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Cape Horn: The story of the Cape Horn region, including the Straits of Magellan, from the days of the first discoverers, through the glorious age of sail, to the present time . . .

By: Riesenberg, Felix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044879

ISBN: B0008B3WQ0

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1940. Light shelf wear, spine panel a bit faded, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xv,452 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., maps (some double-page/hinged), b&w plates. View more info

Norway: Top of Europe

By: Rindal, Unn Elisabeth; Judy Reeves (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Italy, Edizioni Plurigraf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015792

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. 96 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

The Services and Collections of the Map Division [Library of Congress]

By: Ristow, Walter W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO for Library of Congress: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029915

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff gray wraps, lettered in burgundy. Covers mildly toned by age, otherwise showing only slight shelf wear. [iv],22 pp. + 16 full page b&w plates at rear. Quite scarce. View more info

Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to the Game Parks & Nature Reserves of Southeran Africa [Second Edition]

By: Robert Dolezal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa, Reader's Digest Association of South Africa Ltd.: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 039434

ISBN: 0947008667

Condition: Fine


Laminated green color pictorial boards. 2nd edition, 2nd ptg. thus: 1991. Very slight surface rubbing to covers, virtually as issued. 440 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Former owner's address label mounted on upper front flyleaf. View more info

Africa and the Victorians: The Climax of Imperialism in the Dark Continent

By: Robinson, Ronald, and John Gallagher with Alice Denny

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York and London, St. Martin's Press: 1961

Seller ID: 030366

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear with slightly sunned spine panel, now in archival mylar. xii,491 pp., folding maps. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Happy Hunting-Grounds

By: Roosevelt, Kermit

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046012

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, lettered/illus. in tan and orange. Lightly rubbed spine extremities, spine lettering a bit dulled. Former owner's book plate mounted on front fixed endsheet; main title partially toned from news clipping having been laid in (now removed). [ix],182 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 4th ptg.: Apr. 1921. Nicely preserved copy with relatively minor faults. View more info

African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American Hunter-Naturalist [Volume I]

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Seller ID: 028788

Condition: Very Good


Dark brown textured leatherette cloth, raised lettering and aardvark device on front cover, lettered in gilt on upper spine. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, corners, rubbed bottom edges w/ 2" section of outer "leatherette" layer rubbed away along bottom rear edge, minor loss to same along bottom front edge. Firm, square binding, clean interior. xiv,327 pp., b&w frontis (lacking tissue guard), 5 additional b&w plates, map prior to Fwd. A volume in the uniform edition of Roosevelt's works. View more info

Outdoor Pastimes of an American Hunter

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Seller ID: 028789

Condition: VG+


Dark brown textured leatherette cloth, raised lettering and aardvark device on front cover, lettered in gilt on upper spine. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, corners. Firm, square binding, clean interior beyond a few fingerprints to flyleaves. ix,409 pp., b&w frontis., 5 additional b&w plates, uncut bottom text block edges. A volume in the uniform edition of Roosevelt's works. View more info

A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open

By: Roosevelt, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Seller ID: 028790

Condition: Very Good


Dark brown textured leatherette cloth, raised lettering and aardvark device on front cover, lettered in gilt on upper spine. Mildly rubbed spine extremities, corners; modest rubbing to joints. Firm, square binding, clean interior beyond a few fingerprints to flyleaves. xiii,373 pp., b&w frontis., 1 additional b&w plate. Loss to bottom corner of one leaf (pp. vii-viii) due to improper opening (tab attached to preceding leaf's bottom edge). A volume in the uniform edition of Roosevelt's works. View more info

South American Roundabout

By: Rothery, Agnes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039065

Condition: Near Fine


Tan-gold cloth, lettered in brown. 1st edition w/ matching dates. viii,242 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear. Vintage gift inscription on upper half-title, otherwise unmarked. Color illus. dust jacket shows sunned spine panel, 1" x 2" triangle of loss to upper front panel along joint, affecting title lettering, modest rubbing along edges and minor loss to several corners, front panel color remaining bright, now in mylar. View more info

Family in Contemporary Egypt

By: Rugh, Andrea B.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University Press: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 021062

ISBN: 0815623127

Condition: VG+


2nd ptg.: 1987. Mild shelf wear, corners with minor rubbing and curling a bit. xi,305 pp. Clean interior, firm and square binding. View more info

Journal of a Lady of Quality: Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the Years 1774-1776

By: Schaw, Janet; Evangeline Walker Andrews and Charles McLean Andrews (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: BiblioLife: 2009

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 045523

ISBN: 1103876546

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff wraps. Minor handling wear, modest binding lean original to issue. [viii],342 pp. Facsimile reprint of 1923 Yale edition. View more info

Memoirs of a Hunter: The Exciting Experiences of a Lancaster County Big Game Hunter [SIGNED]

By: Schlegelmilch, Charles W.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Quality Printing, Inc.]: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014472

Condition: Very Good


Light blue-green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Modestly rubbed along joints and at spine extremities; binding leans a bit. 188 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on page preceding title, showing him with a 1700-lb. Kodiak bear that he killed in Apr. 1951. Mounted on rear pastedown is a reduced reproduction of a one-page MLS on Kanga N'Thole Safaris, Limitada stationery, dated 9 Oct. 1961, attesting to the author's marksmanship. Laid in at rear is the author's business card -- he was a bricklayer by trade. Scarce. View more info

