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1 Atlas Elementar. metodo nuevo, breve, facil y demostrativo para aprender la Geografia por si mismo, ó enseñarla aun á los Niños. Con XXII. Mapas illuminados. Un Tratado adjunto de la Esfera, y las l áminas correspondientes, ...
En Madrid: en la Oficina de Pantaleon Aznar, 1786. 
Octavo. Two parts in one volume. I: [x], 222pp.; II: [ii], 44, [ii]pp. A4-Z4, Aa4-Ff4, A4-F4. "Nuevo tratado de la esfera," has separate title-page and separate pagination. Contemporary sheep, rubbed. With 22 maps and 2 plates of spheres, all hand-colored. With an ink stain in the middle of page one of part one. 
Price: 1900.00 USD
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2 Curiöse Beschreibung der auserlesnesten Merckwürdigkeiten, so in denen dreyen Welt-Theilen Asia, Africa und America zu finden, als eine Fortsetzung der bereits herausgegebenen Nachricht von Europa: aus berühmter Männer Reiss-Beschreibung fleissig zusammen getragen, und zum Druck befördert.
Augsburg: Zu finden bey Andreas Brinhausser, 1765. 
Duodecimo. [4], 362, [18]pp. A12-Q12. Contemporary quarter vellum over marbled boards. Three leaves of plates. With engraved frontispiece by J. Bäck and 2 folding engraved plates [1721 first edition]. Sabin 17986 (1784 edition); not in Cordier. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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The Chinese Traveller containing a Geographical, Commerical and Political History of China.
3 The Chinese Traveller containing a Geographical, Commerical and Political History of China.
London: Printed for E. and C. Dilly, 1775. 
Duodecimo. Two volumes. I: vii, 267pp.; II: iii, [300]pp. I: a4, A12-L12, M2; II: []2 A12-M12, N6. Second edition. Modern light blue half goatskin. Spine slightly darkened. With 6 plates & map. Map mounted, due to slight damage to gutter & foreedge. Frontispiece of Confucius & folding plate of Vegetation & Chinese language list in vol I. Folding map of China, Silk Manufacture scenes & Catching Water Fowl plates in vol II. 
Price: 2900.00 USD
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An Account of the most Remarkable Places and Curiosities in Spain and Portugal., Ap Rhys, Udal.
4 Ap Rhys, Udal. An Account of the most Remarkable Places and Curiosities in Spain and Portugal.
London: Printed for J. Osborne, et. al., 1749. 
Octavo. iv, [ii], 332pp. []4 ([]1 blank), B8-X8, Y6 (Y6 blank). Pp. 267-328 contain "a catalogue of the cities, towns, villages, &c. ... throughout Spain and Portugal. With a divisional title-page. Contemporary calf, rehinged. Cox I, p. 131. 
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A Voyage to Guinea, Brasil, and the West-Indies; in His Majesty's Ships the Swallow and Weymouth, giving a genuine account of several islands and settlements of Madeira, the Canaries, Cap de Verd, Sierraleon, Sesthos, Cap Apolonia, Cabo Corso, and others on the Guinea shore. Likewise Barbadoes, Jamaica, &c. in the West-Indies. Describing the Colour, Diet, Language, Habits, Manners, Customs, and religions of the respective natives and inhabitants. With remarks of the Gold and Ivvory and Slave-trade, and on the winds, tides and currents of several coasts., Atkins, John.
5 Atkins, John. A Voyage to Guinea, Brasil, and the West-Indies; in His Majesty's Ships the Swallow and Weymouth, giving a genuine account of several islands and settlements of Madeira, the Canaries, Cap de Verd, Sierraleon, Sesthos, Cap Apolonia, Cabo Corso, and others on the Guinea shore. Likewise Barbadoes, Jamaica, &c. in the West-Indies. Describing the Colour, Diet, Language, Habits, Manners, Customs, and religions of the respective natives and inhabitants. With remarks of the Gold and Ivvory and Slave-trade, and on the winds, tides and currents of several coasts.
London and Scarborough: Printed for Ward and Chandler, at the Ship, just without Temple Bar; and at their shops in Coney-street, York, and the Corner of the Long-Room-street, Scarborough, 1737. 
Octavo. [iv], [xxv], 265, [vii], 16pp. []2, a8, b5, B8-R8, A4-B4. Second edition. Engraved title-page vignette. Erratic pagination. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Hanson 4805; Cox I, pp. 78-79; Hough & Hough 164; Sabin 2275; European Americana 737/27; Palau 19361; JCB (1)III:534; Cundall 2014; Borba de Moreas I, pp.53-54. 
Price: 4000.00 USD
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6 Bruce, James. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773.
Edinburgh: printed by J. Ruthven, for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, London, 1790. 
