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Image for A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

A Voyage to Senegal, the Isle of Goree, and the River Gambia

By: Adanson, M. [Michel]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, J. Nourse and W. Johnston: 1759

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 035504


337 pages, plus folding map. Map was originally bound in as the frontispiece, though is now detached and laid in. Full leather covers are rubbed and show wear at spine ends. Top joint of cover at spine is cracked and top cover is loosened, but still attached. Small closed tear on map from bound edge entering about one inch into border. Volume otherwise remains tight and generally clean. View more info

Image for Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa:  Being a Journal of an Expedition Undertaken Under the Auspices of H.B.M.'s Government, in the Years 1849-1855 (Five Volumes)

Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa: Being a Journal of an Expedition Undertaken Under the Auspices of H.B.M.'s Government, in the Years 1849-1855 (Five Volumes)

By: Barth, Henry

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts: 1857

Seller ID: 031745


Mixed editions, with the first three volumes being second editions published in 1857, and the last two being first editions published in 1858. Collated and complete with all color plates and folding maps. Some older moisture stains on edges affecting some plates. Leaves of volumes I, III, and V remain unopened. Hinges of all volumes have been professionally reinforced. Occasional small tears and other stains. Maps are all in very good condition. Overall tight and ... View more info

West of the Golden Gate

By: Beckmann, Frank Harrison

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, The Stratford Company:

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed by all Authors

Seller ID: 033805


Copyright is 1926. 257 pages. Corner is lightly bumped. Dust jacket shows general light edge wear, along with three half inch closed tears. Wear and small tears over spine ends. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions:  Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey // in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey // in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.

By: Beechey, F. W.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033892


Complete in two volumes, having been rebound in half tan leather mid 20th C. 472 & 452 pages respectively. 23 plates of which four are double paged, and one double page map. LACKING both of the folding maps, though part of the folding map in volume one remains bound in. Covers are a little scuffed, though remain attractive. Scattered light foxing, and scattered general light wear. View more info

Image for Thirty Years in India:  Or, A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, From 1808 to 1838 (Two Volumes)

Thirty Years in India: Or, A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, From 1808 to 1838 (Two Volumes)

By: Bevan, H. (Major)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Richardson: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030555


344 pages, plus hand colored frontispiece and folding map; 367 pages, plus two plates. Twentieth century binding with brown leather over spine and blue cloth over boards. Plain gilt stamped lettering on spines. Covers show light rubbing and scuffs. Folding map shows small closed tear at binding, just entering border, and a misfold along edge. Both volumes remain tight and generally clean, and contents are complete and intact. View more info

Image for Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S Curacoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865

Jottings During the Cruise of H.M.S Curacoa Among the South Sea Islands in 1865

By: Brenchley, Julius L.

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034641


487 pages indexed, plus folding colored frontispiece; nine un-numbered plates in main text of which one is color; and 50 natural history plates after J. Smit, G. H. Ford, and A. G. Butler. These include 21 bird plates after Smit and four butterfly plates after Butler. The remaining plates are after Ford, and include four reptile plates (uncolored), ten fish plates (five are uncolored), seven shell plates and three insect plates. Of the natural history plates, all but... View more info

Image for Voyage Aux Sources Du Nil, En Nubie et En Abyssinie Pendant Les Annees 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

Voyage Aux Sources Du Nil, En Nubie et En Abyssinie Pendant Les Annees 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, & 1772

By: Bruce, M. James

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Paris, Hotel De Thou: 1790

Seller ID: 035523


Published in Paris in five volumes from 1790-1791. Rebound with beige paper over covers, and all plates and maps removed into a sixth volume. Now, complete in six volumes. Edges show creases and wear, though text is generally in very good condition. Atlas volume contains Eight single page plates; Seven plates with language examples (i.e. Geez, etc.); Four plates from Vol. III; Three plates from Volume IV; 42 plates from Vol. V; Four large folding maps; followed by 19... View more info

Bibliotheca Australiana # 3: A Chronological History of Voyages and Discoveries in the South Seas (Five Volumes)

By: Burney, James

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amsterdam / New York, N. Israel / Da Capo Press: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 032320


Facsimile reprint of original editions of 1803 to 1817. Ex-Library with card pockets on front paste downs and occasional stamps. There are no external library markings. Covers are rubbed, bumped, and scuffed, and lower edges of text are a little rubbed. Volumes are generally tight and contents are intact. Due to size and weight of this five volume set, extra shipping charges will be assessed for priority and/or international mail. View more info

Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil; with a Full Account of the Gold and Diamond Mines, Also, Canoeing Down 1500 Miles of the Great River Sao Franciso, from Sabara to the Sea (Two Volumes)

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 032603


Two volume, facsimile reprint of the 1869 first edition from the Tinsley Brothers of London. View more info

Image for Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1956

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 035627


492 pages, plus frontispiece and illustrated half title, and folding map. Original red cloth is torn along joints and worn at spine ends. Lighter wear at corners. Lettering and decoration on spine is faded. Book plate on front free end leaf. Scattered foxing throughout, and marginal tide mark seen on about half of the leaves. Folding map shows some misfolds and a small closed tear on bound edge. Volume remains fairly tight. View more info

Image for South African Setches:  Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony

South African Setches: Illustrative of the Wild Life of a Hunter on the Frontier of the Cape Colony

By: Butler, H. [Captain Henry]

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Ackermann and Co.: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035473


15 pages of text, plus list of subjects, followed by 31 lithographic illustrations on one plus 15 plates. Of these, 16 are hand colored. Text and plates are interleaved with blank leaves. Later (circa mid-20th century) half bound in burgundy leather over spine and corners, and red cloth over boards. Covers are a little scuffed and show a little wear at corners/spine ends. Crown is bumped, with light creasing at very upper corners of contents. Title page is darkened ... View more info

Our Journey Around the World... [with] Glimpses of Life in Far Off Lands... [by the second author]

By: Clark, Francis E. and Harriet E. Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn, A.D. Worthington & Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 004698


641 pages. Corners lightly bumped. Spine is slightly faded, and there is a little wear at ends. Contents are fine, as is the folding map. View more info

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Highways and Byways in London

By: Cook, Mrs. E. T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 035667


480 pages, plus ads. Top edge of text block is gilded. Cloth covers remain bright and clean, though show light rubbing along edges and light wear at corners. Hinges (internal) are cracked, though volume remains tight. View more info

Image for Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

By: Coppinger, R. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, R. Worthington: 1884

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 033899


256 pages, plus plates. Older institutional sticker on spine, and a few institutional stamps in contents to include one on title page. Rebacked retaining parts of original spine cover. Covers are rubbed, smudged, and worn. Text block is cracked near center. View more info

Image for A Reference Gide to the Literature of Travel (University of Washington Publication in Language and Literature, Volume 10)

A Reference Gide to the Literature of Travel (University of Washington Publication in Language and Literature, Volume 10)

By: Cox, Edward Godfrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, The University of Washington: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036043


591 pages. General light use and wear, and an erased penciled name on blank front free end page. Otherwise a solid and clean copy. View more info

Image for From the Hebrides to the Himalayas:  A Sketch of Eighteen Months' Wanderings In Western Isles and Eastern Highlands (Volume I ONLY of Two Volumes)

From the Hebrides to the Himalayas: A Sketch of Eighteen Months' Wanderings In Western Isles and Eastern Highlands (Volume I ONLY of Two Volumes)

By: Cumming, Constance F. Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036105


376 pages. Ex-Library with usual older markings. Plate adjacent to page 100 is detached, though laid in place with chipped edges. View more info

Image for A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699.

A Voyage to New Holland, &c. In the Year, 1699.

By: Dampier, William

Price: $5,000.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton: 1703

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033891


162 pages, followed by index and five pages of publishers' ads. Folding map at frontispiece, plus four tables/maps and ten natural history plates. Vol. III in Captain William Dampier's adventure series stands alone, though a continuation of this work was published six years later. This is a particularly lovely, sound, and complete copy of the scarce first edition. Later full calf binding in contemporary style. Covers show very light rubbing, mostly on lower edges. ... View more info

Image for A Ride to India:  Across Persia and Baluchistan

A Ride to India: Across Persia and Baluchistan

By: De Windt, Harry

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032819


339 pages, plus ads, 22 b/w plates, and folding map. Ex-Library with white inked numbers on lower spine, book plate on front paste down, inked numbers on blank verso of title page, and check out sheet and pocket on rear end page. Penciled name of original owner on blank front free end page, and oval blind stamp of same on title page. Top hinge (internal) is cracked, though remains tight. Small clipping affixed to top edge of title page announcing a visit by the autho... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034206


89 pages. Housed in original slipcase also in Fine condition. Map end leaves. View more info

Journal Of William Ellis: Narrative of a Tour of Hawaii, o Owhyhee; with Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs, and Language of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands

By: Ellis, William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 032609


Reprint of the 1825 American edition, with additional illustrations, text, and index. 363 pages. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info