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2019-04-04 A General History of Pyrates Vol. I (1724)
A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates.
A General History of Pyrates Vol. I
2019-04-04 A General History of Pyrates Vol. II (1724)
A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates.
A General History of Pyrates Vol. II
2019-04-21 A Journey from London to Persepolis (1865)
A Journey from London to Persepolis
2019-04-23 A Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa (1821)
A Narrative of Travels in Northern Africa
2019-04-18 A Northern Summer (1805)
In 1804 Sir John Carr traveled around the Baltic through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia, and part of Germany where he made illustrations along the way.
A Northern Summer
2019-01-08 A Picturesque Tour of Jamaica (1825)
During his stay on Jamaica, painter James Hakewill created great views of local scenery like Kingston and Port Royal which were later published in this book.
A Picturesque Tour of Jamaica
2019-04-20 A Select Collection of Views and Ruins in Rome (1815)
Translated from the original French, this beautifully illustrated work features dozens of aquatint views of Roman ruins and landscapes in the city of Rome.
A Select Collection of Views and Ruins in Rome
2019-01-13 A Sketcher's Tour Round the World (1854)
Robert Elwes was a painter who travelled extensively in his twenties and thirties, but in 1848 he embarked on a journey that was to take him round the world.
A Sketcher's Tour Round the World
2019-01-12 A Voyage of Discovery (1819)
This book contains the account of Sir John Ross's first voyage to the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. Wonderfully illustrated with arctic scenery.
A Voyage of Discovery
2019-04-04 A Voyage to Cochinchina (1806)
John Barrow was a traveler with the diplomatic mission to Cochin China, now known as Vietnam. He recounted his travels around the world in this aquatint book.
A Voyage to Cochinchina
2018-12-30 A Voyage Towards the South Pole (1827)
This illustrated book describes the voyage of James Weddell to Antarctica. Reaching further south than anyone before him he discovered the Weddell Sea and more.
A Voyage Towards the South Pole
2019-01-13 A Woman's Journey Round the World (1852)
Ida Pfeiffer was an Austrian traveler who published this important account of her voyages around the world. Beautifully illustrated with views of scenery.
A Woman's Journey Round the World
2019-04-04 Account of a Voyage of discovery to the West Coast of Corea (1818)
In 1816 Captain Basil Hall was dispatched on an embassy to China. After the diplomatic party landed in Canton, the ships embarked on an exploration voyage.
Account of a Voyage of discovery to the West Coast of Corea
2019-01-10 African Scenery and Animals (1804)
Samuel Daniell published this scarce and valuable large atlas folio of South African illustrations while he accompanied English expeditions as an artist.
African Scenery and Animals
2019-04-07 Album of Virginia (1858)
Edward Beyer was a German artist who visited Virginia in 1854 and over the next few years sketched a number of scenes that would be published in this book.
Album of Virginia
2019-04-20 Album Pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba (1855)
Pierre Toussaint Frederic Mialhe lived in Cuba from 1838-54 working for the Real Sociedad Patriotica printing firm to create a pictorial record of the island.
Album Pintoresco de la Isla de Cuba
2019-04-06 American Scenery Vol. I (1840)
The first volume of the account of William Bartlett and Nathanial Willis as they traveled around the new United States and depicted and described local scenery.
American Scenery Vol. I
2019-04-06 American Scenery Vol. II (1840)
The second volume of the account of William Bartlett and Nathanial Willis as they traveled around the United States and depicted and described local scenery.
American Scenery Vol. II
2019-01-21 An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales (1803)
George Barrington was an infamous English criminal sent to Australia who used his notoriety to publish books on the new colony for an eager audience in England.
An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales
2019-04-22 An Account of the Interior of Ceylon (1821)
An Account of the Interior of Ceylon
2019-04-12 An Historical Memento Representing the Glorious Peace of 1814 (1814)
In 1814 the Peninsular War ended and Britain and her allies were declared victorious over Napoleon. This work commemorates a peace celebration held Hyde Park.
An Historical Memento Representing the Glorious Peace of 1814
2019-04-17 Animate Creation Vol. 1 (1885)
Animate Creation Vol. 1
2019-04-17 Animate Creation Vol. 2 (1885)
Animate Creation Vol. 2
2019-04-17 Animate Creation Vol. 3 (1885)
Animate Creation Vol. 3
2019-04-08 Antiquites Mexicaines (1844)
Guillermo Dupaix was a Spanish army captain who made three archaeological expeditions with artist Jose Castaneda to Palenque and other Mesoamerican ruins.
Antiquites Mexicaines
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 1 (1831)
First volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 1
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 2 (1831)
Second volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 2
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 3 (1831)
Third volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 3
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 4 (1831)
Fourth volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 4
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 5 (1831)
Fifth volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 5
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 6 (1831)
Sixth volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 6
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 7 (1831)
Seventh volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 7
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 8 (1848)
Eighth volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 8
2019-04-08 Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 9 (1848)
Ninth volume of Edward King's groundbreaking work on Mesoamerica including manuscript facsimiles, illustrations of ruins, descriptions, history and more.
