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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO MRS. MARY FORD OF PENCARROW SIGNED BY THOMAS MICHELL, ATTACHE AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY IN ST. PETERSBURG AND AUTHOR OF THE RUSSIAN MURRAY.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO MRS. MARY FORD OF PENCARROW SIGNED BY THOMAS MICHELL, ATTACHE AT THE BRITISH EMBASSY IN ST. PETERSBURG AND AUTHOR OF THE RUSSIAN MURRAY.

by Michell, Thomas, F.R.G.S. (1835-1899). Attache at the British Embassy in St. Petersburg and author of the Russian Murray.

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Published
[1870s-1880s].
Condition
Very good
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$150.00

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London: circa [1870s-1880s]., [1870s-1880s].. Very good. - Autograph letter penned on both sides of a 6 inch high by 4-3/8 inch wide sheet of cream notepaper with a crest in brown at the top. Signed "Michell". Tipped onto the left edge of the letter is a newspaper article mounted on stiff paper, describing a grand state occasion… Read more
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THE TRAVEL DIARY OF A PHILOSOPHER. 2 volumes.

by Keyserling, Count Hermann. (b. 1880).

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Published
(1928).
Condition
Fine
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$35.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1928)., (1928).. Fine. - Octavo, dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spines. The top edges are gilt. 338 pages; & 400 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece in Volume 1. There is a small area of soiling to the bottom edge of each volume. Near fine. Eighth printingTranslated… Read more
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image of THE FOOTPATH AND HIGHWAY Or, Wanderings of an American in Great Britain, in 1851 and '52.

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Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1853., 1853.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth decorated in blind on both covers and titled in gilt with a vignette in gilt on the spine. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed & the head of the spine is chipped. xii pages & pages [13]-391 plus [34]-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with a… Read more
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$25.00
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PEAKS OF HAZARD.

by Bruce, Sir Michael, Bart.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1929].
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, circa [1929]., [1929].. Good. - Octavo, green cloth. The spine & extremities are faded & the corners are bumped & frayed. The front edge of the front cover is chipped. 271 pages. The rear hinge is cracked. There is a short tear to the margin of the last page. Illustrated with a black-and-white… Read more
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image of A VICTORIAN EARL IN THE ARCTIC: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89.

A VICTORIAN EARL IN THE ARCTIC: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89.

by (Lowther, Hugh, Fifth Earl of Lonsdale). Krech, Shepard, III.

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Published
(1989).
Condition
Very good
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$12.50

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Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, (1989)., (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], blue cloth in a dust wrapper. 207 pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. The top edge & fore-edge are lightly foxed. Near fine. First American edition with a biographical introduction by J. V. Beckett.
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FROM NEW YORK TO THE HILLS AND HOMES OF BERKSHIRE.

by (Hall, Julius). Bryan, Clark W.

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Published
1881.
Condition
Good
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$175.00

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Great Barrington, MA: Clark W. Bryan & Company, 1881., 1881.. Good. - 16mo [6-1/4 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in decorative pink wrappers. There is a vignette on the rear cover depicting "The Goodale Sky Farm Cottage, Mount Washington, Mass." The detached, mutilated front cover has been reinforced and partially repaired with fine archival document… Read more
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image of TYPED LETTER TO THE POND LECTURE BUREAU, SIGNED BY LIEUTENANT F. T.  NETTLEINGHAME, COMPILER OF

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Polperro, Cornwall, U.K.: July 4th, 1928., 1928.. Good. - Typed letter filling half of a sheet of cream, 10-3/8 inch high by 8 inch wide Couch's House and Musem / Polperro letterhead. Signed "F. Nettleinghame". The top edge of the letter is slightly darkened & soiled with a stain above the address & with a tear where a… Read more
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$75.00
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TYVE AR BLANDT GRONLENDERE.

by Hastrup, Julie.

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Published
1945.
Condition
Fair
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$10.00

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Oslo [Norway]: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1945., 1945.. Fair. - Octavo, green cloth with a vignette in silver on the front cover. The binding is rubbed & there is a tear to the head of the spine. 170 & [1] pages. Illustrated in black & white with 1 plate [a map in the rear] & numerous photographic illustrations.… Read more
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image of UAFHAENGIGHED: Hundeslaederejsens filosofi / KIFFAANNGISSUSEQ: Qimussimik angalanerup isumaliutersuutai / INDEPENDENCE: The philosophy of a dog sledge journey / UNABHANGIGKEIT: Die Philosophie der Hundeschlittenreise.

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(Nuuk): Atuakkiorfik, (1995)., (1995).. Fine. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in black with a decorative border & a vignette in black on the front cover, in a dust wrapper. 85 & [1] pages plus colophon. Illustrated with black-and-white sketches by the author. Near fine. <p>First edition.<p>Eigil Knuth [1903-1996] was a Danish explorer, archaeologist, sculptor and writer.<p>The text… Read more
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$125.00
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SLAEDESPOR: LAEGE I NORDGRONLAND.

by Boje, Ove.

