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66 2027 Africa  Bleek W H I and LLoyd L C 66 2027 Africa Bleek W H I and LLoyd L C
66/2027 [Africa]. Bleek, W.H.I. and LLoyd, L.C. Specimens of Bushman Folklore. London, 1911, 1st ed., XL,468,(8 advert.)p., 50 (col.) plates, orig. gilt cl., t.e.g.

- Corners and spine-ends trifle rubbed. Good copy. = Not in the usual reference works.

€ (60-80) 100
66 2028 Africa  Du Chaillu P B 66 2028 Africa Du Chaillu P B
66/2028 [Africa]. Du Chaillu, P.B. Explorations & Adventures in Equatorial Africa; with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chase of the gorilla, crocodile, leopard, elephant, hippopotamus, and other animals. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1861, 1st Am. ed., 531,4(publ. cat.)p., double-p. woodengr. frontisp., fold. lithogr. map w. sm. handcol. inset map, 78 (full-p.) ills., later cl. w. orig. backstrip laid down.

- Map w. large closed tear; owner's stamp on title-p.; traces of ticket on first free endpaper. Covers dam. along margins; sm. numb. at foot of spine.

= First publ. London, 1861. Gay 2756 (French ed., 1863); Kainbacher I, p.43; Broc, Afrique, p.71; Henze II, p.101: "Französicher Afrika-Reisender, naturalisierter US-Amerikaner, "unter allen Afrikanischen Reisenden... der wichtigste Bahnbrecher zum grossen unbekannten äquatorial-Kern von Westen her" (...). Sein an Abenteuern und Jagdgeschichten reicher Bericht Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, in dem Erkundetes von Selbstbeobachtetem nicht immer sorgfältig geschieden ist, mit mancherlei Übertreibungen und widersprüchlichen Zeitangaben, erregte Aufsehen und Zweifel zugleich. (...) Immer aber noch bleibt Du Ch. das Verdienst, als erster Europäer größere Vorstöße ins Innere von Gabun gemacht zu haben".

€ (100-150) 130
66 2029 Africa  Gide A 66 2029 Africa Gide A
66/2029 [Africa]. Gide, A. Voyage au Congo suivi du Retour du Chad. Paris, Gallimard, (1929), 304,(3)p., 4 maps, 63 (of 64) photogr. plates, printed in 1599 numb. copies (1500), contemp. hmor., orig. wr. pres., folio.

- Lacks one plate. Spine trifle rubbed. = Cf. Kainbacher II, p.142.

€ (250-350)
66 2030 Africa  James F L 66 2030 Africa James F L
66/2030 [Africa]. James, F.L. The Wild Tribes of the Sudan. An Account of Travel and Sport chiefly in the Basé Country (...). New York, Dodd, Mead and Comp., n.d. (±1895), XI,(1),280p., 8 woodengr. plates, orig. gilt and pict. cl.

- Sl. shaken. Corners and spine-ends trifle worn.

= First publ. London, 1893. This edition possibly the second ed.

Pimblett, W. In Africa with the Union Jack. London, J.S. Virtue & Co., 1898, 1st ed., 248p., 8 woodengr. plates, orig. giltlettered pict. cl.

- Prize laid down on first free endpaper. Frontcover stained.

AND a mediocre and sl. incomplete copy of LE VAILLANT, Travels into the Interior Parts of Africa by the Way of the Cape of Good Hope (...) (Dublin, 1790, contemp. gilt calf w. red mor. letterpiece. Lacks 2 text leaves).

€ (50-70) 90
66 2031 Africa  Livingstone D 66 2031 Africa Livingstone D
66/2031 [Africa]. Livingstone, D. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast; thence across the continent, down the river Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean. London, J. Murray, 1857, 1st ed., IX,(1),687,(1),8 (advert.),(2 advert. for The Hamiltonian System)p., fold. woodengr. frontisp. view of the Victoria Falls, steelengr. portr., 2 fold. lithogr. maps (1x loosely inserted in rear pocket), fold. woodengr. and letterpress cross-section, 22 woodengr. plates, textills., orig. giltlettered and blindst. cl., later slipcase.

- Occas. (sl.) foxed and both hinges neatly strengthened. Otherwise a fine copy.

= Issue with three pages numbered 8. Abbey, Travel 347; Mendelssohn I, p.908-910; Henze III, 270; Gay 3034; cf. Kainbacher p.87. PMM 341: "Livingstone's services to African geography during thirty years are almost unequalled (...). He made three great expeditions; in 1853-56 (described in this book), 1858-64 and 1865-73, of which the first and third are the most important. During these years he explored vast regions of central Africa, many of which had never been seen by white men before." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVIII.

