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Melliss (John Charles)
ST. HELENA (Presentation Copy)
A physical, historical, and topographical description of the island, including its geology, fauna, flora, and meteorology.
Henry Baker TRISTRAM (1822-1906).
The Survey of Western Palestine. The Fauna and Flora of Palestine
Natural History of Israel and other Biblical lands, hand-coloured plates by Joseph Smith.
Prof. J. Wortley Axe [editor]
The Horse; Its Treatment in Health and Disease.
With a Complete Guide to Breeding Training and Management.
Stanley (Henry M.)
IN DARKEST AFRICA
Or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With six etchings and one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps.
Nathaniel PORTLOCK (1748-1817) & George DIXON (1748-1795)
An Abridgement of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage Round the World, performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788.
Nicholas Moore/Illustr. Lucian Freud
THE GLASS TOWER
A very old watercolour dated 1866 of the Booma Pass, British Caffraria
SEVEN IMPORTANT DICK FRANCIS INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPIES
Joseph A. Moloney (Medical Officer and eventual Leader of the Expedition)
With Captain Stairs to Katanga - inscribed copy of the author's account of the most controversial African expedition in history
General J. C. Smuts
Holism and Evolution - copy belonged to WWI flying ace Capt. Cochran-Patrick (21 victories) + handwritten Smuts dinner invitation
Besterman (Theodore) Editor:
THE PILGRIM FATHERS
A JOURNAL OF THE COMING IN THE MAYFLOWER TO NEW ENGLAND AND THEIR LIFE AND ADVENTURES THERE
Captain Henry Hallam Parr
A Sketch of the Kafir and Zulu Wars. Guadana to Isandhlwana (copy inscribed by the author, Anglo-Zulu War)
TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (An unusually good copy).
Wire Pocket Watch Chain
A Wire Pocket Watch Chain made by a Boer Prisoner of War in India in 1902
Shackleton, Sir Ernest
the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917
Pitchford, John. Watkins
Bramble Cloisters - (Denys Watkins-Pitchford Family Book with Signature and embossed Lamport Address)
Hewitson, William C.
British Oology; Being Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, with Figures of Each Species, as far as practicable
Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 circa - 1566)
AFRICA NUOVA TAVOLA
Map of South Africa with the Cape and Madagascar of 1574
GINGER, YOU'RE BARMY
A.H. KELLOGG (printer and publisher).
The New York & New Jersey Telephone Company ... List of Subscribers connected Nov. 16, 1885
Very Early Telephone Directory - apparently the only Extant Copy