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The History of England, During the Reigns of the Royal House of Stuart. Wherein The Errors of Late Histories are Discover'd and Corrected; With Proper Reflections, And several Original Letters from King Charles II King James II Oliver Cromwell, & c....
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The History of England, During the Reigns of the Royal House of Stuart. Wherein The Errors of Late Histories are Discover'd and Corrected; With Proper Reflections, And several Original Letters from King Charles II King James II Oliver Cromwell, & c....

By John Oldmixon

London : Printed for John Pemberton, Richard Ford and John Gray and Thomas Cox, 1730 A very good to near fine copy in contemporary panelled calf binding. The title page does not give the author's name, but John Oldmixon was quickly established as the author and some of the content was designed to, and did, give offence. He was known as a political writer with Whig sympathies and his style was argumentative as the title page and opening letter to readers in this work illustrates. This copy has panelled calf boards with blind tooled decoration. The spine, with raised bands, title label and gilt decoration, has been relaid - and the binder has continued the gilt lines on the newer leather. There is a small mark on the back board and light scuffing. The corners have been rebuilt. Internally there is a signature of Thomas Welman 1732 to the first blank. Contents: rubricated title, letter to the reader, preface, subscribers' list pp xxi; errata; text pp 1-781 finis; index 22pp the end; final blank. All with decorative head and tailpieces and initial capitals. It is internally extremely clean and the high quality paper has not toned. Page 128 has a faint impression of a rubricated title from another work and p 739 has some offsetting from another page before binding. There is some odd pagination - but the text is continuous: 208-209*-210* to 216*-209-210 etc; 430-409-410-411-113-414. A small section from the side margin of p381 is missing - this looks like a paper flaw; there is a repaired side margin tear at p 412; a wavy side margin at p 607 and p 609 has the bottom corner missing - text not affected. There is a small mark in the top margin pp 751-758.

$438.97

The History of Berwick-upon-Tweed (1817)
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The History of Berwick-upon-Tweed (1817)

By Thomas Johnstone

Berwick-upon-Tweed: The Berwick History Society , 2004 A very good copy of the limited facsimile edition of Thomas Johnstone's History of Berwick. No 226 of 400 copies. In blue cloth binding with gilt crest to front board and titles to spine. The binding is in very good clean condition. Contents with folding map of Berwick, text 234 pp, appendix l pp. There are a couple of printing problems - p 99/100 has had a replacement p 99 pasted to the original; and the appendix has a replacement p xxvii - it seems unlikely that this is the only copy in this state. Contents clean.

$45.19

A Place by Itself. Berwick-Upon-Tweed in the Eighteenth Century
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A Place by Itself. Berwick-Upon-Tweed in the Eighteenth Century

By David Brenchley

Berwick-Upon-Tweed: Berwick-Upon-Tweed Civic Society , 1997 A good to very good copy of an extremely scarce work that examines the history of Berwick-upon-Tweed in the 1700's. With inscription by the author with signature to the half title - noting that this was a 'first day sale!'. Cover clean with front corners lifting slightly. Contents in very good clean condition - again with the odd corner lift.

$77.47

The Modern Traveller. A Description, geographical, historical, and topographical, of the Various Countries of the Globe. Mexico and Guatimala Vols I & II
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The Modern Traveller. A Description, geographical, historical, and topographical, of the Various Countries of the Globe. Mexico and Guatimala Vols I & II

By Josiah Conder

London : James Duncan , 1830 A very good copy of the 2 volume Mexico and Guatimala set from Josiah Conder's 30 volume series (numbers 25 and 26 in the series). In contemporary half calf bindings with marbled boards, and with fold out map and 6 plates. The bindings are bright and clean with raised bands, gilt compartments and volume and title labels to spine. There is some wear to edges and scuffing to the marbling. Vol I: 2 blanks; half title; fold map; contents list; text with 3 plates 371pp; 2 blanks. Vol II: 2 blanks; half title; frontispiece; title; contents list; text with 2 plates 320pp; 2 blanks. Contents in bright clean condition.

