New and secondhand books on the South Atlantic islands
Ian Mathieson 5 Harraton House, Exning, Newmarket Suffolk CB8 7HF UK
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LIST No 17 (April 2004)
The catalogue is organised by area as previously.
For each island I offer items as:
New books In print – mainly readily available. New entries have box around number
Maps & charts Mainly in print or available in quantity.
Videos In print.
Postcards In print.
Magazines Out of print but usually have multiple copies. Normally in full copy of magazine.
Secondhand Often only one copy available although we may obtain further copies in due course. Please check availability before sending money. Condition of book noted where appropriate.
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Birds of Ascension: A Short Introduction. 17pp illus pamphlet.
St Helena and Ascension: A Natural History. See under St Helena
Bartlett, L S
Ascension Island. Author was resident magistrate 1934-36. Copied from 1960s typescript. 40pp
Cable & Wireless
Ascension Island: 100 Years of Communications. 1999. 14pp. Full colour illustrated.
Cavana G & Hall E
Ascension Island Cookbook 1997. 114pp of recipes with sketches and historical notes. Ringbound with colour card covers.
De Saint Pierre, J H B
Voyage to the Isle de France, the Isle of Bourbon and the Cape of Good Hope. With early descrip of Asc. AES 1999 reprint of 1800 ed.
Turtle Island: A Journey to Britains Oddest Colony. Penguin 2002. Turtle mans amusing account of Ascension. 158pp.
The Sinking of the Laconia: A Tragedy of the Battle of the Atlantic. Watkins 1994. Ascension connections. 236pp, illus.
Hook, Timothy J
Fishing Ascension Island South Atlantic Ocean. Tightline 2001. 56pp illustrated booklet.
Huxley, R C
Ascension Island and Turtles: A Monograph. Asc Heritage Soc, 1997. Contains new material from Govt archives. 30pp, illus.
A Voyage to Surat in the Year 1689. AES 1994 reprint of 1929 edtn. Ed H Rawlinson. Chaps on Asc & St H. Description + origins of population, turtles and the Asc post office. 313pp, illus (Day 64).
A Concise Guide to Ascension Island South Atlantic. 3rd Ed, 1983. Principal guidebook. 54pp, illus. Photocopy reproduction.
Packer, J. E & L.
Contributions Towards A Flora of Ascension Island. 1997. Plant history and description with checklist. 67pp, ringbound with illus
A Guide to the Geology of Ascension Island and St Helena. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 44pp.
Ascension Number. Dec 1923. The Cablemans Staff Paper. Great detail with photos and text. Photocopy. 35pp.
MAPS AND CHARTS
Single sheet, Edn 4, OS 1992. Colour. 84 x 87 cm. (Day 161)
Ascension Island: What’s So Special? RSPB, 1997. Colour front with map and photos. B&w reverse with natural & historical info.
1993. MOD map in colour on A4 showing elevations and main features.
Small format coloured sheet, Edtn 3, OS 1972.
Tourism set of 10 cards. Drawings of turtle ponds, Green Mt, land crab, wideawake tern, donkeys, RMS St Helena, RAF Tristar, the Residency, Red Lion, Islander Hostel.
Four cards by Bingeman and Bones. Features map of Asc with overlain by island scenes.
Judges (7 cards) (c16059X-c16065X): Turtle, Underwater life, Scouts Path, Devils’s Riding School, Long Beach, Georgetown/Cross Hill, Dew Pond.
Judges (3 cards) (c17443x-c17445x): Sisters Peak, English Bay, Long Beach.
Judges (3 + 1 cards) (c20325x-c20327x and c20775x): The Lizard, Pillar Bay, Dew Pond, Green Turtle.
Marine Turtles of Ascension Island. 15 min film produced by the Marine Turtle Group.
Henry, D & Fowler S
Ascension Island. 1995. Approximately 3 hours on history and natural history.
Ascension: The Stamps and Postal History. 1981. 71pp, illus. Sl torn DJ.
The Turtle: A Natural History. 1968. 248pp, illustrated.
A Stately Southerner. 1926. 191pp, illus. Chapter on Asc. No DJ. Water marked boards otherwise clean.
Ford, Eric H
The History and Postage Stamps of Ascension Island. 1971 reprint of 1933 edition. 68pp, illustrated, card covers.
In Quest of The Sun: The Journal of The “Firecrest”. 1929. Inc vignette of life on Asc also St H. (Day 100). 315pp, 14 photos, map. 3 cm tear to spine.
As above but cheap edition
The Gold of a St. Matthew. 1970. An adventure story set around the space tracking station on Ascension. 244pp, VG, small incription.
Through Mighty Seas. 1941. Windjammers out of Portmadoc in the 1890s – 3 voyages of which third was to Asc with govt stores. Good descrip + 2 photos. 288pp, 13 photos. Cloth.
As above but travel book club edition. 288pp, 13 photos.
Sinclair, W E
The Cruise of the Quartette. 1937. Amusing account of S. Atlantic cruising inc call at Asc. Includes photocopy of Bartletts account of visit (see no5). 287pp, illus. Rather worn.
Ascension Island. 14pp illus article in Aug 160 ed of Geog. Mag.
As above but in bound vlume July-Dec 1960 – 6 issues.
Wideawake Island: The Story of the B.O.U. Centenary Expedition to Ascension. 1960. 224pp, illus, VG with torn DJ
GRAPHIC / ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS PRINTS
1.7.1882. Wideawakes hatching their eggs. ½ page
24.2.1883. Turtle catching at Ascension. 4 views. ½ page.
St Helena 500 Years of History. 20pp A4 colour illustrated booklet published to commemorate the qunicentenary of the island’s discovery in 2002.
St Helena 1502-2002. Colour poster of James Bay and island faces. Approx 80 x 50 cm.
The St Helena Monthly Register Dec 1811, Jan-Apr 1812, June-July 1812. P-copy great detail each issue aprx 40p with contents list.
Flora St Helenica. J Boyd, 1825. Reprint of the update of Roxburgh’s plant listing. 20pp, A5, card covers. (Day 201)
Ashmole, Philip & Myrtle
St Helena and Ascension: A Natural History. Nelson 2000. Compares the flora and fauna development on the two islands. Great detail. Photos, maps, diagrams and line drawings. 478pp, illus.
St Helena, The Island, Her People and Their Ship. Wilton 65, 1993. Hardback 198pp, colour illustrations.
