Travel & Exploration
AMICIS.EDMONDO DE.; .
Henry T.Coates & Co.Philadelphia.,1895. TWO VOLUMES.47 mono photographic plates.Fine copies in publishers green coth with elaborate gilt decoration to front board and spine.Spine also lettered in gilt.Top edge gilt.Previous owners name on front free endpapers otherwise fine,bright copies in original green cloth dustwrappers,lettered in gilt to the spines.Both volumes housed... Item #3647
The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd. London. No date. Circa 1908. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Illustrated frontis. Some sporadic light foxing otherwise a very good copy in a Fine early leather binding of full brown calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt decoration. Compartments double ruled and... Item #8665
ANON. (Glascock. William Nugent).
NAVAL SKETCH-BOOK. Or, The Service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments and opinions. By an Officer of Rank.
Henry Colburn. London. 1826. SECOND EDITION. TWO VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.1 x 5.2 inches). Second edition, published the same year as the first. Neat previous owner names to half title in volume one (no half title in volume two) and both title pages otherwise a clean tall and untrimmed copy bound... Item #9386
THE PRESENT STATE OF GERMANY. In two volumes. Giving an account of the Emperor and electors... The Prince of Orange... The superior nobility of the Empire... The natural History.... The civil and political state of the Empire.... The moral state of t
Printed for C. Rivington. London.,1738. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. Fold out map by Moll opposite title page of volume 2. Frontis engraving showing the Parliament of the German Empire in volume 1. Some light foxing to the edges of some pages but generally a very good clean set bound... Item #4038
TRAVELS IN AMERICA. Performed in the year 1806,for the purpose of exploring the Rivers Alleghany, Monongahela, Ohio, and Mississippi and ascertaining the produce and condition of their banks and vicinity.
Richard Phillips. London. 1809. FIRST ONE VOLUME EDITION. A reprint of the 1806 three decker. Pagination erratic, as usual with this printing, but complete (Ee4 and whole of Ff gathering are miss-numbered) and in correct order. Some light foxing to a few pages but overall a very good copy in... Item #5526
THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. From the discovery of the American Continent to the Declaration of Independence.
George Routledge and Sons. London.,1859-61. NEW EDITION. 7 Volumes. 8vo. (6.7 x 4.5 inches).Very good, clean copies in early bindings of half brown calf, the spines all unifrormly faded to an attractive tan colour. Raised bands with gilt striping. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Red title labes, gilt... Item #7171
BARROW. JOHN.; .
LIFE, VOYAGES, AND EXPLOITS OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE. With numerous original letters from him and the Lord High Admiral to the Queen and great Officers of State.
John Murray. London.,1861. NEW EDITION. 8vo. (7 x 4.9 inches). Neat prize inscription, dated 1872, on front free endpaper. A very good copy in fine early binding of full brown calf. Spine with raised bands, gilt. Compartments ruled and decorated in gilt. Green title label, gilt. School stamp of Wellington... Item #7264
George Allen & Unwin.Ltd.,1957. FIRST EDITION.Inscribed by Calder on the title page."For Sidney Blackhurst,On the occasion of our visit to Vlaadingen.Very sincerely, Ritchie Calder.Delta House.22nd november 1957".Illustrated with 30 mono plates on 15 pages.Five full page maps.A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper.Calder's account of his journey across... Item #5954
CHURCHILL. WINSTON L. SPENCER.
Longmans, Green, and Co.London. 1898. First Edition, First Issue of Churchill's rare first book. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Frontispiece portrait and 6 maps. Finely bound, without the publishers adverts, in full burgundy morocco by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath, UK. Spine with five raised bands, each with 3 gilt circles... Item #9486
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Cassell. London. 1961. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION. 8vo. Originally published as a part of Churchill's great four volume work; A History of the English speaking peoples- Vol.4. The great democracies, in 1958. This is the first printing of this history in its own right. Illustrated with 6 maps & 31 fascinating... Item #9692
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
THE COLLECTED WORKS. And COLLECTED ESSAYS. The Story of the Malakand Field Force; The River War; London to Ladysmith; Ian Hamilton's March; Savrola; Lord Randolph Churchill; My African Journey; Liberalism and the Social Problem; The World Crisis; My Early Life; Thoughts and Adventures; Marlborough; Great Contemporaries; Arms and the Covenant; Step by Step; War Speeches: (Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches); Post-War Speeches: (The Sinews of Peace; Europe Unite; In the Balance; Stemming the Tide; The Unwritten Alliance); Maxims and Reflections; The Second World War: (The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph & Tragedy); A History of the English Speaking Peoples: (The New World, The Great Democracies, The Age of Revolution, The Birth of Britain); The Collected Essays.
Library of Imperial History, in association with the Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd. 1973. Complete in 38 volumes. Large 8vo. (9.4 x 6.3 inches). The Centenary Edition. Limited Edition of 3000 sets. This set is one of those without the limitation labels affixed to the flyleaves. Includes the 4 supplement volumes... Item #9287
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans in the text. A very good bright and clean copy, finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of London, in half red morocco. Spines with raised... Item #8631
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.
Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1933. FIRST CHEAP EDITION. 8vo. (Actually the second cheap editon. An edition was published in 1915. This is the first printing of Churchill`s new introduction. The book is reprinted from the plates of the 1902 edition. See Woods A2(d).) Illustrated with 22 maps and plans. A.... Item #9724
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S.; .
Hodder & Stoughton. London.,1908. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Illustrated with 61 illustrations from photographs by the Author and Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Wilson, and three maps. 16pp of publishers adverts at end. A fine and clean copy bound in recent full tan morocco, spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt. Red title label... Item #8175
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER.
Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1900. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.4 inches). Illustrated with four maps, three of them fold out, & four plans printed within the text. Publishers advert leaf and 32pp catalogue, dated 10.99, at the end of text. Some browning and chipping to the outer edge... Item #8911
CHURCHILL. WINSTON. SPENCER.
Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Two volumes. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.2 inches). Portrait frontis of Viscount Cromer in volume one, and Lord Kitchener in volume two. Illustrated throughout with 56 mono plates, mostly by Angus McNeill of the Seaforth highlanders, and 34 maps, 20 of these fold... Item #7349
Eyre & Spottiswoode.London.,1933. FIRST CHEAP EDITION.(Actually the second cheap editon.An edition was published in 1915.This is the first printing of Churchill`s new introduction.The book is reprinted from the plates of the 1902 edition.See Woods A2(d).)Illustrated with 22 maps and plans.Some minor foxing to the first and last half dozen pages... Item #3791
CHURCHWARD. W(illiam) . B(rown).
Swan Sonnenschein & Co. London. 1888. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.9 inches). 8 full page mono plates. A couple of the plates have small ink marks to the margins, not affecting the image at all. Overall a veyr good copy in publishers blue cloth with black and gilt illustration... Item #9377
(COCHRANE). THOMAS. TENTH EARL OF DUNDONALD.
Richard Bentley. London. 1860/61. SECOND EDITION. 2 Volumes. 8vo. (9 x 6 inches). Illustrated with four charts (3 folding) in volume 2, complete. A bright and clean set in the publishers decorative original Navy Blue cloth bindings. Boards with elaborate blind-stamed designs. Spines decorated in blind and ruled & lettered... Item #8527
COOK. Capt. JAMES. ; Anderson. G. W. Abridges.
VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD PERFORMED BY CAPTAIN JAMES COOK F. R. S. By Royal Authority, Containing the Whole of His Discoveries in Geography, Navigation, Astronomy Etc. With Memoirs of His Life, and Particulars Relative to His Unfortunate Death. Embellished with engravings.
J. Robins & Co. Albion Press. London. 1822. 4to. (11 x 8.7 inches). viii,799pp, + Directions to the Binder/ publishers advert leaf. Fourteen full page engravings, including a portrait frontis and the Death of Cook, plus 4 vignettes. Complete. Text printed in double column. Some page corners creased and page... Item #8880
COOK. Capt. JAMES.; Anderson. G. W. Abridges.
COOK'S VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD. For making discoveries towards the North and South Poles. With an appendix.
Printed by Sowler and Russell. Manchester.,1801. SCARCE EARLY MANCHESTER PRINTING. 8vo. viii,566pp,+ Directions to the Binder leaf. This abridgement , by G. W. Anderson, was orignally published in 1799. Six full page engravings, including portrait frontis of Cook. Complete. Previous owners named scratched out on the title page, without any... Item #7551
COSTUME OF THE VATICAN. ; Artist unknown.
Including. Sommo Pont ce Nella Notte del S. Natale. S. Padre in Sedia Gestatoria, Cardinale in Cappa Stesa, Cantore Pontificio, Guardia Nobile, and Capitano Svizzero, among others.
No place, No Date. circa 1850. CONCERTINA BOOK. (4.5 x 3.2 inches). Thirty fine hand coloured engraved plates,some heightened with gold. The plates fold out to full length of 89 inches. No text. The whole work is cased in a red, decorative paper covered folder with marbled paper inside. This... Item #6515
CHURCHES AT BOSRA AND SAMARIA-SEBASTE. British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem.Supplementary paper 4.Free to subscribers to the british School of Archaeology in Jerusalem or to the Palestine exploration Fund.
Issued by the (School?) Council at 2 Hinde Street,London.W.1.,1937. Large 8vo (11.8 x 9 inches).viii,40pp.Colour frontis and 17pp of mono plates featuring 58 illustrations.10 line drawings of maps and details of artifacts within the text.Near fine copy in original printed paper wraps with just minor rubbing to the edges.Lovely bright... Item #3675
CURZON. The Marquis Of Kedleston. K.G.
Cassell and Company Ltd.London.,1925. FIRST EDITION. TWO VOLS. Large 8vo. (29 cms x 23 cms). Mono plates throughout. Publisher blue cloth, gilt. Both volumes have a small indent to top of front board. Near fine, bright copies in the original dustwrappers. Both wrappers have loss to top of spines and... Item #3190
Harper & Brothers.New York.,1873. FIRST EDITION.8vo.(8.2 x 5.6 inches).280pp.Two small ink stamps from Stow Reading Room otherwise a near fine copy in publishers brown cloth.Boards with double ruled borders in black.Gilt lettering to front board and spine,which also has decorative gilt bands to top and bottom.Minor rubbing to edges but... Item #6034