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[BLIGH, WILLIAM / BURNEY, JAMES]:
Captainens vid engelske ammiralitetet William Bligh's resa i Söderhafvet åren 1788, 1789, 1790. Hans half-årige vistande på ön O-Taheiti och hemresa från ön Timor till England. Part I. (all published). Nyköping, Joh. Pet. Hammarin, 1795.
. Pp. xvi, 220. Modern boards, title label on spine. A Swedish version of Bligh's famous "Voyage to the South Sea", anonymously translated by Carl Fr. Landell from the German edition (Berlin 1793), including the Forster introduction. The main purpose of the expedition was to introduce the breadfruit plant from the South Sea Islands to the West Indies. Rare. Du Rietz, Bibliotheca Polynesiana 96. Ferguson 216. Cf Howgego B107. Kroepelien 96. Not in Hill.
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Book number: 44010
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1358.55 | £UK 1020 | JP„ 153709]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, pacific, travel, exploration, tahiti, south sea, voyage

 [VICTORIAN PLAYBILL - CONCERT, BIRMINGHAM]., DAY'S. On Monday, November 22nd, 1880, and Every Evening. Birmingham 1880.
[VICTORIAN PLAYBILL - CONCERT, BIRMINGHAM].
DAY'S. On Monday, November 22nd, 1880, and Every Evening. Birmingham 1880.
. Single leaf advertising playbill. Size: 75.5 x 24.8 cm. Printed in red, yellow and black on card board. A well-preserved playbill announcing a performance at the Concert Hall in Smallbrook street in Birmingham: "The great Witty Watty Walton will make his first appearance in Birmingham with his new and unique entertainment, The Excursion Train", etc.
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Book number: 120500
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 622.67 | £UK 467.5 | JP„ 70450]
Catalogue: Design
Keywords: Design, england, uk, concert, performance, playbill, advertising,

 [KIRKBY, CHARLES MAJOR]:, A Forced March from My Home in Old England, to My Home in the Regiment. Bangalore, Printed at the Columbian Press, by Thomas Beare, 1848.
[KIRKBY, CHARLES MAJOR]:
A Forced March from My Home in Old England, to My Home in the Regiment. Bangalore, Printed at the Columbian Press, by Thomas Beare, 1848.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), 203, (1) with errata leaf tipped in. Original cloth, rubbed and spine ends chipped. Rare travelogue of a journey made in 1846 by an officer returning through Europe to his regimental base in India. The authorship is attributed to Charles Foveaux Kirkby, then a captain in the Fourteenth Madras Native Infantry. The account describes the visit to Paris and then is mainly devoted to his stay in Rome. From there he passed through Naples, Sorrento, Malta and Alexandria before taking a steamer from Cairo to Madras. This work is one of only two known from the Colombian Press at Bangalore! The second work is a Tamil language book printed in 1850. See: D.E. Rhodes article in The British Museum Quarterly, vol. 34 no. 3/4 (1970), pp. 83-86. Seems scarce, we've only found two library copies (British Library and Princeton University). Not in Diehl.
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Book number: 99981
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 962.31 | £UK 722.5 | JP„ 108877]
Catalogue: South Asia
Keywords: South Asia, india, indian, inde, bangalore, travel, exploration, italy, italian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic,

 
[EHRENBORG, ANNA FREDRIKA]:
Några brev från England 1852-1853. Upsala, Wahlström & Co., 1854.
. 12mo. Pp. 339. With wood engraved vignette on title. Contemporary half cloth on marbled boards,flat spine gilt. Old ownership signature. Bookplates. No endpapers. One quire loose. First edition. Contains letters written by Ehrenborg during her stay in London. Discusses i.a. Swedenborg's theology and spirituality, and other religious movements in England at the time. Some browning.
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Book number: 99166
€  80.00 [Appr.: US$ 90.57 | £UK 68 | JP„ 10247]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, england, english, travel, exploration, euorpe, european,

 
[MAP: NEW SOUTH WALES - AUSTRALIA].
New South Wales. Map, Illustrations, and Decorative text. Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1884.
. A large tinted folding map titled: Principal towns and districts in New South Wales possessing railway communication with Sydney. Size: 88 x 62 cm. With accompanying text with illustrations on verso. One tear at fold and another tiny tear also at fold (without any loss). Some minor browning. Kept in 4to size original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and gold. Two maps printed on paste downs. An excellent copy. Not in Ferguson.
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Book number: 99281
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 566.06 | £UK 425 | JP„ 64045]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, australiana, oceania, sydney, north south wales, map, maps, exploration, travel, voyage

 [BEARD, M.A.], [WATERCOLOUR WOMAN PORTRAIT WITH CUT OUT CARDS]. : A charming set of transformation cards. No place but probably Britain, 1855.
[BEARD, M.A.]
[WATERCOLOUR WOMAN PORTRAIT WITH CUT OUT CARDS]. : A charming set of transformation cards. No place but probably Britain, 1855.
. A watercolour portrait of a young woman together with six cut-out cards in watercolour depicting different costumes to dress the woman. Size: 11.5 x 13 cm. Some slight age toning to the paper and a few minor spots but overall in very good condition. Housed in a modern paper folder.There are two contemporary signatures on the verso of the portrait: E.M. Gulland 1855 (the woman?) and M.A. Beard (the artist?). Five of the six cut-out cards have contemporary annotations on the back: Gypsy, Roman Peasant, Aragon, Swiss and Turkish respectively. The card without annotation depicts a queen with a crown (perhaps Mary Stuart?).
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Book number: 120630
€  980.00 [Appr.: US$ 1109.48 | £UK 833 | JP„ 125529]
Catalogue: Design
Keywords: Design, british, english, england, illustration, water colour, aquatint, woman, women,

