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Image for <b> Your Guide to New York </b><br>[New York City]

Your Guide to New York
[New York City]

By: Bernard, Sid

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Bernard Publications,: 1956.

Seller ID: 007393


From the Introduction: " This is not an ordinary guide book with just plain facts and figures. ...endeavored to show the outstanding features ...and take the reader behind the scenes a little, adding humorous and true stories about Sightseeing." Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Stapled pictorial wraps. 8 inches tall. 96 pages with index and map on rear endpage. 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

Condition: Very Good, minus


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

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The American Guide.
4 Volumes complete.

By: Alsberg, Henry, G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1949.

Seller ID: 001338


Titles: New England, The Middle Atlantic States. The South, The Southwest. The Lake States, The Plains States. The Mountain States, The West Coast. Blue cloth, red spine bands with gilt titles. No flaws but minimal shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b>Wine Atlas of Italy: And Traveller's Guide to the Vineyards  </b>

Wine Atlas of Italy: And Traveller's Guide to the Vineyards

By: Anderson, Burton

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1991

Seller ID: 009666

ISBN: 0671696211

Condition: Fine


Profiles the wine regions of Italy, describing the landscape, soils, and products made, describes and evaluates the vineyards and their wines, offers travel information and detailed maps for the visitor, and more. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edgewear. View more info

Image for <b>Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria  </b>

Northern Italy including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and routes through Switzerland and Austria

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Leipaig, Germany:, Verlag Von Karl Baedeker,: 1899.

Seller ID: 008520

Condition: Very Good


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. 16mo; lxiv, 539 pages. 25 maps, 35 plans. View more info

Image for <b>Italy from the Alps to Naples  </b>

Italy from the Alps to Naples

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker Publisher: 1909

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 009468

Condition: Very Good


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)They were an invaluable and essential part of civilized travel in the fin-de-siecle. Baedeker guides were known for both their accuracy and attention to detail. Included in each are intricate colored fold-out maps and floor plans. Baedekers comments and recommendations open a fascinating window into the mores o... View more info

Image for <b>Northern Germany as far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers with Excursions to Copenhagen and the Danish Islands: Handbook for Travellers  </b>

Northern Germany as far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers with Excursions to Copenhagen and the Danish Islands: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker Publisher: 1890

Edition: 10th edition;

Seller ID: 010083

Condition: Very Good


16 cm.; 6.25 inches tall; xxxiv, 453 pages; 35 maps, 54 plans. Includes a street index and plans of Berlin bound in at the end. All maps present. Frontispiece folding map is a bit brittle with age. All others are in good condition. Front endpage detached and brittle with previous owner's name. Bindings sound, text clean. Mild hand wear and soiling. ------- REF: bdkr, E024 View more info

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Australia for the Visitor
[Australia, Travel Guide]

By: Bank of New South Wales

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney:, Halstead Press,: 1956.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006348

Condition: Very Good


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. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, maps in color.8.5 inches tall. 217 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b>TWA Vacation Guide and World Atlas  </b>

TWA Vacation Guide and World Atlas

By: Compiled for TWA

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, C. S. Hammond and Company: 1956

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 009465

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. 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 handling wear. 8.5 inches ; 21.5cm tall. 384 pages with index and appendix of travel tips for most countries.Nicely illustrated with b/w photography; map endpages of world and US air-routes. View more info

Image for <b> Great American Craft Beer </b><br>[Travel Guide]

Great American Craft Beer
[Travel Guide]

By: Crouch, Andy

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, Running Press Book Publishers,: 2010.

Seller ID: 006424

ISBN: 0762438118

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


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.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park  </b><br>[California] [National Park]

Self-Guided Auto Tour of Yosemite National Park
[California] [National Park]

By: Ditton, Richard and McHenry, Donald E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: USA:, National Park Service,: 1961.

