KIPPIS, Andrew (1725-1795)
Sydenham, Kent, 17 June 1776. Entire letter, manuscript in ink on single folio sheet of wove paper watermarked G.R., 360 x 230 mm, written on 1 1/4 sides, addressed to ‘The Rev. Mr. Parry, at Cirencester, Gloucestershire’, signed at the foot ‘Your most affectionate Brother and obliged Servant, And. Kippis’; remnants of wax seal; original …
MAGRA, James Maria (attributed)
A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;
Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy, Manufactures, &c. of their Inhabitants. …
[CAMPE, Joachim Heinrich]
depuis 1772 jusqu’en 1775. [Parts I + II]. Series: Bibliothèque géographique et instructive des jeunes gens, ou recueil de voyages intéressants, Dans toutes les parties du monde, pour l’instruction et l’amusement de la jeunesse; Traduit de l’allemand et de l’angl. par M. Breton. Orné de cartes et figures. Quatrième année. A Paris : Chez J.E. …
[London] : N. Lane, 1776. Terrestrial pocket globe, 2 ¾ inches in diameter, engraved gores with original hand colour over papier mache and plaster sphere, expertly conserved and waxed, in the original publisher’s shagreen case (no longer a perfect fit), with engraved gores of celestial maps, the lips coloured red, original metal hinge and two …
Australasia : books, maps, original water colour drawings, oil paintings and coloured plates relating to Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand and the islands of the Pacific Ocean including a fine series of original water colour drawings of Sydney and its harbour by Conrad Martens.
Cover title : Australasia old and new. London : Francis Edwards, 1928. Catalogue 505. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, tape repair to spine, fore edge foxed, catalogue of 1537 works, with prices.
FORBES, David W.
Volume I: 1780-1830. Volume II: 1831-1850. Volume III: 1851-1880. Volume IV: 1881- 1900. Sydney : Hordern House and Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, 1999-2003. Quarto (250 x 205 mm.), four volumes, printed in black and red, bound in fine-weave green cloth. The complete set, as new condition. “The long-awaited bibliography of Hawaiiana, many years in …
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
Cook and the Russians: an addendum to the Hakluyt Society’s Edition of “the Voyage of the ‘Resolution’ and “Discovery’, 1776-1780
London: Hakluyt Society 1973. Octavo, pp. 9, a fine copy.
BINGLEY, Rev. William
Biographical conversations on the most eminent voyagers of different nations; from Columbus to Cook.
Comprehending distinct narratives of their personal adventures. Designed for the use of young persons. London : John Sharpe, 1818. Second edition. Octavo, contemporary full tree calf with contrasting morocco title label to spine (upper joint cracked), ruled in gilt, blindstamp for the SDUK on front board, pp 363, a very good copy. Contains chapters on …
EFRAT, Barbara (ed)
Sound Heritage. Volume VII, Number 1. Victoria, B. C. : Aural History, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1978. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 102, illustrated.
KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor)
Honolulu, HI : Bishop Museum Press, 1978. First edition. Series: Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication 66. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, colour frontispiece plate, pp x, 186, photographic illustrations (some colour), a fine copy.
Honolulu : University of Hawai’i Press, 1985. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. [viii]; 58. Script for a play first performed in 1978.
Portland : Oregon Historical Society, 1974. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. xiv; 97, extensively illustrated with photographs of artefacts etc.
London : Darton, Harvey, & Darton, and J. Harris, 1814. Miniature book, 62 x 62 mm., publisher’s roan (expertly rebacked), gilt-lettering to spine, child’s name to preliminary blank, 96 pp. with 47 copperplate illustrations of people of the world, a very good copy. A charming miniature being an ethnographical tour of different races of the …
Melbourne : Melbourne University Press, 1992. Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, pp.xiv; 262, illustrated. The impact of European travel in the Pacific on representations of indigenous people and their environment in Western art. From the library of art historian Leigh Astbury, signed by him on the front free endpaper.
HERISSON, Eustache ; BONNE, Rigobert
Carte générale de l’Europe, ou l’on voit le départ et le retour du Capne. Cook, dans ses differéns voyages.
Dressée par Hérisson, Eleve de Mr. Bonne, ancien Ingénieur Hydrographe de la Marine. A Paris : chez Basset Md d’Estampes Rue S. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 64, 1809. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 765 mm (image), a couple of stains and edge tears expertly conserved. Map of Europe …
Hamburg : bei Benjamin Gottlob Hoffmann, 1789. First German edition of Kippis’ Life of Captain James Cook. Two volumes, octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines with gilt ornament and blue labels with gilt lettering, paste-downs with armorial bookplates, first volume with frontispiece engraving of Cook, pp , 284; 301, , both volumes with …