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Bligh!: The Whole Story of the Mutiny Aboard H.M.S. Bounty, Mckinney, Sam
41 Mckinney, Sam Bligh!: The Whole Story of the Mutiny Aboard H.M.S. Bounty
Victoria Horsdal & Schubart 1999 0920663648 / 9780920663646 First Edition Softcover Fine in Wraps 190 pp. 8VO 
First book to tell the complete story based on the original accounts of five of the principal witnesses. A fine copy. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Cooper's Creek, Moorehead, Alan
42 Moorehead, Alan Cooper's Creek
London Hamish Hamilton 1963 First Edition Hardcover NF/VG 222 pp. 8VO 
The Burke and Wills expedition to the Australian Outback. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light overall edgewear to unpricelipped jacket, chipping to spine extremities. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Darwin and the Beagle, Moorehead, Alan
43 Moorehead, Alan Darwin and the Beagle
London Hamish Hamilton 1969 0241017319 / 9780241017319 First Edition Hardcover VG 280 pp. 4TO 
A handsomely produced book, very nicely illustrated in colour and black and white. Part of the Red Reel Library, from the Canada Wire and Cable Company. Bound in red cloth with red edges and the recipient's name printed in gilt on the lower front cover. Very light wear, A printing flaw on pp 189 to 194 has caused folding to the lower corners of those pages. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Portrait of a Desert : The Story of an Expedition to Jordan, Mountfort, Guy (ill Eric Hosking)
44 Mountfort, Guy (ill Eric Hosking) Portrait of a Desert : The Story of an Expedition to Jordan
London Collins 1965 First Edition Hardcover NF/VG 192 pp. 8VO 
A superior account of a expedition to Jordan to investigate the disappearing wildlife and vegetation. Extensively illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Lightest of wear to book, jacket has several tears. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H.M. ships 'Alert' and 'Discovery'. With notes on the natural history, edited by H.W. Feilden - 2 Volumes, Nares, Capt. Sir G S
45 Nares, Capt. Sir G S Narrative of a voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6 in H.M. ships 'Alert' and 'Discovery'. With notes on the natural history, edited by H.W. Feilden - 2 Volumes
London Sampson Low Marston, Searle & Rivington 1878 First Edition Hardcover Fair 395,377 pp. 8VO 
Worn ex-library copies with numerous markings. Bound in half red morocco, marbled boards. Missing Map and 2 photos from Volume 1 and 1 photo from volume 2. Very worn, front hinge open on volume 1, held on by external tape. Volume 2 a little better but missing portions of spine. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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The First Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island - Archives of British Columbia Memoir No. 1, Newcombe, Charles F
46 Newcombe, Charles F The First Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island - Archives of British Columbia Memoir No. 1
Victoria King's Printer 1914 First Edition Hardcover Good 69 pp. 8VO 
Newcombe (1851-1924), physician, natural historian and artifact collector was an important figure in the rush to collect Northwest Coast art and objects, most of which were collected for foreign institutions although he collected for the Provincial Museum later in in his career and ulitmately his enormous personal collection was sold to the British Columbia Government and is now housed in the RBCM and the Provincial Archives. The memoir was written to vindicate the contention of Vancouver that his ships were the first to complete the navigation of the inner channels which separate Vancouver Island from the mainland. With 8 guarded maps including one fold-out and errata sheet. This is a non-circulating ex-library copy with a stamp on the title page, library accession numbers on the first page of the covering letter and stamp and catalogue numbers on the last page. Rebound in stiff blue card library boards without the original covers (which were identical to the title page). Strathern 399. 
