First Edition. London / Toronto / a.o., Doubleday, 2006. 14 cm x 22.5 cm. 299 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Fine / As New. Signed by the author.
Civilisation in Congoland – A Story of International Wrong-Doing. With a prefatory Note by the Right Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke.
London, P.S.King & Son, 1903. Octavo. XVI, 311 pages with large, coloured, folded map of the Congo: “Congo Land or The Conventional Basin of the Congo”. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Endpaper detached. Otherwise in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Faint old library stamp of the “Reichsgericht in Berlin” to titlepage.
The Peninsular War – A New History.
London / New York / a.o., Penguin Books Ltd., 2002. 16 cm x 24 cm. XV, 587 pages. Several black and white maps and colour plates. Original Hardcover with the rare illustrated dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Excellent, as new condition with very minor signs of external wear. Out of print Hardcover-Version.
Regni Hispaniae Post Omnium Editiones Locumplessima Descriptio.
Antwerp, Ortelius, [c.1592]. Original hand-coloured engraving. Plate Size: 49.6 cm x 37.6 cm. Sheet Size: 57.8 cm x 45.6 cm. Original map. Very good condition. Clean and crisp impression. Some slight creases along edges. Very minor, barely visible, tears to lower edges.
Los Siete Libros de la Diana de George de Montemajor. Où sous le nom de Bergers & Bergeres sont compris les amours des plus signalez d’Espagne. Traduicts [sic] d’Espagnol en François, & conferez és deux langues. P.S.G.P. [édition bilingue française and castellane de ‘Diana’ de Jorge de Montemajor].
[Bilingual French-Castellan / Edição bilingue castelhano-francês]. Paris, De l’imprimerie d’Anthoine du Brueil, 1613. Small Octavo. Collated complete: Engraved titlepage, , 347,  pages. [Pagecount of 347 is incorrect and should be “694”, because only every second page is imprinted with progressing numeration]. Beautiful, recent Hardcover / Modern half-leather with gilt lettering on spine and marbled, paper-covered boards. New endpapers. Bookblock and interior in very good and firm condition. Faded dampstain to some of the text only. Very rare and important renaissance-publication.
Zanzibar – The Island Metropolis of Eastern Africa. With Illustrations and Maps.
First Edition. London, T. Fisher Unwin, 1920. 17.5 cm x 25.5 cm. Frontispiece, XI, 421 pages. 50 illustrations. Two maps near front and also including the often missing large fold-out map of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands at rear. Hardcover [publisher’s original blue cloth] with gilt lettering on spine. Embossment to front board. Good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Minor bumps to corners of boards. Spine cloth frayed at head and tail. Binding is still firm and strong. Some spotting throughout to an otherwise clean interior. With tissue guard in good condition. New endpapers !
Regna Portugallia et Algarbia, cum adjacentibus Hispania Provincus. Quibus in Peculiari et Minopi Mappa Adjunctum est Brasilia Regnum.
Augsburg, Georg Friderich Lotter, 1762. Original hand-coloured Engraving. Plate Size: 49 cm x 57.7 cm. Sheet Size: 51.6 cm x 59.6 cm. Original map. Very good condition. Clean and crisp. Map orientated to the North. Slight roughness to top right corner edge.
Portugallia et Algarbia qua olim Lusitania.
Amsterdam, Guiljelmum et Joannem Blaeu, . Original hand-coloured engraving. Plate Size: 49.6 cm x 38.1 cm. Sheet Size: 58 cm x 47 cm. Original map. Very good condition. Map orientated with north facing to the right. Some very minor traces of spotting near edges. Signs of foxing in top right corner of map. Minor chip and tear near lower left corner of sheet. Centre fold as issued. Latin text on reverse.
Hispaniae Veteris Descriptio.
Amsterdam, Janssonius, [c.1662]. Original hand-coloured copper engraving. Plate Size: 49.2 cm x 37 cm. Sheet Size: 59.8 cm x 45 cm. Original map. Very good condition. Faint hint of foxing along left fore edge. Centre fold as issued. Latin text on reverse.
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