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The Life and Explorations of Dr. Livingstone Carefully Compiled From Reliable Sources

By: (Roberts, John S.)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Co.: no date

Seller ID: 75635

Condition: backstrip partially detached on vol.1, slightly shaken, heavy soiling to front cover of vol.2, scuffed covers contents good


632pp, engraved illustrations. quarto hardbound engraved colored title page, two volumes decorative covers View more info

A Summer in High Asia Being a Record of Sport and Travel in Baltistan and Ladakh....

By: ADAIR (Frederick E.S.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, British Library / Microsoft: no date

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 83770

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


285pp. octavo paper View more info

On the Ambitious Projects of Russia in Regard to North West America With Particular Reference to New Albion and New California w/ an introduction by George P. Hammond

By: AN ENGLISHMAN

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Book Club of California: 1955

Edition: Limited edition

Seller ID: 84893

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


79pp octavo hardbound 1 of 350cc Produced at the Allen Press View more info

Narrative of an Exploring Voyage Up the Rivers Kwora and Binue Commonly Known as the Niger and Tsadda in 1854

By: BAIKIE (William Balfour)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 75314

Condition: slight fading, cover wear otherwise very good-


456pp folded charts octavo cloth View more info

Ismailia A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa For the Suppression of the Slave Trade

By: BAKER (Sir Samuel)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Harper: 1875

Edition: Hardcover Edition

Seller ID: 75227

Condition: moderate cover wear, slight stain to bottom book side, otherwise good


542pp foldout maps engraved illustrations large cloth octavo Organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt View more info

Aztec Land

By: BALLOU (Maturin)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1890

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88667

Condition: rear hinge starting, cover soiling otherwise good


355pp, 12mo clothbound View more info

Voyages of Discovery and Research Within the Arctic Regions ... Abridged and Arranged from the Official Narratives

By: BARROW (Sir John)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1846

Edition: First

Seller ID: 81518

Condition: pieces of cover cloth missing, cover wear, front hinge starting otherwise near good


359pp + 8pp ads NO folding map small octavo cloth View more info

Africa 1900 A Continent Emerges A History in Documentary Photographs

By: BASCHET (Eric)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zug, Swan: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75641

ISBN: 3894340061

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper in brodart


260pp b/w illustrations quarto hardbound View more info

Mountain Man The Story of Belmore Browne Hunter, Explorer, Artist , Naturalist ...

By: BATES (Robert H.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Clinton NJ, The Amwell Press: 1988

Edition: Limited edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94864

Condition: Near Fine in very good slipcase


420pp color, b/w illustrations, quarto leather #484 or 1000cc signed by author View more info

Mountain Man The Story of Belmore Browne Hunter, Explorer, Artist , Naturalist ...

By: BATES (Robert H.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Clinton NJ, The Amwell Press: 1991

Edition: 2nd edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94865

Condition: sun fading to spine otherwise very good in slightly faded slipcase


423pp color, b/w illustrations, quarto cloth signed by author on copyright page View more info

Early Scholars' Visits to Central America Reports by Karl Sapper, Walter Lehmannn, and Franz Termer

By: BEAUDRY-CORBETT (Marilyn) and Ellen Hardy [editors]

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: 90170

ISBN: 0917956958

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


119pp, b/w illustrations, quarto Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Occasional Paper #18 View more info

The Christopher Columbus Encylopedia complete in two volumes

By: BEDINI (Silvio) editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 78348

ISBN: 0131426621

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


400pp+ 387pp b/w illustrations quarto cloth View more info

Grands Voiliers Autour du Monde Les Voyages Scientifiques 1760-1850

By: BERIOT (Agnes)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Ed. du Pont Royal: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 78346

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


295pp, color, b/w illustrations. quarto hardbound View more info

Chavante An Expedition to the Tribes of the Mato Grosso

By: BLOMBERG (Rolf)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Allen & Unwin: 1960

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88944

Condition: slip stapled to cover, Book proof stamp on cover otherwise good+


119pp, color + b/w illustrations, octavo translated from the Swedish by Reginald Spink View more info