Large quarto. First authorized edition. Five volumes. I: 6ff., lxxxiii, 535pp.; II: 2ff., viii, 718pp.; III: 2ff., viii, 759pp.; IV: 2ff., viii, 695pp.; V: 2ff., xiv, 230, [9]index, [1]errata pages. Modern half calf over marbled boards. Engraved title-page ornaments, engraved head- piece, fifty-eight engraved plates and three engraved folding-maps by Heath and I. Beuge, along with seven typographic pages of Ethiopic characters. I: 8 plates & 4 leaves Ethiopian script; II: 4 plates; IV: 3 battle plans; V: 43 plates and 3 folding maps. Blakmer 221; Cox I, 388; Ibrahim-Hilmy, p. 90; ESTC T51608. 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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7 Bruce, James. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773.
Dublin: printed by William Sleater, for P. Wogan, L. White, P. Byrne, W. Porter, W. Sleater, J. Jones, J. Moore, B. Dornin, C. Lewis, W. Jones, G. Draper, J. Milliken, and R. White, 1790. 
Octavo. Six volumes. I: lxxx, 381pp.; II: [viii], 592pp.; III: [vi], 687pp.; IV: [viii], 775pp.; V: [viii], 496pp.; VI: xxiv, 286, [xii], [iii] pp. First authorized Dublin edition. Contemporary blue half calf over marbled boards. With 56 plates on 63 leaves, including 6 folding maps and plans, tables of weather, index. Altogether 60 engraved plates (1 double-plate) and 3 large engraved maps by Bruce. I: six plates; II: three plates including one fold-out: III: three plates including one fold-out map; IV: three sheets, printed on one side only, offering a "First Battle Observation" followed by "Second" and "Third." Illustrated with four plates including three fold-out battle plans and maps; V: no plates; VI: Forty-three plates plus three large fold-out maps. Cox I, p. 381; Nissen 6127; Blackmer 434; NZI 617; ESTC N27890 
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8 Bruyn, Cornelis de. A Voyage to the Levant: or, Travels in the principal parts of Asia Minor, the islands of Scio, Rhodes, Cyprus, With an account of the most considerable cities of Egypt, Syria and the Holy Land.
London: printed for Jacob Tonson, within Gray’s Inn-Gate in Gray’s Inn-Lane; and Thomas Bennet, at the Half-Moon in St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1702. 
Folio. [3]ff., 288pp., [4]ff. The first edition of the English translation. Contemporary calf. With 200 folded copper-plates, a map, and an engraved portrait of Bruyn after Kneller. Atabey 160 (60); Cobham-Jeffery p.7; cf. Blackmer 225 (later French edition); ESTC T128612. 
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9 Bruyn, Cornelis de. Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies. Containing, an accurate description of whatever is most remarkable in those countries.
London: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, S. Birt, C. Davis, J. Clarke, S. Harding D. Browne, A. Millar, J. Shuckburgh, and T. Osborne, 1737. 
Folio. Two volumes. I: [vi], 246pp.; II: [ii], 223, [xii]pp. Text printed in double-columns. First English edition, originally published in Dutch (Amsterdam 1711) and preceded by a French translation (Amsterdam 1718). Contemporary calf. With engraved allegorical frontispiece by Bernard Picart, portrait of De Bruyn by Valck after Kneller, 3 double-page maps (route from Amsterdam to Moscow and Ispahan, Russian Empire, route from the Gulf of Hormuz to Java), 43 illustrations in the text and 261 engravings on 104 sheets (28 double-page or folding and including the long folding panoramas of Archangel, Astrakhan, Persepolis and Moscow). Ghani p. 221; Wilson p. 33; Lipperheide 547 (Dutch edition), ESTC T110676 
Price: 10000.00 USD
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10 Burnet, Gilbert. Some letters.: Containing, an account of what seemed most remarkable in Switzerland, Italy &c.
At Rotterdam: printed by Abraham Acher, Bookseller by the Exchange, 1686. 
Octavo. 307, [1]pp. In this edition A3r line 20 ends "cere-", C3r last line has "linnen", and E2r line 7 ends "off his." Contemporary calf, repaired. Wing B5915; Fulton Boyle 345. Small stain to upper margin of last leaf, not affecting anything. Very good copy. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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11 Calvert, Frederic, Sixth Baron Baltimore. A Tour to the East in the Years 1763 and 1764, with remarks on the City of Constantinople and the Turks. Also select pieces of Oriental wit, poetry and wisdom.
London: Printed by W. Richardson and S. Clark, 1767. 
Octavo. [ii], iv, 167pp. []1, A2, B8-L8, M4. Engraved title-page with vignette. First edition. According toESTC, copies of this edition are recorded with and without plates and a folded map. Later cloth. Atabey 183; Weber II, 551; Blackmer 272; ESTC T144998. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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12 Chardin, Jean. Journal Du Voyage Du Chevalier Chardin En Perse & Aux Indes Orientales, Par La Mer Noire & Par La Colchide.
A Londres: Chez Moses Pitt, 1686. 
Folio. [10], 150, 181-349, [5]pp. Engraved title-page vignette, engraved head- and tailpieces, engraved initials. "Fautes à corriger" on p.[5] at rear. First edition. In this copy, the 'O' of 'Odyssey,' in line 15 of title, is above the 'e' of 'mores.' Contemporary vellum. With a frontispiece, engraved title-page, folding map and 15 plates. BM 58, p.481; Brunet, I, 1802; Chadenat 546; Hage Chahine 909; Weber II, 377; Wilson 40 (pour l'édition anglaise de 1686); Atabey, 218; Wing, C2041; Schwab, 87; Graesse, II, 121; ESTC R1175. 
