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Allom, Thomas (illustrator)
The Northern Tourist. Containing Seventy-Three Views of Lake and Mountain Scenery, Etc. In Cumberland, Durham, & Northumberland.
London: H. Fisher, R. Fisher, & P. Jackson., 1834. 
3/4 Leather + Marbled Boards. 76 pp. 72 engravings on interleaved plates + engraved title page vignette. Decorative spine, gilt; marbled edges. Engravings from original drawings by Thomas Alom. Historical and topgraphical descriptions by Thomas Rose. Some foxing and marginal staining; front cover stained, and front hinge detached, but interior otherwise clean & bright.
$380.00                          Book Number: 11766                         Order / Enquire



Bell, Mrs. Arthur G.
Picturesque Brittany.
London: Dent, 1906. 
Hardcover. White cloth decorated with Celtic motifs in red, squared in black, and printed in gilt; top edge gilt. 232 pp. Illustrated in colour by Arthur G. Bell. Spine slightly sunned, and very small stain on front cover, and light soiling to rear; binding cracked but firm; still a nice bright copy.
$20.00                          Book Number: 11297                         Order / Enquire



Bricker, Charles
Landmarks of Mapmaking
London: Wordsworth, 1989. 
276pp. Numerous colour and b/w illustrations. Index.
$33.00                          Book Number: 10232                         Order / Enquire



Bridges, T. C. & Tiltman, H. Hessell
Recent Heroes of Modern Adventure
London: Harrap, 1932. 1st Edition
Hardcover. 284 pp. 32 illustrations in half-tone. Frontispiece detached and hinges started, with some wear at spine tips & corners.
$20.00                          Book Number: 15935                         Order / Enquire



Cameron, Agnes Deans
The New North. Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the Arctic
N. Y.: Appleton, 1912. Later Printing.
xix + 398 pp. Green cloth with map cover illustration set in; title lettering gilt; spine lettering gilt; top edge gilt. Illustrated with photograpghs by the author. Bottom corners and head of spine slightly bumped and rubbed, with light bumping to top corners and board; otherwise a sparkling copy with many pages still unopened.
$70.00                          Book Number: 18596                         Order / Enquire



Carrington, Hugh (editor); Robertson, George
The Discovery of Tahiti. a Journal of the Second Voyage of H.M.S. Dolphin Round The World Under the Command of Captain Wallis, R.N., In the Years 1766, 1767 and 1768. Written By Her Master George Robertson.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1948. 
Hardcover. lii + 292 pp. Illustrated with engravings, folding frontispiece, map and folding map. Robertson's journal edited by Hugh Carrington. Dust residue to top edge; bottom corners slightly bumped, and a couple of minor spots to rear board. Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 98.
$70.00                          Book Number: 24194                         Order / Enquire



Carrington, Hugh (editor); Robertson, George
The Discovery of Tahiti. a Journal of the Second Voyage of H.M.S. Dolphin Round The World Under the Command of Captain Wallis, R.N., In the Years 1766, 1767 and 1768. Written By Her Master George Robertson.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1948. 
Hardcover. lii + 292 pp. Illustrated with engravings, folding frontispiece, map and folding map. Robertson's journal edited by Hugh Carrington. Bookplate on front pastedown; slight soiling and darkening to cloth; minor rubbing to extremities, and corners slightly bumped; folding map protrudes slightly from fore-edge, probably from misfolding. Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 98.
$70.00                          Book Number: 24195                         Order / Enquire



Cochrane, Robert (editor)
The English Explorers. Comprising Details of the More Famous Travels of Mandeville, Bruce, Park and Livingstone. With a Chapter on Arctic Exploration.
London: William F. Nimmo, 1877. 1st Edition
xvi + 639 double-columned pp. + 16 pp, catalogue. Blue cloth, black ruled, with cover decoration stamped in black and titiel lettering in blue on gilt background; spine lettering gilt with spine decoration embossed in black; bevelled boards. Multiple engraved portraits on frontispiece; engraved title vignette of Stanley meeting Livingstone; folding map in colour. Ink inscription on frontispiece verso (1879); extremities slightly rubbed with some spotting to spine, and light rubbing to cover gilt; front hinge started under endpapers, but firm, and a couple of interior joins cracked but firm; otherwise a nice clean copy.
$70.00                          Book Number: 18594                         Order / Enquire



Cole, Harry Ellsworth
Stagecoach and Tavern Tales of The Old Northwest
Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1930. 1st
31 plates with tissue gardes, including a map of stage coach routes of the old Northwest, 1830-1860. 375pp.
$40.00                          Book Number: 5303                         Order / Enquire



Collection Des Guides "Standard".
Illustrated Guide to Bruges
Bruxelles: A. De Boeck, 1909. 
n.d (1910s-20s). 76 pp. Illustrated. Folding map & street guide laid in. Wrapper borders sunned.
$20.00                          Book Number: 17683                         Order / Enquire



Corney, Bolton Glanvill
The Voyage of Captain Don Felipe Gonzalez in the Ship of the Line San Lorenzo, with the Frigate Santa Rosalia in Company, to Easter Island in 1770-1.
Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1908. 
Hardcover. lxxvii + 176 + 40 pp. catalogue & members' list. Illustrated with frontispiece photo of Easter Island statue, textual illustration, and 3 folding maps in rear pocket, two of them large, and two of them historical. Text preceded by an extract from Mynheer Jacob Roggeveen's offical log of his discovery of and visit to Easter Island in 1722, the whole transcribed, translated and edited by Bolton Glanvill Corney. Endpapers, fly-leaf and title-page browned; rear hinge started but firm (from thickness of rear pocket); front hinge started under first signature; binding slightly cracked but firm, and top board very slightly bowed; interior otherwise bright. Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 13.
$390.00                          Book Number: 24198                         Order / Enquire



