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YACHT IN MEDITERRANEAN SEAS., Anderson, Isabel.
1 Anderson, Isabel. YACHT IN MEDITERRANEAN SEAS.
Boston. Marshall Jones Company. 1930 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xvi, 428pp]... Orange boards, black lettering on front cover and spine, COLOR illustrated DJ inside protective plastic cover(light soiling)... COLOR MAP on endpapers showing cruise route of the "Sayonara"... Frontis illustrated in COLOR of the subject boat... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR... Illustrated with B/W photographs... SCARCE... 005979 
Price: 95.00 USD
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MINNESOTA AND DACOTAH: IN LETTERS DESCRIPTIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH THE NORTH-WEST, IN THE AUTUMN OF 1856. WITH INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PUBLIC LANDS, AND A TABLE OF STATISTICS., Andrews, C. C.
2 Andrews, C. C. MINNESOTA AND DACOTAH: IN LETTERS DESCRIPTIVE OF A TOUR THROUGH THE NORTH-WEST, IN THE AUTUMN OF 1856. WITH INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE PUBLIC LANDS, AND A TABLE OF STATISTICS.
Washington. Robert Farnham. 1857 Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...[xiv, 215pp]... Dark brown cloth boards, stamped, gilt lettering on spine... The author made a tour into Minnesota and wrote letters on what he learned from personal observation concerning its society and its ample means of greatness advantageous to the settler... He revised the letters and added information relative to unoccupied lands and business interests of the territory so as to publish them in a more permanent form... Clean interior... Ex-library... Corners bumped and spine ends lightly worn... 005847 
Price: 135.00 USD
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VOYAGES OF NICHOLAS BALL, FROM 1838 TO 1853. IN TABULATED FORM, WITH NOTES. TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF A TRIP TO EUROPE IN 1888., Ball, Nicholas.
3 Ball, Nicholas. VOYAGES OF NICHOLAS BALL, FROM 1838 TO 1853. IN TABULATED FORM, WITH NOTES. TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF A TRIP TO EUROPE IN 1888.
Boston. L. Barta & Co. 1895 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [40pp]... Rebacked with original brown textured boards, gilt lettering on front cover... Illustrated with b/w engravings including frontispiece engraving (with tissue guard) of author... Includes an "Itemized Gold Mining Record Kept in California, 1850 and 1851" as well as a list of his voyages... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY C. C. BALL, SON OF THE AUTHOR, DATED 1899... "King Ball" made his fortune mining for gold in California. He returned to BLOCK ISLAND, RHODE ISLAND and bought up property along the coastline where he later built the largest resort hotel on the island , Oceanview Hotel...Full page illustration of the Oceanview Hotel in rear with ad on verso... 005867 
Price: 250.00 USD
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4 Barrett, R. & K. CLOUDTOP MOSAICS.
Cambridge. W. Heffer & Sons LTD. 1932 Soft Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [ix, 176pp]... Brown paper wrappers with black lettering on front cover and spine... Light speckling to text block... Interior unaffected... Corners and edges lightly bumped... 007828 
Price: 20.00 USD
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PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA AND CHIHUAHUA, CONNECTED WITH THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION DURING THE YEARS 1850, '51, '52 AND '53. 2 VOLUMES IN 1., Bartlett, John Russell
5 Bartlett, John Russell PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND INCIDENTS IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, CALIFORNIA, SONORA AND CHIHUAHUA, CONNECTED WITH THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICAN BOUNDARY COMMISSION DURING THE YEARS 1850, '51, '52 AND '53. 2 VOLUMES IN 1.
New York D. Appleton & Company 1854 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[VOL.I - xxii, 506 pgs., VOL.II - xvii, 624 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...2 VOLUMES IN 1...LARGE FOLD OUT MAP(repaired and loose) IN VOL. I, A FOLD OUT FRONTIS TINTED LITHOGRAPH IN EACH VOLUME PLUS 13 OTHER TINTED LITHOGRAPH FULL PAGE PLATES(does not include the Tuscon View which was not called for in this edition)...MANY MORE FULL PAGE AND SMALLER ENGRAVINGS THROUGHOUT THE TEXT...Bartlett was commissioned by Pres. Taylor in 1850 to establish the boundary between the United States and Mexico. This account which contains much valuable historic and scientific material remains one of the most accurate records of the American Southwest...Ex-Library with some markings...Rebound in library cloth binding...Large fold out map professionally repaired and mounted on linen backing. Some paper losses along the folds of the map ...Blind stamp on bottom of title page...Small chip on "Contents" page with no loss of text...A VALUABLE AND READABLE REFERENCE... HOWES B197... 005036 
Price: 625.00 USD
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6 Benton, J. A. CALIFORNIA PILGRIM: A SERIES OF LECTURES.
