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Image for Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres

By: ADAMS, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press: 1957

Stock No.: 81521

Condition: Good


The learned Henry Adams takes the reader on a guided tour of the 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 not present. Volume housed in gold paper-covered slipcase. --- A partial split at front hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, ... 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... 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... 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 "Lit... 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

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1966

Stock No.: 41207

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Revised edition of work which originally was published 1919. Fascinating guide to the hidden nooks and crannies of the great city. Dotted with black & white photos. 330 pgs. With extensive index. In great shape but for some chipping to DJ, now in poly protector. With orig. UK price unclipped, flap. ; 41207; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 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, exposu... 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 brig... 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... View more info

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Back Door Britain

By: BURTON, Anthony

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81258

ISBN: 0233968768

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


First edition. In this work, Anthony Burton borrows a boat from the British Waterways Board and uses it to ply the canals and rivers of England to tour from London north through Nottingham and Leeds to Manchester and back to London via Birmingham and Oxford. With numerous black & white plates depicting the "back door" of many of the towns and cities visited. With maps of the route and waterways at endpapers. --- In full blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine titling... View more info

Image for Denali (Mount McKinley): The Story Behind the Scenery

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

Image for Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children. . .And Other Streets of New Orleans

Frenchmen, Desire, Good Children. . .And Other Streets of New Orleans

By: CHASE, John

Price: $75.50

Publisher: New Orleans, Robert L. Crager & Co.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 82339

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


A signed first edition of the author's light-hearted tribute to New Orleans, Louisiana. Cartoonist John Chase has written this guide to the city, recounting stories from its past and relating colorful background information about the unique street names to be found there. With his humorous drawings and maps throughout. Signed on half title page in bold marker (with a caricature of himself) by John Chase. --- In full brick red cloth-covered boards with blindstamped street... 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... View more info

Image for History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge (in a 2 volume, limited edition set)

History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge (in a 2 volume, limited edition set)

By: CHITTENDEN, Hiram Martin

Price: $395.00

Publisher: New York, Francis P. Harper: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82404

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A narrative of the life and adventures of Joseph La Barge, along with the history of the fur trade on the Missouri River. Mr. La Barge was a pioneering steamboat captain on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, who had extensive dealings with Indians in the Missouri Valley. He is reputedly a descendant of early New France colonist Robert de La Berge. This edition is limited to 950 copies, in a 2-volume set. With 16 plates bearing photos and a map. (Howes C.391). --- Bound... View more info

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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 illu... 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

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

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 f... 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

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

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 Exploring the Himalaya  (World Landmark Books Series No. W-36)

Exploring the Himalaya (World Landmark Books Series No. W-36)

By: DOUGLAS, William O.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1958

Stock No.: 77400

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


A guide to the Himalayas and their people intended for youthful readers, by the former U.S. Supreme Court justice. Illustrated By Clarence Doore. With a section of b&w photos. Issued as part of publisher's World Landmark Books Series. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in green and maroon on cover and spine. Jacket with photo of snowy mountains on cover. --- Corner of front free endpaper has been clipped, otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked... 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

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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

Image for The Journal of Jacob Fowler: Narrating an Adventure from Arkansas Through the Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico, to the Sources of Rio Grande Del Norte, 1921-1822 (Number 491 of a limited edition of 950 copies; American Explorers series)

The Journal of Jacob Fowler: Narrating an Adventure from Arkansas Through the Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico, to the Sources of Rio Grande Del Norte, 1921-1822 (Number 491 of a limited edition of 950 copies; American Explorers series)

By: FOWLER, Jacob; COUES, Elliott (editor)

Price: $111.00

Publisher: New York, Francis P. Harper: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82406

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Number 491 of a limited edition of 950 copies. The author followed the Arkansas River toward the Rocky Mountains, traversing several present-day American states in his quest to find the headwaters of the Rio Grande. With a facsimile of his journal at frontis. Fowler was the: "First American traveler over much of the route." (Howes F.298). Edited, with notes, by Elliott Coues. An entry in publisher's American Explorers series. --- Bound in full dark blue cloth-cov... View more info

Image for Railroads in Mexico:  An Illustrated History, Volume I

Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History, Volume I

By: FRANCO, Francisco Garma

Price: $114.50

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 exp... 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... View more info

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The Crossing of Antarctica The Commonwealth Trans-Atlantic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Vivian & Sir Edmund Hillary

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1958

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 71146

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Absolutely fascinating account of the first overland crossing of Antarctica. Book in light blue full cloth covers and dotted throughout with photos and maps. DJ bears light staining and chipped all along both edges but intact and in mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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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.... 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. ... 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 Page... View more info

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

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, el... View more info

Image for Alaska: The American Northland

Alaska: The American Northland

By: GILMAN, Isabel Ambler

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York, World Book Company: 1924

Stock No.: 82379

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


A fictionalized account of a journey by a mainland American family to Alaska. In this trip, the family visits diverse locations in Alaska, affording the youthful reader a glimpse of the Alaska of the mid-1920s. With lots of black & white photos and maps. --- In green cloth-covered boards with image of a lake to cover. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A former library book with minimal library damages. Pages have been mis-cut by binder and a few leaves were torn and repaire... 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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Tales of Southern Rivers

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $50.00

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 co... 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 titl... 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 gi... 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