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Naturalist's Voyage Round The World

by Darwin, Charles

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Published
1909
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Second Edition.
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$145.00

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London: John Murray, 1909. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Journal of Researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage round the world of H.M.S. 'Beagle' under command of Captain Fitz Roy, R.N. Green cloth with dark green decoration, gilt titling to spine, frontispiece shows H.M.S. Beagle, black and white illustrations, 521 pages plus 10… Read more
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James Cook in Newfoundland 1762-1767

by Whiteley, William H.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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$25.00

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Newfoundland Historical Society, 1975. Card Cover. Very Good/-. Newfoundland Historical Society: Pamphlet Number 3. Card cover with green illustration and titling, staple binding, a cluster of black and white illustrations, 31 pages. Mild sunning to top of front cover, a few light smudges to back cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping… Read more
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Return to Antarctica

by Raeside, Adrian

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Published
2011
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Very Good-
Edition
2nd Printing.
ISBN
9780470932155
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$25.00

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Mississauga, ON: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd., 2011. 2nd Printing. . Soft cover. Very Good-/-. The Amazing Adventure of Sir Charles Wright on Robert Scott's Journey to the South Pole marking the 100th anniversary of the Scott Expedition. Second printing. Soft cover, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, 324 pages. Light shelf wear, minor crease to… Read more
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Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579: Setting the Historical Record Straight

by Gitzen, Garry D.

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Published
2008
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Very Good-
Edition
Advance Reading Copy.
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$150.00

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Wheeler, Oregon: Ekahni Publishing, 2008. Advance Reading Copy. . Pictorial Cover. Very Good-. First U.S. Edition: 150 copies: 50 hard cover and 100 soft cover. Book is an Advance Reading Copy; Advance Reading Copy label has been affixed to the copyright page. Colourfully illustrated glossy hard cover with white titling on front, black titling on white spine, black… Read more
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Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

by Byrd, Richard Evelyn

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Published
1935
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Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$95.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good/-. Introduction by Claude A. Swanson. A stated First Edition of the second Byrd Antarctic expedition, SIGNED by the author. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, coloured upper textblock edge, leading edge is untrimmed, black and white map on end papers, frontispiece is a black… Read more
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Kom Nord Med Meg (Come North With Me)

by Balchen, Bernt

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Published
1958
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$15.00

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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1958. Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. Book is written in Norwegian, and appears to be concerned with exploration and adventure in the north from 1926 to 1945. Blue cloth with white titling on spine, white decoration on front and back, black and white frontispiece, and illustrated with black and white photographs, 259 pages.… Read more
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Fridtjof Nansen

by Sonntag, Wolfgang

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Published
1947
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Fair
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$15.00

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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1947. Hardcover. Fair/-. Book is written in Norwegian. Norwegian translation by Liv Nansen Hoyer. Biography of the Norwegian explorer, scientist & Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Fridtjof Nansen. Brown boards, grey cloth spine with gilt titling on blue and brown faux-label, brown upper text block edge, 466 pages. Cover has fairly significant edge and… Read more
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Oslo, Norway: Gyldendal, 1959. Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-/-. Book is written in Norwegian by Helge Ingstad, noted Norwegian explorer. Brown and tan decorated boards, red cloth spine with gilt titling, illustrated with black and white drawings, plates, maps, and a fold-out two-colour map at back, 592 pages. Wear to edges and corners of boards, spine is sunned… Read more
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$60.00
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Sir Francis Drake's Secret Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, AD 1579

by Bawlf, Samuel

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Published
2001
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780968852804
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$75.00

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Salt Spring Island, B.C.: Sir Francis Drake Publications, 2001. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Drawing on newly uncovered evidence, geographer and maritime historian Samuel Bawlf masterfully reconstructs Francis Drakes historic round-the-world expedition, exploring the drama surrounding the voyage and offering intriguing insights into life at sea in the sixteenth century. Red hard cover with gilt titling… Read more
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White Nile, The

by Moorehead, Alan

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New
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9780140036848
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$60.00

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Penguin. Soft cover. New. A new copy, still in shrinkwrap. Book tells "the story of the Nile from the mountains of the Moon to the Mediterranean." Front cover shows an engraving of the Murchison Falls taken from Sir Samuel Baker's The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, adapted and coloured by Ronald Clark. Colourfully illustrated black soft… Read more
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Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage

by Symcox, Geoffrey; Carrillo, Jesus

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Published
2001
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Very Good
ISBN
9782503511818
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$42.00

