First Edition. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1990. 16cm x 24cm. 351 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition.
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On The Earthquake Line. Minor Adventures in Central America.
First Edition. London, Arrowsmith, 1924. 22 x 14 cm. 310 pages. With six tipped in paintings by the author. Original blue cloth with gilt title on spine. Top edge blue. Bottom edge deckle. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear. Edges dust dulled and foxed. Some foxing inside, otherwise clean.
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The Western Avernus. Or Toil and Travel in Further North America.
First Edition. London, Smith, Elder, & Co., 1887. 20 x 13 cm, 307 pages plus four pages publishers list. With a folding map of the author’s route through North America. Original dark green cloth with gilt title on spine. Hard cover. Dark brown end papers. All edges deckle. Very good condition. Slightly slanted. Extremities slightly rubbed and bumped. Head and tail of spine a little frayed. Two closed tears in map. Edges dust dulled. Internally bright and clean. Insribed on half title by the author: To Edward Downey with kind regards from Morley Roberts 4.10.9? Prosit!’ From the library of Edmund Downey, Publisher (Downey & Co.).
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North America. Its People and the Resources, Development, and Prospects of the Continent as an Agricultural, Industrial , and Commercial Area.
First Edition. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1925. 16 x 22 cm, viii, 849 pages.Illustrated throughout with many B&W charts, maps and photographs. Original green-grey cloth with blind stamped decorations.Gilt title on spine. Very good condition. Bright and clean. Minor shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Spine faded.
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A History of Boston. The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from its Origin to the Present Period; with some Account of the Environs.
Presumed first or second edition. [Boston], [Abel Bowen], [1825 or 1828]. 22 x 14 cm. 400 pages. Two ‘Plans of Boston’ (1722 and 1824), one map ‘Boston and Environs’ and 16 full page plates. Some small illustrations within text. Full calf with gilt decorations on spine. Gilt title on red label on spine. Good condition. This book has been professionally repaired and fitted with new decorated end papers (see image). Front and rear joint detached – boards held in place by end papers only. Boards, corners and spine rubbed and bumped. Head and tail of spine worn with some parts missing (see image). Title page missing. Some browning and foxing, small stains and tears.
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Expedition To Surinam being the narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the year 1772 to 1777 elucidating that country and describing its productions with an account of Indians of Guiana and negroes of Guinea. By Captain John Stedman newly edited and abridged by Christopher Bryant and illustrated with engravings selected from the earliest edition themselves made after drawings by the author.
London, The Folio Society, 1963. 16 x 25 cm. viii, 239 pages. 14 engravings. Maps on pastedowns and endpapers. Original, illustrated Hardcover in original Slipcase. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
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Portfolio de Photographies. Des Villes, Paysages et Peintures Celebres Rassemblees sous la Direction du Distingue Conferencier at Voyageur John L. Stoddard.
Chicago, The Werner Co. Not dated [1890 – 1900]. 27 x 34 cm. 260 unnumbered pages with photographs in B&W. Oblong half leather over marbled boards. Decorated end papers. Very good condition. Corners, boards and spine slightly rubbed and bumped. Some age darkening. A few minor closed tears. Minor foxing on some pages.
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The Confessions of Nat Turner.
Fourth Printing. New York, Random House, . 21 x 15 cm. xvi, 428 pages, (2). Original black cloth with gilt titles. Hard cover with dust jacket.Front edge deckle. Top edge red (faded). Very good condition in good dust jacket. Some shelf wear, some dust dulling. Jacket with tears and minor paper losses, now in clear protective jacket)
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