found: 10 books

 
AMERICA.
AMERICA. Några wälmenta råd och upplysningar för swenska utwandrare till Amerikanska staterna. Falun, F.E. Schmidt, 1869.
. Small 8vo. Pp. 60. With one large folding map. Sewn as issued. Original printed wrappers with a very light stamp on front cover. A very nice copy. Third, enlarged edition. Contains information and advice to Swedish emigrants leaving for America.
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Book number: 28017
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 271.51 | £UK 205.25 | JP¥ 30619]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, americas,north america, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, nordamerika, amerique du nord

 
GOVENIUS, LARS JOHAN:
Fregatten Norrköpings Expedition 1861-1862. Göteborg, C.F. Arwidsson, 1862.
. Pp. (iv, 476. Contemporary half calf, flat spine ruled in gilt, rubbed. Bookplate. First and last few leaves with some browning. A narrative of a Swedish expedition to North America and the West Indies to protect Swedish trading ships during the American Civil War. Govenius was the shipÕs minister on the voyage. He stayed in Boston with Swedish Americans where he very much enjoyed the theatrical and musical atmosphere. ÒExellent chapters on Boston and on American women and family lifeÓ (Larson). A very good copy. Larson 262. Not in Sabin.
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Book number: 100124
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 339.39 | £UK 256.5 | JP¥ 38273]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, americana, amerika, america, americas, navy, naval, north america, u.s.a., usa, travels, travel, voyages, explore, exploration

 
GOVENIUS, L. J.:
Fregatten Norrkoepings Expedition 1861-1862. Goeteborg, C.F. Arwidsson, 1862.
. Pp. (iv), 476. Contemporary half cloth, rubbed. Some staining. This frigate was sent out on a one year expedition to the North American waters to protect Swedish trading ships. Larson 262.
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Book number: 15090
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 135.76 | £UK 102.75 | JP¥ 15309]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, americana, amerika, america, americas, navy, naval, north america, u.s.a., usa, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, norrkoping, norrkoeping, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, nordamerika, amerique du nord

 
[AMERICANA]. HEARNE, SAMUEL:
Resa til Norra Americas Ishaf. Stockholm, Johan Pfeiffer, 1798.
. Pp. (vi), 202. A Swedish version of "A journey from Prince of Wales's ... " London 1795. The translation is based on a German edition by Sprengel (Hamburg 1797). Samuel Hearne was the first white man to reach the Arctic Ocean overland. His manuscript was found by the French navigator La Perouse when he captured Fort Albany, Hudson's Bay, in 1782-82. Cf Sabin 31181. BOUND WITH: LE LONG (editor): En obekant engelsmans resor bland Canadas wildar. Pp. (ii), 158. A Swedish abridgement. Translated by Prof. G. Forster from a German edition (Berlin 1792). AND: UMFREVILLE, EDVARD: Beskrifning om Hudsons Baye och dess tilgränsande wildar. Pp. (ii), 159-208, (2). An abridgment of Umfreville's narrative of Hudson's Bay, translated into Swedish based on a German edition (Leipzig 1791). Cf Sabin 97702. Contemporary boards, stained and spine chipped. Binding shaken. Old ownership signature on title. A few leaves with water staining.
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Book number: 29012
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 271.51 | £UK 205.25 | JP¥ 30619]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, north america, polar, canada, hudson bay, americana, americas, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
KALM, PEHR:
En resa til Norra America, på Kongl. Swenska Wetenskaps Academiens befallning, och publici kostnad, förrättad. Three volumes. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1753-1761.
. Pp. (xxiv), 484, register (20); (ii), 526, register (22); (ii), 538, register (14). With woodcuts in the text and one folding view of Cohoes Falls. Contemporary half calf, spines ruled in gilt and with red title labels, rubbed. Volume three's spine ends expertly restored. Old ownership signatures on titles. Scarce first edition of this early Swedish valuable account on American natural history. Pehr Kalm (1716-79), Finnish - Swedish botanist and economist, was sent by Linné to North America between 1748-51 to study the flora and collect specimens of plants and seeds to bring back to Sweden. Unfortunately many of the seeds and plants died on the way home. His narrative comprises the stay in England, the Atlantic voyage, the visits to Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and also his travels within Canada (to Montreal, Quebec and Lorette). Streeter ii, 823: "One of the most important and reliable 18th century accounts of Amercian natural history, social organization, and political situation". A fourth part written in 1777 was never published. The manuscript and his diaries were kept at the Academy of Åbo but destroyed during a fire in 1927. (A ms copy of parts of the diaries were discovered and published in 1929). Howes K5 "b". Larsson 329. Sabin 36986, Schiötz Itineraria Norvegica 511a.
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Book number: 100186
€  6000.00 [Appr.: US$ 6787.87 | £UK 5129.25 | JP¥ 765466]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americas, north america, amerika, americana, travel, exploration, natural history. linne, linneana

