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image of Voyage of the U.S. Exploring Squadron, Commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes in 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841 and 1842: together with explorations and discoveries made by Admiral D'Urville, Captain Ross, and other navigators and travelers; and an account of the expedition to the Dead Sea, under Lieutenant Lynch

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Hardcover. J.M. Alden, Auburn, NY1850, 1st edition. 8vo, xxii, 517 pp, woodcut illus. Orig. green gilt cloth a bit rubbed & bumped, usual foxing front & back pages o/w a nice copy. Spence 631. this was cloned from 9752.
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Le Geographe (silk scarf)

by Hermès. Sandra Laroche

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Published
1997
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In perfect condition
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$400.00

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1997. In perfect condition. Le Geographe" or "The Geographer," 1992, is the first design for Hermès by Australian artist, Sandra Laroche, as part of the "Year by the Sea" collection. Her design depicts four of Australia's explorers, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, Mathew Flinders, Nicolas-Thomas Baudin & François Péron in the corners, a map of Australia in the center surrounded by… Read more
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. The author Henry Savage Landor [1867 - 1924] was an explorer and artist. In 1896 he undertook a scientific expedition to Tibet, where he was captured and tortured. 2 vols. xvi, 307pp; xii, 250pp. Portrait. frontispiece, 8 color plates, 53 B&W plates, folding map. Bound… Read more
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The Giles Exploring Expedition, woodcut engraving

by Giles, Ernest

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Published
1876
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Very good condition
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$125.00

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Australia: Australasian Sketcher, 1876. Very good condition. An engraving published in the newspaper on January 22, 1876, after the fourth of Ernest Giles' expeditions into Western Australia. Giles [1835 -- 1897] was an explorer who led 5 major expeditions into Southern and Western Australia. The expedition began in May 1875 and lasted until November starting from Beltana and… Read more
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Great Arctic Travellers. A Comprehensive Summary of Arctic and Antarctic Discovery and Adventure

by Craig, Hugh

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Published
1898
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Very good overall
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$45.00

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New York: George Routledge & Sons, Limited, 1898. Hardcover. Very good overall. A children's primer in Polar explorers. Arctic explorers Frobisher, Hudson, Barentz, Behring, Search for Franklin, Polaris, et al. For the Antarctic, Captain Wilkes, Sir James Ross. Spence 325. Roy 8vo, iv, 193pp, with portraits and other illustrations, double column text. … Read more
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The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912

by Amundsen, Roald Capt

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Published
2001
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Good + overall
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Cooper Square Press, 2001. Paperback. Good + overall. An unabridged republication of Amundsen's book originally published in 1913. Foreword by Fridtjof Nansen and new introduction by Roland Huntford (2001). With maps and illustrations. 8vo, 449pp, paperback, cream covers with orange spine and black text. Bumped at lower left corner.
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Kabloona / A White Man Alone in the Arctic Among the Eskimos

by [Arctic] de Poncins, Goutran with Lewis Galantiere

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Published
1941
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Otherwise very good condition
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New York: Reynal & Hitchcock Inc., 1941. Hardcover. Otherwise very good condition. 8vo, tan and blue cloth covers, 339pp, with b&w illustrations in very good condition, original dj price clipped. Dj rubbed at edges, chipped at head/foot.
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Spinifex and Sand

by Carnegie, David W.

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Published
1898
Condition
Good condition
Edition
First American edition
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$600.00

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New York: F. Mansfield, 1898. First American edition. Hardcover. Good condition. An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. … Read more
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Spinifex and Sand

by Carnegie, David W.

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Published
1898
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First American edition
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$900.00

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New York: F. Mansfield, 1898. First American edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. An important tome in Western Australian exploration. Carnegie's aims were to determine the nature of the country between Warburton & Forrest's routes, ascertain whether any auriferous areas existed to the north & to examine the possibility of a direct stock route between the two goldfields. … Read more
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Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in Northwest and Western Australia during the Years 1837, 1838 and 1839

by Grey, George

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Published
1841
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Very good - condition
Edition
First edition
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$1,500.00

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London: T&W Boone, 1841. First edition. Hardcover. Very good - condition. A fine large paper copy of these important expeditions of discovery to the north-west of Western Australia. "Both the journeys of exploration described in these volumes were undertaken for the Royal Geographical Society. They met with disasters. The first expedition landed near Hanover Bay, and made… Read more
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The Geographical Journal, containing "The First Crossing of Antarctica"

by Ellsworth, Lincoln. Royal Geographical Society

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Published
1937
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Fine
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$60.00