Sacramento, CA. Solomon Alter. 1853 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [viii, 261pp]... Black cloth covered binding, gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH 6 B/W PLATES ON COLORED PAPER... Consists of 12 lectures by the Rev. Joseph A. Benton, a Yale graduate before studying theology and named a founding trustee of what became the University of California (then called the College of California). He gave the invocation at the January 1863 formal ceremonies that marked the beginnings of the Central Pacific Railroad, and later that year was elected to the California State Senate representing Sacramento County... Front cover hinge cracked... Clean text... 007512 
Price: 95.00 USD
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MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS EXPLORATIONS, DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES ON FIVE SUCCESSIVE EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT; ..., Bigelow, John.
7 Bigelow, John. MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS EXPLORATIONS, DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES ON FIVE SUCCESSIVE EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT; ...
New York. Derby & Jackson. 1856 Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [x - 480pp]... Green cloth covered boards, decoratively stamped, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with B/W engravings... Light soiling to boards, foxing, cracked in middle of spine but holding, light wear to spine ends and corners... 007618 
Price: 19.00 USD
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8 Bonnycastle, Sir Richard Henry. NEWFOUNDLAND IN 1842: A SEQUEL TO "THE CANADAS IN 1841." VOLUME I ONLY.
London. Henry Colburn. 1842 Hard Cover As Is 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [367pp]... Reddish brown cloth binding, decoratively stamped, rebacked using original boards and title label on spine... Illustrated frontispiece engraving... Title page has engraved illustration... Lacks folding map... Blind stamp of Manchester City Library on title page, tissue guard, and one or two other leaves in text... Spine hinges sunned... Rear cover shows discoloration, soiling... Some light chipping on board edges... Otherwise in Good + to Very Good Condition... 007873 
Price: 195.00 USD
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9 Bridges, T. C. And H. Hessell Tiltman. MORE HEROES OF MODERN ADVENTURE.
Boston. Little, Brown, and Company 1930 Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xi, 266pp]... Green cloth boards with dark green lettering on front cover and spine... Illustrated with B/W photographs... Ink signature on FFEP... 006185 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Brown, Karl F. CALIFORNIA MISSIONS: A GUIDE TO THE HISTORIC TRAILS OF THE PADRES.
New York. Garden City Publishing Company 1939 Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... Unpaginated... Red cloth binding, decoratively stamped gilt pattern on front cover, small B/W tipped in plate on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, in protective plastic wrapper, housed in red presentation box with cut out front... Illustrated front endpapers... Wrapper fragile, chipping... Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs... 007949 
Price: 35.00 USD
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JOURNEY FROM EDINBURGH THROUGH PARTS OF NORTH BRITAIN: CONTAINING REMARKS ON SCOTISH LANDSCAPE; AND OBSERVATIONS ON RURAL ECONOMY, NATURAL HISTORY, MANUFACTURES, TRADE, AND COMMERCE; .... VOLUMES I & II., Campbell, Alexander.
11 Campbell, Alexander. JOURNEY FROM EDINBURGH THROUGH PARTS OF NORTH BRITAIN: CONTAINING REMARKS ON SCOTISH LANDSCAPE; AND OBSERVATIONS ON RURAL ECONOMY, NATURAL HISTORY, MANUFACTURES, TRADE, AND COMMERCE; .... VOLUMES I & II.
London. John Stockdale. 1811 New Edition Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
"....INTERSPERSED WITH ANECDOTES, TRADIONAL, LITERARY, AND HISTORICAL; TOGETHER WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES; RELATING CHIEFLY TO CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL AFFAIRS, FROM THE TWELFTH CENTURY DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME."... TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xx, 408pp]... Vol. II: [vii, 396pp]... 3/4 Cordovan leather with red textured cloth boards. Raised spine bands, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, marbled textblock, marbled endpapers... Illustrated with 44 B/W engraved plates... Leaves very clean and bright... Light transference of plates to opposite leaf... Minimal shelf wear... Volumes in very good condition.... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 005923 
Price: 400.00 USD
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12 Catlin, George. CATLIN'S NOTES OF EIGHT YEARS' TRAVELS AND RESIDENCE IN EUROPE, WITH HIS NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN COLLECTION... VOLUME II ONLY.
London. By The Author. 1848 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... "WITH ANECDOTES AND INCIDENTS OF THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF THREE DIFFERENT PARTIES OF AMERICAN INDIANS WHOM HE INTRODUCED TO THE COURTS OF ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND BELGIUM."... THIS IS FOR VOLUME TWO ONLY... [xii, 336pp]... Rebacked with original brown cloth covered boards, original spine laid down on top, decoratively stamped with gilt image on front cover... B/W illustrations... Corners bumped, light edgewear, small chips missing from original spine... 007964 
Price: 45.00 USD
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VOYAGE FAIT PAR ORDRE DU ROI EN 1750 ET 1751, DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, POUR RECTIFIER LES CARTES DES COTES DE L'ACADIE, DE L'ISLE ROYALE & DE L'ISLE DE TERRENEUVE; ET POUR EN FIXER LES PRINCIPAUX POINTS PAR DES OBSERVATIONS ASTRONOMIQUES., Chabert, Joseph-Bernard.
