Berkelouw Books

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Flora Australasica; or, A Selection of Handsome, or Curious Plants, natives of New Holland, and the South Sea Islands; containing coloured figures and descriptions of some of the choicest Species ... The drawings by E.D. Smith. By Robert Sweet
$9500
London: James Ridgway, 1827-1828. 8vo. Contemporary half oasis. Spine gilt and raised bands. Edges gilt. In protective slip-case. Comprising title-page, index/list of books quoted leaf, plus 56 magnificent brilliant hand-coloured engraved plates each with 2pp. of descriptive letterpress text. Previous owners bookplates on front end-papers. Slight foxing on end-papers, otherwise fine and complete. Scarce. Ferguson 1144.
Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World.
$7500
. The First performed in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771; (pp.692); The Second in 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775; (pp. 693-1022); The Third and Last in 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: (pp. 978). For making Discoveries in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, by Order of His Present Majesty. ...3 volumes... By James Cook Newcastle: Printed by M. Brown, 1790. Thick 8vo. Original full old calf (rebacked to match). At end of Volume 3 is the final leaf for Direction to Binder for placing the plates bearing folding engravings, folding Death of Cook plate, totalling 50 full-page plates. Beddie 44.
Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa.
$6000
In which are described the Character & the Condition of the Dutch Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope, & the several Tribes of Natives beyond its Limit. ...Comprehending also A Topographical & Statistical Sketch of the Cape Colony...2 volumes. Second & best edition, with additions ... By John Barrow London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1806. 4to. Original full calf with gilt borders to front & rear covers. Spines rebacked. Marbled end-papers. With 8 full-page coloured aquatints by S. Daniell, 9 folding charts of which the coloured ones show some offsetting, & Direction for Placing the Plates leaf.