The Voyage of the Discovery: Scott's First Antarctic Expedition [Volumes I + II, complete]

By: Scott, Robert F.; [Ross MacPhee (intro.); Fridtjof Nansen (fwd.)]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Cooper Square Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012338

ISBN: 0815410794

Condition: Fine


Please note that this offering is for the two-volume set, ISBN 0815410794 (Vol. I) and ISBN 0815411510 (Vol. II). xlvii,570,[2] + xliii,508,[2] pp., illus. As issued; dust jackets showing very slight pallet/shipping wear. Unabridged republication of the deluxe edition first published in 1905, deleting the large fold-out map and reproducing 12 plates originally colored by hand in b&w. View more info

Balaclava: Gentleman's Battle

By: Selby, John; Maj.-Gen. F. C. Graham, C.B., D.S.O., Colonel Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1970

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046458

ISBN: B000I9SF00

Condition: Fine


Brown 1/4 cloth, black paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket is a bit toned by age and shows a few minor soil marks, now in mylar. 1st American ed. [viii],246 pp., 13 pp. color illus., 57 b&w illus., 13 maps and battle plans, endpaper maps. View more info

In the Heart of the Arctics

By: Senn, Nicholas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, W. B. Conkey Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012679

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, lettered and with front panel device in gilt. 336 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. De-accessioned from non-circulating museum collection, minimally marked/stamped, clear-coated spine panel with handwritten call number on lower spine. Light shelf wear, gilt unevenly dulled front panel, quite toned on spine panel. Interior fully intact, firm binding. View more info

Wild Animals at Home

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1913

Seller ID: 009598

Condition: Very Good


Undated reprint. Tan cloth, lettered in brown, with leopard print on front panel. xv,226 pp., illus. w/ 150+ sketches and photographs by author. Modest shelf wear, cloth lightly spotted/soiled. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. View more info

Wild Animals at Home

By: Seton, Ernest Thompson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page and Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 009599

Condition: Very Good


Early reprinting of original publisher's edition. Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt, with black leopard print on front panel. xv,226 pp., illus. w/ 150+ sketches and photographs by author. Modest shelf wear, cloth lightly spotted/soiled, rubbed a bit at spine extremities. View more info

William H. Seward's Travels Around the World

By: Seward, William H. [Olive Risley Seward (editor)]

Price: $48.50

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010926

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue pebbled cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt, bevelled edges. First edition, with matching dates. Modestly soiled binding, with exposure at corners, fraying and relatively minor loss at both spine extremities. Approx. 1" tear to cloth along lower rear joint, neatly mended. Gilt stamping remains largely intact. Firm binding, clean interior. Small former owner bookplate on front pastedown. xii,788 pp., foldout map before Index, publisher's catalog at rear, illus. w/ many reproductions of engravings, both full-page and set into text. Decently preserved copy in one of the less common... View more info

Time on Ice: A Winter Voyage to Antarctica

By: Shapiro, Deborah; Bjelke, Rolf

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, International Marine: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025527

ISBN: 0071353224

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, with square, uncreased binding. xiii,290 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Challenger Sketchbook: B. Shephard's Sketchbook of the H.M.S. Challenger Expedition 1872-1874

By: Shephard, B. [Harris B. Stewart, Jr. and J. Welles Henderson (editors)]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Maritime Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012003

ISBN: 0913346012

Condition: VG+


Printed blue-gray paper over boards, cloth tape binding (as issued). Unpaginated, approx. 80 pp., with maps printed inside both covers, 34 full page color, b&w illus. with facing-page commentary. Covers a bit faded toward edges, front board slightly warped. Clean interior, firm binding. Oblong format. View more info

Descriptive List of the Map Collection in the Pennsylvania State Archives

By: Simonetti, Martha L. (compiler); Donald H. Kent and Harry E. Whipkey (editors)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030719

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Former owner's signature on blank verso of front flyleaf and notations in pencil on rear flyleaf, slightly foxed text block edges, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing to edges and corners, now in mylar. [ii],178 pp. View more info

Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries

By: Skelton, R. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029914

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly tanned along bottom edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear with a bit of soiling along flap folds and a few mild scratches to rear panel, now in archival mylar. viii,80 pp. + 84 full page maps at rear, many color. Revised edition of A. L. Humphreys' "Old Decorative Maps and Charts." View more info

Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries

By: Skelton, R. A., b/o A. L. Humphreys

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London and New York, Staple Press: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044555

ISBN: B0000CIBK3

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, cloth lightly flecked along portions of spine panel, a few minor surface marks to cloth. Small area of loss at heel of front hinge, with toning to flyleaves, mild foxing along fore-edge. vii,80 pp. + 84 plates, some color. View more info

Rahwedia: A True Romance of the South Seas

By: Smith, C. Harold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 033057

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age, very slight indentation along top front edge. Firm binding, clean interior. A notabely well preserved copy. 4th ptg. - (4) on final page of text. xiii,214 pp., illus. w/ (8) plates including several color. View more info