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ACKERMANN, Rudolph (publ.): GERNING, Johann Isaac von. A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine, from Mentz to Cologne:
London : 1820First illustrated edition, with plates watermarked 1816-20. By 1820, Rudolph Ackermann (17641834) had established himself as one of the premium publishers of colour plate books in Britain, largely thanks to a number of works on English topography starting with The Microcosm of London in 1808. A Picturesque Tour Along the Rhine was the first title in... Learn More£2,750.00
Stock Code: 136164
MEHMED EMIN ÂLI PAÇA; OTTOMAN RAILWAYS. Documents relating to Baron Maurice de Hirsch's concessions to build and operate the Ottoman Empire's railway lines from Constantinople to Vienna.
Turkey : 1874-86Fascinating group of documents relating to Baron Maurice de Hirsch's concessions to build and operate the Ottoman Empire's railway lines from Constantinople to Vienna, dating to the time the agreements were revised (1872) to when he was seeking to extricate himself (1887):
1. Covering letter to the annotated Actes 1874 document addressed to... Learn More£1,850.00
Stock Code: 141678
MACKY, John. A Journey Through the Austrian Netherlands.
London : 1725First edition. Macky, a post officer and spy, turned to travel writing in 1714 in an attempt to assuage his debts. His first work, A Journey through England in Familiar Letters, was published in 1714, and was followed by, A Journey through Scotland in 1723. A Journey through the Austrian Netherlands was "undertaken instead of a promised volume on Ireland"... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 119345
THOMSON, Fanny Mary. Memoranda of a Journey to Moscow in the Year 1856.
Liverpool : 1859First edition of this observant and entertaining travel account, originally published for private distribution. Decidedly uncommon, with three copies located institutionally in the UK, held at Oxford, Cambridge, and the National Library of Scotland, and a further two added internationally, held at the New York Public Library and at Yale. The National... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 138355
MORECK, Curt. Fuhrer durch das "lasterhafte" Berlin.
Leipzig : First edition, first printing, of this rather uncommon guide to the notorious nightlife of Weimar Berlin. Moreck and his writings were proscribed by the Nazis from 1933. His works from immediately before this period are, as such understandably hard to find.
"Curt Moreck" was one of the many pseudonyms of prolific writer, translator and editor... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 147978
GHAMBASHIDZE, D. Mineral Resources of Georgia and Caucasia.
1919First edition. Ghambashidze was a Georgian mining engineer who had been secretary of the Anglo-Russian Chamber of Commerce in London, and who, using his influential British connections, was instrumental in obtaining the recognition of an Independent Georgia at the Paris Peace Conference. He was a delegate of the short-lived Georgian Government (1918-21)... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 45396