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1 1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43] 
Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle
Geological Society of America, 1950. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, spine panel a bit faded by age. Some darkening along inner hinges, text block lightly toned. Pt. I: Geology of Islands and Neighboring Land Areas; Pt. II: Megascopic Paleontology and Marine Stratigraphy; Pt. III: Submarine Topography of the Gulf of California; Pt. IV: Report on the Pleistocene and Pliocene Foraminifera; Pt. V: Sedimentation and Oceanography; Survey of Field Observations. vi,vii,53,viii,216,vii,32,v,55,[ii],6 pp., illus. All folding charts and b&w plates present and intact, accompanied by (11) folding maps in rear pocket, all also present and fully intact. A few of the folding maps show light soiling/foxing along edges. Overall, nicely preserved, seldom seen. 020659 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 A Bibliography of Sierra Leone: Preceded by an Essay on the Origin, Character, and Peoples of the Colony and Protectorate 0837120543 / 9780837120546
Luke, Harry Charles
New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Lightly foxed text block edges and endpapers. 230 pp., rear folding map. 028070 
Price: 9.50 USD
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3 A Book of Old Maps: Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War 
Fite, Emerson D., and Archibald Freeman (editors)
New York: Arno Press, 1969. First Thus
Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Reissue of original 1926 Harvard Univ. Press edition. Brown polished "leatherette" paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Top text block edge and fore-edge show moderate spotting, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows approx. 3" closed tear along bottom rear edge, otherwise solid Near Fine with slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. xvii,299 pp., illus. w/ 74 full page b&w map plates. 026685 
Price: 28.50 USD
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4 A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open 
Roosevelt, Theodore
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. 
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Not Issued 
Dark brown textured leatherette cloth, raised lettering and aardvark device on front cover, lettered in gilt on upper spine. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, corners; modest rubbing to joints. Firm, square binding, clean interior beyond a few fingerprints to flyleaves. xiii,373 pp., b&w frontis., 1 additional b&w plate. Loss to bottom corner of one leaf (pp. vii-viii) due to improper opening (tab attached to preceding leaf's bottom edge). A volume in the uniform edition of Roosevelt's works. 028790 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 A Collection of Notable Early Maps of America 

N.p., First Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, brown illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear. No publisher or date of publication provided. [24] pp., illus. Chapters on The New World 1500 (de la Cosa), The New World 1600 (Tatton, Wright), New Netherlands and New England 1635 (Blaeu), Known Globe 1667 (Goos), New France 1745 (Ottens), First American Map of the United States 1784 (Buell). 032333 
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6 A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay to the Northern Ocean, Undertaken by Order of the Hudson's Bay Company for the Discovery of Copper Mines, a North West Passage, &c. In the Years 1769, 1770, 1771, and 1772 0888300476 / 9780888300478
Hearne, Samuel; Leslie H. Neatby (intro.)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: M. G. Hurtig Ltd., 1971. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Dark red cloth, gold foil on black title panel on upper spine. Former owner's signature inked out at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. lvi,458 pp., illus. w/ multiple folding maps, engravings, large folding map frontis. Facsimile of original 1795 edition. Royal blue pictorial dust jacket shows slight sunning to spine panel, otherwise essentially as issued, now in mylar. 039358 
Price: 95.00 USD
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7 A Maryland Editor Abroad: What He Saw and What He Thought of It 
Colton, George
Annapolis, MD: Printed, Not Published [by the Maryland Republican], 1881. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. 
Royal blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed along edges and joints with some exposure to corners, spine extremities a bit frayed and showing narrow bands of loss. Lacks front flyleaf. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding, intact interior. viii,228 pp., copiously illus. w/ many reproduced engravings. 035740 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, Now Entituled [sic] The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay upon the History of the Nights [Volumes I-X, Complete] + Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night [Volumes I-VII, Complete] [(17) Volumes - #980/1000] 
Burton, Richard F.
