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Bruin, C., De [De Bruyn or Bruijn]

Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie: verrykt met driehondert kunstplaten, vertoonende de beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten,...

Amsterdam, R. and G. Wetstein, J. Oosterwyk and H. van de Gaete, 1714. Folio (33.3 x 21.1 cm). Allegorical frontispiece (by Picart, dated 1711), title page (in red and black), engraved portrait of de Bruyn (by G. Kneller), [vi], 472, [xii] pp., and 260...

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One of the most richly illustrated voyages through Russia

Chenier, L. de

Révolutions de l'Empire Ottoman, et observations sur ses progrès, sur ses revers, & sur l'état présent de cet Empire,

Paris, l'auteur [AND] Bailly, 1789. 8vo (21.2 x 14.0 cm). xl, 388 pp. Original blind wrappers. Hand written paper label on the spine.

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A very rare work on the rise and - temporary - fall of the Ottoman Empire

Hakluyt, R.

The principal navigations, voyages, traffiques and discoveries of the English Nation. Made by sea or over-land to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the earth...

Glasgow, J. Maclehose, 1903-1905. 12 volumes in 12. Large 8vo (22.0 x 14.5 cm). Text; 11 engraved frontispieces, 24 portraits, 32 large maps and plans, 20 maritime views of ships at sea, nine sailing charts, three folded plates of naval documents, a total of...

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Rare limited edition set: only one hundred copies printed

Lafitau, J. F.

Histoire des découvertes et conquestes des Portugais dans le nouveau monde.

Paris, Saugrain & Coignard, 1733. Two parts in two. 4to (29.6 x 25.7 cm). [iv], xxiv, 616 pp.; [xxiv] 693, [xliv] pp. With an engraved frontispiece, one text-vignette, 14 engraved plates and views (of which one larger, folding), and a fine, large,...

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A classic, well-illustrated work on the Portuguese conquests in Asia and Africa

Lesseps, [J. B. B.] de

Herrn von Lesseps Gefährten des Grafen de la Perouse Reise durch Kamtschatka und Sibirien nach Frankreich. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Mit Anmerkungen von Johann...

Berlin, Voss, 1791. 8vo (22.4 x 14.5 cm). xxviii, 302 [303-544] pp., two engraved, folded maps, one folded table. Original blind boards.

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An excellent, complete copy of a rare work

Mayr, H. von

Malerische Ansichten aus dem Orient, gesammelt auf der Reise Sr. Hoheit des Herrn Herzogs Maximilian in Bayern nach Nubien, Aegypten, Palaestina, Syrien und Malta im...

München, Heinrich von Mayr, 1839-1840. Oblong elephant folio (39.4 x 51.7 cm). Ten instalments, each of six finely lithographed and hand-coloured plates with one explanatory text leaf, for a total of 60 plates, and a hand-coloured lithographed pictorial...

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A fine, complete hand-coloured copy of the illustrations of Maximilian of Bavaria's travels to the Holy Land and the Middle East

Norddeutsche Lloyd Bremen

Norddeutsche Lloyd Bremen. [Atlas of the fleet].

Bremen, Norddeutsche Lloyd, ca. 1905. Oblong folio (32.5 x 39.2 cm). With 24 original photographs in full colour. Original full calf. Spine with five raised bands; front board with very large embossed vignette of a 15th century caravel with coat-of-arms as...

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A highlight in ship memorabilia

[Photo Album]

Reise-Erinnerungen [China and Berlin]

Germany, ca. 1900. Oblong folio (28.0 x 41.0 cm). 43 photos, including 31 original photos from China. Original blind black quarter leather over pattered green boards. Gilt title on front board. Patterned endpapers. Edges red.

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Beautiful and rare photos of China around 1890-1900

Poeppig, E. [F.]

Malerischer Atlas und beschreibende Darstellungen aus dem Gebiete der Erdkunde.

Leipzig, Hartleben, 1838. 8vo (22.5 x 14.3 cm). vi, 304, iv pp., 18 engraved, tissue guarded plates. Contemporary full blind stamped cloth. Spine with gilt ornaments and title. Speckled edges.

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Not in Sabin

[Prévost d'Exiles, A. F.]

Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection des toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusq'à présent dans les...

La Haye [Den Haag, The Hague], Pierre de Hondt, 1763. 4to (25.1 x 20.4 cm). [ii], 266, 300, 48 pp. 56 plates (of fish, etc.). Contemporary half calf over speckled boards. Spine with five raised bands. Gilt title.

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Includes many fine plates after from Valentijn [Valentyn] and the famous and rare Hortus Malabaricus

Sparrman, A.

Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le capitaine Cook et principalement dans les pays des Hottentots et des Caffres. Avec cartes, figures et...

Paris, Buisson, 1787. Three volumes in three. 8vo (19.3 x 12.2 cm). 1,155 [xxxii, 390; 367; 366] pp.; double-sized frontispiece, 15 [2; 7; 6] copper-engraved plates and one large, folded engraved map. Contemporary uniform full polished calf. Boards with gilt...

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First French 8vo edition by Sparrman, who sailed round the world with Captain Cook. Most is devoted to South Africa

Tissandier, G. (ed.)

La Nature. Revue des sciences et de leurs applications aux arts et à l'industrie. Journal hebdomadaire illustré.

Paris, G. Masson, 1873-1899. 27 volumes in 27. 4to (28.4 x 19.0 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Uniform contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt borders. Spines with five raised bands. Gilt ornamental compartments and gilt title. Marbled...

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A beautiful set of the leading 19th century French popular natural history magazine