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Africa.- Lyon (Capt. George Francis) A Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa... accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan, and of the course...

Africa.- Veitch (Sophie F.F.) Views in Central Abyssinia. With Portraits of the Natives of the Galla Tribes, taken in pen and ink under circumstan...

Africa.- Explorer.- English School (19th century) Portrait traditionally understood to show a young David Livingstone, bust-length, in a feigned o...

Americas.- Ellis (Henry) A Voyage to Hudson's-Bay, by the Dobbs Galley and California...for Discovering a North West Passage, first edition, foldi...

Americas.- Jefferys (Thomas) The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America, 2 parts in 1 vol., first edition, t...

Americas.- Simcoe (John Graves).- First Nations.- Baker (Lt.-Col. Sir Edward, née Baker Littlehales, 1st Baronet ) Plan of the Province of Upper C...

Americas.- Snow (W. Parker) A Two Years' Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, the Falkland Islands, Patagonia and in the River Plate, 2 vol., first editio...

Americas.- Umfreville (Edward) The Present State of Hudson's Bay. Containing a full description of that settlement, and the adjacent country; and ...

Asia.- Carruthers (Douglas) Unknown Mongolia. A Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria, 2 vol., first edition, 4 fo...

Asia.- Forrest (Capt. Thomas) A Voyage to New Guinea, and the Moluccas, from Balambangan: including an account of Magindano, Sooloo, and other Isl...

Asia.- Osbeck (Peter) A Voyage to China and the East Indies...together with A Voyage to Suratte, by Olof Toreen...and An Account of Chinese Husban...

France.- [Sauvan (Jean Baptiste Balthazar)] Viage Pintoresco por las Orillas del Sena, desde Paris hasta el Mar, translated by J. J. de Mora, firs...

India.- Hastings (Warren) A Narrative of the late Transactions at Benares, first English edition, lacking final advertisement leaf, lightly browne...

Italy.- Buonaiuti (B. Serafino) Italian Scenery; representing the Manners, Customs, and Amusements of the different states of Italy, first edition...

Levant.- Mayer (Luigi) Views in the Ottoman Dominions, in Europe in Asia, and some of the Mediterranean Islands, from the Original Drawings taken ...

Middle East.- Russell (Alexander) The Natural History of Aleppo, 2 vol., second, revised and enlarged edition, 20 engraved plates including some b...

New Zealand.- Wakefield (Edward) New Zealand Illustrated. The Story of New Zealand and Descriptions of its Cities and Towns...The Natural Wonders ...

Oceania.- [Fleurieu (Charles Pierre Claret, Comte de)] Discoveries of the French in 1768 and 1769, to the South-East of New Guinea, first edition ...

Oceania.- Kolff (Dirk Hendrik) Voyages of the Dutch Brig of War Dourga, through the southern and little-known parts of the Moluccan Archipelago, a...

Oceania.- [Wilson (William)] A Missionary Voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean...in the Ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson, first editio...

Polar.- Rae (John) Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847, first edition, 2 folding engraved maps hand-colour...

Russia.- Chappe d'Auteroche (Jean, Abbé) A Journey into Siberia, made by order of the King of France, first English edition, folding hand-coloured...

Russia.- Pallas (Peter Simon) Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire..., 2 vol., second edition, lacking half-title in vol.2...

Voyages.- Bougainville (Louis-Antoine, Comte de) A Voyage round the World...in the Years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769, translated by John Reinhold F...

Voyages.- Froger (François) A Relation of a Voyage made in the Years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the Coasts of Africa, Streights of Magellan, Brasil, Caye...

Voyages.- Ramusio (Giovanni Battista) Delle Navigationi et Viaggi, 3 vol., collation: vol.1. a4, b-d8, e10, a-v8, x10, y-z, aa-zz, aaa-bbb8, ccc10...

Voyages.- Rogers (Capt. Woodes) A Cruising Voyage Round the World: first to the South-Sea, thence to the East-Indies, and homewards by the Cape of...

World.- Teixeira (Pedro) The Travels of Peter Teixeira from India to the Low Countries by Land; with a short Account of a Voyage from India to Spa...

Agriculture.- Trade Catalogue.- Sharp (James) Descriptions of some of the Utensils in Husbandry, Rolling Carriages, Cart Rollers, and Divided Roll...

Cider.- [Ellis (William)] The Compleat Cyderman: or, the present practice of raising plantations of the best Cyder Apple and Perry Pear-Trees, wit...

Herbal.- Grete Herball (The), 111 leaves only, seemingly lacking 3 preliminary leaves and A1, 2, 5 & 6, B6, D4, H2, I4 & 5, K2 & 6, L1, M5&6, N1-6...

