Berlin: Globus Verlag, 1904. Oblong quarto; good-/none; green cloth spine with no text; gray boards with gilt title and photo; ex libris signature, title page; major shelf wear, chipping, and bumping; text block clean; general toning and foxing; unpaginated, 32 pp.; B&W photos, one panorama and 30 views; endpapers and boards, staining; edges and corners, abrasion and wear, tears and nicks; captions in German. else very good.
Travel & Exploration
New York: C.S. Francis and Co, 1856. Early Edition. 12 mo.; Poor; red spine, gold gilded text; rear cover has severe rodent damage on back upper edge/corner, upper back corner completely missing, bumping/rubbing to all cover edges, staining along spine, sunning to spine, sold with rear cover as is; textblock has staining, severe age toning; interior pages have age toning, moderate spotting, last three pages have rodent damage to upper corner, include 36 engravings, lacking folding map; early edition, first published 1853; pp 148.
New Delhi: Krishan M. Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian reprint. Thin Octavo; G/G-; Off-white spine with red text; 2 Piece set, this volume only, volume 1, part 2; Dust jacket has moderately smudged & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear; Boards have rubbed exterior with sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly along exterior edges with good binding; pp 575.
Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Red spine w/o text; Boards has moderately rubbed & slight frays on exterior and some wear at corners, as well as slightly sunned exterior, but overall intact; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with the appearance of wear, small tears & foxing on first and last few pages, pages are fragile but fully bound, deckled fore edge; pp 399. French language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Canajoharie, NY: Beech-Nut Packing Company, 1924. Beech-Nut Packing Co. Edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no DJ. Brown spine with no lettering. Several small stains to the front cover, minimal fading and rubbing. Light foxing to the edges of the text block. Both hinges of the paperback cover are slightly loose. Pages clean and unmarked. 291pp.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1980. First edition; signed. Thin, small folio in brown hardcovers with green and yellow illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; ivory letters on spine; in very good condition; author signature on illustrated title page; contains a chapter on "Concern for the Planet"; pp. 112; shelved on front table.
Albany, NY: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford, State Printers, 1896. 8vo., 1024 pp., VG-; black cloth boards, copper lettering to spine; overall wear to boards with scattered superficial material loss, bumping to corners; starting hinge between title page and p. 3, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine, cloth torn to back towards head, lettering faded yet legible, "VOL. 1 / 1896" stated to tail; age-toning/foxing to text-block, creasing to bottom corners of pp. 41-171 visible from text-block; mild age-toning and scattered foxing/other minor imperfections to interior, text clear and legible; though header of report to p. 3 states State of New York Assembly "No. 53" in session Feb. 11, 1896, no other page other than p. 7 does it also state "No. 53," all other pages state "No. 98"; lacks VOL. 2: text to p. 1024 ends abruptly, pagination likely continuous between the two vols.; shelved Case 1.
London: Nicholson and Watson Limited, 1937. First edition. Thin, Small Octavo; G+/G-; Tan spine with black text; Dust jacket has age toning, rubbed exteriors with moderate edge wear; Boards are lightly sunned with general shelf wear due to handling, however sturdy and intact; Text block has darkened due to age, previous owner's name on front pastedown & on ffep, pages are unmarked; pp 64.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. First Edition. DJ front cover interior flap price clipped. Ex libris of previous owner on front end paper. Octavo; VG/G; Tan spine with black text; DJ with mylar cover, shows moderately strong wear to edges, some open tears up to 1", marks on spine; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, some faint staining; Textblock age-toned, 392pp.
Boston: Little Brown and Comapny, 1930. Book number 31 of 500. Signed, Book 31 of 500; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is black fabric with discolored white label, small blue text of label, material loss to crown; Boards have edge wear, bumping and material loss to corners, general marks, smudges, and scratches; Text block has age-toning, deckled pages, singed bu author on verso of page after title page, binding is strong; pp 296.
Albuquerque, NM: Sun Books, October 1977. First Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall ivory wraps spine with black titling. uniquely illustrated with black engravings on ivory cover and rear. edgewear is limited to moderate handling around the thin softcover panels. discoloration is mild and textblock interior filled mainly with two-column paragraph text arragement, highlighted by small to large b/w images, photos, reprints or scanned items, like documents. light handling, softcover with edges basically clear. 274 pp. ISBN# 0895400413.
London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1736. Fifth Edition. 12mo., 304pp., 8pp. Index; VG; spine paneled brown leather with red label and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with orange-brown cloth boards; top edge of title page slightly cut, does not impact text; interior clean; minor shelfwear and bumping to boards, corners; shelved case 9.
