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Sul d'Angola. Relatorio de um Governo de Distrito (1908-1910).
Lisboa. Composio e impresso na Typ. do Annuario Commercial 1912
First edition 4to, pp.xix, illustrations, maps, 26 folding maps and charts. A good copy in rather worn original wrappers, occasional spotting. Maps lightly spotted but in very good condition.
Rome Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide [c.1636]
Oblong 8vo, 12 x 19 cm, 12 leaves. Issued without title-page. A very good copy. Protectively, though unattractively, bound in the late 20th century in half calf, cloth boards. Occasional scattered small spots.
Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis 199, p.174; Birrell & Garnett 4, p.4.
with Teheran, Port Arthur, and Peking. Handbook for Travellers. Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1914
First edition in English, pp.lxiv, 590, 40 maps and 78 plans. A very good copy in original cloth. Large general map carelessly opened and torn at edge, light stain to edge of title and following few pages. Spine faded.
The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Exploration of the Nile Sources. [Two volumes]
London: MacMillan and Co. 1867
[Second edition] Two volumes, pp.xxxii, 371 (page xix-xx misbound); x, , 372, 2 frontis, 12 plates, 20 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding. A very good used set in original gilt pictorial cloth. Minor wear to head and tail of spine. Inner rear hinge of Vol. 1 strained, folding map torn without loss. Without half-title.
1748: Utopian novel
The Adventures of Sigr. Gaudentio di Lucca.
Being the substance of his examination before the Fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna in Italy: giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the Deserts of Africa, the Origine and Antiquity of the People, their Religion, Customs, Polity, and Laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark's Library at Venice. With critical notes of the learned Signor Rhedi, sometime Keeper of the said Library. To which is prefixed, a Letter of the Secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the Reasons of Signor Gaudentio?s being apprehended, and the Manner of it. London: printed for W. Innys, R. Manby and H.S. Cox. 1748
The second edition. Faithfully translated from the Italian. pp.xii, 24, 291. A very good copy bound in nineteenth century quarter calf, marbled boards. Bookplate of Kenneth Roberts (20thC).
A comparative grammar of South African languages.
Part I: Phonology. Part II: The concord. Cape Town 1862-69
First edition pp.xii, 92; (xiii)-xxii, (93)-322. A very good copy bound in later (circa 1900 ?) full leather, a little rubbed. Blind stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society and shelf mark on spine.
The Ashanti War.
A Narrative Prepared from the Official Documents by Permission of Major-General Sir Garnet Wolseley. Two Volumes. London 1874
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 427; vi, 367, 54. 5 folding maps, folding facsimile letter. A very good set in original cloth, minor wear to head and tails of spines.
A trio on travellers
The Gypsies of Yetholm: Historical, Traditional, Philological, and Humorous. [bound with Stuart's] David Blythe, The Gipsy King: A Character Sketch. [and] The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Three Volumes bound in One.
Kelso J. & J.H. Rutherfurd 1882-84
First edition Three volumes bound in one, pp.192, frontis; 27, 5, mounted photographic frontis; 152, mounted photographic frontis, plate, folding chart. A very good copy bound in contemporary half morocco, marbled boards. Inscribed to John Turnbull, with complts. of the publisher, Jas. H. Rutherford.
Source of the Blue Nile
Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile
in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, & 1773. To which is prefixed a Life of the Author. Edinburgh and London Printed by James Ballantyne, for Archibald Constable & Co. and Manners and Miller; and T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1804-1805
The Second edition, corrected and enlarged. Atlas in 4to, pp.16, 79 plates and 3 large folding maps, with seven 8vo text volumes, pp.ccclxviii, 159, , portrait frontis; viii, 497, ; viii, 531, ; viii, 402, frontis; viii, 512, frontis; viii, 549, ; iv, 436. Bound without half titles. A handsome set bound in full contemporary calf. A few hinges cracked, but firm. A little light spotting scattered throughout, but more prominent in volumes 1, 4, and 5 on title & frontis (see photo). Some boards a little scuffed. The atlas is lightly foxed throughout. One text leaf is detached and dog-eared (but present).
Oriental Customs: or an illustration of the Sacred Scriptures,
by an explanatory application of the customs and manners of the Eastern nations, and especially the Jews, therein alluded to. Together with observations on many difficult and obscure texts, collected from the most celebrated travellers, and the most eminent critics. London Printed by C. Whittingham 1802
First edition, pp.xvi, [8, subscriber list], 400, [xvi, index]. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Foxing to a few pages.
De Statu Mortuorum et Resurgentium Liber.
Accesserunt Epistolae Duae circa libellum de Archaeologiis Philosophicis. [with] Ad virum clarissimum A.B. circa nuper editum de archaeologiis philosophicis libellum, authoris epistola secunda. London 1723
4to, pp.[iv], 327, , 58. Latin text. A very good copy bound in full morocco. Binders ticket no longer legible. Spine rather rubbed. Nineteenth century ink annotations on end-paper.