London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1905. First edition.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1905. First edition.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, . First American edition.
London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell; W. and A. Strahan, 1773; 1777; 1785. First editions of first two voyages; second edition of the third voyage. Complete Set of Cook's Three Voyages. A complete set of the official accounts of Cook's three voyages. "Captain's Cook's three great voyages form the basis...
London: Elliot Stock, 1893. First Wharton edition.
1892. There was an old Fijian legend of walking unharmed through native oven on hot white stones by the Matagali tribe, on the Island of Beqa. On 1 September 1892, the Governor of Fiji, Sir John Bates Thurston, arranged for the "Fire Ceremony" to be performed before the Vice-Regal Party...
London: F.V. White, 1893. First edition. Detective novel.
1925. A PIRATE SETS SAIL ON WILLIAM BEEBE'S EXPEDITION. Under the auspices of the New York Zoological Society, the Arcturus departed New York and sailed via the Sargasso Sea, the Cocos Islands and finally to the Galapagos. Dickerman's official capacity was as assistant artist to the expedition, a role which...
[Munchen; Berlin: Marees-Gesellschaft. Verlag R. Piper & Co. Hersteller: Ganymed, 1926]. Number LVI of LXXX copies specially bound (limitation notice on front pastedown). Deluxe issue. The deluxe issue of this beautifully produced facsimile in color of Gauguin's original manuscript of his collaboration with the Symbolist poet Charles Morice. A version...
London: Printed and Published in Great Britain by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Number 86 of 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench. Trubner & Co, 1927. First Edition. ASHLEY MONTAGU'S COPY.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1846. Second America Edition. Suppressing the Pirates of Borneo. An account of Keppel's setting off from Singapore to Borneo where, with other commanders of British ships, and Sir James Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak the Borneo pirate tribes were suppressed in 1843-44. A large portion of...
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. no. 55 of 1500, signed by the Artist & Designer Douglas A. Dunstan.
c.1870. French naval officer Paul Émile Miot was the first person to take photographs of the Pacific Islands during a voyage to the Marquesas islands and Tahiti in 1869. Born in Trinidad and educated in Ireland, Miot was something of a photographic pioneer, being possibly the first to use photographs...
Various places: December 24, 1871 to September 4, 1872. South Pacific cruise and the beginning of diplomacy with Samoa. An outstanding, extensively illustrated logbook of the diplomatic and research expedition undertaken by the U.S.S. Narragansett to the South Pacific in 1870-73. Kept by midshipman George A. Calhoun (1849-1897), the logbook...
Paris: Société d’Éditions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1930. First edition.
1842. "A description by Colenso of the service used by the Bishop of London for the reception of three priests from the Church of Rome. On the last page is only a verse - Rev. xviii, 4, 5" (Williams).
London: Wells Gardner, Darton & Co, . First edition.
London: H.G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, 1854. New Edition. With Plates.
Garden City, NY: Published for The American Museum of Natural History by The Natural History Press, 1968. First American edition.
ca. 1943. An illustrated history of the 26th Naval Construction Battalion's tour in the Solomons, 1942-3. With 4 vintage black-and-white photographs laid-in and a combat handbook, Fighting on Guadalcanal (1943).
[San Francisco]: The Colt Press by William Roth and Jane Grabhorn, 1940. One of 500 copies. Printed September 1940.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1879. Early edition, first published in 1872.
London: Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1829. First Edition. First Edition. The first edition of an epochal work by a scholar and missionary, who lived in and wrote extensively of Hawaii and Polynesia and later Madagascar. After an adventurous life in foreign and frequently insalubrious climes he died of a chill...
Paris: Librairie Internationale, Boulevard Montmartre, 15. A. Lacroix, Verboeckoven et Cie. Éditeurs à Bruxelles, à Leipzig, à Livourne, 1869. First edition. Jacolliot was a barrister and author who lived on Tahiti, India and other parts of Asia, He collected and transcribed Sanskrit myths. Madame Blavatsky and Nietzsche were influenced by...
London: Printed for G. Robinson, 1773. A very good example of the wide appetite for information brought back from explorers of the New World.At page 345 is "The Dress of the Inhabitants of Otaheite" signed by "Almeira", with engraving and page 457 is an article on "The Manner of Burying...