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On the famous voyage of Captain Louis Freycinet

ARAGO, Jacques Etienne Victor. Souvenirs d'un aveugle, voyage autour du monde. Ouvrage enrichi de soixante dessins et de notes scientifiques.
Paris, Hortet and Ozanne, 1839. 4 volumes. 8vo. With 2 engraved portraits, of Jacques and François Arago, and 60 full-page lithographed plates, all after drawings by the author. Contemporary green half sheepskin, gold-tooled spines. [4], 400; [4], 423 [1 blank]; [4], 399, [1 blank]; [4], 451, [1 blank] pp. Full description
€ 1,950
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Hawaiian lepers

BECHTINGER, Joseph. Ein Jahr auf den Sandwich-Inseln. (Hawaiische Inseln.) ... Memoiren. - Band I. [all published].
Vienna, for the author (colophon: printed by W. Jacobi), 1869. 8vo. With wood-engraved frontispiece, 7 illustration plates (showing 14 numbered wood-engravings with letterpress captions), 3 woodcuts in the text, and a tinted lithographic folding map. Original publisher's yellow printed-paper wrappers with wood-engraved vignette. [7], [1 blank], 202, [4] pp. Full description
€ 750
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Illustrated edition of Beechey's famous Pacific voyage, including an Eskimo vocabulary

BEECHEY, Frederick William. Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait...
London, Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1831. 2 volumes. Large 8vo. With 3 lithographed maps (2 large folding), 20 engraved plates, 3 two-page folding plates, and 1 engraved illustration in the text. Contemporary half green morocco, marbled sides, gold-tooled title on spine, marbled edges. XXVI, [1], [1 blank], 472; IV, 330, [1], 331-452 pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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Dutch voyage through the Pacific looking for commercial opportunities

BOELEN, Jacobus. Reize naar de oost- en westkust van Zuid-Amerika, en, van daar, naar de Sandwichs- en Philippijnsche eilanden, China enz. gedaan, in de jaren 1826, 1827, 1828 en 1829. Met het koopvaardijschip Wilhelmina en Maria.
Amsterdam, Ten Brink & De Vries, 1835-1836. 3 volumes. 8vo. With a different view on each of the 3 engraved title-pages, by Dirk Sluyter, 5 folding lithographed maps by Daniel Veelwaard (1 hand coloured in outline), 8 lithographed views (3 folding) by Desgerrois & Co., and 6 hand-coloured engraved plates by Dirk Sluyter, mostly of costumes. Modern black half sheepskin. [4], X, 379, [1]; VIII, 445, [3]; VIII, 396, [4] pp. Full description
€ 3,950
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Solving the mysterious disappearance of the famous explorer La Pérouse in the South Sea Islands

DILLON, Peter. Reis naar de eilanden der Zuidzee, gedurende de jaren 1827 en 1828, behelzende het verslag der ontdekking van het lot van De la Pérouse.
Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1830. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 2 folding lithographed frontispieces and a folding engraved map of Vanikoro. The plates are new for this edition, lithographed by Jean Augustin Daiwaille after designs by (Pieter van der?) Meulen and based on the plates in the English edition. Contemporary stiff sprinkled paper wrappers. X, 336; VI, 350 pp. Full description
€ 2,500
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Sailing the globe: visiting the Sandwich Islands and California

DUHAUT-CILLY, Auguste. Viaggio intorno al globo principalmente alla California ed alle Isole Sandwich negli anni 1826, 1827, 1828 e 1829.
Turin, Fontana, 1841. 2 volumes. 8vo. With 4 wood engraved plates, including views of Oahu and Monterey . Contemporary purple/brown half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine. XVI, 296; 592 pp. Full description
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Excellent, annotated excerpt on James Cook's second Pacific voyage

FORSTER, Johann Reinhold. Descriptiones animalium quae in itinere ad Maris Australis Terras per annos 1772, 1773 et 1774 1774 suscepto.
Berlin, Officina Academica, 1844. 8vo. With some tables in text. 20th-century half cloth, with the original printed wrappers bound in. XIII, [1 blank], [1 errata], [1 blank], 424 pp. Full description
€ 4,950
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First and only edition of a radical political pamphlet built around an imaginary voyage.
A spin-off from Neville's 1668 "Isle of Pines"

[IMAGINARY VOYAGE]. Verhael van den wonderlijken oproer, voorgevallen in de provincie van Mallanbruino, gelegen een graed bezuiden het eyland Pines: ende hoe de zelve is gestilt. t'Samenspraek tusschen drie persoonen te wacht zijnde, Arent, Gijsbert, Dirck.
[Holland?], 1672. 4to. Later blue/grey paper wrappers. 8 pp. Full description
€ 6,850
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A Swedish edition of John Meares's voyages to the North Pacific, China and Hawaii

MEARES, John. Tvänne resor från Ostindien till Americas nordvåstra kust, åren 1786, 1788 och 1789.
Stockholm, printed by J.S. Ekmanson for I. Utters, 1797. 8vo. 19th-century half scheepskin, gold-tooled spine with red morocco title label, marbled sides. [12], 404 pp. Full description
€ 1,250
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First edition of a very rare and little-known journal of an important voyage to the Pacific

MICHELENA Y ROJAS, Francisco. Viajes científicos en todo el mundo, desde 1822 hasta 1842; durante los cuales fueron visitadas ... Dedicados a la nacion Venezolana.
Madrid, I. Boix, 1843. 4to. With full-page author's portrait by Leopoldo Lopez, woodcut coat of arms on dedication, 12 full-page lithographed illustrations by J. Aragon after J. Abrial, and 2 large lithographed folding maps (showing Sydney and the route of the voyage). Contemporary gold-tooled half sheepskin. 408, [4] pp. Full description
€ 10,000
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