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A New Voyage to the East Indies by Francis Leguat and His Companions Containing their Adventures in two Desart Islands

by Leguat, Francis (c1637-1735)

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Published
1708
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Very Good
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First
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[8]+xv+248+[24] pages with title in red and black, frontispiece, 4 folding maps, 27 engraved figures (many folding) and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5"") bound in quarter leather with raised spine bands and black label in gilt over marbled boards. First English edition. Francois Leguat was a French Huguenot originating from the Province of Bresse, now part of the department of… Read more
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Voyage Autour du Monde, par la Fregate du Roi La Boudeuse et la Flute l'Etoile

by Bougainville, Louis Antoine de, Comte (1729-1811)

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Published
1771
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Very Good
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First
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[8]+417+[3] pages with 3 engraved plates, 20 engraved maps (16 folding). Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7 1/2") bound in mottled calf antique preserving original marbled end papers with five raised spine bands in gilt and red label. (Hill 163; Sabin 6864.) First edition. Louis Antoine de Bougainville was was a French admiral and explorer. The French had sailed into the… Read more
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image of Peregrinaçaõ de Fernão Mendez Pinto que consta de muitas e muy estranhas cousas que vio e ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegù, no de Martauão, e em outros muitos Reynos, e Senhorios das partes Orientaes

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x+428 pages. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8") bound in original leather binding with raised bands and gilt label to spine. Edited by Antonio Tenreiro. In double column pages issued without map. First published in 1614. Fernão Mendes Pinto was a Portuguese explorer and writer. His exploits are known through the posthumous publication of his memoir Pilgrimage Peregrinação in 1614, an autobiographical… Read more
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image of An Account of the War in India, between the English and the French, on the Coast of Coromandel from the Year 1750 to the Year 1760. Together with A Relation of the late Remarkable Events on the Malabar Coast, and Expeditions to Golconda and Surat; with the Operations of the Fleet. Illustrated with Maps, Plans, &c. The whole compiled from Original Papers.

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xxxiii+270+[2]+15+[1]+48+xix+[1] pages 14 of 18 engraved plates, maps (many folding) and index. Quarto (10 1/4" x 8 1/4") in original leather binding. First edition. Richard Owen Cambridge was a British poet. He was educated at Eton and at St John's College, Oxford. Leaving the university without taking a degree, he took up residence at Lincolns Inn in 1737. Four years later… Read more
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Printed for John Noon 1743 London, 1743 Very good bound in lether with gilt lettering to spine First Edition Hardbound Octavo 2 Volumes Lacks maps and plate, Errata and 2 add pages. Old calf rebacked. An abridged translation of the first ten volumes of LETTRES EDIFIANTES, including Piccolo's description of the California missions; particulars of the missions in Mexico, Peru,… Read more
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La Austrialia Del Espiritu Santo

by Kelly, Celsus [1900-1975] [(editor)

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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2 volumes. xvii+270 pages with fold out frontispiece map 7 additional maps of which one is fold out, 4 illustrations and tables (some folding), The 'Relación' of Munilla, chaplain and vicar of the royal fleet and commissary of the Franciscans in the Quirós expedition, with an extensive introduction which is continued in the second volume with which the main pagination… Read more
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The Journal and Letters of Captain Charles Bishop on the North-west Coast of America, in the Pacific and in New South Wal

by Bishop , Charles (1765?-1810), edited by Michael Roe

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First
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lvi+342 pages with frontispiece, 6 maps including two folding maps, bibliography and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria embossed on front cover with cover and blind stamped ruled edges with original jacket. Edited by Michael Roe. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society,… Read more
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Journal of the Right Honorable (Hon.) Sir Joseph Banks during Captain Cook's first voyage

by Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1817-1911)

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Published
1896
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Very Good
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First
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xlix+466 pages with engraved portrait frontispiece and one other plate, 5 maps and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. First edition. Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker was a British botanist and explorer in the 19th century. He was a founder of geographical botany and Charles Darwin's closest friend. Sir Joseph Banks was appointed… Read more
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Voyage of Discovery and Research within the Arctic Regions from the Year 1818 to the Present Time

by John Barrow (1764-1848)

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Published
1846
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First
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xii+359+[16 ad] pages with frontispiece folding map and chart of Simpson's strait. Duodecimo (7" x 4 1/2") bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover and ruled pictorial blind-stamped edges to cover. First American edition. This work by John Barrow briefly covers the search for a Northwest passage from the beginning, but picks up with more… Read more
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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1819-20

by Parry, William Edward (1790 - 1855)

