Image for <b>The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,   </b><br>[Florida]

The Florida Keys and the Coral Reef; Authentic History of the Romantic Southernmost United States from Earliest Indians to the Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park,
[Florida]

By: Griswold, Oliver

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Miami, Florida:, Griswold, Oliver,: 1965.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008164


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 143 pages, 8.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b> The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu and Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago. </b>

The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu and Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago.

By: Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill (1582-1933).

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1886

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009510

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Two volumes, [Complete] 8vo; (230 x 157 mm). Illustrated with 2 colored frontispieces, 14 maps, 27 plates. The plates are beautifully engraved by Edward Whymper (of Matterhorn fame) from drawings by Charles Whymper. A first-hand account of a private scientific expedition. and voyage on the schooner "Marchesa" from Japan to the South Pacific. As a member of the Royal Geographical Society, Guillemard worked as both a naturalist and ethnog... View more info

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Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871 in Four Color from Geographical Series.

By: Guyot, A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner & Company,: 1871

Seller ID: 005291a


Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871.Aprox. Height: 9.625 inches; Length: 12.125 inches. Rear of Map is page 89 of text.Map in Four colors. Minor edge wear. Lower left corner closed chips. Staple holes show on lower edge. As expected age-toning.The print was saved from a book that was beyond repair or use. Easily minimally trimmed for framing.From Guyot’s Geographical Series. The Earth and Its Inhabitants. Common School Ge... View more info

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Walks In London
[Two Volumes in One.]

By: Hare, Augustus J.C.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, George Routledge and Sons: 1884

Seller ID: 008466

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes in One. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878 covers first the City and then the West End. The first volume coverts the City; the second the West End. Hare (1834-1903) arranges these walks so the tourist can see as many objects of interest as possible. Popular and well-respected guide book first published in 1878. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with in-text... View more info

Image for <b> Ralegh's Last Voyage  </b>[Argonaut Press #12]

Ralegh's Last Voyage [Argonaut Press #12]

By: Harlow; V. T. - Editor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1971

Edition: First edition, thus

Seller ID: 009556

ISBN: 9060727045

Condition: Fine


V.T. Harlow's book brings together all the important letters and documents and eye-witness accounts, both English and Spanish (in translation), relating to Ralegh's voyage to Guiana in 1617 and its fatal consequence. First edition, thus. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 4to; 25 cm; 9.875 inches tall; 379 pages with index. Illustrated with a Portrait and two maps. Printed in Western Germany. View more info

Image for <b>Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.  </b>

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

By: Harris, A.C.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009516

Condition: Good


A foundational book for Klondike gold rush literature. A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. Chapters include but are not limited to: "How to Get The... View more info

Image for <b>Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.  </b>

Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields. Containing a Full Account of the Discovery of Gold; Enormous Deposits of the Precious Metal; Routes Traversed by Miners; How To Find Gold; Camp Life at Klondike; Practical Instructions for Fortune Seekers, Etc. Etc.

By: Harris, A.C.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Premier Publishing Co.: 1897

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010052

Condition: Good


A Foundational Book of Klondike Gold Rush Literature . A popular guide for gold hunters and fortune seekers. An account of the discovery of gold in the Klondike and Yukon, the deposits of this precious metal, routes to the Gold fields, camp life in the Yukon and Klondike, descriptions of the mountains, and rivers, etc. - Numerous firsthand accounts, interviews and general information on Alaska. Chapters include but are not limited to: “How to Get ... View more info

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Men & Gods in Mongolia (Zayagan),

By: Haslund, Henning ; Translated by Elizabeth Sprigge & Claude Napier

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, National Travel Club,: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004106

Condition: Very Good


Special edition for club - First Edition, thus. [Published by Dutton in 1935] Anthropological study of the Mongols, beliefs, music, occultism, laws, strong men of Torguts, etc. 57 illustrations and a map. Black cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles and front emblem. Bindings tight and square, text clean with toning. Minimal shelf handling. 9.5 inches tall, 358 pages with index. Dust jacket by Kent Crane. Light handling. Spine crease, appears sun-toned, in ... View more info

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... The Rainbow's End: Alaska

By: Henderson, Alice Palmer

Price: $195.00

Publisher: 1898:, Herbert S. Stone and Company,: Chicago / New York.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006072


Bound in blue cloth covers, with stamped gilt lettering and ornamentation on the spine and covers. The book shows mild shelf wear, with some rubbing in the center of the covers. Bindings tight with a hint of a shelf lean. The text block is adorned with deckled edges. There is an institutional notation in ink in the top left corner of the front pastedown. An inscription by the previous owner is on the front flyleaf. The pages are clean with mild age toning. 296 pages. 7.... View more info

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Writing East: The 'Travels' of Sir John Mandeville

By: Higgins, Iain Macleod

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, University of Pennsylvania Press,: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007521

ISBN: 0812233433


A study of how Mandeville's Travels came to appear in its various versions, explaining how it went through a series of transformations as it reached new audiences in order to serve as both a response to previous writings about the East and an important voice in the medieval conversation about the nature and limits of the world.Sir John Mandeville is the supposed author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, a travel memoir which first circulated between 1357 and 1371.... View more info

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Alaska, USA

By: Hilscher, Herbert H. ; Hilscher, Miriam

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1950

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009954

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the authors. Mid-century guidebook for the immigrant and tourist to the Alaska territory by a member of the Alaska Development Board. This book tells of the opportunities that are in Alaska and encourages people to live and have business there. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage and a stamp. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve... View more info

