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SAVAGE-LANDOR, A. Henry. Across Unknown South America.
London : 1913First edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the first blank of volume I; "To Sir George Lewis, Bart. with sincere regards of Henry Savage-Landor, London Oct. 3 1918." An account of Savage-Landor's hair-raising exploits in South America, from Rio de Janeiro: "he trekked inland into the Northern Mato Grosso in the company of an unruly... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 79167
DALRYMPLE, [Alexander.] Oriental Repertory.
London : 1791-First edition, first issue, large paper copy, from the stated print-run of 250 copies only, of this valuable compilation of researches into the history, culture, topography, commerce and natural history of India, Burma, Cochinchina, and China, consisting mostly of reports, charts and translation produced by agents of the East India Company, including... Learn More£19,500.00
Stock Code: 115902
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Across the River and Into the Trees.
New York : 1950First edition, first printing, one of 24 copies specially bound for presentation. Tipped-in to the rear free endpaper is a pencilled note by Charles Scribner below a printed list of the errata, noting that "this is one of 24 copies, bound in a different cloth from the regular edition and has the above errors in the pages which caught and corrected after... Learn More£9,500.00
Stock Code: 65570
THOMSON, Joseph. To the Central African Lakes and Back:
London : 1881First edition of this classic account of one of the most successful British expeditions to Africa in the 19th century. Thomson, months after graduating from Edinburgh University, was in 1878 appointed geologist and naturalist to a Royal Geographical Society expedition under the command of Alexander Johnston, with the aim of opening up a route from Dar... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 119308