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Treves, Sir Frederick
The Cradle of the Deep. An Account of a Voyage to the West Indies
London: John Murray, 1928. Later Printing.
378 pp. Illustrated with the author's photos; maps. Pencil name on front free endpaper.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14601                         Order / Enquire



Whitfield, Susan
The Silk Road : Trade, Travel, War and Faith
UK: The British Library, 2004. 
Hardcover wtih complete Dj. 366pp. 306 color reproductions. Rare in HC.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 28793                         Order / Enquire



Whitney, Harry
Hunting with the Eskimos
N. Y.: Century, 1911. First Edition
The Unique Record of a Sportsman's Year Among the Northernmost Tribe-- The Big Game Hunting, the Native Life, and the Battle for Existence Through the Long Arctic Night. (2nd printing? Publication date is Oct. 1910.) xiv + 453 pp. Gray cloth, title lettering black with small photographic cover vignette set in and ruled in black; spine lettering and spine decoration in black. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Minor rubbing to extremities.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18605                         Order / Enquire



Whymper, Frederick
Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69
London: John Murray, 1893. 4th Edition
xviii + 468 pp. Custom-bound by ZAEHNSDORF with binder's label. Off-white cloth with gilt snowflake decoration, repeated on gilt-ruled spine; gilt spine title on brown; top edge gilt. Marbled slipcase with brown leather spine label lettered in gilt. 23 wood-engraved plates plus 107 textual illustrations; 5 engraved maps, folding. This edition restores matter omitted from 3rd edition; has been generally revised & corrected, its history of the Matterhorn brought up to date, a number of new illustrations added for the first time, and three of the maps re-engraved on copper. Two new frontispiece illustrations have been bound in at time of rebinding, inlcuding colour photograph of the Matterhorn and sepia photograph of one of Alpine chalets near Zermat, whose disappearance is lamented by the author in his preface to this edition. Ink name on front free endpaper (dated 1893), with pedigree of previous owner pencilled in. Leaf split over front & rear hinges but very firm. Slipcase near fine.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 13005                         Order / Enquire



Wilkinson, John
Jerusalem Pilgrimage 1099-1185
London: Hakluyt Society, 1998. 13th English Ed.
Hardcover in complete dj. 372 pp. Illustrated with 24 maps & plans. Collection of contemporary accounts translated and edited by John Wilkinson with Joyce Hill & W. F. Ryan. Minor soiling to rear (white) dj panel. Hakluyt Society Second Series, vol. 167.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 24677                         Order / Enquire



Williams, Glyndwr (editor)
Documents Relating to Anson's Voyage Round the World 1740-1744
London: Navy Records Society, 1967. 1st Edition
Hardcover. 303 pp. Illustrated; folding map at rear. Bottom corners slightly bumped. Navy Records Society, 109.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18213                         Order / Enquire



Williamson, James A.
Sir John Hawkins. The Time and the Man
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1927. 1st Edition
542 pp. Illustrated; maps. Spine slightly faded & extremities rubbed; closed tear on front free endpaper and half-title.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 14441                         Order / Enquire



Wood, Rev. J.G.; Revised & adapted to American Zoology by Joseph Holder.
Our living world: an artistic edition of the Rev. J.G. Wood's Natural History of Animate Creation. 3 Volumes.
NY: Selmar Hess, 1885. 
Good.(foxed, closed tears to several pps.; PON) 41 paste-down colour chromolithographs, many full page, plus wood engravings & 100's of text illustrations.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 4699                         Order / Enquire



Wordsworth, Christopher
Greece. Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical
London: John Murray, 1869. New Edition.
xxiv + 452 pp. Full tree calf binding, gilt-ruled, gilt-decorated borders; gilt-decorated board egdes; spine decorated in gilt; spine title gilt on red coffer; raised bands; marbled edges; marbled endpapers. Illustrated with countless wood engravings in text and numerous steel engravings on plates. Tiny chip at head of spine; corners lightly rubbed, and calf on spine gutter split for about 1 1/2" near foot of spine, but very firm; otherwise a beautiful bright near fine with fresh interior.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 17488                         Order / Enquire



Wright, Helen S.
The Great White North. The Story of Polar Exploration from the Earliest Times to the Discovery of the Pole
N. Y.: Macmillan, 1910. 1st Edition
xviii + 489 pp. + ads. Green cloth with gilt, white & black cover vignette and title lettering gilt; spine lettering gilt and spine vignette black; top edge gilt. Illustrated with portraits and arctic scenes; maps.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18595                         Order / Enquire



Young, Arminius
A Methodist Missionary in Labrador
Toronto: Messrs. S. And A. Young, 1916. 1st Edition
180 pp. Brown cloth with photo-inset cover vignette. Illustrated with photographs; map. Slight foxing to fore-edge and top edge; a couple of minor closed edge-tears to dj, with small hole and stain to rear dj panel. An exceptionally bright, fresh and crisp copy!
Please inquire                          Book Number: 18647                         Order / Enquire



Young, J. R. et al.
Practical astronomy, navigation, nautical astronomy and meteorology.
London: Houlston and Stoneman, 1856. 
598pp. From the series "Orr's circle of the sciences: a series of treatises on the principles of science..". Spine divided in 5 panels with raised bands, gilt lettering.
Please inquire                          Book Number: 4695                         Order / Enquire



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