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TWA Vacation Guide and World Atlas

By: Compiled for TWA

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, C. S. Hammond and Company: 1956

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 009465

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear. 8.5 inches ; 21.5cm tall. 384 pages with index and appendix of travel tips for most countries.Nicely illustrated with b/w photography; map endpages of world and US air-routes. View more info

Image for <b>The Alps  </b><br>[Mountaineering] [Illustrated by McCormick, A. D.]

The Alps
[Mountaineering] [Illustrated by McCormick, A. D.]

By: Conway, W. Martin

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London , Adam and Charles Black: 1904

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 0010010

Condition: Collectible


A travel and mountaineering classic describing the Alps featuring [70] Captioned tissue-guarded color plates.“The illustrations seem to us almost the most successful specimens of colour- printing we have met with…” -The Spectator, 1904.Sir Martin Conway is artist as well as traveler, and the book is full of pictures of chance impressions caught on the mountains, of which we can only say that their fidelity is as remarkable as their intrinsic beauty. [... View more info

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Wild Flowers of Kashmir [Series II]

By: Coventry, B. O.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Raithby, Lawrence & CO., Ltd.: 1927

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009461

Condition: Very Good


Descriptions and Coloured Illustrations of Fifty Species Reproduced from Direct Colour Photographs. 7 1/8 inches tall; 18.5cm; 100 pages with 8 pages of indexes. 50 plates inserted. Includes Explanations of Botanical Terms. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Bright occasional finger mark. Moderate handling wear. . REF: Grupta, 2658 View more info

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Great American Craft Beer
[Travel Guide]

By: Crouch, Andy

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA:, Running Press Book Publishers,: 2010.

Seller ID: 006424

ISBN: 0762438118

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Both a personal guide and companion to the exciting world of American craft beer, this unique book touches upon several subject areas, including not only beer, but food, travel, history, and the stories and personalities of those who brew America's best beers.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Cathedrals of Kudzu. A Personal Landscape of the South.

By: Crowther, Hal ; Forward Fred Hobson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Baton Rouge:, Louisiana State University Press, : 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 009128

ISBN: 0807125946


SIGNED by the author [no inscription]. Hal Crowther prides himself on being one of the last generalists in a profession of specialists. His eloquent essays on culture, history, politics, religion, arts, and literature have established him as one of the most influential Southern journalists of his generation. Cathedrals of Kudzu represents his ambition to "cover" the South-"its writers, politicians, geniuses, saints, villains, and eccentric folkways-w... View more info

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Getting There is Half the Fun!
[Ocean Travel]

By: Cunard Steamship Company, Ltd.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: United Kingdom:, Forman of Nottingham,: [No Date circa 1959.]

Edition: Numbered b1576.

Seller ID: 009008


An attractive promotional piece, interesting for the late 1950's fashion illustrated in the photos. No flaws to this stapled travel brochure. One copy found in British Library; OCLC: 751580590. [16] pages, 19 cm, 7.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition: a Chapter in the History of the Royal Navy Description  </b><br> [Polar Exploration]

Sir John Franklin's Last Arctic Expedition: a Chapter in the History of the Royal Navy Description
[Polar Exploration]

By: Cyriax, Richard J. (1885-1967)

Price: $1,125.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009495

Condition: Very Good


The first edition of one of the rarest works on the twentieth-century Franklin search. This important scholarly account of Franklin's last voyage is based largely on the account of George McClintock. Scarcity due to many copies being destroyed during WW II London bombing which hit Metheun's warehouse. Only two other copies are recorded by ABPC and RBH. Compiled from both published and non-published sources. Of importance is the account addr... View more info

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Tasmania: A Place to Remember
[Australia]

By: Dale, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Australia:, United Press,: 1992,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007422

ISBN: 0646104470


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Slip case has one bump on bottom due to retail handling. Book is flawless. View more info

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The Wilder Shores of Marx: Journeys in a Vanishing World

By: Daniels, Anthony

Price: $120.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009902

ISBN: 009174153X

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The author is better known by his pen name of Theodore Dalrymple. This book, published just as much of the established communist bloc was collapsing, gives a valuable insight in to the absurdities and hypocrisies of Marxist regimes. The lack of freedom, the drab monotony, the deathly sapping of life these regimes have on their inhabitants are clearly delineated by Dalrymple who visits a range of countries where the Marxist experiment has been tried, and found seve... View more info

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The Punch Book of Travel

By: Davis, William – Editor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Leagrave Press Limited: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009460

Condition: Very Good


A delightful collection of Punch articles and travel cartoons by Basil Boothroyd, Alan Coren, ffolkes, George Mikes, E. S. Turner, Alan Whicker, Vincent Mulchrone, Robert Robinson, Lord Mancroft, Alan Brien, Frank Muir, Arnold Roth…… Publisher’s blue cloth, gilt spine titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket has minor age-toning with a small closed tear upper rear spine corner. 24cm; 9.5 inche... View more info

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Perla salina de barro y azul [Venezuela]

By: Delia Rengifo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Venezuela, Banco Industrial de Venezuela: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 009479