As above but softback edition.
SPECIAL OFFER HALF PRICE
St Helena Visitor’s Pack – Six Books Covering:
Society, The Ship, Plantation House, The Island‘s History, Walking and A General Guide.
List price £53. £26.50 UK. £30 Overseas.
Bain St Helena (no 47), Eriksen St Helena Lifeline (no 68), Field Plantation House (no 70), Gosse St Helena (no 80), Mathieson & Carter Exploring St Helena (no 101), Phillips St Helena Travellers Handbook (no 110)
The Flora and Fauna of St Helena. 1982, ODA Project Record 59. Photocopied reprint. 88pp paper covers.
Burnell A C & Tiele P A (ed)
The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies from the Old English Translation of 1598. Munishram reprint 1997 of 1935 Hakluyt ed. Chaps on StH/Asc. 2v.307/341pp.(Day 51).
Cable & Wireless
St Helena Island Telecommunications, Services & Business Directory 2002. A4. 80pp inc 23pp of all main business adverts.
Churches of the S.Atlantic 1502-1991. Nelson 1992. 315pp. Illus
Cant, J (ed)
His Majestys Grant of the Island of St Helena to the East India Company 16th December 1673. 1999. Facsimile/transcription/ dis-cussion of the St H Charter. 141pp, illus. Signed by ed. ltd ed of 100.
Poems of the St Helena Island: Volume One, 50 Poems 2002. Poems on many aspects of St H from this prolific author. 50pp.
St Helena in Focus: A Poetic Profile. APC, 2001. Celebration of the quincentenary. 282pp colour photos & poetry extracts.
St Helena Illustrated. NBP1998. 1502-1902. 340 colour, sepia, b&w views, maps, portraits. Extract from 1801 descrip of St H 172pp.
St Helena. W. Brown 1979. 150+ photos of buildings + part reprint of Melliss 1875 text on history, geology etc. 245pp, illus. (Day 660).
Napoleon’s Captivity on St Helena 1815-1821. Savannah 2002. A reprint of St Helena Who’s Who. 257pp, illustrated.
Charlton, Tony et al
Broadcast Television Effects in a Remote Community. LEA 2002. Seven papers shedding light on St Helenas community. 169pp.
Yamstocks, Brushmakers and Latter-Day Saints: The Isackes of St Helena and Their Descendants. 1998. 122pp, A4 ringbound..
Mandelslo’s Travels in Western India (1638-1639). pub 1931. 1995. Short account including reference to St Helena.
Facsimile Extracts from A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World. 1777. Chaps ix/ x The 2nd visit to St H /Asc. 19pp
Island of St Helena: Listing and Preservation of Buildings of Architectural and Historic Interest. 1997. Reset of 1974 report. 69 photos 5 maps. Foreword A Cheetham. 250+ buildings. 82pp.
Cronk, Q C B
The Endemic Flora of St Helena. Nelson 2000. Colour plates by Lesley Ninnes. Account of endemic plants and ferns and an historical ecology and conservation history of the island. 119pp, 25 plates.
South Atlantic Haven: A Maritime History for the Island of St Helena. Illus history. Locally produced in A4. 70pp. (Day 313)
From Signal Gun to Satellite: A History of Communications on the Island of St Helena. Ring bound A4. 58pp, illus. (Day 314)
St Helena Lifeline. Mallet & Bell, 1994. Curnow, St Helena Shipping and the RMS. 154pp, numerous photos. Reduced price.
Schooling in the South Atlantic Islands 1661-1992. Nelson 1994. St H/TDC/Asc/FI. 385pp, illus s-back.
The History of Plantation House, St Helena 1673-1967. Patten 1998. Photos and preface by D Smallman. 85pp, illus. Softback.
The Tea Time Islands: A Journey to Britain‘s Faraway Outposts. Penguin 2003. 264pp, illus. Covers Ascension, St Helena, Falklands, BIOT, Pitcairn and the Falklands.
Foster, William (ed)
Voyage of Thomas Best to the East Indies 1612-1614. Munishram 1997 reprint of 1934 Hakluyt ed. Inc. Witte Leeuw sinking. 316pp.
A New Account of East India and Persia 1672-1681. AES 1992 reprint 1915 ed. Notes by W Crooke. Inc 1682 visit to St H & Asc- Gov Blackmore, “Wart in the Sea” etc. 3 vls 353/371/271pp,.
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage of Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe 1618-1625.Pub 1929. 1992. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 163pp, illus.
St Helena: The Chinese Connection. Printsetters, 2002. Chinese indentured labour 1810-1836 and beyond. 118pp, illus. softback.
The Pepper Tree. 2002. Island written childrens story. A5 booklet with paper covers, illustrated. 24pp. 2nd edition.
Fibre; An Island Musical. 1997. Musical score and lyrics. 39pp, ringbound.
Napoleon Bonaparte: Englands Prisoner: The Emperor in Exile 1816-21. Constable 2001. 206pp, illustrated. The English treatment of Napoleon during the captivity.
Gill, R and Teale. P A
St Helena 500: A Chronological History of the Island. St Helena Heritage Society 1999. 390pp. A year by year account of the main events in the islands history.
St Helena 1502-1938. Ed T.Hearl. Nelson 1990. 447pp.
Journal of a Residence in India. AES 2000 reprint of 1812 ed. Contains description and full page print of St H. 211pp, illus.
The Voyage of Francois Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, The Maldives, the Moluccas and Brazil. AES 2000 reprint in 3 vols, 452pp, 287pp, 285pp with descriptions of St H in 1601 and 1610.
Grove, Richard H
Green Imperialism. Colonial Expansion, Tropical Island Edens & the Origins of Environmentalism 1600-1860.CUP, 1995. Detailed ref to St Helena’s landscape change. 540pp softback. (Day 613).
The Fall of Napoleon: The Final Betrayal. Brockhampton Press 1994. Political duplicity & terrorist organisations behind Napoleons fall from power and murder on St Helena. 352pp, illustrated.
The Monsters of St Helena. St Martin’s Press 2003 fictional account of Napoleon’s time on St Helena. 336pp.
Union-Castle Line Purserette. Mallett & Bell 1999. Letters home from15 voyages on the Atlantic run 1965 to1967 featuring several current RMS staff. 152pp, illustrated A4 softback.
