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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




ABERDEEN, Lady
The Canadian Journal of Lady Aberdeen, 1893 - 1898. Edited with Introduction by John T. Saywell. Champlain Society, No. 38.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Toronto. The Champlain Society. 1960.,  24cm, lxxxiv,517p. with 2 portraits illustrations, limited to 550 copies, this being #432, original crested red cloth, t.e.g., a fine copy. (Cdn) In 1893 Lord Aberdeen became Governor General of Canada and he and Lady Aberdeen traveled extensively in Canada. Her journal is an important source of insight into the problems and times in the country during the 1890's. The appendix contains a biographical dictionary of principal persons and lists the members of the household.
$100.00                          Book Number: 39500                         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, James E.
L'Acadie; or, Seven Years' Explorations in British America.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Henry Colburn, Publisher. 1849.,  12mo, 19.3cm, The First Edition, in 2 volumes, xvi,345,[2] & viii,326pp., (with 2 page errata leaf), with 2 vignette (beaver illus) title pages & 6 engraved plate views, (inc 2 frontis) & 2 engraved maps, 1 grounds plan in the text, in contemporary half light maroon/brown calf, gilt and blind ruled raised bands, black and red crushed morocco labels, marbled boards and endpapers, 4 plates have some foxing, two plates have closed tears, a very good to fine set, Rare with the errata leaf. (cgc) Of the fourteen references we located, none contained the two page errata leaf. T.P.L. 2950. Lande 3. Sabin 733. Morgan p7. Dionne II 1260. Guilbeault. 1873. Story p12. Waterston p82. "The witty and clear-sighted Colonel reminisces about the Rebellion of 1837, the first session of the Parliament of United Canada, and weaves into the story of his own travels a wealth of less dramatic scenes. A central and illuminating book, L'Acadie is concerned not just with New Brunswick and Nova Scotia but also with garrisons as far west as London. Activities, decisions and dramatic movements give a rare sense of plot to this travel story of canals and cavalry and winter carnivals" - "While in Canada he travelled about the province, taking a keen interest in the places he visited and the people he met such as Thomas Talbot, William Dunlop, Archibald MacNab, and the pirate Bill Johnston. He met Charles Dickens and his wife when they visited Kingston, and he was in Quebec during the great fire of 1845. His impressions of his Canadian travels are given in this his second work on Canada".
$900.00    Book Number: 39409         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)
$40.00                          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



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




ANONYMOUS
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



ANONYMOUS
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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