Printed Books & Maps, Cookery & Related, Historical Documents & Ephemera795 lots | 244 with images
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Description: Books: Amundsen (Roald). "The North-West Passage", Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjoa", 1903-1907, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1908, frontis. to each, numerous b&w illusts. from photos., folding col. map to rear of each, ex lib. copies, few ink stamps, t.e.g., remainder rough-trimmed, orig. green cloth gilt, worn on spines, 8vo (2)View additional info »
Description: Books: Anquetil-Duperron (Abraham-Hyacinthe). Recherches sur les Migrations des Mardes, Ancien Peuple de l'Asie, 2 parts in one, [Paris, 1793 & 1808], modern marbled boards, 4to, (extracted from volumes 45 (1793) & 50 (1808) of the 'Memoires de l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres'), together with Turpin de Crisse (Lancelot, comte), Memoires de Montecuculi, Generalissime des Troupes de l'Empereur..., 3 parts in one, Amsterdam & Leipzig, [1756?], eng. port. frontis., title printed in red & black (ink stamp to verso), two eng. diags., hole to last two leaves of index with slight loss, 19th c. marbled boards, 12mo (2)View additional info »
Description: Books: Black & Armstrong (publishers). Belgium and Nassau; or, the Continental Tourist, , engraved title, folding plans of Brussels and Frankfurt, sixty engraved plates, all correct as listed, contemp. full calf gilt, rubbed and marked, 8vo, together with Harding (J.D., illust.), The Tourist in France by Thomas Roscoe, 1834, engraved title, 25 engraved plates, all complete as listed, a.e.g., contemp. green morocco gilt, 8vo (2)View additional info »
Description: Books: Bruce (James, of Kinnaird). Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773, 5 vols. in four, 1st ed., Edinburgh, 1790, vign. eng. title to each (bound without half-titles), five eng. maps & plans only (of 7, inc. 1 detached folding map), fifty-four eng. plts., contemp. calf with contrasting morocco labels to spines, some joints cracked, 4to Blackmer 221. (4)View additional info »
Description: Books: Bryden (H.A., ed.). Great and Small Game of Africa, an Account of the Distribution, Habits and Natural History of the Sporting Mammals, With Personal Hunting Experiences, pub. Rowland Ward, 1899, 15 hand-coloured plates, one or two trimmed, Preface leaf with small repair, half title with marginal adhesive marks, later crushed green morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, spine with raised bands with gilt lettering, a.e.g., 4to Limited edition, 192/500 copies, signed by Rowland Ward. (1)View additional info »