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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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18596                         Order / Enquire

Camm, Bede, Dom (Dom Bede Camm, Benedictine Monk of Downside Abbey)
Pilgrim Paths in Latin Lands
London: Macdonald & Evans, 1923. 
Large 8vo. Green cloth, cover decoration & title, gilt; spine ruled in gilt, and spine lettering gilt; bevelled boards; top edge gilt. xiii, 278 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates (photographs & sketches). Ink inscription on front pastedown; extremities slightly rubbed; only very occasional light foxing. A nice, solid copy with otherwise clean interior.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26329                         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.
Please inquire                          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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24195                         Order / Enquire

Chardin, Sir John (1643-1712)
The Travels of Sir John Chardin Into Persia and the East Indies, Through the Black Sea, and the Country of Colchis. Containing the Author's Voyage from Paris to Ispahan. To Which is Added the Coronation of This Presenrt King of Persia, Solyman the III.
London: Christopher Bateman, 1691. 
AS IS, needs re-binding. Early full-leather, possibly 18th century, ruled in gilt. (20) (Frontispiece, Epistle Dedicatory, Preface, Tile-page engraving) + 417+ (6) (Index) + (4) + 154 + (6) ("Table" or Index). Illustrated with the 25 copper plate engravings advertised on the 1691 title-page, which include frontispiece portrait of the author and the 1686 title-page engraving among the 19 "cuts" listed (facing p. 1 of The Coronation), plus headpieces and uncials. The 19 "cuts" also include a large folding map and 9 folding plates. Needs rebinding; missing spine; binding splited in 4 sections; boards detached, with worn corners; and leather much scuffed; small ink name on front pastedown and larger elegant initials on front free endpaper; but interior otherwise bright & clean, with the usual marginal tanning and minimal foxing. Folding plate nos. 15 & 16 (sepulchres of Abas II and Sefie I) are torn, but integral. Chardin was the son of a Parisian merchant and jeweller who made journeys to Russia and India between the years 1664 and 1677. He settled in England in 1681 and was appointed court jeweller and knighted by by Charles II. The first English and concurrent French editions of his Travels were published in 1686. Our copy is a subsequent edition datied 1691.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 23478                         Order / Enquire

Cheadle, Walter Butler
Cheadle's Journal. Being an Account of the First Journey Across Canada Undertaken for Pleasure Only, By Dr. Cheadle and Lord Milton, 1862/1863.
Toronto: Baxter, 1963. Limited/Numbered
n.d. (1960s). 206 pp. Illustrated with drawings by Jean Redfern, partly from Cheadle's own sketches. Edited by John Gellner. SIGNED BY PUBLISHER & EDITOR. Our Canadian Heritage series, v. 5. # 241.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13871                         Order / Enquire

Chevallier, Raymond; Cali, Francois
London: Thames and Hudson, 1972. 1st. British Ed.
Hard cover with dj. 318 pp. 193 illus., 27 in colour; maps. Introduction by Pierre Gascar. Minor rubbing to jacket extremities.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 9765                         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.
Please inquire                          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.
Please inquire                          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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17683                         Order / Enquire

Collection Des Guides Castaigne.
A Practical and Illustrated Guide to Ghent. With a Map
Bruxelles: A. De Boeck, 1909. 
n.d. (1910s-20s). 61 pp. + ads. Illustrated; large folding map laid in. Wrappers intact but signatures loose; interior otherwise clean.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17682                         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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24198                         Order / Enquire

Cox, Isaac Joslin (ed.)
The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur De LaSalle. (2 Volumes).
N.Y.: Allerton Book Co, 1922. 
PON, TEG. 298pp/259pp.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 5301                         Order / Enquire

Cumberlege, Geoffrey.
Recording Britain. 4 Vols.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946. 
1946-1949. About 220 pp. per volume., each with about 100 watercolour views of the English countryside by county. Ink name on front free endpaper of v.1, and spines sliightly faded; some hinges started but firm and light bubbling to cloth on one volume and traces of erased writing and drawing on frontpastedown and front free endppaer on another; but set is otherwise a bright VG or better overall.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 15914                         Order / Enquire

Davies, John; Newbury, C. W. (editor)
The History of the Tahitian Mission 1799-1830 Written By John Davies
Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1961. 
Hardcover in complete dj. 392 pp. Illustrated with engravings, folding maps and large folding map in rear pocket. With supplementary papers from the correspondence of the misisonaries. Edited by C. W. Newbury. Dust residue on top edge; dj spine slightly sunned, with nicks and closed edge-tear to panels. Hakluyt Society Second Series, No. 116.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24197                         Order / Enquire

de Montfaucon, Bernard (Bernard De montfaucon)
The Travels of the Learned Father Montfaucon from Paris thro' Italy...Made English from the Paris Edition
London: E. Curll, E. Sanger, R. Gosling, W. Lewis, 1712. 
Hardcover. 19th century custom binding in three-quarter maroon calf and marbled boards; raised bands, gilt-decorated spine coffers, and spine title gilt on black. xv, 463, (14 pp.) index, one page of ads. Numerous engraved textual illustrations, including 10 full-page; 5 plates hors texte, 4 of them folding. Small ink notation on front pastedown; endpapers partially split over hinges, but very, very firm; apart from the usual tanning to pages & edges, there are no other noticeable defects to this very nice, tight copy. Bernard de Montfaucon (1655-1741) was a Benedictine monk and a pioneer of ancient Greek paeleography and archeology.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 26785                         Order / Enquire

De Selincourt, Beryl
Toronto: Musson, 1910. First Canadian Ed.
Hardcover. 185 pp. Ilustrated with colourplates by Reginald Barratt. Extremities slightly worn and front hinge started, but firm.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13979                         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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 20907                         Order / Enquire

Dias, Carlos Malheiro; De Vasconcelos, Ernesto; Roque Gameiro, Alfredo (editors)
Historia Da Colonizacao Portuguesa Do Brasil. Eicao Monumental Comemorativa Do Primeiro Centenario Da Independencia Do Brasil. 3 Vols.
Porto, Portugal: Litografia National, 1973. 1st
1921-1924. Three folio volumes. cxxxi + 276; 462; 395 pp. Paper boards ruled in gilt with brilliant cover vignette; decorated spine, gilt; ornamental white-on-gold endpapers. Countless tipped-in colour illustrations and fold-out facsimile maps, charts, &c. Gilt faded from spine of vol I, and the usual edge-wear and small bumps to paper boards, but still a bright set of this magnificent publishing event, commemorating the centennial of Brazilian independence. Text in Portugese.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 11793                         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.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 27751                         Order / Enquire

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