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
Scurvy. How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail.
Bown, Stephen R.
Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2003. A Fine copy in like dustjacket. 254 pp. Map endpapers, Timeline, a suggested Reading List, Bibliography and Index. The surgeon was James Lind; the mariner James Cook;... [read more] | $20.00
Travels into Bokhara: Containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, with presents from the King of Great Britain: and an account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary, and Persia. Performed by order of the Supreme Government of India in the years 1831, 32, and 33.
Burnes, Lieut. Alexander.
Oxford University Press, Karachi, Delhi, London, etc.; 1975. Three volumes, octavo, cloth with gilt titles; pp. [xl]  356; [xvii]  473; and [xix] 357 and fold-out map. First published by John Murray,... [read more] | $310.00
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
Antwerpen: Uitgeverij De Branding, 1988. Small 4to. Cloth. Fine / Fine. 151 pp.; bibliography; illustrated throughout; royal blue cloth-covered boards with titles and star in red. From the dj: "Vernon... [read more] | $35.00
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