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ON A MEXICAN MUSTANG, THROUGH TEXAS, FROM THE GULF TO THE RIO GRANDE

by SWEET, Alex E. & KNOX, J.Armoy

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Charles Agvent
Published
1883
Condition
Hinges neatly reinforced; early owner ink stamp on front blank. Light soiling to covers. Very Good and increasingly uncommon in
Edition
First Edition
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$156.30

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Hartford: S. S. Scranton & Company, 1883. First Edition. Hardcover. Hinges neatly reinforced; early owner ink stamp on front blank. Light soiling to covers. Very Good and increasingly uncommon in this condition. Decorated mustard cloth with fancy gilt designs on the front cover and spine; 672 pages. Illustrated with many plates and facsimiles. Sixguns 2174; Adams HERD 2217:… Read more
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VOYAGES EN FRANCE

by

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Charles Agvent
Published
1796 - 1798
Condition
Minor rubbing to the spine edges and corners but overall a Fine, charming set
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$750.00

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Paris: Chez Chaignieau aîné and Libraire Devaux, 1796 - 1798. First Edition. Hardcover. Minor rubbing to the spine edges and corners but overall a Fine, charming set. Four duodecimo (3-1/4" x 5-1/4") volumes in contemporary speckled calf leather with gilt rules, marbled endpapers, and decorated gilt spines with matching gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, all edges gilt; total… Read more
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TRAVELS THROUGH PART OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE AND THE COUNTRY OF POLAND, ALONG THE SOUTHERN SHORES OF THE BALTIC

by JOHNSTON, Robert

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Charles Agvent
Published
1815
Condition
Occasional soiling with some offsetting from the plates to the text but the plates are clean. Some wear to joints but covers are
Edition
First Edition
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$1,875.00

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London: J. J. Stockdale, 1815. First Edition. Hardcover. Occasional soiling with some offsetting from the plates to the text but the plates are clean. Some wear to joints but covers are tight and firm. Near Fine example. Quarto (8-1/4" x 10-1/2") in contemporary straight-grained red morocco with gilt tooling on the covers and spine, marbled endpapers, all edges… Read more
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image of A VOYAGE ROUND GREAT BRITAIN, UNDERTAKEN IN THE SUMMER OF THE YEAR 1813, AND COMMENCING FROM THE LAND'S-END, CORNWALL ... WITH A SERIES OF VIEWS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE CHARACTER AND PROMINENT FEATURES OF THE COAST

A VOYAGE ROUND GREAT BRITAIN, UNDERTAKEN IN THE SUMMER OF THE YEAR 1813, AND COMMENCING FROM THE LAND'S-END, CORNWALL ... WITH A SERIES OF VIEWS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE CHARACTER AND PROMINENT FEATURES OF THE COAST

by AYTON, Richard

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1814-1825
Condition
Contents with occasional light foxing (primarily to text leaves facing plates but slightly affecting a few plates) and some offs
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25,000.00

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1814-1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents with occasional light foxing (primarily to text leaves facing plates but slightly affecting a few plates) and some offsetting from plates, else clean. All bindings quite solid and attractive, some light rubbing or scuffing to some hinges and edges or corners, one volume with small tear at… Read more
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$25,000.00
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THE TUGMAN'S PASSAGE

by HOAGLAND, Edward

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Charles Agvent
Published
(1979)
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$37.50

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New York: Random House, (1979). First Edition. Wraps. Fine. Uncorrected Proof in olive wraps. Publisher's information sheet taped to the front cover gives a publication date of 12 March 1981, though the copyright page correctly gives the date of 1982.
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AFRICAN CALLIOPE. A JOURNEY TO THE SUDAN

by HOAGLAND, Edward

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1979)
Condition
Publisher's sticker on front cover and author's name in ink on spine. Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$37.50