13 Chabert, Joseph-Bernard. VOYAGE FAIT PAR ORDRE DU ROI EN 1750 ET 1751, DANS L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, POUR RECTIFIER LES CARTES DES COTES DE L'ACADIE, DE L'ISLE ROYALE & DE L'ISLE DE TERRENEUVE; ET POUR EN FIXER LES PRINCIPAUX POINTS PAR DES OBSERVATIONS ASTRONOMIQUES.
Paris. De L'Imprimerie Royale. 1753 First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good - 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...viii, 288, [10] pp... Raised spine bands with gilt lettering and embellishments... Marbled endpapers... ILLUSTRATED WITH 6 FOLDING ENGRAVED CHARTS, FOLDING ENGRAVED PLATE, FOLDING TABLE... An account of the author's voyage to Acadia, Isle Royale, and Newfoundland to make astronomical observations to correct the mapping of the region... Text in French... SABIN 11723... Leather shows age and some wear, cracks, small chips missing... Some leaves and plates have light discolorations.... 005470 
Price: 2150.00 USD
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EXPEDITION FOR THE SURVEY OF THE RIVERS EUPHRATES AND TIGRIS, CARRIED ON BY ORDER OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, IN THE YEARS 1835, 1836, 1837: PRECEDED BY GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTICES OF THE REGIONS SITUATED BETWEEN THE RIVERS NILE AND INDUS. 2 VOL.'S, Chesney, Francis Rawdon
14 Chesney, Francis Rawdon EXPEDITION FOR THE SURVEY OF THE RIVERS EUPHRATES AND TIGRIS, CARRIED ON BY ORDER OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT, IN THE YEARS 1835, 1836, 1837: PRECEDED BY GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL NOTICES OF THE REGIONS SITUATED BETWEEN THE RIVERS NILE AND INDUS. 2 VOL.'S
London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1850 Full-Leather Good 4to 
...[Vol.I - xxvii, 799 pgs., Vol.II - xvi, 778pgs.]... VOL. I HAS 30 FULL PAGE PLATES(MOST TINTED) AND 2 LARGE FOLDOUT CHARTS. INCLUDED IN THE PLATES IS THE FRONTIS WHICH IS DOUBLE PAGED. VOL. II HAS 20 FULL PAGE PLATES(TINTED) INCLUDING THE FRONTIS...4 TABLES IN APPENDIX OF VOL.I, 2 ARE LARGE FOLDOUT, ALSO SEVERAL WOODCUTS...TABLES IN APPENDIX OF VOL. II...CHESNEY WAS THE FOUNDER OF THE OVERLAND ROUTE TO INDIA. "HIS ENERGY, COURAGE, AND PERSEVERANCE WERE UNBOUNDED, AND HIS PURSUIT OF HIS MISSION WAS UNSELFISH AND ZEALOUS AND DEVOTED". IN 1831 HE CARRIED OUT THE PRELIMINARY SURVEY ALONE FLOATING DOWN THE EUPHRATES ON A RAFT. LATER TWO STEAMSHIPS WERE ASSIGNED TO THE EXPEDITION ONE OF WHICH SUNK BEFORE IT WAS COMPLETED...Spines of both volumes have been repaired some time ago ...In leather with original gilt decorated stamped leather boards and original title laid down...Marbled endpapers and marbled textblock...Ex-Lib. from the Newton Free Library. Bookplates in both volumes as well as library stamps at the corners of most plates...Foxing on plate pages only, mostly in the margin areas, as well as some offsetting...Edges worn...Relatively clean very readable with most of the plates intact...A RARE SET... 005679 
Price: 875.00 USD
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TRAVELS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AND AFRICA. PART THE FIRST. RUSSIA, TARTARY, AND TURKEY, SECTION 1., Clarke, Edward Daniel.
15 Clarke, Edward Daniel. TRAVELS IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AND AFRICA. PART THE FIRST. RUSSIA, TARTARY, AND TURKEY, SECTION 1.
Hartford, Ct. John W. Robbins. 1817 Fifth American Edition. Full-Leather. Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...498pp...Brown leather boards, gilt lettering on spine...Illustrated with B/W fold-out map of part of the Province of Rastof in the Government of Novogorod Severski...Includes tables of Russian measure, weight, and money...Appendices...Chips of leather missing on bottom front board...Wear to edges...Light toning...Some foxing...Previous owner's name written in ink on FFEP... 004428 
Price: 95.00 USD
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16 Conlon, Dalys. PRESENTING NEW ZEALAND.
