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Gerlache de Gomery, A. [J. V. de]

Expédition Antarctique Belge. Résultats de Voyage de la Belgica en 1897-99 sous le commandement de A. de Gerlache de Gomery. Rapports scientifiques publiés aux frais...

Anvers, J. E. Buschmann, 1938. 4to (34.0 x 26.9 cm). 74 (1) pp.; four folding plans of the ship "Belgica" and photogravure frontispiece (portrait of Gerlache). Original printed wrappers.

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A fine travelogue of this important scientific voyage to Antarctica

Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, F. T. [Lord Dufferin]

A yacht voyage. Letters from high latitudes; being some account of a voyage, in 1856, in the schooner yacht "Foam" to Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitzbergen, by Lord...

Toronto, Adam, Stevensen, 1873. 8vo (18.1 x 12.0 cm). 281 pp., engraved frontispiece, tissue-guarded portrait of the author, nine engraved plates including one of a skeleton in a coffin captioned: "Et ego in arctis", several wood engravings in the text....

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Signed and dated by the author, the governor of Canada

[Jong, D. De]

De walvischvangst, met veele byzonderheden daartoe betrekkelyk. Met plaaten. Eerste - Tweede - Derde - Vierde deel. [Complete].

Amsterdam, Peter Conrad; Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats, 1784-1786. Four parts in two. 4to (27.0 x 22.0 cm). Six folding engraved maps, of which one of the first maps showing the entire Arctic region including Greenland, Spitsbergen, Nova Zembla and the...

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18th century whaling: explained and illustrated

Nordenskjöld, O. (ed.)

Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. Unter Mitwerkung zahlreicher Fachgenossen herausgegeben von Otto Nordenskjöld. Leiter der...

Stockholm, N. Nordenskjöld, 1905-1920. 59 parts in 8 volumes [numbered I-II, III-1, III-2, IV-1, IV-2, V-VI]. 4to (26.2 x 20.5 cm). Text with over 300 plates, many being lithographed and several in full colour; 19 maps (many folded). Later uniform half cloth...

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Rare complete set of the results of an iconoclastic Antarctic expedition

Parry, W. E.

Reis ter ontdekking van eene noordwestelijke doorvaart uit de Atlantische in de Stille Zee, gedaan in de jaaren 1819 en 1820 door de schepen The Hecla en The Griper...

Amsterdam, Johannes Van der Hey, 1822. 8vo (20.8 x 12.1 cm). xii, 333 pp.; two large, folded engraved plates, two engraved folded maps. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards. Spine with gilt ornamental bands and red morocco label with gilt title.

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Rare first Dutch edition with a new map, not present in the English edition

Robert, E. [Gaimard]

Voyage en Islande et au Groënland executé pendant les années 1835 et 1836 sur la corvette La Recherche commandée par M. Tréhouart Lieutenant de Vaisseau dans le but...

Paris, Arthus Bertrand, 1838-1840. Two parts in one. Large 8vo (22.7 x 15.1 cm). Title page (to the text, dated 1840) xi, 469 pp.; second title page (to the atlas, dated 1838), [ii] pp., 36 lithographed plates. Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled...

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A rare early work on the geology of Iceland

Rosenius, P.

Sveriges Fåglar och fågelbon med fågelbilder utförda i Färgljustryck efter original målningar av fil. D:R Gustaf Swenander.

Lund, Gleerup, 1926-1949-[1954]. Six volumes in six. Large 4to (34.3 x 24.5 cm). Text with 807 plates (146 coloured). Publisher's uniform, limited edition brown half calf, marbled boards, gilt spines.

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A rare, fine set with unrecorded plates

Vancouver, G.

Georg Vancouvers Reisen nach dem nördlichen Theile der Südsee während der Jahre 1790 bis 1795. Aus dem Englisch übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen begleitet von Joh....

Berlin, Voss, 1799-1800. Two volumes in two. 8vo (20.4 x 12.6 cm). Title pages to each volume, 796 pp. [(1)-386; (v)-viii, (3)-406; including half-title to second volume]. Two large double-folded aquatinted views, one very large, multi-folded engraved map....

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German translation of the results of Vancouver's important exploration of the northernmost part of the Pacific Ocean