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THE UNITED STATES With an Excursion into Mexico

By: Baedeker, Karl.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker,: 1904

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 67733


Limp red cloth, gilt lettering to the front and spine. Ribbon marker. All page edges are marbled. All folding maps are nearly fine but for the frontispiece which has a 2 1/2" tear that was mended with old, clear tape that has yellowed. There is also some fading to the spine. Former owner's names to the front endpapers. Otherwise very tight and clean. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 660 pages View more info

The Hard Years His Autobiography

By: Brown, Joe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ): 2007

Edition: Reissue; Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 62965


Flat signed by author on title page. Matte wraps with mild edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. Trace soil. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 256 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Image for The Lands Of Cazembe. Lacerda's Journey To Cazembe In 1798...also Journey Of The Pombeiros...and A Resume Of The Journey Of Mm. Monteiro And Gamitto...

The Lands Of Cazembe. Lacerda's Journey To Cazembe In 1798...also Journey Of The Pombeiros...and A Resume Of The Journey Of Mm. Monteiro And Gamitto...

By: Burton, Captain R. F. , Trans. and editor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray/Royal Geographic Society: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67402


Bright blue cloth, gilt lettering and emblem on the spine. Folding map frontispiece. An excellent copy but for some crimping to the spine end cloth, some soiling to the page edges, and slight sunning to the spine. The corners are square and it is very tight. A few scuffs to the front cover. There are no markings, bookplates, or names. Very clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages View more info

A Handbook for Travellers in Japan Including the Whole Empire from Yezo to Formosa, 7th Revised Edition

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall and Mason, W. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Murray/Kelly & Walsh: 1903

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 68279


Flexible red cloth. 68 pp. of ads at the end. Illustrated with many maps including at least a dozen folding. Another large folding map laid in loose into a slot at the inside back cover. In good only condition as there is light staining, more mottling to the cloth. Spine is darkened. Some fraying at the spine ends. Splitting of about 1 1/2" to the upper exterior hinge. Foxing to the page edges and also sporadically to the text. Former owner name to a couple of pages.... View more info

THROUGH THE LAND OF LIVING GODS My Pilgrimage at the Wish of the Master

By: Cross, Gladys

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Author: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 54843


SIGNED by Cross on one of the title pages. Orange cloth. Light sunning to spine, overall mild soiling, light wear to spine ends and corners, few small patches of insect damage to cloth, few small spots glue to ffe, erased price markings to ffe, two closed tears shorter than 1/2" each to fore edge of ffe and one ~1/4" to fore edge of rfe. ; Copyright page notes four "editions:" Edition de luxe and first, second and third issue, all with a date of December,... View more info

The Man From the Cave

By: Fletcher, Colin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67835


Half cloth and boards. There is some bit of fading to the extreme upper boards. Light bump to one lower spine corner. All else is quite clean and tight. The dust jacket is free from chips or tears. The price on the front flap has been blacked out. Slight rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Criada

By: GOODSPEED, Bernice I.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Book & Printing: 1950

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 60300


Green cloth covered boards with edgewear, frayed corners and ends of spine, and mild soil. Binding shaken. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep. Text clean. ; 381 pages; Signed by Author View more info

AMONG THE SELKIRK GLACIERS Being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia

By: Green, William Spottswood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co.: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45005


Spine is cocked; has couple rectangular stickers on front board; dampstaining on front and rear board (with some light staining carrying into edges of end pages front and rear); heavy edgewear; tears in cloth along spine edge, and some fraying top and bottom; worn through cloth at corners; some other small stains on rear board; previous owner bookplate on front free end paper; front and rear hinges tender. Map missing.; Has 10 black and white illustrations, with 2 in dif... View more info

MOUNTAINEERING IN PATAGONIA

By: Kearney, Alan

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cloudcap: 1993

Seller ID: 58341


Maroon cloth covered boards with title in gilt on spine; slight bumping and wear to corners and ends of spine. Glossy pictorial dj with light edgewear and scuffing. Binding tight, text clean. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 144 pages View more info

Souvenirs of Travel [ 2 Volumes]

By: Le Vert, Octavia Walton

Price: $330.00

Publisher: Mobile ; New York : S. H. Goetzel: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54969


Bound in the original dark brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine, stamping in blind on the front and rear. 348 & 348 pp. Errata slip tipped before contents page in volume one. Blue endpapers. There is a newspaper column mentioning Le Vert and dated 1855 tipped to the front pastedown of volume one, also the newspaper obituary for the author tipped to the rear pastedown. Early Mobile, Ala ownership signature in pencil to the front free endpapers and f... View more info

The Spell of Southern Shores, Or, From Sea to Sea in Itay

By: Mason, Caroline Atwater

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Page Co: 1915

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 65200


Cloth covered boards with blue, pink and gilt stamped imagery and lettering. Front cover lightly rubbed, gilt on spine somewhat darkened. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Gilt topped text block. Binding tight, text clean. Bookplate to front pastedown. A number of b/w plates.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

THE KNOCKABOUT CLUB IN NORTH AFRICA [Morocco, Algiers & Egypt]

By: Ober, Fred A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Estes & Lauriat: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66105


Green cloth covered boards with elaborate stamped silver and black lettering and imagery. Mild edgewear, rubbing and soil. Spine ends bumped. Binding sound, text clean. Old price in ink to ffep. Mild foxing to text block. Pages age toned. A few small soil spots throughout interior. No names, stickers or stamps. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages View more info

Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, Concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East Two volumes

By: Polo, Marco

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ams Press Inc: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 68278


Red cloth, gilt lettering on the spines. Two volumes. Well illustrated, including a number of folding maps and plans. A very clean set. Completely unmarked and very tight. There is a bump to one lower spine corner of volume two. ; English and Romance Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 462, 662 pages View more info

The Long Walk

By: RAWICZ, Slavomir

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Easton Press: 2004

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 61036


Burgundy full leather binding with gilt title and stamped gilt accents. Boards have traces of gilt stuck on from adjacent books on a shelf. All page edges gilt, with a couple light scratches to top of text block. Silk moire eps, ribbon bookmarker. Note and COA laid in. Signed by author on presentation page.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Author View more info

ST. MARK'S REST; The History of Venice

By: Ruskin, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bernard Tauchnitz: 1910

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 65482


Checked paper covered boards with light wear, browned spine and bumped spine ends and corners. Chipping to paper title label on spine. Binding sound. Light pencilling to text. No names, stickers or stamps. Age toning and faint foxing to pages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 280 pages View more info