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ENDS OF THE EARTH

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $66.92

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

Order Number: 13482

Condition: Very Good+


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

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

Order Number: 11698

Condition: Very Good


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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SEVEN IRON MEN

By: De Kruif, Paul

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1929

Order Number: 12469

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & small open tears to price clipped DJ. Binding cracking pg. 98-99; About the Merritt family, who prospected for iron ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 241 pages View more info

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THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

By: Divine, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15050

ISBN: 0399111107

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to DJ; From Henry of Portugal, 'the Explorer,' to the other Portugese captains who searched down the coast of Africa searching for new lands and new trade and in so doing, opened up the new world ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 272 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

Order Number: 10854

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

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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

Order Number: 10878

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

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WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT 1840-1922

By: Finch, Edith

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1262

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge weakening ; 8vo; 415 pages View more info

Image for SKY ROAMING ABOVE TWO CONTINENTS An Aerial Cruise, with Many Landings in the Countries and Islands That Circle the Caribbean

SKY ROAMING ABOVE TWO CONTINENTS An Aerial Cruise, with Many Landings in the Countries and Islands That Circle the Caribbean

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1938

Order Number: 3060

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit browned. Half title page cut out ; Nice endpapers with map; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 362 pages View more info

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PROCESSION

By: Gunther, John

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1965

Order Number: 10852

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Book Club Edition ; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1942

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 18610

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on first blank page; Halliburton in the steps of Hannibal: "Here is Indiana Jones, but with more chutzpah... Returning to France, he takes his elephant, Elysabethe Dalrymple, from the zoo in the Bois de Boulogne. With her trainer he leads her through the streets of Paris in the middle of the night to a waiting train. From there they travel to Martigny in Switzerland, where Halliburton becomes Hannibal, riding ... View more info

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THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1927

Order Number: 1283

Condition: Good+


Some darkening to gilt spine lettering. Front board starting to separate from book block. Binding loose in other places. Dampstaining throughout ; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1942

Order Number: 17222

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light chipping to DJ and with small stain to DJ back. Boards with light rubbing to spine ends ; Richard Halliburton is the crazy guy who rode his elephant in the tracks of Hannibal ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 417 pages View more info

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THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1927

Order Number: 16941

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with light chipping. ; The author follows Ulysses' route. Covering Italy, Greece, Tunisia, and Turkey. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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NEW WORLDS TO CONQUER

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing:

Order Number: 17277

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


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

THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing: 1927

Order Number: 1281

Condition: Very Good


Gilt spine lettering faded ; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

A WORLD ON THE WANE

By: Levi-Strauss, C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Order Number: 4129

Condition: Very Good


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

THE WESTWARD CROSSINGS Balboa, Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark

By: Mirsky, Jeannette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4298

Condition: Very Good+


Minor rubbing to extremities and gilt spine lettering a bit faded; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 365, xiii pages View more info

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NORTH CAPE

By: Ommanney, F. D.

Price: $55.00

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

Order Number: 16940

Condition: Very Good+


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

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THE ORIENTAL ADVENTURE Explorers of the East

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15045

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ; Three months journey from the Mediterranean, up through the Himalayas, across the Gobi desert, and that's only the beginning. First American edition ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages View more info

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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

Order Number: 17517

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


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

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EXPLORER'S AND TRAVELLERS' TALES

By: Tchernine, Odette (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Adventurers Club: 1963

Order Number: 1275

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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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THE UNTOLD STORY OF EXPLORATION

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1935

Order Number: 1298

Condition: Very Good+


Numerous b&w illustrations with light green background; 8vo; 333 pages View more info

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WOODFILL OF THE REGULARS A True Story of Adventure from the Arctic to the Argonne

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1929

Order Number: 1300

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 325 pages View more info

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SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Hanover House: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10855

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Slight open tear to top of spine; Noted commentator Thomas discusses the Seven Wonders of the World, both modern and ancient ; Color Photographs; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 413 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

Order Number: 10864

Condition: Very Good+


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

Order Number: 10865

Condition: Very Good+


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

ROLLING STONE The Life and Adventures of Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1933

Order Number: 1291

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Some chips and fraying to DJ and 1/2" shorter than the book ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 311 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

Order Number: 6589

ISBN: 0870446959

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Order Number: 10384

Condition: Very Good+


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

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EXPLORERS

By: Wilcox, Desmond

Price: $20.17

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1975

Order Number: 14854

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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