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[PERU].
[PERU]. Peru, nach seinem gegenwärtigen Zustande dargestellt aus dem Mercurio Peruano. Two volumes in one. Weimar 1807 & 1808.
. Pp. xiv, 574 + xxviii, 380. With 2 folding maps. Modern boards. Library stamps on front paste down. A German version of a collection of articles taken from the "El Mercurio Peruano", a newspaper which appeared twice a week from January 1791 - April 1794 in Lima. The articles deal with natural history, minearology, commerce, geography, topography, etc and travels of the missionaries (Franciscans) in the mountainous regions of Peru. Volume one contains a German translation of Joseph Skinner's "The Present State of Peru...", London 1805, translated by Ch. Weyland and published by F.I. Bertruch. Volume two contains a translation of the last 6 volumes of the "Mercurio Peruano", which was never translated into English. Here translated from the original Spanish by E.A. Schmidt and published by F.I. Bertruch. Another German edition (Hamburg 1806) contains only the first part. (see Palau 315565). Cf Abbey, Travel 723. Cf Colas 2751. Palau 315566 (M. Sobreviela). Sabin 61153.
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americas, travel, travels, explore, exploring, voyage, south america, peru, peruano, lima, amerika, americana,

 
[ROMANET, J.]:
Reise nach der Insel Martinique. Weimar 1805.
. Pp. 64. With one engraved map. Modern boards. St.o.t. Some marginal light staining. Translated from the French. ('Bibl. d. neuesten u. wichtigsten Reisebeschr. XIX'). Engelmann p.101.
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Book number: 14283
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 173.95 | £UK 141.25 | JP¥ 22666]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, south america, martinique, travels, voyages, exploration, explore, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, südamerika, amerique du sud, west indies, westindes, caraibes, westindische inseln, caribbean

 BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):, En sjöresa i tropikerna. Stockholm 1885.
BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):
En sjöresa i tropikerna. Stockholm 1885.
. Pp. 451, (1), iv. With one folding map and numerous illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth, printed in silver and gilt, some minor wear to covers. A Swedish version of Lady Brassey's narrative about a voyage to the West Indies in 1883 (First London 1885). Translated by Dr. Anton Blomberg. This voyage went to Trinidad, Venezuela, Jamaica, the Bahamas and the Bermudas. Robinson p. 202.
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Book number: 44003
€  130.00 [Appr.: US$ 141.34 | £UK 115 | JP¥ 18416]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, west indies, trinidad, venezuela, jamaica, bermuda, travel, exploration, voyage, south america,, lady traveller,

 
BRELIN, JOHAN:
Beskrifning öfver en äventyrlig resa til och ifrån Ost-Indien, Södra America, och en del af Europa, åren 1755, 56, och 57. Upsala, Tryckt i Kongl. Acad. Tryckeriet, 1758.
. Pp. (xii), 144, (6). Contemporary paper covered boards, later rebacked with calf spine with title lettered in gilt, somewhat rubbed. Old ownership inscription. [M.G. Wallenstråle (1733-1807), Swedish bishop of Gothenburg]. Book label. First edition of an adventurous voyage in the service of the Swedish East India Company to the East Indies and China between the years 1755 and 1757. The expedition sailed via Cadiz and Java arriving in Chinese waters in August 1755. The ship stayed at Canton for a few months before it returned via the Cape, St. Helena, and Ascension Island. Brelin's account vividly describes Canton with its people, housing and customs. Borba de Moraes p. 124. Holmberg pp. 43-44. Löwendahl 492.
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Book number: 99884
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2174.42 | £UK 1765.5 | JP¥ 283326]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, asia, east, orient, asiatica, asie, far east, east india, travels, explore, exploring, voyage, china, chine, kina, chinese, south america, americas, europe, cape, south africa, esta india company

 
COLERIDGE, HENRY NELSON:
Sex månader i Westindien, år 1825. Linköping, Axel Petre, 1835.
. Pp. (viii), 214, (1). Remains of original blue covers on inner margin of title. Contemporary or somewhat later half calf, spine richly gilt, slightly rubbed. Scarce Swedish edition translated from the English by C.A. Carlsson. In 1825 Henry Nelson Coleridge accompanied his uncle, William Hart Coleridge, the bishop of Barbados, to the West Indies (visiting the Barbados, Trinidad, Grenada, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Martinique, St. Christopher, Antigua, etc.) His vividly account was published anonymously the following year. Includes also a description of the Madeira islands from where the voyage started. Cf Sabin14318.
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Book number: 99495
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 543.61 | £UK 441.5 | JP¥ 70832]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americas, americana, travels, exploring, voyage, west indies, south america, amerika, virgin islands

