Image for <b>  The Charles</b><bR> [Rivers of America]

The Charles
[Rivers of America]

By: Tourtellot, Arthur Bernon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1941

Edition: Second large edition.

Seller ID: 002808

Condition: Very Good


Second large edition. Blue cloth boards. Decorated endpages, top edge stained blue. Bindings square and tight. Clean text. Minor toning. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket with price of $2.50 has wear, slight loss, top/bottom spine. Rear pane/spine toned. In a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It

By: Trinklein Michael J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Quirk Books,: 2010,

Seller ID: 008977

ISBN: 1594744106

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“We all know the 50 states, but how much do you know about the hundreds of statehood proposals that never came to pass? These fascinating maps of states that might have been”—Country Magazine. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Islands of Bermuda ; Each Isle and Islet's Individual Story.

By: Tucker, Terry

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Hamilton, Bermuda:, The Island Press, Ltd.,: 1970.

Seller ID: 006941


Often called the architect of modern Bermuda, Sir Henry Tucker, is considered—with Dr. E.F. Gordon—one of the island’s two most important leaders of the 20th Century. He became Bermuda’s first government leader on May 22, 1968 in the first election held under a new Constitution and a two-party system.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs. View more info

Image for <b> The False Ebony Tree: a Story of Bermuda Witchcraft </b><br>[The Bermuda Historical Society]

The False Ebony Tree: a Story of Bermuda Witchcraft
[The Bermuda Historical Society]

By: Tucker, Terry

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Bermuda, The Hamilton Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: SIGNED by author with the date.

Seller ID: 009254

Condition: Very Good


A Historical Tale from 1664, set in Bermuda with fictional characters. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by author with the date. 12mo; 176 pages plus adverts. 7 inches tall. Later published under the alternate title of 'Hang the Witch High!' View more info

Image for <b>Vancouver Island Railroads  </b><br>[Canada]

Vancouver Island Railroads
[Canada]

By: Turner, Robert D.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Winlaw, BC, Canada:, Sono Nis Press,: 1997

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 007538a

ISBN: 1550390775


The stories of the first Pacific Canadian railroads, the men who built them, and the locomotives and cars that gave them a unique character. With more than 250 illustrations, maps, timetables, reproductions, bibliography. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>  A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire </b>

A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire

By: Turner, W. J. - Introduction and editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1943

Seller ID: 006861


This history and travel book highlights Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, East Africa and other areas of the Empire. Fully illustrated with 48 Full-color plates and 173 in black and white. Endpapers are illustrated with maps of the British Empire in WWII. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 9 inches tall. 312 pages. View more info

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National Parks of America

By: Udall, James R ; Udall, Stewart L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Portland, OR:, Graphic Arts Books,: 1993.

Seller ID: 009015

ISBN: 1558681248


The parks are presented in a way that showcases their beauty as never before, including such parks as Hawaii Volcanoes and the Great Smokies along with Big Bend, the Redwoods, Yellowstone, and Bryce Canyon, David Muench's name has been synonymous with great landscape photography for many years. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Kingdom of Adventure: Everest, A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain   </b>

Kingdom of Adventure: Everest, A Chronicle of Man's Assault on the Earth's Highest Mountain

By: Ullman, James Ramsey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York:, William Salone Associates, Inc.,: 1947.

Edition: First American edition preceding English.

Seller ID: 008708

Condition: 8vo; 409 pages with an index.


The author joins numerous passages by Bruce, Mallory, Norton, Odell, Scott and Younghusband from Everest narratives with his linking text. One of the most enjoyable books on Everest yet written.(BRD)Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Ref: Neate 842; Krawczyk 1021; Book Review Digest View more info

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The Pacific Northwest and Alaska

By: Union Pacific System

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Omaha, NE:, Union Pacific Railroad,: 1927

Seller ID: 009145

Condition: Very Good


A travelogue of what to expect while riding the Union Pacific Railroad throughout the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Green pictorial stapled wraps embossed in blind, red, and light blue-green. Black-and-white photographic illustrations throughout, 5 maps [two-color]. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. View more info

Image for <b> Los Angeles The City Beautiful </b><br> [The Artistic Series]

Los Angeles The City Beautiful
[The Artistic Series]

By: Unknown

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Los Angles & San Francisco, Newman Post Card Co.; Van Ornum Colorprint Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 009986

Condition: Very Good


Brown textured card stock, string tied, raised and stamped titles. 29 color photographs of the city, center is a panorama. One page of text. Oblong; 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 14 x 20 cm. [5.5 x 7.5 inches].Minimal handling wear. Some faint pencil writing on title page. Consists of one page of introductory text and 29 scenes depicting orange groves, the harbor, residences, commercial and governmental buildings, parks, street cars, animals ... View more info

