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61 Robertson, William, D. D. HISTORICAL DISQUISITION CONCERNING THE KNOWLEDGE WHICH THE ANCIENTS HAD OF INDIA; AND THE PROGRESS OF TRADE WITH THAT COUNTRY PRIOR TO THE DISCOVERY OF THE PASSAGE TO IT BY THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. WITH AN APPENDIX.
Albany Printed and Published By E. And E. Hosford 1822 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo 
...[v, 330pgs., includes APPENDIX, plus INDEX - xiii ]...FROM THE LATEST LONDON EDITION...2 FOLD OUT MAPS - " MAP OF THE SOUTHEAST PART OF ASIA" (13 1/2" x 20 1/2") AND "MAP OF THE SOUTHEAST PART OF ASIA ACCORDING TO PTOLEMY" (12" x 20")...1 FULL PAGE ENGRAVING WITH TISSUE GUARD OF THE "INTERIOR OF THE GRAND CAVERN AT ELEPHANTA"...FULL LEATHER BINDING WITH RED TITLE LABEL ON SPINE...Signed on endpaper and title page by MOSES L. HALE, member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions...Bookplate of the Society of Old Newbury on endpaper dated 1894... Top spine end chipped, corners bumped... 006804 
Price: 75.00 USD
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62 Robinson, William F. ABANDONED NEW ENGLAND: ITS HIDDEN RUINS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM.
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. New York Graphic Society. 1976 0821206540 / 9780821206546 First Edition. Hard Cover. Good + Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...xi, 211pp... Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... COLOR illustrated DJ shows only light wear to edges... Illustrated with B/W and COLOR photographs, drawings, etc... Clean and tight... Boards show some soiling at edges... SIGNED BY AUTHOR... 005600 
Price: 27.00 USD
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SAILING DIRECTIONS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN, THE WINDS, MONSOONS, CURRENTS, AND PASSAGES, INCLUDING ALSO, THE JAVA SEA, SULU SEA, AFUERA SEA, AND THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. (UNITED STATES HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE, NO. 85)., Sawyer, Lieut. F. E.
63 Sawyer, Lieut. F. E. SAILING DIRECTIONS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN, THE WINDS, MONSOONS, CURRENTS, AND PASSAGES, INCLUDING ALSO, THE JAVA SEA, SULU SEA, AFUERA SEA, AND THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS. (UNITED STATES HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE, NO. 85).
Washington. Government Printing Office 1887 Stiff Card Cover Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... {iv, 401pp}... Brown cloth covered boards, gilt lettering on front cover, and spine... Includes index... Contents in good condition, good reading copy... Wrapped card covers stained and well worn... Spine cracked in middle of volume... 006007 
Price: 175.00 USD
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IN WILDEST AFRICA., Schillings, C. G..Translated By Frederic Whyte.
64 Schillings, C. G..Translated By Frederic Whyte. IN WILDEST AFRICA.
New York & London Harper & Brothers 1907 First American Edition Hard Cover Almost Fine 8vo 
...[xvi, 716 pgs.]..."WITH OVER 300 PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIES DIRECT FROM THE AUTHOR'S NEGATIVES, TAKEN BY DAY AND NIGHT; AND OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS"...Frontis photo of author...Green cloth boards with bright gilt title on cover and on spine...Text clean , binding tight...Spine ends lightly frayed BUT OTHERWISE IN FINE CONDITION. 003760 
Price: 112.00 USD
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65 Scott, J. M. POLAR REGIONS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC PHOTOGRAPHS.
New York, N. Y. Oxford University Press. 1935 Hard Cover. Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...100+pp...Year of publication not stated but circa 1935...Green cloth boards...Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs...Spine and outline of boards faded...Spine cracked but holding...Clean interior...Blank bookplate on inside front board... 004772 
Price: 19.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA SCRAP-BOOK: A REPOSITORY OF USEFUL INFORMATION AND SELECT READING. COMPRISING CHOICE SELECTIONS OF PROSE AND POETRY, TALES AND ANECDOTES, HISTORICAL, DESCRIPTIVE, HUMOROUS, AND SENTIMENTAL PIECES, MAINLY CULLED FROM THE VARIOUS NEWSPAPERS..., Shuck, Oscar T.
