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[SWEDISH WEST INDIES].
His Majestys of Sweden Ordinance and Edict about Fees for Awards, Decrees and other Writings, Contracts, and Attestations Relating to the Office of Justice in the Island of St. Bartholomew in the West Indies. Given at the Palace of Stockholm the 2 of May 1797. Stockholm, Tryckt i Kongl. Tryckeriet, 1797.
. Folio broadsheet. Size: 42 x 54 cm. As issued, uncut, old fold along centre. A very good copy. Printed in three columns in English, French and Swedish respectively. A broadsheet concerning the administration of the Island of St. Bartholomew, a Swedish colony between 1785 and 1878 (The Swedish West India Co. was founded in 1786). Comprises fees for different awards, citations, donations, certificates, translations, "journeys into the country", "entering a sea protest", "maritim passports", etc. and finally stating: "For all these above mentioned articles the poor pay nothing".
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Book number: 100418
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, west indies, st bartholomew, caribbean, america, americas, travel, exploration, colony, colonial, colonies

 
[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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Book number: 14385
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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
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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

 
[NEW SWEDEN]. ACRELIUS, ISRAEL:
Beskrifning om de swenska församlingarnas forna och närwarande tilstånd, uti det så kallade Nya Swerige, sedan Nya Nederland, men nu för tiden Pensylvanien, samt nästliggande orter wid älfwen De la Ware, Wäst-Yersey och New-Castle County uti Norra America. Stockholm, Harberg & Hesselberg, 1759.
. 4to. Pp. (xx), 170, 172-173, 175-194, 193-447, 449, 479-533 (1). Some light marginal staining. Last leaf with two tears (repaired) but no text is missing. Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands and title label, restored. Later endpapers. Bookplate and old ownership signatures on front paste-down. First edition of one of the most important works about the history of the Swedish settlements on the Delaware river. It deals with political and ecclesiastical history, customs and manners, mines, commerce, housekeeping, natural resources etc. Acrelius, a Swedish clergyman, was sent in 1749 to be Provost of the Swedish congregations in New Sweden (Pennsylvania). He served for seven years before he had to return to Sweden due to bad health. This work was translated into English in 1874. Howes A34. Larson 3.
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Book number: 32087
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1610.27 | £UK 1337.75 | JP¥ 212721]
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Keywords: Americas, america, americana, amerika, travel, exploration,

 
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
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Keywords: Americas, americas,north america, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen, nordamerika, amerique du nord

 BIRD, ISABELLA LUCY (Mrs. Bishop):, The Hawaiian Archipelago. Six months amongst the palm groves, coral reefs, and volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. London, John Murray, 1876 (but 1878).
BIRD, ISABELLA LUCY (Mrs. Bishop):
The Hawaiian Archipelago. Six months amongst the palm groves, coral reefs, and volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. London, John Murray, 1876 (but 1878).
. Pp. xiv, 318, adv 32. With frontispiece, one folding map and ten wood-engraved plates. Endpapers foxed, otherwise fine. Publisher's green cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover and spine lettered in gilt. Second edition of this popular account of Hawaii. First published in 1875, reissued several times. Isabella Bird, probably the most loved Victorian lady traveller, made a vast range of journeys. This work about stay in Hawaii is composed of thirty-one letters to her sister Henrietta. This edition enlarged with an article on leprosy and the leper settlement on Molokai. Forbes III,3110. Howgego III, B20. Robinson pp.81-2.
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Book number: 121238
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Keywords: Americas, hawaii, sandwich islands, america, americana,

 
BOVALLIUS, CARL:
Resa i Central-Amerika 1881-1883. 2 parts in one volume. Upsala, Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri, 1887.
. Pp. xii, 275; xii, pp. 276-483. With front, 6 maps (including coloured maps on Talamanca, Nicarauga and Costa Rica, and Zapatera), 18 fullpage plates and many more illustrations throughout the text. Modern half cloth. First edition of Bovallius' narrative of his journey to Central America. Carl Bovallius (1849-1907), Swedish biologist, visited Panama, the islands of Perlas, Costa Rica, Talamanca, Nicauraga and Zapatera.
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Keywords: Americas, central america, panama, nicarauga, costa rica, talamanca, travel, exploration

 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
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Keywords: Americas, west indies, trinidad, venezuela, jamaica, bermuda, travel, exploration, voyage, south america,, lady traveller,

 
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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Keywords: Americas, america, americas, americana, travels, exploring, voyage, west indies, south america, amerika, virgin islands

 
CUMBERWORTH,T.:
Traité complet dela prononciation anglaise; suivi d'exercices pratiques, ... Paris, Baudry, 1828.
. 12mo. pp.viii, 248. Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands, blindstamed and decorated in gilt. Signed by the author. Cumberworth was tutor to the children of the Duc D'Orléans.
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Book number: 28036
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Keywords: Americas, english, linguistics, languages, americas, america, linguistique, language, langue, sprachen, sprache, linguistica, sprachwissenschaft, amerika

 
[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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Keywords: Americas, south america, smerika, americana, travel, exploration

 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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Keywords: Americas, st barthelemy, Saint Barts, west indies, Saint kitts, Sint Eustatius, travel, exploration, travels, south america, americana, amerique, västindien,

 
FORSSTRAND, CARL:
Bland oleander och liljor. Minnen från en sommar på Bermuda eller Somers öar. Stockholm, Central Tryckeriet, 1895.
. Pp. (viii), 122. With one map and 15 full page plates made from photographs protected by tissue guards. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spine decorated in gilt and with green title label. First edition. Carl Forsstrand, a Swedish zoologist, visited the Bermuda or Somers Islands during the summer of 1889. His account covers the history, geography, natural history and literature. Includes a comprehensive bibliography of books about the Bermudas.
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Book number: 100118
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, bermuda, americas, america, american, travel, exploration

 
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
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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$ 128.82 | £UK 107.25 | JP¥ 17018]
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

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