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A MISSION TO GELELE, KING OF DAHOME With Notices of the so-called "Amazons", the Grand Customs, the Yearly Customs, The Human Sacrifices, The Present State of the Slave Trade and the NegroÕs Place in Nature

By Burton, Capt. Sir Richard

London: Tylston & Edwards, 1893. Volumes III and IV from the Memorial Edition of the Works of Burton. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$400.00

TWELVE SKETCHES OF HONG KONG & VICINITY

By Gandy, H. G

No place given: No pub. given, Nd [ c 1920s ]. Softcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. No place given: No pub. given, Nd [ c 1920s ]. Illustrated with 12 color plates tipped onto heavy stock. [ 12 ] pp. Softcover. Large 8vo. Light gray stiff wrappers, punch-bound with braided cord. Spine split, raggedly along lower half, some closed tears along wrapper edges, else quite good. Laid in is a single sheet listing the plates by title. Very good+/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$250.00

INFINITE ECUADOR INFINITO

By Crespo, Sebastian, Karla Gachet, Ivan Kashinsky, David Marin, and Jorge Vinueza

Quito, Ecuador: Trama, 2006. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. Quito, Ecuador: Trama, 2006. Numerous full color photographs. 131 pp. Text in Spanish. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black paper covered boards. Faint scratch across front board. Free front endpage partially separated from spine. Pages clean and bright. Light soiling near corner of dust jacket. A very nice copy overall. Very good+/Very good+.

$200.00

THE PINE BARRENS

By John McPhee

NEW YORK: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, [1968]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. NEW YORK: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, [1968]. First edition. 156 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark green cloth. Small discolored patch along the top block near the spine. Some light creasing along the top edge of the front cover as well as rubbing present along the head and heel of the spine of the dust jacket. Some white markings on the preliminary green endpapers Very good+/Very good+.

$75.00

PIECES OF THE FRAME

By John McPhee

New York: Farrar, Strauss And Giroux, [1975]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. New York: Farrar, Strauss And Giroux, [1975]. First edition. 308 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue cloth. Some staining/foxing present along the green-colored top block. Very good+/Very good+.

$75.00

NEW CONQUEST OF CENTRAL ASIA: A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPLORATIONS OF THE CENTRAL ASIATIC EXPEDITIONS IN MONGOLIA AND CHINA, 1921-30.

By Andrews, R. C

New York: American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1932. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. New York: American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1932. 128 plates (many folding), 12 text illustrations and 3 folding maps at back. 678 pp. Hardcover. Thick quarto. Orange cloth. A nice copy in slightly spine-faded dustjacket. Very good+/Very good+. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$900.00

DONKEY INSIDE

By Bemelmans, Ludwig

New York: Viking Press, 141. First edition. Hardcover. Very good-/No dust jacket. New York: Viking Press, 141. First edition. Inscribed and signed by the author. Full color illustrations by the author. 224 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Tan pictorial cloth. Illustrated endpapers. Head, heel and corners bumped; spine toned; boards lightly toned; minimal scattered foxing to interior. Still, a sound copy. Very good-/No dust jacket.

$150.00

SEA AND THE JUNGLE

By Tomlinson, H. M

London: Duckworth, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: Duckworth, 1912. First edition. B/w frontispiece. 354, 19 [1] pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Dark green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front board. Head and corners bumped; top edge gilt.; interior lightly toned. Still, a clean copy. Very good+/No dust jacket.

$200.00

FIRST FOOTSTEPS IN EAST AFRICA; OR, AN EXPLORATION OF HARAR

By Burton, Richard F

London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. . First edition, second issue (without suppressed appendix iv, as usual). Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. . First edition, second issue (without suppressed appendix iv, as usual). Illustrated with 2 maps and 4 hand-colored lithographs, as well as 7 in-text illustrations. xli, [i, blank], 648, 24 ads pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown 3/4 polished morocco over cloth. OwnerÕs name in ink at top of half-title and on recto of frontispiece; 1Ó of top fore-corner torn of title-page torn off, else clean and tight. A handsome volume. Laid in is a letter from Havelock Ellis [ English essayist and physician who studied human sexual behavior and, like Burton, challenged Victorian taboos ]. Very good/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$2000.00

LETTERS FROM THE BATTLE-FIELDS OF PARAGUAY

By Burton, Richard F

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1870. First edition. Wood-engraved frontispiece by R. Knight; extra title with wood-engraved vignette; folding lithograph map of Paraguay. xix, [1], 491 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue blind-stamped cloth. Rebacked with original spine laid-down; light foxing to frontis and extra title-page; ownerÕs name in ink at top of title-page. Else a clean, tight copy. Very good/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$1500.00

SELECTED PAPERS ON ANTHROPOLOGY, TRAVEL & EXPLORATION NOW EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND OCCASIONAL NOTES BY N. M. PENZER

By Burton, Richard F

London: A. M. Philpot Ltd, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/No dust jacket. London: A. M. Philpot Ltd, 1924. First edition. 240 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown cloth. No noticeable flaws, a lovely copy. Near fine/No dust jacket.

