Jeff Weber Rare Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
 
 

Voyages & Travel

Voyages & Travel

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 BANKS, Sir Joseph. The History of Science and Technology. Series Two: The Papers of Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820. 3 parts in one.
(Wiltshire): Adam Matthew, (1995). 1857110528 / 9781857110524 
8vo. (112) pp. Illustrations. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Part 1: Correspondence and Papers relating to Voyages of Discovery, 1740-1805, from the British Library, London; Part 2: Papers relating to Voyages of Discovery,1760-1800, from the British Library, London; Part 3: Correspondence and Papers relating to Voyages of Discovery, 1743-1853, from the British Library, London. ISBN: 1857110528 
Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
2 BARROWS, Edward M. The Great Commodore: The Exploits of Matthew Calbraith Perry. Illustrated.
Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill, (1935). 
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 397 pp. Frontis. port. of Perry, plates, index. Blue cloth, black stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
3 BULKELEY, John; John CUMMINS. A Voyage to the South-Seas, in the Years 1740-1. Containing, a Faithful Narrative of the Loss of His Majesty's Ship the Wager on a Desolate Island in the Latitude 47 South, Longitude 81:40 West. With the Proceedings and Conduct of the Officers and Crew and Hardships They Endured in the Said Island for the Space of Five Months; Their Bold Attempt for Liberty, in Coasting the Southern Part of the Vast Region of Patagonia;.... their Passage and Usage on Board a Portuguese Ship to Lisbon; And Their Return to England. The Whole Compiled by Persons Concerned in the Facts Related, Viz. John Bulkeley and John Cummins, Late Gunner and Carpenter of the Wager.
London: Printed for Jacob Robinson, 1743. 
8vo. xx, 220, 8 pp. Light foxing. Original full gilt-ruled calf; neatly rebacked to style, raised bands, red leather gilt-stamped spine label, corners showing. Very good. “This book is one of the principle accounts of the Wager, which was wrecked off the southern coast of Chile after rounding Cape Horn. Under the command of Captain Cheap, the Wager was one of Anson’s fleet, which was on its way to harass the Spanish. After the wreck, gunner John Bulkeley and carpenter John Cummins conducted the mutinous part of the crew until the arrived safely in Rio de Janeiro. Much of the adventure and interest of the account is in the description of their travels passing through the Strait of Magellan in a longboat. There are two editions of 1743: the first, here, published by Jacob Robinson, giving the authors’ names on the title page; the other, published by J. Twig, omitting the authors’ names.” – Hill (2004), 210. ¶ Evans 7859; Hill 210; Howgego B-186; Sabin 9108. 
Price: 2000.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
4 CHARCOT, J.B. Christophe Colomb Vu par un Marin. Preface de Paul Chack.
Paris: Ernest Flammarion, (1928). 
8vo. 320 pp. Frontis., illustrations. Printed wrappers, glassine jacket; extremities worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
5 COLUMBUS, Christopher. Columbus-Briefes…
(Munich): (Ernst Weil, 1922). 
Facsimile of the 1494 printing of Columbus. 8vo. (40) pp. Illustrations. Quarter vellum with patterned paper boards. Title info inked on spine. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Limited edition of 1300 copies. 
Price: 65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
6 COLUMBUS, Christopher; JANE, Cecil (ed. and trans.). Select Documents Illustrating the Four Voyages of Columbus, Including Those Contained in R.H. Major's Select Letters of Christopher Columbus. Vol. II: The Third and Fourth Voyages. With a Supplementary Introduction by E.G.R. Taylor.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1933. 
Series: Hakluyt Society, Vol. II, Second Series, No. LXX. 8vo. lxxxix, 164 pp. Folding frontis., plate, and maps, index. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Vol. II only. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
7 CORTI, Egon Caesar Conte. Die Entdeckung Amerikas.
Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut, (1936). 
Small 8vo. 56, ads. [4] pp. Illustrations, many in color. Printed paper boards; spine ends worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 4.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
8 FISKE, John. The Discovery of America: With Some Account of Ancient America and the Spanish Conquest. In Two Volumes.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, (1892). 
2 vols. 8vo. xxxvi, 516; xxiv, 631, ads. [4] pp. Frontis. (Vol. II fold-out frontis.), fold-out maps, illustrations, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, t.e.g.; inner hinges cracked, leaf detached in Vol. II (includes f.f.e.p., frontis. and title). Burndy bookplate. AS IS. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 FRANKLIN, Sir John Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions: a narrative of the explorations and adventures
Philadelphia: John E. Potter, n rnd hardcover Sm. 8vo. vi, (7)-480 pp. Frontis. portrait. Original brown black & gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed, slightly shaken. Bookplate of 
Philadelphia:: John E. Potter, n. rnd. hardcover. Sm. 8vo. vi, (7)-480 pp. Frontis. portrait. Original brown black &. gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed, slightly shaken. Bookplate of Frank E.. Snodgrass. Good.. 3 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