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New York: Random House, (1979). First Edition. Wraps. Publisher's sticker on front cover and author's name in ink on spine. Fine. Uncorrected Proof in red wraps. Publisher's information sheet laid in.
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image of DESCRIPTION DE L'AFRIQUE, CONTENANT LES NOMS, LA SITUATION & LES CONFINS DE TOUTES SES PARTIES, LEURS RIVIERES, LEURS VILLES & LEURS HABITATIONS, LEURS PLANTES & LEURS ANIMAUX; LES MOEURS, LES COUTUMES, LA LANGUE, LES RICHESSES, LA RELIGION & LE GOUVERNEMENT DE SES PEUPLES. AVEC DES CARTES DES ETATS, DES PROVINCES & DES VILLES, & DES FIGURES EN TAILLE-DOUCE, QUI REPRESENTENT LES HABITS & LES PRINCIPALES CEREMONIES DES HABITANS, LES PLANTES & LES ANIMAUX LES MOINS CONNUS

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Amsterdam: Wolfgang, Waesberge, Boom et van Someren, 1686. First Edition. Hardcover. Some ink ownership markings on verso of engraved title-page and on title-page, some light intermittent foxing to text, a few plates with very mild chipping or minor damage. Near Fine example of this beautiful book. Large quarto (9" x 14") bound in 19th century black morocco leather-backed… Read more
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$9,375.00
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A NEW AND COMPLETE COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS...

by MOORE, John Hamilton

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
[1785]
Condition
Occasional marginal notes in ink or pencil, a minor tear here or there but contents very clean. Front board of the first volume
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,750.00

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London: Alexander Hogg, [1785]. First Edition. Hardcover. Occasional marginal notes in ink or pencil, a minor tear here or there but contents very clean. Front board of the first volume detached, others secure. A Near Fine set. Two folio (9" x 13-3/4") volumes bound in contemporary marbled calf leather with gilt rules and decorated spines and matching gilt-lettered… Read more
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VOYAGES AND TRAVELS TO INDIA, CEYLON, THE RED SEA, ABYSSINIA, AND EGYPT, IN THE YEARS 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805, AND 1806

by VALENTIA George Annesley, Viscount

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1809
Condition
Armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a modern, tasteful bookplate on the front endpapers of each volume. Sporadic foxi
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$5,625.00

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London: William Miller, 1809. First Edition. Hardcover. Armorial bookplate on the front pastedowns and a modern, tasteful bookplate on the front endpapers of each volume. Sporadic foxing, some plates with offsetting from the text, bindings firm and Fine. Overall a Near Fine example. Three quarto (9" x 11-1/2") volumes in contemporary mottled calf leather with gilt rules, marbled… Read more
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image of A PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE ENGLISH LAKES, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST ROMANTIC SCENERY OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE, WITH ACCOUNTS OF ANTIENT AND MODERN MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, AND ELUCIDATIONS OF THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THAT PART OF THE COUNTRY, &C. &C ILLUSTRATED WITH FORTY-EIGHT COLOURED VIEWS...

A PICTURESQUE TOUR OF THE ENGLISH LAKES, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MOST ROMANTIC SCENERY OF CUMBERLAND, WESTMORELAND, AND LANCASHIRE, WITH ACCOUNTS OF ANTIENT AND MODERN MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, AND ELUCIDATIONS OF THE HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES OF THAT PART OF THE COUNTRY, &C. &C ILLUSTRATED WITH FORTY-EIGHT COLOURED VIEWS...

by FIELDING, T[heodore] H[enry] and WALTON, J

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1821
Condition
Text and plates clean with only occasional offsetting from the text to the plates. Spine edges rubbed, corners worn. Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,125.00

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London: R. Ackermann, 1821. First Edition. Hardcover. Text and plates clean with only occasional offsetting from the text to the plates. Spine edges rubbed, corners worn. Very Good. Quarto (8-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in contemporary leather-backed cloth with leather corners, gilt rules and lettering. Illustrated with a hand-colored title page vignette and 48 hand-colored aquatint plates. Abbey, SCENERY… Read more
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TRAVELS THROUGH GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, ITALY, AND SICILY

by STOLBERG, Frederic Leopold (Count). HOLCROFT, Thomas (translator)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1796-1797
Condition
Text very clean and fresh. Light edgewear to binding, joints partly split but covers tight. Very Good
Edition
First Edition in English
Item Price
$1,250.00

