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The narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor who was wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the year 1810, was detained three years in slavery by the Arabs of the Great Desert, and resides several months in the City of Tombuctoo., Adams, Robert, Cock, S.,
1 Adams, Robert, Cock, S., The narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor who was wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the year 1810, was detained three years in slavery by the Arabs of the Great Desert, and resides several months in the City of Tombuctoo.
J. Murray B001HXD1ZK PAPERBACK Good 
B001HXD1ZK Printed For John Murray, Albemarle-Street by William Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row; London, 1816. Hardcover. Good to Very Good, moderate rub marks to leather spine/leather corners, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, abrasions/some loss board corners/spine edges, previous owner bookplate front pastedown which is also visibly faded on front free endpaper else unmarked, moderate scattered age spotting/foxing throughout, sunned pages, binding sturdy, some scattered foxing to text block edges, without Dust wrapper. Overall in a very good antiquarian condition. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 231pp., indexed, appendix, fold out map in front. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 900.00 USD
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Automobile Green Book Road Reference and Tourists Guide USA HC, ALA Scarborough Motor Guide
2 ALA Scarborough Motor Guide Automobile Green Book Road Reference and Tourists Guide USA HC
Scarborough Motor Guide Company 1929 Hardcover Very Good 
Scarborough Motor Guide Company; Boston, 1929. Hardcover. A collectible Road Reference and Tourists Guide of all states east of Mississippi River, Eastern Ontario, Quebec and Maritime Provinces. Very Good, green binding, trace use/handling marks, light shelf wear to spine edges/board corners, binding sturdy and intact, lightly sunned pages, small dog ear to top of rear pastedown, light rub marks to boards, some rub/scratch marks to text block edges, without Dust wrapper. A nice, clean and unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 932pp., indexed, maps, b&w illustrations, map included in rear pocket. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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a journey to ashango-Land and further penetration into equatorial africa, De Chaillu, Paul B.
3 De Chaillu, Paul B. a journey to ashango-Land and further penetration into equatorial africa
john murray B0027U9HSC Hardcover Good 
B0027U9HSC John Murray; London, 1867. Hardcover. First edition. Good to Very Good, old moisture damage to exterior binding/page edges, else interior clean and tidy/slight spine slant, in period 1/2 leather binding. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 501pp., folding map to rear nice. A well detailed/illustrated African exploration title, with early and relevant information concerning the gorilla and previously unrecorded tribes. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland., Du Chaillu, Paul B.
4 Du Chaillu, Paul B. THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland.
Harper & Brothers B000W4RF98 Hardcover Good 
B000W4RF98 Harper & Brothers; NY, 1882. Hardcover. First edition. 2 Volume Set. Good, discolored pages, binding starting front hinge but holding, shelf worn/fraying, bumped corners/creasing to rear endsheets, in gilt embossed/designed blue buckram bindings. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 915pp., appendix, indexed, map to rear pocket vol 1, b&w illustrations throughout. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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A Trip Around the World, George Moerlein
5 George Moerlein A Trip Around the World
M & B Burgheim B00HCT3KM2 Hardcover Good 
B00HCT3KM2 M. & R. Burgheim, Publishers; Cincinnati, 1886. Hardcover. First edition. Good, red binding with moderate wear/rub marks to boards, some fading to spine, frayed board corners, some tears to buckram spine edges with some loss to spine tips/tops, lightly sunned pages, cracked hinges, binding a bit shaky but intact, previous owner bookplate to front pastedown, previous owner info in pencil on 2nd front free endpaper, some creases to illustration tissue papers, stress crease to spine, AEG with few blemishes/scratch marks, deckle fore-edge, small dent to fore-edge rear board, light spine lean, in full gilt lettered/designed & blind embossed red buckram binding. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 205pp., 110 illustrations printed in oil colors. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Journal of a cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands in the United States sloop-of-war Cyane, 1841-1844, Meyers, William H
