Blue cloth spine, turquoise cloth boards, gilt titles and blindstamp to front. Stated first American edition. Translated by Hugh Merrick. This book represents an overview of the adventurer throughout history, from Columbus to the Space Age. With numerous illustrations and photoplates on coated paper. Includes Bibliography, Index. Book very good plus with musty odor, bleaching to cloth at head of spine. DJ designed by Joseph Low also very good plus with darkening to spine, tear taped on reverse, mild edgewear. 412 pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Worlds Beyond the Horizon: The Great Age of ...
Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Publication Date: 1955
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 1955. First American Edition, xvi, 412, xvii pp, index, bibliography, illustrated. VG in G, lightly soiled and chipped dj. From the dj: "Here are the stories of the discoverers of the Western Hemisphere - Columbus, Cabot, Vespucci, da Gama, Magellan, Balboa, Cortes, Pizarro, Coronado, Ponce de Leon, John Smith, Champlain, La Salle, von Humboldt, La Condamine." Also includes the African explorers, Stanley, Livingstone, and Mungo Park, and the polar explorers, Scott, Amundsen, Nansen and Peary. Seller Inventory # 06922
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Cover is in good order save for rubbing. DJ suffers corner bumping, rubbing, some tearing at corners, and edge wear. Text has yellowed with age but remains tight in binding. No ownership or other markings. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 042904
Book Description Alfred A Knopf, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First US Edition.. First American Printing. Hardcover Book in Good+ Condition with an Acceptable Dust Jacket. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. The story of the most dramatic and adventurous discovery and exploration of unknown lands (to other than the native populations)--the stories of the 'discoverers' of the Western Hemisphere- Columbus, Cabot, Vespucci; the pathfinders of the oceans - de Gama, Magellan, Balboa; Conquistadors like Cortes, Pizarro, Coronado, Ponce de Leon; trail-blazers like John Smith, Champlain, La Salle, von Humboldt, La Condamine; explorers of Africa - Stanley, Livingstone, Mungo Park; Polar explorations of Scott, Amundsen, Nansen, Peary;--and even others. Handsome binding of bright blue half cloth with gilt titles and decoration on spine, green cloth-wrapped boards with blind-stamped, debossed illustration of sailing vessels on front; very clean, lightly sunned along upper edge, upper corners very gently bumped, lower corners rubbed, spine head and heel rubbed. Binding is tight & solid, square, straight. Rough cut on fore edge and bottom edge. Slight smudge to lower corner of text block. Fly leaf has wrinkle down the page. Four illustration sections with historic illustrations, on coated paper, 45 in-text drawings, 16 maps and charts. Pages very clean and free from any markings, lightly and evenly toned. No remainder mark. Bright, clean, worn dust jacket with wrap-around art, very bright and colorful; spine sunned; edges and corners, chipped, torn--worn. Not price-clipped. Now with clear archival protective cover. xvi+412 pages with Bibliography. i-xvii page Index. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1955. Seller Inventory # 021746
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1955. First American Edition 412 S + Index OLn geprägt, SW-Abbildungen, farbiger Kopfschnitt, sauberes Exemplar. Seller Inventory # 4117
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, 1955. Very good. , Hardcover, Clean, tight, in edgeworn, price-clipped dust jacket. 412 pages. Translated from the German by Hugh Merrick. B&w illustrations. Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933. We pack and ship with care. Book. Seller Inventory # LINCBOOK027548
Book Description Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1955. Cloth. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Illustrated (illustrator). Good in Good jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Illustrated w/ photographs, line drawings and maps. Two toned cloth, green and blue. Light soiling. A more detailed description and/or ditigal photo available via email, upon request. Seller Inventory # 026475
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, New York, 1955. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Rubs to extremities of boards, light foxing at top edges of pages. No prev. owner name. DJ with darkened edges and spine panel, rubs at corners and ends of spine panel, plus two 2 inch closed tears. DJ in plastic cover with price corner intact. Originally published in 1953 in German as "Ufer Hinter Dem Horizont". Illus. in B&W with photographs, line drawings and maps. (xvi) 412 (xv) pp. Seller Inventory # 06681
Book Description Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1955. Condition: fair to good, fair to good. First American Edition. 429, illus., maps, bibliography, index, foxing to fore-edge, ink inscript ins fr flyleaf, DJ soiled: sm tears, sm pieces missing. Seller Inventory # 15083
Book Description Borzoi Book (Alfred A. Knopf), 1955. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First American Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 412 pp. Binding is tight, spine fully intact. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Deckled edges (rough cut). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; #33514; Library of Congress No: 55-9288. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31775. Seller Inventory # 31775