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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

Image for <b> Passages in Foreign Travel </b><br>[England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland  London, Paris]

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. ... View more info

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The Country of the Pointed Firs
[Maine]

By: Jewett, Sarah O.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Simon & Schuster Ltd.,: 1997

Seller ID: 008985

ISBN: 0684819090<br>


The story of a village on the coast of Maine to which a young woman comes for work during the summer in the late 1800s. She soon becomes absorbed, both by the place and the people, and here narrates some of the local tales. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf storage/handling; Still Gift Quality. Illustrated 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 Pedr... 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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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... View more info

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The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, A Personal Narrative
[Sir John Franklin; Greenland; Arctic]

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010270

Condition: Very Good


This handsome cloth-bound and gilt embellished title is enhanced by many woodcut illustrations and vignettes. A folding map is tipped in at the beginning of chapter two. First Edition - Second Printing (All but 20 of the First Edition were destroyed in a fire. Ref: Bonhams), 8vo; xi, [1], [13]-552 pages. 12 engraved and lithographed plates, numerous wood-engraved vignettes. The mezzotint frontispiece is by John Sartain, the folding engraved map of "Arctic Regions" by... View more info

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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, 54, 55
[The Lakeside Classics]

By: Kane, Elisha Kent ; Edited by Chauncy Loomis & Constance Martin.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company / The Lakeside Press.: 1996

Seller ID: 009950

Condition: Fine


The classic account of explorer, physician and naval officer Dr Elisha Kent Kane (1820 - 1857), leader of The Second Grinnell Expedition of 1853, the American effort to determine the fate of Sir John Franklin's (1786 - 1847) expedition. The team explored northwest of Greenland (now known as Grinnell Land). Though unable to determine the fate of Franklin, the expedition set a new record for northward penetration and discovered the long-sought open Polar Se... 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 in... 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 I... 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

Image for <b>From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches: Letters of Travel   </b><br>[Travel Writing]

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, th... View more info

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Squaretail: Brook Trout Fishing Around the World

By: Kroll, Charles

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010162

Condition: Good


First Edition, First Printing. Inscribed by Author. Includes Author Inscribed postcard of fishing in Scotland. Includes everything you would want to know about Trout fishing. "In Squaretail, is to be found the complete life history, life cycle, world range, habits and characteristics of the Eastern Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), along with information on how to find trophy specimens." [fn DJ] Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate... View more info

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Adventures in the North of Europe: Illustrative of the Poetry and Philosophy of Travel
[Scandinavia]

By: Landor, Edward Wilson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London:, Saunders and Otley,: 1836

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006702

Condition: Good


Along with general descriptions of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, Landor denotes a contrast between Scandinavia and the Continent. In his chapter Poetry and the Philosophy of Travel Landor’s demonstrated that he is a product of the Enlightenment and of the Romantic Period. His point of departure is the Eighteenth Century idea that travel is not only a leisure activity but the purpose is to improve the traveler. He is also critical of the Grand Tour Model. [Fjågesund] View more info

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Chattanooga: Descending into the Myth of Deliverance River

By: Lane, John

Price: $24.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009731

ISBN: 0820326119

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


SIGNED by the author with a personal inscription. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.

By: Le Fanu , W. R.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan,: 1894

Seller ID: 005425


The author, W.R. Le Fanu, younger brother of novelist Sheridan Le Fanu, wrote these reminiscences late in his life and it was his only published work. He hoped to "jot down some recollections of my earlier days, and to publish some of the Irish stories which from time to time, in my long life, I have heard." Le Fanu covers a wide range of topics, from the more serious; political problems to the lighter topics of Irish peasant life, "fairies" and the Blarney Stone to name... View more info

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Florence, A Delicate Case
(The Writer and the City)

By: Leavitt, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York and London, Bloomsbury: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 010350

ISBN: 1582342393

Condition: New


The third in the critically-acclaimed Writer and the City Series-in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the cities they know best-Florence is a lively account of expatriate life in the 'city of the lily'.Inscribed by the author on the title page. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 12mo; 7.25 inches tall; [10] 176 [4] pages.Map end-pages. View more info

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Canada's Northwest Territories: A Land of Diversity

By: Leong, Leslie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Canada:, Leslie Leong Ent.,: 2003.

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009287

ISBN: 0968171559

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys In Afghanistan

By: Levi, Peter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Indianapolis:, Bobbs-Merrill,: 1972.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 002147


A trip through Afghanistan in searching for and following the routes of Alexander the Great, detailing all the cultures and travelers who have passed that way. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Text clean, lightly toned. Noted a few finger marks on edges. Price-clipped dust jacket with shelf wear to edges in protective Mylar sleeve. 287 pages with index. b/w photo illustrations This book ... View more info