Image for <b>Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, [in 1863 and 1864, with Geological Annotations.]  </b><br>[Physician Travelers Series]

Narrative of a Journey to Morocco, [in 1863 and 1864, with Geological Annotations.]
[Physician Travelers Series]

By: Hodgkin, Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Arno Press & The New York Times: 1971

Seller ID: 010029

Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, Thus: A reprint facsimile edition with the addition of a brief "Note about the Author" by Robert M. Goldwyn. .Recounts the last journey of the famous Victorian physician and abolitionist. Hodgkin - after whom Hodgkin's lymphoma is named - during a visit to Palestine with his friend Moses Montefiori. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. No Dust Jacket as issued. View more info

Image for <b> French Canada and the St. Lawrence Historic, Picturesque and Descriptive </b><BR> [Quebec]

French Canada and the St. Lawrence Historic, Picturesque and Descriptive
[Quebec]

By: Hopkins, J. Castell (1864 - 1923)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Toronto, S. B. Gundy: 1913

Seller ID: 010313

Condition: Very Good


A popular history of French Canada bringing together the past and present in context with the environment illustrated with tissue-guarded photographs, some known to be by Notman. Reprint in the year of the First Issue. 8vo; 431 pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm; Includes index. Red cloth decorated in stamped gilt; Top edge gilt; silk page ribbon. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bump to th... View more info

Image for <b>The World and its People or a Comprehensive Tour of All Lands  7 volumes  </b>

The World and its People or a Comprehensive Tour of All Lands 7 volumes

By: Horne, Charles F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Ira R. Hiller: 1934

Seller ID: 010325

Condition: Very Good


This handsomely bound set also includes contributions from Clark Wissler, Thomas F. Crane, Ellsworth Huntington, Stephen S. Visher, George McBride, William M. Davis and others. Subjects covered include: Ancient World and Ancient Lands Medieval World and Southern Europe Canada Central and South America The Poles Modern Civilization and Northern Europe Eastern Europe and Western Asia The Far East and Savage Lands The United States of America. These boo... View more info

Image for <b>St. Simons Enchanted Island: A History of the Most Historic of Georgia's Fabled Golden Isles</b>

St. Simons Enchanted Island: A History of the Most Historic of Georgia's Fabled Golden Isles

By: Hull, Barbara

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Cherokee Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010184

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the Author. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has a bit of age-toning and a small closed tear on the front top edge near spine. St. Simons Island or simply "St. Simons" is a barrier island Located on the southeast Georgia coast, midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, St. Simons Island is both a seaside... View more info

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Vignettes of Kashmir

By: Hull, E. G. ; .Preface by Sir William Mackworth Young.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Marshall Brotehrs / Church of England Zenana Missionary Society,: 1903.

Seller ID: 009199

Condition: Good


Insights into the culture; home life, manners and customs of the people of Kashmir written by the author who was a female missionary. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some hand soiling. View more info

Image for <b>Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological  </b><br> Alaska; Polar Exploration; Natural History]

Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological
Alaska; Polar Exploration; Natural History]

By: I.C. Rosse; John Muir; E.W. Nelson; T.H. Bean

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1883

Seller ID: 010485

Condition: Very Good


Report on the anthropological and natural history work accomplished on the cruise of the Corwin in the northwest Arctic Ocean in 1881. From June to October, the Corwin searched the waters north and west of Bering Strait for the Jeannette and two missing whaling vessels. On her voyage, the Corwin visited St. Lawrence Island and Plover Bay (Chukotsk Peninsula), Herald and Wrangel Islands, Point Barrow, and Unalaska Island. The present report includes medica... View more info

Image for <b>Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling  </b>

Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling

By: Irvin S. Cobb; Anice Page Cooper; Richard Le Galliene; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Page and Company,: 1926

Seller ID: 003717

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Fold-out map and illustrations. From the Mandalay Works of Rudyard Kipling. This volume is a compilation of essays on the life and works of India-born English novelist, short story writer and poet (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Dark brown cloth covered boards. Paste-on spine title. Top edge gilt, a bit dulled. Unique in dust jacket, some loss and worn; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. Bind... View more info

Image for <b>Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada  </b><br>[Spain]

Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada
[Spain]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Riverside Press: 1893

Edition: Author's Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010165

Condition: Very Good


Author's Revised Edition. The “Agapida” edition, a lavish production. White cloth, gilt-extra, and additionally decorated in green and pink, titles in gilt on spine embellished with a Moorish-inspired design by Alice Cordelia Morse, boards beveled, Top Edge Gilt, decorative endpapers, in the publisher’s cloth dust-wrappers with gilt spine titling. Both volumes with frontispieces and with 30 photogravures of Granada by Mr. Richard H. Lawrence and others, each with ... View more info

Image for <b> The Untamed Coast: Pictures and Words About Rare People and Rare Places Along the Edge of America </b><BR>[Gulf Coast -  USA]

The Untamed Coast: Pictures and Words About Rare People and Rare Places Along the Edge of America
[Gulf Coast - USA]

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Rutledge Hill Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009691

ISBN: 1558533478

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The blend of first-person travelogue and observations of the peoples and wildlife along the way makes for an unusual coverage which will make a fine gift. -- Midwest Book Review.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info