London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, 1972. First British edition. Octavo. Good in good- dust jacket. White spine with black and red lettering. Book spine slightly cocked. Moderate rubbing, age-toning, and several small closed tears to dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, text block edges all very good. 284pp.
Spain: Luna Wennberg Publishers, 1986. Spanish Printing. large Qtos. VG+/ - no DJ. TWO VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASE. finely grained dark red leatherette with deeply stamped uppercase gilt titling, each with volume numeral indicator. like new quality, boards very thick and sturdy, inside covers pictorial in orange and ivory. Volume I inscribed by previous owner on title page. followed up by lengthy notes section and bright full color images and photos follow up to final sheets, p. 229. ISBN# Vol I: 8485983157. Volume II is similarly bound, strong and bound solidly. includes traveller's notes II and profusely illustrated to around 310 pp. in outstading shape, stock unblemished and plenty of color images. unabraded exterior, smooth volumeedges. fit to size within an intact slipcase. full color glossy images coat the wide Qto sized sides, titles in English and the other cover in Spanish. solid slipcase, with abrading evident to edges to ends and outer edges moderately.
Brazil: Governo Da Bahia, 1997. Quarto; VG/VG; Thin Black spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, no tears; Boards have minor shelf wear, otherwise, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages; page numbers not given; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Colombo: National Parks. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; VG-/G+; White spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap has pen mark over price text, 2" open tear on upper rear cover (0.25" in height), 0.25" closed tear on bottom rear cover; general edgewear; Boards strong, some thin light colored spotting/staining on both boards; Textblock has very faint stain on bottom edge of rear end paper; Binding strong; 89pp. Includes map between rear end paper/rear pasteboard.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. First Edition. Signed; Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with black text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, price clipped, rubbing on edges but no major tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, half title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 202.
Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books, 1945. reprint. 12mo; VG-/G+; Brown spine with beige & yellow text; Dust jacket has edgewear, sunned spine and rubbed exterior; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned with foxing on exterior edges, deckled for edge, ink writing on rear free endpaper; pp 300.
New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1849. octavo in cloth. Fair. Heavy wear to boards, especially to back cover which has stains created by some type of residue. Corners of boards bumped and cloth on corners of boards frayed. Binding is solid. Book contains foxing. Former owners name written on inside of front cover along with scrawl from colored pencil. Book is 138pp. Shelve in locked case 3. Spine is blue with gold text.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First American Edition. 8vo., 191pp.; VG-/G-; spine purple and tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, blacked out; dust jacket has numerous chips and tears, including front flap detached along hinge, but present, chipping along all edges; booksellers sticker to rear pastedown; inscription on ffep; marbled boards, mild wear; extremely scarce in dust jacket; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to board edges; top edge of text block stained red; shelved case 9.
North Sydney, NSW: Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1984. This edition published in 1991. Oblong octavo (10.25"w x 7.25"h); vg/wraps; patterned spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; FFEP, missing, or binding error; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos; maps; 144pp. Signed "JS. 94", (co-author's initials?).
Valencia: Ayuntamiento de Valencia, 2000. Quarto: VG/VG: Blue and light brown spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with mild shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, small scuff along fore edge, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean with very light shelfweear: Textblock is clean and bright, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 235 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Great Britain: Hamish Hamilton Ltd. 1989. First UK Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. lightly sunned DJ spine, paled shades of blue and lilac illustrated bottom half with black italicized author, title and publisher logo in the fore-ground. superficial surface impressions upon bright colorful images of jacket front/rear. snug fit over medium green clothbound HB, stamped with golden titles and boards neatly cornered. green/white decorative fep/ffep. with many illustrations, photos and images of pastoral scenes, shorelines, gardens, maps and more. light toning to ivory sections. 319 pp. ISBN# 0241123518.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1989. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Orange spine with black and white lettering. DJ protected in plastic encasement and exhibits only minor shelf-wear. Covers clean, binding intact. Small discoloring smudge to lower corner of text block, otherwise text block edges clean. Owner emboss to the half-title page and final text page. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings. 413pp.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1979. First Edition. Quarto; good/none; black spine with gold text; black cloth boards, strong, minor scratches, scuffing at the corners; text block clean; 37 pages of text, followed by 76 pages of photographs, and ending with Notes on the photographs and an Acknowledgement page.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. (First Edition). Octavo. VG-/none. Dark brown boards with faded gilt lettering. Significant wear and softening to surfaces and edges of boards; corners and spine ends bumped and abraded till cardboard underlayer shows through. Scattered small spots of white paint(?) stain front and rear boards. Previous owner's name stamped lightly on front free endpaper. Mild foxing to front and rear endpapers and edges of text block. Gentle age-toning throughout. ISBN na.
