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1610 Tratado Nuevo de las Cosas Maravillosas de la Alma Ciudad de Roma
1610 Tratado Nuevo de las Cosas Maravillosas de la Alma Ciudad de Roma

Price: £3,700.00

A first edition copy of Pietro Felini's guide to the antiquities of Rome. With many in-text wood cuts. Rare, last seen at auction in 1998. A very scarce work. The first edition of this work,...

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1698 Nouveau Voyage d'un PAis plus Grand que L'Europe Louis Hennepin First
1698 Nouveau Voyage d'un PAis plus Grand que L'Europe Louis Hennepin First

Price: £3,600.00

A first edition of this work by Louis Hennepin.With three engraved plates and one folding map. Lacking one plate and one map as is quite common - may have been bound without it.Printed in original French.Louis Hennepin was a catholic...

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1708 Voyage De Messieurs Bachaumont Et La Chapelle In French Scarce
1708 Voyage De Messieurs Bachaumont Et La Chapelle In French Scarce

Price: £375.00

Voyage de messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle is a scarce early 18th century edition of travel writing in verse and prose. Including the poems by the Knight of Cailly, descriptions of the campaigns against the Spanish...

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1726 Remarks on Several Parts of Italy Third Edition Joseph Addison
1726 Remarks on Several Parts of Italy Third Edition Joseph Addison

Price: £270.00

A travelogue by the popular eighteenth century literary figure, Joseph Addison. The third edition of this work, which is Addison's commentary of his several journeys to Italy at the turn of the eighteenth century. ...

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1728 A Voyage Round the World William Betagh First Edition Spaniards Shelvocke
1728 A Voyage Round the World William Betagh First Edition Spaniards Shelvocke

Price: £325.00

A very scarce example of the text to William Betagh's narrative of Shelvocke's 1719 buccaneering expedition. A contentious account, which throws a different narrative on the journey to the already well publicised rendition...

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1732 A Journey From Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter, A.D. 1697
1732 A Journey From Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter, A.D. 1697

Price: £795.00

A very fine and rebound copy of Henry Maundrell's recollection of his travels from Aleppo to Jerusalem on an Easter pilgrimage, illustrated throughout, including with folding plates. This work...

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1735 Ingenious and Diverting Letters of a Lady's Travels into Spain
1735 Ingenious and Diverting Letters of a Lady's Travels into Spain

Price: £210.00

A fascinating eighteenth century travel work; recounting Marie-Catherine Le Jumel de Barneville, Baroness d'Aulnoy's extensive travels in Spain. Madame d'Aulnoy was a renowned French writer...

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1743 Voyages de Mons. Shaw vol.1 FRENCH First
1743 Voyages de Mons. Shaw vol.1 FRENCH First

Price: £839.99

Volume one of a scarce french translation of Thomas Shaw's greatest work First French Edition Volume One only of two containing most of the plates for the whole work. The complete work fetches around 3000. Translated from the...

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1763 Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W---y M----e: Written During Her Travels
1763 Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W---y M----e: Written During Her Travels

Price: £325.00

The second edition of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's letters written whilst she was travelling with her husband through Europe, Africa, and Asia, smartly rebacked. In four volumes. Volumes I,...

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1765 A Journal or Historical account of the Life Travels Sufferings George Fox
1765 A Journal or Historical account of the Life Travels Sufferings George Fox

Price: £220.00

The third edition of George Fox's famous Journal. The Journal was first published in 1694 and was edited by Thomas Ellwood with a preface by William Penn. The Journal follows Fox's tours through North America, the Low Countries...

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1769 George Anson A Voyage Round the World Fourteenth Edition
1769 George Anson A Voyage Round the World Fourteenth Edition

Price: £650.00

A fourteenth edition of Anson's A Voyage Round the World In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (1697 1762) was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his...

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1774 2vols A Tour Through Sicily and Malta William Beckford P Brydone Third Edition Scarce
1774 2vols A Tour Through Sicily and Malta William Beckford P Brydone Third Edition Scarce

Price: £395.00

The third edition of this eighteenth century work reflecting on travels through Sicily and Malta. Scarce in any edition. These letters are written regarding the tour of Sicily and Malta during...

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1779 Sketches of the Natural Civil Politic State Swisserland William Coxe 1st
1779 Sketches of the Natural Civil Politic State Swisserland William Coxe 1st

Price: £550.00

The first edition of this collection of William Coxe's letters about his travels in Switzerland to his friend William Melmoth. The first edition of this work. A series of letters written by...

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1782 Modern Gazetteer Short View of the World Thomas Salmon Illus Folding Maps
1782 Modern Gazetteer Short View of the World Thomas Salmon Illus Folding Maps

Price: £295.00

Thomas Salmon's work on the geography of the world in the eighteenth century, with seven folding maps. This work is a geographical index to the world, written in the eighteenth century, giving...

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1783 2volin1 The Polite Traveller Being a Modern View Germany France Italy
1783 2volin1 The Polite Traveller Being a Modern View Germany France Italy

Price: £1,250.00

A very scarce two volumes of this eighteenth century travel guide to Europe. Illustrated, with a frontispiece to each volume. The first edition of this work. Being the first two volumes of...

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1787 The Gentleman's Guide in His Tour Through France Map Post Roads Ninth Ed
1787 The Gentleman's Guide in His Tour Through France Map Post Roads Ninth Ed

Price: £370.00

A travel work from the eighteenth century.This work discusses Philip Playstowe's travels on his tour through France.The ninth edition of this work.With folding map bound to the start of the work.This edition also includes additions...

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1789 The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay
1789 The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay

Price: £8,700.00

A first edition, early impression copy of this premiere work of Australiana. This book was the first official account of the expedition to New South Wales, which founded the settlement in Australia. A comprehensive work,...

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1790 2 Vols Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse
1790 2 Vols Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse

Price: £390.00

The first French edition of Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse by John Knox. Bound in the rare original publisher's boards. The text of this work is in French. John Knox, 1720 - 1790, was a bookseller and "economic improver"....

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1794 The Rhine or a Journey From Utracht to Francfort T Cogan Volume II Illus
1794 The Rhine or a Journey From Utracht to Francfort T Cogan Volume II Illus

Price: £275.00

The second volume of this fascinating and scarce travel work.Volume II only, lacking volume I.Illustrated with numerous fascinating plates throughout. Lacking the 'Bingen', 'Pfalz', 'Oberwezel', 'Hammerstein', 'Lintz', 'Seven Mountains'...

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1797 4vol Travels Through Germany Switzerland Italy Sicily Second Ed T Holcroft
1797 4vol Travels Through Germany Switzerland Italy Sicily Second Ed T Holcroft

Price: £1,100.00

A scarce and beautifully preserved eighteenth century travel work, being the letters of German poet, lawyer and translator Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg-Stolberg. Profusely illustrated, with folding a map and engraved...

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1799 Travels Interior Districts of Africa/Journal of a Mission to the Interior Africa
1799 Travels Interior Districts of Africa/Journal of a Mission to the Interior Africa

Price: £4,400.00

The first edition of these important African travel works based on Mungo Park's missions. Park's writings and journals became an immediate success and a staple in Africana and travel literature. ...

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1801 AFRICA Morocco Sahara DAMBERGER Taurinius Dublin
1801 AFRICA Morocco Sahara DAMBERGER Taurinius Dublin

Price: £474.00

One of the first editions in English of the incredible fabricated African travel narratives from the gentleman known as Zacharias Taurinius. A scarce Dublin imprint. In Two Volumes, Complete. Bound as One. With a fold-out...

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1801 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa 1797 1798 J Barrow
1801 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa 1797 1798 J Barrow

Price: £335.00

A fascinating early nineteenth century account of travels in South Africa undertaken by John Barrow in the years 1797 and 1798. An uncommon work. With a large folding map to the start of the work. The first edition of this piece...

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1801 Richard Warner Excursions From Bath Travel Guide With In Text Maps
1801 Richard Warner Excursions From Bath Travel Guide With In Text Maps

Price: £100.00

A uncommon early Nineteenth Century volume on Bath and the surrounding areas.With various in-text maps, the work details the excursions that can be taken in the area, and a copy of the work was said to be owned by Jane Austen, according...

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1805 A Voyage Round the World John Turnbull Scarce Pacific Ocean Port Jackson
1805 A Voyage Round the World John Turnbull Scarce Pacific Ocean Port Jackson

Price: £295.00

An abridged issue of this travelogue from John Turnbull about his time spent travelling the Pacific in the early nineteenth century. Reprinted as Number 7 in, a Collection of Modern and Contemporary Voyages and Travels.

