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Boston: Ticknor and Fields. 1860. 375 pp with 2 folded maps. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn at the edges and spine but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though the pages show some light age-toning. Overall, this is a very good copy.
BERING'S SEARCH FOR THE STRAIT. The First Kamchatka Expedition, 1725-1730. Edited and Translated by E. A P. Crownhart-Vaughan
Portland, Or.: Oregon Historical Society. (1990). 214pp. Illus. With dust jacket. Light fraying of jacket edges, otherwise a very good, tight, clean copy.Translated from original Russian edition published in 1976. S006.
Commercially Practical Route to the Far East. NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. (1958). 356pp. With dust jacket. A fine copy.
New York:Brewer and Warren, Inc. 1930. Stated 1st edition. 239pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Previous owners bookplate to inside front board but otherwise a very good, clean copy, inside and out. The dust jacket, while lightly soiled and shelf-worn, is still in very good condition. *"In July, 1897, Salomon August Andree and two companions set out in a balloo to find the North Pole...Here is the complete story of the first aerial northing and its tragic end, and of the men who made it."
Kingston:The Limestone Press. 1991. 234pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers are lightly worn and soiled, but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, clean copy.
FINDING THE NORTH POLE, DR. COOK'S OWN STORY OF HIS DISCOVERY, APRIL 21, 1908, THE STORY OF COMMANDER PEARY'S DISCOVERY, APRIL 6, 1909 [SALESMAN'S SAMPLE]
Philadelphia, PA; Universal Book and Bible House, . Salesman's abbreviated edition. No pagination. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Highly decorated grayish green cloth boards. No dj. Condition is good. Cover decorations still pretty bright. Boards show wear and grime, with bumping to tips and edges. Light dampstain to outside page margin on first 35 or so pages; these are the photograph pages and the stain disappears thereafter. Hinges starting to crack. No foxing or any other internal markings. Sadly for someone, no markings in the salesman's orders section. Includes many photographs, the first few pages of each chapter, and then a section for the salesperson to mark down orders. (cfm)
THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA BY THE NORTHMEN, IN THE TENTH CENTURY, WITH NOTICES OF THE EARLY SETTLEMENTS OF THE IRISH IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
London: T. and W. Boone. 1841. 239pp + 2 folding maps, 1 folding chart, 9 genealogical charts + 2pp index. 1st edition. A good solid copy. Ex-library. Externally, boards are lightly soiled and shelfworn (to boards at edge-points) and there is a library number on the bottom of the spine. Internally, a good solid copy with the following ex-library issues. There is a library bookplate on the inside front board, stamped discarded; discard stamp over publishers infor on title page (and copyright page) and small round library stamp over the title; small circular library stamp on the frontispiece map (twice); Last page of contents is detached; binding, althrough sitll tight, is cracked at page 114; 3 small stamps and two small tears to map facing Part II; and lastly, residue from card and pocket on rear inside boards. Overall, a solid copy.
Translated and edited with an introduction by William Barr. Bluntisham:The Erskine Press. 1994. 253pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is only mildly shelf-worn at the edges and spine but otherwise in very good, near fine condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
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