Travel & Exploration

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  • A Compendium of the East. Being an Account of Voyages to the Grand Indies Made By the Sieur Jean De Lacombe, of Quercy, Formerly Captain at Arms in the Service of the Company of the Indies of Holland. by LACOMBE, Jean de
    LACOMBE, Jean de
    A Compendium of the East. Being an Account of Voyages to the Grand Indies Made By the Sieur Jean De Lacombe, of Quercy, Formerly Captain at Arms in the Service of the Company of the Indies of Holland. Now Published for the First Time [from the Bordeaux Manuscript of 1681] in an English translation by Stephanie & Denis Clark. Edited, with an Introduction by Ashley Gibson.

    London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. First Thus. Limited: # 86 of 300 copies. Black cloth spine, batik covered boards. Printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper. Contemporary Engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schouten's Oost-Indische Reyse [Amsterdam, 1676]. Maps used as end papers are from a contemporary Mercator Atlas. Double page plates, double page facsimile from original manuscript. 209, [1] pp. Bookplate of Herbert Eberhard Hering, a noted German-Brazilian bibliophile and book collector, appears on the inside front paste down. The black spine has a little nicking to the top and tail of the spine. Overall in good, clean condition though. Internally clean with a few foxing spots only. Text in English. 320 x 200 mm (12½ x 7¾ inches).

    Book ID: 2244
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  • A Photo-Album of a World Tour. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    A Photo-Album of a World Tour. A German family travel around the world.

    NA. The photo-diary of a German family, who embarked on a world tour in 1928. 227 original photographs and 94 photo-postcards / commercial photographs are collected and captioned on 79 pages. The album was purchased on their journey at Niagara Falls, and is a limp leather, with an original painting of a native American to the front cover. The photographs vary in size, but are mainly about 14 cm x 9 cm each. Most in excellent condition. Often one man (presumably album owner) is marked with a small cross to the image.
    Places visited include: The journey on S.S. Lutzow (commissioned 1907 as Norddeutscher Lloyd steamship); New York; Buffalo N.Y.; Niagara Falls; Toronto; Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Native…

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    NA. The photo-diary of a German family, who embarked on a world tour in 1928. 227 original photographs and 94 photo-postcards / commercial photographs are collected and captioned on 79 pages. The album was purchased on their journey at Niagara Falls, and is a limp leather, with an original painting of a native American to the front cover. The photographs vary in size, but are mainly about 14 cm x 9 cm each. Most in excellent condition. Often one man (presumably album owner) is marked with a small cross to the image.
    Places visited include: The journey on S.S. Lutzow (commissioned 1907 as Norddeutscher Lloyd steamship); New York; Buffalo N.Y.; Niagara Falls; Toronto; Cleveland, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Native Americans (posing for tourists in ceremonial dress); Chicago; San Francisco; S.S. Taiyo Maru (Originally the German "Cap Finisterre" handed to the Japanese in 1920 as war reparations); Hawaii & Honolulu, with locals posing for tourists; Tokyo, Japan; Fujiyama; Geisha's and tourist photographs; Kobe; Shanghai; Hong Kong; Manila & Philippines; Singapore; Sumatra; Ceylon; Cairo; Genova; Davos; Switzerland & Germany. The card pages of the album have nicks and closed tears, but not affecting photographs. A fascinating record of a (presumably) wealthy families tour around the world by steam ship and train. 290 x 350 mm (11½ x 13¾ inches).

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    Book ID: 3445
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  • A Voyage to Senegal; by DURAND, J.P.L.
    DURAND, J.P.L.
    A Voyage to Senegal; Or, Historical, Philosophical, and Political Memoirs, Relative To The Discoveries, Establishments, and Commerce of Europeans In The Atlantic Ocean, From Cape Blanco to the River of Sierra Leone. To Which Is Added An Account Of A Journey From Isle St. Louis To Galam.

    London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First English edition. Recent half leather binding with marbled boards and matching endpapers. Translated from the French. Fold out frontis map entitled: 'Western Coast of Africa, from Cape Blanco to the River of Sierra Leone with the courses of the Rivers Senegal and Gambia, Shewing the Journey of M. Durand from Senegal to Galam', plus seven aquatint plates. Contents have foxing throughout. Two plates are in facsimile. 181 + (3) pp. 215 x 135 mm (8½ x 5¼ inches).

