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Imagining theSplendour & Magnificence of Former Days
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Atkins, Sarah [Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson].   Relics of antiquity, exhibited in the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with an account of the destruction and recovery of those celebrated cities. New York: W.B. Gilley (pr. by Vanderpool & Cole), 1826. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.2"). [2], ix, [1], 143, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
$275.00
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Anacharsis in English Anything But Dry!
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques].  Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804. 8vo signed in 4s (22 cm, 8.625"). Vol. I: xviii, 419, [1 (blank)] pp.; fold. map; II: [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 403, [1 (blank)] pp.; III: vii, [1 (blank)], 463, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title); IV: vii, [1 (blank)], 496 pp. (lacking half-title).
$750.00
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For GREEK & LATIN CLASSICS
            & the ANCIENT WORLD,  click here.

An AFRICAN Utopia, asDescribed to the INQUISITION
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudencio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. To which is prefixed, a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the reasons of Signor Gaudentio's being apprehended, and the manner of it. Translated from the Italian. Philadelphia: Re-printed by William Conover, 1799. 12mo (18 cm; 7.125"). 320 pp.
$400.00
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The InquisitionAn African Utopia Educating Women
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudentio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition, at Bologna, in Italy. Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the desarts [sic] of Africa. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. Baltimore: Pr. by Bonsal & Niles, 1800. 16mo (17 cm; 6.5"). xxi, [2], 24–234 pp.
$350.00
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Star-Crossed Italian LoversPeregrino & Genevera
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Caviceo, Jacopo.  Il peregrino. Vinegia: Pietro di Nicolini da Sabbio, 1538. 8vo (15 cm, 5.9"). [16] pp., 271, [1 (blank)] ff.; illus.
$2250.00
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Tilting at Windmills, Protecting Dulcinea, & Flying to the MOON
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.   Primera parte del ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha. En Brucelas: Por Huberto Antonio, 1617. 8vo ( 16.8 cm; 6.625"). [8] ff., 583, [1] p., [3] ff. (one leaf in facsimile).
$18,000.00
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The Last (First?) Appearance ofCaptain Tom Lingard
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Conrad, Joseph.  The rescue a romance of the shallows. Garden City & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [8], 404, [2] pp.
$225.00
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I Was Born in the Year 1632 . . . ”
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Defoe, Daniel.  The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner. London: John Stockdale, 1790. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., xii, 389, [1] pp.; 8 plts. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–v, [1], 456, [14 (adv.)] pp.; 5 plts.
$1500.00
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Dropmore PressUnopened Copy
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  De Quincey, Thomas.  Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China. London: Dropmore Press, Ltd., 1948. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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A Counterfeit Edition / A Sophisticated Copy / A FANTASTIC STORY
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Enríquez Gómez, Antonio.  El siglo pitagorico, y Vida de don Gregorio Guadañia. [Spain]: publisher not identified, [1682; really ca. 1699]. 4to (20 cm; 8). [4] ff., 292 [i.e., 308] pp.
$1200.00
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AdventuresMisadventuresTWO LIONS& a Dead Turkish Prince
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  The famous history of the valiant London 'prentice.  [Nottinhgam]: Printed for the honourable Company of Walking Stationers, [ca. 1790]. 16mo (15.5 cm, 6"). 24 pp.; illus.
[SOLD]
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Expanding the Imagination & Bringing Science to the Masses
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Heinlein, Robert; Urusula LeGuin; Isaac Asimov; Harry Harrison; & many others].  Large collection of science fiction & fantasy. Various places: Various publishers, ca. 1952–2000. 12mos. Approx. 500 vols. (some dupes).
$2000.00
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Homer in Greek, Using Proctor's Type
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Homer (Homerus)].  [one line in Greek, transliterated as] Homēri Odysseia. Oxford: Pr. at the University Press, 1909. Tall 4to (29 cm, 11.5"). [4 (3 blank)], [227], [3 (blank)] ff.
$1100.00
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The Importance ofGoods Which Cannot Be Taken” When You Die
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages). [Hughes, John, & John Arbuthnot].  Charon; or, the ferry-boat. A vision. Dedicated to the Swiss Count —. London: printed; and sold by W. Lewis near Covent-Garden, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows at the Black-Bull in Cornhill, J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and A. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1719. 8vo (18.8 cm; 7.375"). [12], 26 pp.
$250.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
(Imaginary Voyage).  Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
$60.00

The Baron withHand-Colored Plates
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).   [Raspe, Rudolf Erich]; Alfred Crowquill [pseud. of Alfred Henry Forrester], illus.  The travels and surprising adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: James Miller, 1864. 12mo (17.7 cm, 7"). Col. frontis., col. t.-p., 251, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts., illus.
[SOLD]
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The Illustrator's Copy
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).   Raspe, Rudolph, et al.; John Carswell, intro.; Fritz Kredel, illus.   The singular adventures of Baron Munchausen. New York: For the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1952. Small 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). xli, [1], 175, [1] pp.; illus.
$175.00
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We presently have several other interesting and charming editions,
 not all of which will appear in illustrated catalogues.

