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1 Adams, Emma, , AMONG THE NORTHERN ICEBERGS.
Oakland, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Company, (1890). First Edition. Hardbound in original brown cloth-covered boards w Very light shelf-wear, else a Near Fine bright copy of this book of exploration in the Arctic for young readers. 158 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. 7 5/8 
Frontispiece illustration of "Capturing a Bear's Cub" and Full-page illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Andersson, Charles John, LAKE NGAMI; OR EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES DURING FOUR YEARS' WANDERINGS IN THE WILDS OF SOUTH WESTERN AFRICA WITH AN INTRODUCTORY LETTER BY JOHN CHARLES FREMONT.
New York: Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857 (1st 1856) Original dark green blind-stamped cloth with gilt  Ex. lib copy with spine marking and a book plate on front pastedown, but no other markings, etc. Corners bumped and worn, spine rolled slightly forward and spine ends worn.Boards are rubbed. Two 2+" splits at front and rear joints. Front hinge a bit weak, ffep wrinkled and has former owner inscription, text clean and without foxing. 520 pp. + 4 pp. ads. 8vo. 
Frontis, Illus. (listed) with full-page plates and cuts in the text. Account of the author's two expeditions to Africa in 1850 and 1854. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Biddle, Nicholas, editor, THE JOURNALS OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTS. LEWIS AND CLARK TO THE SOURCE OF THE MISSOURI, THENCE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND DOWN THE RIVER COLUMBIA TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, PERFORMED DURING THE YEARS 1804-5-6 BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. (TWO (2) VOLUMES).
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (1962) Easton Press' Masterpieces of American Literature, Collector's Edition. Bound in full green leather with gilt-stamped dec This is account of the great Western exploration of Lewis and Clark in a publication that only Easton does as well. There are tiny scattered scuff marks on the covers, except for those, they bindings and the contents have no defects. It is priced taking into account the condition. Vol. I, 231 pages; Vol. II, pages 233-235. 11 1/2  
Double frontis portraits of Lewis and Clark in each of the volumes; illustrated with maps, facsimiles 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Biddle, Nicholas, editor, THE JOURNALS OF THE EXPEDITION UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPTS. LEWIS AND CLARK TO THE SOURCE OF THE MISSOURI, THENCE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND DOWN THE RIVER COLUMBIA TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, PERFORMED DURING THE YEARS 1804-5-6 BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. (TWO (2) VOLUMES).
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, (1962) Easton Press' Masterpieces of American Literature, Collector's Edition. Bound in full green leather with gilt-stamped elab There is a minor ripple to some of the pages in Vol. I, else both are in Fine Condition. Vol. I, 231 pages; Vol. II, pages 233-235. 11 1/2  
Double frontis portraits of Lewis and Clark in each of the volumes; illustrated with maps, facsimiles 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Burton, Richard F., Edited by his wife, Isabel Burton. A MISSION TO GELELE, KING OF DAHOME WITH NOTICES OF THE SO-CALLED "AMAZONS", THE GRAND CUSTOMS, THE YEARLY CUSTOMS, THE HUMAN SACRIFICES, THE PRESENT STATE OF THE SLAVE TRADE, AND THE NEGRO'S PLACE IN NATURE. (TWO (2) VOLUMES COMPLETE)
London: Tylston and Edwards, 1893. Memorial Edition. Bound in 3/4 tan calf over black and gold decorat Corners bumped and light wear, light edge wear and some rubbing. Overall, a Very Good set of books and is extremely attractive on the book shelf. Vol. I, 256 pages ; Vol. II, 301 pages. 
Frontis. with tissue guard in each volum. Appendices in Vol. II. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Chamisso, Adelbert von, ADELBERT VON CHAMISSO'S WERKE (4 VOLUMES).
Leipzig: Weidmlann'sche Buchhandlung, 1852 Marbled paper-covered boards backed by 3/4 green l Volume II has 2 pieces of the spine label missing, all have slight shelf wear wear to corner tips and light rubbing, Stains along bottom margin of 1st 52 pages of Vol. IV, which became fainter after page 1. Overall, a Very Good, nicely bound set of books. Vol. I, 338 pages, Vol II, 319 pages; Vol. IV.  
Frontis portrait of Chamisso in Vol. 1. Folding table and double page map in Vol. II. These books are in German Gothic type and I will do my best to describe them. Vols. I and II are entitled: "Reise um die Welt mit der Romanzoffischen Entdeckungs-Expedition in den Jahren 1815-1818 auf der Brigg Rurif, Kapitain Otto v. Kozebue". Vol. IV has 228 pages of poetry and then two sections: In Dramatischer form", pages (1) 231 to 238. The next section is "Peter Schemihl's Wunderfame Geschichte, pages 242 to 323. Volume VI is entitled "Leben und Briefe, Herausgegeben von Julius Eduard Hitzig." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Copper River Joe, A GOLDEN CROSS (?) ON TRAILS FROM THE VALDEZ GLACIER.
