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GUIDE DE BRICQUEBEC

By: (Anonymous)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Valognes, France: Imprimerie R. Le Reverend / Journal l'Union), 1924.: 1924.

Seller ID: 22966


(Valognes, France: Imprimerie R. Le Reverend / Journal l'Union), 1924.. 1924.. Good. - Octavo, stapled printed tan wraps with vignette in black on front wrap. The wraps are very lightly rubbed with the extremities slightly darkened. 16 pp. & [22] pp. of ads printed on green stock. The edges of the ad pages are darkened. B&W illustrations. Good. A guide to the town and chateau of Bricquebec and to nearby places of interest. The text is in French. View more info

FROM CAMBODIA TO CHINA. [A 2 part essay published in "Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Art. Fourth Series." No. 467. Saturday, December 7, 1872]

By: (Chambers, William and Robert)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1872.: 1872.

Seller ID: 20178


London & Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1872.. 1872.. Good. - Small quarto, 10 inches high by 6-3/4 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed orange wraps. The covers are creased and soiled with chipping at the corners and tears along the spine. 64 pages, numbered from [769] to 832, preceded by 16 pages of ads and a 7 page index covering the issues contained within the run of the periodical's 9th volume. The corners of the first few pages are creased and lightly chipped. Go... View more info

WINNER LOSE ALL: Dr. Cook and the Theft of the North Pole

By: (Cook, Frederick A.; Peary, Robert E.). Eames, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 27428


Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed & chipped with some foxing to its rear flap. xv & 346 pages. 23 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Very good. First edition.Eames sets out to prove, based on original evidence, that Cook, not Peary, was the winner of their race to the North Pole. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

LE VOYAGE DE CROZET / en Tasmanie / en Nouvelle-Zelande / aux iles Ladrones / aux iles Philippines 1771-1772 / A la decouverte des iles Crozet. D'apres la traduction anglaise de H. Ling Roth en 1891

By: (Crozet, Julien). Roth, Henry Ling; Roux, Helene

Price: $45.00

Publisher: (La Cote St. Andre, France: Imprimerie Rochat, 1987).: 1987).

Seller ID: 13520


(La Cote St. Andre, France: Imprimerie Rochat, 1987).. 1987).. Fine. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wraps with an illustration in cream & black on the front wrap. The head & tail of the spine are lightly creased & there is some slight soiling to the front wrap. 132 pages. Illustrated in black & white. Near fine. The French edition of this book, based on Julien Crozet's notes, was lost. Helene Roux reconstruct... View more info

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GREAT AFRICAN TRAVELLERS: FROM MUNGO PARK TO LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY.

By: (Dalziel Brothers). Kingston, William H.G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.: 1874.

Seller ID: 34944


London and New York: George Routledge and Sons, 1874.. 1874.. Good. - Octavo, 7-1/2 inches high by 5 inches wide. Bound in three-quarter maroon morocco & marbled boards, titled and decorated in gilt between gilt- ruled raised bands on the spine. All edges are marbled as are the endpapers. The covers are rubbed and scuffed and the corners are lightly bumped. viii & 536 pages, with an engraved portrait frontispiece of "Dr. Livingstone", a folding map entitled "... View more info

THE INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ENCYCLOPEDIA AND ATLAS

By: (de Mello Vianna, Fernando; Editorial Director)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1979).: (1979).

Seller ID: 6930


Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto, dark blue cloth titled in gilt, in dw. Lightly rubbed with small area of staining to top edge of rear cover; the dw is lightly rubbed, chipped with creasing & tears to the top edge, some of which have been repaired with tape. [xvi] & [889] pp. & 115-page atlas. B&W textual maps & profuse color maps in atlas section. Very good in a good dw. Dust jacket present. View more info

30 "PRODUCTS OF THE WORLD" CIGARETTE CARDS

By: (Dominion Tobacco Co.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dominion Tobacco Co. Ltd., Wellington, circa [1929].: [1929].

Seller ID: 26538


Dominion Tobacco Co. Ltd., Wellington, circa [1929].. [1929].. Very good. - sc 30 beautiful color illustrated cigarette cards from a series of 50 cards issued by the Dominion Tobacco Co., depicting the agricultural and mining products of countries around the world with descriptive text printed on the back of each card. Each 2-5/8 inch by 1-3/8 inch card is illustrated with a bright color image on the front, under the words "Twelves" Cigarettes. The cards are all ... View more info

IN THE TRACK OF THE MOORS. Sketches in Spain and Northern Africa by Sybil Fitzgerald. With 63 Illustrations in Colour and Many Drawings in the Text by Augustine Fitzgerald

By: (Fitzgerald, Augustine). Fitzgerald, Sybil

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London: J.M. Dent & Company / New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1905.: 1905.

