Image for Paradise Road: Jack Kerouac's Lost Highway and My Search for America

Paradise Road: Jack Kerouac's Lost Highway and My Search for America

By: Atkinson, Jay

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010977

ISBN: 0470237694

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author no inscription. Gift Quality; No flaws or blemishes. First Edition First Printing.Jay Atkinson sets out to re-create Kerouac's journeys of the late 1940s, depicting the travels of the author and his longtime friends as they retrace the five major trips Jack Kerouac took with his pals. Writing with a novelist's eye and ear, Atkinson creates a compelling portrait of North America: its roaring blues bars and nightclubs, empty country roads, and remote prairie towns and byways as well as the enduring warmth and humor of its citizens. View more info

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Baja California [Automobile Club of California]

By: Automobile Club of California

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Automobile Club of California; Travel Publications Department: 1985

Seller ID: 010503

Condition: Very Good


A lavishly illustrated guide to points of interest, tourist facilities and recreational opportunities along major highways and side roads in Baja California. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 132 pages with index. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. 4 copies located in universities [OCLC 13394339] Other features of this tour book: highway signs, useful Spanish words and phrases, lots of travel hints tucked away in sidebars, highway distances and average temperatures. View more info

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The Cuban Revolution: Years of Promise

By: Babun, Teo A.; Triay, Victor Andres

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2005.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010085

ISBN: 0813028604


With vivid, unfiltered photographs, an insider tells the story of the Cuban Revolution as it unfolds. These raw photos, combined with the narrative text of Teo A. BabĂșn Jr. and Cuban-American historian Victor Triay, offer a one-of-a-kind perspective on the complex story of the Cuban Revolution. 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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Australia for the Visitor
[Australia, Travel Guide]

By: Bank of New South Wales

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney:, Halstead Press,: 1956.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006348

Condition: Very Good


Map endpages. Previous owners stamp on endpages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear with minor wear at spine tips. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, maps in color.8.5 inches tall. 217 pages with index. View more info

Image for <b>The Himalayan Letters of Gypsy Davy and Lady Ba Written On Pilgrimage To The High Quiet Places Among The Simple People Of An Old Folk Tale  </b>

The Himalayan Letters of Gypsy Davy and Lady Ba Written On Pilgrimage To The High Quiet Places Among The Simple People Of An Old Folk Tale

By: Barrett, Robert Lemoyne & Barrett, Katherine Lee

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.,: 1927

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009175

Condition: Very Good


The text is a series of letters detailing a journey through the Himalayan region in Asia and relating some of the folktales told by local villagers with Four folding maps, with textual decorations. Includes an appendix on the "Caravan Vocabulary" of Urdu words the couple employed on their journey. Among the other interesting oral histories and tidbits related by the author, there is a tale recounted from the perspective of villagers in the Himalayas about British explorer and military man Francis Younghusband who famously crossed the treacherous mountain range and uncharted... View more info

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The Miracle of Coral Gables

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, Florida, Baird-Ward: 1926

Seller ID: 010956

Condition: Very Good


Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Front label has color fading. 8 Full-color plates by Edward A. Wilson. 4to; 10.25 inches tall; 63 pages. This was a promotional piece published during the Florida land boom of the 1920's. Beach was a noted novelist who lent his name to promote the "wide, green and gracious" city of Coral Gables.Several books and pamphlets were made of various design in 1926. This is the premiere and true first edition. View more info

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Historic Photos of Pennsylvania

By: Beardsley, Laura

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Nashville:, Turner Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 004293

ISBN: 1596525150

Condition: Very Good


Carefully used. Moderate wear. Rub on upper rear edge.Pennsylvania's natural beauty, industrial might, and advances in education and the arts Farmlands and waterfalls, coal mines and steel mills, museums and universities-all contribute to the tapestry that is Pennsylvania's landscape and history. Most of all, the images in this collection pay tribute to the people who have made up Pennsylvania's storied past, even as the state looks ahead to a hopeful future. View more info

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Arctic and Antarctic. A Prospect of the Polar Region

By: Bertram, Colin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1958

Edition: New Edition [Entirely Revived]

Seller ID: 010064

Condition: Very Good


New Edition [Entirely Revived] First Published in 1939. Blue ribbed cloth Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with a scuff to top corners. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has some hand soli and light wear. 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 123 pages. Illustrated with photographs and wood cuts and fold-out map. View more info

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Boulder Reveries
[Indiana]

By: Blatchley, W[illis] S[tanley]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009955

