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Image for Parts Unknown  A Naturalist's Journey in Search of Birds and Wild Places

Parts Unknown A Naturalist's Journey in Search of Birds and Wild Places

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2001

Stock No.: 74456

ISBN: 1585742759

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition, first printing. In full black and green cloth-covered boards with titling in pale blue on spine. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. With bruised cover corner; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Jacket has rear flap crease and back cover rubbing; otherwise in nice shape. | Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 227 pages View more info

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In Search of Birds and Wild Places A Naturalist's Journey into Parts Unknown

By: GALLAGHER, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2006

Stock No.: 74457

ISBN: 1599210061

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Paperback version of author's 'Parts Unknown'. Interior features section of color plates, depicting birds and landscapes from the author's travels. A clean, tight copy without interior markings. Scratches on back cover. Author's work recounts his world-wide travels in search of birds. He reports from Iceland, Greenland and many other locales. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 227 pages View more info

Image for Winter Journey   Some Account of a Friendly Man's Adventures

Winter Journey Some Account of a Friendly Man's Adventures

By: GEE, H. L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1939

Stock No.: 73753

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Stated second impression, 1939. In full grey cloth-covered boards. With grey countryside depictions at endpapers, with similar artwork on dust jacket by Horace Knowles. Some interior pencilings, and the front free endpaper has been torn out; otherwise an attractive, nice copy. Priceclipped dust jacket has yellowing, minor chafing at extremities. Author is well known for his previous work, 'The Shining Highway'. An optimistic, friendly look at the countryside of England. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 255 pages View more info

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Men and Mountains of Savoy

By: GERMAIN, Felix

Price: $14.00

Publisher: France, Arthaud: 1961

Stock No.: 79646

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


1961 edition of this English language photographic tour of the French alpine province of Savoy, with striking photos depicting scenes in Savoy, many of which were taken by the author. Includes a 10.25 inch wide x 15.75 inch tall folded map of the region, with Peutinger's Plan pictured on verso. Translated by Dora Dickson and Jeanne Germain. Illustrated with 224 photographs in black and white and 28 in color vignettes by Jeanne Germain. 28th in the series "Belles Pages, Belles Couleurs".--- In teal cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in white on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jac... View more info

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The Lower Downtown Historic District (Historic Denver Guides)

By: GIBSON, Barbara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Historic Denver, Inc.: 1995

Stock No.: 82923

ISBN: 0914248073

Condition: Very Good


A tour of the Lower Downtown historic district of Denver, Colorado; focusing on notable buildings with text, photos and a map. Photography by Cynthia S. Herrick. An entry in publisher's Historic Denver Guides series. --- A compact softcover in blue-toned wraps, with photo of historic building to cover. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and tightly bound, but exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling to textblock and with a little rubbing to covers.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 96 pages View more info

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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

By: GILBERT, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2006

Stock No.: 82250

ISBN: 0670034711

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Second printing of the author's engaging memoirs of her travels and adventures. In this work, she explains how following a disastrous divorce and subsequent unsuccessful love affair, she quit her job and traveled in Italy, India and Indonesia. --- In red and white paper-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket features images of pasta, beads and flowers to cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with a few minor creases, else bright and undamaged.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (10), 334 pages View more info

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Denver Women in Their Places: A Guide to Women's History Sites (Historic Denver Guides)

By: GOLDSTEIN, Marcia Tremmel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Historic Denver, Inc.: 2002

Stock No.: 82920

ISBN: 0914248340

Condition: Very Good+


A guide to sites in Denver, Colorado which played important parts of Colorado history due to the influence of women. With text and photos of women, buildings and scenes; with maps. Photography by Carole D. Cardon. An entry in publisher's Historic Denver Guides series. --- A compact softcover in violet-toned wraps, with photo of historic building to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and sound but with minor scuffing to covers.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 106 pages View more info

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Curtis Park, Five Points and Beyond: The Heart of Historic East Denver

By: GOODSTEIN, Phil

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Denver, New Social Publications: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82937

ISBN: 0986074802

Condition: Near Fine


Stated first edition. The author examines the history of Denver, Colorado's historic neighborhoods, focusing on scandals, notable residents, businesses and homes. With a map of the neighborhood at front of volume. Signed by author on title page. --- A softcover in wraps, with color composite photo of various neighborhood sights. --- An excellent copy: bright, sound and firmly bound.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); vi, 438 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Paris to the Moon

