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Boston:Porter E. Sargent. 1916. 1st edition. 843pp+4pp ads. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled, sun-faded along spine strip and shelfworn, with spine ends worn and starting to fray, and cloth starting to separate along edges of front cover. Gilt on front cover still bright but dulled on spine. Internally, map end-papers slightly age-toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy.
A NORTHERN SUMMER; OR TRAVELS ROUND THE BALTIC, THROUGH DENMARK, SWEDEN, RUSSIA. PRUSSIA AND PART OF GERMANY, IN THE YEAR 1804
Philadelphia:Samuel F. Bradford. 1805. (vi)+3.6pp+(2)pp.ads. Hardcover. Full leather binding with label on spine, worn at edges and seams, with top 1/2 inch of top of spine chipped and edge points worn to boards. Leather hinges cracked but holding. Internally, end pages age toned, with 2 previous owners bookplates to inside front board and a signature to 1st free endpage with some additional penciled notes. Otherwise some pages age-toned with some still quite bright, and a very occasional spot of foxing scattered throughout. With pagination error pages 137-152 with no loss of text and some margin notes penciled to bottom of page 263.
AN AMERICAN MERCHANT IN EUROPE, ASIA AND AUSTRALIA: A SERIES OF LETTERS FROM JAVA, SINAPORE, CHINA, BENGAL, EGYPT, THE HOLY LAND, THE CRIMEA AND ITS BATTLE GROUNDS, ENGLAND, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY, ETC., ETC.
New York:G P. Putnam and Co. 1857. 1st edition. xxi+(13)-512pp. Hardcover. Blindstamped boards soiled, rubbed and shelfworn with wear to spine ends and edge points gently bumped. Gilt on spine almost completely rubbed off. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally a previous owners signature penciled to light blue endpage with a bookseller ticket to top edge of inside front board. A second signature is penciled to the title page. Otherwise, a very good clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:Exposition Press. (1973). 1st edition, stated. xii+534pp. Illustrated with over 140 photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very good copy. Boards just lightly soiled with page edges soiled with dust residue. Internally, end pages are age-toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is price clipped, lightly soiled, rubbed and lightly shelfworn but still in very good condition. *"The unique travelogue recouning one lone man's journey on a bicycle through Africa, New Zealand, and Australia."...dj.
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1894. 1st American edition. xl+456pp. and (xvi)+512pp. Illustrated with 3 maps and 80 illustrations. Hardcover. Blue decorated boards lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine ends and edge points. Internally free of previous owners marks or signatures. A few penciled bookseller notes to end pages of volume 1, with light foxing to first and last few pages (including maps) of both volumes. All illustrations present as called for. The bindings are tight but all 4 hinges have either started or are cracked. A few pages along the fore-edges of volume 2 are jammed, with subsequent creasing. Overall, a near very good set.
New York:Mahlon Day and Co. 1840. 1st edition. 203pp. Hardcover, Green boards with design embossed on covers, with title in gilt to spine. Boards lightly rubbed and shelf-worn, with edge points worn to boards. Both ends of the spine are chipped and worn to boards. Internally, a previous owners inscription is inked to the 2nd free end-page but otherwise, a very good, clean copy. Pages are clean and bright with no foxing or age-toning. Sabin #29309
With a foreword by Field Marshal Viscount Allenby. New York:Lee Furman, Inc. (1935). 386pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn with some minor soiling to the boards. Spine is lightly faded. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy. S065
FROM THE ARCTIC OCEAN TO THE YELLOW SEA. THE NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY IN1890 AND 1891, ACROSS SIBERIA, MONGOLIA, THE GOBI DESERT AND NORTH CHINA
soNew York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1892. 1st edition. xxiv+384pp. Illustrated by Author, with folding map. Hardcover. Ex-library, with sticker to lower spine strip, bookplate (with discard in marker across it), and sticker with library barcode as well as remains of the card envelop to rear end-pages (also stamped discard). Decorated boards lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn with wear along edges, spine ends worn and edge points worn to boards. Page edges soiled. Internally, aside from library markings, there are occasional spots of foxing and smudges scattered throughout. The binding is holding with front hinge intact but rear starting. Also the binding is cracked at Illus/p.193 and between 128/129. Overall a good solid copy.
Shangha:Kelly and Walsh Limited. 1921. 1st edition. xi+86pp. Illustrated by Ivon A. Donnelly (frontispiece in color). Hardcover. Blue boards lightly soiled with gilt still bright. Boards slightly warped. Page edges soiled. Internally end pages age toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
New York:The Century Company. 1923. 1st edition. 449pp.(with last page still uncut). Illustrated by Thornton Oakley. Signed/Inscribed by Author and Illustrator on the 2nd free end-page. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and shelfworn along edges, with gilt still bright on covers and spine strip. Internally, map end-papers slightly age-toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. Signed by Author and Illustrated on 2nd free end-page with a smudge to outside edge of same page, otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. A very good copy.
Boston:Little Brown and Company. 1885. 180pp+12pp. Illustrated with maps and portraits. Hardcover. Green boards lightly soiled and rear board has a bit of air in spots between the cloth and the board and a pinprick along the spine gutter midway down. The gilt and decorations on the front cover and spine are still bright and the edge points are still sharp. Internally, a gift card is glued to the first free end-page, with an inscription, otherwise the pages are clean and bright. A very good, bright copy.
London:Johathan Cape. (1931). 1st edition. 299pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Beige boards with patterned design to spine strip lightly soiled and shelfworn, with light wear along edges. Internally end-pages just slightly age-toned with a previous owners bookplate to inside front board but otherwise clean. The binding is tight with hings intact. The dust jacket is in good condition, still in one piece but soiled and shelfworn, with many chips and tears to edges and folds. The spine strip has been reinforced on verso, with an old tear to front cover repaired with same. It is not price clipped.
New York:D. Appleton and Company. 1890. 1st edition. 246pp+2pp ads. Illustrated, with 3 maps. Hardcover. Green decorated boards lightly soiled, rubbed along spine edges, and lightly shelfworn along edges and spine ends. Edge points gently bumped. Internally, green end pages clean save for a previous owners name penciled to top hinge edge and some old erasure marks at edges. Otherwise pages clean. A very good tight copy, with hinges intactd.
Madison:The University of Wisconsin Press. 1966. 1st edition. xiv+293pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out, free of previous owners marks or signatures but with light soiling to top page edges. The dust jacket is sun-faded along edges and spine strip, with light soiling, but still in very good condition. It is not price clipped.
(New York):(Country Life Press). 1934. 1st edition. 107pp. Illustrated. Hardcover, Boards are lightly soiled and shelfworn, but otherwise very good condition. Labels on front cover and spine slightly soiled and edge points gently worn. Page edges slightly soiled. Internally, a light rust stain and impression to first few pages from a paper clip left to long. Same stains to authors card which is now laid in. Otherwise pages clean and the last few are still uncut. Inscribed on title page for Mr. Ernest Hutcheson. A very good copy.
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