Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; CM consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
Washington: Thomas H. Ford, 1860. First Edition. Tall quarto; 358, (41) pp. Rebound in modern cloth, with leather spine and leather spine label. With 70 color plates; lacking two of the three folding maps at rear; the third is present but has a longitudinal tear halfway through the middle. Foxing to interior and many of the plates. Good copy only; Shelved in Case # 4.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
Paris: Chez F. Buisson, 1799. Second Edition. 8vos., 5 volumes; VG-; spines brown, red and black labels, gilt lettering and tooling; gilt panel on front and rear board of each volume; gilt tooling on board edges; marbled endpapers; speckled text blocks; all volumes have some bumping and shelfwear, including fraying to corners, chipping to heads and tails of spines, cracking to spine edges; volume 1 lower third of spine partially detached, ffep loose; name written in ink on second front endpage of volumes 1, 3; volume 5 half of black label missing; all plates and folding maps present and in excellent condition; volume 1: half-title, plates 1-6, including frontispiece and folding map, clxxxiv, 311 pp.; volume 2: half-title, plates 7-13, 408 pp.; volume 3: half title, plates 14-27, 414, pp.; volume 4: half-title, plates 28-35, 380 pp.; volume 5: half-title. 350 pp, plates 36-39, including three folding maps; shelved above.
New York: GF Hopkins, 1802. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-; ix,94, 296 pages with folding frontispiece map (now backed by linen); Original brown leather boards with repaired spine; Gilt lettering and designs on spine; Scuffing to edges of boards, some bumping and fraying to the corners; Spine is rubbed but title on spine is legible ("Mackenzy's Travels" [sic]); Two bookplates on front pastedown (Bonnycastle Robinson & CLF Robinson); Previous owner's name in ink on title page; Some spotting/foxing throughout including map; Original frontispiece map is intact and backed by linen; PS Consignment; Shelved in Case 9.
London: William Miller, 1809. 2 quartos in boards with red leather spines and corners of boards. Both VG+. Both volumes have recently been rebound. Bindings of both volumes are solid. Small scratches on the leather of both boards. Both volumes have marbled design on edge of textblock. Former owners name written on original endpapers. Volume II contains 4 large fold-out illustrations and Volume III contains 5. Volume II contains 16 large black and white illustrations while Volume III contains 20. Volume III has some sporadic pencil markings scattered throughout text as well as some foxing. There is mild moisture damage to the last 100 or so pages of volume III. There is a crease to top corner of pages 375 to 448 in volume III. Volume II is 520pp. Volume III is 505pp. Shelve in locked case 4. Spines are red leather with 5 raised bands and gold text.
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1895. New edition; with Memoir, New Map and Other Illustrations. Set of three octavos in dark green hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG; moderate soiling; good binding; deckle edges dusty; frontispiece portraits; some pages uncut; text clean; vol. 1 Memoirs; vol. 2 Arkansas and Mexico; vol. 3 Index and large folded map in separate compartment; please contact us for shipping costs; EM consignment.; shelved case 1.
London: Richard Phillips, 1806. First Edition. Quarto, xiv, , 530 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 17 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece and 4 other folding plates, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
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.
Los Angeles: Zeitlin and Ver Brugge, 1973. First limited edition (#920 of 1,000); signed by author and printer. Quarto in beige and black soft covers with beige and white case; VG/VG; black letters on spine; pages still uncut; contains 32 plates in color featuring Mexico; Guatemala; Hawaii; Fiji; and 3 Icons all printed under the artist's supervision; case also illustrated; shelved in Case # 11.
Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, some closed chipping and wear to edges; with thirty-three pages of full color photographs; Inscribed on ffep by Jim Whittaker (First American to summit Mt. Everest), Jim Wickwire (First American to summit K-2), Dianne Roberts (photojournalist), and Craig Anderson.; Inscribed to Ethel Kennedy, "With whom I would share any tent, in any camp, on any mountain - anywhere. Love Kisses & Bear Hugs"; Shelved case 9.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full brown calf, black stamping and gilt titling to front boards, matching to paneled spines; all edges of text blocks gilt; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to corners, head of spines; head of volume 1 chipping; with three folding maps in rear pocket of volume 1; volume 2 also with pocket, appears unused; with 2 frontispieces and numerous illustrations; CO consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Mathews and Leigh, 1809. Quarto, xxii, , 541 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 12 aquatint plates, including folding frontispiece, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
London: Richard Phillips, 1807. First Edition. Quarto, xv, , 468 pages; VG; half bound in brown calf, paper boards, newly rebacked with new paneled spine, black label with gilt lettering; mild rubbing to boards; marbled text block; bookplate to ffep; personal library stamp to first blank leaf; with all 21 aquatint plates, some offsetting; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
Paris: Imprimerie Delance et Lesueur, An XIII, 1805. First edition. Two volumes. Octavo; xlv, 171; 188 pp. Illustrated with 52 full-page engravings and two folding plans. Quarter calf, marbled boards of the period. Gilt spine lettering, five raised bands. VG. Remains of library (?) label on spine ends; some rubbing to spine ends as well. Interior clean and tight. text in French; shelved case 9.