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Previous owner's name on top of title page. Perceptive and thoughtful essays on nature and life in Indiana (with references to Thoreau). Besides the expected reveries on woodland flora and fauna, includes a look at the Indiana dunes. First Edition, First Printing.12mo; 18 cm.; 7.25 inches tall; 230 pages with index. Illustrated with frontispiece and 9 plates. View more info

Image for <b> Beautiful Flowers of Kashmir [Volume II] </b>

Beautiful Flowers of Kashmir [Volume II]

By: Blatter, Ethelbert

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London / India, Staples and Staples Limited, / Bishen Singh Mehendra Pal Singh: 1994

Seller ID: 009462

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's black cloth; Stamped gilt titles, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 22cm tall; 204 pages with index; some b/w illustration. Illustrations: Mrs. G. A. Wathen & Haldar Joo Walli. REF: Gupta, 2604 View more info

Image for <b> African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania </b>

African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania

By: Bloomfield, Tania

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada:, Self published,: c2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008005


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. A lovely self-published photo journal of East Africa. View more info

Image for <b> Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York </b><

Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York <

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape,: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007667


A story of travel through 14 countries. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket, price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and hand soiling. Illustrated with photographs. Previous owner's name on Front Endpages. View more info

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Chechahco and Sourdough. A Story of Alaska

By: Bone, Scott C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1926, Western Publishers Inc.: [Atascadero] California.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006883

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Bindings very tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with small loss spine tips and some age toning to white of jacket , more-so on spine. Blue cloth binding with black and purple stamping. White dust jacket replicates the binding design. Only flaw to note is a previous owner's stamp to the top of text block. The author was a former territorial governor.Ref: Smith 944; Tourville, 74 View more info

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Race to Dakar

By: Boorman, Charley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown Book Group: 2006

Seller ID: 009730

ISBN: 0316027111

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Unread, Minor handling bumps to fore-edge. "Replete with colorful characters, hair-raising action and enough raw machismo to knock over an elephant." -Kirkus Reviews View more info

Image for <b>A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country  </b>

A Treasury of Mississippi River Folklore: Stories, Ballads, Traditions and Folkways of the Mid-American River Country

By: Botkin, B. A. (Editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York:, Crown,: 1955.

Edition: Missouri River Edition.

Seller ID: 009036

Condition: Very Good.


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. Dust Jacket, is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge-wear and a closed tear lower rear spine. Contains 500 stories and 30 songs. View more info

Image for <b>Tokyo. A Confidential Guide to the Greatest  </b>[Japan]

Tokyo. A Confidential Guide to the Greatest [Japan]

By: Briggs, Don

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Japan, Don Briggs Production: 1973

Seller ID: 010661

Condition: Very Good


A complete well written and entertaining guide. This issue was for the Hotel Okura with an eight-page promotion for the hotel and its services. 93rd edition. 7.25 inches tall; 254 pages; illustrated with drawings and maps. Front and rear endpages are advertisements for Japan Air Lines. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. View more info

Image for <b>A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.  </b><br>[Arizona.]

A Story of the Petrified Forest. Agatized Rainbows.
[Arizona.]

By: Brodrick, Harold J. - Text

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Holbrook, AZ:, Petrified Forest Museum,: 1957

Edition: Popular series (Petrified Forest Museum Association), no. 3.

Seller ID: 008161


Color pictorial stapled wraps. 9.5 inches tall. 8 internal pages of text inside 16 pages of color photography. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear toning to top edge of wraps. View more info

Image for <b> The Windhorse </b>

The Windhorse

By: Brook, Elaine ; Donnelly, Julie

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Company: 1987

Seller ID: 003849

ISBN: 0396090060

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, First Edition; First Printing; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. Two friends, one blind, the other an experienced mountaineer tell of their great adventure in Nepal. View more info

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Readers Digest Southern Africa

By: Bulpin; T. V.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Readers Digest Association South Africa: 1981

Seller ID: 009445

ISBN: 0620049901

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal self handling; Still Gift Quality. 319 pages with index; fully illustrated with color photography. View more info

Image for <b>The Stone Circles Of The British Isles  </b>

The Stone Circles Of The British Isles

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1976.

Seller ID: 007483

ISBN: 0300019726


The first comprehensive and serious account of an important group of prehistoric moments: the Stone Circles of The British Isles. Aubrey Burl provides a hypothetical chronological framework for the circles, examining in particular their possible astronomical function. Special attention is paid to Stonehenge and Avebury, the two best known and most spectacular rings.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light toning on the text-block. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with a hint of fade on the spine. Min... View more info