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A VOYAGE TOWARDS THE SOUTH POLE Performed in the Years 1822-24. Containing and Examination of the Antarctic Sea, to the Seventy-Fourth Degree of Latitude: and a Visit to Tierra Del Fuego, with a Particular Account of the Inhabitants, to Which is Added, Much Useful Information (...)

By: Weddell, James

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1825

Edition: First Edition


Light wear to boards. Outer front hinge lightly cracked. Last few pages with moderate foxing, not affecting text or pictures. Frontispiece nicely reattached with white paper tape. Stamped on title page ; Nicely bound in 1/2 calf leather (late 19. Century binding). Marbled endpapers matching the front board. Halftone frontispiece and several steel engraved maps; 8vo; 276 pages View more info

A WORLD ON THE WANE

By: Levi-Strauss, C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books, 1961


Rubbing to extremities. Binding not tight, especially in photograph section; The author examines tribal culture in the Brazilian jungles, particularly the polygamy and the communal nature of the culture. B&W photographic section, some of which show natives in states of undress ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 404 pages View more info

Image for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL United States; Canada; Mexico; Central America ; Bermuda; the Bahamas ; the Caribbean ; South America

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL United States; Canada; Mexico; Central America ; Bermuda; the Bahamas ; the Caribbean ; South America

By: Doubleday, N. ; Cooley, E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1967

Edition: Second Edition


First volume only ; Numerous B&W photos and maps; Vol. 1; 8vo; 655 pages View more info

Image for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL Volume II: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL Volume II: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific

By: Doubleday, Nelson; Cooley, C. Earl

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1967


DJ brittle and with light chipping; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1309 pages View more info

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ENDS OF THE EARTH

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1929


Binding not tight. Pg 77 detached but present. Sticker residue to rear endpaper ; Author Andrews writes of whaling expeditions and desert islands, among many other things. If ever anyone was born to be an explorer, it is Andrews ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 355 pages View more info

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EXPLORER'S AND TRAVELLERS' TALES

By: Tchernine, Odette (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Adventurers Club, 1963


DJ fraying and with some tears - large part of back missing. Former owner's name to front endpaper; Book Club Edition; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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EXPLORERS

By: Wilcox, Desmond

Price: $20.17

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, 1975


A look at ten of history's most accomplished explorers, in conjunction with the BBC TV series of the same name ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 224 pages View more info

Image for GREAT ADVENTURES AND EXPLORATIONS From Earliest Times to the Present, As Told by the Explorers Themselves

GREAT ADVENTURES AND EXPLORATIONS From Earliest Times to the Present, As Told by the Explorers Themselves

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press, 1952

Edition: Revised Edition


DJ spine sunned and with several small chips and two tiny holes. DJ PC. A nice and tight copy; 8vo; 788 pages View more info

Image for HIGH SPOTS IN THE ANDES Peruvian Letters of a Mining Engineer's Wife

HIGH SPOTS IN THE ANDES Peruvian Letters of a Mining Engineer's Wife

By: Woods, Josephine Hoeppner

Price: $40.00

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


Boards with rubbing extemities (mostly spine ends). Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

INTO THE UNKNOWN The Story of Exploration

By: Tourtellot, Jonathan B, Et Al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, National Geographic Society, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Bookplate in front pastedown; All edges gilt. Ribbon bookmark. Copiously illustrated history of the curiosity of humankind; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 336 pages View more info

MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT

By: Bigelow, John

Price: $120.86

Publisher: New York, Derby & Jackson, 1856

Edition: First Edition


Foxing & browning throughout. Wear to extremities; Biography of John C. Fremont, who, in the pantheon of exploration, was slightly unusual in that his explorations were wholly within the US. Elected to the US Senate, he was nominated for the presidency but lost the election of 1856. One of America's overlooked statesmen; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 480 pages View more info

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NEW WORLDS TO CONQUER

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing,


DJ with light rubbing and very small chips to extremities. ; The author's adventures in Latin America and South America ; B&W Photographs`; 8vo; 368 pages View more info

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NORTH CAPE

By: Ommanney, F. D.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1939


Boards with very light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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PAGEANT OF ROMANCE

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, 1943


8vo; 252 pages View more info

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PAGEANT OF ROMANCE

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, P. F. Collier & Son, 1943


One corner lightly bumped; 8vo; 252 pages View more info