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...<B>Over the Sea to Skye or Ramblings in an Elfin Isle.</b>, Alasdair Alpin MacGregor
1 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>Holland and Its People  </b><br>, Amicis, Edmondo De
2 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
3 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.

 
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…<b>George Borrow</b> [The English Novelists Series], Armstrong, Martin
4 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>Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria  </b><br>, Baedeker, Karl
5 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.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>To and From Rome.</b>, Batten, John Mullin. [Italy]
6 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> Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca </b><br>, Bittlestone, Robert
7 Bittlestone, Robert ... Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca

Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
 0521853575
 First Edition, Second Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated throughout with color and B/W pictures.
 
This book tells the extraordinary story of the exciting recent discovery of the true location of Homer's Odyssey.

Over a century after Schliemann's discovery of Troy, this breakthrough will revolutionize our understanding of Homer's texts and of our cultural ancestors of Bronze Age Greece.

Brand new book, never used but small bump at top of spine due to retail handling. Small remainder mark on top edge. Dust Jacket has one small closed tear at top of spine and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 24.00 USD

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...<b>Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe  </b><br>, Bryson, Bill
8 Bryson, Bill ...Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1992.
 0688103111
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
An account of a European trip, blending anecdotes with worldly insights, describing the bleak lands of Norway, the exotic scenes of Istanbul, and the cities of Paris, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Rome, Geneva, and Vienna.

No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<b>Zig Zag Journeys in the Orient. The Adriatic to the Baltic. A Journey of the Zigzag Club from Vienna to the Golden horn, the Euxine, Moscow, and St. Petersburg.  </b><br>, Butterworth, Hezekiah
9 Butterworth, Hezekiah ...Zig Zag Journeys in the Orient. The Adriatic to the Baltic. A Journey of the Zigzag Club from Vienna to the Golden horn, the Euxine, Moscow, and St. Petersburg.

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1882 [1881]
 First Edition
 Hardcover.
 8vo; 320 pages, [52] leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
 Book 3 in the series. Format style: 1.
 Illustrated with Map and pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings.
 
A very collectible copy whose only flaw is a bookplate and previous owner’s name on half-title and first page.

The bookplate is William Grayson Stetson's (1840 – 1903) a well-known financier and trustee of Boston University. Also his name on first blank page with date and on top of chapter 1.

Publisher’s brown cloth covered boards with stamped titles and decorations in bright gilt and black. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Light minimal handling wear.

REF: OCLC: 49034149, HB.c; Smathers.
 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b>Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus  </b><br>, Butterworth, Hezekiah
10 Butterworth, Hezekiah ...Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1881.
 First Edition, Second Printing.
 Hardciver,
 8vo, 318 pages, no publisher's adverts.
 With a bookplate of William Grayson Stetson (1840 – 1903) a well-known financier and trustee of Boston University. Name also on first blank page with date Christmas 1880.
 
Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; Illustrations engraved by Sargent and others after Anastasi and Darley. Vacation rambles in southern Europe, the second in the series.

Publisher’s Red cloth with stamped decorations in black and gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Red publisher's cloth with stamped decorations in Black and gilt. Very bright and clean. Spine sun-aged with mild rubs on spine bands.

Ref: OCLC 54905466; HB.c; UMKC ; Smathers UF026617152; The Portsmouth Herald from Portsmouth, New Hampshire
 
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...<b>Zigzag Journeys in Europe. Vacation Rambles in Historic Lands  </b><br>, Butterworth, Hezekiah
11 Butterworth, Hezekiah ...Zigzag Journeys in Europe. Vacation Rambles in Historic Lands

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1880 [1879]
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover. Binding style 3.
 8vo; viii, 311 p, [1] leaf of plates illus., ports. 22 cm.
 Book 1 in the series.
 Illustrated with tissue-guarded frontispiece, plates and in-text drawings.
 
"This large and elegant child's book of sending a teacher and his boys off on an expedition of learning in foreign lands. In this case, the party go to Scotland, and through England to Belgium, Normandy and Paris; the particular topics of observation and study being in the fields of geography and history, with special attention to localities made famous in song and story.

