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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster (The Illustrated Edition)

by Krakauer, Jon

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The Wild Muse
Published
1998
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Fine
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1st
ISBN
9780375502804
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£77.35

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NY: Villard Books, 1998. First edition. Hard cover in original printed clear acetate dust jacket. Published NY: Villard Books, 1998. Square 8vo., 9 1/4" x 9 1/4", xxii+407pp., illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Cream cloth with blue titles and cover design, color pictorial endpapers. "Now, in Into Thin Air: The Illustrated Edition, readers are given a new dimension of… Read more
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image of The Achievements of Stanley and Other African Explorers. Comprising All the Late and Really Great Achievements Won in the Exploration of the Vast Unknown Region of Equatorial Africa

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Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1878. First edition. Full leather. Published Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, 1878. Thick 8vo., 6 1/2" x 9", 605pp., ilus. frontis, plates and hand-colored folding map. Blind embossed black calf with gilt spine titles, marbled endpapers. Spine chipped, wear along the edges, front outer hinge cracked with old tape repairs. Internally very good, clean, tight. Map very good with… Read more
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£96.69
image of An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica

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Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly in the Poultry, London, 1768. An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica. First edition, first issue, bound with scarce half title, last leaf blank, Z3 in uncorrected state, all misprints present,… Read more
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image of EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA. With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals

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London: John Murray, 1861. First edition. Bound in full pebbled leather with raised bands, gilt titles and designs, marbled endpapers, speckled edges. Published London: John Murray, 1861. 8vo., xviii+479pp., plus28pp. publisher's catalog , dated May, 1861. Illustrated with 27 full-page engravings, including a folding frontispiece of a gorilla (the first ever of the animal), and 46 reproductions within the text.… Read more
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£966.88
image of A Visit To Paris In 1814; Being A Review Of The Moral, Political, Intellectual, And Social Condition Of The French Capital. Second Edition, Corrected, And With A New Preface Referring To Late Events

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London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. Second Edition, bound in full leather with speckled edges. Published London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. 8vo., lxxv+341pp. Chip at the heel, outer front hinge cracked, with old archival internal repair (cover tight), leather scuffed, worn at the tips. Internally very good, pages clean, no foxing. Bookplate of L.A. Leeks… Read more
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image of Travels through the Interior of Africa, from the Cape of Good Hope to Morocco; in Caffraria, the kingdoms of Mataman, Angola, Massi, Monoemugi, Muschako, Bahahara, Wangara, Haoussa, etc. etc. And thence through the Desert of Sahara and the North of Barbar

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Boston: Samuel Etheridge for E. And S. Larkin, 1801. Bound in 3/4 brown morocco with marbled boards, endpapers and edges, raised bands, gilt titles and designs. Published Boston: Samuel Etheridge for E. And S. Larkin, 1801. 8vo., xxiv+523pp., no map or plates present. Mild foxing, but clean and attractive text in a very nice binding. A travel hoax and "One… Read more
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image of The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa from Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Five to his Death. Continued by a Narrative of His Last Moments and Sufferings obtained from his faithful servants Chuma and Susi

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1875. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1875. Complete Popular Edition, Illustrated with portrait, 3-color-double map and tissue-guarded plates. 8vo., 541pp., +6pp. publisher's ads. rust brown cloth with gilt titles and pictorial, brown endpapers. Minor rub at the tips, previous owner name on free endpage, else very good plus, clean, tight, attractive,… Read more
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image of Through Cities And Prairie Lands, Sketches Of An American Tour

Through Cities And Prairie Lands, Sketches Of An American Tour

by Hardy, Lady Duffus

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The Wild Muse
Published
1881
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
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£116.03

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NY: R. Worthington, 1881. First American Edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: R. Worthington, 1881. 8vo., xii+338pp. Maroon cloth with publisher's printed spine label, brown endpapers. 1880 travelogue of an English lady covering eastern Canada, Chicago to Cheyenne, Salt Lake City and California, Colorado, St. Louis and New York. Much material on Mormons and Indians. Minor rub… Read more
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Journal Of An Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains with A Map Of Oregon Territory

by PARKER, Rev. Samuel

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Published
1840
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Very Good
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£502.78

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Ithaca N.Y.: Published by the Author, 1840. Second Edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published by the Author, Ithaca N.Y., 1840. 8vo., 400pp., includes large 1838 folding map of Oregon Territory, one full page plate engraving of the Columbia River and a 14 page Vocabulary of Indian Languages - Nez Perce, Klicatat, Calapoosa and Chinook. Parker accompanied the American Fur… Read more
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image of Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as Given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone

Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as Given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone

by Jones, Charles H.

