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Travel & Exploration

Travel & Exploration

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Voyage au Canada, Fait Depuis l'an 1751 usqu'en l'an 1761
1 Voyage au Canada, Fait Depuis l'an 1751 usqu'en l'an 1761
Paris Aubier-Montaigne, 1978 Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Age-toned pages, French language text. From the series, Collection: Etranges Etrangers. Preface by Claude Manseron. 189 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Discovery of the New World in the Writings of Peter Martyr of Anghiera (Nuova Raccolta Colombiana, English edition), Anghiera, Pietro Martire d'; Ernesto Lunardi, Elisa Magioncalda, Rosanna Mazzacane, eds.; Felix Azzola, trans. Luciano F. Farina, revisions
2 Anghiera, Pietro Martire d'; Ernesto Lunardi, Elisa Magioncalda, Rosanna Mazzacane, eds.; Felix Azzola, trans. Luciano F. Farina, revisions The Discovery of the New World in the Writings of Peter Martyr of Anghiera (Nuova Raccolta Colombiana, English edition)
Rome Istituto poligrafico e zecca dello stato, Libreria dello stato, 1992 8824002692 / 9788824002691 First Edition Thus Hardcover New Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, brand-new, still in shrink-wrap, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 505 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: being notes of a tour in the Western States, British Columbia, Manitoba, and the North-west Territory, Barneby, W. Henry
3 Barneby, W. Henry Life and Labour in the Far, Far West: being notes of a tour in the Western States, British Columbia, Manitoba, and the North-west Territory
London Cassell & Company, 1884 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound, internally clean but age-toned hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Beveled edges to boards, withdrawn from the Waterloo Library and Historical Society. Brown cloth with gilt decorations to spine of Indian Idols from Vancouver Island, top edge gilt. xvi + 432 pp., folding map missing. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Baschet, Eric Africa 1900, A Continent Emerges: A History in Documentary Photographs
Zug, Switzerland Swan Productions, 1989 3894340061 / 9783894340063 Hard Cover Very Good Good Hard Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Boards have mild edgewear/rubbing. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Dust jacket has some egdewear and small chips and tears. A wonderful collection of photographs documenting the period of discovery and exploration in the heart of the continent and of the European colonies' expansion and conflict in the South. Oversized. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Peter Testman's Account of His Experiences in North America, Blegen, Theodore C.
5 Blegen, Theodore C. Peter Testman's Account of His Experiences in North America
Northfield, Minnesota The Norwegian-American Historical Association, 1927 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Crimped fore-edge of the printed wrappers, crimped upper tips, else a clean, tightly bound, unmarked copy, translated and compiled by Theodore C. Blegen. Facsimile reproduction of the original Norwegian text, combined with the English translation. 60 pp., and including a historical introduction. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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6 Boulter, B.C. Pilgrim Shrines of England
New York Dodd, Mead and Company, Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
No date. London edition published 1928; this appears to be from about the same time. Ex-library copy in a sturday library binding. Clean boards with little wear, tight binding, unmarked text. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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A Voyage in the Sunbeam (Seafarers), Brassey, Annie
7 Brassey, Annie A Voyage in the Sunbeam (Seafarers)
New York Hippocrene Books, 1984 0712603360 / 9780712603362 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight spine and binding, and bright and clean pages. 1984 Reprint edition of the classic nautical travelogue. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xx + 492 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Under the Southern Cross in South America, Buckman, Williamson
8 Buckman, Williamson Under the Southern Cross in South America
New York Book Publishers Press, 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Nice-looking First Edition. Lots of black-and-white photographs, lovely embossed covers, blue cloth with green palm tree and gilt lettering to cover and to spine. Bumping to spine head and foot. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. xvii + 482 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Die Grosse Insel: Sudpazifische Lebensgeschichten--autobiographische Berichte aus dem sudostlichen Salomon-Archipel seit 1914, Byer, Doris
9 Byer, Doris Die Grosse Insel: Sudpazifische Lebensgeschichten--autobiographische Berichte aus dem sudostlichen Salomon-Archipel seit 1914
Wien, Koln, Weimer, Germany Bohlau, 1996 3205984412 / 9783205984412 Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor wear of covers and text-block, slight scuffing to spine top at rear, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, in German language. Illustrated softpaper covers, French-fold. 520 pp., including maps, notes, bibliography, index, black-and-white photographs. Heavy, substantial volume. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois, Clark, Charles Upson
10 Clark, Charles Upson Voyageurs, Robes Noires, et Coureurs de Bois
New York Institute of French Studies, Columbia University, 1934 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, with blue paper wrappers with black lettering. First Edition. French language text. Unexploded pages. Introduction and paragraph headings in English. Text is unmarked and clean, binding is sound. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 389 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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I'd Rather Be on a Safari, Clarke, Gary K.
