Image for <b> The Livingstone Touch </b><br>[Exploration - 19th Century Africa]

The Livingstone Touch
[Exploration - 19th Century Africa]

By: Birkinshaw, Philip

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa:, Purnell and Sons: 1973.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006686


A selection of writings by David Livingstone selected to present a man who fell in love with Africa and did not condescend as many Europeans of the time did.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling to dust jacket and inset map; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Fold-out map drawn by Livingstone unique in that many place names are no longer used . View more info

Image for <b>The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History  </b><br>[19th Century Travel Guide]

The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History
[19th Century Travel Guide]

By: Brodhead, Luke Wills

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: , Sherman & Co., Printers,: 1870.

Edition: 2nd edition. [first 1867]

Seller ID: 009265


19th century travel guide penned by a manager of the Kittatinny House resort hotel, during it's heyday. It was under L.W. Brodhead's care that the resort expanded to accommodate 250 guests from the original 25. At the time of publishing, there were about a half dozen resort hotels to which the affluent from New York and Philadelphia could retreat for the season. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Corners rub... View more info

Image for <b> The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland  </b>

The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland

By: Calderwood, W. L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1907.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007365


A very good early manual on the study of Atlantic salmon including scale-reading and much on tagged fish and the knowledge obtained from their recapture. Includes chapters on smolts, grilse, salmon marking, scale samples, feeding of salmon, water conditions. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped silt titles and decoration of a salmon on the front. Bindings firm. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs at corners and spine edges. 160 pa... View more info

Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in th... View more info

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The Everest-Lhotse Adventure
[Mountaineering]

By: Eggler, Albert; Translated by Hugh Merrick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers,: [No date, c1957] Printed in Great Britain.

Edition: First American Translation.

Seller ID: 008705


An account of the 1956 Swiss ascent of Everest becoming the first Europeans to succeed and the first ascent of Lhotse. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toning on the spine and moderate handling wear on the edges. Ref: Neate 240. View more info

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Home Geography and Type Studies
[Textbook]

By: Frye, Alexis Everett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Ginn and Company,: 1911.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008510


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for ...<b>Men of the Jungle  </b><br>[Australia]

...Men of the Jungle
[Australia]

By: Idriess, Jon L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1936

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 007043


An absorbing account of Ion Idriess's adventures in the Jungles of North Queensland during the early part of this century, illustrated with numerous notes on the unique wildlife and characters of the region. “Mr Idriess’s vivid pages recall busy days when Cooktown was lively with prospectors from northern Peninsula goldfields; when men from the south-western tin-fields, from the beautiful Bloomfield and those wild outposts, the Scrub Camp and China Camp, made... View more info

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Ritz of the Bayou.
[New Orleans]

By: Lemann. Nancy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009081


The New Orleans adventures of a young novelist covering the trials of the Governor of Louisiana, with digressions on smoldering nightclubs, jazz-crazed bars and other aspects of life in the tropic zone. A compelling evocation of idiosyncratic Southern political and judicial usages carried on in a tropical climate that, the author suggests, determines the pace of human activity and fosters eccentricity. Her Southern politicos, "drawling, cigar-smoking, silve... View more info

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Italia Mia
[Italy]

By: Lollobrigida, Gina; Moravia, Alberto

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Italy:, Sedifo,: 1973.

Seller ID: 008160


A celebrated photographic essay called My Italy - by the Italian actress, Gina Lollobrigida. Illustrated with black & white and color photos of scenes and people of Italy.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and minor chipping.Text is in English. View more info

Image for <b>A Wanderer In Paris  </b><br>[France]

A Wanderer In Paris
[France]

By: Lucas., E. V.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Macmillan,: 1909.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. - American.

Seller ID: 008511


A delightful pre-World War I Travelogue by the prolific English travel writer E. V. Lucas. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and blind-stamped titles on front.Hinges starting. Wear to edges with open lower corners. Illustrated with 16 color paintings by Walter Dexter and 32 reproductions from works of art. Map of Paris before Chapter I. 8vo; xii p., 1 l., 330 p. 32 pl., 16 col. pl. (incl. front.) maps. 20 cm. REF: LCon:09024643. View more info

Image for <b> O'er Oceans and Continents with the Setting Sun <br>[Two Volumes - Complete] </b><br>[World Travel]

O'er Oceans and Continents with the Setting Sun
[Two Volumes - Complete]

[World Travel]

By: Marison, Fiscar [George John Blatter]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chicago:, Robt. O Law Company,: 1908

Edition: Ex-Library with usual treatments.