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The Wild Muse
Published
1875
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
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£270.73

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NY: Henry Holt, 1875. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Henry Holt, 1875. 8vo., x+496pp., illustrated with full page plates, reproductions within the text, fold-out map. Blind embossed brown cloth with gilt titles and gilt stamped designs, brown endpapers. A near fine, outstanding example. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo.
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FRENCH ENTERPRISE IN AFRICA. The Personal Narrative of Lieut. Hourst of His Exploration of the Niger

by Hourst, Lieutenant

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The Wild Muse
Published
1899
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Fine
Edition
1st
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£174.04

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NY and London: E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1899. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY and London: E.P. Dutton and Co. and Chapman & Hall, Ltd., 1899. 8vo., xvi+520pp.+ frontis portrait, illustrated with 190 photo reproductions, fold-out map. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles. Translated by Mrs. Arthur Bell. In the heyday of… Read more
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Journey of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile

by Speke, John Hanning

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Published
1864
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
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£328.74

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1864. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1864. 8vo., 590pp., plus 6pp. publisher's ads, illustrated with engraved plates, including a large fold-out color map. Blind embossed brown cloth with bronze spine titles, yellow endpapers. Gentle wear at the heel and crown, else very good plus, binding sound and tight, pages,… Read more
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The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration (2 Volume set)

by Stanley, Henry M.

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The Wild Muse
Published
1885
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Near Very Fine
Edition
1st
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£1,933.75

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NY: Harper and Brothers, 1885. First editions in near pristine original cloth. Published NY: Harper and Brothers, 1885. 8vo's, xxvii+528; x+483pp., plus 12pp. publisher's ads. Pagination identical to Sampson, Low issue. Illustrated with over 100 full-page plates and drawings within the text, color folding maps and 2 large format folding color maps in the pockets. Light green cloth with… Read more
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Across Unknown South America (2 Volume set)

by Savage-Landor, A. Henry

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The Wild Muse
Published
1913
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
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£309.40

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1913. First Editions. Published Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1913, first printings. Large 8vo's, xxiii+377pp; xvi+439pp., illustrated with 2 maps, 8 color plates and 260 photos by the author. Blue cloth with gilt titles and gilt shield designs, top edge gilting. A very attractive, near fine set, clean bright, no foxing, binding straight and tight.… Read more
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image of Fifteen Thousand Miles on the Amazon and its Tributaries

Fifteen Thousand Miles on the Amazon and its Tributaries

by Brown, C. Barrington and Lidstone, William

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The Wild Muse
Published
1878
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Near Fine
Edition
1st
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£406.09

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London: Edward Stanford, 1878. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published London: Edward Stanford, 1878. 8vo., xiii+520pp., illus frontis, plates, fold-out map and drawings within the text. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and black cover designs. "The authors travelled for two years (1873-1875) along the entire course of the Amazon River and its principal tributaries." A near fine… Read more
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A Voyage Up the Amazon, Including a Residence at Para

by Edwards, William H.

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The Wild Muse
Published
1847
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Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
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£483.44

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NY: D. Appleton & Co, 1847. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: D. Appleton & Co, 1847. 8vo., 256pp., frontis plate plus 8pp. publisher's catalog. Blind patterned brown cloth with gilt titles. Edwards, an entomologist known for his work on butterflies, was the first American naturalist to travel in and write about South America. He collected natural… Read more
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image of Notes on Central America; particularly the states of Honduras and San Salvador: their geography, topography, climate, population, resources, productions, etc. etc., and the proposed Honduras inter-oceanic railway. With original maps and Illustrations

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1855. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1855. 8vo., 397pp., illustrated with 5 folding maps (including a large frontis fold-out) and 10 tissue-guarded tinted plates. Blind embossed brown cloth with gilt titles, colored endpapers. A comprehensive account of Central America. Squier served numerous posts in Central America, including charge d'affaires… Read more
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image of Sub-Tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx. Personal Experiences, Adventures, and Wanderings in and around the Island of Mauritius

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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1873. First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Published NY: Harper & Brothers, 1873. 8vo., xviii+511pp., plus 4pp. publisher's ads. Illustrated with tiisue-guarded engravings, woodcuts within the text and 4 hand colored fold-out maps. dark terra cotta cloth with gilt titles and design, black border, brown endpapers. A comprehensive treatment of Mauritius. Pike was U.S. Consul,… Read more
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£444.76
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The West Indies And The Spanish Main

by Trollope, Anthony

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The Wild Muse
Published
1859
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st
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£502.78

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. First edition. Finely bound in half red morocco and marbled boards. Published London: Chapman & Hall, 1859. 8vo., hand colored frontis map, iv+395pp. Gilt decorated spine panels and bands, gilt titles in aqua green block, marbled endpapers and top edge gilting. Scuff abrasion at the crown, gentle rub at a few bands, else very good,… Read more
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Yankee Caballero

by Merryman, William N.

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The Wild Muse
Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st
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£34.81

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NY: National Travel Club, 1940. First edition thus. Published NY: National Travel Club, 1940, first printing. 8vo., x+317pp., Illustrated with 24 photographs, map endpapers. Adventures in the high Andes, jungles of Ecuador and waterways of the Amazon basin in search of gold. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 2 page National Travel Club promo sheet and letter to members… Read more
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