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1806 Travels in Hanover During the Years 1803 and 1803 MOB Mangourit
1806 Travels in Hanover During the Years 1803 and 1803 MOB Mangourit

Price: £65.00

A travel diary from Michel Mangourit, detailing his travels in Germany at the start of the nineteenth century.Fist English edition.

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1806 Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa
1806 Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa

Price: £3,600.00

A good copy of the second, and best edition, of this important African travel work by a founder of the Royal Geographical Society, John Barrow. Being one of the earliest travel works on South Africa available to Europeans....

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1807 4vol Travels Through Italy Augustus Von Kotzebue New Edition
1807 4vol Travels Through Italy Augustus Von Kotzebue New Edition

Price: £850.00

A complete four volume set of this interesting travel work, uniformly bound in green cloth. A new edition, revised. Complete in four volumes. First published in English a year earlier, in...

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1807 4vol Travels Through Italy In the Years 1804 and 1805 Augustus V Kotzebue
1807 4vol Travels Through Italy In the Years 1804 and 1805 Augustus V Kotzebue

Price: £1,200.00

An English translation of Augustus Von Kotzebue's fascinating travel journal regarding his experiences in Italy. A new edition of this work, revised. Complete in four volumes. First published...

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1807 A Journey from Madras through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar
1807 A Journey from Madras through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar

Price: £4,400.00

A very smart, first edition set of this important survey of India in the late eighteenth century. A comprehensive study, which looks at topography, history, antiquities and religion of South India. ...

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1808 5vols London Being an Accurate History and Description by David Hughson
1808 5vols London Being an Accurate History and Description by David Hughson

Price: £375.00

A set of London and its Neighbourhood by David Hughson.Five of the complete six volumes.Collated complete in themselves.The set consists of volumes I, III, IV, V, V and VI, and is missing volume II.With black and white illustrations...

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1808 A Picture of Madrid Christian Augustus Fischer First Edition
1808 A Picture of Madrid Christian Augustus Fischer First Edition

Price: £590.00

The first edition of Christian Augustus Fischer's fascinating study of Madrid at the turn of the nineteenth century in the original paper boards. The first edition of this work. An interesting...

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1809 A Voyage to the Demerary Guyana Henry Bolingbroke Second Edition Travel
1809 A Voyage to the Demerary Guyana Henry Bolingbroke Second Edition Travel

Price: £110.00

The second edition of Henry Bolingbroke's account regarding his travel to the English colonies of Berbice, Demerara and Essequibo which became British Guiana. With a folding map frontispiece....

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1809 Letters from Portugal and Spain Written During the March of The British Troops
1809 Letters from Portugal and Spain Written During the March of The British Troops

Price: £975.00

The first edition of this uncommon work regarding travels in Portugal and Spain during the Peninsula War. Written by Sir Robert Ker Porter, a Scottish artist, diplomat and traveller. Porter...

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1809-11 3v Voyages INDIA Red Sea EGYPT First VALENTIA
1809-11 3v Voyages INDIA Red Sea EGYPT First VALENTIA

Price: £1,194.00

Two volumes from the first edition of Annesley and Salt's extensive voyages to Asia and Africa, with engraved plates and maps, and supplemented with the volume of plates from the second edition. With plates by Henry Salt. With...

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1811 A Picture of Lisbon Taken on the Spot Portugal Second Edition Very Scarce
1811 A Picture of Lisbon Taken on the Spot Portugal Second Edition Very Scarce

Price: £400.00

A very scarce second edition of this interesting travel work looking at Lisbon. A very scarce work. The second edition of this work. A fascinating travel work, looking at Lisbon at the turn...

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1811 An Account of Tunis: of its Government, Manners, Customs, and Antiquities
1811 An Account of Tunis: of its Government, Manners, Customs, and Antiquities

Price: £450.00

A very scarce first edition of this analysis of the economy, trade, and culture of Tunis at the beginning of the nineteenth century, written by Thomas Macgill. The first edition of this work....

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1812 Travels Between 1765 and 1773 Through Part of Africa Egypt and Arabia into Abyssinia James Bruc
1812 Travels Between 1765 and 1773 Through Part of Africa Egypt and Arabia into Abyssinia James Bruc

Price: £150.00

An account of the travels of James Bruce to discover the source of the Nile, in the eighteenth century. Illustrated throughout with eleven engravings. James Bruce was a traveller and writer,...

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1813 Germany Translated from the French Baroness Stael Holstein Part The Third
1813 Germany Translated from the French Baroness Stael Holstein Part The Third

Price: £200.00

An account and reflection of Germaine de Stael's German travels.Translated from the original French into English.The third volume only, lacking volumes I and II.With the bookplate of William Botfield to the front pastedown.Anne Louise...

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1814 6vols British Tourists or Travellers Companion William Mavor Illustrated
1814 6vols British Tourists or Travellers Companion William Mavor Illustrated

Price: £450.00

The complete six volumes of William Mavor's educational travel work.With a folding map frontispiece to volumes I, II, III, IV and VI as called for.Collated, complete.The third edition of this work, 'improved and much enlarged'.These...

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1814 Paris in Eighteen Hundred and Two W Shepherd Second Edition Dissenting
1814 Paris in Eighteen Hundred and Two W Shepherd Second Edition Dissenting

Price: £60.00

A work recollecting on William Shepherd's time in Paris. The second edition of this title, with translations of the French Passages to the rear. Written by William Shepherd, an English dissenting...

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1815 2vol The Observant Pedestrian Mounted or a Donkey Tour to Brighton Travel
1815 2vol The Observant Pedestrian Mounted or a Donkey Tour to Brighton Travel

Price: £400.00

Two volumes of this comic novel.The first two volumes only, lacking the final volume.The author of this work is unknown, it states to title page that it is the author of The Mystic Cottager, Observant Pedestrian, Montrose, Splendid...

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1815 4vol A Classical Tour Through Italy MDCCCII Rev John Chetwode Eustace
1815 4vol A Classical Tour Through Italy MDCCCII Rev John Chetwode Eustace

Price: £275.00

A popular nineteenth century account of Reverend John Chetwode Eustace's travels in Italy. This work became a standard handbook for classical tourists and is illustrated with plans of churches he visited during this trip....

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1815 Notes On A Journey Through France Morris Birkbeck Fourth Edition
1815 Notes On A Journey Through France Morris Birkbeck Fourth Edition

Price: £95.00

A very scarce work of travel writing by Morris Birkbeck discussing the agriculture of France in the nineteenth century. Fourth edition, with an appendix. Rebound in a full cloth binding,...

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1815 Travels in South Africa Undertaken Missionary Society John Campbell 1st
1815 Travels in South Africa Undertaken Missionary Society John Campbell 1st

Price: £1,400.00

A comprehensive and fascinating work on missionary John Campbell's travels in South Africa. The first edition of this work. Campbell was heavily involved with the abolition of the slave trade.Illustrated, a frontispiece, folding map...

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1817 PICTURESQUE Tour FRANCE, Switzerland, Netherlands
1817 PICTURESQUE Tour FRANCE, Switzerland, Netherlands

Price: £79.99

A first edition of the uncommon and anonymous A Picturesque Tour through France, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. With four maps. Information from COPAC indicates the work was written...

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1817 Samuel Johnson Journey Western Island Scotland Remarks McNicol First Thus
1817 Samuel Johnson Journey Western Island Scotland Remarks McNicol First Thus

Price: £350.00

A scarce edition of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson. With Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; with observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders...

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1818 Journal of a Visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816
1818 Journal of a Visit to South Africa in 1815, and 1816

Price: £3,500.00

The first edition of this important travel work regarding early exploration in Africa. A beautifully illustrated work, with several hand-coloured plates. With the large folding map to the start,...

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1818 Narrative of an Expedition to Explore the River Zaire Usually Called the Congo
1818 Narrative of an Expedition to Explore the River Zaire Usually Called the Congo

Price: £14,500.00

John Kirk's copy of the first edition of this important travel work regarding Tuckey's expedition along the River Congo. This account of the journey is decorated by a folding map frontispiece...

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1818-1821 4vol Personal Narrative Travels Equinoctial Regions A de Humboldt
1818-1821 4vol Personal Narrative Travels Equinoctial Regions A de Humboldt

Price: £4,750.00

Four very scarce, first edition volumes of this nineteenth century travel work on Venezuela, Cuba, The Andes and Mexico, in the publisher's original boards. An incredibly influential work, which inspired Charles Darwin's...

