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A Holiday in the Happy Valley

By: Swinburne, T. R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New Delhi:, Sagar Publications,: 1970.

Edition: Reprint issue of 1907 classic.

Seller ID: 009200

Condition: Very Good in a Good- Dust Jacket.


"A very happy time spent in rambling among some of the finest scenery of this lovely earth, may induce anyone to betake himself to Kashmir, he will achieve something worth living for" (preface) Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has been handled with loss top spine. View more info

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Views A-Foot or Europe Seen With Knapsack & Staff

By: Taylor, Bayard; Preface by N. P. Willis.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt,: [No Date, Inscription with date of 1903].<br>

Seller ID: 005042


The "Grand Tour" on a budget.Forest green cloth covered boards. Top edge gilt. Bindings square and tight. Light handling wear. Text clean though toned. Page 45 has a tear with no loss. Inscription and bookplate on front paste-down and free endpage.403 pages,7.5 inches tall. Interesting chart at the end showing total cost including transportation for nearly a year travel at $472.10. 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

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A Journey To The Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia

By: Thorpe, Carlyle

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Los Angles:, Privately Printed,: 1923.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008098


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. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with minor abrasions on edges. Printed on laid-paper. Illustrated with photographs. 8 in... View more info

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Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast

By: Tidwell, Mike

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009034

ISBN: 0375420762<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“Stunning, beautifully written, the best book on Louisiana I have ever read. Tidwell has captured the soul and heart of the Cajun people and describes the loss of their Acadian culture, their beloved wetlands, and their way of life more accurately and poignantly than any other writer I know of.” —James Lee Burke No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Ice With Everything
[Greenland, Iceland, Sailing]

By: Tilman, H. W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 1974:, Gray's Publishing,: USA.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007574

ISBN: 0888260504


An old fashioned adventure and a sea story, Mr. Bill Tilman, a classic adventurer right up to his last days. His love for mountaineering, ocean sailing and the old English pilot cutters speaks clearly to us in this interesting little volume. The waters off Iceland, Greenland, northern Scotland comprise this adventure.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Myla... View more info

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Historic Old New Orleans, La. [cover title].

By: Walters, Theo A.

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI:, E. C. Kropp Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 010483

Condition: Very Good


30-page color postcard style images and history of New Orleans by the Vieux Carre Association in 1936 just after Huey P. Long's death. 6.75 inches tall by 4.75 inches. Stapled pictorial wraps Ancient Driveway, French Quarter image on the front and Royal Street on the rear. Map: street plan of the Vieux Carré. 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

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The Paris Cookbook
[Travelouge]

By: Wells, Patricia

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010570

ISBN: 0060184698

Condition: New


In this new book, Patricia leads readers on a fascinating culinary exploration of the City of Moveable Feasts. Both a recipe book and a gastronomic guide, The Paris Cookbook covers all facets of the city's dynamic food scene, from the three-star cuisine of France's top chefs, to traditional bistro favorites. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, Later Printing. View more info