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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.
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.
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.
Province de Constantine. Recueil de Renseignemens pour l'Expedition ou l'Etablissement des Francais dans cette Partie de l'Afrique Septentrionale.
Paris Librairie de Gide 1857
First edition pp.xv, 315, large folding map. A handsome copy bound in half morocco, gilt, marbled boards. Some spotting throughout.
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.
Documentos sobre os Portugueses em Mocambique e na Africa Central / Documents on the Portuguese in Mozambique and Central Africa 1497-1840. First six volumes complete.
Volume I(1497-1506); Volume II (1507-1510) Volume III (1511-1514); Volume IV (1515-1516); Volume V (1517-1518); Volume VI (1519-1537). Lisboa 1962 - 1969
First edition pp. xxxv, 832; xxxvii, 612; xxxvii, 662; xiii, 604, xxi, 623; xiii, 510. A very good hardback set in dust wrappers.
Documents on the Portuguese in Mozambique and Central Africa 1497-1840. First five volumes complete.
Documentos sobre os Portugueses em Mocambique e na Africa Central. Volume I(1497-1506); Volume II (1507-1510) Volume III (1511-1514); Volume IV (1515-1516); Volume V (1517-1518). Lisboa 1962 - 1969
First edition pp. xxxv, 832; xxxvii, 612; xxxvii, 662; xiii, 604, xxi, 623. A very good set in original cloth, dust wrappers.
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.