Seller ID: 007795


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. View more info

Image for <b>The Land of Scott  </b><br> Scotland

The Land of Scott
Scotland

By: Ker, J. Inglis ; Introduction by Sir George Douglas

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, J. Burrow and Comp: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009983

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. [1931]. Issued by The Royal Automobile Club 12mo; 19 cm.;7.5 inches tall; 209 pages illustrations, maps 19 cm. Not particularly common with 22 copies in universities worldwide. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with sun-fading on the spine. A well-planned and delivered travel guide book with easy to read maps of day-trips that would be possible with details of places of in... View more info

Image for <b>Washington : 'The City of Magnificent Edifices.'</b>

Washington : 'The City of Magnificent Edifices.'

By: King, Moses

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, [publisher not identified],: 1904.

Seller ID: 009005

Condition: Very Good.


14 captioned b/w photographs of Washington buildings. Produced and then imprinted with a business name and advertisement on rear cover. 'Compliments of Winterroth & Co. Pianos.' One of the King's Booklets Series. Light handing wear; Closed tear top edge . OCLC: 191065359 No copies listed. View more info

Image for <b> The Thousand Islands : Vacation Paradise </b><br>[New York State; Canada]

The Thousand Islands : Vacation Paradise
[New York State; Canada]

By: Lantier, Margaret McCormick

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Ogdensburg, NY:, North Country Life,: 1952.

Seller ID: 008135

Condition: Very Good


A lovely stapled 40 page keepsake / travel brochure. No flaws but minimal even toning. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Centerfold drawn map. Provides information on history, attractions and amenities of the 1000 Islands region of Canada and Upstate New York. View more info

Image for <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>

The Governors of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut Join in Welcoming You to New England. America’s Historic Vacation Land.

By: New England Council; Walter Prichard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New England, New England Council,: c1930

Seller ID: 005966


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. View more info

Image for <B>State Highway Map of Picturesque New Hampshire.</b>

State Highway Map of Picturesque New Hampshire.

By: New Hampshire Hotel Association; Hart, Ben J. Secretary

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Manchester, N.H., Lew A. Cummings Co.,: [undated, 1921 mentioned in text]

Seller ID: 005965


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.10.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches folded. 21.25 inches tall by 15.625 inches opened. 6 panels of information. View more info

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Romantic Germany
[pre-World War I ]

By: Schauffler, Robert Haven

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London:, Hutchinson,: n.d. [circa. 1900]

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005746

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for <b>Excursions in the County of Cornwall,<br> Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.</b><br>[England]

Excursions in the County of Cornwall,
Comprising a Concise Historical and Topographical Delineation of the Principal Towns and Villages, together with Descriptions of the Residences of the Nobility and Gentry, Remains of Antiquity, and Every Other Interesting Object of Curiosity; Forming a Complete Guide for the Traveller and Tourist; Illustrated with Fifty Engravings, Including a Map of the County.

[England]

By: Stockdale, F. W. L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London:, Simpkin and Marshall,: 1824.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 005834


Collated and all called-for illustrations are present. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author, an engraved half title page and fifty plates offering views of historical sites and landmarks of the peninsula in southwestern England. Fold-out map of Cornwall.Bound in green leather, with raised bands, ornate gilt decorations and a gilt-lettered black leather label to the spine. Adorned with marbled edges and endpapers. External handling ... View more info

Image for <b>Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.  </b><br>[England]

Seaside Watering Places: A Description of Holiday Resorts on the Coasts of England and Wales, The Channel Islands, and The Isle of Man, Including the Gayest and the Quietest Places.
[England]

By: [ Author Unknown]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London:, L. Upcott Gill,: [no date c1890]

Edition: Sixth Edition,

Seller ID: 008068

Condition: Very Good


An interesting, informative and difficult to locate guidebook of the English coast resorts at the end of the 19th Century. From title page: Giving Full Particulars of Them and Their Attractions, and All Other Information Likely to Assist Persons In Selecting Places In Which To Spend Their Holidays According To Their Individual Tastes. Text is 324 pages followed by a 45 page 1889 – 90 Business Directory; 13 page book catalogue and several unnumbered... View more info

Image for <b>Florida: The Land Where Dreams Come True  </b><br>[1939 NYC World's Fair]

Florida: The Land Where Dreams Come True
[1939 NYC World's Fair]

By: [1939 NYC World's Fair] Governor Fred P. Cone - Introduction

Price: $65.00

Publisher: St. Augustine, Florida:, The Record Company,: [1939]

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006796


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 Y... View more info