Afloat by the Heels, in That Terrible Ocean
In a Manner of Which You Can Scarce Have a Notion”
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).   (Robinsonade — Not Defoe, Daniel).  Robinson Crusoe: With thirty illustrations. London: Wm. S. Orr & Co. (pr. by Vizetelly Brothers & Co.), [ca. 1843]. 16mo (17 cm, 6.45"). Frontis., [2], 39, [1] pp.; 8 plts., illus.
$300.00
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From Calais to the Bourbonnois withSterne & Leloir
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Sterne, Laurence; Maurice Leloir, illus.  A sentimental journey through France and Italy. New York: J.W. Bouton, 1884. Folio (31.1 cm, 12.25"). Add. col. t.-p., xvi, 210, [2] pp.; 12 plts., illus.
$150.00
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Illustrations byBenson Lossing, William Howland, &HH
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).   The young sailor; or the sea-life of Tom Bowline. New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [1856–66]. 32mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). 16 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Beauties ofTHE THAMES Illustrated
Ireland, Samuel.  Picturesque views on the river Thames, from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity. London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., xvi, 209, [3] pp.; 1 map, 27 plts., illus. II: Add. engr. t.-p., viii (incl. t.-p.), 258, [4] pp.; 1 map, 25 plts., illus.
$1875.00
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Sumptuously BoundFirst American Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
$850.00
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“The Greatest Commonwealth upon Earth”
[Johnson, Richard]. A new Roman history, from the foundation of Rome to the end of the common-wealth ... Designed for the use of young ladies and gentlemen. London: E. Newbery, 1784. 12mo (14.4 cm, 5.67"). [2], vi, 136 pp.; 6 plts.
$300.00
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FromNew England to the NILE
[Justel, Henri, ed.]  Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l’Amerique, qui n’ont point esté encore publiez.... Paris: Louis Billaine, 1674. 4to (23.7 cm, 9.4"). á4ã4A–Z4Aa–Hh4 Ii2Kk4Ll21§–4§45§2 **A–**C4 a2b–g4 *A–*K4L2; [8] ff., 262, 35, [1 (blank)] 23, [1 (blank)], 49, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 81, [1 (blank)] pp., 3 fold. plans, 4 maps (3 fold.), 9 plts.
$6500.00
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Marco Polo's TRAVELS, Adapted for 19th-Century Youth, by a
Court-Martialed Reporter
Knox, Thomas Wallace.  The travels of Marco Polo for boys and girls with explanatory notes and comments. New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons (pr. by Knickerbocker Press), 1885. 4to (23.2 cm, 9.125"). Frontis., xviii, 530 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Only Our Fourth Copy, EVER!
Laet, Joannes de.  Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius. Lugd. Batav.: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo (11 cm, 4.375"). 520 pp., [4] ff. (final blank leaf).
$875.00
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Scarce Bodoniana ofMargherita's Era
Lama, Giuseppe de.  Elogio storico del conte Cesare Ventura marchese di Gallinella Parmigiano. Parma: Co' Tipi Bodoniani, 1828. 4to (26.4 cm, 10.4"). [8], LXXI, [1 (blank)] pp.
$250.00
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A Mathematician, a Missionary, & theChinese Rites Controversy
Le Comte, Louis.  Memoirs and remarks geographical, historical, topographical, physical, natural, astronomical, mechanical, military, mercantile, political, and ecclesiastical. Made in above ten years travels through the empire of China: Particularly, upon their pottery and varnishing, silk and other manufactures, Pearl-fishing, the history of plants and animals, with a description of their dities and publick works, number of people, manners, language and customs, coin and commerce, their habits, oeconomy, and government, the philosophy of the famous Confucious. With many curious particulars; being, in general, the most authentick account of that country ... A new translation from the best Paris edition, and adorn’d with copper-plates. London: Pr. by John Hughs ... for Olive Payne, 1738. 8vo (20.7 cm; 8.125"). [4] ff.,536 pp.; frontis. (port.), 3 plts. (2 fold.), fold. table.
$650.00
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FIRST BIBLIOGRAPHY of AMERICANA (+)
León Pinelo, Antonio de.  Epítome de la bibliotheca oriental, y occidental, nautica, y geográfica ... Añadido y enmendado nuevamente en que se contienen los escritores de las Indias orientales, y occidentales, y reinos convecinos China, Tartaria, Japón, Persia, Armenia, Etiopía y otras partes. Madrid: En la oficina de Francisco Martinez Abad, 1737–38. Folio (30 cm; 11.75"). 3 vols. I: [71], [135], [27] ff. II: [221] ff. III: 202 pp.
$9000.00
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Cortés Historia in ItalianSigned American,PROVIDENCE Red Morocco
Lopez de Gomara, Francisco.  Historia, di Don Ferdinando Cortes, marchese della Valle, capitano varlorosissimo. Venetia: Per Francesco Lorenzini da Turino, MDLX [1560]. 8vo (15 cm; 5.75"). [11 of 12], 348 ff. (lacks the title-leaf).
$3200.00
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