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A general view of the state of Portugal; containing a topographical description thereof. In which are included, an account of the physical and moral state of the kingdom; Together With Observations on The Animal, Vegetable, And Mineral Productions of Its Colonies. The whole compiled from the best Portuguese writers, and from notices obtained in the country. Illustrated with plates
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A general view of the state of Portugal; containing a topographical description thereof. In which are included, an account of the physical and moral state of the kingdom; Together With Observations on The Animal, Vegetable, And Mineral Productions of Its Colonies. The whole compiled from the best Portuguese writers, and from notices obtained in the country. Illustrated with plates

By Murphy, James Cavanah

First edition. Quarto. Printed for T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, In The Strand. London. 1798. xi, [1] errata, 272p., 15 engraved plates. Folding engraved map of Portugal. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards. Spine in six compartments with double gilt rules, red leather label and gilt lettering. Silk bookmark. Light shelf wear, a couple of nicks to spine, corners rubbed. Occcasional light spotting/offsetting. A handsome volume. ESTC N1850. Four copies only recorded in the UK: BL, Cambridge University, Bodleian, and MPL Special Collections. One copy held by the National Library of Ireland. Not held at Trinity College Dublin. One copy held at the Houghton Library, Harvard. Not held at Stanford. Murphy, James Cavanah. Blackrock, Co. Cork, Ireland 1760 – 1814 Born in Cork, and trained in the Dublin drawing schools, Sir James Chatterton first noticed Murphy's artistic skill. He became an architect, and attracted the attention of Hon. William Burton Conyngham under whose patronage Murphy was sent in 1788 to Portugal to record the Dominican church and monastery of Batalha. He afterwards undertook a long journey through Portugal and Spain, recorded in his splendid drawings. That visit resulted in the publication of 'Plans, elevations, sections and views of the church of Batalha…To which is prefixed an introductory discourse on the principles of Gothic architecture' (1795), Travels in Portugal (1795), and this rarer publication, 'A General View of the State of Portugal' (1798). An important record of Portugal immediately before the Napoleonic Wars.

$1268.35

A tour throughout the whole of France; or, new topographical and historical sketch of all its most important and interesting cities, towns, forts, castles, palaces, islands, harbours, bridges, rivers, antiquities, &c. &c.
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A tour throughout the whole of France; or, new topographical and historical sketch of all its most important and interesting cities, towns, forts, castles, palaces, islands, harbours, bridges, rivers, antiquities, &c. &c.

By Barnes, John

First edition. Printed and sold by William Darton, Jun. London. 1815.112, (3), 4pp publisher's ads. Folding engraved map, 12 copper engraved plates, (carriages and trades etc.) all in the original uncoloured state. Contemporary quarter calf, plain boards. Faded gilt lettering and rules to spine. Worn, with loss to head and foot of spine. Hinges and joints cracked, but holding. Closed tear to map and fold professionally repaired with paper tape. Staining from binding overlay to top corner of fep and ffep. Lightly toned, with some ghosting from plates and occasional minor spots or marks. Neat signature to title page. "Scot" written in light pencil to upper margin of p4. Originally written as "A Key to Walker's Geographical Tour Through France". A board game, "a new Geographical Pastime" published by W. Darton and listed in the publisher's adverts at the rear of the volume. The entries for each place are given a numerical value on the itinerary around France, beginning in Calais, and ending in Paris, indexed at rear. An interesting early guide book format. John Barnes identified as the author of this work by the National Library of Scotland and other bibliographical sources as "Town Major in the East India Company's Service". Author of A Tour through the Island of St Helena. 1817.

$60.08

Reglement für die Beförderung von Truppen und Armee-Bedürfnissen auf den Staats-Eisenbahnen und den unter Staats-Verwaltung stehenden Privat-Eisenbahnen im gegenseiten Verkehre zwischen den Staatsgebieten des Norddeutschen Bundes, des Königreichs Bayerns, des Königreichs Wirttemberg, des Großherzogthums Baden. [Regulations for the transport of troops and army needs on the state railways and the state-owned private railways in relation to traffic between the territories of the North German Confederation, the Kingdom of Bavaria, the Kingdom of Wurttemberg, the Grand Duchy of Baden]
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Reglement für die Beförderung von Truppen und Armee-Bedürfnissen auf den Staats-Eisenbahnen und den unter Staats-Verwaltung stehenden Privat-Eisenbahnen im gegenseiten Verkehre zwischen den Staatsgebieten des Norddeutschen Bundes, des Königreichs Bayerns, des Königreichs Wirttemberg, des Großherzogthums Baden. [Regulations for the transport of troops and army needs on the state railways and the state-owned private railways in relation to traffic between the territories of the North German Confederation, the Kingdom of Bavaria, the Kingdom of Wurttemberg, the Grand Duchy of Baden]