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The Four Winds: A Shaman's Odyssey into the Amazon

By: Villoldo, Alberto; Jendresen, Erik

Price: $24.00

Publisher: San Franscisco, Harper and Row: 1990

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009651

ISBN: 006250911X

Condition: Near Fine


A psychologist-turned-shaman relates his experiences with ayahuasca, or the "vine of death," as he explores the subconscious amid Inca ruins in Peru. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Unopened, unread. No flaws but some age-toning to jacket and edges. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24.5cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 265 pages. View more info

Image for <b>The Southern Ice-Continent: The German South Polar Expedition Aboard the Gauss, 1901-1903.  </b>

The Southern Ice-Continent: The German South Polar Expedition Aboard the Gauss, 1901-1903.

By: Von Drygalski, Erich ; Translated by M.M. Raraty

Price: $275.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Bluntisham Books; Erskine Press: 1989

Seller ID: 010075

ISBN: 1852970316

Condition: Near Fine


Drygalski led the first German South Polar expedition with the ship Gauss to explore the unknown area of Antarctica lying south of the Kerguelen Islands. The expedition started from Kiel in the summer of 1901. A small party of the expedition was also stationed on the Kerguelen Islands, while the main party proceeded further south. Drygalski paid a brief call to Heard Island and provided the first comprehensive scientific information on the island's geology,... View more info

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Official Book of the Silver Jubilee of Greater New York; May 26 to June 23, 1923

By: Wanamaker, Rodman (Mayor's Committee, Chairman)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, M.R. Brown Printing and Binding Company: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009469

Condition: Very Good


This special edition was presented to the delegates of the Democratic National Convention in NYC June 1924. A history of New York City including a schedule of events; nicely illustrated with historical photographs. A section of advertising appears at the end.Blue cloth spine to decorated paper boards. Small folio: 31cm; 12.25 inches tall; 284 pages. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling... View more info

Image for <b> The Greenpeace Book of Coral Reefs </b>

The Greenpeace Book of Coral Reefs

By: Wells, Sue ; Hanna, Nick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009734

ISBN: 0806987952

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Alive in Africa: My Journeys on Foot in the Sahara, Rift Valley, and Rain Forest  </b><br>

Alive in Africa: My Journeys on Foot in the Sahara, Rift Valley, and Rain Forest

By: Wheeler, William F.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut:, Lyons Press,: 2008.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009078

ISBN: 9781599214023<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Alive in Africa chronicles author and photographer William F. Wheeler's exceptional journeys on foot through a continent of great extremes—from the Sahara desert to the grasslands of the Great Rift Valley, to the Congo rainforest. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>The Land of Enchantment. From Pike's Peak to the Pacific  </b>

The Land of Enchantment. From Pike's Peak to the Pacific

By: Whiting, Lilian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1909

Seller ID: 010195

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bookplate of previous owner. Early Printing. 8vo; 347 pages; 8.25 inches tall. 35 photo illustrations including the frontispiece. A delightful and well-received travelogue of the Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and California. Lilian Whiting (1847-1942) was an American writer, editor, activist, and journalist. Born in Niagara Falls, N. Y. , Whiting is best known for... View more info

Image for <b> Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine </b><br>[Two Titles bound as one]

Scrambles Amongst the Alps & Down the Rhine
[Two Titles bound as one]

By: Whymper, Edward & Murphy, Lady Blanche

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1884

Seller ID: 009157

Condition: Very Good


Down the Rhine is a delightful travel narrative describing what one would see along the Rhine. Scrambles is a classic of mountaineering literature. Recounts the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn on which four members of the team were lost on the descent. Whymper also made important first ascents on the Mont Blanc massif and in the Pennine Alps, South America, and the Canadian Rockies. His exploration of Greenland contributed an important advance to Arcti... View more info

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

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.

Seller ID: 007510


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. 8vo; 215 pages, 8.25 inche... View more info

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Colombia Desde El Aire

By: Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo ; Villegas, Benjamin

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Bogota, Vilegas Editores Ltda: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009386

ISBN: 9589138861

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------ Unused sin abrir; no hay defectos pero desgaste de plataforma mínima por menor. Text in Spanish. Full color photography. 12.25 inches, 32 cm tall; 192 pages. View more info

Image for <b>  Ladies Third. Six Weeks in Europe For Six Hundred Dollars</b>

Ladies Third. Six Weeks in Europe For Six Hundred Dollars

By: Wilson, Mary Lena

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Duffield & Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010051

Condition: Near Fine


A clever and interesting travel book in which the author explains how she travelled in Europe for six weeks on six hundred dollars It contains many amusing sketches and an account of expenses that will startle even the most economic reader. First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 16 sketches and additional in-text drawings. by W. P Trent, Jr. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. 8... View more info