TRISTAN da CUNHA
Denstone Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Denstone College, 1993 account of 1993 exp. 32pp illustrated booklet. (Day 125)
Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Denstone Coll, 1983. 1982-83 expedition. 60pp illus booklet with foldout map.
Carmichael, Capt D
Description of the Island of Tristan da Cunha. Dec 1817. Typescript from original in Linnean Library. 28pp. (Day 266).
The History and Postal History of Tristan da Cunha.1980. Vast detail. Profusely illustrated. 347pp. A4 ringbound. (Day 703).
As above but author signed and insert of review by B Davidson.
Penguins, Potatoes and Postage Stamps. Nelson 2000. A personal chronicle of a lifetimes involvement with the stamps, history and people of TDC. 160pp, illus.
Further than the Furthest Thing. Faber 2000. A play about the 1961 eruption performed in London during 2000. 1774 pp softback.
Helyer, P and Swales, M
Bibliography of Tristan da Cunha. Nelson 1998. Attempted list of everything written on TDC. 10 years to compile. 175pp, softback.
La Ferla & Green P
Tristan da Cunha Big Book. 1996. A listing of the families and ancestors of the population of TDC. 110pp, ringbound.
Lajolo A and Lombardi G
Tristan da Cunha the Legendary Island. M.Marinaro 1999. Text English/Italian. 149pp. High quality colour photos. Softback.
Social Philately: Letters From the Loneliest Island in the World. 1991. Letters and TDC ephemera. Ringbound A4 softback. 142pp.
The Voyage of the Cap Pilar. Seafarer 1993. Includes 4 day mail stop at TDC (2 chaps). 356pp, illus softback.
Smith, Rozell C
The Ships of Tristan da Cunha: A Listing 1506-1991. 1992. 48pp, ringbound. List of all shipping calls.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 1 1939-1942. Private 2001. Reports, letters and postal history. First in forthcoming series of six. Ringbound A4 softback. 102pp, colour illustrated.
Taylor, Rev William F
The Utmost Parts of the Earth: Some Account of the Settlement of Tristan da Cunha…. 1856. Photocopy 90pp.
Van Ryssen W J
The Birds of the Tristan da Cunha Group and Gough Island. Repnt of 1976 Capetown Univ pub. 31pp, illus, A5 card covers.
The Discovery of Oceanic Islands in the South Atlantic by the Portuguese During the Sixteenth Century. Complete copy (214pp) of Portuguese Stud. Rev. Vol 8 No 1. 1999-2000. Article 31pp, illus.
Trouble on Tristan. Tynron, 1991 p-back. Fictional adventure on Inaccessible/RMS. 3rd in S. Atlantic trilogy. 216pp, illus.
Deliver Me From Safety. Wilton 65,1994. Personal view of 1982 Denstone exp. to Inaccessible. Softback. 206pp illus.
MAPS AND CHARTS
1:30,000Ed 1 OS 1971. Update of 1962 ed. 60 x 61 cm. black and white.
1:140,000Small format sheet. Ed 2, OS 1972. Coloured. (Day 166)
1:63,360 (approx) Tristan da Cunha from the survey by Allan Crawford 1937-38. Specially produced map in aid of the Roland Svensson Island Fund. Suitable for framing (28 cm x 28 cm). Each signed by author.
Set of 4 TDC birds – Antarctic tern, Mollies, Sooty albatross (Gough Is), Tristan thrush.
5 views by Lombardi/Jacobsz featuring 2 x settlement, 2 sea views, Peak crater.
2 cards by Jimmy Glass. Albatross on Nightingale, Rockhoppers on Gough
MAGAZINES (in complete magazines except where stated)
Tristan Isle of Contentment, Nov 1938, WR Foran. 24p/23 illus. (Day 117).
New Life for Loneliest Isle, Jan 1950, L.Lewis, 12pp & 15 illus. (Day 609).
Death of an Island, May 1962, P.J.F.Wheeler, 20pp & 17 illus. (Day 472)
Return to Lonely Tristan, Jan 1964, J.P.Blair, 22pp & 29 illus. (Day 473)
Island Hopping, Mar 2000, Ted Botha. Description of RMS visit and island. 7pp, illus.
The Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Nov 1985. M.Swales. 4pp, 1 map.
Gough Island by M Holdgate, Mar 1957 with colour illus in vol from May 56-Apr 57
JOURNAL OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH
Genetic Evolution in an Isolated Population. DF Roberts Spring 1979. 17pp, illus. Genetic examination of the TDC population. Off print.