 
NORDENSKIÖLD( NORDENSKIOLD), GUSTAF:
Ruiner af klippboningar i Mesa Verde's ca–ons. Med talrika illustrationer efter originalfotografier af författaren. Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & Söners förlag, 1893.
. Folio. Pp. (vi), 193, (1), iv. With one lithographed map, 5 lithographed plates, 9 heliogravures and 3 plates after photographs. Many textual illustrations. Publisher's green cloth richly decorated in gilt, flat morocco spine, gilt, tail of spine lightly rubbed, upper edges gilt. Binding slightly shaken. First edition of this early and important archelogical research of the Mesa Verde in southern Colorado. Gustaf Nordenskiöld (1868-95) was the son of Adolf N. and in 1891 he went on a recreation journey to North America due to bad health. He visited south Colorado and became fascinated by the ruins of the cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Includes beautiful photo gravures of the ruins, tinted maps, and many textual illustrations after photos of artifacts, weapons, vessels, other ruins, etc. Howes N174.
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Book number: 99819
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1074.75 | £UK 812.25 | JP¥ 121199]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americana, north america, amerika, colorado, travel, exploration, voyage, cliff dwellers,

 ROUTLEDGE, KATHERINE PEASE (Mrs. SCORESBY):,  The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition. London and Aylesbury 1919.
ROUTLEDGE, KATHERINE PEASE (Mrs. SCORESBY):
The Mystery of Easter Island. The Story of an Expedition. London and Aylesbury 1919.
. Pp. xxii, 404. With photogravure frontispiece, one photogravure portrait, two folding coloured maps, numerous illustrations, diagrams, maps and plans. A few panoramas with closed tears. Original green cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g., extremities rubbed, spine ends lightly chipped. First edition of this important work on the Easter Island including information of its cultural and ethnographical problems, richly illustrated. Includes many photographs of the island's statues, probably the earliest photographic survey undertaken. Additionally it contains a lot of information about the places encountered along the expedition's route: the Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Tahiti, Hawaiian Islands, The Panama, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Bermuda, etc. Robinson p. 148.
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Book number: 99180
€  650.00 [Appr.: US$ 735.35 | £UK 555.75 | JP¥ 82925]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, easter islands, madeira, canary islands, tahiti, hawaii, north america, panama, jamaica, bahamas, west indies, south america, chile, pacific