De Soto, Hernando
Narratives of the Career of Hernando De Soto in the Conquest of Florida as Told By a Knight of Elvas and in a Relation By Luys Hernandoez De Biedma, Factor of the Expedition. 2 Vols.
London: David Nutt, 1905. Later Printing.
Translated by Buckingham Smith Together with an Account of De Soto's Expedition Based on the Diary of Rodrigo Rnajel, His Private Secretary, Translated from Oviedo's Historia General y Natural de las Indias. Edited with an introduction by Edward Gaytlord Bourne. xxvii + 223; 192 pp. Frontispiece portrait; frontispece map. Spines faded, faint staining; orners rubbed; spine heads slightly chipped, and binding cracked on v. 2, but firm; interior otherwise bright.
$50.00                          Book Number: 20907                         Order / Enquire



Dinning, Hector; McBey, James
Nile to Aleppo
NY: Macmillan, 1920. 1st U.S. edition.
Hardcover. 287 pp. Adventures of the Light Horsemen of Australia in WWI Palestine by Army Captain Hector Dinning, illustrated with colurplates, some tipped in, by their war-artist, James McBey. Extremely faint small stain to lower border of front cover. A very nice bright copy.
$50.00                          Book Number: 27751                         Order / Enquire



Domingues, Francisco Contente
A Carreira Da India / The India Run
Portugal: CIT Correios (Post Office Collectors' Club), 1998. Limited/Numbered
Hardcover. Brown cloth with illustrative colour inset. 99 pp. Fully illustrated in colour; maps, including some ancient maps. Published on the occasion of the issuing of a special set of Portuguese commemorative stamps on Portuguese exploration and settlement of India. Includes the whole set of 12 commemorative stamps in transparent pocket on title page verso, and numbered colour proof under transparent gatefold on half-title. Errata slip (laid in) corrects edition statement from "10,000 copies, containing 4 stamps" to "12,000 copies, containing 12 stamps". Colour proof is in b/w. #4977/12,000. Text in English & Portuguese. Rare!
$40.00                          Book Number: 21460                         Order / Enquire



Elliot, Henry W.
Our Arctic Province. Alaska and the Seal Islands
N. Y.: Scribner's, 1906. Later Printing.
xv + 473 pp. Kahki cloth. Illustrated with many drawings from nature and maps, including large folding map at rear. Light shelf-wear and light edge-soiling; foot of spine rubbed. A nice bright copy. Library of Contemporary Exploration and Adventure series.
$50.00                          Book Number: 18646                         Order / Enquire



GEORGE, H. B.
The Oberland and Its Glaciers Explored and Illustrated with Ice-Axe and Camera. With Twenty-Eight Photographic Illustrations By Ernest Edwards, B.A., And a Map of the oberland
London: Alfred W. Bennett, 1866. 
Hardcover. Original red cloth with title lettering and cover vignette gilt, ruled in gilt; bevelled boards; all edges gilt. xii, (map), 243 pp. + 9 plates hors du texte. Illustrated with a doublespread map and 28 remarkably sharp photographs by Ernest Edwards. The photographic illustrations were printed separately, with 9 of the larger ones being mounted on plates hors du texte, and the remainder mounted into the text. Spine and borders faded; head of spine chipped and frayed, with some wear to tail; some wear to corners; front hinge started; one plate detached, and foxing throughout, though most of the text is actually quite bright & clean with ALL PHOTOGRAPHS PRESENT, many of startling brightness and clarity. A spectacular book on the Bernese Highlands in the Swiss Alps, the result of an expedition organized to support John Tyndall's theories of glacial movement.
$300.00                          Book Number: 27966                         Order / Enquire



Golish, Vitold De; Rambach, Pierre; Herbert-Stevens, F.
L'Inde Inexploree, Expedition Tortue 1950-1952. Afrique, Moyen-Orient, Indes
Paris: Arthaud, 1953. Limited/Numbered
52 pp. + illustrations hors texte. Illustrtated with 85 b/w and colour photographs taken by members of the Tortue Expedition; maps. #580/2000. Text in French.
$20.00                          Book Number: 18042                         Order / Enquire



Grenfell, Wilfred T.
The Harvest of the Sea: A Tale of Both Sides of the Atlantic
London: Fleming H. Revell Co., 1905. 
With 16 plates. Slightly sunned spine. 162pp.
$20.00                          Book Number: 6264                         Order / Enquire



Hakluyt, Richard
A Selection of the Principal Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation By Richard Hakluyt, 1552-1616. Set Out with Many Embellishments and a Preface By Laurence Irving.
London: William Heinemann, 1927. Reprint
293 pp. Gilt stamped cover, gilt lettered spine. B/w illustrations in text and two-tone plates tipped in. Front hinge started but firm; small erasure mark on front free endpaper.
$23.04                          Book Number: 6263                         Order / Enquire



Hill, George W.
The radiant universe.
NY: Philosophical Library, 1952. 1st edition.
Hardcover in complete dj. 489 pp. Ink name on front free endpaper; dj slightly edge-worn & rubbed.
$20.00                          Book Number: 4696                         Order / Enquire



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