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.
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First edition of Wells’ work on the Malay jungle. Octavo, original orange cloth, frontispiece. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon in the original dust jacket,
"The contemplation of a magnificent structure and of an extensive work are objects exceedingly pleasing to the imagination": John Campbell's A Political Survey of Britain
A Political Survey of Britain: Being a Series of Reflections on the Situation, Lands, Inhabitants, Revenues, Colonies, and Commerce of This Island.
Dublin: T. Ewing and C. Jenkin, 1775.
Rare second edition of John Campbell’s classic survey of late sixteenth century Britain. Octavo, four volumes, bound in full contemporary calf, raised bands, red and green morocco spine labels, gilt titles. In good condition.
"France may be Paris, but Paris is not France": First Edition of Henry James' classic illustrated travel account: A Little Tour in France
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900.
First illustrated edition of James’ classic account of his six-week tour to provincial France between 1883 and 1884. Octavo, original illustrated cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel, top edge gilt, frontispiece of Old Street, Dijon with tissue guard present. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell. In near fine condition with light rubbing to the crown and foot of the spine. A beautiful example.
"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.