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Yesterday's Key West

By: Windhorn, Stan ; Langley, Wright

Price: $19.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Langley Press: 1996

Seller ID: 010175

ISBN: 0911607013

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. P> Originally published in the 70's, this book gives an overview of the history of the Florida Keys through 1950. The first section is a summarized history, which calls out important names and dates and historical events. It describes life in the Keys and really drives home the point that many of the Keys were very sparsely inhabited. The book also shows the attempts to build a railroad across the islands and the subsequent... 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Helen and Bill's World Cruise
[Inscription from Editor]

By: [Clough, William A.]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Bedford, Mass:, Reynolds Publishing,: 1938.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 007482


The lively and conversational book is a compilation of letters that were printed weekly from the world cruise for the entertainment of the readers. Second Edition. [First edition was limited to 500 presentation copies.] Inscribed by publisher: George Reynolds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Endpages decorated with a world map of travel. Illustrated with photographic plates and drawings.151 pages ... View more info

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Silence on the Mountain: Stories of Terror, Betrayal, and Forgetting in Guatemala

By: [Guatemala] Wilkinson, Daniel

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,: 2002.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009091

ISBN: 0618221395<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


A narrative tracing the history of Guatemala's thirty-six-year internal war, a conflict that claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people, the vast majority of whom died (or were "disappeared") at the hands of the U.S.-backed military government. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 373 pages with bibliography, List of names, and sources. Illustrated View more info

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The City of New York

By: [L.H. Nelson]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Portland, ME, L.H. Nelson: 1908

Seller ID: 010353

Condition: Good


Early 20th-century keepsake book published during the years of 1905 - 1909. Oblong; 40 unnumbered pages. One page of text, all photos are captioned. Fairly uncommon. 3 copies in OCLC database. The L/ H. Nelson Company produced these books in various forms until 1920. Stapled wraps with pictorial cover. Handling wear on edges and corners. Text clean. Photomechanical reproductions of photographs of New York City./ Includes photographs of parks, streetscape... View more info

Image for <b>The Story of Real New England Inns; showing wherein the weary toiler may enjoy the beauty, rest and recreation of New England's countryside at moderate cost.  </b>

The Story of Real New England Inns; showing wherein the weary toiler may enjoy the beauty, rest and recreation of New England's countryside at moderate cost.

By: [No Author Stated]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, L.G. Treadway Service Corporation: c1930

Seller ID: 006057


A beautiful book detailing a service that no longer exists and descriptions of wonderful inns, some still in operation. 13 inns described; each with a wood-engraved illustration. Center is a map showing all locations. Stapled paper wraps with titles and decoration in black. Light sun-fading on edges. 22 unnumbered pages. Clean and tight; only flaw is light sunning. No copies found. OCLC / WorldCat. [no date: circa 1930’s]. Based on time of o... View more info

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Ashville in Land of the Sky.

By: [North Carolina] Mead, Martha Norburn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA:, The Dietz Press,: 1942.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009054

Condition: 8vo; 188 pages with index.


Printed to celebrate the sesquicentennial of the founding of the city the volume presents the origin and development of the city. SIGNED by the author with ASL and other pieces. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. View more info

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Hotels Boarding Houses and Restaurants in Great Britain with explanatory notes in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

By: [Not specified]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, New York, Paris:, Travel Association of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 1937.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 009001


Blue stiff stapled paper wraps, minimal handling wear. Lists all establishments in the British Isles with season and off-season prices. Small pencil notes top of title pages, a few prices underlined on several pages. One copy found OCLC at Yale. View more info

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Roaming in Hawaii: A Narrative of Months of Wandering among the Glamorous Islands That May Be Our 49th State
[Pre-statehood]

By: [Pre-statehood] Franck, Harry A.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, Frederick A. Stokes ,: 1937.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>

Seller ID: 008855


Harry Franck was a popular travel writer His many adventures, not all of them pleasant, but all described in his plain, somewhat sardonic style, which was the antithesis of the highly romantic prose of other popular travel writers of the era. His tour of the Hawaii Islands includes the islands of Hawaii, Oahu, Lonai. Moloki, Kahoolawe, Maui and Niihau. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket price-cl... View more info

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A Description of the Strata Which Occur in Ascending from the Plains of Kincardineshire to the Summit of Mount Battoc, One of the Most Elevated Points in the Eastern District of the Grampian Mountains.

By: [Scotland] Ninian, Imrie.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Royal Society of Edinburgh,: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001186


This was the first commissioned report by the society. “The object of Col Imrie is to describe the appearances which he discovered in ascending along the bed of the river and this he seems to have done with great minuteness The most remarkable circumstances brought to view in the cleft through which the Esk flows are the gradual elevation of the sandstone from the horizontal to the vertical position and the manner in which the strata are intersected by whinstone.” [G... View more info

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A Map of Motor Routes to Coudersport Ice Mine

By: [Unknown Author]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chester, Vermont:, The National Survey Company,: No date ca1940.

Seller ID: 009226

Condition: Good


Tri-folded Brochure Showing upstate Pennsylvania and western New York State. when opened. Reverse side has a panel of driving distances; illustrated front and a mailing section. 1 map : color ; 21 x 29 cm on sheet 23 x 31 cm, folded to 23 x 11 cm; Scale 1:1,897,163; Only one copy found in OCLC: 959876033. Also included are Three unused Post Cards. The Coudersport Ice Mine is an ice cave located in Sweden Township, Pennsylvania (east of Coudersport) that fo... View more info

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View of Sacramento, California, c1849 [Hand-colored Print]

By: [Unsigned]

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Harper's Weekly: c1880

Seller ID: 009646

Condition: Very Good


Unsigned, from Harper's Weekly. Mattted 41.5cm by 28.5cm / 16.5 in by 11.125 in. Picture is 24 cm by 11 cm / 9.5 in by 4.25 in. c1849Waterfront looking from Sacramento River towards city down J Street; busy commercial waterfront district with numerous buildings, businesses (hot cake and coffee tent, City Hotel, Eagle Theatre, Eldorado Exchange, Freemont House, General Jackson's Hotel, J.B. Starr & Company, and others), tents, and wagons; building materials and ca... View more info