 
[HUMBOLDT, FRIEDRICH HEINRICH ALEXANDER & BONPLAND, AIMÉ JACQUES ALEXANDRE] / DELAMTHÉRIE, JEAN CLAUDE:
Herrarne von Humboldts och Bonplands resa till wändkretsarne åren 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803 och 1804. Ett utdrag ur deras memoirer. Örebro, Nils Magnus Lindh, 1808.
. Small 8vo. Pp. 63. Contemporary half calf, rubbed and spine restored. Old signature and annotations on front paste down. A Swedish abridgment of Delametherie's "Notice d'un voyage aux tropiques, exécuté par M.M. Humboldt et Bonpland ... " Translated from the German by E.W. Djurström. Scarce.
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Book number: 100290
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 304.42 | £UK 247.25 | JP¥ 39666]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, south america, smerika, americana, travel, exploration

 
EKBOHRN, CARL M.( Editor):
Loggboks-anteckningar under en jordomsegling med fregatten Eugenie åren 1851-53, gjorda och fäderneslandets ungdom tillegnade af en Jungman. Stockholm, P.A. Huldbergs Bokhandel, 1856.
. Pp. (iv), 256. With eight hand coloured lithographed plates, one folding map (foxed) and many woodcut illustrations in the text. Original printed pictorial boards, nicely rebacked, extremities lightly rubbed. First edition of the popular, abridged edition of the first Swedish circumnavigation. (Skogman published the first official account in 1854-55). The coloured plates depict views from Buenos Aires, Lima, San Francisco, Guayaquil, Tahiti and Honolulu, some of inhabitants from Tonga, Hawaii, Tahiti and Niue (Savage Island), and a Chinese theatre. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana 395. Larson 222.
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Book number: 120632
€  580.00 [Appr.: US$ 630.58 | £UK 512 | JP¥ 82165]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, Madeira, South America, the Galapagos, Hawaii, California, Tahiti, Australia, Hong Kong, Canton, the Philippines, Singapore, Mauritius and the Cap.

 EKELÖF, ADOLF:, Ett år i Stilla Hafvet. Reseminnen från Patagonien, Chili, Peru, Californien, Britiska Columbia och Oceanien. Stockholm 1872.
EKELÖF, ADOLF:
Ett år i Stilla Hafvet. Reseminnen från Patagonien, Chili, Peru, Californien, Britiska Columbia och Oceanien. Stockholm 1872.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), 163, (1). With 12 full page plates, of which several with portraits, and some coloured and tinted views. Original printed boards, cloth spine, rebacked. Some light browning to the text. An account by a Swedish officer of a British voyage along the Pacific Coast of America and to the Hawaiian islands between 1867-68. The attractive plates include costumes and views from Lima, Tahiti, Hawaii, Honolulu and the Vancouver Island, made after photographs and the author's own aquarelles. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana, 396. O'Reilly-Reitman 1260.
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Book number: 100265
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 434.88 | £UK 353.25 | JP¥ 56665]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, south america, pacific, hawaii, sandwhich islands, tahiti, travel, exploration, voyage, americana, amerique

 EUPHRASÉN, BENGT ANDERS:,  Beskrifning öfver svenska vestindiska ön St. Bathelemi, samt öarne St. Eustache och St. Christopher. Stockholm, A.Zetterberg, 1795.
EUPHRASÉN, BENGT ANDERS:
Beskrifning öfver svenska vestindiska ön St. Bathelemi, samt öarne St. Eustache och St. Christopher. Stockholm, A.Zetterberg, 1795.
. Pp. (viii), 207. With one folding engraved map of St.Barthélemy by Gjörwell and one folding engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, spine somewhat faded with five raised bands, ruled in gilt and with title label. A few old marginal annotations. First three leaves with brown spots at outer corners, otherwise a lovely, crisp copy. Copy of Ericsberg. First scarce edition. Bengt Anders Euphrasén was a Swedish natural historian who in 1788 travelled to St. Barthélemy to study its natural history. He was sponsored by the Swedish Academy of Sciences. His narrative is mainly devoted to the fauna, fishes and animals of the island. He also writes about the inhabitants, climate, slaves, etc. At the end he gives an account of the visit to the islands Saint Eustace (Sint Eustatius) and Saint Christopher (Saint Kitts). The map was first issued in Dahlman's account of St. Barthélemy in 1786. A German edition was published in 1798 (without plates). Bell E 161. See Sabin 23107.
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, st barthelemy, Saint Barts, west indies, Saint kitts, Sint Eustatius, travel, exploration, travels, south america, americana, amerique, västindien,

 
HAWTAYNE, GEORGE HAMMOND:
West Indian Yarns by 'X. Beke'. Demerara, J. Thomson, publisher, Georgetown, 1884.
. Pp. (iv), 137. With some staining. Contemporary half calf, printed title on upper cover and title label on spine, rubbed and stained. First edition in book-form. A collection of humorous stories by a British colonial administrator of British Guiana 1881-99. Demerara is a historical region in the Guianas, today part of Guyana. Previously published in the newspaper Argosy. Scarce.
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Book number: 121279
€  320.00 [Appr.: US$ 347.91 | £UK 282.5 | JP¥ 45332]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, west indies, guyana, the guianas, south america, americana, travel, exploration, humour, literature,

