The Limited Editions Club, 1993. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies signed by Harrer. "After his escape from... Read More about Seven Years In Tibet
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London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1819. Fourth Edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth
Paris: Marcel Seheur, 1933. Number 684. INSCRIBED BY ARTIST. The artsist was Jewish, Ukrainian 1894-1962). The book is inscribed to the Weslers by the artist in 1950. Read More about L'Art Et La Vie: Mane-Katz
London: Published by Cocrete Pulications Limited, 14 , Dartmouth Street, [Feburary, 1940]. Read More about Design and Construction of Air-Raid Shelters in Accordance with the Civil Defence Act, 1939, and...
London: R. Morison & Son, 1799. Read More about The Modern Gazetteer; Being a Compendious Geographical Dictionary kingdoms, empires, states,...
Calcutta: Thacker, Spink and Co. Bombay: Thacker & Co., Limited. London: W. Thacker & Co, 1890. Third Edition. "A 'Natural History' of the Native Tribes who in India render us Service" Behind the scenes of colonial life in India, originally published in the TIMES OF INDIA-with advice for "Engaging a...... Read More about Behind the Bungalow
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, . Third printing. Carl Akeley's intent was to make available to the public a visual experience of Africa and the wildlife. He designed and created the sets to show their natural habitats and captured the animals to make the individual scenes which can be..... Read More about Carl Akeley's Africa. The Account of the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the...
London: KPI, . Second edition. Read More about Islamic Peoples of the Soviet Union
Ipswich: East Anglian Times, 1951. First edition. These tales were told by Sheikh Sulaiman al-Kretli and were put together by John Gayer-Anderson's brother T.G. Gayer-Anderson after his brother's death. He owned the house Bait al-Kretliya which with all his Islamic treasure reverted back to the Egyptian State on his death..... Read More about Legends of the Bait Al-Kretliya as Told by Sheikh Sulaiman al-Kretli and put into English by R.G....
Washington, D.C: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1867. First edition. Sumner's important speech in support of the ratification oof the treaty with Russia which ceded what would become Alaska to the U.S. Sometimes found with a large folding map by Lindenkpohl, though it was not issued with the speech..... Read More about Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of Massachusetts, on the Cession of Russian America to the United...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1904. Read More about Alaskan Boundary Tribunal. United States Atlas. Maps and Charts accompanying the Case and Counter...
Washington, D.C: Government Printing Office, 1885. First edition. Read More about Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in Reponse to the...
London: John Lane, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, . First edition. The interesting and amusing account of the Gordon's journey through Albania during the summer of 1926, The authors had written other volumes about their journeys in Spain, the Balkans, Languedoc, Sweden and Lapland. Read More about Two Vagabonds in Albania
Osborne: 11August 1855. As Secretary for Prince Albert. Phipps, as private secretary to Prince Albert, responds to the invitation of Gourlie and Anderson to attend the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science as the Prince and the Queen will have just “arrived in the Highlands for..... Read More about ALS to William Gourlie and Thomas Anderson
1843. Rare - the plate for this print remained private and was never used for a published edition. Read More about “A nun and a small peasant girl” entitled "From a Watercolour Sketch by E. Landseer"
Lyon & Paris: Éditions Archat, . First edition. Read More about L'Afrique du Nord française dans l'histoire. Introduction geographique de R. Lespes....
London: William and John Innys, 1720-24. With preliminaries and titles of both first and second editions. Read More about A Natural History of English Insects Illustrated with a Hundred Copper Plates, Curiously Engraven...
Westminster: St Clement Dane, September 15, 1772. ALEHOUSE LICENSE 1772 IN WESTMINSTER. Alehouse license for The Crooked Bill in the parish of St. Clement Danes. The fee for the one-year license was £. 10 each to the proprietors Ambrose Pennington and John Waite. Read More about Alehouse license for Ambrose Pennington and John Waite of The Crooked Bill
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. Preface:"For two women to start upon a camping trip in the desert, with only an Arab retinue to protect them seems to some of our friends to show a high sense of adventure..." The two women are our author and her co-author Lady Evelyn..... Read More about Wayfarers in the Libyan Desert
London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1860. First Edition. A lighthearted look at sport and camping in the Canadian wilds. Read More about Salmon-Fishing in Canada. By a Resident
London: James Cochrane and Co, 1835. First edition. "War of the Two-Brothers," with a contemporary letter of Admiral Sartorius. First edition of this lively first-hand account of events in Portugal in 1834 during the so-called "War of the Two-Brothers." The author James Alexander is perhaps best known nowadays as having..... Read More about Sketches in Portugal, during the Civil War of 1834 ... with Observations on the Present and...
London: Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street, by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, 1814. First edition. Well executed and precisely colored series of plates illustrating the costumes of the constituent nationalities of the Austro-Hungarian empire, including representatives of Upper Austria, Tyrolia, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Sclavonia, Dalmatia, Transylvania, Bukowina, etc., etc., as..... Read More about Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians. Illustrated in 50 Coloured...
Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1897. Read More about Biskra [At head of title:] Au Pays des Palmes
Paris: Plon, nd. Inscribed. Inscribed "Pour M. Emile Rossignol/ cordialement/ Massu/7.4.73." Read More about Le Torrent et la Digue. Alger du 13 Mai aux Barricades
London: Nathaniel Cooke, Milford House, Strand, 1854. First edition. Read More about Algeria: The Topography and History, Political, Social and Natural, of French Africa