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Digging Into The Past.

By: Colbert, Edwin H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Published by Dembner Books, cR 1989,:

Seller ID: 001886


CR 1989 with 456 pages w/index. Dust jacket has slight tears, overall very good. Autobiography with black and white photos and sketches. Starts with his boyhood escapades, becoming a scientist, he led an expeditio n to Antarctica, found a tiny bone fossil that was the key to the confirmation of the theory of continental drift, and existence of a great ancient supercontinent, and the thrills of discovery of a rermarkable graveyard, of early dinosaurs. History, explorers, ... View more info

Joseph Banks in Newfoundland & Labrador 1766.

By: Lysaght, A. M.

Price: $115.00

Seller ID: 000854


Dust jacket with plastic cover. X-library with stamps, pockets, numbers. Color illustrations by Sydney Perkinson, G.D. Ehret, P. Paillou, of plants, birds, etc. Fold out charts, B&W llustrations. U. o f California, 1971, 512 pages with index. Contains his diary, manuscripts and collections.Exploration, Newfoundland, Natural History. All very good. View more info

Sailing Alone Around the World.

By: Slocum, Captain Joshua.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Published by Sheridan House, CR 1899,:

Seller ID: 001892


CR 1899, 1900 by Century Co., CR Renewal 1927 Henrietta M. Mayhew, CR 1954 by Sheridan House, this is 1995 reprint, 294 pages. Dust jacket has slight tears, top and bottom of front cover and is price clipped, dark blue covers, good+. Introduction by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. Maps and black and white sketches. Slocum, in 1895, was a merchant man who was the 1st man to circumnavigate the globe single -handed and in a 37-foot sailboat which he himself had rebuilt fr... View more info

Hunters of the Great North

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmun

Price: $74.00

Publisher: Published by Harcourt Brace:

Seller ID: 000405


CR 1922, 1st edition, 301 pages. Front cover is illustrated with a polar bear, blue covers, spine lettering is faded. Two fold-out maps, illustrated. Written from his diaries and his memory that goes back to the vivid impression of his 1st year among the Eskimos. Alaska, polar bears, bears, Eskimos, Northwest Indians, Northwest, exploration, explorers. View more info

Crests From The Ocean World.

By: Tripp Alonzo.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 001019


Published by Tappen & Whittemore, Boston, Entered in 1853, this is 1855, 408 pages. Subtitle: Experiences in a voyage to Europe, principally in Paris, Brussels & London, in 1847, 1848. Has incidents a long the way, scenery, characters and costume, social life, views of principal monuments, churches, palaces, gardens, galleries, paintings, museums, libraries, etc. French Life on shipboard, revolutio n of Feb. in Paris, Professional view of public and private schools, by a... View more info

O'er Land and Sea.

By: Woodruff, George Catlin.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Published by Enquirer Press, 1924,:

Seller ID: 000496


Dated 1924 with 118 pages. B&W photos.Ink inscription front endpapers by author w/signature dated 1924. The realization of a lifetime dream to travel to Italy, Rome, Egypt, India, Himalayas, Java, Sumatra, Japan, etc . Exploration. History. New England. Connecticut, travel, biography. View more info