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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.
21 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.
22 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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EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES: COMPRISING A GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STATES OF LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, AND OHIO..., Darby, William and Theodore Dwight.
23 Darby, William and Theodore Dwight. EMIGRANT'S GUIDE TO THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN STATES AND TERRITORIES: COMPRISING A GEOGRAPHICAL AND STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE STATES OF LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, TENNESSEE, KENTUCKY, AND OHIO...
New York Kirk & Mercein 1818 Hard Cover As Is 8vo 
...[[3], 311pgs., xiii (p.g. xiii is a facsimile)]...FIRST EDITION... REBACKED WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER BOARDS AND MOST OF ORIGINAL SPINE LAID DOWN...TRAVEL GUIDE TO THE MIDWESTERN U.S.... ACCOMPANIED BY A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING LOUISIANA (facsimile, 7" x 8")...WITH A COMPLETE LIST OF THE ROAD AND RIVER ROUTES WEST OF THE ALEGHANY MOUNTAINS, etc...SEVERAL PLATES INCLUDED: "IMPERFECT TOWNSHIPS", STATISTICAL TABLES(3 pages), CHART OF MOBILE, PERDIDO, AND PENSACOLA BAYS (facsimile)...Mild foxing throughout...Last half of text toned...Leather worn and rubbed, corners bumped...Dampstaining to first 120 pages...SCARCE... 006559 
Price: 250.00 USD
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24 Denham, Major Dixon & Captain Hugh Clapperton. NARRATIVE OF TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AFRICA, IN THE YEARS 1822, 1823, AND 1824, BY MAJOR DENHAM, CAPTAIN CLAPPERTON, AND THE LATE DR. OUDNEY...
Boston. Cummings, Hilliard & Co. 1826 Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... "EXTENDING ACROSS THE GREAT DESERT TO THE TENTH DEGREE OF NORTHERN LATITUDE, AND FROM KOUKA IN BORNOU, TO SACKATOO, THE CAPITAL OF THE FELATAH EMPIRE."... [lxiv, 255, iv, 104, 112pp]... Red library cloth binding with black lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH LARGE (22 1/2" x 16") FOLDING MAP OF THE TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES MADE IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL AFRICA (laid in, fair condition with small tears and chips, multiple folds, rather fragile paper, has been repaired)... B/W engravings scattered within text... Text has occasional spotting but clean and totally readable for the most part... ALSO ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W MAP OF "LAKE HAMESE PART OF THE LAKE TCHAD"; FOLDING PLATE OF 2 INSCRIPTIONS FOUND ON A BUILDING; FOLDING "REDUCTION OF BELLO'S MAP OF CENTRAL AFRICA"... Includes appendix... Ex-library with blind stamp on title page, call number on spine... 006655 
Price: 350.00 USD
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25 Dobson, David TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGES 1600 - 1699.
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. Clearfield Co 2004 0806352558 / 9780806352558 Soft Cover As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [114pp]... B/W illustration on front wrap... Illustrated with B/W engravings and maps... "This book attempts to bring together evidence of voyages from Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, France, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and the Channel Islands to North America and the West Indies and is based on both primary and secondary sources in Europe and America."... 006362 
Price: 70.00 USD
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26 Doyle, Dr. C. W. TAMING OF THE JUNGLE.
Philadelphia & London. J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1899 Hard Cover Very Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... [200pp]... Blue cloth binding with illustration stamped into front cover... Clean and tight copy... First Edition... 007976 
Price: 25.00 USD
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LETTRES ECRITES DES REGIONS POLAIRES., Dufferin, Lord
27 Dufferin, Lord LETTRES ECRITES DES REGIONS POLAIRES.
Paris Librairie De Hachette Et Cie 1860 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[289 pgs.]...1860 FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION OF LORD DUFFERIN'S "LETTERS FROM HIGH ALTITUDES"...Letters Lord Dufferin, an Irish nobleman, wrote to his mother while travelling in Iceland...Reprint in modern buckram...ILLUSTRATED WITH FRONTIS ENGRAVING AS WELL AS MAPS AND DIAGRAMS... CLEAN AND UNMARKED... 004669 
Price: 36.00 USD
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DESCRIPTION OF GREENLAND. A NEW EDITION. WITH AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND LIFE OF THE AUTHOR., Egede, Hans
28 Egede, Hans DESCRIPTION OF GREENLAND. A NEW EDITION. WITH AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
London Printed for T. And J. Allman 1818 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[viii, xiv, ciii, 225 pgs.]...SECOND EDITION...Includes the natural history, situation, boundaries, and face of the country...Egede was a missionary in Greenland for 25 years...FRONTIS IS FOLD OUT MAP OF GREENLAND...HALF TITLE PAGE...WOOD ILLUSTRATIONS...Includes dedication to Royal Highness Frederick...Professionally bound in imitation leather with gilt lettering on red leather title label...Text complete...Dampstain to lower corner of first few pages...SABIN 22029. 003584 
Price: 500.00 USD
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LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH-WEST., Eickemeyer, Rudolf.
