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ABBOT, Abiel.
Letters Written in the Interior of Cuba, Betweenthe Mountains of Arcana, to the East, and of Cusco, to the West, in theMonths of February, March, April and May, 1828.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. Bowles &Dearborn. 1829.,  8vo. 22cm, xv,256p., in contemporary half tan calf,raised bands, full gilt decorations in the panels, crushed crimsonmorocco label, blind ruled borders on marbled boards, marbled endpapersand edges, some foxing, ownership inscription at head of title dated1829, very good to fine copy of the First Edition. (tr) Palau 519; Sabin14; SmithAl. Going to Cuba for his health in 1828, the author wrote aseries of sixty-five letters describing his considerable travel byhorseback over the island. His observations cover what he saw and sensedin these trips up and down the island.
$500.00    Book Number: 36342         Order / Enquire




ADAMS, William Henry Davenport]
The Jordan and Its Valley and the Dead Sea.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. T. Nelson and Sons. 1880.,  16mo. 16.5cm, 158p., frontis and 45 plates and illustrations from engravings, appendix, original black and gilt pictorial decorated brown cloth, gilt and black spine and cover titles, foxing to endpapers, some slight wear at the edges else a very good to fine copy (tgc). A school prize copy with plate on front fixed endpaper. From "Great Rivers of the World" series.
$22.50                          Book Number: 26819                         Order / Enquire



ADAMS, William Henry Davenport]
The Jordan and Its Valley and the Dead Sea.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. T. Nelson and Sons. 1880.,  16mo. 16.5cm, 158p., frontis and 45 plates and illustrations from engravings, appendix, original black and gilt pictorial decorated brown cloth, gilt and black spine and cover titles, foxing to endpapers, some slight wear at the edges else a very good to fine copy (tgc). A school prize copy with plate on front fixed endpaper. From "Great Rivers of the World" series.
$22.50                          Book Number: 26885                         Order / Enquire



ALBERT VICTOR, Prince & George, Prince of Wales.
The Cruise ofHer Majesty's Ship "Bacchante" 1879-1882. Compiled from The PrivateJournals, and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George ofWales, with additions by J.D. Dalton. Vol. 1. - The West and The South.The Mediterranean - Teneriffe West Indies - Bermudas - Vigo - Ferrol- St. Vincent - The Plate - Falkland Islands - Cape of Good Hope -Australia - Fiji. Vol. 2, - The East: Japan - China - Straits Settlements - Ceylon - Egypt - Palestine - The Mediterranean.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London.Macmillan and Co. 1886.,  thick8vo., 23.5cm, first edition, in twovolumes, xxviii,675 & xii,803pp., complete with half titles, 1 colourfolding world map (routes outlined), with 66 plates and illustrationsfrom wood- engravings & 62 maps and charts, in the original dark bluecloth, gilt spine titles, volume two expertly restored, volume one frontpaste down endpapers dust stained, very good sound mainly unopened set. (tr) National Maritime Museum 184. A three year world voyage. Theentries are unedited and give a wide range of observations on varioustopics from the many locations the ship visited. The midshipman's chartsshow each progression of the expedition, drawn on Mercator'sprojection.
$200.00                          Book Number: 36269                         Order / Enquire



ALBERTA]
Sunny Alberta Canada Holiday Guide. Canada's Sunniest Clime and the Canadian Rockies.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Edmonton. The Alberta Travel Bureau Department of Economic Affairs. 1951.,  23x10cm, 60p., text illustrations, illustrated wraps, staple bound, very good (n12)
$12.50                          Book Number: 27777                         Order / Enquire



ALEXANDER, Boyd (Edited by)
The Journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain 1787-1788.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1954.,  21.5cm, 340p., frontis portrait, 6 plates, 2 maps, index, wine cloth, jacket is soiled, otherwise a fine copy in very good complete jacket (tgc)
$25.00    Book Number: 21312         Order / Enquire




ALEXANDER, Ruth
Stones, Hilltops and the Sea. Some Jugo-Slavian Impressions.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Alston Rivers Ltd.,  1929. 21.5cm, first edition, 272p., with 16 plates of illustrations from photographs, cloth, bottom edge of spine is cipped, else a very good tight copy (s20)
$17.50                          Book Number: 28481                         Order / Enquire



ALLEN, W.E.D. (Edited by)
Russian Embassies To The Georgian Kings (1589-1605). Texts translated by Anthony Mango. In Two Volumes. (Second Series, Volume 138 & 139).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. The Hakluyt Society. 1970.,  21.5cm, 368&640pp., with 16 maps and illustrations, bibliography, index, blue cloth, gilt & cover logos, a fine set in fine jackets (s15)
$65.00                          Book Number: 27107                         Order / Enquire



