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[KANN, CHARLES ALBERT]:
Australien och dess guldregioner. Tillförlitliga underrättelser för utwandrare till Australien, i synnerhet med affseende på öfwerfart, ankomst, bosättning och guldgräfning. Göteborg, C.F. Arwidsson, 1853.
. Pp. (ii, v, one blank), 104. Original cloth-backed boards, small stain to upper cover, somewhat rubbed. Ownership signature (Gustaf Fr. Trotzig) dated 1853. A charming guide book for Swedes heading for Australia, especially to the goldfields of Victoria and New South Wales. Comprising several amusing stories of successful gold diggers. It's probably the earliest Scandinavian work of its kind. Charles Albert Kann, Swedish born but lived most of his life abroad including several years in Copenhagen. A Danish edition was published in the same year. We are not sure which of the two editions were published first. Beijbom, Australienfararna p. 46ff. Ferguson 11049a.
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Book number: 45007
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 873.42 | £UK 633 | JP„ 100037]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, australiana, australien, goldfields, golddigging, travel, exploration

 
[BLIGH, WILLIAM / BURNEY, JAMES]:
Captainens vid engelske ammiralitetet William Bligh's resa i Söderhafvet åren 1788, 1789, 1790. Hans half-årige vistande på ön O-Taheiti och hemresa från ön Timor till England. Part I. (all published). Nyköping, Joh. Pet. Hammarin, 1795.
. Pp. xvi, 220. Modern boards, title label on spine. A Swedish version of Bligh's famous "Voyage to the South Sea", anonymously translated by Carl Fr. Landell from the German edition (Berlin 1793), including the Forster introduction. The main purpose of the expedition was to introduce the breadfruit plant from the South Sea Islands to the West Indies. Rare. Du Rietz, Bibliotheca Polynesiana 96. Ferguson 216. Cf Howgego B107. Kroepelien 96. Not in Hill.
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Book number: 44010
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1397.47 | £UK 1012.5 | JP„ 160058]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, pacific, travel, exploration, tahiti, south sea, voyage

 
[MAP: NEW SOUTH WALES - AUSTRALIA].
New South Wales. Map, Illustrations, and Decorative text. Sydney, Thomas Richards, 1884.
. A large tinted folding map titled: Principal towns and districts in New South Wales possessing railway communication with Sydney. Size: 88 x 62 cm. With accompanying text with illustrations on verso. One tear at fold and another tiny tear also at fold (without any loss). Some minor browning. Kept in 4to size original pictorial brown cloth stamped in black and gold. Two maps printed on paste downs. An excellent copy. Not in Ferguson.
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Book number: 99281
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 582.28 | £UK 422 | JP„ 66691]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, australiana, oceania, sydney, north south wales, map, maps, exploration, travel, voyage

 
[COOK, JAMES]:
Sammandrag af Capitain James Cooks åren 1772, 73, 74 och 1775 omkring Södra Polen förrättade resa, hwarwid herrar Forsters och Furneaux journaler blifwit jämnförde och nyttjade: innehållande det hufwudsakeligaste af de på denna resa gjorda nya uptäckter i Söderhafwet, rörande Södra Polens Ishaf, ... Upsala, Johan Edman, 1783.
. Pp. (xxiv), 366, (10). Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands and title label, rubbed, spine ends chipped. Old ownership signature on title. Occasionally some staining. First Swedish translation, anonymously translated, of the official account of Cook's second voyage towards the South Pole. Du Rietz, James Cook, 9. Kroepelien 1136.
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Book number: 100512
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 873.42 | £UK 633 | JP„ 100037]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, pacific, söderhavet, travel, exploration, oceania, south pole.

