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THE ALHAMBRA: With an Introduction by Elizabeth Robert Pennell Illustrated with Drawings of the Places Mentioned by Joseph Pennell.

By Irving, Washington;

Macmillan and Co., London:, 1906. pp. xx, 436. +Plus numerous illustrations throughout. 12mo. 190mm. Original publisher's full yellow cloth binding. Cover decorated in green and gold gilt. All edges gilt. Spine decorated similarly. Covers slighty dirtied. Spine slighty faded. Contents clean and Binding tight. Hardbound. Very Good. NW58. Hardcover. Very Good.

$20.00

A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, IN THE YEARS 1740, 1, 2, 3, 4. Compiled from his papers and materials by Richard Walter.

By Anson, George; Walter, Richard.

Printed by Alex. Lawrie and Co., Edinburgh: ., 1804. Two volumes in one. pp. vi, 212, 245. 12 mo. 172 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697-1762), was a Royal Navy officer. He served as a junior officer during the War of the Spanish Succession and then saw active service against Spain at the Battle of Cape Passaro during the War of the Quadruple Alliance. He then undertook a circumnavigation of the globe during the War of Jenkins' Ear. Anson commanded the fleet that defeated the French Admiral de la Jonquiere at the First Battle of Cape Finisterre during the War of the Austrian Succession. He went on to be First Lord of the Admiralty during the Seven Years' War. Among his reforms were the removal of corrupt defence contractors, improved medical care, submitting a revision of the Articles of War to Parliament to tighten discipline throughout the Navy, uniforms for commissioned officers, the transfer of the Marines from Army to Navy authority, and a system for rating ships according to their number of guns. Richard walter (1716?-1785) was appointed in 1740 chaplain of his majesty's ship Centurion, then fitting out for her celebrated voyage round the world, under the command of Commodore George Anson. Though a puny, weakly man, pale, and of a low stature he had to assist in the actual working of the ship, till her arrival at Macao in November 1742. In December, an opportunity occurring, he obtained the commodore's leave, and returned to England in one of the East India Company's ships. He took his M.A. degree in 1744, and in March 1745 was appointed chaplain of Portsmouth dockyard, a post which he held till his death on 10 March 1785. In 1748 Walter published this account of Anson's Voyage. The book had been anxiously looked for, and almost immediately ran through several editions; four were issued in 1748. It has been since reprinted very many times in its entirety or in abridgments, and is still esteemed as the story of a remarkable voyage extremely well told. W140. Hardcover.

$100.00

"BLACKWOOD" TALES FROM THE OUTPOSTS. Eight Volumes of Twelve.

By Bethell, Leonard Arthur (Editor).

William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London: -1934., 1933. Eight Volumes of Twelve. Includes: 1. Frontiers of Empire; 2. Small Wars of The Empire; 4. Pioneering; 7. Soldiers' Tales; 9. Tales of Africa; 10. Shikar; 11. From Strange Places; 12. In Lighter Vein. 16mo. 180 mm. Original full blue cloth bindings, lettered in gilt. The various pieces about travel and adventure in Britain's colonies and elsewhere, are well written can hold the attention of any reader. A handsome set. W54. Hardcover. Very Good.

$60.00

TRAVELS OF ANACHARSIS THE YOUNGER IN GREECE. DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE FOURTH CENTURY, BEFORE THE CHRISTIAN ERA. The First American Edition. Four Volumes.

By Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques.

Printed by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., and others: Philadelphia: ., 1804. pp. xviii, 419; 403; : vii, 463; vii, 496. Lacks the folding map. Worn original full leather bindings. 8vo. 215 mm. ExLib. Early (1814) autograph ownership. Some foxing and browning. Jean-Jacques Barthelemy (1716-1795) was a French writer who was especially interested in the classics and numismatics. He worked as the Keeper of the Royal Collection of Metals, and continued his post during the French Revolution. This, his most famous work, was first published in 1788. It tells a story of a young Scythian man, a descendant of the philosopher in the title, who tours Greece and writes about the customs and idiosyncrasies of each place he visits. It was considered a useful handbook for Greek classical studies, and helped students to real insights about early Greek culture. Translated from the French by William Beaumont for the original English language edition. S&S/AI 5808. EVANS2. Hardcover.

$150.00

A HISTORY OF A VOYAGE TO THE COAST OF AFRICA, AND TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF THAT COUNTRY; Containing Particular descriptions of the Climate and Inhabitants and interesting particulars concerning the Slave Trade.

By Hawkins, Joseph.

