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GREEN, Emanuel. Thomas Linley, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and Thomas Mathews, their connection with Bath. Bath. Printed at the Herald Office, 1903. First edition. 8vo. [2], 81, [1], 32pp. With six plates and a final leaf of advertisements. Contemporary half-morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, shelf reference in correction fluid to upper board. Label of the Bath Municipal Library to FEP and REP, with their occasional blind-stamps throughout the text. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23993
SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir. Mon Expedition au Sud Polaire 1914-1917. Tours. Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, [1924]. First edition in French. Quarto. 380pp, [2]. With numerous black and white illustrations from photographs in the text, and two maps (one folding). Original publisher's pictorial green cloth, A.E.G. Worn, lower hinge exposed, text-block separating from binding - held by front pastedown only, lightly rubbed and sunned. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23452
WRIGHT, H. C. Seppings. Two Years Under the Crescent. London. James Nisbet & Co., 1913. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 308pp, [2]. With a frontispiece and 29 plates from photographs, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's pictorial blue-green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed and bumped. Foxed throughout. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23419
HEPWORTH, Geo. H.. Through Armenia on horseback. New York. E. P. Dutton & Comapny, 1898. First edition. 8vo. xii, 355pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece and 24 plates from photographs, and a folding coloured map. Original publisher's navy cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt.A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23423
DRYGALSKI, Erich von. Zum Kontinent des eisigen Sudens... Berlin. Druck und Verlag von Georg Reimer, 1904. First edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 668pp. With 21 plates and maps and 400 illustrations in the text. Original publisher's pictorial grey cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Booksellers tickets pasted to FEP, very occasional light spotting. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 23447
SVERDRUP, Otto. Nyt land: fire aar I arktiske egne. Kristiania [i.e. Oslo]. Forlagt af H. Aschehoug & Co. (W. Nygaard), 1903. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xii, 505, [1]; x, [2], 523pp, [3]. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations in the text, nine maps. Original publisher's pictorial navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, early inked ownership inscriptions to both FFEPs and titles. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23446
SCOTT, Captain R. F.. Scott's Last Expedition: In Two Volumes. Vol I. Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Vol II. Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr. E.A. Wilson and Surviving Members of the Expedition... London. Smith, Elder & Co., 1913. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxvi, 633, [3]; xiii, [1], 534pp. With photogravure frontispiece portraits to each volume, six original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full-page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting, and other members of the expedition; panoramas and five maps (three folding), and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23607
NANSEN, Fridtjof. "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram. Westminster [London]. Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xiii, [3], 510pp, [2]; xiii, [3], 671pp, [1]. Etched frontispiece to Vol. I, photogravure frontispiece to Vol. II, 127 plates of which 16 in colour, 92 illustrations to the text, four folding colour maps. Title pages printed in red and black. Untrimmed in original publisher's blue-green vertical-ribbed cloth, spines lettered in gilt, titles and pictorial block of the Fram gilt to front ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 21605
NANSEN, Fridtjof. Armenia and the near east. London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1928]. First edition in English. 8vo. 324pp. With 16 plates after photographs and a folding map. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Very occasional spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23424
DRAKE, Francis, Sir. The world Encompassed...Being his next voyage to that to Nombre de dios formerly imprinted; Carefully collected out of the notes of Master Francis Fletcher Preacher in this imployment, and divers others his followers in the same... Cleveland, Ohio. The World Publishing Company, 1966. 108pp, [2].

[Bound with, as issued:] SCHOUTEN, William Cornelison. The relation of a Wonderfull Voiage... Cleveland, Ohio. The World Publishing Company, 1966. [8], 82pp, [1].

Quarto. Original publisher's vellum, yapp edges, cloth ties, stamped and lettered in gilt. Housed in original cloth clamshell case. A fine copy. Clamshell case lightly rubbed and sunned. Booklet with an Historical Introduction by A. L. Rowse and Bibliographical Notes ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23880
SVERDRUP, Harald U.. Tre aar i isen med "maud". Gyldendal. Norsk Forlag, Oslo, 1926. First edition. 8vo. 285pp, [3]. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 52 black and white photographic illustrations, a full-page sketch map, and a folding map to rear. Recent calf-backed green cloth boards, stamped and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Occasional pencil marks. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23449
BURBRIDGE, Ben. Gorilla: tracking and capturing the ape-man of Africa. London. George G. Harrap & Co., [1928]. First British edition. 8vo. With a black and white photographic frontispiece and a further 44 black and white photographic illustrations. Original publisher's black cloth, ruled and lettered in red. Extremities rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to verso of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23850
GRANT, Claude H. B.. The shikari: a hunter's guide. [London]. The Research Publishing Co., 1914. First edition. 8vo. viii, 159pp, [1]. With and illustrated frontispiece, a further 11 illustrated plates, and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's decorated black cloth, lettered in orange. Lightly rubbed and bumped. Armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23849
STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur. The adventure of Wrangel Island. London. Jonathan Cape, [1926]. First English edition. 8vo. With a photographic frontispiece, a further fifty photographs, maps and reproductions, and a folding coloured map. Original publisher's green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Rubbed. Endpapers browned, armorial bookplate of Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst to FEP More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23787
LIDDELL, R. Scotland. Fifty Thousand Miles of Sun. London. Cassell and Company, Ltd., [1925]. First edition. 8vo. xviii, 283pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 14 photographic plates. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and red. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate and inked inked ownership inscription of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to endpapers. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23783
OSSENDOWSKI, Ferdinand. Man and mystery in Asia. London. Edward Arnold & Co., 1924. First edition. 8vo. xii, 295pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a sketch map to rear endpapers. Original publisher's blind-ruled green cloth, lettered in gilt and black. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23780