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A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, in the Years 1819 & 1820

By: Fisher, Alexander (Surgeon R.N.)

Price: $599.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821

Edition: First Edition


A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions in H.M.'s Ships 'Helca' and 'Griper'. First Edition in original boards, rebacked. Includes fold out map, chart, and woodcuts. Small moisture stain on spine, bumped corners, light character soiling to binding, moderate edge and corner wear to binding, previous owner's name inked on title page, light to moderate age staining throughout textblock, p.257 chipped at top edge, else textblock and binding generally clean ... View more info

A White Woman in a Black Man's Country: Three Thousand Miles Up the Nile to Rejaf

By: Dietz, Nettie Fowler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Privately Printed, 1926

Edition: 2nd Printing


A readable ex-library copy with peeled pocket remnants on fep and ffep. Glue and ink stains on fep & ffep. Textblock overall clean and tight. The binding is beat up, worn and faded, with frayed extremities and corners Lacks dust jacket; 327pp. View more info

Across Asia's Snows and Deserts

By: Morden, William J. (by); Andrews, Roy Chapmen (introduction by)

Price: $165.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936

Edition: First Edition/3rd Printing

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author


Signed and inscribed by author, on second ffep to his friends Elizabeth and Bill Gossett; After the Second World War, William Gossett became chief counsel to Ford Motor Co., and was the head of the United Negro College Fund in the 1960s; Elizabeth Gossett was the daughter of Charles Evans Hughes, the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court; Christmas card from the Morden's laid in; textblock clean and tight. binding lightly shelf worn; no dust jacket; 415p., including app... View more info

Arthur Carhart: Wilderness Prophet

By: Wolf, Tom

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, University Press of Colorado, 2008

Edition: 1st Printing


Beautiful copy, textblock is immaculate and tight. There is some light bumping to head and foot of spine. Unclipped dust jacket; 294pp., incuding bibliography and index. View more info

Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures: A Stirring Story of Darring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proof


Uncorrected proof. Immaculately clean and tight textblock, appears unread. Light dent on back corner on foot of spine. 489pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

Bushed

By: Anderson, F. Whitehouse

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Manchester, Falmouth Publishing House, 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed & Inscribed By Author


Author's inked signature and inscription on ffep. Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Price-clipped dust jacket with light chipping at edges and corners, shallow edge tears, chipping to head of spine, lightly rubbed, $5.00 written in ink on inner flap, discoloration and small abraision to front cover. 220pp View more info

Danger's Disciple

By: Hall, Sam (by); Hussman, Larry (with)

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Rockville, MD, Seaboard Press, 2008

Edition: First Edition


Textblock is extremely clean and tight. Creasing along spine, lightly creased corners. 376pp. View more info

Dom Henrique; the Navigator

By: Marjay, Frederico (artistic Arrangement by); Dias, Admiral Fernando De Quintanilha E Mendonca (intro. by); Brochado, Costa; Nemesio, Vitorino; Mauricio S.J., Father; Bensaude, Joaquim; Peres, Damiao (texts by); Dykes, George F. W. (translation by)

Price: $14.55

Publisher: Libson, 1960


Ffep ink gift inscription, otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with chip at top edge near head of spine, several closed edge tears. 96pp. View more info

England's Pride: The Story of the Gordon Relief Expedition

By: Symons, Julian

Price: $13.99

Publisher: London, The History Book Club, 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition


Previous owner's ink signature, dated June 1980, Mansura, Egypt at the top corner of the ffep; Overall textblock is extremely clean and tight. Minimally shelf worn binding; Jacket has a couple small chips at the corners of head of spine, small chips to board corners, two kitten paw prints soiling the rear jacket panel; 299p., including bibliography and index. View more info

Filibusters and Bucaneers

By: Sternbeck, Alfred

Price: $19.50

Publisher: NY, Robert M. McBride and Company,


Undated. Illustrated endpapers, minor age toning to some of the edges on endpapers, otherwise textblock is clean and tight, plates, uncut fore-edge of pg. 271/272. Faded blue top edge. Orange cloth binding with small blue stamped illustration of a ship on front cover, bumping to head and foot of spine and slightly to the corners, some rubbing to a few of the edges. Unclipped dust jacket, several chips to the edges, corners, and head and foot of spine, mylar sleeved for s... View more info

First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar (2 volumes)

By: Burton, Captain Sir Richard F.

Price: $595.00

Publisher: London, Tylston and Edwards, 1894

Edition: Memorial Edition


A very nice 2 Volume Set. Volume 6 and 7 of the Memorial Edition of the Works of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton. Red top edge. Gilt decoration on covers and titling on spine. Inked gift inscription to St. George R. Burton, relation to Richard Burton, from his wife on title page in both volumes. Light character soiling, else textblocks very clean and tight. Light shelf wear to bindings, rubbed covers, bumped corners and head and foot of spine, light fraying at corners, ve... View more info

Here is Africa

By: Gatti, Ellen and Attilio

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943

Edition: First Edition


Textblock very clean and tight. Several photos and maps. Light shelf wear to binding, light wear to edges and head of spine. Inside price clipped dust jacket with light wear to edges, corners, and head and foot of spine, lightly rubbed. 165pp., plus index. View more info

Jungle Islands; The "Illyria" in the South Seas

By: Shurcliff, Sidney N.; Schmidt, Karl Patterson (with a Scientific Appendix by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930

Edition: First Edition


Illustrated end pages. Textblock very clean and tight; faded spine titling, else binding lightly shelf and character worn. 298p., including summary of collections and index. View more info

Land of Long Juju: Doc Savage (#47)

By: Robeson, Kenneth

Price: $4.99

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books, 1970


Aged texblock and binding tight and clean. slight shelf wear. 140p. View more info

Nimrod's Wife

By: Seton, Grace Gallatin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1907

Edition: First Edition


A very nice copy. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's inked gift inscription on ffep, else textblock clean and tight. Light scratching to front pastedown, bumped corners and head of spine,small light red mark on lower right corner of front cover. 406pp. View more info