Antiquities of Mexico Vol. 9
2019-04-05 Atlas sive Cosmographicae (1595)
A first edition of the famous atlas produced by Gerard Mercator, a prominent mathematician and cartographer. Features hand-colored maps with text of the world.
Atlas sive Cosmographicae
2019-04-06 Australian Landscapes (1866)
Eugene von Guerard was the first Master of the School of Painting at the National Gallery of Victoria and painted many Australian and New Zealand landscapes.
Australian Landscapes
2019-04-07 Battles of the United States Vol. I (1858)
First volume of a history of US wars before the Civil War like the Revolution, fighting against Barbary pirates and more with engravings by Alonzo Chappel.
Battles of the United States Vol. I
2019-04-07 Battles of the United States Vol. II (1858)
Second volume of a history of US wars before the Civil War like the Revolution, fighting against Barbary pirates and more with engravings by Alonzo Chappel.
Battles of the United States Vol. II
2019-04-05 Bucaniers of America Vol. I (1684)
First volume of the first English translation of Exquemelins De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, first published in Dutch, 1678. Contains stories of the buccaneers.
Bucaniers of America Vol. I
2019-04-05 Bucaniers of America Vol. II (1685)
Second volume of the first English translation of Exquemelins De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, first published in Dutch, 1678. Contains stories of the buccaneers.
Bucaniers of America Vol. II
2019-01-21 Canadian Scenery Illustrated: Volume 1 (1865)
The first volume of an illustrated work describing the travels of William Bartlett in Canada. Depicting places such as Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Toronto.
Canadian Scenery Illustrated: Volume 1
2019-01-21 Canadian Scenery Illustrated: Volume 2 (1865)
The second volume of an illustrated work describing the travels of William Bartlett in Canada. Depicting places such as Niagara Falls, Montreal, and Toronto.
Canadian Scenery Illustrated: Volume 2
2019-01-11 Catlin's Indian Portfolio (1844)
This book contains the account of the South Pole voyage of James Weddell who reached further south than any one else. One of the few Antarctica pictorial works.
Catlin's Indian Portfolio
2019-04-09 Chronicon Pictum (1300)
The Chronicon Pictum is a 14th century illuminated manuscript depicting the history of Hungary in the medieval era with brilliantly colored illustrations.
Chronicon Pictum
2019-01-21 Coleccion de las Antiguedades Mexicanas (1827)
A collection of colored plates and other archaeological information from the Museo Nacional de Mexico. Describes both Mesoamerican ruins and other artifacts.
Coleccion de las Antiguedades Mexicanas
2019-04-13 Columbus and Columbia (1892)
This monumental work done for the Columbian Exhibition in Chicago in 1892 contains four books in one volume from various authors associated with the event.
Columbus and Columbia
2019-04-05 Cosmographia (1460)
Claudius Ptolemy was a famous Greco-Roman cartographer and mathematician. This illuminated manuscript from the 15th century shows his maps and tables in color.
Cosmographia
2019-04-05 Cosmographie Universelle (1555)
Guillaume Le Testu was a famous French buccaneer and cartographer who was commissioned by the king of France to create this atlas of maps of his explorations.
Cosmographie Universelle
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 1 (1880)
First volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 1
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 2 (1880)
Second volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 2
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 3 (1880)
Third volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 3
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 4 (1880)
Fourth volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 4
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 5 (1880)
Fifth volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 5
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 6 (1880)
Sixth volume of Francis Orpen Morris's beautifully illustrated publication on the mansions and county seats of Great Britain and Ireland in full vivid color.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 6
2019-04-09 County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 7 (1880)
The seventh and final volume of Francis Orpen Morris's work the County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland containing a facsimile of subscribers autographs.
County Seats of Great Britain and Ireland Vol. 7
2019-01-13 Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron (1871)
Flying Squadrons were unarmored fleets of ships which undertook diplomatic cruises around the world. This work describes the 1869-1870 voyage and local scenery.
Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron
2019-04-18 Cuzco: a Journey to the Ancient Capital of Peru (1856)
In the summer of 1852 after leaving the navy, Clements Markham embarked on a tour of Peru where he studied Inca history and visited local buildings and places.
Cuzco: a Journey to the Ancient Capital of Peru
2019-04-19 Dahomey and the Dahomans (1851)
Frederick Forbes was a British naval officer who went twice to Dahomey in an unsuccessful attempt to end their involvement in the slave trade between 1849-50.
Dahomey and the Dahomans
2019-04-19 Dahomey As It Is (1874)
Alfred Sketcherly was detained by King Gelele of Dahomey for 8 months after he left to collect zoological specimens in Africa and later published his story.
