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...<b>Guide to Florida  </b><br>, 'Rambler' [Introduction: Rembert W, Patrick.]
1 'Rambler' [Introduction: Rembert W, Patrick.] ...Guide to Florida

Gainesville, Florida: University of Florida Press, 1964.
 A Facsimile reproduction of the 1875 Edition with additional Illustrations. Hardcover.
 
19th Century guide with history on how to travel to the southern east coast to Florida and all the stops between Ferandina to Sanford, on the Ocklawaha River down the coast to New Smyrna.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Bindings tight and square. Text clean.

7.25 inches tall. 146 pages then 44 pages facsimile of period advertisements, and the folding map., and a 6 page index.

Black faux-leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine. Map prior to title page undisturbed.
 
Price: 39.95 USD

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...<b>North Carolina Waterfalls: Where to Find Them, How to Photograph Them  </b><br>, Adams, Kevin
2 Adams, Kevin ...North Carolina Waterfalls: Where to Find Them, How to Photograph Them

Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair Publisher, 1994 9780895871107
 Softcover.
 
A guide to over 200 waterfalls. Over 80 black-and-white and color photographs are included.

Since the 1990s, Adams has established a widespread and well-respected reputation as a photographer, naturalist, writer, and teacher. His nature photography seminars and photography tours are widely popular.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Still in shrink wrap.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Maya Land in Color  </b><br>, Aguiar, Walter R.
3 Aguiar, Walter R. ...Maya Land in Color

New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1978.
 0803847033 / 9780803847033 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with color photographs.
 
Maya Land in Color visits the magnificent pyramids and other ruins of the major Maya cities and provides, through an informative text and 32 full color photographs, a fascinating look in the Maya world as it existed hundreds of years ago.

No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust jacket has minor shelf wear.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<B>Over the Sea to Skye or Ramblings in an Elfin Isle.</b>, Alasdair Alpin MacGregor
4 Alasdair Alpin MacGregor ...Over the Sea to Skye or Ramblings in an Elfin Isle.
London: W. & R. Chambers, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Foreword-James Ramsay Macdonald. 40 period photograph illustrations. 353 pages with index plus publisher adverts. 7.5 inches tall. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles.
Boards worn with open corners and rubbed spine tips. Bindings firm and text clean. Previous owners name on free endpage.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Official Guide to Towneley Hall  </b><br>, Allen, John
5 Allen, John ...Official Guide to Towneley Hall

Great Britain: Issued by the Art Gallery and Museum Sub-Committee, 1937.
 Reprinted from 1909 first printing.
 Stiff paper boards.
 57 pages; 18cm; 7.25 in. tall
 Fully illustrated with b/w photographs.
 
Towneley Hall is a museum that houses a variety of displays, encompassing natural history, Egyptology, local history, textiles, decorative art and regional furniture, together with an art gallery.

The art gallery includes a large collection of paintings, focusing on romantic Victorian and pre-Raphaelite art, with some earlier paintings. Of note are the gallery's Waterhouse paintings (including the original 'Destiny'), works by Poynter and Zoffany, and the ovine-themed paintings of 'Frozen Mutton' Farquharson. The Towneley family were an important Catholic family and once owned extensive estates in and around Burnley, the West Riding of Yorkshire, and County Durham.

Towneley Hall not only contains the 15th-century Whalley Abbey vestments, but also has its own chapel – with a finely carved altarpiece made in Antwerp around 1525. The hall was the home of the Towneley family for more than 500 years.

Stiff blue textured paper boards with dark blue title. Glued bindings firm. Minimal handling wear, no flaws.

County Borough of Burnley is a market town in Lancashire, England.

[Only six pre-WWII copies located in OCLC, none of this issue/date.]
 
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...<b>The American Guide.  4 Volumes complete.</b>, Alsberg, Henry, G.
6 Alsberg, Henry, G. ...The American Guide. 4 Volumes complete.
New York: Hastings House, 1949. Hardcover.
 
Blue cloth, red spine bands with gilt titles. Titles: New England, The Middle Atlantic States. The South, The Southwest. The Lake States, The Plains States. The Mountain States, The West Coast.
No flaws but minimal shelf handling.

 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b>Holland and Its People  </b><br>, Amicis, Edmondo De
7 Amicis, Edmondo De ...Holland and Its People

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1881.
 Second Printing.
 Hardcover.
 7.75 inches tall. 408 pages.
 Translated From the Italian By Caroline Tilton.
 Fully illustrated with b/w plates.
 
A popular account, nicely illustrated featuring all major cities, history, and culture in this late 19th century travelogue.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous Owner's bookplate.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Spain and the Spaniards  [Two Volumes Complete]  </b><br>, Amicis, Edmondo De
8 Amicis, Edmondo De ...Spain and the Spaniards [Two Volumes Complete]

Philadelphia: Henry T. Coats, 1895.
 First Trade Edition.
 Hardcover.
 Color folded map.
 Index at the end of volume 2.
 47 red-captioned tissue-guarded plates.
 
