found: 6 books

 
ANDERSSON, NILS JOHAN:
En verldsomsegling skildrad i bref. Three volumes in two. Stockholm, Samson & Wallin, 1853-54.
. 12mo. Pp. xii, 232; vi, 262; viii, 388. With one folding map. Contemporary half calf, flat spines ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed and hinges nicely restored of one volume. Bookplate (Carl Gedvard Bonde, Ericsberg). First edition in bookform of a narrative of the first Swedish circumnavigation in the frigate Eugenie. Originally published as articles in the Stockholm newspaper "Aftonbladet" Dec. 1851 - July 1853. Mainly devoted to the natural history, by the expedition's botanist who brought back a large collection of botanical material. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesia 24. O'Reilly - Reitman 1173 (Tahiti). Martin p.36 (Hawaii).
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Book number: 99878
€  360.00 [Appr.: US$ 407.56 | £UK 306 | JP¥ 46113]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, travel, voyage, exploration, pacific, america, australia, singapore, hong kong, philippines, mauritius, cape of good hope; Eugenie

 
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

 
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$ 656.63 | £UK 493 | JP¥ 74293]
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.

 
FRANCKEN, CARL WILHELM:
Engelska Ost-indie-fararen Cabalvas rysliga skeppsbrott, år 1818. Stockholm 1824.
. Pp. (ii), 56. Papercovered boards. A Swedish edition translated from the German. The British East India's frigate Cabalva under command of Captain Dalrymple left Gravesand in April 1818 to go to China but was shipwrecked near to Mauritius. This account by one of the officers vividly describes the disaster and the fortunate landing at Port Louis for the survivors.
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Book number: 27017
€  250.00 [Appr.: US$ 283.03 | £UK 212.5 | JP¥ 32023]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, travels, explore, exploring, cabalvas, mauritius

 PIKE, NICHOLAS:,  Sub-Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx. Personal Experiences, Adventures and Wanderings in and around the Island of Mauritius. London 1873.
PIKE, NICHOLAS:
Sub-Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx. Personal Experiences, Adventures and Wanderings in and around the Island of Mauritius. London 1873.
. Pp. xviii, 509, (3) + adv 12. With half-title, four folding coloured maps, fifteen full-page plates and further illustrations in the text. Publisher's pictorial cloth, rubbed, spine chipped and lower hinge cracking. First edition of this important work on Mauritius. Includes interesting descriptions of the island including facts about history, geography, government, schools, fishing, sugar cane, corals etc. The author was US consul at Port Louis. Mendelssohn ii, p. 167.
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Book number: 13135
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 452.85 | £UK 340 | JP¥ 51236]
Catalogue: Africa
Keywords: Africa, africa, africana, afrique, mauritius, travel, exploration, explore, voyage,

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