Image for <b>Seventy Years Of Irish Life Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences.</b>

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 a few.Bindings square and tight. Top edge gilt. Text clean though with a spot through page 17, heavy for the first... View more info

Image for <b>Florence, A Delicate Case  </b><br> (The Writer and the City)

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

Image for <b>Canada's Northwest Territories: A Land of Diversity  </b>

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

Image for <b>The Light Garden of the Angel King: Journeys In Afghanistan</b>

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 predates the Russian invasion. View more info

Image for <b>Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards  </b>

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

Image for <b>Listen to the Wind </b><br>[Aviation History]

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. Red Publisher's cloth bright and clean. Gilt titles and decoration bold. Top edge stained blue. Bin... View more info

Image for <b>Hello Alaska.</b><br>[Kurt Wiese]

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

Image for <b> Georgia Scenes Characters, Incidents etc.,in the First Half Century Of The Republic </b>

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 Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 23.5 cm.; 9.25 inches tall; 249 pages. Introduction by Richard Harwell. A few in-text drawings. View more info

Image for Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti & Hawaii

Pacific Paradises: The Discovery of Tahiti & Hawaii

By: Lummis, Trevor

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Sutton Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010974

ISBN: 0750938935

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. 8vo; 212 pages with notes, bibliography, and index. Illustrated with period reproductions. Captain Wallis discovered Tahiti in 1767 when plans were being made in London to send a scientific expedition to the Pacific. His reports of the island were so favorable that Tahiti soon became a favored place for artists and scientists, as well as a source for provisions and recreation for European ships. Told from a British perspective this well-documented tale is essential reading. View more info

Image for <b> West Indian Eden; The Book of Barbados </b>

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 price-clipped and has light wear to corners. View more info

Image for <b>Geography of New Zealand For Senior Pupils in the Public Schools, Scholarship Candidates, and Pupil Teachers.  </b>

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

Image for <b>London's River  </b>

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>Stanley: The Making of an African Explorer  </b>

Stanley: The Making of an African Explorer

By: McLynn, Frank

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Scarborough House: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 010335

ISBN: 0812840089

Condition: New


Sir Henry Morton Stanley, is known popularly for his celebrated meeting with David Livingstone. But Stanley is by any reckoning a key figure in the history of the European penetration of the African continent. He was also a man of intriguing psychological complexity - a complexity which Frank McLynn seeks to understand. In this book, the author focuses on the years 1841-1877, the most dramatic and fascinating years of Stanley's long life.First American Edition. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 24.5 cm; 9.5 inches tall. 411 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. ... View more info

Image for The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda, The West Indies and Florida

The Cruise of the Montauk to Bermuda, The West Indies and Florida

By: McQuade, James

Price: $245.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas R. Knox & CO.: 1885

Seller ID: 011035

Condition: Very Good


The Montauk's cruise was from New York to the Caribbean, which set sail February 21, 1884 and returned May 3, 1884 stopping at Bermuda, St. Kitt's, St. Pierre, Martinique, Trinidad, Curacao, Jamaica, Cuba, Havana and Florida. An interesting amount of sheet music and poetry add to the narrative. Gives very detailed descriptions of social conditions with notes on slavery and the natives in the places visited. The author was an accomplished stylist including ironic humor, puns and amusing turns of phrase in his narration. Publisher's dark brown cloth with titles stamped in g... View more info

Image for <b>Luzern Jahrhundert / Lucerne Century.</b>

Luzern Jahrhundert / Lucerne Century.

By: Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Switzerland:, Druck,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002125

ISBN: 3905082128


Silver boards with stamped titles. No flaws, minimal handling. Numerous color illustrations, b/w photos., English/German text. Produced to accompany the exhibition of November 2002 10 inches tall. View more info

Image for <b>Alaska  </b>

Alaska

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010339

ISBN: 0394551540

Condition: Fine


Always the master of exhaustive historical research, Michener tracks the settling of Alaska [in] vividly detailed scenes and well-developed characters. [Boston Herald] First Edition, First Printing. Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. View more info

Image for <b>In the Wilds of South America Six Years of Exploration in Colombia, Venezuela, British Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.</b>[Natural History]

In the Wilds of South America Six Years of Exploration in Colombia, Venezuela, British Guiana, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.[Natural History]

By: Miller, Leo E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,: 1919.

Edition: First Edition – Second Printing.

Seller ID: 005971


This narrative emphasis is the natural history of the region. :424 pages with index. 9.25 inches tall. Over 70 black and white photographs; folding map in back, Tissue-guarded colored photo frontispiece. Bindings square and very tight. Text clean with previous owner’s name on front-free-endpage. Light handling wear. Some wrinkle to rear edge of spine. View more info

Image for <b>  Cruising the Mediterranean </b>

Cruising the Mediterranean

By: Miller, Madeleine ; Miller J. Lane

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Fleming H. Revell Company.: 1938

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006857


This delightful travelogue details a ten-year voyage describing most of the ports and places of interest along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owners name on verso of free end-page. 9.75 inches tall. 407 pages with an index. Map end-pages. View more info

Image for <b>By Airplane Towards the North Pole. An Account of an Expedition to Spitzbergen in the Summer of 1923 </b>

By Airplane Towards the North Pole. An Account of an Expedition to Spitzbergen in the Summer of 1923

By: Mittelholzer, Walter and Others; Translated by Eden & Cedar Paul.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009989

Condition: Very Good


An account of the mostly aerial explorations conducted around the Spitzbergen region of the Arctic circle, an expedition originally conceived of to support Amundsen's flight over the North Pole. The mission was changed, and considerable aerial photography was done in Spitsbergen. Spitsbergen is an island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway. Constituting the westernmost bulk of the archipelago, it borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Greenland Sea. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine Age-faded. Some... View more info