29 Eickemeyer, Rudolf. LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH-WEST.
Astor Place, New York. 1894 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Deming, E. W. 
...111pp...Brown cloth boards with silver gilt lettering on spine...SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR IN GERMAN...Nicely illustrated with B/W paintings...Minimal shelf wear...Boards soiled...Small chip on top corner of second free endpaper. 004496 
Price: 165.00 USD
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30 Field, Dr. Joseph E. ORIGINAL NARRATIVES OF TEXAS HISTORY AND ADVENTURE. THREE YEARS IN TEXAS. INCLUDING A VIEW OF THE TEXAN REVOLUTION, AND AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRINCIPAL BATTLES, TOGETHER WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THE SOIL, COMMERCIAL AND AGRICULTURAL ADVANTAGES, &c.
Austin, Texas The Steck Company. 1935 Hard Cover Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [59pp]... Burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine... 007568 
Price: 42.00 USD
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VOYAGE D'EXPLORATION SCIENTIFIQUE EN COLOMBIE VOL. V., Fuhrmann, Dr. O. And Dr. Eug. Mayor:-
31 Fuhrmann, Dr. O. And Dr. Eug. Mayor:- VOYAGE D'EXPLORATION SCIENTIFIQUE EN COLOMBIE VOL. V.
Neuchatel: Attinger Freres. 1914 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...HALF-LEATHER...2 Parts: 116pp., 1087pp....PART 1 ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 MAPS(1 COLOR FOLD-OUT)....PART 2 ILLUSTRATED WITH DIAGRAMS AND BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOS...VOLUME V OF MEMOIRES DE LA SOCIETE NEUCHATELOISE DES SCIENCES NATURELLES...Corners & edges bumped...Edges worn....Text clean and tight...Heavy Volume...Extra Shipping Charges May Apply... 000982 
Price: 200.00 USD
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GASS'S JOURNAL OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION., Gass, Sergeant Patrick.
32 Gass, Sergeant Patrick. GASS'S JOURNAL OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION.
Chicago, IL. A. C. McClurg & Co. 1904 Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...liii, 304pp... Brown boards and spine, gilt lettering on spine... Top of text block in gilt... Illustrated with 7 B/W engravings as stated in list of illustrations... Author was one of the officers in the expedition... REPRINT OF THE 1811 EDITION...Includes a reproduction of a rare portrait of Gass (engraved on wood from an ambrotype by E. F. Moore)... Includes an analytical index, and an introduction by James Kendall Hosmer... "Gass's narrative was for seven years the only source from which any authentic knowledge of the enterprise could be obtained. When at last the work based on the diaries of the Captains was given to the world, the earlier book, so far from being set aside, was found to be most important as confirming and supplementing what had been set down by the leaders"... Untrimmed... Bookplate of Elisha Rhodes Brown, President of the Concord and Portsmouth Railroad and a direct descendent of Roger Williams (founder of Rhode Island), found on inside front cover... "Burnside" bookplate on F.F.E.P....Clean interior... Wear to spine ends... Ex-library with coloring where call number lable was removed...Lacking map. 004902 
Price: 175.00 USD
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UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER: DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE READERS AT HOME TO AN ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE ARTS, CUSTOMS, AND MANNERS, OF THE PRINCIPAL MODERN NATIONS ON THE GLOBE..., Goodrich, Charles A.
33 Goodrich, Charles A. UNIVERSAL TRAVELLER: DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE READERS AT HOME TO AN ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE ARTS, CUSTOMS, AND MANNERS, OF THE PRINCIPAL MODERN NATIONS ON THE GLOBE...
