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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 82683

Condition: Very Good+


The erudite Henry Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of Mont-Saint-Michel, Chartres and other famed French cathedrals in this handsome edition in slipcase. With photographs by Samuel Chamberlain, a new introduction by Francis Henry Taylor and author's preface. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titling and decorations on spine. Sandglass flyer laid in (New York, no. I:22). Volume housed in gold paper-covered slipcase. --- A partial split at front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, with a hint of sunning to spine, else a sound, clean, unmarked copy. Slipc... View more info

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The Education of Henry Adams (Modern Library #76.2)

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1962]

Stock No.: 82687

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


A Modern Library edition of this autobiography by the grandson of John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of John Adams. First published privately in 1907, it became a highly-praised success upon its publication for a wider audience in 1918. With an introduction by James Truslow Adams. Indexed. In orange jacket with image of Adams on cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 408 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1962 (though 1946 date appears in book). ML #76.2. --... View more info

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The Hiker's Guide to Arizona

By: AITCHISON, Stewart; GRUBBS, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press Publishing: 1987

Stock No.: 78783

ISBN: 093431893X

Condition: Very Good


60 separate hikes are detailed in this guide to Arizona's most popular trails. With maps of each hike, and a few scattered b&w photos. Other information such as hiking safety tips and resource guide are included. --- In maroon wraps with Tom Bean photo of a narrow desert canyon on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with retailer's sticker on first page & a little curling of the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages View more info

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Roadside Geology of the Northern Rockies

By: ALT, David D.; HYNDMAN, Donald W.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Missoula, MT, U.S.A., Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1974

Stock No.: 77364

ISBN: 0878420290

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Stated fourth printing, 1974. With 6 separate fold-out maps, plus additional b&w photos, drawings and maps. The casual geologist can use this guide while driving the highways of Western Montana, Idaho and NW Wyoming to observe and identify geologic features seen in that region. --- In yellow paper-covered wraps. Previous owner's signature, notes and embossed seal on title page; some rippling to back cover, else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber

By: ALVAREZ, A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 80446

ISBN: 0871133075

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Stated first printing of the first American edition. In this work British writer and adventurer Al Alvarez shares highlights of his mountain climbing obsession, often enjoyed in the company of his friend Mo Anthoine. With several b&w photos. --- In blue and black paper-covered boards with spine titling in orange. Jacket features silhouette image of a climber on front cover, black & white photo of the author on back. --- With a bold remainder mark to lower textblock edge, otherwise a bright, clean, newish copy. Unclipped jacket with a cover scratch & slight rubbing, else bright.; Octavo (8 to ... View more info

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Illustrated Guide to Britain

By: Automobile Association

Price: $26.50

Publisher: London, Drive Publications: 1971

Stock No.: 76201

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A hefty, comprehensive guide to Britain, encompasses England, Scotland and Wales. Dotted throughout with hundreds of color photos; a map appears on nearly every page. With satin ribbon bookmark sewed in. Indexed. --- In full brown & black cloth-covered hardcovers with gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine. A firm, clean, unmarked volume; minor cover chafing & soiling. Lacks a dust jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 544 pages View more info

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The Great Southwest: The Story of a Land and Its People (The Great West Series)

By: BAKKER, Elna; LILLARD, Richard G.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, American West Publishing Company: 1972

Stock No.: 81605

ISBN: 0910118264

Condition: Near Fine


The fascinating history and stunning beauty of the Desert Southwest is showcased in this deluxe edition. With plenty of color and black & white photos, as well as maps of the region. --- In mustard buckram boards backed in brown leatherette, w/gilt-stamped spine titling; sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume housed in brown leatherette-covered slipcase. --- A clean, bright copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Slipcase with very minor soiling, else undamaged.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 288 pages View more info

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Famous Aspen: Its Fabulous Past--Its Lively Present

By: BANCROFT, Caroline

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Denver, Bancroft Booklets: Golden Press: 1957

Stock No.: 82942

Condition: Very Good


A pictorial guide to the Aspen, Colorado area of the early 1950s. With black & white photos, many by Franz Berko and Margaret B. Chase. Originally published in 1951, this 3rd printing issued in 1957 by Bancroft Booklets (later printings were published by Johnson Publishing). --- In stiff wraps, with Berko photo of Aspen's Maroon Bells peaks to cover. --- An excellent copy though with a little rubbing to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 56 pages View more info

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Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots

By: BANCROFT, Caroline; PETERSON, Daniel K. (assistant)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Johnson Publishing Co.: 1961