€ (150-250) 150
66 2032 Africa  Prevost d'Exiles A F  66 2032 Africa Prevost d'Exiles A F
66/2032 [Africa]. (Prevost d'Exiles, A.F.). Histoire générale des voyages ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu'à présent dans les différentes Langues de toutes les Nations connues (...). Tome Troisième. The Hague, P. de Hondt, 1747, (2),VI,480,(4)p., 41 (fold.) engr. maps/ plans and plates, contemp. calf, 4to.

- Partly browned (a few lvs. rather heavily); a few plates loose(ning); bookplate on upper pastedown. Spine w. a few dam. spots.

= Sabin 65404: "(...) Mainly a reprint of the Paris edition (...)"; Cox I, p.32; Nat. Maritime Mus. I, p.37; NHSM p.108.

€ (100-150) 140
66/2033 [Africa]. Reclus, É. Africa and its Inhabitants. Ed. A.H. Keane. London, J.S. Virtue, n.d. (±1900), 8 vols., 8 double-p. (1x full-p.) col. lithogr. maps, 255 (of 256?) woodengr. plates and hundreds of ills., orig. unif. gilt cl., a.e.g., 4to.

- Lacks 1 plate as always; plates occas. yellowed/ sl. browned due to flimsies. Bindings sl. rubbed along extremities.

€ (70-90) 90
66 2034 Africa  Savoyen L A von 66 2034 Africa Savoyen L A von
66/2034 [Africa]. Savoyen, L.A. von. Der Ruwenzori. Erforschung und erste Ersteigung seiner höchsten Gipfel. Leipsic, F.A. Brockhaus, 1909, 1st ed., XII,471,(1)p., 3 maps (1x fold. col.), 36 (tinted) plates, num. ills., orig. gilt dec. cl.

- Binding partly sl. faded. Otherwise a very fine copy. = Kainbacher I, p.88.

€ (100-150)
66 2035 Africa  Stanley H M 66 2035 Africa Stanley H M
66/2035 [Africa]. Stanley, H.M. In Afrikas donkere wildernissen. Tochten, ontdekkingen en ontmoetingen. Opsporing van, en terugkeer met Emin Pacha. Arnhem/ Nijm., E. & M. Cohen, n.d. (±1890), 2 vols., (8),X,600; (8),579p., woodengr. frontisp. portrait, 2 loosely insterted large fold. col. lithogr. maps, num. woodengr. (full-p.) ills., fold. table, orig. unif. gilt pict. cl., 4to.

- Occas. sl. foxed; hinges sl. weak. Second vol. sm. dent in outer edge frontcover. Fine set.

= Stanley's account of his 4th and last African expedition all the way from the East Coast to Egypt. The original English edition was published in 1890.

Jephson, A.J.M. A.J. Mounteney Jephson bij Emin Pacha in de Equatoriaal-Provincie. Ibid., idem, (±1890), (8),X,437p., fold. col. lithogr. map., woodcut (full-p.) ills., orig. gilt pict. cl. unif. w. the above.

- Occas.sl. foxed. Three sm. dam. spots in upper joint.

€ (60-80)
66/2036 [Africa]. Tyler, J. Livingstone's Life Work, or Africa and Its Explorers. A Narrative of the Life, Travels, Adventures, Experiences, and Achievements of Dr David Livingstone, including his Discovery by Henry M. Stanley and the subsequent Wanderings and Death of the Renowned Traveler (...). Hartford/ Chicago, Columbian Book Company, 1875, 831,(1)p., num. full-p. woodengr. maps and ills., orig. gilt and blindst. cl.

- Occas. sl. fingersoiled; one texleaf w. tear in top margin. Binding worn along extremities; lower joint split.

AND 5 others, i.a. C. BRUCE, Round Africa; being some accout of The Peoples and Places of the Dark Continent (London, 1882, num. (full-p.) woodengr. ills., orig. pict. cl., a.e.g. One quire loose(ning), otherwise fine); H.W. DULCKEN, The World's Explorers, Including Livingstone's Discoveries and Stanley's Search By S.O. Beeton and R. Smith (London, n.d. (±1880), chromolithogr. frontisp. and title-p., num. woodengr. plates/ ills., orig. gilt pict. cl. One contents leaf loose; new endpapers; occas. pencil annots.; occas. sl. dampstained in lower margin; binding sl. rubbed) and THE SOUTH AND EAST AFRICAN YEAR BOOK AND GUIDE WITH ATLAS. 1948 EDITION. Ed. A. Gordon-Brown (London, 1948, col. maps, col. advert. ills., orig. cl. Fine copy).