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1819 2vols A Classical Tour Through Italy and Sicily R Colt Hoare Second Edition
1819 2vols A Classical Tour Through Italy and Sicily R Colt Hoare Second Edition

Price: £400.00

The second edition of this account of a tour through Italy and Sicily by the English antiquarian, archaeologist and traveller, Sir Richard Colt Hoare. The second edition, published the same...

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1819 Journey To Salem Containing Description Of That Famous City By Rev Thorton
1819 Journey To Salem Containing Description Of That Famous City By Rev Thorton

Price: £69.99

A Journey To Salem: Containing a Description of that Famous City, its Customs, Laws and Privileges. The Rare Products of Immanuel's Land, and the Grand Prospects of Mount Zion. With an Account of the Many Remarkable Incidents and...

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1820 Diary of An Invalid Journey of A Tour in Pursuit of Health Henry Matthews
1820 Diary of An Invalid Journey of A Tour in Pursuit of Health Henry Matthews

Price: £45.00

A travel journal written by Henry Matthews charting his journey throughout Europe in pursuit of good health. A second edition of Henry Matthews work of travel writing. Henry Matthews was...

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1820 Henry Matthews The Diary of an Invalid Portugal Italy France Switzerland
1820 Henry Matthews The Diary of an Invalid Portugal Italy France Switzerland

Price: £90.00

A travel memoir, detailing the voyages of Henry Matthew as he travelled through Europe.Second edition. With errata to the rear.

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1820 Popular Voyages and Travels throughout Europe 1st Ed Jamieson Illustrated
1820 Popular Voyages and Travels throughout Europe 1st Ed Jamieson Illustrated

Price: £275.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating work of travel literature, by the prolific early nineteenth century author of travel and history work Frances Jamieson nee Thurtle. With contemporary...

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1820 The Cyclopaedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature
1820 The Cyclopaedia or Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature

Price: £250.00

A scarce example of this collection of ancient and modern maps, forming plate volume six of the celebrated Cyclopedia of Arts, Sciences and Literature. The work contains sixty one highly detailed maps. ...

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1820 The Diary of An Invalid by Henry Matthews Second Edition Travel
1820 The Diary of An Invalid by Henry Matthews Second Edition Travel

Price: £85.00

The second edition of this interesting travel work by noted traveller and judge, Henry Matthews. The second edition of the work. First published earlier the same year. With errata to the...

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1821 Real Life in London or the Rambles and Adventures By an Amateur First Ed
1821 Real Life in London or the Rambles and Adventures By an Amateur First Ed

Price: £490.00

The first edition of this study of London. Written as an imitation of Pierce Egan's famed work by the same name. Illustrated with beautiful hand-coloured plates. Being volume I only of this...

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1821 TRAVELS of COSMO the Third Grand Duke of TUSCANY
1821 TRAVELS of COSMO the Third Grand Duke of TUSCANY

Price: £1,025.00

A handsomely bound copy of Lorenzo Magalotti's Travels of Cosmo the Third. Bound in half crushed morocco with cloth covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. A smart copy though ex York library with fairly discrete...

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1821-1824 2vol North-West Passage from Atlantic to Pacific Parry Explorer
1821-1824 2vol North-West Passage from Atlantic to Pacific Parry Explorer

Price: £1,500.00

Two accounts of the journeys undertaken by William Edward Parry and his crew in the Arctic. Second edition. Sir William Edward Parry (19 December 1790 8 or 9 July 1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer, who...

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1822 2Vol Voyage de Polyclete ou Lettres Romaines Alexandre de Theis Second Ed
1822 2Vol Voyage de Polyclete ou Lettres Romaines Alexandre de Theis Second Ed

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of this work by Alexandre de Theis.The second edition. Complete in two volumes.In the original French.Alexander Theis was a French writer of novels. This work was his most successful, modelled after The Travel of the...

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1822 2vols Travels in South Africa Undertaken Rev John Campbell Missionary First Ed
1822 2vols Travels in South Africa Undertaken Rev John Campbell Missionary First Ed

Price: £1,150.00

A beautifully illustrated travel work from the nineteenth century on South Africa by missionary and traveller, John Campbell. With the bookplate of one John Ward to the recto of front endpaper, probably Reverend John Ward, Rector of...

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1822 Travels in the Oasis of Thebes and in the Deserts M Frederic Cailliaud
1822 Travels in the Oasis of Thebes and in the Deserts M Frederic Cailliaud

Price: £595.00

A very scarce travel work regarding the mineralogist, Frederic Cailliaud's travels in Egypt during the early nineteenth century. The first edition of this work, which is well preserved in the original boards. ...

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1823 Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside By A Walking Gentleman Grattan
1823 Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside By A Walking Gentleman Grattan

Price: £69.99

A scarce early edition of High-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province by 'A Walking Gentleman' or Thomas Colley Grattan. Dedicated to Washington Irving. Thomas Colley Grattan (1792...

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1825 3vol Grattan Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside Second Series First
1825 3vol Grattan Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside Second Series First

Price: £245.00

A scarce complete set of of High-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province Second Series by 'A Walking Gentleman' or Thomas Colley Grattan. First edition. In three volumes...

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1825 Observations on Italy John Bell Very Scarce Illustrated First Edition
1825 Observations on Italy John Bell Very Scarce Illustrated First Edition

Price: £180.00

A very scarce work of travel writing by the noted doctor of the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Very scarce. First edition. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. Illustrated...

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1826 COLUMBUS Discovery of America Elizabeth Helme
1826 COLUMBUS Discovery of America Elizabeth Helme

Price: £69.99

An English translation of Campe's work on Columbus as a teaching tool for the young. Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering. Translated into English by Elizabeth Helme. With a Rowe's bookseller's label to the front pastedown,...

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1826 Four Years in FRANCE Catholicism Henry Digby Beste
1826 Four Years in FRANCE Catholicism Henry Digby Beste

Price: £359.99

Bound in quarter leather with marble paper-covered boards. Henry Digby Beste (1768-1836) was born in Brighton and became a deacon in the Anglican church but after experiencing some spiritual doubts he converted to Catholicism and...

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1826 Notes and Reflections Ramble in Germany Col Moyle Scherer First Ed
1826 Notes and Reflections Ramble in Germany Col Moyle Scherer First Ed

Price: £225.00

The first edition of this travelogue regarding early nineteenth century Germany. Held in a lovely full calf binding with gilt stamped detailing to the spine. In a lovely polished calf contemporary...

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1827 2vol An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Island John Martin William Mariner Folding Map
1827 2vol An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Island John Martin William Mariner Folding Map

Price: £195.00

An uncommon two volume work regarding The Tonga Islands, complete with a fascinating fold out map of the area. Uncommon. The third edition of the work. Collated complete with a folding map...

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1827 Personal Narrative Journey India to England Keppel Vol II Illustrated
1827 Personal Narrative Journey India to England Keppel Vol II Illustrated

Price: £200.00

A second edition copy of the second volume of George Keppel's fascinating account of his travels from India to England. George Thomas Keppel was a renowned British soldier, Liberal politician...

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1828 2 vols A Tour in Germany, and Some of the Southern Provinces J Russell
1828 2 vols A Tour in Germany, and Some of the Southern Provinces J Russell

Price: £90.00

Volume XXIX from the Constable's Miscellany series.Both volume I and II with illustrated title pages. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley...

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1830 Notices of Brazil Volume II Walsh Scarce First Edition Illustrated
1830 Notices of Brazil Volume II Walsh Scarce First Edition Illustrated

Price: £220.00

A first edition copy of the second volume of Robert Walsh's fascinating work on Brazil, written as a part of an effort to abolish the slave trade. Robert Walsh was a renowned Irish clergyman,...

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1831 A Journal of A Residence in Normandy by J Augustus St John Travel France
1831 A Journal of A Residence in Normandy by J Augustus St John Travel France

Price: £40.00

An early edition of this travel work on Normandy.Taken from the constable miscellany series.James Augustus St John was a British author and traveller known for his works regarding his travels in Egypt.

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1831 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Illustrated Travel Guide First Ed
1831 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Illustrated Travel Guide First Ed

Price: £45.00

A travel guide to Wales and Monmouthshire.The first edition of this work.With an engraved frontispiece of a view from the Menai suspension bridge. Appears to be lacking illustration of views from the Conway Bridge and is...

