FIRST EDITION OF ARTHUR BARLOWS KIVET OF THE BUSH
Kivet of the Bush.
Item Number: 309
Bloemfontein: A. C. White, 1950.
First edition. Octavo. A very good copy in a near fine bright dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
"In the annals of mankind, there has never been an expedition as well documented scientifically and photographically as Apollo": First edition of Man's Greatest Adventure; Signed by the first American to travel into Space, Alan Shepard
Washington: B R M Selah Corporation, 1974.
First edition of this historic book of photography documenting the eleven missions of the Apollo Program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) between 1963 and 1972. Signed by the first American astronaut to travel into space, Alan Shepard, on the title page. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated with full-color photographs throughout, foreword by commander of the Apollo 13 mission, Jim Lovell. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"I have been strolling and restrollling along the ancient wall - so perfect in its antiquity": First edition of Henry James' Transatlantic Sketches
Boston: James R. Osgood & Co, 1875.
First edition of James’ autobiographical collection of travel pieces. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. In good condition. A nice example of this important work.
Rare Presentation Copy of Alex R. Ansted's The Riveria: Etchings and Vignettes; Warmly presented by Queen Victoria to one of her maids-of-honour, Mary Hardinge
London: Seely and Co. Limited , 1894.
First edition, presentation copy from Queen Victoria of this beautiful view book of the French Riviera. Quarto, original navy blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, illustrated with with twenty full-page etchings with tissue guards, copiously illustrated with additional vignettes throughout. Warmly inscribed by Queen Victoria on the half-title page, “To the Hon. Mary Hardinge, from her affectionate Victoria R.I., Osborne, Christmas 1893.” The recipient, Mary Hardinge was one of Queen Victoria’s Maids of Honour, a young unmarried lady of her court between the years of 1892 and 1894. In very good condition. Rare and desirable with such a large inscription from Queen Victoria.