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  • Topic: Adventure & Exploration

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London: Jones and Co., 1822.

2 volumes set. Published 1823 (volume 1) and 1822 (volume 2), both later issues. 656 & 668 pp. Hardcover, 8vo., bound in full old calf, gilt spine and spine label, marbled endpapers. Leather worn at corners; outer hinges dry, but holding nicely; spines worn. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedowns;... more

Price: $800.00

Clarion, PA: The Clarion Democrat, 1910.

Third book. 1910, First edition, Softcover, 196 pp. Near Fine copy: minor fading to covers; faint creasing to upper corner. A clean, tight and unmarked copy of this rare title. Further adventures of our fearless detective and crime fighter in Western Pennsylvania, particularly among the low-life of Somerset, Bellefonte, Tyrone... more

Price: $128.00

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1965.

423 pp. A near fine copy in grey cloth. Light shelfwear. Dustjacket is very good with slight loss at spine ends, minimal rubbing. Inscribed by author in half-title page. Contents very clean with bright, unmarked text. ... more

Price: $10.80

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton Childrens Books, 1988.

First Edition. Review copy. From the author of _The Black Cauldron_. Near fine hard back book with a near fine dust jacket. Publication date: 1988. All pages clean, crisp and unmarked. Strong spine. Clean boards. Dust jacket shows minor bumping. Pages: 152. Very nice copy. Ocatvo. Review Copy. ... more

Price: $10.71

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dutton Childrens Books, 1987.

Softcover, uncorrected proof in dust jacket. 164 pp. Book is fine. DJ is near fine-. Upper edge of DJ spine shows some bumping and wear. Contents of book are clean with bright, unmarked text. ... more

Price: $25.50

London: T. Becket, 1760, 1767.

Complete set in 4 volumes. Volumes 1 and 2 are from the First edition of 1760, Volumes 3 and 4 are stated Second editions of 1767. Hardcover, 12mo., full calf, 5 raised bands and gilt and leather label at spine, gilt number denoting volume is visible on volumes 2 and... more

Price: $288.00

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1871.

Hardcover, 1871, octavo, 317pp., sparsely illustrated. Book VG with rubbing, mild wear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, previous owner's plate to front pastedown, text clean and unmarked with general toning throughout. No DJ. ... more

Price: $75.00

New York: Dix, Edward and Co., 1857.

1857, First American edition. 433 pp. + ads. Hardcover, embossed green cloth, 8vo., gilt title. Bad-ass frontis of 2 lions taking down a giraffe. Illustrated throughout with engravings and full page plates. Near Fine copy, no dust jacket, but comes in a protective mylar sleeve. Covers rubbed with mild soil;... more

Price: $128.00

New York: Dix, Edward and Co., 1857.

1857, First American edition. 433 pp. + ads. Hardcover, embossed green cloth, 8vo., gilt title. Frontis of 2 lions taking down a giraffe. Illustrated throughout with engravings and full page plates. Good+ copy: Covers faded and show some soiling; spine ends worn, with tearing and shallow loss to cloth. Clean... more

Price: $125.00

New York: G. W. Carleton & Co., 1877.

380 pp. Very good- copy in black ink and gilt stamped rust colored cloth. Rubbing/shelfwear to spine ends, joints, and corners. No dust jacket. Slight slant to binding. Foxing to tissue guard at frontis, adhesive remain pp. 189. Text is clean, bright, and unmarked. ... more

Price: $51.00

Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1991.

Signed by the author on the copyright page. 1991, Second Edition, bound exclusive for the Frank Russell Company. Hardcover, brown cloth, large 4to. Illustrated. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Both the book and case show minor fading and rubbing to the exterior. Clean contents. ... more

Price: $50.00

New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1907.

First edition, November 1907. Red cloth 8vo, 538pp. Illustrated in color and black and white. With plate mounted on cover. Illustrated in color and black and white. This copy is SIGNED/inscribed by the author to a friend: "To Mr. John M. Phillips, Big game hunter, game protector, forest protector, traveler,... more

Price: $150.00

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1885.

Paperback, 1885, octavo, 129pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with toning and soil to wrap, mild edgewear, binding tight, text has some toning and mild foxing throughout, otherwise unmarked. No DJ, but in protective plastic wrap. ... more

Price: $140.00

New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2000.

First edition, 2000, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, octavo, 241pp., illustrated in b&w. Book fine, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ near fine with mild rubbing. ... more

Price: $10.00

Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1839.

2 vol set, 249 + 267 pp. Good+ copies in tan/brown cloth with paper spine labels. Vol II label mostly readable but worn, Vol I worn entirely. Boards show some sunning/scuffing/splotching, corner bumping, and rubbing at joints. Cracks in cloth at spine end of Vol I. Bindings secure. Paper bookplates... more

Price: $89.25

Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Folio. Blue cloth boards with titles in silver on spine and with silver illustration on upper board, map endpapers, color-illustrated dust jacket; pp. [xii], 347, with color and b/w illustration photographs throughout. Corners a touch rubbed, internally clean and unmarked. Jacket rubbed, now bright in new mylar. Lesueur and Petit,... more

Price: $100.00

New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1929.

Hardcover with red cloth boards in dust jacket, 1929, first American (?), octavo, 168pp., illustrated in b&w. Book near fine with mild rubbing, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ VG with edgewear that includes some tears and their related creases, toning, rubbing, in protective mylar wrap. ... more

Price: $100.00

Wilmington, DE: George Metz, 1815.

1815, Hardcover 12mo, continuously paginated to 276pp. In old marbled calf with red leather spine label. Front enpapers replaced with Japanese paper, rear flyleaf cut at half its width. Light occasional tidemark, rubbing to extremeties. A firm binding of this scarce work by a Pittsburgh author. Complete! ... more

Price: $250.00

New York: Greenburg, 1926.

Hardcover, 1926, octavo, 381pp., frontispiece, otherwise not illustrated. Book VG with mild toning and soil to orange boards, title plate on spine has small tear and is peeling at top corner, binding tight, text clean and unmarked, rear gutter cracking. No DJ. ... more

Price: $15.00

Newport News, Virginia: The Mariner's Museum,

4to. Both volumes: Maroon cloth-covered boards with titles in gilt on spine and upper boards; color-illustrated dust jackets. Vol. 3: pp. [6], 400, with b/w illustrations and photographs throughout. Inscribed on ffep verso: " To Josophine and Fred Pohl -- such grand people -- Frank O. Braynard." Board extremities rubbed,... more

Price: $72.00

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