Merchant Fleets: Glen and Shire Lines. 1991. 85pp, illus softback
The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleons Exile on St Helena. 1999, 4 Walls 8 Windows. New insight into the captivity through the eyes of a former hostage in Lebanon. 295pp, illustrated.
The Dark Room at Longwood: A Voyage to St Helena. 2000, Harvill Press. 248pp. Illustrated softback.
Keynes, R. D. (ed)
Charles Darwins Beagle Diary. CUP. 2001. Daily account including the time on St H and Ascension. Illus softback. 467pp.
Kitching, G C
Handbook and Gazetteer of the Island of St Helena Including a Short History of the Island Under the Crown 1834-1902. 1995 re-set of 1937 typescript. 73pp ringbound card covers.
Life of a Boer Commandant: A. Smorenberg. In C de Wet Annale 6, 1984. 22pp article on Boer who escaped from St H in a box. Also articles on Smorenberg in Adfrikaans + photos. Mint, card covers.
A Guide to the Birds of St Helena and Ascension Island. SNCG/RSPB2004. 95pp, softback. A superb guide with colour drawings and detailed description of each bird and environmental history of each island. Essential for any visitor.
Napoleon in Exile: The Houses and Furniture Supplied by the British Government for the Emperor and his Entourage on St Helena. Furniture History Society 1998. 211pp illus, softback.
St Helena: The Postal Instructional and Censor Markings 1815-2000. WASC 2002. 176pp, illustrated.
Mallett, Alan S
The Union-Castle Line: A Celebration in Photographs and Company Postcards. SPP 1990. Softback 136pp, illus.
Markham, Clements (ed)
Voyages of Sir James Lancaster to the East Indies With Abstracts of Journals of Voyages to the East Indies During the c17 etc. M. Manoharial 1998 reprint 342pp. Incl 2nd & 3rd English visits to St H.
The Napoleonic Sites on St Helena Island. nd. 62 pp full colour illustrated with prints and contemporary drawings. Softback.
Flowers from the Gardens of Napoleon on St Helena Island. Vol 1. 12 colour endemic flora lithos. Redwood, babys toes, old father live forever, false gumwood, scrubwood, gumwood, bastard gumwood, large bellflower, lobelia, large bellflower, Dianas Peak grass, ebony.
Vol 2 – she & he cabbages, black cabbage, dogwood, white- wood, olive, large & small jellico, salad plant, tea plant, rosemary plantain.
Mathieson I & Carter L
Exploring St Helena: A Walker‘s Guide. Nelson, 1993. Walks with history and maps. 88pp, Illustrated softback. Authors signed.
St Helena. Protea Boekhuis 2000. Attractive collection of b&w and colour drawings during time of Boer POWs. In Afrikaans. 83pp.
The First St Helena. 190pp, illustrated softback. (Day 305).
Melliss, J C
St Helena and following discussion from Jrnl Royal Colonial Instit Nos 1&2 Dec1906/ Jan 1907. 12pp (article) 6pp (discussion).P/copy.
St Helena Island: Preserves and Wines. 2001. Illus 125pp Ringbnd.
Mundy, General GC
Journal of A Tour in India. AES 1995 reprint of 1858 3rd ed. Good description of St H in 1830, Gov Dallas, island tour, economy. Also Asc Capt Bate, turtles, the farm, scenery. 367pp, illus. (Day 67).
Voyages and Travels into Brazil and the East Indies. AES 2002 facsimile reprnt of 1732 ed being part of Churchill, John & Awnsham – A Collection of Voyages and Travels. St Helena (1658) and The Cape (1653) are described and illustrated. Also included are Smith’s True Travel and Adventures into Europe, Asia, Africa and America 1592-1659. La Peyrere An Account of Iceland and Greenland 1644 and 1646. Capt T James The Strange and Dangerous Voyage in the Intended Discovery of the N W Passage 1631 and other accounts of China, Egypt and the West Indies. 765pp, illustrated, index.
St Helena Island: Narrative of Visits in 1962 & 1968 with Reference to Geology & Natural History. 25pp card covers.
Mason & Dixon. H.Holt 1997. Antique style novel, part set in St H at time of Maskelynes observation of transit of Venus in 1762. 773pp.
St Helena: A Travellers Handbook. Private 1998. Comprehensive guide in the Lonely Planet style. 66pp, softback, colour illustrations.
The Birds of St Helena. BOU 1998. Environmental background, full list of birds, 11 appxs (inc fossil records), index. 290pp, 50 clr illus.
Schulenburg, H and A
St Helena South Atlantic Ocean. Gilardi, 1997. 280 b&w photos of architecture and natural heritage. 185pp, 10 illus, 7 pp introduction.
1998 Population Census of St Helena. 1999. 147pp illus. card cvrs.
Skavaril, Dr R
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Philatelic Society’s 20th Anniversary Anthology. 1997. 21 articles (postal history & non-philatelic) plus intro.& index. 192pp, illus. 8.5″ x 11″.
Smallman, David L
Quincentenary: A Story of St Helena, 1502-2002. Patten Press 2004. A former Governor’s eye view of the history of the island. 171pp, illustrated
St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha: The Bradt Travel Guide. 2002. 182 pp illus. pp1-100 St Helena, pp101-131 Asc, 132-145 TDC, plus 4 appendices. The first mainstream travel guide.
A Visit to St Helena by Aaron Emmanuel(1959) St Helena Monograph No 1. 2003. 42pp, illustrated. Landmark report on the condition of St Helena.
Earl Bathurst and the British Empire. 1999. 308pp, illustrated. A fascinating account of the development of the Empire and covering Bathurst’s involvement with Napoleon’s imprisonment. Near mint
Valentia, George Viscount
Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abyssinia and Egypt in the Years 1802-1806. Pub 1811, 1994. Includes visit to St H plus H. Salt’s Sandy Bay. 4 vols inc engravings. (Day 82).
The Coinage of British West Africa and St Helena 1684-1958. Format, 1983. Catalogue/history. 237pp, illust. (Day 681).
Skulduggery in the South Atlantic. Tynron, 1995. Wallace boys’ adventures on St H. 248pp illus paperback. 1st of S. Atlantic trilogy.
The Sands of the Skeleton Coast. Tynron Press, 1993. Sequel to Skulduggery. 215pp illus paperback. See also Watt under Tristan.
A Guide to the Geology of Ascension Island and St Helena. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 44pp.