Seller ID: 007485


A travelogue of the author, who was a Catholic priest, travels to Chicago, San Francisco, the Hawaiian Islands, Japan, and the Philippians. Manila, Singapore, Rangoon, Calcutta, Benares, Bombay, Goa, Cairo, and Palestine. Ex-Library with usual treatments. Bindings firm, Volume 2 has library reinforced tape. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs on the corners. View more info

Image for <b> Suwannee River Strange Green Land.  </b><br>[Rivers of America]

Suwannee River Strange Green Land.
[Rivers of America]

By: Matschat, Cecile Hulse

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York:, The Literary Guide of America,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 008139


"Animal life and people mingle amidst the dripping Spanish Moss in this Rivers of America series. An examination of the tropical Suwanee from its origin in the Okefenokee Swamp to the sea through Florida and Georgia. History, legend, nature study, and fine descriptive writing is written in novel format. Numerous beautifully illustrated-sketches of animals and the locals of the north Florida river by Alexander Key. Green Cloth covered boards Top edge sta... View more info

Image for <b> The Gullah Mailman </b><br>[South Carolina]

The Gullah Mailman
[South Carolina]

By: McGowan, Pierre

Price: $14.95

Publisher: England, USA, Scotland:, Pentland Press,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009050


Signed by the Author.Pierre McGowan describes the friendly confines of St. Helena, South Carolina in The Gullah Mailman. Beginning with a detailed description of the island's history and physical topography, he describes a community that had lasted for over one hundred and fifty years and is just as popular today as it was when it first began. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. ... View more info

Image for <b>Slowly Climbs the Sun  </b><br>[Laos]

Slowly Climbs the Sun
[Laos]

By: Menger, Matt J.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Twin Circle Pub. Co.,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007566


SIGNED with a non-personal inscription: /with my warmest greetings/. The author spent 16 years in Laos in isolated rural regions. He chronicles his experiences as a missionary and as a keen observer of the culture he experienced. Illustrated with photographs. 228 pages, 8.25 inches tall.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear no chips or tears... View more info

Image for <b> Venice </b><br>[Italy]

Venice
[Italy]

By: Ragg Lonsdale and Ragg, Laura

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A & C Black,, London:: 1916.

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 008307


Half Morocco with marbled boards, four raised spine bands, stamped gilt decorations and titles, Top edge gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Minor fray top spine band. Small bookstore sticker on rear pastedown.A very handsome collectible copy. An uncommon find. View more info

Image for <b>Cudahy-Massee-Milwaukee Museum African Expedition, 1928-29   </b><br>[East Africa]

Cudahy-Massee-Milwaukee Museum African Expedition, 1928-29
[East Africa]

By: S. A. Barrett; Ira Edwards; Owen J Gromme; Irving J Perkins; Milwaukee Public Museum.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Greenwood Press,: 1970.

Seller ID: 008143


The Cudahy-Massee Expedition was the brainchild of Milwaukee Public Museum director, Dr. Samuel A. Barrett. Barrett wished to broaden the museum’s collections and help foster understanding about life in, what was at the time, British East Africa. The expedition traveled to British East Africa, which at the time (1928) consisted of the colonies of Kenya and Uganda and the Tanganyika protectorate (present-day Tanzania) acquired from Germany after World War I. ... View more info

Image for <b>Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation  </b>

Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation

By: Smith, Elmer L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Akron, Penna:, Applied Arts,: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009474


Third Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps. Tight and clean. A bit of Age-toning. 28cm. 11 inches tall; 42 pages. A photojournal of the way of life of the Amish told via photo and text. View more info

Image for <b> The World on One Leg </b><br>[World Travel, South Seas]

The World on One Leg
[World Travel, South Seas]

By: Walter, Ellery

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt,: 1928.

Edition: Reprint Edition.

Seller ID: 007668


No ordinary travelogue , this story of a boy from 14 years to 21 traveling the world. Written when he was 22. Amazing adventures: captured by Pancho Villa's bandits, logging in British Columbia, a night watchman in Alaska, then he loses a foot and converses 45,000 miles on crutches beginning in Seattle to Honolulu and on around the world, visiting the Fiji Islands, Australia, Egypt, and North Africa. Though a reprint edition the condition makes it highly c... View more info

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Kingdom of the Seashell

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1972

Seller ID: 009894


This is the first truly comprehensive survey of seashells. It delves into all of the shells' intriguing facets - from their biology and their influence upon art, medicine, religion, archeology and commerce to the practical aspects of shell fisheries and to the fascinating, rewarding aspects of shell collecting. Over 250 illustrations, 94 in full color. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Only flaw is that the Dust Jacket is price-cl... View more info

Image for <b>Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America  </b>

Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America

By: Adrian. Translated by Erna Gunther. Johan Adrian Jacobsen Woldt (Author)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009541


Johan Adrian Jacobsen (1853 - 1947) was a Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer. He is mainly known as a collector of ethnographical objects, and a recruiter of indigenous peoples for the ethnographical shows for a zoo in Hamburg. Starting in mid-1881, Jacobsen was hired by the Berlin Museum to gather ethnographic objects and other specimens. His travels took him from the Arctic to South America, North America, Korea, Japan, Siberia, and the South Sea Islands.... View more info