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The Cyclopedia of Fiji (Illustrated).
...Published under the Patronage of...His Excellency the Governor of Fiji, the Administration and Legislature of the Colony and the Wardens and Town Councils of Suva and Levuka. A Complete Historical and Commercial Review of Fiji....An Epitome of Progress... A Compendium of Statistics and Data concerning the Group never yet compiled or brought together in a Single Publication. Descriptive and Biographical Facts, Figures and Illustrations. Sydney The Cyclopedia Company of Fiji 1907
First edition 4to, pp.8, 332, , many illustrations. A very good copy in a modern buckram binding, with, bound in, a typescript index of persons appearing, and a specimen part of the Cyclopedia for presentation to subscribers.
Annual Medical Reports, 1908 - 1934.
First edition Folio, twenty seven reports bound in two volumes, in all some 1,350 pages, the later reports illustrated with plates, maps and diagrams. A very goodset bound in quarter cloth, spines rubbed. Some minor browning. Library withdrawn stamps on end-papers.
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.
Aldborough described: being a full description of that fashionable and much-frequented watering-place;
Ipswich: printed and sold by J. Raw 
First edition pp.viii, 110, wood engraved frontis and plate. A very good copy bound in contemporary quarter morocco, boards. Some light spotting and off-setting, corners bruised, spine rather worn and rubbed.
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.
Origine e Vicende Dei Zingari.
Con Documenti intorno le specialiloro proprieta fisiche e morali, la loro religione, i loro usi e costumi, le lori arti e le attuali loro condizioni politiche e civili in Asia, Africa ed Europa. Con un saggio de grammatica e di vocabolario dell'arcano loro linguaggio. Milano 1841
First edition pp.xii, 274, portrait frontis, 3 plates. A very good copy in original boards, new paper spine, some spotting throughout.
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.
Lexicon Linguae Hebraicae;
in quo praecipua opera impenditur... editio secunda priori auctior et correctior. Leipzig Wolfgang Deer 1743
Second edition. 4to, pp. [xliv], 1748, ; with 4 plates. Hebrew characters in the text. Contemporary vellum over paper boards, spine lettered in ink. Small label, Dupl. Bibl. Reg. Monac. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society on front endpaper. Contemporary ink annotation on title. A very good copy.
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.
Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific between 1896 and 1899. Two volumes.
Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal. London MacMillan and Co. 1903-06
First edition Two volumes, pp.xix, 392; xxvi, 627, 11 plates, 7 maps, 2 folding, 4 in colour. A very good set in original cloth. Cloth lightly dust soiled. Discreet library markings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Autograph slip "with the author's compliments" loosely inserted.
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.
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], 328. A very good copy bound in early 20th century cloth, W.D. Kington gilt stamped on front board. 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. Two early ownership signatures (D.W. Black, Suva, 1922; and Geof Johnson, 1872)