MURILLO VELARDE, Pedro (1696-1753)
Historia de la Provincia de Philipinas de la Compañia de Jesvs. Segvnda parte, qve comprehende los progresos de esta provincia desde el año de 1616 hasta el de 1716.
En Manila : en la Imprenta de la Compañia de Iesus, por D. Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay, 1749. First edition. Folio, contemporary limp vellum with ties, spine with manuscript title in red and black ink; printed on rice paper; frontispiece full-page engraved plate with depictions of the Virgen de la Rosa and the Virgen de la Paz y Buen …
GONZALEZ CABRERA BUENO, José (c. 1670 - after 1733)
Navegación Especulativa, y Práctica, con la Explicación de algunos Instrumentos, que están mas en uso en los Navegantes … …
Manila : Impresa en el Convento de Nuestra Señora de los Angeles de la Orden de Nro. Seraphico Padre San Francisco, 1734. First edition. Folio (315 x 210 mm), contemporary limp vellum (lacking ties, some age staining, small loss at front bottom corner), spine with title in manuscript in black ink; printed on rice and …
BIGOT, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)
[Tokyo : The artist, 1886]. Two volumes in one, large folio (480 x 330 mm) (as issued), slightly later half burgundy crushed morocco over marbled papered boards ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, pastedown with bookplate of Grolier Club Library with its ‘WITHDRAWN’ stamp, marbled endpapers, original Japanese textured grey paper …
HARRIS, John (1667?-1719)
Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca, or, A complete collection of voyages and travels : consisting of above six hundred of the most authentic writers …
Containing whatever has been observed worthy of notice in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America … the climate, soil and produce … of each country: likewise the religion, manners, and customs … To which is prefixed a copious introduction, comprehending the rise and progress of the art of navigation … together with the invention and use …
Maffei, Giovanni Pietro, 1533-1603
Historiarum Indicarum Libri XVI. : Selectarum item ex India epistolarum, eodem interprete, libri IV.
Accessit Ignatii Loiolae vita. Coloniæ Agippinæ : in Officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylii, MDXCIII. [Cologne : Arnold Mylius, 1593]. Second Cologne edition. Small folio, contemporary calf with embossed armorial device to boards, ruled in blind, rebacked, spine with raised bands; edges stained blue, later endpapers, title with woodcut printer’s device, manuscript inscription lower margin; woodcut …
ALSAGOFF, Syed Mohsen
The Alsagoff family in Malaysia : A.H. 1240 (A.D. 1824)-A.H. 1382 (A.D. 1962) : with biographical and contemporary sketches of some members of the Alsagoff family. (Presentation copy)
Singapore : The Author, . Quarto (265 mm), illustrated wrappers (lightly marked, upper wrapper chipped at head of spine and creased at top corner), staple bound; presentation inscription to title ‘With compliments from Dato A. M. Alsagoff 24/4/63‘; pp 50, with numerous b/w photographic illustrations, advertisements; internally very clean and sound. This well-illustrated publication relates the …
HODGES, William (1744-1797)
By William Hodges, R.A. London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Edwards, Pall-Mall, MDCCXCIII. . Large quarto, contemporary tree calf (corners a little bumped), gilt borders, spine with gilt ornament, contrasting leather title label lettered in gilt, joint a little weak, marbled endpapers, all edges pale yellow; engraved armorial bookplate for John …
HENRY, David (editor)
An historical account of all the voyages round the world, performed by English navigators; including those lately undertaken by order of his present Majesty.
The whole faithfully extracted from the journals of the voyagers. Together with that of Sydney Parkinson, draftsman to Joseph Banks, Esq; who circumnavigated the globe with Capt. Cook, in his Majesty’s ship the Endeavour. And the voyage of Mons. Bougainville round the world, performed by order of the French King. Illustrated with maps, charts, and …
[GUGK] ABDULLAEV, I. K., et al
Атлас Азербайджанской Советской Социалистической Республики. / Atlas Azerbaĭdzhanskoĭ Sovetskoĭ Sot︠s︡ialisticheskoĭ Respubliki.
Baku : GUGK (Glav. upravlenie geodezii i kartografii, 1963. Folio (330 x 225 mm), publisher’s green cloth over boards (a few scuff marks) with embossed GUGK crest and gold lettering to upper board, pp x, 213; chiefly colour maps with differing scales (some folded), colour diagrams; errata slip inserted; text in Russian; contents very clean …
PETELIN, Stanko (author); BRESKVAR, Silvo (illustrator)
Domžale [Ljubljana] : “Unio Cleri” Misijonska tiskarna [Missionary Press], 1936. Series: “Unio Cleri” Miss. pro Jugoslavia, IX. Octavo (180 mm), original printed wrappers (sunned and lightly foxed), staple bound; 56 pp, 3 maps (one double-page); clean throughout, a good copy; with an inserted original mimeographed advertisement for the Missionary Press (toning and pale foxing). A …
BUTLER, Captain E. A.
Bombay : printed at the Government Central Press, 1880. Octavo, Indian binding of quarter-cloth over imitation crocodile skin (rubbed), folding map with outline hand colour, pp. 113, occasional foxing and staining.
YIEWA & CO.
Kyoto : Yiewa & Co., . Octavo, lettered wrappers, pp. , pale foxing, illustrated in black and white, a very good copy. Fashion catalogue for the firm of Yiewa with nine illustrations of fashionable men in western style dress, including formal wear, suits, overcoats and leisure wear, as well as two pages illustrating wool samples. …
RHEMREV, J. L. Th.; MULDER, P. J. (illustrator)
Leiden : Brill, 1884. First edition. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers, 92 pp, illustrated with  double-page chromolithograpic plates, including tiger, wild boar and deer hunting scenes and a native house on stilts; text in Javanese. A very good copy, partly unopened and clean throughout, the margins of the plates with some light foxing or …
illustrated by series of seventy-three engravings. With descriptions in English and French. London L W. Miller, 1803. First edition. Folio, contemporary full straight-grained red morocco over thick boards, with elaborate contrasting morocco borders and gilt ornamentation to the panels, spine in compartments with double raised bands, lettered in gilt with gilt ornamentation and contrasting morocco …
HUNTER, John (1737-1821)
with the discoveries which have been made in New South Wales and in the Southern Ocean, since the publication of Phillip’s Voyage, compiled from the official papers; including the journals of Governors Phillip and King, and of Lieut. Ball; and the voyages from the first sailing of the Sirius in 1787, to the return of …
NAWA, Kohei (1975 - )
Tokyo : AKAAKA Art Publishing, 2011. First and only edition. Quarto (300 × 285 mm), boards (corners slightly bumped), pp. 240, extensively illustrated. Enclosed in a compartment in the lower board is an original drawing by Kohei Nawa. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, from 11 June to 28 …