 
AUBERT, MARY JOSEPH (SUZANNE):
New and Complete Manual of Maori Conversation: Containing Phrases and Dialogues on a Variety of Useful and Interesting Topics, Together with a few General Rules of Grammar; and a Comprehensive Vocabulary. Wellington, Lyon and Blair, 1885.
. 12mo. Pp. 197. Original cloth printed in red, faded. First edition. Mary Joseph Aubert (first known as Suzanne Aubert), born in France in 1835, devoted her life to missionary work and teaching. At the age of 25 she sailed to New Zealand and with the exception of a period spent in Rome she remained in New Zealand until the end of her life.
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Book number: 100613
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 209.62 | £UK 152 | JP„ 24009]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, new zealand, maori, language, langue, vocabulary, manual, conversation

 
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$ 815.19 | £UK 590.75 | JP„ 93367]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, mauritius, south africa, africa, africana, travel, voyage, exploration, oceania, afrique

 
BACKHOUSE, JAMES:
A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies. London, Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1843.
. Pp. xviii, 569, appendixes pp. cxliv. With three large folding maps by James Wyld, 15 full page etchings and many illustrations in the text. The maps are of the world, Tasmania and New South Wales. Later half green calf, spine gilt with five raised bands and title label, extremities somewhat rubbed. Bookplate. Some light foxing. This narrative is based on the author's journal kept during his six years of travels. He visited most of the Australian colonies and Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), made natural history observations and collected a variable herbarium which was sent to Kew. The appendices include accounts of prison conditions and letters to the government about the plight of the Aborigines. Ferguson 3558. Mendelssohn p.60.
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Book number: 29100
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 873.42 | £UK 633 | JP„ 100037]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, australian, australien, travel, exploration, botany, botanical, natural history,

 
BRANCHI, GIOVANNI:
Tre mesi alle isole dei cannibali nell'arcipelago dell Figi. Firenze, successori Le Monnier, 1878.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), 340. Original printed wrappers, corners of front wrapper restored and with a new spine. Occasionally some light staining. Scarce first edition. Comprises an account of a voyage to the Fiji islands, followed by another journey to Melbourne; a short trip to Tasmania; a chapter about the Chinese living in Australia. Cardon p. 185.
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Book number: 100518
€  380.00 [Appr.: US$ 442.53 | £UK 320.75 | JP„ 50685]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, fiji, figi, pacific, travel, exploration, australia, australien, voyage, tasmania

 BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):, Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):
Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
. Square 8vo. Pp. xii, 68. With 31 auto type illustrations, being beautiful photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley, protected by tissue guards. Publisher's pictorial cloth, decorated in gilt, g.e., extremities somewhat rubbed. Binding lightly shaken but firm. Old ownership signature on front endpaper. Occasionally minor spotting. Small tear neatly repaired to inner margin of pages 41/2. First edition of this charming book about Tahiti based on Stuart-Wortley's visit to the island in 1880. (The same year as the Kingdom of Tahiti became of French colony). Stuart-Wortley has written the preface and the main text is written by Annie Brassey who visited Tahiti in 1876. She made the grand tour of the island and fell in love with it. Robinson p.202. Theakstone p. 32-3.
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Book number: 120139
€  950.00 [Appr.: US$ 1106.33 | £UK 801.5 | JP„ 126713]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, tahiti, tahitian, pacific, travel, exploration, photograph, french polynesia, society islands

 
CUNNINGHAM, PETER MILLER:
Two years in New South Wales Comprising Sketches of the Actual State of Society in that Colony; of its Peculiar Advantages to Emigrants; of its Topography, Natural History &c.&c. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Two volumes in one. London, Henry Colburn, 1827.
. Large 12mo. Pp. xvi, 346; iii-viii, 336. With one large folding map (with tear repaired on verso). Later half green calf, spine gilt with four raised bands and red title label, speckled edges, extremities rubbed. Bookplate. Cunningham was a surgeon in the Royal Navy and spent four years in New South Wales. His work is considered to be one of the best decriptions of the life and manners in the colony at this time. This edition is enlarged and includes a map not found in the first edition. Ferguson 1110. Kress C. 1869.
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Book number: 29097
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 873.42 | £UK 633 | JP„ 100037]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, oceania, australia, explore, exploration, oceanie, australie, explorations, expéditions, ozeanien, pazifisch, oceanie, pacifique, travels, voyage, exploration, explore, NSW, news south wales

