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ALBUM OF NEW ZEALAND VIEWS
Auckland: Smith & Caughey, 1905. Original Printed Wrappers. pp. 30 b&w plates. Cover title. Pictorial card covers, sewn/tied. Covers worn but binding sound.
ALBUM of New Zealand Views
[No Imprint], 1885. Original Decorated Cloth. c.1885. 20 illustrations on leaf 18 x 136cm folded to 18 x 14cm. Cover title. Decorated blue cloth boards, stamped on final leaf: Glaser, Leipzig. Bagnall: 71.
Atlas Historique ou Novelle Introduction a Histoire, a la Chronologie & a la Geographie Ancienne & Moderne, ...
Amsterdam: Chatelain, 1719. Hardcover. Vol. 6. 10 large double-paged very attractive plates illustrating, for instance, the pyramids, Cairo, with surrounding text, others illustrate reptiles, the Congo, "Descriptions de Cases ou Habitations des Negres...", etc. No maps. Full original calf binding with handsome spine, some wear to extremeties. Internally very good.....
CHAMBERS'S PAPERS FOR THE PEOPLEvolume V
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1850. 1st Edition. Half Calf. volume 5 pp. . Very good half calf and marbled boards.Content includes Antarctic Explorations, and, Rajah Brooke in Borneo.
Cinq Semaines en Ballon Voyage de Decouvertes En Afrique Part Trois Anglais Illustrations par MM. Riou et de Montaut, Edited by J Hetzel + Voyages au Centre de La Terre
Paris: Bibliothque, 1871. Riou et de Montaut. Original Quarter Morocco. pp.267,220. 2 stories bound together illustrated throughout. aeg. A very good copy.
Del Costume Antico E Moderno Di Tutti I Popoli Parte Seconda. Dell' Africa
Milano: 1816. Original Printed Wrappers. pp.480. Complete with 5 coloured aquatints (plates 73-77) showing a commercial parade, native peoples, + a fantastical view of "Isola di Elena" Title page translates: Ancient And Modern Costume Of All Peoples Part Two. Dell 'Africa.
Excursion fares and timetables to the Lake District, Southern Alps and Hanmer Hot Springs
Wellington: Government Printer, 1889. Soft cover. 15 pp, double-page map, original lithograph wrappers, stained.Tourist pamphlet including descriptions of the major lakes and resorts in the South Island, and railway timetables and fares.
A Geographical Dictionary
1790. Hardcover. unpaginated. large folio work with descriptions of places throughout the word and illustrated with Thomas Bowen maps and engravings of indigenous people, places and costumes. Lacks on one preliminary and title page. Five back leaves creased and worn. Original boards wth early repair in leather. Sod with all.....
The Handbook to the Bay of Plenty and Guide to the Hot Lakes
Tauranga: Langbridge & Edgecumbe, 1875. Original Wrappers. pp. , map (1 large folded inside front cover), contains advertising material, Historic touring guide to the Bay of Plenty and guide to the hot lakes, the boiling springs, the healing baths, the intermitting fountains, &c. of the Rotomahana and Taupo districts Scarce.....
Leigh's New Pocket Road-book of England and Wales
London: Leigh, 1837. 6th Edition. Full Roan. pp. vi, 512, 4 9 (booklist). Frontispiece table of price of posting showing the charges usually made for a pair of horses. Original full roan binding (small fault at top of spine) else very good. A rare item in original binding.
The Life and Explorations of David Livingston
Hardcover. pp 632. Lacks title page. c1870. Impressive large leather-bound work with binding quite intact. Full page lithograph images. Sold as uncollated.
New Zealand's Fox Glacier. The Magnificant setting of the Fox Glacier Hotel.
Wellington: NZ Government Printer. Soft cover. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with themes of the Glacier looking very fulsome, this area now in peril. Attractive front cover showing the hotel and mountains.
NEW ZEALAND; A world in Itself
Wellington: New Zealand Government Tourist Bureau. Original Pictorial Wrappers. pp., colour illus. Cover title, no date. Colour illus covers. Folds to 23 x 10cm brochure. Subtitle: " Vacation Wonderland of the South Pacific". Cellotape residue on first fold, else very good.
Nouvelle Carte Geographique des Poste D'Allemagne et des Provinces limitrophes avec Privelege de S.M.J aux fraix des Heritiers de Homan a Nureberg 1786
1786. No Binding. Original hand-coloured map, New Geographical Map of the Post of Germany and the Border Provinces with Privelege of S.M.J to the fragments of the Heritiers of Homan a Nureberg. "dem durchlauchtigften furften und herrn, Herrn Carl Ansen" (Dedicated to Hern Carl Ansen) 1786 A fine, large map.....
Perils and Captivity; Comprising The Sufferings of the Picard Family after the Shipwreck of the Medusa, in the Year 1816. Narrative of the Captivity of M. De Brisson, in the Year 1785. Voyage of Mme Godin Along the River of the Amazons, in the Year 1770
Edinburgh: Constable and Company, 1827. Half Morocco. pp xii, 334. Vol XI of Constable's Miscellany. Half morocco binding. Slight edgewear to spine, else veyr good.
Picturesque Europe with Illustrations On Steel And Wood The Continent. 3 Vols.
London: Cassell. Cloth, Orig. (1900). 3 vols. Plates and illustrations. Very good in orig cloth. All edges gilt. A very handsome set.
Picturesque Europe, the British Isles
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin. Cloth, Orig. 2 vols. c.1876. Complete with plates, engravings & illustrations. Original decorated cloth, aeg. A very good copy, in original cloth, complete with all plates.
Real Stories Taken from The Narrative of Various Travellers
London: Harvey and Darton, 1827. Quarter Morocco. pp vi, 204 + 4p adverts. Frontispiece. Original quarter morocco and boards. Two leaves stitched together in an early manner. One third of the work relates to visits to the South Sea Islands. Imaginative narrative with some basis on Cook's voyages and Ellis's.....
ROTORUA; VIEWS OF SCENIC BEAUTY AND THERMAL AREAS. Including Waimangu Tarawere Te Wairoa & Buried Village Whakarewa &c.
Rotorua: G. Jensen. JENSEN, A. Original Pictorial Wrappers. pp. photos by A. Jensen. Original stiffened paper, illus wrappers, tied with silky string. Some edgewear to covers, contents good.
Travels, The Sea &c
Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers. Half Calf. Contains 'A Tour in Holland, the Countries on the Rhine, and Belgium in 1838' by William Chambers, 1842; 'Travels in the East Including a Journey in the Holy Land' by Alphonse de Lamartine, 1839; 'The Sea. Narratives of Adventure and Shipwreck, Tales and.....
A Visit to London
London: Darton. Boards. c. 1840. Plates. Later binding. A cute children's book illustrated with numerous early engravings of scenes of London.
Visit to the Scenic South. Newman's modern luuxury coaches.
Newman. Soft cover. pp 16. Illustrated throughout "scenic gems". Attractive front wrapper showing one of the coaches.
William Parry and The North West Passage. THE QUARTERLY REVIEW.vol. XXV April & July 1821
John Murray, 1821. Quarter Calf Spine. pp. 586. Includes the Voyage of Discovery of a North West Passage..1819-20..under the Orders of Wiliam Edward Parry.
The World of Adventure. A Collection of Stirring Scenes and Moving Accidents. Volume IV
London: Cassell & Company. Special Edition. Pictorial Cloth. pp 386-760. Frontis, plates & illustrations. Brown pictorial cloth, some edgewear. Inscription to flyleaf. 0.