TRISTAN da CUNHA

 

 

 

NEW BOOKS

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279

Anon

Denstone Expedition to Tristan da Cunha. Denstone College, 1993 account of 1993 exp. 32pp illustrated booklet. (Day 125)

5.00

N/A

Anon

Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Denstone Coll, 1983. 1982-83 expedition. 60pp illus booklet with foldout map.

 

280

Buxton, Edmund

Island Chaplain: Tristan da Cunha 1975-1978. George Mann, 2001. 96pp, illustrated softback.

6.00

281

Carmichael, Capt D

Description of the Island of Tristan da Cunha. Dec 1817. Typescript from original in Linnean Library. 28pp. (Day 266).

4.00

282

Crabb, George

The History and Postal History of Tristan da Cunha.1980. Vast detail. Profusely illustrated. 347pp. A4 ringbound. (Day 703).

30.00

283

 

As above but author signed and insert of review by B Davidson.

35.00

284

Crawford, Allan

Penguins, Potatoes and Postage Stamps. Nelson 2000. A personal chronicle of a lifetime’s involvement with the stamps, history and people of TDC. 160pp, illus.

28.00

285

Harris, Zinnie

Further than the Furthest Thing. Faber 2000. A play about the 1961 eruption performed in London during 2000. 1774 pp softback.

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286

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.

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287

La Ferla & Green P

Tristan da Cunha Big Book. 1996. A listing of the families and ancestors of the population of TDC. 110pp, ringbound.

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288

Lajolo A and Lombardi G

Tristan da Cunha the Legendary Island. M.Marinaro 1999. Text English/Italian. 149pp. High quality colour photos. Softback.

24.00

289

Peck, Richard

Social Philately: Letters From the Loneliest Island in the World. 1991. Letters and TDC ephemera. Ringbound A4 softback. 142pp.

13.50

290

Seligman, A

The Voyage of the Cap Pilar. Seafarer 1993. Includes 4 day mail stop at TDC (2 chaps). 356pp, illus softback.

12.50

291

Smith, Rozell C

The Ships of Tristan da Cunha: A Listing 1506-1991. 1992. 48pp, ringbound. List of all shipping calls.

5.00

N/A

Taylor, Robin

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.

 

292

Taylor, Robin

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.

22.00

293

Taylor, Rev William F

The Utmost Parts of the Earth: Some Account of the Settlement of Tristan da Cunha.... 1856. Photocopy 90pp.

6.00

294

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.

3.50

295

Wace, N

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.

19.00

296

Watt, Duncan

Trouble on Tristan. Tynron, 1991 p-back. Fictional adventure on Inaccessible/RMS. 3rd in S. Atlantic trilogy. 216pp, illus.

7.00

297

Woolley, John

Deliver Me From Safety. Wilton 65,1994. Personal view of 1982 Denstone exp. to Inaccessible. Softback. 206pp illus.

12.00

 

MAPS AND CHARTS

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298

 

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1:30,000 Ed 1 OS 1971. Update of 1962 ed. 60 x 61 cm. black and white.

1:140,000 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. Specially produced map in aid of the Roland Svensson Island Fund. Suitable for framing (28 cm x 28 cm). Each signed by author.

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POSTCARDS

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301

Set of 4 TDC birds - Antarctic tern, Mollies, Sooty albatross (Gough Is), Tristan thrush.

2.00

302

5 views by Lombardi/Jacobsz featuring 2 x settlement, 2 sea views, Peak crater.

2.50

303

2 cards by Jimmy Glass. Albatross on Nightingale, Rockhoppers on Gough

1.00

 

MAGAZINES

(in complete magazines except where stated)

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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICS

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)

ISLANDS MAGAZINE

Island Hopping, Mar 2000, Ted Botha. Description of RMS visit and island. 7pp, illus.

 

GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNALS

The Denstone Expedition to Inaccessible Island. Nov 1985. M.Swales. 4pp, 1 map.

 

GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE

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.

 

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311

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314

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS

TDC Continued Volcanic Activity. 6.1.1962. Single page.

Royal Society’s Expedition. 7.4.1962. Full page + text.

Returing Home. 23.3.1963. 1/6th page photo of islanders on the Amazon.

POLAR RECORD

The Eruption of Tristan da Cunha. M W Holdgate. Sept 1962. 2.5 pp

 

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VIDEOS

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315

Anon

Gough Island. The original 1955-56 expedition film placed on video. Colour. Silent. 46 mins

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316

Crawford A

Marion Island. 1948. B/W. Silent with captions from Allan Crawford's 16 mm film of the expedition to establish the met station with the help of TDC men. See Marsh No Pathway Here below.

