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The Land of the Long Night

By: du Chaillu, Paul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041344

ISBN: B000L3AY52

Condition: Good


Dark gray cloth, upper front cover illus., lettered in gilt. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped. Modest external wear. Lacking front flyleaf, evidence of repair to front hinge (firm). Some soiling to text block edges and rear endpapers. Firm binding. 1st edition, later/unstated printing, issued 1916, first copyrighted 1899. xviii,266,[4] pp., illus. View more info

Ralph Fitch: Elizabethan in the Indies

By: Edwardes, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble Books: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026441

ISBN: 0064918904

Condition: Fine


Light brown cloth, gold foil on black title panel on spine. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 184 pp. View more info

Farrar's Illustrated Guide Book to the Androscoggin Lakes, and the Head-Waters of the Connecticut, Magalloway, and Androscoggin Rivers, Dixville Notch, Grafton Notch, and Andover, Maine, and Vicinity

By: Farrar, Capt. Charles A. J.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Lee and Shepard: 1884

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027783

Condition: VG+


Light brown cloth, front cover illus./title in black. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, cloth slightly puckered at two points on front cover. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 9th ed. (according to pp. 9-10 preface). 356,[4] pp., illus., unfortunately lacking the map, which has been torn from its binding mount following a front blank, opposite an ad for Conroy's Celebrated Hexagonal Split Bamboo Rod. Mounted on front and rear pastedowns are, respectively, color advertisements for Boston & Maine Railroad's excursions to Ol... View more info

The Italian Lakes: Maggiore, Como, Orta, Varese, Lugano, Iseo, Garda [The Travel Lovers Library]

By: Faure, Gabriel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Hale, Cushman & Flint:

Seller ID: 006911

Condition: VG+


Blue cloth, black lettering. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, back strip a bit sunned. 143 pp., fully illus. w/ sepia-toned photographs, both full page and set into text. View more info

O Brasil de Thomas Ender 1817 [Brazil as seen by Thomas Ender 1817]

By: Ferrez, Gilberto; Francisco de Assis Barbosa (pref.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Fundacao Joao Moreira Salles: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046941

ISBN: B000REVVGQ

Condition: Near Fine


Dark olive green cloth, spine panel lettered in silver foil. A few slight surface marks to cover cloth, lacking dust jacket. 334 pp., illus. w/ color + b&w plates. Text in Portugese, with accompanying booklet providing English translation of introductory matter and all plate captions. View more info

Heroes from Hakluyt

By: Finger, Charles J. (editor); Paul Honore (woodcut decorations)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt Co.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015407

Condition: VG-


Light green publisher's cloth, illus. title label mounted on upper spine panel, illus. endpapers. xiv,331 pp., color illus. frontis. and title, color plates, b&w woodcut decorations throughout interior. Stated 1st printing. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, moderate overall wear. Rubbed along joints, call label on spine panel, title label toned with loss at corners. Cloth is modestly soiled with a few light surface marks. Text block generally clean, though a bit toned. Acceptable reading copy. View more info

A Book of Old Maps: Delineating American History from the Earliest Days Down to the Close of the Revolutionary War

By: Fite, Emerson D., and Archibald Freeman (editors)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026685

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

North American Head Hunting

By: Fitz, Grancel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027745

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in light green and red. Slightly rubbed extremities, nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket lightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, tiny chip at bottom front joint, now in archival mylar. xxvi,188 pp. Notably well preserved copy. View more info

Naples

By: Fitzgerald, Sybil (text); Augustine Fitzgerald (illus.)

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022580

Condition: VG+


Dark red cloth, elaborately illustrated/decorated in green, orange and gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Quite decently preserved copy, showing modest exterior shelf wear, mild spotting to spine panel, which is ever so slightly sunned. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, interior clean and bright beyond endpapers, which are a bit toned., typical of issue. Front hinge slightly starting but quite firm and intact. xii,235 pp., illus. w/ 80 color plates with guards, engraved by Hentschel Colourtype Process. 1st edition: June 1904. Solid VG+, perhaps Near Fine in some estimates. View more info

In the Track of the Moors: Sketches in Spain and Northern Africa

By: Fitzgerald, Sybil; Augustine Fitzgerald (illus.)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London and New York, J. M. Dent and Co./E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022578

Condition: VG+


Light blue cloth, elaborately decorated in darker blue, orange and gilt, top text block edge in gilt, deckled edges. x,204 pp., 63 color plates and "many drawings in the text." Well preserved copy showing only minor shelf wear to exterior. Endpapers mildly foxed/toned, interior showing scattered foxing, generally light, in a few places ranging toward moderate (including title page and frontis. guard) proximate to color plates, otherwise clean interior, firm binding. Former owner's illustrated book plate mounted on front pastedown. Solid VG to VG+, Near Fine were it not for the foxing, ... View more info

Brazilian Adventure

By: Fleming, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1960

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040190

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered in black. Cloth is slightly foxed along joint gutters only, with slight binding lean, both pastedowns mildly toned, foxed top text block edge, else fine. 412 pp. Color illus. dust jacket is mildly foxed but otherwise shows only light shelf wear, now in mylar. 1st (thus) of this re-issue: Feb. 1960, with new Fwd. by author. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018630

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Very slightly bumped corners, front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018632

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

Southern Africa: A Geography and Natural History of the Country, Colonies, and Inhabitants from the Cape of Good Hope to Angola.

