Category: Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography

Sort

Showing 226-250 of 262

Hungary, Land and People, As Seen By Personal Experiences from 1907-1932

By: Smith, Lovina Steward

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Budapest, Hungary, Athenaeum Publishing and Printing Co. Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012024

Condition: Good


Tan cloth, lettered in black. Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, with handwritten call number on lower portion of spine panel. Both boards are a bit warped and show dampstaining, spotting, with age-toned spine panel. Light dampstaing along top margins only to about first half of text block and along bottom text block edge. 423 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Acceptable reading copy, scarce. View more info

Sinai and Palestine in Connection with Their History

By: Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1871

Seller ID: GR240

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Stated "New Edition." Modest shelf wear, cloth split and repaired along rear joint, with chipped extremities and minor loss at head of spine, cloth showing closed horizontal tear beneath spine title. Rear hinge mended. lviii,560 pp., 32 pp. publisher's catalog at rear, illus. w/ 7 lovely color maps (3 of which are fold-out) and 5 woodcut sketch-maps and -plans. Binding leaves a bit to be desired; interior is clean and intact. Former owner signature of W. Todd Martin, Nov. 1872, on upper title page. View more info

In Darkest Africa, or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin Governor of Equatoria [Vol. I + II]

By: Stanley, Henry M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044826

ISBN: B000OMKGOY

Condition: Very Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in dark green cloth, lettered/illus. in gilt and black. xvi,547 + xvi,540 pp., illus. w/ 2 steel engravings, 150 illus. and maps. Two (of 3) maps present, lacking the map of Emin Pasha's province (Vol. II), 1 map showing very minor separation at a few fold junctures. Covers are somewhat spotted on both volumes, primarily toward edges, otherwise showing only minor shelf wear, slight label ghosting on lower spine panels. Firm bindings, intact hinges, clean and unmarked interiors. View more info

How I Found Livingstone: Travels, Adventures, and Discoveres in Central Africa, Including an Account

By: Stanley, Henry Morton

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031181

ISBN: 885440120X

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. 592 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional illus. in text. Small remainder dot on bottom text block edge, back cover slightly soiled, otherwise virtually as issued. View more info

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan [Volume I + II, Complete]

By: Stephens, John L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1963

Seller ID: 039609

ISBN: 0486209261

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two (2) volumes, bound in light green (I) and gold (II) stiff illus. wraps. Both volumes show light shelf wear. Square, uncreased bindings, clean interiors. xiv,303 + xvi,336 pp., illus. w/ 127 engravings and 1 folding plate (2 engravings, 1 map). View more info

The Life of Admiral George Dewey and the Conquest of the Philippines: The Story of a Hero and How We Acquired an Empire

By: Stickney, Joseph L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and Chicago, P. W. Ziegler Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010316

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue-green cloth, stamped in gilt and two shades of blue, patterned endpapers. Slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, a bit of shelf wear. 415 pp., illus., + unpaginated poems at rear. Clean interior, fully intact hinges, with none of the typical surface soiling, foxing, loose leaves, split hinges, and other compromises typically accompanying this edition. Strong appeal for fussy collectors! View more info

John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Ireland I and II; Denmark; Sweden

By: Stoddard, John R.

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Balch Brothers Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 017177

Condition: Very Good


Black 3/4 leather, lettered in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Rubbed edges, some cracking to leather along joints, chipped with loss at spine extremities, rubbed with exposure at corners. 336 pp., illus. throughout. Clean text block. Former owner book plate on front pastedown. View more info

Geology of Selected Areas in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania and Guidebook of Excursions

By: Subitzky, Seymour (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015971

ISBN: 0813506069

Condition: VG+


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mild shelf wear, board edges showing a few slight indentations, text block edges lightly foxed. [ix],382 pp., many maps, b&w photographs. View more info

Geology of Selected Areas in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania and Guidebook of Excursions

By: Subitzky, Seymour (editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022768

ISBN: 0813506069

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Light shelf wear, text block edges lightly foxed, front flyleaf a bit toned. [ix],382 pp., many maps, b&w photographs. Dust jacket modestly soiled, with a few short closed edge tears/creasing, now in archival mylar. View more info

Seventeen Trips through Somaliland: A Record of Exploration and Big Game Shooting, 1885 to 1893, Being the Narrative of Several Journeys in the Hinterland of the Somali Coast Protectorate...

By: Swayne, Capt. H. G. C, R.E.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Rowland Ward and Co., Ltd.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035034

Condition: Good


Original brown cloth, lettered in dark brown, unrestored. xx,386,[2] pp., illus. w/ frontis., 7 plates, numerous cuts in text, [2] folding maps at rear. Lacking approx. 50% spine panel cloth and cloth along joints, but with underboard and mesh underlay fully intact, binding still very firm -- easily rebacked, if desired. Rubbed with exposure along top and bottom edges and at corners, which are somewhat layered. Typical surface rubbing and soiling. Mild foxing to several early and late leaves, with occasional light foxing through interior. Stamp of Somalia Mennonite Mission on half-title ... View more info

Sagittarius [INSCRIBED]

By: Swinehart, Bob

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Covina, CA, Gallant Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 044427

ISBN: B0006DYP5C

Condition: Near Fine


INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Burgundy cloth, lettered/illus. in gold. Modest binding lean original to issue, otherwise only the slightest bit of rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, full signature "with best wishes" salutation, not personalized or dated. 240 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Color illus. dust jacket is rubbed along flap folds and edges with several short closed tears and associated creases, 3" closed tear to lower front panel extending from heel of spine panel, minor loss to spine extremities, some surface rubbing to rear panel, pri... View more info

Cities

By: Symons, Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent and Co./James Pott and Co.: 1905