Early Views and Maps of St Helena 1596-1814. 2002. Ringbound, illustrated, 19pp.
Weider B and Forshufvud S
Assassination at St Helena Revisited. Wiley 1995. Classic investigation expanded with new evidence. 555pp illus.
LAfrique Peripherique: Een Atlas van de Eilanden Rond Afrika. Galerie Petit, 1999. Large format atlas illus by authors etchings. 2 prints Asc, 3 St H, 4 TDC + text illus. 144pp, text in Dutch. S-back.
A Tourist Guide to the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 Incorporating Accommodation & Restaurants, Museums & Tour Guide Info. Private 1999. With detailed illus acct of St H. 414pp, s-back.
Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire. Penguin 2003. Softback reprint witn new introduction. 362pp.
A Doctor’s Thoughts on St Helena. Private, 1988 paperback. Many colour photos plus medical advice. 60pp, illus. (Day 295).
MAPS AND CHARTS
Invertebrate Wonders of St H:1994. poster 89x65cm. Inc p&p.
Single sheet, OS 1990. Full colour with description of island and main points of interest. 66 x 93 cm.
A3 sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. Monochrome, no contours.
A4 sht, Ed 4 OS 1990. Colour. (Day 158).
Land Use, single sheet, Edition 1, OS 1990. 66 x 93 cm. Colour
Land Use, single sheet, Ordnance Survey, 1957. 34 x 43 cm.
POSTCARDS (in print, price per set)
Set of 2 multiview cards issued for the Quincentenary by Baldwin.
Set of 6 Birds and Flowers by Baldwin. Masked booby, Fairy Tern, Brown Noddy, Wirebird, St Helena Olive, St Helena Ebony.
10 views by R.Young. Distant view, RMS, Jamestown from anchorage, Jamestown from Briars, sunset on harbour, the Ladder, the Briars, Sandy Bay, Plantation, Longwood.
Set of 5 Longwood House by M.Martineau. Garden entrance (2 views), house entrance, billiard room, bedroom.
Set of 3 views of Chinese Pavilion Longwood Gardens by M. Martineau.
Set of 3 watercolour Napoleonic views by M Martineau. The Barn and Flagstaff, Distant view of Longwood, Longwood New and Old House.
The Tomb Set of 4 19c engraved and caricature views by Martineau.
Old RMS St Helena. 7 cards L Dunn watercolour, in Capetown, at sea x 2, Centaur at Capetown, at S. Georgia, b&w in Falklands.
New RMS St Helena. 4 cards. At sea x 2, at James bay (painting by R Lloyd), model.
8 cards by T Hearl from early prints and paintings. The Rollers, E. Indiaman leaving St H, Jamestown 1798, an east Indiaman off St Helena,E.India fleet leaving St. H, Longwood Races, Jamestown c 1810, Public Gardens Jamestown
Fortifications by E Baldwin 1998. Set of 8. Sugar Loaf batteries x 2, Sandy Bay, Prosperous Bay, Bankss Battery, Lemon Valley, Manatee Bay, Thompsons Hill.
5 colour antique maps by E Baldwin. De Bry, Bertius, van der Aa, Bellin, Read.
8 views by E Baldwin from 1821 ST H colour prints by Wathen. Plantation, Sugarloaf, Dovetons Ho, view from High Knoll, Jamestown, Longwood, High Knoll, Ladder Hill.
Single card St Helena Wirebird by S Bannister.
Single card Napoleon in caricature by T Hearl
Single double size card by T Hearl. View from Dianas Seat.
POSTCARDS (out of print)
Three sepia cards – the Pharmacy c 1950s. Tree ferns, Naps death bed, Plantation Ho.
Bread of Life. Set of 12 views. 1986. Francis Plain, Speery, Jamestown, Lots Wife Ponds, Ladder, Flagstaff, islets, Peaks, Tomb& French navy, , lace making, coastline.
Bread of Life complete calendar for 1986 includes above 12 cards as perforated tear-offs
Longwood House set of 2 published Jarrold
Frater C & J
Saint Helena South Atlantic Ocean. 1992 and Island of Saint Helena 1962. Two videos on one tape total time 55 mins.
Henry D & Fowler S
St Helena Island. 1997. A contemporary portrait of St Helena by two Saints living on Ascension. 84 mins.
Circling Africa. 1929. Chapter on St H + much on African islands. Cruising in the Laconia they must have sold almost over the spot at which she was torpedoed in the war (see no 9). 270pp, illus, No DJ.
Wirebird’s Kitchen Recipes. Busy bee 1996. 33pp illus booklet.
Manuscrit Venu de St Helene d’une maniere inconnue. Pub London 1817.3rd ed. 151pp in original publishers boards with original pasted spine (part missing). Some foxing and damp staining.
Sainte-Helene. I. La Captivite de Napoleon. II. La mort de L’Empereur. 1935. Two vols in French with card covers (front covers detached in both vols). 314pp and 335pp.
Cahiers de Sainte Helena 1816-1817. 1951. 367pp. Softback. In French.
Cahiers de Sainte Helena Janvier-Mai 1821. 1949. 264pp. Softback. In French.
Dinizule: The Death of the House of Shaka. 1968. 305pp, illus. Covers the exile in St. Helena.
Isle of St Helena. 1957. With intro by John Betjeman. 189pp, illustrated, torn and taped DJ otherwise VG.
Bontekoe, W Y
Memorable Description of the East Indian Voyage 1618-1625.. 1929. Includes Dutch-Portuguese battle off Jamestown in June 1624. 168pp, illus. Ex lib copy no DJ.
St Helena. 1979. 32pp colour booklet now out of print. (Day 293)
Sails and Whales. 1956. Fanciful American captains memoirs including childhood on St Helena. 192pp illustrated.
As above but 1953 edition with no D/J.
Costain, T B
The Last Love. 1963. Napoleon and Betsy Balcombe (fiction) 434pp.
In Search of Two Characters: Some Intimate Aspects of Napoleon and His Son. 1945. Large part about St H. 402pp, illus. No D/J.
Surgeon in Borneo: Priest in St Helena. 1992. 289pp, mint.
St Helena: Report on the Fisheries of St Helena. Colonial Repor 1910. 17pp. Paper cover.
Curzon, The Marquess
Tales of Travel. 1923. Includes illus account of discovery of Napoleons billiard table at Plantation. 403pp, illus. US ed. No DJ
As above but UK edition. 344pp. No DJ.