AMBULANDO, Solvitur
In The Hudson Highlands.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York. Publication Committee, Appalachian Mountain Club, New York Chapter. 1945.,  12mo, 20cm, ix,265p., with 28 plate illustrations, mapped endpapers, very good sound clean copy (Tds).
$12.50                          Book Number: 22668                         Order / Enquire



AMERICAN Geographical Society, Bulletin of the
Vox XIX, No. 3. Sept 30th, 1887.
New York. The Society. 1887.,  8vo. Pp225-336, folding map, original printed wraps, slightly dust worn else near fine Contains: Peary, R.E. A Reconnaissance of the Greenland Inland Ice. - Boas, F. Census and Reservations of the Kwakiutl Nation. Etc.
$70.00                          Book Number: 17300                         Order / Enquire



AMUNDSEN, Roald
The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. Bell and Cockburn. 1912.,  thick8vo. 22.5cm, The First Canadian Edition, (British sheets and binding, first issue), in 2 volumes, xxxv,392 & x,449p., with 103 plates containing 138 illustrations from photographs including 2 frontis portraits, 21 charts and maps (including 3 folding), in the original dark burgundy cloth, gilt spine and cover titles, colour vignette of the Norwegian flag on the spines and upper covers, border ruled in orange on the upper covers, t.e.g., minimal foxing on the endpapers, a fine set. (cgc) Rosove 9.A3, but corresponds to 9.A1. First edition, first issue; (plates not moved). A corner stone in any collection of books on the Antarctic. - Norwegian Capt ain Roald Amundsen's modest account of his extraordinary South Pole exploit is a classic in exploration literature. (Rosove 9.a.1.). - Amundsen dreamed of performing in the Antarctic the feat which Peary had accomplished in the Arctic, namely the conquest of the Pole. Having heard that the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott was preparing to do the same thing, with considerable material resources, his one desire was to forestall him. On 9 August, 1910, he sailed from Akersfus (Norway), aboard the Fram. - No Polar Expedition Was Ever Better Prepared. They took a whole house, 25ft by 11ft, 15 tents, each of which could accommodate 16 men, 10 sledges, dogs from Greenland, and provisions in abundance. Scott had left England on June 5th with even more equipment and a larger party but subsequent events showed that he lacked the polar sense' which Amundsen possessed in common with so many of his compatriots. Amundsen was one of the greatest polar explorers in history.
$3500.00    Book Number: 39248         Order / Enquire




ANDREE, S.A. & Nils Strindberg & Knut Fraenkel
Med Ornen Mot Polen.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Stockholm. Albert Bonniers Forlag. 1930.,  8vo. 23cm, 488p., numerous plates, illustrations, maps, folding maps (including rear folding colour map), blue cloth, very good copy (ads). - This edition appears to have more facsimiles and illustrations than the English language editions. See Ricks p24 for the English edition. For other Andree titles, Arctic Biblio. 489-499. The story of Andree's polar flight in a balloon in 1897 and the accidental discovery of the remains of his party on White Island in 1930. Arctic Bibliography, 17276.
$28.00    Book Number: 4601         Order / Enquire




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Along Quebec Highways. Tourist Guide.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Np. Department of Mines and Highways. 1930.,  22cm, 876p., plates and illustrations (from photographs), maps, rear folding maps, green cloth, good to very good (n2)
$15.00                          Book Number: 27131                         Order / Enquire



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California. A Brief Description of the Chief Points of Interest in the State, and the most convenient means of reaching them, together with information concerning train service to the coast via the Chicago, Union Pacific & North-Western Line.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Chicago. General Passenger Department. 1903.,  21.5cm, second edition, 53p., with numerous illustrations (from photographs), 2 maps (one double page map in colour), green wraps with colour illustration on the upper cover, fine. (Amps)
$100.00    Book Number: 34501         Order / Enquire




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Concord & Montreal Railroad. Merrimack Valley Route. To the White and Franconia Mountains. Lake Winnipesaukee, Northern New Hampshire, Canada and the West. Corrected to July 10, 1893.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Boston. Boston Passengery Agency. 1893.,  65x59cm (unfolded), folded to 20x10cm, printed on both sides, includes route time tables, and route map 51.5x25cm, very good to fine. (N12) Includes stops in: Quebec, Point Levi, Sherbrooke, Lennoxville, North Hatley, Massawipi and Stansted Juntion.
$100.00    Book Number: 37684         Order / Enquire



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