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Exploration

Exploration and Discovery:Exploration

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1 Douglas, William My Wilderness - The Pacific West & East To Katahdin.
Published by Doubleday, CR 1960, Hard Cover 
stated 1st edition, 206 pages. East to Katahdin is not stated 1st edition. Covers show slight soil,owner's name stamp on front endpapers, o/w good+. Drawings by Francis Jaques.Price is for both of them. Map on endpapers. Natural History, Travel, exploration. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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2 Ellsberg, Commander Edward. Hell On Ice - The Saga of the "Jeannette".
Published by Dodd Mead, CR 1938, Hard Cover 
published 1938, 1st edition, 421 pages. Blue covers, spine darkened, gilt ship on front cover, overall good+. Black and white sketche. Story of Lt. Commander G. W. DeLong, his officers and crew who pe rished in 1879 exploring the North Pole. History, exploration, explorers, North Pole expeditions, North Pole explorations, Natural History. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Fanning, Captain Edmund. Voyages and Discoveries in South Seas 1792-1832.
Published by Marine Research Society, CR 1924, Hard Cover 
CR 1924 with 335 pages w/index. Fanning was a native of Stonington, Connecticut. Blue covers, all good+. B&W photos. This is the 1st reprint of the original work in 1833. This reprint is missing the last 3 chapter s of the original work. Voyages for seal skins and continued his voyages and discoveries for 25 more years. Published #6 for Marine Research Society. Illustrated endpapers. Exploration, New England, t ravel, voyages, Australia, Falkland Islands, Pacific,Antarctic, Natural History. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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4 Hosmer, James K. History of Expeditions of Captain Lewis & Clark 1804-5-6.
Chicago Published by McClurg, Hard Cover 
published in 1902, 586 pages w/index. This is VOLUME 2 ONLY. Reprinted from edition of 1914. Intro and index by Hosmer. Portraits and maps. Tan covers water damaged a long time ago, pages marked and s tiff, the covers and content are intact and clean, tight and complete. History, Americana, Western Americana, explorers, expeditions. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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5 Perry, Captain Richard. The Jeannette.
Hard Cover 
Published by Horace King, Thompsonville, CT., CR 1882 by Coburn & Cook, title page date 1882, 840 pages with index. Decorated front cover and spine, gold covers with gold and black lettering, All Edge s Gilt (AEG), slight tear to top and bottom spine, owner's name in ink on front endpapers and top of title page, o/w very good. A complete and authoritative narrative encyclopedia of all voyages and e xpeditions to the North Polar Region, embracing the biographies and voyages of Franklin, Kane, Hayes, Hall and DeLong. Exploration. History. North Pole, Antarctic, sea voyages, explorers, natural hist ory, history. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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6 Streeter, Daniel W. An Arctic Rodeo.
Published by Putnams, 1929, Hard Cover 
CR 1929, 2nd impression, 356 pages w/index. The last page is a map of Greenland Cap area. Black and white photos. An expedition, with Capt. Bob Bartlett, on the schooner Effie M. Morrissey, into Green land in Arctic, Arcadia and the Smith Sound Eskimos, last of the world's aborigines. Their habitat, traditions, religion, etc. All good+. Exploration, explorers, Alaska, Eskimos, Arctic, aborigines, native americans. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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