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage o HMS Beagle Round the World. 1890. 7th ed with biographical intro. 381pp, front board slightly loose. One page loose otherwise a nice copy.
The Voyage of the Beagle: Journal of Researches 1992 Great Writers facsimile ed. Nicely produced, near mint. 500ppp, illus.
de Jonge A
Napoleons Last Will and Testament. 1977. Facsimile plus introduction and photographs of Longwood etc. 110pp, softback.
Edwards, Norman ed
The St Helena Journal of General Baron Gourgaud 1815-1818. 1932. 359pp, illustrated. Inscribed by the editor. Blue cloth. Nice copy.
Fisher, H A L
Bonapartism: Six Lectures Delivered in the University of London. 1908. 123pp, purple cloth, spine faded, pencil markings in text.
Who Killed Napoleon? 1962. The first step in unravelling the mystery of Napoleons murder. 255pp, illus. VG with DJ. Bookplate.
As above but good ex-library.
The Drama of St Helena. Translated from the French by A. Rieu. 1910. 373pp, illustrated plus folding map. Red cloth, faded spine, sl. marked boards. Bookplate on f.e.p. Contents sl. foxed but sound.
The Exile of St Helena. 1909. 267pp, illustrated, No DJ, spotted and scuffed boards, frontis loose.
Gray, Right Rev R
A Journal of the Bishops Visitation Tour Through Cape Colony, in 1848, with an Account of his Visit to the island of St Helena in 1849. 1852. 2nd ed. Folded map slightly torn. 227pp. Good.
Les Iles Fatale: Corse, Elbe, Aix, Sainte Helene. 1956. 256pp, illustrated softback in French.
St Helena Island of Exile. In complete edition of Geog Mag Aug 1941. 9pp, illustrated.
St Helena Report for 1930. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1931. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1932. 20pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena Report for 1935. 21pp + map. Caper covers.
St Helena 1952 & 1953. Two years annual report in one. Rather tatty paper covers. 57pp illus. Colour maps each of St H, TDC and Asc.
Huxley, A (ed)
Standard Encyclopaedia of the World’s Oceanss and Islands. 1969. 383pp, illus. Listings of all the world’s islands
Jackson E L
A Pictorial and Descriptive Souvenir of Saint Helena. 1902. 44pp, illustrated landscape format. Red card cover worn with tears to spine. Contents VG. A scarce and attractive item
Jackson E L
St Helena: The Historic Island From its Discovery to the Present Day. 1903. Rebound original rather tatty red cloth laid down. Contents tight and clean. Death notice of author (cape Argus) pasted in front. Hand written notes in ink on title and contents page and back end papers. 343pp, illus. Article on the tomb also enclosed
Kay, F George
The Atlantic Ocean: Bridge Between Two Worlds. 1954. 208pp, illus. No DJ.
The Cape of Good Hope: A Maritime History. 1989. 246pp, illus
Kohler, Peter C
Tradition Still Finds a Place in St Helenas Ocean Lifeline. Reprinted from Sea Breezes. Apr 1988. 11pp, illus with unique double page colour view of old RMS at S. Georgia.
The Last Years of Napoleon. 1960. 429 pp. Sl frayed D/J.
As above but rather tatty DJ with faded spine.
Latrobe, Rev C I
A Journal of a Visit to South Africa with Some Account of the Missionary Settlements of the United Bretheren near the Cape of Good Hope. 1969 reprint of 1818 ed. with coloured plates. Good illustrated account of St Helena. 460pp. Illustrated.
Le Toumelin, J
Kurun Around the World. 1953. Travel Book Club. Circum-navigation in a small yacht with calls at St H, Canaries etc. 301pp.
Louw, Ds AF
Ds A F Louw op St Helena. 1963. 136pp. Louw was in the Boer camps at St Helena and this book is exclusicvely about this period. In Afrikaaans with a number of interesting photos. Creased DJ.
Seatramps: Five Years of Ocean Life. 1977. N. Atlantic, Pacific Islands and an amusing few days at St Helena at Dot’s Café. 192pp, illus. Faded spine otherwise VG.
Napoleon Surrenders. 1973. Events leading up to the captivity. Book club edition, fine with D/J.
As above but no D/J otherwise very clean.
Napoleon’s St Helena. 1968. Recreation of the last 6 years of Napoleon’s life. 241pp, 24 illus, 1 map. (Day 407).
As above but good ex-library copy with dust jacket.
Napoleon’s Last Journey. 1976. The exhumation. 195pp, illus.
As above but ex library copy with DJ.
Napoleon a Sainte-Helene 1815-1821. 1981. 549pp, illustrated softback. In French. Similar to Napoleon’s but containing a longer text and more illustrations.
Napoleon at St Helena 1815-1821. 1950. 283pp. Slightly bent boards otherwise very good with D/J.
Napoleon auf St Helena. nd (c 1900?). Offprint in German of 37 pp (pages 462-499, well illustrated chapter. In paper covers.
The East Indiamen. 1980. Time-Life Books. Handsomely illustrated. 176pp.
Mitchell, W H & Sawyer L A
The Cape Run. 1987. The story of the Union Castle service to South Africa and the ships employed. 214pp, illustrated. Mint.
Union Castle Chronicle 1853-1953. 1953 2nd ed. Signed by Captain and members of the Crew of SS Kenya Castle. 392pp. Signed to feps. Sl faded blue cloth. No DJ. A fascinating account.
National Sci. Foundation
Initial Reports on the Deep Sea Drilling Project. Vol LXXIII Brazil to Cape Town, April-June 1980. 798pp with meticulous detail.
The Immobile Empire. 1992. British expeditions to China in c17 & c18 inc Amhersts meeting with Napoleon in 1817. 630pp, illus.
Richardson, Major-General F
Napoleon’s Death an Inquest. 1974. 217pp, illus. Fine in DJ.
The Last Pink Bits: Travels Through the Remnants of the British Empire. 1997. Includes all the Atlantic UKOTS. 231pp
Napoleon The Last Phase. 1900. 261pp. 1st ed.
Seaton, R C
Napoleon’s Captivity in Relation to Sir Hudson Lowe.1903. 281pp, red cloth.
Sailing Alone Around the World and the Voyage of the Liberdade. 1949 reprint society. 392pp. Text illustrations.
