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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

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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

Condition: Fine


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

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Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York <

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape,: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007667


A story of travel through 14 countries. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket, price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and hand soiling. Illustrated with photographs. Previous owner's name on Front Endpages. View more info

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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

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The Punch Book of Travel

By: Davis, William – Editor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Leagrave Press Limited: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009460

Condition: Very Good


A delightful collection of Punch articles and travel cartoons by Basil Boothroyd, Alan Coren, ffolkes, George Mikes, E. S. Turner, Alan Whicker, Vincent Mulchrone, Robert Robinson, Lord Mancroft, Alan Brien, Frank Muir, Arnold Roth…… Publisher’s blue cloth, gilt spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket has minor age-toning with a small closed tear upper rear spine corner. 24cm; 9.5 inche... View more info

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...The Book of Cities

By: Dodd, Philip; Donald, Ben

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA:, Pavilion,: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005359

ISBN: 1862057109


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality.The Book of Cities is an inspiring gazetteer of the world’s cities—a celebration of their diversity, energy, and culture. We set off from the Greenwich meridian in London and head west, visiting the Americas and beyond. We explore all the classic metropolitan destinations—New York, Paris, Rio, Rome, Tokyo—and also take in those that are lesser known. Each of the 250 cities is portrayed in evocative photos and lively comm... View more info

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Travel & Exploration; a Monthly Illustrated Magazine.

By: Gilmour, S. Carter; later Eustace Reynolds-Ball;

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London,, Witherby & Co.,: 1909-1910.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005251


A superbly illustrated periodical in 24 monthly parts from January 1909 to December 1910 (the magazine ended publication on February 1911, the last two months rarely found). There are many first-hand accounts by explorers and others including L. C. Bernacchi on both Peru and Antarctic, A. C. Yate on the Russo-Japanese war, Charles Bethune Horsbrugh on New Guinea, M. Aurel Stein on his Asian explorations, Hugh Robert Mill on Antarctic (including one on Sha... View more info

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Tales of Fishing the Virgin Seas
[Galapagos] [South Pacific]

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009592

Condition: Very Good


ales of fishing and travels to several South Pacific islands and lower California, including Galapagos, Cocos Island, Perlos Island, Zihuatenejo and other Gulf of California locations.Though known for his Western novels, Zane Grey was a pioneering angler, a great innovator, and one-time holder of more than a dozen saltwater world records. Just as significant as his fishing accomplishments is the fact that Grey was a superb storyteller who inspired countless angler... View more info

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Passages in Foreign Travel
[England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland London, Paris]

By: Jewett, Isaac Appleton

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown: 1838

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009509

Condition: Very Good


The author travelled in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland with chapters on London, Paris, the French and Italian Opera houses, and "second-rate restaurants." ------ The author (1808-1853) was an attorney and scholar of Vermont extraction. Each volume in this set is neatly signed on the front pastedown by "George F. Houghton." Houghton (1820-1870), was a Vermont attorney, editor, historian, and a founder of the Vermont Historical Society. ... View more info

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From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: Letters of Travel
[Travel Writing]

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge and London:, Cambridge University Press,: 2011.

Edition: Two Volumes complete.

Seller ID: 008588

ISBN: 1108033695


Cambridge Library Collection - Literary StudiesThe 1907 Nobel Prize winner's characteristic fluid writing style is apparent in these funny, poignant and vivid articles and short stories. Providing revealing insights into Kipling's notions of imperialism and Englishness, the works also reflect the writer's keen observational powers, and a telling intelligent self-awareness of his own cultural prejudices. First published in book form in 1899, th... View more info

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...The Great Wide Open: Outdoor Adventure & Landscape Photography

By: Klanten. R

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Gestalten,: 2015

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 006324

ISBN: 3899555554


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.br>Still factory sealed. Following today's intrepid adventurers, this atmospheric book is a visual journey to the most beautiful and breathtaking places in the world. View more info

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Listen to the Wind
[Aviation History]

