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HEADLEY, I.T. / STRAIN, ISAAC C.:
Darien-Isthmus. Upptäcktsresa för utstakning af en skeppskanal tvärs öfver Panama-Näset. Berättad af I.T. Headley. Stockholm, Joh. Beckman, 1869.
. Pp. 108. With one map (foxed). Original printed wrappers, spine slightly chipped. Private stamp on front cover and title. A Swedish translation of "A trip on the Panama Railroad - Darian Exploring Expedition, under command of Lieut. Issac C. Strain" which originally seems to have been published as an article (?).
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Book number: 99360
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, amerika, americana, central america, panama, travel, exploration

 
[AMERICANA]. HEARNE, SAMUEL:
Resa til Norra Americas Ishaf. Stockholm, Johan Pfeiffer, 1798.
. Pp. (vi), 202. A Swedish version of "A journey from Prince of Wales's ... " London 1795. The translation is based on a German edition by Sprengel (Hamburg 1797). Samuel Hearne was the first white man to reach the Arctic Ocean overland. His manuscript was found by the French navigator La Perouse when he captured Fort Albany, Hudson's Bay, in 1782-82. Cf Sabin 31181. BOUND WITH: LE LONG (editor): En obekant engelsmans resor bland Canadas wildar. Pp. (ii), 158. A Swedish abridgement. Translated by Prof. G. Forster from a German edition (Berlin 1792). AND: UMFREVILLE, EDVARD: Beskrifning om Hudsons Baye och dess tilgränsande wildar. Pp. (ii), 159-208, (2). An abridgment of Umfreville's narrative of Hudson's Bay, translated into Swedish based on a German edition (Leipzig 1791). Cf Sabin 97702. Contemporary boards, stained and spine chipped. Binding shaken. Old ownership signature on title. A few leaves with water staining.
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Book number: 29012
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 260.33 | £UK 204.25 | JP¥ 40929]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, north america, polar, canada, hudson bay, americana, americas, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
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$ 216.94 | £UK 170.25 | JP¥ 34107]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, alaska, america, amerikana, artic, travel, exploration, voyage,

 
HUMBOLDT, ALEX. VON / MACGILLIVRAY, W.:
Friherre Alex. von Humboldts resor och forskningar. I sammandrag ur hans arbeten. 2 volumes in one. Stockholm 1836.
. 12mo. Pp. 251; 242, x. Include serial titles: "Historiskt Läse-Bibliotek. ii". With one portrait and 4 lithographed plates (of which one map). Contemporary half calf, spine decorated in gilt. Bookplate. A Swedish translation about Humboldt's travels and research, mainly devoted to his travels in South America.
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Book number: 18039
€  170.00 [Appr.: US$ 184.4 | £UK 144.75 | JP¥ 28991]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, amerika, amerikana, explore, exploration, south america, travels, voyages, viajes, viaggio, reisen, südamerika, amerique du sud

 
ISERT, PAUL ERDMANN:
Bref, om Guinea-kusten och Caraibiske öarne. I sammandrag från tyskan af J.H.O. Stockholm, Johan A. Carlbohm, 1795.
. Pp. (iv), 222, (2). Contemporary half calf, rubbed, small damage to spine. Small stain to title. A Swedish version of Isert's "Journey to Guinea and the Caribbean Islands in Colombia" (1788) translated from the German by Johan Henrik Olin. A narrative in the form of letters by a Danish doctor serving on the Gold Cost of Africa. Bibl. Danica ii, 416. Cf Sabin 35843 (German edition).
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Book number: 99646
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, guinea, south america, colombia, travel, voyage, exploration, travels, americana, amerika, west indies,

