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Image for 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.

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.

By: BULKELEY, John; John CUMMINS.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Jacob Robinson, 1743.: 1743

Seller ID: LV2185


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 they arrived safely in Rio de Janeiro. Much of the adventure an... View more info

Christophe Colomb Vu par un Marin. Preface de Paul Chack.

By: CHARCOT, J.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris:, Ernest Flammarion, (1928).: 1928

Seller ID: BL2355


8vo. 320 pp. Frontis., illustrations. Printed wrappers, glassine jacket; extremities worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Columbus-Briefes. .

By: COLUMBUS, Christopher.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: (Munich):, (Ernst Weil, 1922).: 1922

Seller ID: BL1177


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. View more info

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.

By: COLUMBUS, Christopher; JANE, Cecil (ed. and trans.).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London:, Hakluyt Society, 1933.: 1933

Seller ID: BL1716


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. View more info

Die Entdeckung Amerikas.

By: CORTI, Egon Caesar Conte.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Leipzig:, Bibliographisches Institut, (1936).: 1936

Seller ID: BL1717


Small 8vo. 56, ads. [4] pp. Illustrations, many in color. Printed paper boards; spine ends worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions: a narrative of the explorations and adventures.

By: FRANKLIN, Sir John.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, John E. Potter, n.d.:

Seller ID: ES1002


Sm. 8vo. vi, (7)-480 pp. Frontis. portrait. Original brown black & gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed, slightly shaken. Bookplate of Frank E. Snodgrass. Good. View more info

John Cabot, the Discoverer of North-America, and Sebastian His Son: A Chapter of the Maritime History of England under the Tudors, 1496-1557.

By: HARRISSE, Henry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (New York):, Argosy-Antiquarian, 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: BL1808


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. View more info

The Discoverer: A New Narrative of the Life and Hazardous Adventures of the Genoese, Christopher Columbus. Translated from the French by Robert M. Coates.

By: HEVESY, Andre de.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York:, Macaulay, 1928.: 1928

Seller ID: BL2383


8vo. 285 pp. Frontis., plates. Brown cloth, red stamped cover and spine titles, dust-jacket; jacket worn with pieces missing. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

In Search of the Magnetic North: A Soldier-Surveyor's Letters from the North-West, 1843-1844. Edited by George F.G. Stanley.

By: LEFROY, John Henry.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto:, Macmillan, 1955.: 1955

Seller ID: BL2231


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. View more info

A Treatyse of the Newe India. Translated by Rycharde Eden.

By: MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [No place given]:, Readex Microprint, (1966).: 1966

Seller ID: BL1862


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. View more info

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.

By: NANSEN, Fridtjof.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers, 1897.: 1897

Seller ID: BL1729


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. View more info

Voyage en divers Etats d'Europe et d'Asie, Entrepris pour decouvrir un nouveau chemin a la Chine. Contenant Plusieurs Remarques curieuses de Physique, de Geographie, d'Hydrographie & d'Histoire. Avec une description de la grande Tartarie, & des Differens Peuples qui l'habitent.

By: PHILIPPE, Avril (1654-1698).

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Paris:, Chez, Claude Barbin, Jean Boudot, George & Louis Josse, avec privilege du Roy, 1692.: 1692

Seller ID: LV1992


Sm. 4to. [xx], 406, [xxiv] pp. 6 chapter vignettes engraved by Vallet (pp. [aii], 1, 71, 165, 231, 323), large engraved portrait of General Stanislas Jablonowski (by Picart), large folding map of Siberia, 3 engraved plates: engr. pl. of transport sled of Moscow (facing p.150), engr. pl. of a Calmouc Tartar (facing p. 195), "Esquiss des Cosaques" (facing p. 356). Nineteenth century quarter maroon morocco, maroon paper over boards; rubbed. Rubber-stamp of Abbe E. [Emile] Longin, Beaujeu [fl.1904]; receipt of sale of this copy to Armand Pushman, 1932 [NYC?]. First edition. This work was ... View more info

The Life of Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, and of other Distinguished American Explorers: containing narratives of their researches and adventures in remote and interesting portions of the globe.

By: SCHMUCKER, Samuel M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, John E. Potter, n.d.:

Seller ID: ES1014


Sm. 8vo. 406, 8 pp. Frontis. portrait. Original olive-brown black & gilt-stamped cloth; rubbed. Good +. View more info

William Dampier: Seaman-Scientist.

By: SHIPMAN, Joseph C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lawrence:, University of Kansas Libraries, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: BL2099


Series: University of Kansas Publications, Library Series, No. 15. 8vo. 63 pp. Frontis., illustrations. Printed wrappers. Manuscript title info on spine. Fine. View more info

Captain James Cook after Two Hundred Years.

By: SKELTON, R.A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: (London):, British Museum, (1976).: 1976

Seller ID: BL1893


Reprint. 8vo. 32 pp. Two color plates (including frontis.) and 24 b/w plates. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. ISBN: 0714102856 View more info

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