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The American Guide.
4 Volumes complete.

By: Alsberg, Henry, G.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1949.

Seller ID: 001338


Titles: New England, The Middle Atlantic States. The South, The Southwest. The Lake States, The Plains States. The Mountain States, The West Coast. Blue cloth, red spine bands with gilt titles. No flaws but minimal shelf handling. View more info

Image for <b>Med Ornen Mot Polen: Andrees PolarExpedition Ar 1897  </b><br>[Polar Exploration]

Med Ornen Mot Polen: Andrees PolarExpedition Ar 1897
[Polar Exploration]

By: Andree, S.A., Strindberg, Nils & Fraenkel, Knut

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Albert Bonnier Forlag: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010031

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Text is in Swedish. Story of this tragic attempt on the North Pole in a balloon in 1897. Their remains and journal were only found in 1930 on White Island. ---- S. A. Andrée's Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 was an effort to reach the North Pole in which all three expedition members perished. S. A. Andrée (1854-97), the first Swedish balloonist, proposed a voyage by hydrogen balloon from Svalbard to either Russia or Canada, which... View more info

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Richard Jefferies and His Countryside

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 009376

Condition: Good


Later Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, some sun-fading on the top edge. Spotting on fore0edge. Dust Jacket price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear and handling wear 7.375 inches tall; 190 pages. 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. Babún 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

Image for <b> Narrative of an Expedition in H.M.S. Terror, Undertaken with a View to Geographical Discovery on the Arctic Shores, in the Years 1836-7 </b><br> [Polar Exploration]

Narrative of an Expedition in H.M.S. Terror, Undertaken with a View to Geographical Discovery on the Arctic Shores, in the Years 1836-7
[Polar Exploration]

By: Back, George (1796-1878)

Price: $2,195.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1838

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009500

Condition: Very Good


The first edition of "one of the fundamental books on Arctic exploration." George Back covered over 7500 miles, 1200 of which were previously unknown territory. His narrative holds literary esteem and is "full of details about the Cree, Chippewa, Coppermine Indians, and other tribes, upon whom members of the exhibition were obliged to depend during a terrible winter" [Hill] Back was commissioned to complete the survey of the coast between Prince Regent's Inlet an... View more info

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Italy from the Alps to Naples

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker Publisher: 1909

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 009468

Condition: Very Good


Founded in 1827, Baedeker guides gained popularity during the second half of the 19th century (so much so that Baedekering became part of everyday language)They were an invaluable and essential part of civilized travel in the fin-de-siecle. Baedeker guides were known for both their accuracy and attention to detail. Included in each are intricate colored fold-out maps and floor plans. Baedekers comments and recommendations open a fascinating window into the mores o... View more info

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Northern Germany as far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers with Excursions to Copenhagen and the Danish Islands: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker Publisher: 1890

Edition: 10th edition;

Seller ID: 010083

Condition: Very Good


16 cm.; 6.25 inches tall; xxxiv, 453 pages; 35 maps, 54 plans. Includes a street index and plans of Berlin bound in at the end. All maps present. Frontispiece folding map is a bit brittle with age. All others are in good condition. Front endpage detached and brittle with previous owner's name. Bindings sound, text clean. Mild hand wear and soiling. ------- REF: bdkr, E024 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

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A Border Shepherdess [a romance of Eskdale]

By: Barr, Amelia E.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1887

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010228

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. 12mo; 16cm; 6.25 inches tall; [4], 325 pages. Frontispiece. Blue cloth, titles and decoration in silver on upper board and spine, top-edge stained brown, in the publisher's matching printed paper dust-wrapper. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free end page. Decorated Dust Jacket worn, chipped and torn at extremities; front hinge starting, with a loss on th... 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 a... View more info

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The Nile Boat; Or, Glimpses of the Land of Egypt

By: Bartlett, William Henry

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1851

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010214

Condition: Very Good


A handsome collectible edition of Victorian-era Egypt exploration. First American Edition. Publisher's navy cloth with stamped gilt decorations on front, rear, and spine. Bindings tight and square. Top edge gilt. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tissue-guards in place. A few plates have a hint of foxing on extremities. Small 4to; 10.25 in. 26 cm; viii, 218 + [2] ad pp. 35 steel-engraved plates including frontispiece, two maps, and an addition... View more info

Image for <b>A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]  </b>

A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]

By: Baylis, William

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Self Published William Baylis;: 1903

Seller ID: 010077

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated, published, and copyrighted by William Baylis, who styled himself a "Landscape Photographer and Tourist." [54] pp. Captioned Plates from photographs throughout. Oblong; 15.5 x23 cm; 6 x 9 inches (6x9"), Red Cloth; Titles in Gilt. Illustrated title page. Fairly uncommon; 11 copies held in Universities. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Well-composed photographs repr... 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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River of Lakes: A Journey on Florida's St.Johns River

By: Belleville, Bill

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Georgia, University of Georgia Press: 2000

Seller ID: 009630

ISBN: 0820321567

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. Carefully handled.First explored by naturalist William Bartram in the 1760s, the St. Johns River stretches 310 miles along Florida's east coast, making it the longest river in the state. The first "highway" through the once wild interior of Florida. In the first contemporary book about this American Heritage River, Bill Belleville describes his journey down the length of the St. Johns, kayaking, boating, hiking its ... 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 fro... View more info

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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

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Airlie: The Garden of Wilmington

By: Block, Susan Taylor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Wilmington, NC:, Friesens,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008920

ISBN: 0971711208<br>

Condition: Near Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Airlie Gardens (67 acres) is a public garden in Wilmington, North Carolina. It was created in 1886 as a private garden, for the Pembroke Jones family by Mrs. Jones, as a lush, flowing, naturalistic Southern garden, with thousands of azaleas, camellias, magnolias, and wisteria. German landscape architect Rudolf Topel, transformed the garden to a picturesque garden. No Flaws or Blemishes but a gift inscription free endpage. Folio; 95 pages : illu... 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