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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

Gems from the Coral Islands, or Incidents of Contrast Between Savage and Christian Life of the South Sea Islanders - Eastern Polynesia: Comprising the Rarotonga Group, Penrhyn Islands, and Savage Island

By: Gill, Rev. William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Presbyterian Board of Publication: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044805

ISBN: B0008811H0

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, illus./lettered in gilt. Quite worn but essentially intact, with fading/soiling to covers, rubbed spine extremities and several corners. Foxed endpapers, scattered internal soiling and minor dampstaining generally confined to margins, not affecting text. xv,285 pp., illus. w/ engraved plates. Undated but gift inscription on front flyleaf dated 1860. View more info

Antique Maps of Europe, the Americas, West Indies, Australasia, Africa, the Orient

By: Gohm, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030047

ISBN: 0706400259

Condition: 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. View more info

The Peoples of the Great North: Art and Civilisation of Siberia

By: Gorbatcheva, Valentina, and Marina Federova

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Parkstone Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007389

ISBN: 1859954790

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards, in dust jacket. 216 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. As issued. Dust jacket shows light edge wear, now housed in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Tales of Tahitian Waters

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper and Brothers: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041926

Condition: VG-


Original burgundy cloth, lettered in black. Both covers show mild dampstaining resulting in some unevenness of color and a bit of blotchiness, not extending to interior. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, with 1/2" closed tear at head of spine mended. vi,303 pp., illus. w/ sepia plates. Rear fixed endpaper shows some surface loss to lower portion. Stated first edition w/ "I-F" code on copyright page. A solid copy with essentially cosmetic faults. View more info

Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical, and Historical [Vols. I, II, III, IV, V, VI - Complete in Six (6) Volumes]

By: Groome, Francis H. (editor)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046483

ISBN: B00CNBJDFW

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in six (6) volumes, uniformly bound in brown pebbled cloth, lettered, accented and with front cover device in gilt. A notably well preserved set showing only minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, 1/4" closed tear to cloth at head of Vol. I spine, and slight, inevitable age toning to text block edges. Firm bindings, intact hinges, clean and unmarked interiors. Issued 1884-85. 584,568,503,134 pp., continuously paginated in four sections (as per subtitle), each volume illus. w/ color folding map plates, large folding map at rear of Vol. VI. All plates present and intac... View more info

The Exploration of Africa

By: Gueriviere, Jean de la [de la Guèriviere, Jean]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY and London, Overlook Duckworth: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 033867

ISBN: 1585674982

Condition: Near Fine


Black buckram, lettered in silver foil. Small remainder dot on bottom text block edge, mildly rubbed bottom edges and corners, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly rubbed at spine extremities, essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. 216 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

The Exploration of Africa

By: Gueriviere, Jean de la [de la Guèriviere, Jean]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY and London, Overlook Duckworth: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 033868

ISBN: 1585674982

Condition: Near Fine


Black buckram, lettered in silver foil. Remainder mark on bottom text block edge at binding, slightly rubbed corners, light crease to top corner of first several leaves, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows 3/4" closed tear at heel of spine, otherwise essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. 216 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Indische Reisebriefe 1881-1882 [6. Auflage]

By: Haeckel, Ernst

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Verlag von K. F. Koehler: 1922

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 037476

Condition: Very Good


Green 1/4 cloth, green paper covered boards, lettered in ivory and black. Modest shelf wear, back cover unevenly sunned/tanned, mild tanning to upper front cover, with ivory lettering on front cover mostly rubbed away though only light shelf/handling wear. Firm binding, clean interior. Endpapers mildly toned, vertical crease to front flyleaf. vi,186 pp., illus. w/ frontis. portrait of author, 2 color plates, 2 sepia plates, 1 map (at rear). View more info

The Dream Machines: An Eye-Witness History of Ballooning

By: Haining, Peter (compiler); Benjamin Franklin; Etienne Montgolfier; Vincen Lunardi; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; Henry Mayhew; Jules Verne; John Toland; Edgar Allan Poe; Colette

Price: $25.00

Publisher: World Publishing Co.: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 026468

ISBN: 0529047055

Condition: Fine


Brown leatherette, lettered and with front cover illus. in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly toned by age, with light soiling along edges, now in archival mylar. 180 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

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]

By: Hall, Edward T.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York and London, D. Appleton and Co.: 1869

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038768

Condition: Good


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 ... View more info

Two Travelers in Europe: A Unique Story Told By One of Them; What They Saw and How They Lived While Traveling Among the Half-Civilized People of Morocco, the Peasants of Italy and France, as well as the Educated Classes of Spain, Greece, Other Countries

By: Hall, Mrs. Herman J.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: None: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005700

Condition: Near Fine


Olive cloth, blind-decorated, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers. Lightly rubbed at corners/extremities. 528 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings, b&w photographs, color frontis. Copyrighted 1898, with notice at rear of upcoming 1900 International Exposition in Paris; known printings in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Springfield, MA in 1898-99, though this copy shows no publisher's or printer's imprint. View more info

Norway -- In A Class Of Its Own!

