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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.
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.
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.
Cries from Fiji and Sighings from the South Seas.
Being a Review of the Social, Political and Religious Relations of the Fijians; a Consideration of the Policy of the English Government; the Prospects of White Settlers; the Labour Traffic [etc.]. Melbourne 1885
First edition pp.124, errata slip. A fine copy in original cloth.
1699: Ethiopian dictionary
Iobi Ludolfi Lexicon Æthiopico-Latinum
ex omnibus libris impressis, et multis MSStis contextum. Frankfurt Am Main Johannes David Zunner 1699
Second edition Folio, pp.[xvi], 664 numbered double columns, [xliv (index)]. Late nineteenth-century half calf and cloth boards, slightly rubbed. Some leaves rather browned. Shelf mark on spine.
Burnet III, 1224
The Rise of our East African Empire:
Early Efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda. [Two Volumes.] Edinburgh & London. Blackwood & Sons 1893
First edition. Two volumes. pp.xix, 563, 32pp advertisements; pp.ix, 682, 9 coloured maps (4 folding, 2 of these in pockets) and 54 plates (including photogravure frontispiece portrait of Lugard), with numerous illustrations in the text. Original decorated red cloth with inset pictorial cover vignettes. A little bruising to spine extremities and dull spine to volume I. A very good set indeed otherwise.
New Testament in Malagasy
Ny Teny N'Andriamanitra, atao hoe, Tesitamenta ny Jesosy Kraisty
tompo 'ntsikia, sady mpamonjy no mpanavotra. London British Sy Ny Foreign Bible Society 
8vo (18 x 11.5 cm), pp.[iv], 377, . Contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed, re-cornered and re-cased. A very good copy.
Darlow & Moule 6460
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.