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First editions and rare books, including copies in fine bindings, relating to history, travel and exploration in the Americas, both North and South, and the adjacent islands.

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  1. 109882comp
    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 48 of 350 copies signed by the author and photographer, and printed on large paper and extra-illustrated with 90 images, instead of the 70 in the trade issue. This copy is accompanied by the gravure signed by Ulmann of the plate on p. 31, which, although not called for in the colophon,... Learn More
    £32,500

    Stock Code: 109882

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  2. 116877
    Exemplary pre-Revolutionary War military document, linking two men with extensive service during the period. Joseph Cilley (1734-99) was born in Nottingham, New Hampshire, son of Captain Joseph Cilley of the Isle of Shoals. Cilley served as an officer in the American Revolution and earlier, in 1758 seeing action in the... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 116877

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  3. The Naturalist in Nicaragua:
    First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed verso of the front free endpaper, "P. Brown Esqre, M.D. with the kind regards of the Author", with Brown's ownership inscription to the title page. The son of a Newcastle seedsman, Belt (1832-1878) was educated at a private school conducted by by John Storey, a secretary of Tyneside... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 114155

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  4. 119151comp
    First edition. Inscribed by the author in vol. 1 on the front free binder's blank, "Miss Courthope, with the author's affectionate regards". Samuel Hill was a prolific travel writer, who, having made a trip around the world in the 1850s, published several popular books of his travels. This edition is uncommon in the original... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 119151

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  5. Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique,
    First edition. Presentation copy of this important account of travels in the United States and Canada during the last decade of the 18th century inscribed by the author's son, François XIII, duc de La Rochefoucauld (1765-1848), to Edward Livingston, who served as US Secretary of State in 1831-3: "Offert a M. Edouard Livingston... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 114358

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  6. Patagonia Revisited.

    Patagonia Revisited.

    Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire: 1985

    First edition, first impression, limited to 250 copies signed by both authors on the limitation leaf, of which this is number 163. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 107573

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