By: GOPNIK, Adam

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2000

Stock No.: 74208

ISBN: 0679444920

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


5th printing. In off-white covers with titling in gilt on spine. Interior with gift remarks, front free endpaper; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Dust jacket is in great shape, bears orig. $24.95 flap price. A series of essays by New Yorker staff writer, who, with his young family, moved to Paris. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 338 pages View more info

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The Town That Refused to Die: Ridgway, Colorado 1890-1991

By: GREGORY, Doris H.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Ouray, Colorado, Cascade Publications: 1991

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83344

Condition: Very Good-


A well-illustrated history of the small Colorado mountain town of Ridgway, founded in 1890 and served by the Denver Rio Grande Southern Railroad. Through the good times and the economic low points, the town managed to survive despite adversity. An emphasis is placed on businesses and people of Ridgway through the years. Signed by author Doris H. Gregory on title page. --- In light green wraps, with image of the famous "Galloping Goose" to cover. --- A sound copy but somewhat fragile as glued binding is a little brittle.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; xii, 197 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Tales of Southern Rivers

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Stock No.: 79708

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A reprint edition of the author's accounts of fantastic fishing expeditions in warm climates, places such as the Everglades, the Gulf Stream, Latin American jungles, etc. With many sepia photos, depicting sites described herein. Stated publisher on title page is Harper & Brothers, but Grosset & Dunlap name appears on spine. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in crimson on cover and spine; red topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A possible ex-library copy, but faded numerals on spine are the only evidence thereof. Cuttings from the original dust jacket are taped to endpapers ... View more info

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Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $69.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Stock No.: 79711

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A reprint edition of the author's accounts of fantastic fishing expeditions in then-untouched seas, including those off Cocos, Galapagos & Perlas Islands, Zihuatenejo and other mostly tropical locales. With 100 sepia photographs by the author and others, and b&w drawings by Lillian Wilhelm Smith depicting sites described herein. Stated publisher on title page is Harper & Brothers, but Grosset & Dunlap name appears on spine. --- In turquoise cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in blue on cover and spine, pictorial endpapers and blue topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owners' ... View more info

Image for Molly Brown's Capitol Hill Neighborhood (Historic Denver Guides)

Molly Brown's Capitol Hill Neighborhood (Historic Denver Guides)

By: GRINSTEAD, Leigh A.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, Historic Denver, Inc.: 2002

Stock No.: 82918

ISBN: 0914248170

Condition: Very Good+


A tour of the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado; focusing on notable homes and buildings with text, photos and maps. Photography by Cynthia S. Herrick. An entry in publisher's Historic Denver Guides series. --- A compact softcover in copper-toned wraps, with photo of historic home to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and sound but with minor soiling to covers.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 104 pages View more info

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Sport in Many Lands, in Two Volumes, Vol. II only

By: H. A. L. ("The Old Skekarry); [LEVESON, Henry Astbury]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1877

Stock No.: 81542

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Volume II only of the author's guide to hunting in various worldwide locations, from the American West to Southern Africa. Illustrated throughout in black & white by unspecfied artist(s), depicting various animals and their hunters. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. --- This book has seen its better days, with exposed mull at front hinge, torn out first few endpapers at front of volume and very loose title page, along with inked gift inscription dated 1891 to title page and discoloration & small tears to cloth. Overall, the binding is holding in this sca... View more info

Image for National Parks Of The World In Color The World of Nature

National Parks Of The World In Color The World of Nature

By: HARROY, Jean-Paul; TASSI, Franco; PRATESI, Fulco; HUMPHRIES, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bounty Books: 1974

Stock No.: 77095

ISBN: 0517139030

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


World-wide national parks are displayed here with over 100 color photos. Emphasis is on wildlife preservation. In red textured paper-covered boards. In nice shape, but with light fading to cover edges and jacket with tears and creases to edges. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages View more info

Image for A Literary Tour Guide to the United States: Northeast (Americans-Discover-America series)

A Literary Tour Guide to the United States: Northeast (Americans-Discover-America series)

By: HARTING, Emilie C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1978

Stock No.: 70042

ISBN: 0688082815

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A tour of places of literary interest such as homes, museums and monuments in eleven states in the northeast United States. Arranged by town and state, with index of authors and literary figures. Includes a section of black & white photos. An entry in publisher's Americans-Discover-America series. --- In stiff 'travelflex' wraps with color photo of Washington Irving's Sunnyside estate in Tarrytown, New York to cover. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish but with red stain to textblock top edge.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 218 pages View more info

