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A DESERT COUNTRY NEAR THE SEA : A Natural History of the Cape Region of Baja California

by Zwinger, Ann

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780060152086
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Harper & Row, 1983. 399pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ has little chips and tears along edges, index, bibliography, b&w photos and illustrations, chapter notes, chronology list of plants, birds and animals, A DESERT COUNTRY NEAR THE SEA : A Natural History of the Cape Region of Baja California, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.
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ROOF OF THE ROCKIES : A History of Colorado Mountaineering

by Bueler, William M.

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Published
1986
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Very Good
ISBN
9780917895067
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$8.00

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Cordillera Press , 1986. 251pp. Trade paperback, VG, small crease to upper front corner tip, light stain on outer page edge, index, footnotes, b&w photos, maps, ROOF OF THE ROCKIES : A History of Colorado Mountaineering, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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PACIFIC HORIZONS : The Exploration of the Pacific Before Captain Cook

by Lloyd, Christopher

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Published
1946
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Very Good
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$12.50

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George Allen & Unwin, 1946. 188pp. Blue cloth hardback, DJ has small chips and tears along edges, price clipped, maps on end pages, index, references, owner name embossed on front end page, PACIFIC HORIZONS : The Exploration of the Pacific Before Captain Cook, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.
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Charles Scribners Sons, 1937. 387pp. Green hardback, corner tips slightly bumped, DJ has large chips and tears along edges, gift inscription on half title page, glossary, appendices, b&w photos, CRUISE OF THE CONRAD : A Journal of a Voyage Round the World, Undetaken and Carried Out in the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the Years 1934-1935, and 1936 By… Read more
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GREAT HEART : The History of a Labrador Adventure

by Davidson, James West; Rugge, John

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Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670819508
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$30.00

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Viking, 1988. 385pp. Gray cloth spine with black boards, DJ VG with price clipped, First Edition, chapter notes, end pages are maps, b&w photos, references, "In July 1903 Leonidas Hubbard set out to explore the uncharted interior of Labrador by canoe, accompanied by Dillon Wallace, his best friend, and George Elson, a Métis guide. Bad luck and bad judgment led… Read more
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90' SOUTH : The Story of the American South Pole Conquest

by Siple, Paul

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$35.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959. 384pp. Blue cloth hhardback, DJ has chips and tears and light scratches along edges, First Edition, index, appendix, b&w and color photos, maps, The story of the building of the American base at the South Pole and of the 18 men who were the very first to winter at the very bottom of the world, .… Read more
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SET FAIR FOR ROANOKE : Voyages and Colonies 1584-1606

by Quinn, David Beers

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Published
1985
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Very Good
ISBN
9780807816066
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$30.00

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University of North Carolina Press, 1985. 467pp. Gray cloth hardback with DJ, VG, index, bibliographical note, chapter notes, appendix, maps, b&w photos, illustrations, SET FAIR FOR ROANOKE : Voyages and Colonies 1584-1606, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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RUSSIA'S SEARCH FOR AMERICA 1716-1732

by Smith, J.L. (editor)

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780962672767
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$20.00

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White Stone Press, 2002. 183pp. Red hardback, no DJ, VG, index, bibliography, glossary, tables, photos, maps, RUSSIA'S SEARCH FOR AMERICA 1716-1732, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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CONQUEST OF NEW SPAIN 1585 Revision (Reproductions of Boston Public Library Manuscript and Carlos Maria De Bustamanta 1840 Edition)

by de Sahagun, Bernardino; Cline, Howard F. (translator/editor)

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780874803112
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$55.00

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University of Utah Press, 1989. 672pp. Large heavy yellow cloth hardback, no DJ, VG, no names or writing, owner name blindstamped on lower edge of title page, bibliography, Includes: English translation of the 1585 Revision, Transcript of Boston Public Library Manuscript of the 1585 Revision, Reproduction of Boston Public Library Manuscript of the 1585 Revision, Reproduction of Bustamante Edition of… Read more
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THE SIGN AND THE SEAL : The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant

by Hancock, Graham

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780517578131
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$12.00