$122.65

Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll. Their history, flora, fauna and topography
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Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll. Their history, flora, fauna and topography

By John de Vere Loder

Edinburgh and London : Oliver and Boyd, 1935 A very good copy of the 1st edition. In original blue cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. The binding is clean and sound with light bumping to bottom corners. Original blue endpapers. Contents: initial blank with signature July 1938, half title, title, dedication, song, preface, contents, illustration list, introductory description pp xxxi; half title History; text pp 1-190; half title appendices; text pp 193-448; authorities consulted 449-453; index 455-472. With 57 photographic plates, 1 folding section, 2 folding genealogical tables and 2 folding colour maps. Contents in very good clean condition.

$271.13

Considerations on the Fisheries in the Scotch Islands: to which is prefixed A General Account elucidating the History, Soil, Productions, Curiousities, &c of the same, the Manners of the Inhabitants, &c
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Considerations on the Fisheries in the Scotch Islands: to which is prefixed A General Account elucidating the History, Soil, Productions, Curiousities, &c of the same, the Manners of the Inhabitants, &c

By James Fea

London : Printed for the Author at the Dove, 1787 A good copy of an extremely scarce work in contemporary half leather binding with folding map of Orkney and Shetland. The binding has been rebacked supplying a new spine with gilt titles and blind ruled compartments. The boards have the original leather and are marbled. The binding is in very good condition with general wear to edges and corners. The original endpapers look to be retained. Contents: initial blank, title, introduction pp vii; fold out map; text pp 1-101; half title - considerations on the fisheries; text pp 3-88 finis; list of subscribers 6pp; final blank. A piece has been cut from the top edge of the title and the first page of the introduction - which also has an inscription: Francis Taylor's book 1834. The title has also lost the corner tip. The map has loss to the left margin, but this does not affect the Orkney and Shetland Isles, and some edge tears to the bottom folds. It has been reinforced. There is a mispagination - 42-47, 48 etc - there is no loss of text. The contents are clean - there are occasional signs of old stitch holes in the gutter.

$451.89

The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles
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The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles

By Ian B Stoughton Holbourn, [edited with memoir by] M C Stoughton Holbourn

Lerwick: Johnson & Greig, 1938 A good copy of the 1st edition with photographic frontispiece and 13 f and urther photographic plates. In the original red cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. The binding has a cocked spine which is faded and pulled. The front board has gilt titles and is bright and clean. Back board with some lighter spotting, bumped corners and a light corner crease. Internally there is a signature to the front pastedown which has offset slightly to the free endpaper. Contents with half title, frontispiece, title, contents and foreward pp viii; text pp 1-256 with appendix and 13 plates. Contents in very good clean condition with the occasional light spot.

$103.29

The History of St Kilda. Containing A Description of this remarkable Island; The Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants; The Religious and Pagan Antiquities there found; With many other curious and interesting Particulars
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The History of St Kilda. Containing A Description of this remarkable Island; The Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants; The Religious and Pagan Antiquities there found; With many other curious and interesting Particulars

By Kenneth Macaulay

London : T Becket and P A De Hondt, 1764 A very good copy in contemporary full leather binding with fold out map of St Kilda. An interesting account by the Rev Mr Kenneth Macaulay, who was Minister of Ardnamurchan and was sent to St Kilda as a missionary by the Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge. The binding has gilt ruled lines to the board edges and has been rebacked providing a newer spine with title and gilt lined raised bands. The binding is in very good clean condition with wear to edges and corners (some loss to the rear bottom corner) and a little scuffing. Internally there is a decorative bookplate of Ralph Stewart-Wilson to the front pastedown. Contents: initial blank; half title; folding map; title; contents 3pp; introduction pp i-iv; text pp 5-278; and publisher's list at the rear. There is some creasing to the initial leaves where the map fold lies. The map has some marks to towards the bottom edge. Contents in very good clean condition with some occasional staining in the top margin and the odd mark. There is some light spotting to preliminary leaves

$735.93

Rambling Sketches in the Far North and Orcadian Musings
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Rambling Sketches in the Far North and Orcadian Musings

By R Menzies Fergusson

London, Edinburgh and Glasgow, Kirkwall: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. John Menzies & Co. Wm Peace & Son, 1883 A good to very good copy of the 1st edition in the original decorative cloth binding. The binding has gilt titles and black decoration to the front board and gilt titles to the spine. It is bright and clean. The spine is cocked and with some pulling and slight fraying at the top and bottom. There is slight mottling and a little bubbling to the cloth on the back board, and overall light wear to corners. Internally the original yellow endpapers are present - with some splitting starting at the bottom part of the rear joint. Contents with title; poem to Orkney; preface; contents 3 pp and text pp 1-177 including appendix. Contents in very good clean condition.

