New York: The Derrydale Press, Christmas, 1928. First Edition, number 7 of 100 copies. "On June 19th, 1916... Read More about War without Fighting
London: Nathaniel Cooke, Milford House, Strand, 1854. First edition. Read More about Algeria: The Topography and History, Political, Social and Natural, of French Africa
London: Hurst and Blackett, 1914. First Edition. Read More about The Real Algeria
Paris: Publiée par le Depôt de la Guerre; Imprimerie chez Kppelin, 1856. French Colonization. French colonization. In 1830 the French had conquered Algeria and begun colonization primarily with the Governor-Generalship form of goverment backed by the Ministry of War. The printed paper label reads "Imprimerie, Librairie et Papeterie/ de Dubois..... Read More about Carte Topographique des Environs d'Alger d'Aprés les levés et les reconnaissances des Officiers...
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, . Limited edition, no. 695 of 1,000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about First Wheel
V.p: 1832-1896. Historians often say that the most telling primary sources of any given period or place are its newspapers, almanacs and telephone books. Almanacs follow a particular pattern in their contents: in addition to the usual astronomical data and weather forecasts, there are often notices of meetings, election dates..... Read More about Group of 11 Mexican Almanacs
Lisboa: Imprensa National, 1859, 1865, 1869. Read More about Almanak Familiar para 1860, 1866, 1870 Segundo depois do Bissexto contendo Alem Callendario e...
Minneapolis, Minn: University of Minnesota, . First edition. With review by Ashley Montagu. With 2 page holograph review by Ashley Montagu laid in. Read More about A People of Alor. A Social-Psychological Study of an East Indian Island ...with Analyses by Abram...
London: Wyman & Sons, 74-76 Great Queen Street, 1888. First edition. Ads for the Mining Exhibition in Lima 1888 at the end. Read More about The Amazon Provinces of Peru As a Field for European Emigration. A Statistical and Geographical...
London: Printed for Roger Rea, 1668. Third edition. This was first published in 1631. The section on America (the D gathering) is lacking the first and final leaves but the comments on Virginia are present “on the East it has Mare del Nort, on the North Norumbega, Florida on the..... Read More about A Prospect of the Most Famous parts of the World. Viz. Asia, Africa, Europe, America…
New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1925. Read More about The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in...
Hildburghausen & New York: Bibliographischen Institut, 1854. with 48 finely engraved steel plates, most depicting American scenes: the White House; Philadelphia; Illinois; Westpoint; Fort Snelling, Minnesota; Niagra Falls; the Stone Walls, upper Missouri; New Orleans; Colorado River, etc. Read More about Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildun und Beschreibung des Sehenswertheften und Merkwürdigsten der...
Hildburghausen & New York: Bibliographischen Institut, 1857. Twenty-three Great American Views. 23 American plates, including 2 of Cuba; 1 of Central America; 1 of Mexico; and Mt. Jefferson; Wall St.; St. Louis on the Mississippi; The Palisades; Harper's Ferry; St. Charles on the Mississippi; Independence Court House (Missouri); Urkwald-Landschaft am..... Read More about Meyer's Universum, oder Abbildun und Beschreibung des Sehenswertheften und Merkwürdigsten der...
London: Bodley Head, . First edition. Extra-illustrated with original photos of William Holden. This copy extra-illustrated with 12 original photographs of the actor William Holden (1918-1981) and company; Holden had co-founded the Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy in the 1960s with his friend Don Hunt, from whose library this copy comes..... Read More about Journey through Kenya. Introduction by William Holden
New York: Printed by G. & E. Waite, No. 64, Maiden-Lane, 1804. Anderson, Alexander. First American edition. The first American edition of a classic work, with the cuts re-engraved (usually in reverse) from the original Bewick edition. Dr. Alexander Anderson (1775-1870) was America’s first wood engraver. Pomeroy identifies the fourth..... Read More about A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures engraved on wood chiefly copied from the original of...
London: Chapman and Hall, 1887. First Edition. Read More about Twenty-Five Years in a Waggon in the Gold Regions of Africa
Allahabad: The Pioneer Press, 1921. “I simply write from twenty years’ experience of the ‘Galloping Game,’ and the hope that my few remarks may benefit the novice and make him realise that ‘unselfishness, self-effacement, and playing for the side’ counts as much in polo as they did i nthe Great..... Read More about Hints on Polo and the Care of Polo Ponies in India
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc, (1934). First edition. Inscribed to Colonel Donald Shumway Rockwell by the author. Read More about In Eastern Seas. With a Visit to Insulinde and the Golden Chersonese
Capetown: Howard Timmins, 1963. First Edition. Inscribed "To Charlie (Engelhard) As a souvenir of the interview at which I was present. Van S 16.8. 1963 Johannesburg."With an article on Engelhard at p. 149-155. Read More about "...And so they Talked"
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, . First edition. Sixth of Anderson's books. Read More about The Tiger Roars
London: Smith, Elder & Co., 15 Waterloo PLace, 1904. First Edition. Read More about The Naturalist in the Guianas
Trinidad: Printed at the Mirror Office, 1902. One of 500 copies published of the portfolio of photographic plates issued to accompany Andre's account of his explorations into the interior of Venezuela.A Trinidadian botanist and explorer, Andre journed inland up the Caura River into the jungles of Venezuela between November 1900..... Read More about Portfolio of photographic plates issued to accompany: The Caura, a Narrative of a Journey up the...
New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1932. First edition. As New. Sharp copy of a lavishly produced volume which stands as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century exploration. Andrews (1884-1960) was a figure larger than life who served as the model for Indiana Jones.The standard biography is by..... Read More about The New Conquest of Central Asia. A Narrative of the Explorations of the Central Asiatic...
Lisbon: Martins, 1861. Description of the condition of the people of Angola, "deprived of teachers, priests and churches, with reflections concerning the necessity and simplicity of rectofying such great evils" Read More about Noticias do Estado em que se acha o Povo Angola, desituido de mestres, parochos e egrejas, e...
c.1908. RARE PHOTOGRAPHS OF NORTH CHINA. An excellent group of images documenting a tour though the little known, and rarely photographed, mining districts of northern China. The photographer was likely attached to the Anglo-French Quicksilver and Mining Concession which had claims in the Guizhou province. Among the photographs is an..... Read More about Bound volume containing 48 original photographs of mining activities in northern China, and...