2027 - 2268 FOREIGN HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY, TRAVELS
- Corners and spine-ends trifle rubbed. Good copy. = Not in the usual reference works.
- 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".
- Lacks one plate. Spine trifle rubbed. = Cf. Kainbacher II, p.142.
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- Lacks 1 plate as always; plates occas. yellowed/ sl. browned due to flimsies. Bindings sl. rubbed along extremities.
- Binding partly sl. faded. Otherwise a very fine copy. = Kainbacher I, p.88.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Without the first vol.; occas. sl. foxed; bookplate on upper pastedown; dedication ("Meiner lieben Mutter. New Orleans 1855") on first free endpaper.
= Sabin 18396.
= Collected notes by a Frisian emigrant to the United States, originally published in the Heerenveense Courant, ±1882-1886.
- 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.
- Yellowed/ (sl.) browned/ foxed throughout. Bindings sl. rubbed and upper joint vol. 17 starting at top.
- 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.
- 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 (...)".
- Hinges strengthened. Corners rubbed and backstrip reattached.
= 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).
- 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).