Published by New York, 1986
528pp. Illus. Facsimiles. Cloth backed boards. Ownership inscription. Fine. In dust jacket. An excellent chronicle of travel and exploration throughout the world in the 17th to 19th centuries.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM13380
Published by John Carter Brown Library, Providence, 1996
xiv,,93pp. Illus. Original wrappers. As new. From an edition of 750 copies printed at the Stinehour Press. An interesting essay on Drake published on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the John Carter Brown Library. With a bibliographical supplement of works relating to Drake by Burton Van Name Edwards.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21860
Published by Cambridge & New York, 1966
192pp. Illus. Original stiff pictorial wrappers. As new. Excellent exhibition catalogue issued for the Sixth International Colloquium on Luso- Brazilian Studies.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24384
Published by Princeton, 1916
52,ii,65pp. Original gilt cloth. About fine in dust jacket chipped at head and toe of spine. Translation of Vespucci's 1504 Soderini letter, with an introduction and notes by George Tyler Northup.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8078
Published by Princeton, 1916
32pp. Original gilt cloth. About fine. In dust jacket. Reprints in facsimile Vespucci's 1504 Soderini letter.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8077
Published by Amsterdam, 1965
viii,290pp. Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Near fine. In dust jacket. An examination of the growth of the British Empire as witnessed in British texts about overseas territorial concerns, written by the former librarian of the James Ford Bell Library.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31813
Published by Chicago, 1917
261pp. Illus. Original cloth. Very good. Bookplate and newspaper clipping on front endpapers. Later printing of this general survey of western exploration.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM24629
Published by Princeton, 1916
166pp. Gilt cloth. About fine. In dust jacket with tears at spine. Facsimile reprint of the 1508 text.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8079
Published by Princeton, 1916
184pp. Original gilt cloth. About fine. In dust jacket. Facsimile reprint of the 1515 original.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8080
Published by Baltimore, 1952
Unpaginated. Plates. Quarto. Wrappers. Near fine. Describes 282 items in the exhibition. Highly useful reference.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25180
Published by Cleveland, 1966
82pp. Small quarto. Vellum with ties. Bookplate on front pastedown. Very fine. In original clamshell box. Handsomely executed facsimile of the first edition (1628) of Drake's exceedingly valuable work.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM15980
Published by William Reese Company & Hordern House, New Haven & Sydney, 2004
xxiii,,792pp. Frontis. Blue cloth. As new. Second (and best) edition, revised and enlarged, of this essential guide to Pacific voyages. The scope of the Hill collection is large, incorporating not only works of Pacific exploration, but also on the American West and Asia. This edition unifies the previous three-volume set into a single volume, numbers the entries, and corrects some problems with collations and descriptions in the first edition. The index has been reworked and made comprehensive, and a chronological index is included as well. The superb notes give clear information about the contents of each work, as well as evaluations of its quality. Additions to the Hill Collection since 1983 have been incorporated. An indispensable work.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34598
Published by New York, 1892
xiii,,10 leaves,61pp. Original gilt cloth. Slight edge wear, corners bumped, else fine. Good study of the topic.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6885
Published by London, 1921
182,pp. Printed wrappers. Moderate wear and fading, else very good. Catalogue 403 of this venerable bookselling establishment, well annotated and illustrated. This is the first significant Americana catalogue issued by Maggs.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM18573
Published by London, 1902
-xix,365pp. plus plates, facsimiles and map. Original cloth. Lightly rubbed at extremities. Else very good. An interesting perspective on the sources for Columbus' cosmographical ideas.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM20622
Published by New Haven, 1951
82pp. of text, pp. Large quarto. Wrappers, as issued. Fine. Issued as Volume XI of the Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences. An important scholarly contribution by one of the leading scholars in the field, discussing the "Tovar Calendar" now in the John Carter Brown Library. Originally executed in 1585 by Indian draftsmen, the calendar illustrates the Aztec time periods, their rituals and iconography, and gives correlation with the Christian calendar and saints days. This useful reference work is now long out-of- print and difficult to obtain.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11747
Published by Paris, 1936
139pp. Printed wrappers. Some dust soiling. Very good. Catalogue 8 from the French offices of this venerable bookselling firm. A necessary supplement to Wroth and Annan, as many works listed herein are overlooked by them. Good annotations, with index.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM29032
Published by E. Cagniard, Rouen, 1898
