London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850. First edition. Read More about The Book of the Salmon: In Two Parts. by "Ephemera". Assisted by Andrew Young
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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
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...
China: Ca. first half of 19th century. Album of 34 Original Chinese Watercolors. A very interesting and engaging collection of genre scenes. The trees, rocks, and landscapes are particularly well rendered, and the figures are full of life. The pictures in many such albums often follow a sequence of events..... Read More about Album of 34 Chinese watercolor paintings on paper
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
Frankfurt & Leipzig: Joachim Wilde, 1696. Quintus Curtius Rufus was a Roman historian, writing probably during the reign of the Emperor Claudius (41-54 AD) or Vespasian. His only surviving work, Historiae Alexandri Magni, is a biography of Alexander the Great in Latin in ten books, of which the first two..... Read More about Q. Curtius Rufus Von Den Thaten Alexanders Des Grossen Koniges Der Macedonier
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
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...
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1847. Seventh Edition. Read More about History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, to the Restoration of...
Hampshire: 27 May 1887. Alison writes explaining that while he is always "most willing to do what I can to assist you", the week he had chosen coincided with H.R.H. and Gerneal Nicholson coming down to inspect the Engineers.Having served at Lucknow (where he lost his left arm), Ashantee, Egypt..... Read More about ALS to Goodenough
London: Published by Thomas McLean, 1823 [but later, plates watermarked 1822-1824]. Alken, Henry. First edition. A fine copy of "Alken's most important work... It must always form the cornerstone of any Alken collection" (Tooley)The plates and text between them offer a thorough survey of the sports practiced in Great Britain..... Read More about The National Sports of Great Britain, with Descriptions in English and French ... Chasse et...
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, . Limited edition, no. 695 of 1,000 copies, signed by the author. Read More about First Wheel
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, . Limited edition, no. 695 of 1,000 copies, signed by the author and publisher. Autobiogtraphy of this famous white hunter's life from 1947 to 1967. The second part. Read More about Second Wheel. [A White Hunter's Diary 1947-67 Or "From Hero to Cad in a Few Decades"
London: Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1852. Revised edition. Read More about Battles of the British Navy
New York: Century, 1919. Read More about Raemaeker's Cartoon History of the War
Lisboa: Imprensa National, 1859, 1865, 1869. Read More about Almanak Familiar para 1860, 1866, 1870 Segundo depois do Bissexto contendo Alem Callendario e...