The author displays exuberance of feeling is emotional in a high degree is perhaps at times a little too effusive is frank to an extreme and wears his heart on his coat sleeve. But probably without these qualities he could not have written so attractively He gives a lively picture of Spain and the Spaniards. [The Unitarian Review, Volume 17]

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Silk ribbon place holder.

Translated from the 10th Ed. of the Italian by Stanley Rhoads Yarnall.

Decoratively bound in green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Top edge gilt.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b>The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia   </b><br>, Anderson, Norman
9 Anderson, Norman ...The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

London: Stacey International, 2006.
 9780955219306
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with nearly 400 photographs, 60 maps and diagrams.
 
This book covers history, culture, religion, economy and government of Saudi Arabia and provides detailed information on cities, industry and development.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900 </b><br>, Andrews, J. R. H.
10 Andrews, J. R. H. ... The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900

Hawaii: Univ of Hawaii Press, 1988 0824811925
 First Edition, First Printing. Fine Hardcover in a Near Fine Dust Jacket.
 
The Southern Ark surveys 130 years of discovery, description and illustration of New Zealand's unique fauna.

It begins with the voyages of Captain Cook and concludes at the end of the Victorian era. Drawing on the writings of Joseph Banks, Richard Owens, and Richard Taylor and illustrations by artists such as Gould, Lear, and Wolf.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Jacket has minor closed tear from handling upper edge.
 
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…<b>George Borrow</b> [The English Novelists Series], Armstrong, Martin
11 Armstrong, Martin George Borrow [The English Novelists Series]
Denver, Great Britain: William Cloves and Sons, 1950. First Edition – First Printing Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Tan linen covered boards with blue titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal handling wear. Text clean with previous owner’s name on endpage.
Dust jacket moderate handling with darkening to white areas. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve. 7 3/8 inches tall. 102 pages with adverts.
George Henry Borrow (1803 – 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are The Bible in Spain, the autobiographical Lavengro, and The Romany Rye, about his time with the English Romanichal (gypsies).

 
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...<b>Audubon's Quadrupeds of North America  </b><br>, Audubon, John J.
12 Audubon, John J. ...Audubon's Quadrupeds of North America

USA: The Wellfleet Press, 1989.
 1555215157
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
This Audubon's final work was on mammals; he prepared the Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America (Vol. 1 1846) in collaboration with his good friend Rev John Bachman of Charleston, South Carolina, who supplied much of the scientific text.

His son, John Woodhouse Audubon, drew most of the plates. The work was completed by Audubon's sons and son-in-law, and the second volume was published posthumously in 1851.

This printing is complete.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
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...<b>Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria  </b><br>, Baedeker, Karl
13 Baedeker, Karl ...Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria

Leipaig, Germany: Verlag Von Karl Baedeker, 1899.
 Stiff Cloth Wraps.
 16mo; lxiv, 539 pages. 25 maps, 35 plans.
 
Founded in 1827, Baedeker guides gained popularity during the second half of the 19th century (so much so that Baedekering became part of everyday language).

Complete. Maps and plans all good.

Bindings firm, Light wear to wraps with a scuffs on spine and sun-fading to edge of front. Moderate age-toning.
 
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...<b>The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2  </b><br>, Baker, Samuel White
14 Baker, Samuel White ...The Albert N'Yanza. Great Basin of the Nile and explorations of the Nile Sourses. Volume 2

New York: Horizon Press, 1962.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 256 - 569 pages with appendix and index.
 Illustrated with Maps, Illustrations and Portraits. Map endpages.
 
Sir Samuel White Baker was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist.

Samuel Baker lived as a reputed Victorian Nimrod and was a milestone in the history of modern hunting through his works and deeds. He was proud of his British heritage and was an advocate of the virtues of his nation.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription on first blank page. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf handling.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b>North Carolina's Hurricane History.</b>, Barnes, Jay
15 Barnes, Jay ...North Carolina's Hurricane History.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001. 0807826405 / 9780807826409 3rd Edition, Hardcover in Jacket.
 
Unused, No flaws but minimal retail wear to dust jacket edges.
Illustrated history of the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel state from the days of the first European explorers through 1999's devastating hurricane Floyd, which caused $6 billion in damages.
Jay Barnes examined newspaper reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions to compile this extraordinary chronicle, which also features nearly 300 photographs, maps, and illustrations.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b>To and From Rome.</b>, Batten, John Mullin. [Italy]
16 Batten, John Mullin. [Italy] ...To and From Rome.
Downingtown, PA: Published for the Author, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover.
 
