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
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
Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, 1948; 13 illustrations by the author, including frontispiece; 217 pp. in publisher’s original dust wrapper, price-clipped, edge-worn and in a protective mylar sleeve;... [read more] | $50.00
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 John Day Company, New York, 1974; First American Edition, Fine in Near Fine dj; Quarto (10”) bound in tan buckram. Xi + 336 pp.; map frontispiece; illustrated; Notes, Selected Bibliography and... [read more] | $50.00
Sir John Chardin’s Travels in Persia.
Chardin, Sir John. (Sykes, Sir Percy, Brigadier-General [Introduction]).
Da Capo Press, New York, 1971. Reprint of Argonaut Press edition, London, 1927. Quarto in tan faux leather. 287 pp. Fine. Illustrated (b&w), including a reproduction of the Title-page of the... [read more] | $60.00
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
Two items of ephemera from R.M.S. Ascania. With the future of cruise ships somewhat uncertain, such items, although not uncommon, provide a glimpse of the social history of passenger ships, in this case... [read more] | $30.00
Dampier’s Voyages Consisting of a New Voyage Round the World, a Supplement to the Voyage Round the World, Two Voyages to Campeachy, a Discourse of Winds, a Voyage to New Holland, and a Vindication, in answer to Chimerical Relation of William Funnell. 2 Volumes.
Dampier, Captain William; edited by John Masefield
E. Grant Richards, London, 1906. Royal octavo in green cloth (though Vol. 1 is badly faded and worn at the bottom edge of the spine); small booksellers ticket on rear paste-down of both, from Paul Elder... [read more] | $200.00
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
An Account of the Conduct and Proceedings of the Late John Gow, alias Smith, Captain of the Late Pirates, Executed for Murther and Piracy, Committed on Board the George Galley, Afterwards Call'd the Revenge . . .
A True Recounting of Piracy by the author of Robinson Crusoe Edinburgh: Gordon Wright Publishing, 1978. Published under the short title, The Pirate Gow, 'this reprint is a facsimile of the 1890 edition... [read more] | $30.00