€ (50-70) 60
66 2037 America  Campe J H 66 2037 America Campe J H
66/2037 [America]. Campe, J.H. Découverte de l'Amérique, ouvrage propre à l'instruction et à l'amusement de la Jeunesse, Faisant suite au nouveau Robinson. Paris, Le Prieur, 1822, 5th ed., 3 vols., 308; 292; 256,(4)p., engr. frontisp., 2 fold. maps, 15 plates w. 30 ills., contemp. unif. marbled calf w. gilt spine and 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces.

- All vols. sl. foxed. Covers (sl.) chafed; spine-ends sl. worn.

= All vols. w. contemp. manuscript prize on verso first free endpaper. Cf. Gumuchian 1044 and Wegehaupt 295.

€ (70-90) 70
66 2038 America  Dana C A 66 2038 America Dana C A
66/2038 [America]. Dana, C.A. The United States Illustrated; in Views of City and Country. With descriptive and historical articles. (Vol. 2:) The West; or, the States of the Mississippi Valley, and the Pacific. New York, H.J Meyer, n.d. (1853), 153,(1)p., steelengr. title and 40 views, orig. richly gilt cl., a.e.g., 4to.

- Without the first vol.; occas. sl. foxed; bookplate on upper pastedown; dedication ("Meiner lieben Mutter. New Orleans 1855") on first free endpaper.

= Sabin 18396.

€ (120-150)
66 2039 America  John = J E de Jong 66 2039 America John = J E de Jong
66/2039 [America]. John (= J.E. de Jong). Eenige jaren in Amerika. Van Gaasterland naar Indiana en Californië. Heerenveen, J. Hepkema, n.d. (±1890), 224p., orig. wr. (fine).

= Collected notes by a Frisian emigrant to the United States, originally published in the Heerenveense Courant, ±1882-1886.

€ (40-60) 60
66 2040 America  Loskiel G H 66 2040 America Loskiel G H
66/2040 [America]. Loskiel, G.H. Geschichte der Mission der evangelischen Brüder unter den Indianern in Nordamerika. Barby, in den Brüdergemeinen/ Leipsic, P.G. Kummer, 1789, (16),783,(1)p., contemp. gilt hcalf.

- Sl. foxed; portion of title-p. cut out. Binding worn; lower hinge weak.

= Study on missionary work by the Herrnhüters amongst the Indian tribes in America. Howes L474; Sabin 42109.

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66/2041 America  Neueste Länder und Völkerkunde Ein geographisches Lesebuch für alle Stände Vol 15 America überhaupt  Nordamerica and 17 America überhaupt  Süd America 66/2041 America Neueste Länder und Völkerkunde Ein geographisches Lesebuch für alle Stände Vol 15 America überhaupt Nordamerica and 17 America überhaupt Süd America
66/2041 America  Neueste Länder und Völkerkunde Ein geographisches Lesebuch für alle Stände Vol 15 America überhaupt  Nordamerica and 17 America überhaupt  Süd America 66/2041 America Neueste Länder und Völkerkunde Ein geographisches Lesebuch für alle Stände Vol 15 America überhaupt Nordamerica and 17 America überhaupt Süd America
66/2041 [America]. Neueste Länder- und Völkerkunde. Ein geographisches Lesebuch für alle Stände. Vol. 15 (America überhaupt - Nordamerica) and 17 (America überhaupt - Süd-America). Prague, n.publ., 1818/ 1820 (general titles)/ 1819/ 1822 (title-p.), 2 vols., 609,(1); 641,(1)p., 6/ 9 fold. engr. maps (w. handcol. borders), 6/ 2 plans and plates, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 paper letterpieces.

- Yellowed/ (sl.) browned/ foxed throughout. Bindings sl. rubbed and upper joint vol. 17 starting at top.

€ (300-500)
66 2042 America  Oldmixon J  66 2042 America Oldmixon J
66/2042 [America]. (Oldmixon, J.). Het Britannische Ryk in Amerika, Zynde eene Beschryving van de Ontdekking, Inwooners, het Klimaat, den Koophandel, en tegenwoordigen Staat van alle de Britannische Coloniën in dat gedeelte der Wereldt. Als mede een omstandig Berecht aangaande de Koffy en Koffy-plantery. Amst., R. and G. Wetstein, 1721, 2 parts in 1 vol., (26),300; (2),327,(14)p., 2 ident. engr. frontisp., half-p. vignette, 8 fold. maps by H. MOLL and 3 ills. on 1 fold. plate (to the coffee treatise at the end), contemp. gilt hcalf w. brown mor. letterpiece.

