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St. Simons Enchanted Island: A History of the Most Historic of Georgia's Fabled Golden Isles

By: Hull, Barbara

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Atlanta, Cherokee Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010184

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by the Author. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve and has a bit of age-toning and a small closed tear on the front top edge near spine. St. Simons Island or simply "St. Simons" is a barrier island Located on the southeast Georgia coast, midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, St. Simons Island is both a seaside resort and residential community. It is the largest of Georgia's renowned Golden Isles. Visitors are drawn to the Island... View more info

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Vignettes of Kashmir

By: Hull, E. G. ; .Preface by Sir William Mackworth Young.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Marshall Brotehrs / Church of England Zenana Missionary Society,: 1903.

Seller ID: 009199

Condition: Good


Insights into the culture; home life, manners and customs of the people of Kashmir written by the author who was a female missionary. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with some hand soiling. View more info

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Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N. W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological
Alaska; Polar Exploration; Natural History]

By: I.C. Rosse; John Muir; E.W. Nelson; T.H. Bean

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1883

Seller ID: 010485

Condition: Very Good


Report on the anthropological and natural history work accomplished on the cruise of the Corwin in the northwest Arctic Ocean in 1881. From June to October, the Corwin searched the waters north and west of Bering Strait for the Jeannette and two missing whaling vessels. On her voyage, the Corwin visited St. Lawrence Island and Plover Bay (Chukotsk Peninsula), Herald and Wrangel Islands, Point Barrow, and Unalaska Island. The present report includes medical and anthropological notes by I.C. Rosse, botanical notes on Alaska (listing 192 species) by John Muir, notes on birds of Be... View more info

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Around the World with [Rudyard] Kipling

By: Irvin S. Cobb; Anice Page Cooper; Richard Le Galliene; William Lyon Phelps; Andre Chevrillon

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Page and Company,: 1926

Seller ID: 003717

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Fold-out map and illustrations. From the Mandalay Works of Rudyard Kipling. This volume is a compilation of essays on the life and works of India-born English novelist, short story writer and poet (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) who was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Dark brown cloth covered boards. Paste-on spine title. Top edge gilt, a bit dulled. Unique in dust jacket, some loss and worn; now in a protective Mylar sleeve. Bindings firm, text clean with mild toning. Decorated endpages. Minimal wear. 8 1/8 inches tall. 121 pages. Contains Several ... View more info

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Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada
[Spain]

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Riverside Press: 1893

Edition: Author's Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 010165

Condition: Very Good


Author's Revised Edition. The “Agapida” edition, a lavish production. White cloth, gilt-extra, and additionally decorated in green and pink, titles in gilt on spine embellished with a Moorish-inspired design by Alice Cordelia Morse, boards beveled, Top Edge Gilt, decorative endpapers, in the publisher’s cloth dust-wrappers with gilt spine titling. Both volumes with frontispieces and with 30 photogravures of Granada by Mr. Richard H. Lawrence and others, each with lettered tissue guards, printed throughout with red and green page borders with a repeating floral design. Jackets... View more info

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The Untamed Coast: Pictures and Words About Rare People and Rare Places Along the Edge of America
[Gulf Coast - USA]

By: Jenkins, Peter

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Rutledge Hill Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009691

ISBN: 1558533478

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


The blend of first-person travelogue and observations of the peoples and wildlife along the way makes for an unusual coverage which will make a fine gift. -- Midwest Book Review.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Exploring Wild Central Florida: A Guide to Finding the Natural Areas and Wildlife of the Central Peninsula

By: Jewell, Susan D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press: 1995

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010340

ISBN: 1561640824

Condition: New


Natural areas and wildlife from New Smyrna and Crystal River in the north to Hobe Sound and Punta Gorda in the south including Lake Okeechobee.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Passages in Foreign Travel
[England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland London, Paris]

By: Jewett, Isaac Appleton

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles C. Little and James Brown: 1838

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009509

Condition: Very Good


The author travelled in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland with chapters on London, Paris, the French and Italian Opera houses, and "second-rate restaurants." ------ The author (1808-1853) was an attorney and scholar of Vermont extraction. Each volume in this set is neatly signed on the front pastedown by "George F. Houghton." Houghton (1820-1870), was a Vermont attorney, editor, historian, and a founder of the Vermont Historical Society. First Edition, First Printing. Two volumes. [Complete] 8vo; iv, 319; vii, 369 pp. Publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, sp... View more info

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The World Atlas of Wine, 6th Edition

By: Johnson, Hugh ; Robinson, Jancis

Price: $21.95

Publisher: UK, Mitchell Beazley: 2013

Seller ID: 010798

ISBN: 1845334140

Condition: Fine


Reflecting the changing nature of the wine scene, the Atlas details developments in climate, technique and fashion. The world's increasing appetite for wine is matched by a growing thirst for knowledge, which this book will amply satisfy.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Cannibal-Land. Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides.
[Vanuatu]

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1929.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 006000


Illustrated with photographs by the author, the famous explorer Martin Johnson, who later became the noted documentary filmmaker in Africa with his wife, Osa. New Hebrides, named for the Hebrides Scottish archipelago, was the colonial name for the island group in the South Pacific Ocean that now is the nation of Vanuatu. Native people had inhabited the islands for three thousand years before the first Europeans arrived in 1606 from a Spanish expedition led by Pedro Fernandes de Queirós. The islands were colonized by both the British and French in the 18th century, shortly after Captain... View more info

