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Wires West

By: Ault, Phillip H.

Price: $8.55

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 604111

ISBN: 0396069681

Condition: Near Fine


176 pages, bibliography, index, photographs, maps, illustrations. Book in excellent condition--head and tail of spine lightly bumped, gift inscribed on first page, pale brown spatters page 66, otherwise fine condition--no other interior marks. Well-illustrated, entertaining history of the telegraph--which happened at the same time as Wells Fargo stage coaches transported people and mail, the Pony Express transported mail, and the Continental Railroad transported people... View more info

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Beyond the Pillars of Heracles: The Classical World Seen Through the Eyes of its Discoverers

By: Carpenter, Rhys

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Delacorte: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106391

ISBN: 0471856495

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 269 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is fully intact, no tears or chips, but carries signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 0471856495. ISBN/EAN: 9780471856498. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106391... View more info

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Man the Explorer

By: Crone, G. R.

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Priory Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106415

ISBN: 0850781388

Condition: Good Condition


Targeted at students, most likely late Elementary or Junior-High students. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 128 pp. Pages are tight and clean, other than library markings. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, except for marks from adhesive tape on flaps front and rear. Ex-library with usual markings. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; Children's; ISBN: 0850781388. ISBN/EAN: 978085... View more info

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Exploring the Himalaya (Landmark Books #36)

By: Douglas, William O.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 605951

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine


Map, illustrated. Book in excellent condition - head and tail of spine lightly bumped, top edge dusty looking. Dust jacket has tiny creases at head and tail of spine, light edge wear. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas tells his own experiences traveling with a Tibetan caravan through the mountain ranges that are the Himalayas. And he recounts some of the most famous and dangerous experiences climbing mountains like Everest, Annapura and K2. Size: 8vo - over 7... View more info

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Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 610088

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fine Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 329 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, with only a couple of minor tears along the edges. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Previous owner's inscription on endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 610088. Hardcover View more info

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Zane Grey's The Spirit of the Border (Authorized Edition)

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Whitman Publishing Company: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 608300

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Whitman #2350 tan covers, illustrated end papers in very nice condition - head and tail of spine and lower corners lightly bumped, inside covers and pages tanned, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Dust jacket has small creases, chips and tears at corners and folds, otherwise light shelf and edge wear only - see photo - overall a very handsome copy. Retold for young readers, this is the story of actual early Ohio Valley settler experiences, fictionalized fr... View more info

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Excursions to Cairo, Jerusalem, Damascus and Balbec, from the United States Ship Delaware, During Her Recent Cruise with an Attempt to Discriminate Between Truth and Error in Regard to the Sacred Places of the Holy City

By: Jones, George

Price: $109.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Van Nostrand and Dwight: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001210

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 12mo - over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4" tall. 388 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Moderately foxed throughout. Moderate water damage to covers and text. Bumped and rubbed with a few chips. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; Countries & Travel; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001210. Hardcover View more info

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Descriptive List of Treasure Maps and Charts in the Library of Congress, A

By: Ladd, Richard S.

Price: $12.30

Publisher: Glorieta, NM, Rio Grande Press: 1991

Seller ID: 110541

ISBN: 087380161X

Condition: New Book


Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 23 pp. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Exploration; ISBN: 087380161X. ISBN/EAN: 9780873801614. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 110541. Paperback View more info

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Tajuplne a Tragicke Brehy: Pribeh Objevitele Charlese Francise Halla

By: Loomis, Chauncey C.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Metafora: 2001

Seller ID: 106538

ISBN: 8086518035

Condition: Fine Condition


Text entirely in Czech. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 334 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, except for light curling. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Non-English Language::Czech; Exploration; ISBN: 8086518035. ISBN/EAN: 9788086518039. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106538. Hardcover View more info

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What Cabrillo Found: The Story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

By: Lovelace, Maud Hart

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101827

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


182pp; The story of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who served as a crossbowman under Cortes when he came to the New World from Spain. After Cortes became governor of Mexico, he sent an army to conquer Guatemala, and Cabrillo went along. Cabrillo ended up as a captain, and was given the job of supervising the building of ships. In 1542, he set out to explore the west coast north of Mexico in hopes of finding the China Sea. But, what Cabrillo found was much more important t... View more info

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Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia: In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Canpenteria

By: Mitchell, Thomas L.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwood Press: 1969

