New York: Nicholas L. Brown, 1929. Limited Edition #749/775 U.S. Copies [1,250 copies worldwide]. Limited Edition #749/775 U.S. Copies [1,250 copies worldwide]. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Off-white spine, gold text; Boards strong, moderate shelf/edge wear, corners frayed down to boards, rubbing, surface scratches, cocked spine; text block is age toned, general page wear, otherwise clean; pp 264.
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Mongolia: Expedition Mongolia Publication, 1990. First edition [SIGNED]. Tall quarto; vg/wraps; blue spine with black text; front panel, pastoral green mountain plain; ex libris, SIGNED NOTE ON LETTERHEAD to po, ; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 110 pp.; photos, maps, figures; else very good.
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; sunned spine with blue and beige image of sky and sand and black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges, minor spotting marks to surfaces,chipping to corners and around spine of jacket; Moderate age and wear to boards spotting marks along spine, binding solid but intact, ivory toned pages; Foxing along text block exterior, darkened text block head, otherwise text block clean; 199 pp.
Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, 1874. First Edition. Octavo, 306pp.; VG; spine green with gilt lettering and four bands; boards publisher's green gilt cloth; 20 numbered plates missing from end of book, clean cuts; maps and lithographic views present, some folding and tape used; some bumping and rubbing to board edges and spine; ex libris on inside front board; sticker on back inside board reading 'compliments of Jacob A. Gross, senator, 6th district 1874. 1875.'; shelved case 1.
New York: A. L. Burt Company, Publishers, 1914. 12mo; VG-/G; Beige spine with tan text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tears at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and closed tear towards lower rear fore corner, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows slightly rubbed spine edges however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 363.
Bracey, Virginia: Paraview, Inc., 2005. First Paraview edition. Octavo; pp 209; VG/VG; light brown/black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York: The Viking Press, 1982. Octavo; pp 280; G/Fair; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows some sun fading to exterior; dj adhered to pastedowns; ex-library stickers and stamps to rear; minor edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to exterior head edges; ex-library stamps and markings inside; frontispiece;.
USA: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, 1948. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red clothbound HB with small stamped capitals for tilting centered beneath head and at foot. b/w decoratively illustrated fep/ffep. prior owner name on half-title page. softly ivory textblock without marks, outer edges fine. 318 pp.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; green spine with yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, chipping around edges and along hinges, a few small closed tears around edges, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong, slight rubbing and sunning around edges; textblock has age toning, faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 287.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1979. First English language edition. Octavo. Good in good price-clipped dust jacket. Teal spine with white border and dark blue lettering. Owner signature to front free end paper. Sale sticker to front dust jacket flap. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Small soiling mark to top front corner of covers. Lower rear corner bumped. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 206pp.
London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in contemporary full reddish-brown leather, paneled spines with gilt tooling; two labels per spine, all have worn off; elaborate gilt roll of crowns to boards; matching simple gilt roll to board edges and turn-ins; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; all edges of text blocks gilt; volume 1 has been rebacked, spine preserved; marbled endpapers; with 22 illustrated plates, plate 18 bound as frontispiece for volume 2; EB consignment; shelved case 13.
Woodstock, VT: Seafarer's Heritage Library Ltd., 1984. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. black uppercase titling, reading crease down lengthy spine with edgewear aside its columns and along softcover edges lightly. a touch thumbed, with illustrated panels.fold out map faces title page, final page is a larger fold out map. other contents include illustrations, maps and photos, with text details. textblock no marks, basic ivory edges. complete 171 pp. ISBN# 0916149005.
New York: Hodder & Stoughton, 1912. First U.S. Edition. 8vo., 309 pp., VG; brown cloth boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; rubbing/mild fraying to head and tail of spine; mild shelfwear to edges of boards; bumping to corners of boards; slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; age-toning and mild foxing/shelfwear to text-block; mild wear to endpapers; mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; boards protected by plastic wrapper; pub. 1912 stated to copyright page; frontispiece; LP consignment; shelved Case 13, Dupont.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Business Weekly Publications, 2012. Eighth Edition. Octavo; pp 892; VG/VG; green spine with white text; book housed in brown cardboard box; dust jacket has minor wear to exterior; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Chinese and English texts.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1930. 10mo; pp 388; G/G-; dark yellow pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has some soiling to exterior; slight sunnned spine; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's embossed stamp to ffep; interior clean; deckled edges;.
Cleveland: The New American Library, Inc., 1969. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 256; G-/G; black/ivory/red pictorial spine with blue and ivory text; full title: Flashman From the Flashman Papers 1839-1842; dust jacket shows slight toning to exterior; exterior clean otherwise; mylar wraps; cloth has light tape residue to boards at head and tail exterior; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; adhesive residue to ffep; deckled fore edge; light smudges to fore edge of few first pages;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2005. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 335; VG/VG; sunned beige spine with red and black text; full title: Flashman on the March from the Flashman Papers, 1867-8; dust jacket shows very little wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; deckled fore edge;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1984. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 405; G/G; ivory pictorial spine with red and green text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; text block has some shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; slightly cocked spine;.
