Image for ... <b> Eastward Through the Storied Northwest  </b><br>

... Eastward Through the Storied Northwest

By: [Northern Pacific Railway]Olin Dunbar Wheeler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: St. Paul, Minn:, Northern Pacific Railway Company,, Circa 1916.<br>


This difficult to find piece of Railroadiana and travel brochure includes period photographs beginning on the coast of California and crossing the mountains along the Shasta Route and along the Northern Pacific across Montana to Yellowstone. Accompanying text describes the trip. Color pictorial paper wraps. Stapled binding. Interior clean. Wear to wraps with rub and small loss rear top outer corner. Published each year with a different cover and varying internal ... View more info

Image for ....<b>In Search of Wales  </b>

....In Search of Wales

By: [British Isles] H. V. Morton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Methuen & CO.,, 1934

Edition: Seventh Edition.


Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Front Bind-stamped edge border with stamped gilt thistle. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with some toning and occasional finger mark. Light shelf wear, touch of rub at corners and spine tips. Previous owner's name and tape mark from a now gone "thistle". Many illustrations are laid-in full two pages. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung</b><br>

... Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung

By: Schulthess, Emil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Switzerland:, Manesse Verlag,, 1958.<br>

Edition: Fully illustrated with both color and b/w photographs, some fold-out.<br>


Two volumes complete. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Plastic dust jackets have toned and have minor chipping due to age. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island</b><br>

... Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island

By: Rosen, Laura

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Thames & Hudson,, 1998<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


Over a period of three years, working in all seasons and kinds of weather, Laura Rosen made her way around Manhattan Island with her camera. Manhattan Shores captures a world where landscape and architecture meet in strange and wonderful combinations, a world of decay and transformation, history and neglect, beauty and desecration. Accompanied by Rosen's wryly affectionate, deeply knowledgeable text, this is a book that reveals New York City's past, present and eve... View more info

Image for ...<b>  The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica</b><br>

... The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica

By: Macmillan, Mona

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Faber and Faber,, 1957

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Folding map and photographic plates. 224 pages with index. 8.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Toward A Distant Island: A Sailor's Odyssey.</b><br>

... Toward A Distant Island: A Sailor's Odyssey.

By: Wibberley, Leonard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Yves Washburn, 1966.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


The story of an adventure of one man on the sea first in small sailing craft between the Caribbean Islands, later along the California coast, and finally on the forty-foot Bahia to Hawaii. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs and map endpages. 215 pages, 8.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Village Walks: Tuscany: 50 Adventures on Foot </b><br>

... Village Walks: Tuscany: 50 Adventures on Foot

By: [Italy] Fay, Martha

Price: $19.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA:, Chronicle Books,, 2007.<br>


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Still in shrink wrap. This collection introduces you to the hidden wonders of this enchanting region. Each card in this deck outlines a self-guided walking adventure, with a detailed map on one side and insider information on the other. Includes Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Elba, Pienza, Volterra, and more. View more info

Image for ...<b>  William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida</b>

... William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida

By: [Florida] Schafer, Daniel L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, University Press of Florida, 2010

Edition: First Edition.


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Historians have relied upon the integrity of the information in William Bartram's Travels for centuries, often concluding from it that the British (the colonial power from 1763 to 1783) had not engaged in large-scale land development in Florida. However, the well-documented truth is that the St. Johns riverfront was not in a state of unspoiled nature in 1774; it was instead the scene of drained wetlands and ambitious agricultura... View more info

Image for ...<b> 24 unused Postcards of Loches, France attached in a booklet Circa 1901 </b><br>

... 24 unused Postcards of Loches, France attached in a booklet Circa 1901

By: [France] [No author]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: France,, [Unknown publisher]:, Circa 1901.<br>


Loches is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.It is situated 29 miles (47 km) southeast of Tours by railway, on the left bank of the Indre River. The town, one of the most picturesque in central France, lies at the foot of the rocky eminence on which stands the Château de Loches, the castle of the Anjou family, surrounded by an outer wall 13 ft./4 m. thick, and consisting of the old collegiate church of St Ours, the royal lodge and the don... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Family Flight Through Spain </b><br>

... A Family Flight Through Spain

By: Hale, Susan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston:, D. Lothrop And Company,, 1883.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


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. View more info

Image for ...<b> A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure </b>

... A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure

By: [early 19th Century USA] Silliman, Augustus E.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York:, A. S. Barnes & Co., 1881


Travel Adventure and opinion in the early 19th Century including historical fiction of the War of 1812.Contemporary reviews: “…..displays uncommon qualities of style and powers of observation The author has apparently travelled much both in the United States and in Europe His sketches of scenery are brilliantly drawn and his stories and anecdotes well told.” The North American Review, Volume 57. p252. “This is undoubtedly par excellence the boo... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Journey To The Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia </b><br>

... A Journey To The Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia

By: Thorpe, Carlyle

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Los Angles:, Privately Printed,, 1923.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


A report on walnut production outside the United States based in the author's travel on behalf of the California Walnut Growers Association, with emphasis on China (p. 18-57) and France. Also included are Hawaii, Japan and Italy. Much of the China section describes social and cultural issues. Printed on laid-paper. Illustrated with photographs. 8 inches tall. 101 pages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with minor abrasio... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy </b>

... A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

By: Mr. Yorick [Sterne, Lawrence]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: London:, Thomas Tegg,, 1809

Edition: Early, "New" Edition. 1st Edition Thus with Rowlandson plates.


Red calf, gilt ruled, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, raised bands. Marbled endpages, All edges gilt. - A lively travel narrative and one of the premier examples of early "stream-of-consciousness" technique. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate even toning. Modest handling wear. Spine aged; small part of spine label lacking. Faint front hinge repair with Scotch tape. Top spine band rubbed. Two pencil notations on free endpages probably by a book... View more info

Image for ...<b> A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters </b><br>

... A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters

By: [18th Century Travel] Moore, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,, 1792

Edition: First American Edition.


This book relates, via series of letters, Moore's observations of his travels with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria. During these travels, Moore met with several eminent figures, including Frederick the Great and Voltaire. This volume and his subsequent volume of travels in Italy were immensely popular.Bound in full leather, with red leather spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. The text is adorned with an engraved ... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829 </b><br>

... A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829

By: Duhaut-Cilly, Auguste

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkerly, University of California Press,, 1999.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


"This is the definitive translation of the most important travel account of California before the American conquest. Duhaut-Cilly's observations are those of the outsider with the most insider access of any visitor. It is a lively read, endlessly fascinating for all those interested in the early history of the Golden State, and a natural supplement to all courses on its past."—James Sandos, author of Rebellion in the Borderlands No Flaws or Blemishes but m... View more info