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Image for Island of Maui U-Drive & Tour Map

Island of Maui U-Drive & Tour Map

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 010860

Condition: Very Good


Stamped as issued by National Car Rentals of Kahului Airport. C 1960's . Good condition with tanned edges and a few stry markings. Map is printed in green and red. 16.87 by 14 inches when unfolded. 8 panels. on Reverse half Adverts and numbered tourist spots which are marked on map. View more info

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Your Guide to New York
[New York City]

By: Bernard, Sid

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Bernard Publications,: 1956.

Seller ID: 007393


From the Introduction: " This is not an ordinary guide book with just plain facts and figures. ...endeavored to show the outstanding features ...and take the reader behind the scenes a little, adding humorous and true stories about Sightseeing." Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Stapled pictorial wraps. 8 inches tall. 96 pages with index and map on rear endpage. View more info

Image for <b>The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes  </b><br>[Ansel Adams]

The Falls of Yosemite: Famous Waterfalls of the World, Special Issue Yosemite Nature Notes
[Ansel Adams]

By: Brockman, C. Frank

Price: $19.95

Publisher: California:, Yosemite Natural History Association,: 1953.

Edition: Volume XXIV No. 1;

Seller ID: 008768

Condition: 31pps + index, ill, 9.25 inches tall; some colour, back cover Vernal Falls by Ansel Adams (also p. 2, 5, 19, 21 and 24)<br>


Illustrated throughout will black and white photo plates 1/4 and full page by Ansel Adams, Ewing Galloway and others. Contains a detailed description of Yosemite Falls, general review of the other water falls of Yosemite, and comparison of over 100 other falls in the park and throughout the world.Front cover has a full color photo of Yosemite Falls by Philip Knight.Rear cover Vernal Falls by Ansel Adams (also p. 2, 5, 19, 21 and 24)Carefully handled, hint of hand-soiling on cover. View more info

Image for The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History  [19th Century Travel Guide]

The Delaware Water Gap: Its Scenery, Its Legends, and Its Early History [19th Century Travel Guide]

By: Brodhead, Luke Wills

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: , Sherman & Co., Printers,: 1870.

Edition: 2nd edition. [first 1867]

Seller ID: 009265

Condition: Very Good, minus


19th century travel guide penned by a manager of the Kittatinny House resort hotel, during it's heyday. It was under L.W. Brodhead's care that the resort expanded to accommodate 250 guests from the original 25. At the time of publishing, there were about a half dozen resort hotels to which the affluent from New York and Philadelphia could retreat for the season. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Corners rubbed. View more info

Image for <b> Florida Enchantments  </b><br>[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

Florida Enchantments
[Outdoor Life. Hunting, Angling; Natural History]

By: Dimock, A.W. & Julian

Price: $285.00

Publisher: New York:, The Outing Publishing Company,: 1908.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008632

Condition: 8vo; 318 pages.


Almost every phase of outdoor Florida life is here pictured and described from the dangerous sport of capturing live alligators in the coast rivers to life with the Bee Hunters in the interior . [Bookman] Interesting features on moonshine, Tarpon fishing, Salt water fly fishing, Manatees Dolphin, Crocodiles, and Florida Birds. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Green cloth covered boards with pictorial in three colors with stamped titles in gilt. Boards vivid. Spine mild age-toning. REF: Heller 2:837; Publishers' Weekly,... View more info

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Ritz of the Bayou.
[New Orleans]

By: Lemann. Nancy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1997.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009081

ISBN: 039456037x<br>

Condition: Very Good


The New Orleans adventures of a young novelist covering the trials of the Governor of Louisiana, with digressions on smoldering nightclubs, jazz-crazed bars and other aspects of life in the tropic zone. A compelling evocation of idiosyncratic Southern political and judicial usages carried on in a tropical climate that, the author suggests, determines the pace of human activity and fosters eccentricity. Her Southern politicos, "drawling, cigar-smoking, silver-haired gents," with a high tolerance for human frailty, are vividly drawn as are a jazz-crazed assistant prosecutor and the... View more info

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Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia

By: Lyell, Charles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York:, Wiley & Putnam,: 1856.

Edition: Later Edition. This one not found in OCLC.

