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One of the Earliest Presbyterian Missionaries in OREGON
An Early ACCURATE Map of Oregon's Interior
Parker, Samuel.  Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. in the years 1835, '36, and '37. Ithaca, NY: Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff., 1842. 12vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 408 pp.; 1 map, 1 plt.
$650.00
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A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R. E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
$45.00
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Woman Traveller Woman Translator Woman Owner
Pfeiffer, Ida.   A journey to Iceland, and travels in Sweden and Norway. Translated from the German...by Charlotte Fenimore Cooper. New-York: George P. Putnam, 1852. 12mo (19.1 cm, 7.5"). 273, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking map).
$200.00

BENEDICTINES Come to the New World
with COLUMBUS
A FINE Engraved Title-Page & 18 Splendid Plates
[Plautius, Caspar]. Nova typis transacta navigatio novi orbis Indiae occidentalis.... [Linz], 1621. Folio (32.6 cm, 12.875"). )(4 (-)(4, blank) A–M4 N4 (-N4, blank); Engr. t.-p., [2] ff., 101, [1] pp.; 18 plts.
$27,000.00

Another Successful Step in the Exploration of Inner Asia”
Przheval’skii (Prejevalsky), Nikolai Mikhailovich; E. Delmar Morgan, trans.  From Kulja, across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1879. 8vo (22.8 cm, 9"). xii, 251, 32 pp.; 2 maps.
$900.00
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Maps, Plates, ChartsCoins, MedalsBlack Sea Travels!
Reuilly, Jean, baron de.  Voyage en Crimée et sur les bords de la Mer Noire, pendent l'année 1803; suivi d'un mémoire sur le commerce de cette mer, et de notes sur les principaux ports commerçans. Paris: Chez Bossange, 1806. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). [8], xix, [1], 302, [2] pp.; 2 fold. map, 3 fold. plts., 3 fold. charts.
$925.00
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A History of the Spanish Colonies from aScottish Perspective
Robertson, William.  The history of America. London: printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1783. 8vo (21.8 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xlvii, [1], 336 pp.; [2] folded maps. II: [4], 474 pp.; [1] plt., [2] folded maps. III: [4], 432, [40] pp.
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Travelling toWhere Few Wanted to Go
Robertson, John Parish, & William Parish Robertson. Four years in Paraguay: comprising an account of that republic, under the government of the dictator Francia. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. 12mo (19 cm; 7.25"). 2 vols. I: [9] ff., 236 pp. II: 220 pp.
$450.00
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AndTHEN . . .
Robertson, John Parish, & William Parish Robertson.  Francia's reign of terror, being a sequel to Letters on Paraguay. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1839. 12mo (19 cm; 7.5"). 2 vols. I: 213, [1 (blank)] pp., [1 (ads)] f. II: 192 pp.
$450.00
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Full a Fun, Tales, An Rhymes”Printed for the Author”
[Robinson, Joseph Barlow].  [Works of Sammy Twitcher]. Owd Sammy Twitcher'sCRISMAS BOWK FOR THE YEAR 1870. Derby: Printed by the author, [1870]. 8vo (21.3 cm, 8.4"). 26 pp.; 4 plts. [with] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby. Derby: Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's second visit tu't Gret Exibishun e Darby, wi' Jim. Pr. by the author, [1870]. 8vo. [24] pp. [and] Owd Sammy Twitcher's visit tu't watter cure establishment, at Matlock-Bonk. Darby: Pr. by the author, [1872]. 8vo. 54, [14 (adv.)], 22 (adv.) pp.; 4 plts.
$750.00
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The Bustle, Excitement, Culture, & NOISE of LONDON
Laid Out for Children
S. W. [Sarah Scudgell Wilkinson?, Elizabeth Kilner?].  A visit to London: Containing a description of the principal curiosities in the British metropolis. Philadelphia: Published by Benjamin Warner ... sold also at his store in Richmond, Virginia (pr. by Wm. Greer), 1817. 24mo (14.8 cm, 5.75"). 111, [1] pp.; 6 plts., illus.
$575.00
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An Early, Upbeat American Version
Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de.  The shipwreck; or, the adventures, love, and constancy, of Paul & Virginia, who were reared in the sequestered valley of Port Louis, in the isle of France. New York: S. King (pr. by W. Grattan), 1821. 12mo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., [3]–34 pp.
$200.00
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“A Voyage to Abyssinia”Good Lively & Readable Account
Salt, Henry.  ;A voyage to Abyssinia, and travels into the interior of that country, executed under the orders of the British government, in the years 1809 and 1810; in which are included, an account of the Portuguese settlements on the east coast of Africa .... Philadelphia: M. Carey; Boston: Wells & Lilly (pr. by Lydia R. Bailey), 1816. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 24, 454 pp.; fold. map., illus.
$1250.00

