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Jules Verne - Cinq Semaines En Ballon / Voyage Au Centre De La Terre - 1900

Beautiful illustrated edition of two works by Jules Verne, bound together - With the adventure novel "Five Weeks in a Balloon", the tale of exploration in unknown Africa that baffled the French public with its plausible story and contemporary travel book style. This novel also


Iraz de la Crequiniere - Conformité des coutumes des Indiens orientaux avec celles des Juifs & des autres peuples de - 1704

Brussels, by Backer, 1704, A volume. in 12, full sheepskin of the period, 252 pages and very complete with. 12 plates out of text by Harrewijn. Lack of title page paper and worn top cover. Pages 237 to 252 offer curious Reflections on travel and on the main rules that a traveler


Joseph Dupuis - Journal of a Residence in Ashantee comprising notes and researches relative to the Gold Coast .... - 1824

Copy with prestigious provenance, covered in a period full calfskin binding stamped with the coat of arms of James de Rothschild (1792-1868). His bookplate also appears on the first cover, accompanied by that of Baron Guy de Rotschild. First edition of Joseph Since's important


Collectif - Zoologie - 1963-1974

COLLECTIVE. Zoology. Published in Paris by Gallimard -Pléiade in 1963 - 1974. In-12 format, publisher's cardboard, smooth spine decorated with star-shaped gilding. Numerous illustrations in black in text. Very good state. Keywords: Nature, science, zoology, illustrated


De La Flotte - Essais historiques sur l'Inde, précédés (.) d'une description géographique de la côte de Coromandel - 1769

Original edition, unique and unusual, of this travel story in India by La Flotte. Very complete copy of the 3 figures (Brama, God of the Indians, View of a Pagoda Tower, and Man who makes the Serpents dance), including 2 here nicely enhanced in color at the time, as well as the


A. W. Kinglake - Eöthen: Or Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East - 1913

"With an Introduction by S. L. Bensusan and Designs by Frank Brangwyn". Publishers brown cloth with black title. Black title to spine. Colour top page-block, others untrimmed. Bookplate on inside. 306 pages. Title vignette. 12 full-page colour plates with tissue-guards.


M. Pluche - Concorde De La Géographie Des Différens Ages - 1772

Rare historical and geographical essay which compares the knowledge of the ancients and the moderns on the different countries of the world with 13 magnificent folding plates - This posthumous work by Mr. Pluche draws on ancient sources, travellers' accounts, astronomical


Calude-Francois Menestrier - Histoire du roy Louis le Grand - 64 planches - 1692

Calude-Francois Menestrier - Histoire du roy Louis le Grand - 62 planches - Published 1692. - 30.5cm x 20cm. Plates numbered from 3 - 64 [no indication of any plates removed] - 2 additional smaller plates inserted onto page 22 alongside plate 22 Half-leather binding. Marbled


General Josiah Harlan - Central Asia personal Narrative 1823-1841 - 1939

Original edition by Luzac, 1939. Contains folding map from 1934 (dimensions 33x40 cm) and 3 of the 4 plates after the original drawings from the first edition by Dobson from 1842 - 163 pp. - blue cloth binding with author, title and publisher on the spine. Condition: ex-library


J. W. Powell - Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology - 1892

Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology. to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. 1887-'88. by J.W. Powell. Director. Wahington. Government Printing Office. 1892. Contents. Report of the Director - pages XLVI. Ethnological results of the Point Barrow Expedition, by


Le Dr C. Wordsworth & M. E. Regnault - La Grèce Pittoresque et Historique Ancienne et Moderne - 1841

Beautiful first edition of this work written by Dr. C. Wordsworth, an eminent English scholar and traveler. It traces the history, geography, culture and monuments of Greece, from antiquity to his time - He draws on his own observations, as well as the testimonies of ancient


L'llustration - Voyage de leurs Majestés l'Empereur et l'Impératrice dans les départements de l'Ouest - 1858

Voyage de leurs Majestés l'Empereur et l'Impératrice dans les départements de l'Ouest Août 1858. Paris, L'llustration, 1858. 4to, 66 p. Later half cloth. With many beautiful engravings. First and last pages slightly damaged (and restored) with some loss of text, small signs of


