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Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1871. Profusely illustrated throughout. xxiv, 17-591 pages plus ads, all printed on thin paper. Thick 8vo, original gilt and black-stamped spine and cover (lightly worn at tips). Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1871. First edition. A very good copy of this rather scarce book.
London: Strahan, 1801. of Barbreck; with the Singular Humours of his Tartar Guide Hassan Artaz; Comprising the Occurrences of Four Years and Five Days, in an Overland Journey to India. xii, 259 +4pp of ads. 12mo, original leather-backed glazed boards (well-worn and cracked but still a solid and charming binding; toning and light foxing throughout). London: Printed by A. Strahan for Longman & Rees, 1801. Fourth edition.
London: John Stockdale, 1790. Illustrated frontispiece and engraved title-page in each volume, along with 12 engraved illustrations done by Medland after drawings by Stothard; portrait of Defoe before Chalmer's Biography. 2 volumes. I: frontis, title, xii, 389pp., 7 plates. II: frontispiece, title, iii-vi, 456, pp., 5 plates, 1 portrait. Tall thick 8vos, rebound in full tan straight-grained morocco, gilt double fillet border with corner fleurons & inner dentelles, spines gilt with red and black labels. London: John Stockdale, 1790. Some.....
New York: Heritage, 1950. Translated by William Robson, with introduction by Ben Ray Redman and illustrations by Edy Legrand. xxviii, 365 pages. Tall 8vo, yellow and gray cloth decorated with fleur-de-lis patterns, original onionskin overwrapper, slipcase. New York: Heritage Press, (1950). A fine un-read copy.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. 275 pages. Slim 8vo, gray cloth, pictorial d.w. Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. First edition. A very good copy--light sunning to cloth edges, gift inscription by previous owner on front endpaper; in a good wrapper--largely intact but with significant chipping to spine ends and corners.
Chicago: Wilde, 1914. Color frontis., illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings by Frank T. Merrill. 301pp., 12mo, tan cloth with black-and-white photograph inlaid on front cover; covers lightly soiled and worn. Boston: W. A. Wilde Company, (1914). First edition. A lightly worn but still very good copy.
Norwalk: Easton, 1979. In English verse translation by Alexander Pope. Color frontispiece, and illustrated with black and white designs by John Flaxman. 478 pages. Thick 8vo, gilt-stamped crimson leather, all edges gilt. Norwalk: Easton Press, (1979). A fine copy. 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series.
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.
Dublin: James McGlashan, 1847. Illustrated with 21 b/w plates by Hablot K. Browne, all quite clean. 342 pages. 8vo, attractively bound by Fazakerley Sindep of Liverpool in older 3/4 polished blue calf; gilt-decorated spine with red label; marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Dublin: James McGlashan, 1847. First edition. Spine is lightly faded and rubbed at extremities; previous owner's bookplate, still a very good(+) copy of this rather scarce book. Published anonymously, this is an early book by Le Fanu, who.....
New York: Macmillan, 1927. Foreword by Gilbert Grosvenor. Introduction by Robert Laird Borden. Extensively illustrated, including folding map in rear pocket. xxv + 784 pages, thick 8vo, blue cloth; chipped at head of spine, covers rubbed. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927. A worn copy but still good and solid.
London: Benjamin Motte, 1726. Four parts in two volumes, as issued. Engraved frontispiece portrait in first volume, 5 engraved maps, and 1 plate of the Word Engine, decorative headpieces & initials throughout. xii, 148, , 164; , 154, , 155-353 pages. 2 volumes. Small 8vo, beautifully rebound in brown blind stamped polished calf, red leather spine labels. London: Benj. Motte, 1726. Early mixed printing with 1st volume being Teerink's AA (second) edition, and 2nd volume the B (third) edition. Frontispiece.....
Boston: Osgood, 1873. Translated by George M. Towle. 16mo, terra cotta cloth, blind-stamped with the title and pictorial sketch in gilt . Boston: Osgood, 1873. First Edition First American and first edition in English. First issue, with the translator's name not on the title page; red and black title page; red edges; black end-papers. The book has a definite lean and is shelf-worn, but is internally sound & clean.