10 HALLEY, Edmond. The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the PARAMORE 1698-1701. Edited by Norman J.W. Thrower.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1981. 0904180026 / 9780904180022 Signed
2 volumes. Series: Hakluyt Society, Second series, vols. 156 + 157. 8vo. 392 pp. Plates, index. The second “volume” is a portfolio of maps. Cloth, dust-jacket; jackets creased. PRESENTATION COPY from the editor to Roger Hahn, with his signed compliments card. Very good. ISBN: 0904180026 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
11 HARRISSE, Henry. John Cabot, the Discoverer of North-America, and Sebastian His Son: A Chapter of the Maritime History of England under the Tudors, 1496-1557.
(New York): Argosy-Antiquarian, 1968. 
Reprint of 1896 edition. 8vo. xi, 503 pp. Maps and illustrations, index. Quarter brown cloth with beige cloth boards, gilt-stamped spine title. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
12 HEVESY, Andre de. The Discoverer: A New Narrative of the Life and Hazardous Adventures of the Genoese, Christopher Columbus. Translated from the French by Robert M. Coates.
New York: Macaulay, 1928. 
8vo. 285 pp. Frontis., plates. Brown cloth, red stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket worn with pieces missing. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
13 HUES, Robert. Tractatus de Globus et Eorum Usu. A Treatise Descriptive of the Globes Constructed by Emery Molyneux, and Published in 1592. Edited, with Annotated Indices and an Introduction, by Clements R. Markham.
London: Hakluyt Society, 1889. 
Series: Sailing Directions for the Circumnavigation of England, No. LXXIX. 8vo. lviii, 229, 37, ads. 16 pp. Frontis., fold-out color map, indexes, glossary. Light blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title; extremities a bit stained, spine chipped, inner hinges cracked. Burndy bookplate. Good. Pages uncut. 
Price: 95.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
14 International Congress on the History of Sciences Nature in its greatest extent: Western science in the Pacific. Edited by Roy MacLeod and Philip F. Rehbock.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, (1988). 0824811208 / 9780824811204 
8vo. xiii, 287 pp. 16 figs., index. Blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. A volume of essays that examines the history of Western science in the Pacific, across a span of three centuries. Authors include: O.H.K. Spate, Alan Frost, Isabel Ollivier, Miranda Hughes and Barry W. Butcher. ISBN: 0824811208 Dust jacket present. 
Price: 30.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 LEFROY, John Henry. In Search of the Magnetic North: A Soldier-Surveyor’s Letters from the North-West, 1843-1844. Edited by George F.G. Stanley.
Toronto: Macmillan, 1955. 
Series: Pioneer Books. 8vo. xxviii, 171 pp. Frontis. port. of Lefroy. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket lightly worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
16 MILLER, Robert Ryal. For Science and National Glory: The Spanish Scientific Expedition to America, 1862-1866.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press (1968). 
FIRST EDITION. Series: American Exploration and Travel Series, Vol. 55. 8vo. xiv, 194 pp. Plates, maps, index. Yellow cloth, black, red, and silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Very good. First Edition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 MUNSTER, Sebastian. A Treatyse of the Newe India. Translated by Rycharde Eden.
[No place given]: Readex Microprint, (1966). 
Facsimile reprint of the 1553 English translation printed in London. Small 8vo. Navy leatherette, gilt-stamped cover title and light blue spine label. Burndy bookplate. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
18 NANSEN, Fridtjof. Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months’ Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen. With an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup. In Two Volumes.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1897. 
2 volumes. First American Edition. 8vo. x, 587; x, 714, ads. 4 pp. Frontispieces, contains about 120 full-page plates, numerous illustrations, 16 colored plates in facsimile from Dr. Nansen’s own sketches, etched portrait, photogravures, 4 folding maps, appendix. Original brown cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles, with additional gilt decorations, t.e.g., front and rear map pockets; short tears to top spine of Vol. I only, title detached in Vol. II only. Bookplates of the Burndy Library and previous owner. Very good. Maps are each intact and complete. First Edition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 PARR, Charles McKew. The Voyages of David de Vries: Navigator and Adventurer.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1969). 
First printing. 8vo. vi, 280 pp. Plates, index. Charcoal cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
20 PEARY, Robert E. Northward Over the “Great Ice”: A Narrative of Life and Work along the Shores and upon the Interior Ice-Cap of Northern Greenland in the Years 1886 and 1891-1897… In Two Volumes.
London: Methuen, 1898. 
Two Vols. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. lxxx, 521; xiv, 625 pp. Frontis., numerous illustrations, some fold-outs, indexes. Navy cloth, gilt stamped cover and spine titles (with gilt ruled covers), silver stamped cover illustrations, t.e.g.; inner hinges cracked, extremities worn with frayed edges and corners. Bookplates of the Burndy Library. Good. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to weberbks@pacbell.net
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie