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IRANIAN, Mihran, & others. Photograph album documenting a cruise to North Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean on RMS Celtic.
New York : 1902Engrossing, wide-ranging and thoughtfully compiled Gilded Age photograph album assembled by a member of a tour party sailing from New York on a Mediterranean cruise aboard the White Star liner RMS Celtic. Perhaps most importantly it includes a handful of superb depictions of Istanbul by the celebrated Armenian photographer Mihran Iranian, whose work... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 131724
FORBES, Henry O., ed. The Natural History of Sokotra and Abd-El-Kuri.
Liverpool : 1903First and sole edition, a handsomely produced work illustrated by some of the most distinguished natural history artists of the day, decidedly uncommon on the open market. "This volume contains the results of a conjoint Expedition undertaken in the winter of 1898-9 by representatives of the British and Liverpool Museums for (chiefly) the Zoological... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 139057
CAGE, John. For the Birds.
Boston & London : 1981First edition in English, first published in French in 1976. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper to publisher Marion Boyars; "for you, dear Marion, John Cage (The first sextuple)" The recipient's name and the signature have both been overwritten six times suggestive of the composer's use of chance, number and repetition in the Ryoanji drawings,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 122647
GOULD, John. A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains.
London : 1832First edition of Gould's first book, the rare issue with the backgrounds coloured; in a letter to Lord Derby, Gould wrote "You will probably recollect that in my first work... neither the plants or sic Backgrounds were coloured; In order to render the Series of my Publications complete... I have had those parts coloured in the few copies I have left"... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 134609
WRIGHT, L.Artist: Ludlow.Engraved by Vincent Brooks Day & Son Ltd. Mrs G.S.Sainsbury's Black East India Ducks, Cup at Bristol, 1872 and Numerous Other Prizes. Pair of Black Cayuga Ducks from birds sent for portraiture by Mr W. Simpson of New York.
1890This series, which is widely regarded as the most desirable of the English poultry books contains beautifully lithographed examples of the purebred fowl praising the owner, by implication, and listing, where appropriate, the cup or ribbon won. As decorative as they are also historically accurate. Learn More£80.00
Stock Code: 57903
BEWICK, Thomas. A History of British Birds...
Newcastle : 1809Third edition; originally published as two separate works in 1797 and 1804. Roscoe notes that the paper used for this edition, although "very thin and rather poor", was "from the point of view of an artist anxious to show his work to the best advantage, more satisfactory than most of the papers previously used - it took an excellent impression from... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 132533
GREEN, John D. Birds of Britain.
Bonn : 1967First German edition, first printing. This edition is bilingual, with the text in English and the German translation laid in, as issued, in a slip to the front pastedown. Birds of Britain was published simultaneously in England, the USA, France, Italy, Germany, and other countries. The book is a collection of photographs of 1960s "birds" (period... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 137049
WALLACE, Alfred Russel. The Malay Archipelago:
London : 1869Second edition, first published earlier that year, of "one of the finest scientific travel books ever written" (DSB). Wallace's account of his path-breaking eight-year collecting expedition was a huge success on first publication and has drawn praise for its artistic format and literary style in addition to its scientific merits, and has been shown... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 128819
WOOD, Harry Stotesbury. Glimpses of the Wild:
London : 1936First edition, first impression; publisher's file copy with their bookplate to front pastedown. Lieut.-Col. Wood served with the Ghurkas in Manipur; his Shikar Memories, published in 1934, recounts a 36-year career in big-game hunting. The present volume describes the region's birds, animals, reptiles and insects. Surprisingly scarce institutionally... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 96621
[GODWIN, William.] The History of England, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons.
