Foreign Travel & Topography

Whale Hunting. Bullen, F. The Cruise of the “Cachalot”…

London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1903 8vo. (20 x 13 cm), xx + 380 pages, folding map + 8 full-page illustrations. A few small marks, but generally a very clean copy. Bound in the publisher ’ s blue cloth binding, title etc. in gilt on the spine and a gilt picture of a whale on the front cover. The cover very bright, but with three small chips in the cloth, two of them on the front hinge.

Price: £30.00

Napoleonic Administration. Vanrecum, A. Annuaire du Dé partment de Rhin et Moselle

Coblenz, Novelle Librairie et Imprimerie Libraire, anne viii (1799-1800)
Small 8vo. (). Engraved title page + xxii+114+xxvi pages and 5 folding tables. Somewhat browned and dog-eared, but perfectly legible throughout. Bound in the original wrappers (marbled paper) with a paper spine and the title written in ink on the spine. The paper spine worn, but the volume solid.
This area, now in Germany, formed part of the first French Empire.

Price: £50.00

R.B. Cunningham Graham – signed. Mapirunga.

London, W.H. Heinemann, 1924. This edition limited to 350 copies, signed by Cunningham Graham. Writen in Spanish by Gustavo Barroso and translated, with a preface by R.B. Cunningham Graham. Small 8vo. (18x12cm), 40 pages. A very clean copy with the small bookplate of a previous owner inside the front cover. In the original binding, crème paper covered boards with a white spine, the title in gold on the front board and the spine; the binding somewhat finger-marked with three patches of light-brown discolouration on the back cover.

Price: £40.00

The Falls of Niagara: Being a Complete Guide…

London, T. Nelson & Sons: Toronto, James Campbell, 1866. 11 FULL PAGE COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS. (15 x 9 cm), 64 pages. Bound in the original purple cloth binding, the spine decorated in gold, the back cover partly faded, but otherwise in excellent condition. The colour illustrations, which are executed with great spirit, show views on both sides of the falls.

Price: £30.00

CHILE Edwards, A. The Dawn

London, Ernest Benn, 1931.  'Being the History of the Birth of the Republic of Chile'.  1st. Edition.  Large 8vo.   404 pages and numerous illustrations from photographs.  In the publisher's blue cloth, a little marked,  with the original dust jacket, frayed with loss.

Price: £25.00

Malaya Schemes of Service, 2 Volumes 1956 & 1958

Federation of Malaya Schemes of Service 1956

Federation of Malaya Schemes of Service 1956

Kuala Lumpur, The Government Press, 1957


Federation of Malaya Schemes of Service Volume 2

Kuala Lumpur, The Government Press, 1958

Price: £35.00

Southern United States, in the mid Nineteenth Century

The Sunny South; or, the Southerner at Home, 1860, for sale

Ingraham, J.H. editor

The Sunny South; or, the Southerner at Home, Embracing Five Years' Experience of a Northern Governess in the Land of the Sugar and the Cotton..

Philadelphia: G. G. Evans, 1860.

First Edition. 8vo. 526 pages + publisher's catalogue. Some spots of browning (including on the title page), not effecting legibility, one group of pages slightly out of line when the book is closed, but the binding solid. In the publisher's brown cloth binding, somewhat rubbed, with slight loss at the top of the spine, including a piece of cloth about 1cm long on the front hinge.

Price: £29.99