A. D. Barbié Du Bocage - Atlas Pour Le Voyage Du Jeune Anarchasis - 1861

Superb descriptive atlas of the fictional journey of the young Scythian Anacharsis. It contains 33 plates: maps of Greece and the colonies, Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Thrace, the Black Sea, Delphi, Athens, the Academy, the Acropolis, views of ancient buildings, a view of


De Bon, Elisabeth - Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récents dans les Quatre Parties du Monde - 1821

[Original Edition] Complete in six volumes, exterior wear and losses (see photos), solid bindings. 6 full volumes of glazed veal, marbled edges, some light and scattered foxing. Volume I: First page partly detached, interior in good condition, 472pp. Volume II: 1 detached page,


Ministry of Railways of Japan - Rail Travel Guide in Japan Showa 11 Version (鉄道旅行案内 昭和11年版) - 1937

Title:Travel Guidebook of Japanese Railway, Showa 11 Version. Edition:16th Edition, Published in October 1937 (Showa 12) Publisher:Hakubunkan. Description: This travel guidebook, issued by the Ministry of Railways of Japan, offers a fascinating glimpse into Japan's railway routes


Bibliofiel; Boudewijn Büch - Blauw, een reisverhaal [luxe editie, gesigneerd] - 1987

Boudewijn Büch - Blue. 28 pp. - 20 x 13 cm. One of the luxury copies in limited edition, tightly bound in blue linen with silver print and reading ribbon. Signed by Boudewijn Büch and hand numbered in blue ink in the colophon. Occasional edition of KLM that was not commercially


F. and W. Wright (Illustrators) - New Zealand - 1908

First edition and printing of this wonderfully illustrated book, with 75 colour plates and folding map. A fascinating travel classic book in the original cloth bindings. The book is wonderfully illustrated with fold out map in colour at rear, and 75 striking full page colour


Collectif - L'Illustration - 1927

Baschet - L'illustration, 1927, volume 165 & 166 - from January to December Complete Christmas issue. (cover missing). From n° 42970 of January to n° 4321 of December 1925 - 656; 725; pp. - Half-percaline binding - 40 x 31 cm. Complete with its color plates - Good condition.


Luigi V. Bertarelli - Lot with 11 travel guides - 1896-1905

Lot of eleven guides from the Italian Touring Club, the first two from Cycling Touring, very good condition, some signs of aging and foxing, below is the complete list and year of publication. • Lombardy I T.C.C.I. year 1896. • Lombardy II T.C.C.I. year 1896. • Highways ABROAD


Abbé Joseph Delaporte - Le Voyageur François [Canada, Jamaique, Chine, Turquie, Mexique, Antilles, Guyane] - 1769-1771

Beautiful copy in uniform binding composed of 12 of the 42 volumes of this important collection of travels in all parts of the world established by Abbot Delaporte. Includes volumes 1 to 5, volume 7; and volumes 9 to 14. Complete copies are rare, because publication lasted from


A. Robida - La Vieille France. La Touraine - 1891

Nice illustrated copy of this work by Albert Robida, a 19th century French writer, designer and caricaturist. This work is a collection of texts and illustrations on the different regions of France, their history, their heritage, their culture and their traditions - Robida mixes


Toa-Keiza Chosakyoku - The Manchuria Year Book 1931 - 1931

The Manchuria Year Book 1931 - Toa-Keizai Chosakyoku (East-Asiatic Economic Investigation Bureau), 1931. Hardcover, 350 pages, including: 33 (folding) photo plates, 17 (folding) diagrams & 2 folding maps. Comes with original dust jacket. Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 5 cm. Book is in


J.A.L - Le livre d'Or des familles ou la Terre Sainte illustrée - 1847

Remarkable pictorial work on Palestine and the Holy Land, magnificently illustrated with Beautiful views of Jerusalem, Azot, Bethlehem, Engaddi, the Pillar of Absalon, the Damascus Gate, the Fountain of Siloam, Jericho, Tiberias and Safed, Nablus, Nazareth, Sidon and others.


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