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1832 Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions Leslie
1832 Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions Leslie

Price: £100.00

An illustrated work on Polar Exploration. The third edition, illustrated with vignettes in the text and a folding frontispiece map.Written and edited by Sir John Leslie, Robert JAmeson and Hugh Murray. Sir John Leslie was a Scottish...

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1832 The Tourist in Italy the Tourist in France
1832 The Tourist in Italy the Tourist in France

Price: £135.00

A collection of 'The Landscape Annual', illustrated profusely throughout. Looking at the life of a traveller in Italy and France. In three volumes. Published as part of 'The Landscape Annual'....

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1833 FINDEN'S Landscape Illustration LORD BYRON Vol 1
1833 FINDEN'S Landscape Illustration LORD BYRON Vol 1

Price: £69.99

The first volume of this great accompaniment to the works of Lord Byron, with descriptive accounts of locations from his life and poetry. There are no plates present in this volume. With an Stanfield engraved title page, and J....

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1834 2vol Egypt and Mohammed Ali Travels Nile James Augustus St John First Ed
1834 2vol Egypt and Mohammed Ali Travels Nile James Augustus St John First Ed

Price: £350.00

The first edition of this scarce travel work on Egypt by British journalist, author and traveller James Augustus St John. To Volume II the pages xxii-xix have been mistakenly bound in backwards...

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1834 2vol Italy with Sketches of Spain and Portugal William Beckford First
1834 2vol Italy with Sketches of Spain and Portugal William Beckford First

Price: £550.00

A first edition of this nineteenth-century travel guide to Italy, Spain and Portugal. William Thomas Beckford (1 October 1760 2 May 1844), usually known as William Beckford, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately...

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1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal Beckford Second Edition
1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal Beckford Second Edition

Price: £225.00

A pleasing second edition revised copy of William Beckford's travelogue of Italy, Spain and Portugal; complete in two volumes. William Thomas Beckford was a renowned English novelist, art collector,...

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1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal First Ed William Beckford
1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal First Ed William Beckford

Price: £500.00

The first edition of this nineteenth-century travel work.Complete in two volumes.This travel work is of William Beckford's journey through Italy, with some sketches of Spain and Portugal. Told through a collection of letters from...

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1834 Heath's Picturesque Annual Travelling Sketches Leitch Ritchie
1834 Heath's Picturesque Annual Travelling Sketches Leitch Ritchie

Price: £90.00

A leather bound copy of Heath's Picturesque Annual by Leitch Ritchie, illustrated throughout. The 1834 edition of Heath's Picturesque Annual. Leitch Ritchie was a Scottish novelist and journalist....

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1835 2vol Ten Years in South Africa Travel First Edition J W D Moodie Wild Sports
1835 2vol Ten Years in South Africa Travel First Edition J W D Moodie Wild Sports

Price: £1,900.00

The first edition of this nineteenth century travel work on South Africa by Scottish-born army officer, John Weddderburn Dunbar Moodie. Illustrated, with a frontispiece to both volumes. Complete in two volumes. John Wedderburn...

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1835 2vol Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa A Steedman 1st
1835 2vol Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa A Steedman 1st

Price: £995.00

The first edition of this work detailing nineteenth century travel in South Africa. Illustrated, with six plates and a large folding map of South Africa to volume I. Eight plates to volume II. Illustrations to this work of animals...

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1835 A Summer Ramble in Syria, With a Tartar Trip From Aleppo to Stamboul
1835 A Summer Ramble in Syria, With a Tartar Trip From Aleppo to Stamboul

Price: £2,700.00

The desirable first edition of Vere Monro's travel documents of Syria, visiting places mentioned in the Bible and noting their

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1835 Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha W Beckford 1st Edition
1835 Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha W Beckford 1st Edition

Price: £450.00

The first edition of William Beckford's travel letters written during his excursion to the monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha in 1794. The first edition of this work. Bound without the half-title....

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1835 Journal of a Residence in America Fanny Kemble Clan Hay First Edition
1835 Journal of a Residence in America Fanny Kemble Clan Hay First Edition

Price: £330.00

The first edition of Fanny Kemble's recollections of her experiences travelling on a theatre tour in America. With a Clan Hay of Seggieden bookplate to the front pastedown. The first edition...

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1835 Petit Voyage Maritime Autour Du Monde P P Hennequin Scarce FIRST Travel
1835 Petit Voyage Maritime Autour Du Monde P P Hennequin Scarce FIRST Travel

Price: £395.00

A very scarce first edition of this nineteenth-century French work on travelling the world by ship. First Edition. 'Small sea voyage around the world'. In French. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and titlepage.

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1836 2vol Switzerland William Beattie William Bartlett Illustrated
1836 2vol Switzerland William Beattie William Bartlett Illustrated

Price: £220.00

William Beattie's account of his travels through Switzerland, beautifully illustrated by his friend William Henry Bartlett. This book has beautiful illustrations of the landscapes of Switzerland...

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1836 2vols Excursions in Switzerland James Fenimore Cooper New Edition
1836 2vols Excursions in Switzerland James Fenimore Cooper New Edition

Price: £345.00

A fascinating nineteenth century travelogue of Switzerland by the renowned American writer James Fenimore Cooper; complete in two volumes here in the original cloth. Whilst primarily remembered...

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1836 An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians, Written in Egypt
1836 An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians, Written in Egypt

Price: £475.00

The scarce 1836 first edition of Edward William Lane's insightful travel work discussing in detail the lives of Egyptians in the early to mid nineteenth century, illustrated throughout. The...

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1836 Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River
1836 Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River

Price: £2,300.00

An exquisite first edition, first impression copy of Captain George Back's seminal Arctic travel work. Complete, with all plates. Rebound in a very smart quarter morocco binding. This work...

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1836 The Travels and Researches of A Von Humboldt Macgillivray 3rd Ed Revised
1836 The Travels and Researches of A Von Humboldt Macgillivray 3rd Ed Revised

Price: £140.00

The third edition of this popular travel guide by Scottish naturalist and ornithologist, William MacGillivray. Humboldt was a Prussian polymath, naturalist and explorer. Humboldt travelled...

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1837 The Continental Landscape Annual of European Scenery Frederick Furguson 1st
1837 The Continental Landscape Annual of European Scenery Frederick Furguson 1st

Price: £190.00

A scarce work on European scenery.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and six plates. Collated, complete.The first edition of this work. Undated, dated using Copac.This work reflects on many scenes of Europe such as Mantua,...

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1837 W A Graah Narrative of an Expedition East Coast of Greenland First English
1837 W A Graah Narrative of an Expedition East Coast of Greenland First English

Price: £895.00

A scarce first English edition of this work on Arctic exploration.Collated: Complete with folding map of Greenland. With 16 pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. A detailed account of the expedition of Wilhelm August Graah,...

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1838 2vols Switzerland William Beattie Illustrated W. H. Bartlett Scarce
1838 2vols Switzerland William Beattie Illustrated W. H. Bartlett Scarce

Price: £315.00

An interesting work of travel writing from the nineteenth century in which the author William Beattie discusses the county of Switzerland. A scarce and desirable work of travel writing by William...

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1838 The Waldenses William Beattie 1st Ed Illustrated Davidson Binding
1838 The Waldenses William Beattie 1st Ed Illustrated Davidson Binding

Price: £275.00

A first edition copy of William Beattie's account of his travels in the land of the Waldenses, in a signed Davidson binding. The Waldenses, or Waldensians are a Christian ascetic movement reputedly...

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1838-9 2vol Incidents of Travel in Greece Turkey Russia and Poland John Stephens
1838-9 2vol Incidents of Travel in Greece Turkey Russia and Poland John Stephens

Price: £180.00

Both volumes of this fascinating travel work.Complete in two volumes.With a folding map to volume I and one vignette to each volume.Volume 1 is the fifth edition whereas volume II is a first edition. John L Stephens was an American...

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1839 2vol Letters on Egypt Edom and The Holy Land Lord Lindsay Second Ed
1839 2vol Letters on Egypt Edom and The Holy Land Lord Lindsay Second Ed

Price: £95.00

The second edition of this scarce travel work by Scottish peer Lord Alexander Lindsay. With an errata inserted to the end of each volume. The second edition of the work. Scarce. Complete...