By: Lindbergh, Anne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Harcourt Brace & Co.,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008649


Winner of the Inaugural National Book Award for non-fiction. Listen! The Wind is the story of a survey flight around the North Atlantic Ocean in 1933. The purpose of the flight was to study the air-routes between America and Europe. >The Lindbergh's were famous from their aviation exploits, this one covers their flights across the Atlantic to Scandinavia and Russia, down through Europe to Morocco and west on a long, dangerous hop to Brazil. ... View more info

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The Heart of the Hunter. The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd,: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007120

Condition: Very Good


First Edition - First Printing. The personal memoir of one of the world's most popular novelists and storytellers. "A racy and readable account of big game hunting and travel in Africa, North America, and India. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A decorative piece of tape was placed over copyright, leaving a residue. Decorated end-pages. Dust Jacket is price-clipped in a protective Mylar sleeve. 286 pages. 8.75 i... View more info

Image for ...<b>Water and Architecture  </b><br>

...Water and Architecture

By: Moore, Charles W.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Harry N. Abrams,: 1994<br>

Seller ID: 005851

ISBN: 0810939754


Architecture engages in a continual dialogue with its environment, and water is one of the basic elements of that dialogue. Now more than ever, water is featuring in the most advanced, challenging architectural designs, and this study presents an account of its resurgent importance. Sites discussed range from the Trevi Fountain in Rome to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house in Pennsylvania and the gleaming Tokyo Sea Life Park in Japan. Charles Moore's text firs... View more info

Image for <b> With the World's Great Travellers  </b><br>[8 volumes complete]

With the World's Great Travellers
[8 volumes complete]

By: Morris, Charles and Oliver H.G. Leigh, editors

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Chicago, Union Book Company: 1901

Seller ID: 009513

Condition: Very Good


Scarce full set of the 1901 Special Edition. Complete in 8 volumes. Each with engraved frontispiece and numerous plates, some from photographs. 'Special Edition.' A later edition of the editor's Half-Hours of Travel at Home and Abroad, first published 1896. The adventures and discoveries here described are gathered from the four quarters of the globe, and include the famous stories of men no longer living, as well as those of present activity. Many o... View more info

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Now Solo,

By: Murray, Jennifer

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, United Kingdom:, Mainstream Publishing Company, Limited,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 002241

ISBN: 1840185066


In 1998, Jennifer Murray - 60-year-old businesswoman, artist, housewife and mother of three - became the first woman to pilot a helicopter around the world in a record-breaking solo flight. Escorted all the while by a friend in a microlight craft, she single-handedly chartered the helicopter across the globe. This book documents Jennifer's epic journey. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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I Take Pictures For Adventure

By: Stobart, Tom

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc.,: 1958.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008706


"Extraordinary adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa, the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest." from jacket. Stobart accompanied Hilary and Tenzing and recorded their historic ascent in the documentary film The Conquest of Everest. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8vo; 288 pages. View more info

Image for <b>John L. Stoddard's Lectures  </b><br> [Complete set of 10 plus 3 Suppliment Volumes]

John L. Stoddard's Lectures
[Complete set of 10 plus 3 Suppliment Volumes]

By: Stoddard, John L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Balch Brothers Co.,: 1909

Seller ID: 010071

Condition: Good


John Lawson Stoddard was an American writer, hymn writer and lecturer who gained popularity through his travelogues. This set is handsomely bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with stamped gilt lettering/decoration on the spines. The exteriors exhibit scuffing and rubbing to board edges, some small loss to top of several spine bands The bindings are sound. The pages display light age toning. The edges of the text blocks show faint soiling and s... View more info

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More Great True Adventures

By: Thomas, Lowell & Thomas Lowell Jr.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Hawthorn Books Inc.,: 1963.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009205

Condition: Very Good in a Good Dust Jacket.


Twenty-one of the world's most exciting adventures from the Norman Invasion of England to the space flight of Colonel John Glenn.Red Publisher's cloth, 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 shelf handling with chips on the top edge and spine tips. View more info