 
ANSON, GEORGE:
Resa rundt omkring jorden aaren 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44, daa han, saasom chef oefwer en engelsk oerlogs-escadre, war afsaend til Soederhafwet ... Stockholm, L. Grefing, 1761.
. Pp. (xvi), 516, 20. Without endpapers. Contemporary wrappers, slightly worn. A Swedish abridgment. Original published in London 1748. Cf Borba Moraes I, 38.
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Book number: 15078
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 249.07 | £UK 187 | JP„ 28180]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, exploration, travels, voyages, navy, naval, military, pacific, explore, , pacifica, england, travel, viajes, viaggio, reisen, pazifik

 
BACKHOUSE, JAMES:
Extracts from Letters of James Backhouse now Engaged in a Religious Visit to Van Dieman's Land, and New South Wales. Accompanied by George Washington Walker. Ten parts in one volume. London, Harvey and Darton, 1838; 1837-41.
. Pp. 94; 78; 86; 80; 66 (wrong pagination); 83, (1); 91,(1); 94; 99, (1) and ; 100. Each part published separately with individual title pages. First editions except part one which is in third edition. Contemporary half calf on papercovered boards, rebacked with the original back preserved, rubbed. Bookplate. Light foxing to endpapers. A small hole on title page with loss of one letter. Comprises: Parts 1-5 devoted to Australia; part 6 to Mauritius and parts 7-10 to South Africa. Backhouse was a Quaker missionary who lived in South Africa during the years 1838-41. Ferguson 2434-7 & 2703-4.
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Book number: 29099
€  700.00 [Appr.: US$ 792.49 | £UK 595 | JP„ 89664]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, mauritius, south africa, africa, africana, travel, voyage, exploration, oceania, afrique

 
CAWTHRONE, G. (EDITOR):
A Complete View of the Chinese Empire. Exhibited in a Geographical Description on its Antiquity, and a Genuine and Copius Account of the Earl Macartney's Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China. London, printed and published by G. Cawthorn, 1798.
. Pp. (8), lxxii, 224, 275- 456. Pagination irregular. With one engraved frontispiece. Without last leaf with advertisement. First few leaves with some spotting. Contemporary mottled calf, flat spine richly decorated in gilt and with red title label, rubbed. First edition. An anonymous, accurate account of the British embassy headed by Earl Macartney to China during the years 1792-94. Cordier BS 2392. Löwendahl 701. Provenance: Copy of Jacob Lothsack, enobled Kjerrmanskiöld (1745-1818), Swedish captain who headed the Swedish East India Company ship Gustaf III to China in 1796-98.
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Book number: 99963
€  900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1018.91 | £UK 765 | JP„ 115282]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, china, chine, kina, chinese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
CUNNINGHAM, PETER MILLER:
Two years in New South Wales Comprising Sketches of the Actual State of Society in that Colony; of its Peculiar Advantages to Emigrants; of its Topography, Natural History &c.&c. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Two volumes in one. London, Henry Colburn, 1827.
. Large 12mo. Pp. xvi, 346; iii-viii, 336. With one large folding map (with tear repaired on verso). Later half green calf, spine gilt with four raised bands and red title label, speckled edges, extremities rubbed. Bookplate. Cunningham was a surgeon in the Royal Navy and spent four years in New South Wales. His work is considered to be one of the best decriptions of the life and manners in the colony at this time. This edition is enlarged and includes a map not found in the first edition. Ferguson 1110. Kress C. 1869.
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Book number: 29097
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 849.09 | £UK 637.5 | JP„ 96068]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, oceania, australia, explore, exploration, oceanie, australie, explorations, expéditions, ozeanien, pazifisch, oceanie, pacifique, travels, voyage, exploration, explore, NSW, news south wales

 
EDINBURGH.
EDINBURGH. Set of the City of Edinburgh, with the Acts of Parliament. Edinburgh 1783.
. Pp. x, 145. Contemporary calf, slightly stained. With 4 raised bands and title-label on spine. Fine, interleaved copy.
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Book number: 13057
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 135.85 | £UK 102 | JP„ 15371]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, england, scotland, edinburgh, royaume umi

 
GREY, THERESA GEORGINA:
Dagbok under en resa till Egypten, Konstantinopel, Krim och Grekland, i prinsens och prinsessans af Wales suite. Stockholm 1870.
. Pp. (ii), vi, (2), 162. Contemporary half calf, spine (faded), decorated in gilt with title label. A Swedish edition translated from the English (London 1869). The author, Swedish born von Stedingk, accompanied the princess of Wales as her lady-in-waiting on a journey to to the Near East in 1869. They visit Alexandria, Cairo) Constantinople, Athens, Corfu and the Crimea. CfIbrahim-Hilmy I, p. 277.
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Book number: 120746
€  150.00 [Appr.: US$ 169.82 | £UK 127.5 | JP„ 19214]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, egypt, turkey, greece, levant, oriental, egyptian, turkish, greek, travel, exploration, grekland, egypten, resa

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