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1840 DANIEL WHEELER Extracts Letters Journals TRAVEL
1840 DANIEL WHEELER Extracts Letters Journals TRAVEL

Price: £71.99

Hardbound volume in original brown cloth covered boards. Daniel Wheeler (1771 - 1840) was a Quaker and a missionary. Wheeler went to St Petersburg as agricultural adviser to tsar Alexander I and helped with the draining of marshes;...

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1841 2vol The Idler in France by The Countess of Blessington Travelogue Paris
1841 2vol The Idler in France by The Countess of Blessington Travelogue Paris

Price: £690.00

A very scarce first edition of this work by Marguerite Gardiner.Very collectible early female travelogue. In two volumesRather hard to find, Italy is easier but still difficult.Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington was an Irish...

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1841 Historical and Romantic Legends of France with Illustrations
1841 Historical and Romantic Legends of France with Illustrations

Price: £59.99

A scarce volume on Historical and Romantic Legends of France.Illustrated with numerous engravings on wood.Two volumes bound as one.

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1841 The Bondmaid Bremer Home Sedgwick Tales of Ardennes H. D. Inglis Sammelband
1841 The Bondmaid Bremer Home Sedgwick Tales of Ardennes H. D. Inglis Sammelband

Price: £340.00

A sammelband of works by Frederika Bremer, Miss Sedgwick, and H. D. Inglis, nicely bound in a diced calf binding. All of these works besides 'Tales of Ardennes' are undated with no publisher...

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1841 Voyage Sentimental Sentimental Journey Laurence Sterne Janin Illus French
1841 Voyage Sentimental Sentimental Journey Laurence Sterne Janin Illus French

Price: £95.00

A profusly illustrated French translation of Laurence Sterne's popular novel 'A Sentimental Journey', illustrated by Tony Johannot, and translated by Jules Janin. In French. A French translation...

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1842 Missionary Labours Scenes SOUTHERN AFRICA Moffat
1842 Missionary Labours Scenes SOUTHERN AFRICA Moffat

Price: £570.00

A first edition of Robert Moffat's popular account of his work as a missionary in Africa from the mid-nineteenth century. In a full calf binding, with the fold-out map and colour frontis present. With a fold-out map of Africa. With...

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1843 2vol in 1 Travels in New Zealand E Dieffenbach Geology First Ed Scarce
1843 2vol in 1 Travels in New Zealand E Dieffenbach Geology First Ed Scarce

Price: £600.00

A scarce and important early travel work on New Zealand. With five illustrations. Written by the esteemed German physician, geologist and naturalist, Johann Ernst Dieffenbach. Ernest/Ernst...

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1843 3vol The Bible in Spain George Borrow Third Edition Travels Peninsula
1843 3vol The Bible in Spain George Borrow Third Edition Travels Peninsula

Price: £450.00

A well preserved, third edition copy of this work by George Borrow. 'The Bible in Spain' was the first work to earn Borrow his reputation as a travel writer, Three truly lovely copies, in smart uniform bindings. ...

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1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Queen Victoria Albert Illus Bio
1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Queen Victoria Albert Illus Bio

Price: £170.00

A fascinating work on the royal progress in Scotland.Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and thirteen plates. Loosely inserted are three beautiful plates, two hand coloured. The plates are from drawings by D...

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1843 The Rhine From The French of Victor Hugo D. M. Aird
1843 The Rhine From The French of Victor Hugo D. M. Aird

Price: £60.00

A scarce edition of this English translation of Victor Hugo's 'The Rhine'. Complete in one volume. This scarce work is bound in the publisher's original cloth binding with blindstamp detailing....

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1843 The Voyages of Captain James Cook Volume I only Illustrated Plates
1843 The Voyages of Captain James Cook Volume I only Illustrated Plates

Price: £70.00

The first volume of this work on Captain James Cook's voyages around the South Sea Islands. Being volume I of II only. Illustrated, with a frontispiece and a further seventeen plates total....

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1843 Travels in the Great Western Prairies Thomas Farnham One Volume Adventure
1843 Travels in the Great Western Prairies Thomas Farnham One Volume Adventure

Price: £400.00

This is a scarce copy of this first English edition of this American exploration work.Considered to be the best edition of this work first published in smaller format in 1841.Volume I of II.An important early account of the Oregon...

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1845 2vol Diary of Travels in France and Spain in 1844 Francis Trench Illus 1st
1845 2vol Diary of Travels in France and Spain in 1844 Francis Trench Illus 1st

Price: £235.00

The first edition of Francis Chenevix Trench's account of his 1844 travels in France and Spain, illustrated throughout. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. The diaries...

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1845 2vol Vacation Rambles and Thoughts T. N. Talfourd First Edition
1845 2vol Vacation Rambles and Thoughts T. N. Talfourd First Edition

Price: £150.00

The first edition of Thomas Talfourd's work discussing his experiences whilst travelling in Europe, complete in two volumes. The first edition of this work. Complete in two volumes. An interesting...

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1845 2vols Murray's Handbook for Travellers in Spain Ford 1st Ed Uncommon
1845 2vols Murray's Handbook for Travellers in Spain Ford 1st Ed Uncommon

Price: £790.00

A superior and uncommon first edition copy of Richard Ford's monumental travel guide to Spain; commonly cited as one of masterpieces of travel literature, whose publication was a defining moment in the genre. ...

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1845 A Sketch of The History of Newbury Newburyport and West Newbury J Coffin
1845 A Sketch of The History of Newbury Newburyport and West Newbury J Coffin

Price: £140.00

An uncommon work of local history by Joshua Coffin, the noted antiquarian and abolitionist. Uncommon. An interesting work of local interest by Joshua Coffin, documenting his home town of...

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1845 African Discovery a Narrative of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa Mungo Park Scarce
1845 African Discovery a Narrative of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa Mungo Park Scarce

Price: £350.00

A delightful and important nineteenth century work on African travel, in a pocket-sized format. A scarce and unusual imprint, with little record of this edition's existence. This copy's pagination...

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1845 Eothen
1845 Eothen

Price: £320.00

Alexander William Kinglake's account of his travels in Syria, Palestin, and Egypt, illustrated beautifully with a hand-coloured folding lithograph frontispiece, and a hand-coloured lithograph plate. In a signed binding...

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1845 Eothen or Traces of Travel Brought Home From The East Second Ed Kinglake
1845 Eothen or Traces of Travel Brought Home From The East Second Ed Kinglake

Price: £90.00

The second edition of this popular work of Eastern travel.Originally published anonymously, this edition does not name Kinglake as author. Although, subsequent editions attribute authorship to him. Stated to the title page as the second...

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1845 La Diable a Paris Paris et Les Parisiens Sand Balzac Illus French 1st
1845 La Diable a Paris Paris et Les Parisiens Sand Balzac Illus French 1st

Price: £195.00

An illustrated collection of short stories about Paris, written by a variety of prominent authors, in the original French. The first edition of this work. In the original French. This work...

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1845 Sketches of Persia
1845 Sketches of Persia

Price: £210.00

An uncommon first edition copy of this fascinating account of Persia in the late eighteenth century by John Malcom. Major-General Sir John Malcolm was a Scottish soldier, diplomat, East India...

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1845 The Rhine its Scenery Fred Knight Hunt Illustrated First Edition
1845 The Rhine its Scenery Fred Knight Hunt Illustrated First Edition

Price: £115.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work on the Rhine, written by the journalist Frederick Knight Hunt. The first edition of this work. This work is an interesting and thorough...

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1845 What to Observe the Traveller's Remembrancer Colonel J. R. Jackson 2nd Ed
1845 What to Observe the Traveller's Remembrancer Colonel J. R. Jackson 2nd Ed

Price: £110.00

A scarce guide book designed to "point out to the uninitiated traveller what he should observe, and to remind the one who is well informed, of many objects which, but for a remembrancer, might escape him." Second edition. ...

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1845-46 2 Vol in 1 Musgrave Matt Lewis North America West Indies Missionary 1st
1845-46 2 Vol in 1 Musgrave Matt Lewis North America West Indies Missionary 1st

Price: £160.00

The first edition of Matthew Lewis' and Joseph Abbott's works on life in North American and the West Indies in the mid nineteenth century. The first edition of these works. Two volumes bound...

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1846 2vol An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians E Lane
1846 2vol An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians E Lane

Price: £175.00

Two volumes of this scarce nineteenth century work regarding the manners and custom of Egypt, taken from the diaries of the great Orientalist and lexicographer, Edward William Lane. Lane took...

