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

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Tourist's Map of the Bermudas Quebec Steamship Co. c1900

By: Compiled by Jason H. Stark

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Boston, Photo-Electrotype Co.,: c1900

Seller ID: 010670

Condition: Near Fine


Tourist's pocket map for the Pretoria & Trinidad steamships from the Quebec Steamship Co. Engraved map, hand-colored. 28 by 70 cm 11 by 27.5 inches folding into original pictorially-stamped cloth covers 16 by 10 cm 6.24 by 4 inches. Drawn and Engraved by Photo-Electrotype Co., Boston. The Pretoria operated for Quebec Steamship Co from 1897-1907, The Trinidad from 1884-1918 when it was sunk in St. George's Channel by torpedo. Near Fine; Light wear t... View more info

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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

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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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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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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

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The Rich Man's Guide to the Riviera
[Travelogue]

By: Dodge, David

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010412

Condition: Very Good


The author of this splendidly bizarre, romp-worthy, informative, and appetizingly wicked study of the French Riviera is a deeply grateful man. Nowhere else, says David Dodge, could a freelance writer have found so good a supply of situations and characters. In repaying his debt, he has written the definitive distillation of the lore, lure and leer . from the Dust-Jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Publisher's cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, ligh... View more info

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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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Leningrad Guidebook [Soviet Union; Russia; Saint Petersburg]

By: Doroshinskaya, Yelena and Kruchina, Vadim

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Moscow, Novosti Press Agency Publishing House: 0

Seller ID: 010662

Condition: Near Fine


A Soviet-era comprehensive guide with much detail and well-illustrated. Vinyl Binding 297 pages with index followed by 9 pages for notes and a folding map. Lavishly Illustrated with color and black/white photos and 3-d drawn maps. Text in English. [no date c1960's] Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. View more info

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Travels in Arabia Deserta

By: Doughty, Charles M. ; Introduction by T. E. Lawrence

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1937

Seller ID: 010492

Condition: Very Good


New and Definitive Edition in One Volume. First Edition Thus. --- Publisher's light brown cloth with titles in blue spine bands and author's facsimile signature on the front. Top edge stained blue; frontispiece of the author; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Tall 8vo; 24 cm; 9.375 inches tall; 696 pages with Glossary of Arabic Words and Index. Arabia Deserta is a 19th Century masterpiece, of Doughty's travels and d... 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