Image for <b> Ephesus </b><br>[Archeology;  Ephesus; Anatolian Civilizations]

Ephesus
[Archeology; Ephesus; Anatolian Civilizations]

By: Erdemgil, S. and others. Translation: Christine M. Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Turkey:, DO-GU Yayinlari,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008503


The city was famed for the nearby Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Among many other monumental buildings are the Library of Celsus, and a theatre capable of holding 25,000 spectators. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils. The city was destroyed by... View more info

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Les Fêtes Du Soleil: Celebrations of the Mediterranean

By: Falassi, Alessandro: Editor; Saramago, José: Text

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Siena, Italy:, Betti editrice,: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008796


Richly illustrated with well-researched text on the many festivals and social customs of the Mediterranean.Hardcover in Slipcase. Pate-on full color decoration with stamped titles in gilt. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. REF: OCLC 849258335 Only four copies in world libraries. Three in Italy and the Library of Congress.Folio: 197 pages with a bibliography. 31cm. 12 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> FIRST OVER EVEREST : <BR>  The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.  </b>[Aviation]

FIRST OVER EVEREST :
The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.
[Aviation]

By: Fellowes, P.F.M.; Blacker, L,V, Stewart; & Etherton, P.T.; (John Buchan, Foreword)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, John Lane,: 1933.

Edition: First English Edition.

Seller ID: 006114


An account of the more ambitious aeronautical flights of the early twentieth century, the Houston-Mount Everest expedition. Flying in formation higher than any before the first flight over Mount Everest in 1933, was in a Westland PV-3 biplane. The extremity endured by the crews of these aeroplanes helped demonstrate the need for pressurized cabins in modern aircraft. It was also the first detailed and scientific survey of the Himalaya region. Indirectly, the expeditio... View more info

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Seven Horizons

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Doran, & Company,: 1930.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008284


A "literary adventure-biography" relating world travels and the author’s life. Finger was part of the literary circle that included Bernard Shaw, Cunningham Grahame and their group of young social philosophers. Before beginning an adventure in Patagonia and Africa. The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more to further landfall on some nobler shore."Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moder... View more info

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A Woman Alone in the Heart of Japan

By: Fisher, Gertrude Adams

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Company,: 1910

Seller ID: 010196

Condition: Very Good


The author spent an extended time in Japan and this first-hand account of the life and culture includes Sendai, cherry-blossom season, sightseeing in Nikko, Matsushima, Ikao and other places. She visited and reported on a Buddhist University, Judo school, Russian Mission, the Red Cross hospital, the Japanese stock market, industries, woman's education and much more. Second Printing. Publisher's Light blue cloth with stamped decorations and titles in four colors... View more info

Image for <b>Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.  </b><br> [Four volumes, Complete]

Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.
[Four volumes, Complete]

By: Franklin, John (1786-1847)

Price: $1,295.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1829

Seller ID: 009511

Condition: Very Good


The Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822 had as its goal the exploration of the northern coast of Canada, which was accessed by way of the Coppermine River. The British expedition was organized by the Royal Navy as part of its attempt to discover and map the Northwest Passage. It was the first of three Arctic expeditions to be led by John Franklin, and also included George Back and Dr. John Richardson, both of whom would become notable Arctic explorers in their own right. ... View more info

Image for <b>By Waterways to Gotham : The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson  </b>

By Waterways to Gotham : The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson

By: Freeman, Lewis R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010042

Condition: Good


SIGNED by the author on front free endpage. Publisher's blue ribbed cloth with titles stamped in gilt, front blind-stamped decoration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with two white spots upper front corner. Interesting inscription from previous owner denoting that he did not purloin the book. Library stamp on Front free end page with usual treatment with pocket in rear. 21.5 cm.; 8.5 inches tall; 44 pages; i... View more info

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Florida's Fabled Inns

By: Frisbie, Louise K.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Bartow, Florida:, Imperial Publishing Company,: 1980.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Inscription: <b>Inscribed by the Author. /for xxxx long-time fr

Seller ID: 007680

ISBN: 096029600X


Covering the era from 1820 - 1950 such as he Breakers at Palm Beach and the Belleview Biltmore at Clearwater; Jacksonville's lavish 19th Century St. James, Widsor, Carleton and others, beginning with Dawson & Buckles' crude inn of the 1820s and Isaiah Hart's of the early 1830s; the Miami-Miami Beach hotels of the early 20th Century and the boom of the 1920s; tiny Peacock Inn of the 1880s at Coconut Grove.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Modera... View more info

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Big Trees
[California National Parks]

By: Fry, Walter and White, John R

Price: $49.95

Publisher: California, Stanford University Press: 1945

Edition: Seventh Printing.

Inscription: Signed by the Author John White on the title page.

Seller ID: 010187

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the Author John White on the title page. Illustrated with photographs, endpapers have a map of Sequoia National Park, showing the Sequoia Groves, also, a map shows all the California Big Tree Groves, and a listing of seventy-one groves, their location, number of trees. A definitive book of the largest trees and National Parks of California. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket w... View more info

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...An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.

By: George W. Magee - Editor.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The Magee Press,: 1932.

Edition: First Edition. Limited edition #296 of 517.

Inscription: Author/Editor Signed.