A New and Accurate Description of the Coast of Guinea divided into The Gold, The Slave and the Ivory Coasts a new edition w/ introduction by John Ralph Willis and notes by J.D. Fage and R.E. Bradbury

By: BOSMAN (William)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 75313

Condition: slight fading cover wear otherwise very good


575pp folded map octavo cloth View more info

The Bornu Mission 1822-25 Parts 1, 2, 3

By: BOVILL (E.W.) editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Hakluyt Society: 1966

Edition: reprint edition

Seller ID: 75312

Condition: owners stamps very good in slightly worn dustwrappers


798pp, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound Hakluyt Society Second Series 128,129,130 Missions to the Niger, pts. 2,3,4 View more info

The Dutch Seaborne Empire 1600-1800

By: BOXER (Charles)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 90382

ISBN: 0091310512

Condition: spine creasing, cover wear, Good +


326pp, b/w illustrations, octavo History of Human Society Series View more info

Compassing the Vaste Globe of the Earth Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996 w/ a complete list of the Society's Publications

By: BRIDGES (R.C.) and P.E.H. Hair editors

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82841

ISBN: 0904180441

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper in mylar cover


336pp b/w illustrations octavo cloth View more info

Explorers of the Pacific European and American Discoveries in Polynesia

By: BUCK (Peter H.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bishop Museum: 1953

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82645

Condition: slight soiling cover wear otherwise good +


125pp b/w illustrations octavo paper Special Publication #43 Cover design by Jean Charlot View more info

The Lake Regions of Central Africa A Picture of Exploration

By: BURTON (Richard F.)

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 1860

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75226

Condition: owners name, spine and cover wear, slight stain otherwise good


572pp maps, engraved illustrations octavo hardbound View more info

Across Africa complete in two volumes

By: CAMERON (Verney Lovett )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Daldy, Isbister & Co.: 1877

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75300

Condition: rebound, prize binding, hinges starting both volumes, cover wear otherwise near good


389pp + 366pp b/w engraved illustrations, facsimiles NO map or map pocket octavo leather "Cambridge University Local Examination Blackpool Centre" in gilt lettering on both front covers in rebinding they didn't include the map or the map pocket. View more info

The British and the Maya

By: CARMICHAEL (Elizabeth)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1973

Edition: First

Seller ID: 81701

ISBN: 0714115363

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good-


56pp b/w illustrations octavo paper View more info

Surveying the Record North American Scientific Exploration to 1930

By: CARTER (Edward C. II) editor

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Philosophical Society: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 85596

ISBN: 0871692317

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


344pp b/w illustrations octavo cloth Complimentary card signed "Ted Carter" taped in View more info

He Opened the West and Led the First White Explorers Through Northwest California May-June 1828 Jedediah Strong Smith

By: CHASE (Rev. Don M.)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Jackson, author: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: 84781

Condition: water damp back cover, cover wear, bookstore stamp otherwise good


36pp + bw illustrations octavo paper includes a photographic portrait of Robert Spott (Alfred Kroebers Yurok informant) View more info

The English Edition of the Nuova Raccolta Colombiana complete in 14 Books Volumes 1-7, 9, 11, 12 one of which is the Baldacci Columbian Atlas of the Great Discovery Volume (other volumes not printed in book form. )

By: COLUMBUS (Christopher ) et al AZZOLA (Felix) et al translator

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Rome, Inst. Poligrafico e Zecca Dello Stato: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75523

ISBN: 8824002668

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


varia pagination color, b/w illustrations quarto cloth with a folio atlas volume + 8824002692 + 8824002684+ 8824002676 + 8824038077 + 8824037682 + 8824002706 + 8824037968 + 8824036147 View more info

The Journals of Captain James Cook On His Voyages of Discovery Charts and Views Drawn by Cook and His Officers and Reproduced from the Original manuscripts

By: COOK (James) edited J. R. Skelton

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Hakluyt Society: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 88063

Condition: very good in very good slipcase, slightly torn and discolored wraparound dustwrapper