London: J. Johnson, W. J. and J. Richardson, T. Payne, and others, 1806. Fourth Edition. Quarto, 122 pages, 38 maps; VG; bound in contemporary 3/4 calf, paneled spine with gilt titling, gilt and blind stamping; newly rebacked with spine preserved; marbled boards, text block, endpapers; 3 bookplates to front pastedown; plate 1 not present as issued, 38 plates present, one folding; plates 2, 7, 11, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, with some color borders or roads; MW consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: White, Gallaher, & White, 1827. First American Edition. Octavo, 416 pages; VG: bound in publisher's teal paper-covered boards, brown cloth spine with paper label; binding with moderate wear, including mild staining to boards, wear to corners, fraying to spine and hinges, rear board separated but attached by string; pages entirely uncut; mild foxing to interior; scarce; shelved case 1.
Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848. First Edition, House of Representatives issue. Octavo, 11, 614 pages; rebacked with contemporary calf boards preserved, new spine with label preserved, burgundy morocco with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; mild foxig throughout; First edition, House of Representatives issues of the report, containing the reports of Lieutenant Abert, Colonel Cooke, and Captain Johnson as well as that of Emory; the Senate issue only contained the Emory report; with both folding maps; profusely illustrated; shelved case 1.
Edinburgh and London, Dublin: William Blackwood; J. Murray; and J. Cuming, 1811. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/none; black leather spine, 5 raised bands, and gilt lettering; with recently quarter-bound; black cloth boards; ex libris, ancient signature, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; maps and charts, folded; fore-edge deckle; light foxing; --v1, Part I, "Ninth to Fifteenth Century," 512 pp.; --v1, Part II, "Fifteenth and Sixteen Centuries," 524 pp.; --v3, Part III, "New World, Columbus, Cortes," 503 pp.; else very good. Case #9.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1816. First Edition. Quarto; ix, (3), 501, (1) pp. Original marbled boards, rebacked, with new endpapers and original leather spine laid down. With only four of the original eight aquatints, but the map is present. Rubbed at extremities; scattered foxing throughout; some offsetting from plates. Still a very good copy. Shelved in Case #9.
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1852. First edition. 2 Octavos; VG-/G; Blue cloth boards and spine with gilt lettering on spine; Blind stamp on boards; Edges are worn with bumping at the corners; Spines are faded and aged; Text block age toned; Fold out maps present; Wood engraved plates, some in color, some tinted; Frontispieces: color in volume 2, fold out in volume 1; chip at end paper gutter on volume 2, Binding separating from spine at the gutter near ffly on volume 1; Both volumes age-toned; Text block free of marking; 2 volumes shelved case 9 ; DS Consignment.
London: Picador, 1983. Second Printing. Large Octavo; VG-/No jacket softcover; White spine with black lettering; Some light wear to the edges and at the corners; Binding tight; One small spot of staining to the first few pages at the fore edge; NOTE: Book has been signed by Steadman with an original Illustration of Hunter S. Thompson. 158 pages. Shelve in case 2.
London: Waterlow & Sons Limited, 1886. 1st edition. In good condition only. Duodecimo. Thick-stock cardboard boards and cloth spine. Moderate foxing to endpapers, light foxing interspersed throughout text. Spine has crack at top and bottom of the front board's hinge (approx. 1" each). Cloth on spine has 2 line-tears measuring 3/4 and 2 1/2". Some minor rubbing and edge wear to boards. Developed photograph of Burton on page opposite to half title (intended by publisher). 96 pp. Some rubbing to boards. All else is good. (Spine is black cloth with no text) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Tokyo, Japan: The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1913-1914. First Editions. 10mos., 2 volumes; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering; top edges of text blocks gilt; mild rubbing and fraying, including creases to spine, wear to head and tail of spine; volume 1 illustrated with 17 color folding maps, numerous black and white plates, a folding map in rear pastedown pocket, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume 2 illustrated with a color reproduction of woodcut by Shimbi Shoin, 15 color maps (including 10 folding), black and white plates, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume one leaf 207/208 and accompanying map loose but present, gutter visible; volume 2 title page through vi loose but present; small bookseller sticker to front pastedown of volume 1; with ownership name on title pages of Gertrude Emerson; shelved case 9.