17.00

317

Crawford A

Bouvet Island. 1955. Colur taken by Alan Crawford during visit of HMS A.S. Transvaal. 30 mins. Silent with captions.

17.00

318

Tristan disaster fund

The Hurricane Damage. 2001. 15 min film in colour and sound of the 2001 disaster.

12.00

319

Lombardi G and Lajolo A

Tristan da Cunha: The Island at The Top of the World. 1992. A film of unique charm. 45 mins..

28.00

320

Frater, C

The Tragedy of Tristan da Cunha. 1961 film clips of the eruption. Approx 15 mins. NTSC (US version only).

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321

Frater, C

Allan Crawford’s Tristan da Cunha. 2001. Tristan in another age filmed mainly during the War with Crawford’s later commentary added.. Unique footage of island life. 80 mins.

32.00

 

SECONDHAND

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322

Barrow, K M

Three Years in Tristan da Cunha. 1910. The deluxe edition with photo of TDC laid on the front board cloth. Slight foxing. 280pp, illustrated. Front is missing. Bookplate of MJ Nicoll who described TDC in his "Three voyages of a Naturalist" (see below)

55.00

323

Booy, D.M.

Rock of Exile: A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha. 1958. 196pp, illustrated (Day 122). US edition.

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324

 

US ed rebound as library copy. No DJ.

6.00

325

Bullen, Farnk

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.

21.00

N/A

 

As above but 1948 edition in cloth. 375pp, illustrated.

 

326

Busch BC (ed)

Master of Desolation: The Reminiscences of Capt. Joseph Fuller. 1980. Fuller was born on TDC and was Wm. Glass’s nephew. The account is mainly about sealing and shipwreck on Kerguelen. 349pp.

18.00

327

Campbell, Roy

Adamastor. 1930. Collection of poems by S.A. poet inc. "Tristan da Cunha" - "You hissed a great cinder from the ocean.." 108pp. No DJ

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328

Campbell, Roy

Collected Poems. 1981. Intro. By Marcia Leveson. Softback 123pp.

6.00

329

Christopherson Erling

Tristan da Cunha: Den Ensomme Oy.. 1938. The Norwehian (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.

45.00

330

 

As above but softback edition otherwise identical

38.00

331

Christopherson Erling

Results of the Norwegian Expedition 1937-38. Following reports are in original paper covers, most articles are photographically illus.

 

332

 

Report 2 - Dunne, Volcanology of the TDC Group. 1941. 145pp, illus., paper covers (back missing). Personal copy of A Crawford.

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333

 

Report 2 - Dunne, Volcanology of the Tristan da Cunha Group. 1941. 145pp, illus., paper covers (contents loose).

25.00

N/A

Report 5 - Henriksen & Oeding, Medical Survey of TDC. 147pp, illus., paper covers (tape repaired). Personal copy of A Crawford.

 

334

 

Report 9 - Baardseth, The Marine Algae of TDC. 174pp, illus.

38.00

335

 

Report 12 - Sivertsen, Fishes of TDC. 44pp. Illus., paper covers

20.00

336

 

Report 16 - Dons, On Some Marine Sedentary Protozoans from TDC. 16pp. Illus., paper covers.

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337

 

Report 17 - Brinck, Coleoptera of the TDC Group. 121pp. Illus.

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338

 

Report 18 - Cleve-Euler, Litoral Diatoms from TDC. 30pp. Illus (loose) paper covers.

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339

 

Report 19 - Stephensen, The Amphipoda of TDC. 61pp. Illus.

8.00

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Report 20 - Hagen, Birds of TDC. 248pp. Illus., paper covers.

 

340

 

Report 39 - Lawrence, Chilopoda of TDC. 13pp. Illus.

8.00

341

 

Reports 34-35 - Lambers, Amphididae and Beier, Pseudoscorpione (latter in German). 10pp. Illus., paper covers.

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342

 

Report 33 - Stock, Pycogonida of TDC. 13pp. Illus., paper covers.

8.00

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Cooper, Gordon

Isle of Romance and Mystery. 1949. Includes TDC 15pp, Pitcairn 7pp, S. Georgia, Easter Island etc. Each island illus.180pp. No D/J.

 

343

Davidson, B

Postal Taxation of Tristan da Cunha’s Mail. 3 articles extracted from SG Stamp Monthly (Sept-Nov 1979) with copy of letter from SG to the author.

10.00

344

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.

20.00

 

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345

Earle, A

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

38.00

346

Edinburgh, The Duke of

Birds from Britannia. 1962. 1956 & 1959 world tours. Mainly S.Atlantic - Deception, Gough, TDC, St H. 62pp, map/ photos.

7.00

347

Falke Ronne A

Back to Tristan. 1967. Story of the re-settlement 149pp, illustrated.

20.00

348

 

As above. Ex-library copy with slightly creased DJ.