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    Book ID: 2620
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  • Amsterdam and Bridge across the Amstel (aquatint) by IRELAND, Samuel
    IRELAND, Samuel
    Amsterdam and Bridge across the Amstel (aquatint)

    London: T. & I. Egerton, 1790. Lovely sepia aquatint taken from 'A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant and part of France; made in the autumn of 1789', published in 1790. In a lovely cream coloured mount. Ready to frame. Visible image size: 130 x 165 mm (5 x 6½ inches). Actual size in mount: 260 x 280 mm (10¼ x 11 inches).

    Book ID: 3354
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  • An Essay on the Variation of the Compass, by BAIN, William
    BAIN, William
    An Essay on the Variation of the Compass, shewing how far it is influenced by a change in the direction of the ship's head, with an exposition of the dangers arising to navigators from not allowing for this change of variation. Interspersed with Practical, Observations and Remarks.

    Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Prince's Street; and John Murray, Bookseller of the Admiralty and Board of Longit, 1817. Scarce First Edition. This is an ex-library of the copy from the Literary And Philosophical Society in Newcastle. In brown / green cloth hardback boards. Complete; including frontis folding chart entitled "Exhibiting the Variation of the Compass agreeable to the position of the Ships Head at the time of Observation. Also the track of His Majestys Ships Sybille & Princess Carolina in a Cruize to East Greenland in 1814." Boards are darkened, and have some very small spots of soiling. Fold-out has small tear to very edges. Unfortunately, aside from the expected library stamps at the front and on verso…

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    Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Prince's Street; and John Murray, Bookseller of the Admiralty and Board of Longit, 1817. Scarce First Edition. This is an ex-library of the copy from the Literary And Philosophical Society in Newcastle. In brown / green cloth hardback boards. Complete; including frontis folding chart entitled "Exhibiting the Variation of the Compass agreeable to the position of the Ships Head at the time of Observation. Also the track of His Majestys Ships Sybille & Princess Carolina in a Cruize to East Greenland in 1814." Boards are darkened, and have some very small spots of soiling. Fold-out has small tear to very edges. Unfortunately, aside from the expected library stamps at the front and on verso of fold-out, the book has some damage from damp. Several of the pages have obviously stuck together at some point, and been forcibly opened, leading to loss of text. Most of the tables are still in a good condition, but towards the back the condition is worse. Only in a fair condition. See photos. 140 pages. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).

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    Book ID: 2909
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  • Aperçu des Etats-Unis au commencement du XIXe siècle depuis 1800 juqu'en 1810, avec des tables statistiques by BEAUJOUR, Chevalier Felix de
    BEAUJOUR, Chevalier Felix de
    Aperçu des Etats-Unis au commencement du XIXe siècle depuis 1800 juqu'en 1810, avec des tables statistiques

    Paris: L. G. Michaud & Delaunay Libraire, 1814. First Edition of this uncommon work giving an overview of the United States of America at the beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Complete with all maps and tables. Contemporary green hardback binding with burgundy and gilt spine label. The binding is somewhat rubbed and darkened. A weakness to the front board has been repaired and sewn at some point. There is a large (50cm x 38cm) map of North America with hand coloured borders and boundaries. This has a repaired hole to the top right edge (not really affecting map detail) and a repaired closed tear to the book edge, through the cartouche. There are also 17 charts and plans to…

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    Paris: L. G. Michaud & Delaunay Libraire, 1814. First Edition of this uncommon work giving an overview of the United States of America at the beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Complete with all maps and tables. Contemporary green hardback binding with burgundy and gilt spine label. The binding is somewhat rubbed and darkened. A weakness to the front board has been repaired and sewn at some point. There is a large (50cm x 38cm) map of North America with hand coloured borders and boundaries. This has a repaired hole to the top right edge (not really affecting map detail) and a repaired closed tear to the book edge, through the cartouche. There are also 17 charts and plans to the the rear showing statistical information. 274 pages. The pages are clean, with a little darkening to the edges only. A decent copy. 230 by 150mm (9 by 6 inches). The author was the French Consul General in the United States From 1804 to 1810, representing Napoleon Bonaparte to Thomas Jefferson. Sabin, 4172; Howes, H288; Clark II, 78