 TORÉN, OLOF:, Voyage de mons. Olof Torée aumonier de la Compagnie suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine & c. depuis le prémier Avril 1750. jusqu' au 26. Juin 1752, publié par M. Linneaus, & traduit du Suedois par M. Dominique de Blackford. Milan, chez les freres Reycends, 1771.
TORÉN, OLOF:
Voyage de mons. Olof Torée aumonier de la Compagnie suedoise des Indes Orientales, fait à Surate, à la Chine & c. depuis le prémier Avril 1750. jusqu' au 26. Juin 1752, publié par M. Linneaus, & traduit du Suedois par M. Dominique de Blackford. Milan, chez les freres Reycends, 1771.
. 12mo. Pp. 92. Contemporary calf, spine gilt, red edges, worn. First French edition of Torén's account of his voyage to China, translated from the Swedish (1757). Olof Torén (1718-53) was chaplain on the East India voyage via Surat in India to China. He sent letters to Linné together with samples of seeds and plants he had found along the route. He died on a second voyage and his letters were published posthumously by Linné. Cordier BS 2098. Löwendahl 559. Soulsby 3602. BOUND WITH: EKEBERG, CARL GUSTAF: Précis historique de l'économie rurale des chinois, présenté à l'Academie Royale des Sciences de Suède l'an 1754., publié par M. Linnaeus, & traduit du Suèdois par M. Dominique de Blackford. Milan 1771. Pp. (iv); 47. First French edition of "Kort berättelse om den chinesiska landt-hushållningen" (1757) which is devoted to Chinese agriculture. Ekeberg (1716-84) made several voyages to India and China as a scientist in the service of the East India Company. Cordier BS 2098. Hebbe 529. Löwendahl 556. Soulsby 3569. AND: BLACKFORD, DOMINIQUE DE: Précis de l'état actuel des colonies angloises dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Milan 1771. Pp. 99, (1). Sabin 5691.
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Book number: 99862
€  2600.00 [Appr.: US$ 2941.41 | £UK 2222.75 | JP¥ 331702]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, china, chine, chinese, kina, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, natural history, botany, botanical, agriculture, america, americana, amerika, amerique, north america, linné

 
VOLNEY, CONSTANTIN-FRANCOIS CHASSEBOEUF COMTE DE:
Oeuvres complètes de C.-F. Volney, comte et pair de France. Mises en ordre et précédées de la vie de l'auteur. 8 volumes. Paris, Bossange Frères, 1821.
. Pp. (iv), xlx, 438; (iv), viii, 456; iv, 456; (ii), xii, 513; (iv), 457 (2); (iv), xii, 407; (iv), xx, 494; xviii, 537. With 24 engraved plates by Pierre Tardieu, M.A. Benoist, F.P. Michel etc. Including one portrait of the author, 8 folding engraved maps, 5 engraved plans, 2 engraved alphabetic plates and 8 other engraved plates (mostly folding). Further more there are 16 folding tables, of which 14 are dealing with different languages (volume 8). As usual table no.5 in volume 8 is not present. Contemporary speckled calf, covers with gilted floral borders, spines richly decorated in gilt and with red title labels, marbled edges. A beautiful copy. First edition. Volney (1757-1820) was a distinguished and controversial French historian and philosopher. This collection comprises: Vol. 1: "Notice sur la vie et les écrits de C.F. Volney" par Adolphe Bossange; 2 & 3: devoted to Volney's accounts from Egypt, Syria, Palestine and the Levant: 4 & 5: "Researches nouvelles sur l'histoire ancienne"; 6: "Lecons d'histoire prononcées a l'ecole normale en l'an iii de la republique francaise (1795); 7: Account resulting from his three years residence in North America 1795-98 and; 8: dealing with his famous linguistic works. Scarce. Cioranescu 63750. Vicaire vii,1129 (only calling for 38 plates, maps and tables).
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Book number: 25084
€  1750.00 [Appr.: US$ 1979.8 | £UK 1496 | JP¥ 223261]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, asia, asie, asien, orient, east, asiatica, near east, arabic, middle east, arabia, syria, egypt, palestine, levant, france, north america, americana, language, linguistic,

 
WRIGHT [D'ALUMONT], FRANCES:
Voyage aux États-Unis D'Amérique, ou observations sur la Société, les moeurs, les usages et le gouvernement ce de pays, recueillies en 1818, 1819 et 1820. Two volumes. Paris 1822.
. Pp. xiv, 351; (vi), 359. Contemporary paper covered boards, flat spines with title-labels. Bookplates. A French edition translated from the English second edition "Views of society and manners in America" by J.T. Parisot. This work is based on a series of letters from Miss Wright to a friend in England. On this, her first trip to the United States, she travelled to the Niagara Falls and Washington. Chadenat 3903. Sabin 18642.
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Book number: 99143
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 452.52 | £UK 342 | JP¥ 51031]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, travels, exploration, americana, voyages, explore, amerika, north america

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