c.1870. French naval officer Paul Émile Miot was the first person to take photographs of the Pacific Islands... Read More about Eight albumen photographs of Polynesia
Our history, travel and geography holdings include a wide range of material from Pacific, Near East, Arctic, African and Asian voyages to archaeology, topography and military strategy.
Quebec: Zech & Fils, nd. Read More about L'Imitation de Jesus-Christ. Traduction Nouvelle par l'Abbé F. de Lomennais
Manchester: Richard Johnson, Printer, Brook Strreet, 1894. First edition. Read More about A, B, & C's Little Trip: Pleasant Recollections of a Holiday in Holland and Belgium. Narrated...
Brunswick, Maine: Nov., 2, 1858. "Your favor of Nov. 6 I have just rec'd. I regret very much that I have no autograph of the Emperor and have never had any. While in Europe I received some notes from distinguished men but they have long since passed into the hands..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed ("John S.C. Abbot") to Mr. Edward Brown Houghton
Aberdeen, (Scotland): Printed for the Third Spalding Club, 1929. First edition. Read More about Bibliographica Aberdonensis: Being an Account of Books Relating to or Printed in the Shires of...
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
11 May, 1802. He was Minister of Justice from 1799 to 1802 under Napoleon. The =quaetion raised in this ketter is "Shall Napoleon be a lifetime Consul?" Read More about Broadside Letter as Minister of Justice "Aux Tribunal de première instance, d'appel et...
London: Rudolf Ackermann, 1814. First edition. Fine Early Copy of Ackermann's Oxford. An early copy. The list of plates in vol. I is the first state (it does not list the portraits of Founders; this copy does not include the Founders). Plate 1, vol.1, is mislabeled “History of Cambridge” and..... Read More about A History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings
London: Ackermann, 1816. First Edition, First Issue (paper watermarked 1816). This folio forms part of one of Ackermann’s larger, though not so successful projects, his History of the Colleges. Ford in his book on Ackermann notes that William Combe wrote the text for this, as well as five other schools..... Read More about History of the Merchant Taylors' School
London: W. Thacker & Co, 1899. First edition. A Beautiful Copy. “An excellent work of high mountain sport” (Czech).A superior copy in choice condition. Read More about A Summer in High Asia. Being a Record of Sport and Travel in Baltistan and Ladakh. [At head of...
N. P: . Contributor's Copy–Honoring Adenauer. From the library of Henry Cabot Lodge who was one on the contributors to this collection. The magazine “Der Spiegel” produced a special issue to honor Chancelor Adenauer on his retirement. This notebook contains facsimiles of the contributions. The contributors are Harold Macmillan, Dwight..... Read More about Abschied Von Konrad Adenauer. 42 Briefe
London: Methuen, 1898. "The Matablele Rebellion which broke out in March 1896 had spread by June to Mashonaland. While the Matabele Relief under Col. Plumer went into action a force of Mounted Infantry originally sent from Britain to serve in Matabeleland arrived in Mashonaland for a five-month campaign to subdue..... Read More about With the Mounted Infantry and the Mashonaland Field Force 1896
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata. Read More about The Sportsman's Book for India
London: Witherby & Co, 1911. First English Edition (both American & English editions published simultaneously). With chapters on - "A River of New Brunswick," "Tuna Fishing in the North Atlantic," "The Edge of the Great Lakes," "New Scotland," and "The Land of Evangeline." "First book seen to spell Nipigon in..... Read More about A Fisherman's Summer in Canada
London: Martin Secker, . First edition. Read More about Behind the Ranges. Parentheses of Travel
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
Ferozepore: Muir Printing Works, 1929-30. First editions, all published. Pigsticking in the Punjab, 1929-30. Printed record of the organized pig hunting seasons of the Ferozepore Tent Club. Ferozepore is located on the Sutlej Rivier in Punjab.The compiler of the 1929 Log Book, Major K.M. Agnew, notes that this was the..... Read More about Ferozepore Tent Club. Log Book. Season 1929 [bound with:] Season 1930 [Cover title
London: Printed for Longman. Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1822. First edition. Read More about Memoirs of the Court of James the First
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