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Amerigo and the New World, Arciniegas, German
1 Arciniegas, German Amerigo and the New World
New York KNOPF 1955 First Edition Hardcover NF/Fair 323 pp + index 8VO 
The life and times of Amerigo Vespucci. Translated from the Spanish by Harriet De Onis. Illustrated with maps and black and white plates. Jacket very worn with extensive tape repairs on verso. 
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Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor, and Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China…, Atkinson, Thomas Witlam
2 Atkinson, Thomas Witlam Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor, and Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China…
Westmead, UK Greggg International Publishers (1971) 0576033456 / 9780576033459 Facsimile Reprint Hardcover VG 570 pp. 8VO 
A high quality facsimile reprint illustrated with reproductions of original woodcuts and with a foldout map. Originally published in 1860 by Hurst and Blacket. Very lightly worn ex-library copy with usual interior and no exterior artifacts. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579, Bawlf, Samuel
3 Bawlf, Samuel Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579
Saltspring Island, BC Sir Francis Drake Publications 2001 0968852807 / 9780968852804 First Edition Hardcover Fine/Fine 149 pp. 4TO 
In which Bawlf advances his theory that Drake salled much farther north than has been generally recognized and in fact spent some time on the coasts of British Columbia. Meticulously researched and beautifully produced. Illustrated with black and white and colour maps including a full colour fold-out. A fine copy. 
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The Saga of the Discovery, Bernacchi, Louis C.
4 Bernacchi, Louis C. The Saga of the Discovery
London Blackie 1938 First Edition Hardcover VG/G 240 pp. 8VO 
The story of Scott's ship. Illustrated with black and white photos, folding maps. Light wear to book, jacket quite worn with some losses at extremities. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA, A.D. 1325-1354 - Volume V - Index to Volumes I-IV, BIVAR, A. D. H. (editor)
5 BIVAR, A. D. H. (editor) THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA, A.D. 1325-1354 - Volume V - Index to Volumes I-IV
London Hakluyt Society 2000 0904180670 / 9780904180671 First Edition Hardcover F/NF x, 153 pp. 8VO 
Second Series, No, 190. A fine copy. 
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THE TRAVEL DIARY OF ROBERT BARGRAVE, LEVANT MERCHANT (1647-1656), Brennan, Michael G., (editor).
6 Brennan, Michael G., (editor). THE TRAVEL DIARY OF ROBERT BARGRAVE, LEVANT MERCHANT (1647-1656)
London Hakluyt Society 1999 0904180638 / 9780904180633 First Edition Hardcover F/NF xix, 288 pp. 8VO 
Series III, Volume 3. Black and white illustrations. A fine copy in like jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The North West Passage 1534-1859, Campbell, H C
7 Campbell, H C The North West Passage 1534-1859
Toronto Toronto Public Library 1963 First Edition Softcover VG in Stapled Wraps Oblong 8VO 
A catalogue of an exhibition of books and manuscripts in the Toronto Public Library. 90 items with black and white illustratioms. Light wear. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792, CAMPBELL, PATRICK (ed H H Langton, notes by Langton, Ganong)
8 CAMPBELL, PATRICK (ed H H Langton, notes by Langton, Ganong) Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792
Toronto Champlain Society / University of Toronto Press 1937 Limited Edition Hardcover VG pp. xxi,326,xii 8VO 
Limited to 550 sets of which this is #29. Campbell's journeys focused on possible immigration opportunities for Highland Scots and provide the earliest and best description of New Brunswick of the time. Bound in gilt-stamped red cloth, TEG. Champlain Society Publication XXIII. Uncommon. A very lightly worn non-circulating ex-library copy with label on front endpaper, library stamps at the bottom of several pages, white accession numbers on spine. 
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THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOUTH SHETLANDS ISLANDS The Voyages of the Brig Williams 1819-1820, as recorded in contemporary documents and the Journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter, Campbell, R. J. (edit)
9 Campbell, R. J. (edit) THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOUTH SHETLANDS ISLANDS The Voyages of the Brig Williams 1819-1820, as recorded in contemporary documents and the Journal of Midshipman C.W. Poynter
London Hakluyt Society 2000 090418062X / 9780904180626 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 8VO 
Series III, Volume 4. Illustrated in black and white with some colour. A fine copy in like jacket. 
