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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

Sagittarius [INSCRIBED]

By: Swinehart, Bob

Price: $600.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048732

ISBN: B0006DYP5C

Condition: Near Fine


INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Burgundy cloth, lettered/illus. in gold. Slight rubbing to extremities, area of minor surface rubbing on lower back cover. Firm, square binding, clean interior. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, full signature personalized to Phil "With my best wishes." 240 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Lacks dust jacket. 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 Lure of the Labrador Wild: The Story of the Exploring Expedition Conducted by Leonidas Hubbard, Jr.

By: Wallace, Dillon

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Chicago, Toronto, Fleming H. Revell Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048799

ISBN: B001GFXRLW

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in blind, deckled text block edges. Scarce first edition, copyrighted 1905 with no mention of later editions, undated main title. Mild rubbing/flecking to cloth on lower front cover, sliver of cloth loss along lower front joint. 339 pp., b&w plates, rear folding map (fully intact). Frontis. guard shows some foxing. 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

Appalachian Trail

By: Warren, Michael (photographs); Sandra Kocher (text)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Portland, OR, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040107

ISBN: 0912856459

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Hot Countries

By: Waugh, Alec

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1930

Seller ID: 034190

Condition: VG+


Dark mint green cloth, lettered/illus. in copper foil. Mild shelf wear, slight binding lean, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. viii,304 pp., illus. No F&R colophon, thus not a first but clearly an early printing. View more info

Food, Gender, and Poverty in the Ecuadorian Andes

By: Weismantel, Mary J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Prospect Heights, IL, Waveland Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040605

ISBN: 1577660293

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 1st ptg. w/ full number line. [xiii],234 pp., b&w plates. Light shelf wear, light crease to top front cover corner, a few pages showing a minor ink mark. View more info

Mapping the World: A History of Exploration

By: Whitfield, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030049

Condition: Fine


Teal green cloth, elaborately decorated in gold foil and black, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Housed in original color printed paper covered slipcase, also as issued. An immaculate copy. 263 pp., color illus. throughout. First edition thus, with addiitional content; originally issued in 1998 by the British Library. View more info