Image for <b>Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China  </b>

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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The Great Divide: Travels in the Upper Yellowstone in the Summer of 1874

By: Dunraven, [W.T. Windham-Quin, 4th] Earl of

Price: $675.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1876

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010677

Condition: Very Good


This travel narrative relates a journey through Yellowstone National Park two years after the area became a national park. Many subjects of natural history, geology and mineralogy encountered on this long, difficult and exhilarating exploration. The knowledgeable Earl even included chemical analysis of the water of the springs and geysers which he encountered in these travels. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; xiv, 382, [2] + 12 advert pp. with 15 wood... View more info

Image for <b> Hunting on Kenai Peninsula and Observations on the Increase of Big Game in North America </b><br> [Alaska, Natural History]

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

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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This is Cali --- Asi Es Cali

By: Eduardo Fernandez De; Varona, Manuel; Matiz, Armando Soto

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, Somos Editores El Pais: 2003

Seller ID: 010602

ISBN: 9589737811

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Text in English and Spanish. 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

Image for <b> Ephesus </b><br>[Archeology;  Ephesus; Anatolian Civilizations]

Ephesus
[Archeology; Ephesus; Anatolian Civilizations]

By: Erdemgil, S. and others. Translation: Christine M. Thomas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Turkey:, DO-GU Yayinlari,: 2004.

Seller ID: 008503


The city was famed for the nearby Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Among many other monumental buildings are the Library of Celsus, and a theatre capable of holding 25,000 spectators. Ephesus was one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. The Gospel of John may have been written here. The city was the site of several 5th century Christian Councils. The city was destroyed by... View more info

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Les Fêtes Du Soleil: Celebrations of the Mediterranean

By: Falassi, Alessandro: Editor; Saramago, José: Text

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Siena, Italy:, Betti editrice,: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008796


Richly illustrated with well-researched text on the many festivals and social customs of the Mediterranean.Hardcover in Slipcase. Pate-on full color decoration with stamped titles in gilt. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. REF: OCLC 849258335 Only four copies in world libraries. Three in Italy and the Library of Congress.Folio: 197 pages with a bibliography. 31cm. 12 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>Over Key West and the Florida Keys  </b><br> [Florida]

Over Key West and the Florida Keys
[Florida]

By: Feil, Charles

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010487

ISBN: 1561642401

Condition: Fine


The Keys, flung out below the Florida peninsula, are mere slivers of land separating the shimmering, turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Chuck Feil shows them to us from his lofty perch of five hundred feet aboard gyroplane Rooty Kazooty.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b> FIRST OVER EVEREST : <BR>  The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.  </b>[Aviation]

FIRST OVER EVEREST :
The Houston-Mount Everest Expedition, 1933.
[Aviation]

By: Fellowes, P.F.M.; Blacker, L,V, Stewart; & Etherton, P.T.; (John Buchan, Foreword)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, John Lane,: 1933.

Edition: First English Edition.

Seller ID: 006114


An account of the more ambitious aeronautical flights of the early twentieth century, the Houston-Mount Everest expedition. Flying in formation higher than any before the first flight over Mount Everest in 1933, was in a Westland PV-3 biplane. The extremity endured by the crews of these aeroplanes helped demonstrate the need for pressurized cabins in modern aircraft. It was also the first detailed and scientific survey of the Himalaya region. Indirectly, the expeditio... View more info

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Seven Horizons

By: Finger, Charles J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Doran, & Company,: 1930.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008284


A "literary adventure-biography" relating world travels and the author’s life. Finger was part of the literary circle that included Bernard Shaw, Cunningham Grahame and their group of young social philosophers. Before beginning an adventure in Patagonia and Africa. The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more to further landfall on some nobler shore."Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moder... View more info

Image for <b>Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.  </b><br> [Four volumes, Complete]

Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in 1819-20-21-22 : with a Brief Account of the Second Journey in 1825-26-27.
[Four volumes, Complete]

By: Franklin, John (1786-1847)

Price: $1,295.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1829

Seller ID: 009511

Condition: Very Good


The Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822 had as its goal the exploration of the northern coast of Canada, which was accessed by way of the Coppermine River. The British expedition was organized by the Royal Navy as part of its attempt to discover and map the Northwest Passage. It was the first of three Arctic expeditions to be led by John Franklin, and also included George Back and Dr. John Richardson, both of whom would become notable Arctic explorers in their own right. ... View more info

Image for <b>By Waterways to Gotham : The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson  </b>

By Waterways to Gotham : The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson

By: Freeman, Lewis R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 010042

Condition: Good


SIGNED by the author on front free endpage. Publisher's blue ribbed cloth with titles stamped in gilt, front blind-stamped decoration. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with two white spots upper front corner. Interesting inscription from previous owner denoting that he did not purloin the book. Library stamp on Front free end page with usual treatment with pocket in rear. 21.5 cm.; 8.5 inches tall; 44 pages; i... View more info

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Florida's Fabled Inns

By: Frisbie, Louise K.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Bartow, Florida:, Imperial Publishing Company,: 1980.

