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Konstantinopel und das westliche Kleinasien., Baedeker, Karl
1 Baedeker, Karl Konstantinopel und das westliche Kleinasien.
Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1905 Hardcover 
275pp. Red cloth stamped in gold. Complete with nine maps and twenty-nine plans. Previous owner's name on the title. A clean, very good+ copy. Text in German. ; 12mo 
Price: 200.00 USD
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The United States with an Excursion into Mexico., Baedeker, Karl
2 Baedeker, Karl The United States with an Excursion into Mexico.
Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1904 Third Edition Hardcover 
Third revised edition. 660pp. Red cloth stamped in gold. Complete with twenty-five maps and thirty-two plans. Previous owner's name on the title. A clean, very good+ copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 250.00 USD
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The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources. With Maps, Illustrations, and Portraits., Baker, Samuel White
3 Baker, Samuel White The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources. With Maps, Illustrations, and Portraits.
London Macmillan and Co. 1866 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. Three quarter green morocco over green cloth, five raised bands on the spine, spine lettered and ruled in gold. xxx, 395pp; ix, 384pp. Frontispieces, one large foldout map, one map, twelve inserted plates and twenty-one in-text illustrations. Library stamps on endpapers, indexes and some of the plates. Light toning, wear and some smudges to text block. A very good- set. ; Octavo 
Price: 650.00 USD
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4 Beaujoir, Felix de Sketch of the United States of North America, at the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century, from 1800 to 1810; with Statistical Tables, and a New Map, by the Author; Containing All the Late Discoveries, and Exhibiting the Division of Territorial Zones, Boundary Lines, &c.
London Published by J. Booth 1814 First Edition Hardcover 
xx, ii, 363pp. Contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gold decorations, and black calf label stamped in blind and gold. Large hand-colored foldout map, and seventeen tables (sixteen foldouts). Publisher's notice tipped in. Translated from the French by William Walton. With the bookplate of the noted Consitutional Club on the front pastedown endpaper. Previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Calf dried and rubbed along the edges and on the spine panel. Internally extremely clean. A very good copy. Howes B288. Sabin 4173. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R. N., in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28., Beechey, Frederick William
5 Beechey, Frederick William Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, Under the Command of Captain F. W. Beechey, R. N., in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28.
Philadelphia Carey & Lea 1832 First US Edition Hardcover 
vi, 493pp. Half calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in blind and lettered in gold. Some wear to extremities, inscription to title page, blind stamp to title and contents page. A very good copy. "One of the most valuable modern voyages, containing a most interesting visit to Pitcairn's Island, the coast of California, etc." Sabin 4347. Howes B309. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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Déscription géographique de la Guyane. Contenant les possessions et les etablissemens des Francois, des Espagnols, des Portugais, des Hollandois dans cesvastes pays... avec des remarques pour la navigation et des cartes, plans, et figures., Bellin, [Jacques-Nicolas]
6 Bellin, [Jacques-Nicolas] Déscription géographique de la Guyane. Contenant les possessions et les etablissemens des Francois, des Espagnols, des Portugais, des Hollandois dans cesvastes pays... avec des remarques pour la navigation et des cartes, plans, et figures.
Paris Didot 1763 First Edition Hardcover 
xiv, 294pp. Contemporary mottled calf, spine decorated and lettered in gold, marbled endpapers. Vignette on title, nineteen maps (of twenty) and eight plates (of ten). Former New York State Library copy with usual markings. Leather is torn on the front board, wear to extremities. A good copy. Text in French. ; Quarto 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of the Ancient Berenice; and Another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon., Belzoni, Giovanni Battista
7 Belzoni, Giovanni Battista Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries Within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in Search of the Ancient Berenice; and Another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon.
London John Murray 1822 Third Edition Hardcover 
xxxv, 438pp; x, 421pp. Tan half calf over marbled boards, elaborately tooled spine panel with red morocco labels lettered in gold. Frontispiece, folding map of the course of the Nile, and folding plan of the temple of Jerusalem. Some scattered foxing throughout, spines uniformly faded. A near fine set. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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8 Bingley, William Travels in North America, from Modern Writers, with Remarks and Observations; Exhibiting a Connected View of the Geography and Present State of That Quarter of the Globe.