$200.00

WANDERINGS IN WEST AFRICA FROM LIVERPOOL TO FERNANDO PO

By Burton, Richard F

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. 2 vols. First edition. Folding map in vol. 1 and frontis illustration in vol. 2. viii, [2], 303; [vi], 295 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Tawny 3/4 polished morocco over cloth, by Baynton. Light stain and wrinkle on back of map; map edges with shallow chips and creases; otherwise a very good set. Very good/No dust jacket. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$2500.00

ABEOKUTA AND THE CAMAROONS MOUNTAINS. AN EXPLORATION 2 VOLS

By Burton, Richard F

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. 2 vols. First edition. Illustrated with a mounted photograph of a portrait of Burton as frontispiece, four wood engraved plates, and a large folding map. xvi, 333 + [2] ads; v, 306, [2] ads pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Tawny 3/4 polished morocco over cloth, bound by Bayton. Foxing to the edges of the frontis page, with corresponding offset to edges of title-page, else very good. A very handsome set. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$2000.00

THE NILE BASIN: Part I: Showing Tanganyika to be PtolemyÕs Western Lake Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. Part II: Captain SpekeÕs Discovery of the Source of the Nile

By Burton, Richard F. and James MacQueen

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864. First edition. With the oft missing 3 maps . 195 + 4 pages of ads at end pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Tawny 3/4 polished morocco over cloth, bound by Baynton. Ghostly remnant of name and date at top of half-title; a touch of very light soiling to half-title, else a very clean copy. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$2500.00

TAUNUS, THE; OR DOINGS AND UNDOINGS

By Incledon, Charles V

Mentz: Kirchheim, Schott& Thielmann, 1837. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. Being a Tour in search of the picturesque, romantic, fabulous and true.... Mentz: Kirchheim, Schott& Thielmann, 1837. Engraved frontispiece of the Castle of Reichenberg. (xvi); 636 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy 3/4 recent morocco over marbled paper boards. Spine tooled in compartments with a lightly contrasting title-label. Prelims lightly foxed, frontispiece more so, title-page moderately foxed, some scattered foxing throughout; only two instances of inked corrections noted. Overall, a very nice copy in a handsome binding. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Oversized - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).

$600.00

RALPH FITCH: ENGLANDÕS PIONEER TO INDIA AND BURMA - HIS COMPANIONS AND CONTEMPORARIES

By Ryley, J. Horton

London: t. Fisher Unwin, 1899. First British edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. London: t. Fisher Unwin, 1899. First British edition. Illustrated with b/w plates. xi, 264, [ 12 catalogue ] pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth. Spine and strips along top of boards faded; light wear and soiling to covers; frontis tissue guard and title-page foxed, else tight and clean. Very good/No dust jacket.

$145.00

AN INLAND VOYAGE

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 1883. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 1883. First American edition. Frontispiece by Walter Crane. 261, [10, undated ads ] pp. Hardcover. 12mo. Brown cloth, stamped in black and gilt. Front gutter shows professional repair; small ownerÕs stamp on half-title, else clean and tight. A very nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$400.00

BULLION FOR GOODS

By Prakash, Om

New Delhi: Manohar, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. European and Indian Merchants in the Indian Ocean Trade 1500-1800. New Delhi: Manohar, 2004. First edition. 426 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Head rather bumped. Still, a nice copy in lightly edgeworn dustjacket. Very good/Very good.

$48.00

HEMINGWAY IN CUBA
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HEMINGWAY IN CUBA

By Cortanze, Gerard de

Saint-Amand-Montron: Editions du Chene, 1997. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. Saint-Amand-Montron: Editions du Chene, 1997. Copious full color and b/w illustrations and photographs. Photography by Jean-Bernard Naudin. 168 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Blue paper covered boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Hemingway House sticker on front cover, seal/stamp by same at bottom of front flap. Clean, solid copy, in price-clipped dustjacket. Very good+/Very good.

$150.00

TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES IN CANADA, THE RED RIVER TERRITORY, AND THE UNITED STATES

By OÕLeary, Peter

London, UK: John B. Day, Printer and Publisher, nd [c. 1877]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. London, UK: John B. Day, Printer and Publisher, nd [c. 1877]. First edition. (viii), 226, [4, ads], [2, blank] pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Original green cloth. Gilt lettering to spine and blind stamp to cover and rear board. Bumped and rubbed at head and heel; bumped and worn at corners; fading at fore-edges; missing most of front pastedown; page edges lightly toned; else, interior clean and binding tight. A nice copy. Very good/No jacket issued.

$120.00

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