Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Americas
found: 5 books

 
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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Book number: 99630
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 230.45 | £UK 176.5 | JP 25929]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, central america, panama, nicarauga, costa rica, talamanca, travel, exploration

 
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 (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
€  130.00 [Appr.: US$ 149.79 | £UK 114.75 | JP 16854]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, west indies, trinidad, venezuela, jamaica, bermuda, travel, exploration, voyage, south america,

 
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'Orlans.
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Book number: 28036
€  170.00 [Appr.: US$ 195.88 | £UK 150 | JP 22040]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, english, linguistics, languages, americas, america, linguistique, language, langue, sprachen, sprache, linguistica, sprachwissenschaft, amerika

 GORDON CUMMING, CONSTANCE FREDERIKA:, Fire Mountains. The Kingdom of Hawaii. Its Volcanoes, and the History of the Missions. Two volumes. Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1883.
GORDON CUMMING, CONSTANCE FREDERIKA:
Fire Mountains. The Kingdom of Hawaii. Its Volcanoes, and the History of the Missions. Two volumes. Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1883.
Pp. x, 297, adv (4); vii, 279 + pp. 24 (publ. cat.). With two maps (one folding) and eight autotype plates after the author's paintings. Occasionally some light staining. Original pictorial cloth, sligthly soiled to spines. From the library of the Duke of Bedford, with the bookplate of Woburn Abbey on front pastedowns. First edition. Fredereka or "Eka" was born into a wealthy Scottish family. She travelled most of her life, published a susccession of travelogues and painted over a thousand watercolours from around the world. She arrived in Hilo, Hawaii in October 1879 and made an ascent to the crater of the volcano Mauna Loa. She was among the first artists to paint the active volcanoes. Robinson p. 94. Theakstone p. 167.
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Book number: 120138
€  800.00 [Appr.: US$ 921.81 | £UK 705.25 | JP 103717]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, hawaii, hawaiian, america, amerika, americas, sandwish island, travel, exploration, volcanoes,
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HERBERT, AGNES:
Two Dianas in Alaska. London, John Lane, 1909.
Pp. xiv, 316. + adv. 22. With 29 photographic plates including one of the author in native Parka dress. Original green cloth, spine titled in gilt, some minor worming to the lower cover. Second edition about a hunting trip to Alaska made by Miss Herbert and her cousin Cecily. They hunted bears, walruses, white sheep, and moose. Arctic Bibl. i, 7007. Ricks p.120. Robinson p. 69.
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Book number: 99097
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 230.45 | £UK 176.5 | JP 25929]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, alaska, america, amerikana, artic, travel, exploration, voyage,

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