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Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph

by Lawrence, T. E.

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1936
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Good +
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1936. Hardcover. Good +. The autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918. Later edition, an account of the 1916 Arab revolt against the Ottomans, written… Read more
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Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820 and 1824

by Waterton, Charles

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Published
1825
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Good + overall
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First edition
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London: Printed for J. Mawman, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. A presentation binding of this work by the English explorer, naturalist and expert in taxidermy, Charles Waterton (1781-1865) with the frontispiece portrait of the strange creature he claimed to have witnessed, called "A Nondescript", part man and part animal. The work provided an early description… Read more
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Powerscourt Waterfall, Ireland. Aquatint view

by [Ireland]

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Published
1820
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Otherwise very good condition
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1820. Otherwise very good condition. A hand colored aquatint of the waterfall at "Powerscourt" in County Wicklow, Ireland. A beautiful vista overlooking the valley and surrounding mountains, with the falls at left and a man and dog in foreground. On verso, handwritten verse of the hymn, "When Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing… Read more
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Voyages And Travels Or Scenes In Many Lands. Volumes I & II

by De Colange, Leo ed

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Published
1887
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Very good condition
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First edition
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Boston: E. W. Walker, 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Two small folio volumes, profusely illustrated with 850 wonderful steel and wood engravings, the plates very bright and clean. Volume I devoted primarily to Europe: France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Spain; Volume II to Africa, India, China, Japan, Great Britain and the United States. … Read more
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The Vale of Calaat. Plate XXII. Aquatint

by Salt, Henry after

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Published
1809
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Very good condition
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London: William Miller, 1809. Very good condition. Stunning full hand colored aquatint depicting the Chetzin Calat in the Tigray region of present day Ethiopia (then known as Abyssinia). Three tribal men carrying spears stand in the foreground of a sweeping desert valley framed by rock formations in the distance. From Henry Salt's best known work, "Twenty-Four Views… Read more
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Femme de l'Ile de Santorin (Archipel grec Cotes d'asie). Lithograph

by [Greece; Santorini] Deveria, Achille

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Published
1832
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Very good condition
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Paris: Goupil et Vibert, Bulla et Delarue, 1832. Very good condition. Richly colored hand colored lithograph highlighted with gum arabic, depicting a woman from the Greek island of Santorini in beautiful traditional garb, full trousers with flowing overskirts, full sleeved blouse and head scarf. From Deveria's 'Costumes historiques de ville ou de théâtre et travestissemens'. … Read more
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A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: with anecdotes relating to some eminent characters

by Moore, John

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Published
1789
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Good - condition
Edition
Seventh Edition
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London: A. Printed For A.Strahan and T.Cadell, 1789. Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Good - condition. An account of Dr. Moore's observations on the social customs and culture he observed on a tour with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria. Moore met with Voltaire at Ferney and Frederick the Great in Berlin. 2… Read more
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Missionary Travels And Researches In South Africa; Including A Sketch Of Sixteen Years Residence In The Interior Of Africa ..

by Livingstone, David

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Published
1858
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Good condition
Edition
First American edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858. First American edition. Hardcover. Good condition. First American Edition of one of the most important nineteenth century accounts of African exploration with 2 Arrowsmith maps in very good condition. Livingstone describes his missionary activities and travels in South Africa from 1841 to 1853 and his first major expedition, the Trans-Africa… Read more
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Domestic Manners of the Americans

by Trollope, Mrs

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Published
1832
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Good overall
Edition
Second edition
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London: Whittaker, Treacher & Co, 1832. Second edition. Hardcover. Good overall. Account of Frances Milton Trollope (mother of writer Anthony Trollope) of her 1827 trip to America, including a visit to the utopian Tennessee community of Nashoba founded to educate & emancipate slaves, and her stay in Cincinnati. An early critique of American exceptionalism. 8vo, 304pp;… Read more
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My Life As An Explorer

by Hedin, Sven

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Published
1925
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Good + condition
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First edition
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Garden City: Garden City Publishing, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Account of the extensive travels of the Swedish explorer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator. Hedin made four expeditions to Central Asia & Europe, as well as visits to Constantinople, the Caucasus, Tehran, Mesopotamia, lndia, China, Asiatic Russia, and Japan. 4to, 544pp.… Read more
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Borobudur

by Frederic, Louis (text); Jean-Louis Nou (photographer)