Seller ID: 008926


An important early work on American geology and geography. "Interesting valuable, and scientific" - Sabin. ----- "Lyell's powers of close, accurate observation, coupled with his judicious temper, render his works on America among the best of his generation" - Clark. --------- “a critic of Darwin” (ODNB). While researching for his book, his trips into the field included Canada, Richmond, Norfolk, the Dismal Swamp, Charleston, Augusta, and west to Cincinnati. The resulting 2 volume book, with some 90 pages devoted to his travels in the South, is considered one of th... View more info

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Arctic Village
[Alaska] [Native People]

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York:, The Literary Guild,: 1933

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005895


A 1930s Portrait of Wiseman, Alaska. Blue-gray cloth covered boards. Blue titles. Bindings square and tight. Text clean, hint of toning. Map endpages. Top edge stained blue. Moderate edge wear and handling. Moderated age-darkening on spine and edges. 397 pages with Index. 8.75 inches tall. Pictorial dust jacket has toned spine and rear of white panel shows minor handling. Small loss spine tips and corners. Protected in clear Mylar sleeve. Not often seen in jacket. REF: Tourville, 2997 View more info

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The Gullah Mailman
[South Carolina]

By: McGowan, Pierre

Price: $14.95

Publisher: England, USA, Scotland:, Pentland Press,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009050

ISBN: 1571971998

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


Signed by the Author.Pierre McGowan describes the friendly confines of St. Helena, South Carolina in The Gullah Mailman. Beginning with a detailed description of the island's history and physical topography, he describes a community that had lasted for over one hundred and fifty years and is just as popular today as it was when it first began. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 107 pages with bibliography View more info

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Among the Amish in Pennsylvania Dutchland A Pictorial Presentation

By: Smith, Elmer L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Akron, Penna:, Applied Arts,: 1961

Edition: Third Printing.

Seller ID: 009474

Condition: Very Good


Third Printing. Stapled pictorial wraps. Tight and clean. A bit of Age-toning. 28cm. 11 inches tall; 42 pages. A photojournal of the way of life of the Amish told via photo and text. View more info

Image for <b>Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York  </b><br>[Architecture]

Over the Door: The Ornamental Stonework of New York
[Architecture]

By: Yang, John

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Jersey:, Princeton Architectural Press,: 1995.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008557

ISBN: 9781568980577<br>


A study of the ornamental sandstone reliefs on New York City brownstones and tenements of the late 19th century. The dialogue between historical documentation and the artist's personal vision makes Over the Door a landmark book of photography, as well as a photographic book of landmarks. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.] [New York - Canada]

Souvenir of Thousand Islands N.Y. [18 color scenes in accordion style.] [New York - Canada]

By: [Author Unspecified]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Syracuse, NY, Wm. Jubb Co.,: [c1910]

Inscription: 1

Seller ID: 008137


One continuous sheet folded accordion-style to form [20] p. mounted between covers which form mailing envelope. 18 scenes with 2 more on outside overs. No flaws but minimal handling. Folder has place for postage. [No date circa 1910] One copy located WorldCat/OCLC. View more info

Image for <b>Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America  </b>

Alaskan Voyage 1881-1883: Johan Adrian Jacobsen. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America

By: Adrian. Translated by Erna Gunther. Johan Adrian Jacobsen Woldt (Author)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009541

Condition: Very Good


Johan Adrian Jacobsen (1853 - 1947) was a Norwegian ethnologist and adventurer. He is mainly known as a collector of ethnographical objects, and a recruiter of indigenous peoples for the ethnographical shows for a zoo in Hamburg. Starting in mid-1881, Jacobsen was hired by the Berlin Museum to gather ethnographic objects and other specimens. His travels took him from the Arctic to South America, North America, Korea, Japan, Siberia, and the South Sea Islands.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sle... View more info

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Baja California [Automobile Club of California]

By: Automobile Club of California

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, Automobile Club of California; Travel Publications Department: 1985

Seller ID: 010503

Condition: Very Good


A lavishly illustrated guide to points of interest, tourist facilities and recreational opportunities along major highways and side roads in Baja California. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 132 pages with index. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. 4 copies located in universities [OCLC 13394339] Other features of this tour book: highway signs, useful Spanish words and phrases, lots of travel hints tucked away in sidebars, highway distances and average temperatures. View more info

