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...<b>The American Guide.  4 Volumes complete.</b>, Alsberg, Henry, G.
1 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>Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria  </b><br>, Baedeker, Karl
2 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> Great American Craft Beer </b>, Crouch, Andy
3 Crouch, Andy ... Great American Craft Beer
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press Book Publishers, 2010. 0762438118 / 9780762438112 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Illustrated throughout. 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

Both a personal guide and companion to the exciting world of American craft beer, this unique book touches upon several subject areas, including not only beer, but food, travel, history, and the stories and personalities of those who brew America's best beers.

 
Price: 15.95 USD

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...<b>Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park  </b><br>, Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E.
4 Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E. ...Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park

USA: National Park Service, 1961.
 Softcover.
 
Published by the Yosemite Naturalist Department and the Yosemite Natural History Association, this booklet contains a self-guided driving tour for Yosemite National Park.

A fairly uncommon item.

The author was appointed Park Naturalist of Yosemite National Park, January 9, 1947. Prior to this appointment he had been at the Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona and in the Washington office of the Naturalist Division. He entered the Government Service in 1919.

Stapled Wraps with 112 pages plus covers. Numerous photographic illustrations and maps. CArefully handled. Minimal wear with mild toning.
 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b> Seeing Europe with Famous Authors [10 Volumes – Complete Set] </b>, Halsey, Francis W. (Editor)
5 Halsey, Francis W. (Editor) ... Seeing Europe with Famous Authors [10 Volumes – Complete Set]
New York and London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1914 First Edition – First Printing. Hardcover

 
A handy small-format set which gives a quick perspective of pre-World War I Europe.

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some toning to spines. Illustrated with photographs.

Set includes:
Great Britain and Ireland; Part 1 and 2;
France and the Netherlands Part 1 and 2;
Germany, Australia-Hungary, and Switzerland part 1 and 2;
Italy and Greece part 1 and 2;
Spain and Portugal and Russia, Scandinavia, and the Southeast with index to 10 volumes.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<b> The Thousand Islands : Vacation Paradise </b><br>, Lantier, Margaret McCormick
6 Lantier, Margaret McCormick ... The Thousand Islands : Vacation Paradise

Ogdensburg, NY: North Country Life, 1952.
 Stapled Wraps.
 
A lovely stapled 40 page keepsake / travel brochure. No flaws but minimal even toning. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Centerfold dr
awn map.

Provides information on history, attractions and amenities of the 1000 Islands region of Canada and Upstate New York.
 
Price: 12.95 USD

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...<b>Inshore Angler: Coastal Carolina's Small Boat Fishing Guide.</b><br>, Marsh, Mike
7 Marsh, Mike ...Inshore Angler: Coastal Carolina's Small Boat Fishing Guide.

Wilmington, North Carolina: Coastal Carolina Press, 2000,
 1928556213 / 9781928556213 Soft cover.
 
No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.

 
Price: 9.95 USD

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...<b>Out of the Blue: A 24-Hour Skywatcher's Guide  </b><br>, Naylor, John
8 Naylor, John ...Out of the Blue: A 24-Hour Skywatcher's Guide

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
 0521809258 / 9780521809252 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Drawing on science, history, literature and mythology, and assuming only basic scientific knowledge, this book is for everyone who enjoys being outdoors and who feel curious or puzzled about things optical and astronomical.

Unused, Unread, Unopened. Clean. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.
 
Price: 29.95 USD

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…<b>The Governors of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut Join in Welcoming You to New England. America’s Historic Vacation Land.</B>, New England Council; Walter Prichard
9 New England Council; Walter Prichard The Governors of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut Join in Welcoming You to New England. America’s Historic Vacation Land.
New England New England Council, c1930 Softcover wraps.

 
Undated, Circa 1930. Other New England Travel brochures had Eaton’s writing from 1930 and this is similar.

No copies located in WorldCat/OCLC.

Stapled blue heavy stock with black titles. 3-34 pages on gloss paper. Numerous b/w photographs. Light handling.

Describes the vacation possibilities of New England.