10.00

349

Gane, D

Tristan da Cunha: an Empire Outpost and its Keepers with Glimpses of its Past and Considerations of its Future. 1932. 173pp, illus. No DJ.

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350

 

As above but no DJ.

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351

Green, Lawrence

Eight Bells at Salamander. 1960. Strong on both Gough and TDC also Bouvet with numerous other sea stories. 266pp, illus.

12.50

352

Green, Lawrence

Almost Forgotten Never Told. 1965. The Cape coast and its connections with chap on TDC, St H refs etc. 292pp, illus. No D/J

10.00

353

Harwood, David

Alert to Danger. 1969. Nine rescue stories inc TDC after the eruption. 150pp, illus. Sl torn DJ..

12.50

354

 

As above but no DJ.

9.00

355

Holdgate, M

Mountains in the Sea: The Story of the Gough Island Expedition. 1958. Travel book club ed. 222pp, illustrated. No D/J.

9.00

356

 

As above but no DJ.

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357

Hosegood, Nancy

The Glass Island. 1964. Before and after the volcano. Fiction blended with fact. 192pp, 14 illustrations. (Day 474)

19.00

358

As above but ex-library copy with D/J

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359

Jenkins, Geoffrey

A Grue of Ice. 1962. Adventure novel based on Tristan, Bouvet and mythical Thompson Island. 320pp.

8.50

360

Linklater, Eric

The Voyage of the Challenger. 1972. Chap+9 illus on Inaccessible/ TDC+ Stoltenhoff rescue.. 288pp, illus. softback.

9.00

361

Macclesfield Courier

24.4.1824A New Colony. "22 people living in great happiness... on TDC". 9 col cm in complete issue.

8.00

362

Mackay, J A and Crabb, G F

Tristan da Cunha: Its Postal History and Philately. 1965. Author published. 72pp ringbound, illustrated.

16.00

363

Mackay, Margaret

Angry Island: The Story of Tristan da Cunha (1506-1963). 1963. 288pp, illustrated. Sl torn DJ..

20.00

N/A

As above but US edition.

 

365

Marsh, John H

No Pathway Here. 1948. S.African occupation of Marion and Prince Edward islands aided by A.Crawford & Tristanians. 200pp, 24 illus.

22.00

 

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Milner John and Brierly, Oswald

The Cruise of HMS Galatea Captain HRH Duke of Edinburgh in 1867-68. 1869 1st ed. Account of Duke’s 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.

 

366

Morrell Benjamin

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

22.50

367

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.

21.00

368

Munch, Peter

Crisis in Utopia. 1971. Effects of the evacuation on the community. 324pp, 28 photos.(Day 469). US ed.

21.00

369

Munch, Peter

The Song Tradition of Tristan da Cunha. Indiana Univ 1970. 176pp Illustrated. (Day 656).

12.00

370

Nichol, M.J.

Three Voyages of a Naturalist: Many Little Known Islands in Three Oceans Visited by the Valhalla RYS. 1909 revised ed. TDC, S Trinidad, St Paul’s Rocks, Easter, Pitcairn ++. 246pp, 79 photos, 4 maps. Sl torn spine

24.00

373

Rogers, Rose

The Lonely Island. 1926. 1st ed. 223pp, 28 photos. (Day 112). Inscribed and small rubber stamped. Sl foxing otherwise good.

23.00

374

 

Another copy similar but with two small newspaper articles on fep

23.00

375

Rosenthal, Eric

Shelter From The Spray. 1952. The Stoltenhoff brothers on Inaccessible. 212pp, illus. No D/J.

18.00

377

Seligman, Adrain

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.

10.00

378

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

40.00

379

Stanley Gibbons

Tristan da Cunha: The Jack Cole Collection. Auction catalogue 30.10.1998. 90pp with prices realised.

6.00

380

Stanley Gibbons

All World Featuring the "Edinburgh" Collection of Tristan da Cunha. 1987. Auction catalogue for the Boetie Davidson collection

8.00

381

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.

225.00

382

 

As above but rebound with maroon spine and marbled boards. Contents clean.

150.00

384

Times Weekly Edition

21.10.1904. Announcement that the Pandora will call at TDC. Instructions for sending post, gifts etc. 5 col cm.

7.00

385

Wace N M and Holdgate M W

Man and Nature in the Tristan da Cunha Islands. IUCN 1976. 113pp, card covers, illus. Owners rubber stamp on front and inner cover otherwise fine.

25.00

386

Zetterstein A

The English of Tristan da Cunha. Lund Studies in English. 1969. In card covers (rather toned) as published. 179pp plus 3 maps. Inscription by author

70.00

387

Zetterstein A

As above but near mint copy and no inscription.

65.00

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