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ASSENDELFT DE CONINGH, C.T. VAN. Mijn verblijf in Japan.

Amsterdam, gebroeders Kraay, 1856. 8vo (230 x 130mm). pp. (2), vi, 180, with illustration on title.Later half cloth, marbled sides.

EUR 6,200

The diary in form of a sketchbook in chronological order of Freiherr Ernst von Bibra's well-known voyage to South America

[BIBRA, ERNST VON.] Zur Südamerikanischen Reise. 1849-1850.

German manuscript, title with motto and 139 illustrated leaves, mostly pencil or brown pen drawings, about 20 with handcolouring, some grey-, brown...

EUR 28,000

BIBRA, FREIHERR VON. Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte von Chile.

Wien, W. Braumüller, 1853. 4to (310 x 245 mm) & atlas oblong-folio (307 x 405 mm). pp. 70, with 5 chromo-lithographed plates, 4 showing sceneries ...

EUR 1,600

contains 2 large folding maps of Sicily and 1 folding map of the Etna,

BORCH, M.J. Comte de. Lettres sur la Sicile et sur l'Ile de Malthe.

Turin, Freres Reycends, 1782. 2 volumes. 8vo (192 x 125mm). pp. xix, (1), 236; 256, with 3 folding maps and 26 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, ...

EUR 2,500

BOWLES, G. Introduction à l'histoire naturelle et à la géographie physique de l'Espagne. Traduite de l'Original Espagnol de Guillaume Bowles, par le Viconte de Flavigny.

Paris, L. Cellot & Jombert Fils, 1776. 8vo (190 x 115mm). pp. xii, 516. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorates spine with red gilt lettered label...

EUR 850

This voyage was especially significant for the natural history data collected

BRENCHLEY, J.L. Jottings during the cruise of H.M.S. Curaçoa among the South Sea Islands in 1865.

London, Longmans, Green, and Co., 1873. Large 8vo (255 x 175 mm). pp. xxviii, 487, with 1 folded coloured frontispiece, 58 plates of which 42 handc...

EUR 1,900

one of the most splendid narratives in the literature of African exploration

BRUCE, J. Voyage en Nubie et en Abyssinie, entrepris pour découvrir les sources du Nil. Pendant les années 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772 & 1773. Traduit de l'Anglais, par M. Castera.

Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1790-1791. 5 volumes of text & 1 atlas. 4to. pp. lxxxiii, 620; 784; 858; 752;328, clxiii, with 7 (4 large folding) engraved ...

EUR 3,000

interesting association copy with a warm and highly charming dedication from the author to his son

CASEMBROOT, F. DE. De Medusa in de Wateren van Japan, in 1863 en 1864.

s'Gravenhage, de gebroeders van Cleef, 1865. 8vo (220 x 135mm). pp. xii, (2), 150, with 5 folded coloured maps. Contemporary half red calf, gilt l...

EUR 11,000

Many plates show zoological matter such as shells, fishes, an octopus, crocodiles, insects as well as plants, exotic fruit and sceneries

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840.

Text-volumes only:
Zoologie.
Vol. 1. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 404. Publisher's printed blue boards.
Vol. 2. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 384. Publishe...


EUR 1,800

DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.S. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée, exécuté par ordre du Roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840.

Text-volumes only:
Zoologie.
Vol. 1. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 404. Publisher's printed blue boards.
Vol. 2. Paris 1846. pp. (6), 384. Publishe...


EUR 500

the most important scientific expedition to Scandinavia

GAIMARD, P. Voyage en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838-1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, commandée par M. Fabvre. Publiés par ordre du Roi sousla direction de M. Paul Gaimard.

Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). 17 text-volumes (bound in 16). 8vo (220 x 140mm). & 5 atlases (bound in 3), with 449 (76 hand-coloured) plates. Fo...