 
KALM, PEHR:
En resa til Norra America, på Kongl. Swenska Wetenskaps Academiens befallning, och publici kostnad, förrättad. Three volumes. Stockholm, Lars Salvius, 1753-1761.
. Pp. (xxiv), 484, register (20); (ii), 526, register (22); (ii), 538, register (14). With woodcuts in the text and one folding view of Cohoes Falls. Contemporary half calf, spines ruled in gilt and with red title labels, rubbed. Volume three's spine ends expertly restored. Old ownership signatures on titles. Scarce first edition of this early Swedish valuable account on American natural history. Pehr Kalm (1716-79), Finnish - Swedish botanist and economist, was sent by Linné to North America between 1748-51 to study the flora and collect specimens of plants and seeds to bring back to Sweden. Unfortunately many of the seeds and plants died on the way home. His narrative comprises the stay in England, the Atlantic voyage, the visits to Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and also his travels within Canada (to Montreal, Quebec and Lorette). Streeter ii, 823: "One of the most important and reliable 18th century accounts of Amercian natural history, social organization, and political situation". A fourth part written in 1777 was never published. The manuscript and his diaries were kept at the Academy of Åbo but destroyed during a fire in 1927. (A ms copy of parts of the diaries were discovered and published in 1929). Howes K5 "b". Larsson 329. Sabin 36986, Schiötz Itineraria Norvegica 511a.
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Book number: 100186
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americas, north america, amerika, americana, travel, exploration, natural history. linne, linneana

 
MARMONTEL, JEAN-FRANCOIS:
Incas, eller kejsaredömet Perus förstöring. Two volumes. Stockholm, Henrik Andersson Nordström, 1795-96.
. Pp. (ii), 256; (ii), 300. Modern marbled boards, title-labels on spines. Occasionally some light staining. First Swedish edition, originally published in Paris in 1777 and dedicated to the Swedish king Gustav iii. Not in Sabin.
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Book number: 28113
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, peru, america, americana, south america, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore

 
NORDENSKIÖLD( NORDENSKIOLD), GUSTAF:
Ruiner af klippboningar i Mesa Verde's ca–ons. Med talrika illustrationer efter originalfotografier af författaren. Stockholm, P. A. Norstedt & Söners förlag, 1893.
. Folio. Pp. (vi), 193, (1), iv. With one lithographed map, 5 lithographed plates, 9 heliogravures and 3 plates after photographs. Many textual illustrations. Publisher's green cloth richly decorated in gilt, flat morocco spine, gilt, tail of spine lightly rubbed, upper edges gilt. Binding slightly shaken. First edition of this early and important archelogical research of the Mesa Verde in southern Colorado. Gustaf Nordenskiöld (1868-95) was the son of Adolf N. and in 1891 he went on a recreation journey to North America due to bad health. He visited south Colorado and became fascinated by the ruins of the cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde. Includes beautiful photo gravures of the ruins, tinted maps, and many textual illustrations after photos of artifacts, weapons, vessels, other ruins, etc. Howes N174.
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Book number: 99819
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americana, north america, amerika, colorado, travel, exploration, voyage, cliff dwellers,

 
PHILIPPI, KARL FERDINAND:
Fristaten St. Domingos (Haytis) historia. Christianstad, C.W.K. Gleerup förlag hos Schmidt & Co., 1833.
. Pp. (iv), 414. Contemporary half calf, worn. A Swedish translation made from the German edition (Dresden 1825) of this work dealing with the history of St. Domingo, based on works by Rainsford, Placide-Justin and Metral. It's mainly devoted to the French-controlled parts of the island. Cf Sabin 62450. ("Historiskt Bibliothek. iv.").
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Book number: 15123
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Keywords: Americas, st. domingo, west indies, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, explore,

 
RAMEL, JEAN PIERRE:
Dagbok, öfver franske medborgarne Pichegrus, Barthelemys, m.fl. Den 18 Fructidor (4 Sept.) 1797, skedda deportation til Guyana, deras vistande derstädes och flykt derifrån. Stockholm, Anders Zetterberg, 1799.
. Pp. (ii), iv, 122. Modern paper covered boards. A Swedish edition translated from the French of an account of the revolution of the 18th Fructidor, when General Ramel and many Royalists were captured and deported to French Guiana (Cayenne). Cf Sabin 67627.
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Book number: 27011
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, america, americas, travels, travel, exploration, explore, exploring, voyage, guyana, west indies, sotuh america, americana,