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The American Desert

By: HARTMAN, William K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1991

Stock No.: 78153

ISBN: 0517031698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The deserts of the American West are examined in this work which includes over 180 color photos. In grey paper-covered boards and jacket with desert scene photos and map. With gift notation on front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy in similar jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 144 pages View more info

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Greene on Capri A Memoir

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2000

Stock No.: 71330

ISBN: 0374166757

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Newish copy of memoir of author and famed author Graham Greene on Capri. With repro of artist Jakob Philipp Hackert's 'Capri: The Mount Solaro' on front cover. In excellent cond. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages View more info

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The Hoard of the Himalayas

By: HEALEY, Larry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80447

ISBN: 0396079784

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


First printing of this juvenile adventure story, set in the Himalayas and featuring author's Jimmy Dalton character as he and his party seek to climb the last unconquered summit. --- In brown paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with spine titling in black. Jacket features Robert Handville wrap-around painting. --- Bits of white paper clinging to top edge of covers, otherwise a bright, clean, newish copy. Unclipped jacket has been exposed to dampness, resulting in some rippling, and with tears & creases, else bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 190 pages View more info

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The Dangerous Summer

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Stock No.: 79839

ISBN: 0684183552

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Mr. Hemingway's magazine writing assignment covering the bullfighting season in Spain in 1959 turned into this book-length work. B&W photos in two sections. With an introduction by James A. Michener and glossary of terms and index. --- In blue quarter cloth over blue paper-covered boards, with red topstain, titling on spine and author facsimile signature on cover in gilt. Jacket with Larry Burrows portrait of Hemingway on back cover. --- With a couple of small soiled spots to covers, slight foxing to textblock edges, minor ... View more info

Image for Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing)

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing)

By: HERZOG, Maurice

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1953

Stock No.: 81277

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated second printing, January, 1953. The author's account of the ascent of Annapurnia in Nepal by himself and Louis Lachenal in 1950. The descent was nearly a disaster, as Herzog suffered severe frostbite and loss of fingers and toes and had to be carried off the mountain by sherpas. This thrilling account of the feat was a huge bestseller. With color and b&w photos, maps (including color fold-out map at rear of volume). Translated into English from the French by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith. With an introduction by Eric Shipton. Cartography and photography by Marcel Ichac. --- In light bl... View more info

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California Mountain Ranges

By: HILL, Russell B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 1986

Stock No.: 80407

ISBN: 0934318778

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A tour of California's many mountain ranges, from the Siskiyous in the north to the Chocolate Mountains in the south. With bright color photos throughout. Arranged by zones (Sierra Nevada, North Coast, etc.). Number One in publisher's California Geographic Series. --- In softcover with color image of lush mountain scene on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a little rubbing to covers & a crease to front cover.; Oblong Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 120 pages View more info

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Goslar (German-language edition with 66 plates)

By: HILLEBRAND, Werner

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Munich, Deutscher Kunstverlag: 1972

Stock No.: 81216

ISBN: 3422000860

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


In this German language work, scenes and buildings in the historic German town of Goslar are displayed and described. With 64 black & white plates with photos by Helga Schmidt-Glassner. 38 pages of text describe the images which follow, text adorned with a few black & white illustrations and with a couple of color plates tipped onto leaves. Map of town at rear endpapers. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with image of fierce-looking bird in white on cover; spine titling in white. Jacket with color photo of the town's market fountain on cover. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparen... View more info

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K2: The Savage Mountain

By: HOUSTON, Charles S.; BATES, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 1979

Stock No.: 78781

ISBN: 0916890732

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A reissue of the mountaineering classic, which details the expedition in the summer of 1953 to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. This feat was attemped during the same summer as Sir Edmund Hillary's group ascended Everest. The K2 climb was led by Dr. Robert Bates, and was marked by harrowing accidents and falls; along with atrocious weather. With a foreword by Jim Wickwire and art by expedition member Dee Molenaar. --- In softcover, with numerous b&w photos. The book has inked underlinings and other notations in several locations, and with spine creases and cover rubbing but is fully ... View more info

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Their Shining Eldorado: A Journey Through Australia