$161.39

Camden's Britannia, Newly Translated into English: with large additions and improvements
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Camden's Britannia, Newly Translated into English: with large additions and improvements

By William Camden, Edmund Gibson

London : Printed by F Collins, for A Swalle; and A & F Churchil; published by Edmund Gibson, 1695 A good copy of the 2nd edition in English, and the first Gibson edition of Camden's Britannia. In contemporary full leather binding with frontispiece, 50 maps by Robert Morden, 8 full page plates of coins, and 1 further full page plate. William Camden is said to be the first English topographer and the first issues of his work in latin (first edition with maps 1607) caused land disputes because the maps showed details of enclosures. This copy is in contemporary panelled calf with a new matching spine with 5 raised bands and red title label. It is in very good clean condition with expert repair to corners and new endpapers. The contents are complete and generally clean with the odd mark or stain. Classed as good overall because 3 of the maps and a few text pages have been added in from another 1695 source and the 3 maps have had some later hand colouring, and a number of maps have had repair. Contents: frontispiece; title; dedication; preface with adverts on final page; life of Camden; Camden's preface; ad lectorem; catalogue; Antonine itinerary; chapters; text in double columns with 8 pp of coins and 2 fold out maps - pp i-cxcv. Half title with blank to verso; text in double columns with 44 county maps, 1 map of England, 1 full page of engravings and engravings in the text eg of Stonehenge pp 1-875. Half title; text with 3 maps pp 883-1116; Annals of Ireland 18 pp finis; index 24 pp; appendix 2 pp finis. The frontispiece has loss to the gutter and has been relaid; there is a paper hole approx 2 cm x 1 cm at p 182 with small loss of text; pp 309-316 and the final 10 pp of index plus the appendix have a smaller bottom margin; p 806 has some loss to the bottom margin; there is a little worming in the gutter around p 902; and the appendix has paper repair. Of the maps: Cornwall has a repaired tear; Hampshire has some repair and loss at the gutter; Chester and Herefordshire have minor repair; Middlesex, North Yorkshire and Cumberland have some hand colouring; Kent has been relaid with some loss; Norfolk has lost the right hand margin; West Yorkshire has repair; North Wales has repair. Please enquire if you would like to see additional images.

$2840.42

The History of Scotland, From the year 1423, until the year 1542. Containing The Lives and Reigns of James The I. the II. the III. the IV. the V. With several Memorials of State, During the Reigns of James VI. and Charles I. Illustrated with their Effigies in Copper Plates;
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The History of Scotland, From the year 1423, until the year 1542. Containing The Lives and Reigns of James The I. the II. the III. the IV. the V. With several Memorials of State, During the Reigns of James VI. and Charles I. Illustrated with their Effigies in Copper Plates;

By William Drummond

London : The Fabian, 1681 A poor to fair copy of this scarce work by William Drummond of Hawthornden. Drummond was a Scottish poet and it is said that this work emerged from his researches into his family history. The binding is in serious need of repair and it lacks the frontispiece, original title and the 5 further plates. The binding is contemporary full calf with blind ruled lines to boards. The front board is detached and the back board is loose. The spine has loss to top and bottom and both boards have damage to a corner. Internally, the front free endpaper has been used to provide an old hand-written copy of the title page, which is missing, along with the frontispiece. Contents: Preface to Reader by Mr Hall of Greys Inn 1680; blank; text split into reigns pp 1-350; Memorials of State pp 351-369; Familiar Epistles pp 370-400; A Cypresse Grove pp 401-436 Finis. Contents are generally clean with the occasional mark. Text pages have light toning to edges. The top corner of B2 is missing without loss of text; the bottom corner tip of p101 is missing; there is occasional scholarly pencil annotation and the rear endpaper is creased. A good reading copy.