Dayton, O[hio]. B. F. Ells, 1840. New Edition. Octavo, 240 pages; G+; bound in period brown calf boards, newly rebacked in matching brown calf, ox-blood label with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing to boards; with frontispiece portraits of Lewis and Clarke, illustrated with 14 woodcut illustrations; entire printing somewhat light; mild foxing and age-toning to pages; small ownership stamp on rear endpaper; shelved case 1.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1914. First English Edition. 12mo., 590 pages; VG; flexible red cloth boards with gilt text on front and spine, rebacked with spine and boards preserved; archival repair to advertisement leaf; piece of tape to frontispiece map; George Allen & Unwin Ltd London publication information pasted below Baedeker; text block marbled; mild wear to hinges and extremities; 40 maps, 78 plans; attached ribbon bookmark; title page states 1914, ads in front list books up to 1923; shelved case 9.
Boston: Abel Bowen, 1826. First Edition. 12mo; VG-/No jacket; Green and red leather spine with gilt lettering; Rebound in 1/4 leather and marble boards; Binding and boards are in excellent shape with just minimal shelf or edge wear; Binding tight; Text block is greatly age toned but free of marking; Gilt edges rubbed but present; Maps intact with some small tears to folds; 252 pages. SHELVED: Case 1.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1935. Limited edition (500 copies); signed. Thick octavo in pale blue hardcovers with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling, discoloration and shelf wear; strong binding; text and paper clean; pp. 405; frontispiece photograph; signature on front dedicated page; several sets of photographs throughout; shelved in Case 1.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., (1935). First Edition. Octavo; 278pp; full orange cloth; vg-/no dustjacket; spine sunned; slightly frayed and worn at spine ends, joints and corners; contents very good; clean and unmarked; illustrated with black and white photographs. Scarce. [DM Consignment]. Spine; black titles on orange cloth. Shelved in Case 9.
Tielt: Lannoo Publishers, 2014. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG+: Blue and tan spine with black text: Half DJ is in excellent condition with no apparent shelfwear, clean: Boards are strong, small stain to front board which is the only flaw, no rubbing, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages unmarked, beautiful color photographs of the locations: 309 pp. Shelved case 11.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1896. Abridged Edition. Octavo, 547 pages; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; moderate soiling and rubbing to boards; foxing to interior; webbing showing on ffep; two two tipped in TLS's, dated Feb. 3/97 and June 19/98, from James Bryce to Samuel Barker, publisher of "The American." Bryce writes about this work and mentions Woodrow Wilson before Wilson becomes President and Gladstone. Pasted to front pastedown is a newspaper photograph of Bryce and his wife. Barker Company Stamp on ffep; The American Commonwealth was first published in 1888 in three volumes; shelved case 1.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 342 pages; VG/VG; spine black with wgite and orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED by Theroux on half-title page; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 9.
Flagg and Gould, 1816. First Edition. Octavo, 398 pages; VG; bound in full contemporary acid-washed calf, black label with gilt titling to spine; mild rubbing and wear to binding; tide marks to all edges, primarily visible along endpapers and beginning/end of volume; with fold-out map and seven plates, including frontispiece; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1852. First Edition. Octavo, 510 pages; G+; newly rebacked with green leather paneled spine, red label with gilt titling, original boards preserved; covers with moderate soiling; front board has a small dent in center edge and some fraying, chipping along fore-edge; folded map on rice paper in the front, clean tearing at crease, fragile; first chapter's paper discolored; text in tight print; small ex-libris stamp on end page; contains chapters on Lydia, Phrygia, Constantinople with small engravings throughout; shelved in Case 9.
London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First Edition. Octavo, 420/511; Fair/VG; volumes quarter bound in brown leather, paneled spines have gilt lettering and tooling, volume one has severe damage, with heavy tearing on the back cover, has tearing on the spine; both volumes have fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners; both volumes have missing frontispieces; pages have minor age toning; shelved case 9.
London: John Murray, 1835. First British Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 blue calf, marbled boards, two burgundy labels with gilt titling, gilt tooling to spines; marbled edges of text block; mild rubbing and wear to bindings, front of tail of volume one beginning to separate; interiors clean; shelved case 1.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1843. First Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full green leather by Bradstreet, paneled spines with elaborate gilt tooling, gilt borders, gilt turn-ins elaborately framing the marbled endpapers; signed in gilt on front pastedowns; top edge of text block gilt; front board of volume 1 threatening to separate; Thackeray used his real name for the first time in his dedication to Charles Lever in this title; with 38 engravings by Thackery; shelved case 9.
London: Tombleson, 1852. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in 3/4 contemporary red calf, pattered cloth boards, paneled spines with gilt titling; rubbing and wear to extremities, slight cracking to spine; pages with age-toning and foxing, primarily to plates; pages 155-158, plus 4 plates, largely detached from gutter; with large folding map in rear of volume 1, title-page vignette, 67 other steel engravings; shelved case 9.