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Relations of Golconda in the Early Seventeenth Century
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Relations of Golconda in the Early Seventeenth Century

by William Harrison Moreland (1868-1938) editor

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1931
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li+109+xlvii pages with frontispiece folding map and one other folding map, appendix and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover and edge ruled decorative blind stamp to covers in original jacket. Second Series, Volume 66. First edition. Includes William Methwold's 'Relation',… Read more about this item
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Travels Through The Canadas, Containing A Description Of The Picturesque Scenery On Some Of The Rivers And Lakes; With An Account Of The Productions, Commerce, And Inhabitants Of Those Provinces. To Which Is Subjoined A Comparative View Of The Manners And Customs Of Several Of The Indian Nations Of North And South America.
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xii+602+plate list+[1 ads] pages with folding frontispiece, folding hand-colored engraved map of the St. Lawrence and 27 plates: 25 aquatints (6 folding) and 1 line engraving. Quarto (10 3/4" x 8 3/4") bound in half leather with five raised spine bands with black label in gilt lettering over marbled boards. (Dow, Niagara pages 127-130; Field 687; Lande 433; Sabin 31489;… Read more about this item
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A Voyage around the World but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte Captains Portlock and Dixon
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A Voyage around the World but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte Captains Portlock and Dixon

by George Dixon (1748-1795)

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1789
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xxix+[blank]+[Errata/Directions for Binder]+361+47 pages with large folding frontispiece map, 21 engraved charts and plates (some folding), 7 natural history subjects hand-colored and appendixes (1 Natural History. Appendix 2 " Tables Of The Route"). Quarto (11" x 9"0 bound in half leather with five raised spine bands and red label in gilt lettering over marbled boards. (Forbes 161; Hill p 23;… Read more about this item
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A Relation of a Voyage to Guiana by Robert Harcourt 1613 / With Purchas’ Transcript of a Report made at Harcourt’s Instance on the Marrawini District /
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A Relation of a Voyage to Guiana by Robert Harcourt 1613 / With Purchas’ Transcript of a Report made at Harcourt’s Instance on the Marrawini District /

by Robert Harcourt (1574?–1631) edited by C. Alexander Harris

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1928
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xii+191 pages with frontispiece, 3 maps, illustration, appendices and index. Octavo (9" x 6") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt pictorial representation of the ship Victoria on the cover and edge ruled decorative blind stamp to covers in original jacket. Edited with Introduction and Notes by Sir C. Alexander Harris, Second… Read more about this item
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The Adventure and Exploration Library of Steve Fossett Part 1 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers No. 624

The Adventure and Exploration Library of Steve Fossett Part 1 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers No. 624

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

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2018
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120 pages with color photographs and maps. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial wrappers. First edition. Leslie Hindman. Auction date October 31, 2018. Softcover auction catalogue number 624. Library of Steve Fossett. James Stephen Fossett (1944-2007) was an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer. He was the first person to fly solo nonstop around… Read more about this item
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Charting Chartered Companies: Concessions to Companies a Mirrored in Maps 1660-1900

Charting Chartered Companies: Concessions to Companies a Mirrored in Maps 1660-1900

by Ben W Huseman

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2010
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48 pages with maps. Quarto (11" x 8 1/2") bound in original publisher's pictorial stapled wrappers. First edition. An exhibition at the library in conjunction with the 2010 Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of cartography August 2010 through January 2011. Condition: Very good to fine.
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The Discovery of River Gambra (1623)
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The Discovery of River Gambra (1623)

by Richard Jobson edited by David P. Gamble and P. E. H. Hair

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1999
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9780904180640
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xvi+341 pages with 2 colour plates including frontispiece, 13 half tone plates and illustrations, 8 line drawings, 3 maps, bibliography and index. Small quarto (10" x 7") issued in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial sailing ship to front cover. Edited by David P Gamble and P E H Hair. Third Series, volume 2. First edition. In 1623… Read more about this item
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View of the Valley of the Mississippi, or the Emigrant's and Traveller's Guide to the West.
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View of the Valley of the Mississippi, or the Emigrant's and Traveller's Guide to the West.