Seller ID: 23657


London: J.M. Dent & Company / New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1905.. 1905.. Fair. - Small quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide. Decorative green coth, elaborately decorated in gilt, orange and blue on the front cover and the spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are heavily rubbed and stained with wear to the edges and corners. The head and tail of the faded spine are chipped and the cloth is splitting along the front joint. x & 204 deckle-edged pages, illustrated ... View more info

VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE AMERICANA. (Catalogue)

By: (Francois et Rodolphe Chamonal)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris: Francois et Rodolphe Chamonal, circa [1988].: [1988].

Seller ID: 23165


Paris: Francois et Rodolphe Chamonal, circa [1988].. [1988].. Very good. - Large octavo, printed light gray wraps with vignette in black on front wrap. Very lightly rubbed; tiny tear to spine; small stain to rear wrap with top corner lightly creased. 225 & [3] pages. The top page corners in the rear third of the book are very lightly creased. Color frontispiece, color plates & full-page & textual illustrations in black & white. Very good. 1, 129 items are listed in th... View more info

GORDON OF KHARTOUM. The Life of General Charles George Gordon by Lord Elton

By: (Gordon, Charles George). Elton, Lord

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.: 1955.

Seller ID: 3404


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.. 1955.. Good. - Octavo, black cloth titled in silver & decorated in gilt on the spine, and titled and decorated in gilt on the front cover. The book is housed in its original pictorial dust wrapper. The top edges of the covers are stained. The price-clipped dust jacket is rubbed and chipped with several small tears and pieces out from the edges. ix, [v], 376 & viii pages, with 8 full-page illustrations. A red initial is stamped on the fro... View more info

HISTORIC CITY PLANS AND VIEWS. (Catalogue No. 14)

By: (Historic Urban Plans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY: Historic Urban Plans, 1972.: 1972.

Seller ID: 23145


Ithaca, NY: Historic Urban Plans, 1972.. 1972.. Good. - Tall narrow octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are soiled & stained with remnants of scotch tape used in mailing on front edges & with typed address on rear wrap. 65 pages. Each item catalogued is illustrated in black & white. Good. A sale catalogue of facsimiles of original plans and view, with prices. View more info

HISTORIC CITY PLANS AND VIEWS. Catalogue 31

By: (Historic Urban Plans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, NY: Historic Urban Plans, 1988.: 1988.

Seller ID: 23169


Ithaca, NY: Historic Urban Plans, 1988.. 1988.. Good. - Tall narrow octavo, pictorial wraps. The wraps are soiled with the date circled in pencil on the front wrap; there is some light red staining & a typed mailing label on rear wrap. 77 pages. Almost every item catalogued is illustrated in black & white. The top page corners are lightly creased & there is soiling to several pages. Good. A salew catalogue of facsimiles of original maps and views, with prices. View more info

LE CHEVALIER DE LAMANON ET LE DRAME DE L'EXPEDITION LAPEROUSE 1785-1788. Exposition du Bicentenaire. Salon-de-Provence - Musee de l'Emperi / 6 juillet - 5 octobre 1986. (Catalog)

By: (Lamanon, Jean-Honore-Robert de Paul, Chevalier de; Laperouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, Comte de)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Musee de l'Emperi, 1986).: 1986).

Seller ID: 13669


(Musee de l'Emperi, 1986).. 1986).. Fine. - Oblong octavo [5-7/8 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial black-and-white wraps. The wraps are very slightly soiled & bumped. Unnumbered pages, including catalog listings of 271 items. Black- and-white illustrations. There is an ink inscription on the title page, else near fine. Scientist and explorer Robert de Lamanon was a member of Laperouse's 1785-88 expedition. In the course of the expedition,... View more info

LIVINGSTONE'S LAST JOURNEY

By: (Livingstone, David). Coupland, Reginald

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London: Collins, 1945.: 1945.

Seller ID: 3545


London: Collins, 1945.. 1945.. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is darkened & chipped with small pieces out of the top edge. 271 pages. There is an owner's name & date on the front pastedown. There is a tear to the bottom edge of 1 leaf of the prelims. Illustrated with black-and-white maps. Good. First edition. A review of the book is pasted to the verso of the last index page. Dust jacket present. Firs... View more info

A NICE LOT OF 7 FRENCH PHOTO ILLUSTRATED TRAVEL POSTERS, INCLUDING POSTERS BY MACHATCHEK & ERVIN MARTON

By: (Machatchek; Marton, Ervin; et al)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: France: Published by and for the French Government, circa [1964].: [1964].

Seller ID: 26500


France: Published by and for the French Government, circa [1964].. [1964].. - sc - A lot of 7 travel posters depicting regions of France published by the French Government for the "Ministere des travaux publics, des transports et du tourisme - Direction generale du tourisme".These are original period posters distributed in the 1960's. Each poster measures 23- 5/8 inches high by 15-3/4 inches wide and is illustrated with a photograph by a French photographer of... View more info