Gedruckt bei J. Gotteswinter & Mößl [Mossl] in Munchen. 1870. 12mo. 29; 22; 8pp. 3 folding charts. Original blue paper covers. Small area of slight discolouration to upper cover. Lightly toned. Charts unopened. Appears unread. One copy only recorded worldwide: held at The Bavarian State Library, Munchen. Rare. In 1862, the company founder Joseph Gotteswinter received the "Concession in the Name of His Majesty" Maximilian II to operate a book printing company and moved into rooms on Theatinerstraße 18. Ludwig II succeeded to the title in 1864 and remained King of Bavaria until his death in 1886. In 1870 Bavaria fought alongside Prussia. After the Prussian victory, Bismark moved to complete the Unification of Germany, #Franco Prussian War; #Germany railways, #Germany military history, #Germany Unification, #Bismark

$100.13

Travels through Europe, in several letters to the Counsellor Amato Danio
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Travels through Europe, in several letters to the Counsellor Amato Danio

By Careri, Dr John Gemelli

First edition. Printed by arrangement from Messrs Churchill for John Walton; Tho. Wotton; Samuel Birt; Daniel Browne; Thomas Osborn; John Shuckburgh; and Henry Lintot. London. 1732. Folio. p.43-142. (99)pp. Two column text. Engraved tailpiece. The first English publication of this translation of Careri's travels through Italy, France, England, The Low Countries, The Empire and Austria. Extracted from A Collection of Voyages and Travels, some now first printed from original MSS by Awnsham and John Churchill. Vol. VI. 43-142. Removed from the larger volume, thus lacking boards, sewn and intact with original spine strip. Final page partially detached at base. A couple of spots/browning, otherwise crisp and bright. All edges sprinkled red.

$46.73

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 80. Barque de l'Ariatique au mouillage. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some browning and chipping to lower corner and edges of margin.We have more plates from this work. Please contact us for details.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 39. Galliotte Suedoise au mouillage allongeant une houssiere pour se touer. Tartane a trait quarre. 24cm x 18cm including margins (16cm x 12cm). Some browning to lower corner. Light spotting.We have more plates from this work. Please contact us for details.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 33. Site pittoresque. Bateau Espangnol. Arrier d'un Pinque Genois. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some light spotting and browning to lower corner and edges of margin.We have many more plates from this work. Please contact us for more details

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 89. Petit Batiment de Cabotage, de Rouen au Havre. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some spotting and browning to lower corner and edges of margin.We have many more plates from this work. Please contact us for more details.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 3. Costumes. Bateau et Pecheurs Catalans. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some browning to lower corner and edges of margin. Light spotting. Small paper fault to margin.We have many more plates from this work, please contact us for more details.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 50. Brick marchand, abattu en crene sur un ponton. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some browning to lower corner and edges of margin.We have many more plates from this work. Please contact us for more details.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.

By Baugean, Jean Jerôme

First edition. Se vend a Paris, chez Ostervald. 1817. Plate 52. Brick marchand abattu en carene, sur sa Chaloupe. 24.5cm x 20.5cm to include margins. (17.5cm x 13cm) Some browning to lower corner and edges of margin.

$6.68

Recueil de petites marines; Représentant des navires de diverses nations, et de toutes espèces, sous différentes voilures; intérieurs d\'arsenaux, travaux des ports, costumes de pêcheurs, de matelots, et principales professions attachées à la marine; phares, sites pittoresques; barques de rivières etc. Dessiné et gravé par Baugean, Graveur du Roi.
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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau
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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau

By Rousseau, Jean Jacques

Two volumes. Privately Printed. Oliver and Boyd. Edinburgh. MCMIV. Large octavo. xxx, (1), 281pp. Engraved frontispiece, 6 further engraved plates; xv, (1), 412, (2)pp. Engraved frontispiece, 7 further engraved plates. Original cloth, original labels to spines. Largely unopened, and untrimmed. Labels faded, covers slightly grubby. Chip to corner of one label. A couple of flecks and spots to covers. Slightly rubbed to corners and head and foot of spine. Contents crisp and bright, unread. Signature to ffep of Volume II. Geo. Dyson. The first complete English translation of The Confessions.

