Image for <b> Ice With Everything </b><br>[Greenland, Iceland, Sailing]

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 Mylar sleeve light shelf handling. View more info

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

Image for <b> The Islands of Bermuda ; Each Isle and Islet's Individual Story. </b>

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>My Serengeti Years: The Memoirs of an African Games Warden  </b>

My Serengeti Years: The Memoirs of an African Games Warden

By: Turner, Myles

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010724

ISBN: 0393025764

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Very Good Dust Jacket. First Edition, First Printing. The deputy chief game warden of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park from 1956 to 1972 describes his years protecting the park and its wildlife from poachers and other dangers 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

Image for <b> National Parks of America </b>

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 and street scenes. No date: [1910] Date placed by previous owner in pencil. [1904] Date listed in OCLC: 75186859. View more info

Image for <b>The Four Winds: A Shaman's Odyssey into the Amazon  </b>

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 A Voyage Around the World With the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue

A Voyage Around the World With the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue

By: Von Chamisso, Adelbert; Translated by Henry Kratz

Price: $225.00

Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010976

ISBN: 0824809831

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Carefully handled, only flaw is previous owner's name on top of front free endpage. First Edition First Printing. 8vo; 375 pages; with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpages; frontispiece map. The author with his literary interest in writing and a Romantic's interest in Folkways and folklore brings a narrative which stresses the human side of exploration giving valuable insights into the confrontation between European and Pacific cultures in the early 19th century. 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, flora and fauna. Despite being trapped by ice for nearly fourteen months until February 1903, the expedition discove... View more info

Image for <b>Historic Old New Orleans, La.  </b> [cover title].

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

Image for <b> Official Book of the Silver Jubilee of Greater New York; May 26 to June 23, 1923 </b>

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 wear small rubs on the corner. View more info

Image for A Voice from the Congo. Comprising Stories, Anecdotes, and Descriptive Notes

A Voice from the Congo. Comprising Stories, Anecdotes, and Descriptive Notes

By: Ward, Herbert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011081

Condition: Very Good


A memoir of travel in the Congo by a notable explorer. Herbert Ward was a member of Henry Morton Stanley's Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, and one of the foremost artists of Central African life of the late-nineteenth century. First American Edition; Publisher's green cloth gilt, top edge gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear; bookplate of Evelyn Burch on the front pastedown; 8vo; 23 cm, 8.875 inches tall; xvi, [2], 330 pages: frontispiece, plates, portraits, index. Photographs and drawings by the author. REF: CCE, 6267; sh... View more info

Image for Atlas of Kenya. A comprehensive series of new and authentic maps prepared from the National Survey and other governmental sources : with gazetteer and notes on pronunciation and spelling

Atlas of Kenya. A comprehensive series of new and authentic maps prepared from the National Survey and other governmental sources : with gazetteer and notes on pronunciation and spelling

By: Warren, D. E. - Director of Surveys

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Nairobi, 1962 edition., Government of Kenya][: 1962

Seller ID: 011164

Condition: Very Good


Nairobi, 1962 edition. Folio; 45 by 48cm, 18.7 by 17.7 inches; Half leather, Corners bumped. The maps are held in the binding by three fixing screws, Bindings fold to reveal all of map easily. Found in four libraries all in the Netherlands. OCLC. The first edition appeared in 1959, and due to demand, this second edition was printed in the same format, but with improvements to the appearance of the maps to bring them up to date and with several new pages incorporated. A later third edition also appeared in 1970, but in a reduced format. Maps measure 44 x47cm and are numbered, 1-... View more info

Image for <b> The Paris Cookbook </b><br>[Travelouge]

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

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