Dahomey As It Is
2019-04-15 Daring Deeds of Famous Pirates (1917)
An illustrated history of pirates featuring chromolithographs and a pictorial cloth cover. Contains accounts of Blackbeard, the Barbary pirates and more.
Daring Deeds of Famous Pirates
2019-04-05 Das Illustrirte Mississippithal (1857)
Henry Lewis moved to America as a child and traveled the Mississippi region in the 1840s where he sketched the landscape and published later them in a book.
Das Illustrirte Mississippithal
2019-04-05 De Americaensche Zee-Roovers (1678)
The first original Dutch edition of Alexander Exquemelin's "Buccaneers of America". This work recounts the adventures of the buccaneers like Henry Morgan.
De Americaensche Zee-Roovers
2019-01-21 Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey (1823)
This work was published to coincide with the opening of Fonthill to the public following the announcement of the auction of its treasures by Christie's.
Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey
2019-04-08 Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City (1822)
This is the first translation into English of the first publication of Antonio del Rio's report on the ruins of Palenque in Mexico which he discovered in 1787.
Description of the Ruins of an Ancient City
2019-04-21 Designs for the Pavillon at Brighton (1808)
Designs for the Pavillon at Brighton
2019-04-03 Dickinsons' Great Exhibition of 1851 (1852)
One of the most remarkable works of them all, artist Joseph Nash depicts the 1851 World Fair also known as the Great Exhibition in beautiful color and detail.
Dickinsons' Great Exhibition of 1851
2019-04-05 Die Americanische See-Rauber (1679)
A German translation of Exquemelin's De Americaensche zee-roovers, first published in Dutch, Amsterdam, 1678. This book relates the history of the buccaneers.
Die Americanische See-Rauber
2019-04-21 Egyptian Sepulchres and Syrian Shrines Vol. 1 (1862)
Egyptian Sepulchres and Syrian Shrines Vol. 1
2019-04-21 Egyptian Sepulchres and Syrian Shrines Vol. 2 (1862)
Egyptian Sepulchres and Syrian Shrines Vol. 2
2019-04-16 Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula Vol. 1 (1863)
The first volume of Henry Youle Hind's illustrated account of explorations in the Labrador Peninsula around the Bay of Seven Islands and the Moisie River.
Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula Vol. 1
2019-04-16 Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula Vol. 2 (1863)
The second volume of Henry Youle Hind's illustrated account of explorations in the Labrador Peninsula around the Bay of Seven Islands and the Moisie River.
Explorations in the Interior of the Labrador Peninsula Vol. 2
2019-04-21 Field Sports of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales (1813)
This important Australian plate book is dedicated to Rear Admiral Bligh and features some of the first accounts of the Australian Aborigines and their culture.
Field Sports of the Native Inhabitants of New South Wales
2019-04-18 From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons (1875)
The Second Dragoons was a military unit in the early days of the Republic that fought in the Second Seminole War, Mexican-American War, Civil War and more.
From Everglade to Canon with the Second Dragoons
2019-01-09 Gardens of England (1858)
This work provides superb depictions of English country house gardens in Victorian times and provides an insight into the estate owner and property style.
Gardens of England
2019-04-04 Grecian Remains in Italy (1812)
Author and artist John Izard Middleton spent much of his adult life traveling in France and Italy where he extensively sketched Greek and Roman ruins seen here.
Grecian Remains in Italy
2019-04-08 Guillermo Dupaix Papers (1804)
A collection of papers of early Mexican archaeologist Guillermo Dupaix, a retired army captain who explored the ruins at the behest of the king of Spain.
Guillermo Dupaix Papers
2019-04-15 Heroes of the Plains (1881)
A real western classic, illustrated with tales of cowboys, outlaws, Indian fighting and frontier and pioneer life in general in the old American West.
Heroes of the Plains
2019-04-05 Histoire des Avanturiers Vol. I (1686)
First volume of the first French translation of Exquemelins De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, first published in Dutch, 1678. Contains stories of the buccaneers.
Histoire des Avanturiers Vol. I
2019-04-05 Histoire des Avanturiers Vol. II (1686)
Second volume of the first French translation of Exquemelins De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, first published in Dutch, 1678. Contains stories of the buccaneers.
Histoire des Avanturiers Vol. II
2019-04-08 History of the Royal Residences Vol. 1 (1819)
First volume of Pyne's work that displays interiors at Windsor Castle, St James Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore.
History of the Royal Residences Vol. 1
2019-04-08 History of the Royal Residences Vol. 2 (1819)
Second volume of Pyne's work that displays interiors at Windsor Castle, St James Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore.
History of the Royal Residences Vol. 2
2019-04-08 History of the Royal Residences Vol. 3 (1819)
Third volume of Pyne's work that displays interiors at Windsor Castle, St James Palace, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore.