 HEYERDAHL, THOR, [ADVANCE COPY]: Expedition Kon-Tiki. Stockholm, A. Bonniers, 1949.
HEYERDAHL, THOR
[ADVANCE COPY]: Expedition Kon-Tiki. Stockholm, A. Bonniers, 1949.
. Pp. 206. With two maps (one coloured folded) and many photo illustrations. As issued in original printed wrappers. Housed in an artistic custom-made box. Advance copy of the first Swedish edition, translated by Bengt Danielsson, member of the expedition. Exceptional copy with a dedication by Yvonne and Thor Heyerdahl.The Kon-Tiki was a raft in which the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl sailed across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian islands in 1947. Heyerdahl's book about his experience was first published in Norwegian in 1948 and became a best-seller. It was republished and translated into several languages. The original Kon-Tiki raft is now on display at a museum in Bygd¿y (Oslo). The dedication is written by Thor to bookseller J.H. Nilsson on the front endpaper (translated): "[you] should have come with us on the journey and taken care of the half-women mermaids we met on arrival, i.e. those who were created as mermaids from the waist up, and as humans from the waist down! ". Above a drawing of a mermaid by his wife Yvonne together with a hearty greeting. The cover has some light discolouration, and a few small tears, the endpaper partly browned but a very good copy.
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Book number: 121304
€  1000.00 [Appr.: US$ 1087.21 | £UK 882.75 | JP¥ 141663]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, norway, norwegian, expedtiion, travel, voyage, journey, south america, pacific, pacific islands, raft,

 
HUMBOLDT, ALEX. VON / MACGILLIVRAY, W.:
Friherre Alex. von Humboldts resor och forskningar. I sammandrag ur hans arbeten. 2 volumes in one. Stockholm 1836.
. 12mo. Pp. 251; 242, x. Include serial titles: "Historiskt Läse-Bibliotek. ii". With one portrait and 4 lithographed plates (of which one map). Contemporary half calf, spine decorated in gilt. Bookplate. A Swedish translation about Humboldt's travels and research, mainly devoted to his travels in South America.
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Book number: 18039
€  170.00 [Appr.: US$ 184.83 | £UK 150.25 | JP¥ 24083]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, amerika, amerikana, explore, exploration, south america, travels, voyages, viajes, viaggio, reisen, südamerika, amerique du sud

 
ISERT, PAUL ERDMANN:
Bref, om Guinea-kusten och Caraibiske öarne. I sammandrag från tyskan af J.H.O. Stockholm, Johan A. Carlbohm, 1795.
. Pp. (iv), 222, (2). Contemporary half calf, rubbed, small damage to spine. Small stain to title. A Swedish version of Isert's "Journey to Guinea and the Caribbean Islands in Colombia" (1788) translated from the German by Johan Henrik Olin. A narrative in the form of letters by a Danish doctor serving on the Gold Cost of Africa. Bibl. Danica ii, 416. Cf Sabin 35843 (German edition).
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Book number: 99646
€  190.00 [Appr.: US$ 206.57 | £UK 167.75 | JP¥ 26916]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, guinea, south america, colombia, travel, voyage, exploration, travels, americana, amerika, west indies,

 
MARMONTEL, JEAN-FRANCOIS:
Incas, eller kejsaredömet Perus förstöring. Two volumes. Stockholm, Henrik Andersson Nordström, 1795-96.
. Pp. (ii), 256; (ii), 300. Modern marbled boards, title-labels on spines. Occasionally some light staining. First Swedish edition, originally published in Paris in 1777 and dedicated to the Swedish king Gustav iii. Not in Sabin.
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Book number: 28113
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 195.7 | £UK 159 | JP¥ 25499]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, peru, america, americana, south america, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore

 
NATT OCH DAG, SVANTE / MELANDER, RICHARD (Ed.):
Jorden rundt under svensk örlogsflagg. Ögonblicksbilder från fregatten Vanadis verldsomsegling 1883-1885. Stockholm, A. Bonniers, 1887.
. Pp. (iv), 184. With frontispiece and many illustrations in the text. Contemporary half cloth, rubbed. Stamps on front endpaper (Krigsarkivet).First edition. A narrative in the form of letters written during the Swedish circumnavigation in the frigate Vanadis in 1883-85. The voyage left Sweden in December 1883 and sailed via Lisabon, Rio de Janeiro,Tahiti, Honolulu, Marshall Islands, Yokohama, Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, India, Colombo, and further visited different ports around the Red Sea, passed the Suez and Alexandria, via Malta, and Gibraltar before it reached Stockholm in May 1885. The illustrations are made by Ottilia Adelborg, mostly after photographs. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana 835. Kroeplein 835. Cf. Forbes, Hawaiian Nat. Bibl. 3863.
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Book number: 100799
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 239.19 | £UK 194.25 | JP¥ 31166]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, india, ceylon, bangkok, manila, canton, china, japan, japanese, chinese, kina, honolulu, tahiti, south america, america, americana, pacific, far east, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, voyage, exploration, vanadis

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