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In Darkest Africa; or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.
London: Sampson Low & Co. 1890
Subscribers edition Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xv, xxxii, 529; xv, 472, [11 (advertisements), 62 plates, 3 folding coloured maps, with a coloured section, 105 illustrations in the text. A very good copy in original maroon cloth, the upper cover with the author's signature in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. Minor rubbing, waterstain on upper cover of volume 2.
The Congo and the Founding of its Free State; a Story of Work and Exploration.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885
First US edition on English sheets. Two volumes. pp.xvii, 528; x, 483, 2 large coloured folding maps in pockets, and 3 extending maps, 44 plates (many of these slightly misplaced but all present), with numerous illustrations in the text. An unusually fine set in the original green pictorial cloth, decorated in brown, red, gilt and silver.
The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains.
First edition. pp.xv, 435, 2 folding maps and 11 woodcut plates, with title page vignette and 15 woodcuts in the text. Original brown cloth, with corners bruised and slight fray to the head of the spine. A very little light foxing. Very good otherwise.
1844: grammar and dictionary of Berber Arabic
Grammaire et dictionnaire abrégés de la langue Berbère...
revus par P. Amédée Joubert. Paris Imprimerie Royale. 1844
First edition 4to, pp.[vii], xxiii, 236; Arabic characters in text. Recueil de voyages et de mémoires, publié par la Société de Géographie, volume 7, part 1. A very good unsophisticated copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Light foxing throughout.
First published dictionary of Ethiopic
Lexicon Aethiopicum ad eminentiss. principem S.R.E. Card. Antonium Barberinum.
Rome Typis Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide 1638
First edition pp.[xvi], 319, 47, . A very good copy bound in contemporary vellum, some pages lightly browned.
Smitskamp P.O. 219
Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the shores of the Mediterranean, including a visity to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece.
With observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, antiquities, etc. of the countries visited. Dublin: William Curry 1840
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp. xiv, [ii], 464; viii, 495; with frontispieces, 2 plates and 2 plans; several illustrations in the text. Original cloth, faded, rebacked; ownership signature on titles, offsetting to maps.
A Journey to Mequinez; The Residence of the Present Emperor of Fez and Morocco.
On the occasion of Commodore Stewart's Embassy thither for the redemption of the British captives in the year 1721. London 1725
First edition pp.[xxxii], 251, [1, blank], [10, index], 6 folding plates. A handsome copy rebound in antique style half calf, marbled boards. Occasional minor staining and dust soiling, but a very good copy.
Reise nach Mequinetz der residenz des heutigen Kaysers von Fetz und Marocco,
welche der herr Commandeur, Carl Stuart. Hanover Nicolaus Forster u. Sohn 1726
First edition in German. 4to, pp. [xiv], 131, [4, register]; portrait frontispiece, 6 large folding engraved plates; Gothic letter, title in red and black. An exceptionally clean copy bound in contemporary half vellum over rather scuffed boards.