History of the Royal Residences Vol. 3
2019-04-22 History of the Viceroyalty of Buenos Ayres (1807)
History of the Viceroyalty of Buenos Ayres
2019-04-18 Hunter's Ottawa Scenery (1855)
A collection of lithographic views around the city of Ottawa Canada by artist William Stewart Hunter featuring the Chaudiere Falls, Suspension Bridge and more.
Hunter's Ottawa Scenery
2019-04-17 Iceland: its Scenes and Sagas (1863)
Iceland: its Scenes and Sagas
2019-04-18 Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Atlas (1828)
Atlas volume of Jacques-Gerard Milbert's publication about his 7 years travels in the United States collecting flora and fauna and making landscape drawings.
Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Atlas
2019-04-18 Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Vol. 1 (1828)
First volume of Jacques-Gerard Milbert's publication about his 7 years travels in the United States collecting flora and fauna and making landscape drawings.
Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Vol. 1
2019-04-18 Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Vol. 2 (1828)
Second volume of Jacques-Gerard Milbert's publication about his 7 years travels in the United States collecting flora and fauna and making landscape drawings.
Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson Vol. 2
2019-04-15 Journal of a Residence in Colombia Vol. 1 (1825)
The first volume of Royal Navy officer Charles Stuart Cochrane's work on his travels throughout the country of Colombia in South America between 1823-24.
Journal of a Residence in Colombia Vol. 1
2019-04-15 Journal of a Residence in Colombia Vol. 2 (1825)
The second volume of Royal Navy officer Charles Stuart Cochrane's work on his travels throughout the country of Colombia in South America between 1823-24.
Journal of a Residence in Colombia Vol. 2
2019-04-22 Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 1 (1820)
Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 1
2019-04-22 Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 2 (1820)
Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 2
2019-04-22 Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 3 (1820)
Journal of a Tour in the Levant Vol. 3
2019-04-22 Journal of a Visit to South Africa (1818)
Journal of a Visit to South Africa
2019-04-22 Journal of an Expedition 1400 miles up the Orinoco (1822)
Journal of an Expedition 1400 miles up the Orinoco
2019-04-22 Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China (1817)
Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China
2019-04-08 Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 1 (1858)
First volume of Mollhausen's account of the Whipple expedition as it traveled from Fort Smith, Arkansas across Oklahoma through the Mohave Desert to California.
Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 1
2019-04-08 Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 2 (1858)
Second volume of Mollhausens account of the Whipple expedition as it traveled from Fort Smith, Arkansas across Oklahoma through the Mohave Desert to California.
Journey from the Mississippi Vol. 2
2019-04-05 King of Pirates (1720)
Recounts the adventures of the famed pirate Henry Avery who captured a ship belonging to the Great Mogul of India on its way to Mecca loaded with treasure.
King of Pirates
2019-04-21 Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp (1813)
Thomas Duer Broughton was sent to India as a cadet and later appointed the Commandant of the Cadet Corps, and in 1802 the Military Resident with the Mahattas.
Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp
2019-04-19 Lithographic Views of Military Operations in Canada (1840)
Lord Charles Beauclerck was one of the officers in command during the Rebellions of 1837-1838 which were two revolts that took place in Lower and Upper Canada.
Lithographic Views of Military Operations in Canada
2019-04-15 Lives of the Presidents (1903)
This illustrated children's book about the Presidents of the United States features biographies as well as engravings and colored pictures of American history.
Lives of the Presidents
2019-04-09 Manuscript 512 (1754)
In the 1750's, a group of Portuguese/Brazilian explorers discovered a ruined stone city in the jungles of Brazil and recounted their story in this manuscript.
Manuscript 512
2019-04-17 Mexico To-Day (1883)
A richly illustrated work about Mexican history both ancient and present with colored and black and white images of artifacts, buildings, scenery and more.
Mexico To-Day
2019-04-20 Mexico y sus Alrededories (1869)
One of the most important illustrated books about Mexico featuring areas around Mexico City as well as depictions of Mexican life such as costumes and more.
Mexico y sus Alrededories
2019-04-19 Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee (1819)
In 1815 Thomas Bowdich was made conductor of a diplomatic mission to Ashantee in modern Ghana by the African Company of Merchants to further British interests.
Mission from Cape Coast Castle to Ashantee
2019-01-21 Mitla. A Narrative of Incidents (1858)
Gustavus Tempsky was a Prussian adventurer who explored the ruins of Mitla as well as other places in the Americas. He later published an illustrated account.
Mitla. A Narrative of Incidents
2019-04-06 Mountains and Molehills (1855)
Frank Marryat left England for California via Panama where later he published a sportsman-tourist's adventure chronicle of California in the early 1850s.
Mountains and Molehills
2019-04-19 My Story of the War (1889)
During the Civil War nurse Mary Livermore became involved with the United States Sanitary Commission and visited army posts and hospitals administering aid.
My Story of the War
2019-04-22 Naples and the Campagna Felice (1815)
Naples and the Campagna Felice
2019-04-22 Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China (1818)
Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China
2019-04-16 Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea (1823)
In 1819 a young Lieutenant John Franklin embarked on his first Arctic exploring expedition, traveling overland from Hudson Bay to the shores of the Arctic Sea.
Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea
2019-04-09 Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage Vol. 1 (1835)
First volume of Sir John Ross' account of the second expedition to the arctic in search of the Northwest Passage where they spent 4 years exploring.
Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage Vol. 1
2019-04-09 Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage Vol. 2 (1835)
Second volume of Sir John Ross' account of the second expedition to the arctic in search of the Northwest Passage where they spent 4 years exploring.
Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage Vol. 2
2019-04-22 Narrative of a Ten Years Residence at Tripoli in Africa (1816)
Narrative of a Ten Years Residence at Tripoli in Africa
2019-04-16 Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition Vol. 1 (1860)
First volume of naturalist and geologist, Henry Youle Hind's account of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition to explore the Canadian west.
Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition Vol. 1
2019-04-16 Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition Vol. 2 (1860)
Second volume of naturalist and geologist, Henry Youle Hind's account of the Assinniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition to explore the Canadian west.
Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition Vol. 2
2019-04-18 Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission Vol. 1 (1859)
First volume of Laurence Oliphant's richly illustrated account of the British diplomatic mission under James Bruce, Lord Eglin to China between 1857 and 1859.
Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission Vol. 1
2019-04-18 Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission Vol. 2 (1859)
Second volume of Laurence Oliphant's richly illustrated account of the British diplomatic mission under James Bruce, Lord Eglin to China between 1857 and 1859.
Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission Vol. 2
2019-04-08 North American Indians Vol. 1 (1926)
First volume of a later edition of George Catlin's excellent work on the North American Indians featuring colored images including scenery and portraits.
North American Indians Vol. 1
2019-04-08 North American Indians Vol. 2 (1926)
Second volume of a later edition of George Catlin's excellent work on the North American Indians featuring colored images including scenery and portraits.
North American Indians Vol. 2
2019-04-17 Norway and its Glaciers (1853)
Norway and its Glaciers
2019-04-18 Observations on the Neilgherries (1834)
This illustrated work by Robert Baikie documents the extremely biodiverse Nilgiri Mountains in southern India that features many various flora and fauna.
Observations on the Neilgherries
2019-04-07 Pencil Sketches of Colorado (1866)
Artist Albert Mathews arrived in Colorado and began depicting the principal towns and scenes of Colorado with the mining processes used in the early days.
Pencil Sketches of Colorado
2019-01-10 Picturesque Buenos Ayres & Monte Video (1820)
Emeric Essex Vidal was an English artist and sailor who published this important account of Buenos Aires after it was captured by Commodore Beresford in 1806.
Picturesque Buenos Ayres & Monte Video
2019-01-11 Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria (1823)
Francis Spilsbury's was an English naval surgeon who wrote an account of his travels in the Near East during the Napoleonic campaigns of 1799 and 1800.
Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria
2019-04-17 Picturesque Tour from Geneva to Milan (1820)
The first English translation of Gabriel Ludwig Lory's illustrated French publication, Voyage pittoresque de Geneve a Milan par le Simplon by Frederic Shoberl.
Picturesque Tour from Geneva to Milan
2019-01-11 Picturesque Views of American Scenery (1820)
This important work by artist Joshua Shaw and engraver John Hill is one of the first colored views and descriptions of scenery in the early United States.
Picturesque Views of American Scenery
2019-04-05 Piratas de la America (1681)
A Spanish translation of Alexander Exquemelins De Americaensche zee-roovers, first published in Dutch, Amsterdam, 1678 recounting the history of the buccaneers.
Piratas de la America
2019-04-22 Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official Vol. 1 (1844)
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official Vol. 1
2019-04-22 Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official Vol. 2 (1844)
Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official Vol. 2
2019-04-18 Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe (1876)
In 1859 United States Army Captain John Macomb led San Juan Exploring Expedition with the purpose of investigating still unknown lands in the American West.
Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe
2019-01-08 Ruins of Gour (1817)
Henry Creighton was the Superintendent of an indigo factory at Gaur. While in the region he produced a collection of drawings and descriptions of the ruins.
Ruins of Gour
2019-04-19 Service Afloat (1887)
Raphael Semmes was the captain of the CSS Sumter and later the CSS Alabama which were two privateer vessels in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War.
Service Afloat
2019-04-01 Shores of the Polar Sea (1878)
Edward L. Moss accompanied the North Polar expedition led by Nares, which was sent out for the attainment of the North Pole in 1875.
Shores of the Polar Sea
2019-04-06 Sketches in North America (1848)
Depicting beautiful scenes of the Pacific Northwest, this work was done by two undercover British officers investigating the border between Canada and the USA.
Sketches in North America
2019-01-09 Sketches of African Scenery (1878)
Thomas O'Neill was a Christian missionary who published his account of the Victoria Nyanza Mission and travels in South Africa with colored illustrated scenery.
