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.
Royal 8vo (240 x 175 mm). Pictorial card wrappers with flaps; pp. 359, , illustrated in colour throughout; new.First edition. Material Worlds explores thepatronage and collecting of Queen…
OLZSCHA, Reiner, and Georg CLEINOW. Turkestan. Die politisch-historischen und wirtschaftlichen Probleme Zentralasiens.
Leipzig, Koehler & Amelang, .
Large 8vo. Original cloth-backed illustrated boards; pp. 433, , folding map in rear pocket; light rubbing, printed on wartime paper; from an Estonian library with stamps and shelfmarks…
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.
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…
[ANONYMOUS]. Australia; its Scenery, Natural History and Resources: With a Glance at its Gold Fields.
London, Religious Tract Society, [c. 1850].
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…
MOISTER, William. The West Indies Enslaved and Free: A concise Account of the Islands and Colonies: Their History, Geography, Climates, Productions, Resources, Populations, Manners, Customs, Colonisation, Slavery, Emancipation, and Christian Missions
London, T. Woolmer, 1883.
8vo. Original red pictorial cloth; pp. vi, , 394, [2, advertisements], double-page colour-printed map and wood-engraved plates; binding only minimally rubbed, a few mi nor spots…
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.
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…
CARLING, John [editor]. Colonial and Indian Exhibition. London, 1886. Canada; Its History, Productions, and Natural Resources.
Ottawa, Department of Agriculture of Canada, 1886.
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…
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.
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…
STARK, James H. Stark's Jamaica Guide (illustrated). Containing a Description of Everything relating to Jamaica of which the Visitor or Resident may desire Information, including its History, Inhabitants, Government, Resources, and Places of Interest to Travellers.
Boston, James H. Stark, Publisher, and London, Sampson, Low, Marston & Company, .
8vo. Original beige cloth, lettered and decorated in green, black and gilt; pp. vii, 207, [36, illustrated advertisements], highly illustrated with plates after photographs and folding…
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.
8vo. Contemporary French black polished calf-backed marbled boards, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, sprinkled edges; pp.  xii, 506, , with frontispiece and nine plates in charcoal…