La Nouvelle-Nursie. Histoire d’une Colonie Benedectine dans l’Australie Occidentale (1846-1878). Avec gravures et carte. Paris, Lecoffre, 1878. 8vo. Original paper wrap. VIII, 386,  pp. With fine wood engravings included in the pagination and one large folding map. 3 portraits of Benedictine friars missing. Text otherwise complete. Library stamp on front wrap and half title. Rebacked. A fine example with full margins, deckle edges. An interesting early description of Western Australia, taking into account its native population, customs and wildlife as well as the Benedictine colony. Text in French.
Berenger, Théophile, La Nouvelle-Nursie. Histoire d’une Colonie Bénédictine dans l’Australie Occidentale (1846-1878). Avec gravures et carte, Lecoffre, 1878
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NANSEN, Fridtjof; SVERDRUP, Otto., In Nacht und Eis. Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-1896. Mit einem Beitrag von Kapitan Sverdrup, 207 Abbildungen, 8 Chromotafeln und 4 Karten. | Supplement. Wir Framleute. Von Bernhard Nordahl. Nansen und ich auf 86? 14′. Von Lieutenant Hjalmar Johansen. Mit 86 Abbildungen und 4 Chromotafeln. [3 vols.], F. A. Brockhaus, 1897
BARROW, John, Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Illustrated with several engravings., Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804
BLIGH, William, A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, For the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in his Majesty’s ship the Bounty. Commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh. Including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship’s boat, from Tofoa, one of the friendly islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies. The whole illustrated with charts, &c. Published by the permission of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. , George Nicol, Bookseller to his Majesty, Pall Mall., 1792