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The Tourist’s Ramble in the Highlands. 36 plates of the Most Interesting and Pittoresques Views of Scotland Delineated from Nature and Lithographied.

By: BOUQUET, Michel

Price: £3,750.00

Publisher: London and Paris: Colnaghi and Goupil, c. 1850.:

Seller ID: 38457


Large folio. pp. Colour printed title in black, gilt and red; engraved title; 36 illustrations on 25 leaves, printed on india paper. Original sheep backed printed cloth. Spine a little worn and starting to split at the base, internally Fine. A deluxe version with a separate printed title page which in the ordinary edition is used as the front board. Michel Bouquet [1807 - 1890] was a French landscape painter working predominantly on the Continent, North Africa and Asia... View more info

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Columbo Races; The Return, First Race. [Ceylon, by a Native]

By: BROHIER, J.H.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Original watercolour, 5th September, 1841.:

Seller ID: 37695


Original watercolour, 10 x 6 inches, under which is captioned the title and identity of riders and horses. J.H. Brohier was a surveyor from a Huguenot family which had settled in Sri-Lanka in the mid 18th Century. Identifies Mr Somerset [Black jacket and cap on]. This would be Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset [2nd Baron Raglan from 1855], who was employed in the Ceylon Civil Service from 1841 - 1849. From the Raglan Collection, recently dispersed. View more info

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The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter. INSCRIBED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER.

By: CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C.

Price: £5,000.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1923 - 33.:

Seller ID: 37682


3 Volumes. 1st. Editions. Large 8vo. pp. xvi, 231: xxxiv, 269: xvi, 247: photographic plates. Original pictorial cloth, Fine. First volume inscribed "with the compliments of Mr. Harry Burton." Having resigned as first chief inspector of antiquities in 1905 Howard Carter was unable to return to Egypt until early 1909 when he began his association with George Herbert, fifth earl of Carnarvon. For the next five years they excavated in the Theban necropolis maki... View more info

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The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen discovered by the late Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter.

By: CARTER, Howard and MACE, A.C.

Price: £3,800.00

Publisher: Cassell, 1923 - 33.:

Seller ID: 38122


3 Volumes. 1st. Editions. Large 8vo. pp. xvi, 231: xxxiv, 269: xvi, 247: photographic plates. Original pictorial cloth, Very Good in in professionally restored dust wrappers. View more info

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Illustrations of Ancient Buildings in Kashmir. Prepared Under the Authority of the Secretary of State for India in Council From Photographs, Plans, and Drawings Taken by Order of the Government of India.

By: COLE, Henry Hardy

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: India Museum and W.H. Allen, 1869.:

Seller ID: 36964


Folio. pp. 26; lithographed map, 14 plates, 44 mounted carbon autotype photographs [on 43 sheets]. Silverfish damage to the lower margins of 7 leaves, and the outer margins of 4 leaves. Original morocco backed printed orange cloth, all edges gilt, a little rubbed and with a 2 inch by 1 inch torn scar on the rear cover. However, a decent copy of a book rarely encountered in the original binding. View more info

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Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram - Himalayas. With illustrations by A.D. McCormick.

By: CONWAY, William Martin

Price: £3,500.00

Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin, 1894.:

Seller ID: 37679


3 Volumes bound in 4. Large 8vo. pp. xix, 360: xv, 361 - 709: viii, 126; portrait frontispiece in vol. 1, 300 illustrations plus duplicate proofs, 3 folding maps in separate volume. All volumes uniformly bound in beige cloth, maroon morocco labels, text volumes slight darkening to spines; a Very Good set. Number 73 of 150 Copies Signed by the Author. William Conway (1856 - 1937) developed an interest in mountaineering whilst at Cambridge and became a member of the Alpi... View more info

Image for Travels to and from Constantinople, in the years 1827 and 1828; or a personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallachia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople; and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles.....Styria.

Travels to and from Constantinople, in the years 1827 and 1828; or a personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallachia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople; and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles.....Styria.

By: FRANKLAND, Capt. Charles Colville.

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: Henry Colburn, 1829.:

Seller ID: 37712


First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., 2 hand coloured aquatint frontispieces, 14 aquatint plates (3 folding), 4 engraved maps and plans (2 folding), 11 wood-engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, extremities rubbed. The folding maps have small closed tears where carelessly opened, the panoramas with tears along the bottom of the folds. Some very occasional light spotting and a small light stain affecting the top corner of the plates of volume 2 [free of the printed area]. H... View more info

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Views of Swanwich Bay.

