Hartford, Conn: Silas Andrus, 1818. Very Good in None Issued dust-jacket Later Edition. Hartford: Silas Andrus, 1818. Fifth Edition. Pp 275. Small 8vo (7” x 4.5”), full calf brown period binding with shelf wear ; “Robbins’ Journal” in gilt on red spine label; occasional foxing throughout and binding is tight;... Item #11705
On The Seas
“As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” Herman Melville
Sea travel has always been synonymous with adventure and discovery.
San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Co., 1878. Near Fine in None dust-jacket First Edition. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Co.; 1878; First Edition [6.25x8.75”]; Original maroon cloth covers with blind decorative stamped borders, lettered and devices in gilt on front and spine, dark brown endpapers; 378 pp,  advertisements, frontispiece... Item #11738
London: Richard Bentley [Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty], 1849. Very Good. First Edition. 8ov [8.75x5.75in]; Vol. I - [iii-vii], viii-xiii, , 2-432 pp., woodcut frontispiece of Valpariso, 9 illustrations in text, Vol. II- [i-v], vi-ix, , 2-415 pp., woodcut frontispiece the Valley of Fatawa Taheite, 12 illustrations in text... Item #13450
San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938. Fine. First Edition, limited to 500. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press; 1938; First Edition, limited to 500 [6.75x10”]; Burnt orange cloth on covers with cream buckram cloth spine, Black and red lettering on paper spine label, map of steamer... Item #12971