TheFIRST Dominican-Born Writer to Publish a Book
& a Book about HISPANOLA at That!
Sánchez Valverde, Antonio.  Idea del valor de la isla Española, utilidades que de ella puede sacar su monarquia. Madrid: Impr. de Pedro Marin, 1785. 4to. [4] ff., xx, 208 pp., [2] ff., table; without the map.
$1400.00

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Dictionary of the Tagalog Language
Santos, Domingo de los.  Vocabulario de la lengua tagala, primera, y segunda parte. [Manila?]: Imprenta Real de D. Jose Maria Dayot, 1835. Folio (29 cm, 11.5"). [viii], 739, [1 blank], 118 pp.
$4500.00
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Captain John Smith inthe New World
Smith, John.  The generall historie of Virginia, New-England and the Summer Isles with the names of the adventurers, planters, and governours from their first beginning An.o 1584 to this present 1624. Cleveland: World Publishing Co., 1966. Folio (33.5 cm, 13.1"). Engr. t.-p., [12], 248, [2] pp.; 8 plts. (2 double-page). Booklet: 14, [2] pp.
$275.00
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A Noble Book for Your House in Tuscany?
      (Smith's Patron Was the Second Earl of Warwick)
Smith, John.  Italian scenery [i.e., Select views in Italy, with topographical and historical descriptions, in English and French]. [London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for J. Smith, W. Byrne, & J. Edwards, 1817]. 4to. [1] f. (engr. dedication), [78] ff. (of letterpress), [72] ff. of plates, illus.
$2500.00
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I'd Go Cross the Tisza” & Other SongsJANUS PRESS
Snodgrass, W.D.  Traditional Hungarian songs. Newark, VT: Pr. for Charles Seluzicki by the Janus Press, 1978. 8vo (29.6 cm, 11.7"). [24] pp.; col. illus.
$100.00
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Early Americanum, BAV 51Woodcut Title-page by Burgkmair
Stamler, Johannes.  Dyalogus ... de diversarum gencium sectis et mundi religionibus. [colophon: Auguste: Per Erhardum Oglin & Ieorgi Nadler, 1508]. Folio (31 cm, 12.25"). [2], 32, [2] ff.
$2775.00
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It Was a Fascinating Discovery Which Invited Prolonged Exploration”
Stein, Marc Aurel.  On ancient Central-Asian tracks: brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China. London: Macmillan & Co., 1933. 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). xxiv, 342 pp.
$1750.00
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An AMERICAN Dissatisfied with New-Granada
Steuart, John.  Bogotá in 1836–7. Being a narrative of an expedition to the capital of New-Grenada, and a residence there of eleven months. New York: Pr. for the author by Harper & Bros., 1838. 8vo (cm). viii, [13]–312, [2] pp.
$500.00
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“The Details of the Late War”
Subaltern (Georg Robert Gleig, attrib.).  A subaltern in America; comprising his narrative of the campaigns of the British army, at Baltimore, Washington, &c. &c. during the late war. Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart; Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. 12mo (18.3 cm, 7.25"). 266 pp.
$750.00
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You Shall Soon Know WhatGreat Travellers See”
Taylor, Isaac.  Scenes in Europe, for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers. London: Pr. for J. Harris, 1819. 12mo (16.5 cm, 6.5"). vii, [1], 93, [3 (adv.)] pp.; fold. col. map, 28 col. plts.
$575.00
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Birket Foster:  Green Grass Below, Green Leaves O'erhead
Green Banks on Either Side”
Taylor, Tom; Myles Birket Foster, illus.  Birket Foster's pictures of English landscape. London: Routledge, Warne, & Routledge, 1863. 4to (26.3 cm, 10.4"). [74 (2 adv.)] pp.; 30 plts.
$1450.00
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TRAVELS inGreece & TURKEY
Tennent, James Emerson, Sir.  Letters from the Aegean. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1829. 8vo (23.8 cm, 9.4"). [6 (adv.)], x, [25]–248 pp.
$350.00
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“The Eighth Wonder of the World” in the 19th Century
Performance Space in The 21st
(Thames Tunnel).  Description des travaux entrepris pour la construction de la Tonnelle, ou passage sous la Tamise, entre Rotherhithe et Wapping, à l'effet d'ouvrir une communication permanente entre les deux rives de ce fleuve. Londres: W. Warrington, graveur et imprimeur, 1846. Oblong 32mo (10.5 x 13.5 cm, 4.125" x 5.25"). 16 pp., 17–23 ff.; 9 plts. (some folded); illus., plans.
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