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China Experience

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Pacific Delight Tours:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008411

Condition: As New


Dark red cloth, overalid with lovely gold and red floral pattern, patterned silk-paper endpapers, in original protective sleeve, publisher's pictorial clamshell slipcase (showing minor shelf wear). Small former owner address label on lower front pastedown, else as issued. 224 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Approx. 9.75" x 13". Text in English, with titles also in Chinese. Superlative binding! View more info

Firenze e Dintorni [Guida d'Italia]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Touring Club Italiano:

Seller ID: 012995

Condition: VG+


Red flexible cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, front board slightly curled along fore-edge. 398,10 pp., 3 carte geografiche, 2 piante di citta, 32 plante di antichita e di antichita. 1950, quarta edizione di 20,000 esemplari. Text in Italian. View more info

Hawaiian Islands: Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, with Accompanying Testimony, and Executive Documents Transmitted to Congress from January 1, 1893 to March 10, 1894. [Volume 2, of 2]

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016947

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, moderately rubbed/soiled, with somewhat curled corners, flecked spine panel cloth. Two former owner signatures and one institutional library stamp on front endpapers, otherwise unmarked. [ii],811-2287, comprising Volume 2 of a 2-volume continuously paginated set, this volume containing the subject index. Text block a bit toned but otherwise intact. This set was published following the 14 Feb. 1893 formal annexation of Hawaii as a U.S. possession. 52nd Congress, 2nd session. Scarce. View more info

Guide Through Europe, Presented by the Hamburg American Line [Guide through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal &c. - Souvenir - Hamburg-American Line] [1905]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, J. Hermann Herz: 1905

Seller ID: 018356

Condition: Good


Red illus. cloth, lettered in black and gilt, flexible boards, with H.A.P.A.G. flag on front cover. Sunned spine panel, frayed at extremities, mild evidence of mending along front joint, rubbed along rear joint. Several small areas of cloth loss on front cover, overall flecking and soiling to cloth. Text block generally clean, somewhat toned, with penciled notes on pp. 128-129. Former owner's signature on title page: Mildred Jones, Leipzig, Germany, 8-21-'05, "Moltke," Hamburg American. 944 pp., illus., color maps and foldouts. The 7-panel foldout on Montreux - the Bernese Oberland at ... View more info

Natural Science: A Monthly Review of Scientific Progress Vol. VII, No. 41 (Second Editiion, 5 July 1895) - Special "Challenger" Number [Challenger Expedition]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Rait, Henderson and Co.: 1895

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027993

Condition: VG+


Original tan wraps, bound into gray cardstock boards with brown cloth tape binding, retaining printed covers. iv,78 pp., illus. w/ 17 plates, additional illus. in text, b/w "The Harriman Alaskan Expedition," by W. E. Ritter (pp. 225-232, complete as issued). Contents: The Scientific Results of the "Challenger" Expedition [H.M.S. Challenger, 1872-1895], with chapters on hydrography and navigation, oceanic circulation, geology, botany, zoology, and anthropology. Firm binding, clean interior, contents Near Fine, exterior VG. Very scarce. View more info

Holiday and Health Resorts Guide: Official Illustrated Guide .[of] Places in England and Wales Served by the London Midland and Scottish Railway

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newton le Willows, McCorquodale and Co. for London Midland and Scottish Railway: 1924

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028051

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy, bound in dark red buckram, lettered in gilt. Original color illus. wraps retained. Typically marked and stamped, cloth a bit soiled, firm binding, sturdy reference copy. 528 pp., illus., (4) folding maps in rear pocket (North Wales, English Lakes, Lancashire Coast, Isle of Man) as called for, present and intact. Lacks rear flyleaf. Scarce, this copy cosmetically compromised but complete and intact in all of its essentials. View more info

Bibliography of Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S., Circumnavigator, Comprising the Collections in the Mitchell Library and General Reference Library, the Private Collections of William Dixson and J. A. Ferguson...

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028090

Condition: VG+


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, minimally marked/stamped, non-circulating and thus showing only slight wear. 172 pp. Lacking rear flyleaf. View more info

A Collection of Notable Early Maps of America

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.p.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032333

Condition: 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). View more info

Fenner's Classical Atlas - Classical

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Robert Jennings: 1828

Seller ID: 032864

Condition: Very Good


Black 1/4 leather, spine panel lettered in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Approx. 6 3/4" x 5 5/8". Leather rubbed along joints and at spine extremities, mild exposure at corners and at several points along edges, minor surface rubbing to boards. Gift inscription dated 1839 on front pastedown, owner's signature dated 1864. Firm binding, hinges intact. Slight dampstaining to top corner of front flyleaf only, interior otherwise nicely intact. 26 full page bordered maps, printed on rectos only: World as known to Ptolemy, Asia Antiqua, Africa Antiqua, Europa Antiqua, Oriens, AEgy... View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036189

Condition: VG+


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Cloth is flecked over portions of front cover and a bit rubbed at corners/extrems, with a few light surface scratches to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036190

Condition: Very Good


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Dampstaining to bottom front corner has resulted in some spotting to cloth and design, light dampstaining evident along bottom rear edge. A bit rubbed at corners/extrems. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Reasonably preserved copy. View more info

Our Last Explorers, or The Jeannette Arctic Expedition

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Publishing Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 038738