Includes 6 pages of contemporary booklets regarding vacationing in New England divided by state.

 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<B>State Highway Map of Picturesque New Hampshire.</b>, New Hampshire Hotel Association; Hart, Ben J. Secretary
10 New Hampshire Hotel Association; Hart, Ben J. Secretary ...State Highway Map of Picturesque New Hampshire.
Manchester, N.H. Lew A. Cummings Co., [undated, 1921 mentioned in text] Folded Brochure 
10.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches folded. 21.25 inches tall by 15.625 inches opened. 6 panels of information.

Scenic Attractions. Fish and game Information. List of Hotels in the Association. Toning to all and more so to rear panel. Small loss center fold.

Only one other copy located on WorldCat/OCLC.

 
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...<b> Romantic Germany </b>, Schauffler, Robert Haven
11 Schauffler, Robert Haven ... Romantic Germany
London: Hutchinson, n.d. [circa. 1900] First Edition. Hardcover

 
Tissue-guarded frontispiece and Profusely illustrated [70+] by Hans Herrmann, Alfred Scherres, Karl O'Lynch von Town, Gertrude Wurmb, Charles Vetter and Otto F. Probst.

A delightful pre-World War I travel guide to Germany and Holland.

Green Cloth Covered boards. Stamped gilt titles. Color scene of Danzig on front. Some minor rippling to the cloth. Light wear and small bump to corners.

 
Price: 120.00 USD

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...<B>Niagara Falls in 1897</b>, uncredited author. [Jose Maria Heredia]
12 uncredited author. [Jose Maria Heredia] ...Niagara Falls in 1897
Buffalo: The Matthews-Northrup Co., 1887. Soft cover.
 
32 unnumbered pages Oblong: Width: 9.5" Height: 6.75". Red string-bound oblong booklet has original printed wrappers.
The covers display light shelfwear. The pages are clean and bright. This brochure is richly illustrated, with photograph of falls on front cover.
This work contains a number of items relating to Niagara Falls, including an excursion timetable, a poem by Jose Maria Heredia, brief articles and a "brief epitome of some of its attractions." This piece is profusely illustrated with photographs of the falls as well as illustrated advertisements. Among the illustrations are images of the Niagara Falls & Lewistown Railway (Gorge Route).

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<B>JASPER NATIONAL PARK  A Descriptive Guide.</b>, Williams, M. B.
13 Williams, M. B. ...JASPER NATIONAL PARK A Descriptive Guide.
Hamilton, Canada: H. R. Lawson, 1949 First Edition. Hardcover.
 
9.25 inches tall. 128 pages. Black and white photographs throughout. Red cloth covers with black titles. Map endpapers, photographs.
Bindings square and tight. Text clean. Light handing wear. Dust jacket has wear to edges. Small loss corners. Damp stain interior lower rear panel, In a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b>Florida: The Land Where Dreams Come True  </b>, [1939 NYC World's Fair] Governor Fred P. Cone - Introduction
14 [1939 NYC World's Fair] Governor Fred P. Cone - Introduction ...Florida: The Land Where Dreams Come True
St. Augustine, Florida: The Record Company, [1939] First Edition – First Printing. Softcover, wraps.

 Heavily illustrated in both color and B/W photos. 
Color pictorial wraps. Glued spine. 9 inches tall. 100+ pages. Bindings firm. Text clean and bright. Small rub top spine corner. A fabulous piece of Floridiana of which I could find no other copies.

Interesting that the slogan “Where Dreams Come True” is used in 1939. This has now been adapted by Disney World.

Each region of Florida is highlighted. Promotional tourist booklet on the state of Florida prepared for the 1939 World's Fair in New York City. Governor Fred P. Cone introduction. Tourism, History and Agriculture in book form produced for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York City.

 
Price: 65.00 USD

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...<b> Australia for the Visitor </b>, [Australia, Travel Guide] Bank of New South Wales
15 [Australia, Travel Guide] Bank of New South Wales ... Australia for the Visitor
Sydney: Halstead Press, 1956.
 First Edition – First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, maps in color.
 8.5 inches tall. 217 pages with index.
 
