Travel

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We stock Western books in European languages, generally – but not exclusively – published before circa 1850. We are especially interested in early travel accounts – from the late fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries – in all areas beyond Europe.

Geographical regions in which we have tended to specialise include the Pacific and its surrounding countries – South America, the Northwest Coast of America, Japan, China, the maritime regions of Asia, including the Philippines and Indonesia, and Australia. Books on Africa, the polar regions, manuscripts and separately published maps are also handled.
  1. ABBEVILLE, Claude d’.

    Histoire de la mission des peres capucins...

    Paris, François Huby, 1614.

    Second edition, enlarged and revised...

    £30000

  2. ALLEN, John.

    Principles of modern Riding for Gentlemen,...

    London, C. & C. Whittingham for Thomas...

    First and only edition of an uncommon...

    £350

  3. ALMEIDA, Theodoro de.

    Lisboa destruida poema, author o P. Theodoro...

    Lisbon, Antonio Rodrigues Galhardo, 1803.

    First edition of this poem in six cantos,...

    £175

  4. ALVAREZ DE ARENALES, Jose.

    Noticias historicas y descriptivas sobre...

    Montevideo, [Imprenta del Comercio del...

    Rare second edition, after the first of...

    £100

  5. ANDREADES, Andreas Michael.

    De la monnaie et de la puissance d’achat...

    Liège, Imprimerie H. Vaillant-Carmanne, 1924.

    An offprint, with its own title-page and...

    £45

  6. ANDREWS, Mark E.

    The Science and Engineering of Materials:...

    Toronto, AE Publications, 2023.

    An extraordinary survey of four centuries...

    £85

  7. [ANGLO-SOVIET DIPLOMACY.] 

    Papers regarding the Anglo-Soviet Negotiations...

    London, His Majesty’s Stationery Office,...

    A proof copy, complete with typed errata...

    £750

  8. [ANON.]

    ‘Voyage en Italie et au Midi de la France...

    [Geneva, c. April 1891].

    A handsome, illustrated travel journal...

    £1600

  9. ANSWER OF THE MERCHANTS-PETITIONERS,

    and Trustees for the Factory at Legorn,...

    London: Printed in the Year 1704.

    First and only edition, scarce, part...

    £1350

  10. ANVILLE, Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d’.

    Considérations générales, sur l’étude...

    Paris, Galeries du Louvres, 1777

    Two first edition works in one volume...

    £500

  11. [APPERLEY, Charles James.] ‘NIMROD’, and Henry ALKEN (illustrator).

    The Chace, the Turf, and the Road.

    London, A. Spottiswoode for John Murray, 1837.

    First edition of a series of articles...

    £350

  12. [APPERLEY, Charles James.] ‘NIMROD’, and Henry ALKEN and GILBERT (illustrators).

    The Chace, the Turf, and the Road … second...

    London, Vizetelly Brothers & Co. for John...

    Second edition, in the publisher’s...

    £125

  13. ATLANTICUS, pseud.

    Ein Blick in den Zukunftsstaat. Produktion...

    Stuttgart, J.H.W. Dietz, 1898.

    First edition of this utopian discourse...

    £100

  14. BARCLAY, Alexander.

    Part-printed commission as Comptroller...

    5 August, 1749.

    After a dissolute youth and a period in...

    £850

  15. BARRINGTON, George.

    A Voyage to Botany Bay with a Description...

    London, C. Lowndes for H.D. Symonds, [c....

    First and only combined edition,...

    £875

  16. BENTHAM, Jeremy.

    Plan of Parliamentary Reform, in the Form...

    London: Printed in the Year 1817. Re-printed...

    First edition thus of an inexpensive reprint...

    £225

  17. BERENGER, Charles Random de.

    Helps and Hints how to protect Life and...

    London, J. & C. Adlard for T. Hurst ‘for...

    First edition, with advice on riding...

    £180

  18. [BERINGTON, Simon, adapted by Jean-Baptiste DUPUY-DEMPORTES.] 

    Memoires de Gaudence de Luques, prisonnier...

    Amsterdam and Leipzig, Arkstée & Merkus,...

    Second edition of this much expanded...

    £500

  19. BERKELEY, Grantley F., and John LEECH and G.H. JALLAND (illustrators).

    Reminiscences of a Huntsman … a new Edition...

    London and New York, R. & R. Clark for...

    Second edition, with John Leech’s...

    £120