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Anacharsis in English Anything But Dry!
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Barthelemy, Jean-Jacques].  Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece. During the middle of the fourth century, before the Christian æra.... The first American edition. Philadelphia: Pr. by Bartholomew Graves and William McLaughlin for Jacob Johnson & Co., 1804. 8vo signed in 4s (22 cm, 8.625"). Vol. I: xviii, 419, [1 (blank)] pp.; fold. map; II: [1] f., iii, [1 (blank)], 403, [1 (blank)] pp.; III: vii, [1 (blank)], 463, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking half-title); IV: vii, [1 (blank)], 496 pp. (lacking half-title).
$750.00
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An AFRICAN Utopia, asDescribed to the INQUISITION
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Berington, Simon].  The adventures of Signor Gaudencio di Lucca. Being the substance of his examination before the fathers of the Inquisition at Bologna, in Italy: Giving an account of an unknown country in the midst of the deserts of Africa, the origin and antiquity of the people, their religion, customs, and laws. Copied from the original manuscript in St. Mark’s Library, at Venice. With critical notes by the learned Signor Rhedi. To which is prefixed, a letter of the secretary of the Inquisition, shewing the reasons of Signor Gaudentio's being apprehended, and the manner of it. Translated from the Italian. Philadelphia: Re-printed by William Conover, 1799. 12mo (18 cm; 7.125"). 320 pp.
$400.00
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Institutionally Approved as aVirtuous Juvenile Reading Book
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Cardell, William S.  Story of Jack Halyard, the sailor boy: or, the virtuous family. Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson for Uriah Hunt, 1832. 24mo (14.5 cm; 5.75"). Frontis., 234, 8 (ads for Uriah Hunt) pp.; illus.
$50.00
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Tilting at Windmills, Protecting Dulcinea, & Flying to the MOON
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de.   Primera parte del ingenioso hidalgo don Qvixote de la Mancha. En Brucelas: Por Huberto Antonio, 1617. 8vo ( 16.8 cm; 6.625"). [8] ff., 583, [1] p., [3] ff. (one leaf in facsimile).
$18,000.00
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The Last (First?) Appearance ofCaptain Tom Lingard
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Conrad, Joseph.  The rescue a romance of the shallows. Garden City & New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo (19.4 cm, 7.6"). [8], 404, [2] pp.
$225.00
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I Was Born in the Year 1632 . . . ”
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Defoe, Daniel.  The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner. London: John Stockdale, 1790. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). 2 vols. I: Frontis., engr. t.-p., xii, 389, [1] pp.; 8 plts. II: Frontis., engr. t.-p., [iii]–v, [1], 456, [14 (adv.)] pp.; 5 plts.
$1500.00
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Dropmore PressUnopened Copy
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  De Quincey, Thomas.  Revolt of the Tartars or flight of the Kalmuck Khan and his people from the Russian territories to the frontiers of China. London: Dropmore Press, Ltd., 1948. 4to (26.8 cm, 10.6"). [10], 96, [4] pp.; illus.
$65.00
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PhotoplayLost World
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Doyle, Arthur Conan.  The lost world. New York: A.L. Burt Co., [ca. 1925]. 8vo (19.3 cm, 7.6"). 309, [1] pp.; 4 plts.
$200.00
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A Counterfeit Edition / A Sophisticated Copy / A FANTASTIC STORY
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Enríquez Gómez, Antonio.  El siglo pitagorico, y Vida de don Gregorio Guadañia. [Spain]: publisher not identified, [1682; really ca. 1699]. 4to (20 cm; 8). [4] ff., 292 [i.e., 308] pp.
$1200.00
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Expanding the Imagination & Bringing Science to the Masses
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  [Heinlein, Robert; Urusula LeGuin; Isaac Asimov; Harry Harrison; & many others].  Large collection of science fiction & fantasy. Various places: Various publishers, ca. 1952–2000. 12mos. Approx. 500 vols. (some dupes).
$2000.00
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Up the THAMES in a Rowboat
(Imaginary Voyage).  Jerome, Jerome K.  Three men in a boatto say nothing of the dog!  Ipswich: Pr. by W.S. Cowell Ltd. for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Oblong 8vo (23.6 cm, 9.3"). xv, [1], 174, [2] pp.; 12 col. plts., 2 double-p. col. plts.
$100.00

LEC: Kingsley's Mythic British Adventure
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Kingsley, Charles.  Westward ho! Or: the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, knight, of Burrough in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. Folio (27.3 cm, 10.75"). 2 vols. I: xiii, [5], 292 pp.; 5 plts. II: [8], 293–576, [2] pp.; 5 plts.
$50.00
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Adventures inIslands & Highlands
(Imaginary Travels/Voyages).  Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Kidnapped. Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751. New York: For the Members of The Limited Editions Club by the Pynson Printers, 1938. Large 8vo (24.4 cm, 9.6"). xiv, [2], 236, [2] pp.; illus.
$150.00
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Beauties ofthe Thames Illustrated
Ireland, Samuel.  Picturesque views on the river Thames, from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity. London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., xvi, 209, [3] pp.; 1 map, 27 plts., illus. II: Add. engr. t.-p., viii (incl. t.-p.), 258, [4] pp.; 1 map, 25 plts., illus.
$1875.00
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Sumptuously BoundFirst American Edition of Irving's FIRST HISTORICAL Work
Irving, Washington.  A history of the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. New York: G. & C. Carvill, 1828. 8vo (22 cm; 8.625"). 3 vols. I: xvi, 399 pp., 1 folded map. II: viii, [1], 10–367. III: viii, [1], 14–419, [1] pp.
$850.00
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FromNew England to the NILE
[Justel, Henri, ed.].   Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l’Amerique, qui n’ont point esté encore publiez.... Paris: Louis Billaine, 1674. 4to (23.7 cm, 9.4"). á4ã4A–Z4Aa–Hh4 Ii2Kk4Ll21§–4§45§2 **A–**C4 a2b–g4 *A–*K4L2; [8] ff., 262, 35, [1 (blank)] 23, [1 (blank)], 49, [1 (blank)] pp., [1] f., 81, [1 (blank)] pp., 3 fold. plans, 4 maps (3 fold.), 9 plts.
$6500.00
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