Exploration - pre-1900
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Ottawa: government printing bureau, 1911. Hardcover. xxxi, 213, color fold out map of Atlantic Seaboard facing page 6. green cloth boards, inscribed by author "To Sir Sandford [name] from Mrs. Lyons Biggar H. P. Biggar Christmas 1911", 1st and 2nd inside blank pages has small dark stain spot, front hinge.....
London: Argonaut Press, 1927. Hardcover. 287p., illustrated (all present including two fold out illustrations [facing pages 212 and 216.] Number 126 of 975 copies, so noted at colophon. Covers soiled as is the somewhat dulled spine. Front cover has blind stamped decoration highlighted in gilt. Inward bend to corners. Front.....
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1965. Hardcover. 224p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.75 inches, very good condition. No dj. The English writer is best known today for his account of the wreck of the Sea Venture on Bermuda, which is believed to have inspired Shakespeare's The Tempest.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. lxxxv, 447p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Madame D'Aulnoy, corners bumped, previous owner's ownership label on front pastedown endpaper else very good condition. No jacket. First published in 1691. Broadway Travellers.
London: Angus and Robertson, 1964. Hardcover. xvi, 318p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, map endpapers, illus., maps, corners bumped, bookstore label on verso of free front endpaper else very good condition in an edgeworn and price clipped dj. First British edition. Cover subtitle: The Batavia Mutiny.
London: William Heinemann, 1930. Hardcover. xiv, 161p., inserted plates, first UK edition, first few pages pervasively foxed, dj is soiled but intact, first blank page has scribling on it, pages are roughly cut and foxed. On the role of the horse in the Spanish conquest of the Americas.
London: The Penguin Press, 1932. Hardcover. xix, 217p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers else very good first Penguin Press edition. No dj. Originally published in 1623. The annals of Jobson's foray into the gold trade for the Company of Adventurers of London in the 1620s...