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London: RGS, 1937. Paperback. Fine. Ellsworth article on pp. 193-213 with large foldout map on heavy stock and 6 pages photo illustrations. The British Graham Land Expedition, 1934-37 is a 4pp article mentioning Rymill. Other articles in issue as well: "Arun River Drainage Pattern and the Rise of the Himalaya" by Wager. Vol LXXXIX no.… Read more
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image of Three letters relating to his immigration to New Zealand via Australia from Scotland, with some reference to the "mismanagement" of the rescue of Burke & Wills

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1905. Very good overall. Campbell was a member of a major Campbell family with distinguished military careers in India. According to the privately printed family history, this Colin had a brief unsuccessful time in the 91st Highlanders but was "written off" by his father, also Colin Campbell (1816-95) as being unstable and of no use as a… Read more
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'La Perouse; Or, the Desolate Island'. Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, February 23, 1813. Playbill

by [Theater; LaPerouse]

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Published
1813
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Very good condition
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London, 1813. Very good condition. A handsome playbill advertising a performance of "the Historick Pantomime Drama called La Perouse; Or, the Desolate Island" along with "Isabella; Or, the Fatal Marriage". This was a fictional play concerning the fate of the French explorer who charted Botany Bay in Australia and was shipwrecked in the Solomon Islands.… Read more
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Three Colonies of Australia: New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia. Their Pastures, Copper Mines, & Gold Fields

by Sidney, Samuel

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Published
1853
Condition
Good -
Edition
Second edition
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$75.00

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London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. Second edition. Hardcover. Good -. Lacks map. Second and best edition.  8vo, viii + 412pp. Frontispiece and b&w ills and plates in text. Red cloth w/ gold stamping on front and spine. g- spine faded, minor chipping at top and bottom of spine.
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Memorie storiche dell'Australia, particolarmente della Missione Benedettina di Nuova Norcia e degli usi e costumi degli Australiani

by Salvado, D. Rudesindo; Monsig

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Published
1851
Condition
Very good condition
Edition
First edition
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$500.00

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Roma: Congreg. de Propaganda Fide, 1851. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. This is an important Western Australian volume published only 22 years after the first Swan River settlement. A Benedictine mission to the local native Aboriginals was started in 1846 by two Spanish Benedictines, Rosendo Salvado and Joseph Serra. The name "New Norcia," is… Read more
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Journal of a Voyage to Australia and Round the World, for Magnetical Research

by Scoresby, Rev W.

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Published
1859
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Good -
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London: Longmans & Green, 1859. Hardcover. Good -. 8vo, xlviii, folding map, 315pp, ads 24. Previous owner signature at rear free end paper Charles Michael, Sydney, 1878. Portrait facsimile loosely inserted, library stamped. Dark brown stamped buckram, spine quite rubbed, making title unreadable. Original owner's signature in back, Charles Michael, Sydney New South Wales, 31st… Read more
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Capt. Cook's discovery of Hawaii in "Galleria Universale di Tutti i Popoli del Mondo", the single fascicle

by [Cook, James; Hawaii]

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Published
1842
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Good + overall
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Venezia: Giuseppe Antonelli, 1842. Good + overall. A section from an Italian work on the people of the world, this section pertaining to Hawaii and Captain Cook's discovery of the "isole de Sandwich". The text describes the previously unknown islands of Hawaii and their inhabitants: "che queste isole non sieno state conosciute ad altro Europeo innanzi all… Read more
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image of Two Expeditions into the Interior of Southern Australia, during the Years 1828, 1829, 1830, and 1831: with Observations on the Soil, Climate, and General Resources of the Colony of New South Wales

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London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1833. First edition. Hardcover. "(A)n important book recounting discoveries of the highest consequence & being the 1st publication by one of Australia's most heroic explorers... is scarce & sought after." (Wantrup 118a). LACKS last page of prelims in both volumes & View of the Morumbidgee River & Palaeornis Melanura, or Black-Tailed Paroquet. … Read more
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New York, 1952. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1839 works of the same title. Spence 343. Fine copy in mylar protected dj, small chips spine ends. Tall 8vo, 615pp, plates.
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 & 42

by Wilkes, Charles

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Published
1845
Edition
Limited edition
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$650.00

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Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Limited edition. Hardcover. The personal property of Cyrus Hall McCormick, of mechanical harvester fame, with his bookplate inside the front cover of each volume. The 5 text volumes, lacks the atlas, but otherwise complete. The Wilkes expedition, also known as the U.S. Ex. Ex." was of major importance to the… Read more
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