Printed for the Author by S.C. Ustick, & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1797. pp. vii, (1) [Blank], (9)-179, (1) [Errata] + Frontis. Frontis and title page dampstained. Loss of frontis margin and plate torn. Title page and first two pages torn without loss. Pages 36/37 and 115/116 torn without loss. Foxed. Early manuscript ownership of Michael (?) Speakman, Jr. October, 1802 on title page. 160 mm. Original full leather binding. Original leather spine label. Front board stained. The frontis, though in poor condition is rarely found in copies offered for sale. Hardbound. Fair. Hawkins went from Charleston, SC to West Africa (Igbo Land) between 1793-1795. He wrote extensively about the tribal war then in full swing. He gives much information about the customs and social life of the people of West Africa, as well as the slave trade. He returned to America with a shipload of slaves, having gone blind from some illness contracted during his voyages. Evans 32239. EVANS1. Hardcover.

$500.00

THE ALHAMBRA: With an Introduction by Elizabeth Robbins Pennell. Illustrated with Drawings of the Places Mentioned, by Joseph Pennell.

By Irving, Washington; Pennell, Elizabeth Robbins; Pennell, Joseph.

Macmillan and Co., London:, 1931. pp. xx, 436. +Plus numerous illustrations throughout. 12mo. 190mm. Original publisher's full red cloth binding. Cover stamped and lettered in gold gilt. Spine gilt. Corners sharp and covers clean. Spine slightly rubbed. Small abrasion on bottom of front cover. Manuscript ownership of 'Mary G. Slorman.' Bookseller's label from 'The Whaler Book Shop 106 School Street New Bedford.' Tight binding. Hardbound. Very Good. NW70. Hardcover. Very Good.

$24.00

A NORTHERN SUMMER; OR TRAVELS ROUND THE BALTIC, THROUGH DENMARK, SWEDEN, RUSSIA, PRUSSIA, AND PART OF GERMANY, IN THE YEAR 1804.

By Carr, Sir John (1772-1832).

Printed and Published by Samuel F. Bradford, Philadelphia: ., 1805. pp. (8), (1)-306, (2) [Publisher's catalogue]. Text complete. Printing error without loss pp. 137-152 as in all examples. Mildly XLib. 8vo. 215 mm. Original full leather binding, corners worn with slight loss. Original leather spine label. Old repair on spine and joints. Hardbound. Good. S&S/AI 8145. PAIMP 24. Hardcover.

$100.00

A PLEASANT PEREGRINATION THROUGH THE PRETTIEST PARTS OF PENNSYLVANIA. Preformed by Peregrine Prolix.

By Nicklin, Philip Houlbrooke (1786-1842).

Grigg and Elliot, Philadelphia: ., 1836. pp. xv, (17)-148. Lightly foxed. Newspaper clipping relating Prolix's visit to Pittsburgh on rear paste down. 16mo. 155 mm. Original green cloth binding. Original paper title on front board. Lacks spine. Hardbound. Good. Nicklin was a strong supporter of 'Internal Improvements' (Canals & Railroads). See also our author's presentation copy of this important little work. First Edition. S&S/AI 39295. Sabin 55237. PAIMP 25. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover.

$60.00

THE SURPRISING, YET REAL AND TRUE VOYAGES AND ADVENTURES OF M. PIERRE VIAUD, A FRENCH SEA CAPTAIN.

By Viaud, M. Pierre.

Printed and published by C. Bell & Sons, Lewistown, PA: ., 1832. 252 p. Dampstain. Foxed. XLib bookplate of Juniata College. Blind stamp on title page. 24mo. 135 mm. Rebound in library cloth. Spine lettered in gilt. NY State Library printed on tail of spine. Hardbound. Good. Pierre Viaud was the author of a book 'Naufrage et aventures de M. Pierre Viaud, natif de Bordeaux, capitaine de navire' (Shipwreck and Adventures of Monsieur Pierre Viaud), first published in French in 1768 and in English in 1771. It tells the story of the shipwreck on 16 February 1766 of Le Tigre, a French merchant brigantine on which Viaud was a passenger. The ship was wrecked in a great storm, en route to New Orleans 300 yards east of Dog Island (on the Gulf Coast of Florida). This translation by Mrs. Griffith. Previously attributed to Jean Gaspard Dubois-Fontanelle, the editor of the French edition. The account was an international best-seller. This little Lewistown, PA edition is VERY SCARCE. S&S/AI 16907. PAIMP 21. Hardcover.

$150.00

TRAVELS IN THE HOLY LAND.

By Clarke, Edward Daniel.

