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Image for The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton

The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton

By: Burton, Isabel

Price: $406.25

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012744

Condition: Very Good


xxiii, [2], 606; ix, 664 pages; will all plates and illustrations called for, with plate to face p. 168 in Vol II used as frontispiece. Half title present in each, as well as tissue guard for frontispiece. Bound by Bayntun in half leather over cloth, with gilt to spines, and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Bookplate to pastedown of Vol. I. Light occasional foxing. View more info

Image for The English Circumnavigators. The most remarkable voyages round the world by English sailors. With a preliminary sketch of their lives and discoveries.

The English Circumnavigators. The most remarkable voyages round the world by English sailors. With a preliminary sketch of their lives and discoveries.

By: David Laing Purves ed.

Price: $181.25

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo: 1874

Seller ID: Books012782

Condition: Very Good


831 pages, with frontispiece, two title pages, and the four folding maps. Full leather with The Manchester Commercial Schools emblum on front panel and Christmas 1874 on rear. Edges and endpapers marbled. Light marginal foxing to frontis. and title pages; else clear. Text in double column. Binding is sound. Bookseller's small embossed blind stamp: J. Galt & Co., Manchester. View more info

Image for Life with the Esquimaux: The Narrative of Captain Charles Francis Hall, of the Whaling Barque "George Henry, from the 29th May, 1860, to the 13th September, 1862. With the Results of a Long Intercourse with the Innuits...

Life with the Esquimaux: The Narrative of Captain Charles Francis Hall, of the Whaling Barque "George Henry, from the 29th May, 1860, to the 13th September, 1862. With the Results of a Long Intercourse with the Innuits...

By: Hall, Captain Charles Francis

Price: $1,562.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son, And Marston: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012733

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 324; xii, 352 pages. Profusely illustrated, but lacking the large folding map. Attractive Rivingtons binding with elaborate gilt tooling to spine compartments. All edges and endpapers marbled. Wear and dents to leather; lower label on spine of II chipped; slight remnants of bookplate on front pastedown of Vol. I, and painted name to verso of front free endpaper of same. Half-title in Vol. II but not in I. Bindings sound; contents clean. View more info

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A Journey to The Western Islands of Scotland

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: $1,187.50

Publisher: London, Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell: 1775

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012749

Condition: Very Good


384, [1] pages. First issue, with the cancels, page 296 misnumbered, and 12-line Errata at rear. Scattered foxing throughout; front hinge tender. Small bookplate of Thomas Grimston Estcourt to front pastedown. A pleasing unsophisticated example. View more info

Image for The Private Journal of Captain G.F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry

The Private Journal of Captain G.F. Lyon, of H.M.S. Hecla, during the Recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry

By: Lyon, G. F.

Price: $593.75

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012774

Condition: Very Good


468 pages; folding map, and the seven plates called for. Rebacked; new endpapers; corners bumped. Light offsetting from plates to facing page, else remarkably fresh in sound binding. View more info

Image for Voyages From Montreal on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans, in the Years 1789 and 1793: With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country

Voyages From Montreal on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans, in the Years 1789 and 1793: With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country

By: Mackenzie, Alexander

Price: $306.25

Publisher: New York, W. B. Gilley: 1814

Seller ID: Books012778

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes bound in one. NB: lacking Vol. I title page, portrait, and all maps; else complete including half title for Vol. I, and title page for II. cxxvi, 392 pages. Relatively recent re-bind; with new marbled, and original plain endpapers. Leaves toned, contents clean, binding sound. View more info

Image for The Great Frozen Sea; A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the 'Alert' During the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6

The Great Frozen Sea; A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the 'Alert' During the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6

By: Markham, Albert Hastings

Price: $168.75

Publisher: London, C. Kegan Paul and Co.: 1880

Edition: Fourth edition

Seller ID: Books012741

Condition: Very Good


xx, 384, and the 6 full-page plates and one map (not folding) as called for. Full leather, spine gilt tooled, all edges and endpapers marbled. Uppingham School crest in gilt to front. Scrape accross front panel. Clean, in sound binding. View more info

Image for The Polar Regions of the Western Continent Explored; Embracing a Geographical Account of Iceland, Greenland, the Islands of the Frozen Sea, and the Northern Parts of the American Continent

The Polar Regions of the Western Continent Explored; Embracing a Geographical Account of Iceland, Greenland, the Islands of the Frozen Sea, and the Northern Parts of the American Continent

By: Snelling, W. J.

Price: $531.25

Publisher: Boston, W.W. Reed: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books012771

Condition: Very Good


501 pages, with the frontispiece map, two title pages, and eight leaves of plates. Leather rubbed at extremities; first few leaves a bit grubby, occasional light staining. Binding is sound. View more info