By: Harley, John (transl.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, Scandinavian Film Group: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016729

Condition: Fine


Color laminated boards. As issued. 113 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Mostly pictorial, with text in English. View more info

Seven Years in Tibet

By: Harrer, Heinrich; Richard Graves (transl.); Peter Fleming (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1953

Seller ID: 023424

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. 3rd ptg.: 1953. Slight shelf wear. xv,288 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., b&w plates. Nicely preserved, with firm binding, clean interior. Scarce early printing. View more info

Mapping the World: Maps and Their History

By: Harris, Nathaniel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Thunder Bay Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028138

ISBN: 1571455760

Condition: Fine


Color laminated pictorial boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 304 pp., color illus. View more info

Marco Polo: Venetian Adventurer

By: Hart, Henry H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035509

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil on black. Light shelf wear, several corners slightly bumped. xxviii,306 pp., illus. Front flyleaf mildly soiled, interior otherwise clean. View more info

Picturesque Burma: Past & Present [Early Proof Copy]

By: Hart, Mrs. Ernest

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London and Philadelphia, J. M. Dent & Co./J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1897

Edition: Advance Reader's Edition

Seller ID: 035743

Condition: Near Fine


Pre-publication or proof copy, bound in plain, unprinted wraps, unusual in that it is bound on the right (fore-edge), opening on the left, top text block edge in gilt. Front cover and first signature (through p. 4, just prior to color map) detached, cover with slight loss at lower binding corner, signature fully intact. xvi,400 pp., illus. w/ 9 (of 10) photogravures, 2 color maps, additional photographs in text, lacking frontis. plate (possibly not included in this issue). Printed at the Ballantyne Press. Interior shows occasional, scattered light foxing, a few page numbers circled in penc... View more info

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

By: Hearne, Samuel; Leslie H. Neatby (intro.)

Price: $95.00

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

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039358

ISBN: 0888300476

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 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. View more info

Thunder Beats the Drum!

By: Hewlett, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029048

Condition: Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. 340 pp., frontis map. Significantly dampstained back cover shows dye lightening but is otherwise intact (no mildewing), otherwise shows only slight dampstaining at heel of spine and light shelf wear. Firm, square bnding, clean interior (including rear endsheets) unaffected by moisture. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. Color illus. dust jacket shows various edge chips with modest loss, primarily at spine extremities, with age toning, 1/4" hole along lower front flap fold, now in archival mylar. Book presents as VG+ except for rear cover, thus downg... View more info

Sixteen Times Round Cape Horn: The Reminiscences of Captain Isaac Norris Hibberd

By: Hibberd, Isaac Norris; Frederick H. Hibberd (fwd.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Mystic Seaport Museum: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029429

ISBN: 0913372153

Condition: VG-


Booklet, black illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, minor creasing along top front edge and top corner, some spotting along text block edges. Interior clean, binding firm. v,44 pp., illus. View more info

Challenge of the Unknown

By: Hillary, Sir Edmund (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011410

Condition: Near Fine


221 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Gray cloth. Virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows approx. 1" closed tear at head of spine with minor loss, a bit of chipping at tail of spine and a closed circular tear along rear flap fold, price clipped front flap, light shelf wear, now in Brodart sleeve. View more info

Narrative of the Canadian Red River Exploring Expedition of 1857 and of the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition of 1858 [Two Volumes in One]

By: Hind, Henry Youle; Roy St. George Stubbs (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, M. G. Hurtig Ltd.: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039414

ISBN: 0888300441

Condition: Fine


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil on black field on upper spine panel. 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, 1/4" closed tear at heel of rear joint, otherwise virtually as issued, now in mylar. Facsimile reprint of original editions. xv,xiv,494,xiv,472 pp., illus. w/ color plates, illus. in text, multiple folding maps. View more info

Rulers' Morning and Other Stories

By: Hitrec, Joseph G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005760

Condition: Very Good


Salmon cloth, lettered in silver. 281 pp., illus. endpapers. Modestly rubbed corners and extremities, slight lean. INSCRIBED by author on verso of half-title, dated Aug. 1949. View more info

Walking the Dead Diamond River

By: Hoagland, Edward

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042609

ISBN: 0394483618

Condition: Fine


Dark teal blue 1/4 cloth, green paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Very slight foxing to text block fore-edge, otherwise as issued. Green dust jacket shows slight traces of wear along bottom front edge, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 341 pp. Stated first edition. View more info

The Lincoln Highway: Main Street Across America

By: Hokanson, Drake

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038553

ISBN: 0877451974

Condition: Fine


Two-tone blue cloth, lettered in white, oblong format. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Stated 1st edition. xvi,159 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, both vintage and present-day. Highly recommended. A beautiful copy, gift quality. View more info