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Nansen
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Nansen

By Hall, Anna Gertrude. Illustrated By Boris Artzybasheff

New York: Viking Press, 1967. Eighth printing, 1967. Illustrated biography of this noted explorer, scientist and statesman. Blue cloth with dustjacket. The book has some light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is good to very good with some uneven age-darkening, chip to spine head, edgewear, little paper loss.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

New Trails in Mexico: An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-Western Sonora, Mexico, and South-Western Arizona 1909-1910
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New Trails in Mexico: An Account of One Year's Exploration in North-Western Sonora, Mexico, and South-Western Arizona 1909-1910

By Lumholtz, Carl

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. First edition [1912]. Includes handwritten letter signed by the author in May 1912, on the letterhead of the steamship Oscar II, transmitting the book to Clarence W. Marsh, one of the underwriters of Lumholtz's expedition. Typed list of subscribers and the amounts given is mounted on a preliminary blank. Illustrated throughout, mainly from photographs, with two color plates and two large folding maps in a pocket at rear. Adobe colored cloth lettered in gilt with a mule team illustration in black, top edge gilt, 411 pages. Light shelfwear, mainly a bit of edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, Marsh's name written at top of title page, pages otherwise unmarked, maps very good.. With Letter Signed By the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$337.99

Michael Osinchuk - Artist
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Michael Osinchuk - Artist

By Osinchuk, Michael. Text By M. Ostrovercha, P. Andrusiw and M. Osinchuk

New York: N.P., 1967. First edition, 1967. In Ukranian and English. Externally worn. Catalog of this Ukranian artist's works, along with biographical information, discussion of the traditional icon style symbolism in and influence on his work. Illustrated with tipped on color plates and additional illustrations in black and white. Softcover, 11 inches tall, 94 pages. Covers spotted with front cover starting to separate from top and bottom but still well attached, binding sound, pages clean with some very minor spotting to the upper inner margin of the last two pages (printed areas not affected), old transparent tape residue on front free endpaper, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$247.99

Travels in Greece: or, an Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti
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Travels in Greece: or, an Account of a Tour Made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti

By Chandler, Richard

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Sold By J. Dodsley, J. Robson et al, 1776. First edition, 1776. Includes seven engraved maps, three of which are folding. A sound copy in full smooth tan leather with red spine label, raised spine bands, [4], xiv, errata, adv, 304 pages plus maps. Expected age related external wear plus light chipping to the spine ends, some darkening of outer cover edges, joints secure, text block sound, occasional dampstaining throughout, mainly confined to the top and outer margins and light in color, pages otherwise quite clean, maps very good with a closed tear along the inner plate edge of Greece and Peloponnesus map with no paper loss. Old armorial bookplate of Elizabeth Warren inside front cover, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$1852.99

Sixteen Years Among the Zulus
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Sixteen Years Among the Zulus

By Fuge, Fred T.

Kansas City, MO: Nazarene Publishing House, 1929. First edition, undated [1929]. Narrative of a Christian mission to Africa, illustrated with black and white plates from photographs. Bright red cloth with black and white illustration mounted on the front cover, gilt lettering, 245 pages, no dustjacket, possibly as issued. Light edgewear, a couple of minor spots to rear cover, front joint darkened near the center with no explicable reason, good hinges, sound text block, free endpapers very neatly removed, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Truth: Cultores Veritatis Fraudis Inimici. October 11, 1877 to June 26, 1879
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Truth: Cultores Veritatis Fraudis Inimici. October 11, 1877 to June 26, 1879

By Bound Periodicals. Truth Weekly

London: Truth, 1877. Massive bound volume of this British weekly containing news, opinion, gossip and lots of advertising. Three quarter tan leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels in black and tan, marbled endpapers, 13 inches tall and 3.25 inches thick. Extremities rubbed with some very minor chipping to the spine foot, sound binding with an internal crack to the front hinge that only affects the endpapers, pages clean with an armorial bookplate of Sir O. H. P. Scourfield, Bt, inside the front cover, no other names or markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$187.99

Penang. Illustrated Guide
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Penang. Illustrated Guide

By Adams, Margaret

Penang, Malaysia: The Municipal Council of George Town,, 1952. 1952 tourist guide to Penang, Malaysia, illustrated throughout in black and white from photographs. Gray softcover, 98 pages plus single page map and a large folding map at rear. Light cover soil, firm binding, clean pages with the official Penang Tourist Association stamp on the front cover and title page, a couple of intentional corrections in ink, changing Sir to Captain when referring to Francis Light, no other markings.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Burning Forest: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics
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The Burning Forest: Essays on Chinese Culture and Politics

By Simon Leys

New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1985. First American edition, 1985. Tan hardcover with maroon cloth spine, illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with firm binding, clean pages, gift notation from 1985 on front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and has some minor shelf soil, no chips or tears.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

Aeroflot: Soviet Air Transport Since 1923
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Aeroflot: Soviet Air Transport Since 1923

By Hugh Macdonald

London: Putnam, 1975. First edition, 1975. Blue cloth with dustjacket. Fine condition other than a name and 1875 date at upper corner of front free endpaper, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings, dustjacket also fine, not priceclipped and in mylar protector.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

The War in Egypt and the Soudan. Volumes I & II. An Episode in the History of the British Empire
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The War in Egypt and the Soudan. Volumes I & II. An Episode in the History of the British Empire

