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A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. SOUTH AMERICA

by VERNE, Jules

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Charles Agvent
Published
1876
Condition
Owner Christmas inscription dated 1880 on the front endpaper; front hinge crudely glued. Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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London & New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner Christmas inscription dated 1880 on the front endpaper; front hinge crudely glued. Good. Decorated blue cloth titled in black on cover and on the spine over gold, ruled in blind on the rear. With 71 illustrations by Riou. The first of three parts, the other… Read more
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REIS-BESCHRYVING DOOR DE ZUID-ZEE, LANGS DE KUSTEN VAN CHILI, PERU EN BRAZIL OPGESTELT OP EENE REISTOCHT GEDAAN IN DE JAREN 1712, 1713, EN 1714. NEVENS EENE BESCHRYVINGE VAN DE REGERINGE DER YNCAS, KONINGEN VAN PERU

by FREZIER, M

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Charles Agvent
Published
1718
Condition
Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled
Edition
First Dutch Edition
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$3,125.00

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Amsterdam: R & G Wetstein, 1718. First Dutch Edition. Hardcover. Pale marginal dampstain affecting some pages but generally very clean and bright, the binding Fine housed in a Very Good marbled paper slipcase. Small quarto (6" x 7-5/8") bound in modern half green morocco leather and paper patterned boards with matching morocco corners and a heavily gilt-decorated spine… Read more
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NARRATIVE, OF A FIVE YEARS' EXPEDITION, AGAINST THE REVOLTED NEGROES OF SURINAM, IN GUIANA, ON THE WILD COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA...

by STEDMAN, J[ohn] G[abriel] [WILLIAM BLAKE]

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Charles Agvent
Published
1813
Condition
Occasional light, small stain but very clean overall. Near Fine with minor wear
Edition
Second Edition
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$4,687.50

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London: J. Johnson, 1813. Second Edition. Hardcover. Occasional light, small stain but very clean overall. Near Fine with minor wear. Two quarto (8-1/2" x 10-1/2") volumes bound in early calf-backed marbled boards with calf corners, contrasting gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, rebacked. A graphic account of the slave rebellion in Dutch Guiana, 1772- 1777,… Read more
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HEIGHTS OF MACCHU PICCHU

by NERUDA, Pablo

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Charles Agvent
Published
(1998)
Condition
Fine in slipcase, as issued
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[New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1998). Hardcover. Fine in slipcase, as issued. Edward Ranney. Oblong folio (15" x 12") bound in full dark green linen with a black leather spine label lettered in gilt. Translated by John Felstiner and illustrated with photogravures by Edward Ranney. This poem is the result of a visit by the Chilean winner of… Read more
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A VOYAGE TO THE EASTERN PART OF TERRA FIRMA, OR THE SPANISH MAIN IN SOUTH-AMERICA, DURING THE YEARS 1801, 1802, 1803 & 1804

by [IRVING, Washington] DEPONS, F[rancois Raimond Joseph]

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Charles Agvent
Published
1806
Condition
Very Good set
Edition
First Edition
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$1,250.00

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New York: I. Riley and Co, 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good set. Three octavo volumes in contemporary calf leather with black leather spine labels. "Translated by an American Gentleman," who happens to be Washington Irving, and this happens to be his first book. His translation was in collaboration with his brother, Peter, and George Caines. BAL 10096:… Read more
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PHILO WHITE'S NARRATIVE OF A CRUIZE IN THE PACIFIC TO SOUTH AMERICA AND CALIFORNIA ON THE U. S. SLOOP-OF-WAR "DALE" 1841-1843

by CAMP, Charles (editor)

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Charles Agvent
Published
(1965)
Condition
Fine, without the plain white dustwrapper
Edition
First Edition
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$62.50

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Denver: Old West Publishing Company, (1965). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine, without the plain white dustwrapper. Folio (9-1/2" x 13"), 84 pages. Illustrated with black-&-white gravures and color plates reproduced from the journal of William H. Myers, 1841-1842, in the Bancroft Library and a portrait of Philo White. Herman Melville's account of this voyage is in WHITE JACKET. Limited… Read more
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AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD

by MATTHIESSEN, Peter

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Charles Agvent
Published
(1965)
Condition
Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light soiling and minor wear
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Random House, (1965). First Edition. Cloth. Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper with light soiling and minor wear. A novel about how a tribe of Stone Age natives in the Amazon are affected by various Americans.
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