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Published
1821
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About very good
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First
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xxix+310pp+clxxix+[2 add] pages with the twenty plates called for, including six maps (4 folding, and the plate "Cutting into Winter Harbour" inserted as frontispiece rather than after page 97), tables and appendixes. Lacks Errata slip. Quarto (11 3/4" x 9 1/2") bound with original boards and new spine with gilt lettering. Second edition. William Edward Parry was born in Bath, England.… Read more
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News of the Islands and the Mainland Newly Discpvered in India by the Captain of His Imperial Majesty's Fleet

by Andrea Calvo

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Published
1985
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9780911437300
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27 pages with facsimiles. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Translated with notes by Edward F Tuttle. First edition. Andrea Calvo, the publisher and putative translator of these Nove, seems to have been a man intent on new developments in more than one area. Besides spreading "news" of the trans-Atlantic geographic discoveries, Calvo was also in… Read more
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image of An Account of the Pelew Islands Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson and Some of His Officers Who in August 1783 Were There Shipwrecked in the Antelope, a Packet Belonging

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xxx+408 pages with frontispiece, one additional plate and vocabulary of the Pelew language. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") Original 3/4 leather with marbled boards and gilt lettering and red label to spine. (Hill 907 & 816) Fourth edition. In 1783, the East India Company packet, the Antelope out of Macao was shipwrecked on the Pelew islands (now Pelau or Belau… Read more
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Voyate of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

by Finney, Ben Taylors Book Store

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Published
1994
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University of Californai 1994 Berkeley, 1994 M/M 1st HB Tall 8vo 6/10/96 xviii,401. Hardcover.
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Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud

by Engel, Samuel (1702-1784)

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Published
1779
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First
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[4]+28+[2] pages lacking the map. Small quarto (10" x 7½") rebound in ¾ morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. (Sabin 22572) First edition. Rare account of travels into the arctic, most notably Nova Zemblya to the north of Europe. Twelve years earlier, Engel wrote his notable work on explorations on the other side of the Arctic… Read more
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image of The Discovery of Tahiti / A Journal of the Second Voyage of H.M.S. Dolphin Round the World, under the Command of Captain Wallis, R.N., in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768 / Written by her Master / George Robertson

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xvii+292 pages foldout frontispiece and 5 other illustrations, with 4 maps of which one is a foldout, bibliography and index. Octavo (9" x 6") issued in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover. Edited by Hugh Carrington. Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, Number 98. First… Read more
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Mysteries of the Pacific

by De La Croix, Robert Rose Auction

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Published
1957
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John Day Co 1957 New York, 1957 G 1st HB 8vo 7/10/96 252 Spine extremties and edges rubbed, edge bumps.. Hardcover.
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Roche Products 1976 London, 1976 About very good issued in wrappers 1st Wrappers Quarto A grained heavy quarto paper folder containing:A Facsimile of "A Chart Shewing the Track of the Centurion around the World" and a list of key incidents during the voyage The map and key incidents have soiling which appears to be modern done as part of the… Read more
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image of Richard Hakluyt, Editor. A study to the facsimile edition of Richard Hakluyt's 'Divers Voyages' (1582) to which is added a facsimile of 'A shorte and briefe narration of the two navigations to New Fraunce' Translated by John Florio (1580).

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2 Volumes. xii+87 pages with double pages, portrait plate of Philip Sidney, facsimiles and index. 208 pages with two folding maps and facsimile of the 1582 edition. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's beige cloth with labels to spine in original decorative slip case. Divers Voyages Touching upon the Discoverie of America (London: Thomas Woodcocke,… Read more
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Joseph Ingram's Journal of the Brigatine Hope on Avoyate to the Nowrthwest Coast of North America, 1790-92

by Kaplanoff, Mark D (ed) New Hampshire Book Auction

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Published
1971
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Imprint Society 1971 Barre, MA, 1971 F/F 1st HB 4to 6/15/96 xxvii,248 Fine in fine box. Imprint Society book order tipped in.. Hardcover.
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Voyages

by Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616)

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Published
1962
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Dent 1962 London, 1962 Very good in very good dust jackets Reprint Hardbound Small Octavio 7 of 8 volumes Lacking dust jackets for volume 1 thru 4, missing volume 8. Some underlining. DW edge wear with chips.. Hardcover.
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