London Printed for Harvey and Darton 1821 First Edition Hardcover 
[8], 346pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Original boards with paper label affixed to the spine. Engraved frontispiece and two inserted plates. Light fading to cloth along the edges and on the spine panel. A bright, very good+ copy. Sabin 5463. ; 12mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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9 Birkbeck, Morris Notes of a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois.
London James Ridgway 1818 Fourth Edition Hardcover 
156pp + 4pp of publisher's advertisements. Large handcoloured foldout map. Probably original boards rebacked and with paper label affixed to the spine panel. Corners and edges worn. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 450.00 USD
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Tableau de l'au-dela., Boutet, Frédéric
10 Boutet, Frédéric Tableau de l'au-dela.
Paris La Nouvelle Revue 1927 First Edition Hardcover Illustrated by Goerg, Edouard 
215pp. Nice black half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gold decorations and lettering. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Original wrappers preserved. With fourteen engravings by Edouard Goerg. Slightly bruised lower corners else a bright, fine copy. Text in French. ; Quarto 
Price: 500.00 USD
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11 Burton, Richard F.; Drake, Charles F. Tyrwhitt Unexplored Syria. Visits to the Libanus, the Tulúl El Safá, the Anti-Libanus, the Northern Libanus, and the 'Aláh.
London Tinsley Brothers 1872 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. viii (but actually xviii), [2], 360pp; vi, [2], 400pp. Original mustard cloth stamped in black on the front panel and the spine panel, dark green endpapers. Frontispiece, large foldout map outlined in colour, ten foldout plates, one plate and eight in-text illustrations in volume I; frontispiece, one foldout plate, fourteen plates, and eleven in-text illustrations in volume II. Tiny bookseller label to front pastedowns. Wear to extremities, old mend to front free endpaper and small piece of tape to rear free endpaper of volume I, owner's name on the title pages, short, closed tear to map, spine of volume II partially split. A good, complete set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects...  and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements., Carver, Jonathan
12 Carver, Jonathan Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects... and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements.
Boston Printed by John Russell, for David West 1797 Hardcover 
xvi, 311pp. Full brown morocco ruled in black on the sides, spine with raised bands and black lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Prominent Boston merchant Franklin W. Smith's copy. Binding by Terquem of Paris done expressly for renowned Los Angeles bookseller C. C. Parker. Toning to text block else a fine copy. Howes C-215. Sabin 11185. ; 12mo 
Price: 500.00 USD
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13 Carver, Jonathan Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North-America, for More Then (sic) Five Thousand Miles, Containing an Account of the Great Lakes, and All the Lakes, Islands and Rivers... with a Description of the Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects... and an Appendix Describing the Uncultivated Parts of America That Are the Most Proper for Forming Settlements.
Boston Printed by Samuel Etheridge 1802 Hardcover 
xvi, [1], 6-312pp. Later half morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering. Mild foxing to text block, light wear to edges. A very good+ copy. ; 12mo 
Price: 300.00 USD
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14 Chappell, Edward Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay in His Majesty's Ship Rosamond, Containing Some Account of the North-Eastern Coast of America and of the Tribes Inhabiting That Remote Region.
London Printed for J. Mawman 1817 First Edition Hardcover 
[12], 279pp. Later half mottled calf over marbled boards, spine with five raised bands, decorated with gilt ship motifs and lettering. Large foldout map and nine engravings. Front joint cracked, some wear to spine ends. Internally clean. A very good copy. ; Octavo 
Price: 750.00 USD
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15 Charlevoix, François-Xavier de Journal of a Voyage to America. Undertaken by Order of the French King, Containing the Geographical Description and Natural History of the Country, Particularly Canada.
London Printed for R. and J. Dodsley 1761 First British Edition Hardcover 
First edition in English. In two volumes. viii, 128, 145-382pp (complete but with error in pagination); viii, 380, [26]pp. Recent full panelled calf stamped in blind on the sides, spines decorated in gold and with red morocco labels lettered in gold. With a folding map of the Western Ocean and North America. A few tiny wormholes to the lower margins of volume two (not affecting text), two small spots to fore edge of volume one. Old library stamp to titles. A nice very good+ set. Howes C308. Sabin 12139.; Octavo 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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The History of Paraguay. Containing Amongst Many Other New, Curious, and Interesting Particulars of that Country, a Full and Authentic Account of the Establishments Formed There by the Jesuits, from Among the Savage Natives, in the Very Centre of Barbarism: Establishments Allowed to Have Realized the Sublime Ideas of Fenelon, Sir Thomas More, and Plato. In Two Volumes., Charlevoix, François-Xavier de
16 Charlevoix, François-Xavier de The History of Paraguay. Containing Amongst Many Other New, Curious, and Interesting Particulars of that Country, a Full and Authentic Account of the Establishments Formed There by the Jesuits, from Among the Savage Natives, in the Very Centre of Barbarism: Establishments Allowed to Have Realized the Sublime Ideas of Fenelon, Sir Thomas More, and Plato. In Two Volumes.