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The Mother Lode [California Gold Rush Sites Guide Book]

By: Automobile Club of California

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Los Angles, Automobile Club of California: 1985

Seller ID: 010504

Condition: Very Good


The guidebook focuses on the 267-mile stretch of SR 49 between Mariposa and Sierraville with additional descriptions of the most rewarding side-trips. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 74pages with brief biographies of several notable persons from the era. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. View more info

Image for <b>Santa Monica Bay: The First 100 Years : a Pictorial History of Santa Monica, Venice, Ocean Park, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, & Malibu</b>

Santa Monica Bay: The First 100 Years : a Pictorial History of Santa Monica, Venice, Ocean Park, Pacific Palisades, Topanga, & Malibu

By: Basten, Fred E.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA:, Douglas-West Publishers,: 1974.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009230

ISBN: 0913264172

Condition: As New


Today, the waters of the Santa Monica Bay are as placid, the curve of its shoreline as lovely, and the rise of its bluffs and mountains as imposing as when Juan Cabrillo and his men cast anchor centuries ago. From the "Bay of Smokes" to a verdant pasture, from a struggling village to an internationally famous playground, from a handful of isolated towns to a sprawling cosmopolitan complex - a thriving panorama so vast not even the Bakers, Joneses, Rindges, Kinneys, and other giants of the formative years could have imagined its equal, even in their finest hour. This book tells the story of ... View more info

Image for <b>A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]  </b>

A Trip to California: [a series of fine western pictures from original photographs in Colorado, Utah, California, the Pacific Coast, Yellowstone National Park]

By: Baylis, William

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, IA, Self Published William Baylis;: 1903

Seller ID: 010077

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Illustrated, published, and copyrighted by William Baylis, who styled himself a "Landscape Photographer and Tourist." [54] pp. Captioned Plates from photographs throughout. Oblong; 15.5 x23 cm; 6 x 9 inches (6x9"), Red Cloth; Titles in Gilt. Illustrated title page. Fairly uncommon; 11 copies held in Universities. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Well-composed photographs representing an early turn of the century descriptions of the west. REF: OCLC: 17857176 View more info

Image for <b>In the Shadow of  Mount McKinley  </b><br>[Alaska] [National Park]

In the Shadow of Mount McKinley
[Alaska] [National Park]

By: Beach, William N.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York:, The Derrydale Press,: 1931.

Edition: Limited edition of 750.

Seller ID: 008324

Condition: Very Good


From the Preface: "The pages that follow are but a chronicle of my various wanderings on the north side of the Alaskan Range within the shadows of the great mountain, McKinley. It is one of the choice sections of that marvelous garden spot of the North American continent, Alaska. A large part of this country may be reached today without undue exertion, and it is my hope that those who read these pages may become sufficiently interested to go and see the wonders and beauties that await there."Limited Edition. This vintage Derrydale Press volume is a limited edition in a run of 750 copies. Th... View more info

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Historic Photos of Pennsylvania

By: Beardsley, Laura

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Nashville:, Turner Publishing Company: 2009

Seller ID: 004293

ISBN: 1596525150

Condition: Very Good


Carefully used. Moderate wear. Rub on upper rear edge.Pennsylvania's natural beauty, industrial might, and advances in education and the arts Farmlands and waterfalls, coal mines and steel mills, museums and universities-all contribute to the tapestry that is Pennsylvania's landscape and history. Most of all, the images in this collection pay tribute to the people who have made up Pennsylvania's storied past, even as the state looks ahead to a hopeful future. View more info

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Boulder Reveries
[Indiana]

By: Blatchley, W[illis] S[tanley]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Nature Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009955

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's green cloth, gilt titles; Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Previous owner's name on top of title page. Perceptive and thoughtful essays on nature and life in Indiana (with references to Thoreau). Besides the expected reveries on woodland flora and fauna, includes a look at the Indiana dunes. First Edition, First Printing.12mo; 18 cm.; 7.25 inches tall; 230 pages with index. Illustrated with frontispiece and 9 plates. View more info