voyage undertaken on the occasion by His Majesty's ship the Lion, and the ship Hindostan in the East India Company's Service, to the Yellow Sea, and Gulf of Pekin; as well as of their return to Europe; with notices. His fascination with the region led him to make three expeditions over a period of eleven years and he is recognised as one of the great African explorers. Enlarged Dutch edition of Description of the East and some other countries with 205! Lacks(?) the plan of Batavia. Taylor's is an important first-hand account of the expedition and one of the scarcest of the primary accounts; many of the illustrations are new to this work and complement those in the official account. This book was offered to the public in 3 variants; the well known cloth binding for 10, in full sheep for 12 and this one in half morocco for. Early 19th century quarter leather bound, all edges gilt and in almost impeccable condition. 4to, contemporary blind stamped vellum with manuscript title, restorations, new ties and endpapers. Tjeenk Willink 1910, first Dutch edition 270 Peary-Diebitsch, Josephine My Arctic Journal. Octavo, with a tinted lithograph frontispiece and 13 tinted lithograph plates, some with original tissue guard.
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Dutch translation of Eskimoliv, 1891, illustrated. Subscribers could buy more copies than 1, the others being sent to the Pitcairn Islanders to sell for themselves. Conrad 689: 'Ross' experience, daring and good luck combined to provide the first detailed, close-up and prolonged examination of Antarctica. The author arrived in Cape Town in 1838 and describes the affairs of the Cape in detail and then travelled to Zululand where he witnessed the wars between the Zulu and Boer.' 650 Denham, Major Dixon / Clapperton, Hugh / Oudney Narrative of travels and. Apart from 2 plates with soiling in excellent condition. Van der Poel, The Hague 1731, first Dutch edition "Zynde een nieuwe uitvoerige en zeer kurieuse Beschryving van derzelver Oorsprong, Godsdienst, manier van Oorlogen, Huwelyken, Opvoeding, Oeffeningen, Feesten, Danzeryen, Begravenissen, en andere zeldzame gewoonten." Folio, 2 parts in 1, tastefull 20th century full calf. With 6 engraved plates and 7 engraved maps the Colonial America and charts, (5 folding) and list of subscribers. 8vo, 19th century half calf. 4 leaves and the map are supplied in facsimile. 19x27 cm, original black buckram with giltstamped vignette of Peary on sledge in gold. Contents, biography edit, lum You was among the many Chinese laborers who came to Washington near the turn of the century.
Among the accounts included in this work, several relate to the Pacific, including those of Pigafetta, Beeckman, Stavorinus, Tasman, Dampier, Careri, Cook, Pron, Betagh, La Condamine, and Nieuhof'.600 Pococke,. 20 Nansen, Fridtjof The First Crossing of Greenland Longman, Green and Co, London, 1893 Translated from the Norwegian by Hurbert Majendie Gebb, with numerous illustrations and map, 452 pages, 20x14 cm, beautiful school prize binding, burr walnut boards, has been fairly newly rebacked, 5 raised. The second voyage (1773-1774)went to the South Pole and the last in 1776 whaling to the North Pole. Il y a demeur. De A Voyage Round The World in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787 1788 Johnson, London 1799, second edition, 3 volumes 13x21 cm, modern full calf in two colours, Fine. . Story Of The Rear Column Of The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition Porter, London 1890, first edition An important narrative by the expedition's naturalist: the natural history appendix (pp 393-452) includes an ornithological portion described. In 1888 he made a trip to East Africa and from there accompanied Stanley and Emin Pasha to the coast. Phillips and., 1823 first edition and a description of New South Wales.
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