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A NARRATIVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE FATE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN...
A NARRATIVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE FATE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN... 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. $125.00
BERING'S SEARCH FOR THE STRAIT. The First Kamchatka Expedition, 1725-1730. Edited and Translated by E. A P. Crownhart-Vaughan
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. $17.50
NORTH WEST TO FORTUNE. The Search of Western Man for a....
NORTH WEST TO FORTUNE. The Search of Western Man for a.... Commercially Practical Route to the Far East. NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. (1958). 356pp. With dust jacket. A fine copy.  $20.00
A NATURALIST AMONG THE HEAD-HUNTERS. BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THREE VISITS TO THE SOLOMON ISLANDS IN THE YEARS 1886, 1887, AND 1888.
A NATURALIST AMONG THE HEAD-HUNTERS. BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THREE VISITS TO THE SOLOMON ISLANDS IN THE YEARS 1886, 1887, AND 1888. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co..1890. Hardcover, no jacket. xii+249pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs and three color fold-out maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling to spine. Ex-library. Good+ condition. Boards are shelfworn with handling grime and fabric wear at extremities. Library sticker on front pastedown, card holder on rear pastedown and due date slip to rfep. Library stamp to margin of most photographs and maps. All three fold-out maps are present. Moderate foxing to maps and pages prior to Contents (p.vii), but not much after that.  Binding is holding securely, but there are a couple spots where it is starting to crack. "That the Solomon Islands will one day be of great importance to the Australian Colonies I have not the slightest doubt. Any information about them should therefore be welcome. The object of my visits to the islands was neither political nor commercial, but the following pages, while giving some account of the islands, will enable the outside world to form an idea of the state of affairs now existing." (cfm) $200.00
ALONE TO THE SOUTH POLE
ALONE TO THE SOUTH POLE (Oslo):J. W. Cappelens Forlay.  (1993). No pagination. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  A very good copy. Blue boards in very good condition. Internally, a long inscription from previous owners inked to 1st free end-page, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight but front hinge is starting from top with rear intact.  The dust jcket is lightly soiled (with an errant pen mark next to the title) and shelfworn, with light wear along edges and folds, including a couple small tears.  $75.00
COLUMBUS AND THE GEOGRAPHERS OF THE NORTH
COLUMBUS AND THE GEOGRAPHERS OF THE NORTH Hartford, CT: The Church Press: M.H. Mallory and Company. 1872. First Edition. Softcover bound into New England Historical Genealogical Society library binding. 23pp. Very Good condition. The library binding shows moderate shelfwear. The actual softcover has three small stains (less than dime sized) on the front, and some grime and a small neatly pencilled librarian marking on the back. Some dog-earing and an embossed library stamp to title page. Otherwise clean and unmarked. This book presents a history of New World discovery prior to Columbus. (cfm) $125.00
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]
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, [1909]. 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) $20.00
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1811, 1812, 1813, AND 1814 OR, THE FIRST AMERICAN SETTLEMENT OF THE PACIFIC.  Translated and Edited by J. V. Huntington
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1811, 1812, 1813, AND 1814 OR, THE FIRST AMERICAN SETTLEMENT OF THE PACIFIC. Translated and Edited by J. V. Huntington New York:Redfield. 1854. 1st American edition. 376pp+8pp ads. Illustrated with 3 engraved plates. Hardcover.  Green boards lightly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with light wear along edges, spine ends lightly worn and edge points worn to boards.  Gilt on spine strip still bright. Internally end-pages age-toned with penciled notes to inside front board and 1st free end-page, light age-toning and light foxing scattered throughout, but pages clean and bright for the most part. All illustrations have their tissue guards. The title page has been repaired at top outside edge where it loooks like a previous owners name was removed, and at the bottom of outside edge. The binding is tight with hinges intact.   $400.00
OUR LAST EXPLORERS; THE NARRATIVE OF THE JEANNETTE ARCTIC EXPEDITION AS RELATED BY THE SURVIVORS, AND IN THE RECORDS AND LAST JOURNALS OF LIEUTENANT DE LONG.
OUR LAST EXPLORERS; THE NARRATIVE OF THE JEANNETTE ARCTIC EXPEDITION AS RELATED BY THE SURVIVORS, AND IN THE RECORDS AND LAST JOURNALS OF LIEUTENANT DE LONG. Hartford, CT:American Publishing Company. 1882. 1st edition. 479pp. Illustrated. Hardcover.  Decorated boards soiled and shelfworn, with silver still bright on front cover but dulled/darkened on spine strip.  With wear along edges, spine ends beginning to fray, and edge points gently bumped and worn to boards.  Page edges soiled.  Internally end-pages lightly age-toned with a previous owners name in ink on 1st free end-page, otherwise, aside from an occasional smudge or spot of very slight foxing scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy.  The binding is tight with hinges intact.  *"With Graphic Descriptions of Arctic Siberia, The Lena and its Delta, the Native and Exiled Inhabitants of the Country, etc;and Mr. Newcomb's narrative of a winter overland journey from the arctic ocean to St. Petersburg. Also an account of the Jeannette search expeditions, their discoveries, the burning of the Rogers, etc, etc."...title page $195.00
TO THE SIXTH CONTINENT. The Second German South Polar Expedition.
TO THE SIXTH CONTINENT. The Second German South Polar Expedition. 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. $150.00
VAGRANT VIKING. My Life and Adventures
VAGRANT VIKING. My Life and Adventures New York:Julian Messner, Inc. (1953). 1st edition, stated. (x)+422pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Beige boards soiled and shelfworn, with light wear along edges and spine ends. Internally, mapped end-papers age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight with hinges intact. Overall a very good, clean copy. $175.00

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