Travel, Exploration and Natural History

3 Dec 2014, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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LEVAILLANT (FRANÇOIS) Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique, 6 vol., DEDICATEE'S EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY, Paris, H.J. Janssen [Fuchs & Delachaussée], 1796-1808[-1812]

LEVAILLANT (FRANCOIS) Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique, 6 vol., Paris, Gide fils, 1824

ARAGO (JACQUES) Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes, Commanded by Captain Freycine, during the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820, 2 parts in 1 vol., Treuttel and Wurtz, 1823

CHURCHILL (AWNSHAM and JOHN) A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Some Now First Printed from Original Manuscripts, 6 vol., Henry Lintot, and John Osborne, 1744-1746, sold not subject to return

COOK (JAMES) HAWKESWORTH (JOHN) An Account of the Voyages undertaken By The Order Of His Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, 3 vol. bound in 4, including Atlas of plates, first edition, W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1773

COOK (JAMES) A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed ... In the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. In which is included Captain Furneaux's Narrative of his Proceedings in the Adventure during the Separation of the Ships, 2 vol., 1777; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, 3 vol., with all plates, 1784, FIRST EDITIONS (5)

MARSHALL ISLANDS Album containing 72 photographs, late 1880s

ROMANUS (ADRIANUS) Parvum theatrum urbium, sive urbium praecipuarum totius orbis brevis et methodica descriptio, first edition, Frankfurt, Nicolaus Bassaeus, 1595

SEEMANN (BERTHOLD) Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald During the Years 1845-51, Under the Command of Captain Henry Kellett... being a Circumnavigation of the Globe, and Three Cruises to the Arctic Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin, 2 vol. in 1, FIRST EDITION, Reeve, 1853

TURNBULL (JOHN) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804; in Which the Author Visited Madeira, the Brazils, Cape of Good Hope, the English Settlements of Botany Bay and Norfolk Islands; and the Principal Islands in the Pacific Ocean, C. Chapple, 1813

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