Seller ID: 110497

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 437 pp. Pages are tight and clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Minor bumping and rubbing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 110497. Hardcover View more info

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Ottoman Nautical Charts and the Atlas of Ali Macar Reis

By: Ozdemir, Kemal

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Istanbul, Marmara Bank: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 608287

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Book in excellent condition - no interior marks noted, covers slightly splayed away from text block (the front more than the back), shallow bump on long edge of spine, light tanning to edges first page and front paste down, light edge wear. Dust jacket has lightest shelf and edge wear only. The culmination of 16th century Otttoman nautical cartography is the Altas of Ali Macar Reis, and Turkish Privateer cum pirate chief. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 159... View more info

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The First Voyage Round the World by Magellan

By: Pigafetta; Lord Stanley of Alderley

Price: $161.50

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: No date

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 607462

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Subtitle: "Translated from the Accounts of Pigafetta, and other Contemporary Writers. Accompanied by Original Documents, with notes and an Introduction by Lord Stanley of Alderley." Hakluyt Society original publisher; reprint edition published by Burt Franklin in excellent condition - tiny tear at top edge back hinge - neatly mended - top edge slightly dusty-looking, otherwise lightest shelf and edge wear only. Fold-out map between pps 178 and 179. A very han... View more info

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The First Overland Mail (Landmark #40)

By: Pinkerton, Robert

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 604121

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


185 pages, index. Book Club edition in very nice condition--corners and head and tail of spine lightly bumped. No interior marks. Dusk jacket has light edge wear except head of spine which has small chip missing , creases, and short tear. Spine slightly sun tanned, The first trip from Missouri to California in a stage coach took 23 days and 23 and a half hours! John Butterfield is the man who worked like a demon and invested a fortune to accomplish this and set up ... View more info

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Amerikou od Severu K Jihu

By: Simanek, Leos

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Nakladatelstvi Action Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106535

ISBN: 8023922238

Condition: Fine Condition


Text entirely in Czech. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 216 pp. Pages are tight and clean. No significant flaws. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 - 2 pounds. Category: Exploration; Non-English Language::Czech; ISBN: 8023922238. ISBN/EAN: 9788023922233. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106535. Hardcover View more info

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Livingstone's Life Work on Africa and its Explorers: A Narrative of the Life, Travels, Adventures, Experiences, and Achievements of Dr. David Livingstone, Including His Discovery by Henry M. Stanley and the Subsequent Wanderings and Death of the Renowned Traveler

By: Tyler, Josiah (Livingstone, David)

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Columbian Book Company: 1875

Seller ID: 001523

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 831 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Spine is cracked, but fully intact and tight. Moderate water damage to text, covers unaffected. Heavy general shelfwear to cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-5 pounds. Category: Exploration; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001523. Additional shipping charges may apply. Hardcover View more info

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King of the Fur Traders, the Deeds and Deviltry Of Pierre Esprit Radisson

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $26.60

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 600205

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


326 pages, index. Book in good condition--foxing and sun fading on and near the spine, corner slightly bumped, top edge dusty; light rubs and marks to front and rear covers. Illustrated endpapers, gift inscribed dated 1973 and a second owner's signature dated 1989 on second page. Something has been spattered on pps vi and vii. Pages tight. The story of Pierre Esprit Raddison, discoverer of the Mississippi River and Lake Superior. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾... View more info

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Orlogsminder: Skildringer og Skitser fra Danske Orlogstogter 1878 - 1919

By: Wessel, E.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Norregade, Denmark, Pios Boghandel - Povl Branner: 1926

Edition: Apparent First Edition

Seller ID: 106083

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Text entirely in Danish. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 176 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. 1" tear along the top of the spine. Substantial edgewear to the coer, which also has some soiling. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Exploration; Non-English Language::Danish; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 106083. Paperback View more info

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Oeuvres Completes de M. Le Comte Xavier de Maistre (Nouvelle Edition - 2 volumes bound into 1)

By: Xavier de Maistre

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Brussells, Belgium, M. P. Melise: 1832

Seller ID: 001332

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Fair Condition


Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. 424 pp. Text is in French. Text contains minor marks and annotations. Moderately foxed throughout. Light shelfwear to the cover. Bumped and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Exploration; Non-English Language::French; French Language; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001332. Hardcover View more info