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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Valerie Wilson's World: The Top Hotels & Resorts, Second Edition

By: Wilson, Valerie Ann ; DePalma, Nancy

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Valerie Wilson Publications: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010600

ISBN: 0615510329

Condition: New


Travel consultant Valerie Ann Wilson takes readers on a fantastic journey visiting the world's most luxurious, unique, and spectacular properties. Discover the distinct personality of each place through fascinating history, personal anecdotes, and illuminating color photography.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Grand Tours and Cook's Tours: A History of Leisure Travel, 1750-1915

By: Withey, Lynne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, William Morrow & Co.,: 1997.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009079

ISBN: 0688088007<br>


Withey tells a compelling story not previously told with as much thoroughness and liveliness. The European and, later, American desire for spending long periods of time in pleasure travel, and journeying over long distances in that pursuit, reached its zenith in the years between the mid-eighteenth century and the beginning of World War I. No Flaws or Blemishes but remainder mark on top edge. Unopened; unread. View more info

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Travels to the Edge: A Photo Odyssey

By: Wolfe, Art

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Mountaineers Books: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009690

ISBN: 1594852774

Condition: New


Over the course of his 30-year career, ART WOLFE has worked on every continent and in hundreds of locations. His stunning images interpret and record the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes, and native cultures and act as a lasting inspiration to those who seek to preserve the very subjects he records.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Puerto Rico. A Guide to the Island of Boriquen  </b><br> [American Guide Series]

Puerto Rico. A Guide to the Island of Boriquen
[American Guide Series]

By: Writers of the WPA

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, University Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010216

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. American Guide Series: One of the scarcest titles in the series. Green publisher's cloth with die-stamped decoration and titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some light hand-soil. Bottom of page 409 detached. Large color fold-out map has wear and has some repair. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 409 pages with index. Ref: Hunter View more info

Image for <b>Popular Tours in Spain and Morocco (Andalucia and Castile)  </b>

Popular Tours in Spain and Morocco (Andalucia and Castile)

By: [Author not identified]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Watford, England, Acme Tone Engraving CO.: 1908

Seller ID: 009335

Condition: Fair


"Programme of Conducted and Independent Tours in the South of Spain and Morocco, commencing at Gibraltar, visiting Ronda, Seville, Madrid, Cordova, Toledo, The Escorial, Granda, Algeciras, Cadiz, Malaga, Tangier, Tetuan, Fez, Wazzam....under arangements of Thos. Cook & Son.' Worn spine and many pages small 'dog-eared'. Text clean light toning. No copies located in OCLC. View more info

Image for <b>Chester: A Pageant of History  </b>

Chester: A Pageant of History

By: [Author not identified]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, Not identified: 0

Seller ID: 009336

Condition: Very Good


Chester is one of the best preserved walled cities in Britain. It has a number of medieval buildings, but some of the black-and-white buildings within the city centre are Victorian restorations. Apart from a 100-metre (330 ft) section, the listed Grade I walls are almost complete. Four panel brochure printed on both sides; 9 by 4 inches when closed; Illustrated with photos and has an ariel map with locations specified by a grid system. [No Date c1950]. View more info

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Zion - Bryce Canyon - Grand Canyon National Parks.

By: [Author not specified]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Omaha, NB:, W.S. Basinger,: No date, gift inscription of 1940.

Seller ID: 009274

Condition: Very Good


A publication of the Union Pacific Railroad. Stapled stiff pictorial wraps. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Gift inscription. Illustrated with numerous B/W plates Some in color; and Maps. View more info

Image for <b>The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America  </b>

The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America

By: [Author Unknown] [Old Humphrey - George Mogridge]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, C.S. Francis & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


George Mogridge ("Old Humphrey") (1787 - 1854) was a prolific 19th century writer, poet and author of children's books and religious tracts. He is chiefly known by his pseudonym of 'Old Humphrey', under which name he published 46 works, but also used the pen-names 'Jeremy Jaunt', 'Ephraim Holding', 'Peter Parley' and 'Old Father Thames'. He wrote approximately 200 published works, many of which are still in publication today, and at the time of his death it was estim... View more info

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Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée. Watering-Places

By: [Author Unspecified]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified],: [No date, c1915]

Seller ID: 009007


This promotional piece describes how French healing waters are superior to German. Contents: The war and thermal stations -- Watering-places on the P.L.M. -- List of the French watering-places. The list matches diseases or conditions to the corresponding healing water.Text in English. No Date; OCLC lists 1915 as the possible date of publication. Listed in OCLC but no copies in noted. Carefully handled, no flaws to note. View more info