Illustrated with double frontispieces. Maroon cloth covered boards Title in gilt on the front.
Bindings square and tight; clean text, Minimal handling. Has original plain paper wrappers.
The Grand Tour to most important European cities in the time prior to World War I.
128 pages. 8 inches tall.

 
Price: 15.00 USD

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...<b>1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Niger River.</b><br>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten
17 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten ...1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Niger River.

Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756.
 Flat Map.
 The map originally found in a German Text c1756.
 Measuring aprox. 14.5 inches by 9.75 inches. Folds nearly invisible.
 
From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer.

The Heading: Mauretanien Gaetulien, Melanogaetulien Garamantien und Nigritien.

Showing the Mediterranean coast of what is now Algeria and Tunisia, to the Niger River and the Atlantic coast.

Folding map laid flat unattached on foam board. Some toning, wrinkling left side bottom 3 inches from edge.

Probably concerning the conflicts in Mauretania and the province of Africa Proconsularis during the early first century AD.

Gaetulien : The Romanised name of an ancient Berber tribe inhabiting Getulia, covering the large desert region south of the Atlas Mountains, bordering the Sahara.
Mauretania (also called Mauritania) was a part of North Africa corresponding to the Mediterranean coast of what is today Morocco and the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla.

Mauretania Caesariensis was a Roman province located in northwestern Africa, in present Algeria, with its capital at Caesarea.
 
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...<b>Die Syrtische Gegend. <BR>1756 German Map of North Africa: Tunisia Area of Tripoli and Strait of Sicily.</b><br>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob.
18 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. ...Die Syrtische Gegend.
1756 German Map of North Africa: Tunisia Area of Tripoli and Strait of Sicily.


Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756.
 Laid-out folded map.
 Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches.
 
The map originally found in a German Text c1756. From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign.

Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning. Minor loss left edge. Folds nearly invisible.
 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien<BR>  1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.</b><br>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob.
19 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. ...Karte von dem Eigentlichen Africa und von Numidien
1756 German Map of North Africa from Tunisia to Sicily.


Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756.
 Laid-out folded map.
 Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches.
 
The map originally found in a German Text c1756.

From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign.

Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning. Folds nearly invisible.

 
Price: 35.00 USD

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...<b>1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia,</b><br>, Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. [The map originally found in a German Text c1756.]
20 Baumgarten, Siegmund Jacob. [The map originally found in a German Text c1756.] ...1756 German Map of North Africa from Strait of Gibraltar to Tunisia,

Germany: Halle, Joham, Gebauer, 1756.
 Laid-out folded map.
 Measuring aprox. 14.75 inches by 9.75 inches.
 
From a history by Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten, Samlung von Erleuterungsschriften und Zusätzen zur algemeinen Welthistorie published by Halle, Joham, Gebauer, and probably was to illustrate some part of Hannibal’s campaign.

The Heading: Das alte eigenthiche Africa und Numidienm, ungleichen Mauretania Caesariensis, oder das Reich der Massylier und Massaesylier anch dem Dr. Shaw.
Translation: The old [virtually literal] Africa and Numidia unequal Mauretania Caesariensis Or the rich of Massylier and Massaeylier after Dr. Shaw Folding map laid flat on foam board. Some toning, very minor loss top edge of center fold. Folds nearly invisible.
The Massylier ( Massylioi , latin Massyli ) were an ancient tribe in eastern Numidia . To the east bordering their territory ( Massylia ) at Carthage.

Numidia (202 BC – 46 BC) was an Ancient Berber kingdom in what is now Algeria and a smaller part of Tunisia, in North Africa. Numidia was originally divided between Massylii in the east and Masaesyli in the west.

Mauretania (also called Mauritania) was a part of North Africa corresponding to the Mediterranean coast of what is today Morocco and the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla.

Mauretania Caesariensis was a Roman province located in northwestern Africa, in present Algeria, with its capital at Caesarea.
 
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…<b>  Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State</b><br>, [Pre-statehood] Franck, Harry A.
Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State

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…<b>  Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State</b><br>, [Pre-statehood] Franck, Harry A.
Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State

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...<b>The Eaton Tourists, or, A 'colloquial description' of the hall, grounds, gardens, &c. at Eaton : the seat of the Right Hon. Earl Grosvenor   </b><br>, [Eaton Hall, Cheshire][unspecified]
...The Eaton Tourists, or, A 'colloquial description' of the hall, grounds, gardens, &c. at Eaton : the seat of the Right Hon. Earl Grosvenor

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...<b>The Eaton Tourists, or, A 'colloquial description' of the hall, grounds, gardens, &c. at Eaton : the seat of the Right Hon. Earl Grosvenor   </b><br>, [Eaton Hall, Cheshire][unspecified]
...The Eaton Tourists, or, A 'colloquial description' of the hall, grounds, gardens, &c. at Eaton : the seat of the Right Hon. Earl Grosvenor

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