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, lettered/illus in black, gilt, and silver foil. Moderate shelf wear with rubbing along edges and joints, minor exposure at corners, narrow strip of loss at heel of spine. Foxing to endpapers and text block edges, light foxing to the first and final several leaves. Lacks main title/copyright leaf, otherwise complete. iii-xiv,15-479 pp., illus. w/ full page reproduced engravings, additional illus. in text. View more info

Colton's New Township Map of the Western Counties of Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038778

Condition: Very Good


Original brown embossed cloth folder, approx. 6" x 4", lettered in gilt. Colored folding map, approx. 28" x 28 1/2", is better than typically found, showing minor separation at numerous fold junctures, partial but minor separation along several folds extending from edges, a few soil marks in central title header, top right corner above map portion, and minor soiling to a section of lower right portion, closed tear on central left portion where glued to backing board (still attached); retains good color, without significant tearing (closed or otherwise) or creasing. Cloth fold... View more info

America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040745

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Guam, Today!

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guam Chamber of Commerce: 1957

Seller ID: 041298

Condition: VG+


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Modest wear with light foxing to portions of front cover, slight rubbing to corners. Clean interior, firm binding. Former owner's signature on contents page, with interior mildly toned (typical of issue). Unpaginated, 100+ pp., well-illus., many local ads. Dated Dec. 1957. View more info

The Maritime Provinces: A Handbook for Travellers - A Guide to the Chief Cities, Coasts, and Islands of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, and to their Scenery and Historic Attractions; with the Gulf and River of St. Lawrence to Quebec and Montreal; also, Newfoundland and the Labrador Coast [Sweetser's Maritime Provinces]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Co.: 1894

Seller ID: 045725

Condition: Good


Stated 10th edition (revised and enlarged). x,336,[4] pp., 4 maps, 4 plans. Front cover and spine panel somewhat soiled/age-darkened, with rubbing/flecking to spine panel as well, binding lean. Toned endpapers. One folding map rubbed along edges and with closed edge tear. View more info

A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to London and its Environs, with Four Section Plans . . . [London with Plans & Index to Streets]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London and New York, Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd./George Edmund Platt: 1910

Seller ID: 047906

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Closed 1 1/2" tear along upper front joint has been neatly mended, otherwise minor shelf wear, with mild toning/soiling to text block edges. xi,280,74 pp. Folding frontis. map (London and Twelve Miles Round) shows short mended tear, 6 additional folding maps, other maps and b&w plates in text. View more info

Poster Holiday / The Wright Stuff: A Centennial Celebration of Aviation [Poster Auctions International XXXVII - 9 Nov. 2003]

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Poster Auctions International, Inc.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048025

ISBN: B01FJ33UMC

Condition: New


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in silver foil, color front cover pastedown illus. 565+ 127 lots, illus. in color throughout. As issued, with clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Winning Posters [Poster Auctions International XLIV - 6 May 2007]

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Poster Auctions International, Inc.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048026

ISBN: B005IDI2T0

Condition: New


Ivory leatherette, lettered in brown, color front cover pastedown illus. 552 lots, illus. in color throughout. As issued, with clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Beyond the Barrier with Byrd: An Authentic Story of the Byrd Antarctic Exploring Expedition

By: Adams, Lieut. Harry, U.S.N.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago and New York, Goldsmith Publishing Co.: 1932

Seller ID: 046631

ISBN: 1299314279

Condition: VG+


Rust cloth, lettered in black. Very slight external wear, presents nearly as issued but with text block typically toned, former owner's address inscription at top corner of front fixed endsheet (inside front cover). xvi,19-253 pp., complete as paginated. Color pictorial dust jacket is rubbed along edges with several smallish chips, minor loss at spine extremities, spine panel a bit sunned, now in mylar. View more info

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

By: Allen, John Logan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1998

Seller ID: 030395

ISBN: 0486269140

Condition: Very Good


Stiff illus. wraps. 448 pp., 47 maps/illus. Light shelf wear, lightly creased top front corner, with two minor stress creases along a firm binding with a slight lean. View more info

Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy -- Stories and Sketches in South Burgundy

By: Allen, Percy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Francis Griffiths: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006904

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt armorial emblem on lower front panel, decorated endpapers, deckled edges. xix,302 pp., illus. w/ 8 watercolour plates + 86 line drawings. Cloth is a bit rubbed/flecked along edges and joints, at corners and spine extrems, spine panel lightly sunned. Some foxing to early and late leaves, otherwise clean interior. View more info

1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43]

By: Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020659

Condition: VG+


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, acco... View more info

Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them, Comprising a Brief Description of the Principal Summer Retreats in the United States, and the Routes of Travel Leading to Them [Third Edition, Revised with map]

By: Bachelder, John B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, John B. Bachelder: 1875

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 039498

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners, toned text block edges. Firm binding, intact hinges with minor evidence of neat repair to rear hinge, clean interior. 364 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings. Large color folding map preceding half-title shows light toning along fold lines, minor separation at several junctures, torn and reattached with archival tape along binding edge. View more info

Captain Cook: Navigator and Scientist - Papers Presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 1 May 1969

By: Badger, G. M. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York, C. Hurst and Co./Humanities Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028092

Condition: Very Good


Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, minimal actual wear to both book and dust jacket, but jacket flaps affixed to endpapers. ix,143 pp., illus. View more info