    . Première édition de cet ouvrage peu courant qui donne une vue d'ensemble des États-Unis d'Amérique au début du XIXe siècle. Complet avec toutes les cartes et tous les tableaux. Reliure cartonnée verte de l'époque avec étiquette bordeaux et dorée au dos. La reliure est quelque peu frottée et assombrie. Une faiblesse à la première planche a été réparée et cousue à un moment donné. L'ouvrage comporte une grande carte (50 cm x 38 cm) de l'Amérique du Nord avec des bordures et des limites colorées à la main. Elle présente un trou réparé sur le bord supérieur droit (qui n'affecte pas vraiment les détails de la carte) et une déchirure fermée réparée sur le bord du livre, à travers le cartouche. L'ouvrage comporte également 17 graphiques et plans au verso présentant des informations statistiques. 274 pages. Les pages sont propres, avec un léger assombrissement sur les bords seulement. Un exemplaire correct. 230 x 150 mm (9 x 6 pouces). L'auteur était le consul général de France aux États-Unis de 1804 à 1810, représentant Napoléon Bonaparte auprès de Thomas Jefferson. Sabin, 4172 ; Howes, H288 ; Clark II, 78.

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    Book ID: 3894
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  • Asia by JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith
    JOHNSTON, Alex. Keith
    Asia From Keith Johnston's General Atlas

    London: W & A.K. Johnston. A map of Asia, extracted from the General Atlas. This conforms best to the 1879 edition, except the lack of page title to the top edge, and the different page number. Engraved area is 13" x 17" (sheet is 141/2" x 181/2"). Lightly tipped onto mounting board, and now protected by archival protection. A lovely copy of this map from the height of colonial era.

    Condition: A clean and tidy copy of this map. No significant damage at all. Clean and tidy, with the lightest of darkening.

    Book ID: 1727
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  • Beschryving der Provincie Braband, by Sleeckx
    Sleeckx
    Beschryving der Provincie Braband, bevattende De opgave van al de steden en dorpen, wegen, vaerten en rivieren; de aenduiding der uitgetrektheid, bevolking, nyverheid, des handels; benevens de algemeene geschiedenis der provincie en de byzondere van elke voorname plaets, enz., enz.

    Gent: Drukkery van I.S. Van Doosselaere, 1861. First edition. Half leather with mottled hardback boards. 206 pages. With frontispiece, woodcuts in text, and a fold-out map to the rear. Map has a closed tear but is complete. Boards are rubbed. Inside has two institutional ex libris stamps; one to frontispiece, the other to title page. 185 x 125 mm (7¼ x 5 inches).

    Book ID: 3799
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  • Characteristic Japan. by TAMAMURA, Kōzaburō
    TAMAMURA, Kōzaburō
    Characteristic Japan. Views and Characters in the Land of the Rising Sun.

    Kobe: Tamamura, Photographer. Rare First Edition. Circa 1907. Oblong folio album, original decorated silk padded boards, with silver embroidery and ties. All edges gilt. Title page printed on charcoal paper with decorated borders and text in silver, followed by 24 hand coloured collotype photographic prints on cream paper, with tissue guards. The silk boards have been professionally restored. In a very good condition.

    One of several similar albums produced by the studio of Kōzaburō Tamamura, who was one of the originators in Japan of photographic albums of this kind for tourists. The subject of these photographs include Kyoto, Osaka, Shikoku, with scenes of temples, pagodas, rivers, lakes and Fujiyama etc, with captions in English. 420 mm x 190 mm (16½ x 7½ inches).

    Book ID: 2174
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  • Comment Visiter: La Hollande - 7e édition. by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Comment Visiter: La Hollande - 7e édition.

    Den Haag: Office National du Tourisme en Hollande, 1935. A small pamphlet in French extolling the virtues of pre-WW2 'Holland'. Full of b/w photographs. Fascinating snapshot of The Netherlands as a visitor destination between the wars. Covers slightly grubby. Internally clean. 200 x 990 mm (7¾ x 39 inches) Un petit pamphlet en français vantant les mérites de la "Hollande" d'avant-guerre. Plein de photos n/b. Instantané fascinant des Pays-Bas en tant que destination touristique de l'entre-deux-guerres. Couvertures légèrement crasseuses. Intérieurement propre. 200 × 990 mm

    Book ID: 2126
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  • De overwintering der Hollanders op Nova Zembla, in de jaren 1596 en 1597. by TOLLENS, H.
    TOLLENS, H.
    De overwintering der Hollanders op Nova Zembla, in de jaren 1596 en 1597.

