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1 (Columbus, Christopher). Wassermann, Jacob CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: Don Quixote of the Seas
London: Martin Secker, 1930. First edition in English. Hardcover. Very mild fading to the spine edges and lower shelf edges, else very good plus in green cloth with black titles to the spine; in a very good plus slightly rubbed dust jacket with shallow chipping to the spine ends and short tears to the shelf edges. 
Translated from the German by Eric Sutton. 255 pages. Nicer than usually encountered. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Cardinall, A(llen).W(olsey). IN ASHANTI & BEYOND
Westport, Connecticut: Negro Universities Press, (1970). 0837132851 / 9780837132853 Reprint. Originally published in 1927. Hardcover. Uniform offsetting to the inner hinge areas, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt titles and devices to the spine; no dust jacket issued. 288 pages; 16 pages of photographs; detailed fold-out map; and an index. 
The record of a resident magistrate's many years in tropical Africa, his arduous and dangerous treks both in the course of his duty and in pursuit of big game, with descriptions of people, their manner of living, and the ways of beasts and insects. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Crone, G.R. THE DISCOVERY OF THE EAST
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1972). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Small octavo. 
This book discusses Portuguese expansion eastward and the pioneering discovery of a sea route to the East and it's results. 178 pages with an index. Illustrations and maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. TO CUBA AND BACK: A Vacation Voyage
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1859. First edition. Blue cloth: covers embossed with publisher's emblem, and spine stamped with gold. 16 pages of ads dated April, 1859. Hardcover. Very good plus with some light wear, especially to spine ends and corner tips; a couple of very faint droplet-sized stains to edges, and just a trace of darkening to spine. A nice copy. 
A "narrative of a short absence from home" by the celebrated author of the sea-faring classic TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. BAL 4447. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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5 Forbath, Peter THE RIVER CONGO: The Discovery, Exploration and Exploitation of the World's Most Dramatic River
New York/Hagerstown/San Francisco/London: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1977). 0061224901 / 9780061224904 First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped upper corner tips, else near fine in olive cloth with bronze lettering to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 404 pages, map endpapers, thirty-five b&w illustrations, selected bibliography, and an index. 
A history of the discovery and exploration of the Congo River and the surrounding areas which served as the center of the slave trade in Africa for more than three hundred years. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Moore, Robin & Jennings, Howard THE TREASURE HUNTER
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., (1974). 0139305297 / 9780139305290 First edition. Black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Hardcover. Mild age-toning to the endsheets and textblock, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with a hint of edgewear and rubbing. 261 pages, map endpapers, and twenty-nine b&w plates printed on coated stock inserts. Jacket painting by Roy Grinnell. 
The autobiography of an authentic treasure hunter who shares with the reader (with the help of GREEN BERETS author Moore) his real-life high adventures in South America searching for lost Inca gold and in the Caribbean looking for pirate booty. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Peissel, Michel THE GREAT HIMALAYAN PASSAGE: The Story of an Extraordinary Adventure on the Roof of the World
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This author recounts an extraordinary twelve-hundred-mile journey up nine different rivers from India to the borders of Tibet-via hovercraft. Illustrated with over sixty color and black-and-white photographs taken by the explorers. 254 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Rodgers, Eugene BEYOND THE BARRIER: The Story of Byrd's First Expedition to Antarctica
Anapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1990). 087021022X / 9780870210228 Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in full blue cloth with titles in silver to the spine; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
The author has investigated and studied original papers, periodicals, books, and interviewed numerous sources to provide an unbiased, truthful account of the pioneer polar explorer's first Arctic expedition. 354 pages; 16 B&W plates; notes; index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Severin, Timothy THE GOLDEN ANTILLES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The story of the travelers, adventurers, and soldiers of fortune who searched for a promised land in the Caribbean. Illustrated with facsimiles and a map. 336 pages plus a 12-page index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Victor, Paul-Emile MAN AND THE CONQUEST OF THE POLES
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1963. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth with silver titles and devices to the front cover and spine; in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a hint of rubbing at the upper spine edge. 320 pages; map endpapers; and index. 
Translated from the French by Scott Sullivan. Thirty-two illustrations enhance this historic account of man's quest to conquer hitherto unknown regions of the arctic and antarctic--from the ancient Greeks to the current atomic submarine missions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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