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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.
Comment j' ai traversé l 'Afrique depuis l' Atlantique jusqu' a l' Océan Indien a travers des regions inconnues. Deux Tomes.
First edition pp.xxx, 456; 463. Illustrations, maps, 9 maps, 5 folding and 1 folding journal excerpt. A good/very good recently rebound in cloth. Minor library markings on reverse of title, scattered foxing.
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.
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
Ten years in south-central Polynesia:
Being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands and their dependencies. London James Nisbet & Co. 1865
First edition pp.xv, 500, frontispiece, folding map. A very good copy bound in modern half-calf, cloth boards. Minor spotting to title and final pages.