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H.M.S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855

By: Akrigg, G. P. V.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 44128


Victoria BC: Sono Nis Press 1992. Akrigg and his wife Helen presents a fascinating account of a mid-19th century exploring expedition, drawn from the journals of five officers and crew. Dust jacket with light wear, 8vo in burgundy cloth, 15 b&w illustrations, 7 charts, index, 209pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Time-Life Seafarers Series: The Pacific Navigators

By: Allen, Oliver E.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 36353


Alexandria VA: Time-Life Seafarers series 1980, 2nd printing. Allen tells the story of the European explorers of the Pacific Ocean, its islands and peoples, and the adventures and misadventures of Europeans in Oceania. No dust jacket (none issued), 4to in blue faux leather with color plate pasted down on front board, illustrated throughout with photos and drawings, map endpapers, bibliography, index, 176pp, one small crease in fabric of front board, contents as new, ne... View more info

Drake's Voyages

By: Andrews, Kenneth R.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 37400


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1967. Andrews presents a re-assessment of Drake and his voyages, and their place in Elizabethan maritime expansion. Dust jacket with several small nicks, 8vo half-bound horizontally in yellow and black cloth with a ship design silver-stamped on front board, 7 maps, index, 190pp, one smudge on fore edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+. View more info

Mariners of Brittany

By: Anson

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 23742


London: J. M. Dent and Sons 1931. A description of the Breton race in its maritime aspects: the land, the people, their fishing vessels and other craft. No dust jacket, green cloth spine faded, map endpapers, illustrated with line drawings by author Peter F. Anson, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31796


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 28 plates, notes, bibliography, name index, place index, 302pp, as ne... View more info

Melanesia and the Western Polynesian Fringe

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31797


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1990. Volume 3 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in Vanuatu, Fiji, Tuvalu, and Anuta. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 14 plates, notes, bibliography, name index, place and ship indices, 257pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 31798


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1992. Volume 4 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in Tahiti and the Tuamotus, under the command of Otto von Kotzebue and F. F. Bellinghausen. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 18 plates, 4 maps and tables, not... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35950


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 35951


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 36988


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in blu... View more info

Southern and Eastern Polynesia

By: Barratt, Glynn

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36989


Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, Pacific Maritime Studies series 1988. Volume 2 of Barratt's quartet on the naval, scientific, and social activities of the Imperial Russian Navy in the South Pacific, based on annotated translations of eyewitness accounts. This volume describes Russia's activities in New Zealand, the Austral Islands, and Easter Island, all visited by observant officers and gentlemen of science in the early 1800s. Dust jacket, 8vo in bl... View more info

Secret Voyage of Sir Francis Drake, The

By: Bawlf, Samuel

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 42090


New York: Walker & Company 2003, 1st printing. A departure from other accounts of Drake, Bawlf introduces us to the world of Elizabethan intrigue and takes us on to the first English attempts to find the Northwest Passage. Dust jacket, 8vo in black cloth, b&w illustrations and maps, index, 400pp, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

For Honor & Country: The Diary of Bruno de Hezeta

By: Beals

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25557


Portland OR: Western Imprints, Oregon Historical Society 1985. In the spring of 1775 as momentous events were brewing on the Atlantic Coast, a young naval officer with the Spanish expedition about to lay claim to the Oregon Country began his daily record of events. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in red cloth and yellow paper, translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals, 33 maps and illustrations, index, 167pp, as new, Fine. View more info

For Honor & Country: The Diary of Bruno de Hezeta

By: Beals

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25558


Portland OR: Western Imprints, Oregon Historical Society 1985. In the spring of 1775 as momentous events were brewing on the Atlantic Coast, a young naval officer with the Spanish expedition about to lay claim to the Oregon Country began his daily record of events. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in red cloth and yellow paper, translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals, 33 maps and illustrations, index, 167pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Man's Conquest of the Pacific

By: Bellwood, Peter

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 15346


New York: Oxford U Press 1979, 1st US. Dust jacket in protective cover, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Ancient Adventures

By: Bemiss, Samuel M.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 42250


Richmond VA: Garret & Massie [1960] 1964, 2nd printing. Six essays on the history of early Virginia. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 53pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Discovers of the New World

By: Berger, Josef

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 35188


New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, Junior Library series, 1960. Berger and consultant Lawrence C. Wroth present a readable, well-founded account of the European discovery of the Americas. No dust jacket issued, 4to in pictorial boards, map endpapers, illustrated profusely with maps, paintings, prints, and drawings of the period, bibliography, index, 153pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Journey Into Wonder

By: Berrill

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 28441


New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company 1952. N. J. Berrill retells the tales of the discovery of America, the Pacific, and the poles. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth somewhat faded, maps, index, 338pp, contents clean and tight, name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good+. View more info

Champlain: The Life of Fortitude

By: Bishop

Price: $18.00

Seller ID: 13997


London: MacDonald 1949, stated 1st. No dust jacket, spine sunned, no marks, Fair. View more info

Charco Harbour

By: Blunden

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 20835


New York: Vanguard Press 1968, 1st(?). A novel of Cook's first voyage to Australia. Dust jacket wrinkled, EX-LIBRARY stamps blackened on edges and title, writing on half-title, no marks in text, contents clean and tight, overall Fair. View more info