found: 6 books

 
VON BENYOWSZKY (BENIOWSKY) , MAURITZ AUGUST:
Lefnadslopp och resor, af honom sielf beskrefne. Stockholm, Kongl. Ordens Tryckeriet, 1791.
. Pp. (xvi), 415. Modern boards. Some minor staining. An abridged Swedish version of "The Memoirs and Travels" translated by S. Ödmann, based on a German edition in 1791. This narrative is about an Hungarian noble man's exile in Kamchatka and his travels to Japan, Formosa, China and Madagascar. Alt-Japan katalog 184. Cf Cordier BJ 453.
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Book number: 15
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 271.71 | £UK 204 | JP¥ 30742]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, kamchatka, japan, formosa, china, madagascar, far east, east, asia, asie, asiatic, asien, travel, exploration

 
BENYOWSZKY (BENIOWSKY) , MAURITZ AUGUST VON:
Lefnadslopp och resor, af honom sielf beskrefne. Stockholm, Kongl. Ordens Tryckeriet, 1791.
. Pp. (xvi), 415. Old inscription on title page. Upper part of title page nicely restored, without any loss. Fine, uncut copy. Rebound in half calf on marbled boards, flat spine blindstamped and gilt. An abridged Swedish version translated by Samuel Ödmann, based on a German edition (Hamburg, 1791). A narrative about the Hungarian noble man Beniowsky's exile in Kamchatka and his travels to Japan, Formosa, China and Madagascar. Cf Cordier, BJ 453. Alt-Japan katalog 184.
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Book number: 777036
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 271.71 | £UK 204 | JP¥ 30742]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, kamchatka, japan, formosa, china, kina, chine, madagascar, asia, asie, aisen, asiatic, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
LECLERC, MAX:
Les peuplades de Madagascar. Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1887.
. Pp. (iv), 68. With one map "Routes des migrations a Madagascar" and illustrations. Later half cloth, original printed wrappers bound in. Inscribed by the author. Stamp of Societe d'Anthropologie. (Extrait de la Revue d'Ethnographie).
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Book number: 99581
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 249.07 | £UK 187 | JP¥ 28180]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, madagascar, africa, afrique, afrika, african, travel, exploration, anthropology,

 
OLEARIUS, ADAM / MANDELSLO, JOHANN ALBRECHT DE:
Relation du voyage d'Adam Olearius en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, augmentée en cette nouvelle édition de plus d'un tiers et particulièrement d'une seconde partie; contenant le voyage de Jean Albert de Mandelslo aux Indes Orientales. Two volumes. Paris, Antoine Dezailler, 1679.
. 4to. (xxiv), (30), 656, 667-686; (xliv), 135, 138-266, 269-648. Pagination irregular but the text is complete. With seven engraved folding maps (two joined together), two maps with tears without loss. Contemporary full calf, spines with five raised bands richly decorated in compartments, slightly rubbed, head of spine to volume two chipped with small loss. Six leaves with marginal repair in volume one (no text missing), wormholes running through some leaves and minor marginal water staining in the beginning of volume two. Second French edition of these important travel accounts of the first German trading mission to Moscow and Persia, sent by the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.Adam Oelschläger (Olearius), renowned mathematician and German scholar, accompanied the embassy as secretary. He published a comprehensive account of Russia and Persia. Johan Albert Mandelslo was a German adventurer who participated in the same expedition to Isfahan, where he separated from the party and made his way to India. In 1639 he sailed for England calling at Ceylon and Madagascar. Mandelslo's informative account is published posthumously by Olearius. It includes information about South-East Asia, Japan and China. The seven maps are: La Livonie ou Liflande; Moscovie; Le Cours de La Riviere de Wolga; Mariis Caspii ostium ad Wolgam; Mare Caspium siue Hyracanum Persis Kulsum; Maris Caspii alluens Hyrcaniam siue Kilan; and Les Indes Orientales. Cf Cordier BS 2076. Howgego M38.
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Book number: 99406
€  5800.00 [Appr.: US$ 6566.32 | £UK 4929.5 | JP¥ 742927]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, russia, russian, ryssland, persia, persian, persien, far east, east indies, travels, voyage, exploration, madagascar, china, chinese, tartary, ceylon, trade, commerce,

 PFEIFFER, IDA LAURA:, Voyage a Madagascar. Et précédé d'une notice historique sur Madagascar par Francis Riaux. Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1862.
PFEIFFER, IDA LAURA:
Voyage a Madagascar. Et précédé d'une notice historique sur Madagascar par Francis Riaux. Paris, Librairie Hachette, 1862.
. 12mo. Pp. (iv), lxxxiv, 312. With one folding map of Madagascar. Contemporary marbled boards, morocco spine gilt in compartments and with title printed in gilt, corners worn. Bookplate. A French edition translated from the German (Vienna 1861). Ida Pfeiffer was a popular Austrian woman traveller and her books were translated into several languages. This work covers her last travel which went to Madagascar. It's an informative study of the island including an long introduction about the history and politics. Cf Mendelssohn iii, 662.
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Book number: 99075
€  260.00 [Appr.: US$ 294.35 | £UK 221 | JP¥ 33304]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, madagascar, africa, afrika, african, afrique, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore, lady, lady traveller

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