Auckland & Sidney. Golden Press 1982 085558758X / 9780855587581 First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...224pp...Dark blue cloth boards...Richly illustrated with 230 colour plates and 56 historic engravings...Color illustrated map on endpapers...Clean interior...Tight binding..."As well as the spectacular colour sections the book contains a history of New Zealand from the days when the Maoris roamed undisturbed"...Repairs made to DJ... 004544 
Price: 32.00 USD
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17 Cook, Frederick A. My Attainment of the Pole
New York and London Mitchell Kennerley 1912 Hard Cover Good 8vo 
...XX, 604PP...BEING THE RECORD OF THE EXPEDITION THAT FIRST REACHED THE BOREAL CENTER, 1907-1909...FIRST EDITION...ILLUSTRATED INCLUDING FRONTIS PHOTO OF COOK...Hinges cracked but holding. Covers soiled. TEXT CLEAN. 002627 
Price: 29.00 USD
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CAPTAIN COOK'S JOURNAL DURING HIS FIRST VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD MADE IN H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" 1768 - 71, A LITERAL TRANSCRIPTION OF THE ORIGINAL MSS., Cook, James.
18 Cook, James. CAPTAIN COOK'S JOURNAL DURING HIS FIRST VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD MADE IN H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" 1768 - 71, A LITERAL TRANSCRIPTION OF THE ORIGINAL MSS.
Adelaide. Libraries Board of South Australia. 1968 Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...lvi, 400pp...Cream cloth boards with green lable title on spine, gilt lettering...With notes and introduction edited by Captain W. J. L. Wharton...ILLUSTRATED WITH 4 FOLD-OUT B/W MAPS AND SEVERAL FACSIMILES...Clean interior...Contents include a sketch of Captain Cook's life, list of persons who left England in H.M.S. Endeavour, index, etc...Cloth lightly soiled... 004790 
Price: 195.00 USD
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TRAVELS IN SWITZERLAND, AND IN THE COUNTRY OF THE GRISONS: IN A SERIES OF LETTERS TO WILLIAM MELMOTH. VOLUMES 1 - 3., Coxe, William.
19 Coxe, William. TRAVELS IN SWITZERLAND, AND IN THE COUNTRY OF THE GRISONS: IN A SERIES OF LETTERS TO WILLIAM MELMOTH. VOLUMES 1 - 3.
London. T. Cadell. 1791 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THREE VOLUME SET... SECOND EDITION...Vol. I: [xii, 410pp]...ILLUSTRATED WITH FOLDING MAP OF SWITZERLAND (with repairs), PLATE OF THE "BRIDGE OF WETTINGEN", & PLATE OF THE "VIEW OF THE LAKES OF THUN AND BRIENTZ"... Vol. II: [iii, 431pp]... ILLUSTRATED WITH FOLDING MAP OF MONT BLANC AND THE ALPS, PLATE OF THE FIGURE OF THE BOUQUETIN, PLATE OF THE HEAD OF THE BEARDED VULTURE, & PLATE OF THE VIEW OF THE CHAIN OF ALPS AND HILLS... Vol. III: [xii, 420, 27pp]... Includes appendix... Rebacked in leather using original leather boards, new title labels on spine... Personal bookplate on FEP of 2nd and 3rd volumes... Clean interior... Additional shipping and handling will apply for multiple volumes... 006661 
Price: 475.00 USD
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GEOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES ON THE WESTERN COUNTRY: DESIGNED FOR EMIGRANTS AND SETTLERS: BEING THE RESULT OF EXTENSIVE RESEARCHES AND REMARKS...A PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF THE UNSOLD PUBLIC LANDS...A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL ROADS., Dana, E.
20 Dana, E. GEOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES ON THE WESTERN COUNTRY: DESIGNED FOR EMIGRANTS AND SETTLERS: BEING THE RESULT OF EXTENSIVE RESEARCHES AND REMARKS...A PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF THE UNSOLD PUBLIC LANDS...A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL ROADS.
Cincinnati Looker, Reynolds & Co. 1819 First Edition. Full-Leather Very Good 12mo 
...[312 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...ORIGINAL CALF LEATHER BINDING. Title has faded on spine..."AUTHOR WAS EMPLOYED BY MORE THAN 1300 PEOPLE DESIROUS OF REMOVING TO THE WEST TO SELECT AND PURCHASE FOR THEM...A LARGE TRACT OF LAND"...HE JOURNEYED THROUGH OHIO, KENTUCKY, INDIANA, ALABAMA , MICHIGAN, ETC...Includes a page of "Corrections and Additions"...Moderate foxing and toning ...Top hinge cracked but holding nicely...Normal wear and tear to an early American leather book OTHERWISE A NICE COPY OF A SCARCE ITEM...HOWES D50... 005678 
Price: 635.00 USD
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