London : 1826New edition, first published in 1806, of William Godwin's pseudonymous children's history book. Godwin used the name of Edward Baldwin to publish several children's books, fearing the opprobrium associated with his own name. Godwin sets out in the preface his aim to write in a way appealing to children, not recounting endless superfluous details, but... Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 125532
(RACKHAM, Arthur.) MORLEY, Christopher. Where the Blue Begins
New York : 1922First edition, regular trade issue, double presentation copy, with a drawing and inscription signed by the artist, "To Reginald T. Townsend, Arthur Rackham 1927", also inscribed by the author on the half-title: "'In every tree the birds cry DoxyLove was never done to proxy' From a song for Sir Toby Belch and here inserted with affectionate regards to... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 87288
JEFFERSON, Thomas. Notes on the State of Virginia.
Philadelphia : 1794Second American edition, in unrestored contemporary American sheep in remarkably fine condition. This edition follows the very rare Parisian first edition of 1785, the London edition of 1787, and the first US edition of 1788. This was the first American edition to have the large folding map of Virginia by Samuel Lewis. Notes on the State of Virginia... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 134433
AUDUBON, John James, & John Bachman. The Quadrupeds of North America.
New York : 1852-54-54Early octavo edition. The naturalist and painter John James Audubon (1785-1851) had made his reputation with The Birds of America (published between 1827 and 1839), widely regarded as the finest illustrated book ever produced, with record-breaking auction prices to match. In the early 1840s, while the octavo edition of The Birds was still in the press,... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 128407
JAMES, F. L. The Unknown Horn of Africa:
London : 1888First edition. "While primarily a work of exploration and adventure in Somaliland, the author does partake in a few hunts for kudu, lion, and assorted antelope near the River Webbe. Once while stalking rhinoceros, he came within a few feet of one but was unable to see it due to the heavy growth of mimosa before it made its escape. The coloured plates... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 60741
NIELSEN, Kay. Original watercolour: "List, ah list to the zephyr in the grove."
1913An original watercolour, signed and dated "Kay Nielsen 1913" in the lower left corner, for In Powder and Crinoline, a collection of seven fairy tales chosen by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. This watercolour illustrates the story "Felicia or The Pot of Pinks" and appears at p. 52: "Nielsen shows in his development a fancy so delicate and an outlook so original... Learn More£50,000.00
Stock Code: 111943
(SOUTH SEA BUBBLE.) Collection of ten pamphlets, eight regarding the South Sea Bubble.
1720-21Eight pamphlets relating to the South Sea Company and its collapse, six from 1720, the year in which the bubble burst, and two from the following year. The volume also includes two other pamphlets, one on the military importance of Gibraltar, the other on the need to trim the Civil List. This volume was formerly part of the Dropmore House collection... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 134909
JARDINE, William (Editor). The Naturalist's Library.
Edinburgh : [c.1850]Three volumes only of William Jardine's beautifully illustrated overview of the animal kingdom, here comprising three of the four books on birds. The series proved highly popular, with several reprints over the 19th century. "The Naturalist's Library was a tribute to a skilful printer who employed the latest technology to produce the volumes cheaply;... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 123654
MURPHY, Richard. The Woman of the House: An Elegy.
Dublin : 1959First and limited edition, one of 250 copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page: "For Darrel Simmons with best wishes Richard Murphy, 14 April 1977 at Chicago"; and with an authorial correction at page 10, changing the line "While the mist came down like chronic catarrh" to "Under leaky thatch listening to seabirds". An... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 110120
TUSI, Muhammad al-. Aja'ib al-Makhluqat [On the Wonders of Creation].
Turkey : 1704Though al-Qazwini's famous cosmology, 'Aja'ib al-Makhluqat, or "Wonders of Creation", was widely copied in Iran, India and the Ottoman Empire, copies of Muhammad al-Tusi's work of the same name are much rarer. Including the present manuscript, only seven manuscripts of this work are recorded (see Karin Rührdanz, "An Ottoman Illustrated Version of Muhammad... Learn More£200,000.00
Stock Code: 138655
(NAVAL: MARITIME TREATIES.) [EDMUNDS, Henry (comp.)] Extracts, from the several Treaties subsisting between Great Britain and other Kingdoms and States,
London : 1758Third edition - preceded by those of 1741 and 1747 - issued against the background of the Seven Years' War (1756-1763) and updated to take into account the latest maritime treaties: with Algiers (1751), France (includes treaty of Aix la Chapelle, 1748), Morocco (1750-51), Portugal (1755), Savoy (1748 and 1750), Tripoli, and Tunis (both 1751 - and both... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 121023
HUGHES, Ted. A Primer of Birds.
