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  • Narrative of a journey in the interior of China:

    ABEL, Clarke.
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    Rothschild copy with arms. A finely bound copy of Abel's China with Rothschild provenance, bound by the Royal bookbinder, Simier.Abel was the natur...

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  • The Heart of the Antarctic.

    SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest Henry.
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    Shackleton's account of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-9. Known today as the Nimrod expedition, this proved to be the making of Shacklet...

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  • The Danubian principalities,

    SKENE, James Henry.
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    Skene's first-hand account of what was then, and still is, an unsettled region of eastern Europe. There are descriptions of Hungary, Bosnia, Croat...

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  • Yusuf wa Zuleikha,

    JAMI, Abdul Rahman.
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    Copied only 23 years after the author's death. An exceptionally early manuscript example of the well-known medieval Islamic allegorical love story ...

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  • A Fine Illuminated Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN].
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    Commissioned for fath 'ali shah qajar. A fine Qajar Qur'an copied for Fath 'Ali Shah by a royal scribe of the Qajar courts. The scribe Muhammad 'Al...

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  • Miniature Qur'an,

    [QUR'AN]. STEINBRENER, Hans (publisher).
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    An early Steinbrener edition, following on from the success of Bryce's Glasgow edition printed at the turn of the century. Hans Steinbrener was a ...

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  • An Essay on the Principle of Population;

    MALTHUS, Thomas.
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    In essence a 'new work'. The second edition, substantially revised and in essence a 'new work' in which Malthus defends his views against a host of...

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  • Russie

    BAEDEKER, Karl
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    Second edition of three in the French series. Issued c.1897.Second edition, xlviii, 447pp, 14 maps, 22 plans; publisher's red cloth gilt; a mint c...

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  • Zolotoi Petushok [The Golden Cockerel].

    BILIBIN, Ivan (artist); PUSHKIN, Alexander.
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    A richly illustrated promotional brochure for the first full staging of Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Zolotoi Petushok' (The Golden Cockerel) by the Zimin Op...

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  • An Almanac of Twelve Sports.

    NICHOLSON, William (illustrator); KIPLING, Rudyard.
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    A wonderful example of this book, in an edition thought to run to two hundred & seventy-five copies.Nicholson had been working with Heinemann ...

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  • Discourse on the Method [bound with] The Meditations.

    DESCARTES, René; [VEITCH, John (translator)].
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    I think, therefore I am'. The rare second appearance in English of two major works by René Descartes, comprising his Discourse on the Method and Th...

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  • The first crossing of Spitsbergen

    CONWAY, Sir William Martin
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    Rothschild copy.. Conway, already knighted for his mountaineering achievements, was the first man to cross Spitsbergen in 1896 and his experiments ...

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  • The Polar World:

    HARTWIG, Dr. G.
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    Fine Victorian bookbinding. Hartwig gives us a popular account of the polar regions, (mainly the Arctic which was better known in his time), includ...

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  • More Los Angeles Apartments and Twenty Three Min Photo.

    O'BRIAN, John.
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    Presentation copy. Presentation copy, inscribed: 'For Michael / & Maria +1 / J. O'B / 7/12/98.'Ed Ruscha's 1965 book Some Los Angeles Apartment...

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  • The Destruction of Lower Manhattan.

    LYON, Danny.
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    Danny Lyon made the photographs in The Destruction of Lower Manhattan following a commission from The New York State Council of the Arts to docume...

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  • Frankreich. Paris und Umgebungen,

    BAEDEKER, Karl.
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    First edition in mint condition.. This is the last series started by Karl Baedeker himself before he died in 1859. Plans include Versailles, Rouen,...

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  • Desert marsh and mountain

    THESIGER, Wilfred.
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    Thesiger's splendid look back at his earlier explorations in Abyssinia, the Arabian gulf, Iraq, and Yemen, in a well illustrated handsome format, ...

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  • Ich Dich lieben, Du mich auch?

    PETERSEN, Anders.
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    Signed. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Fotomuseum Winterthur (18 January - 16 March, 2003) and the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterda...

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  • Inger har sett allt.

    PETERSEN, Anders.
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    Signed. Anders Petersen took this series of photographs at Enskede-Skarpnacks psykiatriska sekto, a psychiatric hospital in southern Stockholm. It ...

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  • Du mich auch.

    PETERSEN, Anders.
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    Signed. Du mich auch comprises Anders Petersen's previously unpublished photographs from Hamburg and Stockholm in the late sixties together with mo...

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  • Unexplored Syria.

    BURTON, Richard Francis; TYRWHITT DRAKE, Charles F.
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    Burton was Consul at Damascus from 1865-1871. During that period Tyrwhitt-Drake went to Syria as a representative of the Palestine Exploration Fun...

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  • Naked Hollywood

    WEEGEE (pseud. FELLIG, Arthur (Usher)).
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    Following the success of his first book, Naked City (1946), Weegee spent some time working in Hollywood as an actor and consultant. Mark Hellinger...

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