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HENRY HUDSON: HIS TIMES AND HIS VOYAGES

By: BACON, Edgar Mayhew

Price: €16.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 38932


Octavo, maroon cloth, gilt, fronts. (tissue guard present), 268pp., mono. illustrations, two folding maps at rear (these in decent order). Ex-library, wear at extermities (not serious), a little play in hinges. Text clean. A perfectly usable copy. View more info

VOYAGES - VOLUME EIGHT

By: HAKLUYT, Richard (intr. John Masefield)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1962

Edition: Everyman Reprint

Seller ID: 36709


Small octavo, ix + 355pp. + 16pp. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed, small mark at fore-edge, book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

VOYAGES - VOLUME FIVE

By: HAKLUYT, Richard (intr. John Masefield)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1962

Edition: Everyman Reprint

Seller ID: 36710


Small octavo, x + 355pp. + 16pp. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed, chiefly at spine. Book very good. A sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

VOYAGES - VOLUME FOUR

By: HAKLUYT, Richard (intr. John Masefield)

Price: €10.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1962

Edition: Everyman Reprint

Seller ID: 36711


Small octavo, x + 386pp. + 16pp. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed. A very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. View more info

NARRATIVE OF THE CANADIAN RED RIVER EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1857 AND OF THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION OF 1858

By: HIND, Henry Youle

Price: €35.00

Publisher: Edmonton, M.G. Hurtig Ltd.: 1971

Seller ID: 17222


Two volumes in one, thick, large octavo, xiv 494pp., xiv + 472pp., each with fronts; illustrated. Extremely minor wear only, very slight edge-smudging. A near-fine copy in like dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. View more info

THE JOURNAL OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

By: JANE, Cecil (trans.)

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1968

Seller ID: 36286


Large octavo, xxiii + 227pp., top edge tinted blue, mono. illustrations. Fore-edge with light smudging, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

WEST VIKING: THE ANCIENT NORSE IN GREENLAND AND NORTH AMERICA

By: MOWAT, Farley

Price: €20.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1966

Seller ID: 34584


Large octavo, map endpapers, xiv + 494pp., line illustrations, maps. Dustwrapper with a few marginal tears, loss not extensive, smudged/foxed, though foxing more obvious internally. Book with light edge and endpaper foxing, minimal wear. A sound, square copy in removable clear protective wrap. Erratum slip pasted-down at title page: "Pages 215 and 451 have been transposed". View more info

THE BOOK OF PRIVILEGES ISSUED TO CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BY KING FERNANDO AND QUEEN ISABEL 1492-1502

By: NADER, Hdlen (ed., trans.) Luciano Formisano (philologist)

Price: €25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1996

Seller ID: 39686


(Repertorium Columbianum, vol. II) Large octavo, quarter red composite, plai paper boards, gilt lettering at spine, xxix + 441pp., mono. illustrations. No dustwrapper, scarcely used, minimal wear, near-fine. View more info

FARTHEST NORTH

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof (appendix Otto Sverdrup)

Price: €30.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable: 1900

Seller ID: 37973


Octavo, red cloth, gilt lettering at spine, viii + 679pp. + 32pp. adverts., partially untrimmed, partially unopened, illustrated. Endpapers quite foxed, edges browned, title and tissue-guard also with foxing, but not as much; some foxing also at final advert. leaves, at folding map margins and adjacent leaves; spine just a little darkened, and with a minor soil. Very light wear at binding. Early owner's signature at fly-leaf. A reasonably good, square copy. View more info

EARLY VOYAGES AND NORTHERN APPROACHES 1000-1632

By: OLESON, Tryggvi J.

Price: €15.00

Publisher: London/Toronto, Oxford University Press/McClelland and Stewart: 1964

Seller ID: 36399


(The Canadian Centenary Series) Large octavo, xii + 211pp., mono. illustrations, double-page map. Edges a little tanned/slightly foxed, otherwise a very good, clean and sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

APHRODITE'S ISLAND: THE EUROPEAN DISCOVERY OF TAHITI

By: SALMOND, Anne

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 41390


Large octavo, 537pp., colour and mono. illustrations. Pages a little tanned, less remarkable at text than at edges. Miimal wear. A sound, square, clean copy in very good dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. View more info

SOUTH: THE STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST EXPEDITION 1914-17

By: SHACKLETON, Ernest (ed. Peter King)

Price: €12.50

Publisher: London, Pimlico: 1999

Seller ID: 41477


Square quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, 207pp., profusely illustrated in mono. Minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy. View more info