32pp. Small 4to. Original printed wrappers. Wrapper edges lightly foxed and scuffed. Internally very clean. Unopened. Very good. The voyage of Giovanni Verrazano, Italian explorer who navigated the Atlantic coast between Florida and New York, and is usually credited with being the first to enter New York harbor.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM50078
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1966
xiv,341pp. Two-sided facsimile plate of early manuscript map. Large octavo. Cloth. Fine in price-clipped and slightly edge-chipped dust jacket. Issued as Vol. III of the Coronado Cuarto Centennial Publications. Important New Mexico narratives.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25200
Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London, 1882
viii,367,pp., plus frontis, folding map, and three plates. Later three-quarter brown morocco and green morocco boards, spine gilt, edges marbled. Library binding, Light tanning and foxing, heavier on initial leaves. About very good. A history of the province of Manitoba and an assessment of its current state by George Bryce, a Presbyterian minister, historian, and prolific writer. Bryce was a church organizer in Winnipeg, and helped to found Manitoba College and the University of Manitoba. He was responsible for several dozen publications on Canadian history, and about Winnipeg and Manitoba in particular. PEEL 1031.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM51976
Published by The Argonaut Press, London, 1926
lxv,,235pp. plus folding facsimile map. Illus. Quarto. Half vellum and cloth, spine gilt. Cloth lightly sunned. Bookplate of Livingston Stebbins on front pastedown, small bookplate on rear pastedown. Very good. From an edition limited to 975 copies, printed on Japon vellum. With an "Appreciation of the Achievement" by Sir Richard Temple.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM23570
Published by Bernard Quaritch, London, 1893
vi,pp. Small quarto. Original printed wrappers. Bit soiled. Good.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5952
Published by London, 1900
,lii,,180,pp. Original red cloth, gilt stamped. Hinges cracking, light wear to corners and spine ends. Bookplate of bookseller William Wreden on front pastedown, printed review slip on rear pastedown, autograph letter and several clippings laid in. Light tanning. Good plus. First edition of Winship's bibliography on printed works relating to the explorations of the Cabots. With an interesting letter by Winship laid in.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM53465
Published by B.F. Stevens, Publisher, London, 1897
47,pp. Dbd. Very good, unopened. Discussion of Cabot and his route.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26460
Published by Amsterdam, 1970
viii,236pp. Facsimiles. Folio. Cloth, stamped in red and gilt. Fine, in a mylar jacket. Addendum leaf present. An excellent source for bibliographical information concerning Sir Francis Drake and his voyages. A lovely production. HILL 951.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38039
Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1955
xvi,,377pp. plus plates. Half title. Original black cloth, gilt- lettered spine. Contemporary ownership signature on front pastedown. Internally clean. Near fine. In chipped dust jacket. Second printing, after the first of 1952. An excellent account of early voyages of discovery, from Henry the Navigator to Columbus to the Conquistadores and the exploration of North America. The final chapter treats of the literature of the Renaissance travellers.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM30497
Published by London, 1926
17pp. plus folding map. Tall folio. Original cloth backed printed boards. Engraved library bookplate and small shelf labels. Else very good. Handsome facsimile of an early Italian world map acquired by the British Museum in 1922. With excellent introduction and notes by Assistant Keeper in the Map Room of the Museum.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM23688
Published by Maisonneuve et Co., Editeurs, Paris, 1871
, 123pp. Titlepage printed in red and black. Half title. Portrait. Original printed wrappers bound into modern green cloth, gilt leather label. Bookplate on rear pastedown, wrapper edges soiled. Occasional foxing and tanning. Good overall. Untrimmed and partially unopened. A biography and brief account of La Salle's important explorations into North America by a respected authority in the field. Includes a useful bibliography of both printed and manuscript works about La Salle and his expedition. The portrait of La Salle is noted by Leclerc, but is apparently not found in all copies. LeCLERC 889. GRAFF 1624. GAGNON 1547.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48652
Published by The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, 1933
xxvii,,134,pp. Original cloth. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Very good. From an edition limited to 550 copies. Includes printings of the narratives of Castaneda and Jaramillo, Coronado's letters, etc. A later edition of THE CORONADO EXPEDITION, 1540-42., originally published in Washington in 1869. HOWES W571, "aa.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11149
Published by London, 1929
290pp. Thirteen maps. Quarto. Original quarter vellum and blue cloth, gilt. Very good and clean. John Cabot and his son Sebastian left few written documents, but their exploits have been recovered herein. An entirely original work on the discovery of the New World based on a mass of subsidiary evidence including contemporary letters, documents, passages from 16th-century geographers and historians, etc. One of 1050 numbered copies.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16130