Devon : 1981First edition, signed limited issue, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his sister on the front free endpaper, "For Olwyn, with love Xmas 1981 from Carol and Ted", and with an original unpublished 19-line manuscript poem on a rear blank entitled "Some Spare Cormorant for Olwyn". This is number 151 of 250 copies signed by both the author and... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 125873
(COLE, Herbert.) COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
London : 1900First edition, deluxe issue, number 1 of 200 copies. Herbert Cole (1867-1930) provided artwork for numerous books in the Edwardian era, with his illustrations showing the influence of Walter Crane, Edward Burne-Jones and the pre-Raphaelites. Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 126960
DU CHAILLU, Paul B. The Land of the Midnight Sun.
New York : 1882First US edition of the book noted for coining the titular phrase. Following a series of celebrated expeditions to Gabon, in which he provided the first external account of gorillas and of the so-called "pygmy" peoples, French-American explorer Du Chaillu (1835-1903) travelled extensively across Scandinavia between 1871 and 1878. His account pays special... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 114848
STEGNER, Wallace. The Spectator Bird.
Garden City, NY : 1976First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Harry and Carol Shlaudeman, remembered and missed. Wallace Stegner, Atherton, May 2, 1976." Harry W. Shlaudeman (b. 1926) had a long and distinguished career in the Foreign Service of the US State Department, serving as ambassador to Peru, Argentina,... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 97419
O'CONNOR, Frank. The Wild Bird's Nest: Poems from the Irish.
Dublin : 1932First edition, first impression; one of 250 copies printed. O'Connor's poems are translations from Gaelic epic, and A.E.'s essay is a compelling apology for the imaginative world of Celtic myth, and its unique importance to modern literature. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 84005
LAYARD, Austen H. Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon;
London : 1853First edition. Layard's important second British Museum expedition "yielded further important trophies and discoveries, including the cuneiform library of Sennacherib's grandson Ashurbanipal, on which most modern knowledge of Assyrian culture is founded" (ODNB). "Apart from the archaeological value of his work in identifying Kouyunjik as the site of... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 140571
HARRISON, John. The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with plates of the same.
London : 1767First edition of the primary account of the invention of the marine chronometer. In 1714, the Board of Longitude offered a substantial reward of 20,000 to anyone who could find an accurate method for determining longitude at sea. In 1730, clockmaker John Harrison completed a manuscript describing some of his inventions, including a chronometer "accurate... Learn More£100,000.00
Stock Code: 138402
COPLESTON, Edward. A Letter to the Right Hon. Robert Peel; [bound with:] A Second Letter to the Right Hon. Robert Peel.
Oxford : 1819First editions of Copleston's economic treatises on the gold standard and the poor laws. "In his First Letter he attributed the economic dislocation of post-Napoleonic war England to the depreciation of the currency, and urged the government to remove such obstacles as it was able to the self-correcting mechanism of nature. In his Second Letter, although... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 127336
SMITH, Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
London : 1786Fourth edition of "the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM), in a fine contemporary binding by one of Scotland's best-known binders of the period, William Scott of Edinburgh, using tools from the workshop of James Scott. "The great majority of the tools used by James Scott are not found in use by any other binders of his time;... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 132767
WOOD, John. A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus.