Printed by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers, 1886. First Thus
Original Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Complete in seventeen (17) volumes, uniformly bound in gray cloth, paper title labels mounted on upper spine panels, deckled text block edges with top edges in gilt. No. 980 of an edition limited to 1,000 numbered sets, undated, reprinting the original 1886 edition. Fairly consistent VG to VG+ condition, with most volumes showing mildly soiled cloth and toned labels. Several labels show minor surface loss, Vol. 16 moderate, with some fading to red lettering on most volumes, virtually all black lettering is clear and intact. Vols. 3 and 6 show fairly pronounced spotting/lightening to mid and lower spine panels, Vol. 2 also slightly affected. Bindings firm and square, hinges intact, interiors clean and bright. 039483 
Price: 250.00 USD
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9 A Tourist in Timisoara [INSCRIBED] 9789738833128
Iliesu, Petru; Dorothy and Stuart Elford (transl.)
Timisoara, Romania: Editura Planetarium for Fundatia Timisoara '89, 2008. 1st Edition
Hardcover Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Fine. Fine Book Inscribed by Author(s)
White color illus. paper covered boards, silk book mark bound in. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author on main title with generic salutation "With solidarity!," full signature, dated Timisoara, 2016. 90 pp. text + multiple unpaginated leaves of illustrations (color and tinted), additional illus. in text. Text in English and German, translated from the original Romanian. 038554 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Africa and the Victorians: The Climax of Imperialism in the Dark Continent 
Robinson, Ronald, and John Gallagher with Alice Denny
New York and London: St. Martin's Press, 1961. 
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear with slightly sunned spine panel, now in archival mylar. xii,491 pp., folding maps. Firm binding, clean interior. 030366 
Price: 24.50 USD
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11 Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone 0837149932 / 9780837149936
Jones, Charles H.
Westport, CT: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear, foxed text block edges. Firm binding with slight lean, clean and unmarked interior. x,496 pp., folding map. Facsimile reprint of original 1875 edition. 038621 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist [Volume I] 
Roosevelt, Theodore
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. 
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Not Issued 
Dark brown textured leatherette cloth, raised lettering and aardvark device on front cover, lettered in gilt on upper spine. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, corners, rubbed bottom edges w/ 2" section of outer "leatherette" layer rubbed away along bottom rear edge, minor loss to same along bottom front edge. Firm, square binding, clean interior. xiv,327 pp., b&w frontis (lacking tissue guard), 5 additional b&w plates, map prior to Fwd. A volume in the uniform edition of Roosevelt's works. 028788 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase 

New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff faux-marbled wraps. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges and joints. Firm binding, clean interior. x,66 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 040745 
Price: 7.50 USD
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14 American Signs: Form and Meaning on Route 66 1580931197 / 9781580931199
Mahar, Lisa [Lisa Mahar-Keplinger]
New York: Monacelli Press, 2003. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. As New. 
New, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 272 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 011948 
Price: 22.50 USD
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15 American Signs: Form and Meaning on Route 66 1580931197 / 9781580931199
Mahar, Lisa [Lisa Mahar-Keplinger]
New York: Monacelli Press, 2003. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. As New. 
New, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 272 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 011949 
Price: 22.50 USD
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16 Among Warriors: A Woman Martial Artist in Tibet 1585675474 / 9781585675470
Logan, Pamela
Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2004. First Edition
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
271 pp., illus. w/ maps. Slight shelf wear. 007839 
Price: 4.50 USD
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17 An Artist in Spain, Written and Illustrated by A. C. Michael 
Michael, A. C.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, First Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Not Issued 
Dark salmon buckram, lettered in black, with armorial device in orange and black on front cover. Cloth is moderately soiled, with a few light surface marks, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [vi],205 pp., illus. w/ 26 tipped-in color plates with guards. Chapters on Segovia, Salamanca, Zamora, Almazan, Madrid, the bull fight, Aranjuez and Toledo, La Mancha, Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada, Sierra Nevada, Murcia, Valencia and Cataluna. Quite decently preserved, with relatively minor cosmetic issues. 019938 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Anare: Australia's Antarctic Outposts 
Law, Phillip, and John Bechervaise
Melbourne, Australia: Oxford University Press, 1957. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Good 
Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. A few very minor surface marks, virtually as issued. xxiv,152 pp., endpaper maps, color plates, b&w photographs. A bit of light spotting on several late leaves, else clean. Dust jacket chipped with some loss at corners and spine extremities, chipped edges, now in mylar. 013308 
Price: 19.50 USD
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19 Antarctic Conquest: The Great Explorers in their Own Words 
Chapman, Walker (editor, intro.)