New York, NY: Alfred H. King, 1931. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. faded reddish red clothbound HB spine, with age-toned tan label with tiny black titling affixed beneath head of spine. quarter red cloth exterior; aligned with the faded spine. discolored beige front board and the browned volume rear. decorative bright red and yellow patterned endpapers. fep with tipped in DJ inner flap on the right. prior owner name in ink on blank sheet before half-title page. binding is intact. faded red tint to head-edge, roughly trimmed tan fore-edge and a worn ivory tail. 294 pp.
Romania: AGE, 2006. Text is in English and Romanian; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Thin marble white spine with orange text. Covers have general shelf wear, minor fraying to corners, price sticker by previous book store on rear, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; page numbers not given.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929. (twelfth revised edition). (twelfth revised edition). Sextidecimo in cloth. Good condition. Shelf and edge wear to boards, fraying on top and bottom of spine. Marbled textblock. With 86 maps and plans and 2 panoramas. Some pen writing on front cover. Pencil writing on back of last map. 518pp. Spine is red with gold text.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1928. Third revised edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards have moderate wear along spine edges and at fore corners, exteriors have minor scratching and lightly sunned; Text block shows some wear due to age and handling but still intact with good binding; pp 488.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1910. Fifteenth revised edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards have moderate wear along spine edges and at fore corners, exteriors have minor scratching and lightly sunned; Text block shows wear due to age and handling with slight cracking from binding at front end papers; some writing on title page; loose map in front; pp 480.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1907. Sixteenth Revised Edition. Sixteenth Revised Edition; Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges and spine, minor bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toned edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 470.
New York, NY: The Penguin Press, 2004. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. teal pictorial tip, segment 2.5" and tail end khaki with tiny black publisher; main title and author in white and yellow on black center segment accented with golden bands. yellow cloth, gilt-stamped titling, adjacent boards beige. golden yellow fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. lightly illustrated interior, above average shape with no markings. 513 pp. ISBN# 1594200270.
New York, NY: Horizon Press, Inc. 1962. UK Edition. 8vo(s). VG+/VG. TWO VOLUME SET IN VG condition SLIPCASE. DJ spine(s) is segmented: in white at tip with black titling, purple with black volume indicator, b/w illustrated and lime green with a black square for white publisher. this glossy spine coloring neatly extends across jacket front, spine and rear-a striking panel-wide arrangement. Volume 1: just a bit of edgewear, a tiny closed cut at tip of spine, light wear to tail end. decorative map fep/ffep. solidly bound copy with neat frontispiece and 20 + illustrations, titled and listed after table of contents..255 pp. Volume 2: negligible edgewear, neat along edges and likewise decoratively illustrated endpapers, tightly bound ivory textblock with 12 illustrations in addition to frontispiece. 257-569 pp. This TWO VOLUME SET's volumes share pagination and have medium purple tinted head-edge, smooth plain ivory fore-edge and tail end. both in very good condition, very clear and lightly handled overall. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: Macmillan and Co. 1867. First Edition. Octavo, 596pp.; VG; spine black with eight pairs of horizontal gilt lines, writing in gilt, spine has slight cracking, top and bottom fraying; top corners of cover frayed; text block faded red; text clear; minor shelfwear; maps and plates present and in excellent condition; has the printing error denoting the first edition, the Coor is on 213 not page 225 as stated in the list of illustrations; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott, 1900. Tall octavo in brick-red boards, Good/No DJ: shelfwear, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, binding shaken, minor sunning and light pencil markings to spine, circular indentations on front board the result of placing glasses on the book, splits to front and rear hinges, "Od autora" and Absolon - 1904" written in pencil on title page, gutter cracked at page 181. Inscription on printer's blank page reads as follows: "To Doctor Karl Absolon/With the compliments of/the author/May 1904.". Text clean. Includes black-and-white frontispiece and numerous black-and-white illustrations and photographs, all of which are clean. [Spine has background and text.].
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1955. First Edition. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Blue spine with gilt lettering; Covers have rubbing both back and front, spine is greatly rubbed, lettering becoming hard to read; Boards are strong, corners are bumped and somewhat bent; Binding is separating a bit at the upper spine; Text block is age darkened, and foxed at all outer edges as well as first and last pages, previous owner's name inked on front free end paper; 192 pp.