Mr. Butterworth is very well fitted, by knowledge and taste, to write a book of this kind, and he has displayed an inventive talent and a degree of liveliness and pleasantry which make his pages very bright as well as truly instructive.

The publishers have supplemented his pen with great zeal and generosity with fine illustrations. Zig-Zag Journeys in Europe will deservedly be one of the half-dozen most popular holiday books this season." [LW]

Decorated boards and spine with scenes in color. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear rubs to corners. Endpages with decorated map. Previous owner’s name on first blank page in pencil with the date of 1879.

REF: OCLC: 645171670, HB.c; Smathers 914 B988z; The literary world. v.10 1879: 360. 
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...<b>Milano: Le Luci della citti 'Milan: The Lights of the City' Bi-lingual Italian-English.</b>, Castellaneta, Carlo
12 Castellaneta, Carlo ...Milano: Le Luci della citti 'Milan: The Lights of the City' Bi-lingual Italian-English.
Milano: Edizioni CELIP, 1996. Hardcover.

 Photography: Orlandi, Piero 
Carefully used. No flaws but gentle use.
This bi-lingual study of Milan is showcased with wonderful photography as it takes you through the history of the city and it journey towards tomorrow.

 
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...<B>Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling.</b>, Cobb, Irvin S.; Cooper, Anice Page; Le Galliene, Richard; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon
13 Cobb, Irvin S.; Cooper, Anice Page; Le Galliene, Richard; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon ...Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1926. First Edition. Hardcover in jacket.

 Fold-out mp and illustrations. 
From the Mandalay Works of Rudyard Kipling. -
This volume is a compilation of essays on the life and works of India-born English novelist, short story writer and poet (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Dark brown cloth covered boards. Paste-on spine title. Top edge gilt, a bit dulled. Unique in dust jacket, some loss and worn; now in a protective Mylar sleeve.
Bindings firm, text clean with mild toning. Decorated endpages. Minimal wear. 8 1/8 inches tall. 121 pages. Contains Several articles/essays plus an index of Kipling's writings.
The 5 essays and their authors are: 1, Kipling at Home (Irvin S. Cobb); 2, Rudyard Kipling: A Biographical Sketch (Anice Page Cooper); 3, Rudyard Kipling's Place in Literature (Richard Le Galliene); 4, Rudyard Kipling (William Lyon Phelps); and, 5, Rudyard Kipling as a Frenchman Sees Him (Andre Chevrillon).

 
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...<b>Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.</b><br>, Darley, Felix O. C.
14 Darley, Felix O. C. ...Sketches Abroad with Pen and Pencil.

New York: Hurd and Houghton at the Riverside Press, 1869.
 Early Edition, Second printing.
 Hardcover.
 Profusely illustrated with plates and in-text drawings. [88 drawings].
 8vo; 8.25 inches tall, 192 pages.
 Felix O. C. Darley; Drawings engraved on wood by J. Augustus Begert and James L. Langridge. Text and drawings of American illustrator's trip to England and the Continent undertaken in 1867-68.
 
Green pebbled morocco leather covered beveled boards, stamped titles and spine decoration in gilt, decoration in circle of travelers in stamped gilt on front. All edges gilt.

Bindings square and tight; Light wear. A stripe of bio-predation across front. Three previous ownership marks: bookplate front paste-down; cursive inked name on front free endpage; inked number on top title page. Minor foxing to preliminary pages. Text clean and bright.
 
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…<b>Observations Made At Paris During The Peace;</b><br> And Remarks In A Tour From London To Paris Through Picardy, And To England By The Route Of Normandy; Containing A Full Description Of Every Object Of Curiosity In The French Metropolis And Its Environs; A Critical Review Of The Theatres, Actors, &c. And Every Interesting Particular That May Serve As Useful Companion To The Stranger, And Amuse The Mind Of The Curious And Scientific.</b><br>, Eyre, Edmund John
15 Eyre, Edmund John Observations Made At Paris During The Peace;
And Remarks In A Tour From London To Paris Through Picardy, And To England By The Route Of Normandy; Containing A Full Description Of Every Object Of Curiosity In The French Metropolis And Its Environs; A Critical Review Of The Theatres, Actors, &c. And Every Interesting Particular That May Serve As Useful Companion To The Stranger, And Amuse The Mind Of The Curious And Scientific.


