Published by Sharon, Ma, 1985
,157pp. Cloth. As new. A helpful guide to Pacific whaling material.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17596
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 1985
303pp. Illus. Quarto. Original pictorial wrappers. Light wear at extremities. Very good. A well illustrated work on the U.S. Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, led by Lieut. Charles Wilkes.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38047
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 The Lilly Library, Bloomington, In., 1996
,47,pp. Illus. Oblong octavo. Original pictorial wrappers. Some creasing and scuffing. About very good. Catalogue to the Lilly Library exhibition, featuring fifty-two items, with particular focus on Pacific voyages.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38052
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 Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Or., 1950
173pp. Folding chart. Cloth. Cloth sunned, else very good. An account of the shipwrecks along the Columbia River, covering the period between the early 19th to the early 20th centuries.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17378
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 Oregon Historical Society, Portland, 1974
xiii,,97pp. Slim quarto. Original blue cloth, gilt- lettered spine. Covers slightly bowed, spine a bit faded. Very good. The catalogue to an ambitious Cook exhibition mounted by the Oregon Historical Society, replete with illustrations of printed works, manuscripts, and three-dimensional objects.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31815
Published by Washington, 1816
7pp. Dbd. Foxed, else good, unopened. Narrates the seizure of this U.S. vessel by the Dey of Algiers in 1812. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM12568
Published by Ames, Ia, 1979
xiv,194pp. Frontis. Cloth. Backstrip gone, but spine intact. Upper edges worn. Internally clean. A serviceable copy. A fine shipwreck reference, with nearly four hundred well annotated entries.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38044
Published by Published by John Howell, [ San Francisco], 1964
,67pp. plus plates and two maps. Color frontis. Tall quarto. Patterned cloth. Fine. Diary of Father Campa, kept while accompanying the important Spanish exploring expedition of 1775. Sailing from San Blas, they explored along the coast from Monterey to the Queen Charlotte Islands. Printed by Lawton Kennedy, with an introduction by John Galvin. HILL 242.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26567
Published by Baltimore, 1952
Unpaginated. Plates. Quarto. Wrappers. Near fine. Describes 282 items in the exhibition. Highly useful reference.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25180
Published by New Bedford, 1899
151pp. Illus. Original cloth. Good. Crapo's experiences working on board a whaling ship in the South Seas, as a man-o'- warsman and soldier in the navy and on cargo vessels, and finally the voyage of himself and his wife across the Atlantic from New Bedford to England where they were greeted as hero and heroine. Also includes his experiences in Texas and New Orleans during Civil War. KAPLAN 1315.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2319
Published by The Hakluyt Society, London, 2000
xv,,232pp. plus illustrations. Frontis. Original blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover, gilt-lettered spine. As new. In dust jacket. Poynter's journal is believed to be the only first-hand account of the voyage to survive.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM30632
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 Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1967
382,pp. including illustrations, maps, and advertisement. Frontis. Red cloth, gilt. Minor soiling at head of spine. Overall very good. The eleventh volume in the "Spain and the West" series. CLARK & BRUNET 252.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27685
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 Harper & Brothers, New York, 1849
Two parts bound in one volume. vii,120; ,126pp. plus frontispieces. Contemporary brown cloth, boards stamped in blind, spine gilt. Hinges cracked, light edge and corner wear. Light foxing. About very good. A series of fifteen essays on important inventions, beginning with the compass and ending with the telegraph. Other topics include printing, the telescope, the steam engine and the railroad. Well illustrated with a number of woodcut engravings. Timbs wrote a number of works of popular science.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM52210
Published by London, 1883
viii,288pp. plus advertisements. Half title. Original gilt pictorial cloth. Edgeworn, partial library label on front cover, hinges broken and contents shaken. Fair. Shark hunting and other deep water adventures in the South Seas and Indian Ocean.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM10573
Published by Bloomington, In, 1966
pp. Frontis. Quarto. Original gilt cloth. Small nick in cloth, else fine. From an edition limited to 500 copies. Lilly librarian and former bookseller Randall's account of a list of classic sea fiction compiled by the noted collector, J.K. Lilly. An interesting endeavor.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31821
Published by Privately Printed for the Clarendon Historical Society, [Edinburgh], 1883
88pp. Dbd. Front and rear leaves soiled else quite clean and very good, untrimmed and unopened. Edited by Edmund Goldsmid.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38255
Published by [Washington D.C.], 1822
92pp. Dbd. Foxing throughout, else very good. A report from the House of Representatives which considers the options available to the United States to abolish the slave trade. The document includes many evaluations of European countries' policies as well as the atrocities committed in the trade. The report proposes that the president seek to form a naval agreement with a European nation to patrol the African coast for vessels trafficking slaves. SHOEMAKER 11215.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41329
Published by [Washington, 1863
2pp. on a single folded sheet. Torn and stained along fore-edge, not affecting text. Good. In this general order Navy Secretary Gideon Welles sets forth the rules governing flags of truce. The order details the conditions for issuing, and the methods of accepting, a truce flag. It also discusses the issue of hospital protective flags.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31196