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by photographer with an inscription. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust jacket has light edge wear. Full color photographs of Margarita Island, Venezuela highlighting folk art and the scenery. First Edition, First Printing. 32cm ; 12.5 inches tall. 223 pages. FIRMADO por fotógrafo con una inscripción. Encuadernaciones ajustadas y cuadradas. Texto limpio, desgaste moderado de manejo. La sobrecubierta tiene u... View more info

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The Streets of San Francisco

By: Dickson, Samuel

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Stanford, California:, Stanford University Press, Stanford: 1955.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008850


Colorful stories about the men and women, the places and events that have contributed to San Francisco's flamboyant history. A cavalcade of poets, dreamers, beggars, millionaires, scholars, thieves and adventurers whose escapades have in some way contributed to and justified the fabled reputation of that Mecca of the Golden west. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear... View more info

Image for <b>High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia  </b><br>[Mountaineering]

High in the Thin Cold Air: The Story of the Himalayan Expedition, Led by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sponsored by World Book Encyclopedia
[Mountaineering]

By: Doig, Desmond; Hillary, Sir Edmund

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday & Company, Inc. ,: 1962.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. This American edition preceded the UK version and shows color photos the UK edition does not.

Seller ID: 008594

Condition: 8vo; 258 pages with index.


A record of the Himalayan scientific and mountaineering expedition of 1960-61. The purpose was to search for the yeti [Abominable Snowman] and study the effects of high altitude over a prolonged period. Also includes the record of the disaster in attempting to scale Makalu and Team members Barry Bishop, Mike Ward, Wally Ramones, & Mike Gill made 1st ascent of Ama Dablam.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust ... View more info

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Gardens of New Orleans: Exquisite Excess
[Louisiana]

By: Douglas, Lake ; Hardy, Jeannette

Price: $49.95

Publisher: San Franscisco, Chronicle Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010344

ISBN: 0811824217

Condition: New


New Orleans is a gardener's paradise and Richard Sexton photography with text vividly illustrates the many traditions interwoven in this bewitching city's landscape heritage, rich history and tours public gardens, as well as opens the doors to lovingly tended private balcony, patio, and mansion grounds. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829 </b>

A Voyage to California, the Sandwich Islands, and Around the World in the Years 1826–1829

By: Duhaut-Cilly, Auguste

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkerly, University of California Press,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009045

ISBN: 0520217527<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


"This is the definitive translation of the most important travel account of California before the American conquest. Duhaut-Cilly's observations are those of the outsider with the most insider access of any visitor. It is a lively read, endlessly fascinating for all those interested in the early history of the Golden State, and a natural supplement to all courses on its past."—James Sandos, author of Rebellion in the Borderlands No Flaws or Blemishes bu... View more info

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Album azul de Cuba

By: Dulzaides, Aurelio Garci?a

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Miami, Rex Press: 1965

Seller ID: 009478

Condition: Fair


Segunda Edicion [Second Edition] Text in Spanish and English. Fully illustrated with historical b/w photos. Plastic comb binding, lower section broken. Text clean with mild age-toning. 28.2cm; 11 1/8 inches tall. 150 pages. -------- A well-presented booklet promoting independence from Castro's Republic. The author, an exiled Cuban living in Miami, presents Cuba as it was prior to the Revolution contrasted to life under the revolution. View more info

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Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China

By: Dunlop, Fuchsia

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New Yiork, W. W. Norton & Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009633

ISBN: 0393066576

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


A new memoir by the most talented and respected British food writer of her generation.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 24 cm.; 9.5 inches tall; 320 pages with index. View more info

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Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America
[Alaska]

By: Eddy, J.W. [John Whittemore]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Seattle, Lowman & Hanford Co: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009508

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the author on the front fly leaf: "To Henry Dickinson [?], From John W. Eddy, Nashville, April 27, 1929." Eddy was a bear hunting fanatic and his books are respected to this day. This is his first and scarcest title, printed by a relatively small publisher. Publisher's Green Stamped cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Light wear to cloth, rubbing to extremities, mild bumps to t... View more info

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A Leicestershire Sketch Book

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I. [Dalhousie Robertson] (1878 - 1966)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Eyre And Spottiswode: 1930

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009712

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. 4to; 32 cm.; 12.5 inches tall; 102 pages; 8 plates in color; 36 plates in b/w. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with fading to the perimeter and some spotting. With eight colour plates and thirty six black and white plates by Lionel Edwards. Edwards a keen hunting man, spent his life combining hunting and painting and most of his pictures were worked from sketches made on the spot. View more info

Image for <b>Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts  </b><br>[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the Chase, the Ring, and the Stage. Interspersed with Original Memoirs of Sporting Men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldeston, Esq. In 25 parts
[English Sporting Life - 18th & early 19th century]

By: Egan, Pierce (1772-1849).

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, T.T. and J. Tegg: 1832

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009675

Condition: Good


This illustrated book, originally issued in weekly parts, presents scenes of horseracing, boxing, and (because of Egan's involvement with the stage version of his novel) the theater. Contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards with matching endpages and text-block, Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some rubs to corners, Small loss bottom spine. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 23cm.; iv, 414pp., wit... View more info