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS
TDC Continued Volcanic Activity. 6.1.1962. Single page.
Royal Societys Expedition. 7.4.1962. Full page + text.
Returing Home. 23.3.1963. 1/6th page photo of islanders on the Amazon.
The Eruption of Tristan da Cunha. M W Holdgate. Sept 1962. 2.5 pp
Lombardi G and Lajolo A
Tristan da Cunha: The Island at The Top of the World. 1992. A film of unique charm. 45 mins..
Allan Crawfords Tristan da Cunha. 2001. Tristan in another age filmed mainly during the War with Crawfords later commentary added.. Unique footage of island life. 80 mins.
Rock of Exile: A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha. 1958. 196pp, illustrated (Day 122). US edition.
US ed rebound as library copy. No DJ.
The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World After Sperm Whales. The story of the Desdemona which called at TDC in 1870. 1902 ed in half-leather binding. 379pp, illustrated. A nice copy.
As above but 1948 edition in cloth. 375pp, illustrated.
Busch BC (ed)
Master of Desolation: The Reminiscences of Capt. Joseph Fuller. 1980. Fuller was born on TDC and was Wm. Glasss nephew. The account is mainly about sealing and shipwreck on Kerguelen. 349pp.
Adamastor. 1930. Collection of poems by S.A. poet inc. “Tristan da Cunha” – “You hissed a great cinder from the ocean..” 108pp.
Collected Poems. 1981. Intro. By Marcia Leveson. Softback 123pp.
Results of the Norwegian Expedition 1937-38. Following reports are in original paper covers, most articles are photographically illus:
Report 2 – Dunne, Volcanology of the TDC Group. 1941. 145pp, illus., paper covers (back missing). Personal copy of A Crawford.
Report 2 – Dunne, Volcanology of the Tristan da Cunha Group. 1941. 145pp, illus., paper covers (contents loose).
Report 5 – Henriksen & Oeding, Medical Survey of TDC. 147pp, illus., paper covers (tape repaired). Personal copy of A Crawford.
Report 9 – Baardseth, The Marine Algae of TDC. 174pp, illus.
Report 12 – Sivertsen, Fishes of TDC. 44pp. Illus., paper covers
Report 16 – Dons, On Some Marine Sedentary Protozoans from TDC. 16pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 17 – Brinck, Coleoptera of the TDC Group. 121pp. Illus.
Report 18 – Cleve-Euler, Litoral Diatoms from TDC. 30pp. Illus (loose) paper covers.
Report 19 – Stephensen, The Amphipoda of TDC. 61pp. Illus.
Report 20 – Hagen, Birds of TDC. 248pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 39 – Lawrence, Chilopoda of TDC. 13pp. Illus.
Reports 34-35 – Lambers, Amphididae and Beier, Pseudoscorpione (latter in German). 10pp. Illus., paper covers.
Report 33 – Stock, Pycogonida of TDC. 13pp. Illus., paper covers.
Isle of Romance and Mystery. 1949. Includes TDC 15pp, Pitcairn 7pp, S. Georgia, Easter Island etc. Each island illus.180pp. No D/J.
Postal Taxation of Tristan da Cunhas Mail. 3 articles extracted from SG Stamp Monthly (Sept-Nov 1979) with copy of letter from SG to the author.
du Baty, R
15,000 Miles in a Ketch. Nelson. c1910. First ed. 348pp. 8 illus.
1930s reprint of the above, new preface (2pp) but no photos.
Narrative of a Residence in New Zealand. Journal of a Residence in Tristan da Cunha. 1966 OUP reprint. Intro by E H McCormick. 270pp, illus
Edinburgh, The Duke of
Birds from Britannia. 1962. 1956 & 1959 world tours. Mainly S.Atlantic – Deception, Gough, TDC, St H. 62pp, map/ photos.
Falke Ronne A
Back to Tristan. 1967. Story of the re-settlement 149pp, illustrated.
Tristan da Cunha: an Empire Outpost and its Keepers with Glimpses of its Past and Considerations of its Future. 1932. 173pp, illus. No DJ.
Eight Bells at Salamander. 1960. Strong on both Gough and TDC also Bouvet with numerous other sea stories. 266pp, illus.
Almost Forgotten Never Told. 1965. The Cape coast and its connections with chap on TDC, St H refs etc. 292pp, illus. No D/J
Alert to Danger. 1969. Nine rescue stories inc TDC after the eruption. 150pp, illus. Sl torn DJ..
As above but no DJ.
Mountains in the Sea: The Story of the Gough Island Expedition. 1958. Travel book club ed. 222pp, illustrated. No D/J.
