London: Jonathan Cape, 1927. First London edition, one of 315 large paper copies. Revolt in the Desert was... Read More about Revolt in the Desert
Manchester: Richard Johnson, Printer, Brook Strreet, 1894. Read More about A, B, & C's Little Trip: Pleasant Recollections of a Holiday in Holland and Belgium. Narrated...
London: W.H. Allen & Co, 1882. New (Second) Edition, Revised and corrected by the author first published in 1880. A chapter on "The Shikarry." All were issued by Vanity Fair. Read More about Twenty-one Days in India, or the Tour of Sir Ali Baba, K.C.B
[Washington, D.C: Issued by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 1958]. With a portrait of King Saud, who acceded to the throne in 1953 upon the death of his father Abul Aziz Ibn Saud, a map, and numerous illustrations documenting development in the country since the second world war.Omar Abu... Read More about The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata. Read More about The Sportsman's Book for India
London: John Milne, 1910. First Edition. Read More about An Idler in the Near East
London: Macmillan & Co, 1896. First edition. Read More about A Sketch of the Natural History of Australia, With Some Notes on Sport
New York: Macmillan, 1928. First edition. Inscribed by the Author. Inscribed by the author, "Affectionately inscribed for Ethel Greacen whose friendship I value highly — Delia J. Akeley. Read More about "J.T. Jr." The Biography of an African Monkey
London: Arrowsmith, . First edition. Read More about The Wonderland of Big Game. Being an Account of Two Trips through Tanganyika and Kenya
Paris: Hachette, 1881. French translation of the first English edition of 1865. Read More about Explorations Du Zambese et Ses Affluents et Decouverte Des Lacs Chiroua et Nyassa…1858-1864....
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1814. Pinkerton's collection of voyages was published over the course of six years in a total of seventeen volumes. The six volumes devoted to Europe comprise the largest section of the collection. They are "of great value for its texts, which are sometimes given... Read More about A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels ... Africa
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
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
V.p: 1889-90. Record of a Hunting Trip to Alaska, 1889-1890. Album of drawings and photographs by an accomplished amateur artist, Thomas Gilbert Bowick, during a hunting trip in Oregon and Alaska with his brother John Robie Bowick in 1889 and 1890. The brothers, apparently of English extraction, were part owners... Read More about Random Sketches on a Hunting Trip through Mexico, the Western States, and Alaska T.G. B. May 4/89...
[Alaska]: c. 1905. A collection of photos including images of the U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Manning and her crew. Designed as a cruising cutter for the Revenue Cutter Service, the Manning was commissioned on 8 January, 1898. After service with the U.S. Navy during the Spanish-American War, the Manning returned... Read More about [Photographs of Alaska]
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
Lyon & Paris: Éditions Archat, . First edition. Read More about L'Afrique du Nord française dans l'histoire. Introduction geographique de R. Lespes....
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
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
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1912. IN DUSTJACKET. 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..... Read More about Wayfarers in the Libyan Desert
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...
[N.p: n.d., ca. 1870s]. From the Bay of Algiers to the Wailing Wall. The photographs, many by the Zangaki brothers and Bonfils, include images of Algiers, Tunis, Carthage, Alexandria, Cairo, The Sphynx, portraits of locals (Dervishes, an Arab merchant, an Abyssinian, an Egyptian), the Suez Canal, the Wailing Wall, and..... Read More about Photograph Album of a tour of North Africa, Egypt, and Palestine
Paris: Paul Ollendorff, 1897. Read More about Biskra [At head of title:] Au Pays des Palmes
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...
Lisboa: Imprensa National, 1859, 1865, 1869. Read More about Almanak Familiar para 1860, 1866, 1870 Segundo depois do Bissexto contendo Alem Callendario e...