8pp and 58 plates large folio blue cloth portfolio View more info

Expeditions to the Interior of California Central Valley 1820-1840

By: COOK (S.F.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Berkeley, UC: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75492

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good-


62pp. quarto paper UC Anthropological Records 20:5 View more info

Journal of an Expedition to the Mauvaises Terres and the Upper Missouri in 1850 edited by John Francis McDermott

By: CULBERTSON (Thaddeus)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wash, GPO: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: 95366

Condition: cover wear, tight binding, clean throughout, Very Good-


164pp, folded maps, octavo Bureau American Ethnology Bulletin #147 View more info

Francis Drake on the Northwest Coast of America in the Year 1579 The Golden Hinde Did Not Anchor in the Bay of San Francisco

By: DAVIDSON (George)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Geographical Society of the Pacific: 1908

Edition: First

Seller ID: 78367

Condition: cover wear otherwise good


114pp octavo paper comprising Transactions and Proceedings Volume V Series II View more info

Letters and Sketches With a Narrative of a Year's Residence Among the Indian Tribes of the Rocky Mountains

By: DE SMET S.J. (P.J. )

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, M. Fithian: 1843

Edition: First

Seller ID: 88086

Condition: incomplete plate, stains, rebound, overall Good copy


252pp 12 illustrations, the folded plate is incomplete small octavo cloth Wagner-Camp 102:1 Howes D283 View more info

Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia Being a Concordance of Choice Tributes...

By: DICKEY (J.M.) editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally: 1892

Edition: First

Seller ID: 80560

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


397pp, b/w illustrations. octavo hardbound View more info

Report of an Expedition to Laysan Island in 1911 (Hawaiian Islands)

By: DILL (Homer) and Wm. Alanson Bryan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, GPO/ US Dept. of Agriculture: 1912

Edition: First

Seller ID: 84589

Condition: owner name to front, cover wear otherwise good+


30pp b/w illustrations octavo paper Biological Survey Bulletin #42 View more info

The Russian American Colonies 1798-1867 Volume Three a Documentary Record

By: DMYTRYSHYN (Basil) et al editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon Historical Society: 1989

Edition: First

Seller ID: 82922

ISBN: 0875951503

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


590pp b/w illustrations large octavo cloth View more info

Russia's Conquest of Siberia 1558-1700 Volume One a Documentary Record

By: DMYTRYSHYN (Basil) et al editors

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Portland, Oregon Historical Society: 1985

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 82961

ISBN: 0875951481

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


540pp b/w illustrations large octavo cloth View more info

Chief of Scouts As Pilot to Emigrant and Government Trains Across the Plains of the Wild West of Fifty Years Ago as told by Himself illustrated by E. Bert Smith

By: DRANNAN (Capt.W.F.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thos. W. Jackson: 1910

Edition: First

Seller ID: 86933

Condition: owners name inked out, soiling to edges, cover wear otherwise good


407pp + ads octavo red cloth View more info

Chief of Scouts As Pilot to Emigrant and Government Trains Across the Plains of the Wild West of Fifty Years Ago as told by Himself illustrated by E. Bert Smith

By: DRANNAN (Capt.W.F.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Thos. W. Jackson: 1910

Edition: First

Seller ID: 86934

Condition: very good in worn and chipped dustwrapper


407pp + ads octavo red cloth View more info

Voyages to the South Seas, Indian and Pacific Oceans....

By: FANNING (Edmund)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield WA, Ye Galleon Press: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 82653

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


324pp + index folded maps octavo cloth View more info

The Amazon Expedition (a continuation?)