Harford. Canfield & Robins. 1836 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo 
...[610pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...FULL LEATHER WITH GILT DECORATED SPINE...30 PAGES OF ENGRAVED PLATES..."EMBRACING A VIEW OF THEIR PERSONS-CHARACTER-EMPLOYMENTS-AMUSEMENTS-RELIGION-DRESS-HABITATIONS-MODES OF WARFARE..."...Binding tight...Some moderate foxing... 006532 
Price: 87.50 USD
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34 Greely, A. W. HANDBOOK OF POLAR DISCOVERIES.
Boston Little, Brown & Company. 1907 Third Edition Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [iv, 325pp]... Grey cloth binding with illustration on front cover... Illustrated with maps and plates, some of which are folding... Ex-lib... Wear to spine ends and corners of boards... Cracked in middle of binding but holding... Front hinge cracked but holding... 007975 
Price: 19.00 USD
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INTERNAL POLAR EXPEDITION. REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES EXPEDITION TO LADY FRANKLIN BAY, GRINNELL LAND. VOL. 1., Greely, Adolphus W.
35 Greely, Adolphus W. INTERNAL POLAR EXPEDITION. REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE UNITED STATES EXPEDITION TO LADY FRANKLIN BAY, GRINNELL LAND. VOL. 1.
Washington City. Government Printing Office 1888 Hard Cover Good 4to 
...[viii, 545 pgs.]...WELL ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND CHARTS(SOME FOLDING) AND DRAWINGS...Text clean and complete...Hinges cracked but holding...Covers worn, corners bumped...Spine ends frayed. 003788 
Price: 178.00 USD
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36 Grier, Thomas Graham. ON THE CANAL ZONE. PANAMA.
Chicago. The Wagner & Hanson Co. 1908 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [150pp]... Dark green cloth covered boards, black and gray lettering and illustration on front cover... HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PHOTOGRAPHS, FOLDING MAP... Mild wear... 007883 
Price: 25.00 USD
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NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES., Hawks, Francis L.
37 Hawks, Francis L. NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
New York. D. Appleton & Co. 1857 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... [xvii, 537pp]... Black textured leather spine and corners, grey cloth boards, raised spine bands with gilt lettering on spine, marbled endpapers, AEG... INCLUDES RARE SUPRESSED BATHING SCENE LITHOGRAPH... Many plates are colored... Lacking lithograph entitled "View of Hong Kong from East Point"... This is one of the most important expiditions to the East led by the very knowledgeable Commodore Perry... Includes index... Heavy volume, additional shipping and handling will apply... 006699 
Price: 875.00 USD
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NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M.C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. 3 VOLUMES., Hawks, Francis L.
38 Hawks, Francis L. NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M.C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. 3 VOLUMES.
New York AMS Press 1967 Hard Cover Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THREE VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xvii, 537pp]... Vol. II: [414pp, xi]... Vol. III [xliii, 705pp]... Dark blue cloth binding with light gilt lettering on spine... Modern reprint... HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PLATES, SOME OF WHICH ARE FOLDING... CHRONOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF PERRY'S EXPEDITION TO JAPAN TO ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONSHIP WITH U.S.... When Perry returned to the United States in 1855, Congress voted to grant him a reward of $20,000 in appreciation of his work in Japan. Perry used part of this money to prepare and publish this report on the expedition... Weighs approx. 14 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007516 
Price: 368.00 USD
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GEO. W. HAWLEY'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO NIAGARA FALLS AND POINTS OF INTEREST., Hawley, George W.
39 Hawley, George W. GEO. W. HAWLEY'S ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO NIAGARA FALLS AND POINTS OF INTEREST.
New York Hawley, George W. 1900 Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
...42pp...Maroon, stamped, textured boards, gilt lettering and design on front...SCARCE...Publishing date not given, circa 1900 ...COMPILED BY P. E. DUNLAP...Illustrated with 26 B/W engravings on glossy paper at beginning of book...Includes index...B/W map of Niagara River and surrounding areas at back endpaper...Contents include history of the Falls, incidents, accidents, narrow escapes, and suicides that occurred at Niagara, the different bridges found there, etc...Clean interior...Spine cracked in middle of volume, reinforced with tape...Rebacked with original boards... 004786 
Price: 235.00 USD
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40 Hearn, Lafcadio. TWO YEARS IN THE FRENCH WEST INDIES.
New York. Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1923 Hard Cover Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [460pp]... Yellow and black binding with black lettering and B/W illustrated plate tipped in on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers... B/W ILLUSTRATIONS... Cracked in middle of volume, but holding... Corners bumped... Top of spine shows some wear, spine lightened... 007982 
Price: 25.00 USD
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