Sketches of African Scenery
2019-04-23 Sketches of Russia (1814)
Sketches of Russia
2019-01-11 Sketches on the Nipisaguit (1860)
This beautifully-illustrated work in color accounts for a six week fishing and camping trip from Bathurst along the Nipisaguit river in New Brunswick, Canada.
Sketches on the Nipisaguit
2019-04-15 Stanley & Africa (1890)
Henry Morton Stanley was a famous explorer of Central Africa who went on an expedition in search of lost missionary David Livingstone as well as many others.
Stanley & Africa
2019-04-15 Stanley's Story (1890)
Henry Stanley was an explorer of Africa who led expeditions to locate David Livingstone as well as the Nile's source and the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition.
Stanley's Story
2019-01-08 Temple of Flora (1812)
This book is the creation of Dr. Thornton who gathered some of the best artists to create beautiful scenery views of plants as well as botanical information.
Temple of Flora
2019-01-11 Ten Views in the Island of Antigua (1823)
William Clark spent 3 years in the West Indies on the estates of Admiral Tallemach. While there he made drawings of the process of sugar making on Antigua.
Ten Views in the Island of Antigua
2019-04-08 Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Atlas] (1882)
The atlas volume of Clarence Edward Dutton's famous publication of the geology of the Grand Canyon in the Southwest United States with maps and lithographs.
Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Atlas]
2019-04-08 Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Text] (1882)
The text volume of Clarence Edward Dutton's famous publication of the geology of the Grand Canyon in the Southwest desert of the United States with photographs.
Tertiary History of the Grand Canon [Text]
2019-04-17 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 1 (1830)
The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 1
2019-04-17 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 2 (1832)
The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 2
2019-04-17 The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 3 (1833)
The Cabinet of Natural History & American Rural Sports Vol. 3
2019-04-20 The Country Seats of the United States (1808)
This important early American colored plate book by Wiliam Birch depicts country estates in Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, & Louisiana.
The Country Seats of the United States
2019-04-16 The Discovery and Conquest of the New World (1892)
A vividly illustrated collection of books related to the New World with stories of Columbus, Cortes, Pizzaro and others for the Columbian Exhibition of 1892.
The Discovery and Conquest of the New World
2019-04-16 The Great Southwest (1919)
View images of a world long gone in this Santa Fe Railroad souvenir featuring colored pictures of Indian life, landscapes, railroads and more in the Southwest.
The Great Southwest
2019-04-22 The History of Java Vol. 1 (1817)
The History of Java Vol. 1
2019-04-22 The History of Java Vol. 2 (1817)
The History of Java Vol. 2
2019-04-18 The Illustrated Life of Washington (1859)
The Illustrated Life of Washington
2019-04-18 The Indian Races of North and South America (1853)
The Indian Races of North and South America
2019-04-19 The Kafirs Illustrated in a Series of Drawings (1849)
George French Angas was an artist who spent two years in South Africa where he traveled making drawings of flora, fauna, scenery and cultures such as the Zulus.
The Kafirs Illustrated in a Series of Drawings
2019-04-16 The Last of the Arctic Voyages Vol. 1 (1855)
First volume of Edward Belcher's account of the Arctic Expedition aboard the H.M.S. Assistance in the final British attempt to locate the lost John Franklin.
The Last of the Arctic Voyages Vol. 1
2019-04-16 The Last of the Arctic Voyages Vol. 2 (1855)
Second volume of Edward Belcher's account of the Arctic Expedition aboard the H.M.S. Assistance in the final British attempt to locate the lost John Franklin.
The Last of the Arctic Voyages Vol. 2
2019-04-22 The Martial Achievements of Great Britain (1815)
The Martial Achievements of Great Britain
2019-04-16 The North Pole (1910)
In September of 1909 explorer Robert Peary announced he had discovered the North Pole after his final expedition to the Arctic which is recounted in this book.
The North Pole
2019-04-21 The Peaks & Valleys of the Alps (1868)
The Peaks & Valleys of the Alps
2019-04-15 The Pirates of Panama (1914)
A translation of Alexander Exquemelin's classic work on buccaneers titled "De Americaeneche zee roovers" with added illustrations by George Alfred Williams.
The Pirates of Panama
2019-04-18 The Present State of Peru (1805)
In the late 1790s Capt. Joseph Skinner purchased a manuscript from a Spanish galleon that contained a detailed account of Peru with drawings he later published.
The Present State of Peru
2019-04-19 The Ruined Abbeys of Britain Vol. 1 (1882)
First volume of Frederick Ross's work on the ruined abbeys of Britain which were abandoned following Henry VIII's acts to seize the assets of the churches.
The Ruined Abbeys of Britain Vol. 1
2019-04-19 The Ruined Abbeys of Britain Vol. 2 (1882)
Second volume of Frederick Ross's work on the ruined abbeys of Britain which were abandoned following Henry VIII's acts to seize the assets of the churches.