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Journals of the Western Isles [A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland & The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides]

By: Johnson, Samuel & Boswell, James

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1990

Seller ID: 011050

Condition: Fine


Third Printing, 1992. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Peter Levi Publisher's green decorated cloth with paste-on title in a slip-case. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal shelf handling wear; personal bookplate affixed to the front pastedown; No flaws to note. 4to; 10 inches tall, 412 pages.A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775) is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late summer and autumn of 1773. -------- The sixty-three-year-ol... View more info

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The Incredible Voyage: A Personal Odyssey

By: Jones, Tristan; Forward by John Hemming

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Kanas City, Sheed Andrews and McNeel, Inc.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 009333

ISBN: 0836207033

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has wear along front flap edge and top spine . 8vo; 391 pages; End paper maps with photographs in text. First American Edition. View more info

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The Principles of Uncertainty

By: Kalman, Maira

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New YOrk, Penguin Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010795

ISBN: 159420134X

Condition: New


A book that is part personal narrative, part documentary, part travelogue, part chapbook, and all Kalman. Her brilliant, whimsical paintings, ideas, and images-which initially appear random-ultimately form an intricately interconnected worldview, an idiosyncratic inner monologue.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.3/8 inches tall. View more info

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John Franklin, in the Years 1853, '54, '55
Volume 2.

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, Childs and Peterson,: 1856

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005741


In August 1850 the fleet located Franklin's first winter base on Beechey Island, along with the graves of three of Franklin's men. Further searches by the Advance failed to locate Franklin's expedition. >The Advance returned to the United States in September 1851. Kane's belief that Franklin might have gone further north persuaded Grinnell and the U.S. Navy to support a second expedition to search for the lost explorers. Kane led this new expedition in the Advance to seek a more northerly route near Greenland.As ship's surgeon Kane had accompanied the first American expedition to... View more info

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The Land of Scott
Scotland

By: Ker, J. Inglis ; Introduction by Sir George Douglas

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, J. Burrow and Comp: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009983

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. [1931]. Issued by The Royal Automobile Club 12mo; 19 cm.;7.5 inches tall; 209 pages illustrations, maps 19 cm. Not particularly common with 22 copies in universities worldwide. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with sun-fading on the spine. A well-planned and delivered travel guide book with easy to read maps of day-trips that would be possible with details of places of interest. REF: OCLC: 1487634 View more info

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A Natural History of New York City.
A Personal Report After Fifty Years of Study & Enjoyment of Wildlife Within The Boundaries Of Greater New York.

By: Kieran, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Boston:, Houghton Mifflin Company,: 1959.

Edition: First Edition/First Printing.

Seller ID: 003763


Blue linen cloth coved boards. Spine titles in blue, front decorated with NYC skyline and Empire State Building. Top edge stained orange. Bindings square and tight, text clean. Endpages decorated with a map. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Spine sun-darkened. Light wear to edges now in a protective Mylar sleeve. 428 pages. 8.75 inches tall. Chapters Include: History; Geology; Geography and Climate; Fresh Water Wonders; An Ample Supply of Insects; About the Fish in Troubled Waters; Amphibians and Reptiles; Lowly Forms of Plant Life; An Endless Array of Flowers; O... View more info

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Washington : 'The City of Magnificent Edifices.'

By: King, Moses

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, [publisher not identified],: 1904.

Seller ID: 009005

Condition: Very Good.


14 captioned b/w photographs of Washington buildings. Produced and then imprinted with a business name and advertisement on rear cover. 'Compliments of Winterroth & Co. Pianos.' One of the King's Booklets Series. Light handing wear; Closed tear top edge . OCLC: 191065359 No copies listed. View more info

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King's Handbook of New York City 1892: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

By: King, Moses

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2001

Edition: First Edition, thus

Seller ID: 009659

ISBN: 0760724865

Condition: New


An outline history and description of the American metropolis. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a minor bump on upper rear spine corner. Still Gift Quality. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 928 pages with index and original illustrations. View more info

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From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: Letters of Travel
[Travel Writing]

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Cambridge and London:, Cambridge University Press,: 2011.

Edition: Two Volumes complete.

Seller ID: 008588

ISBN: 1108033695


Cambridge Library Collection - Literary StudiesThe 1907 Nobel Prize winner's characteristic fluid writing style is apparent in these funny, poignant and vivid articles and short stories. Providing revealing insights into Kipling's notions of imperialism and Englishness, the works also reflect the writer's keen observational powers, and a telling intelligent self-awareness of his own cultural prejudices. First published in book form in 1899, this two-volume collection contains a series of letters and travel reports originally written for newspapers by the young Rudya... View more info

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Keneti: South Seas Adventures of Kenneth Emory (A Kolowalu book)

By: Krauss, Bob

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010975

ISBN: 0824811534

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Near Fine Jacket. Carefully handled. Text clean. 8vo; 419 pages with index. Map endpages and illustrated with maps and photographs. First Edition, First Printing. Kenneth Emory was to Honolulu's Bishop Museum what Margaret Mead was to the American Museum of Natural History. Spanning five decades, his work encompassed the remnants of ancient Polynesian culture and the transition to modern life. Toward the end of his career, Emory made significant archaeological discoveries that pinpointed major migration routes in the South Pacific. His travels took him to remote atolls in the... View more info