London : 1872Second edition, revised. Following his success in leading an expedition up the Indus in 1835, Wood was appointed as assistant to Alexander Burnes's mission to Afghanistan. "The mission had both commercial and military aims, and Wood was charged with gathering information about the Indus and the topography and mineral deposits of the surrounding area"... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 111897
WRIGHT, Joseph, of Derby. A collection of ten quarto publications from the library of the painter,
Bath, Chichester, Derby, London : 1772-94Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) is widely acclaimed as the first professional painter to express the spirit of the Industrial Revolution. His large candlelight painting An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, first exhibited in 1768, is today the best-known of all his works. Wright's commissions during the early 1760s were mostly for small portraits... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 128831
JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language:
London : 1755First edition, an unusually handsome copy in a splendid armorial binding from the library of Henry Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne (1720-1794) at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire. He was a Gentleman of the Bedchamber to George II and George III and among other official posts was Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire (1742-57), Lord... Learn More£25,000.00
Stock Code: 138594
WICKHAM, Henry Alexander. On the Cultivation, and Curing of Parà Rubber (Havea Brasiliensis).
London : 1908First edition, uncommon just 6 copies on Copac. Wickham (1846-1928), first visited South America in 1866, setting himself up as a dealer in bird plumage. He subsequently pieced together a living as a rubber dealer, sugar and tobacco planter. In 1872 he was taken on by Sir John Hooker as a plant collector, and was introduced to Clement Markham who... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 117719
JENKINS, James. The Naval Achievements of Great Britain. From the Year 1793 to 1817.
London : [after 1817]First edition, early issue, of this magnificent publication, the apogee of the coloured aquatint, illustrating the high-water mark of Britain's maritime hegemony. "As a record of naval events spanning a period of over twenty years it has no precedent. At no time prior to 1817 had a publisher attempted such a complete volume of documentary naval prints.... Learn More£9,750.00
Stock Code: 115370
HOBSON, Gerald Watton. The Story of the XII Royal Lancers from 1715 to 1918.
Northampton : 1945First and only edition, only 24 copies printed (NAM online bibliography). This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper; "To Field Marshal Lord Birdwood, with kind regards & good wishes from Hob." Birdwood was gazetted into the 12th Lancers in 1885, and saw action with them in the Black Mountain and Tirah Expeditions. He has added pencilled marginalia... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 78515
CLARE, John. The Village Minstrel, and Other Poems.
London : 1821First edition of Clare's second book of poetry, with no frontispiece to the second volume as required for the first issue. A farm labourer's son, John Clare (1793-1864) had published his first work, Poems Descriptive of Rural Life and Scenery, the previous year. It became something of a publishing sensation, with the 1,000 copies of the first edition... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 126172
(BRITISH POETS.) Aldine Edition of the British Poets.
London : 1831-1852A very pretty set of Pickering's Aldine Edition of the British poets, celebrated both for the elegance of the typography and the diligence of its editors. The two-decade long publishing project brings together a vast selection of the works of British writers, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Spencer, Milton, Dryden, Pope, Swift and Gray. Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 139248
BROOKE, Rupert. The Collected Poems.
London : 1919First Riccardi Press edition, copy number 956 of 1,000 copies on handmade Riccardi Paper; an additional 13 were printed on vellum. Brooke's Collected Poems were first published in 1915 in the US, and then in the UK in 1918, expanded and with a memoir by Eddie Marsh - this is the first fine press edition, issued by Philip Lee Warner's Riccardi Press... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 140298
TROLLOPE, Anthony. Kept in the Dark.