$129.11

The Norwegian Account of Haco's Expedition against Scotland; A D MCCLXIII now first published, in the original Icelandic, from Flateyan and Frisian mss. with a literal English version and notes
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The Norwegian Account of Haco's Expedition against Scotland; A D MCCLXIII now first published, in the original Icelandic, from Flateyan and Frisian mss. with a literal English version and notes

By James Johnstone [translator]

Printed for the author, 1782 A very good copy of the 1st edition, recently rebound. The card binding with paper label to spine is in near fine clean condition. New endpapers have been added. Contents: half title; title; preface and errata pp xv; half title; text in Icelandic and English on opposing pages pp 1-142; blank; notes 16pp. Text with decorative head and tailpieces. In very good clean condition throughout. There is some light toning to page edges and pages are of irregular sizes.

$387.33

Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa. In which are described the character and the condition of the Dutch colonists of the Cape of Good Hope [Vols I & II, 1st editions with 2nd edition plates]
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Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa. In which are described the character and the condition of the Dutch colonists of the Cape of Good Hope [Vols I & II, 1st editions with 2nd edition plates]

By John Barrow

London: T Cadell and W Davies, 1801 An unusual complete set composed of the text from the 1st editions of 1801 and 1804, with title pages for the 2nd edition together with the 8 hand coloured plates after drawings by Samuel Daniell which only appear in the 2nd edition. The binding is contemporary, either suggesting that this was sold during the reworking of the text to form the 2nd edition, or that the owner bought the new 1806 title pages and the plates separately and had the book bound at that point. The collation of the 2 volumes is as follows: Vol I: blank; half title, hand-coloured frontispiece, title 1806, dedication, contents pp viii; text with index pp 419 with 5 colour plates and one in-text picture; 1 p publisher's list. Vol II: large folding scene with tissue guard; title 1806; dedication; contents and errata pp xi; text pp 1-452 with large folded linen-backed map, 8 further folding maps and 2 colour plates; the end. John Barrow accompanied Lord Macartney to the Cape as his Private Secretary when Macartney was appointed a Governor. His journeys form the basis for this work, with first-hand observation of the natural world as well as the military issues of the time. Samuel Daniell was known for his portrayal of African life - having accompanied African expeditions as an artist. The bindings are contemporary half calf with cloth boards. The spines have raised bands with gilt ruling and designs and gilt titles. Both are clean, but with wear to edges, corners and to spine joints. There is early splitting to the front joints on both volumes. Top page edges are gilt and endpapers are brightly marbled. The original page markers are present. Vol I has sporadic foxing - with some text sections spotty and others clear. The plates are in very good clean condition. Vol II has some toning, which varies through the work, and some browning around the maps. The linen-backed map has been put in upside down. 2 of the maps have slight hand-colouring.

$1936.65

Description of the Islands of Orkney and Zetland, by Robert Monteith of Eglisha and Gairsa, 1633. Reprinted from the edition of 1711
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Description of the Islands of Orkney and Zetland, by Robert Monteith of Eglisha and Gairsa, 1633. Reprinted from the edition of 1711

By Robert Monteith, Sir Robert Sibbald

Edinburgh: Thomas G Stevenson, 1845 A very good copy of the scarce facsimile of Robert Sibbald's publication of Robert Monteith's manuscript, originally titled 'The Description of the Isles of Orknay and Zetland' and published in 1711. In the preliminary Notice, it states that the facsimile was produced because of public interest in the islands following the publication of 'The Pirate'. This copy is in a plain red cloth binding with the remains of a paper label to the spine. The binding is clean with bumped corners. There is the bookplate of Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe to the front pastedown endpaper. Contents: half title; rubricated title with note to verso indicating that only 145 copies were made; notice 2pp; folding map; original title of 1711; text pp 3-82 with folding map of Shetland; finis; 3pp publisher's adverts. The paper quality is high as is the quality of reproduction. Contents are in near fine clean condition with just a small tear to the initial map attachment.

$387.33

Britannia Antiqua Illustrata: or, the Antiquities of Ancient Britain, Derived from the Phoenicians: wherein the Original Trade of this Island is discovered ...
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Britannia Antiqua Illustrata: or, the Antiquities of Ancient Britain, Derived from the Phoenicians: wherein the Original Trade of this Island is discovered ...

