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1 Arctic Voyages and Discovery The Exploring Voyages of Dr. Kane, etc
London Burns & Oates (1893) Brown cloth with titles and illustrations to fron Cloth sl. worn along edges, generally very good 7 x 4.5 inches (18 x 11.5 cm) 8vo. 16 page book catalogue from Burns and Oates. Frontic illustration 
Part of the Granville Popular Library series 
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2 Sixteenth-Century Maps Relating to Canada A Check-List and Bibliography
Ottawa Public Archives of Canada 1956 Card covers Edges worn and spine slightly soiled 9.5 x 6.75 inches (24 x 17.2 cm) 8vo. Eight plates 
Foreword by Dr. Kaye Lamb, Dominion Archivist 
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3 The Kennedy Space Center Story
Kennedy Space Center, Fl. Public Affairs Office, John F. Kennedy Space Center, NASA 1974? Card covers Very good 8vo. B&w diagrams, drawings and photo illustrations 

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4 Voyages Through the Northern Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Chinese Sea
Dublin Bentham and Hardy 1825 Leather with paper covered boards Binding very shaky, boards very scuffed, endpapers & prelim s missing condition poor 5.5 x 3.5 inches (14 x 9 cm) 12mo. 

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5 (Kane, Dr) Arctic Voyages and Discovery. The Exploring Voyages of Dr. Kane, etc.
New York et al Burns & Oates, Limited nd(1893) Dec. cloth with gilt titles to front & spine Cloth sl. worn, binding starting to loosen. Generally good condition 6.5 x 4.5 inches(17 x 10cm) Sm. 8vo. 16 page catalogue from Burns & oates at rear, frontis engr. plate , 
Part of the Granville Popular Library series 
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6 Andersson, Charles John Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years' Wanderings in the Wilds of South Western Africa With an Introductory Lettr by John Charles Fremont
New York & London Dix, Edwards & Co 1857 Grey pressed cloth Cloth very faded, generally good 9 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. Numerous illustrations Including frontis & 16 full page plates. 4 page book catalogue at rear with tipped in errata slip 

Price: 125.00 CDN
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7 Axelson, Eric Portuguese in South-East Africa 1600-1700
Johannesburg Witswatersrand University Press 1964 Reprint Cloth in dust jacket Vg in sl. torn dust jacket 10 x 6.5 inches(26 x 17cm) 8vo. 

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8 Axelson, Eric Portugal and the Scramble For Africa 1875-1891
Johannesburg Witwatersrand University Press 1964 0914022334 / 9780914022336 Reprinted Cloth in dust jacket Vg sl. worn dust jacket 10 x 6.5 inches(26 x 17cm) 8vo. Illustrated 

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9 Bain, J. Arthur Life and Explorations of Fridtjof Nansen
London Walter Scott, Ltd. (no date) New edition revised and considerably enlarged Blue cloth with gilt title to front and spine, gil Bookplate to front flyleaf, some wear to all edges, otherwise vg. 8vo. B&w frontis, numerous b&w illus. and maps 

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10 Barrow, John A Chronological History of Voyages into the Arctic Regions (1818) Undertaken chiefly for the purpose of discovering a North-East, North-West or Polar Passage between the Atlantic and Pacific
Newton Abbot David & Charles Reprints 1971 0715349511 / 9780715349519 Reprint facsimile of 1818 edition Blue cloth in dust jacket Vg dust jacket is vg 8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 c 8vo. 
48 page appendix includes report of Mr. Buchan's Expedition into the Interior of Newfoundland 
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11 Bartlett, Captain Robert A. Servicing Arctic Airbases (National Geographic Magazine);
Washington, DC National Geographic Magazine May 1949 Paper wraps Covers sl. worn, interior good 10 x 6.75 inches (25.4 x 17.2 cm) 8vo. 3 illustrations and map & 10 natural color photographs by Daniel S. Turner on the Voyage of the Morrissey 
Article in the May 1946 issue of the National Geographic Magazine Volume LXXIX Number Five 
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12 Beebe, William The Arcturus Adventure An Account of the New York Zoological Society First Oceanographic Expedition
Toronto & New York McClelland & Stewart & G.P. Putnam's Sons 1926 Black cloth with colourful illustrations of fish  Vg 9.5 x 6.5 inches (24 x 16.5 c 8vo. With 77 illustrations from coloured plates photographs and maps 

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13 Bonnault, Claude de Histoire du Canada Francais (1534-1763)
Paris Presses Universitaires de France 1950 Card covers Covers worn, interior vg 8vo. 

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14 Boxe, C.R. Four Centuries of Portuguese Expansion, 1415-1825:A Succinct Survey
Johannesburg Witwatersrand University Press 1965 Card covers Very good 8 x 4.75inches(17.5 x 11.5cm) Sm. 8vo. Map at rear 

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15 Brander, J. Tristan Da Cunha 1506-1902
London George Allen & Unwin 1940 Green cloth in dust jacket Cloth sl. worn Dust jacket is worn at edges 8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 c 8vo. Illustrated , one fldg map 

Price: 35.00 CDN
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Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes), Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S.
16 Bruce, James, of Kinnaird, Esq.F.R.S. Travels To Discover the Source of the Nile, In the Years 1768,1769,1771,1771,1772,and 1773 (in Five Volumes)
London J.Rothven, For G.G.J. and J. Robinson 1790 (First Edition) All five volumes full mottled calf with red calf All bindings have been expertly repaired along hinges. There is the occasional light foxing to the preliminary leaves, the margins of the prints & maps and in the occasional outer margins of the text Also light offsetting to the folds of the maps. This in generally is a very nice, clean and tight set with in impressive 18th century binding. 12 x 9.5 inches (30.5 x 22.7 Quarto 3 large folding maps as well as 55 plates, 3 plans and 4 leaves of Ethiopian dialect script throughout all 
Introduction by author as well as preface dedicating these volumes to the King (George III) 
Price: 6750.00 CDN
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17 Burton, Richard F. The City of the Saints, and Across the Rocky Mountains to California
New York Harper & Brothers 1862 Pressed cloth with gilt titles to spine Map sheet has been ripped out, all other illus. are there. Cloth is very worn esp. along edges with split to spine, inscription to previous owner. Eng. illus of Burton has been pasted on to one of the endpapers. Some foxing and dampstaining throughout. 9.5 x 6 inches(24 x 15cm) Lg. 8vo. Illustrated inc. fldg town plan of Salt Lake City. 2 page book catalogue at rear 

Price: 200.00 CDN
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18 Butterworth, Hezekiah The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines
New York D. Appleton and Company 1899 Green cloth with gilt title to spine, illus. to fr Cloth sl. worn, good 8vo. B&w frontis, b&w illus. throughout 

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19 Cell, Gillian T. (ed) Newfoundland Discovered English Attempts at Colonization, 1610-1630
London The Hakluyt Society 1982 0904180131 / 9780904180138 Blue cloth in dust jacket Very good Dj is sl. rubbed 8.75 x 5.5 inches (22.2 x 14 cm) 8vo. Illustrations and maps 

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20 Chadwick, St John Newfoundland: Island into Province
London Cambridge University Press 1967 Cloth in dj. Vg. in dust jacket 8vo. Four maps 

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