Solomon, W E G
Saul Solomon: The Member for Cape Town. 1948. A biography of one of St Helena’s most illustrious sons. 362pp
As above but ex-library with torn DJ.
St Helena Gov
The St Helena Guide. 1st ed in brown and blue card covers. 20pp
St Helena Gov
The Island of St Helena. Revised ed of above in full colour. 23pp.
Taylor, E G R (ed)
The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton 1582-83. Hakluyt 1959. Inc Madoxs diaries and plans to visit St H prior to Cavendishs discovery for the British. 333pp, illus.
St Helena: A British Island. 2nd report for the Citizenship Commission. 52pp booklet with card covers.
Ussher, Capt T & Mills Lieut Nelson
Napoleon Banished: The Journeys to Elba and to St Helena. Recorded in the Journal of two British Naval Officers. 1955, 44pp, illustrated.
Merchant Ships At War: The Falklands Experience. 1984. 192pp. Good section and illus on old RMS. Near mint.
Wales, Prince of
The Prince of Wales African Book: A Pictorial Record of the Journey to West Africa, South Africa and South America. 1925. Includes a stop at St H with illustrations. No DJ, small hole in spine.
Watts, Rev C.C
In Mid-Atlantic: St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha. 1936. 64pp. illus. Card covers. Signed by H Wilde chaplain 1937. Bookplate.
Weider, D & Hapgood, D
The Murder of Napoleon. 1982. 266pp, illustrated with VG DJ.
The Wind is Free. 1956. Sailing Atlantic in a small boat. Long stays at Asc and St H. 232pp, illus. No D/J front end paper missing.
The Sun Never Set.1985. 316pp illus softback. Bookplate. The US ed of Outposts
Woods, Margareth L
Pastels Under a Southern Cross. 1911. Travelling to Zimbabwe with a stop at St Helena. 291pp, rebound, library stamps.
Slow Boats Home. 1985 1st ed. 441pp, illustrated.
As above but softback edition
GRAPHIC/ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS PRINTS
22.12.1877. Fishing notes at St Helena. ½ page. 4 amusing scenes.
14.8.1880. Visit of ex-empress Eugenie to St H. 5 views. 2/3 page.
30.12.1848. Present state of Napoleons tomb. 1/4 page.
18.9.1858. Napoleons Funeral Car. Full page with half about St H
24.1.1874. Fortifications and landing guns at Mundens 1/4 page.
5.1.1878. Sketches at St Helena. Jamestown and Lot. Full page.
7.8.1880. Empress Eugenie at St Helena. Full page, 2 views.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA
Denstone Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Denstone College, 1993 account of 1993 exp. 32pp illustrated booklet. (Day 125)
Island Chaplain: Tristan da Cunha 1975-1978. George Mann, 2001. 96pp, illustrated softback.
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).
Penguins, Potatoes and Postage Stamps. Nelson 2000. Chronicle of a lifetime with the stamps, history and people of TDC. 160pp, illus.
Tristan da Cunha: Glimpses into past History. 2003. 14pp illustrated booklet which in part contains the colour section from No 358 above. Sold in aid of the islander’s pension fund.
Tristan da Cunha – Wartime Invasion. George Mann 2004. 160pp illustrated. Eywitness account ocf TDC during the World War II.
Glass, James & Green, Anne
A Short Guide to Tristan da Cunha 2003. 12pp colour booklet produced by islanders
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.
Penguins and Mandarins. Memoir Club. 2003. Memoirs of the life of a biologist and environmental scientist including a new account of the 1956 TDC/Gough Island expedition.372pp. illus.
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.
Handbook of Tristan da Cunha Philately Update 1992-2001. 2002. Updates both vols 1 and 2. 30 pp illus ringbound.
Social Philately: Letters From the Loneliest Island in the World. 1991. Letters and TDC ephemera. Ringbound A4 softback. 142pp.
Smith, Rozell C
The Ships of Tristan da Cunha: A Listing 1506-1991. 1992. 48pp, ringbound. List of all shipping calls.
Isolation and Language Change: Contemporary and Sociohistorical Evidence from Tristan da Cunha English. Palgrave 2003. An academic study of the Tristan dialect. 237pp.
Schreier, D & Lavarello-Schreier, K
Tristan da Cunha, History, People, Language. Battlebridge 2003. A layman’s guide to the island, the community and its dialect. 88p, illustrated.
Tristan da Cunha. Hanser 2003. A novel set on TDC. In German. Author visited TDC in 1997. 714pp.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 1 1939-1942. Private 2001. Reports, letters, postal hist. Ringbound A4 softback.102pp, clr illus.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 2 1943-1946. Private 2002. Reports, letters and postal history. The story of HMS Atlantic Isle plus more. Ringbound A4 softback. 120pp, colour illustrated.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 3 S.P.G 1930-1973. Hurricane Relief Special Limited Edition of 100. Reproduction of all SPG newsletters with colour illus. 134pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 4 1946-1948. Private 2002. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 114pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 5 1948 “Venture Survey”. Private 2003. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 112pp, Ringbound A4 softback. Covers the lobster survey.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph -Vol 6 Jan 1950-Dec1951. 2003. Special Limited Edition of 100. Illus. 132pp, Ringbound A4 softback.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 7 Development of the Fishing Industry and Visit of HMS Actaeon (1952). 2003. 78pp.
Tristan da Cunha Monograph – Vol 8 Development of the Fishing Industry / Management of School. 2004. 64pp.
Set of Monographs 1-6 as above. In mint condition except for previous owners bookplate in each.
Deliver Me From Safety. Wilton 65,1994. Personal view of 1982 Denstone exp. to Inaccessible. Softback. 206pp illus.
MAPS AND CHARTS
Ed 1 OS 1971. Update of 1962 ed. 60 x 61 cm. black and white.
Small format sheet. Ed 2, OS 1972. Coloured. (Day 166)
1:63,360 (approx) Tristan da Cunha from the survey by Allan Crawford 1937-38. Produced in aid of the Svensson Island Fund. Suitable for framing (28 cm x 28 cm). Signed by author.
Set of 6 1922 Schakleton Rowett Expedtion at TDC. Taylor 2003 from original photos. Wild, Scout Marr, Quest, Quest off Inaccessible, children, Rose Rogers & Frank Wild. Limited ed of 50.
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
Cruising By Beryl Cook. An amusing card featuring Cook’s ladies on board in hottub with Tristan shaped island erupting in background.