By Archer, Thomas

London: Blackie & Son, 1885. Undated, ca. 1885. Volumes I and II only of four total. Three quarter grained burgundy leather over marbled cloth, raised spine bands, gilt spine lettering, marbled edges, sepiatone frontis plate for each volume, additional full page illustrations, 10" tall and about 2" thick. Some light external rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with some foxing to the frontis tissues which have slightly transferred to the title pages, pages otherwise clean with no names or other markings. Handwritten note in what may be Arabic laid in loosely at the front.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$67.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 158 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate suite of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying plates are loose and without portfolio. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them. The extra plates for this copy of the book were packaged in paper when shipped and did not include a separate portfolio.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$652.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 112 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate portfolio of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each numbered (112 of 370) and pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying portfolio is the same size and bound in the same cloth without lettering. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them. Includes a leaflet for Gilkerson's Arctic Whaling Sketchbook.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$952.99

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet
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American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet

By Gilkerson, William. With John R. Bockstoce

Fairhaven, MA: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Inc., Printed By the Stinehour Press, Meriden Gravure, 1983. Exceptional copy of this large limited edition book, number 160 of 400 signed by the artist on a limitations page at the back, accompanied by a separate portfolio of twelve color lithographed plates, duplicates of those in the book, each pencil signed by the artist. The book captures the rich heritage of American whaling off Alaska through twelve color plates plus additional illustrations in black and white. Very large book, oblong elephant folio, 15.5 inches tall and 19 inches wide, bound in gray textured cloth with a lovely dark teal blue leather spine, silver gilt lettering on spine and front cover. The accompanying portfolio is the same size and bound in the same cloth without lettering. As issued, without box or slipcase (a clamshell box was issued only with numbers 1 through thirty of the edition, and were not for sale). Fine condition, looks new and unused, all plates present. Purchased from a family who purchased several copies of the book when new in 1983 and never unpacked them.. Signed by the Artist. First, Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

$852.99

Desert Garden of Arabia - Najran
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Desert Garden of Arabia - Najran

By Patricia Massari and Cherbel Dagher. Photographs By Tchekof Minosa

Paris: Scorpio Editeur, 1983. In English and Arabic. First edition, 1983, in a special green velvet slipcase with the Compliments of Ali Bin Mussallam. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, beautifully color illustrated throughout, this edition issued without dustjacket but with the rich green velvet slipcase printed in gilt. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no names or other markings, slipcase also in fine condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$97.99

Birthplaces of European Science
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Birthplaces of European Science

By Brasch, N. E.

Hartford, CT: United Technologies Corporation, 1981. First edition, 1981. Fine in fine slipcase.Illustrated in both color and in black and white. Tan cloth with color illustration mounted on the front, 104 pages, tan cloth slipcase. Book and slipcase both look and feel new with no names or other markings. An exploration of the environments that produced the great scientists of Europe - Leonardo Da Vinci, Johann Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Christiaan Huygens, Sir Isaac Newton, Antoine Laurent Lavoisier, Alessandro Volta, Andre-Marie Ampere, Michael Faraday, Claude Bernard, Cahres Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Pierre & Marie Curie, Albert Einstein.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

Ireland in Pre-Celtic Times
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Ireland in Pre-Celtic Times

By Macalister, R.A.S.

New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1970. 1970 reissue of a title originally published in 1921. Black softcover with white label indicating limited edition paperback, 374 pages. Some edgewear, cover label yellowed, front cover well attached but starting to separate from the text block at the front, text block sound, pages clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.99

The Cultural Heritage of Arabs, Islam, and the Middle East
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The Cultural Heritage of Arabs, Islam, and the Middle East

By William Glen Baker

Dallas, TX: Brown Books, 2003. Stated first edition, signed by the author on the title page. Fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, clean pages, no other names or markings.. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas, from the Cape and Elsewhere, 1793-1803, Together with her Journal of a Tour into the Interior and Certain Other Letters
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The Letters of Lady Anne Barnard to Henry Dundas, from the Cape and Elsewhere, 1793-1803, Together with her Journal of a Tour into the Interior and Certain Other Letters

By Anne Lindsay Barnard

Cape Town, South Africa: A. A. Balkema, 1973. First edition, 1973. Light orange hardcover with brown leatherette spine, with dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with a firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some shelf soil and spotting, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Portugal &c., Souvenir of the Hamburg-American Line
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Guide Through Germany, Austria-Hungary, Switzerland, Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, The United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Portugal &c., Souvenir of the Hamburg-American Line

By Hamburg-American Line

Berlin, Germany: J. Hermann Herz, 1906. In English. Title page dated 1906. Steamship souvenir, filled with travel info, maps, and advertisements, some folding and some in color. Red pictorial cloth, a thick 920 pages.Covers rubbed and lightly soiled, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages, color advertising panorama of Swiss mountains has some surface loss from the image sticking together, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$47.99

Betel Nuts: What They Say in Hindustan
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Betel Nuts: What They Say in Hindustan

By Guiterman, Arthur. Frontispiece Illustration By Will Jenkins

San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder and Company; The Tomoye Press, 1907. First edition, 1907. Proverbs and sayings, set to rhyme, from Bengal, the Punjab, Raiputana, Kashmireand Afghanistan. Printed in an elegant font in brown with decorative brown borders, color frontis. Covers are tan with a darker tan spine, cover printing in orange, 6.75" tall. Covers lightly rubbed, mainly at the extremities, good hinges, text block sound but not tight (no detached pages), page clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$37.99

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