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Image for Old New Zealand; a tale of the good old times. By A Pakeha Maori [i.e. Frederick Edward Maning].

Old New Zealand; a tale of the good old times. By A Pakeha Maori [i.e. Frederick Edward Maning].

By: A Pakeha Maori [i.e. Frederick Edward Maning 1812-1883 ] .

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Auckland : Robert J. Creighton & Alfred Scales, Queen Street, 1863 . 0:

Seller ID: 44275


Scarce first edition, in the original publisher's cloth binding. 8vo. 8.5" x 5.5" x 0.75. pp.14/pp. 239 . Brown cloth covered boards, corners bumped and edges lightly rubbed. Hinges carefully strengthened at some time in the past. Smooth spine with gilt title. Light foxing to endpapers, otherwise clean English text throughout. Printed title-page lightly soiled, with owner's signature to top of page ( Possibly; 'Willm. Withy' ). A well-preserved copy of this scarce book.... View more info

Image for The Last Voyage To India And Australia In The "Sunbeam." By The Late Lady Brassey. Illustrated By R.T. Pritchett  And From Photographs.

The Last Voyage To India And Australia In The "Sunbeam." By The Late Lady Brassey. Illustrated By R.T. Pritchett And From Photographs.

By: BRASSEY, Annie.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green, And Co. / New York: 15 East 16th Street, 1889 . 0:

Seller ID: 43668


First Edition. In a very good original binding. 8vo. 9.00" x 6.00" x 1.75". pp24/pp.490 . Navy blue cloth over bevelled boards. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Bright gilt titles to spine and gilt initials: "AB" to front board. Top page edges gilt. Original black endpapers (edges chipped). Cracking to hinges, but binding firm. Clean text throughout, well illustrated with a frontis, title-page, numerous illustrations within the text, and 18 full-page ... View more info

Image for In The Trades, The Tropics & The Roaring Forties By Lady Brassey. With 220 Illustrations engraved on wood by G Pearson and J. Cooper after Drawings By R. T. Pritchett  .

In The Trades, The Tropics & The Roaring Forties By Lady Brassey. With 220 Illustrations engraved on wood by G Pearson and J. Cooper after Drawings By R. T. Pritchett .

By: BRASSEY, LADY [ Anna "Annie" Brassey (née Allnutt), Baroness Brassey 1839 - 1887 ] .

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1886 . 0:

Seller ID: 44322


Second Edition with Lord Brassey's business card and personal dedication !. In a very good original illustrated binding. 8vo. 7.75" x 5.25" x 1.25". pp.14/pp.452 . Brown illustrated boards with bright gilt titles. Rear board slightly discoloured. Edges lightly rubbed and bumped. Spine dulled . All page edges gilt. Original brown endpapers. Lord Brassey's business card inserted before the title-page: "Mrs O'Dowell. Patua With Lord Barssey's Kind regards 1894. 24 Park Lane... View more info

Image for The Log Of The Water Lily (Thames Gig), During Two Cruises, In The Summers Of 1851-52, On The Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle, Danube, And other Streams of Germany.  By Robert Blachford Mansfield And Illustrated By Alfred Thompson.

The Log Of The Water Lily (Thames Gig), During Two Cruises, In The Summers Of 1851-52, On The Rhine, Neckar, Main, Moselle, Danube, And other Streams of Germany. By Robert Blachford Mansfield And Illustrated By Alfred Thompson.

By: MANSFIELD, Robert Blachford (1824-1908) .

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London: Nathaniel Cooke, Milford House, Strand, 1854 . 0:

Seller ID: 43654


"Second Edition Revised and Enlarged." Well bound in half leather. 8vo. 7.5" x 5.0" x 0.25". pp.124. Dark green calf covered spine and corners over marbled boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Smooth spine with black leather title label (chipped) and gilt number to base:'5366'. Large armorial bookplate to the verso of the front board: "Royal Artillery Regimental Library". Clean text throughout well illustrated with 14 woodcuts. Very Victorian! - "...Great was the astonishmen... View more info

Tales Of Old Japan. By A. B. Mitford, In Two Volumes; With Illustrations, Drawn And Cut On Wood By Japanese Artists.

By: Redesdale, Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford Baron (1837-1916) .

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London : Macmillan And Co., 1871 . 0:

Seller ID: 44557


First edition. 2 volume set in matching half leather bindings. 8vo. 8.0" x 5.5" x 1.0" . Tan half calf over marbled boards. Edges lightly rubbed. Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, with the original separate leather title and volume number labels. Marbled endpapers and matching page edges. Clean text and illustrations throughout. Just the old brown spot or light blemish. A very good set. Vol. I.: pp.12/pp.277/[1p. - Colophon] + 25 leaves... View more info

History Of Nepal, Translated From The Parbatiya By Munshi Shew Shunker Singh And Pandit Shri Gunanand. With An Introductory Sketch Of The Country And People Of Nepal By The Editor, Daniel Wright., M.A., M.D.

By: WRIGHT, Daniel .

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Cambridge: At The University Press. 1877 . 0:

Seller ID: 44577


Scarce First edition (disbound). 10.75" x 7.0" x 1.25". pp.15/[1p.]/pp.324 . Tall 8vo., with "Corrections" slip and 16 full-page plates as called for. Original green cloth covered boards, very rubbed and soiled, and detached from the text block. Rough-cut (deckled) page edges. Light staining to inside of boards and facing leaf. Lacks endpapers. Text block begins with half title: "History Of Nepal." (with colophon to recto). Neat dedication ... View more info

Eothen, or Traces of Travel brought Home from the East .

By: [ KINGLAKE, Alexander William (1809 - 1891) ] .

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London: John Ollivier, 59, Pall Mall, 1844 . 0:

Seller ID: 44593


1st Edition. 8vo. pp.11/[1p.]/pp. 418. With hand coloured folding lithograph frontispiece and a coloured plate . Original green cloth re-cased . Rubbed gilt illustration to front board, and rubbed gilt titles to spine. Edges very rubbed and bumped. Later endpapers. Small blue bookbiinder's label to the base of front endpaper: "This Book was supplied by Edward Baker 14 & 16 John Bright Street, Birmingham..." Half title present. Folded coloured frontis, with crease... View more info