Price: 4400.00 USD
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13 Chardin, Jean. Travels of Sir John Chardin into Persia and the East Indies. Through the Black-Sea and the Country of Colchis.
London: printed for Moses Pitt in Duke-Street Westminster, 1686. 
Folio. [vi], [viii], 417, [viii], [ii], 154, [vi]pp. Engraved added title-page and frontispiece. First edition. Contemporary calf, repaired. With folding map and 16 plates (11 folding). With an additional engraved title-page plate. With a title-page vignette. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author signed: D: Loggan ad vivum sculp. ESTC R12885. Frontispiece, engraved added title-page, and five plates present. 
Price: 2800.00 USD
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14 Chastellux, François Jean, Marquis de. Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. Translated from the French by an English Gentleman, who resided in America at that Period.
London: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster-Row, 1787. 
Octavo. Two volumes. I: xv, 462pp.; II: xii, 432pp. I: A8-Z8, Aa8-Ff8, Gg7; II: a4, b2, B8-Z8, Aa8-Ee8. First English edition. Contemporary half calf. With two folding engraved maps and three folding plates. ESTC T74648. Ex-library copy, with the name of the institution perforated on the title-pages and some other ones. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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15 Collins, William Wilkie. Rambles Beyond Railways; or Notes in Cornwall Taken A-Foot.
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1851. 
Octavo. [viii], 304 pages. First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding; rebacked, with original spine reapplied. Illustrated with 12 colored lithographs by Henry C. Brandling. The plates were engraved by M & N Hanhart from illustrations by Brandling. Sadleir, 'Excursions' p.137; Anderson, p. 70; CBEL III, p.481; Parrish, pp.14-16; Wolff, 1374. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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16 Cooke, George Alexander. Topographical and statistical description of the County of Middlesex. Containing an account of its situation, minerals, agriculture, extent, fisheries, markets, towns, manufactures, curiosities, roads, commerce, antiquities, rivers, fairs, natural history, civil and ecclesiastical jurisdictions, &c. To which is prefixed, a copious travelling guide ... Forming a complete County itinerary. Also, a list of the markets and fairs; and an index table ... Illustrated with a map of the County.
London: printed for C. Cooke, No. 17, Paternoster Row, by Brimmer and Co., Water Lane, Fleet Street, and sold by all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, n.d. [c. 1800-1810]. 
Duodecimo. 334, [ii]pp. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, very worn. Upper cover loose, lower cover holding. Spine chipped at crown and toe. Corners bumped. Illustrated with a map. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Craven, Elizabeth, Lady. A Journey through the Crimea to Constantinople in a Series of Letters from the Right Honourable Elizabeth Lady Craven, to His Serene Highness the Margrave of Brandenbourg.
London: Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1789. 
Large quarto. [viii], 327pp. []4, B4-Z4, Aa4-Tt4. With the half-title present. Contemporary mottled calf. With a folding map as a frontispiece and six plates (one folding). From the library of Chalmers Hadley. Blackmer, 424; Robinson (Wayward Women), p. 87; Cox I, pp.197-8; Weber GT695; Atabey 2976; ESTC T134670. 
Price: 1800.00 USD
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18 Dale, Henry Frank, Editor. The London and Continental Guide for Visitors to the American Exhibition, 1887.
London: The American Agency and International Exchange, 1887. 
Small octavo. 104 pages. Wrappers. Wrapper chipped in places with some tears. With folding plans of London and Paris. Not recorded. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Dampier, William Captain. A new Voyage Around the World. Describing particularly, The Isthmus of America, several Coasts and islands in the West Indies, the Isles of Cape Verd, the Passage by Terra del Fuego, the South Sea Coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, ...
London: printed for James Knapton, 1703, 1699, 1703. 
Octavo. Three volumes. I: vi, 550, [4]pp.; II: preface, 184, 132, 112pp. Plus index; III: ?. Contemporary calf. With: I: 5 maps and charts; II: 4 maps; III: 1 map and 14 plates. With the ownership inscription of George Weller. Cox, p. 43; Sabin 18375. According to Sabin, volume I is 5th edition, and volumes II and III are first editions. 
Price: 6000.00 USD
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20 Erskine, John Elphinstone. Journal of a Cruise among the Islands of the Western Pacific, including the Feejees and others inhabited by the Polynesian Negro Races, in Her Majesty's Ship Havannah.
London: John Murray, 1853. 
Quarto. vi, [2], 488, 32 ad pp. First edition. With errata slip tipped in. Half brown calf and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. With 4 color lithographed plates; folding copper-engraved map; engravings in the text. Short closed stub tear to map (repaired). Faint dampstains to corner of most plates, very faint yellow spots on folding map. With the large bookplate of the Norfolk & Norwich Library on front pastedown. Hill 568; Abbey, Travel 602. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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