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

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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: 010506a

Condition: Very Good


NEW FACSIMILE DUST JACKETTales 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 are the fact that Grey was a superb storyte... 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

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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Douglas Mawson: The Life of an Explorer Polar Exploration]

By: Hall, Lincoln

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010076

ISBN: 1864366702

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This biography of the Australian explorer Douglas Mawson tells the story of the man's expedition when he was the only survivor of three. The author explores what drove Mawson, what emotions he experienced during his adventure and why his feats continue to inspire Australians. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. 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

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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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Italian Cities: Rome, Florence, Venice

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1997

Seller ID: 010375

Condition: Fine


This beautiful three-volume set, is part history, part guidebook, and part chronology of Venice, Florence, and Rome. 3 volumes, xviii+398pp, xiv+435pp, xiii+387pp, colour & b/w illustrations in each volume, indexes.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. 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

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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