Dublin Printed for P. & W. Wllson (sic), H. Saunders, etc. 1769 First Edition Hardcover 
vii, 463pp; viii, 415pp. Contemporary full calf with black morocco labels stamped in gold on the spine, edges stamped in blind. Wear to extremities, rubbing to covers, joints partially cracked, mild foxing to text blocks. A good set. Sabin 12133.; Octavo 
Price: 600.00 USD
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Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. By the Marquis de Chastellux, One of the Forty Members of the French Academy, and Major General in the French Army, Serving Under the Count de Rochambeau. Translated from the French by an English Gentleman, Who Resided in America at That Period. With Notes by Translator., Chastellux, François-Jean, Marquis de
17 Chastellux, François-Jean, Marquis de Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. By the Marquis de Chastellux, One of the Forty Members of the French Academy, and Major General in the French Army, Serving Under the Count de Rochambeau. Translated from the French by an English Gentleman, Who Resided in America at That Period. With Notes by Translator.
London Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson 1787 First Edition Hardcover 
In two volumes. xv, 462pp; xii, 432pp. Modern brown quarter calf over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and brown morocco labels lettered in gold. Two foldout charts in volume one; three foldout plates in volume two. Faint numbers on the verso of the title pages, mild foxing to plates. Internally very clean with some sporadic spots and an annotation in pencil. A near fine set. "In its completed form constitutes the first trustworthy record of life in the United States." Howes C324. Sabin 12229. ; Octavo 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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Voyage pittoresque et anecdotique dans le nord et le sud des Etats-Unis d'Amerique., Comettant, Oscar
18 Comettant, Oscar Voyage pittoresque et anecdotique dans le nord et le sud des Etats-Unis d'Amerique.
Paris A. La Place 1866 Hardcover 
vii, 469pp + 2pp of publisher's advertisements. Full brown morocco elaborately decorated in gold on the covers, initials on the front cover, spine with raised bands, lettered and decorated in gold, gilt inside dentelles, all edges gilt, white silk endpapers. Frontispiece and inserted plates with illustrations by Saintin, Noel, Lebreton and Foulquier engraved by Willmann, Outhwaite, Delannoy, Lalaisse and Golin. Small bookstore stamp on the rear free endpaper (G. Cacoulides, Athens, Greece). A few minor scuffs to binding, two tiny spots to front cover. Internally clean with only minor foxing. A near fine copy.; Quarto 
Price: 750.00 USD
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A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780., Cook, James
19 Cook, James A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780.
London Printed for John Stockdale 1784 First Edition Hardcover 
First octavo edition. In four volumes. xii, [v]-viii, 370pp; xii, 359pp; xii, 400pp; xii, 310pp + index. Contemporary tree calf professionally rebacked, with red and green morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. Portrait frontispiece, map, and forty-nine engraved plates. Published in the same year as the first official account. With the bookplate of T. W. Dison on the front pastedown of volume III. Dealer's annotations in pencil on the rear pastedown of volume I, corner tear to front free endpaper of volume II, light wear to extremities. An appealing set. ; Octavo 
Price: 3500.00 USD
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Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with Historical Relations and Political Inquiries. Illustrated with Charts and Engravings., Coxe, William
20 Coxe, William Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with Historical Relations and Political Inquiries. Illustrated with Charts and Engravings.
London Printed for T. Cadell 1787 Third Edition Hardcover 
In four volumes. xv, [1], 430pp; vii, [1], 471pp; vii, [1], 470pp; vii, [1], 471pp + 1p of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary full tree calf with gold fillets on the covers, spines richly decorated in gold and with green and red morocco labels lettered and decorated in gold, marbled endpapers. With several foldout maps and plates with engravings. Contemporary sheet of paper laid in in volume one with some handwritten annotations in ink. Some of the maps were folded incorrectly; the map of Poland in volume is in two pieces but present. Light rubbing to covers and wear to extremities. A very good set. ; Octavo 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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