London : 1882First edition in book form. It was first published serially in Good Words from May to December 1882. The first US edition was Harper's, in the usual single-volume format, published just after the UK edition, in late September 1882. Learn More£615.00
Stock Code: 128315
WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne
London : 1900Large paper edition, number 86 of 160 copies signed by the editor and artists, lavishly bound and illustrated. First published in 1789, White's Selborne is one of the great English books of the 18th century, "the first book which raised natural history into the region of literature" (Encyclopaedia Britannica). The work is arranged into three sequences... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 139565
[MARKHAM, Gervase.] The Young Sportman's [sic] Instructor
[London] : [1705?]First edition thus, a compendium consisting of extracts from the section on angling in The Pleasures of Princes, from Hungers Prevention (on "low-belling" and other methods of bird-catching), Country Contentments (on hunting, coursing, dogs) and Markhams Method (poultry, etc.) The publisher was George Conyers, one of the most prominent chapbook publishers... Learn More£19,500.00
Stock Code: 131890
CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley. The Worst Journey in the World:
London : 1922Interesting group comprising two polar rarities, a first edition of The Worst Journey in the World, and two autograph letters. The Worst Journey in the World, "the best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic" (Taurus) and "widely regarded as the masterpiece of polar exploration" (Books on Ice), is presented here in Cherry-Garrard's... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 136850
HENDLEY, Thomas Holbein. Handbook to the Jeypore Museum.
Calcutta : 1895First and only edition. Guidebook to the Jeypore Museum (now the Albert Hall Museum, Jaipur) written by the museum's curator Colonel Hendley of the Bengal Medical service eight years after the building had been inaugurated and illustrated with detailed and attractive photo-chromo-lithographed plates by William Griggs, the pioneer of the process.
Rudyard... Learn More£850.00
Stock Code: 129923
(CAIRO) Photograph album of a British Military Officer in Egypt during the First World War and in Europe in the 1920's [sic]
Cairo, Egypt, Italy, Switzerland : 1915-26Appealing personal album of a British resident in Cairo during World War I and soon after, perhaps a military or diplomatic officer, or businessman. The album opens with an excellent sequence of eight images, offering a bird's-eye view shot from a balcony of the march past of troops before they left for Gallipoli, "Generals Sir John Maxwell and Sir... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 135761
TROTTER, Lionel. The Life of John Nicholson, Soldier and Administrator.
London : 1897First edition of the "standard biography of Nicholson" (Sorsky), whose actions during the Indian Mutiny, and his death at the head of the main storming party in the assault on Delhi, ensured that he was remembered as "a Victorian imperial hero, 'the saviour of Delhi'" (ODNB). Born in Dublin in 1821 and gazetted ensign in 1839, he was posted to the 27th... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 139226
PHILBY, Harry St John Bridger. Sheba's Daughters.
London : 1939First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To G. L. Bates with the author's thanks and good wishes. H. St. J. B. Philby, 1/5/39." George Latimer Bates was an eminent ornithologist, naturalist, and author of the Handbook of Birds of West Africa. Bates had spent some 25 years in West Africa supporting himself... Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 59530
LEVAILLANT, François. Histoire naturelle des perroquets.
Paris : 1801-05First edition in the preferred folio format of this celebrated work, which stands in the front rank of ornithological books; a quarto version was issued at the same time. The very fine colour plates are by Jacques Barraband, "a superlative bird artist" (Buchanan, p. 97-8), which, apart from their undoubted beauty, display a scientific accuracy that... Learn More£125,000.00
Stock Code: 137037
[PYRON DU MARTRE, Antoine.] PORNY, Mark Anthony. The Elements of Heraldry.
London : 1795This manual of the components of heraldric devices contains over 500 examples of escutcheons and arms, interspersed with the allegorical significance of several species of bird, fish, and beasts. The author was a French master at Eton College and dedicated the book to his students. It was originally published in 1765. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 130963
RAY, John. A Collection of English Words not Generally used,
London : 1674First edition, "the earliest attempt to gather, interpret and discuss the remnants of older and local language as a contribution not only to the better understanding of the provincial communities, but to those antiquarian studies which were leading men to a knowledge of the Anglo-Saxon and Celtic tongues" (Raven). This copy of the issue with a comma... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 90721
GORDON, Seton. Amid Snowy Wastes.