Stock No.: 78381

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A guide to Colorado ghost towns. With b&w photos and maps throughout; including a fold-out 'Plan of Tours' Colorado map. --- A firm, unmarked copy but with considerable cover rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages View more info

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By The Wind

By: BAUM, Richard

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey,, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78343

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Stated first edition, copyright page. From the jacket: "A cruising man's book of truly skillful seamanship over thousands of miles of open ocean in a small sailboat." The author takes the reader along in his 35-foot sailboat, "Little Dipper". Edited by Eugene V. Connett. With many maps and b&w photos. --- In light blue full cloth-covered boards. Illustration of the sailboat on cover, and titling on spine; both gilt-stamped. Jacket with a photo of "Little Dipper" at sea on cover. --- With some sunning to edges of cloth covers; else a firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with smal... View more info

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Unknown London: A Completely New Edition, Revised, with Additional Chapters By E. R. Wethersett

By: BELL, Walter George; WETHERSETT, E. R. (revisor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1966

Stock No.: 82648

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


A 1966 revised edition of work which was originally published in 1919, revised and with additional chapters by E. R. Wethersett. "Unknown London" is a guide to the hidden nooks and crannies of the city, which, per the jacket flap, ". . .[throws] light on some of the obscurer aspects of the city's exciting and eventful history." With three sections of black & white photos. Indexed. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling and black topstain. Jacket features wrap-around detail from a map of London. --- Volume in excellent condition: clean, tightly-b... View more info

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To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account

By: BELLOW, Saul

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1976

Stock No.: 50340

ISBN: 0670717290

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated third printing of Saul Bellow's memoirs of his journey to and within Israel. The noted novelist supplies his impressions of the land and its peoples. The late Mr. Bellow was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. --- In blue denim-look paper-covered boards backed in light blue cloth, with silver-stamped spine titling; blue topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy.; 50340; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 182 pages View more info

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Unvergängliches Deutschland: Ein Buch von Volk und Heimat

By: BLOEM, Walter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Berlin, Neufeld & Henius Verlag: 1933

Stock No.: 83033

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


A tour of Germany showing notable buildings, scenic sights, monuments and people. In German language, with entries in "gothic" (Fraktur) blackletter typeface. With over 150 black & white photos by J. B. Malina. --- In linen cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in black. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A solid copy: clean and tightly-bound, though with inked inscription to front free endpaper, a little looseness to front cover and small tears to paper at front and rear gutters.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 129 pages View more info

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A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners: Updated Second Edition

By: BORNEMAN, Walter R.; LAMPERT, Lyndon J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Pruett Publishing Company: 1988

Stock No.: 82745

ISBN: 0871087510

Condition: Good+


A second edition to this guide to the 54 Colorado peaks that exceed 14,000 feet in elevation. With 30 USGS topographical maps and 56 black & white photos. --- In stiff blue and white wraps with color photo of climbers summiting a peak to cover. --- With dampstains and light soiling to first few leaves and textblock edges; else a sound, unmarked copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 255 pages View more info

Image for The Parks and Mountains of Colorado: A Summer Vacation in the Switzerland of America, 1868

The Parks and Mountains of Colorado: A Summer Vacation in the Switzerland of America, 1868

By: BOWLES, Samuel (author); PICKERING, James H. (editor)

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Stock No.: 82731

ISBN: 0806124083

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Massachusetts newspaper editor Samuel Bowles visited the mountains of Colorado in 1868 and described his travels there in a series of letters sent back to his paper, the Springfield Republican. The letters were later published as a book, which informed many in the eastern U.S. of the beauty of the Colorado Rockies. That book is republished here, in a modern edition, edited by James H. Pickering, who supplies an introduction and notes. Includes numerous black & white photos and a map. --- In full green cloth, with titling stamped in silver to spine. Dust jacket with wrap-around b&w reproduction... View more info

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The Pioneer Fringe (American Geographical Society Special Publication No. 13)

By: BOWMAN, Isaiah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, American Geographical Society: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82392

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


An examination of efforts at pioneering areas of the world not previously explored or inhabited as of the publication date of 1931. With lots of black & white photos of scenes in America, Africa, Australia, Mongolia and Manchuria and elsewhere. American Geographical Society Special Publication no. 13. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on black cover and spine blocks. --- With black smudges and other soiling to covers, exposure to dampness has caused some rippling to most leaves; binding remains tight and sturdy.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); ix... View more info

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The Wreck Of The Wager: The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron

By: BULKELEY, John; BYRON, John

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1983

Stock No.: 79869

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A handsome Folio Society edition offering two different accounts by crew members of the aftermath of the wreck of H.M.S. Wager off the coast of present-day Chile in 1741. With maps at endpapers and numerous black and white illustrations. Edited and introduced by Christopher Hibbert. --- In patterned light blue paper-covered boards backed in navy leatherette, gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the slipcase. --- With slight soiling to lower edges of covers, otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages View more info

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The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World after Sperm Whales

By: BULLEN, Frank T. (author); SCHAEFFER, Mead (illustrations)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81275

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


First edition of this account of a whaling ship's round-the-world voyage to the South Seas from its base in New Bedford, Massachusetts and back, written by one of its crew members. With 8 striking illustrations by Mead Scheaffer on color plates, plus a few stray black & white illustrations, a second pictorial title page and color endpapers, likely by Scheaffer. With a map of the voyage. --- In black cloth-covered boards with decorations, illustrations and titling in gilt on cover; blindstamped spine titling (once likely in gilt). Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a tear to cloth at head of ... View more info

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Denali (Mount McKinley): The Story Behind the Scenery

By: BUSKIRK, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Las Vegas, Nevada, KC Publications: 1982

Stock No.: 77335

ISBN: 0916122239

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated third printing, 1982. A pictorial guide to the beauty of Denali, with numerous color photos; with special emphasis on the wildlife of the area. Edited by Gweneth Reed DenDooven. --- With retailer's sticker on back cover, otherwise in good shape.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages View more info

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The Desert

By: BUTCHER, Russell D. (text, photography and art)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82610

ISBN: 0670267120

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition. A guide to the deserts of the western United States by Russell D. Butcher, who describes the various desert regions and the wildlife to be found there. Mr. Butcher also provides several full color photos and black & white drawings of wildlife species in these regions. With an introduction by Morris K. Udall. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket features color Butcher photos of desert locales. --- With slight yellowing to edges of covers, else a bright, unmarked, tightly-bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with slight cha... View more info

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Little America: Aerial Exploration in the Antarctic; The Flight to the South Pole

By: BYRD Jr., Richard E.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Trade Edition

Stock No.: 82848

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A memoir of Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd's aviation adventures flying in Antarctica, based at Little America, and including his first-ever flyover of the South Pole. With 74 black & white photos and maps, including two fold-out maps. Signed by Byrd on half title page. Though stated as a first edition, this is actually the first trade edition, following the Author's First Deluxe Edition. --- In full electric blue cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on cover and spine; gilt-stamped frame and aircraft to front cover. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A somewhat loosened front hinge ... View more info

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Discovery: The Story of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition

By: BYRD Jr., Richard E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Trade Edition

Stock No.: 82866

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A memoir of Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd's second expedition to Antarctica, during which he served alone at a remote weather station. During this stay, he risked death from carbon monoxide poisoning, but was rescued and lived to tell about it. With several black & white photos and maps. Includes an introduction by Secretary of the Navy Claude A. Swanson. Though stated as a first edition, this is actually the first trade edition, following a Deluxe Limited Edition. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on cover and spine; gilt-stamped frame and aircraft to front cov... View more info

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Colorado Hot Springs Guide

By: CAHILL, Rick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company: 1986

Stock No.: 60303

ISBN: 0871086492

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A guide to the various hot springs to be found in Colorado. With photos, maps, water flow & temperature information and historic anecdotes. --- In stiff wraps, with color photo of an inviting sping to cover. --- A nice copy, clean and sturdy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 180 pages View more info

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Shrewsbury: A Pictorial History

By: CARR, Anthony

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, England, Phillimore & Co., Ltd.: 1994

Stock No.: 82522

ISBN: 0850339332

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


A pictorial guide to the charming Shropshire town in the west of England. Shrewsbury is notable in that it retains its original medieval street layout, and many of the buildings in the town center date to the 15th & 16th centuries. With 18th and 19th century maps of the town at endpapers. With 166 black & white photos. --- In textured lavender paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in gilt. Jacket features painted images of Shrewsbury to both front and back. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy but with a hint of toning to cover edges. Bright, unclipped jacket in excellent shape.; ... View more info

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Enjoy Santa Fe More

By: CARTWRIGHT, Jean and John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico Publishing Co.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82932

Condition: Very Good


A guide to the Santa Fe area. The authors explore dining, the arts, shopping, pueblos, history, museums and other attractions of the capital city of New Mexico. With illustrations by Robert Ewing and a sketch map. Signed by the authors on page 8. --- A probable first edition softcover in wraps, with drawings of pueblos to covers. --- An excellent copy: clean, bright and sound but with retailer's sticker to front cover.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall) ; 128 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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This England

