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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, 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

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Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards

By: Lichine, Alexis

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1979

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Author signed handwritten note on his stationary.

Seller ID: 010035

ISBN: 0394418301

Condition: Near Fine


Author signed handwritten note on his stationary. First Edition, First Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has a hint of age-toning and a small closed tear upper front edge View more info

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Listen to the Wind
[Aviation History]

By: Lindbergh, Anne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, Harcourt Brace & Co.,: 1938

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008649


Winner of the Inaugural National Book Award for non-fiction. Listen! The Wind is the story of a survey flight around the North Atlantic Ocean in 1933. The purpose of the flight was to study the air-routes between America and Europe. The Lindbergh's were famous from their aviation exploits, this one covers their flights across the Atlantic to Scandinavia and Russia, down through Europe to Morocco and west on a long, dangerous hop to Brazil. ... View more info

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Hello Alaska.
[Kurt Wiese]

By: Litchfield, Sarsh.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Chicago:, Albert Whitman & Company,: 1951.

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 004543


Ex. Library. Bindings sound. Text clean but for library stamps/blacked out. Wear to edges. View more info

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The Rare Adventures and Painful Peregrinations of William Lithgow

By: Lithgow, William ; Edited, with an Introduction by Gilbert Phelps,

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1974

Seller ID: 010534

Condition: Near Fine


William Lithgow (1582-1645), one of the earliest world explorers and great men of literature, completed his major work, in 1632. A great travel narrative and a neglected masterpiece of prose literature. Green cloth boards [faux-leather] with stamped decorations and titles designed by Jeff Clements; illustrated, unflawed case; frontispiece, 9 plates, 4 maps (three double-page) No Flaws or Blemishes but a small spot upper front fore-edge, not affecting interior; Sti... View more info

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Georgia Scenes Characters, Incidents etc.,in the First Half Century Of The Republic

By: Longstreet; Agustue B.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia,, The Beehive Foundation: 1992

Seller ID: 009576

Condition: Fine


Stories of frontier Georgia life including sketches of a fox hunt, a horse swap, a dance, a gander pulling, a shooting match and other amusing scenes of life. The author, Longstreet was the President of a South Carolina College and was the uncle of Confederate General James Longstreet. Originally published in 1859.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price has a few minor spots on spine. is in a new clear protective... View more info

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West Indian Eden; The Book of Barbados

By: Lynch, Louis

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Robert Maclehose & Co. Ltd.: 1959

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006885


A historic, cultural, social and local account of the island of Barbados. Contains a few recipes for Caribbean food and cocktails. SIGNED by the author with an inscription /Best Wishes/. Laid in business card of the author. Fully illustrated with photographs. 37 pages of period business advertisements. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 312 pages. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve is not ... View more info

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Geography of New Zealand For Senior Pupils in the Public Schools, Scholarship Candidates, and Pupil Teachers.

By: MacDonald, J. R.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Wellington & Christchurch, New Zealand:, Gordon & Gotch,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 006350


Blind-stamped blue cloth. Bindings tight and square, though front-hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Ref: LcCon: 06025739 ; OCLC: 991441605 View more info

Image for <b>A Scape to Bermuda  </b>

A Scape to Bermuda

By: Macdonald-Smith, Ian

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Bermuda, Ian McDonald-Smith: 1991

Edition: First Edition – First Printing

Seller ID: 006374


Full color photography showing all aspects of the island.A photographic journey through the islands of Bermuda from East to West. Complementing the photographs are historical explanations providing cultural insight and an environmental perspective. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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London's River

By: Mare, Eric De

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, Bodley Head Children's Books,: 1972.<br>

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 007384

ISBN: 0370008464


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

Image for <b>The Heart of the Hunter. The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.  </b>

The Heart of the Hunter. The True and Exciting story of His Big Game Hunting on Three Continents.

By: Marshall, Edison

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd,: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007120

Condition: Very Good


First Edition - First Printing. The personal memoir of one of the world's most popular novelists and storytellers. "A racy and readable account of big game hunting and travel in Africa, North America, and India. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A decorative piece of tape was placed over copyright, leaving a residue. Decorated end-pages. Dust Jacket is price-clipped in a protective Mylar sleeve. 286 pages. 8.75 i... View more info

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Retrospect of Western Travel
[Jacksonian America ] [Abolitionists]

By: Martineau, Harriet

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London:, Saunders and Otley: 1838

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010323

Condition: Very Good


Harriet Martineau's narrative of her travels in Jacksonian America preserves her reporting on slavery and other current topics of the day, as well as her insights on women's place in society, and her observations and vignettes of famous people such as John Calhoun. [Feller] Martineau had approached her American trip in the manner of a sociologist. She was determined to evaluate and criticize what she saw, using only American terms of reference, and not British st... View more info

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The Architecture of James Gamble Rogers II in Winter Park, Florida

By: McClane, Patrick; McClane, Debra A.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007541

ISBN: 0813027705


This well-illustrated book illuminates the life and career of one of Florida's premier architects, whose elegant homes and design aesthetic shaped the architectural character of Winter Park and influenced urban development throughout central Florida.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info