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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 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.
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.
Histoire Romaine ecrite par Xiphilin, par Zonare, et par Zosime.
traduite sur les originaux grecs, par Monsieur Cousin. Paris la Veuve de Damien Foucault 1678
4to, pp.[xxiv], 933, engraved headpiece by F. Chauneau to text. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked with original gilt spine, with raised bands. Title inscribed 'ex libris Nicolai de la Houssaye (1634-1706, historian and publicist); the copy of Georges Grappe, art historian, with his signature on endpaper and book-plate.
Brunet V, 1504