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Category: All Categories: Exploration and Discovery: Discovery
6 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Cameron, Ian  
Lodestone and Evening Star: The Epic Voyages of Discovery

Publisher: E. P. Dutton NY, 1966.
Good in Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover In sl edgeworn DJ, bookplate, sl foxing to edges & prelims; Blue cl. Color & B&W photos, drawings, maps. Appendices, biblio, index. History of exploration by sea; 8vo; 288 pages

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Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 10683.
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Gilbert, Thomas  
Voyage from New South Wales to Canton, in the Year 1788, with Views of the Islands Discovered

Publisher: N. Israel / Da Capo Press 1968.
Good with no dust jacket Hardcover Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Facsimile Reprint. 85 pages, plus 4 fold out B&W illustrations. Light bumping at head of spine. Library labels on front board. Two of the foldouts are creased where improperly folded. One has some chipping and sunning at outer folded edge. Rear endpapers have some smearing from when library discard stamp applied to page edges. Blind stamp on title page. Else pages clean. ; 10 x 8"; Ex-Lib

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Purchase direct from: Crossroad Books. Item number: 25018.
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Kauffman, Jean-Paul.  
The Arch Of Kerguelen.

Publisher: Four Walls Eight Windows New York.
Voyage to the Islands of Desolation. Dust jacket and book very good condition. Translation from French by Patricia Clancy. CR 1993, first printing Oct. 2000, first published France 1993, English Translation CR 2000. 206 pages with bibliography, and end notes. 110 illustrations, one double page map of The Kerguelen Islands. Isolated French Islands in the Southern Indian Ocean were the site for the Arch of Kerguelen, a stone vault that stunned navigators for years. It appears as an entry to a crypt - it leads to the forlorn world that is the Kerguelens. First discovered in 1772, they were deemed too depressing to bother going ashore. Not accessible by air, traveling for one week by ship is the only way. First Printing Hard Cover

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Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 002757.
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Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976.  
The European Discovery of America. The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500/1600.

Publisher: NY, Oxford UP, 1971.
712 p., index, illus., maps; 23.5 cm. All the known voyages across the North Atlantic prior to 1600. Stock#20250x. Vg/ dj chipped. Another copy, Book Club, Vg/ dj vg.

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 20250.
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Sale, Kirkpatrick  
The Conquest of Paradise: Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf NY, 1990.
Good in Very Good+ dust jacket, Hardcover. ISBN: 039457429X In DJ, highlighting & dogeared pages; Hardback (black cloth spine/tan boards) . 453 pp. Notes, index; 8vo; 453 pages

Appr.: | AUD 3.06 CAD 3.10 EUR 2.13 GBP 1.70 JPY 285.00 MXN 35.63 ZAR 30.65 

Purchase direct from: Wickham Books South. Item number: 25242.
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Tyler, David B.  
The Wilkes Expedition: The First United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)

Publisher: The American Philosophical Society Philadelphia 1968.
with no dust jacket Hardcover Ex-Library copy; with typical markings. Library label on front board and on spine tail. Spine extremities & corners bumped, lightly rubbed. Else binding clean. Pages clean, but for library markings. ; 435 pages; Ex-Library

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Purchase direct from: Crossroad Books. Item number: 35078.
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