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Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay In His Majesty's Ship Rosamond  Containing Some Account of the North-Eastern Coast of America and of the Tribes Inhabiting That Remote Region, Chappell, Lieut, Edward
10 Chappell, Lieut, Edward Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay In His Majesty's Ship Rosamond Containing Some Account of the North-Eastern Coast of America and of the Tribes Inhabiting That Remote Region
London J Mawman [1817] First Edition Hardcover VG 279 pp. 8VO 
Contents include a record of the voyage to York Factory May-Nov 1814, observations on Eskimos and Cree, soundings off York Factory, thermometrical observations off York Factory, Eskimo objects collected by Chappell and Joseph Billings and a Cree Vocabulary. Fold-out map frontis and several other engravings, all present. Bound in quarter calf, marbled boards, sympathetically rebacked in gilt-ruled and titled calf with leather spine label. Heavy foxing on the plates, extending out into adjacent pages. A non-circulating ex-library copy with minimal interior markings, no exterior. Boards very worn, clear tape on both boards beside lower spine. A.B. 2994, TPL 976. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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H. M, Chittenden, Chittenden, Hiram Martin (ed Bruce Le Roy)
11 Chittenden, Hiram Martin (ed Bruce Le Roy) H. M, Chittenden
Tacoma Washington State Historical Society 1961 First Edition Hardcover Fine 136 pp. 4TO 
Being a selection from his Unpublished Journals, Diaries and Reports. Limited to 1000 copies. Portrait frontis, sepia photographs. A fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sea Venture: Captain Gray's Voyages of Discovery, 1787-1793, Cross, Francis E. & Charles M. Parkin, Jr.
12 Cross, Francis E. & Charles M. Parkin, Jr. Sea Venture: Captain Gray's Voyages of Discovery, 1787-1793
Valkyrie Publishing 1981 0934616353 / 9780934616355 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 228 pp. 8VO 
Extensively illustrated in black and white. A lightly worn ex-library copy with usual interior and exterior artifacts. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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An Account of the Interior of Ceylon And of Its Inhabitants with Travels in that Island, Davy, John
13 Davy, John An Account of the Interior of Ceylon And of Its Inhabitants with Travels in that Island
Dehiwala Tisara Prakasakayo 1969 Facsimile Reprint Hardcover VG in Wraps pp, xxiv, 399 pp. 8VO 
Card covers with jacket. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings including one foldout and a colour frontis. Originally published in 1821. Light wear. Owner's stamp on front endpaper, some pencil scribbles on jacket rear panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Expedition of the St Jean-Baptiste to the Pacific 1769-1770, from the Journals of Jean de Surville and Guillaume Labe, De Surville, Jean; Labe, Guillaume; trans. and ed. J Dunmore
14 De Surville, Jean; Labe, Guillaume; trans. and ed. J Dunmore The Expedition of the St Jean-Baptiste to the Pacific 1769-1770, from the Journals of Jean de Surville and Guillaume Labe
London Hakluyt Society 1981 0904180115 / 9780904180114 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 310 pp. 8VO 
Second Series, Volume 158. Illustrated with black and white plates and four maps. Book fine, lightest of wear to jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Beyond the Capes  : Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger (1776-1877), Dodge, Ernest S
15 Dodge, Ernest S Beyond the Capes : Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger (1776-1877)
London Gollancz 1971 0575013222 / 9780575013223 First Edition Hardcover F/NF 429 pp. 8VO 
Colour frontis, black and white illustrations and maps. Very nice wraparound cover art. A good general survey. Verylight wear to unclipped jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Great Divide : Travels in the Upper Yellowstone in the Summer of 1874, Earl of Dunraven
16 Earl of Dunraven The Great Divide : Travels in the Upper Yellowstone in the Summer of 1874
London Chatto and Windus 1876 First Edition Hardcover Fair 377 pp. 8VO 
Nicely illustrated with black and white wood engravings, two of which are missing. Neither map is present. Bound in decorated maroon cloth. An ex-library copy with usual markings. Covers show considerable wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Crossing of Antarctica- The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58, Fuchs, Vivian & Hillary, Edmund
17 Fuchs, Vivian & Hillary, Edmund The Crossing of Antarctica- The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
London Cassell 1958 First Edition Hardcover VG/VG 338 pp. 8VO 
Maps, colour and black and white illustrations. Nice copy in worn jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Early History of Tasmania : The Geographical Era 1642-1804, Giblin, R W
18 Giblin, R W The Early History of Tasmania : The Geographical Era 1642-1804
London Methuen 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good 341 pp. 8VO 
Illustrated with 12 maps and charts, many foldout and 3 black and white plates, Bound in red blindstamped cloth, rebacked with red buckram. An ex-library copy with usual markings. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Iceland Journal of Henry Holland, 1810, Holland, Henry; Wawn, Andrew (ed.)
19 Holland, Henry; Wawn, Andrew (ed.) The Iceland Journal of Henry Holland, 1810
London Hakluyt Society 1987 0904180220 / 9780904180220 First Edition Hardcover F/F 342 pp. 8VO 
Second Series No. 168. A fine copy in like jacket. 
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The Discovery of River Gambra (1623), Jobson, Richard (ed David Gamble & P E H Hair)
20 Jobson, Richard (ed David Gamble & P E H Hair) The Discovery of River Gambra (1623)
London Hakluyt Society 1999 0904180646 / 9780904180640 First Edition Hardcover F/NF xv, 341 pp. 8VO 
Series III, Volume 2. Colour frontis, black and white illustrations and maps. A fine copy in like jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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