Horses.- Experienced Jocky (The), Compleat Horseman; or Gentlemans Delight, only edition, folding engraved plate (short tear but no loss), with th...

Tea.- Lettsom (John Coakley) The Natural History of the Tea-Tree, with Observations on the Medical Qualities of Tea, and on the Effects of Tea-Dr...

Wood (William, bookseller) Catalogue of an Extensive and Valuable Collection of the Best Works on Natural History..., first edition, hand-coloured...

Aeronautics.- Lunardi (Vincenzo) An Account of the First Aërial Voyage in England, first edition, with author's signature of authentication on hal...

Artificial Stone.- Pincot (Daniel) An Essay on the Origin, Nature, Uses, and Properties, of Artificial Stone..., only edition, stitched in origina...

Lavoisier (Antoine Laurent) Essays Physical and Chemical, vol.1 [all published], first edition in English, 3 folding engraved plates, lacking fina...

Shakespeare.- Spenser (Edmund) and others. Colin Clouts Come home againe, first edition, collates A-H4 only (i.e. lacks final 2 gatherings with Ro...

Fitzhugh Pedigree Roll, manuscript on vellum, on 3 membranes (first membrane detached), 18 hand-painted coats of arms, numerous family members in ...

Lust and Murder.- G[oodcole] (H[enry]) Heavens Speedie Hue and Cry sent after Lust and Murther. Manifested upon the suddaine apprehending of Thoma...

Jonson (Ben) Catiline His Conspiracy, second quarto edition, without initial leaf A1 (probably blank and also missing from the Pforzheimer copy), ...

Suckling (Sir John) A Letter sent...from France, deploring his sad Estate and flight, first edition, 8pp., woodcut device on title, typographic he...

Beaumont (Francis) and John Fletcher. The Tragedy of Thierry King of France, and his Brother Theodoret, a few headlines and catchwords slightly tr...

Northamptonshire, Pytchley.- [Notes by a lawyer on the will & funeral expenses of Mrs. Alice Downes], manuscript in Secretary hand, 37pp. excludin...

Great Plague of London and medical and cookery recipes.- Syford (Mary, b. 1635, married 27th June 1659, fl. 1635-65) Medical and cookery recipes, ...

Walton (Isaac) The Lives of Dr.John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr Richard Hooker, Mr George Herbert, first collected edition, 4 engraved portraits, ...

Cookery recipes.- [Collection of recipes], manuscript, 80½pp. & 2pp. of index excluding blanks, in several hands, reverse entries, some staining i...

Early 18th century poetry.- Bagg (Thomas, Quaker, of Bridport, Dorset, 1681-1727) Inamarato [Poems], autograph manuscript, 178pp., some ff. loose ...

Naval Signals.- Greenwood (Jonathan) The Sailing and Fighting Instructions or Signals As they are Observed in the Royal Navy of Great Britain, eng...

Defoe (Daniel) La Vie et les Avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe, vol.1 only (of 3), first French edition, engraved frontispiece, title in r...

Cookery Recipes.- [Collection of recipes], manuscript, 34pp. & 2pp. index, interleaved with blotting pp., browned, new endpapers, modern leather, ...

Ireland.- Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Taylor and Skinners's Maps of the Roads of Ireland, Surveyed 1777, first edition, large folding engr...

Magic & Conjuring.- Dean (Henry) The whole Art of Legerdemain; or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection, 108pp., eighth edition "with large Additions and Ame...

Magic & Conjuring.- Dean (Henry) The whole Art of Legerdemain; or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection, 132pp., ninth edition "corrected, and improved with ...

Minerva Press.- Fairy Tales; Selected from the Best Authors, 2 vol., first edition, half-title to vol.1, 4 engraved plates, lacking frontispiece t...

Chess.- [Montigny (Alfred de)] Les Stratagèmes des Échecs, 2 parts in 1, folding woodcut plate and 120 diagrams printed in ochre, red and black, o...

British Vice-Consul to Trieste.- Bynner (Henry, Vice-Consul, of Birmingham, 1773-1867) Letter Book, manuscript, slightly browned, 2 lithographed c...

Wordsworth (William) The Waggoner. A Poem, first edition, without half-title as issued, some light soiling and foxing, original blue wrappers boun...

Bristol.- Branwhite (Nathan, 1775-1857) Portrait traditionally understood to show Charles Branwhite (1817-1880), half-length, oil on card, 126 x 1...

Bristol.- Müller (William James, also spelt Muller, English landscape and figure painter, the best-known artist of the Bristol School, 1812-1845) ...

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