Los Angeles: White-Thompson, 1939. First Edition. Hardbound in original blue cloth-covered boards wi Rubbing to the spine edges, former book-sellers small stamp on front pastedown, else a Very Good to Near Fine copy of a scarce book. 200 pages. 7 3/4 x 5. 
Frontispiece illustration of a dog team on the Copper River. Full-page illustrations. "In 1896 the author crossed the Valdez Glacier and ascended the Copper River in a large company of gold seekers; and lived in the Valdez region for many years. He gives here an exceptionally entertaining and informative narrative of the journey.". 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Davis, Jefferson, and others. REPORT OF THE COMMISSION APPOINTED UNDER THE EIGHTH SECTION OF THE ACT OF CONGRESS OF JUNE 21, 1860, TO EXAMINE INTO THE ORGANIZATION, SYSTEM OF DISCIPLINE, AND COURSE OF INSTRUCTION OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY AT WEST POINT.
Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1860 In the preface to the report it is stated: "December 20, 1860--Ordered. That five thousand additional copies of the report and the accompanying p Original blind-stamped brown cloth. Binding is rubbed and worn along edges, an idiot former owner has used strapping tape on the spine. contents have light foxing and some age-toning to the pages, but overall contents are tight and very good. 350 pages. 9 x 6. 
This is a very detailed report of the activities and findings of this Commission. Jefferson Davis, then a United States Senator was also president of the commission. Serving on the commission was Captain A. A. Humphrey's, who later as a Major General was involved in exploration and surveying of the West. Another famous person was the author of the last letter in the report which was to the commission in response to questions regarding what changes should be made at West Point to obtain the best officers qualified to perform their duties and that was from then Brevet Colonel Robert E. Lee, stationed in San Antonio. There are other famous names who responded with letters appended to the report: George G. Meade (Capt.), A. H. Whipple (Capt), Winfield Scott, and many others. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Fowler, Jacob. THE JOURNAL OF JACOB FOWLER NARRATING AN ADVENTURE FROM ARKANSAS THROUGH...AND NEW MEXICO TO THE SOURCES OF THE RIO GRANDE DEL NORTE, 1821-22.
New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898. First edition, limited to 950 copies. Original blue cloth with gilt lettered spine, fore Former owner bookplate on endpaper, else fine. xxiv,183 pages. 9 x 6 1/4. 
Folding frontis facsm. of a page of Fowler's original journal with tissue guard, index., index. Howes F-298, "First American traveler over much of the route". Rittenhouse SFT 224, "An important early journal." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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10 Fremont, John C., LETTER OF J. C. FREMONT TO THE EDITORS OF THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, COMMUNICATING SOME GENERAL RESULTS OF A RECENT WINTER EXPEDITION ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, FOR THE SURVEY OF A ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD TO THE PACIFIC....
Washington: U.S. Senate, 1854. First edition. Removed. Stain to upper right corner, else a very good copy. 7 pp. 8 5/8 x 5 1/2. 

Price: 65.00 USD
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11 Fremont, John Charles A REPORT ON AN EXPLORATION OF THE COUNTRY LYING BETWEEN THE MISSOURI RIVER AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS ON THE LINE OF THE KANSAS AND GREAT PLATTE RIVERS.
Washington: U.S. Senate 1843 First edition. 27th Congress. 3d Session. Senate Document 243. Serial 416. Modern polished calf with gilt-imprinted leather s Small dark stains on ten pages, moderate foxing, former owner bookplate on front paste down, else Very Good.. Map fine with only two small splits at fold intersections. RARE with the intact map. 207 pages. 9 x 5 3/4. 
Large folded map, six lithographed plates. This is the first issue of Fremont's report on his first independent assignment along the Oregon Trail. It was well written, was an immediate success and established his reputation as a Pathfinder. References: Graff 1437. Howes, USiana, F-371. Mintrz, The Trail 164. Wagner-Camp, the Plains and Rockies, 95. Wheat, Transmississippi West, 464. Streeter Sale 3130. Mattes 64. 
Price: 3750.00 USD
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12 Fremont, John Charles GEOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR UPON UPPER CALIFORNIA IN ILLUSTRATION OF HIS MAP OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
Washington: Wendell & Van Benthuysen. 1848 First edition. 30th Cong. 1st Sess, Senate, Misc Doc. 148. Original light green printed wraps. Ex.lib., front wrap torn (repaired) and quite edge chipped. 3 stamps on front cover + small inked word "Fremont" at top. Back cover has 1" tear and some chips, fold down certer and some foxing. 67 pages. 9 x 5 3/4. 
Does not have the very scarce folding map. Cowan p. 223. Graff 1429. Howes , USiana,F-366. Sabin 25837. Wagner-Camp 150:1. Paher 637 (40 pp. Hse edition). Cowan states: "The fold. map accompanies but few copies." 