London : 1922First edition, first impression, of this first-hand account of the Oxford University Expedition to Spitsbergen in the summer of 1921. Seton Gordon (1886-1977) was a pioneering wildlife photographer and naturalist; ODNB quotes his obituary in "Scottish Birds", the journal of the Scottish Ornithologists Club, "With his passing ends the period of wholly... Learn More£50.00
Stock Code: 134593
HARRISSON, Tom. Savage Civilisation.
London : 1937First edition, first impression. The publisher's archive copy with small pencil mark to the jacket front panel. Savage Civilisation was the future founder of Mass-Observation's first best-seller, in which he defended the way of life of the cannibals of the New Hebrides and their rights to their own land. "Harrisson's fourth Oxford expedition (1933-5)... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 94109
HOOKER, Sir William Jackson, & John Charles Lyons. A Century of Orchidaceous Plants selected from Curtis's Botanical Magazine.
London : 1849First edition, from the Knowsley library of the Earl of Derby, with his armorial bookplate, and the shelf mark of the Back Library at Knowsley noted on the front free endpaper verso; also annotated at the head of the half-title "from Boone April 15th 1849" (just shaved by the binder) - almost certainly a reference to the London booksellers/publishers... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 118950
HARRISSON, Tom. Savage Civilisation.
New York : 1937First US edition, same year as the UK first. Uncommon, Harrisson's first book of anthropology based on the work of the Oxford expedition to the New Hebrides, for which he was officially the ornithologist; "When the rest of the Oxford party left Santo Island for home in 1934, Harrisson got to Malekula, where cannibalism was still widespread. Unarmed,... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 51720
EVANS, Edward Payson. Evolutional Ethics and Animal Psychology.
London : 1898First edition. Having graduated from the University of Michigan and studied for three years at Göttingen, Berlin and Munich, in 1862 Evans was appointed Professor of Modern Languages at his alma mater. He resigned in 1870 to become a private scholar and freelance journalist ; "and before long his high, broad forehead and flowing beard were a permanent... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 44950
BROWN, Peter. Nouvelles Illustrations de Zoologie … New Illustrations of Zoology,
London : 1776First edition. This is a very well coloured copy of a book which often suffers from indifferent colouring. Peter Brown (fl. 1758-1799), thought to be Danish, was court painter to the Prince of Wales. It is not certain if he studied as a pupil of Georg Ehret (1708-1770), the famous botanical artist from Germany, but he was most certainly influenced by... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 111330
SYKES, Sir Mark, & Edmund Sandars as Maj.-Gen. George D'Ordel. Tactics and Military Training.
London : Highly elusive, pitch-perfect satirical military manual, written by Mark Sykes (18791919) and his friend Edmund Sandars (1877-1942) in the aftermath of the Second Anglo-Boer War, in which Sykes had served with the "the militia battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment performing routine lines-of-communication garrison duties in a blockhouse near a railway... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 138575
(PARKER, Charlie.) PARKER, Chan, & Francis Paudras. "to Bird with love"
Poitiers : 1981First and only edition, no limitation but hard to find, particularly in the fragile, entirely integral box. Visually superb, très émouvant memorial to Parker, reproducing the pictorial and documentary archive about which Chan, his lover, had "cared enough to preserve religiously." This copy is inscribed by Paudras to acclaimed jazz documentarist... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 88317
SCHMOLLER, Hans. Mr Gladstone's Washi.
Newtown, PA : 1984First edition, limited to 500 copies printed on mouldmade Hahnemühle paper in Van Dijck types, of which this is number 352. A most attractive production, incorporating a facsimile of Sir Harry Parkes's original report and handsome reproductions of various artefacts that he collected in the course of his inquiry. "At the request of the Foreign Secretary... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 113217
LINDERMAN, Frank. B. Kootenai Why Stories.
New York : 1926First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For indecipherable and Pat Dale, whose tracks are all about the shack at Goose Bay, Frank B. Linderman, 1936". Writer and politician Frank Bird Linderman (1869-1938) collected the stories in this volume from the Native American tribe of the Kootenai, or, "Flat-bow-people".... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 101834