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Crown Publishers, 1992. 600pp. Black cloth spine with red boards, light brown foxing spots on upper page edge, DJ VG with a tiny tear at upper spine edge, Stated First American Edition, index, references, maps, b&w photos and illustrations, THE SIGN AND THE SEAL : The Quest for the Lost Ark of the Covenant, . First American Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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ARABIA FELIX : Across the Empty Quarter of Arabia

by Thomas, Bertram

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Published
1932
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Good+
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$45.00

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Jonathan Cape, 1932. 397pp. Brown cloth hardback, upper corner tips slightly bumped, slight stains on covers, no DJ, front hinge slightly cracked yet still tight, owner name on front end page, large fold out map in rear of book, index, b&w photos, maps, appendices, list of Arab chants, List of Camel brands, List of flora, List of regional sands and… Read more
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SMYTHE'S MOUNTAINS : The Climbs of F.S. Smythe

by Calvert, Harry

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780575035508
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$15.00

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Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1985. 223pp. Red cloth hardback, DJ flaps glued to inside covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, Biography of mountaineer Frank Smythe, and his many climbs, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE SACK OF PANAMA

by Earle, Peter

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Published
1981
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Very Good
ISBN
9780906908655
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$10.00

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Jill Normam & Hobhouse Lyd., 1981. 304pp. Black hardback, DJ has a tiny closed tear at upper spine edge, paper has turned brown, index, chapter notes, bibliography, b&w illustrations, footnotes, maps, Starts in the summer of 1666 leading up to Morgan's expedition against Panama, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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AMERIGO VESPUCCI : Pilot Major

by Pohl, Frederick J.

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Published
1945
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Good
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Columbia, 1945. 249pp. Blue cloth hardback, no DJ,light rubbing and wear along edges, stains on covers, owner name on front end page, paper has turned light brown, Second printing, index, bibliography, appendices, maps, b&w illustrations, "Biography of Amerigo Vespucci, who was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer who first demonstrated in about 1502 that Brazil and the West Indies… Read more
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THE LOST WORLD OF QUINTANA ROO

by Peissel, Michel

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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E.P. Dutton, 1963. 306pp. green cloth hardback, DJ has minor chips and tears along the edges, First Edition stated, index, b&w photos and illustrations, When the author is stranded on the coast of Quintana Roo in eastern Yucatan, abandoned by boatmen he used every measure possible to survive in the thick jungle, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.… Read more
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THE LEGACY OF CONQUEST : The Unbroken Past of the American West

by Limerick, Patricia Nelson

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Published
1988
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Very Good
ISBN
9780393304978
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$8.00

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W.W. Norton, 1988. 396pp. Trade paperback, VG, front lower corner tip creased, no names or markings in text, index, chapter notes, History of the settling of the American West, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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UNKNOWN SEAS : How Vasco Da Gama Opened the East

by Watkins, Ronald

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Published
2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9780719564178
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John Murray, 2003. 336pp. Trade paperback, VG, index, bibliography, chapter notes, "In the fifteenth century, the world beyond Europe began to emerge from myth and legend, and it was the Portuguese who led the way. They founded an empire that stretched from China to Brazil, and the peak of their achievement was Vasco da Gama's discovery of a sea route… Read more
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Universitetsforlaget, 1977. 430pp. Over sized maroon hardback, DJ rubbing, small tears and chips, and flap tips clipped, text is in English, light waterstain along outer edge of last few pages, index, three fold outs, site maps, b&w and color photos, figures and tables, maps, The discovery of a Norse settlement in America, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.
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$65.00
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PASSACONAWAY'S REALM : Captain John Evans and the Exploration of Mount Washington

by Lawson, Russell M.

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781584651673
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$6.50

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University Press of New England, 2002. 157pp. Blue hardback, DJ flaps glued to inside covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, appendix, b&w illustrations, History of the early Americans who explored the White Mountain wilderness from the 1600's to 1804, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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THE SYRIAN DESERT : Caravans, Travel and Exploration

by Grant, Christina Phelps

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Published
1938
Condition
Good+
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$30.00

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Macmillan, 1938. 410pp. Brown hardback, no DJ, tiny chips missing along spine edges, paper has turned light brown, index, notes on sources, b&w photos, four fold out maps, The Syrian desert, caravans, travel and exploration, . Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.
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