Price: 185.00 USD
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13 Fremont, John Charles GEOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR UPON UPPER CALIFORNIA IN ILLUSTRATION OF HIS MAP OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
Washington: Wendell & Van Benthuysen. 1848 First edition. 30th Cong. 1st Sess, Senate, Misc Doc. 148. Bound in green buckram without original wraps. Pages are lightly age-toned with minor foxing and slight rippling, else very good. 67 pages; 9 1/4 x 6. 
Does not have very scarce folding map. Cowan p. 223. Graff 1429. Howes , USiana,F-366. Sabin 25837. Wagner-Camp 150:1. Paher 637 (40 pp. Hse edition). Cowan states: "The fold. map accompanies but few copies." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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14 Fremont, John Charles GEOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR UPON UPPER CALIFORNIA IN ILLUSTRATION OF HIS MAP OF OREGON AND CALIFORNIA.
San Francisco: Book Club of California. Printed by the Stanford University Press, 1964. First thus, 1 of 425 copies. Grey boards decorated with reproduction of map. Fine in a plain white dust jacket. 148 pages. 10 3/4 x 7 1/2. 
Frontis. portrait, appendix, facsm. folding map in rear pocket. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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15 Hedin, Sven, MY LIFE AS AN EXPLORER.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1925. First edition. Brown stamped cloth, fore edges untrimmed. Gilt on cover faded and edges soiled, else very good. 544 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2. 
End paper illus., frontis. in color, illus. with black and white drawings and 7 color plates, index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Hedin, Sven, ZU LAND NACH INDIEN DURCH PERSIEN, SEISTAN, BELUTSCHISTAN. (OVERLAND TO INDIA ) 2 VOLUMES.
Leipzig: S.A. Brockhaus, 1910. 1st German (?). Yellow buckram with black stamped title on front a Both volumes have spine darkening and some soil. Vol. I has split along upper 1/3 of joint and is missing a 1" triangular piece above spine title. Else VG and both volume interiors are NF. 2 volumes. Vol. I, 407 pages; Vol. II, 394 pages. 
Floral end papers, Illus. with 308 photographs, folding maps in color and each volume has a map in rear pocket. Text is in German. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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17 Hittell, Theodore, Brief History of California / by Theodore H. Hittell ; with an Introd. and Suggestive Correlations by Richard D Faulkner. Maps, Portraits, and Other Illustrations by Charles J. Hittell - Discovery and Early Voyages
San Francisco: The Whitaker & Ray Company, 1900. 1st edition Hardbound in green cloth-covered boards with title Sligh edge wear, else 55. 67 pages. 8 x 5 1/2. 
Frontispiece portrait of Cortez, illustrated with black-and-white portraits and maps all of which are listed. This appears to be published with students in mind and contains a pronouncing vocabulary. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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18 Irving, Washington, A HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. (VOLUMES II AND IV).
London: John Murray, Albemarle-Street. 1828. These are two volumes from a 4 volume set. Bound in full brown calf. Seal of Collins Institut Each volume has a book plate on front paste down which indicates this is a gift from the school's head master to a studen. Slight shelf wear and rubbing to spine, else Very Good or better. A very attractive pair of books. Volume II, 490 pages. Vol. IV, 487 pages. 8 1/4 x 
Large fold-out map in Vol. II, 
Price: 60.00 USD
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19 Ives, Joseph Christmas. REPORT UPON THE COLORADO RIVER OF THE WEST, EXPLORED IN 1857 AND 1858....
Washington: GPO, 1861. First edition. 36th Congress, 1st Session, House Document 90/ Rebound in modern black cloth with red gilt stampe Missing one mollusk plate which apparently was never bound in. Minor foxing, else a clean, Near Fine tight copy. 348 pp. in 5 parts, pp. 131,154,30,6,32. 11 1/2 x  
Frontis., illustrated with 25 lithographed plates, many in color, 8 folded panoramas, (plates and panoramas listed) and numerous text woodcuts, two folded maps, appendix. Howes, USiana, I-92 Farquhar 21. Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 952. Wagner-Camp 375. Sabin 35308. Wheat Transmississippi 941, Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 4287. One of the most important and best illustrated of the army surveys of the American West. 
Price: 600.00 USD
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20 Ives, Joseph Christmas. REPORT UPON THE COLORADO RIVER OF THE WEST, EXPLORED IN 1857 AND 1858....
Washington: GPO, 1861. First edition. 36th Congress, 1st Session. Senate Document (unnumbered). Original brown stamped buckram with gilt stamped p Corners bumped and tips are worn, There are a few small insect holes along the front gutter and the spine edge is chipped with a small piece missing on the side and one at the head. Minor foxing. Overall Very Good the original binding...very scarce thus. 348 pages. in 5 parts, pp. 131,154,30,6,31 (1). 11 
Frontis., illustrated with 25 lithographed plates, many in color, 8 folded panoramas,(plates and panoramas listed) and numerous woodcuts, two large folded maps and profile plan, appendix. Howes, USiana, I-92. Farquhar 21. Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 952. Wagner-Camp 375. Sabin 35308. Wheat Transmississippi 941, Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 4287. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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