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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

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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

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Pawleys Island: A Century of History and Photographs

By: Brockington, Lee G.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charlestown, South Carolina, Joggling Board Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009447

ISBN: 0975349872

Condition: Near Fine


The book features more than 800 black-and-white pictures of life on Pawleys Island for the past 100 years. Organized by decade, the book captures the spirit of a very special place, with a foreword by long-time Pawleys devotees Cokie and Steve Roberts. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Book has no flaws to note. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light shelf handling. Illustrated with historical photographs. 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

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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

Image for A Walk in the Woods <br>[Appalachian Trail]

A Walk in the Woods
[Appalachian Trail]

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Doubleday: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011002

ISBN: 0385408161

Condition: Fine


SIGNED by the author on the title page with no personalization. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket with a bit of toning on the textbock edges. Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. An astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes and to a writer with the comic genius o... View more info

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In a Sunburned Country [Australia]

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Broadway: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011003

ISBN: 0767903854

Condition: New


Bryson seeks out the odd, the little known, the one-of-a-kind, and the just plain weird. In his latest offering, which chronicles his exploration of Australia. SIGNED by the author on the title page with no personalization. First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 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. D... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes  </b><br>[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

Zigzag Journeys in the Antipodes
[East Asia]; [Indonesia]; [Java]; [Thailand]

By: Butterworth, Hezekaih

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1888.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Early printing.

Seller ID: 008944


‘This new volume in the perennially popular series takes the reader to Siam, and, with delightful illustration and anecdote, tells him of the interesting animal worship of the country.’ Literary World. A delightful travelogue complete with natural history, customs and culture of the South Seas in East Asia including Indonesia, Java and Thailand. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Some age-toning, l... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus  </b><br>[Southern Europe] [Greece]

Zigzag Journeys in Classical Lands; or, Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus
[Southern Europe] [Greece]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1881.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 008725

Condition: Very Good


Vacation rambles in Southern Europe, the second book in the series.Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; Illustrations engraved by Sargent and others after Anastasi and Darley. Publisher’s Red cloth with stamped decorations in black and gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Red publisher's cloth with stamped decorations in ... View more info

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Zigzag Journeys in the Occident or Vacation Rambles in Western Lands

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1883.<br>

Edition: First Edition, 1883, c1882

Seller ID: 008800

Condition: Very Good


A Summer Trip of the Zig Zag Club from Boston to the Golden Gate.Publisher’s Brown cloth with stamped decorations in black and gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Very bright and clean. Spine lightly sun-aged with mild rubs on spine bands.Some illustrations engraved by C. Laplante, Ettling, and others after P. Philippoteaux, and others; with maps on endpapers; With a bookplate of William Grayson... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis  </b><br>[ World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago]

Zigzag Journeys in the White City with Visits to the Neighboring Metropolis
[ World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1894.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008826


Highlighting the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago with photographs and drawings. Butterworth spoke in the Children’s literary section at the World’s Literacy Congress held at the Art Institute. Ephraim Marlow and his son Manton travel to the 1883 Columbian Exposition and explore the fair as well as Chicago. Ephraim makes the trip to attend the Peace Conference held in conjunction with the fair and Manton, an amateur folklorist attends the folklore con... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b><br>[Australia]

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.
[Australia]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008827

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Publishers' green cloth covered boards with stamped titles and decorations in black and gilt Bindings format 1. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Decorated endpages. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; some illustrations engraved by Barbant and Hildibrand. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts.. Ref: OCLC 937678... View more info

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Polar Scenes Exhibited in the Voyages of Heemskirk and Barenz to the Northern Regions, and in the Adventures of Four Russian Sailors at the Island of Spitzbergen.

By: Campe, M. [Joachim Heinrich] [Translated from the German]

Price: $185.00

Publisher: J. Harris and Son, London: 1823

Seller ID: 010879

Condition: Good


An early 16th century attempt to locate the Arctic Northwest passage from Europe to China. Joining Van Heemskerk was Commander Jan Rijp; Pilot Willem Barents and Historian Gerrit de Veer. Discoveries made on the voyage were Bear Island in the Barents Sea; and after sailing above 80 degrees N. Lat. Spitsbergen (now known as Svalbard), and was believed (incorrectly) to be a part of Greenland. This exploration also for the first time successfully faced an Arctic win... View more info

Image for <b> Milano: Le Luci della citti "Milan: The Lights of the City" <BR>Bi-lingual Italian-English </b>

Milano: Le Luci della citti "Milan: The Lights of the City"
Bi-lingual Italian-English

By: Castellaneta, Carlo

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Milano:, Edizioni CELIP,: 1996

Seller ID: 004292

Condition: Very Good


Carefully used. No flaws but gentle use. --- This bi-lingual study of Milan is showcased with wonderful photography as it takes you through the history of the city and it journey towards tomorrow... View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses

By: Clifford, J. Candace ; Clifford, Mary Louise

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA:, Cypress Communications,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008928

ISBN: 0963641239


A history of the lighthouses with late-19th century photographs. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. 4to; iv, 294 pages with index. 28cm, 11 inches tall. Illustrated. View more info

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Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

By: Cocks, Catherine

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkeley:, University of California Press,: 2001.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009040

ISBN: 0520227468<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


This fascinating cultural history, studded with vivid details bringing the experience of Victorian-era travel alive, explores the beginnings of urban tourism, and sets the phenomenon within a larger cultural transformation that encompassed fundamental changes in urban life and national identity. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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The Voyages of Christopher Columbus: [Being the journals of his first and third, and the letters concerning his first and last voyages, to which is ... by Andres Bernaldez (Argonaut Press, v. 9)

By: Columbus, Christopher ; Jane, Cecil - Editor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 009507

ISBN: 9060727037

Condition: Fine


The introduction gives the scope and an evaluation of the historical sources of the person and the activities of Christopher Columbus. Original title page reads: The Voyages of Christopher Columbus being the Journals of his first and third, and the Letters concerning his first and last voyages, to which is added the account of his second voyage written by Andres Bernaldez.Now newly translated and edited with an introduction and notes by Cecil Jane. View more info