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(BURNES, Alexander.) Central Asia comprising Bokhara, Cabool, Persia, the River Indus, & Countries Eastward of it.
London : 1834Important, highly detailed 1:4,435,200 map of Central Asia "constructed from numerous authentic documents but principally from the original MS. surveys of Lieut. Alex. Burnes", and showing Burnes's route across Asia, intended to accompany, and cash in on, his Travels into Bokhara, which, rather rushed out, was not provided with a map. Burnes had sailed... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 129689
IDRIESS, Ion L. Gold-Dust and Ashes.
Sydney : 1933First edition, first impression, signed and dated by the author on the title page in the year of publication. Ion Llewellyn Idriess (1880-1979) was a prolific Australian author. The present work covers the history of gold mining in the New Guinea region, including under German occupation and after transfer to Australian governorship. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 129270
HARTNELL, Norman. Silver and Gold.
London : 1955First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Princess Mary, "To Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. With respect, gratitude and humble best wishes at Christmastime. Norman Hartnell, Christmas 1955." Hartnell (1901-1979) was the Dressmaker by Appointment to both Queen Elizabeth II and the... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 130515
(SOUTH SEA BUBBLE.) HUTCHESON, Archibald. Contemporary Sammelband of 20 works on the South Sea Bubble.
London : 1717-33An exceptional collection of South Sea material, comprising 20 works on the Company bound together in the immediate decades following the burst of the bubble. The majority, 14 titles, are by Archibald Hutcheson, the great Cassandra of the project. They include both his warnings of financial irregularities before the bubble burst, and his post-crash... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 134766
HAMMETT, Dashiell. The Dain Curse.
New York : 1929First edition, first printing, of Hammett's second book and the final Continental Op novel, one of the two hardest to find in the dust jacket and thus genuinely uncommon in such a well-preserved, unrestored state. It is a sensational example of golden age book production.
The Dain Curse was originally serialised in four parts in Black Mask from November... Learn More£47,500.00
Stock Code: 132576
ASHTON, T. S., & R. S. Sayers (eds.) Papers in English Monetary History.
Oxford : 1953First edition, first impression. "Owing to wartime circumstances, some of the most important recent contributions to English monetary history have been overlooked or have become extremely scarce. The intention of the editors of this volume is to make these and certain other short studies more generally available. Six of the papers relate to developments... Learn More£75.00
Stock Code: 132549