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Published
(1982).
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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[Kobenhavn] Denmark: Lindhardt og Ringhof, (1982)., (1982).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial teal wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with the tail of the spine lightly chipped & with minor soiling to the front wrap. There are 2 vertical creases to the spine. 138 & [1] pages. 8 pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations.… Read more
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GROENLAND: PASSION EXTREME.

by Granier, Claire.

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Published
(1988).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$15.00

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Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, (1988)., (1988).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped & the rear cover is slightly darkened with some minor soiling. The spine is a bit darkened with 2 vertical creases. 309 & [2] pages plus colophon. 16 pages of color photographic illustrations. Good. <p>Claire Granier left her home… Read more
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GLIMPSES OF THE BARREN LANDS.

by Mallet, Captain Thierry.

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Published
1930.
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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New York: Revillon Freres, 1930., 1930.. Good. - Octavo, light gray boards backed with gray cloth. The binding is lightly bumped, soiled & foxed with the paper worn at the corners. The spine is darkened & there are a few tiny ink marks to the bottom edge of the rear cover. 142 pages plus colophon. Full-page black-and-white illustrations.… Read more
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image of AN AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT VIEWS OUR SOUTHERN NEIGHBORS. (Promotional brochure).

AN AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT VIEWS OUR SOUTHERN NEIGHBORS. (Promotional brochure).

by (Sawders, Major James C.).

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Published
(1932).
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$50.00

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New York: The Pond Bureau, (1932).. (1932).. Very good. - An illustrated 4-page brochure printed in black & red on cream-colored paper, 11 inches high by 8 inches wide. There is a short tear to the top edge of each page & a tiny chip to each front edge. Very good. <p>Major James C. Sawders [d. 1960] served in the… Read more
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PAGEANT OF ADVENTURE.

by Thomas, Lowell.

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Published
(1940).
Condition
Very good
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$10.00

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New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc. (1940).. (1940).. Very good. SIGNED BY LOWELL THOMAS - Octavo, tan cloth titled & decorated in charcoal gray. There is light staining to the front cover & the spine is slightly darkened. ix & 284 pages plus colophon. There is a small area of soiling to the bottom edge. Very good. <p>Second edition.<p>Signed in full… Read more
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SACRED MONKEY RIVER: A Canoe Trip with the Gods

by Shaw, Christopher

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Published
(2000).
Condition
Very good
ISBN
9780393048377
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$35.00

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New York/London: W. W. Norton & Company, (2000).. (2000).. Very good. - Octavo, boards in a dust wrapper. The rear panel of the dust wrapper is lightly rubbed & the bottom corner of its front panel is lightly creased. 316 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white maps and with blue-and-white endpaper maps. Near fine. <p>First edition.<p>From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid… Read more
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LABRADOR: The Country and the People

by Grenfell, Wilfred T.; et al

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Published
1913.
Condition
Good
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$35.00

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New York; The Macmillan Company, 1913.. 1913.. Good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt with a photographic vignette & decorations in gilt & black on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The binding is lightly rubbed & bumped with 2 tiny white stains to the rear cover & with the head & tail of the spine lightly… Read more
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SAHARA: Monograph about a great desert

by Gardi, Rene

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Published
(1970).
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Berne [Switzerland]: Kummerly & Frey Geographical Publishers, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-5/8 inches wide], paper-covered boards in a dust wrapper. The spine & extremities of the dust jacket are slightly darkened. There are 2 light creases to the film surface of the dust jacket's front panel. 149 pages. Black-and-white maps & numerous color photographic… Read more
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NEW ORLEANS. America's Most Interesting City. (Cover title)

by (New Orleans News Co.)

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Published
[1935].
Condition
Good
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$10.00

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(New Orleans, LA: New Orleans News Co.), circa [1935].. [1935].. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 6-3/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in color pictorial wrappers. The binding is very lightly bumped & rubbed with some very light foxing & 2 tiny red stains to the rear wrap. There is a tiny tear to the front edge of… Read more
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IN THE COMPANY OF DOLPHINS

by Shaw, Irwin

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Published
[1980].
Condition
Very good
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$25.00

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[Paris?]: Privately published, [1980].. [1980].. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The head of the spine is faded. The head of the dust jacket's spine is chipped & there is a piece out of the bottom edge of its front panel. 153 pages. There is a small puncture mark on the inner edge of the first… Read more
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BALTIC PARADISE

by Baerlein, Henry

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Published
(1943).
Condition
Good
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$25.00

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London, U.K.: Frederick Muller Ltd., (1943).. (1943).. Good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped with the top edges of the covers dampstained. The head & tail of the spine are darkened & slightly chipped. The dust jacket is soiled & chipped with its flaps partially detached & pieces out of the head & tail of… Read more
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