London: Robinson, and Longman and Rees, 1803,
 First Edition,
 Leather.
 8vo; xv, 393 pp. 21x13 cm
 
Edmund John Eyre was an English dramatist who left university to join a theater troupe. He became first a comedian, then an actor who appeared at Drury Lane.

His remarks on the French theatre and actors are interesting, printing the admission prices at various theatres and also transcribes an extensive bill of fare, including the wine list, of "one of the most expensive and fashionable eating houses in Paris" (page 113).

Bindings very firm and square. Minor shelf handling. Text clean. Even toning to text. Occasional soiling/staining throughout. Full calf, raised bands, edges speckled red. Rebacked.
Ref. Not in ETSC; Bodl 014752071 [6 copies]; OCoLC 25458156; ODNB
 
Price: 295.00 USD

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...<b>Les Fêtes Du Soleil: Celebrations of the Mediterranean  </b><br>, Falassi, Alessandro: Editor; Saramago, José: Text
16 Falassi, Alessandro: Editor; Saramago, José: Text ...Les Fêtes Du Soleil: Celebrations of the Mediterranean

Siena, Italy: Betti editrice, 2001 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in slipcase.
 Folio: 197 pages with a bibliography. 31cm. 12 inches tall.
 Full color illustrations from photographs.
 
Richly illustrated with well-researched text on the many festivals and social customs of the Mediterranean.

Hardcover in Slipcase. Pate-on full color decoration with stamped titles in gilt. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

REF: OCLC 849258335 Only four copies in world libraries. Three in Italy and the Library of Congress.
 
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...<b> The Lion of St Mark: Venice: the Story of a City from Attila to Napoleon  </b><br>, Feist, Aubrey
17 Feist, Aubrey ... The Lion of St Mark: Venice: the Story of a City from Attila to Napoleon

Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1971.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated with photographs.
 
Feist, an eminent British historian and novelist has distilled the spirit of Venice, the intangible essence marked as much by the lust for blood, power and gold and the quest for beauty.

Unread, unopened. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. 299 pages with extensive bibliography.
 
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...<b>La Fontane Di Roma. [The Fountains of Rome]</b>, Fendi, Anna with Carla, Franca, Alda and Paola [Forward: BOLLEA, Giovanni]
18 Fendi, Anna with Carla, Franca, Alda and Paola [Forward: BOLLEA, Giovanni] ...La Fontane Di Roma. [The Fountains of Rome]
Italy: Fendi 2000 First Edition. Hardcover in Jacket.
 
No flaws but minor scuff to rear of dust jacket. Text in Italian, English and Japanese. 13.5 inches tall. B/W photography 
Price: 75.00 USD
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...<b>An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.</b>, George W. Magee - Editor.
19 George W. Magee - Editor. ...An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.
Philadelphia: The Magee Press, 1932. First Edition. Limited edition #296 of 517. Hardcover.

 18 illustrations by Robert R. Murray. Author/Editor Signed.
Quarter black to brown boards. Paste-on spine label with paste-on silhouette on front.
Fore-edge rough-cut. Map endpages. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright. No flaws but a bump to upper rear corner.
A record of European travels in the years 1855 - 56.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> A Family Flight Through Spain </b><br>, Hale, Susan
20 Hale, Susan ... A Family Flight Through Spain

Boston: D. Lothrop And Company, 1883.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 8.85 inches tall. 360 pages
 Fully illustrated with plates and in-text drawings.
 
A fictional travelogue of a family tour through Spain, that does provide some factual details on the history, culture and major cities. Edward and Susan Hale wrote a series of travel books.

Decorative cloth in 3 colors. Decorations on front and spine. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. One "small ink spot on rear board. Gift inscription from 1883 on first blank page.
 
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