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1846 2vol Pilgrimage To The Temple and Tombs of Egypt Nubia Palestine First Ed
1846 2vol Pilgrimage To The Temple and Tombs of Egypt Nubia Palestine First Ed

Price: £2,300.00

Volume II of this work of travel writing by Mrs. Romer in which she discusses a religious pilgrimage through Africa. Very scarce. Volume II only. Lacking volume I. Illustrated with 1 colour...

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1846 Dudley Costello Tour Through The Valley Of The Meuse Illustrated Second Ed
1846 Dudley Costello Tour Through The Valley Of The Meuse Illustrated Second Ed

Price: £65.00

A scarce edition of A Tour through the Valley of the Meuse with the Legends of the Walloon Country and the Ardennes by Dudley Costello. With a colour frontispiece and colour illustrated title page and with engravings and coats...

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1846 Frances Trollope Travels And Travellers A Series Of Sketches Scarce
1846 Frances Trollope Travels And Travellers A Series Of Sketches Scarce

Price: £89.99

Travels and Travellers A Series of Sketches is a scarce travel book by Mrs. Frances Trollope, the mother of Anthony Trollope. First European edition. Frances Milton Trollope (1779 - 1863) was an English novelist and writer...

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1846 Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo, By Way of Lisbon, Athens
1846 Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo, By Way of Lisbon, Athens

Price: £220.00

The second edition of William Makepeace Thackeray's account of his journey and experience in the East, illustrated with a hand-colour frontispiece. Written by Thackeray under a pseudonym. The...

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1846 Peter Parley's Tales About the World Hand-Coloured Maps T Wilson
1846 Peter Parley's Tales About the World Hand-Coloured Maps T Wilson

Price: £140.00

A scarce collection of stories of life around the world. Illustrated with many vignettes, and two hand-coloured maps of the world to the front. Including stories from Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Australia. Samuel Griswold Goodrich...

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1846 The Zincali Gypsies of Spain Romani George Borrow Leather Binding
1846 The Zincali Gypsies of Spain Romani George Borrow Leather Binding

Price: £110.00

A nicely bound copy of the travel writer George Borrow's work on the Romani people in Spain. 'The Zincali' is a work about the Romani people, especially in Spain, documenting George Borrow's...

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1847 Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S Fly, Commanded by FP Blackwood
1847 Narrative of the Surveying Voyage of H.M.S Fly, Commanded by FP Blackwood

Price: £5,900.00

A lovely example of the first edition of this important exploration narrative. One of the earliest accounts of coastal Australia, this work is famed for its descriptions of the Great Barrier Reef. ...

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1848 2vol A Narrative of The Expedition The River Niger Capt W Allen Signed 1st Ed
1848 2vol A Narrative of The Expedition The River Niger Capt W Allen Signed 1st Ed

Price: £1,600.00

The first edition of this travelogue regarding an expedition along the River Niger by William Allen and Thomas Richard Heywood Thompson. Profusely illustrated, and signed by Allen. This work...

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1848 Rambles in The Romantic Regions Hartz Mountains HC Andersen 1st Edition
1848 Rambles in The Romantic Regions Hartz Mountains HC Andersen 1st Edition

Price: £480.00

The first English edition of this travelogue by famous fairytale compiler, Hans Christian Andersen. Complete, with half-titles. Translated from the original Danish with the 'author's sanction'...

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1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition
1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition

Price: £110.00

A handsome Victorian pocket edition detailing a fascinating voyage across the world.This journal of far-flung travel is a beautifully-written testament to the wonders of the wider world, and is brimming with fascinating minutiae...

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1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition Pickering
1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition Pickering

Price: £150.00

A handsome Victorian pocket edition detailing a fascinating voyage across the world.This journal of far-flung travel is a beautifully-written testament to the wonders of the wider world, and is brimming with fascinating minutiae...

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1849 Forty Days in the Desert Track of the Israelites William Bartlett Illus
1849 Forty Days in the Desert Track of the Israelites William Bartlett Illus

Price: £345.00

An illustrated work following a biblical journey through Israel and Egypt, written and illustrated by William Henry Bartlett. The fifth edition of this work. This work is the account of the...

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1850 2vols Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque Zenana Illus Fanny Parks Scarce
1850 2vols Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque Zenana Illus Fanny Parks Scarce

Price: £695.00

The first edition of this comprehensive and uncommon travelogue on Fanny Parke's twenty-three years spent in India at the start of the nineteenth century. Scarce in the original cloth. The...

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1850 Cape of Good Hope Joseph S Christopher Scarce First Edition Folding Maps
1850 Cape of Good Hope Joseph S Christopher Scarce First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £350.00

The very scarce first edition of this work on the settlements on the Cape of Good Hope. With folding map of the Cape, frontispiece and one other plate, as well as numerous vignette illustrations (collated complete). With chapters...

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1850 Charles Dickens American Notes General Circulation Victorian Travelogue
1850 Charles Dickens American Notes General Circulation Victorian Travelogue

Price: £125.00

A copy of Charles Dickens' American Notes.The first cheap edition of Charles Dickens' American Notes.Written during the author's trip to North America in 1842, the book features him acting as a critical observer of North...

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1850 Foreign Reminiscences Henry Richard Lord Holland Henry Edward Lord Holland
1850 Foreign Reminiscences Henry Richard Lord Holland Henry Edward Lord Holland

Price: £75.00

A memoir of foreign politics by Henry Richard Lord Holland.Folding facsimile letter to the Appendix regarding letter referred to on pages 348 and 211. Edited by Holland's son, Henry Edward Lord Holland.Foreign Reminiscences is known...

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1850 Voyages ZIGZAG Excursions PENSIONNAT TOPFFER
1850 Voyages ZIGZAG Excursions PENSIONNAT TOPFFER

Price: £69.99

An entertaining and lavishly illustrated French travel narrative. Third Edition. Travel in zigzag: or, a boarding trips on holiday in the Swiss townships and the Italian side of the Alps. With an additional illustrated title and...

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1851 2vol Tales of the Mountains William Platt Pickering First Edition Scarce
1851 2vol Tales of the Mountains William Platt Pickering First Edition Scarce

Price: £450.00

The scarce first edition of this anonymously published account of travels in Belgium. Signed, 'With the publisher's comps.' to half-title. Bookplate of Bernard Warrington to front pastedown. Complete in two volumes....

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1851 Consolations in Travel Last Days of a Philosopher Humphry Davy Illustrated
1851 Consolations in Travel Last Days of a Philosopher Humphry Davy Illustrated

Price: £47.00

The fifth and illustrated edition of Humphry Davy's reflections on travel, written during the last few years of his life. The fifth edition of this work. 'Consolations in Travel' was written...

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1851 Pictures of Travel In The South of France Alexander Dumas Illus Uncommon
1851 Pictures of Travel In The South of France Alexander Dumas Illus Uncommon

Price: £40.00

An uncommon work of travel writing by the novelist and travel writer Alexander Dumas. Largely considered to be a novelist, Alexander Dumas is also recognised as a noteworthy travel writer...

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1851 The Roman Wall John Bruce Collingwood Lower Isthmus Folding Maps
1851 The Roman Wall John Bruce Collingwood Lower Isthmus Folding Maps

Price: £290.00

A history of Hadrian's Wall, and its place in British history. Illustrated with sixty-five plates (collated, missing one), and numerous folding plates. Including chapters on The Military Way, Chesterholm, Naworth Castle and many others....

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1851 Visits to Monasteries in the Levant
1851 Visits to Monasteries in the Levant

Price: £150.00

The fourth edition of Robert Curzon's recollections of his travels in the various Eastern countries, searching for valuable manuscripts. Illustrated throughout, including with a folding plate. ...

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1851-2 3volsin1 Travellers Library Laings Norway Wellington Bio Carlisle Lecture
1851-2 3volsin1 Travellers Library Laings Norway Wellington Bio Carlisle Lecture

Price: £80.00

A collection of three works bound as a handy travel companion.The titles found in this volume differ in subject, one is a travel writing, another a biography and the third a lecture.The first work is Samuel Laing's Journey of a Residence...

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1852 2Vol John MacGillivray Voyage of the Rattlesnake Scarce 1st Australia Illus
1852 2Vol John MacGillivray Voyage of the Rattlesnake Scarce 1st Australia Illus

Price: £3,400.00

A scarce first edition of this travel narrative on the discovery of New Guinea between 1846-1850.Very rare and even harder to findcomplete as here. Collated: Complete. With a frontispiece to each volume, eleven plates...

