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Image for Professor Sonntag's Thrilling Narrative of the Grinnell Exploring  Expedition to the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1853, 1854, and 1855, in  search of Sir John Franklin, under the command of Dr. E. K. Kane, U.S.N.  containing the history of all previous explorations of the Arctic Ocean,  from the year 1618 down to the present time etc. highly important  astronomical observations; with nearly one hundred splendid engravings.

Professor Sonntag's Thrilling Narrative of the Grinnell Exploring Expedition to the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1853, 1854, and 1855, in search of Sir John Franklin, under the command of Dr. E. K. Kane, U.S.N. containing the history of all previous explorations of the Arctic Ocean, from the year 1618 down to the present time etc. highly important astronomical observations; with nearly one hundred splendid engravings.

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Charles C. Rhodes: 1857

Seller ID: 3219


Philadelphia: Charles C. Rhodes. Very Good. 1857. Brown cloth boards with decorative blind stamping and gilt title to front cover. Blind stamp of J.J. East of Allegheny, Pennsylvania to front fly papers. Foxing throughout, particularly to first and last pages. Nice full-page, recto-only wood blocks. A tight clean copy without further markings. Not written by Sonntag who was "mortified" by the publication, but by Rhodes who compiled Sonntag's notes. ; 8vo 8... View more info

Image for Records of Travels in Turkey, Greece, &c. and of a Cruise in the Black  Sea, with the Capitan [sic] Pasha, in the years 1829, 1830 and 1831. (2  vol. set)

Records of Travels in Turkey, Greece, &c. and of a Cruise in the Black Sea, with the Capitan [sic] Pasha, in the years 1829, 1830 and 1831. (2 vol. set)

By: Adolphus Slade

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & Boston, E. L. Carey & A. Hart; Allen & Ticknor: 1833

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3295


Philadelphia & Boston: E. L. Carey & A. Hart; Allen & Ticknor. Very Good. 1833. First American Edition. Quarter spruce cloth over brown paper. Stains to covers of vol. I. Particulars printed to paper label to spines. Heavily deckled edges. Light moisture mark to first and last several pages of vol. I. Stain to top margins of last several pages of vol. II. Otherwise, clean copies without previous owners' names or further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, ... View more info

Image for The Fur Hunters of the Far West; a Narrative of Adventures in the Oregon  and Rocky Mountains (2 vol. set)

The Fur Hunters of the Far West; a Narrative of Adventures in the Oregon and Rocky Mountains (2 vol. set)

By: Alexander Ross

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3129


London: Smith, Elder and Co.. Very Good. 1855. First Edition. Half blue morocco over cloth. Gilt particulars to spines. Spine of vol. I faded. Wear to fore edge corners of both volumes. Gilt embellished decorative endpapers. Bookplates of previous owners to front pastedown. Acession stamps of the Longpreston Mechanic's Institution to vol. II. Foldout map of "The Oregon" with inked notation to vol. I. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xv, 333, [i]; viii, 262 ... View more info

Image for Islario General de todas las Islas del Mundo WITH Atlas

Islario General de todas las Islas del Mundo WITH Atlas

By: Alonso de Santa Cruz & Antonio Blazquez

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta de Patronato de Huerfanos de Intendencia e Intervencion Militares: 1918-20

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2935


Madrid: Imprenta de Patronato de Huerfanos de Intendencia e Intervencion Militares. Very Good. 1918-20. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Scarce. 1/150 copies. Quarter brown morocco over brown cloth boards. Gilt particulars and raised bands to spine. Bumps to fore edge corners. Marbled endpapers. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Bound with atlas volume consisting of 120 maps (recto only). A nice clean copy. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 559,120, ... View more info

Vasco Nunez de Balboa Estudio Historico por Angel de Altolaguirre y Duvale De la Real Academia de la Historia

By: Angel de Altolaguirre y Duvale

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Madrid, La Corporacion: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2916


Madrid: La Corporacion. Very Good. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Half mottled spanish leather, gilt particulars and raised bands to spine. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 231 pages . First Edition. View more info

Image for The Journals of Captain James Cook; Vol. 3; The Voyage of the Resolution  and Discovery, 1776-1780; Parts 1 & 2

The Journals of Captain James Cook; Vol. 3; The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780; Parts 1 & 2

By: Captain James Cook; J.C. Beaglehole

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society: 1967

Seller ID: 2807


Cambridge University Press for the Hakluyt Society. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. Edited from original transcripts by J.C. Beaglehole. Foxing to page edges. 2 fold out maps and 5 fold out plates present in part 1. 1 fold out map present at end of part 2. Odd pagination to part 2 but without loss. Nice clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; ccxxiv, 718; viii, 1647 pages . Dust jacket presen... View more info

Image for They All Discovered America. A rich, unconventional, and imaginative  recounting of the explorers of the Western Hemisphere from the Phoenicians  to Columbus. Illustrated with maps and photographs.