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)
The Royal Societys Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Sept 1963. I. Gass. 8pp, illus.
The Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Nov 1985. M.Swales. 4pp, 1 map.
Storm on Tristan 21.5.2001. Amateur video. About 0.5hr.
Bouvet Island. 1955. Colour taken by Alan Crawford during visit of H.M.S.A.S Transvaal. 16 mins. Silent with captions.
Lombardi G and Lajolo A
Tristan da Cunha: The Island at The Top of the World. 1992. A film of unique charm. 45 mins. Supplied in NTSC (US) and PAL (European ) formats.
Tristan da Cunha 1955-56. SPG film made during the Gough Island Expedition. Colour 23 mins.
The Tragedy of Tristan da Cunha. 1961 film clips of the eruption. Approx 15 mins. NTSC (US version only).
Allan Crawfords Tristan da Cunha. 2001. Filmed mainly during the War with Crawfords commentary added. 80 mins.
Barrow, K M
Three Years in Tristan da Cunha 1910. UK 285pp illus. In cloth with photo of TDC on front board. Rather worn green cloth with fraying to top and base of spine Contens mod. Foxing. Bookplate.
Tristan a Novel. 1970. UK ed.315pp with folding map. Rather battered ex lib edition missing f.e.p. with library stamps but with DJ.
Les Bienhereux de la Desolation. 1970. 242pp paperback with bookplate and handwritten notes on f.e.p. In French.
Rock of Exile: A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha. 1957. 196pp, illustrated. Nice copy in sl. chipped DJ.
Another copy similiar condition with bookplate.
Tristan da Cunha 1506-1902. 1940. 336 pp, maps, illus. VG no DJ.
As above but creases to top of spine and small tear to spine base. Small ex-lib stamp.
The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World After Sperm Whales. The story of the Desdemona which called at TDC in 1870. 1899 ed. 379pp, illus. Sl loose boards otherwise VG…
Tristan da Cunha. 1940. 243pp, illus. In torn DJ. Bookplate. Some light foxing.
Tristan da Cunha: Den Ensomme Øy. 1938. The Norwegian (first ed) No DJ. 204pp, illus. Contains 49 photos (only 24 in English ed) plus 28 small woodcuts at each chapter head also not in English ed.
Results of the Norwegian Expedition 1937-38. Following reports are in original paper covers, most articles are photographically illus:
Report 1 – Christopherson, A Short Account of the Expedition. 24pp, with maps.
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 18 – Cleve-Euler, Litoral Diatoms from TDC. 30pp. Illus (loose) paper covers.
Report 19 – Stephensen, The Amphipoda of TDC. 61pp. Illus.
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.
Report 53 – Ascidians from the Tristan da Cunha Group of Islands by R H Millar. 13pp, illus.
Isles of Romance and Mystery. 1949. 180pp, illus. No DJ bookplate. 13 islands including TDC, Pitcairn, S. Georgia, Easter etc
Cooper J and Ryan P G
Management Plan for the Gough Island Wildlife Reserve. 1994. 96pp illus. Card covers. Bookplate.
Crawford, Allan B
I Went to Tristan. 1941. 268pp, illus. Nice copy in brown cloth. Increasingly scarce.
As above. Another copy small tear to spine. Author signed (1999). Bookplate.
Du Baty, Rallier
15,000 Miles in a Ketch. nd. Nelson small format edition. 374pp. No DJ. Sl bumped corners TDC and Kerguelen in the 1930s.
Du Baty, Rallier
Aventures aux Kerguelen. 1991. 245pp softback. French reprint of 15,000 Miles in a Kegtch. In French.
Narrative of a Residence in New Zealand. Journal of a Residence in Tristan da Cunha. 1966 reprint. Intro E 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.
Back to Tristan. 1967. 149pp, illustrated. Small loss to D/J.
As above. No DJ. Bookplate.
Book of the Seven Seas. 1958. 512 pp, illus. Packed with information and stories about islands including TDC.
Tristan da Cunha: An Empire Outpost and its Keepers… 1932. 173pp, illus. No DJ. Bookplate, front end page missing with tape markings. Copy of AB James who visited TDC on HMS Carlisle and provides one page hand written account from visit on front title page.
Islands Time Forgot. 1962. 269pp, illus. Collection of Green’s work with much on TDC, Gough Asc and St H. Ex-library no DJ
Almost Forgotten Never Told. 1965. The coast and its connections with chap on TDC, St H refs etc. 292pp, illus. No D/J
Groves, Eric W
Vascular Plant Collections from the Tristan da Cunha Group of Islands. 1981… Bulletin of the Natural History Museum Botany Series Vol 8 No4 pp 333-420. In card covers. Maps, illus. inc. a very interesting history of plant collecting on the islands.
Augustus Earle: Travel Artist. 1980. 157pp, illus. Near mint, bookplate. Contains 16 of Earle’s TDC paintings b&, w
Hardy, Sir Alistair
Great Waters: A Voyage of Natural History to Study Whales, Plankton and the Waters of th Southern Waters. 1967. US ed. 542pp, illus. Good on TDC and Gough. Nice copy with small inscription.
As above but 1967 UK edition. Slightly worn with bookplate.
Alert to Danger. 1969. Nine rescue stories inc TDC after the eruption. 150pp, illus.
As above but No DJ.
As above but ex-library copy with DJ. Bookplate.
Mountains in the Sea: The Story of the Gough Island Expedition. 1958. Nice copy. 222pp, illustrated with folding map.
As above but no DJ. Bookplate.
As above but travel book club edition.
Astonishing Island: Being a Veracious Record of the Experiences Undegone by Robinson Lippingtree Mackintoch from Tristan da Cunha….. 1933. 184pp, illus. No DJ. Bookplate.
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.
Africa Pilot Vol II 11. 11thed 1963. West Coast of Africa from Rio del Rey to Cape Agulhas; the islands in the Bight of Biafra; The Islands of Asc and St Helena; the TDC Group and Gough Island. 453pp. faded spine spine and sl. bent boards. Also contains 1973 supplement.
A Grue of Ice. 1962. Adventure novel based on Tristan, Bouvet and mythical Thompson Island. 320pp.
Lockhart, J G
Blenden Hall. 1930. 232pp, illus. In green cloth. With bookplate.
Angry Island: The Story of Tristan da Cunha (1506-1963).. 1963. 288pp, illus. No DJ. Bookplate.
