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Cruise of the 'Cachalot' / Round the World after Sperm Whales, Bullen, Frank
1 Bullen, FrankCruise of the 'Cachalot' / Round the World after Sperm Whales
London: Smith, Elder & Company, 1898. 1st ed., Good+. 12mo, blue cloth with gilt titles and gilt sperm whale on front cover. Frontispiece, folding map, and 7 plates from drawings. . A travel narrative depicting Bullen's experience as the First Mate of the whaler Splendid out of New Bedford, and its travels through the Pacific whaling grounds. Includes a short but enthusiastic printed letter from Kipling to Bullen that was then used as an advertisement for the book. "It is immense--there is no other word. I've never read anything that equals it in its deep sea wonder and mystery." Bullen's account is recognized as a classic sea tale, and viewed by some on a par with Melville. Good+ -- Very good appearance overall, but with cracking at front hinge and center, several dark stains on front cover; frontis illustration partially detached.. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Kent, RockwellWILDERNESS - A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1920. 1st, Kent, Rockwell. A nice copy of Rockwell Kent's account of Alaska in its first edition: Small 4to, beige linen with gilt stamping to cover and spine. TEG, decorative endpapers. Pp. xvii, 217 with 46 full page illustrations, plus numerous text illustrations by Kent. (Rockwellkentiana 59)Very good; small stain on back cover. No d/w.. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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CALIFORNIA: FOR HEALTH, PLEASURE, AND RESIDENCE. A Book For Travellers and Settlers., Nordhoff, Charles
3 Nordhoff, CharlesCALIFORNIA: FOR HEALTH, PLEASURE, AND RESIDENCE. A Book For Travellers and Settlers.
Harper & Brothers, 1872. 1st ed., 8vo. Brown decorated cloth, gilt titles. 255 pp. [Publisher's catalogue of Travel books] + Frontis Map. Illustrated with drawings and maps. A good+ copy. Generally clean and tight but with rubbing at exteremities and corners.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Naples: Past & Present (2 Volume Set), Norway, Arthur H.
4 Norway, Arthur H.Naples: Past & Present (2 Volume Set)
NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1901. 1st ed., Very Good. 2 volume set, 8vo., a.e.g. 295 pp., Black cloth with gilt lettering and design along spines and front covers. Includes 24 photogravure illustrations and 32 half-tone engravings. Very good: very light edgewear, lettering on covers and spine bright. Interior clean and tight with no marks or tears.. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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