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Slave Ships and Slaving History of Slaving
Dow, George Francis. SLAVE SHIPS AND SLAVING. Brattleboro, VT: Marine Research Society, 1927. 1st; 349 p;, Biographies of slave traders, The Ship Doctor's Narrative, Some American Slave Ships, Six Months on a Slaver in 1860, Voyage of the ships "Hannibal, " "Albion Frigate," and "Ruby." Many photos and illustrations.; bookplate, lt cvr wear, vg-; (009061) US$150.00

Homer's Iliad Illiad In fine Leather
Homer. ILLIAD. London: John Murray, 1865. 402, 432 p;, Rendered into English verse by Edward Earl of Derby. Original leather cvr, beautiful still.; 2 vols. leather, lt rubbing to extremities, else very bright, nf; (006268) US$360.00

Under the North Pole Polar Submarine Expedition
Wilkins, Sir Hubert. UNDER THE NORTH POLE; THE WILKINS-ELLSWORTH SUBMARINE EXPEDITION. NY: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1931. 347 p;, first limited 253/275; SIGNED by Wilkins & Ellsworth; in slipcover; studio portrait of Wilkins as frontis tipped in; negative for frontis destroyed after 275 copies; errata slip; 40 illustrations; Wilkin's scientific journey under the polar ice cap by submarine recounted, from the initial planning stages, including a flight over the North Pole, to the actual trip. Includes a reprint of a pamphlet written in 1648 by an ancestor of Wilkins which predicted submarine travel; 3/4 blue cloth over boards; spine beautifully decorated in gilt; slipcase has spine and cover labels; toe of box has #253 inked in as issued; lt & tiny stain on bottom b cvr, else fine slipcase soiled; (003349) US$1600.00
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