66 Shuck, Oscar T. CALIFORNIA SCRAP-BOOK: A REPOSITORY OF USEFUL INFORMATION AND SELECT READING. COMPRISING CHOICE SELECTIONS OF PROSE AND POETRY, TALES AND ANECDOTES, HISTORICAL, DESCRIPTIVE, HUMOROUS, AND SENTIMENTAL PIECES, MAINLY CULLED FROM THE VARIOUS NEWSPAPERS...
San Francisco. H. H. Bancroft & Company. 1869 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... "AND PERIODICALS OF THE PACIFIC COAST."... [704pp]... Original textured green cloth covered boards, decoratively stamped in gilt on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, AEG... Index... Illustrated with 10 engraved view plates, multiple text illustrations... This compilation opens with Baker's splendid "Atlantic Cable Oration" of September, 1858... Mostly clear from foxing, some leaves show quarter-size damp mark in outer margin, front hinge starting, rear board loose, some puckering to cloth binding, wear to spine ends and board edges... Presentation inscription on FFEP dated 1869, ownership stamp on next FEP... {Howes S-439; Sabin 80754}... 007584 
Price: 170.00 USD
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67 Strange, Ian J. The Falklands: South Atlantic Islands
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Dodd, Mead, and Company 1985 0396086160 / 9780396086161 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
...[160 pgs.]...FIRST EDITION...ILLUSTRATED WITH MAPS AND COLOR PHOTOS... 005359 
Price: 20.00 USD
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68 Talcott, Dudley Vaill. REPORT OF THE COMPANY.
New York, N.y. Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. 1936 Hard Cover. Good + Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Talcott, Dudley Vaill. 
...347pp... Cream colored cloth boards(soiled) stamped in blue on front cover and spine... Illustrated with B/W photographs and drawings by the author... FIRST PRINTING... with ragged COLOR illustrated DJ... Clean interior... Tight binding... 004904 
Price: 20.00 USD
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HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, AND OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN, FROM THE VOYAGE OF MAGELLAN TO THE DEATH OF COOK., Unknown.
69 Unknown. HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, AND OF THE PROGRESS OF DISCOVERY IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN, FROM THE VOYAGE OF MAGELLAN TO THE DEATH OF COOK.
New York, N. Y. Harper & Brothers 1837 Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 
...xv, 366, 12pp... APPEARS TO BE A FIRST AMERICAN EDITION...Brown paper covered boards with gilt lettering on leather spine, old rebacking... Illustrated with 18 B/W engravings... Harpers' Family Library, No. LXXXII... Pencil notations and signature in ink in old hand... Old library bookplate on inside front cover from the SAILOR'S FREE READING ROOM AND LIBRARY in Vineyard haven, Ma. ... Includes index... Some foxing... 004954 
Price: 84.00 USD
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70 Unknown. NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL, 1842 - 1844 OF JOHN B. WILLIAMS OF SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS.
Peabody Museum of Salem and Brown University Press. 1956 First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
...xii, 120pp... Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... EDITED WITH AN ACCOUNT OF WILLIAMS' LIFE BY ROBERT W. KENNY... Illustrated with 8 plates and fold-out map of the Bay of Islands... SIGNED BY KENNY... 005287 
Price: 35.00 USD
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71 Unknown. ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION, 1804 - 1806. PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY AND BY DIRECTION OF ITS COMMITTEE ON HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS... VOLUME IV.
New York Antiquarian Press LTD. 1959 Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
..."TOGETHER WITH MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL OF LEWIS AND CLARK FROM OTHER SOURCES, INCLUDING NOTE-BOOKS, LETTERS, MAPS, ETC., AND THE JOURNALS OF CHARLES FLOYD AND JOSEPH WHITEHOUSE"... x, 372pp... Red stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Reprint of 1904 - 1905 edition... THIS EDITION WAS LIMITED TO 750 COPIES OF WHICH 700 NUMBERED COPIES WERE FOR SALE, THIS IS NO. 58... Frontispiece illustrated with sketch of the Eulachon by Clark in facsimile form... Clean interior... Tight binding... Ex-library with usual but limited markings as such... Spine has some discoloration from where the call label was removed... 005078 
Price: 60.00 USD
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72 Unknown. ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION, 1804 - 1806. PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY AND BY DIRECTION OF ITS COMMITTEE ON HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS... VOLUME VI.
