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21 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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22 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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LETTRES ECRITES DES REGIONS POLAIRES., Dufferin, Lord
23 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
24 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.
25 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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26 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:-
27 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.
28 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.
29 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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30 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.
31 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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32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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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36 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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37 Herreshoff, Francis. INTRODUCTION TO YACHITING.
Sheridan House. 1963 Hard Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...189pp...Dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt image of boat on front cover, silver gilt lettering on spine...Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs, diagrams, etc...Smooth, glossy pages...No DJ... 004699 
Price: 25.00 USD
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NARRATIVE OF THE CANADIAN RED RIVER EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1857 AND OF THE ASSINNIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1858. VOLUMES I & II., Hind, Henry Youle.
38 Hind, Henry Youle. NARRATIVE OF THE CANADIAN RED RIVER EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1857 AND OF THE ASSINNIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1858. VOLUMES I & II.
London. Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts. 1860 Hard Cover. Very Good - 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...TWO VOLUME SET... Vol. I:... [xx, 494, 2pp]... Vol. II:... [xvi, 472, 3pp]... Rebacked with original stamped burgundy boards, original spine with gilt lettering laid down... ILLUSTRATED WITH 11 MAPS (THREE FOLDING), CHROMOXYLOGRAPHS, AND WOODCUTS, ALL COLLATED... "During this exploration, Mr. Hind lived almost constantly among the Crees and Chippeways, whose habits and peculiarities he was most eager to study, and prompt to record. Everything in their life had not only the charm of novelty to him, but as a man of science, he was anxious to observe all the facts which may prove steppingstones in tracing their origin and their history."- SABIN 31934... Hind's duties in connection with the expedition as its Geologist and Naturalist was to examine the lines and state of the communication thence to Fort Garry, comprising a description of the main geological features of the country and whatever pertained to its natural history... Ex-library... 005846 
Price: 625.00 USD
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39 Hoyt, W. M. CRUISE ON THE MEDITERRANEAN OR GLIMPSES OF THE OLD WORLD THROUGH THE EYES OF A BUSINESS MAN OF THE NEW.
Chicago. Poole Bros. 1894 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [124pp]... Brown and gray cloth boards, stamped with silver lettering and illustration on front cover, AEG... Frontispiece is portrait of author with facsimile produced image of signature underneath. Facsimile signature also appears at end of Preface and on last page of diary... Illustrated with many sepia photographs... Appendix includes List of Passengers... 006189 
Price: 50.00 USD
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40 Irving, Washington. WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. NEW EDITION, REVISED. VOLUME X. BONNEVILLE'S ADVENTURES. THE ADVENTURES OF CAPATIN BONNEVILLE, U.S.A. IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND THE FAR WEST. (Digested from His Journal and illustrated from Various Other sources).
New York G. P. Putnam & Co. 1861 Hard Cover Good - Very Good 8vo 
...xii, 428pp...Green Cloth Boards.....MARBLED ENDPAPERS...A Few B/W ILLUSTRATIONS...Covers are worn....there is moisture damage to the front cover...A little age discoloration. 003889 
Price: 20.00 USD
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