Category: Voyages & Travel


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Toscanelli and Columbus. The Letter and Chart of Toscanelli on the Route to the Indies by Way of the West, Sent in 1474 to the Portuguese Fernam Martins, and Later on to Christopher Columbus. A Critical Study on the Authenticity and Value of These Documents and the Sources of the Cosmographical Ideas of Columbus. . .

By: VIGNAUD, Henry.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York & London:, E.P. Dutton & Sands, 1902.: 1902

Seller ID: BL1741

8vo. xix, 365 pp. Facsimile reproductions and translations of the letter and texts, map, table, index. Dark green cloth, gilt-stamped cover illustration and spine title, t.e.g. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. View more info

The Way of a Ship: An Essay on the Literature of Navigation Science.

By: WROTH, Lawrence C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Portland, ME:, Southworth-Anthoensen Press, 1937.: 1937

Seller ID: BL2119

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xii, 92 pp. Frontis., 8 additional plates, small title illus. Navy cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; small chip to outer spine hinge, else very good. Burndy bookplate. Printed at the Southworth-Anthoensen Press. First Edition. View more info

Ymago Mundi de Pierre d'AILLY, Cardinal de Cambrai et Chancelier de l'Universite de Paris (1350-1420). texte latin et traduction francaise des quatre traites cosmographiques de d'ailly et des notes marginales de christophe colomb; Etude sur les sources de l'auteur.

By: [COLUMBUS, Christopher] D'AILLY, Pierre; Edmond BURON.

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: Paris:, Maisonneuve Freres, (1930).: 1930

Seller ID: BL3259

3 volumes plus an additional book of plates. 8vo. 345; [343]-549; [549]-828; and book of plates: [72] pp. Illus., color frontis., 36 plates (including folding); plate 1 page with ink rubber stamp number and perforation stamp, all titles with perforation ownership stamp, rubber ink stamp numbers, mainly, on rear paste-down. Gilt-stamped green cloth; extremities rubbed. Ownership ink signature (indiscernible . . .of Andrew Izezesnical[?]) and Burndy bookplate. Very good. The French scholar and cardinal Pierre d'Ailly (1350-1420) is known chiefly for his efforts in healing the Western Schism of ... View more info

The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents Concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World. .

By: [DRAKE, Sir Francis] TEMPLE, Sir Richard Carnac.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Cooper Square, 1969.: 1969

Seller ID: BL1719

Reprint. Tall 8vo. x, 235 pp. Maps and illustrations, index. Blue cloth, silver and gilt-stamped spine title. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. View more info

Boreal Ties: Photographs and Two Diaries of the 1901 Peary Relief Expedition.

By: [Peary Relief Expedition] GILLIS, Kim Fairley & Silas Hibbard AYER III (eds.).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albuquerque:, University of New Mexico Press, (N.D.).:

Seller ID: BL2086

ISBN: 0826328105

Oblong 8vo. xiii, 232 pp. Heavily illustrated with photographs, index. Brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0826328105 View more info

Mostra Vespucciana, Catalogo; Firenze, Palazzo Vecchi – Giugno 1954-Settembre 1955.

By: [VESPUCCI, Amerigo] Comitato Onoranze ad Amerigo Vespucci Nel Quinto Centenario Della Nascita.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Firenze:, [1955].: 1955

Seller ID: BL3606

8vo. xii, 188 pp. Index, plates. Original printed wrappers, dust-jacket; jacket extremities frayed. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Voyages. Scientific Circumnavigations 1679-1859. An Exhibit of Rare Books from the Linda Hall Library September 2001 - January 2002.

By: [Voyages] ROGERS, Cynthia J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kansas City:, Linda Hall Library, 2001.: 2001

Seller ID: S8167

4to. 20 pp. Numerous illus. (many color), index. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. View more info