6 Meyers, William H Journal of a cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands in the United States sloop-of-war Cyane, 1841-1844
Book Club of California B0007ENIHQ Hardcover Very Good 
B0007ENIHQ Book Club of California/Grabhorn Press; San Francisco, 1955. Leather[spine only]. Limited Edition, one of 400 unnumbered copies. Very Good, large newer bookplate front pastedown/couple pencil bookseller notations front fly/light discoloration to leather, missing glassine dustwrapper. A beautiful production of this journal with large 10 reproductions of watercolors from the original--seven are California views, three are Hawaii. Fo[folio or approx. 12 x 18 inches], 666pp., b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Yank in Yucatan;: Adventures and guide through Eastern Mexico, Schell, Rolfe F
7 Schell, Rolfe F Yank in Yucatan;: Adventures and guide through Eastern Mexico
Island Press B0007DUM1W Fine 
B0007DUM1W The Island Press; Ft. Myers Beach, 1963. Hardcover. Signed by author directly on title page. Near Fine, tight binding, trace shelf wear, light stress crease to spine, lightly sunned pages, minimal scattered foxing to text block edges/pastedowns and endpapers, trace use/handling marks, in a Very Good, some wear/scuff marks, some sunning to panels/flaps/verso, light edge wear with few small tears to spine edges, Dust wrapper. A nice, clean, unmarked but signed copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 276pp., indexed, some b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Narrative of a Journey Round the World During the Years 1841 and 1842, Simpson, Sir George
8 Simpson, Sir George Narrative of a Journey Round the World During the Years 1841 and 1842
Henry Colburn B000RETJU6 Hardcover Good 
B000RETJU6 Henry Colburn; London, 1847. Hardcover. First edition, with page 336 misnumbered as 436 in volume two. Two volumes. Fair to Good only, moisture issues primarily to frontis and title page vol 1/outside bottom corners both volumes affecting leather corners else interiors are clean and tidy, with solid hinges and nice shelf appeal, in period 3/4 leather gilt designed period bindings, with leather labels to spine. Map intact and nice, bookplate front pastedown from former republican US Rep and Senator from Illinois Charles B Farwell. An important Canadian overland narrative. Simpson was governor-in-chief of the Hudson's Bay Company's North American territories from 1821 to 1856. Volume one concerns his journey across Canada to the Red River Settlement, Edmonton, Vancouver, up to Sitka, down the coast to San Francisco, Monterey and Santa Barbara, and across to Hawaii. Volume two records his journey to the Hawaiian Islands, and across Siberia and Russia to St. Petersburg. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 438, 469pp, TEG. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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North with the Spring: A Naturalist's Record of a 17,000 Mile Journey with the North American Spring, Teale, Edwin Way
9 Teale, Edwin Way North with the Spring: A Naturalist's Record of a 17,000 Mile Journey with the North American Spring
Dodd, Mead B0007HNPQC Hardcover Good 
B0007HNPQC Dodd, Mead & Company; New York, 1957. Hardcover. Fifteenth Printing. Good to Very Good, blue cloth binding, binding a bit shaky but intact, some shelf wear, lightly sunned pages, some scattered foxing to text block edges, light discoloration front/back matters, fading and rub marks to spine, light musty smell, in a Good only, moderate wear/scuff marks to panels, large chip to top corner front panel, small tears/chips to panel and spine edges, lightly sunned panels/flaps, Dust wrapper. A nice and unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 358pp., indexed, b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Arabia Felix The Danish Expedition of 1761--1767, Thorkild Hansen
10 Thorkild Hansen Arabia Felix The Danish Expedition of 1761--1767
Collins B0000CM0QI Hardcover Good 
B0000CM0QI Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. (Collins Clear-Type Press); London, 1964. Hardcover. English Edition. Good to Very Good, binding sturdy, lightly sunned pages, small tear to buckram bottom spine edge, previous owner name and year in ink front free endpaper else unmarked, light shelf wear, some scattered foxing top text block edges, without Dust wrapper. A nice and clean copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 381pp., indexed, sources, some b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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