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London: G. G. and J. Robinson, 1796-1797. First Edition in English. Hardcover. Text very clean and fresh. Light edgewear to binding, joints partly split but covers tight. Very Good. Two quarto (8-1/4" x 10-1/2") volumes in contemporary calf with gilt rules and gilt-lettered black morocco spine labels, one lacking from the first volume; half-title page present in the… Read more
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image of VOYAGE AU LEVANT, C'EST-A-DIRE, DANS LES PRINCIPAUX ENDROITS DE L'ASIE MINEURE, DANS LES ISLES DE CHIO, RHODES, CHYPRE, &C. DE MEME QUE DANS LES PLUS CONSIDERABLES VILLES D'EGYPTE, SYRIE, & TERRE SAINTE (2 volumes) [and] VOYAGES DE CORNEILLE LE BRUYN PAR LA MOSCOVIE, EN PERSE, ET AUX INDES ORIENTALES (3 volumes)

VOYAGE AU LEVANT, C'EST-A-DIRE, DANS LES PRINCIPAUX ENDROITS DE L'ASIE MINEURE, DANS LES ISLES DE CHIO, RHODES, CHYPRE, &C. DE MEME QUE DANS LES PLUS CONSIDERABLES VILLES D'EGYPTE, SYRIE, & TERRE SAINTE (2 volumes) [and] VOYAGES DE CORNEILLE LE BRUYN PAR LA MOSCOVIE, EN PERSE, ET AUX INDES ORIENTALES (3 volumes)

by DE BRUYN, Cornelis

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Charles Agvent
Published
1725
Condition
Margins of the first leaves of Volume I reinforced, some browning and staining in the margins throughout with occasional margin
Edition
First Collected Edition
Item Price
$9,375.00

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Rouen: Ch. Ferrand, 1725. First Collected Edition. Hardcover. Margins of the first leaves of Volume I reinforced, some browning and staining in the margins throughout with occasional margin reinforcement. Light wear to corners of bindings. Very Good. Five quarto (7-1/4" x 9-3/4") volumes bound in modern mottled calf leather, blind-ruled border on covers, gilt ornamented spines on 5… Read more
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image of IL GAZZETTIERE AMERICANO CONTENENTE UN DISTINTO RAGGUAGLIO DI TUTTE LE PARTI DEL NUOVO MONDO DELLA LORO SITUAZIONE, CLIMA, TERRENO, PRODOTTI, STATO ANTICO E MODERNO, MERCI, MANIFATTURE, E COMMERCIO CON UNA ESATTA DESCRIZIONE DELLE CITTÀ, PIAZZE, PORTI, BAJE, FIUMI, LAGHI, MONTAGNE, PASSI, E FORTIFICAZIONI IL TUTTO DESTINATO AD ESPORRE LO STATO PRESENTE DELLE COSE IN QUELLA PARTE DI GLOBO, E LE MIRE, E INTERESSI DELLE DIVERSE POTENZE, CHE HANNO DEGLI STABILIMENTI IN AMERICA

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Livorno: Marco Coltellini, 1763. First Edition. Hardcover. Half-title with marginal repair, one leaf (Ll1) with a small repaired hole affecting text, first folding map with repair to verso, some light staining, mostly marginal; binding close to Fine with a little spotting to the leather. Overall Near Fine. Three folio (9-1/2" x 12") volumes bound in twentieth century… Read more
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REIS-BESCHRYVING DOOR DE ZUID-ZEE, LANGS DE KUSTEN VAN CHILI, PERU EN BRAZIL OPGESTELT OP EENE REISTOCHT GEDAAN IN DE JAREN 1712, 1713, EN 1714. NEVENS EENE BESCHRYVINGE VAN DE REGERINGE DER YNCAS, KONINGEN VAN PERU

by FREZIER, M

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1718
Condition
Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled
Edition
First Dutch Edition
Item Price
$3,125.00

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Amsterdam: R & G Wetstein, 1718. First Dutch Edition. Hardcover. Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled paper slipcase. Small quarto (6" x 7-5/8") bound in modern half green morocco leather and paper patterned boards with matching morocco corners and a heavily gilt-decorated spine… Read more
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TRAVELS THROUGH SICILY AND THE LIPARI ISLANDS, IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER, 1824. BY A NAVAL OFFICER

by [BOID (Capt. Edward)]