By: GASTINEAU, H.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Hullmandel, c. 1825.:

Seller ID: 37688


Small folio. pp. 4 black and white views. In brown wrappers lettered on the front cover. Loosely inserted is a fifth lithograph of Swanage Bay, also engraved by Hullmandel. Very Good. Abbey 151 [coloured copy]. View more info

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Views of Swanwich Bay.

By: GASTINEAU, H.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Hullmandel, c. 1825.:

Seller ID: 37689


Small folio. pp. 4 black and white views. In brown wrappers lettered on the front cover. Loosely inserted is a fifth lithograph of Swanage Bay, also engraved by Hullmandel. Light damp stain affecting the top corner of the front cover and first plate. Abbey 151 [coloured copy]. View more info

Image for Twelve Sketches From Nature, Selected From the Sketch Books (1849) of the Gentlemen Cadets of the Royal Military College.

Twelve Sketches From Nature, Selected From the Sketch Books (1849) of the Gentlemen Cadets of the Royal Military College.

By: GENTLEMEN CADETS

Price: £1,800.00

Publisher: Printed by F.H. Delamotte, [1849]:

Seller ID: 37678


Oblong folio. pp. illustrated title; 11 tinted lithographs. Contemporary paper wrappers, large label printed in gilt. 12 fine views of Sandhurst and the surrounding countryside. Presentation copy inscribed "Charlotte C.E. Somerset, the Gift of Lt. Genl. Sir Geo. Scovell, Feb 15th. 1850." From the Raglan library at Cefntilla. Somerset was the family name of Lord Raglan, so Charlotte must be a relative. Scovell was the Governor of the College at Sandhurst, but... View more info

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The Ruins of Paestum, Otherwise Posidonia in Magna Graecia.

By: MAJOR, Thomas

Price: £3,500.00

Publisher: Printed by James Dixwell for T. Major, 1768.:

Seller ID: 33463


Folio. pp. iv, 45, [1]; 25 plates [numbered I - XXIIII with XIXA and XIXB]. Ex library copy with ink stamp on verso of title page with a little bleed through, a 3 cm stamp to the top margin of each plate not affecting the image. A little light spotting otherwise a clean fresh copy internally in contemporary reversed calf recently restored. View more info

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Twenty-Six Lithographic Drawings; Views in the Vicinity of Liverpool.

By: NICHOLSON, S. and G.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Liverpool: S. and G. Nicholson, 1821.:

Seller ID: 37687


Folio. pp. title page, list of subscribers, preface; frontispiece; 26 engraved plates. Large Paper copy. Issued in two parts, this copy is loose, enclosed within the wrappers for part one. A little fraying to the leading margins of the frontispiece and first plate otherwise a clean copy. Not in Abbey. View more info

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The Great Historical Picture of the Storming of Seringapatam, by the British Troops and Their Allies, May 4th, 1799 Painted by Robert Ker Porter.

By: PORTER, Robert Ker

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: Glendenning, Printer, [1799]:

Seller ID: 37711


Broadside printed with schematic diagram, oblong folio (375 x 490mm.) A rare woodcut key and advertisement, ESTC citing only 2 copies, to view Robert Ker's celebrated panorama of the " ", the defeat of Tipu, Sultan of Mysore, by General George Harris in 1799. The panorama was exhibited at the Lyceum, London, "Admittance one shilling". The storming of Seringapatam led to the death of Tipu Sultan, the ruler of Mysore, and brought to an end the th... View more info

Ross in the Antarctic. The Voyages of James Clark Ross in Her Majesty’s Ships Erebus & Terror 1839-1843.

By: ROSS, M.J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Whitby: Caedmon, 1982.:

Seller ID: 22945


8vo. pp. 276. Illustrations and folded, loose maps in end paper pocket. Fine, in dust jacket. travel antarctic history View more info

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Illustrations of the Botany and Other Branches of the Natural History of the Himalayan Mountains and of the Flora of Cashmere.

By: ROYLE, J. Forbes

Price: £5,500.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Allen, 1839.:

Seller ID: 36496


2 Volumes. Folio. [380 x 280mm] First Edition. Volume one text: lxxviii, [2], 472. Volume two plates. View of the Himalayan Mountains [aquatint frontispiece]; hand coloured section of Himalayan Mountains, 3 uncoloured plates of fossils, hand coloured plan of Botanic Gardens at Sharunpore; 94 hand coloured plates of animals[2], insects[2], birds[2] and botany. Contemporary Half morocco, recently restored with original spine laid down. Cloth a little soiled otherwise a Ve... View more info