Exploration - pre-1900
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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.
Glasgow: James MacLehose and Songs, 1911. Hardcover. lxvii, 459p., frontispiece portrait of Knox, illus., fascimiles, one fold-out map, boards lightly edgeworn, bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, ppxvii/xviii detached but present, one leaf (title page and table of contents) has been detached and re-bound with binder's tape else good condition. Knox.....
London: George Philip & Son, 1889. Hardcover. vi, 301p. + p. of ads, cloth-covered boards, 5x7.75 inches, frontispiece illustration of Davis with other explorers, illus., four fold-out maps, corners bumped, boards lightly edgeworn, endpapers and first and last few pages lightly foxed else good condition. The World's Great Explorers and.....
Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Company, Inc., 1928. Hardcover. xxxiv, 351p., illustrated with a facsimile document as frontis and a folded map at p.vii. Errata notice tipped in at xii. A really nice copy, hardbound in 9x6 inch blue boards spine-titled gilt (gilt a trifle dim) and cover-titled in blind &.....
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. xxix, 287p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Jahangir, corners bumped, endpapers lightly foxed else very good condition. No jacket. Broadway Travellers. On the fourth Mughul emperor and the Jesuit missionaries who tried to convert the Mughals.
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. xvii, 327p., twenty illustrations from photography and mapping, hardbound first edition in 9.5x6 inch yellow cloth boards titled black in a matte dust jacket. Very pretty book in fine condition, dj and all: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.