 
RAMEL, JEAN PIERRE:
Journal ou temoignage de l'Adjudant Général Ramel, Commandant de la Garde du Corps legislatif de la Republique francaise, l'un des déportés à la Guyanne après le 18. Fructidor (4 Septbre) 1797... Leipzig 1799.
. Pp. viii, 271, (5). With one large folding map. Sewn as issued, uncut in contemporary wrappers, spine detached. General Ramel's account of the condemnation and deportation to French Guiana (Cayenne) in the consequence of the Revolution of the 18th Fructidor in 1797. Sabin 67627.
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Book number: 26004
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Keywords: Americas, america, americana, amerique, south america, guiana, cayenne, travel, exploration, voyage, travels,

 
RIGGS, REV. STEPHENS R. (Editor):
Grammar and Dictionary of the Dakota Language. Collected by the members of the Dakota Mission. Washington City, Published by the Smithsonian Institution, June 1852.
. Large 4to. Pp. xii, 64; (ii), 338. Red pebbled boards, lettered in gilt. Occasionally some light staining. First edition of this comprehensive work. Includes an interesting introduction about the history and language of the Sioux Indians, or Dakotas, as they call themselves. Zaunmüller p. 46 (1890 ed.).
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Book number: 32133
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Keywords: Americas, american indians, dakota, america, sioux indians, language, langue, linguistic, amerika, americana,

 TAPIA ZENTENO, CARLOS DE:, [NAHUATL]. Arte novissima de lengua mexicana. Mexico, por la Viude de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1753.
TAPIA ZENTENO, CARLOS DE:
[NAHUATL]. Arte novissima de lengua mexicana. Mexico, por la Viude de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, 1753.
. 4to. Pp. xxii, 58. With engraved arms of Archbishop Alilmo S.D.D. Manuel Rubio Salinas. Contemporary limp vellum, ties missing, stained and worn. Stamp of "Collection E.Eng. Goupil à Paris" on upper cover and in margin of three pages, a small stamp of "Baset, Versailles" at lower outer corner of three pages. Tears to margins of some leaves, some staining and soiling.First edition of this important work on the ancient language Nahuatl spoken by the Central Mexican peoples, also known as Aztecs. Carlos de Tapia Zenteno was an ecclesiastical judge and chief professor of the Mexican language at the Royal University and Pontifical Seminary College. Later on he was appointed professor of the Nahuatl language at the University of Mexico, and this work was published in connection with his appointment. Scarce. Palau 327485. Sabin 94353. Vater p. 252.
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Book number: 40045
€  3000.00 [Appr.: US$ 3254.09 | £UK 2552 | JP¥ 511611]
Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, mexico, mexican, language, langue, linguistic, america, american, americana, nahua, nahuatl, aztec,

 
THUNBERG, CARL PETER:
Fauna brasiliensis. Dissertation. resp. C.H. Ekstrand. Upsala, Palmblad & Co., 1823.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), 10. Disbound. Old ownership signature on title. First edition. Marklind p. 148. Wood p. 598.
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Book number: 44018
€  280.00 [Appr.: US$ 303.71 | £UK 238.25 | JP¥ 47750]
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Keywords: Americas, brazil, brasil, brasilian, brazilian, south america, america, amerika, americana, flora, natural history, exploration

 
THUNBERG, CARL PETER:
Fauna cayanensis. Dissertation. Resp. Andr. Kjeller. Upsala, Palmblad & Co., 1823.
. 4to. Pp. (ii), 12. Disbound. First edition. Wood p. 598.
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Book number: 44019
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Catalogue: Americas
Keywords: Americas, guiana, cayana, south america, america, amerika, americana, fauna, natural history, cayenne

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