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Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. Very Good/-. Repertorium Columbianum, Volume XI, Las Casas on Columbus: The Third Voyage. The Repertorium Columbianum is a collection of contemporary sources relationg to Columbus's four voyages. This edition covers Columbus's third voyage in 1498-1500, to Trinidad and the Gulf of Paria, then on to Hispaniola. The writer Bartholome de Las Casas… Read more
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British Polar Explorers

by Evans, Edward

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Published
1943
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Good+
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$10.75

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London: William Collins, 1943. Hardcover. Good+/-. Britain in Pictures: British Polar Explorers by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. Paper covered boards, 8 plates in colour, 19 black and white illustrations, 48 pages. Edge wear, lengthwise crease with wear to centre of spine, gift inscription dated 1943 inked to ffep, one-inch split at bottom of front hinge, book is clean,… Read more
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Mountain in Tibet: The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great River of Asia

by Allen, Charles

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Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780233972817
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$50.00

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London: Andre Deutsch Ltd., 1982. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. Charles Allen traces back a legend about a great mountain at the centre of the worldwhere four rivers take their source. He tells the extraordinary story of how a remarkable succession of men took up the challenge to penetrate the hostile, frozen wastelands beyond the Western… Read more
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Discovery of the North-West Passage, The

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Published
1969
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Very Good+
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$30.00

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Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good-. S. Gurney Cresswell, R.N.. Story of the search for a north-west passage. Red cloth with gilt titling on black label on spine, coloured endpapers, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white plates, four-colour fold-out map. Dust jacket, which is not price-clipped, has edgewear. This is a very handsome… Read more
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Journals and Other Documents on the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

by Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Published
1963
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Very Good-
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$45.00

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New York: Heritage Press, 1963. A Hard Cover. Very Good-/-. De Freitas, Lima. Morison translated this extensive selection of documents on Columbus. He starts off with documents establishing Columbus's birth, then tracing his movements after he left Portugal in 1485 and carrying on through his four voyages. Grey/green illustrated cloth, faux black label with gilt titling on spine,endpapers… Read more
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Discovering Christopher Columbus

by Jordan, Charlotte Brewster

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Published
1932
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First Edition.
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$35.00

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. First Edition. . A Hard Cover. Jordan, Charlotte Brewster. An unusual travel book: the story of an American boy accompanying his uncle traveling on business through Spain, tracing Christopher Columbus, exploring the ancient places, seeing documents and relics, watching Columbus coming alive. Grey cloth with black titling and coat of arms on front,… Read more
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Unterwegs in Ubersee: Aus Reisetagebuchern Und Dokumenten Des Fruheren Direktors Des Bremer Ubersee-Museums

by Schauinsland, Hugo H.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
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$24.00

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Bremen: H.M. Hauschild GmbH, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Written in German. Subtitled: Bearbeitung, Kommentierung, begleitende Texte und Fotoauswahl von Anne E. Dunzelmann, mit Beitragen von Viola Konig und Andreas Luderwaldt. Blue boards with silver titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, illustrated throughout with black and white plates. 368 pages. Very light edge wear, previous owner's name… Read more
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Den Forste Flukt Over Polhavet

by Amundsen, Roald and Lincoln Ellsworth

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Published
1926
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Good+
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$35.00

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Oslo: Gyldenal, 1926. Hardcover. Good+/-. Written in Norwegian. Blue cloth with gilt titling and decoration on spine and front, simple blind-stamped border on front, blind-stamped publisher's insignia on back, upper text block edge coloured, black and white photographs throughout, large black and white fold-out map at back, 264 pages. Cover has light edge wear, fairly significant wear to… Read more
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Adventures of Zenas Leonard , Fur Trader

by Ewers, John C., Editor

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Published
1959
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Good+ to Very Good-
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$19.50

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USA: Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good-. The American Exploration and Travel Series, of which Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader is volume twenty-eight, follows the University of Oklahoma Press's program of regional exploration. Black cloth with green and white titling on the spine, illustrated with black and white photographs and a map… Read more
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