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Category: All Categories: History: World: New World
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Cipolla, Carlo M., 1922-2000  
Guns, Sails and Empires; Technological Innovation and the Early Phases of European Expansion, 1400-1700

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books [1966, c1965].
192 p. illus., facsims. 22 cm. Series: Pantheon Studies in Social History. Previously published under title: Guns and sails in the early phase of European expansion, 1400-1700. Bibliography: p. 164-182. The gun-carrying ocean-going ship swept all before it. Stock# 35,153. Vg/ dj good+.

Appr.: | AUD 31.65 CAD 31.25 EUR 22.12 GBP 16.50 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 277.78 

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Dankers, Jaspar and Sluyter, Peter and Translated and edited by Murphy, Henry C., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society Volume I - Journal of a Voyage to New York in 1679-80

Publisher: Long Island Historical Society Brooklyn, NY 1867.
viii, xlvii, 440 pp, 12 plates, TEG (top edge gilt), green pebbled boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, 1 of 1000 cc's. six of the plates are tinted. The book relates a Dutch voyage to (New Netherland) New York, New York and its vicinity, journey to the Delaware, the Hudson and its affluents, Boston, and the voyage home. some wear to the corners, corners bumped, small tears in the top corners of the spine, some tanning to the pages, extra creases in couple of the plates, light stain to the top edges of the front & rear boards. No Jacket Hard Cover Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 050678.
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Jacobson, Timothy.  
Discovering America. Journeys in Search of the New World.

Publisher: Blandford [1991].
154 p.; photos incl. color; dj; as new. Stock# 20,242.

Appr.: | AUD 37.97 CAD 37.50 EUR 26.55 GBP 19.80 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 333.33 

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Johnston, Sir Harry, Illustrated by: Sheldon, Charles M.  
Pioneers in Tropical America
Publisher: Dodge Publishing Company, 0 New York.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall No date; ca. early 1900s. This is a look at early Spanish exploration of the New World (tropical America), the challenge to the Spanish by pirates and buccaneers, and, ultimately, with the exploration and settlement of the English. Eight colored illustrations by Charles M. Sheldon; 8 black-and-white illustrations; 2 maps. 320 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 003428.
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Landis, Dennis Channing/ John Carter Brown Library  
The Literature of the Encounter A Selection of Books From European Americana Catalogue of an Exhibition

Publisher: Providence, John Carter Brown Library, 1991..
94 p. illus.,4 col., 25.5 cm. Sixty-one representative examples from the Library's collection. '1,200 copies of this catalog designed by Malcolm Greer Designers have been typeset and printed by the Stinehour Press.' Stock #100,947x. Vg/ wrappers. Americana Bibliography.

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Massachusetts Historical Society  
The Discovery of America

Publisher: Boston : [Massachusetts Historical Society], 1975.
[23] p. : illus. ; 21.5 x 28 cm. Series A Massachusetts Historical Society Picture Book ; 22. Of the 17 illustrations, 7 are maps, 5 portraits, 4 facsimiles of texts, one a view. Stock# 41,160. Vg/ paper.

Appr.: | AUD 12.66 CAD 12.50 EUR 8.85 GBP 6.60 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 111.11 

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Rendells, Inc.  
The American Frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific. v. 1. Explorations & Settlement autograph letters,,,,

Publisher: Newton, MA, Rendells, Inc., c1981..
Vol 1 of 2. 329 p . illus., maps (one fold.), 28 cm. 416 items. v. 1. Explorations & Settlement to the Mississippi River. Includes: manuscripts, documents, books, pamphlets, maps & prints. Stock# 38,567. Vg/ paper.

Appr.: | AUD 44.30 CAD 43.75 EUR 30.97 GBP 23.10 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 388.89 

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Schwatka, Frederick; Edouard A. Stackpole, Editor  
The Long Arctic Search, The Narrative of Leiutenant Frederick Schwatka 1878-1880, Seeking the Records of the Lost Frankl
Publisher: The Marine Historical Association, Mystic, CT, 1965.
Near Fine paperback. Cover with minimal edge and corner wear, some fading along edges. Binding tight. 8vo, 117 pp with illustrations. Reprint of the narrative hand-written by Schwatka who led the expedition to find the remains of the Franklin expedition.

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Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 8239.
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Snowden, Richard, Illustrated by: Maps  
the History of North and South America from its discovery to the Death of General Washington in two Volumes in One

Publisher: Benjamin Warner Philadelphia, PA 1818.
167/132 pp, two volumes bound in one, quarterbound blu cloth boards w/red cloth spine w/black leather label on the spine w/gilt lettering. The book covers the voyages of Columbus to America, Balboa, Cortes, Montezuma, conquest of Peru, British colonies, american revolution and history. front map chip missing 2-3/4" x 2-1/4" lower left w/tape on one crease of front map, second corner missing 1/2" x 1/2", tape on two creases of the second map, prev owner wrote on the title page & verso of the first map, pages foxed & yellowing, stain on top of the first map, the book has been professionally rebound in cloth. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 015634.
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Winsor, Justin (ed)  
Narrative and Critical History of America: Vol. II. Spanish Explorations and Settlements in America from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1886 Boston, MA.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Winsor offers a nineteenth-century view of the period of early exploration of the New World and the first two hundred years of European settlement. Each chapter is written by a different authority and includes a critical essay and notes about the chapter, where appropriate. The book is well illustrated with engraved illustrations. 640 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 003304.
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