Map endpages. Previous owners stamp on endpages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear with minor wear at spine tips.
 
Price: 35.00 USD
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…<b>Nantucket Island. 30 Miles At Sea.</b>, [Author not noted]
16 [Author not noted] Nantucket Island. 30 Miles At Sea.
Nantucket, Mass.: Information Bureau, [no date; circa 1950] Stapled wraps.
 
Difficult to date, definitely pre World War II. No copies found on WorldCat, OCLC. One similar publication from 1915 and another undated. It is reasonable that brochures were printed regularly. There is mention of air service by Northeast Airlines, service beginning in 1945.

Stapled folded color pictorial wrappers. 8 by 9 inches, tall. 12 un-numbered pages, with more photos on rear of wrappers. Rear cover same as front.

A lovely travel promotional brochure. B/W photos and informative text.

 
Price: 29.95 USD

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...<B>The Heart of Alaska: Fairbanks.</b>, [Author Unknown]
17 [Author Unknown] ...The Heart of Alaska: Fairbanks.
Little Rock, Ark.: Bott Advertising Agency, 1928 1st Edition Soft cover.

 
[24] pp. Illustrated from photographs. 20x13.6 cm. (8x5½"), original wrappers with map of Alaska on gilt background, lettering in black. Scarce promotional booklet OCLC/WorldCat locates only two copies, both in Alaska institutions.

Stapled bindings. Light handling wear. No flaws to note.
All pages with illustration. Includes: Points of Interest; Flowers; Hotel Facilities; The Richardson Trail; Alaska Railroad; Airplane Service; Steamboat; My McKinley; Big Game; Game Fishing; Gold; Coal; Agriculture; Fur Industry and more topics.

 
Price: 350.00 USD

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...<b> Heart Island: Its Castle and Towers </b><br>, [Canada, New York] [Author not specified]
18 [Canada, New York] [Author not specified] ... Heart Island: Its Castle and Towers

Alexandria Bay, NY, Heart Island Operating Company, 1976.
 Stapled Wraps.
 
Boldt Castle is a major landmark and tourist attraction in the Thousand Islands region of the U.S. state of New York. Open to guests seasonally between mid May and mid October.

It is located on Heart Island in the Saint Lawrence River. Heart Island is part of the Town of Alexandria, in Jefferson County. Originally a private mansion built by an American millionaire, George Boldt, it is today maintained by the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority as a tourist attraction.

No flaws or blemishes but minimal even toning to clean text. Illustrated with photographs.
 
Price: 14.95 USD

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...<b> On the Rhine and Other Sketches of European Travel  </b><br>, [Continental Europe]  Murphy, (Lady) Blanche; T. Dolphus Trollope, Sarah B. Wister; Edward King
19 [Continental Europe] Murphy, (Lady) Blanche; T. Dolphus Trollope, Sarah B. Wister; Edward King ... On the Rhine and Other Sketches of European Travel

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippingcott, 1881.
 Second Printing.
 Hardcover.
 4to; 9.5 inches tall. 327 pages.
 Illustrated with in-text drawings on nearly every page and full plates.
 
Gathering the writings and letters of the most famous elite of the mid-19th century this well-illustrated volume chronicles an age of wealth and privilege.

Travel narratives from, Germany, Paris, the Italian Lakes, Australia, Sicily and places in-between.

Green publisher's cloth with stamped designs and vignette in black and gilt. Top edge gilt. Beveled boards.

Bindings tight and square. Front hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free end-page.

 
Price: 49.95 USD

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…<b>Cairo: How to See it.</b>, [Egypt] Cury, Alexander R.
20 [Egypt] Cury, Alexander R. Cairo: How to See it.
Cairo: World Wide Publications, 1954 32nd Edition. Softcover.
 
Paper wrappers; glued spine. Yapp edges. Front photo pictorial; rear advertisement for women’s clothing. 7.75 inches tall. 142 pages. Large fold-out map. Fully illustrated with photos.
Moderate handling wear. Ink marks to rear. Interior firm and clean.

 
Price: 40.00 USD

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