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012630

Condition: Very Good


2nd edition, 1st ptg.: May 1905. Blue cloth, front panel devices and lettering in gilt, top edge in gilt, deckled edges. xi,261 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Modest shelf wear, minor exposure at corners, a bit rubbed along joints and at spine extremities. Endpapers toned, interior otherwise okay. Former owner book plate and signature on front flyleaf. View more info

India: Land of the Black Pagoda

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1930

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 018703

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth, lettered and with front panel illus. in gilt, endpaper maps. Royal 8vo. Mild shelf wear, a bit of surface rubbing, top corners slightly bumped. Lettering and decoration on spine panel is rather faded and partially rubbed. xiii,350 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Clean interior. 2nd ptg. of original publisher's edition. View more info

Pageant of Adventure [SIGNED]

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.: 1940

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 028089

Condition: VG+


Tan natural linen, lettered/decorated in black. Cloth slightly foxed, mild binding lean. Former owner's address inscription along top edge of front flyleaf, beneath which is author's signature, in bold green ink. ix,284 pp. Contents slightly toned by age, otherwise fully intact. Color illus. dust jacket rubbed along joints and flap folds, some edge chipping and a few spots of surface paper loss, considerable overall wear but still presents reasonably well in archival mylar. View more info

Memoire Bibliographique sur les Journaux des Navigateurs Neerlandais...Anciennes Editions Hollandaises Journaux de Navigateurs Etrangers ... Frederik Muller

By: Tiele, Pieter Anton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, N. Israel: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028068

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minimally ex-library copy, lightly marked/stamped, virtually without wear (never circulated). Later printing of 1960 reprint edition, itself a facsimile of the original 1867 edition. xiv,372 pp., rear folding plate. Scarce in hardcover. View more info

The Sea and the Jungle

By: Tomlinson, H. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033162

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with sea-gull illus. on front cover in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Front hinge neatly mended, rear hinge fully intact, binding firm. [v],354 pp., illus. View more info

Tschiffely's Ride: Being the account of 10,000 miles in the saddle through the Americas from Argentina to Washington

By: Tschiffely, A. F.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Pallas Athene: 2002

Seller ID: 043728

ISBN: 1873429703

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. 1st edition thus. 296 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear; square, uncreased binding. Minor scattered underlining and marginal marks through interior. View more info

Roosevelt's African Trip: The Story of his Life, the Voyage from New York to Mombasa, and the Route through the Heart of Africa [Salesman's Sample/Dummy]

By: Unger, Frederick William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Universal Book and Bible House: 1909

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035709

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth, lettered/illus. in brown and gilt, back cover showing gilt stamped illus. spine panel sample. Mild shelf/handling wear with some soiling to cloth. Salesman's dummy containing approx. [50] pp. of sample text and plates, with order pages at rear. Tab remnants in binding gutter indicate that two of the order leaves have been removed, and the first one bound in shows notes in pencil unrelated to orders View more info

Antique Maps for the Collector

By: van de Gohm, Richard

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1972

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029941

Condition: Near 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. View more info

As We Go Galloping On: A Further Relation of My Hobbies and the Story of My Peregrinations Southward.Together with An Account of a Trip Into the Frozen North

By: Van Sinderen, Adrian; Adrian Van Sinderen Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1939

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 015444

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Annual holiday keepsake, limited to 600 copies printed Dec. 1939. 184 pp., b&w plates, several color. Lightly tanned along edges and spine panel, a few light surface marks to cloth. View more info

Atlantic Submarine Valleys of the United States and the Congo Submarine Valley [Geological Society of America Special Papers No. 7]

By: Veatch, A. C., and P. A. Smith

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020660

Condition: Near Fine


Tan wraps, lettered in black. xvi,101 pp., illus. w/ 10 plates, 28 figures. (3) of the plates are large folding plates accompanying, also (9) large folding charts numbered I-A and B, II-A and B, III-A and B, IV-A and B, V. All housed in original cardboard slipcase. Booklet shows minor fading along edges. All folding maps fully intact, slightly toned, with unobtrusive owner's address stamp on blank verso of each. Contents thus Near Fine. Slipcase shows minor shelf wear, with light crease/surface paper tear along top edge and name stamp on bottom edge, thus VG. View more info

Morocco from a Motor

By: Vernon, Paul E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A. and C. Black Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042304

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, illus. in light blue, red-orange, and black. Modestly rubbed spine extremities, a few light scratches and fading to upper spine panel, mild surface rubbing to front cover illus. Firm binding. viii,184 pp., illus. w/ 48 color plates, folding route map at rear. First edition w/ no addt'l printings indicated. Hospital stamp and former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. View more info

Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

By: Virga, Vincent; Ronald E. Grim (intro.); James H. Billington (afterword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025314

ISBN: 0316997668

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. [vi],266 pp., illus. w/ more than 200 maps, most in full color. View more info

Jungle Gods

By: von Hoffman, Carl; Eugene Lohrke (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York and Chicago, A. L. Burt Co.: 1929

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 039441

Condition: Very Good


Light blue cloth, lettered in orange, illus. in black. Mild binding lean, minor rubbing to extremities. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, intact hinges (though toned), mostly clean interior with a few light, scattered soil marks. xxiv,286 pp., illus. endpapers, b&w plates. Color illus. dust jacket shows quite a bit of wear, with loss at corners and spine extremities, several tears and creases, some fading to spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

The Peacock Country

By: Waring, P. Alston

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, John Day Company: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006083

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly soiled boards, a bit rubbed at corners and extrems. 100 pp., illus., with decorations and borders in salmon and teal. Dust jacket shows chipped edges with areas of loss along top front edge and both spine extremities. View more info