The Ruined Abbeys of Britain Vol. 2
2019-04-18 The Temple of the Andes (1884)
An early archaeological work about the city of Tiwanaku or Tiahuanacu in modern day Bolivia featuring descriptions and illustrations of the ruins and more.
The Temple of the Andes
2019-04-14 The United States Secret Service in the Late War (1890)
Lafayette Charles Baker was a member of the United States Secret Service during the Civil War who later published this account of the secret history of the war.
The United States Secret Service in the Late War
2019-04-05 The Voyages and Adventures of Capt. Barth. Sharp and Others (1684)
This work is a supplement to the English edition of Exquemelin's Bucaniers of America, 1684. It contains the account of Bartholomew Sharp around Panama.
The Voyages and Adventures of Capt. Barth. Sharp and Others
2019-01-21 Travels in Brazil (1816)
Henry Koster emigrated to Brazil in 1809, where he settled until his death in 1820. This important work was published during one his several visits to England.
Travels in Brazil
2019-04-18 Travels in China (1806)
John Barrow served as comptroller of household to Lord Macartney's diplomatic embassy to China from 1792-1794 and later authored this work about his travels.
Travels in China
2019-04-22 Travels in South Africa Vol. 1 (1822)
Travels in South Africa Vol. 1
2019-04-22 Travels in South Africa Vol. 2 (1822)
Travels in South Africa Vol. 2
2019-04-19 Travels in South America Vol. 1 (1825)
First volume of William Caldcleugh's travels in Brazil, Buenos Ayres and Chili between 1819 and 1821 where he observed mines, cities, local culture and more.
Travels in South America Vol. 1
2019-04-19 Travels in South America Vol. 2 (1825)
Second volume of William Caldcleugh's travels in Brazil, Buenos Ayres and Chili between 1819 and 1821 where he observed mines, cities, local culture and more.
Travels in South America Vol. 2
2019-01-21 Travels in the Gold and Diamond Districts of Brazil (1825)
With the permission of Prince Regent, Dom Pedro, John Mawe visited the diamond mines of Minas Geraes and government archives. He later published this account.
Travels in the Gold and Diamond Districts of Brazil
2019-04-23 Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 1 (1822)
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 1
2019-04-23 Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 2 (1824)
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 2
2019-04-17 Travels in the Island of Iceland (1811)
Travels in the Island of Iceland
2019-04-18 Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 1 (1806)
First volume of Sir John Barrow's account of travels and exploration in South Africa for the British illustrated with colored pictures and maps of the area.
Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 1
2019-04-18 Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 2 (1806)
Second volume of Sir John Barrow's account of travels and exploration in South Africa for the British illustrated with colored pictures and maps of the area.
Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa Vol. 2
2019-04-15 Travels Through Some Parts of Germany, Moldavia and Turkey (1818)
This illustrated book recounts Adam Neale's travels around Europe and Asia while a physician on duty with the British diplomatic mission at Constantinople.
Travels Through Some Parts of Germany, Moldavia and Turkey
2019-04-22 Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire Vol. 1 (1813)
Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire Vol. 1
2019-04-22 Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire Vol. 2 (1812)
Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire Vol. 2
2019-01-11 Twelve Views in the Interior of Guiana (1841)
Under the auspices of the Royal Geographical Society Robert Schromburgk explored Equatorial America during 1835-1839. He later published this pictorial account.
Twelve Views in the Interior of Guiana
2019-04-19 Upland Game Birds and Water Fowl (1877)
An attractive work featuring chromolithographs of North American birds in the United States by Alexander Pope with the text content written by Ernest Ingersoll.
Upland Game Birds and Water Fowl
2019-04-21 Utah, the Land of Blossoming Valleys (1922)
Utah, the Land of Blossoming Valleys
2019-04-20 Viaje Pintoresco y Arqueolojico de la Republica Mejicana (1840)
A Spanish translation of Carl Nebel's work on past and present Mexico titled Voyage pittoresque et archeologique dans la partie la plus interessante du Mexique.
Viaje Pintoresco y Arqueolojico de la Republica Mejicana
2019-01-09 Victoria Falls, Zambesi River (1865)
In 1861 Thomas Baines joined an expedition to the Victoria Falls in Africa, where he made a number of sketches and paintings later published in this book.
Victoria Falls, Zambesi River
2019-01-21 Views and Costumes of Rio de Janeiro (1822)
While a lieutenant of the Royal Artillery, Captain Sir Henry Chamberlain visited in Brazil in 1819-20. While there, he painted a series of views and costumes.
Views and Costumes of Rio de Janeiro
2019-01-11 Views in Australia or New South Wales (1825)
While in Australia for forgery, Joseph Lycett painted and published these colored views of local scenery which are among the first depictions of the area.
Views in Australia or New South Wales
2019-01-08 Views in Egypt (1801)
Luigi Mayer was an artist who accompanied ambassador Robert Ainslie around the Near East. He later published this book which contains impressive views of Egypt.
