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The Heart of the Antarctic

The Heart of the Antarctic by Ernest Shackleton

Published by William Heinemann, London; 1909. quarto. First edition, first printing. Fine condition. Signed by author on tipped ...

£9,000.00
Papeles de Nueva Espana. Segunda Serie

Papeles de Nueva Espana. Segunda Serie by Paso y Troncoso, Francisco del (1842-1916)

37 volumes. 6 volumes bound in red cloth with original wrappers bound in, the other volumes bound in wrappers. Various sizes fro...

$8,000.00
SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHMETICK THE TITLES OF WHICH FOLLOW IN THE ENSUING PAGES: (FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF SIX WORKS ON DEMOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS)

SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHMETICK THE TITLES OF WHICH FOLLOW IN THE ENSUING PAGES: (FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF SIX WORKS ON DEMOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS) by Petty, William

London: Printed for Robert Clavel, 1698. Each work with with separate title page, but paginated continuously; pp. 276 (Pages 47 ...

£2,700.00
Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives

Histoire Generale de Languedoc Avec des Notes & les Pieces Justificatives by Vic & Vaisette

Paris: Jacques Vincent, 1730. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. 5 volumes in contemporary gilt calf, wo...

$3,500.00
NOTES OF PROCEEDINGS AND OCCURRENCES, During the BRITISH EMBASSY TO PEKIN IN 1816

NOTES OF PROCEEDINGS AND OCCURRENCES, During the BRITISH EMBASSY TO PEKIN IN 1816 by [Staunton, Sir George]

London: Havant Press Printed for Henry Skelton, West Street [For Private Circulation Only], 1824. pp. viii, 480. Original marble...

£2,300.00
HO CHI MINH.

HO CHI MINH. by Thomas, C. David

Wellesley, Mass / Viet Nam:: C. David Thomas,, 2001.. Edition of 100. 13.25 x 11.25 x 2.25"; 118 pages: 59 text pages, 59 ...

$3,000.00
A General Chart: Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages; with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command

A General Chart: Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Captn. James Cook in this and his two preceding Voyages; with the Tracks of the Ships under his Command by COOK, James and Henry Roberts

Area of exposed chart, shown within mat, measures 37.5" x 24". Reveals the routes of Cook's three voyages, starting with the End...

$2,750.00
Cronica de la Nueva Espana

Cronica de la Nueva Espana by Cervantes de Salazar, Francisco (1514?-1575)

xxiv+843 pages with plates and index. Quarto (10 3/4" x 7 3/4") rebound in half red leather with gilt lettering to spine. From t...

$2,500.00
Western Poultry History

Western Poultry History by George Biddle

First Edition - 1989, Authentic looking book from the Pacific Egg and Poultry Assoc, Rare printing, Very Good condition, No crea...

$2,250.00
The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge; [bound with] The Holy State [and the Profane State]

The historie of the holy warre; by Thomas Fuller, B.D. prebendarie of Sarum, late of Sidney Colledge in Cambridge; [bound with] The Holy State [and the Profane State] by FULLER, Thomas (1608-1661)

Cambridge: printed by Roger Daniel, and are to be sold by John Williams at the signe of the Crown in Pauls Church-yard [through ...

$2,165.00
An historical collection, of the most memorable accidents, and tragicall massacres of France, under the raignes of Henry. 2. Francis. 2. Charles. 9. Henry. 3. Henry. 4. now living. Conteining all the troubles therein happened, during the said kings times, until this present yeare, 1598.

An historical collection, of the most memorable accidents, and tragicall massacres of France, under the raignes of Henry. 2. Francis. 2. Charles. 9. Henry. 3. Henry. 4. now living. Conteining all the troubles therein happened, during the said kings times, until this present yeare, 1598. by SERRES, Jean de, [or Simon Goulart] and MATTHIEU, Pierre

London: Thomas Creede, 1598. First English language edition. Hardcover. Small folio. Lacking preliminary blank leaf, thus pp. [...

$2,000.00
Idea de una Nueva Historia General de la Am�rica Septentrional. Fundada sobre material copioso de figuras, Symbols, Caracteres, Geroglifcos, Cantares, y Manuscritos de Autores Indios, ultimamente descubiertos

Idea de una Nueva Historia General de la Am�rica Septentrional. Fundada sobre material copioso de figuras, Symbols, Caracteres, Geroglifcos, Cantares, y Manuscritos de Autores Indios, ultimamente descubiertos by Boturini Benaducci, Lorenzo (1702-1753)

[xxxvi]+167+[viii]+96 pages. Octavo (8 1/4" x 6 1/4") bound in full leather with decorative gilt and lettering to spine. From th...

$2,000.00
Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp During the Year 1809, Descriptive of the Character, Manners, Domestic Habits, and Religious Ceremonies of the Mahrattas

Letters Written in a Mahratta Camp During the Year 1809, Descriptive of the Character, Manners, Domestic Habits, and Religious Ceremonies of the Mahrattas by Broughton, Thomas Duer Esq

London: John Murray, 1813. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. Full calf binding with blind palm leaf tooling, ...

CAD $2,500.00
BOOM!

BOOM! by [Cabbagehead Press] John Risseeuw

Tempe, Arizona:: Cabbagehead Press,, 2011.. Edition of 30. 7.5 x 9.25" closed; 7.5 x 140" extended. Accordion book wi...

$1,800.00



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