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Published
1996
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Very good condition
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First American edition
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New York: Abbeville Press, Inc., 1996. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Magnificent photography by Jean-Louis Nou of this important Buddhist holy site in Java, in this encyclopedic work which examines Borodudur's historical background, architecture and symbolism. Large folio, 347pp printed on thick artist paper. This volume is bound in white cloth and has clean and crisp… Read more
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Siam. 2nd Rural Economic Survey 1934-1935

by Andrews, James

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Cambridge: Peabody Museum. Wraps. Good +. Survey performed under the joint auspices of the Siamese government and Harvard. Contents include farming, fishing, handicrafts, labor, trade, annual income, expenditures, agricultural credit, total income & expenditure, and economic development. Tall 8vo, viii, errata slip, 396pp. Green paper wrappers. Front wrapper detached, chipped lower corner.… Read more
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Paris Sketches. With letter of presentation and some notes on the issue

by Nordau, Max

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Published
1890
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Good + overall
Edition
Second edition
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Chicago: L. Schick, 1890. Second edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. Presentation copy from the publisher to the translator Frederick F. Schrader, of a number of the essays in the book. With a loosely inserted letter headed letter from the publisher dated March 17, 1890. Max Nordau (1849 - 1923) was an author, social critic and Zionist… Read more
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Les Travaux de la Cour Permanente d'Arbitrage de la Haye

by Scott, James Brown (Introduction)

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Published
1921
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First printing
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1921. First printing. Hardcover. Good +. Collection of official documents including sentences and results of arbitration to do with cases submitted to the international court at The Hague between 1899 and 1907. Includes a lengthy article on the arbitration over Timor, with color maps (L'Affaire de l'Ile de Timor, pp377 - 424) concerning… Read more
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The Great Australian Bush Its Wonders and Beauty

by Bailey, Edward P. (Col.)

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Published
1930
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Very good overall
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San Marino, California, 1930. Ephemera. Very good overall. Travel brochure with striking b&w illustration of Aborigine holding a spear, against a bright orange background. With a double spread of captioned images of Aborigines, with white man in pith helmet at center (Col. Bailey most likely). The captions read "Three old men of Arunta Tribe", "Bark Gunyah, or… Read more
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Journey to Central Africa; or, Life and Landscapes From Egypt to the Negro Kingdoms of the White Nile

by Taylor, Bayard

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Published
1854
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Very good condition
Edition
Tenth printing
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New York: Putnam, 1854. Tenth printing. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account of an American traveler's 1852 Nile journey, with a wonderful blind stamped bookseller's stamp at the title page, for Tysoe & Cowan Booksellers and Stationers, Main St., Danbury Ct. Also with the signature of the presumed first owner, John G. Meder, Danbury 1855 at the… Read more
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Twenty Years in Persia. A Narrative of Life under the Last Three Shahs

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Published
1908
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Very good overall
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First edition
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New York: Fleming H. Revell Co, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Contents include: Kurds & Nestorians, bandits of Kurdistan, life on Turco Persian frontier, Teheran, Tabriz, Kum, Sultanabad, Hamadan, Persian topography, language & religion of Persia, medical missions in Persia, American missions in Persia, Persian government, reform movement and more. 8vo, 349pp, ills.… Read more
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The American Universal Geography, or a view of the present state of all the kingdoms, states, and colonies in the known world. Vol II

by Morse, Jedidiah

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Published
1819
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Good + overall
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Seventh edition
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Boston: Lincoln & Edmands, 1819. Seventh edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. Second volume of two, complete in itself, with much material on China (pp481 - 527) and Australasia. On Australia, "Some have supposed that this extensive region, when more thoroughly investigated, would be found to consist of two, three, or more vast islands, intersected by narrow seas.… Read more
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The Danube, Its History, Scenery, and Topography

by Bartlett, W. Henry; William Beattie, ed

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Published
1844
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Very good overall
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London: George Virtue, Ivy Lane, 1844. Hardcover. Very good overall. Beautifully engraved views of the Danube, from Ulm, Passau, Linz, Kloster Neuberg, Vienna, Budapest, Pesth, Belgrade, and Sulineh. Thick 4to, 236 pp, teg, a wide margin copy. With vignette title page, frontispiece portrait, map, 78 full page steel engravings, woodcut engravings in text by W. H.… Read more
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The Colonial Magazine and Commercial-Maritime Journal. Aug - Dec 1842; 1843

by Martin, Robert Montgomery, ed

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Published
1843
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Very good condition
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London: Fisher & Son, 1843. Hardcover. Very good condition. 4 volumes covering the last quarter of 1842 and 1843 in entirety. Articles of interest include: Vol I: Manilla, by a Correspondent (p1); North American Indians (83, 202, 423); Progress of the Settlement at Port Phillip (160); British South Africa - A Description of Port Natal, with a… Read more
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