Printed by A. Bowman. Published by David Brown, Philadelphia: ., 1817. pp (2), 248. 12 mo. 18 mm. Orginal leather backed paper covered boards. Early ownership of P.G. Eberman. Small early XLib stamp plate of the Lancaster Mechanics' Library Association. The 'Published by David Brown' line is mostly scratch out. Perhaps there was some dispute between printer and publisher? Hardbound. Very Good. Edward Daniel Clarke (1769-1822) was an English clergyman, naturalist, mineralogist, and traveller. In 1799 he set out with a Mr Cripps on a tour through the continent of Europe, beginning with Norway and Sweden, whence they proceeded through Russia and the Crimea to Constantinople, Rhodes, and afterwards to Egypt and Palestine. After the capitulation of Alexandria, Clarke was of considerable use in securing for England the statues, sarcophagi, maps, manuscripts, etc., which had been collected by the French savants. PAIMP 10. Hardcover.

$100.00

A PLEASANT PEREGRINATION THROUGH THE PRETTIEST PARTS OF PENNSYLVANIA. Preformed by Peregrine Prolix.

By Nicklin, Philip Houlbrooke (1786-1842); Author's presentation.

Grigg and Elliot, Philadelphia: ., 1836. pp. xv, (17)-148. Lacks first fly leaf. Front hinge cracked. 16mo. 155 mm. Original red leather binding. Spine worn with loss at head. Front joint fragile. Hardbound. **Signed by the author, with a manuscript inscription 'C.C. Biddle Esq. from his friend P.H.N. (the author Philip H. Nicklin). Clement Cornell Biddle (1784-1855) was from an important Philadelphia family. An influential attorney, he made him main mark in financial and banking circles. Both Nicklin and Biddle were strong supporters of 'Internal Improvements' (Canals & Railroads). Very Good. Scarce author presentation of the First Edition. S&S/AI 39295; Sabin 55237. PAIMP 25. 1st Edition. Signed by Author(s). Hardcover.

$125.00

ASTORIA, OR ANECDOTES OF AN ENTERPRISE BEYOND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. In Two Volumes.

By Irving, Washington (1783-1859).

(Stereotyped by Henry W. Rees, New York for) Carey, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia: ., 1836. Two Volumes. LACKS MAP. Volume I. pages 79 to 82 torn without loss. Volume II. pages 163 & 164 torn without loss. Volume I. lacks front fly leaves and title page chipped at fore edge. XLib bookplate of the Library Company of Philadelphia on front paste downs. Both volumes foxed. 220 mm. Original full leather bindings, worn. Front board of Volume I. detached. Boards fragile in both volumes. Hardbound. Good. S&S/AI 38219. First edition. A valuable piece of Americana. PALIB 4. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

$60.00

TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA. From The Journal Of An Expedition Undertaken Under The Auspices Of H.B.M.'s Government, In The Years 1849-1855.

By Barth, Henry (1821-1865).

(Printed by King and Baird for) J.W. Bradley, Philadelphia: ., 1859. pp. xxiv, (25)-538, (6) [Publisher's catalogue] + Frontis. Color folding map of Africa. 14 full page wood-engraved illustrations and many in the text. Mildly age stain. Raised and embossed bookseller's label of Antiquarian Book Store A.S. Hollowell Prop. 108 Erie St. Cleveland, O. Remnants of a Masonic library bookplate on front paste down. 8vo. 195 mm. Original publisher's cloth binding. Corners worn with loss. Spine detached. Hardbound. Good. Title continues: 'With Notes And Extracts From Mr. Richardson's Account Of The Expedition, And A Sketch Of Denham And Clapperton's Expedition, by the American Editor'. Born in Hamburg Germany, Henry Barth was one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa. His scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he carefully documented the details of the cultures he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of peoples, and collected many. He established friendships with African rulers and scholars during his five years of travel (1850-1855). After the deaths of two European companions, he completed his travels with the aid of Africans. Afterwards, he wrote and published a five-volume account of his travels in both English and German. PAIMP 23. Hardcover.

$100.00

TRAVELS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AND AFRICA. Part The First. Russia, Tartary, And Turkey.

By Clarke, Edward Daniel (1769-1822).

Printed at the Lorenzo Press of E. Bronson for Anthony Finley, Philadelphia: ., 1811. pp. xxii, (1), (1)-612. LACKS two maps. Text very browned and age stain. New endpapers. 8vo. Rebound in brown library buckram. Title stamped in gold gilt on spine. First Part. Hardbound. Poor. S&S/AI 22541. PALIB 4. Hardcover.

$75.00

VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE COMPANIONS OF COLUMBUS.

By (Irving, Washington) [1783-1859].

(Printed by I. Ashmead & Co. for) Carey and Lea, Philadelphia: ., 1831. pp. 350, (1) [Publisher's catalogue]. Marbled edges. Foxed. Some signatures very browned. XLib stamp of Lancaster Mechanics' Society on title page and elsewhere. Last few leaves loose. 8vo. 210 mm. Original full leather binding; boards detached; spine worn. Hardbound. Text Good. Based on Navarrete's research in the collection of Obadiah Rich. BAL 10133; Sabin 35205; S&S/AI 7690. PAIMP 22. Hardcover.