$100.13

Grim and Gay. A Calendar of Wit and Wisdom.
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Grim and Gay. A Calendar of Wit and Wisdom.

By Churchill, Rt. Hon Winston C.H. M.P.

G. Delgado Ltd. London. [1945]. 26pp. Original paper wraps, photo and red and black lettering to title. Ribbon tie. 1946 calendar in red and black to foot of each page. Headpieces in red. Covers lightly toned. Includes "Into Battle", "The End of the Beginning", "The Unrelenting Struggle", "Onwards to Victory, "We Can Take It" etc.

$33.38

Italy from the Alps to Naples. Handbook for travellers
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Italy from the Alps to Naples. Handbook for travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Second edition. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. T. Fisher Unwin. London. Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1909. Octavo. xxxviii, 398pp. All maps and plans as published, all pristine. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. All edges marbled. Double woven bookmarks. Publisher's adverts to feps. Map to reps. Two pink tickets Trieste - Fasana (Societa di Navigazione a Vapora "Istria Trieste") loosely inserted. The last pre WWI edition. Hinrichsen E177

$33.38

Cook\'s tourist handbook for Holland, Belgium, The Rhine and Black Forest. With maps and plans
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Cook's tourist handbook for Holland, Belgium, The Rhine and Black Forest. With maps and plans

By [Cook]

Thomas Cook & Son. London. 1901. Small octavo. vi, (1), 460pp. (4bl), 47pp adverts. Endpaper adverts. 12 maps and plans. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Some foxing/toning and spotting, but firmly bound and all maps intact. Some darkening to edge of upper board. Light wear.

$26.70

The Eastern Mediterranean. A cruise guide to ports of call and shore excursions.  Hachette World Guides under the direction of Francis Ambriere. WITH Israel Port of Call and Shore Excursions Supplement.
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The Eastern Mediterranean. A cruise guide to ports of call and shore excursions. Hachette World Guides under the direction of Francis Ambriere. WITH Israel Port of Call and Shore Excursions Supplement.

By Janicot, Claude; Hardman J. S. transl.

Hachette. Paris. 1967. Octavo. 461pp. Text maps and plans. Map to fep. Publisher's adverts to rep. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. Viking ship vignette to upper board. Two silk bookmarks. Endpapers lightly toned. Together with 17pp Supplement, also dated 1967, loosely inserted. (The supplement is often missing)

$26.70

Norway, Sweden and Denmark, with excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen. Handbook for travellers
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Norway, Sweden and Denmark, with excursions to Iceland and Spitzbergen. Handbook for travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Tenth edition, revised and augmented. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. T. Fisher Unwin. London. Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1912. Octavo. lx, 478pp. All maps and plans as published. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper board. All edges marbled. Double bookmarks. A little wear to head and small tear to tail of spine, and rubbing to corners. First four pages with tiny dogears. No misfolding or tears. Lacks the grammar booklet which was designed for removal. Flyer for Sifton, Pread & Co. The Map House, printed in red, tipped in to ffep. Hinrichsen E233a

$37.38

Austria. Together with Budapest, Prague, Karlsbad, Marienbad. Handbook for travellers
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Austria. Together with Budapest, Prague, Karlsbad, Marienbad. Handbook for travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Twelfth revised edition. Karl Baedeker. Leipzig. George Allen and Unwin. London. Chas. Scribner's Sons. New York. 1929. Octavo. lxiv, [16], 518pp. All maps and plans as published, no misfolding or protrusions. Short closed attachment tear to frontispiece map. Original red cloth, gilt lettering to spine (faded) and to upper board. All edges marbled. Woven bookmark. Publisher's adverts to feps. Map to reps. Small indentation from elastic band to lower edge of upper board. Hinrichsen E59

$33.38

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