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1852 2Vols A Faggot of French Sticks Francis Bond Head Decorative Binding
1852 2Vols A Faggot of French Sticks Francis Bond Head Decorative Binding

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of Francis Bond Head's notes on his time staying in Paris, during which he desired to experience Paris as a true Parisian, rather than a tourist. Complete in two volumes. In...

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1852 Pictures of Sweden Hans Christian Andersen Second Edition Very Scarce
1852 Pictures of Sweden Hans Christian Andersen Second Edition Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce second edition of 'Hans Christian Andersen's 'Pictures of Sweden'. Although primarily known for his fairy tales, the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen was a renowned writer...

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1852 Souvenir De Vichy et Promenade Au Mont-Dore Album Illustrate Very Scarce
1852 Souvenir De Vichy et Promenade Au Mont-Dore Album Illustrate Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce souvenir from nineteenth century France, with sixteen lithographs. Very scarce. In the original French. Undated, dated using Worldcat. This scarce volume was designed a souvenir...

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1853 Old England And New England By A Bunn Colour Lithograph Frontispiece First
1853 Old England And New England By A Bunn Colour Lithograph Frontispiece First

Price: £99.99

Old England and New England In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot is a description of Bunn's tour of America, during which he visited Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington and Buffalo, and chapters on the the American...

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1853 The Lisbon Guide Or An Historical Descriptive View Quarter Morocco
1853 The Lisbon Guide Or An Historical Descriptive View Quarter Morocco

Price: £230.00

A scarce 19th century guide to historical Lisbon, with ten engraved plates.The work was explicitly intended as a concise and accurate handbook for travellers. It begins with a 'Historical Sketch', which charts the city's past...

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1854 3vol Thomas Chandler Haliburton Americans At Home Author Presentation First
1854 3vol Thomas Chandler Haliburton Americans At Home Author Presentation First

Price: £475.00

An author's presentation copy of a very scarce complete set of The Americans at Home; Or, Byeways, Backwood, and Prairies signed to front free endpapers to all. Edited by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. First edition. In three...

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1854 Diary of a Visit to England in 1775 T. Campbell S. Raymond 1st Scarce
1854 Diary of a Visit to England in 1775 T. Campbell S. Raymond 1st Scarce

Price: £1,500.00

The extremely scarce first edition of these travel diaries by Thomas Campbell, documenting his 1775 trip to England. Not seen at auction since 2010. The first edition of this work. Thomas Campbell...

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1855 Five Years in Damascus
1855 Five Years in Damascus

Price: £440.00

An uncommon first edition copy of Josias Leslie Porter's first book on the Middle East, 'Five Years in Damascus'; complete in two volumes. Josias Leslie Porter was a renowned Irish Presbyterian...

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1855 My Wanderings Being Travels in the East in 1846-7, 1850-51, 1852-53
1855 My Wanderings Being Travels in the East in 1846-7, 1850-51, 1852-53

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this publisher's John Gadsby's descriptions of his journeys to the East, on visits taken for his ill health. Illustrated throughout with numerous in-text engravings. The...

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1855 Our Journal A Gathering From Notes and Letters... A Residence in Germany
1855 Our Journal A Gathering From Notes and Letters... A Residence in Germany

Price: £350.00

A travelogue of a journey undertaken to Germany.This is an extremely scarce and interesting work. There are no copies on Copac or Worldcat.Author of this work is unknown.The work describes a trip undertaken by a group of people from...

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1855 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle Illus
1855 The Foreign Tour of Messrs Brown Jones and Robinson Richard Doyle Illus

Price: £60.00

An attractive copy of this fascinating work by the noted illustrator and cartoonist of the Victorian period, Richard Doyle. An account of Messrs Brown, Jones and Robinson's travels through...

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1855 The Lands of the Messiah Mahomet and The Pope John Aiton Third Ed
1855 The Lands of the Messiah Mahomet and The Pope John Aiton Third Ed

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated travelogue of John Aiton's visits to several holy locations. With plates from drawings by Turner, Roberts, Harding and more. The third edition of this work. In a half...

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1856 Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia
1856 Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia

Price: £3,900.00

A very scarce copy of Lady Mary Leonora Sheil's travel account about her time living and travelling in Persia, illustrated with woodcuts and a frontispiece. A very scarce work. A travel work...

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1856 Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland Alps of Savoy Piedmont Folding Maps
1856 Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland Alps of Savoy Piedmont Folding Maps

Price: £110.00

A profusely illustrated handbook to Switzerland, the Alps of Savoy, and Piedmont, illustrated with folding maps and plates. This handbook is an interesting travel guide, an interesting look...

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1856 The Bridle Roads of Spain George John Cayley Illustrated 2nd
1856 The Bridle Roads of Spain George John Cayley Illustrated 2nd

Price: £190.00

The second edition of this illustrated work on the roads of Spain by George John Cayley. The second edition of this work. A fascinating work looking at the experiences of the author travelling...

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1857 Crescent and the Cross Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel Warburton
1857 Crescent and the Cross Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel Warburton

Price: £115.00

The thirteenth edition of this travel work by Eliot Warburton.With an illustrated frontispiece and a further fourteen illustrations comprising of a plate and vignettes.Eliot Warburton was an Irish traveller and novelist. The Crescent...

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1857 Lettres Sur Le Nord X Marmier Danemark Suede Norvege Laponie Spitzberg
1857 Lettres Sur Le Nord X Marmier Danemark Suede Norvege Laponie Spitzberg

Price: £42.00

A scarce collection of letters on the Scandinavian countries. The work begins in the Mecklembourg region of northern Germany, with reference ot the French write Antoine de Latour, then travel through Copenhagen, Sweden, Le Dovre Field,...

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1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

Price: £590.00

The first edition of David Livingstone's influential work discussing his time working as a missionary in South Africa, illustrated throughout, including with two folding maps. The first edition...

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1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone 1st Ed
1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone 1st Ed

Price: £480.00

A first edition of one of the most famous exploration books in history, by the medical missionary and explorer, David Livingstone. Second impression with eight pages of the original publishers' advertisements dated November...

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1857 The Desert of Sinai First Edition Horatius Bonar Travel Very Scarce
1857 The Desert of Sinai First Edition Horatius Bonar Travel Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

The first edition of this comprehensive travel work regarding the Sinai desert. Lacking the title page. Dated using the copac entry for this edition. A second edition was published in 1858...

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1857 The Euphrates Valley Route to India. An Examination of the Memoir
1857 The Euphrates Valley Route to India. An Examination of the Memoir

Price: £140.00

A very scarce examination of Sir William P. Andrew's memoir detailing his proposal for the construction of a railway along the Euphrates to the port at Basra, as an alternative route to India. ...

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1857 Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa
1857 Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa

Price: £3,450.00

The first edition of this cornerstone of African travel writing written by one of the greats in the context of European explorers. Scarce in the original binding, and in such a smart

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1858 The British Switzerland or Picturesque Rambles in the English Lake District
1858 The British Switzerland or Picturesque Rambles in the English Lake District

Price: £195.00

A beautifully illustrated guide to the Lake District, produced collaboratively by Thomas Rose and Thomas Allom. The first edition of this work, which is scarce, particularly in this complete state. ...

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1858 Three Visits to Madagascar during the Years 1853-1854-1856
1858 Three Visits to Madagascar during the Years 1853-1854-1856

Price: £215.00

The first edition of this fascinating travelogue regarding the treatment of Christians in Madagascar during the nineteenth century. Scarce in the original moire binding. In the publisher's...

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1859 2vol Ceylon An Account of the Island Sir James Emerson Illustrated Maps
1859 2vol Ceylon An Account of the Island Sir James Emerson Illustrated Maps

Price: £875.00

A work on Ceylon, now known as Ceylon. Frontispiece and three maps (one folding) to volume I. Frontispiece and one folding map to volume II. Collated, complete.The first edition of this work. A thorough work, written by James...

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1859 Curry and Rice on Forty Plates Our Station in India G F Atkinson Second Ed
1859 Curry and Rice on Forty Plates Our Station in India G F Atkinson Second Ed

Price: £770.00

A profusely illustrated work regarding India in the nineteenth century. Providing a somewhat satirical insight into the colonies in occupied India. This is the second edition of this work, and is held in the publisher's...

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1860 2vol The Lake Regions of Central Africa Richard F Burton Illus First Ed Colour
1860 2vol The Lake Regions of Central Africa Richard F Burton Illus First Ed Colour

Price: £5,200.00

A finely bound copy of the first edition of this account of Richard Burton's tantalising nineteenth century explorations of the African Great Lakes. Charmingly illustrated, with chromoxylographs. ...

