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London: Day & Son, 1911. Fifth edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...
Cincinnati: Stewart and Kidd Company, 1916. First edition. Account of big game hunting in the St. Elias Range, Yukon Territory."- Arctic Bibliography. Read More about Camp Fires in the Yukon
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1875. Fourth edition. Read More about An Historical and Statistical Account of New South Wales, from the Founding of the Colony in 1788...
London: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. [ ca 1854]. Contains an extensive description of the Australian gold fields, a segment on the Aborigines, a section for each on New South Wales, Victoria and South and Western Australia as well as agricultural information. Read More about Australia; its Scenery, Natural History and Resources, and Settlements. With a Glance at its Gold...
London: Printed for W. Peacock and Sons, 1802. The Third edition, Correceted and Considerably enlarged. With a fine folding map of New Holland and New Zealand and a separate one of Polynesia including the Sandwich Islands. Read More about A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, containing a Concise Description of the Most Remarkable...
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1833. First Edition. Founder of the “New Colonization System”. Following imprisonment, Wakefield began to study colonial affairs of Australia with an eye towards immigration. Recognizing that the depressed condition of Australian affairs was due to a lack of efficiency and sensible handling he gathered..... Read More about England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Politcal State of Both Nations
London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First edition. Founder of the “New Colonization System”. Following imprisonment, Wakefield began to study colonial affairs of Australia with an eye towards immigration. Recognizing that the depressed condition of Australian affairs was due to a lack of efficiency and sensible handling he gathered his theories for..... Read More about England and America. A Comparison of the Social and Political State of Both Nations
Vienna: Bey Tendler und von Manstein, 1827. Read More about Alphabetisch-topographisches Postreise-Handbuch für den Oesterreichischen Kaiserstaat, nebst...
Frankfurt am Mann: Verlad der jägerischen Buchhandlung, 1790. Third part. War with Turkey. The continuation of the military history of the Russian and Austrian war on Turkey. Read More about Geschichte des gegenwartigen Kriegs zwischen den vereinigten Herren Oesterreichs und Russlands,...
Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, . First Edition. Read More about Recherches Zoologiques dans les Provinces Centrales de l'Inde et dans les regions occidentales de...
Amsterdam: 1708. Second edition. A charming copy of Chapelle's best known work. He recounts a voyage through Provence and Languedoc in both poetry and prose. The work also includes poems by the Kight of Cailly and accounts of campaigns against the Spanist at Rocroi. Read More about Voyages de Messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle: Auquel on a joint les Poesies Du Chevalier de...
London: John Murray, 1836. First edition. "One of the fundamental books on Arctic exploration" (Hill). Back volunteered to search for the lost Ross expedition. Here he describes his trip through north central Canada down the Slave to Great Slave Lake, then to the Great Fish River (which he discovered) and..... Read More about Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the mouth of the Great Fish River, and along the...
London: Saunders and Otley, 1840. First edition. 'Byron diluted!'. A collection of unabashedly Byronic poems — including several "To Laura," an ode to Shelley, and the long title poem on a Greek theme. The young Baille-Cochrane (1816-1890) was at this time begining his association with the Young England movement of..... Read More about The Morea: With Some Remarks on the Present State of Greece
Mexico: Imprenta de la “Voz de México”, 1874. Read More about Recepción hecha en Toluca al Illmo. y Rmo. Sr. D. fray Ramón M. de San José, obispo "in...
Washington, D.C: Embassy of India, January 20, 1947. After Independence of India in 1947, Nehru made Sir Girija his principal foreign affairs adviser, appointing him the first Secretary General in the Ministry of External Affairs. In 1952, he was appointed as the Governor of Bombay State untilk his death. Read More about Autograph
New York: James Pott & Co, n.d. [ca. 1910]. First American edition. Read More about The Walls of Constantinople
London: The Bombay Natural History Society, 1908. First Edition, one of 1200 copies. Read More about The Indian Ducks and Their Allies
London: Witherby and Co, 1913. First Edition. Intended as a guide for the sportsman as well as the specialist, the volume forms a scarce companion to Baker’s Indian Ducks and Their Allies. Read More about Indian Pigeons and Doves
London: Macmillan & Co, 1872. New Edition. Read More about The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia and the Sword Hunter of the Hamran Arabs
London: Longman, Green and Co, 1874. New edition. Read More about The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon
London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1858-1859]. Early Edition. The Rebellion (or “Mutiny”) of 1857 in India has been the center of much historical controversy. Indian historians remain divided as to the nature of the rebellion; “Some see it as a popular rebellion betrayed by the..... Read More about The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India;...
New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1912. First edition. Read More about The Chinese at Home or The Man of Tong and His Land
Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887. First edition. Read More about Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia
Paris: Dondey-Dupré père et fils, 1833. Early response to the French conquest of Algeria in 1830 and subsequent plans for its annexation to France. While the initial hopes of “men of various parties in England” had been that the 1830 expedition would see a favorable outcome from the French administration..... Read More about Appel en Faveur d'Alger, et de l'Afrique du Nord, par un Anglais
London: Simpkin & Marshall, . Read More about Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight, Comprising Views of every object of interest on...