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    Louis Nicholas Philippe Auguste, Comte de Forbin; Thomas McKeevor; Chevalier De La Poix De Freminville; Pierre Joseph Dumont; Henderick Portenger & Captain R. De May; John Lewis Burckhardt; James Prior; Admiral Don Antonio De Cordova; John Augustine Waller. Eight Travel Works in One Volume. Includes:
    Count Forbin: Travels In Egypt, Being A Continuation Of The Travels in the Holy Land, In 1817-18. [with]
    Thomas McKeevor: A Voyage To Hudson's Bay, During The Summer Of 1812. Containing A Particular Account Of The Icebergs...Also A Description Of The Esquimeaux... [with]
    P.J. Dumont: Narrative Of Thirty-Four Years Slavery And Travels In Africa... [issued with]
    De Freminville: Voyage To The North Pole, In The Frigate The Syrene; Including A Physical And Geographical Notice Relative To The Island Of Iceland. [with]
    R. De May: Narrative Of The Sufferings And Adventures Of Henderick Portenger...Wrecked On The Shores Of Abyssinia, In The Red Sea. [with]
    Burckhardt: Travels Of M. Burckhardt, In Egypt And Nubia. [with]
    Prior: Voyage Along The Eastern Coast of Africa, To Mosambique, Johanna, And Quiloa; To St. Helena; to Rio de Janerio, Bahia and Pernambuco in Brazil In The Nisus Frigate. [with]
    De Cordova: A Voyage Of Discovery To The Strait of Magellan: With An Account Of The Manners And Customs Of The Inhabitants; And Of The Natural Productions of Patagonia. [with]
    John Walker: A Voyage In The West Indies: Containing Various Observations Made During A Residence In Barbadoes, And Several Of The Leeward Islands; With Some Notices And Illustrations Relative To The City Of Paramarbo, In Surinam. London: For Sir Richard Phillips, 1819-1820. First Editions. Krown & Spellman retail: $1250. 8vo. 8 works in 1 vol. xii, [4],95,[1]; [4],76,[4],77-96; 42;28;32; [4],114; viii,104; [4],106pp. Contemporary sheep-backed paper-covered boards. Title on label, edges red, rubbed, stamps of "Societe De Lecture" on title page shelf label on rear cover, a few minor stain, title page of Walker torn at edge, folding chart backed. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    Forbin: Folding aquatint frontispiece of pyrimids, 8 illus. on 6 leaves at end, text cut of cross section of Belzoni's entrance into the Second Pyrimid of Gheza. McKeevor 4 of 6 plates [lackinf frontis. & 'Mooonlight Scene". Dumont: Frontis. port. Prior: 2 charts [folding] lacks view of Mosambique. Cordova: Port. & folding chart. Walker: Chart & 6 plates.                  

    This volume contains eight issues of these travels and voyages which are often found as separate pamphlets. Each of the works is an important original source of contemporary travel accounts.    Forbin: Hilmy I,163. McKeevor: Sabin 43396; Cree 10643. TPL 910.  Freminville: Sabin 43396; Peel 60; Lande 1314.  Dumont: Playfair 526. Burckhardt: Hilmy 105. Prior: Borba De Morales II,689. Waller Sabin 101114; Hough 695. Ragatz 235. Handler 72. Cundall 2150.

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