By: CHASE, Mary Ellen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Stock No.: 41134

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Third printing of author's collection of essays and observations of England, gathered from her many trips when she travelled the length and breadth of the English countryside. Mary Ellen Chase was an American college professor and novelist. In this work, she often compares the English people with Americans, in regard to their customs and habits. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling; illustrated endpapers & green topstain. Jacket with illustration of a stately church. --- With prior owner's signature to half title page, a couple of leaves with discolo... View more info

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The Songlines

By: CHATWIN, Bruce

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books/Viking: 1987

Stock No.: 82300

ISBN: 0670806056

Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket


Stated third printing, September 1987. Set in "nearly uninhabitable regions" of Central Australia, this work takes the form of two Aboriginal travelers conversing with each other about ". . .the hopes and dreams that animate both them and the the people they encounter." --- In full gold paper-covered boards with gold foil titling to spine. Jacket with engraved image of Aboriginals by William Blake to cover. --- With remainder marks to textblock bottom and fore-edges, else a clean, firmly-bound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with slight rubbing; remains bright and intact.; Octavo (... View more info

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The American Fur Trade of the Far West: A History of the Pioneer Trading Posts and Early Fur Companies of the Missouri Valley and Rocky Mountains and of the Overland Commerce with Santa Fe (Volume III only of a three-volume set)

By: CHITTENDEN, Hiram Martin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Francis P. Harper: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 83189

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Volume III only of this three-volume set, which details the history of the fur trade in the American West. Vol. III serves as an appendix to the first two, with index to the set. Also includes folded 23 in. x 23 in. map showing the trans-Mississippi area of 1807-1843, in a back pocket. A first edition (per Howes C.390). --- Bound in full green cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine. Deckled textblock edges. --- A very nice, tightly-bound copy but with acidic stain to front endpapers and prior owner's inked signature to front free endpaper. The folded map is somewhat brittle and exh... View more info

Image for Something Worth Doing: The Sub-Arctic Voyage of Aqua Star

Something Worth Doing: The Sub-Arctic Voyage of Aqua Star

By: CHOPRA, Judith Wright

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 50677

ISBN: 0393034461

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First printing of the author's ". . .riveting account. . ." of the voyage of the steel cutter yacht Aqua Star from Toronto to Churchill, Manitoba. Helmed by Leslie Sike and assisted by his wife Carolann Sike, two additional crew members and the author, they became to first to sail across Hudson's Bay since Henry Hudson's "fateful voyage in 1611". With striking color photos throughout. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features a David Farr photo of the Aqua Star looking pretty tiny with a huge block of ice behind it. --- A very nice co... View more info

Image for Haunted Britain: A Guide to Supernatural Sites Frequented by Ghosts, Witches, Poltergeists, and Other Mysterious Beings

Haunted Britain: A Guide to Supernatural Sites Frequented by Ghosts, Witches, Poltergeists, and Other Mysterious Beings

By: COXE, Antony D. Hippisley

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1973

Stock No.: 80332

ISBN: 0070133107

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A guide to the large variety of mysterious places in England, Scotland and Wales, connected, per the jacket flap, ". . .with ghosts, hauntings, witchcraft, mysteries, strange customs and legends." Arranged in county-by-county order. With black and white and color photos throughout, as well as an extensive series of maps at the rear of the volume. --- In black textured paper-covered boards with spine titling in green foil. Dust jacket front cover with ghostly illustration by Sebastian Pether. --- With a dent to lower front cover edge, otherwise a clean, bright, strudy copy. Dust jacket ... View more info

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Literary Landscapes of the British Isles A Narrative Atlas

By: DAICHES, David; FLOWER, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1981

Stock No.: 72199

ISBN: 0140057358

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Nice copy of work, looks at famous literary figures & works and the towns and regions from whence they came in Britain. With through-volume corner crease. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: DANA Jr., Richard Henry

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1947

Stock No.: 81059

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


An illustrated reprint edition in slipcase of author's classic memoir of his working trip on a voyage from New England to the coastal areas of California in the 1830s. Includes his account of his later return trip to San Francisco, entitled "Twenty-four Years After". --- In illustrated gold cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on green spine block and green topstain. Sandglass flyer not present. Slipcase covered in green paper. --- With yellowing and fading to spine, scratches to spine title block and a mild bump to lower cover corner, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Slipcase ... View more info

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Short Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

