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China Experience

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Pacific Delight Tours:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008411


Dark red cloth, overalid with lovely gold and red floral pattern, patterned silk-paper endpapers, in original protective sleeve, publisher's pictorial clamshell slipcase (showing minor shelf wear). Small former owner address label on lower front pastedown, else as issued. 224 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Approx. 9.75" x 13". Text in English, with titles also in Chinese. Superlative binding! View more info

Firenze e Dintorni [Guida d'Italia]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Touring Club Italiano:

Seller ID: 012995


Red flexible cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, front board slightly curled along fore-edge. 398,10 pp., 3 carte geografiche, 2 piante di citta, 32 plante di antichita e di antichita. 1950, quarta edizione di 20,000 esemplari. Text in Italian. View more info

Hawaiian Islands: Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, with Accompanying Testimony, and Executive Documents Transmitted to Congress from January 1, 1893 to March 10, 1894. [Volume 2, of 2]

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016947


Black cloth, moderately rubbed/soiled, with somewhat curled corners, flecked spine panel cloth. Two former owner signatures and one institutional library stamp on front endpapers, otherwise unmarked. [ii],811-2287, comprising Volume 2 of a 2-volume continuously paginated set, this volume containing the subject index. Text block a bit toned but otherwise intact. This set was published following the 14 Feb. 1893 formal annexation of Hawaii as a U.S. possession. 52nd Congre... View more info

Guide Through Europe, Presented by the Hamburg American Line [Guide through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal &c. - Souvenir - Hamburg-American Line] [1905]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, J. Hermann Herz: 1905

Seller ID: 018356


Red illus. cloth, lettered in black and gilt, flexible boards, with H.A.P.A.G. flag on front cover. Sunned spine panel, frayed at extremities, mild evidence of mending along front joint, rubbed along rear joint. Several small areas of cloth loss on front cover, overall flecking and soiling to cloth. Text block generally clean, somewhat toned, with penciled notes on pp. 128-129. Former owner's signature on title page: Mildred Jones, Leipzig, Germany, 8-21-'05, "Moltke... View more info

Natural Science: A Monthly Review of Scientific Progress Vol. VII, No. 41 (Second Editiion, 5 July 1895) - Special "Challenger" Number [Challenger Expedition]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Rait, Henderson and Co.: 1895

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027993


Original tan wraps, bound into gray cardstock boards with brown cloth tape binding, retaining printed covers. iv,78 pp., illus. w/ 17 plates, additional illus. in text, b/w "The Harriman Alaskan Expedition," by W. E. Ritter (pp. 225-232, complete as issued). Contents: The Scientific Results of the "Challenger" Expedition [H.M.S. Challenger, 1872-1895], with chapters on hydrography and navigation, oceanic circulation, geology, botany, zoology, and anthropo... View more info

Holiday and Health Resorts Guide: Official Illustrated Guide .[of] Places in England and Wales Served by the London Midland and Scottish Railway

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newton le Willows, McCorquodale and Co. for London Midland and Scottish Railway: 1924

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028051


Ex-library copy, bound in dark red buckram, lettered in gilt. Original color illus. wraps retained. Typically marked and stamped, cloth a bit soiled, firm binding, sturdy reference copy. 528 pp., illus., (4) folding maps in rear pocket (North Wales, English Lakes, Lancashire Coast, Isle of Man) as called for, present and intact. Lacks rear flyleaf. Scarce, this copy cosmetically compromised but complete and intact in all of its essentials. View more info

Bibliography of Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S., Circumnavigator, Comprising the Collections in the Mitchell Library and General Reference Library, the Private Collections of William Dixson and J. A. Ferguson...

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 028090


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, minimally marked/stamped, non-circulating and thus showing only slight wear. 172 pp. Lacking rear flyleaf. View more info

A Collection of Notable Early Maps of America

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.p.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032333


Booklet, brown illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear. No publisher or date of publication provided. [24] pp., illus. Chapters on The New World 1500 (de la Cosa), The New World 1600 (Tatton, Wright), New Netherlands and New England 1635 (Blaeu), Known Globe 1667 (Goos), New France 1745 (Ottens), First American Map of the United States 1784 (Buell). View more info

Fenner's Classical Atlas - Classical

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, Robert Jennings: 1828

Seller ID: 032864


Black 1/4 leather, spine panel lettered in gilt, marbled paper covered boards. Approx. 6 3/4" x 5 5/8". Leather rubbed along joints and at spine extremities, mild exposure at corners and at several points along edges, minor surface rubbing to boards. Gift inscription dated 1839 on front pastedown, owner's signature dated 1864. Firm binding, hinges intact. Slight dampstaining to top corner of front flyleaf only, interior otherwise nicely intact. 26 full page... View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036189


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Cloth is flecked over portions of front cover and a bit rubbed at corners/extrems, with a few light surface scratches to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Nicely preserved copy. View more info

The Flatey Book and Recently Discovered Vatican Manuscripts Concerning America as Early as the Tenth Century [The Flateyjarbok] [Pre-Columbian Historical Treasures 1000-1492]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norroena Society: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036190


Original green cloth, lettered and illus. in silver foil and brown, untrimmed text block edges. Dampstaining to bottom front corner has resulted in some spotting to cloth and design, light dampstaining evident along bottom rear edge. A bit rubbed at corners/extrems. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 176 pp., illus. w/ full page reproductions of the Flatey Book, an Icelandic manuscript. Reasonably preserved copy. View more info

Our Last Explorers, or The Jeannette Arctic Expedition

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American Publishing Co.: 1884

