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HAKLUYT, Richard, & Samuel Purchas. The Principal Navigations [together with] Purchas His Pilgrimes.
Glasgow : 1903-7A particularly nice example of the "the best modern edition" of Hakluyt in 12 volumes, together with Purchas's continuation in 20 volumes, handsomely bound in the publisher's original binding. First published in 1589, the text in this edition of Hakluyt's Voyages was derived from that of the 1598-1600 edition as revised by Hakluyt, and includes Sir... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 137771
MICHELOT, Henri. The Mediterranean Pilot:
London : 1715First English edition. Exceedingly uncommon, a single copy cited by Adams & Waters, at the Ministry of Defence, and only one other copy located in ESTC, Copac, and OCLC, at Oxford. Not found in the National Maritime Museum's online catalogue.
This translation of Michelot's Le portulan de partie de la Mer Mediterranee (Marsailles, 1703) was executed... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 125965
(JEDDAH WATER SUPPLY.) BALFOUR, David Ross. City of Jeddah Water Supply.
Westminster [Jeddah] : 1947-8One of a limited set of detailed planning documents for the important modernization of Jeddah's water supply in 1947, this copy inscribed by the British civil engineer leading the project to Ahmad Ashmawi of the local engineers who presented the scheme to Emir Saud. Likely produced in small numbers for key stakeholders, we find no other copies or references... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 138324
DELISLE, Guillaume; Philippe Buache; & Jean Claude Dezauche. Atlas geographique et universel.
Paris : 1789First edition thus and uncommon (just four listings on OCLC, three of these for the BNF, and no complete copy at auction for 30 years). Jean-Claude Dezauche was one of the geographer-publishers most influential in the establishment of the French theoretical approach to cartography. This movement, which downplayed the decorative elements esteemed by... Learn More£25,000.00
Stock Code: 51612