by Robert Martyn Baird Jr (1798-1863)

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1834
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xii+[13]-372 pages with folding frontispiece colored map, tables, 15 maps (12 folding) and index. Small octavo (7 1/4" x 4 1/2") bound in full leather with spine label. (Clark, Old South 3:10; Graff 141; Howes B45; Sabin 2594) Second edition. The first edition of 1000 copies was published in 1832. Second edition, based largely on Peck's Guide for Emigrants, published in… Read more about this item
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The History of Hernando De Soto and Florida: Or, Record of the Events of Fifty-Six Years, from 1512 to 1568
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The History of Hernando De Soto and Florida: Or, Record of the Events of Fifty-Six Years, from 1512 to 1568

by Barnard Shipp (1913-1904)

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1881
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xii+689 pages with two folding maps and appendix. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/2") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. (Howes S-423) First edition. An historical record of expeditions to Florida by Hernando de Soto and others from the years 1512-1568. The extravagant reports of the wealth of the countries thus discovered induced enterprising Spanish adventurers… Read more about this item
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A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage.
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A Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage.

by Alexander Armstrong (c1818-1899)

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1857
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xv+616 pages with showing HMS Investigator stuck in the ice, folding map with routes added by hand in color and appendix. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's textured dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and blind stamped ruled edges. (Arctic Bibliography 682; Chavanne 1540; Hill 34; Sabin 2017; Staton & Tremaine/TPL 3408) First edition. Sir… Read more about this item
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Les six voyages de Jean Baptiste Tavernier ... en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes, pendant l'espace de quarante ans ... accompagnez d'observations particulieres sur la qualité, la religion, le gouvernement, les coûtumes & le commerce de chaque païs, avec les figures, le poids, & la valeur des monnoyes qui y ont cours
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3 voumes. 636 pages with 6 illustrations. 481 pages with 24 Illustrations. 7 leaves+folded map+156 pages+folding map+96 leaves+178 pages+8 Illustrations. Small quarto (10" x 7 1/4") bound in original full leather with five raised spined bands with gilt lettering to black spine labels. Volume II first edition. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was one of the most renowned travelers of 17th century Europe. The… Read more about this item
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Voyages to the East-Indies; by the late John Splinter Stavorinus, Esq. Rear Admiral in the service of the States-General, translated from the original Dutch, by Samuel Hull Wilcocke with notes and additions by the translator. The whole comprising a full and accurate account of all the present and late possessions of the Dutch in India, and at the Cape of Good Hope,
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3 volumes. [iv]+572 pages with two maps. 512 pages with map. 598 pages with map, appendix and index. Octavos (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in contemporry calf, rebacked with five raised spine bands with black lables in gilt lettering. Translated from the original Dutch, by Samuel Hull Wilcocke with notes and additions by the translator.(Cox I, p. 307; ESTC… Read more about this item
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Voyages autour du Monde, et vers les deux Poles, par Terre et par Mer, pendant les Annes 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774 & 1776
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Voyages autour du Monde, et vers les deux Poles, par Terre et par Mer, pendant les Annes 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774 & 1776

by Pierre Marie François de Pagès (1748-1793)

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1782
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3 volumes. 432 pages. 272 pages with folding plate and tables. Atlas volume with ten folding maps and plates. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5") bound in contemporary full mottled calf, spines gilt stamped panel decorations and borders, original leather labels and. marbled endpapers. Housed in a custom crafted enclosure. (Howes P-13; Sabin 58168; Spence 8870. First edition. Pierre Marie François… Read more about this item
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A Journey Through Texas; Or, A Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier: With a Statistical Appendix
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A Journey Through Texas; Or, A Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier: With a Statistical Appendix

by Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903)