Seller ID: 038738


Brown cloth, lettered/illus in black, gilt, and silver foil. Moderate shelf wear with rubbing along edges and joints, minor exposure at corners, narrow strip of loss at heel of spine. Foxing to endpapers and text block edges, light foxing to the first and final several leaves. Lacks main title/copyright leaf, otherwise complete. iii-xiv,15-479 pp., illus. w/ full page reproduced engravings, additional illus. in text. View more info

Colton's New Township Map of the Western Counties of Pennsylvania

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.: 1876

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038778


Original brown embossed cloth folder, approx. 6" x 4", lettered in gilt. Colored folding map, approx. 28" x 28 1/2", is better than typically found, showing minor separation at numerous fold junctures, partial but minor separation along several folds extending from edges, a few soil marks in central title header, top right corner above map portion, and minor soiling to a section of lower right portion, closed tear on central left portion where glued to b... View more info

America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040745


Stiff faux-marbled wraps. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges and joints. Firm binding, clean interior. x,66 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Guam, Today!

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guam Chamber of Commerce: 1957

Seller ID: 041298


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Modest wear with light foxing to portions of front cover, slight rubbing to corners. Clean interior, firm binding. Former owner's signature on contents page, with interior mildly toned (typical of issue). Unpaginated, 100+ pp., well-illus., many local ads. Dated Dec. 1957. View more info

Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

By: Allen, John Logan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1998

Seller ID: 030395


Stiff illus. wraps. 448 pp., 47 maps/illus. Light shelf wear, lightly creased top front corner, with two minor stress creases along a firm binding with a slight lean. View more info

Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy -- Stories and Sketches in South Burgundy

By: Allen, Percy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Francis Griffiths: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006904


Red cloth, lettered in gilt, gilt armorial emblem on lower front panel, decorated endpapers, deckled edges. xix,302 pp., illus. w/ 8 watercolour plates + 86 line drawings. Cloth is a bit rubbed/flecked along edges and joints, at corners and spine extrems, spine panel lightly sunned. Some foxing to early and late leaves, otherwise clean interior. View more info

1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43]

By: Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020659


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, spine panel a bit faded by age. Some darkening along inner hinges, text block lightly toned. Pt. I: Geology of Islands and Neighboring Land Areas; Pt. II: Megascopic Paleontology and Marine Stratigraphy; Pt. III: Submarine Topography of the Gulf of California; Pt. IV: Report on the Pleistocene and Pliocene Foraminifera; Pt. V: Sedimentation and Oceanography; Survey of Fie... View more info

Popular Resorts, and How to Reach Them, Comprising a Brief Description of the Principal Summer Retreats in the United States, and the Routes of Travel Leading to Them [Third Edition, Revised with map]

By: Bachelder, John B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, John B. Bachelder: 1875

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 039498


Green cloth, lettered and decorated in black and gilt. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners, toned text block edges. Firm binding, intact hinges with minor evidence of neat repair to rear hinge, clean interior. 364 pp., illus. w/ reproduced engravings. Large color folding map preceding half-title shows light toning along fold lines, minor separation at several junctures, torn and reattached with archival tape along binding edge. View more info

Captain Cook: Navigator and Scientist - Papers Presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra, 1 May 1969

By: Badger, G. M. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York, C. Hurst and Co./Humanities Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028092


Light brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, minimal actual wear to both book and dust jacket, but jacket flaps affixed to endpapers. ix,143 pp., illus. View more info

Baedeker's Jerusalem and its Surroundings

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freiburg and Jerusalem, Karl Baedeker, Guidebooks/Carta: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 027732


Light green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in white, brown, and green. Facsimile reprint of original 1876 edition. Lightly rubbed extremities, front board slightly bowed. vi,189 pp., illus., folding maps/plates. Short gift inscription at top corner of title page, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris: Handbook for Travellers [15th Revised Edition - 1904]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leipzig, London and New York, Karl Baedeker/Dulau and Co./Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Seller ID: 035485


Dark red flexible textured leatherette, lettered in gilt. 15th Revised Edition. English language edition. liv,458 pp., 18 maps, 38 plans. Modest handling wear, covers a bit soiled, mild rubbing to corners and extremities. Firm binding. Minor loss along fore-edge of front flyleaf. Annotated in pencil on front flyleaf (also verso), half-title, final text page and rear blanks (rear map intact), interior otherwise unmarked. Lacks plans 1-8, which were originally boun... View more info

Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook for Travellers [23rd Edition]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Leipzig, London and New York, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1909

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 040422


Flexible red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, marbled text block edges. Mild external wear, with mild soiling to covers, minor sunning to spine panel. xl,584 pp., 72 maps, 19 plans, 12 panoramas. Interior and maps nicely intact, several maps incorrectly folded with a worn edge projecting beyond text block. Former owner's signature on upper front flyleaf. View more info

Northern Germany as far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook for Travellers [14th Revised Edition]

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, London and New York, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040424


Flexible red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, marbled text block edges. Mild external wear, with a few minor marks to covers. xxxviii,395 pp., 49 maps, 75 plans. Former owner's partial signature along top edge of front flyleaf and full signature along top edge of half-title. One folding map shows worn projecting edge, interior nicely intact. View more info

The Islands of Titicaca and Koati - Illustrated

By: Bandelier, Adolph F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The Hispanic Society of America: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038574


Original burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Minimally ex-library with paper label mounted on lower spine panel, institutional book plate and a few stamps/marks but did not circulate and thus shows relatively little actual wear. Front cover a bit sunned to upper portion and along joint, spine panel a bit tanned by age. xvii,358 pp., 85 plates with tissue guards (some color), folding map at rear. Firm binding, clean inte... View more info