By Aylett Sammes

London: Printed by Tho.Roycroft, for the Author, 1676 A fair copy of Aylett Sammes' attempt to trace British history back to the Phoenicians. In contemporary full calf binding with 24 in text engravings (not including vignettes on titles), but lacking the double page map of Europe. Sammes, circa 1636-79, provides a master class in taking a theory based on an aspect of language and fitting everything else into it. The book is notable for the engravings which provide memorable imagery with some, for example The Wicker Man, being much reproduced. The binding has raised bands and title label to spine and some blind stamped decoration to the boards. The spine has leather loss to the bottom section, and slightly to the top and there is splitting at the front joint and wear to the rear joint. The boards, bar some corner wear, are in very good condition. Internally, the front endpaper and any blanks are absent. Contents: rubricated title and prelims 10pp; text with in-text and full page engravings and decorative initial capitals 582 pp; index 5pp with blank verso to final leaf. Contents in fair to good condition overall. The title page has had reinforcement at the bottom with what looks like the selvedge edge of stamps (which have also been used to repair an edge tear at p212)! The ties for the map are still present at p16/17. The illustration at p 122 is oversize and p 121 has been reinforced at the edge and turned over to accommodate it. There are small edge tears with old repair at pp 159, 220, 525 and an unrepaired edge tear at p 31. There is a persistent stain the gutter and occasional light soot spotting in the gutter. P 117 is detaching from the base. There are some pagination errors but no loss of text : 216/7 reversed; 284-275-286; 362-364-364 - these have been corrected by hand. Small hole at p 397 affecting part of a word.

$774.66

An Historical Description of the Zetland Islands.
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An Historical Description of the Zetland Islands.

By Thomas Gifford

London: J Nichols, 1786 A very good copy of the scarce 1st edition, with the original Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica wraps and title page bound in. This was number XXXVII in the series of articles of British Topography and was taken from Thomas Gifford's manuscript and map of 1733. This particular copy has been recently rebound in half leather with marbled boards and gilt titles to spine and given new endpapers. There is the bookplate of John Davie Manson Robertson, a noted Orcadian book collector to the front pastedown. The original marbled paper wraps to the Britannica article are bound in. Contents: Bibliotheca title with note on verso; folding map; title; preface, contents and further preface pp xviii; text pp 1-68; appendix pp 69-99; finis; blank; Letter from Captain Thomas Preson; pp 101-104; marbled wrap. The contents are in very good clean condition. There is an ink stamp of R D Garson to the top of the title, pV of the preface and the back marbled wrap, and the signature of Evelyn H Garson to the front marbled wrap. There is a repaired edge tear to the Bibliotheca title and to the side margin of p 33. There is a small stain in the bottom margin of pp 4-8.

$516.44

A Description of the Shetland Islands, comprising and account of their Geology, Scenery, Antiquities, and Superstitions. [with some additions]
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A Description of the Shetland Islands, comprising and account of their Geology, Scenery, Antiquities, and Superstitions. [with some additions]

By Samuel Hibbert, P A Munch

Edinburgh and London : Archibald Constable and Co.; Hurst, Robinson, and Co. , 1822 An unusual copy of the scarce 1st edition of Samuel Hibbert's comprehensive work on the Shetland Islands. It has been bound to order in a half leather binding with marbled boards, and includes 2 chapters in Norwegian from Det Norske Folks (1839) by P A Munch. The chapters are on Orkney and Shetland and include 2 maps. Also included are 2 charts by Captain Vetch of Fair Isle and Foula - the Fair Isle chart has become detached. The binding is splitting at the joints and has general wear. It has been given a plastic wrap which is holding the work together. Internally the original endpapers are present with a small ink signature to the front pastedown. The Hibbert work is bound first and is listed on the title label. It is complete with frontispiece, and 7 plates of which 2 are folding. There are numerous other illustrations in the text and as vignettes. There is a large folding geological map at the rear which is laid on linen. A map of Foula by Capt. Vetch has been added next to the text on Foula, and a map of Fair Isle is loose in the text. Sections of the work are very browned and or spotty which is clearly a paper quality problem as some sections are clean. The plates are browned. The map needs some repair to the paper overlay and there is a small repaired page tear to the top of p 399. A previous owner, clearly a linguist and scholar, has made a number of very neat scholarly annotations. The Hibbert is 616pp including index. There is a brown paper divider with hand written title and then chapters III and XIV from Det Norske Folks, which cover Orkney and the Shetland Isles with full page maps of both. The text is in Norwegian and is clean and sound. There is a further brown paper divider and hand-written text on the Natural History of Orkney. This mainly consists of some description and species lists. It does not look complete. A number of blank sheets are added at the end.

