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London: J. Knox, First Edition. Original brown leather cover. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with some partial hinge cracking. A few maps with mis-creasing and closed tears - no loss. Occasional minor foxing and marks. Catalogus: Exploration. Aboard the Hms Amazon to South America, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Manuscript, On offer is a sensational, original scrapbook, photo album and log book compiled by Chief Petty Officer C.
Fooks did a super job presenting life on this storied ship [we were delighted to read and enclosed multi page biography of all the ships that have had the name 'Amazon' in the Royal Navy]. Maps, pictures of the Commanding Officer of Amazon and the HMS Ambuscade, typed itinerary, photos of the ship, postcards, newspaper clippings, artwork, letters and entertainment programs all present an unparalleled picture of life aboard the Amazon. Dated April 10 through August 14, the scrapbook was created in a Naval Rangefinder Logbook and has 49 pages of material.
A number of tucked in items include a later note in felt pen is included regarding Fooks' service record. Fooks served from childhood in through to recall in the Second World War and he appears to have served with distinction rising at one point to be the Bosun under Rear Admiral Stephenson.
She was fitted out in WW2 as a convoy escort with many munitions and participated in the sinking of German U-boat U off the Norwegian coast. Catalogus: 20th Century Diary. First Dutch Edition. First published in French in , this edition includes information about the Jesuit activities in Paraguay not published previously. Illustrated with 37 maps, city plans, plates of natives, and natural history specimens, many folding, including Plate 9 which depicts the Chilean game of La Sueca and which is widely regarded as the earliest printed depiction of a form of golf.
Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled paper slipcase Borba de Moraes p.
Catalogus: Illustrated Books. Livro do centenario da Camara dos Deputados, Rio de Janeiro : Empreza Brasil editora Original stiff-card covers; finely and sumptuously bound each in full contemporary aniline calf. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands etc. Each housed in a custom hand-made slip-case. Some minor edge-wear to the case extremities. An uncommonly good example - of presentation quality. Language; Portuguese. Subjects; Brazil -- Congresso Nacional. Fotos dos componentes da Mesa da Camara dos Deputados em a Ata da inauguracao do edificio da Camara dos Deputados. Goulart de Andrade.
Responsibility: Arnolfo Rodrigues de Azevedo. Weight in Kg appr. On offer is a super pair  of manuscript 8 x 10 inch notebooks handwritten we believe by a sailor named William H. While he does not identify himself in these books he is known though other writings to be one and the same person. They are carrying a load of lumber and passengers including an author only identified as Mr. Gifford who we believe could be Edward Winslow Gifford who wrote a couple of books regarding south America. William is a character as is evident from his writings.
He describes ship board life and all the shore trips, his mates even telling the reader 'their stories'.
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He begins the first book with a story of his own: 'There is a bug in the outskirts of my bunk that keeps nipping me in spite of my attempts to exterminate him. I tried strategy last night, I took a fire ax, turned in and covered myself entirely. Then I stuck a finger out and held the ax up ready to mash finger and bug when he rose to the bait. It didn't work due to the fact I fell asleep dropping the ax which cut my head off and the damn bug bit me anyway.
I have yet to find out whether the pest was drowned in the blood that followed. Maybe my achievement was successful after all.
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Later I got the bug all right but he has a wife. Now it's a race whether I get here before she starts one herself. If I do it will be a case of winning a race before it started. The two books are pages and 20 pages and the pages fully written. Ballou even goes back to entries and makes further notes or clarifies entries in the margins. The earlier book has a loose text block section but all are complete and overall G.
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, Hardcover Half Leather. Uniform Half Leather. Gold tooling to spine. Raised bands. Blind ruled corners and edges. Marbled boards, full edges, and endpapers.
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Longman's Traveller's Library offered many reprints of Travel books. This set includes: Vol. Percy Sinnet ; Eothen And Maximlian II. Hurlbut Sydney Smith Vol. Lindley Kemp Johnston Mayne Very Good Minus Condition. Size: 17cm x 12cm. Small amounts of dampstaining to some page edges. Some rubbing and wear to boards and edges. Some volumes have some spotting to leather. Previous owner's signature in ink to fly leaf and first title page of each volume, some volumes have a previous booksellers small embossed stamp.
Charles Churchill by John Forster has minor notations in ink. Shipped Weight: 7. This is a SET of books and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Upper outer margin of the engraved title page slightly shaven less than 1 mm.
From about page to the end a clear old waterstain in the centre of the page, one worm gallery in the margin of the last 25 leaves not interfering with the legability. On the first paste down a printed ex-libris of the Auersperg library in Laibach, also an old manuscript ex-libris on the half-title. Still a nice and sound copy of the first and only edition of this very important emblematic jesuit baroque publication.
When this jubilant book on the centenary of the Jesuit order was published in Antwerp many eyebrows were raised in Rome and Paris. It stressed ideological differences which were eventually to lead to the suppression of the Jesuit Order more than years later see Vermeylen A.
The work contains emblematical engravings by Cornelis Galle. Apart from the history of the first years of the Jesuit order it also contains the history of the missionary activities in Brazil, Florida, Mexico, Japan, Russia, etc. Jesuits, missiology, church history, emblemata; Landwehr Brazil Amazon Jungle South America, Photos depict everyday life of the airman and his comrades, locals, natives, people in villages, buildings, aircraft etc.
The photographs range from 5" x 7" and 8" x 10", all black and white save for one color photograph which is dated Most of the photos appear original but some are real photo postcards. For the most part the photos are tucked into corners, some loose but the vast majority present and in good shape. Included are two  U. Manuscript, On offer is a super, original manuscript relic of maritime and naval history being a journal handwritten by US Navy Asst.
Engineer, Hiram Parker Jr. Parker and his ship arrive at the height of the intense and horrific "Great War of La Plata" - , a war against Paraguay which was the bloodiest and most expensive in South American history. Parker does a super job observing and detailing the people, the sights and of course matters of interest to a US seaman but first and foremost he spends most of his time describing the culture, the people and the politics of Brazil. He mentions one young crew member being hit on the head by a sheet block while asleep cracking his skull and killing him also diving boys off ship for coins, different machine repairs to the ship but our author has a lovely way with words and carries his love for Country and the ship on his sleeve: "We have indeed been having some rough weather.
I never saw either excelled in all my precious sea going. Ur little craft showed herself equal to the emergency though she experienced a terrible rolling. American oak and iron and American hearts under the American ensign protected by the God of Nations should be equal to any emergency. Civil War Union Naval Officer. Third Assistant Engineer, 16 November, Second Assistant Engineer, 25 August, First Assistant Engineer, 11 October, Resigned 18 February, Another source: Hiram Parker, Jr.
The covers are detached but present and some of the early pages are loose but those are numbered and none are missing. Some of the pages are brittle and split but all text is legible. Catalogus: 19th Century Diary. ET AL.