By: HUXLEY, Elspeth

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1967

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 82195

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First U.S. edition. In this work, the author tours Australia and provides her candid, thorough assessment of the people, wildlife and places of the land. With numerous maps and photos. --- In gold and red paper-covered boards with titling in gilt and white to spine; black topstain. Jacket features unattributed photographic portrait of the author to back panel. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firmly-bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket slight chafing to edges and minor soiling but bright and in removable, archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9... View more info

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The Alhambra

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon: 1926

Stock No.: 71248

Condition: Very Good


Famous writer takes reader on tour of the Alhambra palace in Spain; this edition aimed at younger reader of mid-1920s but the language is sophisticated and of interest to those of all ages. In full black linen finish cloth covers with red printing, numerous photos; some scuffing and minor staining. Interior: beginnings of spine crack frt hinge; else tight and solid. ; Academy classics for junior high schools; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 401 pages View more info

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Selected Writings of Washington Irving (Modern Library #240.1)

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1953]

Stock No.: 80026

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This Modern Library edition includes selections from Washington Irving's "The Sketch Book", "Bracebridge Hall", "Tales of a Traveller", "The Alhambra", "Wolfert's Roost" and with the unabridged "Knickerbocker's History of New York". Edited, with an introduction by Saxe Commins. --- In Toledano spine 8 / blue cloth / gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 367 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1953 (though 1945 date appears in book). ML #240.1. --- At one time, the ja... View more info

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The Alhambra

By: IRVING, Washington

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1969

Stock No.: 82765

Condition: Near Fine


The noted author's stories about, and memoir of time spent, at the ancient Spanish palatial fortress in Granada. In a deluxe reprint edition in slipcase, illustrated by Lima de Freitas and with an introduction by Angel Flores. --- In black glazed paper-covered boards with ornate decorations in gilt and maroon on covers & spine, printed on pale yellow leaves. Slipcase covered in black paper; Sandglass flyer laid in (Del Mar, No. VI:35). --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and unmarked. Slipcase with two tiny blemishes to paper covering, else undamaged.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xiii, 3... View more info

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Notes on a Drum - Travel Sketches in Guatemala

By: JACKSON, Joseph Henry

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1937

Stock No.: 74764

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated first printing. In full orange cloth-covered boards with Guatamala native decorations on cover and spine in orange and black. Publisher's orange topstain. With numerous sepia-toned photos. With maps of author's travels at endpapers. Bears prev. owner's penciled and inked signatures on half-title and on title page and slightly sunned spine; is otherwise a clean, firm copy. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Californian's account of his travels in Guatemala and his encounters with peoples thereof. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages View more info

Image for Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1819, and '20, by Order of The Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Sec'y of War: Under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long.  From the Notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and Other Gentlemen of the Exploring Party. (in two volumes)

Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1819, and '20, by Order of The Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Sec'y of War: Under the Command of Major Stephen H. Long. From the Notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and Other Gentlemen of the Exploring Party. (in two volumes)

By: JAMES, Edwin

Price: $6,900.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Carey and I. Lea: 1823

Stock No.: 82468

Condition: Very Good+


A two-volume first edition of an account of the Long Expedition to the Rocky Mountains by expedition botanist and geologist Edwin James. Compiled from the notes of Major Stephen H. Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the party by Mr. James. This rather scarce set presents the account of the experiences of the Stephen H. Long expedition of 1819-1820, in which Long was sent to find the source of the Platte River in the Rocky Mountains. Lacks the separate accompanying oversize atlas which was issued in 1822 per Howes J.41, who remarks [the expedition was notable in that it supplemented] "... View more info

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A Little Tour in France

By: JAMES, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Stock No.: 41193

ISBN: 1555841295

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


The eminent novelist Henry James toured France in the autumn of 1882 and published an account of his travels (without illustrations) in 1884. An illustrated edition appeared in 1900 with 94 watercolors of Joseph Pennell, reproduced in black & white. Nearly a century later, this edition was published, combining the words of James with Pennell's art, color reproductions of magnificent Impressionist paintings, line drawings and attractive color maps of the cities visited. --- In blue paper-covered boards with a color reproductions of Renoir's A view of Cagnes pasted to cover. Jacket with the same... View more info

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Märchenhafte Deutschlandreise: Städte und Landschaften alter Märchen, Sagen und Legenden

By: JEPSEN-FÖGE, Mi

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Düsseldorf, Econ Verlag: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83035