Nor Any Drop to Drink: England to Australia May 87-Jan 1988. 1988. Recreating the convict fleet with account of TDC. 281pp, illus.
Into The Frozen South. 1924 school edition. 247pp with glossary and “excercises”, illus. No DJ.
THE CHALLENGER EXPEDITION 1872-1876
Campbell, Lord G
Log Letters From the Challenger. 1876. 1st ed. 448pp, folding coloured map. An unscientific account. Spine and boards stained, contents tight and clean.
Campbell, Lord G
As above but 1877 ed in smaller format. 512 pp, folding coloured map (torn, part missing). Library stamp and scuffed original boards.
The Voyage of the Challenger. 1972. Chap+9 illus on Inaccessible/ TDC+ Stoltenhoff rescue. 288pp, illus. softback.
Moseley, H N
Notes by a Naturalist Made During the Voyage of HMS Challenger. 1944 ed. 544pp, illus. no DJ.
Spry, W J
The Cruise of HMS Challenger. 1876. 1st ed. 388pp, folding map, illus. Front board sl. loose and wear to spine hinges. Gilt lettering a image of Challenger on green cloth.
Spry, W J
As above but cheap edition c 1900. 319pp, map (torn). Pages torned and one or two loose, some small worm holes.
Thomson, Sir Wyville
The Voyage of the Challenger: The Atlantic. 1877. Vol 2 only. But contains the detailed account of TDC with chart and illus (1 plte TDC + 2 Inaccessible). Plus Ascension, the Falklands. 396pp, folding maps and plans. Small library stamp, half calf. Sl tears to spine but a nice copy.
Marsh, John H
No Pathway Here. 1948. 200pp, illus. The establishment of the Marion island met station with the help of Tristanians.
Marsh, John H
As above but no DJ. Faded spine
Milner, Rev John and Brierly, Oswald W
The Cruise of HMS Galatea Captain HRH Duke of Edinburgh 1867-1868. 1869. 487pp, illus with colour plates inc settlement of TDC. Sl water staining to edge of plates. Half calf, sl.trimmed. Title page, frontis and dedication missing and replaced by copy.
Monthly Magazine Nov 1 1820
Account of the Islands of Tristan da Cunha .. lately settled by an Adventurer from America and Interesting Accounts of Pitcairn’s Island-Captain Henderson’s Narrative and Narrative of a Tahitian Woman. Two early accounts contained in same complete edition (disbound from larger vol). Apprx A5, TDC 4pp and Pitcairn 3.5pp.
Crisis in Utopia. 1971. Effects of the evacuation on the community. 324pp, 28 photos.
The Song Tradition of Tristan da Cunha. 1970. 176pp Illus softback. V. sl sharp object damage to first few pp. Spine sl torn.
Paine, Ralph D
Losts Ships and Lonely Seas.. 1922. 412pp. Illus. No DJ, bookplate. 17 shipwreck stories including the Blenden Hall.
Voayage in a Barquentine. 1951. 272pp, illus. Sl torn DJ, bookplate. Cap Pilar voyage from a different angle including the mail for TDC.
When We Sailed Away: A Family Adventure. 1996. Calls at TDC, Falklands, S Georgia. 336pp illus.
The Lonely Island. 1926. 1st ed. 223pp, 28 photos. (Day 112). Sl foxing, inscriptions and two small newspaper articles on fep.
Shelter from the Spray. 1952. The Stoltenhoff brothers on Inaccessible. 212pp illus. Slightly torn DJ.
As above but no dust jacket
Voyage to the Great South Land: Willem de Vlamingh 1696-1697. 1985. Pub. Royal Australian Historical Society 1985 from Dutch translation. Contains detailed illustrated account from original of de Vlamingh’s early exploration of TDC and also Amsterdam and St Paul islands. 259pp, illustrated. Near mint. Bookplate.
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.
As above. 1993 softback 357pp. and 11 illus.
Tristan da Cunha Association
Tristan da Cunha Newsletter. A complete set of 35 issues from Sept 1987 to Mar 2004 in three purpose made blue binders.
Trouble on Tristan1991 s-back. Fictional adventure on Inaccessible / RMS. 3rd in S. Atlantic trilogy. 216pp, illus. Nr Mint. Bookplate.
The English of Tristan da Cunha. 1969. Lund Studies in English 37. 170pp, card covers as published. Mint copy, pages uncut.
REPRINTS (ring bound high quality photocopies in card covers, som have bookplate)
376. The King of Tristan da Cunha- A Forgotten Monarch. 1905. 16pp. 5.00 377. Two Years on Inaccessible (from Cape Monthly Magazine 1873). 17pp. 6.00 378. Tristan da Cunha RRS Discovery Report. 1926. 7pp. 5.00 379. Tristan da Cunha: A Lonely Island and its Place in the Empire. D Gane. 1922. 16pp. 6.00 380. The Nautical Magazine: Accounts of Tristan da Cunha 1832-36. 6pp. 5.00 381. The Nautical Magazine: Visit of HMS Frolic. 1856. 15pp. 6.00 382. The Nautical Magazine: Visit by HMS Cyclops. 1857. 3pp. 4.00 383. The Nautical Magazine: Visit by HMS Herald. 1852. 7pp. 5.00 384. The Nautical Magazine: Visit by HMS Opal. 1852. 3pp. 5.00 385. Cape Monthly Magazine: Tristan da Cunha. 1861. 7pp. 5.00 386. Cape Monthly Magazine: The Wreck of Blendenhall at TDC. 1857. 16pp. 6.00 387. Tristan da Cunha: Visit of HMS Dublin 1923. 17pp. 6.00 388. Blackwoods Magazine: Tristan da Cunha Account by Jonathan Lambert. 1818. 6pp. 5.00 389. Correspondance relating to the Island of TDC. HMSO 1876. 13pp. 5.00 390. Further Correspondance Relating to the Island of TDC. HMSO 1887. 61pp. 12.00 391. Further Correspondance Relating to the Island of TDC. HMSO 1897. 31pp. 8.00 392. Further Correspondance Relating to the Island of TDC. HMSO 1903. 21pp. 7.00 393. Further Correspondance Relating to the Island of TDC. HMSO 1906. 65pp. 12.00 394. British Empire Exhibition: Handbook of TDC by Douglas Gane. 1924. 48pp. 10.00 Part 2 – Falklands – Antarctica – South Georgia