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Little Slants at Western Life; A Note Book of Travel and Reflection.

By Olden, Sarah Emilia

New York: New York: Harold Vinal Ltd. 1927, 1927. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo. 245 pages. Burgundy cloth hardcover with beige illustrated dust jacket, lettering in black and red. Dust jacket is worn and rubbed with some tears and chips to the edges and spine caps; spine is darkened and rubbed along the edges. The inner flaps of the jacket are detached and held in place by the mylar sleeve. Hardcover binding shows light edge wear, and the text is clean and fresh. Contents are clean and bright. The front panel of the jacket shows the places in the American Southwest where the writer travelled: New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. (The line goes through Idaho; we don't know if she travelled there or not). Part of the blurb on the rear panel of the jacket reads, "While the author sees with the trained eye of the ethnologist-- she has made a study of the customs and traditions of certain of our American Indians-- she commands a style full of grace and humor; her anecdotes illumine while they amuse.


Auto Tour of Civil War Petersburg 1861-1865

By Calkins, Chris

Petersburg, Va.: City of Petersburg, VA, 2003. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. 80 pages. Soft cover bound in black and white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. Prior owner's signature and embossed blindstamp on the title page. Otherwise sound and clean within. Illustrated.


Mysteries of Ancient South America. Amazing and Documented Facts on the Place Where Civilizastion Really Began.

By Wilkins, Harold T.

Secaucus, New Jersey: Citadel Press, 1974. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 216 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and red dust jacket. The jacket is rubbed. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and unmarked text. Second Printing.


Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific 1821-23

By Parry, Sir William Edward

New York: Greenwood Press, 1969. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo. 571 pages, indexed. Hardcover in brown publisher's cloth. Some bumping at headcap, corners. Binding shows some occasional spotting, moderate rubbing. Prior owner has written name on bottom of text block. Text is clean. There are fold out maps in the back of the book.


Journal of a Lady of Quality; Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the years 1774 to 1776.

By Andrews, Evangeline Walker; Andrews, Charles McLean [Editors]

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1922. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 341 pages, indexed. Hardcover quarter bound in half grey cloth with grey marbled paper-covered boards. The binding is worn but sound. Signed on the front flyleaf by Susan Delano McKelvey, who was the author of "Botanical Exploration of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1790-1850" in 1928.


Sir Francis Drake and the Famous Voyage, 1577-1580: Essays Commemorating the Quadricentennial of Drakes Circumnavigation of the Earth (Contributions ... for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 11)

By Thrower, Norman J. W.

Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 1984. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. 214 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and tan pictorial dust jacket. Moderate wear to the jacket; the front inner flap is creased. Book is sound and clean.


Historical Geography of the North Carolina Outer Banks

By Dunbar, Gary S.

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1958. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. 234 pages. Soft cover bound in blue wrappers with a white paper label on the front cover. Moderate wear to the binding. The spine is toned, and the foot of the spine is a little chipped. A sound copy with clean text. Illustrated with several photos.


New Light on Drake: A Collection of Documents Relating to His Voyage of Circumnavigation 1577-1580

By Nuttall, Zelia

USA: The Hakluyt Society, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 443 pages, indexed. Hardcover in blue cloth. Binding shows some light wear with some fabric impurities on the front cover. Text is clean. A reprint of the edition originally published by the Hakluyt Society in 1914.


Sir Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, 1585-86 (Hakluyt Society, Second Series)

By Keeler, Mary Frear

Great Britain: Hakluyt Society, 1981. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 358 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed, with fading at edges. Spine is sunned, shows some rubbing at headcap/foot. Slight bumping at corners. Text is clean.


An Elizabethan in 1582: The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls (Hakluyt Society, Second Series)

By Donno, Elizabeth Story

London: Routledge, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 365 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed. Some bumping/edgewear at headcap/foot. Text is clean.


The Hakluyt Handbook : Volume I

By Quinn, D. B. ( Editor )

Great Britain: The Hakluyt Society, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 331 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed. Edges of text block are foxed. Text is clean.


Newfoundland Discovered: English Attempts at Colonisation, 1610-1630 (Hakluyt Society, Second Series)

By Cell, Gillian T.

London: The Hakluyt Society, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 310 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. Edgewear at upper edge of dust jacket. Text is clean.


The English New England Voyages, 1602-1608 (Hakluyt Society, Second Series)

By Quinn, David B.; Quinn, Alison M.

Great Britain: Hackluyt Society, 1983. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 580 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed, with some edgewear, with small tears at headcap. Text is clean.


The Troublesome Voyage of Captain Edward Fenton 1582-1583. (The Hakluyt Society Second Series: No. CXIII)

By Taylor, E. G. R.

Cambridge: Published for the Haklluyt Society At the University Press, 1959. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 333 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a pale blue dust jacket. The jacket shows moderate rubbing and wear. Jacket spine is a bit tanned. The book is sound and clean.


Minute Stories of Famous Explorers

By Kates, Jerome S.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1934. Hardcover. Very Good. Herbert S. Kates. Oblong Octavo. 155 pages. Hardcover bound in black cloth with a blue and white pictorial pastedown label on the front cover. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. A sound copy with clean text. Illustrated.


Green Hill, Adventures in the Mysterious Jungles of Eastern Boliiva

By Duguid, Julian; (Foreward by His Excellency Marques De Merry Del Val)

New York and London: The Century Co., 1931. Fourth Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo.339 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in green cloth. Moderate wear to the binding. Outside edges of the text block are foxed as are the half title and the back side of the frontis. A sound copy with unmarked text. Map endpapers. Early owner's inscription on the half title.


Northern Arabia. (American Geographical Society; Oriental Explorations and Studies. [4] Maps)

By Musil, Alois

New York: AMS Press, 1978. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. Hardcover bound in orange cloth. The binding shows light wear; there is one small pale spot on the front cover. No text, as published. This is a hardcover complete with four folding maps in a pocket inside. Reprint of the 1928 edition published by the American Geographical Society.


Seven Pillars of Wisdom - A Triumph

By Lawrence, T. E.

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, and Company, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Quarto. 669 pages, indexed. Hardcover in white illustrated dust jacket. DJ is toned, has edge-wear, chipping. Prior owner's name written on front pastedown. Text is toned but sound. Illustrations throughout.



By Selincourt, Beryl de; [and] May Sturge Henderson

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1907. Hardcover. Very Good. Reginald Barratt. 8vo. (336) pages. Hardcover bound in navy blue cloth with cover designs embossed in blind and with titles in gilt. Light rubbing and wear to the binding; the corners are bumped. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. There is a purple embossed bookseller's label on the front pastedown reading, "M. A. Vinson / Books on Architecture, Decoration, Illustrations. / 1114 Citizens Bldg. / Cleveland." Endpapers foxed; top edge gilt. The text is generally clean.


The Earliest Wheeled Transport: from the Atlantic Coast to the Caspian Sea

By Piggott, Stuart

Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1983. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to. 272 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a burgundy dust jacket, now in mylar. Moderate wear to the jacket. A sound copy and clean within. Illustrated.


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