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill/Howard W. Sams and Co., 1965. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. VG+ 
Light blue 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards. Cloth is slightly spotted but otherwise clean. Front board every so slightly warped. xv,368 pp. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear and rubbing along flap folds, a few minor edge chips, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. 014706 
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 Antique Maps for the Collector 
van de Gohm, Richard
New York: Macmillan Co., 1972. First American Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Fine 
Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Light spotting to upper text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild age toning on white portions, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. 157 pp., illus. w/ 130+ color, b&w reproductions. 029941 
Price: 9.95 USD
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21 Antique Maps of Europe, the Americas, West Indies, Australasia, Africa, the Orient 0706400259 / 9780706400250
Gohm, Douglas
London: Octopus Books, 1972. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Light brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered and illus. in gold foil. One small spot on front cover, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 128 pp., 167 map illus. in color, b&w. 030047 
Price: 10.00 USD
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22 Appalachian Trail 0912856459 / 9780912856452
Warren, Michael (photographs); Sandra Kocher (text)
Portland, OR: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co., 1979. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Fine Book 
Dark green textured paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Very slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, otherwise virtually as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 103 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 040107 
Price: 7.50 USD
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23 Appleton's Hand-Book of American Travel, Containing a Full Description of the Principal Cities, Towns, and Places of Interest: Together with the Routes of Travel, and Leading Hotels throughout the United States and British Provinces [Ninth Annual Edition] 
Hall, Edward T.
New York and London: D. Appleton and Co., 1869. First Thus
Original Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Good. Book 
Red flexible cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Rubbed joints and corners. Covers quite darkened and worn, but essentially intact, with mended tears at head of spine. Text block edges toned/soiled. xvi,468,51 pp., illus. w/ numerous color, b&w folding maps. Former owner's book plate mounted on front pastedown, over ad for Fifith Avenue Hotel, former owners' signature, location in pencil in top margin of p. iii. Folding maps all present, with varying degrees of wear, most showing minimally some edge creasing and partial separations along fold lines, some soiling. Exterior Fair only due to wear, with interior text leaves VG, generally clean, with light, scattered soiling. 038768 
Price: 95.00 USD
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24 Arctic Experiences: Containing Capt. George E. Tyson's Wonderful Drift on the Ice-Floe, A History of the Polaris Expedition, the Cruise of the Tigress, and Rescue of the Polaris Survivors. To Which Is Added a General Arctic Chronology 
Blake, E. Vale (editor)
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1874. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Ex-Library 
Olive buckram. 486,6 pp., illus. and maps set into text, also full-page engraved plates with guards. De-accessioned from non-circulating museum collection, minimally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel (slightly age-toned) with handwritten call number on lower spine. Lightly rubbed corners, mild shelf wear. Both hinges starting but holding. 1st edition, matching dates, no additional printings indicated. 012680 
Price: 60.00 USD
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25 Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, '54, '55 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, with Maps] 
Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.
Philadelphia, PA: Childs and Peterson, 1857. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. Ex-Library 
Complete in two volumes. Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Ex-library, with considerable wear but complete. Cloth chipped at spine extremities, exposed at corners. Internally foxed, mostly light, occasionally ranging to moderate. 464,[2] + 467,[2] pp., illus. w/ engraved plates with guards, other illus. set into text, more than 300 engravings altogether. All plates intact; Vol. I folding map at p. 13 intact with mild tearing along binding edge and a few creases; Vol. II map follows p. 8, with folding map at p. 429 present and intact, with a few creases. First title (engraved) in each volume dated 1856; second title (text only) dated 1856, matching copyright date, thus 1st editions. Both main title pages signed by former owner A. H. H. Boyd, 1856. 033060 
Price: 40.00 USD
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