EUR 39,000

GAIMARD, P. Voyage en Scandinavie, en Laponie, au Spitzberg et aux Feröe pendant les années 1838-1840 sur la corvette La Recherche, commandée par M. Fabvre. Publiés par ordre du Roi sousla direction de M. Paul Gaimard.

Paris, A. Bertrand, (1842-1855). The following text volumes only:
Géologie, Minéralogie, Métallurgie, by E. Robert. Paris, A. Bertrand, no da...


EUR 1,500

1811 durchwanderte er Dalmatien. Dies war seine einzige grössere wissenschaftliche Reise ausserhalb Deutschlands.

GERMAR, E.F. Reise nach Dalmatien und um das Gebiet von Ragusa.

Leipzig and Altenburg, F.A. Brockhaus, 1817. Royal-8vo (208 x 125mm). pp. xii, 323, (1), with 11 engraved plates of which 9 finely hand-coloured, p...

EUR 1,100

The work of father Gumilla is one of the most curious and interesting hitherto published upon the country of the Orinoco

great classic on Japan and the chief source of western knowledge on this country

KANGETSU (SHITOMO) Illustrator. Nihon Sankai Meisan Zue [Illustrations of the Noted Products of Mountain and Sea].

Osaka, Shioya Chobei, 11th year of Kansei, 1799. 5 volumes. 8vo (250 x 175mm). With double-page woodblock illustrations throughout. Contemporary st...

EUR 4,500

First German translation of 'Skånska Resa' published in 1751

LINNAEUS, C. Reisen durch das Königreich Schweden, welche auf Befehl der hohen Obrigkeit zur Verbesserung der Naturkunde, Haushaltungs- und Arzneykunst von ihm angestellt.... Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt.

Leipzig, G. Kiesewetter, 1756. 8vo (202 x 120mm). pp. (32), 336, with 1 large folded engraved map 'Charta über das Herzogthum Schonen' and 2 engra...

EUR 1,000

is concerned chiefly with the author's observations of life and conditions in Nagasaki

MEIJLAN, G.F. Japan. Voorgesteld in schetsen over de zeden en gebruiken van dat rijk, bijzonder over de ingezetenen der stad Nagasaky, door C.F. Meijlan Opperhoofd aldaar. Uitgegeven door Mr. J.H. Tobias.

Amsterdam, M. Westerman & Zoon, 1830. 8vo (210 x 125mm). pp. (14), 190, with charming handcolouredtitle-vignette heightened with gold and 2 folded...

EUR 3,500

beautifully illustrated work on China

PHIPPS, C.J. Voyage au Pole Boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du Roi d'Angleterre.

Paris, Saillant & Nyon/ Pissot, 1775. 4to (248 x 200mm). pp. xii, 259, (1), with 12 folded engravedplates and many folded tables. Contemporary mott...

EUR 950

PHIPPS, C.J. Voyage au Pole Boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du Roi d'Angleterre.

Paris, Saillant & Nyon/ Pissot, 1775. 4to (245 x 195mm). pp. xii, 259, (2), with 12 folded engravedplates and many folded tables. Contemporary half...

EUR 850

The account of the expedition and the botanical surveys he published are comparable to the work of Humboldt

POEPPIG, E. Reise in Chile, Peru und auf dem Amazonenstrome während der Jahre 1827-1832.

Leipzig, F. Fleischer & J.C. Hinrichssche Buchhandlung, 1835-1836. 2 text volumes & atlas. 4to (268x 220mm, text vols) & oblong-folio (480 x 650mm,...

EUR 6,000

magnificent publication depicting for the first time on a large scale the ethnography and geography of Japan

SONNINI, C.S. Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt, undertaken by order of the old government of France. Illustrated by engravings, consisting of portaits, views, plans, antiquities, plants, animals... Translated from the French.

London, J. Debrett, 1800. 4to (267 x 200mm). pp. xl, 730, (12), 1, with frontispiece portrait of the author, 1 folded engraved map of Egypt by Danv...

EUR 550