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FERNEL, CAPTAIN:
Fälttåget till Afrika år 1830, med ett porträtt af Hussein Pascha, sista deyen af Algier, samt en plankarta öfver krigsoperationerna. Calmar, J. Zander & A.F. Wåhlin, 1834.
. Pp. (iv), 155, 157-158, (1). With one lithographed portrait and one folding map. Contemporary quarter calf on marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, richly gilt and with title-label. A Swedish edition translated from the second and improved edition published in Paris 1831 as "Campagnie d'Afrique en 1830". Cf Gay 895.
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Katalog: North Africa
Sonstige Stichworte: North Africa, africa, afrika, africana, afrikana, afrique, travels, explore, exploration, exploring, miltary, agier, alger, algeria, algeriet, algerie

 
DELAPORTE. J.-HONORAT:
Principes de l'idiome arabe en usage a Alger suivis d'un conte arabe avec la prononciation et le mot-à-mot interlinéaires. Alger & Paris 1839.
. Pp. (viii), 163. With four folding tables. Contemporary marbled boards, cloth spine, faded. Second edition. Cf Thonnelier 1334. Cf Vater p. 28 (first 1836). Zenker BO ii, 82 & 191 (later editions).
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Katalog: North Africa
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HOSKINS, GEORGE ALEXANDER:
Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert, with an Account of Amun, and the Other Oasis now under the Dominion of the Pasha of Egypt. London, Longman, etc., 1837.
. Pp. 303, 301-338 + adv. 16. With one folding map and twenty lithographed plates (some folding). Original blind-stamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt, expertly rebacked with original spine preserved. Bookplate and old ownership signature on front endpaper. Occasionally some minor spotting, a few plates with some offsetting otherwise a great copy. First edition. Hoskins, a British scientist, participated in an expedition with Robert Hay and Frederick Catherwood to the Oasis Magna, also known as Kharga Oasis in the Western Desert, 1832-33. They also visited the oases of Amun, Parva, Frafreh and Dakkel. Blackmer 833. Gay 1538. Ibrahim-Hilmy i, 310.
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 HÖST, GEORG:, Efterretninger om Mar—kos og Fes, samlede der i Landene fra Ao. 1760 til 1768. Ki¿benhavn, N. Möller, 1779.
HÖST, GEORG:
Efterretninger om Mar—kos og Fes, samlede der i Landene fra Ao. 1760 til 1768. Ki¿benhavn, N. Möller, 1779.
. 4to. Pp. (xx), 291, (23) register + (1) errata. With engraved front portrait, one engraved map, two engraved vignettes and 33 engraved plate, of which many folding. Occasionally some light staining and a few leaves with small marginal tear. Contemporary half calf on marbled paper boards, worn, hinges cracked. First edition of an early informative account of Morocco devoted to the government, commerce, geography, religion, the various inhabitants (Arabs, Brebers, Mauri people, etc.) and their customs. Probably the first Western work dealing with the Moroccan-Arabic dialect. The author George Höst served as Danish Consul at Mogador for about eight years in the 1760s. The beautiful plates depict costumes, views, sights, music, weapons and coins. Bibl. Danica ii, 558. Cf Lipperheide Ma4 (German edition 1781). Cf Schnurrer, 125 & 139.
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 JACKSON, JAMES GREY, ESQ.:, An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the District of Suse; Compiled from Miscellaneous Observations made During a Long Residence in, and Various Journies through, these Countries. To which is Added, an Accurate and Interesting Account of Timbuctoo, the Great Emporium of Central Africa. London, W. Bulmer and Co., 1809.gr
JACKSON, JAMES GREY, ESQ.:
An Account of the Empire of Marocco, and the District of Suse; Compiled from Miscellaneous Observations made During a Long Residence in, and Various Journies through, these Countries. To which is Added, an Accurate and Interesting Account of Timbuctoo, the Great Emporium of Central Africa. London, W. Bulmer and Co., 1809.gr
. 4to. Pp. xvi, 288. With two maps and eleven aquatint plates by J.C. Stadler. Contemporary half calf, rebacked, rubbed and paper boards slightly chipped. Internally fine. First edition of a comprehensive account of Morocco by Jackson who resided for sixteen years in the country. The account is dealing with the geography, zoology, inhabitants, their religion and languages, the plague, and much more. Includes a chapter about commercial relations of Morocco with Timbuktu, and parts of Sudan. The plates depict views, snakes, flora and fauna, etc. Abbey Travel 296. Gay 1248. Playfair 501.