    Leeuwarden: Hugo Suringar, 1873. Tiende druk. Boekje. Een gevierd gedicht over de Nederlanders die overwinteren in een houten hut. Zachte covers zijn delicaat en bijna los. 32 pagina's. 170 x 105 mm (6¾ x 4¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3719
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  • Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California. by COLTON, Rev. Walter
    COLTON, Rev. Walter
    Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California.

    New York: A.S. Barnes, 1850. Long title: Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California. With Sketches of Rio Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, Honolulu, and San Francisco.
    First Edition. In black blind stamped boards, with gilt illustration of ship on front board, and gilt titles to spine. Boards are slightly rubbed. Frontis and title are heavily foxed. The rest of the pages lightly foxed. An important historical account of the post-war voyages of the USS Congress. Frontispiece portrait of Commodore Stockton, plus four colour plates. Howes' C624 makes this the first issue as it has printed endpapers (advertisements); these are blank endpapers in later issues. Small previous owner name and date…

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    New York: A.S. Barnes, 1850. Long title: Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California. With Sketches of Rio Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, Honolulu, and San Francisco.
    First Edition. In black blind stamped boards, with gilt illustration of ship on front board, and gilt titles to spine. Boards are slightly rubbed. Frontis and title are heavily foxed. The rest of the pages lightly foxed. An important historical account of the post-war voyages of the USS Congress. Frontispiece portrait of Commodore Stockton, plus four colour plates. Howes' C624 makes this the first issue as it has printed endpapers (advertisements); these are blank endpapers in later issues. Small previous owner name and date to front. Complete with map on page 12. 490 pages. Foxing throughout. 190 x 135 mm (7½ x 5¼ inches). Titre long : L'histoire d'une croisière à bord de la frégate américaine Congress vers la Californie. Avec des croquis de Rio Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, Honolulu et San Francisco.
    Première édition. Dans des cartons noirs estampillés à l'aveugle, avec une illustration dorée du navire sur la première page, et des titres dorés au dos. Les planches sont légèrement frottées. Le frontispice et le titre sont fortement roussis. Le reste des pages est légèrement roussi. Un important récit historique des voyages d'après-guerre de l'USS Congress. Portrait du Commodore Stockton en frontispice et quatre planches en couleur. Howes' C624 fait de cet ouvrage la première édition car il comporte des pages de garde imprimées (publicités) ; ces pages de garde sont vierges dans les éditions ultérieures. Petit nom de l'ancien propriétaire et date au début de l'ouvrage. Complet avec la carte à la page 12. 490 pages. Rousseurs sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage. 190 x 135 mm

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    Book ID: 2968
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  • Description of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the People of India; and of their Institutions, Religious and Civil. by DUBOIS, Abbe J. A.
    DUBOIS, Abbe J. A.
    Description of the Character, Manners, and Customs of the People of India; and of their Institutions, Religious and Civil. Translated from the French Manuscript.

    London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. Bound in late 19th century half calf, marbled boards. A little light spotting to extremities. Title on spine. A very good copy. The book bears the owner's signature of T.J. Powell, Brecon. This would seem to be the Welsh composer and conductor Thomas James Powell. A little rubbing to the binding, which has been restored. Book is in very good, clean condition, with a touch of foxing to the initial pages.
    xxvii, [1, blank], 565 pp. 270 by 210mm (10¾ by 8¼ inches).

    Although translated from the French, this was the first Edition. A classic analysis of Hindu society. Jean-Antoine Dubois, 1765-1848, French catholic missionary, sailed in 1792…

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    London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1817. First edition. Bound in late 19th century half calf, marbled boards. A little light spotting to extremities. Title on spine. A very good copy. The book bears the owner's signature of T.J. Powell, Brecon. This would seem to be the Welsh composer and conductor Thomas James Powell. A little rubbing to the binding, which has been restored. Book is in very good, clean condition, with a touch of foxing to the initial pages.
    xxvii, [1, blank], 565 pp. 270 by 210mm (10¾ by 8¼ inches).

    Although translated from the French, this was the first Edition. A classic analysis of Hindu society. Jean-Antoine Dubois, 1765-1848, French catholic missionary, sailed in 1792 to India where he spent twenty-seven years, serving first in Pondichery, then at Mysore and Mangalore.