$451.89

History of the Orkney Islands. Including a view of the manners and customs of their ancient and modern inhabitants; their monuments of antiquity.....
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History of the Orkney Islands. Including a view of the manners and customs of their ancient and modern inhabitants; their monuments of antiquity.....

By George Barry, James Headrick

London : Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808 A fair to good copy of the second revised edition of Dr Barry's comprehensive account of the Orkney Islands in contemporary full leather binding. With folding map and 11 full page plates. The binding has gilt-lined raised bands, decorative gilt compartments and title label to spine, with titles and gilt border to front board. It is clean, but with wear to corners (with leather loss), and the top and bottom of the spine. There is splitting at the front spine joint. The endpapers are marbled, with the armorial bookplate of F Monteith Ogilvie to the front pastedown, and the decorative bookplate of John Davie Manson Robertson, a noted Orcadian book collection to the fep. There are some loose newspaper cuttings relevant to Orkney at the front endpapers. large fold out map of the Orkney Islands; title with signatures to top; dedication, preface to 2nd edition and contents listing pp xvi; text pp 1-398 withh 11 plates; appendix pp 401-498; Index 499-513. The map has a small repaired tear where it is attached and has some browning at the folds. Contents are clean with occasional browning and/or spotting, particularly at the beginning and end of the work. The plate paper tends to have some spotting.

$400.24

L'Amerique Angloise, ou Description des Isles et Terres du Roi d'Angleterre, dans l'Amerique. Avec de nouvelles Cartes de chaque Isle & Terres.
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L'Amerique Angloise, ou Description des Isles et Terres du Roi d'Angleterre, dans l'Amerique. Avec de nouvelles Cartes de chaque Isle & Terres.

By Richard Blome

Amsterdam: Abraham Wolfgang, 1688 A fair copy of the first French edition of Richard Blome's guide to British interests in North America with 6 (of 7) folding maps. The 1st edition was in English and published a year previously. The maps for the French edition were redrawn close copies of those in the English edition, and 4 of the maps in this copy have Robert Morden's name on them. The guide is a nice pocket size and was popular, however, some of the mapping is a little strange - the map of New York is notable in that Manhattan is shown as a peninsula not an island. This copy is missing the map of the Mid-Atlantic States - "Nouvelle Carte de la Pensylvanie Maryland, Virginie et Nouvelle Iarsey". The book is in contemporary full leather which is very worn with cracked hinges and a delaminating spine. The boards are reasonably sound with some leather loss at corners and a small area on the front board. The endpapers are marbled. Contents: 2 blank; title; avertissement 2pp; Text 1-331 pp Fin; index table; 2 final blanks. The maps are: Carte de la Jamaique; Ile des Barbades; Les Barmudes; Nouvelle Carte de la Caroline; Nouvelle Angleterre et Nouvel York; and Partie de L'Amerique. Contents are generally clean with the odd spot or mark. There is a repaired fold tear to Nouvelle Angleterre and a small tear at the base of p95. There are some light ink marks on p 299.

$1549.32

A Tour through the Islands of Orkney and Schetland containing hints relative to their ancient modern and natural history collected in 1774
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A Tour through the Islands of Orkney and Schetland containing hints relative to their ancient modern and natural history collected in 1774

By George Low, Joseph Anderson

Kirkwall: William Peace & Son, 1879 A fair copy of the first published edition of Low's tour, which finally came to print over a hundred years after it was written. George Low was initially employed as a tutor living in Stromness, and became a minister in Birsay. He made extensive studies of Orkney, particularly the wildlife, history and customs, and made detailed notes and drawings in preparation for publication, which, sadly did not happen in his lifetime. His studies contributed to other works eg Dr Barry's History, and when the manuscripts were eventually published, his illustrations did not accompany them. This work was finally pulled together for publication by David Laing and Joseph Anderson, who supplied a lengthy introduction. This copy is in the original taupe cloth with black decoration to the front board, and gilt titles and design to the spine. It is shaken, with wear to the top and bottom of the spine, edges, corners and spine joints. There is a little marking to the front board. Contents, including frontispiece, folding map, 2 single page maps and 5 plates, are complete. There is occasional grubby marking.

$258.22

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