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Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of his Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836 describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. Volumes I and II.

By: Fitzroy, Capt. Robert; King, Capt. Philip Parker; Darwin, Charles

Price: $5,250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008349

Condition: Good

The first two volumes of the four volume set. Volume I - Proceedings of the First Expedition. 1826-1830 under command of Captain P. Parker King. xxviii, 2 l., 597pp; Vol. II. - Proceedings of the Second Expedition, 1831-1836 under the command of Captain Robert Fitzroy. xiv, 1 l., 694p, addenda, 42 plates and charts including 2 frontispieces, lacking the four loose folding maps (2 maps in each volume). Volume II is lacking the title page but has the half-title page. Browning mostly front portions of both books and plates, some old marginal damp stains, both books in full tree calf bindings, rec... View more info

The Expedition of Pedro De Ursua & Lope De Aguirre in Search of El Dorado and Omagua in 1560-1.

By: Fray Pedro Simon (translated By William Bollaert, Introduction By Clements R. markham)

Price: $210.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3275

Condition: Nearly Very Good

liii, 237 pages, coloured folding map opposite title page, Reform Club blind stamp on map and title page, small number 28 at top of spine, spine darkened. Hakluyt society first series, no. 28. View more info

Digging up Prehistory. The Archaeology of Ecuador.

By: Gartelmann, Karl Dieter

Price: $12.00 USD

Publisher: Quito, Ediciones Libri Mundi: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5710

Condition: Good

395 pages, many colour and b/w photos. View more info

History of the New World By Girolamo Benzoni of Milan Shewing His Travles in America, from A.D. 1541 to 1556: With Some Particulars of the Island Canary.

By: Girolamo Benzoni (edited By Rear-Admiral W.H. Smyth)

Price: $290.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3078

Condition: Good

iv, 280 pages, 18 plates. Spine rubbed at top and bottom, Reform Club blind stamp on title page, small number 21 at top of spine, spine darkened. Rare early issue of Hakluyt Society, first series. View more info

The Vanishing Frontier. A Saga of Traders,mounties and Men of the Last North West.

By: Godsell, Philip H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London:, Robert Hale: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2205

Condition: Good

285 pages, frontispiece, 16 b/w plates, folding map. Ex-library copy, library binding, lacks front endpaper, rear endpaper split and covers detached. View more info

Artesian Wells in New Hampshire. Part XI. Mineral Resource Survey.

By: Goldthwait, Richard P.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Concord, New Hampshire State Planning and Development Commission: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6279

Condition: Very Good

24 pages, maps, diagrams. View more info

Population and Deaths from Various Diseases in the City of Panama, By Months and Years, from November 1883 to August 1906. Number of Employees and Deaths from Various Diseases Among Employees of the French Canal Companies from January 1881 to April 1904.

By: Gorgas, W.C.

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Isthmian Canal Commission, Government of the Canal Zone, Health Department: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4172

Condition: Very Good

37 pages. Rare Panama Canal item. View more info

A Vanished Arcadia: Being Some Account of the Jesuits in Paraguay 1607-1767.

By: Graham, Cunninghame

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1924

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 009689

Condition: Good

xvi, 294 pages, one folding map. View more info


By: Green, Morton

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4936

Condition: Very Good

Offprint form Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences. Volume 28, No. 4, pp. 81-90, 5 text figures. 2 institutional stamps. View more info

Los peces arqueológicos de la ofrenda 23 del Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlán.

By: Guzmán, Ana Fabiola; Polaco, Oscar J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Mexico, Instituto Nacional de Antropologia e Historia: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007956

ISBN: 970184176x

Condition: Very Good

225 pages, illustrations and figures. Dedication by author on half title page. View more info

Divers Voyages Touching the Discovery of America and the Islands Adjacent. Collected and Published by Richard Hakluyt, Prebendary of Bristol, in the Year 1582.

By: Hakluyt, Richard (edited By John Winter jones)

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hakluyt: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3130

Condition: Good

cxi, 171, 6 pages, 2 folding maps, one folding plate. Spine is detached but present. Small number 7 at top of spine. Early Hakluyt issue View more info

The Distribution of North American Flora.

By: Hooker, J.D.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, 1878

Seller ID: 5318

Condition: Very Good

p. 568-580. Offprint from Proceedings of the Royal institution of Great Britain. Vol. VIII, part VI, 1878. View more info

Mohawk Warriors Three: The Trial of Lasagna, Noriega & 20-20

By: Horn, Kahn-Tineta

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Kahnawake, Owera Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008986

Condition: Good

iv, 296 pages, b/w illustrations. Trial of three Mohawk participants of the 1990 Oka Crisis near Montreal, Quebec. Written by a native activist and journalist. View more info

Two Years in Peru, with Exploration of its Antiquities. 2volume set.

By: Hutchinson, Thomas J.

Price: $175.00 USD

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low & Searle: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007288

Condition: Fair

2 volumes. xxiv, 343; xii, 334, 48 [ads dated October 1873] 2 frontispieces, folding coloured map, plates, plans, panoramic sections, heliotypes, many other illustrations. 3 illustrations mentioned in list of illustrations missing as usual, one extra illustration in volume I and 3 extra illustrations in volume II not mentioned in list. Spines worn at top, bottom and on edges, several loose pages, a few old institutional stamps but no markings on binding. View more info

Historical Dictionary of North American Archaeology.

