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Image for The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

By: Baker, Sir Samuel White

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20319


Publisher's full brown leather, gilt lettering on spine with camel design, gilt lettering on cover with five camel design, a.e.g., paisley endpapers. Illustrated with frontispiece, title page and introduction with black and white sketches by the author as well as black and white photographs. Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (1821-1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha ... View more info

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Discovery: The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: Byrd, Richard Evelyn

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 9498


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine, t.e.g. (light blue), fore-edge deckle, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece and B&W photographs. . Spine moderately sunned and slightly rubbed, boards lightly sunned, corners slightly bumped and worn, front hinge starting. GOOD+ . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (xxi), (i), 405 pp View more info

Narrative of the Coronado Expedition (Relacion De La Jornada De Cibola)

By: Castaneda de Najera, Pedro de

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 2002

Edition: Centennial Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 2481


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated in Color and B&W. Text in both English and Spanish. Illustrated with a two-page color frontispiece, 12 color plates, two color maps and several B&W illustrations. Translated by George P. Hammond and Agapito Rey. Edited by John Miller Morris. Includes extensive Historical Introduction by the editor. Castaneda’s account ranks with the log of Columbus and the Relation... View more info

Exploring the Deep Frontier: The Adventure of Man in the Sea

By: Earle, Sylvia A.; Al Giddings

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The National Geographic Society: (1980)

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 8216


Color Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Under the Pole Star: The Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-6

Under the Pole Star: The Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-6

By: Glen, A. R. and N. A. C. Croft

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Methuen Publishers: 1937

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 20009


Publisher's full blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 48 B&W and sepia photographs, diagrams and maps, with fold-out map in perfect condition in rear. . Covers and spine are lightly rubbed and sun-faded, gilt on spine is dulled, endpapers are foxed, former owner's name on front endpaper, else unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs and Maps. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. xv, 366 pp View more info

Image for Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

By: Horwitz, Tony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 2002

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8504


Quarter bound in publisher's blue cloth over blue boards, silver lettering on spine, facsimile of author's signature, silver, on cover, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with maps. . Small ding on top edge, else as new. The price-clipped dust jacket shows minor shelf-wear only. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 496 pp View more info

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, ‘55

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2531


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt Lakeside Press medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with two fold-out maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color. As ship's surgeon Kane had accompanied the first American expedition to search for missing British explorer Sir John Franklin in 1850. "Kane quickly impressed British explorers with his intelligence and traveling experience. In August 1850 the fleet located Franklin's first winte... View more info

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, ‘55

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 2551


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt Lakeside Press medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with two fold-out maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color. As ship's surgeon Kane had accompanied the first American expedition to search for missing British explorer Sir John Franklin in 1850. "Kane quickly impressed British explorers with his intelligence and traveling experience. In August 1850 the fleet located Franklin's first winter... View more info

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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, ‘55

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19930


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt Lakeside Press medallion on cover, t.e.g. Illustrated with two fold-out maps, frontispiece and 28 plates, six of which in color. As ship's surgeon Kane had accompanied the first American expedition to search for missing British explorer Sir John Franklin in 1850. "Kane quickly impressed British explorers with his intelligence and traveling experience. In August 1850 the fleet located Franklin's first winte... View more info

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Death Valley in '49

By: Manly, William L.; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20081


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with tissue-protected frontispiece and fold-out map. William Lewis Manly (1820-1903) was an American pioneer of the mid-19th century. He was first a fur hunter, a guide of Westward bound caravans, a seeker of gold and then a farmer and writer in his later years. He wrote an autobiography, first published with the title "... View more info

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The Southwestern Expedition of Zebulon M. Pike

By: Pike, Zebulon M.; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20083


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Gift card from R. R. Donnelley & Sons laid in. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved portrait frontispiece and fold-out map. Pike's narrative was originally published in Philadelphia in 1810 as "An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, and through the Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkans... View more info

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The Blue Continent

By: Quilici, Folco

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21162


Publisher's full light blue cloth, black and white lettering on spine. Illlustrated with over 60 photographs, 26 in full color. This is a first-hand account of adventure and discovery beneath the Red Sea - and of the daring men and women who have explored and expanded the wondrous world of a new continent. . Edges sunned, head and heel of spine gently bumped, else tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, has small tears at edges and is lightly ... View more info

The Fur Hunters of the Far West: A Narrative of Adventures in the Oregon and Rocky Mountains

By: Ross, Alexander; Milo Milton Quaife (ed)

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 19985


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt border and publisher's medallion, gilt, on cover, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with Tissue-Protected engraved frontispiece view of Fort Nez Perces. Alexander Ross (1783-1856), born in Morayshire, Scotland, was a fur trader and author. In 1811, while working for John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company, Ross took part in the founding of Fort Astoria, a fur-trading post at the mouth of the Columbia River. ... View more info