New York Antiquarian Press LTD. 1959 Hard Cover. Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
..."TOGETHER WITH MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL OF LEWIS AND CLARK FROM OTHER SOURCES, INCLUDING NOTE-BOOKS, LETTERS, MAPS, ETC., AND THE JOURNALS OF CHARLES FLOYD AND JOSEPH WHITEHOUSE"... ix, 280pp... Red stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Reprint of 1904 - 1905 edition... Edition limited to 750 copies of which 700 numbered copies are for sale... Illustrated frontispiece facsimile of first page of Floyd's journal... Clean interior... Tight binding... Ex-library with usual but limited markings as such... Spine has discoloration and small chip missing from where call label was removed... Title page missing... 005079 
Price: 60.00 USD
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73 Unknown. ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION, 1804 - 1806. PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY AND BY DIRECTION OF ITS COMMITTEE ON HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS...VOLUME I.
New York. Antiquarian Press LTD. 1959 Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
..."TOGETHER WITH MANUSCRIPT MATERIAL OF LEWIS AND CLARK FROM OTHER SOURCES, INCLUDING NOTE-BOOKS, LETTERS, MAPS, ETC., AND THE JOURNALS OF CHARLES FLOYD AND JOSEPH WHITEHOUSE"... xciii, 374pp... Red stamped cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Reprint of 1904 - 1905 edition... EDITION LIMITED TO 750 COPIES OF WHICH 700 NUMBERED COPIES ARE FOR SALE, THIS IS NO. 239... Frontispiece is portrait of Lewis... Clean interior... Tight binding... Ex-library with usual but limited markings as such... Spine has discoloration from where call label was removed... 005077 
Price: 60.00 USD
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74 Unknown. WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT. VOLUME XXXIII. HISTORY OF ALASKA, 1730 - 1885.
San Francisco, CA. A. L. Bancroft & Company. 1886 First Edition. Full-Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
...xxxviii, 775pp... Marbled textblock, black leather title labels on spine with gilt lettering... Illustrated with B/W maps, including DETAILED FOLDING MAP OF ALASKA... Text clean and tight... Well known history of the state... Repaired hinges and covers, front + back... 005606 
Price: 70.00 USD
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75 Wagner, Henry R. PLAINS AND THE ROCKIES: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ORIGINAL NARRATIVES OF TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE, 1800 - 1865.
Columbus, OH. Long's College Book Co. 1953 Third Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
...601, (32 plates)pp... Grey cloth boards, red label with title in gilt lettering on spine... Binding slightly shaken... Pencil notations found in margins... Bookplate on FEP... Minor wear to spine ends... 005708 
Price: 24.00 USD
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SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69., Whymper, Edward
76 Whymper, Edward SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69.
London John Murray 1871 Three-Quarter Leather Very Good 8vo 
...[xviii, 432pgs.]...SECOND EDITION. FOURTH THOUSAND...BEAUTIFULLY BOUND IN 3/4 RED LEATHER WITH GILT DECORATED COVERS AND SPINE...MARBLED ENDPAPERS...ENGRAVED VIGNETTE ON TITLE PAGE...TOP EDGE GILT... ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT INCLUDING FRONTIS...5 FOLD OUT MAPS IN REAR WITH MATTERHORN MAP IN COLOR...INCLUDES THE ASCENT AND DESCENT OF THE MATTERHORN AS WELL AS OTHER CLIMBS... A WELL PRESERVED COPY OF THE ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS BOOKS ON MOUNTAIN CLIMBING... 005842 
Price: 420.00 USD
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77 Winthrop, Theodore. CANOE AND THE SADDLE, ADVENTURES AMONG THE NORTHWESTERN RIVERS AND FORESTS; AND ISTHMIANA.
Boston. Ticknor and Fields. 1863 Hard Cover. Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
...375pp, 16... Brown stamped boards with gilt lettering on spine... "A twenty-four-year-old New Englander of aristocratic Yankee stock toured the territories of California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. A novelized memoir of his travels, it became a bestseller when it was published shortly after the author’s untimely death in the Civil War."... Minimal shelf wear... Last 16 pages are list of books published by Ticknor and Fields... Includes a partial vocabulary of the Chinook Jargon.... 005029 
Price: 45.00 USD
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78 Wright, G. Frederick. ICE AGE IN NORTH AMERICA AND ITS BEARINGS UPON THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN.
New York. D. Appleton and Company 1890 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
... [xviii, 622pp]... Brown cloth binding, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, illustration on front board... Illustrated with B/W plates, maps, some of which are folding... Clean inside... Corners lightly bumped... Spine cracked in middle of volume, but holding... 007978 
Price: 25.00 USD
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