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Inscription: <b>Inscribed by the Author. /for xxxx long-time fr

Seller ID: 007680

ISBN: 096029600X


Covering the era from 1820 - 1950 such as he Breakers at Palm Beach and the Belleview Biltmore at Clearwater; Jacksonville's lavish 19th Century St. James, Widsor, Carleton and others, beginning with Dawson & Buckles' crude inn of the 1820s and Isaiah Hart's of the early 1830s; the Miami-Miami Beach hotels of the early 20th Century and the boom of the 1920s; tiny Peacock Inn of the 1880s at Coconut Grove.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Modera... View more info

Image for ...<b>An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.</b>

...An American Student Abroad from the letters of James F. Magee.

By: George W. Magee - Editor.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Philadelphia:, The Magee Press,: 1932.

Edition: First Edition. Limited edition #296 of 517.

Inscription: Author/Editor Signed.

Seller ID: 003706


Signed by the Editor.A record of European travels in the years 1855 - 56.Quarter black to brown boards. Paste-on spine label with a paste-on silhouette on front. Fore-edge rough-cut. Map end-pages. Bindings square and tight, text clean and bright. No flaws but a bump to upper rear corner. Limited edition #296 of 517.18 illustrations by Robert R. Murray. View more info

Image for <b>Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher  </b>

Down on T Wharf : The Boston Fisheries As Seen Through the Photographs of Henry D. Fisher

By: German, Andrew W.

Price: $21.45

Publisher: Mystic, CT, U.S.A., Mystic Seaport Museum, Incorporated: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0913372269

Condition: Fine


No flaws to book. Minimal wear top spine dust jacket; Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Picturesque T Wharf was long the home of Boston's fishing industry. Henry D. Fisher created a remarkable photographic record of the fishing fleet in Boston Harbor between 1908 and 1920, when Boston was America's largest fish market. This book's 117 photographs, accompanied by an equally vivid text, recreate the fishing vessels and markets of a vanished era. The North American So... View more info

Image for <b>The Leaning Wind  </b><br> [South Seas, Hawaii]

The Leaning Wind
[South Seas, Hawaii]

By: Gesslar, Clifford

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010152

Condition: Very Good


Warmly INSCRIBED by the Author.A journey to the South Sea Islands by ""samoan"", a boat of Oriental design, powered by diesel engine -- travel and adventure before the war. The trip was a scientific expedition to gather specimens of fauna and flora; Gessler went along and his is a report on the endlessly varying, endlessly alike islands and atolls, the customs, languages, histories. Most of these islands are probably now changed in some way or another by the ... View more info

Image for <b> In the Land of the Musk-Ox </b>

In the Land of the Musk-Ox

By: Giaever, John

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Jarrolds Publishers Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009789

Condition: Very Good


John Schjelderup Giaever (1901 - 1970) was a Norwegian author and polar researcher. This narrative closely looks at the surprising abundant flora and fauna of East Greenland. First English translated Edition, First Printing. Publisher's green cloth; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has minor edge rubbing and some closed chipping. 8vo; 22 cm.; 191 pages with photo ill... View more info

Image for <b>Land of Israel: Ten Landscapes in Watercolours  </b>

Land of Israel: Ten Landscapes in Watercolours

By: Gilboa, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tel Aviv, Daat: 1953

Seller ID: 009384

Condition: Prints are without flaw; portfolio has wear.


10 loose mounted and tipped watercolors. Each measures aprox 9.5 by 6.5 inches. No flaws to prints.Booklet with stiff wraps with descriptions of paintings in Hebrew and English is has edge wear. Issued CArboard sleeve holder is quite worn but present. David Gilboa, Romanian/Israeli (1910 - 1976) He studied at Academy of Fine Art, Bucharest, Romania, during the years of 1927-29. He immigrated to Israel in 1933 and settled in Tsfat. He is one of the founder... View more info

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The Polar Regions In Their Relation To Human Affairs

By: Gould, L M

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, The American Geographical Society: 1958

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009974

Condition: Very Good


Bowman Memorial Lectures, Series Four. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 22.5 cm.; 8.75 inches tall; iv, 54pp., maps (one folding in color), photos. Laid-in Card from American Geographical Society. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Toning to the spine and edges. View more info