Our Books - Exploration,-Nautical-&-Travel
Selected Papers on Anthropology, Travel & Exploration. Now Edited with an Introduction and Occasional Notes.
Burton, Sir Richard [N. M. Penzer, Ed.]
London: A. M. Philpot, 1924. Limited/Numbered. Octavo. Cloth. Very Good + 240 pp. Number 23 of a limited print run of 100 copies on hand-made paper. Top edge gilt (though dulled); rough cut pages; some... [read more] | $290.00
Witherby & Co., London, 1909. [xii] + [2, blank] + (3)-251 pp. in original blue cloth, double-ruled in blind with gilt spine titles; 35 photographs, including frontispiece, all present. The fourth... [read more] | $40.00
Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver & Toronto, 2003. A Fine first edition copy in dustwrapper. 400 pp.; illustrated, Notes, Bibliography and Index. An entertaining, if somewhat speculative, work suggesting... [read more] | $15.00
London: The Folio Society, 2004. 4to. Cloth. A Fine copy, in Slip Case, of the Folio Society printing of Sir Richard Burton's work first published in two volumes by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (1855-6)... [read more] | $60.00
Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By A F.R.G.S. With Map and Illustrations.
Burton, Sir Richard F.
Pierway Inc. Publishing, Vancouver, 2001. 2 Volumes, Octavo, [x] 303; and [vi] 295 pages; limited facsimile edition of 500 copies. Ours is an un-numbered, out-of-series, copy. Wood engraved... [read more] | $190.00
A Short Tour Through The United States & Canadas October 10th to December 31st, 1832: The Journal of Lieut. George Kirwan Carr.
Carr, Lieut. George Kirwan [Edited with Notes by Deoch Fulton].
New York: The New York Public Library, 1937. quarto (10"). Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine pp.  + 3-34; frontispiece reproducing Carr's map of his tour; 2 pages reproducing 4 images of Pendleton's... [read more] | $20.00
The Cree Journals. The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N., as related in his Private Journals, 1837-1856.
Cree, Edward Hodges [Michael Levien, Editor and Introduction]
Nelson Canada Ltd., Toronto, 1981. 276 pp.; map endpapers + 9 other maps; illustrated throughout, b&w and most watercolours of the author reproduced in full colour; one fold-out panorama of Nanking.... [read more] | $20.00
Rotterdam: W.L. & J. Brusse N.V., 1938. First Edition. Royal Octavo. Cloth. Very Good +. Two Volumes; blue cloth with gilt Titles; publisher’s blind stamp on front boards. Pp. xii + 448 pp.;... [read more] | $120.00
Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1998. 8vo. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine Originally published as booklet by the author in 1924; describes steam navigation of the Missouri River in the 1860's;... [read more] | $10.00
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1972. Octavo.. Cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. A very nice copy, in dustjacket, of this compilation of articles first appearing in the journal 'The American... [read more] | $20.00
Nature’s Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782. Naturalist and Voyager with Cook and Banks.
The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne University, 1998. Already out of print, this scholarly, well-illustrated work is the definitive study of the Naturalist who’s contributions to plant and animal taxonomy... [read more] | $80.00
Beira: 1934. Stapled Card Covers. Near Fine. (2) + 94 pp., approx. 6"x10"; photographic travel booklet, with text in three languages, Portuguese, French and English. Short introduction by the... [read more] | $85.00
Doubleday, Page & Co., Garden City, 1924. Octavo in publisher’s original red cloth with slightly faded gilt titles; 313 pp., 3 illustrations including frontispiece; folding map of South America;... [read more] | $50.00
University of Ottawa Press, Ottawa, 2004. Pp. [xvii] + 366, with List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Notes; Glossary; Biographical Directory; Bibliography and Index. A Fine copy in Near Fine dust... [read more] | $30.00