The Glass Island. 1964. Before and after the volcano. Fiction blended with fact. 192pp, 14 illustrations. (Day 474).
As above but ex-library copy with D/J.
A Grue of Ice. 1962. Adventure novel based on Tristan, Bouvet and mythical Thompson Island. 320pp.
The Voyage of the Challenger. 1972. Chap+9 illus on Inaccessible/ TDC+ Stoltenhoff rescue.. 288pp, illus. softback.
Mackay, J A and Crabb, G F
Tristan da Cunha: Its Postal History and Philately. 1965. Author published. 72pp ringbound, illustrated.
Angry Island: The Story of Tristan da Cunha (1506-1963). 1963. 288pp, illustrated. Sl torn DJ..
As above but US edition.
Marsh, John H
No Pathway Here. 1948. S.African occupation of Marion and Prince Edward islands aided by A.Crawford & Tristanians. 200pp, 24 illus.
As above but torn D/J.
Milner John and Brierly, Oswald
The Cruise of HMS Galatea Captain HRH Duke of Edinburgh in 1867-68. 1869 1st ed. Account of Dukes visit to the colonies and TDC which is well described with colour print. 487pp, illus. folding map. Orig gilt-dec blue cloth, rebacked with orginal spine laid down. Water stain to corner of plates. Loose frontis photo of Duke.
A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea, N & S Pacific, Chinese Sea, Ethiopic and Southern Atlantic, Indian and Antarctic Ocean 1822-1831. Gregg Press 1970 reprint of 1832 edition. 492pp
Moseley, H N
Notes by A Naturalist Made During The Voyage of HMS Challenger. 1944 ed. Good description of TDC, also Asc, Falklands and sub-Antarctic islands. 540pp, illustrated.
Crisis in Utopia. 1971. Effects of the evacuation on the community. 324pp, 28 photos.(Day 469). US ed.
The Song Tradition of Tristan da Cunha. Indiana Univ 1970. 176pp Illustrated. (Day 656).
Three Voyages of a Naturalist: Many Little Known Islands in Three Oceans Visited by the Valhalla RYS. 1909 revised ed. TDC, S Trinidad, St Pauls Rocks, Easter, Pitcairn ++. 246pp, 79 photos, 4 maps.
The Lonely Island. 1926. 1st ed. 223pp, 28 photos. (Day 112). Inscribed and small rubber stamped. Sl foxing otherwise good.
Another copy similar but with two small newspaper articles on fep
Shelter From The Spray. 1952. The Stoltenhoff brothers on Inaccessible. 212pp, illus. No D/J.
The Voyage of the Cap Pilar. 1947 ed. Includes 4 day mail stop at TDC (2 chaps). (Day 119) 320pp, 11 illus, 13 maps. No DJ.
Smith, Rozell C
The Ships of Tristan da Cunha. Vol 1 1986 Lifeline of A Lonely Island. Vol 2 1994 A History of the Mails. Ringbound illus. 2 vols
Tristan da Cunha: The Jack Cole Collection. Auction catalogue 30.10.1998. 90pp with prices realised.
All World Featuring the “Edinburgh” Collection of Tristan da Cunha. 1987. Auction catalogue for the Boetie Davidson collection
Thompson, Sir Wyville
The Voyage of the Challenger: The Atlantic. 1st ed in 2 vols. 1877 396pp & 424pp. 28 plates & maps. Vol 1 has rather loose binding with f.e.p.detached. Slight foxing to map pages in both vols.. 35pp on TDC inc 3 plates, 3 woodcuts, 2 maps. Also covers Falklands (39pp), Ascension (8pp), St Pauls Rocks (8pp) + much more.
As above but rebound with maroon spine and marbled boards. Contents clean.
Times Weekly Edition
21.10.1904. Announcement that the Pandora will call at TDC. Instructions for sending post, gifts etc. 5 col cm.
Tristan da Cunha Lithographs by Roland Svensson 1964
Roland Svensson was already well known to island lovers for his pictures of the Outer Hebrides when he accompanied the Tristanians returning to their island after the eruption. The resulting colour lithographs were drawn on stone and printed direct. They were published in a numbered, artist signed portfolio of 300. The following selection can be supplied in a basic frame if collected but out of frame if posted.
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas. 42 x28 cm
The Helmsman. 33×42 cm.
Tristan da Cunha. 43×28 cm. View of the island.
Farewell Tristan 42×20 cm. The island from afar.
Map of Tristan Group 38×28 cm.
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