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VON KRAEMER, ROBERT:
En vinter i Orienten. Reseanteckningar från Egypten, Nubien, Sinai and Palestina. Four parts in one volume. Stockholm 1866.
. Pp. (viii), iv, 23, 24-75, (3), 76-173, (3), 177-311, (3), 315-399, (2). Pagination irregular but text is complete. With one map and 29 engraved plates. Occasionally some minor foxing. Contemporary half red cloth, spine with four raised bands, decorated in gilt, hinges weak, somewhat rubbed. First edition of this Swedish narrative about a journey to Egypt, Nubia, Sinai and Palestine.
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LAUGIER DE TASSY, N.:
Historie de royaume d'Alger, avec l'etat présent de son governement, de ses forces de terra & de mer, de ses revenus, police, justice politique & commerce. Amsterdam, Henri du Sauzet, 1725.
. Pp. (xvi), 348, table 24 (of 32). Title printed in red and black. With one folding engraved plate of Alger but without the map. Later marbled boards, cloth spine. First edition. Published many times and translated into many languages. Gay 917. Playfair 220.
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LEMPRIERE, WILLIAM:
Resa uti Marocco, åren 1789 och 90. I sammandrag. Stockholm, Johan Pfeiffer, 1795.
. Pp. (iv), 258. Partly some minor staining. Uncut copy in modern wrappers, title label on upper cover. Bookplate (Sten von Stapelmohr). Stamps on title. A Swedish abridgment, originally published as "A tour from Gibraltar to Tangier", London 1791. Cf Cox i, p. 391.
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LEMPRIÉRE, WILLIAM:
Resa uti Marocco, åren 1789 och 90. I sammandrag. Stockholm, Johan Pfeiffer, 1795.
. Pp. (iv), 258. One leaf with tear. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt and with title label, somewhat rubbed. Bookplate. A Swedish abridgment of "A tour from Gibraltar" (London 1791), translated from a German edition (Berlin 1792) by Samuel Ödmann. Cf Playfair 449.
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Katalog: North Africa
Sonstige Stichworte: North Africa, morroco, marocco, africa, afrique, afrika, travel, voyages, exploration, african,

 
MEAKIN, BUDGETT:
The Land of the Moors. A comprehensive description. London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1901.
. Pp. v-xxxiv, 464. With one folding coloured map of Morocco and 83 illustrations. Publisher's pictorial cloth, richly gilt. Top of spine slightly chipped. First edition of this important standard work on Morocco and the Moors. It includes a critical bibliography of books on Morocco.
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NUCULA, HORAZIO:
Commentariorum de bello aphrodisiensi libri quinque. Roma, per Valerium et Ludovicum fratres Brixienses [Valerio e Ludovico Dorico], 1552.
. Pp. 79, 90-368, (7). Nicely printed by the famous Brescian brothers Dorico. Including one double page woodcut map of the northern coast of Tunis and the southern part of Sicily. With dedication to Pope Julius III with his coat of arms as woodcut vignette on title page. Title page restored (slight loss of one letter) and two more leaves with marginal repairs without any loss of text. Some minor browning and small marginal wormholes. Contemporary limp vellum, top of spine restored, title in manuscript on spine and library ink marks. Library stamp on title. Scarce first edition of this trustworthy account of Charles V's campaigns against the Turkish corsair Dragut (Turgut Reis) who was based at Mahdia on the Tunisian coast, and made it the centre of his piracy activities. However in 1550 the Genoese Andrea Doria (1466-1560), the foremost naval leader of his time, attacked and captured Mahdia. Adams N368. Cf Gay 378. Göllner 926.
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[SIERRA LEONE] PADENHEIM, DANIEL WILHELM:
Bref, til en vän i Sverige, innehållande historisk och geographisk beskrifning öfver colonien Sierra Leona i Afrika; jämte S.L. compagniets och coloniens formerande; ... Part one (all publ.). Stockholm, Kumelinska Tryckeriet, 1801.