 
DILLBERG, GUSTAF:
Kanniballiv på Nya Zealand. Lund 1913.
. Pp. 96. With many illustrations in the text. Original pictorial boards, cloth spine. A Swedish account about the Maori people in New Zealand.
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Book number: 43042
€  50.00 [Appr.: US$ 58.23 | £UK 42.25 | JP„ 6669]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, new zealand, maori,, travel, exploration, aborigines

 
DOW, T.K. (EDITOR):
The Government handbook of Victoria. An Australian Colony. Preface by J.W. Taverner. Melbourne, Robert S. Brain, about 1898.
. Pp. 194. With many photographic illustrations. Modern green cloth, gilt and with title label on spine with the original stapled paper covers bound in. Front cover strengthened.
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Book number: 29135
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 186.33 | £UK 135 | JP„ 21341]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, oceania, australia, explore, exploration, oceanie, australie, explorations, expéditions, ozeanien, pazifisch, oceanie, pacifique, Victoria, taverner

 EKELÖF, ADOLF:, Ett år i Stilla Hafvet. Reseminnen från Patagonien, Chili, Peru, Californien, Britiska Columbia och Oceanien. Stockholm 1872.
EKELÖF, ADOLF:
Ett år i Stilla Hafvet. Reseminnen från Patagonien, Chili, Peru, Californien, Britiska Columbia och Oceanien. Stockholm 1872.
. 4to. Pp. (iv), 163, (1). With 12 full page plates, of which several with portraits, and some coloured and tinted views. Original printed boards, cloth spine, rebacked. Some light browning to the text. An account by a Swedish officer of a British voyage along the Pacific Coast of America and to the Hawaiian islands between 1867-68. The attractive plates include costumes and views from Lima, Tahiti, Hawaii, Honolulu and the Vancouver Island, made after photographs and the author's own aquarelles. Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesiana, 396. O'Reilly-Reitman 1260.
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Book number: 100265
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 465.82 | £UK 337.5 | JP„ 53353]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, south america, pacific, hawaii, sandwhich islands, tahiti, travel, exploration, voyage, americana, amerique

 
EYRE, EDWARD JOHN:
Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound, in the Years 1840-1; sent by the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: Including an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Aborigines and the State of their Relations with the Europeans. Two volumes. London, T. & W. Boone, 1845.
. Pp. xviii, (2), 448; vi, 512. With 22 lithographed plates and one woodcut illustration. The two separately published maps by Arrowsmith are here supplied in facsimile. Publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, spines lettered in gilt. Bookplate (John Robertson). A wonderful copy of the first edition, probably a later issue (see Wantrub), which didn't include the maps. Includes Appendices by John Gould on birds of Southern Australia and by J.E. Gray on South Australian animals, amphibians and reptiles. "In 1839 Eyre made two expeditions, from Adelaide to Lake Torrens, and from Port Lincoln to Streaky Bay. In June 1840 he set out on his most notable expedition, westward from Adelaide along the Great Australian Bight, with one white companion (Baxter) and three natives. Baxter was murdered by two of the natives, and Eyre and the remaining Aborigine reached Albany only after a desperate journey. Eyre includes in his relations considerable valuable material on the Aborigines and their habits". (Ferguson). Eyre was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Geographical Society. Coles 472. Ferguson 4031. Wantrub 133a.
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Book number: 29149
€  2600.00 [Appr.: US$ 3027.85 | £UK 2193.75 | JP„ 346793]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, australia, australian, australien, voyage, exploration, travel, travels, birds, zoology,

 
FISCHER, TEODOR:
Vagabondlif i Australien. Stockholm 1879.
. Pp. 124. With 4 illustrations. Original printed wrapper (with one illustration) is not present in our copy. Contemporary half cloth. Scarce. Only edition. A narrative of the author's stay in the area around Adelaide in South Australia.
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Book number: 16024
€  240.00 [Appr.: US$ 279.49 | £UK 202.5 | JP„ 32012]
Keywords: Oceania incl. Pacific, oceania, australia, explore, exploration, oceanie, australie, explorations, expéditions, ozeanien, pazifisch, oceanie, pacifique, adelaide

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