By: Flemyng, Rev. Francis

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 018633

ISBN: 083711134X

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. xi,497 pp., 2 folding maps, illus. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, published by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co. in 1856. Front endpaper slightly tanned along hinge, otherwise as issued. View more info

A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago: A Narrative of Travel and Exploration from 1878 to 1883

By: Forbes, Henry O.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042309

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, front cover illus. in gilt and lettered in black, spine panel lettered in gilt. xx,536,4 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., 6 maps including 3 folding, reproductions of engravings, drawings in text. Minimally ex-library copy, clear-coated spine panel and joints which has darkened with age, handwritten call number on lower spine, discarded stamp on front fixed endsheet and discarded slip mounted to rear flyleaf. Appears not to have circulated and shows only minor shelf wear, with slight chipping at head of spine, small area of surface loss at top corner of front flyleaf. Text ... View more info

Brabant and East Flanders

By: Forestier, Amedee (paintings), and George W. T. Omond (text)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006915

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth, decorated in brown and black, lettered in gilt, gilt top edge. Lightly rubbed at corners and extremities, slightly toned spine panel. Both hinges slightly starting, but binding is firm and text block fully intact, with clean bright pages and plates. vii + 127 pp., illus. w/ 20 full page color plates. Lovely entry in the A. & C. Black Series of decorated bindings. View more info

Pharos and Pharillon

By: Forster, E. M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1961

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 042155

Condition: Fine


Ivory paper covered boards, teal spine panel lettered in gold foil. 3rd edition: 1961. Essentially as issued. Pale yellow dust jacket is lightly soiled with mild tanning to spine panel, now in mylar. Former owner's initials inked on upper front flyleaf. 100 pp. View more info

Bibliographie des Voyages en Espagne et en Portugal

By: Foulche-Delbosc, R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, Meridian Publishing Co.: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028069

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minimally ex-library copy, lightly marked/stamped, virtually without wear (never circulated). Facsimile of the original 1896 edition. [iv],349 pp. Scarce in hardcover. View more info

Italy

By: Fox, Frank (paintings, text)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006783

Condition: VG+


Dark red cloth, decorated in gilt, blind stamped borders, with gilt lettering, gilt top edge. x + 206 pp., illus. w/ 32 full page color plates, map at rear. Modestly toned toward edges, age-darkened spine panel, slightly frayed at extrems. Toned endpapers, with 1914 gift inscription and a few annotations on front endpapers. Front hinge split, though binding is firm. Clean interior, with plates showing vibrant color against white backgrounds. View more info

Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering Among the Glamorous Islands That May Become Our 49th State

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042043

Condition: Near Fine


Light gray cloth, lettered/illus. in dark green. Cloth is slightly discolored toward edges on both covers, otherwise only light shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. xiii,349 pp., illus. w/ endpaper maps, b&w plates. Illus. dust jacket is soiled in places, with toned rear panel, triangle of loss to lower rear joint and edge wear, now in mylar. Stated first edition. View more info

Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1825, 1826, and 1827 ... Including an Account of the Progress of a Detachment to the Eastward

By: Franklin, John, Captain R.N., F.R.S.; John Richardson, M.D., F.R.S., F.L.S.; Leslie H. Neatby (intro.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, M. G. Hurtig Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039360

ISBN: 0888300468

Condition: Fine


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 as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight sunning to red lettering on spine panel, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. xl,320,clvii pp., illus. w/ reproductions of engraved plates, illus. in text, large folding map in rear pocket. View more info

In the Tracks of the Trades: The Account of a Fourteen Thousand Mile Yachting Cruise to the Hawaiis, Marquesas, Societies, Samoas and Fijis

By: Freeman, Lewis R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033161

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond mild foxing to front flyleaf. [x],380 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. First edition, matching dates. A nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Holy Land

By: Fulleylove, John (paintings), and John Kelman (text)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006784

Condition: VG+


Violet cloth, decorated in gilt and olive, with gilt lettering, gilt top edge. xv,301 pp., illus. w/ 93 full page color + b&w plates, map at rear. Nicely preserved copy. Modest overall shelf wear, with sunned spine panel (to which purple cloth is especially susceptible), slightly rubbed extrems, bottom corners just slightly exposed. Endpapers, half-title, and final leaf (a portion of publisher's catalogue) are toned, with remainder of interior clean and bright. All plates fully intact, showing vibrant color. Lovely Nouveau-inspired bookplate from "The House in the Woods, Lake Geneva, Wisco... View more info

Voyages en France et dans le monde entier: Marine - Explorations - Geographie [Catalogue 659]

By: Gallois, L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Lucien Dorbon: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029596

Condition: Very Good


Vintage bookseller's catalogue, original wraps, bound in blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, little actual wear. 162 pp., 2932 entries. Text in French. View more info

Sketches in Egypt

By: Gibson, Charles Dana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and McClure Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035708

Condition: Good


Tan cloth, lettered/bordered/illus. in brown, green, and black. Moderate shelf/handling wear, front cover soiled/darkened toward edges, spine panel also darkened, rubbed and somewhat frayed at spine extremities, exposure to top front corner with a few minor areas of exposure along top front edge and 1/4" cloth loss along upper front joint. xv,116 pp., illus. by Gibson, both full-page plates and drawings in text. Some cosmetic defects, but with firm binding and clean interior, still a useful copy. View more info