New York: Washington Square Bookshop, 1927. A rare and evocative map of the post-WW I Paris of Hemingway... Read More about Plan de Paris
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London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co. Bride-Court, Bridge-Street, 1820. Second English edition. Brackenridge was sent in 1817-1818 by the United States Commission to investigate the Spanish province of South America. In 1819, he published his Voyage to South America, 1820, in two volumes. This English edition consists of..... Read More about Voyage to Buenos Ayres. Performed in the Years 1817 and 1818, by Order of the American Government
London: John Murray, 1851. New Edition. The first edition was in 1826. Read More about Rough Notes taken during some rapid Journeys across the Pampas and among the Andes
London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1852. Second edition, enlarged with a new map and illustrations. Read More about Buenos Ayres and the Provinces of the Rio de la Plata: From Their Discovery And Conquest By The...
[Buenos Aires: 1948]. Inscribed by Péron to Dentist Stanley Tylman. Inscribed on the mount by Perón in Spanish, on December 23, 1948, to the internationally renowned dentist, Dr. Stanley D. Tylman, "in gratitude for his services to Argentina and the friendliness he has shown me with his exquisite delicacy ....... Read More about Portrait Photograph of Juan Péron in his first term of office as President
Kensington and N. P: Argyll Lodge and Balmoral (stationery), n.d. and 28 September 1855. Preserved Leaves of Mull. The first stating that he will send specimens of the ores and the [?] Leaves of Mull to Glasgow for the Museum, the leaves only being “furnished on loan as the specimens..... Read More about Two autograph letters signed “Argyll”
Venice: In Insula S. Lazari, 1837. A fine polyglot version of the writings. Read More about Preces Sancti Nersetis…viginti quatour linguis edit [by H. Aukerian
n.p. [Bavaria? c. 1779?]. The Morawitzky Family of Bavaria. Handsome and beautifully drawn genealogical tree of this noble Bavarian family, whose members of have served for Bavarian Kings and Electors. Theodor Graf Topor von Morawitzky (1735 -1810), whose descent is given here, had a disinguished career as a public servant..... Read More about Manuscript on vellum of the family tree of “Theodor Heinrich von Morawitzky zu Ruednitz aus dem...
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First edition. Read More about Hill Towns and Cities of Northern Italy
Washington, D.C: Way, 1808. Read More about Papers relative to French Affairs communicated by...to Mr. Monroe
Cambridge: The University Press, 1954. First edition. Read More about Robert Estienne Royal Printer. An Historical Study of the Elder Stephanus
[New York: December 23, 1958 ]. Van Vechten, Carl. Signed and dated lower right by Armstrong-Jones. Read More about Portrait photograph of Antony Armstrong-Jones, Lord Snowdon
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1882. Read More about Palms and Temples being Notes of a Four Months' Voyage upon the Nile. With a Preface By Edwin Arnold
London: James E. Hawkins, 17, Paternoster Row, . The Yeke Kingdom (also called the Garanganze or Garenganze kingdom) of the Garanganze people in Katanga, DR Congo, was short-lived, existing from about 1856 to 1891 under one king, Msiri. Read More about GARENGANZE; or Seven Years' Pioneer Mission Work in Central Africa
Paris: Devamber, 43 bould. Malesherbes, nd . Plates are: Le Bon Français Cultive la Terre, Le Bon Français Travaille pour nos soldats, Le Bon Français Se Bat pour son Pays, Le Bon Français Assure la Reprise des Affaires, Le Bon Français Souscrit à l"Emprunt et Echange son Or contre des..... Read More about Le Bon Français
Paris: Devamber, 43 boulevard Malesherbes, nd . Plates are: Les Bleuets, Les Cadets, Les Marie-Louise, Les Tapins. EACH IS SIGNED BY ARNOUX in the lower right. Read More about Quatre Canon françois. Mis en Images par Guy Arnoux
Isle of Wight: 20 December 1588? Sixteenth-century Isle of Wight. This indenture, between David Arrey (?) of Aston in the Isle of Wight and Richard Godfrey of the same isle records the transfer of property.A slightly spidery hand in fading ink renders the top half of this document slightly challenging..... Read More about Manuscript indenture from the reign of Queen Elizabeth between David Arrey (?) and Richard Godfrey
London: Published by the Author 10 Soho Square, 1828. ETON ATLAS. With 4pp. of 8vo ads for Arrowsmith tipped in at back. With this book advertised as "Speedily will be published" crossed out and "just published" supplied in pen with " Pr. 2..2..0" supplied in ink as well. Read More about Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Noti. A Comparative Atlas of Ancient and Modern Geography from Original...
Istanbul: Milli Egitim Basimevi, . First edition. Read More about Les Arts Decoratifs Turcs
Hartford: Printed by Peter B. Gleason & Co, 1819. First edition. Intended for the use of the militia, in which it was found “that every company had a Drill of its own; and no small embarrassment was occasioned … when they were called to exercise toghether.”. Read More about The Artillerist; Comprising the Exercise and Movements of the Light Horse Artillery. Together...
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co, 1890. Authorized English Edition. Read More about An Official Tour of Bosnia and Herzegovina with an Account of the history, antiquities, agrarian...
London: John Murray, 1878. Life on Ascension Island with her husband Scottish Astronomer David Gill to measure the solar parallax-the distance between the Earth and the Sun-by observing Mars, which was then the closest to Earth than it had been for a century. Read More about Six Months in Ascension. A Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition
[Amsterdam: c. 1596]. A very attractive plate of Ascension Island from van Linschoten's celebrated Itinerario. Read More about Vera effigies et delineatio Insul, Ascensio nuncapat … Waerachtighe affbeeldinghe en...
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. Ashley, Clifford. First edition. One of only 1035 made of which 1000 were for sale. Read More about Whaleships of New Bedford
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. First edition, one of 1625. Read More about The Yankee Whaler. With an Introduction by Robert Cushman Murphy and A Preface to the Pictures by...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. Read More about Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne