A Voyage to Botany Bay with a Description of the Country, Manners, Customs, Religion, &c. of the Natives by the Celebrated George Barrington. To which is Added his Life and Trial.
London: C. Lowndes for H.D. Symonds, [c. 1800 - 1802, A1 watermarked ‘1800’].
The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 ... With an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill ... & an Account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole by Professor T.W. Edgeworth David.
London: Ballantyne & Co. Limited for William Heinemann, 1909.
2 volumes, 8vo (246 x 157mm), pp. I: [iii]-xiv, [2 (woodcuts and errata)], 360; II: [‘v’]-‘xiv’ (recte iii-xii), [2 (woodcuts and erratum)], 275, [1 (blank)]; 12 mounted photographic plates by Francis Bedford after drawings by Mary Newton, 11 engraved maps, plans, sections and elevations by J. & C. Walker et al. after Edward J. Powell et al., 5 folding, 11 etched and engraved plates by W. Severn, A. Severn, et al. after photographs by D.E. Colnaghi and B. Spackman, and drawings by Mary Newton, 2 folding, 7 aquatint plates by W.J. Alais after a photographs by D.E. Colnaghi and B. Spackman and drawings by A. Berg, and woodcut illustrations in the text; occasional light spotting, small marginal dampmark on one plate, bound without half-titles and [?blank] l. II, [A]1; contemporary half vellum gilt over patterned cloth, spines with gilt morocco lettering-pieces, and richly decorated with gilt rolls, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers; vellums slightly marked, nonetheless a very good set; provenance: John George Fenwick (contemporary engraved bookplates on upper pastedowns [Franks 10870]). [With, loosely inserted:]
C.T. NEWTON. Autograph letter signed (‘C.T. Newton’) to Mrs Malleson, British Museum, 20 September 1879, 3 pages on a bifolium; punched at upper corner and with traces of mounting on verso; folded for posting, a few light spots, otherwise very good. Read more