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    Book ID: 2065
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  • History of the Adventures and Sufferings of Moses Smith during five years of his life; by SMITH, Moses
    SMITH, Moses
    History of the Adventures and Sufferings of Moses Smith during five years of his life; From the Beginning of the year 1806, when he was Betrayed into the Miranda Expedition, until June 1811 when he was Nonsuited in an Action at Law which lasted three years and a half. To which is added a Biographical Sketch of Gen. Miranda

    Albany: Packard & Van Benthuysen for the author, 1814. Second edition. Hardback full leather binding. Two engraved plates. Contemporary calf. "one of the few contemporary narratives relating to the Miranda expedition." General Francesco Miranda enjoyed a successful military career before he decided to revolutionize South America. The crusade was a disaster. Smith and tow comrades escaped from prison in Carthagena and were rescued at sea. Moses Smith was a native of Huntington (born 1785). First edition was published in Brooklyn in 1812. Pages 19/20 have damage to the outside margin, affecting text. Foxed and a little darkened. Owner's name to the first blank and rear end paper. Slight rubbing / splitting to the top edge of the spine. iv, 13-146, [6]. pp. 175 by 115mm (7 by 4½ inches). Sabuin 83640. Howes S-644.

    Book ID: 2234
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  • James Joyce's Dublin. by QUINN, Edward
    QUINN, Edward
    James Joyce's Dublin. With selected writings from Joyce's works.

    Nice: EDQ, 1973. First edition. Hardback in red cloth, inside original unclipped dust jacket. Book and dust jacket are both in very good / fine condition. 285 x 225 mm (11¼ x 8¾ inches).

    With an introduction by Samuel Beckett, this fascinating collection of Edward Quinn's mostly b/w photography uses the same reportage style as Joyce himself often adopted. Rambling around Dublin from dawn to dusk Quinn found himself collecting what Joyce referred to as epiphanies. Not the literary kind, but photographic incidents of daily life and atmospheric places in Ireland's capital city.

    Book ID: 3979
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  • Journals of the Rev. Messrs. Isenberg and Krapf, missionaries of the Church Missionary Society, by ISENBERG, Karl Wilhelm. & KRAPF, Johann Ludwig.
    ISENBERG, Karl Wilhelm. & KRAPF, Johann Ludwig.
    Journals of the Rev. Messrs. Isenberg and Krapf, missionaries of the Church Missionary Society, Detailing their proceedings in the Kingdom of Shoa, and Journeys in other parts of Abyssinia, in the years 1839, 1840, 1841 and 1842.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1843. First edition - complete. '...To which is prefixed, a geographical memoir of Abyssinia and South-Eastern Africa by James McQueen esq. grounded on the missionaries' journals, and the expedition of the Pacha of Egypt up the Nile.' Original brown blind stamped buckram with gilt titles to spine. Yellow end papers. Small bookseller's embossed stamp to the half title. (George Gardham of Beverley). Two folding hand coloured maps of the relevant parts of Africa.. The buckram is a little faded and rubbed to the edge. There is a little chipping to the head and tail of the spine with slight loss. A split to the board has been repaired. A closed tear to the half…

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    London: Seeley, Burnside & Seeley, 1843. First edition - complete. '...To which is prefixed, a geographical memoir of Abyssinia and South-Eastern Africa by James McQueen esq. grounded on the missionaries' journals, and the expedition of the Pacha of Egypt up the Nile.' Original brown blind stamped buckram with gilt titles to spine. Yellow end papers. Small bookseller's embossed stamp to the half title. (George Gardham of Beverley). Two folding hand coloured maps of the relevant parts of Africa.. The buckram is a little faded and rubbed to the edge. There is a little chipping to the head and tail of the spine with slight loss. A split to the board has been repaired. A closed tear to the half title page has been neatly repaired. The maps are in very nice clean condition. xxvii, 529. pp

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    Book ID: 1920
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  • Limited numbered edition
    Le Grand Silence Blanc. by ROUQUETTE, Louis-Frédéric
    ROUQUETTE, Louis-Frédéric
    Le Grand Silence Blanc. Illustrations en couleurs d'André Collot.

    Paris: Aux Éditions Arc-En-Ciel, 1944. First edition. Haunting colour frontis stencil illustration, plus 40 others in text. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is one of 963 copies on vellum. This is # 795. In a very good condition, with just a few spots of foxing. Text in French. 285 x 230 mm (11¼ x 9 inches).

