BAINES, Thomas (1822-1875). The Gold Regions of south eastern Africa, by the late Thomas Baines... accompanied by a biographical sketch of the author. London & Cape Colony: White & Fawcett for Edward Stanford in London and J.W.C. Mackay in Port Elizabeth, 1877. 8° (220 x 140mm). Title with wood-engraved vignette of a beetle. Mounted photographic portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature on mount, folding sheet with 2 maps in poocket at rear, folding 4pp. lithographic facsimile letter, 3 mounted photographic plates from paintings by Baines, extra-illustrated with a photograph of Baines's memorial in Durban tipped onto front pastedown. (20mm. tear to foot of title, small tears to folding map sheet.) Original green cloth, blocked in black and gilt (hinges weak). Provenance: J. Ewing Ritchie (presentation inscription from Robert White, dated Brighton 1891, pencilled inscription about White). FIRST EDITION OF THIS 'IMPORTANT WORK' (Mendelssohn). A presentation copy from the owner of the Baines pictures illustrated in the work - it is possible that he was also the publisher. Mendelssohn I, p.71.
Thomas BAINES. Explorations in south-west Africa. Being an account of a journey in the years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the western cvoast, to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls. London: Spottiswoode & Co. for Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. 8° (221 x 140mm). Half-title. Chromolithographic frontispiece by Hanhart after Baines, 3 folding engraved maps with routes marked in colours by hand, 8 wood-engraved plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, all by G. Pearson after Baines. Original green cloth by Edmonds & Remnants, covers blocked in blind, spine in gilt. A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, ?later issue binding. Mendelssohn I,p.69.
William Barry LORD & Thomas BAINES. Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life Travel and Exploration. London: Horace Cox, 1871. 8° (238 x 158mm). 6pp. advertisements at rear. Wood-engraved title, frontispiece, 14 plates and numerous illustrations, most after Baines. Original green cloth, blocked in gilt and blind (extremities slightly rubbed, lightly soiled). Mendelssohn I,p.925. (3)