SKOGH, Lisa. Material Worlds. Queen Hedwig…

SKOGH, Lisa. Material Worlds. Queen Hedwig Eleonora As Collector And Patron Of The Arts.

Stockholm, The Center for History of Science at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 2013.

£45

Royal 8vo (240 x 175 mm). Pictorial card wrappers with flaps; pp. 359, [1], illustrated in colour throughout; new.First edition. Material Worlds explores thepatronage and collecting of Queen…

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OLZSCHA, Reiner, and Georg CLEINOW. Turkestan. Die…

OLZSCHA, Reiner, and Georg CLEINOW. Turkestan. Die politisch-historischen und wirtschaftlichen Probleme Zentralasiens.

Leipzig, Koehler & Amelang, [1942].

£78

Large 8vo. Original cloth-backed illustrated boards; pp. 433, [2], folding map in rear pocket; light rubbing, printed on wartime paper; from an Estonian library with stamps and shelfmarks…

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STANFORD, J.K. Tail of an Army

STANFORD, J.K. Tail of an Army

London, Phoenix House, 1966.

£90

8vo. Green cloth, gilt stamped, with pictorial dust jacket; pp. [vi], 218; minor foxing to fore edge, otherwise a very good copy.First Edition. Autobiographical segment covering 1939-1945…

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CHAMBERS, Ernest John. The Unexploited West. A Compilation of all of the authentic Information available at the present Time as to the Natural Resources Of the Unexploited Regions of Northern Canada.

Ottawa, Railway Lands Branch Department of the Interior, 1914.

£98

8vo. Original illustrated wrappers; pp. xv, 361, viii (bibliography), x (index), ilustrations after photographs and sketch maps in the text; spine a bit chipped, cover lightly marked…

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[ANONYMOUS]. Australia; its Scenery, Natural…

[ANONYMOUS]. Australia; its Scenery, Natural History and Resources: With a Glance at its Gold Fields.

London, Religious Tract Society, [c. 1850].

£198

12mo. Original slate cloth, spine lettered in gilt, ornamented in blind all edges gilt; pp. 4, 192; a near fine copy, from the library of the Crown Prince of Hanover.First edition, scarce…

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KLYKOV, Andrei. U beregov Turkmenii.

KLYKOV, Andrei. U beregov Turkmenii.

Moscow, Molodaia Gvardiia, 1929.

£198

8vo. Original illustrated wrappers; pp. 85, [3], illustrations after photographs in the text, sketch map of the Caspian Sea at the end; lightly toned due to paper stock.First edition of a…

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ROMANES, George John and Ethel ROMANES. The Life…

with an extensive series of letters between darwin and romanes

ROMANES, George John and Ethel ROMANES. The Life and Letters of George John Romanes ... Written and Edited by His Wife.

London: Spottiswoode and Co. for Longmans, Green, and Co., 1896.

£200

8vo. Original green cloth, boards with blind-ruled borders, spine lettered in gilt; pp. [ii], x, 360, 24 (publisher's catalogue), photogravure portrait frontispiece by Swan Electric…

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BADLAM, Alexander. The Wonders of Alaska.

BADLAM, Alexander. The Wonders of Alaska.

San Francisco, The Bancroft Library, 1890.

£248

8vo. Original grey-blue pictorial cloth, lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers; pp. vii, [3], 152, highly illustrated with maps, plates after photographs and two blueprints of ship plans…

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[TENNANT, Robert]. British Guiana and its…

[TENNANT, Robert]. British Guiana and its Resources.

London, George Philip & Son, 1895.

£248

8vo. Original red cloth, lettered in black; pp. vi, 104, folding map with gold mines printed in yellow; cloth a bit marked, otherwise clean; provenance: the publisher's file copy, with label…

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CARLING, John [editor]. Colonial and Indian…

CARLING, John [editor]. Colonial and Indian Exhibition. London, 1886. Canada; Its History, Productions, and Natural Resources.

Ottawa, Department of Agriculture of Canada, 1886.

£298

8vo. Original red cloth, front cover lettered in gilt; pp. [viii], 160, colour-printed frontispiece, colour-printed heraldic plate, 3 large colour-printed folding maps (64 x 112 cm) in front…

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BOK [pseudonym]. Corsairs of the China Seas.

London, Herbert Jenkins, [1936].

£298

8vo. Original grey cloth, lettered in red, dust-wrappers, not price-reduced; pp. 314, [6, advertisements], plates after photographs; wrapper with minor wear to corners and a few flaws, apart…

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MEGINNESS, John Franklin. History of the Great…

MEGINNESS, John Franklin. History of the Great Island and William Dunn Its Owner, and Founder of Dunnstown.

Williamsport, PA, Gazette and Bulleting Printing House, 1894.

£398

8vo. Contemporary or publisher's half morocco over marbled boards, spine ornamented in gilt and with two contrasting lettering-pieces, gilt-ruled double fillets; pp. [iv], 46, 175-190…

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STURZ, J. J. A Review, Financial, Statistical…

STURZ, J. J. A Review, Financial, Statistical, & Commercial, of the Empire of Brazil and its Resources: Together with a Suggestion of the Expediency and Mode of Admitting Brazilian and other Foreign Sugars into Great Britain for Refining and Exportation.

London, Effingham Wilson, 1837.

£398

8vo. Slightly later dark green pebble-grained cloth, spine lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers; pp. viii, 151, large folding table, others in the text; very light marginal wear, title and…

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JAUBERT, Amédée. Voyage en Arménie et en Perse…

JAUBERT, Amédée. Voyage en Arménie et en Perse, fait dans les années 1805 et 1806 ... Suivie d'une notice sur le Ghilan et le Mzenderian, Par M. le Colonel Trezel.

Paris, Pélicier et Nepveu, 1821.

£1698

8vo. Contemporary French black polished calf-backed marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, sprinkled edges; pp. [4] xii, 506, [2], with frontispiece and nine plates in charcoal…

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