New York: Random House, 1929. Hard Cover. First Edition. First US Edition. Light scuffing to dust jacket from shelf wear, minor sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth covered boards with black cloth spine with gold embossed lettering to cover board and spine. Profusely illustrated and limited to an edition of 1040 copies. Very Good / Very Good.
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. x, 375 pp. 8vo. Light wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small chips and tears at edges, now in mylar cover. Rust cloth boards with silver embossed titling, slight yellowing to endpapers. Clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Argonaut Press Edition. Faux vellum spine, red gray cloth covered boards with color embossed crest on front boards. Light scuffing to boards, interior clean and crisp, with some pages uncut. Limited edition printed on Japon Vellum in an edition of 1050 copies, this copy not numbered. Very Good.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1956. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 210 pp. Light wear and chipping to dust jacket, darkening to spine from sunning, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Endpapers have darkened from contact with dust jacket, interior clean. Very Good / Good.
London: G.G. and J. Robinson/Gilbert, Wright, and Hooke, 1793. Full Leather. First Edition. xii, 100 pp. 8vo. Full brown calf binding with losses at corners, board hinges splitting but still tight to spine. Interior has considerable foxing and staining, mostly due to the volume used for pressing flowers. Previous owner's signatures on title page and last free endpaper. Missing the volvelle used for illustrating wind direction and the setting of sails that would have been tipped into the front pastedown. Good.
Moser, Barry. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1981. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Trade Edition. Second Printing. Closed 3/8" tear at head of spine, clean otherwise and in mylar cover. Clean within.
Produced as an affordable reproduction of the monumental fine press edition produced by the Arion Press in 1979 in an edition of 265 copies and quickly sold out of the first printing. Fine / Very Good.
Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2010. Hardcover. First Edition. xvi, 448 pp. 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small tears at base of spine, bumping to corners, now in mylar cover. Minor water damage to lower right corner of text block. Clean otherwise.
Signed by the author on the title page. Very Good / Good.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1897. Hard Cover. First Edition. First American Edition. x, , 587, x, , 729, 4 pp. 4to. Gray cloth boards with embossed gold, silver, red, and green design of nautical lines, lanterns, etc. on front cover of each volume. Scuffing to front and rear boards from shelf wear, bumping to corners, staining along right edge of Volume II front cover. Top edges gilt, remaining foredges deckled. Light spotting within, otherwise quite clean with a dedication in ink on the front pastedown of Volume I. All plates and four folding maps in front and rear pockets of Volume I are present and in Fine condition. Very Good.
Bisti, Dmitry. Moscow: Raduga Publishers, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. 66 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with slight bumping to the corners. Clean within.
Afanasy Nikitin was one of the first from Europe to visit India between 1466 & 1472. This book chronicles some of the most interesting parts of his journey with engaging illustrations. Very Good.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1900. Hard Cover. Third Edition. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 281 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with a blind embossed wave flowing across the front at midpoing, gold embossed titling to cover board and spine. Light bumping to corners, clean and crisp within. Very Good.
Manchester, Ernest A. Glasgow, Scotland: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd., 1940. Hardcover. Fourth Edition. 40 pp. + Index. Oblong 8vo. Dust jacket has chips, tears, and small losses, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth boards with gold embossed titliing to cover board and spine. Clean within. Very Good / Good.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2016. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 323 pp. 8vo. Clean, crisp copy with dust jacket in mylar cover.
The Captain of the crew now known as the "Arctic 30" that was captured and jailed by the Russians while protesting offshore oil drilling in 2013, Peter Willcox's ripping story of his life and work on the water on behalf of Greenpeace and our planet. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine / Fine.