London: St. Martin's Press, 1982. First American Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minimal shelf wear, small crease at rear, else bright and clean. Black textured paper boards, gilt lettering. 4to. 240 pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Gazetteer. Glossary. Index. Item #2875
A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean:. for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780 - In Three Volumes [Volume Two ONLY].
London: Printed by H. Hughs for G. Nicol, et al. 1785. Third Edition. Hardcover. Remarkably bright and clean textblock. All plates and fold-outs present. A very handsome orphan copy. From the collection of Edouard Stackpole, renowned whaling scholar, curator of Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT. 1951-1966) and director of the... Item #6472
Coatesville, PA: Privately Published/Walsworth Publishing Co. 1980. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Tiny discoloration at preliminaries, owner signature at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows discoloration at top fore-edge corner (appears to have been in contact with a candle or similar), else bright and clean. Off-white coated cloth... Item #4518
The Near East:. Dalmatia, Greece And Constantinople.
New York: The Century Co. 1913. First Edition. Hardcover. Association copy. Lovely bookplate indicating this was from the Cecil B. De Mille Library. A lovely example of early 20th century travel books. Spectacular images. A very handsome copy. Light shelf wear, gilt at spine shows slight toning, small bump at... Item #1537
Inside a Soviet Embassy:. Experiences of a Russian Diplomat in Burma.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. The tale of a Russian diplomat in Burma (1957-59) who defected to the West. An engaging exploration of intelligence work of Soviet embassy staff during the Cold War, etc. A very handsome copy. Very minimal shelf wear, mark from paper clip on title page... Item #2690
New York: Rand McNally City Guides & Maps, nd [circa 1910]. First Edition (presumed). Original Stringbound Wraps. An exceptional collection of period images. Light/moderate shelf/edge wear, light chipping, closed tears at head and heel (head repaired with archival tape), moisture stain at bottom edge, dark stain across top front edge... Item #3851
Bangkok: Scandinavian Society of Thailand, 1980. First Edition. Chumbhot and Pantip Collection, Suan Pakkad Palace claim ticket laid in. Published to commemorate 60 years of the Society, richly illustrated with period images. A rather handsome copy of this increasingly uncommon volume. Minor shelf wear, small spot of damage at top... Item #1822
The Tree Where Man Was Born and The African Experience.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Overall, a very handsome copy. Ownership stamp of noted artist Andrew Anderson-Bell. Merest hint of dusting to top of text block, ownership inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf wear, else bright and clean... Item #2747
The Jekyll Island Club:. Southern Haven for America's Millionaires.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1989 . Second Printing. Hardcover. Jekyll Island, Georgia, was one of the most exclusive resort destinations in the United Satate. Illustrated with hundreds of never-before-seen photographs from private family collections. Tight, bright and apparently unread. DJ is bright and clean. Quarterbound, brown cloth spine... Item #1894
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Jonathan Porter describes Iceland as 'an exploration of the natural world of Iceland, a place of extraordinary geological interest and one of unusual and often peculiar beauty'. Richly illustrated by Eliot Porter. Overall, a very presentable copy of this emerging classic... Item #4479
New York: Devin-Adair, 1954 . Second Printing. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear, touch of dust spotting to top of text block, leaves evenly toned, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, several small, closed tears, light toning of white spaces, light foxing on verso, else bright and clean... Item #2685
White, Osmar; Ross, John; Carroll, Brian; Ellis, Rennie, et al.
Australia:. A Complete Guide to the Splendor and Excitement of the Land Down Under.
Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Gift inscription on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, price clipped, two small closed tears, else bright and clean. Burgundy textured paper boards, brown paper endpages, frontispiece. 4to. 296pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Maps. Item #2883