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Exploration & Travel 2023: Part Two

We are delighted to present our new travel catalogue. Curated by our senior specialist Julian MacKenzie, the catalogue features rare travel books on: (1) Africa, (2) Arabia, Iraq & the Gulf, (3) Greece, Turkey & Crimea, (4) India & South-East Asia, and (5) Polar Regions, and (6) Women Travellers.

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  • A cruise in the "Eothen". 1872.

    [BRASSEY, Anna].
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    Scarce. One of Lady Brassey's earliest works. The cruise covers the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the St. Lawrence River as well as the north eastern U...

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  • An authentick and faithful history of that arch-pyrate Tulagee Angria.

    (TOOLAJI ANGRIA).
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    Rare. ESTC lists only BL, Advocates Library, and Birmingham Central Library in U.K., adding College of William and Mary and University of Minnesot...

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  • An Account of the Kingdom of Nepal and of the Territories Annexed to this Dominion by the House of Gorkha.

    BUCHANAN, Francis Hamilton.
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    One of the earliest comprehensive accounts of Nepal. Buchanan accompanied Knox to Nepal and later spent two years on the Nepalese frontier collect...

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  • Mycenae;

    SCHLIEMANN, Dr. Henry.
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    From the renowned collection of Panos Gratsos. 'It is a spectacular book and was a roaring success... No one could overlook or ignore this book and...

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  • The Sikandar Nama, e Bara,

    NIZAMI; CLARKE, Captain H. Wilberforce (translator).
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    A fine copy of Clarke's translation of the first part of Nizami's history of Alexander the Great containing Alexander's life and accomplishments. ...

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  • A new history of Ethiopia.

    LUDOLF, Hiob.
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    The father of modern Ethiopian studies. Scarce English edition. Ludolf (1624-1704), is regarded as the father of modern Ethiopian studies. 'A work ...

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  • The present state of the Empire of Morocco,

    SAINT OLON, François Pidou de.
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    The late seventeenth century saw Morocco at the peak of its power, first under Emperor Al Rashid, who had united the ancient kingdoms of Fez and M...

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  • Report on the geological collections made during the voyage of the "Quest"

    [SMITH, W. Campbell (editor)].
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    'Uncommon' (Rosove). The bulk of the published scientific results from Shackleton's last expedition.First edition; 8vo., xii, 1261 pp., frontispie...

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  • Report on the maps and surveys

    DEBENHAM, F.
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    The maps from Capt. Scott's Terra Nova expedition. The cartographic record of the British Antarctic Expedition (Terra Nova) 1910-1913.First edition...

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  • The British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913.

    PONTING, Herbert G.
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    Rare exhibition catalogue. Invaluable for the documentation of Ponting's photographs.First edition; 8vo, [4] ads., [ii], 4-24, [2]ads. pp., portra...

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  • Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls,

    OATES, Frank.
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    Fine copy. An exceptionally well preserved example. Oates was one of the first Europeans to see the Victoria Falls in full flood, having travelled ...

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  • Travels In Kashmir, Ladak, Iskardo,

    VIGNE, Godfrey Thomas.
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    With the large map. Vigne travelled extensively in Northern India in the years 1834 to 1838. Although a private traveller, he mapped the country th...

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  • The personal adventures and experiences of a magistrate

    THORNHILL, Mark.
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    A well-written narrative of the events of the Indian Rebellion of 1857 by Mark Thornhill, magistrate of Muttra (Mathura). One of the sources for J...

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  • A voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure...

    WILLYAMS, Rev. Cooper.
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    Willyams served as chaplain of the Swiftsure, a ship of the squadron which Nelson commanded. Willyams was present at the Battle of the Nile and hi...

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  • Travels through the Crimea,

    WEBSTER, James.
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    James Webster (1802-1828) travelled extensively in the Levant with the architect W. H. Newnham in 1825-28, dying of a fever in Cairo. Includes Web...

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  • The Great Rift Valley,

    GREGORY, J[ohn] W[alter].
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    Highland regions of Mount Kenya. Important exploration expedition in the hitherto unknown highland regions of Mt. Kenya.In 1892 Gregory was seconde...

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  • The ruin of the Soudan

    RUSSELL, Henry.
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    Scarce. The author was special correspondent to the Daily News and Daily Telegraph whilst resident in first Jeddah and then Suakin. An Arabic spe...

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  • Round the black man's garden.

    COLVILE, Zelie.
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    Zelie Colvile travelled to Africa, along with her husband, the author of a standard work on the Sudan Campaign, on the advice of their doctor to w...

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  • To the Victoria Falls of the Zambesi

    MOHR, Edward.
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    Scarce. 'A German sportsman, Mohr travelled to the Victoria Falls partly for the sake of hunting, partly in the hope of making geographical discov...

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  • A journey to Mequinez;

    WINDUS, John.
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    An early English account of Morocco. Windus was the historian of a mission dispatched by George I in 1720 under Commodore Charles Stewart, to trea...

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  • In the Grip of the Nyika:

    PATTERSON, Lieut.-Col. John Henry.
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    'Patterson revisits the infamous sites of Tsavo, then treks into the Nyika, or wilderness of British East Africa... there is also a feverish encou...

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  • The discovery of the North-West Passage by H.M.S. "Investigator,"

    OSBORN, Sherard (editor).
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    The first traversal of the North-west Passage. Even though it was intended as a rescue voyage seeking Franklin survivors, and (by explicit orders) ...

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  • Chow-Chow;

    FALKLAND, [Amelia Cary] Viscountess.
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    The youngest daughter of William, Duke of Clarence (later William IV) and the actress Mrs Jordan, the author married the colonial administrator Vi...

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  • Ice-bound Heights of the Mustagh

    WORKMAN, Fanny Bullock; HUNTER, William.
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    Account of the authors' 1902-1903 expedition in the Baltistan Himalayas. They explored the Chogo Lungma Glacier and later reached the Nushik La fr...

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