    This novel centres around the experiences of the narrator-traveller en route to the Klondyke and Alaska at the time of the great gold rush. A story of physical and moral solitude in the face of the vastness and hostility of the Far North; where the relationship between man and his dog is of great significance. Première édition. Illustration de pochoir frontis…

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    Paris: Aux Éditions Arc-En-Ciel, 1944. First edition. Haunting colour frontis stencil illustration, plus 40 others in text. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is one of 963 copies on vellum. This is # 795. In a very good condition, with just a few spots of foxing. Text in French. 285 x 230 mm (11¼ x 9 inches).

    This novel centres around the experiences of the narrator-traveller en route to the Klondyke and Alaska at the time of the great gold rush. A story of physical and moral solitude in the face of the vastness and hostility of the Far North; where the relationship between man and his dog is of great significance. Première édition. Illustration de pochoir frontis couleur obsédante, plus 40 autres dans le texte. Limité à 1000 exemplaires dont celui-ci est un des 963 exemplaires sur vélin. C'est # 795. En très bon état, avec juste quelques taches de rousseurs. 285 x 230 mm.

    Ce roman est centré sur les expériences du narrateur-voyageur en route vers le Klondike et l'Alaska à l'époque de la grande ruée vers l'or. Une histoire de solitude physique et morale face à l'immensité et à l'hostilité du Grand Nord ; où la relation entre l'homme et son chien est d'une grande importance.

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    Book ID: 2526
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  • Les Contrées Mystérieuses et les Peuples inconnus. by TISSOT, Victor
    TISSOT, Victor
    Les Contrées Mystérieuses et les Peuples inconnus. Ouvrage illustré de 6 grandes cartes et de 277 gravures dans le texte, dont 54 grandes planches.

    Paris: Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1884. First edition. Hardback in three quarter leather with mottled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Boards are rubbed, but acceptable. Clean and tidy inside. Complete, including all six folding maps etc. Boards have 778 pages. 270 x 195 mm (10¾ x 7¾ inches). Première édition. Relié en cuir trois quart avec plats marbrés. Dos à nerfs et titres dorés. Les planches sont frottées, mais acceptables. Intérieur propre et rangé. Complet, y compris les six cartes dépliantes, etc. Les planches ont 778 pages. 270 × 195 mm

    Book ID: 3600
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  • New India, or India in transition by STEDMAN COTTON, Sir Henry John
    STEDMAN COTTON, Sir Henry John
    New India, or India in transition

    London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. New and revised edition from 1904. First edition was 1885. Hardback in publisher's cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Written to draw attention to the great changes - political, religious and social - taking place in India in the late 19th / early 20th century. Boards are a little darkened, but inside is clean and tidy. ix, 251 pp. 200 x 130 mm (7¾ x 5 inches). Nouvelle édition révisée de 1904. La première édition date de 1885. Livre relié en toile de l'éditeur. Titres dorés au dos. Écrit pour attirer l'attention sur les grands changements - politiques, religieux et sociaux - qui ont eu lieu en Inde à la fin du XIXe…

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    London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. New and revised edition from 1904. First edition was 1885. Hardback in publisher's cloth. Gilt titles to spine. Written to draw attention to the great changes - political, religious and social - taking place in India in the late 19th / early 20th century. Boards are a little darkened, but inside is clean and tidy. ix, 251 pp. 200 x 130 mm (7¾ x 5 inches). Nouvelle édition révisée de 1904. La première édition date de 1885. Livre relié en toile de l'éditeur. Titres dorés au dos. Écrit pour attirer l'attention sur les grands changements - politiques, religieux et sociaux - qui ont eu lieu en Inde à la fin du XIXe siècle et au début du XXe siècle. Les plats sont un peu assombris, mais l'intérieur est propre et bien rangé. ix, 251 pp. 200 x 130 mm

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    Book ID: 4302
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  • Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. by LOFTIE W.J.
    LOFTIE W.J.
    Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Illustrated. The Fourth Edition, revised, with maps and plans.

    London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington Ltd, 1891. Publisher's blue hardback boards with gilt title to front and cloth spine. Information for passengers, illustrations of ships, charts, maps and ship plans etc. some fold-out. Boards slightly damp stained and bumped. Sporadic foxing. Overall good condition. XL, 439 pp. including interesting b/w advertisements of the time. 215 x 175 mm (8½ x 7 inches).

    The Orient Line was formed in the late 18th century, and by the middle of the 19th century was sailing its steamships all over the world. This guide predates its association with (and eventual absorption by) the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company; or P&O.

    Book ID: 3610
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