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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.
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.
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
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