Robert Charles Dallas (1754-1824)
The History of the Maroons, from their origin to the establishment of their chief-tribe at Sierra Leone, including the expedition to Cuba ... and the state of the island of Jamaica. London: A. Strahan for T.N. Longman, 1803. 2 volumes, 8 (22.5 x 13.5cm.) Engraved frontispieces and 2 folding engraved maps, final errata leaf. (Some browning.) Later buckram with red morocco lettering-pieces, uncut. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 18322.
James HACKETT. Narrative of the Expedition which sailed from England in 1817, to join the South American Patriots. London: John Murray, 1818. 8 (22.2 x 13.5cm.). (Light spotting.) Original boards with paper spine label. Provenance: Charles Bathurst, Sydney Park (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. An account of the misfortunes which befell the author after his enlistment as first lieutenant in the Venezuelan Artillery Brigade. Sabin 29476.
Anthony Zachariah HELMS. Travels from Buenos Ayres, by Potosi, to Lima. 12 (15.6 x 98cm.) 2 folding engraved maps (one map affected by 6cm. clean tear, F3 torn through, c8 with paper repair to outer margin, some browning.) Mid 19th-century half roan and marbled boards. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. An abridgement of the travels, first published in German in 1798, with an appendix from Alcedo, Ulloa, and other sources. Helms is described on the title page as 'formerly director of the mines near Cracow in Poland, and late director of the mines...in Peru.' Sabin 31265, calling for only one map in this edition.
Juan Ignacio de MOLINA. The Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chili translated from the original Italian. London: for Longman, Hurst [etc.], 1809. 2 volumes, 8 (21.5 x 13.5cm.) Half-titles, folding engraved map. (Some browning and soiling, heavy stains at end of vol.II.) Late 19th-century half calf and mottled boards. Sabin 49894. (6)