ISBN: 3430127076

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


An apparent tour of various actual locales in Germany, which serve as the sites for notable fairy tales and legends. In German language, with entries in Roman typeface. With 15 pen and ink illustrations by Peter Thoms. --- In textured navy paper-covered boards with spine titling in yellow. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly bound.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 308, (4) pages View more info

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Ghost Towns Colorado Style: Volume One - Northern Region

By: JESSEN, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Loveland, Colorado, J. V. Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 83211

ISBN: 0961166282

Condition: Near Fine


This guide to the ghost towns of Colorado claims, per the back cover, to be "The most complete ghost town guide ever published in Colorado." Volume One (of three), showing the historic towns of roughly the northern third of the state. With maps, descriptions and lots of black & white photos. Signed by author Kenneth Jessen on title page. --- A softcover copy, in stiff wraps with color photos of one such ghost town's commercial district. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and newish.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 508 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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The Grand Canyon (This Beautiful World, Vol. 23)

By: JOHNSON, Paul C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha America Ltd.: 1971

Stock No.: 79642

ISBN: 0870111418

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition, 1971. A compact, English language softcover guide to the Grand Canyon, with spectacular color photos by Thomas Tracy and others. With a map of the area, and drawing showing a geologic cross section of the Canyon. The book is wrapped in a clear plastic wrapper which has torn at the front cover; with a crease to the front cover corner, otherwise the book itself is clean and firm.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 122 pages View more info

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Spirit of Himalaya: The Story of a Truth Seeker

By: JYOTI, Swami Amar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Truth Consciousness: 1979

Stock No.: 77311

ISBN: 093357200X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


The 'Spirit of Himalaya...(helps) unfold the Spirit of Man in accordance with the Eternal Cosmic Reality.' Includes 8 color plates and glossary. In beige full cloth-covered boards w/mountain-outline on cover, titling on spine, both in gilt. Jacket with color Himalayan scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, firm copy but w/price-clipped front free endpaper. Jacket with minor rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 123 pages View more info

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Eastward to Tartary : Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus

By: KAPLAN, Robert D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 2001

Stock No.: 74327

ISBN: 0375705767

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Author shares insights from his travels from Vienna through Romania and eastward through the Levant and ending at the former republics of the southern Soviet Union. With an attractive, useful map. Indexed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages View more info

Image for Washington, D.C., Then and Now  69 Sites Photographed in the Past and Present

Washington, D.C., Then and Now 69 Sites Photographed in the Past and Present

By: Kelly, Charles Suddarth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1984

Stock No.: 73512

ISBN: 0486245861

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Images from the past juxtaposed against modern photos in the same locations in this fascinating comparison. In great shape, with small bruised front lower corner area. ; Then & Now Views; 0.34 x 10.19 x 8.39 Inches; 145 pages View more info

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Trails of the Front Range: Indian Peaks to Rogers Pass (Rocky Mountains Trails series, Vol. II)

By: KENOFER, Louis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder, Pruett Publishing Company: 1972

Stock No.: 80408

ISBN: 0871080486

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A guide to high-altitude hikes in the areas west of Boulder, Colorado. With black and white photos of the destinations and black and white topo maps which include trailhead information. Volume II in publisher's Rocky Mountain Trails series. --- In oblong stapled wraps, with sepia photos on covers. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with slight creasing to covers.; Oblong 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 61 pages View more info

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N by E

By: KENT, Rockwell

Price: $65.50

Publisher: New York, Brewer & Warren: 1930

Stock No.: 82770

Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket


Stated second printing, December 1970. The celebrated artist and adventurer Rockwell Kent set out on a voyage to Greenland with two companions in a small sailboat. Along the way, they encountered a storm and were shipwrecked. Kent describes the harrowing events that followed, along with dozens of his fantastic woodcut engraved illustrations, which appear on nearly every other page. Also with 8 full-page Kent woodcuts, which he describes as ". . .less illustrative of the text than supplementary to it." --- In ivory cloth covers with navy blue compass motif and lettering, cover & spine; ... View more info

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Around the World with Kipling

By: KIPLING, Rudyard (subject)

Price: $19.00

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

Stock No.: 73167

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The writings in this work aren't actually by Mr. Kipling, but rather by writers who examine his world travels. In maroon cloth on board covers, top edge gilt. Paste-on title panel, spine. With numerous illustrations and fold-out map showing Mr. Kipling's world travels. Indexed. With clean, unmarked interior. Plain dust wrapper is chipped and w/tears; in removable mylar protector. ; The Mandalay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages View more info