- Fine copy.

= Tiele 192; cat. NHSM p.268; Sabin 57160; Alden/ Landis V, p.271; Müller, Kaffee 160. Cf. Kress 2597. The first Dutch edition of Oldmixon's The British empire in America (London, 1708) and the only edition to which is added the treatise on coffee with the three illustrations of the coffee-plant. The first part deals with the eastern states of the USA from Hudson-Bay to Carolina (with 5 maps), the second part with the Caribbean (with 3 maps). One of the maps (North America) shows California as an island (McLaughlin 200). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIX.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
66 2043 Anson G 66 2043 Anson G
66/2043 Anson, G. Voyage autour du monde, fait Dans les années 1740, 41, 42, 43 & 44. Paris, Quillau, Delormel, Le Loup, 1750, 3 parts in 4 vols., (6),XXXIV,(4),283,(9); (8),216,(1); (10),217-468,(1); (10),328p., 35 engr. maps/ charts/ plans and plates, contemp. unif. gilt hroan.

- Partly waterstained, mostly in upper part/ margin (also affecting maps and plates); plates and maps occas. w. sm. tear/ repaired at inner margin; contemp. owner's entries on first free endpaper and title-p. Spines worn and sl. dry, one spine w. holes.

= Rare complete set. Borba de Moraes I, p.38-39 and Bosch 199; cf. Howgego A100; Henze I, p.82-83; Sabin 1641 (Dutch editions 1754 and 1765); Cox I, p.49 (ed. London, 1740): "This famous and unfortunate expedition, consisting at the start of eight ships, was sent under the command of George Anson at the beginning of the war with Spain, to harass the Spaniards on the western coast of South America. Seven ships were lost at around Cape Horn and on the coast of Chile and out of 900 men who left England on board more than 600 perished. (...) The primary object of the expedition was not attained, but by the capture of the Manila Galleon near China, Anson and the surviving members of his crew reached England much the richer (...)".

€ (300-500) 325
66 2044  Ant arctica  Brehms A E 66 2044 Ant arctica Brehms A E
66/2044 [(Ant)arctica]. Brehms, A.E. Vom Nordpol zum Aequator. Stuttg. etc., Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, (1890), 1st ed., VI,(2),471p., woodengr. frontisp. portrait, num. plates and ills., orig. gilt pict. cl., large 8vo.

- Hinges strengthened. Corners rubbed and backstrip reattached.

€ (100-150)
66/2045 [(Ant)arctica]. Franklin, J. Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1825,1826, and 1827 (...). Edmonton, M.G. Hurtig Ltd., 1971, XL,320,CLVIIp., 6 facs. fold. maps in rear pocket, 31 plates, orig. giltlettered cl., 4to.

= Facs. reprint of the edition London, 1828.

Hearne, S. A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean undertaken (...) In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772. Ibid., idem, 1971, LVI,458p., 9 fold. plates (1x w. col. outlines), orig. giltlettered cl. (unif. w. the above), 4to.

= Facs. reprint of the edition Dublin, 1796.

AND 1 other facsimile published by the same, bound unif. w. the preceding: G. HERIOT, Travels through the Canadas (...) (ibid., 1971, fold. (col.) plates, orig. giltlettered cl., 4to).

€ (50-70)
66 2046  Ant arctica  Kingston W H G 66 2046 Ant arctica Kingston W H G
66/2046 [(Ant)arctica]. Kingston, W.H.G. At the South Pole; or, The Adventures of Richard Pengelley, Mariner. London/ Paris/ New York, C.P. Galpin & Co, 1882, VIII,416,4(advert.)p., woodengr. frontisp., 43 plates, 27 ills., orig. gilt cl., a.e.g.

- Hinges weak; trifle soiled/ foxed.

Hyde, A., Baldin, A.C. and Gage, W.L. The Frozen Zone and its Explorers: a Comprehensive Record of Voyages, Travels, Discoveries, Adventures and Whale-Fishing in the Arctic Regions for One Thousand Years (...). Hartford, Columbian Book Company, 1875, XV,800,(4)p., engr. frontisp., 5 maps (1 fold.), 2 portraits, 66 plates and num. ills., contemp. calf w. mor. letterpiece.

- First free endpaper loose; hinges weak; first part occas. waterst. Binding rubbed/ worn; upper joint splitting.

AND 3 others, i.a.: P. HOLMES, The story of Exploration and Adventure in the Frozen Seas (Philadelphia, 1896, col. lithogr. frontisp., 80 woodengr. ills., sm. 8vo).

€ (100-150) 100
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