By: Jelks, Edward B.; Jelks Juliet C. (editors)

Price: $58.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4121

ISBN: 0313243077

Condition: Very Good

uncirculated ex-library copy, small sticker titled "reference" on spine but otherwise no other markings on spine, front endpaper cut out. View more info

Danger Cave- University of Utah Department of Anthropology Anthropological Papers Number 27. October, 1957

By: Jennings, Jesse D.

Price: $24.00 USD

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007778

Condition: Very Good

xii, 328 pages, mags, photos, figures. Name on front cover. With a chapter on textiles by Sar Sue Rudy and six appendices by Charles B. Hunt and Roger B. Morrison, Cjharles C. Sperry, Robert L. Fonner, Morris F. Skinner, Jesse D. Jenings and Carma Lee Smithson. View more info

Record of the Organizations Engaged in the Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg. Compiled from the Official Records.

By: John S. Kountz

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3180

Condition: Nearly Very Good

72 pages, folding coloured map. Lacks rear wrapper, small number on front cover. Rare history of the Vicksburg campaign written by the secretary of the Vicksburg National Military Park Commission. View more info

William Lloyd Garrison and His Times: Or, Sketches of the Anti-Slavery Movement In America, and of the Man Who Was Its Founder and Moral Leader.

By: Johnson, Oliver

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1885

Seller ID: 6394

Condition: Good

Green Cloth. Good +. Enlarged and Revised Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xxvi, 490 pages, frontispiece, b/w illustrations, covers slightly soiled. View more info

Permian Amphibians from New Mexico.

By: Langston, Wann Jr.

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4942

Condition: Very Good

Offprint form University of California Publications in Geological Sciences. Volume 29, No. 7, pp. 349-416, 24 figures in text. 2 institutional stamps. View more info

A History of Steamboating on the Upper Missouri River.

By: Lass, William E.

Price: $16.00 USD

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 3964

ISBN: 0803201001

Condition: Nearly Very Good

xiv, 215 pages, b/w plates, tables and 4 maps. Ex-library, virtually uncirculated and very clean. View more info

Of Cabbages and Kings. Tales From Zinacantan. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology-No. 23.

By: Laughlin, Robert M.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5809

Condition: Very Good

ix, 427 pages, coloured frontispiece, 8 maps, 11 b/w photos. Ex-library with very few markings, bound in a blue cloth binding. Collection of 173 myths, folk tales, legends and personal reminiscences from Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico originally recorded in Tzotzil, primarily in 1960, but also in 1963, 1968 and 1971. Text parallel in English and Tzotzil View more info

The California Earthquake of April 18, 1906 - Report of the State Earthquake Investigation Commission. Volume I, Part I.

By: Lawson, Andrew C.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6095

Condition: Good

xviii, 254 pages, many b/w photos, maps and diagrams. Ex-library copy, clean. View more info

The Correlation Of The Pre-cambrian Rocks Of The Region Of The Great Lakes.

By: Lawson, Andrew, C.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007338

Condition: Very Good

19 pages. Offprint from University of California Publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geology. Vol. 10, No.1. View more info

The Lost Possessions of England: Essays In Imperial History.

By: Lord, Walter Frewen

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4881

Condition: Good

326 pages, ex-library, clean. Dunkirk, Tangier, Minorca, Corsica, Manila, Cuba, Buenos Aires and Montevideo, Java, and the Ionian Islands. View more info

Joseph Banks in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1766: His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections.

By: Lysaght, A.M.

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6935

ISBN: 0520017803

Condition: Very Good

512 pages, many colour and b/w plates and maps. tbo View more info

The Natural, Statistical and Civil History of the State of New-York. In Three Volumes.

By: MacAuley, James

Price: $950.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Gould & Banks: 1829

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4320

Condition: Very Good

three volume set. xxiv, 539; xi, 457; xvi, 451 pages. All volumes also have an errata page at the end. Rebound sometime in the 19th or early 20th century with leather spines and marbled boards. A nice set. View more info


By: Macdonald, J.R.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: BerKELEY, University of California Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5154

Condition: Very Good

Offprint form Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences. Volume 28, No. 3, pp. 53-80. 15 figures in text. one institutional stamp, some wear on spine. View more info

Interlude in Ecuador.

By: Mackay, Janet

Price: $6.00 USD

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2070

Condition: Good

214 pages, 1 map, 19 b/w illustrations. Ex-library copy, lacks front endpaper. View more info

The Canada Directory, containing the names of the professional and business men of every description, in the cities, towns and principal villages of Canada: together with a complete post office directory of the province; a directory to public offices, officers and institutions; a variety of statistical and commercial tables, exhibiting the population, trade, revenue, expenditure, imports, exports, public works, etc., etc., of Canada, and a variety of other useful information brought down to November, 1851.

By: Mackay, Robert W.S.

Price: $450.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008378

Condition: Good

692 pages. Lacking the half-title page. After the title page the preface follows on pages xi-xii but there is no evidence that any pages are missing. Short closed tears on pages 77/78, 79/80, 441/442, 443/444, most of pages 437-440 are torn out, tear and wear at bottom of spine. The black leather binding is blind stamped showing a beaver and decorations on the front and rear cover. Covers show some shelf wear. A treasure trove of information and a snap shot picture of Canada in 1851. Full of advertisements. From page 595 to the end are advertisements from the United States, mainly from cities ... View more info

Lode Mining in Yukon. An Investigation of Quartz Deposits in the Klondike Division.

By: MacLean, T.A.

Price: $38.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5184

Condition: Very Good

ix, 205, ix, xi pages, 40 b/w plates, 35 text illustrations, 2 large folding coloured maps at the back and other maps in the text. A mine of informationm on gold mining in Yukon. View more info