Views in Egypt
2019-04-20 Views in Greece (1821)
Edward Dodwell was an English archaeologist and artist who traveled around Greece making drawings of ruins and scenery that were later published in full color.
Views in Greece
2019-01-08 Views in Palestine (1804)
Luigi Mayer was an artist who accompanied Robert Ainslie around the Near East. He later published this book which contains views of Palestine and the Levant.
Views in Palestine
2019-01-07 Views in the Ottoman Dominions (1810)
Luigi Mayer was an artist who accompanied ambassador Robert Ainslie around the Ottoman Empire. He later published this book depicting scenery of his travels.
Views in the Ottoman Dominions
2019-01-06 Views in the Ottoman Empire (1803)
Luigi Mayer was an artist who accompanied ambassador Robert Ainslie around the Ottoman Empire. This work contains colored illustrations of their travels.
Views in the Ottoman Empire
2019-01-10 Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America (1844)
Frederick Catherwood accompanied John Lloyd Stephens on journeys to archaeological sites in Central America between 1839 and 1841. He later published this work.
Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America
2019-01-11 Views of Niagara (1831)
George Catlin was a famous American artist who published this illustrated and colored work about Niagara Falls. Contains bird's eye views of the falls and more.
Views of Niagara
2019-04-20 Vom Tropischen Tieflande zum Ewigen Schnee (1892)
Vom Tropischen Tieflande zum Ewigen Schnee
2019-04-22 Voyage a Surinam (1839)
Voyage a Surinam
2019-04-19 Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Atlas-Vol. 1] (1873)
First volume of the atlas of Francis Granier's account of the French expedition formed by the Commission d'exploration du Mekong to explore southwest Asia.
Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Atlas-Vol. 1]
2019-04-19 Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Atlas-Vol. 2] (1873)
Second volume of the atlas of Francis Granier's account of the French expedition formed by the Commission d'exploration du Mekong to explore southwest Asia.
Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Atlas-Vol. 2]
2019-04-19 Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Text-Vol. 1] (1873)
First volume of the text of Francis Granier's account of the French expedition formed by the Commission d'exploration du Mekong to explore southwest Asia.
Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Text-Vol. 1]
2019-04-19 Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Text-Vol. 2] (1873)
Second volume of the text of Francis Granier's account of the French expedition formed by the Commission d'exploration du Mekong to explore southwest Asia.
Voyage d'Exploration en Indo-Chine [Text-Vol. 2]
2019-04-08 Voyage dans la province d'Yucatan (1838)
A vivid account of Waldeck's exploration in the Yucatan and illustrated with lithographs of the inhabitants as well as some of the antiquities he collected.
Voyage dans la province d'Yucatan
2019-04-11 Voyage des Souverains du Canal du Suez (1870)
The Suez Canal opened under French control in 1869 with much pomp and circumstance. A lavish ceremony held by Khedive Ismail included other leaders and more.
Voyage des Souverains du Canal du Suez
2019-04-11 Voyage Pittoresque a Travers l'Isthme de Suez (1870)
A beautifully illustrated book based on the watercolors Edouard Riou made during celebrations at the opening of the Suez canal in October 1869 in Egypt.
Voyage Pittoresque a Travers l'Isthme de Suez
2019-04-06 Voyage Pittoresque Autour de Monde (1822)
Louis Choris was appointed the official painter on a three-year scientific expedition led by Russian explorer Otto von Kotzebue in 1815 that circled the world.
Voyage Pittoresque Autour de Monde
2019-04-20 Voyage Pittoresque dans les Grands Deserts du Nouveau Monde (1862)
Emmanuel Domenech was a French missionary and author who spent many years in the expanding territory of the United States including the American Southwest.
Voyage Pittoresque dans les Grands Deserts du Nouveau Monde
2019-04-06 Vues de l'Exposition Universelle (1889)
The Exposition Universelle of 1889 was a world's fair held in Paris, France in 1889. It was held during the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille.
Vues de l'Exposition Universelle
2019-04-04 Vues de Prague (1800)
An album illustrated throughout with twenty-one architectural views of Prague each hand-colored and highlighted. Rare work with no text or description.
Vues de Prague
2019-04-20 Vues des Cordilleres et Monumens de l'Amerique (1813)
Alexander von Humboldt traveled extensively in the Americas between 1799 and 1804, exploring and describing them for the first time from a scientific angle.
Vues des Cordilleres et Monumens de l'Amerique
2019-04-04 Vues et Paysages des Regions Equinoxiales (1826)
A very fine album of hand-colored views from Kotzebue's voyage of 1815-1818, originally published in parts by Louis Choris. Includes scenes around the Pacific.
Vues et Paysages des Regions Equinoxiales
2019-04-20 [Views of Old New York] (1875)
An album of twelve colored views of historical New York City in the early days from reproductions of works held in the New York Public Library collections.
[Views of Old New York]

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