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London: R.H. Porter, 1890. Photographic frontispiece portrait. Illustrated with numerous sketches by the author and one large folding map at rear. 455pp., thick 8vo, rebound in pale green cloth with black gilt- lettered morocco label. London: R.H. Porter, 1890. Fine. Jameson was the Naturalist on Stanley's expedition.
Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. Upwards of three hundred engravings, plus four maps, two folding (each with a tear). 2 volumes. 464 pages and 467 pages, 8vo, blind-stamped black cloth with gilt lettering on spine; bookplate inside front cover of each volume, two ownership signatures front flyleaf of volume II, one dated 1856, scattered light foxing, heaviest on half titles and frontis pieces, heads of spines mended. Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1856. A very good set.
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1860. Together with Journeys to Jagga, Usambara, Ukambani, Shoa, Abessinia, and Khartum; and a Coasting Voyage from Mombaz to Cape Delgado... with an appendix and notes on language and geography by E.J. Ravenstein. Frontispiece folding map. 464pp., 12mo, original blind stamped pebbled brown cloth (cloth is rubbed at spine ends). Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1860. First American edition. Very good. A very nice copy of this important, early book on African exploration.
Paris: L'Imprimerie de la Republique, 1797. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Sheet measures 21 1/4" x 28" This chart depicts Easter Island, with a close-up of Cook's Bay. Relief is depicted by hachure, and elevation is shown from several vantage points. Points and peaks of the elevation views correspond to labels on the map. The Bay shows depths, and various structures are labeled. The map appeared as Plate 10 in "Atlas du Voyage de La Perouse." It is in very.....
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1950. 417 pages. 8vo, light blue boards, worn at extremities; dust wrapper, price clipped, a few chips. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1950). A very good(-) copy, corners and spine frayed, in a good dust wrapper. In the words of the explorers themselves, tells the epic of Antarctic adventure from the first recorded sixteenth-century voyage to Commander Finn Rome's expedition of 1946-1948.
Dr. Losio. Map. Lithograph. Sheet size 23 x 31 inches. In very good condition. Backed with sturdy paper. Some slight discoloration along original folds. Unusual map describing a route from Lake Edward, Uganda, in central Africa to Bagamoyo, Tanzania, on the coast of the Indian Ocean. Bagamoyo was the first capital of the Colonial Tanzania while serving as the German headquarters of German East Africa and the gateway to explorers looking for the source of the river Nile...
New Orleans: Lousiana Museum Foundation, 1984. Many illustrations in black and white, several in color, 4to, copper stamped burgundy cloth, dust wrapper (wrapper a bit worn, mostly at front foredge). New Orleans: Louisiana Museum Foundation, (1984). A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Volumn III of studies in Louisiana Culture.