$50.00

TRAVELS IN TURKEY, EGYPT, NUBIA, AND PALESTINE, IN 1824, 1825, 1826, AND 1827. In Two Volumes.

By Madden, Richard Robert.

(Printed by Griggs & Dickinson for) Carey & Lea, Philadelphia: ., 1830. Two Volumes: pp. 250; 238. Foxed. Deckled edges. Lacks front fly leaf in Volume one. Mildly XLib. Bookplate of Lebanon Library given by Levi Uhler on front paste downs. Early manuscript ownership of Jonathan Gloninger on title pages. 12mo. 205 mm. Original cloth spines over plain paper boards. Corners worn with light loss. Spines soiled. Original paper spine labels very worn with loss. Hardbound. Good. Richard Robert Madden (1798-1886) was an Irish doctor, writer, abolitionist and historian of the United Irishmen. Madden took an active role in trying to impose anti-slavery rules in Jamaica on behalf of the British government. S&S/AI 2350. PAIMP 23. Hardcover.

$100.00

A NARRATIVE OF A TOUR OF OBSERVATION, MADE DURING THE SUMMER OF 1817 BY JAMES MONROE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Through The North-Eastern And North-Western Departments Of The Union.

By Monroe, James (1758-1831).

Printed by Clark & Raser for S.A. Mitchell & H. Ames, Philadelphia: ., 1818. pp. xii, (13)-228, xxxvi [Appendix]. First few signatures very damp stain. Foxed. 12mo. 175 mm. Disbound. Fair. Title continues: 'With A View To The Examination Of Their Several Military Defenses. With An Appendix.' President Monroe started his tour at the very outset of his administration, shortly followed by another inspection tour of the South and Southwest. His aim was to inspect American defenses along the border with Canada. On this first tour Monroe travelled as far west as Detroit. Scarce variant of: S&S/AI 44962; Howes M725; Sabin 50023. PAIMP 25.

$100.00

AMERICA, 1355-1364. A New Chapter in Pre-Columbian History.

By Holand, Hjalmar R(ued) [1872-1963].

Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York: ., 1946. pp. xiv, 256 + 12 Photo plates & illustrations. 8vo. 220 mm. Original full cloth binding. XLib. Good. Interesting discussion of Scandinavian exploration in North America before Columbus. Evidence is followed of a party of Swedes and Norsemen who penetrated as far as Minnesota. AMER 2. Hardcover.

$12.00

THE GEOGRAPHICAL CATECHISM OF PENNSYLVANIA & THE WESTERN STATES; Designed as a Guide & Pocket Companion for Travellers & Emigrants to PA, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan & Missouri.

By Rupp, Israel Daniel.

Copyright by John Winebrenner, V.D.M. (and printed for the author and various firms in New York, PA. Ohio, & Kentucky), Philadelphia: ., 1837. 384 p. Some staining. Homemade binding. 12mo. Some editions have a map - this one does not. Still a early Emigrants Guide to the Midwest. Israel Daniel Rupp (1803-1878), Cumberland County, PA, was the son of German Mennonites who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1751. He was a self-taught scholar who learned to read eight or nine languages, was for some 20 years a schoolteacher, but devoted his great energies to a variety of literary, editorial, and research pursuits, the producer of a large number of volumes on Pennsylvania history, translations of eleven works, some large, from German or Dutch into English, and English into German. He wrote this by Rupp while living at "Refuge, Near Mechanicsburg, PA. Sabin 74156. PA30 x2.

$50.00

A GAZETTEER OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. Part First Contains a General Description of the State, Its Situation and Extent, General Geological Construction, Canals and Rail-roads, Bridges, Revenue, Expenditures, Public debt, &c. &c. Part Second, Embraces Ample Descriptions of its Counties, Towns, Cities, Villages, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, &c., Alphabetically arranged. To which is added a Table of all the Post Offices in the State, their Distances from Washington and Harrisburg and the names of the Post Masters. With a Map of the State.

By Gordon, Thomas Francis (1787-1860).

Thomas Belknap, Philadelphia: ., 1832. 508 p. + Folding hand colored engraved map on light paper (15" x 18"). 8vo. 225 mm. Foxed. Map has a repaired closed tear, without loss. Text foxed. Handsome original full leather binding, gilt decoration and lettering faded. Autograph ownership of Samuel M'Keehan, April 22, 1835. M'Keehan was a Surgeon in the War of 1812. PA 15. Hardcover. Very Good.

$100.00

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