very good copy in original cloth. Armorial bookplate of Richard Martin Preston.
Wreck of the Glide; With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fijii Islands.
Boston William D. Ticknor 1846
First edition pp.(9)-122 [Complete] A very good copy in original boards, later paper spine. Light age-toning of text. Minor dampstain to lower margin of some pages. Wilson Collection stampon end-paper.
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.
Liturgiarum Orientalium Collectio,
in qua continentur liturgiae Coptitarum tres, Basilii, Gregorii...Opera & Studio Eusebii Renaudotii. Paris Joannem Baptistam Coignard 1716
First edition Two volumes 4to, pp., cxxviii, 545, [8, indes, privilege]; , xxiv, 648, . A very good unsophisticated set bound in contemporary speckled calf, spines richly gilt. Spine of first volume cracked, boards somewhat scuffed. Armorial bookplate of Thos. N. Parker.
Grammatik der sprache von Murray Island.
Inaugural-dissertation zur erlangung der doctorwurde von der philosophischen facultat der Friedrich Wilhelm Universitat zu Berlin... Leipzig 
First edition pp.[vi], 77, . A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Armorial book-plate of author, ink corrections to text, almost certainly in his hand. Front (blank) end-paper with later book-plate detached.
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