Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas; Petrus Bertius; Pedro Ordóñez de Cevallos
par Antoine de Herrera, Grand Chroniqueur des Indes, & Chroniqueur de Castlle: translatee d’Espagnol en François. A la quelle sont adjoustees Quelques autres Descriptions des mesmes pays, avec La Navigation du vaillant Capitaine de Mer Jaques le Maire, & de plusieurs autres. Le contenu de cest oeuvre se veoit en la page suyvante. A Amsterdam …
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 …
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 …
WARHOL, Andy et al.
Brooklyn [N.Y.] : Brooklyn Academy of Music (and others), 1976. Narrow folio, self-wrappers illustrated by J. Cammarato, pp. , illustrated, a fine copy. Auctin catalogue for a gala dinner raising funds for the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn Public Library and other organisations. The celebrity guest list includes Andy Warhol amongst others, …
MEARES, John (c.1756 - 1809)
[HAWAII; PACIFIC NORTHWEST; CHINA] Tvänne resor från Ostindien till Americas nordvästra kust, åren 1786, 1788 och 1789, af Johan Meares. Sammandrag utur engelska originalet.
Stockholm : Hos kamereraren J.S. Ekmanson, på Bokhandl. Mag. I. Utters Förlag, 1797. Small octavo, contemporary half mottled calf over marbled papered boards (lightly rubbed), spine in compartments with gilt ornament and contrasting title labels lettered in gilt; pp , 404; text in Swedish; heavily scored early ownership signature to bottom margin of title page, with resultant …
CATLIN, George (1796 - 1872)
North American Indians. Being letters and notes on their manners, customs, and conditions, written during their eight years’ travel amongst the wildest tribes of Indians in North America. 1832-1839.
With three hundred and twenty illustrations, carefully engraved from the author’s original paintings. Edinburgh : John Grant, 1926. Two volumes, octavo, gilt-decorated pictorial cloth (edges rubbed, short tears to head and foot of spines), newspaper clipping pasted on to endpaper of first volume, pp. ix; (3); 298; xii; 303; numerous colour plates and maps (some …
TRAILL, Mrs. [Catharine Parr] (1802 - 1899)
With 19 illustrations. London : T. Nelson and sons, 1881. Octavo, gilt-decorated pictorial cloth, a couple of small marks but a bright and firm copy, pp. viii; ; 9 – 188; [8 – advertisements]; illustrations. An early edition of Traill’s account of pioneering life in Upper Canada (Ontario).
COLLIER, Nick Sherlock.
Boston : The C. M. Clark Publishing Company, 1907. Narrow octavo, illustrated pictorial cloth (marked), pp. 64, frontispiece, marginal vignettes, water stain to lower board, overall a good copy. Scarce satire on the perils of trying to beat the market on Wall Street, inspired by the story of Sherlock Holmes. Scarce Sherlockiana.
FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )
Los Angeles : Cherry and Martin, 2015. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Second edition, the first edition published by NFS Press in San Francisco in 1977. As new copy, sealed in publisher’s shrinkwrap. ‘Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics: A Photographic Study of Visual Coding Among Homosexual Men (1977) is one of the most important publications associated …
Illustrated by Christiane Cassan. Englewood Cliffs, N. J. : Prentice-Hall, 1961. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (edges worn and frayed), pp. xiv; 146, illustrated. ‘A book that swings for real! Tells all! Discover “in” ways to … survive and thrive in a square society break off with your steady arrive alive at a party dig culture …
GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENTARY PAPER.
Australasia. Correspondence relating to Chinese immigration into the Australian colonies, with a Return of Acts passed by the Legislatures of those Colonies and of Canada and British Columbia on the subject.
London : Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office, by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1888. Folio (330 mm), printed blue wrappers (a little chipped at edges, paper loss along spine), pp x, 87; a few pencilled annotations, but a very clean copy in the original wrappers.
HUBBARD, Lucien (1888-1971) (producer, director & screenwriter); Jacqueline GADSDEN (aka Jane DALY) (1900-1986) (actor)
Original Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer screenplay for the Technicolor film “The Mysterious Island” (1929), dated July 24, 1928 and credited to Lucien Hubbard; personal copy of leading actress Jacqueline Gadsden (Jane Daly).
Culver City, Calif. : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], July 24, 1928. Original yellow wrappers preserved (with some marginal loss) on later card covers (303 x 230 mm), front wrapper with typed title at centre ‘”The Mysterious Island” / Screen Play / by / Lucien Hubbard’; at top right is typed ‘Prod. No. 273’, and at lower right …
West Hollywood : Ah Men, circa 1965. Oblong quarto, illustrated self-wrappers, pp. , mailing label, order form intact, illustrated, a fine copy. Don Cook founded Ah Men, Shop for Men on Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood in about 1960 (some sources say 1958, the others 1961), the shop successfully trading until the mid 1980s. Located close …
KRUSENSTERN, Adam Johann von (Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern) (1770-1846)
A voyage round the world, in the years 1803, 4, 5, & 6; performed, by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, on board the ships Nadeshda and Neva, under the command of Captain A. J. von Krusenstern, of the Imperial Navy.
In two volumes. Translated from the original German by Richard Belgrave Hoppner, Esq. London : Printed by C. Roworth [Volume II Printed by T. Davison], for John Murray, Bookseller to the Admiralty and the Board of Longitude, 1813. First edition in English. Two volumes in one, quarto, later half calf over marbled papered boards (lightly rubbed), …
DAMPIER, William (1651-1715) et al.
In four volumes. Containing I. Captain William Dampier’s voyages round the world : describing particularly, the coasts and Islands in the East and West-Indies. The South-Sea coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico. The countries of Tonquin, Achin and Malacca. The Cape of Good Hope, New-Holland, &c. II. The voyages of Lionel Wafer; giving an account of his …