11 Clarke, Gary K. I'd Rather Be on a Safari
Lecompton, Kansas Baranski Publishing Company, 2001 0941974170 / 9780941974172 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed
First edition with complete number line, inscribed by Clarke on the half-title page. Clean hardcover with only light shelfwear and a small marked-out price to the upper corner of the half-title page; binding secure. Dust jacket lightly edgeworn, else clean and un-clipped. 212 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Curley, Sylvia A Long Journey, Duntroon, Mugga Mugga and Three Careers
Canberra ACT Heritage Grants Program, 1998 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Trade paperback with very light cover wear. Binding is tight, text is unmarked. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Lots of black-and-white photos. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Journal de Voyage: lettres a son Mari, de la Chine a lInde eu passant par le Tibet, David-Neel, Alexandra
13 David-Neel, Alexandra Journal de Voyage: lettres a son Mari, de la Chine a lInde eu passant par le Tibet
Paris Plon, 1976 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing only minor shelf- and edge-wear. Age-toned pages. French language text comprising letters home by the French woman traveler to India, Tibet, China, Japan and elsewhere, filled with some lovely, sharp and distinct black-and-white photographs. Notes, index, letters galore. 359 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Report on the Exploration of the Country Between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, and Between the Latter Place and the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan, Dawson, S.J.
14 Dawson, S.J. Report on the Exploration of the Country Between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, and Between the Latter Place and the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan
New York Greenwood Reprinting, 1968 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy of this reprinted edition from the original, 1859 edition, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Tall, folio format, brown cloth, showing very minor shelf- or edge-wear, and with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Numerous foldout maps. Notes, index, plates, drawings. Overall, near gift-quality edition. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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15 de Laguna, Frederica Voyage to Greenland: a personal initiation into Anthropology
New York Norton, 1977 0393064131 / 9780393064131 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Stated first printing of the first edition, a lovely copy of a fine and compelling memoir by the teacher of my own teacher and mentor. Sturdy, attractive beige and dark brown cloth covers, unmarked internals, and with a still bright and shiny dust jacket, now covered in Bro-Dart, clipped but not price-clipped. Only the lightest wear to spine, else nearly as new. Lots of arresting black-and-white photos. Truly a splendid copy of a fascinating and quite personal essay of the author's love affair with anthropology, told modestly but excitingly. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 DePartment of Highways and Mines Along Quebec Highways: tourist guide
Quebec, Canada Provincial Tourist Bureau, Department of Highways, 1930 Hard Cover Very Good- No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Nice-looking and still sturdy guide book to the highways and biways of Quebec. Published by the Department of Highways and Mines in 1930, this hardback copy is bound in green cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. The fold-out map in the rear is still intact and gorgeous. Extensively illustrated throughout. Some bumping and scuffing to extremeties. Withdrawn from an academic library. A perfectly serviceable reference copy. Slight forward cock. Tight spine and binding, pages clean and clear, if slightly age-toned. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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A History of Travel in America, Dunbar, Seymour
17 Dunbar, Seymour A History of Travel in America
New York Tudor Publishing Company, 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Two maps, 12 colored plates and over 400 illustrations. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Massively heavy, oversized volume. Top-stained in red. Magisterial account of the development of modes of travel from Archaic Vehicles of the Colonial Times to the Completion of the First Transatlantic Railroad. xlix-1531 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Eide, Ingvard Henry, ed. American Odyssey, the Journey of Lewis and Clark
New York Rand Mcnally & Company, 1979 0528880179 / 9780528880179 First Printing Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Introduction by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. Tight and clean large paperback with light cover wear and some reading creases in the spine. Narrative from the original journals accompanied by modern photographs gives a clear view of the overland march to the Pacific. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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19 Finger, Charles J. Book of Real Adventures [Little Blue Book No. 516]
Girard, KS Haldeman-Julius Company, 1924 First Edition Soft Cover Fair Soft Cover 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
All pages present and unmarked. Rear cover scotch-taped to rest of book. One of more than 30 volumes Finger wrote for publication as Little Blue Books. Bottom corner chipped, pages tanned. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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20 German Health Resorts Association German Health Resorts
Bonn Deutscher Baderverband, 1953 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Tight, clean copy of this 1953 travel and tour guide to the health resorts of Germany. Complete with a fold-out map of each location and each specific complaint. Blue cloth boards, tight spine and binding, not ex-library, and neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Contributions by Dr. M. Bauer, Dr. H. Reichel, Dr. A. Evers, Dr. H. Jungmann, Dr. C. Haeberlin, Walther Voigt, and Dr. R. Jaup, and then an Alphabet of the German Health Resorts: spa, seaside, inland. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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