Seller ID: 003706


Signed by the Editor.A record of European travels in the years 1855 - 56.Quarter black to brown boards. Paste-on spine label with a paste-on silhouette on front. Fore-edge rough-cut. Map end-pages. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright. No flaws but a bump to upper rear corner. Limited edition #296 of 517.18 illustrations by Robert R. Murray. View more info

Image for <b>Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher  </b>

Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher

By: German, Andrew W.

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Mystic, CT, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Incorporated: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0913372269

Condition: Fine


No flaws to book. Minimal wear top spine dust jacket; Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Picturesque T Wharf was long the home of Boston's fishing industry. Henry D. Fisher created a remarkable photographic record of the fishing fleet in Boston Harbor between 1908 and 1920, when Boston was America's largest fish market. This book's 117 photographs, accompanied by an equally vivid text, recreate the fishing vessels and markets of a vanished era. The North American So... View more info

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The Leaning Wind
[South Seas, Hawaii]

By: Gesslar, Clifford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010152

Condition: Very Good


Warmly INSCRIBED by the Author.A journey to the South Sea Islands by ""samoan"", a boat of Oriental design, powered by diesel engine -- travel and adventure before the war. The trip was a scientific expedition to gather specimens of fauna and flora; Gessler went along and his is a report on the endlessly varying, endlessly alike islands and atolls, the customs, languages, histories. Most of these islands are probably now changed in some way or another by the ... View more info

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In the Land of the Musk-Ox

By: Giaever, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009789

Condition: Very Good


John Schjelderup Giaever (1901 - 1970) was a Norwegian author and polar researcher. This narrative closely looks at the surprising abundant flora and fauna of East Greenland. First English translated Edition, First Printing. Publisher's green cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor edge rubbing and some closed chipping. 8vo; 22 cm.; 191 pages with photo ill... View more info

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Land of Israel: Ten Landscapes in Watercolours

By: Gilboa, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Daat: 1953

Seller ID: 009384

Condition: Prints are without flaw; portfolio has wear.


10 loose mounted and tipped watercolors. Each measures aprox 9.5 by 6.5 inches. No flaws to prints.Booklet with stiff wraps with descriptions of paintings in Hebrew and English is has edge wear. Issued CArboard sleeve holder is quite worn but present. David Gilboa, Romanian/Israeli (1910 - 1976) He studied at Academy of Fine Art, Bucharest, Romania, during the years of 1927-29. He immigrated to Israel in 1933 and settled in Tsfat. He is one of the founder... View more info

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The Polar Regions In Their Relation To Human Affairs

By: Gould, L M

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The American Geographical Society: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009974

Condition: Very Good


Bowman Memorial Lectures, Series Four. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 8.75 inches tall; iv, 54pp., maps (one folding in color), photos. Laid-in Card from American Geographical Society. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Toning to the spine and edges. View more info

Image for <b>Three Years of Arctic Service. An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the Attainment of Farthest North.  </b>

Three Years of Arctic Service. An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-84 and the Attainment of Farthest North.

By: Greely, Adolphus W,

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1896

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010123

Condition: Very Good


This was one of the first U.S. government-sponsored expeditions, as part of the first International Lunar Year. Greely and his crew were based at Ellesmere Island and explored the northern coast of Greenland and the interior and west coast of Grinnell Land (northern Ellesmere). Relief ships failed to reach the expedition, and all but six died of starvation in an attempt to march out. Greely provides us with vivid accounts of the expedition's encounter with ice on ... View more info

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Handbook of Alaska: Its Resources, Products and Attractions in 1924

By: Greely, Adolphus W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner’s Sons,: 1924

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 006180


Third Edition. With new chapters on fisheries, Fur-farming, Fur Seals, Game, Gold-Mining, Petroleum and Coal, Railroads and Volcanoes. Twenty-four photographic plates, 7 text maps, Lacking large folding color map from rear pocket. Published originally in 1909, this edition has been practically rewritten and presents Alaska as it was in 1924. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Minor sun-darkening to the spine. ... View more info

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The Polar Regions in the Twentieth Century
[Arctic Exploration]

By: Greely, Major General A. W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 1928.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008155

Condition: VeryGood


The author distinguished himself in the Civil War; survived a harrowing journey toward the North Pole in 1881 - 1883. He was trapped on Cape Sabine, losing all of his crew but six. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Lacking Dust jacket. Previous owner's name discretely on front end page. A lovely full-color map of the Arctic Regions is attached at the rear and there are 27 photographic plates illustrating the ... View more info

Image for <b>Tales of Fishing the Virgin Seas  </b><br>[Galapagos] [South Pacific]

Tales of Fishing the Virgin Seas
[Galapagos] [South Pacific]

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009592

Condition: Very Good


ales of fishing and travels to several South Pacific islands and lower California, including Galapagos, Cocos Island, Perlos Island, Zihuatenejo and other Gulf of California locations.Though known for his Western novels, Zane Grey was a pioneering angler, a great innovator, and one-time holder of more than a dozen saltwater world records. Just as significant as his fishing accomplishments is the fact that Grey was a superb storyteller who inspired countless angler... View more info

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Wonders of the World

By: Grigson, Lionel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Gallery Books: 1989

Seller ID: 003963

ISBN: 083179495X

Condition: New


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail shelf handling. Unused; Unread. Dust Jacket in a protective Mylar sleeve. Fully illustrated. View more info