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Charles Agvent
Published
1827
Condition
Slight worming in the gutter of some leaves and the outer margin of one plate, not affecting the text. Foxing, mostly moderate,
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,875.00

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London: T. Flint, 1827. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight worming in the gutter of some leaves and the outer margin of one plate, not affecting the text. Foxing, mostly moderate, heaviest to title page and a few plates. Binding solid with some rubbing to the hinges and spine tips. Very Good. Octavo (5-1/4" x 8-1/4") bound in later calf… Read more
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TOMBLESON'S VIEWS OF THE RHINE

by TOMBLESON, W[illiam] & FEARNSIDE, W[illiam] G[ray] (editor)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1832
Condition
Owner name of Harriet Mosely dated 1835 on the front blank of each volume with an armorial bookplate on the front endpaper of ea
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$937.50

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London: W. Tombleson and Company, 1832. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name of Harriet Mosely dated 1835 on the front blank of each volume with an armorial bookplate on the front endpaper of each volume. Plates bright and clean. Some rubbing to the hinges which are just a little tender. Near Fine. W. Tombleson. Two small quarto (5-3/4" x… Read more
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image of THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT & NUBIA. / AFTER LITHOGRAPHS BY LOUIS HAGHE FROM DRAWINGS MADE ON THE SPOT

THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA, EGYPT & NUBIA. / AFTER LITHOGRAPHS BY LOUIS HAGHE FROM DRAWINGS MADE ON THE SPOT

by ROBERTS, David

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Charles Agvent
Published
1855
Condition
Some foxing, heaviest on the titles and initial leaves, occasionally to the margins of the plates but rarely affecting the image
Edition
First Quarto Edition
Item Price
$8,125.00

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London: Day & Son, 1855. First Quarto Edition. Hardcover. Some foxing, heaviest on the titles and initial leaves, occasionally to the margins of the plates but rarely affecting the images. Public library bookplate with small ink stamps at various places throughout, sometimes in the margins of the plates but never on the images. Hinges repaired with new paste-downs, general… Read more
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TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA

by DOUGHTY, Charles M

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1953
Condition
Owner blindstamp on a front endpaper; some darkening to the covers. Still Near Fine, as issued without slipcase and unsigned
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
Item Price
$93.80

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1953. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Owner blindstamp on a front endpaper; some darkening to the covers. Still Near Fine, as issued without slipcase and unsigned. Edy Legrand. Octavo (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in a rough natural linen stamped with designs in dark Arabian brown ink and with a traditional Arabian wallet-flap; 455 pages… Read more
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TRAVELS THROUGH SWEDEN, FINLAND, AND LAPLAND, TO THE NORTH CAPE, IN THE YEARS 1798 AND 1799

by ACERBI, Joseph

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1802
Condition
The map is detached and has a short closed tear with little effect on the image. Scattered staining and foxing but generally cle
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$1,250.00

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London: Joseph Mawman, 1802. First Edition. Hardcover. The map is detached and has a short closed tear with little effect on the image. Scattered staining and foxing but generally clean. Bindings rubbed but the covers are tight. Very Good. Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10") volumes in contemporary tree calf leather with gilt-lettered red morocco spine labels. Illustrated… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF LAPLAND WHEREIN ARE SHEWED THE ORIGINAL MANNERS, HABITS, MARRIAGES, CONJURATIONS, &C. OF THAT PEOPLE

by SCHEFFER, John

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1674
Condition
Occasional foxing or stain; short closed tear to one leaf with no loss. Leather cracked, dry, and peeling, but sound. Very Good
Edition
First English Edition
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$2,187.50

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Oxford: Theater, 1674. First English Edition. Hardcover. Occasional foxing or stain; short closed tear to one leaf with no loss. Leather cracked, dry, and peeling, but sound. Very Good. Small folio (7-1/4" x 11") in worn contemporary calf leather with a modern leather spine; vi, 147, [1] pages. First edition in English of a study of the geography,… Read more
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