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Carter, George (comp) and Riou, Edward (translator)

The Wreck of the Grosvenor. No. 8 – Carter, George (comp) and Riou, Edward (translator)

$47.08

Containing a narrative of the loss of the Grosvenor, East Indiaman and Journal of a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope in 1790 and 1791 undertaken by J van Reenen and others in search of the wreck of the Grosvenor. Bookplate on front paste-down. Foxed throughout with heavy foxing to prelims and the two…

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Photograph Album: Spilhaus and Sedgwick Families. –

$33.63

Carte de visite portrait photographs of family members taken in Cape Town, Kimberley, Colesburg, Simons Town, London, Japan, and Germany. Gilding to all edges of the thick cardholders for the photographs. Text block loose. Gilding to the boards somewhat faded. Date Published: Circa 1860 to 1880 Condition: Fair Binding: Hardcover. Decorative and ornamental boards. Edge-wear…

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Becquerel, M Edmond

La Lumiére. Ses Causes et Ses Effets. (2 Volumes in one) – Becquerel, M Edmond

$255.57

Text: French. Translation: “The Light. Its Causes and its Effects. First Volume: Sources of the light.” Illustrated with 8 mostly handcoloured aquatints or lithographs and many illustrations in the text. Marbled end papers and all edges. Small area of insect damage to top RH corner of front free end page. Foxed with some scattered heavy…

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Whiston, William (Translator)

The Works of Flavious Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian. 2 Volumes. – Whiston, William (Translator)

$52.46

With 52 pictorial illustrations in each volume. Vol I: Front free end page pulling away from the gutter (not Vol II). Volume 2 is titled “Antiquities of the Jews, Book XVII and contains the interval of fourteen years – from the death of Alexander and Aristobulus, to the banishment of Archelaus.”Both Volumes: Small label of…

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Wood, J G

The Natural History of Man. Volume 1. Africa – Wood, J G

$73.98

Being an account of the manners and customs of the uncivilized races of men. With new designs by Angas, Danby, Wolf, Zwecker. Beautiful engraving by the brothers Dalziel. Previous owners names written in a light coloured pencil on the title page. Foxing to prelims and scattered throughout. 1cm closed tear and crease on Page 335.…

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Long, George and MacLeane, A J (Ed)

The Tragedies of Aeschylus. – Long, George and MacLeane, A J (Ed)

$40.35

A Bibliotheca Classica. Text: English and Greek. Re-edited with an English Commentary by F A Paley. Marbled end papers with a prize bookplate from the Liverpool College to W H Finlay dated 1866. Splitting to the end papers. Foxing to front and rear prelims with light scattered foxing throughout. Marbling to all edges, slightly faded…

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