Reval [Tallinn, Estonia] ; und Leipzig : bey Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. [Bound with] Briefe aus England historisch-statistisch und artistischen Inhalts. 1s Heft. Reval [= Tallinn, Estonia] & Leipzig, Albrecht und Compagnie, 1780. Two works in one volume, octavo; contemporary half calf, sprinkled papered boards, brown morocco spine label with title in gilt (binding slightly rubbed, …
With an account of her construction, crew and equipment and a narrative of her voyage on the east coast of New Holland in the year 1770. Melbourne: Miegunyah Press (MUP), 1999. Reprint. With plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Quarto, two volumes in slipcase (a little marked), pp. 468, 25 maps, 31 full and …
CARY, John (c. 1754 - 1835)
[London : J. & W. Cary, c. 1791]. Terrestrial pocket globe, 3 1/2 inches in diameter, engraved gores over plaster and wooden sphere, two metal pins, housed in the original publisher’s shagreen case, interior map The world as known in Caesar’s time agreeable to D’Anville; and A table of latitudes & longitudes of places not given …
CUTTEN HISTORY COMMITTEE OF THE FITZROY HISTORY SOCIETY
Melbourne : Hyland House, 1989. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (light edge wear), illustrated endpapers, pp. xii; 354, extensively illustrated. Foreword by Margaret E. Cutten, grand-daughter of Thomas Ewing, founder of the Fitzroy Library and former mayor, who funded the project. Other contributors include indigenous civil rights activist and author the chapter on Aboriginal Fitzroy, Eleanor …
[SCOTT-WARING, John 1747-1819]
[JOSEPH BANKS] The school for satire: or, a collection of modern satirical poems written during the present reign.
London : Printed and sold by Jaques and Co. Lombard-Street, Fleet-Street, 1801. First edition. Octavo, contemporary half sheep over marbled papered boards (rubbed), spine with gilt lettering and rule; front paste-down with two later bookplates, bound without the half-title, [vii], 416 pp, (pp 81-96 duplicated in pagination); contents clean and crisp, a very good copy. …
KIPPIS, Andrew, 1725-1795
/ obra escrita en Ingles por Andres Kippis … ; y traducida al Castellano por Don Cesareo de Nava Palacio. Madrid : En la Imprenta real, 1795. First Spanish edition of Kippis. Two volumes, large octavo, full contemporary calf (lightly rubbed), spines with gilt ornament and contrasting leather labels with title and volume numbers lettered in …
FAGAN, Jim (editor)
Captain Cook : his artists, his voyages. The Daily Telegraph portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook
Sydney : Australian Consolidated Press, 1970. Oblong quarto, cloth in illustrated dustjacket (light handling wear), pp. 64, illustrated.
PARTINGTON, JAMES Edge (1854 - 1930)
Books, maps and pictures relating to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. A catalogue of the library of the late James Edge Partington.
London : Francis Edwards, 1934, Two volumes, octavo, bound in library buckram without the wrappers, pp. [iv]; 94; [ii]; 96 – 178; xvii, catalogue of 2682 rare books, maps and pictures, with index and black and white illustrations. The library of of one of the great collectors of Australia and the Pacific. A very good …
DIBBLE, Sheldon (1809 - 1845)
Lahainaluna : Press of the Mission Seminary, 1843. Octavo, full calf with flat panelled spine, ruled in gilt with contrasting morocco title label, gilt lettering (the binding with edge wear, recently polished, joints expertly repaired), posthumous bookplate (dated 1912) for the library of distinguished Hawaiian businessman and diplomat Henry Alpheus Pierce Carter (1837 – 1891) …
[BANKS]. TROIL, Uno von, Archbishop of Uppsala (1746-1803)
Containing observations on the civil, literary, ecclesiastical, and natural history; antiquities, volcanos, basaltes, hot springs; customs, dress, manners of the inhabitants, &c. &c. Made, during a voyage undertaken in the year 1772, by Joseph Banks, Esq. P.R.S. assisted by Dr. Solander, F.R.S. Dr. J. Lind, F.R.S. Dr. Uno von Troil, and several other literary and …
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 Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins, no. 670, 1802. Copperplate engraving, original outline hand colour, 525 x 755 mm (image), old folds as issued, a fine example. Map of Europe showing the departures …
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 as received from the publisher, a couple of …
BOLTON, Lissant (and others, editors)
Edited by Lissant Bolton, Nicholas Thomas, Elizabeth Bonshek, Julie Adams and Ben Burt. London : The British Museum Press, 2014. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 384, illustrated. New copy. The British Museum’s uniquely important Melanesian collection is pre-eminent among early collections, and the 20,000 items it comprises are core to understanding the cultures of the …
London : Thames & Hudson, 2019. Quarto, illustrated boards, pp. 320, illustrated. New copy. A full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with expert commentaries. Joseph Banks accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage round the world from 1768 to 1771. A gifted and wealthy young naturalist, Banks collected exotic flora from …
LEWIS-JONES, Huw, et al.
London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2016. Oblong quarto, laminated boards, cloth spine, pp. 320, extensively illustrated. New copy. Includes works by Roald Amundsen, Thomas Baines, Ludwig Becker, Charles Darwin, James Cook, Bruce Chatwin, Eugene von Guerard, William Hodges, Marianne North, Sydney Parkinson, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Abel Tasman, James Wallis, John White and …
JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard
Volume one : The voyage of the Endeavour 1768 – 1771. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1985 (reprint). Folio, cloth in dust jacket, pp. xv; 247, illustrated. Volume two : The voyage of …