They All Discovered America. A rich, unconventional, and imaginative recounting of the explorers of the Western Hemisphere from the Phoenicians to Columbus. Illustrated with maps and photographs.

By: Charles Michael Boland

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3211


New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. First Edition. Grey cloth boards with particulars stamped to front cover and spine. Slight losses to edges of dust jacket which has since been protected in mylar wrapping. Stated First edition. A clean, crisp copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 384 pages . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Personal Narrative of the First Voyage of Columbus to America. From a manuscript recently discovered in Spain. Translated from the Spanish.

By: Christopher Columbus

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Thomas B. Wait & Son: 1827

Seller ID: 2895


Boston: Thomas B. Wait & Son. Very Good. 1827. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Light worming to fore edge. Decorative endpapers. Obituary of Samuel Kettell, an editor apparently involved in the publication of the book, affixed to verso of front free fly. Foxing throughout. Otherwise, a nice copy without previous owner's names or other markings. Sabin 14668. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii;303 pages . View more info

History of Brule's Discoveries and Explorations, 1610-1626: Being a Narrative of the Discovery, by Stephen Brule, of Lakes Huron, Ontario and Superior; and of His Explorations (the First Made by Civilized Man) of Pennsylvania and Western New York, Also of the Province of Ontario, Canada; With a Biographical Notice of the Discoverer and Explorer, Who Was Killed and Eaten by Savages

By: Consul Willshire Butterfield

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Helman-Taylor Company: 1898

Seller ID: 2873


Cleveland: The Helman-Taylor Company. Very Good. 1898. Hardcover. Striped cloth boards. Deckle edges. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 184 pages . View more info

Image for Navegantes Guipuzcoanos por D. Ramon Seoane y Ferrer, Marqués de Seoane  Correspondiente de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

Navegantes Guipuzcoanos por D. Ramon Seoane y Ferrer, Marqués de Seoane Correspondiente de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando

By: D. Ramon Seoane y Ferrer

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Madrid, Impr. de la seccion de hidrografia: 1908

Seller ID: 2917


Madrid: Impr. de la seccion de hidrografia. Very Good. 1908. Hardcover. Original wraps bound in half green leather over cloth boards. Gilt particulars and raised bands to spine. Small bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Marbled endpapers. 33 hors text plates. A nice clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall . View more info

Image for Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of  sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the  Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast;  thence across the  continent, down the river Zambesi to the eastern ocean.

Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; including a sketch of sixteen years' residence in the interior of Africa, and a journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the west coast; thence across the continent, down the river Zambesi to the eastern ocean.

By: David Livingstone

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3093


London: John Murray. Good. 1857. First Edition. Brown cloth with blind stamping to front cover and gilt particulars to spine. Wear to tail of spine. Binding detached from text block. Decorative endpapers. Moisture mark to top margin of preliminary pages. Folding tinted frontispiece of Victoria Falls credited to W. West. Extra page 8 absent. Folding map of "South Africa Showing the Route of the Rev. Dr. Livingstone between years 1849 & 1956" to rear of book. ... View more info

Los Viajeros Modernos o Relaciones de los Viajes más Interesantes e Instructivos que se Hicieron en los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII con Biografias Notas e Indicaciones Iconograficas....

By: Eduardo Charton

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris, Correo de Ultramar: 1861

Edition: Enlarged

Seller ID: 1444


Paris: Correo de Ultramar. Very Good. 1861. Enlarged. quarter morocco. Quarter morocco, blind & gilt embossed boards, aeg. Light foxing thoughout; slight moisture marks to edges; nonetheless a handsome nicely hinged copy (se image). ; royal octavo; vi, 480,[1] pages; xll Aspire Nov 2013 . View more info

Decouverte de l'Amerique par les Normands au X Siecle

By: Gabriel Gravier

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Rouen, France, Esperance Cagniard: 1874

