CAMERON Verney Lovett.
FIRST EDITION, 2 vols, 8vo, pp xvi, 389; xii, 366, (8) publisher's list; large folding map loose in pocket of Vol 1, 4 facsimile plates (3 folding), 29 woodcut plates, original blue cloth, inner hinges cracked, 2 small marks upper cover Vol II. Cameron left England on an RGS mission to search for Livingstone. On hearing of Livingstone's death he decided to cross the continent on foot for some 3,000 miles from Zanzibar to Benguela.
MAN Edward Horace.
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp x, 186, 32 photographic illustrations, 3 folding maps, light browning to margins, original green cloth, gilt, small mark lower cover, small mark to lower cover. Man spent most of his working life on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where his sympathetic attitude to the inhabitants afforded him close observations of the people and their society. This work reprints papers Man contributed to various journals, enlarged from his own notes and with the addition of a memoir by David Prain
OSBORNE Sherard & MCDOUGALL George F.
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp 57, numerous illustrations (many coloured), light foxing on last sheets, original blue decorative cloth, gilt vignette on upper cover, small wear to head and tail of spine. Osborne & McDougal were the editors and the work is a compilation of the activities held on board during the winter period. The format is in the style of the London Illustrated News. There are poems, songs, notes, all written in fine copperplate; and we read accounts of the plays and fancy dress balls they held to keep the morale of the crew at a high level, and drive away the bogey of monotony. The work is similar in content to THE SOUTH POLAR TIMES which was written 50 years later in the Antarctic.
KRAPF J Lewis.
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp liii, 566, portrait frontispiece, plates (2 folding), 12 tinted lithographs, folding maps, light spotting to portrait frontispiece, contemporary morocco, gilt, slight rubbing to spine, handsome. "Krapf was the first to sight Mount Kenya, in 1849, his companion Rebmann having sighted Kilimanjaro the previous year. They were the earliest European explorers of the Kilimanjaro and Kamaba regions." Neate Neate MOUNTAINEERING LITERATURE K47
LE MESSURIER A.
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xv, 320, 3 folding maps, 11 plates, 6 plans (including 2 not listed), minor spotting, original purple cloth, gilt, spine heavily sunned, vg. Le Messurier travelled through the Caucasus and Persia gathering details of the railway system built by the Russians, amongst other pieces of useful information!
GIBBONS A St H.
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xi, 408, advertisements, folding map, frontispiece, 25 illustrations, original blue decorative cloth, re-backed, corners rubbed, small wear to top edge, new endpapers. "A well-written account of the author's journey up the Zambesi into Barotseland and into the country of the Marotse. He ably describes the region, with attention paid to the area around Lake Victoria, Gibbons relates episodes of hunting buffalo, lion, roan, eland, hartebeest, and wildebeest in the region. His frontispiece portrait reveals Victorian mustachios to die for." p62 Czech
RUNDALL L B.
FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp xiv, 152, 15 plates, original green cloth, gilt vignette, spine a little faded. Rundall, killed in action on the Western Front in 1914, spent several shooting seasons in the Himalayas. This work is comprised of short vignettes of mountain game told primarily from the animals' point of view. Though fictional, there are numerous glimmers gleaned from the author's hunting experiences.
DOUGHTY Charles M.
FIRST EDITION, 2 vols, 8vo, pp xx, 619,  appendix, advertisements; xiv, 539,  appendix, 543-690 Index and Glossary of Arabic Words; folding map in pocket of lower cover Vol 1, dissected and laid on linen as issued, numerous illustrations (4 folding), recent red/brown half morocco, small round library stamp on verso of title-page, text clean.
MADDEN Richard R.
FIRST EDITION, 2 vols, 8vo, pp xvi, 401; viii, 398; hand-coloured frontispiece (author in Syrian costume), contemporary green half calf, some wear to head and tail of spine, very good and clean. "The author compares his letters to those of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and discusses the difficulty of combining accurate observations with literary elegance: 'the refinement of her enthusiasm prevailed over the correctness of her descriptions'. Madden had trained as a surgeon, though he never practised in England, but because of this he was able to enter areas closed to most Europeans, mainly the harem and some slave bazaars. He travelled in the Levant from 1824-27. His work also contains much information on Egypt and Egyptology." Blackmer Blackmer 1056; not in Abbey
Second Edition, 2 vols, 8vo, pp xxix, ix, 396; xii, 309, 10: 8 folding engraved maps (1 map with small tear in fold), 11 plates, some slight browning, contemporary brown calf, recently re-backed. Hamilton went to sea, in his own words: "very young", in 1688 and travelled as far as the Barbary coast before basing himself in Surat and trading and travelling all over the Indian Ocean. He made a reputation for himself as a foul-mouthed, resourceful and bold operator fending off Baluchi robbers, treacherous governors and Indian pirates. Goldsmiths 6522; Cordier 890; Mendelssohn (1979) II, 492