By: DANNEN, Kent & Donna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Estes Park, Colorado, Tundra Publications: 1986

Stock No.: 80413

ISBN: 0960676813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A guide to shorter hikes in the Park. With black and white photos by the authors and w/b&w topo-style maps of the hikes. --- In white stapled wraps w/color image from the park on cover. With a bit of rubbing to cover, otherwise a clean, bright copy without markings.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 64 pages View more info

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Colorado 10th Mountain Trails: 10th Mountain Hut and Trail System, Official Guide Second Edition

By: DAWSON II, Louis W.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Aspen, Colorado, WHO Press: 1991

Stock No.: 77376

ISBN: 0962004677

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A guide to the ski trail and hut system in the central part of the Colorado Rockies operated by 10th Mountain. With details of the various trails, as well as many b&w photos and maps. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

Image for San Francisco: a Pageant (Revised Edition)

San Francisco: a Pageant (Revised Edition)

By: DOBIE, Charles Caldwell (author); SUYDAM, E. H. (illustrations)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated: 1939

Stock No.: 82949

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A 1939 revised edition of this homage to the San Francisco Bay area, published at about the time the San Francisco-Oakland Bay and Golden Gate Bridges first opened. With illustrations by E. H. Suydam. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in black and Suydam illustration affixed to front cover; titling in gilt to spine. Jacket features color Suydam illustration to front panel. --- An excellent copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked, though with slight tanning to leaves. Dust jacket with minor darkening and taped repairs to edges but intact and bright; protected in clear removabl... View more info

Image for Colorado: Images of the Alpine Landscape

Colorado: Images of the Alpine Landscape

By: FIELDER, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado U S A, Westcliff Publishers, Inc.: 1985

Stock No.: 78154

ISBN: 0942394100

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The rugged beauty of the Colorado Rockies is presented here in all their glory with 170 spectacular full-color photos by master landscape photographer John Fielder. --- In maroon cloth-covered boards w/blindstamped titling on cover, silver-stamped spine titles. In pictorial jacket. --- With gift notation on front paste-down, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy in similar jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 192 pages View more info

Image for Red Poppies and White Marble  A Journal on the Riviera of Antiquity

Red Poppies and White Marble A Journal on the Riviera of Antiquity

By: Flavin, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1962

Stock No.: 72216

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Pulitzer-winning author travelled in the ancient lands of present-day Turkey. With eroded frontiespiece author portrait; map of travels at endpapers. Traces of erased pencilings, half title page. Dust jacket lightly chipped at edges, has orig $5 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Walking the Denver-Boulder Region: Second Edition

By: FOLZENLOGEN, Darcy & Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Littleton, Colorado / Columbia, Missouri, Willow Press: 1998

Stock No.: 82980

ISBN: 1893111008

Condition: Very Good


Stated second edition of this guide to walks in the general vicinity of Denver or Boulder, Colorado. 118 dayhikes at 73 locations in the Colorado Piedmont, foothills and higher elevations are described, with maps to each, difficulty rating, narrative of features to be found, photo and directions from the metro Denver area. All within a one-hour drive. --- In dark green wraps with collage of color photos from these hikes to cover. --- A clean, tightly-bound, sound copy but a little chafing and slight curl to cover edges.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); (8), 240 pages View more info

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Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History, Volume I

By: FRANCO, Francisco Garma

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Denver, Sundance Publications Ltd: 1985

Stock No.: 77089

ISBN: 0913582395

Condition: Good


Stated First Printing, Nov. 1985. A pictorial featuring the principal railroads in the areas between Mexico City and Veracruz. Includes dozens of b&w photos (and many in color); plus tables, charts, graphs and maps. Folded map included in rear pocket. Translated from the Spanish by Hector Lara Hernandez and Ben B. Massie, and edited by Mr. Massie. --- Bound in paper-covered boards with brightly gilded back; protected in heavy clear plastic jacket. --- Volume has been exposed to moisture resulting in many rippled pages and warped boards, with soiling to back cover corner area. Despite damages, ... View more info

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Bridgehead: The Drama of Israel

By: FRANK, Waldo

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller, Inc.: 1957

Stock No.: 81032

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Likely later printing of this examination of the state of Israel in the mid-1950s. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with blindstamped Star of David to cover, with titling stamped in white on spine; blue topstain. Dust jacket repeats the Star of David, in red, white, blue and black. --- With prior owner's penciled notation to verso of front free endpaper, and dampstains to top edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy. Unclipped dust jacket with yellowing to spine, chipping and small tears along edges, is otherwise intact.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 220 pages View more info