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Strong, L. A. G.:  DR. QUICKSILVER 1660 - 1742. The Life And Times Of Thomas Dover, M.D.
Book Number: 1941
London:: Andrew Melrose, 1955 Green cloth, no d/w, clean inside. 18 illustrations reproduced in collotype. Appendix, bibliography, extended index. "A successful medical practitioner, born, in 1662, Dover turned aside from his work, became for three years a privateer, shared in the rescue of Alexander Selkirk, returned to medicine with a large fortune in prizre money and the bias which earned him his nickname, to spend his last ative years in violent and sometimes scurrilous medical controversy."
Keywords: Alexander Selkirk Doctors History of Medicine Adventures of a British Doctor who defied medical quackery, and later sailed the ocenas as a pirate adventurer
Price: $15.00
MOOREHEAD, Alan:  COOPER'S CREEK.
Book Number: 2999
Hamish Hamilton. London. (1963). 1st ed. 8vo. Or.cl. d/w. 222pp. Frontis., b/w plates & text illusts. Jacket design by Sidney Nolan. Very good+. / Very good d/w.
Keywords: Account of the explorations of the ill-fated Burke and Wills team
Price: $15.00
Williams, Neville:  FRANCIS DRAKE
Book Number: 3605
Book Club Associates london 1973. 4to. 231pp. Illust. Endmaps. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Keywords: explorers drake francis
Price: $10.00
Johnston, James:  GRENFELL OF LABRADOR (signed copy)
Book Number: 3627
 London Partridge 1910s?. 8to. Signed on frontspiece by Wilfred Grenfell. Illust. A good copy with foxing throughout, light cover wear and a small indent on back cover.' .
Keywords: labrador canada hudson bay explorers arctic
Price: $75.00
Mear, Roger and Swan, Robert:  IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SCOTT
Book Number: 3858
London, Jonathan Cape, 1987. 1st edition. Signed on title page by author (Swan) pp xiv+306. 8vo. Colour & b/w illus. Fine/very good.
Keywords: antartica exploration scott explorers south
Price: $12.00
Horan, James D.:  The Great American West: A Pictorial History from Coronado to the Last Frontier
Book Number: 5891
Crown Publishers, Inc., 1959, First Edition black cloth with tan cloth spine, title stamped in black on spine. VG., light tape marks & light foxing to endpapers, owner's details on fep. No d/w. First Edition. oversized volume. 650 illustrations in halftone and color, including 500 historical photographs.
Keywords: colonies, american history, frontier
Price: $15.00
Johnson, Henry.:  The Life And Voyages Of Joseph Wiggins, Modern Discoverer Of The Kara Sea Route To Siberia
Book Number: 6559
London: John Murray, 1907. 8vo. red cloth hardcover. pp. xxiv, 396. 4pp. ads. b/w plates text illus.1 folding map. good, spine faded, light edgewear, owner's inscription on fep.
Keywords: The Life And Voyages Of Joseph Wiggins, Modern Discoverer Of The Kara Sea Route To Siberia
Price: $45.00
Abel, Mary K.:  Charles W. Abel : Papuan Pioneer
Book Number: 7071
Oliphants Ltd. 1st edition 1957 Excellent unmarked copy, with a little aging, in a very good clipped d/w, with little shelf wear at top and bottom of d/w. Colour frontispiece.
Keywords: New Zealand, South Seas
Price: $15.00
Irving, Washington:  The Voyages of Christopher Columbus
Book Number: 22342
The Pilot Press, 1949 8vo. small hardcover. 193pp. index. b/w illus. maps. very good. owner's inscription on fep. / good, clipped d/w.
Keywords: Voyages Christopher Columbus sailing boats ships discovery marine history sea ocean
Price: $6.00
Egan, Timothy:  The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest
Book Number: 24462
June 1990 Random House 8vo. hardcover. 254pp. very good, / very good d/w.
Keywords: Northwest Pacific The Good Rain Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific united states america canada Northwest Egan Timothy
Price: $12.00

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