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1 (Castiglioni, Luigi). Translated and edited by Antonio Pace LUIGI CASTIGLIONI'S TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, 1785-87: with Natural History Commentary and Luigi Castiglioni's BOTANICAL OBSERVATIONS
Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1983. 0815622643 / 9780815622642 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
Tall octavo. This is the first complete translation from the Italian of a classic natural history/travel book originally published in Italy in 1790. BOTANICAL OBSERVATIONS is translated by Pace and edited by Joseph & Nesta Ewan. Facsimile illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Andrews, Irene Dwen LATITUDE 18 SOUTH: A Sojourn in Tahiti
Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, (1940). First edition. Hardcover. Bookshop's small address label to the front endpaper, else a near fine copy in green linen with yellow titles and a yellow embossed outline map (featuring a whale and palm trees!) to the front cover; in a near fine slightly edge-nicked dust jacket. 
A Bookfellow Book. Travel journal from the co-author A COMPARATIVE DICTIONARY OF THE TAHITIAN LANGUAGE. Illustrated with 16 black-and-white photographic plates. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Scarth, Alwyn VULCAN'S FURY: Man Against the Volcano
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, (1999). 0300075413 / 9780300075410 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 299 glossy pages, fifty-five b&w figures, fifty-four color figures, sources and further reading, and an index. Large octavo. 
A history of the volcano, with a focus on fifteen throughout the centuries from Vesuvius to Mount St. Helens. Scarth, the author of SAVAGE EARTH, chronicles the experience through eyewitness accounts and details advances made in preparing for eruptions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Siebert, Diane; Minor, Wendell, illustrator MOJAVE
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket. Oblong octavo. 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in color. An extraordinary celebration of the vast and ever-changing Mojove Desert, from its powerful and mesmerizing landscapes to its fascinating wildlife, by the author and artist team of SIERRA and HEARTLAND. 
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