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Image for Le Isole Del Pacifico, Tahiti. Biblioteca Illustrata dei Viaggi Intorno al Mondo, N. 39

Le Isole Del Pacifico, Tahiti. Biblioteca Illustrata dei Viaggi Intorno al Mondo, N. 39

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Societá Editrice Sonzogno: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005708

Condition: Very Good


In Italian, not in English. 32 pages in pamphlet format. Complete, no missing pages. Issued October 1899 as issue no. 39 of The Illustrated Library of Voyages Around the World by Land and by Sea. 8.5 x 5.3 inches. Somewhat age-darkened beige wrappers, with charming period design in shades of green and beige to the front wrapper, and with black lettering to the front and back wrappers. No soiling to the wrappers though light foxing to the front wrapper. With a B&W map of ... View more info

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A Check List of Manuscripts in the Edward E. Ayer Collection

By: Butler, Ruth Lapham

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chicago. IL, The Newberry Library: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005550

Condition: Good Plus


One of 500 copies only, printed by The Lakeside Press. The book is bound in reddish-brown buckram, with gilt-stamped lettering to the spine on a chipped morocco label. Largely unbumped spine head and tail and with very gently bumped corners. 10 x 6.5 inches. With viii and 295 numbered pages, and with four full-page B&W illus. light page-yellowing and occasional foxing, else a clean copy. A Good Plus copy. View more info

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The Succession of King Kamehameha V to Hawaii's Throne

By: Dutton, Meiric; Harris, Charles Coffin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., Loomis House Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 005712

Condition: Very Good


20 pages in pamphlet format, with color frontis. portrait of King Kamehameha V. Complete, no missing pages. 8.5 x 5.3 inches. Light brown wrappers, and with dark brown lettering and crown to the front wrapper. An exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. A Very Good copy. Extremely scarce in any condition. At issue was the legality of the proclamation of Prince Lot Kamehameha as rightful successor to King Kamehameha IV. Harris was Attorney-General. Harris' memorandum was... View more info

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La Nouvelle Cythère (Tahiti), Journal De Navigation Inédit

By: Fesche, Charles-Félix-Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Editions Duchartre et Van Buggenhoudt: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005710

Condition: Good Plus


In French, not in English. Issued January 25, 1929. Printed in Belgium in a limited edition of 60 copies printed on Hollande Pannekoek paper and 150 copies printed on Rives paper. With XXX and 34 numbered pages, and with two full-page color illustrations and two B&W illus. Complete, no missing pages. Originally written in or shortly after 1768. Here published in 1929. 9 x 6 inches. Black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper. Text block solidly bound in. Unopened. A fe... View more info

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Voyage autour du Monde Océanie les Iles des Pins, Loyalty et Tahiti

By: Garnier, Jules

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris, France, E. Plon et Cie.: 1875

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005723

Condition: Good


In French, not in English. 7 x 4.5 inches. Brown morocco spine with gilt-stamped lettering and hubbing lines. Boards bound with marbled paper in beige and dark brown. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with scuffed corners. Text block firmly bound in. 388 numbered pages, with color fold-out map of Tahiti and Morea (map creased and worn) and with 4 B&W full-page engravings based on photographs. With a generally clean interior although with a few very small ink st... View more info