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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.
First edition on Tonga islands
An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the south Pacific ocean.
With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language. Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr William Mariner, several years resident in those islands. London printed for the author 1817
First edition Two volumes, pp.lix, 460; 412, , frontis. Rebound in half-calf, marbled boards.
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.
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.
1862: Fiji described, in Eton binding
An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands in the Years 1860-61. Cambridge Macmillan & Co. 1862
First edition pp.xv, 447, colour frontispiece, 3 colour plates, 2 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in contemporary purple calf "Eton" presentation binding, spine richly gilt. Spine faded. Presented to Herbert H. Muirhead.
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