- Topic: Travel, Exploration And Voyages
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[Lawrence, T. E.] Shaw T. E.
(N.P. [Mount Vernon, NY.]: Privately Printed at the Press of William Edwin Rudge, 1933, 1936), FIRST EDITION OF BOTH VOLUMES OF THESE VERY ELUSIVE INCLUSIONS IN THE LAWRENCE/SHAW OEUVRE, PRIVATELY PRINTED BY BRUCE ROGERS. These were letters to Rogers from more
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO INDIA; OF A SHIPWRECK ON BOARD THE LADY CASTLEREAGH; AND A DESCRIPTION OF NEW SOUTH
(London: Sir Richard Phillips, 1823), RARE. A descriptive account of the author's experiences as a merchant seaman. Includes some vivid passages about a near-catastrophic gale encountered while sailing from Madras more
JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES into the NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle Round
(New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884), AN IMPORTANT WORK IN THE DARWIN OEUVRE. One of Darwin's earliest works. Even without publication of his works on evolution, he would have had a more
TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA, IN THE YEARS 1780, 1781, AND 1782,... Translated from the French by an English Gentleman Who
Chastellux, Marquis de
(London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Pater Noster Row, 1787), VERY SCARCE AND FINE EXAMPLE OF AN IMPORTANT EARLY NORTH AMERICAN WORK OF TRAVEL. The Marquis de Chastellux was an established essayist. He wrote on more
(London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1899), THE TRUE FIRST EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC TEXT. "In graphic and picturesque phrases (Bullen) has sketched the events of his voyages to the West Indies, more
THROUGH THE DARK CONTINENT, or the Sources of the Nile Around the Great lakes of Equatorial Africa and Down the
Stanley, Henry M.
(New York: Harper and Brothers, ), ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS IN THE AFRICAN OEUVRE. THIS COPY IN THE PUBLISHER'S FINE DECORATED CLOTH BINDINGS IN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB CONDITION. After the death more
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHICAL, COMMERCIAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF THE AMERICAN UNITED STATES, and of the European Settlements in America and the
(London: For the Editor; J. Ridgway, H.D. Symonds, et al., 1795), AN EXTENSIVE AND VERY EARLY WORK ON AMERICA, INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES, MEXICO, CANADA, SOUTH AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES. It was written while the more
VOYAGE OF THE CHALLENGER. A Person Narrative of the Historic Circumnavigation of the Globe in the Years 1872-1876.. Foreword by
Swire, Herbert, R.N.
(London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1938), SCARCE AND IMPORTANT ISSUE IN UNUSUALLY FINE CONDITION. Encouraged by the results of many short expeditions, the Royal Society petitioned the British Government for a more
BLIGH'S VOYAGE IN THE RESOURCE From Coupang to Batavia, Together with the Log of His Subsequent Passage to England in
[Bligh, Captain William]
(London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937), A FINE LIMITED EDITION FROM THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS, and the first appearance in print of Captain Bligh's Voyage in the Resource, a "sequel" to more
EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA. With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace
Du Chaillu, Paul B.
(London: John Murray, 1861), RARE FIRST EDITION IN THE FINE POLISHED CALF BINDING . It was on this expedition that Du Chaillu confirmed the existence of that "monstrous and more
CLOUDS HILL Dorset [with,] an Official Guide to Wareham and District and two admission tickets to Clouds Hill issued by
[T.E. Lawrence]; Hart, Captain Sir B.H. Liddell; Lawrence, A.W.
(Plaistow: The Curwen Press for The National Trust, 1970), VERY EARLY ISSUE OF THIS FINE BOOK ON T.E. LAWRENCE AT CLOUDS HILL, written by Captain Sir Liddell Hart and A.W. Lawrence, both of whom more
BOOK OF THE THOUSAND NIGHTS AND A NIGHT. Translated from the Arabic by Captain Sir R.F. Burton. Reprinted from the
Burton, Richard F., translator
(London: H.S Nichols & Co., 1897), IN THE RARE FULL DARK BLACK LEVANT MOROCCO GILT EXTRA BINDING. This edition conforms to the "Illustrated Library Edition" that Penzer describes. It was actually more
[Whaling, Ships, Sea] Bullen, Frank T.
(London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1902), A CLASSIC OF WHALING ADVENTURE. Kipling had this to say of it: "It is immense--there is no other word. I've never read anything that equals more
[Whaling, Ships, Sea] Bullen, Frank T.
(London: Smith, Elder and Co, 1898), SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF A CLASSIC OF WHALING ADVENTURE. Kipling had this to say of it: "It is immense--there is no other word. I've never more
Du Chaillu, Paul
(New York: Harper and Brothers, 1867), RARE FIRST AMERICAN ISSUE. Du Chaillu's first travels to Equatorial Africa were to an area previously unexplored by Europeans--the wooded region bordering the Equator, in more
VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. Performed in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788, Abridged From the Original French Journal of M.
Peyrouse, M. De La; Maurelle, Don Antonio; Vancouver, Capt. G.
(Boston: For Joseph Bumstead by Thomas and Andrews, et al, 1801), FIRST EDITION, AMERICAN ISSUE OF ONE OF THE EARLIEST BOOKS ON PACIFIC OCEAN VOYAGES TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES. Now rather scarce, it more
SILVER MAP OF THE WORLD A Contemporary Medallion Commemorative of Drake's Great Voyage (1577-80). A Geographical Essay Including some Critical
[Drake, Sir Francis; Voyages]; Christy, Miller
(London: Henry Stevens, Son & Stiles, 1900), A FASCINATING AND DETAILED EXAMINATION OF THE FAMED DRAKE MEDALLION, THE 'SILVER MAP' OF WHICH THERE ONLY THREE COPIES ARE KNOWN. The author was a more