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1857
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xxxiv+516 pages with frontispiece, folding map and appendix. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") bound in original publisher's brown cloth stamped in blind, gilt titles on spine. First edition. Frederick Law Olmsted made extensive tours throughout the region from 1852 to 1857. In 1853-1854, with his brother John, he made a celebrated trip across Texas. His route took him from Natchitoches,… Read more about this item
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Geological Report of an Examination Made in 1834, of the Elevated Country Between the Missouri and Red Rivers
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Geological Report of an Examination Made in 1834, of the Elevated Country Between the Missouri and Red Rivers

by George William "G W" Featherstonhaugh (1780-1866)

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1835
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97 pages with frontispiece and partially colored folding profile. Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2) bound in original quarter brown cloth over beige boards. housed in a custom slipcase (Decker 41:172) First edition. George William Featherstonhaugh was a British-American geologist and geographer. He was one of the proposers of the Albany and Schenectady Railroad and was the first geologist to the… Read more about this item
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Seven Years' Travel in Central America, Northern Mexico, and the Far West of the United States
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Seven Years' Travel in Central America, Northern Mexico, and the Far West of the United States

by Carl Ferdinand Julius Froebel (1805-1893)

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1859
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xvi+587 pages with Frontispiece, wood cuts in text and 7 plates. Royal octavo (9" x 6 1/4") bound in original blue blindstamped cloth with gilt-lettered to spine. Housed in a custom enclosure. (Graff 1448; Howes F-390; Sabin 25992; Wagner-Camp-Becker 292:2) First English edition. Considered by Camp to be one of the most interesting books of travel through the Southwest. Froebel traveled… Read more about this item
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Narrative of the Discoveries on the North West Coast of America; effected by the Officers of the Hudson's Bay Company during the years 1836-39
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Narrative of the Discoveries on the North West Coast of America; effected by the Officers of the Hudson's Bay Company during the years 1836-39

by Thomas Simpson (1808-1840)

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1843
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xx+[folding map]+417 pages with frontispiece map. Octavo (8 1/2" x 5 1/2") bound in modern half calf with five raised spine binds and black label in gilt lettering over marbled boards. ( Arctic Bibliography 16124; Field 1411; Lada-Mocarski 115; Sabin 81374; Wagner-Camp 101) First edition. Thomas Simpson was a Scottish Arctic explorer, Hudson's Bay Company fur trader, and cousin of Company… Read more about this item
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Toonneel van China, door veel, zoo geestelijke als werreltijke, geheugteekenen, verscheide vertoningen van de natuur en kunst, en blijken van veel andere gedenkwaerdige dingen, geopent en verheerlykt
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Toonneel van China, door veel, zoo geestelijke als werreltijke, geheugteekenen, verscheide vertoningen van de natuur en kunst, en blijken van veel andere gedenkwaerdige dingen, geopent en verheerlykt

by Athanasius Kircher (1602-1680)

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[12]+286+[10] pages with engraved frontispiece, 60 illustrations in text and 24 plates (some folding) outside collation, including maps of China and Asia, Oriental script specimina (Chinese, Syriac), gods, dresses, animals, etc. Woodcut ornament, stamp on title and index. Folio *13 3/4" x 9 1/2") bound in half leather over marbled boards with 5 raised spine bands with black label in… Read more about this item
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Travels Round the World, in the Years 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771
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Travels Round the World, in the Years 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771

by Pierre Marie François de Pagès (1748 1793)

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1791
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xvi+437 pages. Octavo 8" x 5 1/4") bound in original full leather with black and red labels to spine, lettered in gilt housed in a custom enclosure. (Howes P13) First Dublin edition. A British edition of the same year was published in two volumes with a third added later. Pierre Marie François de Pagès, French naval officer, world traveler, and writer,… Read more about this item
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842
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Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition. During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

by Charles Wilkes (1798-1877)

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6 volumes. lx+434 pages with frontispiece, 7 plates, 15 vignettes (including music scores), 67 woodcuts, tables and one internal folding map; xvi+476 pages with frontispiece, 13 plates, 14 vignettes (including music scores), 46 woodcuts, and 3 folding maps; xv+438 pages with 12 plates, 10 vignettes (including music scores) and 50 woodcuts; xv+539 pages with fold out frontispiece map, 15 plates,… Read more about this item
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