. Pp. 130. Contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spine richly decorated in gilt and with title labels, rubbed. Bookplate and old ownership signature on front endpaper. Some staining. First edition, second issue, of a scarce Swedish work. Padenheim joined the Sierra Leone Company in London in 1790. Two years later he, together with three other Swedes (August Nordenskjöld, Adam Afzelius and Jacob Strand) came to Sierra Leone with the mission to establish a "free slave" colony there. This work comprises five letters by Padenheim, of which four are written at Freetown 1792-95. The letters contain information aboutthe slave trade in Surinam, the establishment of the Sierra Leone Company in London, the building of Freetown, its plan and system of government, the Nova Scotians or the Settlers, problems and conflicts in the settlement, surrounding communities, the climate, house construction, African religion, farming, trade, clothing, weaving and dyeing, etc. See Dahlgren, Carl Bernard Wadström, NTBB 1915, p. 40. BOUND WITH: HUNTER, JOHN / TENCH, WATKIN & KING, PHILIP GIDLEY / [EDVARD, CAPT.]: Resa til Nya Södra Wallis, .. jämte nyaste underrättelser om Engelska Nybygget i Port Jackson, Nya Holland och Norfolks-Ön, af Capit. Tench och King samt Cap. Edvards resa omkring jorden. Stockholm, Johan Pfeiffer, 1797. Pp. (iv), 283. With staining. Contains a Swedish abridged version of Hunter's "An historical journal of the transactions at Port Jackson, ..." (1793). Including Captain Tench's account of New South Wales; Captain King's journal from Norfolk Island and; Hamilton's account of Commander Edvard's circumnavigation. Samuel Ödmann based the translations on German editions. Ferguson 250. SWIM 1:25. Wantrup pp. 68-72.
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POIRET, JEAN LOUIS MARIE.:
Bref om Numidien. I sammandrag. Stockholm, Kongl. Ordens-Tryckeriet, 1792.
. Pp. (vi), 215, (10). Contemporary half calf, title label on spine, worn, top of spine chipped. With library stamps. An abridged Swedish version of Poiret's "Voyage en Barbarie" (Paris 1789), translated and edited by Samuel Ödmann. Cf Gay 463. Cf Pritzel 7233.
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Katalog: North Africa
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 REFTELIUS, CARL:, Historisk och politisk beskrifning, öfwer riket och staden Algier, ifrån år 1516 til och med år 1732. Two parts in one volume. Stockholm, Peter Jör. Nyström, 1737-39.
REFTELIUS, CARL:
Historisk och politisk beskrifning, öfwer riket och staden Algier, ifrån år 1516 til och med år 1732. Two parts in one volume. Stockholm, Peter Jör. Nyström, 1737-39.
. 4to. Pp. (xvi), 224; (xvi), 225-695, (1) errata. First four leaves loose and with tears in the text (no loss). Some scattered foxing and some leaves with tears. With 9 engraved plates, of which 4 folding (one plate with text loss). Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands gilt and with red title label, worn. Bookplate (Aron Westén). Old annotations. Copy of Ericsberg. Scarce comprehensive account on Algeria by a Swede who served at the Swedish Consulate in Alger. The first part is devoted to Algeria in general including information about the history and the various inhabitants (Turcs, Arabs, Jews, Christians). The second part deals with the city of Alger, its origin, climate, goverment, military, pirates, marriage, etc. One chapter (pp. 454 - 536) is devoted to slavery with interesting and detailed information about their conditions. Includes two folding city plans of Alger (with tear and small loss) and Oran, and three nice costume plates. Playfair 243. His work is based on previous written works which are listed in the prefaces but also to a large extent on his own observations and experiences. His account is considered to be the best contemporary description of the area.
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ROCHON, A.:
Reisen nach Maroko und Indien 1767-1773. Weimar 1804.
. Pp. viii 168. Modern boards. Translated from the French. ('Bibl. d. neuesten u. wicht. Reisebeschr. x.'). Engelmann p.101.
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