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1860 An Arctic Boat-Journey Isaac Israel Hayes Folding Maps Illustrated
1860 An Arctic Boat-Journey Isaac Israel Hayes Folding Maps Illustrated

Price: £275.00

Isaac Israel Hayes's fascinating account of the 'Second Grinnell Expedition' of 1853–1855, led by Elisha Kane to search for Franklin's lost expedition. Isaac Israel Hayes was an American...

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1860 Lives of Missionaries Hans Egede Matthew Stach Memoir Greenland
1860 Lives of Missionaries Hans Egede Matthew Stach Memoir Greenland

Price: £90.00

A scarce edition documenting the lives of two 17th century missionaries, Matthew Stach and Hans Egede and their work across Greenland. Hans (John) Egede (1686 - 1758) was a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary who was crowned...

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1860 Practical Remarks Upon the Principle of Rating Railway Charles Penford
1860 Practical Remarks Upon the Principle of Rating Railway Charles Penford

Price: £160.00

A scarce text 'In which is explained the impracticality of following judgements of the Court of the Queen's Bench.' Fourth edition, entirely re-written. With a fold out diagrams. Author's presentation copy dated May 1862.

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1860 The Arctic Regions and Polar Discoveries P L Simmonds Scarce First Thus
1860 The Arctic Regions and Polar Discoveries P L Simmonds Scarce First Thus

Price: £98.00

An interesting work on 19th century polar exploration.With publisher's advertisements to the front and rear, as well as an illustrated title page and frontispiece.The ninth edition of Simmonds' work on arctic exploration with particular...

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1860 The Crescent and the Cross, or, Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel
1860 The Crescent and the Cross, or, Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel

Price: £120.00

A nicely bound copy of Eliot Warburton's accounts of his travels in the Middle East in the mid nineteenth century, illustrated throughout. An interesting travel work, looking at the author's...

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1860 The Upper Rhine The Scenery of Its Banks The Manners of Its People H Mayhew
1860 The Upper Rhine The Scenery of Its Banks The Manners of Its People H Mayhew

Price: £150.00

An uncommon work of European topography explore the landscape and people location on the banks on the River Rhine. An uncommon work, rebacked with the original backstrip persevered. A work...

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1861 A Popular Account of Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone Illus
1861 A Popular Account of Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone Illus

Price: £70.00

David Livingstone's account of his travels and research in South Africa. A hero to the Victorian people for his missionary work and expedition’s, David Livingstone spent most of his life...

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1861 Exploration and Adventures in Equatorial Africa
1861 Exploration and Adventures in Equatorial Africa

Price: £450.00

The first edition of Paul Du Chaillu's important travel journal showing his experiences in Africa encountering gorillas, illustrated throughout, including with a folding frontispiece, and a folding map. ...

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1861 Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa Paul B Du Chaillu
1861 Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa Paul B Du Chaillu

Price: £150.00

A mid-nineteenth century work regarding the exploration and development of equatorial Africa, from the perspective of French-American traveller, Paul Belloni Du Chaillu. The second edition...

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1861 Explorations in Equatorial Africa Paul Du Chaillu First Edition Signed
1861 Explorations in Equatorial Africa Paul Du Chaillu First Edition Signed

Price: £950.00

A fascinating first edition of this important work by the anthropologist and traveller Paul Belloni du Chaillu. He became famous in the 1860s as the first modern outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas - introducing a...

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1861 Gooroo Simple by Alfred Crowquill Illustrated Coloured Frontispiece
1861 Gooroo Simple by Alfred Crowquill Illustrated Coloured Frontispiece

Price: £45.00

A charmingly illustrated collection of the English translation of these Tamil stories. With a charming coloured frontispiece and many charming in text vignettes. Alfred Henry Forrester, often...

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1861 Our Cruise in the Claymore With a Visit to Damascus and the Lebanon
1861 Our Cruise in the Claymore With a Visit to Damascus and the Lebanon

Price: £1,900.00

A nicely rebound travel work, Annie Jane Harvey's account of travelling in the Middle East in the mid-nineteenth century, illustrated throughout. A very scarce work. 'Our Cruise in the Claymore'...

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1861 Ten Years Wanderings Among the Ethiopians T J Hutchinson Illus First Edition
1861 Ten Years Wanderings Among the Ethiopians T J Hutchinson Illus First Edition

Price: £250.00

The first edition of this travel work regarding Ethiopia, written by Anglo-Irish Victorian explorer, Thomas Joseph Hutchinson. With an illustrated frontispiece. This work is one of many by...

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1861 Ten Years Wanderings Thomas J Hutchinson First Edition Illustrated Scarce
1861 Ten Years Wanderings Thomas J Hutchinson First Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £250.00

A scarce work of travel writing by Thomas J. Hutchinson, documenting his observations from his time spent in Africa. In the publisher's original cloth binding, this work offers an interesting insight into the history...

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1861 The Okavango River a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure
1861 The Okavango River a Narrative of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure

Price: £1,800.00

The first edition of this nicely rebacked work by Charles John Andersson, a travelogue documenting his experiences in South Africa, and his geographical discoveries about the Okavango River. Illustrated throughout. ...

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1861 Travels in Great Britain by Dosabhoy Framjee Scarce Plates Dosabhai Framji
1861 Travels in Great Britain by Dosabhoy Framjee Scarce Plates Dosabhai Framji

Price: £290.00

A scarce edition of this work by Dosabhai Framji Karaka.Written in Gujarati with an English preface.Signed "With the Author's Best Respects"With 28 plates and a portrait frontispiece.Dosabhai Framji Karaka was an Indian newspaper editor...

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1861-1862 3 Vol All Around the World an Illustrated Record W. F. Ainsworth
1861-1862 3 Vol All Around the World an Illustrated Record W. F. Ainsworth

Price: £395.00

A scarce three volume collection of travel works, depicting sights around the globe through tales and illustrations. Illustrated throughout each volume, with numerous engraved plates. Featuring two double paged maps to volume one,...

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1862 De Lyon A La Mediterranee AD Joanne J Ferrand Collection Des Guides Joanne
1862 De Lyon A La Mediterranee AD Joanne J Ferrand Collection Des Guides Joanne

Price: £75.00

A french work of travel writing from the late nineteenth century. Profusely illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes throughout. Written in the original French. A travel guide from...

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1862 Kangaroo Land Rev Arthur Polehampton Scarce Australia Travel Illus First
1862 Kangaroo Land Rev Arthur Polehampton Scarce Australia Travel Illus First

Price: £180.00

A scarce first edition of this novel set in early Australia.First Edition.With a frontispiece and a title page vignette.An interesting novel set against the backdrop of nineteenth century Australia and the difficulties of...

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1862 Miller's New York as it Is or Stranger's Guide Book to Brooklyn New York
1862 Miller's New York as it Is or Stranger's Guide Book to Brooklyn New York

Price: £250.00

A pocket sized guide to New York in the mid nineteenth century. With folding maps and illustrated plates, this work was produced by one of the great American nineteenth century publishers, James Miller. ...

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1863 Curiosities of Savage Life James Greenwood First Edition Uncommon Illustrated
1863 Curiosities of Savage Life James Greenwood First Edition Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £180.00

An uncommon first edition copy of James Greenwood's 'Curiosities of Savage Life', in a full polished calf binding with marbled endpapers and textblock. James Greenwood was a British social...

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1863 Le Danube Allemand Hippolyte Durand French Illustrated Travel
1863 Le Danube Allemand Hippolyte Durand French Illustrated Travel

Price: £70.00

Bound in handsome quarter calf binding this interesting work of travel writing discussing numerous regions in the south of Germany close to the river Danube. Written in the original French....

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1863 Oeuvres de Lamartine Nouveau Voyage En Orient Vol 33
1863 Oeuvres de Lamartine Nouveau Voyage En Orient Vol 33

Price: £30.00

This is a volume from the complete works of Alphonse de Lamartine.Printed in French. Volume 33 of 41.Alphonse de Lamartine was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the second republic.

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1863 The Andaman Islanders by Frederic Mouat Very Scarce Folding Map
1863 The Andaman Islanders by Frederic Mouat Very Scarce Folding Map

Price: £875.00

The first edition of this extremely scarce travel work, complete with four plates and a fold out map. The first edition. Collated complete with four monochrome plates and one fold out map...

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