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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)
1846: First printing of Moskito language
A grammar of the Moskito language.
New York printed by John Gray 1846
First edition pp.47, . Original cloth-backed boards. Blind stamp and shelf marks of British and Foreign Bible Society. Presentation inscription from author. A very good copy.
see Darlow and Moule 6851
History of the Colony of Natal, South Africa.
To which is added an Appendix, containing a brief History of the Orange-River Sovereignty and of the various Races inhabiting it, the Great Lake N'Gami, Commandoes of the Dutch Boers, etc. etc. London: Alexander Heylin 1855
First edition pp.viii, 463, [4, Adverts], 3 maps, 2 extending, 1 folding, 4 llithographic plates and 13 woodcut illustrations. This copy is extra-illustrated with a lithograph of D'Urban, Port Natal by H.W. Piers. Original blind-embossed cloth, fore-edges of a few pages marginally creased. Some pages dust soiled. A good sound copy showing signs of use.
Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S. Fly, Commanded By Captain F.P. Blackwood, R.N. In Torres Strait, New Guinea, and other Islands of the Eastern Archipelago, during the years 1842 - 1846: Together with an excursion into the interior of the eastern part of Java. Two volumes.
Vancouver Martino Publishing
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 423,25 illustrations, folding chart; v, 362, 11 illustrations, folding map. VG set, hardback. Facsimile reprint, number 22 of 250.
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.
An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.
Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the East India Company. London printed for Captain Wilson 1788
Second edition, published in the same year as the first. 4to, pp. xxvii, [i, directions to the binder], 378; with frontispiece, 15 plates (1 folding) and 1 folding map. Contemporary calf, Greek key scroll gilt decoration on upper and lower boards, rebacked and recornered; minor spotting, frontispiece supplied.
Marocco and the Moors: being an Account of Travels, with a General Description of the Country and its People.
A revised and edited edition by Sir Richard Burton. London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, Rivington 1891
Second edition pp.xvi, 354, 10 plates, 3 maps (1 folding) and a plan, with 7 illustrations in the text. A very good copy in the original red cloth. Preliminary and last leaves lightly foxed, tiny nick to the head of the title, faded spine. Bright gilt cover vignette.
In Rommany with Metrical English Translations. London. Trubner & Co. 1875
First edition pp.xii, 276. A very good copy in original cloth, minor wear to head and tail of spine. Ownership signature and blindstamp of H.T. Crofton, authority on gipsy dialect, with his annotations and two brief verses with his opinion of Hans Breitmann, a pseudonym of the author.
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.