New York: Julian Messner, 1953. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with tan print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, small tears to spine ends, mild shelfwear; Boards in grey paper and grey cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tinted top edge slightly stained, else clean and tight; viii, 312 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Methuen Publishers, 1937. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 365; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; original publisher's blue cloth shows slight sunning to panels; minor frays to head spine edge; text block has age toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; detached first few pages, but still present; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated with many photographs, diagrams and maps; possibly inscribed by Sandy Glen;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. first edition. Small Octavo; VG-/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned and rubbed exterior with tape at head spine edge, and some rubbing wear and fraying along edges; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor wear at corners, but has clean and sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age, light ink on front pastedown, and light foxing on first & last few pages with otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 375.
New York: Hurst & Co., Publishers, 1888. First Thus. 12mo; pp 101; G/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; mild rubbing to exterior; decorative embossed borders and decorations to spine and front; light rubbing to spine edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior slightly toned; mild cracking to front gutter; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1941. 12mo; VG-/G+; Black & beige spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has small tear at edges with other minor edge wear, exterior is slightly sunned with light wear showing on rear due to age and lightly stamped writing on front flap, but otherwise clean and intact; Cloth shows lightly sunned edges and slight rubbing on exterior however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with slightly bent head fore edges of first few pages, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 305.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First Edition Thus, First Printing. tall 8vo., 282 pp., VG-/G; yellow pictorial DJ, maroon lettering (faded brown to spine); heavy wear to DJ, material loss to top left corner of back cover continuous with head of spine, rubbing/wear to head of spine mostly obscures "H" in "HEINLEIN"; top right corner of front flap price clipped, with "2.50" written in pencil; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, blue lettering; age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, text clear and bright; navy blue pictorial starfield endpapers; 2 pp. frontispiece continuous to title page; First Edition Thus, First Printing: Scribner's "A" and colophon to title page, parts of this book initially appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction titled "Star Lummox"; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1956. Quarto; good/fair-; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, shelf wear, chipping; open and closed tears; front cover intact, but torn away from rest of dust jacket; HB, black spine with faded gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; illustrated endpapers; text block, clean; numerous black-and-white and color illustrations; 476pp. --TEXT IN FRENCH.
New York: Free Press, 2003. Octavo; G/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with black and white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with dark blue paper to spine and light blue paper to boards, silver print, slight surface tear on rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; Signed in ink by author Hillary on the title page; 341 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 255pp.; VG/G; spine orange with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has moderate flaws, including chipping all over, some tape repair, sun-fading to spine and front cover; small amount of water staining to front pastedown; slight age-toning to pages; stated first printing; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 255 pp., VG/VG; hot pink and yellow pictorial DJ, yellow lettering to spine, black and yellow lettering to front cover; mild fading and wear to spine of DJ, closed tears to tail of spine, text slightly faded yet legible, "GNOME PRESS" logo to tail of spine; mild wear/age-toning to covers of DJ, teal scuffing to bottom left-hand corner of back cover; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping/rubbing and mild chipping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; minimal shelfwear to covers of boards, mild rubbing to edges and corners, slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning and very mild wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; pub. 1953 by Gnome Press, "First Printing" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948 . First Hardcover Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 206 pp., VG-/VG-; white and blue pictorial DJ, small black lettering to spine; moderate wear to DJ: chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers, age-toning to covers (lettering unaffected); rubbing to tail of spine somewhat obscures "SHASTA" logo, closed tears to tail repaired to interior of DJ with non-archival age-toned tape; price uncut "$3.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to tail, cocking to spine; mild staining to spine (lettering unaffected) and edges of boards; boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning and occasional imperfections (fingerprint marks, etc.) to interior; First Hardcover Edition, First Printing: FIRST EDITION stated to copyright page; orig. pub. 1939 in the pulp fantasy magazine Unknown; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Octavo; pp 431; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows moderate shelf wear to exterior; some soiling to exterior; black titles with illustration to paper label to front; light sunning to spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; some foxing to title and facing pages; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
New York, NY: William Morrow / HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013. First US Edition. small, squarish Qto. VG+/VG+. a delicate gray/blue DJ spine with pictorial front with a montage of nautical Arctic images. titling in black, large red capitals for title, with white author along bottom edge--all neatly centered and overlay the illustrations.decorative fully illustrated HC, a landscape oriented Antarctic in full color detail, a stunning sky, jutting black cliffs and ice filled water. no impressions to panels, sharply cornered. b/w photos line the fep/ffep. profusely illustrated in color and b/w throughout with much tiny text details and majorly highlights the series of chapter textblock pages. as new, in similar DJ. 264 pp. ISBN# 9780062282736.
New York Literary Guild, 1930. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with blue print; Boards in cream cloth with green print, soiling, smudging, mild warping, spotting to rear; Text block has mild spotting on edges, tanning/spotting to endpapers, bookplate on front endpapers, clean text; xi, 281 pages, illustrated.
London: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1855. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Leather bound; Raised bands and gilt designed spine with faded text; Boards have age tone with discoloration to the top exteriors and slight rubbing to the corners and edges; End papers and limited pages have minor foxing otherwise text block is clean; 424p.
New York and London: The Century Co., 1927. First Edition. 10mo; pp 276; VG-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows light rubbed corners; exterior clean; light shelf wear to spine; strong boards; text block shows mild toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1970. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and blue print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and white cloth with black print, mild wear to spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xii, 240 pages, illustrated (color plates).
London: William Heinemann, 1898. Second impression. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Green spines with gold & black text; 2 Volumes; Boards have sunned, rubbed and scratched exteriors with cocked spine and moderate edge wear; Text block has darkening along exterior edges and slight cracking at some pages from binding, however still fully attached; Conditions noted and are 'as is'; pp 576. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.