Seller ID: 2954


Rouen, France: Esperance Cagniard. Very Good. 1874. Hardcover. 103 of only 150 copies. Original printed wraps bound in half brown morocco over paper covered boards. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Raised bands to spine. Decorative endpapers. Light foxing throughout. A nice copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxxix,250 pages . View more info

Image for Here was Vinland; The Great Lakes Region of America

Here was Vinland; The Great Lakes Region of America

By: James W. Curran

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, The Sault Daily Star: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2908


Canada: The Sault Daily Star. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 359 pages . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Wonders of Elora; of, the Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and Dwellings Excavated out of a Mountain of Granite and Extending Upwards of a Mile and a Quarter, at Elora, in the East Indies, by the Route of Poona, Ahmed-Nuggur, and Toka Returning by Dowlutabad and Aurungabad; with some General Observations on the People and Country

By: John B. Seely

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Geo. B. Whittaker: 1825

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2860


London: Geo. B. Whittaker. Very Good. 1825. Second Edition. Hardcover. Half morocco over marbled boards. Gilt particulars and decorative motif to spine. Hinges weak but firmly attached. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xx;597 pages . View more info

Capt. John Mason; the Founder of New Hampshire; Including his Tract on Newfoundland, 1620; the American Charters in which he was a Grantee; with Letters and Other Historical Documents; together with a Memoir by Charles Wesley Tuttle

By: John Ward Dean

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, The Prince Society: 1887

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2855


Boston: The Prince Society. Fine. 1887. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1 of only 250 copies. Recent green faux morocco with original wrappers bound in. Particulars in gilt to spine. Fold out map of Newfoundland. A very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii; 492 pages . View more info

La Carabela Santa Maria. Apuntes para su reconstitucion compuestos por el Teniente de Navio, Piloto de dirigible, don Julio F. Guillen y Tato

By: Julio F. Guillen y Tato

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Madrid, Imprenta del Ministerio de Marina: 1927

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2947


Madrid: Imprenta del Ministerio de Marina. Very Good. 1927. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 84 of only 120 copies. Original wraps bound in blue morocco with particulars to spine. Marbled slipcase. Marbled endpapers. Inscribed by editor: "A Guillermo Tamayo con los mejores deseos para el y para su Museo, con todo cordial afecto Julio Guillen Md. 4 ag 1953" ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; [239] pages; Signed by Editor . View more info

A personal narrative of a journey to the source of the river Oxus: by the route of the Indus, Kabul, and Badakhshan, performed under the sanction of the Supreme Government of India, in the years 1836, 1837, and 1838

By: Lieutenant John Wood

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3027


London: John Murray. Very Good. 1841. First Edition. Brown cloth. New black cloth spine with particulars in gilt. Date to spine incorrectly reads 1814. Inscription to front fly dated 1841. Folding map. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xv, 424, 12 pages . First Edition. View more info

Image for Report upon the Colorado River of the West, explored in 1857 and 1858 by  Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, corps of topographical engineers, under the  direction of the office of explorations and surveys

Report upon the Colorado River of the West, explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, corps of topographical engineers, under the direction of the office of explorations and surveys

By: Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1861

Seller ID: 3140


Washington: Government Printing Office. Good. 1861. Brown buckram with blind stamping and gilt pictorial to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine which has been recased incorporating original spine label. Loss to head and tail of spine. Wear to corners and edges. 10 large fold-out maps and plates. Large closed tear near bottom left of first map. Foxing throughout. Nicely hand-colored plates throughout. Without previous owners' names or other markings. Housed in gre... View more info

Image for Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made  in Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and  Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar; with a Statistical account of the  Countries Adjacent.  As Laid Before the Senate, by the President of the  United States. In February, 1806, and Never Before Published in Great  Britain

Travels in the Interior Parts of America; Communicating Discoveries Made in Exploring the Missouri, Red River and Washita, by Captains Lewis and Clark, Doctor Sibley, and Mr. Dunbar; with a Statistical account of the Countries Adjacent. As Laid Before the Senate, by the President of the United States. In February, 1806, and Never Before Published in Great Britain

By: Merriweather Lewis, William Clark, Sibley & Dunbar

Price: $2,300.00

Publisher: London, Richard Phillips: 1807

Seller ID: 3022


London: Richard Phillips. Very Good. 1807. Late 19th century quarter black morocco over cloth. Weak front hinge. Added marbled endsheets and fly papers. Foldout table. A nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages . View more info