By: FARABEE (Wm. Curtis)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, U of PA Museum: 1913

Edition: First

Seller ID: 80740

Condition: cover wear otherwise very good


25pp b/w illustrations octavo paper comprising The Museum Journal Volume IV Number 1 View more info

Vancouver's Voyage Charting the Northwest Coast 1791-1795 w/ photographs by Gary Fiegehen

By: FISHER (Robin)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, UW: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 85118

ISBN: 1550540238

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


131pp color, b/w illustrations quarto cloth View more info

The River Amazon From Its Sources to the Sea

By: FOUNTAIN (Paul)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead: 1914

Edition: First

Seller ID: 80781

Condition: slight cover wear, foxing otherwise very good-


321pp b/w illustrations large folded map octavo cloth View more info

The Lake Regions of Central Africa A Record of Modern Discovery

By: GEDDIE (John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson: 1881

Edition: First

Seller ID: 75319

Condition: slightly shaken, owners name, cover wear otherwise good


275pp b/w engraved illustrations octavo green decorative cloth View more info

The U. S. Naval Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere During the Years 1849- '50-'51-'52 in Two (2) Volumes: Volume I Chile, Volume II The Andes and Pampas, Birds, etc

By: GILLISS (Lt. J.M.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Washington DC, A.O.P. Nicholson: 1855

Edition: First

Seller ID: 80112

Condition: bad water stain, front cover and prelims loose vol.1, cover wear otherwise fair reading volumes


556pp+300pp, color & b/w illustrations, quarto cloth volumes View more info

Empire of the North Atlantic The Maritime Struggle for North America

By: GRAHAM (Gerald S.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, U of Toronto Press: 1950

Edition: First

Seller ID: 78368

Condition: owner name, slight cover wear otherwise good in worn DJ


338pp, bw illustrations, octavo cloth View more info

The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation in 8 volumes with The Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of Foreign Voyagers in 2 volumes w/ introduction by John Masefield

By: HAKLUYT (Richard)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1927

Edition: Hardcover edition

Seller ID: 89390

Condition: ex-anthropological dept. library; card pockets, stamps, sticker residue to spines, cover wear otherwise good+ volumes


varia pagination, b/w illustrations, octavo volumes 10 volume set with volume 2 being a replacement copy in the smaller Everyman library Dent edition. View more info

The Niger Journal of Richard and John Lander

By: HALLETT (Robin) editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, Praeger: 1965

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 93828

Condition: very good in slightly worn dustwrapper


317pp, maps, octavo View more info

An Expedition to the Central Andes of Peru 1939

By: HARRISON (J.V.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Geographical Journal: 1940

Edition: Offprint

Seller ID: 80464

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


pp241-264 b/w illustrations folded map octavo cloth from Volume XCV No. 4, April 1940 View more info

Elizabethan California a Brief and Sometimes Critical Review of Opinions on the Location of Francis Drake's Five Weeks Visit with the Indians of Ships Land in 1579 ...

By: HEIZER (Robert F.)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Ramona, Ballena Press: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: 84769

Condition: slight cover wear otherwise very good


101pp b/w illustrations 8vo paperback View more info

Voyage de Decouvertes, a L'Ocean Pacifique du Nord, et Autour du Monde.....1790-1795 par le capitaine George Vancouver in FIVE VOLUMES but LACKING ATLAS

By: HENRY (P. F.) translator

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, Didot Jeune: no date

Edition: First

Seller ID: 78374

Condition: cover wear, some foxing, otherwise very good- volumes


varia pagination, octavo half leather and cloth volumes text in french View more info

Cabot to Cartier Sources for a Historical Ethnography of Northeastern North America 1497-1550

By: HOFFMAN (Bernard G.)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Toronto, U of Toronto: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 86026

Condition: scuffed spine with tear at top end, cover wear otherwise good+


287pp maps octavo cloth View more info

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Report #14, Part 1 & Part 2 (in Two Volumes)

By: HOFFMAN (Walter J.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wash, Smithsonian: 1896

Edition: First

Seller ID: 96097

Condition: scatching and cover wear both volumes, vol.1 text clean and complete, vol.2 pp833-850 cut out and missing, tight binding vol.1, Good +; vol.2 binding shaken, Fair


637pp+499pp, b/w illustrations, map, quarto volumes vol.1 Edward Keithahn's copy with his bookplate volumes include: The Menomini Indians, with Winship's The Coronado Expedition 1540-1542 & The Ghost Dance Religion and the Sioux Outbreak of 1890 View more info