Price: 245.00 USD
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Stepping Stones to the South Pole, Nichol, J R
47 Nichol, J R Stepping Stones to the South Pole
New York Library Publishers 1952 First US Edition Hardcover Good 199 pp. 8VO 
History of Antarctic Exploration. Illustrated with black and white photos. Solid ex-military library copy with usual markings. Jacket flap affixed to rear pastedown. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner, Nicol, John (edited and intro by Tim Flannery)
48 Nicol, John (edited and intro by Tim Flannery) The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner
New York Atlantic Monthly 1997 0871137550 / 9780871137555 First Edition Hardcover F/F 198 pp. 8VO 
First published in 1822, the remarkable story of a journeyman sailor who participated in some of the most famous voyages of his time, circumnavigating the globe and visiting every inhabited continent. A fine unread copy. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Through Spanish Eyes : Spanish Voyages to Alaska 1774-1792, Olson, Wallace M
49 Olson, Wallace M Through Spanish Eyes : Spanish Voyages to Alaska 1774-1792
Auke Bay, AK Heritage Research 2002 0965900916 / 9780965900911 First Edition Softcover Near Fine in Wraps 575 pp. 4TO 1
INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Oversized softcover with excerpts from the Spanish voyages to the Northwest with a particular emphasis on their descriptions of the peoples they found there. Lightest of wear. A large and heavy book, special shipping considerations may apply. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Return of the Nonsuch : The Ship that Launched an Empire, Rankin, Laird
50 Rankin, Laird The Return of the Nonsuch : The Ship that Launched an Empire
Winnipeg Heartland Associates 2004 1896150039 / 9781896150031 First Edition Hardcover Fine/Fine 140 pp. 8VO 1
Story of the recreation of the Nonsuch, the ship whose voyage to Hudson's Bay led to the formation of the Hudson's Bay Company. A handsome, very well illustrated book. SIGNED by the author on the title page and Inscribed by the Earl of Orkney above that. A fine copy. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The North Pole or Bust, Rasky, Frank
51 Rasky, Frank The North Pole or Bust
Toronto Mcgraw Hill Ryerson 1977 0070825483 / 9780070825482 First Edition Hardcover NF/VG 415 pp 8VO 
Story of the Arctic explorers. Illustrated in black and white. Two small tape repairs to front jacket folds. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bougainville, Ross, Michael
52 Ross, Michael Bougainville
London Gordon & Cremonesi 1978 0860330591 / 9780860330592 First Edition Hardcover F/F 167 pp. 8VO 
Biography of the multi-faceted French traveller and explorer.A handsomely produced edition (with a particularly attractive jacket) illustrated by the author. A fine copy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Around the World in the Sloop Spray, Slocum Captain Joshua
53 Slocum Captain Joshua Around the World in the Sloop Spray
New York SCRIBNER'S 1913(1903) Reprint Hardcover Fair 215 pp. 12MO 
A geographical reader describing Captain Slocum's voyage alone around the world. An abridgement of Sailing Alone Around the World for school use. With black and white illustrations and foldout map at rear. A worn ex-library copy rebound with orginal front and back covers laid on, albeit very faded. Usual marks, fraying, edgewear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Jacques Cartier and his Four Voyages to Canada, Stephens, Hiram B
54 Stephens, Hiram B Jacques Cartier and his Four Voyages to Canada
Toronto Musson Book Company nd Hardcover Good 163 pp. 8VO 
With frontis and six tissue-guarded plates (one tissue guard missing) . Four essays taken from original sources on Cartier's voyages. Notes. Ex-library rebound in worn library cloth, usual interior markings and stampings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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JOURNALS OF DAVID THOMPSON : David Thompson's Journals Relating to Montana and Adjacent Regions 1808-1812, Thompson, David (ed M Catherine White)
55 Thompson, David (ed M Catherine White) JOURNALS OF DAVID THOMPSON : David Thompson's Journals Relating to Montana and Adjacent Regions 1808-1812
Missoula University of Montana 1950 First Edition Hardcover Good 345 pp. 8VO 
Transcribed from a photstatic copy of the original manuscript and edited and with an introduction by Catherin M White. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. An ex-library copy with usual markings and pocket rebound in sturdy brown buckram. Both folding maps present but the second poorly repaired with tape causing wear and faulty folding. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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The Canoe and the Saddle : Adventures Among the Northwestern Rivers and Forests and Isthmiana, Winthrop, Theodore
56 Winthrop, Theodore The Canoe and the Saddle : Adventures Among the Northwestern Rivers and Forests and Isthmiana
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1863 Fifth Edition Hardcover Good 8VO 
Travels in the early Northwest with the previously unissued Isthmiana added at end, a story of a trip to Panama. Bound in blind decorated brown cloth, gilt titles on spine. A non-circulating ex-library copy with usual markings, no pocket, altthough evidence of removal on rear endpapers, damage to front endpapers, white catalogue numbers on spine, brown paper remnants on lower front board. A solid copy. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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